Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Ty one on

Ty Ty Vietnamese restaurant was an early haunt of mine and my sisters, and doesn't seem to hac changed since the '90s.
There are better Vietnamese restaurants, but its kitsch-tastically authentic. And I love that it is upstairs off Victoria St.

More Melbourne moments

Window display at Miu Miu.

Love this apartment building in St Kilda. I've walked past it countless times.

And Luna Park, of course( does that face/place take a bad photo?), and the Palais - oh, the memories...

Tuesday, September 13, 2011


Ooh, yes, I do like this fashion label. Sadly, I don't think one can buy Jesse Kamm in Australia and it doesn't appear to have e-commerce on the site.

I love this pants style for summer and always a sucker for the right shade of yellow.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Lovely, luxe ladies lunch

The sister restaurant to St Kilda's Cicciolina, has taken up residence in this beautiful modernist building in East St Kilda. Ilona Staller (smarty pantses will know Italian porn star/politician Cicciolina's name is Ilona Staller) is a lovely casual, but classy bistro on Balaclava Rd. The Beaufort 8 Group and I dined there recently. I loved its '70s luxe interior, that balances precariously (for some) on the precipice of good and bad taste. I wanted to move in. 
Food wasn't bad either.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Playing favourites

Think I've found another new favourite blog - the hilariously named The Man Repeller  (ladies you know what Leandra's talkin' 'bout, right? ...jumpsuits, socks with heels, edgy threads and all the stuff we love but men hate. Ha!) Anyhoo, the NY native has style and she's dead-set hilarious too; her tales are as funny as her outfits are cool.

Monday, September 5, 2011

Back in black

When I was a youngster I loved black. It was rock and roll, cool and grown up. I even recall wearing a chic 1940s or '50s collarless wool crepe coat when I was about 13 that I loved and thought I was shit hot in - little weirdo. In my mid 20s I swung in the other direction and everything I wore was colourful. Colour, colur and more colour. Now, I'm back in black, not all the time, but the non colour makes for some real black beauty. Images are from (from top to bottom) The Sartorialist, SF Girl By Bay, The Selby and Emmas DesignBlogg.

A bevy of beauties

1960s actress glamour, rock chick model chic or mohawked avant garde cool? Beautiful all of them, no?

Raquel Welch and interior composite image from Sf Girl By Bay.

Mario Testino photo of Kate Moss and Jamie Hince, from US Vogue, but found here.

Anakim from Tales of Endearment.