Denny turns Four

To our darling Denny Lily, Four years have flown in a flurry of fun, It seems like only yesterday we celebrated you turning one. Our talented, beautiful, ray of sunshine girl, It feels as though your aim in life is to befriend the entire world. Lighting up the place with your smile and friendly “hello”, People…

Ari & I turns One

“Drea’s the name. Hustling shoes is my game.” First-time mother turned seamstress, Drea, is the creative genius behind baby footwear brand Ari&I which this month celebrates its first birthday in the industry. “It’s been a year already! I started sewing my first baby items only 3 months before that,” says the 26 year old designer….

For her and for him – Ballerinas and Boys

Like many girls who become women who go on to become mothers, Grace Leong, 29, found her sartorial leanings evolving from the thrill of blowing every pay check on her teen wardrobe to the lure of designer labels and A.D. (After Daughter) landing at the helm of kids fashion. Launching her own clothing line Ballerinas…

The Coolest kids are Krome Kids

An idea ten years in the making, Krome Kids is the brainchild of 30 year old designer Heidi Andrews. Turning the tragic loss of her oldest brother into a beautiful homage in his memory and honour, Heidi reincarnated her brother’s Krome Entertainment business into her own brand. In fact it is the special men in…

A TinandElla Romance

“Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze. ” ― Elinor Glyn Romance means a lot of things to a lot of different people and on the eve of Valentine’s Day 2016 I’m dedicating this year’s romance to my lifelong love affair with the tutu. Whether spangled in…

Roar Denim: The Best of Distressed

  Music and fashion are undoubtedly inextricably linked, particularly so in this day and age where musicians are endorsing fashion houses and in return those fashion houses find their muses among musicians. So I wasn’t too surprised to hear that a musician was the tenuous inspiration behind the name of this Australian made fashion brand….

Say it with Fashion

Fashioning my 4 year old daughter, Denny, into a clotheshorse for the styles I hold most dear has become a visual love letter to my daughter about the type of woman I hope she’ll become. The kind of woman who won’t be afraid to speak her mind; who won’t shy away from being different and…

It’s a Grunge & Lace kind of day…

  There’s something rather special about owning a piece of clothing that’s personalised to you and though it may no longer be a novelty among the fashion industry, there are those few who do it better than others. One such designer is Linda Jobson, who established her handmade Brisbane-based label, Grunge & Lace a mere…