One Fine Secret was born from a desire to challenge beauty norms, showcasing the best of natural and organic skincare. To set higher standards for the beauty industry for the good of our health and the planet. We attended (David and Zoe) a stunning VIP Party celebrating the pre-launch of their new flagship store in South Yarra, a night of joy, women-supporting-women, food, drinks and shopping! Not to mention our "goody bag" was spectacular.
Melburnians appear to love wearing a ton of black - at least that's the perception. Me included. Black outfits seem to be a constant in the Melbourne fashion scene, and ever-present, despite fashion trends of vibrancy. To be honest I'm not aware of the origins. Melbourne Black is a timeless, sophisticated and versatile color phenomenon that can be easily incorporated into any wardrobe.
We were invited to a stunning Festive Event with Lucy and the team at leading interior design and furniture, art and homeware company Fenton & Fenton in High St Prahran. The theme of the event was For a Festive Season Less Ordinary.
Avant-garde champagne, Maison Mumm today announced it has partnered with trailblazing Australian designer Michael Lo Sordo to reimagine racewear with a one-off custom outfit, in the brand’s recognisable red hue for the Melbourne Cup Carnival.
Michelin-Starred Chef Curtis Stone has joined forces with Australia’s most innovative uniform brand Cargo Crew to launch their new chefwear line, set for global expansion.
As the restaurant industry springs back to life in most parts of Australia; and with the easing of restrictions for Victorians, Curtis and Cargo Crew are ready to deck out the army of chefs and hospitality workers itching to get back to what they love.
The Renault Kadjar is a new welcome addition to the compact SUV scene in Australia and we were invited to a stunning launch event at iconic winery Dominique Portet in the Yarra Valley. The Renault Kadjar fills a gap in the French brand's SUV line-up, between the Captur and Koleos. We arrived by chauffeur to Dominique Portet, then enjoyed mockttails, a fabulous lunch and presentations by Renault management, before embarking on a test drive of the Renault Kadjar ourselves, culminating in a cocktail and canape session afterwards.
Oaks Day is a fabulous event on the Melbourne calendar and The World Loves Melbourne experienced the stunning LANDMARK by Lexus. The iconic glass facility featured a dynamic experience on all three levels including a Mecca refuel makeup bar for men and women on the ground floor, Bento boxes by Neil Perry and hot coals on the deck with the team from Ezy Peazy on the mid-level, and a breathtaking top floor which featured a restaurant by Oakridge and a stunning installation by Architect Koichi Takada.
Derby Day is one of the iconic days on the Spring Racing Carnival and The World Loves Melbourne was invited to a stunning Derby Day breakfast at QT Melbourne sponsored by MINI and G.H. Mumm Australia. This event held at the QT Melbourne Rooftop has been a traditional highlight of the Melbourne racing and social calendar.
KAWS arrives at Chadstone this School Holidays, exciting news for kids and families. Chadstone - The Fashion Capital has partnered with the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), commencing as major sponsor of the NGV’s summer 2019/20 exhibition, KAWS: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness arriving 20 September 2019 until 13 April 2020.
To celebrate the partnership, the KAWS exhibition will come to life in centre at Chadstone, from September 21 and running each day until Sunday 6 October for the school holidays. On offer will be free family-friendly entertainment across three pop-up experiences coinciding with the exhibition opening.
Sydney based fashion brand Song for the Mute celebrates the launch of their immersive concept space. Presented by the Australian Fashion Council to coincide with their latest collection titled 19.2 Hunter. Translating the themes of the collection into specific sensory experiences - through sight, sound, touch and smell - Song for the Mute worked in conjunction with creative collaborators to bring the first installation of its kind to The Rocks, open to the public until 7 October 2019.
Double denim at the ready: Melbourne Central is gearing up to host a massive 90s House Party on Wed May 1, with over 100 exclusive shopping offers available on the day as part of this year’s Shop The City - the city-wide retail event which last year attracted over 214,000 shoppers.
Highpoint Shopping Centre is hosting a colour-filled and custom-built play space for crafty kids these April School Holidays. From Monday 8 April to Sunday 14 April, kids can discover an interactive realm inside Highpoint’s House of Colour for a week of art and play.
Melbourne’s most anticipated running festival is back with five new event ambassadors, and something for friends, families and fitness fanatics. The Run Melbourne Friendship Dash will kick off the ultimate running race weekend on Saturday 27 July, with the iconic Run Melbourne taking place the following day (Sunday 28 July). The World Loves Melbourne (Samantha) was invited along to a fab launch event at The Run Club in Cremorne.
In celebration of Gorman’s two week pop-up exhibition at Melbourne’s Heide Museum - Gorman: Ten Years of Collaborating - Handpicked Wines recently created two bespoke wines with the popular Australian clothing label. The limited-edition Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines were especially created for the project and come from Handpicked’s flagship Capella Vineyard in the Mornington Peninsula. The labels have been designed by Lisa Gorman and feature a retrospective emblem by long time collaborator Beci Orpin.
The World Loves Melbourne was invited to experience fashionable 2018 Alfa Romeo Portsea Polo. Mild weather didn't dampen spirits as the event showed why it's the pick of summer fashion and style events. Only just over an hour from Melbourne it's possible to do it all in a day, whether driving down by car (in your Alfa Romeo preferably), catching the bus or by helicopter if lucky. The theme was Italian smart casual and punters embraced the theme in fine style.