Out and About
Return of the Mac  - Ex-Cyclone Debbie style

Return of the Mac – Ex-Cyclone Debbie style

Bit soggy in Brisbane – due to the “weather event” as they have been calling it on the media. Rain brings out the Glasgow girl in me – blame it on years and years of dreich days and being completely drookit on hockey pitches, on bracing family walks, sprinting in and out of supermarkets. We didn’t...
Beauty, Brains, the Beast & Eco Fashion

Beauty, Brains, the Beast & Eco Fashion

    Poor Ms 9 is on crutches and off basketball for a wee while but that didn’t stop us from heading to the highly anticipated Beauty and the Beast champagne breakfast screening before it releases nationally March 23. Not only is Ms 9 a big fan of the original cartoon film by Disney, but as...
Glitter Granny Shoes a go- go

Glitter Granny Shoes a go- go

I have a confession I am a sparkleholic… and I love it. I turned 46 at the weekend and although no Gucci loafers are coming this way in a long while (brownie camps, ballet, basketball and family holidays are prioritised) these are making me all shiny and happy. And being Granny shoes they have that...
Best of Brisbane - Om nom noms, Brazilian beats & Adventurous eats

Best of Brisbane – Om nom noms, Brazilian beats & Adventurous eats

I moved to Brisbane nearly 7 years ago from my beloved Sydney where I imagined happily living out my days after emigrating from Scotland in 2001. We moved solely to be on hand to help my terminally ill father and support my mother through breast cancer. And in those 6 and a bit years I...
Get Ready Brisbane  - Cirque du Soleil's Kooza's Coming !  Nov 24

Get Ready Brisbane – Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza’s Coming ! Nov 24

DARING, dramatic, DEATH-DEFYING, decadent, DAZZLING and dead sexy…. From a group of 20 street performers at its beginnings in 1984, Cirque du Soleil is now a major Québec-based studio with close to 4,000 employees, including 1,300 artists from more than 50 different countries. Cirque du Soleil has brought wonder and delight to more than 160 million spectators in...
Pop It's Like It's Hot - STEELEMyStyle Pops Up in ... MELBOURNE

Pop It’s Like It’s Hot – STEELEMyStyle Pops Up in … MELBOURNE

It has been on the cards for a while but life, husband, kids, extra-curricular activities, work, family and real life and my hopes and dreams for the business nationally isn’t always in sync and family always comes first – but a wee last minute opportunity for a mini trip before Christmas popped up so I...
A chat with Megan Hess about her latest book  New York : Through A Fashion Eye

A chat with Megan Hess about her latest book New York : Through A Fashion Eye

  Internationally renowned Australian fashion illustrator Megan Hess has worked with some of the most prestigious fashion designers and luxury brands around the world, such as: Prada, Dior,  Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co, Yves Saint Laurent, Vogue, Fendi, Ladurée, Givenchy and Wedgewood to name a few. Her original pieces of art have varied in scale...
That's a Wrap - Brisbane Fashion Weekend and 6 Brand Discoveries

That’s a Wrap – Brisbane Fashion Weekend and 6 Brand Discoveries

  The inaugural Brisbane Fashion Weekend has come to a close and what a weekend it was!  Held on October 22nd & 23rd at the Royal International Convention Centre, Bowen Hills, over 2000 visitors to Brisbane Fashion Weekend were able to shop from 40+ gorgeous brands and labels in the Pop-Up Precinct, not to mention the...
Rock 60s Resort Vibes with White Label Noba SS16

Rock 60s Resort Vibes with White Label Noba SS16

The Soleil Pool Bar, in Southbank, Brisbane was a fitting location for White Label Noba to launch its glamorous 60s poolside inspired  Spring/Summer 2016 collection by the legendary designer and founder Tracey Watkins(in pink below). Retro prints, paisley, stripes, a hint of sparkle, pineapples, palms, handsome male models in funky trunks and a whole lot...
Singin' in the Rain at QPAC with Ms 9 -A Night to Remember

Singin’ in the Rain at QPAC with Ms 9 -A Night to Remember

To say that Singin’ in the Rain is a family tradition would not be hyperbole. I have very strong memories as a child watching it with my Grandparents and Mother again and again and again and performing Good Morning, Good Morning tunelessly  with my brother and getting in big trouble for attempting the sofa trick...
How to Wear: Metallic Pleated Skirt - 3 Ways

How to Wear: Metallic Pleated Skirt – 3 Ways

When I first saw this trend coming through I was a bit sad as my body shape does not like a narrow waistband and pleats. I thought I wouldn’t be able to enjoy and play around with the looks I was loving from pinterest – check my board here but then I had a wee...