Anne (Diane Lane) is at a crossroads in her life. Long married to successful, driven but inattentive movie producer Michael (Alec Baldwin), she unexpectedly finds herself taking a car trip from Cannes to Paris with a business associate of her husband (Arnaud Viard). What should be a seven-hour drive turns into a carefree two-day adventure replete with diversions involving picturesque sights, fine food and wine, humour, wisdom and romance, reawakening Anne’s senses and giving her a new lust for life…. Read more »

Based on the best-selling novel by Rosalie Ham, THE DRESSMAKER is a bittersweet, comedy-drama set in early 1950s Australia. Tilly Dunnage (KATE WINSLET), a beautiful and talented misfit, after many years working as a dressmaker in exclusive Parisian fashion houses, returns home to the tiny middle-of-nowhere town of Dungatar to right the wrongs of the past. Not only does she reconcile with her ailing, eccentric mother Molly (JUDY DAVIS) and unexpectedly falls in love with the pure-hearted Teddy (LIAM HEMSWORTH),… Read more »

 Would you believe it, the next market on Sunday 11 October at the Coburg Town Hall officially marks our 7th birthday! Our very first event was at the German Club in Windsor back in October 2008. The concept was a hit from the very first event, and some sellers have been doing it since that very first event! It’s been a wild ride, that’s for sure. I feel so lucky to have become part of a supportive community of sellers… Read more »

How do you harness creativity and bring it into your every day life? In Craft for the Soul, Crafter and blogger, Pip Lincolne shares her lifetime of wisdom on: × Prioritising your own creativity × Doing new things × Finding things that spark excitement and passion × Being positive × Creating routines × Loving your work × And much, much more . . . This clever, cute step-by-step guide will show you practical ways to get the most out of your… Read more »

From the team behind acclaimed documentary Senna, comes this insightful and moving portrait of iconic singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse. A pop star with soul; Amy’s rare musical ability made her a star, while her chaotic personal life stole headlines. With rare interviews and never-before-seen archival footage, Amy takes us behind the headlines to reveal a prodigiously talented young woman whose life ended far too young. With this film, the world will fall in love with the real Amy Winehouse and her… Read more »

Australian illustrator Megan Hess’ signature  style of fashion illustration has made her a favourite with international fashion labels. We’re super excited because we have copies of her latest book, The Dress, to giveaway to three lucky Melbourne newsletter subscribers! In The Dress, Megan Hess’ fabulous illustrations celebrate a collection of frocks that take readers on a decadent romp through fashion history, from the haute to the hot. Hess has spent her career exploring and illustrating fashion, and though it is… Read more »

I am beyond excited to be visiting Adelaide while the Fashion Icons exhibition is showing. This exhibition is exclusively showing at the Art Gallery of South Australia. Fashion Icons paints a unique picture of Parisian style within the context of contemporary fashion design since 1947 when the couturier Christian Dior re-launched haute couture with his New Look. From that time fashion design blossomed with the lavish splendour of the 1950s, the futurist dynamism of the 1960s, the inspired emancipation of the… Read more »

The unconventional and playfully irreverent designs of Jean Paul Gaultier are celebrated in the first international exhibition dedicated to this groundbreaking French couturier. The National Gallery of Victoria is the only Australian venue for The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, which will feature more than 140 superbly crafted garments in addition to photographs, sketches, stage costumes, excerpts from runway shows, film, television, concerts and dance performances. This spectacular overview of Gaultier’s oeuvre features… Read more »

Thanks to Madman Films, we have some double passes to giveaway to the new Jennifer Aniston flick, Life of Crime Jennifer Aniston plays Margaret ‘Mickey’ Dawson, a loving, if-not naive housewife whose husband, Frank Dawson (Tim Robbins), has been embezzling millions for years and keeping the cash in off-shore accounts without her knowledge. Two career criminals, Louis Gara (John Hawkes) and Ordell Robbie (yasiin bey), catch wind of his scam and figure if they hold Mickey for ransom, Frank would… Read more »

The Australian woman’s style bible has been published! And we have copies to giveaway!   Concerned that your clothes don’t reflect the REAL you? Want every occasion to be wardrobe-worry free? Need help to make sure you always look your best? Australian fashion expert Nikki Parkinson of stylingyou.com.au will help you to Unlock Your Style. Let Nikki be your own personal stylist as she shows you how to: – Work out what’s right for you and your shape – Get… Read more »