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Birdy of the Week: Seedling Bird Glider

After a cheap and cheerful activity for kids? Keep small hands and minds occupied with Seedling’s Fly High Bird Glider kit, AU$7.95 from Lark. First, colour in the bird, put it together, then head to the park and watch it soar. New Zealand-based Seedling makes the best DIY kits for kids, with gorgeous designs, eco-awareness […]

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Birdy of the Week: Charley Harper in Oz

Charley Harper ‘Gregarious Grosbeaks’ print from Ten Things. Australians all, let us rejoice, for we can now buy Charley Harper prints! Of course, we could always buy genuine prints from overseas, but that meant paying ridiculous amounts in shipping costs. Trust me. I tried to purchase Harper prints from the States two years ago and […]

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Found! Jenny’s top from Call the Midwife

I found this outfit from Call the Midwife particularly memorable, as I think it’s one of the few times we see Nurse Jenny in pants! Although this marks a departure from her usual full-skirt day dresses, it remains in character as it’s a relatively prim look with zero accessories. So you can imagine that I […]

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Frock on Friday

Anglomania by Vivienne Westwood Prophecy two-way crepe dress. Photography by Net-a-porter. It’s sales time, so if you’re looking for a classic LBD to add to your wardrobe, you could do worse than this versatile Anglomania by Vivienne Westwood Prophecy two-way crepe dress. It’s reduced by 40 per cent on Net-a-porter to AU$235.03 (from $391.72). This […]

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BEST OF AUSSIE DESIGN: DINOSAUR DESIGNS

Dinosaur Designs Seed Pod collection. Photography by Tim Georgeson. If there’s one brand that’s synonymous with iconic Australian design, look no further than Dinosaur Designs. It’s no secret that I’m a bit of a Dinosaur Designs fangirl. I’ve coveted their signature sculptural jewellery and homewares ever since I read about these cool art school graduates […]

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Frock on Friday: Call the Midwife

Following on from last week’s retro TV-inspired Frock on Friday, I couldn’t resist paying tribute to another brilliant TV show, Call the Midwife. The final episode of the third season just aired here in Australia, and I was reduced to a sobbing big girl’s blouse. Like Mad Men, it showcases authentic mid-century fashion, although London’s […]

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