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Category Archive: Sydney

Shopping in Sydney: VFNO

Have you been to Vogue Fashion’s Night Out before? I went to the very first one when I was living in London, and had a grand old time shop-hopping, champagne sipping, canape-nibbling and gallivanting around the West End in some kind of retail frenzy. Fast forward five years and one major move, baby and two […]

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Airbnb at IKEA: The ultimate sleepover

When you were little, did you ever wonder what it would be like to get locked up in a shop for the night? On Sunday night here in Sydney, three families did exactly that at IKEA’s Tempe store. Can you imagine? The families applied after spotting a rather unique listing on Airbnb, which apparently caused […]

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One Fine Baby Fair: Part 1

When the talented team behind the One Fine Day bridal fairs turned their attention to babies and kids, it was never going to be a shabby event. They set out to organise a fair with a difference, showcasing the best creative talent in the baby and child industries. Cue the inaugural One Fine Baby fair. […]

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Australian design: Relaunched Tony Parker furniture

There was a moment back in May when I’m not ashamed to say that I literally squeaked with excitement. I had just discovered that Tony Parker, of Parker Furniture, was relaunching a capsule collection of his iconic ’50s designs in an exclusive collaboration with Surry Hills design store WORKSHOPPED. Anyone who’s a fan of mid-century […]

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Out and about in Sydney: Sydney Design

If you love design and happen to be in Sydney between the 3rd and 18th of August, you might like to book yourself in for some of the excellent talks, tours and workshops lined up for this year’s Sydney Design. Now in its 16th year, more than 75 events across the city will explore the […]

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Sydney for kids: Peter Pan morning tea at The Langham

Regular readers will know that it doesn’t take much to entice me to a traditional tea at a hotel, so I was delighted to attend The Langham Sydney’s Peter Pan tea on the weekend – with grandma and my two-year-old in tow. This beautifully themed tea is a special school holiday promotion to entice the […]

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