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Our Easter Guinea Pig

 
Traditionally the Easter long weekend around here means time away, long sleep ins and lots of hot cross buns. This Easter we instead opted to stay home with our furry family, and spend our mornings in a great big, warm pile of happiness.
Melbourne’s weather has finally turned cold and it’s just perfect for Helen’s amazing [...]

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Grace Kelly Style Exhibition at the Bendigo Gallery

The remarkable V&A and Grimaldi Forum exhibition Grace Kelly: Style Icon, has just touched down here in Australia. Officially opening on the 11th March, I was fortunate to be invited to an exclusive preview of this beautiful collection yesterday afternoon. Presented by John Kelly (Nephew to Princess Grace), Kristina Haugland,...

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Dita Von Teese launches Von Follies at Target Urban – Australia

On the eve of her LMFF runway show, Dita Von Teese appeared in Target Urban on Chapel street Melbourne this morning, to greet fans and chat about her new Von Follies line. Beginning with a media Q&A, Dita went on to talk about her love of lingerie and her collection of vintage pieces.   What is your favourite colour...

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The New Mitsubishi ASX – Review

Mar 06, 12 The New Mitsubishi ASX – Review

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*A Nuffnang Sponsored Post* *Please scroll down for the latest SKM stories*   Many of you may be surprised to learn that we here at Chez SKM, are a one car family. Yes, even with my work commitments and children, because Mr. SKM rides a motorbike for the most part, we have only one car between us.  We’ve gotten along fine for...

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Calendar of Upcoming Events You’ll Love!

Mar 06, 12 Calendar of Upcoming Events You’ll Love!

Posted by in Things to Do, Uncategorized

There is simply loads of vintage type goodness around this month with markets, fairs, shows, exhibitions and workshops on. Although there are no doubt even more than these happening, here are some of my picks and recommendations for those of you here in my neck of the woods.. Saturday 10th March- Dita Von Teese – Von Follies...

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Wilbur Wilde and Swing Dancing all in the same weekend!

Saturday 17th March may be St Patricks Day for some, but it also marks the date of the Mordialloc food, wine and music festival that runs over the Saturday and Sunday. It looks set to be a great day out with a free Master Chef marquee (my budding chefs are dying to see this), as well as a fantastic feature Swing Stage where you can...

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Autumn Winter 2012 -Trends to Try.

  If you invite me to dinner this winter, expect that I will turn up looking something like this. As a dutiful style blogger, I try and hit the real world chain stores and boutiques as the new seasons looks drop trying to make sense of it all.  One of the great thing about being a vintage lover with a passion for certain eras,...

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Review- Dove Nourishing Oils. Can I save my blonde streak?

Feb 29, 12 Review- Dove Nourishing Oils. Can I save my blonde streak?

Posted by in Beauty, Beauty Reviews, Hair, sponsors

*A Nuffnang sponsored post* Is this the end for my blonde streak?!   My famous blonde piece is not looking so crash hot at the moment… Can I get it to look as good as the rest? I’ve been contemplating a big decision recently. I’ve had the distinctive white blonde streak in my hair for about five years now, and it is so...

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Making the cut – How to win the wardrobe culling war!

Image of Nanette Lepore’s dressing room in her Manhattan apartment. From Elle Decor Yesterday I spent the day at Take 2 Markets, the premiere women’s recycled fashion event here in Melbourne. Most cities now have these types of fabulous markets where your underused wardrobe items can find new life, and what a great...

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Phryne Fisher – 1920s sleuth comes to our screens

Feb 22, 12 Phryne Fisher – 1920s sleuth comes to our screens

Posted by in 1920, 1930, Books, Music & Art

Anyone into vintage in Australia will already have heard the news the one of locally written cult heroes, the 1920s female detective Phryne Fisher, is about to debut of our TV screens. Written by local Melbournian Kerry Greenwood, Ms. Fisher has been inhabiting our imaginations for a number of years with her adventures on the page,...

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Looking Back… and looking forward.

I’ve finally reached the half way mark in my studio redecorating project, and while I’m yet to pick out (and save up for) the perfect desk, I do have my “frog vomit green” carpet installed. Slowly but surely I am making my way through the boxes and boxes of extraneous bits and pieces that I need to get rid...

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