Not many people are surprised that my absolute to-die-for fashion destination is New York City. I went once in 2013 on a holiday with my family, and it is without a doubt the most magical place on Earth — apart from Disneyland of course.
If you’ve been reading my column for a while, you’ll know that growing up, my mother always taught me that nine times out of 10, quality is better than quantity. Whilst this lesson has the ability to be carried over through to many different parts of my life, the clothing aspect is definitely where it has been most useful.
One thing that I think is often overlooked in the beauty/fashion industry, is nail polish. I have briefly touched on the topic in the past — early autumn I believe — and I thought it was only appropriate to bring the conversation back again for spring.
The sun is out, the skies are blue and I am so ready to put away my jeans and chuck on a cute little dress. But we live in Victoria, so the odds that you’re sitting inside somewhere, wearing a jumper on and drinking hot coffee are still quite high.
If you’re a fan of Australian film, you might have noticed over the last year or so a shift in the way the local product hits cinemas. Gone – or at least, somewhat reduced – are the days when your typical Australian film was thrown into a bunch of cinemas to compete with the best the world has to offer. Instead, we’re increasingly seeing Australian films given what distributors like to call “showcase” sessions.
Is it just me, or does the phrase ‘smart casual’ strike fear into your heart too? Honestly, it’s been a term that I’ve struggled with for years, and have only come to terms with recently. I mean, what does that even mean? Is it smart, or is it casual? How can it be in-between?! WHY MUST YOU TAUNT US WITH CONFUSING DRESS CODES?!
If you happen to be someone who couldn’t think of anything worse than mascara and bronzer, and you never quite got the whole contouring thing down, this may not be for you. However, if you’re a lipstick hoarder like I am, or if you’re just starting to get into makeup, then hello, my name is Jess and I’m a makeup addict.
The little black dress – also known as an LBD – is without a doubt the most important item in your entire closet. It’s a big claim, I know, but it’s so true. A little black dress – if chosen carefully – has the potential to be the most versatile piece of clothing in your […]