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Lily Room – Chatswood

August 1st, 2015

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Article by Guest Contributor, Romel Kouyan

You often read about the latest treatments and lasers promising the world, but how often do you walk out of a clinic after a treatment feeling 10 years younger?

I was recently commissioned to trial Laser Genesis and document my thoughts on the overall treatment. The timing was impeccable as my skin was feeling slightly tired, so I was definitely cheering.

Laser Genesis uses high power microsecond pulses at high repetition rates to safely heat the dermis, stimulating collagen and reducing redness. The procedure utilises non-invasive laser technology to safely and effectively treat fine line wrinkles, large pores, uneven skin texture and diffuse redness and scars. Most patients will see subtle, yet consistent results after each treatment, with zero unwanted side effects such as bruising or excessive skin irritation.

Clinic3I found several clinics within my area that offered Laser Genesis, so finding a location wasn’t hard. However, I am a firm believer that every one of your senses needs to be tantalised when splurging money on yourself. After all, you are investing money in yourself to feel good, so an overall experience played a big part in this for me.

One of the first clinics I came across was Lily Room, situated in a very private street in Chatswood. I proceeded to call the clinic and booked my first appointment, much to my delight.

I must say, I was slightly nervous going to my first appointment. I had a million thoughts racing through my head. Was this place going to be any good? Was the treatment going to work, or was my skin going to be worse off?

As I entered Lily Room, the first thing I was welcomed by was the inviting scent throughout the clinic and a friendly face with a beaming smile welcoming me to their clinic. The rooms were beautiful and lit to make you feel very welcomed.

Once I was in the treatment room, the specialist made me feel extremely comfortable and explained how the treatment was going to work and that I would have a course of six treatments. I was also told the laser feels like the sun tingling against your skin.

Treatment time, the eye pads were gently placed on my eyes and the treatment began. I must say, the laser definitely did feel like I was laying in the sun, and in a strange way – I found it extremely soothing and not at all painful, as previously believed.

I have always had fairly good skin, however, it most certainly has its moments. I have to admit, my main concerns have always been my pores and the few fine lines that are creeping up as I am entering my 40s.

After my first treatment, I noticed my skin to be plumper and had a natural glow to it. However, I was promised the final results would be visible after the course of 6 treatments. This however did not stop me from constantly admiring myself in the rear view mirror on my way back in to the office.

As the technician mentioned, the results were most certainly visible after the 6 treatments. My pores are dramatically reduced and the texture of my skin has never felt better, and much to be excitement, the fine lines around my eyes are virtually unnoticeable.

The treatment requires your dedication, as you will be need to frequent the clinic once a fortnight. However, if you are contemplating investing in a laser treatment, do yourself a favor and book yourself in for Laser Genesis.

It takes a lot to impress me, and I can honestly say I am extremely impressed with the treatment and am a devoted fan.

If you are in the Sydney area, do yourself a favor and see the ladies at Lily Room, you will not be disappointed.

www.lilyroom.com.au

 

A Night With Campbell’s Real Soup Bases and Manu Feildel

May 27th, 2015

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I had the opportunity to learn a thing or two in the kitchen with one of Australia’s leading chefs – and what a pleasure it was.

Manu Feildel demonstrated in front of an intimate audience how to cook simple and flavour packed soups using the new range of Campbell’s Real Soup Bases. These soup bases are the perfect way to create amazing winter meals.

Real Soup Bases are made using Campbell’s Real Stock infused with the perfect blend of herbs and spices. The bases are designed to save you the time, cost and hassle involved with buying raw ingredients and cooking from scratch yourself.

With Italian, Asian and Moroccan bases in the Campbell’s range, Manu showed us how easy it is to add a few simple ingredients and create a spectacular looking and tasting meal in as little as 30 minutes which I absolutely loved!

On the front of the carton it tells you what ingredients to add, which I find super handy as I get a little overwhelmed when I go to the grocery store, figuring out what ingredients I need to tie a meal together.

After an enjoyable time learning to make 3 of Manu’s delicious winter soups using Campbell’s Real Soup Bases, I feel I can confidently create some delicious, hearty soups this winter!

To get you started, the team at Campbell’s have come up with tonnes of recipes for you to try, including: Moroccan Lamb & Vegetable Soup, Minestrone Soup, Italian Meatball Soup and Thai Sweet Corn & Chicken Soup.
Visit: www.campbellskitchen.com.au to see all the recipes

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HOTTIE OF THE WEEK – GINA LIANO

March 18th, 2015

GINA LIANO
Hit TV: REAL HOUSEWIVES OF MELBOURNE
Based: South Yarra, Victoria Australia
Occupation: Barrister
Fashion Family: Designers Bettina Liano & Teresa Liano (TL Wood)
Charity: Cancer Council Victoria
Fabulous Quote: “Well don’t look Darling”

Hot Headline: Finally returning to Arena @ foxtel for it’s sensational second season, The Real Housewives of Melbourne once again features the wonderfully wicked wealthy women of Melbourne, including the fabulous Gina Liano, her fiesty friends…and frienemy foes!

 —  by Brett Willis


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The Revolutionary Wood-Fired Oven >Summer Must-Have<

October 20th, 2014

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It’s such a fantastic way to impress your family and friends with delicious food straight from your very own wood-fired oven.

It’s a super small product from Uuni. It’s versatile, portable and very easy to use, it will truly revolutionise what and how you can cook outdoors! Screen Shot 2014-10-16 at 9.23.46 pm

At a fraction of the costs of a traditional WFO (wood-fired oven), Uuni blows the competition out of the water. It burns wood pellets which are cheap and efficient, so there’s no need to split wood or play with an axe :)

Uuni 2 is the definitive outdoor kitchen and I’m giving it a big thumbs up! Here’s what it’s all about:

  • Australian Price just $399
  • You light Uuni up and in just 10 minutes it’s ready to cook
  • You can cook or bake all sorts of things with it. Your most obvious choice is delicious wood-fired pizzas. Just 2 minutes and your pizza is done, and you can also use it to cook meat, fish, vegetables, or even desserts!
  • Once done, Uuni packs into a small space for easy storage (although it does look amazing!) or transport. It’s super easy to take with you on a camping trip. It’s smaller than a carry-on suitcase!
  • Made in Finland. Designed in London.

For more info: Uuni.net

Adrian x

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Clever Kitchen Gadgets – Peleg YolkPig and YolkFish

October 16th, 2014

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Clever Kitchen Gadgets – Doiy Fixie Pizza Cutter

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Love LiLo and Uber

May 19th, 2014

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I love how the tumultuous life of Lindsay has come-good and she’s now a fabulously chic icon…

Lindsay used the UberJET app on her phone to order a private jet from London to Cannes. As you do.

Staying at the Four Seasons, Lindsay ordered an UberJET on her smartphone to fly out to the Cannes film festival on Sunday (18/05).

After ordering the luxury Cessna Citation 2, provided by private jet and yacht firm Goodwill, which costs €6490, she was picked up at the Four Seasons, in London’s Mayfair district.

She had so much luggage she needed two extra UberLux cars (both BMW 7 Series) to take her to Luton airport where her plane took off at 11am flying to Cannes Mandelieu airport with fashion blogger Vas Morgan and her stylist Manny.

The plane she was in had cream leather seats and mahogany tables. There was an open bar filled with champagne. Hmmm… That could be dangerous for poor old LiLo. (See picture below that she took on the flight for Instagram)

After getting off the jet Lindsay was later seen wearing a glam gold dress (pictured) Participant Media’s tenth anniversary bash aboard thee stunning multimillion dollar superyacht Oasis.

Tough for some isn’t it.

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TOON REAL HOUSEWIFE HOTTIE – Gina Liano

May 2nd, 2014

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FABULOUS Melbourne based barrister, single mum of 2 boys, cancer survivor, part of fashion royalty – Bettina Liano and Teresa are her sisters, is a qualified art gallery curator, and popular star of Arena TV hit THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF MELBOURNE… GINA LIANO!

FUN FACTS: Often describing herself as “the ultimate drag queen”, Gina loves to shop and has a unique & bold style which includes a beauty regime of glamorous hair and nails, as well as her luxurious weekly spray tan!

www.brettwilliscartoons.com

The Woodford Reserve Mothers Day Polo Classic Media Launch

March 26th, 2014

It’s coming up to that time of the year where Sydney’s social set put the day aside to relax in style and watch the polo.

The Woodford Reserve Mother’s Day Polo Classic, to be held at the Kurri Burri Polo Club on Sunday May 11, launched its charity event on Monday evening at Keystone’s hot spot, Rushcutters.

Welcomed with a Woodford premium craft bourbon Sour cocktail then Stella Artois and Veuve Clicquot to follow, with a tasting of the fancy new wine spritz, Bondi Rd by Yellow Tail.

The Mother’s Day event has fast become a landmark society polo event in NSW. What started out as a small family day in the Kurri Burri fields six years ago, has been building into the thousands. The picturesque estate runs along the Hawkesbury River with the Blue Mountains as a back drop, a perfect escape for city dwellers.

Mahalia Barnes is confirmed as the headlining act and is set to perform some soulful numbers on smooth fm’s entertainment stage; Kris Smith will add star power to the Woodford Reserve marquee as their ambassador, and special guest Blanche d’Alpuget, a long standing patron of their chosen charity Inala, will be attending with The Honourable Bob Hawke.
Inala, supporting individuals living with disabilities and special needs, has raised $173K thus far thanks to the support of the event over the years.

Crispy Pork Hoc was matched with Woodford Reserve’s Kentucky Apple, and guests’ taste buds were treated to oysters with Merlot vinaigrette, sardines on toast, tomato and goats curd salad, and for the sweet tooth – Pear and cherry strudel to complete the evening.

Tickets are on sale now and a range of hamper options can be purchased at:
www.kurriburri.com.au

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KAMALAYA – Koh Samui is Awarded Destination Spa of the Year

March 6th, 2014

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Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa has won for the second time, the award for Destination Spa of the Year: Asia & Australasia at the World Spa awards in London recently. The World Spa & Wellness Awards were hosted at the Guildhall, located in the heart of London and acknowledged the global excellence of care, service and standards within the industry. Launched in 2012, the awards recognise the work that spas do around the globe, honouring hotels and destination spas in Western Europe & Scandinavia, Middle East & North Africa, North & South America and Asia & Australasia.

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Kamalaya was shortlisted alongside three top finalists from Indonesia, Thailand and Australia for the Destination Spa of the Year and John Stewart, Kamalaya Chairman and Co-founder was in London saying “It was heart-warming to collect this award on behalf of our unbelievably dedicated Kamalaya team. It is a great honour to win this accolade again and witness first-hand how the industry is evolving to improve wellness services worldwide. Our Kamalaya vision to inspire people to live with greater health and harmony remains the same – we constantly seek to enhance our wellness offering and take care to listen to our loyal guests and their valuable feedback.”

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Kamalaya is located amid a lush, tropical landscape on the southern coast of Koh Samui, Thailand. The resort integrates healing practices and treatments from East and West, a beautiful natural environment, inspired healthy cuisine, customised programs and wellness retreats to offer a unique concept in personal wellbeing and holistic lifestyle possibilities. Kamalaya has won over 25 prestigious awards.

Who knows, Adrian Can’t Cook is off on an adventure to learn clean healthy cooking abroad this year, could Kamalaya be on the list? :)

www.kamalaya.com

 

ADRIAN CAN’T COOK – Kitchen Quickie – Sharpening Knives

February 25th, 2014

Mercedes Sarmini shows me the quickest, easiest and most effective way to sharpen knives!
No need for a knife sharpening block, easy!

Thanks to Mercedes Sarmini from Flowers by Mercedes for the Kitchen Quickie.

www.AdrianCantCook.com

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ADRIAN CAN’T COOK with Ibby of Cuckoo Callay – Episode 5

February 14th, 2014

Tucked away off King Street, Newtown is a crazy little oasis called Cuckoo Callay.
Incredible design, delicious food and charismatic staff, Adrian Can’t Cook was very excited to meet part-owner, Ibby Moubadder and learn how to make one of his favourite family recipes, learnt from his mother.

www.AdrianCantCook.com
www.cuckoo-callay.com.au

Special thanks to:
Rodney Meier
NaraCamicie Australia
Bruce Lynton Mini Garage

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Here are some photos from the shoot, it was such a fun day!

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Summer Pool Party

February 4th, 2014

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Ok, I’m going to be totally vain for a moment and say how much I love this photo of myself!!! Ha… But I have to say, this pool is amazing!!!

Designed by Oceanscape Pools, every detail was made to make this pool at my friend’s place look like a resort!

www.oceanscapepools.com.au

Office Is My Playground

February 4th, 2014

The Chinese fashion brand Lily stars top model Barbara Palvin in their Spring 2014 campaign created by Fred & Farid Shanghai, ironically names Office Is My Playground.
I’m a big fan! Look at the colours and fabric texture.
CREDITS:
Model: Barbara Palvin
Agency: Fred & Farid Shanghai
Photographer: John Wright
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ADRIAN CAN’T COOK with Simone Erdedi – Episode 4

December 4th, 2013


My sister Simone is an inspirational and fun-loving girl.
I adore everything about her and I’m so thrilled that she is one of the great guests on ADRIAN CAN’T COOK.

Simone is a 26 year old girl with Down Syndrome. She jokes, laughs, cries and gets sad – just like any of us. She has shows she loves, singers she adores and loves celebrities.

She is just a down-to-earth person with a huge heart of gold.

Though very quiet and shy, Simone still shows off her talents in the kitchen and teaches me a yummy sweet recipe she learnt at her Disabilities Centre.

I hope you enjoy watching this as much as I did filming it. I hope she inspires you as much as she does me.

Adrian

Facebook: AdrianCantCook
Twitter: @AdrianCantCook #AdrianCantCook
Web: COMING SOON :: www.AdrianCantCook.com

SPECIAL THANKS:
NaraCamicie Sydney – www.NaraCamicie.com.au
Bruce Lynton MINI Garage – www.brucelynton.com

Citizen and Erebus Motorsports Partner for 2013 V8 Supercars

December 4th, 2013

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It goes without saying that in motorsports time is the Holy Grail. From one hundredths of a second on a lap time, to measuring fuel efficiency and performance, time underpins all aspects of car racing.

CITIZEN, known for its patented precise timekeeping technology, and innovative super light titanium advances, have partnered with the Erebus Motorsports V8 Supercar Team as they race to the leader board of the 2013 V8 Supercars Championship.

Coming to Sydney from December 6th – 8th, the Sydney 500 will roar around the streets of Homebush, a race that tests not only engines and driver skills, but also the time the course takes to complete.

The drivers, Lee Holdsworth, Maro Engel and Tim Slade, of cars #4, #9 and #47 will be wearing the CITIZEN Super Titanium Watch, which is the official watch of the Erebus Motorsport V8 Supercar Team.

For over four decades, CITIZEN have pioneered research into Titanium; breakthroughs in surface hardening technology have allowed CITIZEN to develop Super Titanium which is 5 times harder than stainless steel, yet 40% lighter.

www.citizenwatches.com.au
www.v8supercars.com.au

Those Flickering Moments made Special

November 25th, 2013

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Here’s a great little gift idea for this Christmas (but not limited to).

Flickering Moments Candle & Gift Design presents its collection of luxury designed and hand decorated, personalised candles. Their candles are designed for all occasions including Christmas, Weddings, Engagements, Anniversaries, Christenings, Baptisms, Naming Days, Births, Birthdays, Holy Communions, Confirmation, Memorial and any other special occasion.

To make your candle the perfect keepsake they source a variety of embellishments, decorative materials and accessories to create their unique and gorgeous range of exclusive candles.

Flickering Moments Candle & Gift Design are now also designing unique candle centrepieces for your special function or wedding as well as bonbonniere/favours as stunning and distinctive gifts to be kept and treasured.

All their candles can be custom designed to suit any theme or colour scheme.

Once you have selected your perfect candle design they will lovingly create one just for you. Your candle will be made by hand, made with love, for you to have as a treasure of your special occasion.

Can’t find what you’re looking for or have your own design in mind? Email them on facebook or email with your enquiries at flickeringmoments@gmail.com

Flickering Moments – Candle & Gift Design on Facebook: CLICK HERE

ADRIAN CAN’T COOK with Bonnie Lythgoe – Episode 3 – Part 2

November 7th, 2013

You just can’t help but fall in love with Bonnie Lythgoe (So You Think You Can Dance).
This effervescent, always smiling and kind hearted lady is the next amazing guest on Adrian Can’t Cook.

Enjoy.

Adrian

Facebook: AdrianCantCook
Twitter: @AdrianCantCook #AdrianCantCook
Web: www.AdrianCantCook.com

VIDEO: David Emge – www.soularchmedia.com
PHOTOS: Jamie Auld – www.alwaysyours.com.au

SPECIAL THANKS:
NaraCamicie Sydney – www.NaraCamicie.com.au
Bruce Lynton MINI Garage – www.brucelynton.com

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FEIT’s New Wallets, Belts and iPad Cases

October 20th, 2013

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Check out the latest collection of handmade Italian leather accessories in deep luxurious shades of Burgundy and Black Toscano.

FEIT’s Hand Moulded Florentine wallets, iPad and iPad mini cases, and Italian vegetable leather belts are available for pre order for men and women.

All items are made out of one piece sturdy Italian vegetable leather.

Although these items may look nondescript to the naked eye, their luxurious construction ensures they are functional and will last for years to come. FEIT’s small leather goods are handcrafted using an ancient Florentine moulding technique, used by only a handful of artisans living today. This technique has been passed down in their family run atelier for three generations.

The vegetable leather belt is also made using only one piece of vegetable leather with only four stitched, applied by hand.

Enter the code PREORDER at checkout to redeem your pre order benefit

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“Cantina Del Sol” Keeps the Spirit of Mexico Alive in Sydney

October 19th, 2013

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Thanks to the success of the vibrant Cantina del Sol pop up, Sol Beer is keeping the spirit of Mexico alive in Sydney as it continues to run the colourful cantina until the last weekend of October.

It’s not too late to be treated to a Mexican sensation at Potts Point’s Villa Bar & Kitchen, which has been transformed into a Mexican escape, with influences drawn from the style and flair of iconic Mexican artist Frida Khalo – a name synonymous with Mexican arts and culture.

Be sure to to visit for the final week (October 23 27):

Wednesday & Thursday dinner 5:30-10pm
Friday lunch & dinner 12:30-3:30pm / 5:30-10pm
Saturday lunch & dinner 12:30-3:30pm /5:30-10pm
Sunday dinner 5:30 – 10pm

Located at 1 Kellet St, Potts Point

For bookings contact – Raul Gonzales: raul@liddlemaniacs.com.au // 0416 180 330

Click here for the Phillip Davenport menu for Cantina del Sol

Victoria Room, The Ultimate Venue for Melbourne Cup

October 18th, 2013

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ADRIAN CAN’T COOK with Bonnie Lythgoe – Episode 3 – Part 1

October 16th, 2013

You just can’t help but fall in love with Bonnie Lythgoe (So You Think You Can Dance).
This effervescent, bubbly, always smiling and kind hearted lady is the next amazing guest on the “British Special” of Adrian Can’t Cook.

Stay tuned for Part 2 coming soon…

Enjoy.

Facebook: AdrianCantCook
Twitter: @AdrianCantCook #AdrianCantCook
Web: COMING SOON :: www.AdrianCantCook.com

VIDEO: David Emge – www.soularchmedia.com
PHOTOS: Jamie Auld – www.alwaysyours.com.au

SPECIAL THANKS:
NaraCamicie Sydney – www.NaraCamicie.com.au
Bruce Lynton MINI Garage – www.brucelynton.com

 

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ADRIAN CAN’T COOK – Behind The Scenes of Part 1 with Bonnie Lythgoe

October 16th, 2013

I love the work Jamie Auld from Always Yours Photography does.

Here are some of my favourite photos from PART 1 of the Adrian Can’t Cook “British Special” shoot with Bonnie Lythgoe.

www.alwaysyours.com.au

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Basil Soda – Ready To Wear – Spring/Summer 2014

September 30th, 2013

The BASIL SODA woman is exploring new grounds this season, in search of a lighter attitude and a sense of freshness.

Explosions of color, sleek tailoring and exuberant shapes compliment a youthful state of mind for an effortless look.  Modern geometric cuts are inspired by different techniques of folding and pleating. Splashes of stone and metal embroideries add streaks of lively colors. The various range of unexpected fabrics create an interesting palette to play with such as; perforated cottons, abstract floral prints, unconventional laces, along with silk satins and crepe georgettes adding a touch of romanticism embellishment that compliments metal rose accessories hugging the body.

BASIL SODA Spring/Summer 2014 provides every aspect of a modern day woman’s life, from day-wear to signature evening-wear.

www.basilsoda.com

If you just happen to be in Paris between the 28th of Sept and 2nd of Oct 2013, you can view the full collection at Hôtel SAINT JAMES / PARIS.

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Melbourne Cup at The Victoria Room

September 30th, 2013

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This year The Victoria Room is hosting a lavish celebration of the most loved Horse Racing Event in Australia.

On Tuesday 5th November guests will ascend the staircase with arrival drink in hand, and be transported back to a time of opulence and extravagance.

Canapes including Natural Oysters on arrival will be circulating and the Champagne flowing while we announce the ‘best dressed’, ‘lucky door prize’ and various other sweepstakes winners.

Following the main event on the big screen ‘Sugar Bowl Hokum’ will be entertaining guests with their infectious 1920′s – 1930′s Jazz.

Tickets: $75pp

Ticket price include: Glass of Mumm NV on arrival, Canapes, live entertainment.

Bookings essential. Please contact us on 02 9357 4488 or email shelley@thevictoriaroom.com to confirm your spot.

Adrian Can’t Cook’s Next Fabulous Guest…

September 30th, 2013

I adore my next ADRIAN CAN’T COOK guest, So You Think You Can Dance Australia judge, the beautiful and always smiling, Bonnie Lythgoe.
Stay tuned for the video going live shortly!
#bonnielythgoe #lythgoeproductions #england #adriancantcook

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Lastest Swimwear Collection from Camilla

September 27th, 2013

Ladies, dive head first into summer with this season’s hottest collection of swimwear at Camilla.

Full of beautiful and inspired prints, signature embellished necklines and flattering fits for fabulous women.

Check out the entire range at www.camilla.com.au

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Bring The Outdoors In With EcoChic

September 27th, 2013

Timber! Bring the outdoors in with the Antipodean Side Table. Made from felled camphor laurel trees, a noxiuos weed in Australia, or walnut burl from trees that were removed years ago and saved by the lovely Alan in Mullumbimby, each solid-wood table is one of a kind. The contrast of organic with modern makes this a real converstaion piece as well as a great place to set a drink!

Colour options are Whitewash or Natural Timber and the hardwood slabs are French polished with natural beeswax.

Bases are polished 304 stainless steel, not chromed.

Whitewash approx size: 65 x 35 x 48 cm high
Natural approx size: 59 x 44 x 48 cm high

Price: $385

www.ecochic.com.au

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Fine Food and Fine Wine in Surry Hills

September 20th, 2013

Looking for a fantastic night out? Fancy filling that night with great people who love and appreciate food, wine and service? Well I think you should join Sydney Morning Herald’s restaurant critic, Terry Durack and columnist, Jill Dupleix on Monday 30 September and be one of the first to experience Nomad, a cellar door in the city where patrons will be able to sample the best of what is new and exciting in Australian wine.

Date: Monday 30 September
Time: 6.30pm
Location: Nomad – 16 Foster St, Surry Hills
Cost: $115 for 6 course dinner with matching wines.
BOOK NOW: 02 9282 3331

I will hopefully see you there for laughs, food, wine and fun!

www.restaurantnomad.com.au

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London Fashion Week – “THE FORBIDDEN LIAISONS” Corrie Nielsen RTW SS 2014

September 18th, 2013

Showing at London Fashion Week 2013, Corrie Nielsen enlivens her collection this season with the powerful mix of emotions blazing within the Chinese films ‘Hero’, ‘House of Flying Daggers’ (Zhang Yimou), ‘Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon’ (Ang Lee), ‘The Joy Luck Club’ (Wayne Wang) and ‘In the Mood for Love’ (Kar Wai Wong) – 1950′s China ensnared women and shrouded them away from pursuing love, yet this strengthened their passion, leading to instances of ardent seduction.

Whether out of sheer love, lust or to better their life, women at the time used their grace and charisma to entice powerful men. Yet the balance always shifts, and when they least expect it, true feelings begin to emerge.

Corrie wanted to create something new for S/S 2014, something of her own. She looked to Chinese cinema and Traditional dress, keeping the traditional mandarin collar and clean lines of the tailored traditional Chinese dress and brought it to life with 3D elements by using cotton, wax cotton, fine merino wool, knitted wool and silk chiffon.

Colours are in whites, off whites, taupe, lime green, sea foam green, black and champagne silk with some embellishment of silk organdie, lace and intricate bead work.

www.corrienielsen.com

Pictures Credit : Timo Kerber

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The Victoria Room Goats Cheese Balls

September 18th, 2013

A chef doesn’t stay in the same place for 10 years without a reason… Reason 1 being these amazing fried goats cheese balls with balsamic onion marmalade and truffle honey. Ridiculous! #thevictoriaroom #adrianerdedi #darlinghurst — with Faris Cosic at The Victoria Room.

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The Victoria Room Degustation

September 18th, 2013

7 courses down, 4 more to go… #thevictoriaroom @thevictoriaroom @fariscosic #delicious #darlinghurst #degaustation — with Faris Cosic atThe Victoria Room.

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The Victoria Room Cocktail on Arrival

September 18th, 2013

It’s literally been years since I’ve been here, but it’s so nice to be welcomed back up the staircase with Michael Burokas on the piano and a cocktail in hand. Feels good being back! #thevictoriaroom — with Faris Cosic at The Victoria Room.

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THE BIGGEST EVENT ON SYDNEY HARBOUR IN 100 YEARS!

September 3rd, 2013

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THE BIGGEST EVENT ON SYDNEY HARBOUR

IN 100 YEARS!

Larger than the 1988 Bicentennial, this will be the greatest show on water with over 50 International Warships and 16 Tall Ships in week long festivities celebrating the Navy’s first entry in Sydney Harbour.

Over 1 million spectators anticipated so be mindful of road closures and changed traffic conditions.

Be sure to visit to see and book a range of cruises: www.TALLSHIPSFLEET.com.au

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The Fashion Festival Bali – It’s a Wrap!

September 3rd, 2013

The inaugural Bali Fashion Festival presented by the magnificent The Stones Hotel Legian closed the festivities over the weekend with a party hosted by TATLER Indonesia magazine. The week-long event played host to a long list of Asian Pacific celebrities, socialites and talent from Australia including Michael and Lindy Klim and Casey Burgess.

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Locals of the island and tourists from around the world indulged in a fashionable week of workshops, pop-up boutiques and world-class runway shows that featured some of the regions most established and emerging designers.

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Leah De Gloria from Project Runway Australia opened The Fashion Festival with her beautiful couture collection, followed by Singaporean label, Gnossem. Balinese labels Uluwatu Lace, Bamboo Blonde, Arturro and Mr & Mrs Wardrobe lead the fashion pack and got the bloggers excited with their traditional prints and flowing ensembles, whilst Jakarta based label, FOXXY, sparkled with a touch of quirk.

Story by Tang designer Christine Tang

Australia has been well represented with Shakahachi, Story by Tang, BARE, State of Georgia and Pared eyewear showcasing their eclectic chic style. Shakuhachi introduced its Cyber-Barbarella range of Space-age grunge and floaty, feminine florals to an adoring crowd of hipsters and fashionistas. Models walked out in wistful prints and girlish silhouettes. Bomber jackets coated in a metallic sheen were paired with playful floral camisoles, figure-hugging patent bustiers mimicked the construction of cosmic-armour – offset by floral kimonos, crisp white blazers and delicate printed organza.

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Nicholas Meimaris, MD & Creative Director for MGroup who produced The Fashion Festival, was thrilled with the activity, “From the original concept of creating an integrated fashion event that would showcase the Pan Pacific region’s emerging and established designers to Bali’s industry and travel audience – it’s exciting to see the Festival come together. The island has become a melting pot of designers, celebrities and artists that have been able to engage and enjoy each other’s creativity.”

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The Fashion Festival has been a stunning showcase of fashion, beauty, style and culture with stunning Indonesian models hair styled by internationally renowned stylist Rob Peetoom.

Meimaris concluded, “We plan to make the event the hero fashion festival for the region and continue to offer our audience and guests an exciting opportunity to experience an international runway production!”

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www.thefashionfestival.com

ADRIAN CAN’T COOK Photo Shoot with Kate Lillian Muir

August 15th, 2013

Just some of my fav photos from the Adrian Can’t Cook shoot with Kate Lillian Muir of Trends Are Like Boys.

www.AdrianCantCook.com

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ADRIAN CAN’T COOK with Kate Lillian Muir – Episode 2 – Part 2

August 14th, 2013

This is PART 2 of Adrian Can’t Cook with my super fashionable guest from Trends Are Like Boys, Kate Lillian Muir. She is teaching me how to make a simple, high end, impressive first date dish!

Don’t miss PART 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qu9N1ezLYJA

Enjoy.

Adrian

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Twitter: @AdrianCantCook #AdrianCantCook
Web: COMING SOON :: www.AdrianCantCook.com

SPECIAL THANKS:
NaraCamicie Sydney – www.NaraCamicie.com.au
Bruce Lynton MINI Garage – www.brucelynton.com

Duke’s Malibu – Final Lunch in USA

August 10th, 2013

Great mates, views, burgers and cocktails on the beach in beautiful Malibu before flying home.
I’m going to miss the US. — with Kevin Kim, Zac Duncan, Mel Shaw and Brett Jacks at Duke’s Malibu.

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Eveleigh West Hollywood

August 9th, 2013

Amazing food, amazing vibe – love this place! It’s EVELEIGH in West Hollywood.
Also love this urchin, delicious!

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