Monday, October 31, 2011


With Qantas currently all in a flap (or not....) I thought I might bring some attention to the one and only Virgin Australia airline and the enormously talented Juli Grbac who won the bid to redesign the whole company's uniform earlier this year. (Also, I just rediscovered these images).

Nails by Bronz'd. 



Red accents (shoes, bags, lipstick) are having a very urgent fashion moment right now.

Red nail polish sometimes get a bum rap for being unwearable (take my word for it, there is a shade of red for everyone), too conservative, too boring or too 'prostitute' (go figure....) 

Here are my 10 reasons why real true red polish is, and has been perennially stylish and undeniably cool. 


New Minx Nails designs just in.

I'm feeling number one, four, six and ten. 

For your nearest Minx technician in Australia, contact the official agent and supplier to Australian and New Zealand - switch funky  

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Thursday, October 13, 2011


Body and face make-up illuminisers and bronzers have been around for eons. 

Now it seems the spray tan industry is building on the concept. 

St Tropez has coined the term 'pastel tans' for the new technique where your colour choice of 'illuminator' (rose, violet or gold) is layered over their 'wash off' solution.

This lovely lady who walked at Erdem, apparently had the mixture of silver and blue illuminator which transformed into a pale, icy glint.  Gosh.

Not sure about all that prep and spraying and stickiness to look paler. Not sure at all.

I think I'll go with the custom colour they got into at ELLERY at RAFW.

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David Koma and Minx Nails.

This is a superduper technique where one Minx print is layered over the top of a previously applied print.

Marian Newman went in with 4 (!!!!!!) layers to create these pastel jobs.

Nice work.

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This is fresh.

CND's Wanda Ruiz was killing it with the blue ombre for Jen Kao Spring 2012 at NYFW.

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Missoni x Minx Nails x Marian Newman.

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Marian Newman is a busy lady.

More Minx for Gareth Pugh at Paris Fashion Week.

I do like.  ..... And if only I liked the brow gear as much, it might distract from my mental obsession inspired by Bambi Northwood-Blyth et al.

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(Well, we know someone who won't be getting a gig over at OPI in the naming department...)

House of Chanel's cleverly(??) named offerings for Spring 2012 - APRIL, JUNE & MAY.

You know the drill.

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HERE'S A TIP (OR 30000...)

DOPE(!!!!!!)  to the 30000 degree!!

Charlie Le Mindu and Marian Newman do it again for Minx Nails.

30000 Kiss tips covered in Minx foils.

Absolutely incredible.

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American Apparel has you covered if heavy bronze, gold or silver is your thing.

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