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W Melbourne to open in December

The rebel between the streets, W Melbourne will set the stage for amplified events when it opens in December with fully adaptable conference equipment, world-class audio-visual facilities and bold cuisine from an expert in-house catering team. Taking design cues from the streets of Melbourne and elusive laneway culture, each of the eight event spaces exude their own personality, combining raw elegance with signature scents to surprise all the senses. In keeping with the design narrative of the hotel, reveal to revel, guests will uncover aspects of Melbourne’s history and cultureRead More


Single Release: Hannah Frances – Wolf

Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Hannah Frances, is a new name on the music scene and is now inspiring major interest thanks to her beautiful and captivating music. “Wolf” is the first single from her forthcoming EP and showcases her melodic sound that has critics and fans raving. “Wolf encompasses strong feelings associated with betrayal – we all know a wolf who wears sheep’s clothes”, says Hannah. Hannah Frances’ music has been described as ‘a sweet and dark musical terrain that traverses folk, pop and the sounds of the singer-songwriter generation ofRead More


Single Release: Hartley – Underwater

Hot on the heels of her unapologetically sultry single “Feel Too Much”, Brisbane alt-pop writer/producer/performer Hartley shares her latest track “Underwater”, co-written with Gossling and co-produced by Perto, “I started writing Underwater in a little studio in Melbourne with Gossling, where we talked about having the realisation that something’s not all you hoped for it to be. I really wanted to apply that feeling to being underwater – something that can either be so peaceful or completely engulfing.” Hartley adds: “… after the session I took the song home and produced it and added allRead More


Single Release: Kita Alexander – I Miss You, I’m Sorry

It’s not easy for many people to admit fault, let alone face it long enough to thoroughly articulate their wrongdoings, flaws and missteps. But with her highly anticipated new single, “I Miss You, I’m Sorry”, Kita Alexander sets out to do exactly this; raw emotion and all. “The song is very truthful, and almost word-for-word, to be honest,” she admits. “I really looked at myself. ‘I Miss You, I’m Sorry’ is a reflection of turning inwards rather than pointing the finger at someone else. Because I’ve realised you can’t control anyone orRead More


The Olivia & Pearl story

What do you do when you love pearls but all the jewellery around feels a bit… dated? Well, if you’re me you decide to make your own! I have so many ambitious, intelligent and stylish friends who think pearls rock but can’t find affordable jewellery designed with the modern woman in mind. Olivia & Pearl was born because I’ve loved pearls since I was little and looking around it was clear there was nothing out there that would appeal to the women in my life. Over time the #pearlgirl ideaRead More


Eats Channel announces the launch of Eats Lingerie

Eats Channel has announced the launch of Eats Lingerie and the release of their first lingerie collection. The new label, launched on June 18, will encapsulate powerful, feminine pieces with a modern edge. The debut collection, Black Cherry comprising of a bra, garter belt, g-string and pasties is crafted from luxurious black eyelash lace, soft satin trims and finished with the utmost attention to detail with glossy gold hardware and bespoke Eats-themed cherry charms. The campaign captured by LA based photographer Sonny Matson features blonde bombshell; Erin Michelle Cummins asRead More


D Bras that FIT and FLATTER by Boux Avenue

Boux Avenue wants you to know that it’s important to feel fierce and empowered in your lingerie, even whilst in lockdown! Enforcing their ‘your shape, your style’ message, as part of their SS20 campaign, Boux Avenue want to spread the word all about the best bras for smaller chests to emphasise that smaller sizes don’t have to compromise on comfort or style when it comes to choosing their lingerie. Featuring an array of well-known names that celebrate their petite sizing, Boux Avenue has teamed up with Love Island stars suchRead More


Single Release: Wing Defence – Relocate

Adelaide duo Wing Defence come excited in brandishing their new single, ‘Relocate’. It’s another step forward for the indie act who has been quick to generate buzz around their punchy pop-punk melodies and distinctively Australian sound, as they anticipate the unveiling of their debut EP, Friends. ‘Relocate’ is a confident release from Wing Defence, who are taking 2020 in all its shades – positive and negative – choosing to focus on positive energy to continue riding out these strange times. Recorded at Adelaide’s Ghostnote Studios, ‘Relocate’ is simple enough inRead More


Film Review: You Should Have Left

Director:    David Koepp Cast:    Kevin Bacon, Amanda Seyfried, Avery Tiiu Essex, Colin Blumenau, Lowri Ann Richards, Eli Powers Rating:     MA Running Time:     93 Australian Distributor:     Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Australia   Theo (Kevin Bacon) is a retired and wealthy banker who is trying to put his life back together after a dark event. Together with his wife and daughter, he rents an isolated and luxurious house in a field in Wales, which initially seems too good to be true. As the days go byRead More


Daydream Island Resort to reopen from July 1

The newly renovated Daydream Island Resort is ready to welcome back guests when it re-opens on July 1, with a special winter escape offer for Queenslanders. The only ECO certified resort in the Whitsundays, Daydream Island offers 280 newly refurbished rooms and suites that features the only Living Reef in Australia where children will be entranced by the Reef Ranger program and be able to snorkel with our friendly stingrays. Evoking a sense of paradise, the island resort spans 1 km long with coral and sand beaches lined by palmRead More