All Tied Up In Richmond (Melbourne)

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Top knot fun

by Jayde!

Macrame, once the design staple of every fashionable 70s abode, is back with a vengeance. Gone are the daggy owl wall hangings and stringy poo-brown wool pot-holders of yesteryear – macrame’s had a chic update, with slick nylon threads, neon colours and shibori-esque textiles bringing the craft into the new millennium. [Read more…]

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You’ll Definitely Get Lei’d (Melbourne)

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The LuWow – by Jayde!

Melbourne does quirk really, really well. There’s no shortage of themed bars very coolly rocking a gimmick in M-Town or, at the very least, some kick-ass weird-o décor, from the hetero-camp of The Carlton Hotel in Bourke St (stuffed animals, velvet seating and red-flecked EVERYTHING) to the retro rockabilly chic of Fitzroy’s The LuWow. [Read more…]

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