Beach Babes

It?s nearly that time again. Sun, surf, fake tan and yes, wait for it ? the bikini. It doesn?t matter what shape you are in, we all enjoy a dunk in the surf once in a while. Here are a just a few hot shops to hit before you strut your stuff…Voodoo Dolls swimwear (07) 5598 2833

Seafolly 1300 130 715

Mambo (02) 9380 6844

Zimmermann, (02) 9294 8008. Check out their Hawaiian print bikinis in brown and pink. ($155)

Expozay have a great range of booster bras and hipster bottoms in hot solid colours and sexy tropical florals. See for more info.

Beauty News

Hot Nails

Want nail polish that dries before you?ve even finished and before you?ve smudged it everywhere? Well ? thank goodness Courtney Love?s favourite nail lacquer ? (so it must be the ultimate in vamp), Chinoiserie has arrived in Australia. You will love their 67 colours in cr?me, shimmer and sparkle tones, ($22). For stockist details telephone (03) 9388 1154

The Lushest in Lashes

L?Oreal Paris Voluminous Mascara, ($18) is the perfect mascara for making your lashes look lush. It will give your eyes

don?t want to wear any make-up. A bit of mascara will turn any tired face alive.For Full Lips

Use a small amount of Try Kiss Glossy on your lips first and then apply Sparkle Try Kiss Gloss – this will create the greatest full pout. Telephone 0417 803 945

Shimmery Cheeks

Accentuating your cheek-bones is a great way to light up your face. You will love Revlon?s skinlights Face illuminator in Natural Light ($29.95). Shimmer it onto your cheekbones and then blend it up to your temples and along the brow bone. It will instantly lift your face. The great thing about shimmers is that they can be worn alone or with a foundation.

Hot heads

What do Pink, Brad Pitt, Marilyn Manson and Linda Evangelista have in common? Answer -They?re all Fudge fanatics! The Fudge range of distinctive colouring and styling products is taking Tinseltown by storm. Paintbox

ultra bright, ultra extreme hair colouring products) are favoured by Kelly Osbourne, Gwen Stefani and Pink?and what better kudos than being known for putting the ‘pink’ in Pink? All Fudge products are available direct by calling 1300 722 737.
October 29, 2002

Hot Shops in Melbourne and Sydney

It seems a few hot shops in Melbourne and Sydney have made fashion bible Vogue UK’s Shopping All Over The World feature. The shops the Brits think are an all-round aesthetic experience in Melbourne and Sydney (and we agree) are:Melbourne

Fat 272

272 Chapel Street

Prahran VIC 3181

Stocks labels, Sass & Bide, Mien, Tsubi, Maus, Said Membrane. For information telephone 03 9510 2311


The Corner Store

39 William Street, Paddington NSW 2021

Stocks labels, Earl, Tsubi, Preen, Marc and loads and loads of cool vintage

For information telephone 02 9380 8725


280 Crown Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

Stocks labelsLacose, Diadora, Puma, Nike, Sergio Tacchini.

For information telephone 02 9331 7466.

Fashion News

The latest in fashion and beauty tips and news


If you have weak and brittle nails maybe it’s time to try CosPlus Nail Hardener. This new product is jam-packed with all types of goodies for your nails. For further information on CosPlus call 1800 243 448


Don’t want to use products that test on animals? Fair enough. Want to find out the beauty companies that don’t test on animals. Head to for a preferred list of products or telephone (03) 9328 1377.


If you are in Sydney anytime soon head to Rebecca Davies brand new boutique – Bare. It’s in the heart of Paddington and you’ll just love the party-girl interiors, chandeliers and slick fittings. Don’t forget to purchase one of her signature lace camisoles; they look great with the latest faded, faded denim jeans from Witchery. Go to Bare, 306 Oxford St, Paddington, NSW.

Buy of the week

Anything floral or pretty is the go, so we searched high and low for the prettiest tops we could find.

Dotti Camisole, ($35.99).

Short-sleeved Floral shirt by Espirt, ($59.95).

Floral long-sleeved fitted shirt by Events, ($89.95).


September 10, 2002