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The Fragrance Foundation honours beauty journalists at the 2012 Jasmine Awards

Posted on: June 19th, 2012

The Fragrance Foundation celebrated a very special 10th anniversary of the annual Jasmine Awards, at a breakfast ceremony at The Museum of Contemporary Art on 24th April. The Jasmine Awards recognise and reward excellence in fragrance journalism in the Australian media. Hosted by Natarsha Belling, the ceremony was attended by Fragrance Foundation members, beauty journalists, Read more…

Pure Bier Fest 2012 launches in Sydney

Posted on: May 8th, 2012

Setting the challenge to all Mitmenschen, Bavarian Bier Café’s annual bier (not beer) festival, Pure Bier Fest, returns this month, with a range of tempting deals on offer across its eight Sydney venues and the chance for true bier lovers to become the ultimate Bavarian Bier Café ‘Man’ or ‘Woman’. The festival celebrates the German Read more…

Mercedes-Benz Presents designer Johanna Johnson showcases stunning Luxor Collection

Posted on: May 4th, 2012

Mercedes-Benz, proud title sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia (MBFWA) revealed the Johanna Johnson collection at the much anticipated fashion week event on Tuesday evening. Johanna Johnson is the very first Australian designer to receive the distinguished and globally recognised title of Mercedes-Benz Presents. Known for her timeless elegance, luxurious fabrics, hand finishes and detailing, Read more…

Wool Modern exhibition opens in Sydney – 25 April to 1 May 2012

Posted on: April 24th, 2012

Wool Modern is an inspiring exhibition showcasing some of Australia’s finest fashion and interior designs alongside international exhibits, and demonstrates wool use in design throughout the 21st century. It opens to the public in Sydney on Wednesday 25 April, ANZAC Day. The exhibition is a celebration of modern, innovative and avant-garde use of wool throughout Read more…

The perfect day with Dr. LeWinn’s Skin Perfect

Posted on: April 20th, 2012

The beautiful autumnal weather provided the perfect backdrop for the media launch of Dr. LeWinn’s new cosmetic range, Skin Perfect. Beauty media invitees were greeted in Sydney’s Rose Bay before embarking on a breathtaking sea plane ride to the famous Bell’s at Killcare. Along the route, the pilot pointed out scenic highlights as everyone journeyed Read more…

Foodies flock to Taste of Sydney 2012

Posted on: March 27th, 2012

Well and truly established as a ‘must attend’ annual event for food and wine lovers from Sydney and beyond, this year’s Taste of Sydney was bigger and better than ever as it returned to the beautiful surrounds of Centennial Parklands from 8-11 March, 2012. Over 22,000 food aficionados defied an overcast start, attending what turned Read more…

Beauty media are blown away with ghd air

Posted on: March 15th, 2012

In an appropriately stylish setting from the Penthouse suite at Sydney’s Diamant Hotel, beauty media were literally blown away last week as we unveiled the most anticipated hair product launch of the year, ghd’s first professional hairdryer, ghd air. From the innovators of heat styling, cult beauty brand ghd is set to do it all Read more…

March into Merivale launches to sell out crowd

Posted on: February 18th, 2012

March into Merivale, the Merivale group’s annual food festival, launched in true Merivale style on Thursday 16 February, with over 1,500 food fanatics turning up at ivy to try the mouth-watering dishes on offer by Merivale chefs and enjoy the party atmosphere that overtook Ash Street, Pailings Lane and the ivy Room. Stellar* invited over Read more…

Jägermeister Hunting Lodge opening night at Sydney Festival

Posted on: January 10th, 2012

The Jägermeister Hunting Lodge officially opened on Tuesday 10 January as part of Sydney Festival 2012’s Honda Festival Garden, with an exclusive performance by singer and musician Tim Finn. The distinctive pop-up bar hosted 250 guests at the VIP event, which kicked off an electric program of FREE music performances running until 29 January. Guests Read more…

The Fragrance Foundation raises over $4,000 for Look Good…Feel Better at Parfums Gourmands

Posted on: November 17th, 2011

Parfums Gourmands, the Fragrance Foundation Australia’s annual gala dinner, raised more than $4,200 in a live raffle for the Cancer Patients Foundation charity Look Good…Feel Better on Thursday 17 November. Held at Sydney’s iconic harbourside restaurant Catalina, the 2011 Parfurms Gourmands was a celebratory dinner of the senses with fragrant wine and food. Associate editor Read more…

TV presenter Kevin McCloud opens the inaugural Grand Designs Australia LIVE

Posted on: October 23rd, 2011

Kevin McCloud, host of the Grand Designs television show, opened the inaugural Grand Designs Australia LIVE to a heaving crowd of fans on Friday 21 October at the Sydney Exhibition and Convention Centre. On his first visit to Australia, Kevin McCloud was the star attraction speaking one-on-one to fans and packing out all of his Read more…

Sydney’s first Disaronno Contemporary Terrace

Posted on: September 30th, 2011

Sydney had its first taste of how the world’s favourite Italian liqueur, Disaronno likes to celebrate on Thursday 29 September. Following in the stylish footsteps of Milan and New York, Stellar* Concepts  organised  Disaronno’s – first super sleek Contemporary Terrace event in Australia at Mezzaluna, Potts Point in Sydney. As the young and the gorgeous Read more…

Darling Quarter : Sydney’s vibrant new family precinct opened with a carnival of fun

Posted on: September 25th, 2011

Sydney’s most exciting interactive playground and dining precinct in Darling Harbour opened on Saturday 24 September, completing the newest hub of fun, food and entertainment in Sydney’s CBD fringe.  NSW Premier, Barry O’Farrell conducted the official opening of Darling Quarter followed by a ‘first run’ into the fabulous new playground  by Nickelodeon competition winners and Read more…

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