Category: Interviews

Bobbi Brown

What’s your connection between beauty and health? Personally, I choose to live a very healthy lifestyle and food plays a huge part in helping me feel my best. I’m a big fan of eating healthy and exercising—wellness in general is a passion of mine, and has been since I started my career. So much of my beauty philosophy is about feeling good and taking care of your body. It’s so important to me to empowerContinue reading

Celebrity Facialist: Marionne De Candia

Celebrity Facialist; Maionne De Candia is responsible for keeping Kate Hudson and Elle Macpherson red carpet ready. Based in Byron Bay at Raes on Wategoes, Marionne combines lymphatic massage and Reiki to coax the skin into radiance. Her specialist skin care and spa expertise spans over 30 years of commitment to excellence. In this time she has gained extensive experience in the complete spa spectrum; from spa therapist to specialist facialist, to 5-star Spa Manager andContinue reading

Interview: Natalie Imbruglia

SA: How has your work with Kailis evolved since you joined them three years ago? Natalie: I had been approached on a a few brands though it is important to me that I like what I am associated with. Pearls was not something that I had worn much but after meeting the GM of Kailis and then the designer and they told me about their philosophy for modern and versatile designs and also the KailisContinue reading


We caught up with Lorna Jane Clarkson; Author, Fashion Designer  (founder of multi-award-winning activewear label Lorna Jane) and Business Entrenpreneur. SA: You have had an incredible career path, tell us how you started? Lorna: It all began when I was working part-time as an aerobics Instructor, I started designing and wearing my own leotards because I was tired of the dull, shapeless styles available at the time. The ladies in my class were very excitedContinue reading


I have forever been in love with the style of India Hicks’s home and island life. India Hicks is the daughter of famed interior designer David Hicks and Lady Pamela Hicks, India was named in honour of her maternal grandfather, the Earl Mountbatten of Burma, the last Viceroy to India, who served until the country received independence in 1947. Goddaughter of the Prince of Wales, and also his second cousin, India was one of the bridesmaidsContinue reading


We caught up with best selling author, popular columnist and Channel 7 news reporter; Sam Brett. SA: Tell us a bit about your career path? Sam: I always wanted to be a news journalist – so fresh out of university I headed to New York to do an internship with the Fox News Channel. It was there that I really got a passion for international breaking news. When I returned to Sydney I was givenContinue reading

Bianca Rinehart

We talk with stunning Mining Exec turned mother and Vogue Model, Bianca Rinehart. How was shooting with Vogue? Bianca: I have to admit – I was more than a little nervous in the lead up to it – it was definitely something out of the ordinary for me! Not the early starts up there of course, but the maneuvering around dust and spinifex in high fashion! The whole team were wonderful, and incredibly patient withContinue reading


SA: How long have you been designing for and how did Zambesi evolve? Elisabeth: I have been designing for Zambesi since its inception in 1979.  Zambesi was born out of necessity from our days as retailers in the late seventies. We were desperate for a more relevant and interesting collection for our two stores in Auckland. All this coincided with the opportunity to hire an experienced pattern maker and the availability of the perfect littleContinue reading


Ivanna Fontana has been styling for 5 years. She has worked with Megan Gale and Miranda Kerr and is currently working with the Lord Mayor of Perth; styling for her engagements during the Perth Fashion Festival. Having refined her craft, Ivanna is now the industry’s go to name for fashion shoots and runway shows, as well as specialising in personal styling and wardrobe audits. Searching for a new style? Let Ivanna Fontana be your guide. ForContinue reading