What I Wear When Travelling Long Haul

I’m currently writing this sitting in Tullamarine airport waiting to board my flight to LA and looking around the airport I’m noticing lots of different clothes that people choose to wear on long-haul flights. There are a few men in business suits (which must get uncomfortable on 15 hour flights), quite a few pairs of…

Get Ready for Movember!

MOVEMBER Facial hair returns in style across the country as the mo’nth formerly known as November, Movember, rolls around again for a mo’mentous 2010! Changing the face of men’s health has never been such a statement. Legends grew them, larrikins love them. From Ned Flanders to Groucho, Magnum to Anchorman, the moustache has been idolised,…

Travel Tip #1 – Socks

After having spent years travelling for work (previous life) plus having spent time travelling for pleasure, one essential item I take no matter what the weather is a pair of socks. Even if it’s mid-summer, and all I’m wearing are sandals or thongs, I always take a pair of socks that I can put on…

Wardrobe Capsules

I was directed by Christine to a Wardrobe Capsule Challenge on the Sewing Pattern Review forum boards and wanted to share with you the fantastic capsules that were put together. You can check out lots of entries and the wardrobe capsules they put together for the competition. The winner did a great job, not only…

Packing for a Conference

Metscan mentioned that she wanted to know what I packed and wore at the AICI conference in Sydney over the weekend. I spent 4 days in Sydney, the weather wasn’t great, though the forecast for Monday was sunny and mid 20s (that’s something like 80F). So I’ve done a quick Polyvore on the floor of…

Travelling with Zero Baggage

Last week I was listening to ABC Radio National’s Life Matters program and there was an interview with Catharine MacIntosh the founder of a new and coming soon concept – Zero Baggage – where you take no luggage, and hire it all before you leave and it’s waiting at your destination for you. The concept…