(Soon to be) Hawaii ...

As the date of my departure from Australia draws ever nearer, I find myself increasingly anxious for my staycation in Honolulu with the lovely Julia Hirata. My summer off the map has been a welcome reminder of the simpler things in life (peace and quiet, scenic beauty, eggs and toast every...

Down Under Labels

One of the great things about traveling is discovering local brands you’ve never heard of before, brands that have a strong following in their neck of the woods but are still far from the global limelight. As one friend currently abroad said to me the other day: “it’s so...

Urban Sport

My time out in the wilds of Northern Australia have instilled in me the value of hardworking, practical clothes, clothes that can weather mud and rain and tangled jungle brush. When I first got here, I was the kid braving the access road (a glorified dirt path ridden with rocks and potholes)...

Chocolate and Magazi...

I dropped by the local convenience store Woolies (the closest thing to Australian Walmart I’ve found) earlier this week to stock up on necessities: chocolate, fruit and light reading. The chocolate was dark, the fruit kiwi and the light reading Australian Vogue. It’s always...

Outback and Fab

Driving into Australia’s interior is a study in wide-open-spaces. Dry Savanna scrub extends as far as the eye can see–all sun burnished grass and spindly acacia trees. We overnighted in Undarra national park and watched the sun rise on a rocky escarpment overlooking the plain. I...

On the EsplanadeR...

It’s been awhile since I blogged (internet issues and a summer on the road have gotten in the way) but I’m back now and glad for it. Out here in the Wet Tropics of Queensland, the world of fashion seems very very far away to say the least. My daily uniform is a tight rotation of...

Fashion Week: Berlin...

Fashion Week: Berlin...

    Spotted: Harvard couple OUT and about at Berlin Fashion Week rockin’ a man purse and pink pants. What a...