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What is Summer to you?

In Christmas, Everyday, Mag Love, Party time, Sun, Weather, Western Australia on December 7, 2010 at 10:41 am

Here in Perth the skies are a bit overcast and it’s a little bit chilly.  Basically, it’s not summer.  So rather than whinge, I thought I’d create a montage of the things Summer means to me in WA. Feel free to add what Summer means to you below.  T x

Getting dunked at Cott beach.

Lazy hairstyles, inc. the ever-fabulous top knot.

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Inspirational Magazine Covers

In Alex Perry, Awards, Colour, Mag Love, Magazines, Models, Women on October 26, 2010 at 6:00 am

Magazines are supposedly a dying form but I can think of no better memory than sitting on the couch with a glass of red in one hand and Vogue or LOVE in the other, leisurely flicking my way through the glossy pages and devouring the images and carefully-worded text.  I think the best magazines will stay around forever and make use of the Internet and iPads, etc rather than being consumed by them.

The Maggies winners were announced yesterday and Vogue’s illustrated cover of Cate Blanchett for their 50th Anniversary issue took top awards.  Marking a return to fashion illustration?  I hope so!

As a bit of an ode to fabulous mag design, here are a few of my favourite magazine covers of late…

i-D : a different stance on their signature wink, perfectly blow-dried hair and simple cover lines.

Oyster : ouch! That is a hot cover. Red lips add instant sex appeal.

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Mag Love: RUSSH Australia + Me

In Mag Love, Magazines on June 9, 2010 at 5:25 pm

Okay so it’s not really me, but damn it seems like this page on beauty in the latest RUSSH mag is describing yours truly.  Maybe I should check the birth certificate to make sure I’m not actually named Meg!

This is an example of one of the best beauty still-life shots I’ve seen in forever.  Love RUSSH!

T x

pic: (scanned) RUSSH

Mag Love: Vogue Australia + the other CC

In Mag Love, Tan on June 8, 2010 at 8:16 am

Okay, yes – it is the best known fashion magazine in the world.  And, yes – she is one of the original supermodels.  But combine the two and we have this lovely spread in Vogue Australia where Cindy ‘beauty spot’ Crawford shows off her definition with thanks to a good tan and a loaf of bread.

Minimal hair and makeup aside, the beauty of this shoot is that her skin is left to do the talking.  And fair enough, as it is a spread about Ms C sharing her good skin secrets. Read the rest of this entry »

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