Packer, Zampatti, Hutton, Mini, The Biv & Laurent Perrier, what a swell champagne party it was

SEPIA restaurant, SYDNEY:
Laurent-Perrier, touted as one of the finest champagne houses in the world, launched two new releases – Brut Millésimé 2002 and Laurent-Perrier Ultra Brut – over a very smart dinner...

Tastings likes these are all very civilised and after all, who was it that said if you drink champagne all night, you’ll never get a hangover? I think I just made that up.

The UB (That’s the Ultra Brut) was described as a "pure and contemporary style with no added sugar, its delicate finish and subtle balance perfectly paired with chef Martin Benn’s ‘Scallop Sushi’."

And yes, twas a swell dinner indeed with a cast list full of recognisable boldface names.
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Packer, Zampatti, Hutton, Mini, The Biv & Laurent Perrier, what a swell champagne party it was

SEPIA restaurant, SYDNEY:
Laurent-Perrier, touted as one of the finest champagne houses in the world, launched two new releases – Brut Millésimé 2002 and Laurent-Perrier Ultra Brut – over a very smart dinner...

Tastings likes these are all very civilised and after all, who was it that said if you drink champagne all night, you’ll never get a hangover? I think I just made that up.

The UB (That’s the Ultra Brut) was described as a "pure and contemporary style with no added sugar, its delicate finish and subtle balance perfectly paired with chef Martin Benn’s ‘Scallop Sushi’."

And yes, twas a swell dinner indeed with a cast list full of recognisable boldface names.
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Megan Gale and Alex Perry preview in new frock series, Project Runway

According to a media release and short promo video in today, the third series of the find a fashion designer series, Project Runway, starts on Foxtel, July 4. Here it goes:


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Leading designer Willow gears up for one mega sale

Lovers of the hugely popular Willow label (designed by Kit Willow Podgornik) will have their cash and credit cards at the ready, the brand holding a Huge sale with 50-70% off from past and recent collections.

The ‘on sale’ pieces will include ‘show’ pieces & lots of one-off samples.

Dresses from $100, Tops from $75 and pants from $95.

Sale opens to the the public on Thursday, May 12 between 8am – 8pm as well as Friday, May 13 between 8am – 6pm and Saturday May 14 between 10am – 4pm.

Sale is at Level 4, 119 Kippax Street Surry Hills, phone (o2) 9281 7355.

Cash, EFTPOS and major credit cards welcome.

Let me tell you, this will be one of the more anticipated fashion sales of the year (let’s face it, Willow is so hot right now) and mos will be sure to find something amazing to satisfy a sale craving.


Whatever happened to a backpack, sleeping bag and pay-phone? All this travel technology actually sucks

What is it always about long-haul flights that make me cry?

And more stupidly, what is it about all my assembled technology that it seems to be the most important part of my packing dilemma?

Forget the right frocks, shoes, travel-friendly clothes and event-appropriate attire, it’s all about making sure I have packed every damn bit of technology, including a zillion leads, downloading implements and cords. Gawd. More stressful than remembering to pack the Normisons.
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