Australia

SUMMERS, SEA-SIDE

Summer time in Australia, generally means spending dawn to dusk close to water...

For me, there is nothing I love more than the beach, so over the weekend, I dropped by my local swim spot, and enjoyed the sun and salt water. 

When it comes to summer fashion, I love to mix and match, and this Backstage crop and wrap skirt, (which I recently picked up from Westfield Doncaster) is absolutely prefect for this gorgeous warm weather.

Light, and flowing, I love these two pieces because they can be worn so many different ways. Together, as separates and I have also worn this wrap skirt as a strapless dress!

Perfectly versatile and perfect for summer. 

TRAVEL DIARY | AUSTRALIAN ROAD TRIP WITH BMW

Last weekend I was treated by BMW Melbourne to the ultimate luxury weekend away in the beautiful, Victorian spa-town of Daylesford...

A short 45 minute drive from Melbourne, Daylesford is a gorgeous little country town, synonymous with pampering and luxury.

I had only been to Daylesford once before, on a very quick visit, and to be honest knew little more of this quaint destination.

My itinerary kicked off with a visit to the iconic Swiss-Italian farm, Lavandula. A stunning lavender farm a few minutes out of town. As you would imagine, the farm was stunning across all senses.

Next up, I checked into the très chic Hepburn at Hepburn luxury villas. Nestled in among the hills, this luxe accommodation was designed by award-winning architect David Edelman. A great place to stop and spend the night, the spa bath is truly extravagant and up there with one of the biggest I've ever seen.

Before not too long it was time for dinner, where I was treated to a beautiful degustation of local produce and wines from Daylesford culinary institution, Mercarto. The 'summer garden' starter of locally sourced garden treats was a highlight.

Sunday morning kicked off with a lazy long brunch, before shopping up a storm at the local antique market, where I walked away with some beautiful crystal goodies for the home.

To wrap up this exquisite weekend away, I was treated to a pamper session at Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa. The private pure mineral water bath, that the region is famous for, was just divine, which was followed by a one hour long massage for the perfect cherry on top.

As a traveller, it is easy to sometimes overlook experiences in your own backyard. I had an incredible time exploring Daylesford, and there is nothing better than jumping in a car for a short drive to experience what's on your own door-step.

The brand new BMW 318i M Sport, got me around town with ease and in style and was an absolute pleasure to drive.

A special thank you to BMW Melbourne for a truly luxurious and memorable escape.

 

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SPORTS LUXE | SWEATY BETTY

I first came across Sweaty Betty active-wear when living in London, and immediately fell in love. Not only is the design bang on trend and fashion forward, but the quality is absolutely second to none.

Followers of my Fit. Eat. Repeat. website (www.fiteatrepeat.com / @fiteatrepeat), will already know that I'm a huge supporter of empowerment through fitness, particularly for women, and Sweaty Betty is one brand that not only preaches this mission but also embodies this ethos right through to it's design.

So when I found out that Sweaty Betty are offering free shipping to Australia, until December 16th, I had my excuse to shop up big (not that I really needed one)!

Here are my favourite pieces from the latest collection.

LOOK 1

Sweat It Out Bra

Liberty Luxe Pants

Railside Luxe Jacket

LOOK 2

Ustrasana Yoga Half Zip

Shakedown Workout Short

LOOK 3

Count Crop Dance Vest

High Intensity Run Bra

Arctic Luxe Pants

Head on over to  www.sweatybetty.com to take advantage of free shipping to Australia, and pick up some amazing sweat style in time for Christmas.

Photography / Tina Kay

Shot on location at my favourite Barre/ Pilates studio, Core Candy

 

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