Spring Racing Carnival ’16

We had such a fun (and exhausting) week at the Spring Carnival kicking off with Derby Day, we also attended Oaks Day and Stakes!
Take a look at the week.

Derby Day

Lucy: Dion Lee Dress, Mode Collective Shoes
Ruby: Camilla & Marc Dress, Winsdor Smith Shoes, Rebecca Share Millinery from The Eternal Headonist

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Oaks Day

Lucy: Alice McCall Dress, Zara Bag, Seed shoes, Linden Cook Jewerelly
Ruby: Dion Lee Dress from Style Theory, Prada Clutch, Tony Bianco Shoes, Forever New Headpiece

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Stakes day

Lucy: Asilio Dress, Isabel Marant Shoes, Zara Bag
Ruby: Steele Mila Crop & Harper Midi, Scanlan Shoes, LV clutch, Studio Aniss headpiece

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Elle Australia Best Dressed

Make-up

@makeupby.dani

Hair

@neonandco

Tan

@sprayaus

Spring Wardrobe

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Now that the weather is finally starting to warm up, it’s time to update your wardrobe with new spring/summer pieces!

Below are some of my favourite everyday must haves, and what I think you need to add to your wardrobe!!

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Aje – Oxford Mini

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Anine Bing White Tee

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Adidas Stan Smith

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Zulu & Zephyr

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Calvin Klein

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One Teaspoon

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I loveee all the new Sir The Label SS16 range! Shot by the amazing Brydie Mack.

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For this year I think it’s all about layering, especially when it comes to jewellery. My favourite Australian brand is BabyAnything!

https://babyanything.com.au

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For makeup I think it’s really important to keep your skin really hydrated and luminous, to achieve a natural, dewy look!

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Mecca Cosmetica Primer

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Mecca Cosmetica Tinted Moustieriser

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RMS Living Luminizer

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@ohhellohair

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For hair I love loose curls, that are then brushed out, to create a really natural wave.

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FOOD GUIDE TO BALI

WHAT WE DID IN SEMINYAK

BREAKFAST

  • Cafe Organic
    Such an amazing cafe, with fresh juices, acai bowls, great coffee and much more! Head there for breaky or lunch!
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  • Sisterfields!
    One of my favourite places! Also a great Acai bowl, as well as really fresh healthy meals, and now open for dinner! Located next door to Boss Man burgers!
  • Revolver
    Best coffee in Seminyak! Great breaky menu, in such a cool little spot!

Lunch/Dinner

  • Saigon Street
    Amazing Vietnamese just down from Cafe Organic! Really great cocktails and mocktails! Perfect for a fast, easy meal!
  • Seacircus! The best mexican food, or try Motel Mexicola!
  • Chandi – Would have to be the best food in Seminyak! The rice pudding dessert is a must have
  • Char Char – best frozen cocktails!
  • Lastly head to Lyckig House for ice-cream, opposite Saigon Street and down a bit for amazing ice-cream made right in front of you!

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Fashion Aid 2016

We are so excited to announce that we are the 2016 Fashion Aid ambassadors!

Fashion Aid is all about bringing fashion and charity together! We love fashion and charities are important to us, so that’s why we decided to become ambassadors for Fashion Aid 2016!

We are proud to be behind such an amazing cause, and support the amazing work the Fight Cancer Foundation does, as well as the The Leukaemia Foundation’s Building of Hope.

Fight Cancer Foundation works to make sure no family has to go through cancer alone. We love the idea of sticking together and supporting each other, through thick and thin!

They also support research that makes a real difference like the Melbourne Cord Blood Bank which we were lucky enough to have a tour of!
We were able to witness first hand how they process and extract the blood, and the different processes the blood goes through!

We then were able to have a tour of the Royal Children’s Hospital, and visit the Cancer ward. We met the most incredible, brave young children! Which we hope to continue to visit and spend time with over the year!

Herald Sun – Fashion Aid 2016

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Wearing: Craig Braybrook Couture & Kallure Jewellery

Hair by Ciccone

Photography: Tim Carrafa

Thanks to Helen Reizer, Fiona Byrne, #SimplySocialMGT

 

Aje Terra e Mare SS16

New season Aje Spring/Summer 16/17 ‘Terre e Mare’ meaning Land and Sea, features a ethereal collection of earthy tones and beautiful fabrics.

THE MODERN ROMANTIC

There’s a feeling of freshness in the air for Spring. With a nostalgic nod and a dash of whimsy, the new season’s romantic feel is however decisively modern. With a revival of florals, muted pinks and light layers, everything is done with edge. Florals are abstract and embellished. Unexpected detail makes a welcome appearance, most notably in the form of dainty pom poms, and all that is feminine reins supreme again. Surrender to your inner femme and indulge in the new romanticism sweeping the fashion world off its feet. ‘

Aje Report – From this season ‘Aje Trend Report’

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Sorian Floral Skirt in Rose Gold

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Hello August!

Countdown is on for another little getaway….

Packing essentials

Bathers, bathers, bathers!
My favourite brands at the moment are Zimmermann, Ohana Swim, Frankie Swim, Tigerlily, Moondancer Swim (the one piece), Asara Swim..

Bali Body! (must)

More essential, and holiday tips to come..!

2016 TV Week Logies

This year for the TV Week Logies we were lucky enough to attend the Channel 9 After Party held at Club 23 at Crown. Makeup by Katarina Obucina, who created an amazing brown smokey eye, for both Lucy & I. Below is the compete makeup video of how Katarina achieve this gorgeous look.

Dressed by Misha Collection

Makeup @makeupbykatarina

Hair Neon & Co South Yarra

Product Listing:

BASE
Primer/Skin – Mac Charged Gel Moisturizer
Foundation – Napoelon Stick Foundation Look 4 with Nars Sheer Glow Syracuse and Napoleon Boudoir Mist
Concealer – Nars Radiant Concealer in Custard and Caramel
Contour – Napoleon Perdis Stick Foundation in 5B
Powder – Ben Nye Luxury Powder in both cameo and banana

EYES
Primer – Pro Longwear Paint Pot – Ground Work and Soft Ochre
Eyeshadow – Mac, Cork. Nars, Bengali. Napoleon Perdis, Amazon Jungle.
Liner – Mac Blacktrack
Lashes – Most Luxurious Lashes in Melbourne by @sheismy.butterflykisses in style MAGIC

CHEEKS
Contour – Mac Mineralised Powder – Give Me Sun!
Highlighter – Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Pop

LIPS
Liner – Mac Boldly Bare
Lipstick – Too Faced Melted Liquified Lipstick – Melted Sugar
Gloss – Napoleon Perdis Luminous Lip Veil – In the Flesh

Make sure to check out @makeupbykatarina on Instagram, to stay up to date with her latest work. For any bookings/enquiries email: katarinaobucina@icloud.com.au

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Ruby’s Makeup Post

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@makeupbykatarina

Katarina is one of my favourite makeup artists! Her style is a combination of dewy, glowy, and flawless makeup. Using a range of products and brands like Nars, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Napoleon Perdis, Mac ect.

Katarina does a traditional foundation base with airbrushing foundation, cream contouring and highlighting as well as the technique baking to keep makeup on for longer and help achieve a bright Hollywood highlight.

 

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@cassandralusi_mua

Cassandra is also one of my favourite makeup artists! She has a much more natural look, leaving a really nice natural yet dewy looking finish. Creating that perfect glow, natural looking eyes with a touch of warmth. Not only just doing makeup, but Cassandra does hair styling as well! Creating beautiful, wavy curls finished in just a few minutes! If your looking for the complete package of both beautiful makeup and hair, Cassandra is definitely the one!

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To have your makeup featured here, please email rubybrownless@hotmail.com to organise a shoot! More make up posts to come.. so stay tuned!

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Primer

First things first, it’s so important to start your makeup routine with primer! Not only does it make your makeup last longer, but it also helps keep your skin hydrated. I love to use Napoleon Perdis Auto Pilot Primer $59, it feels super light on the skin and smells amazing!

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Available to purchase here: http://napoleonperdis.com/aus/cosmetics/auto-pilot-pre-foundation-skin-primer.html

Foundation

I change up my foundation all the time, but recently I have been using two foundations. The first one is my favourite Nars Sheer Glow Foundation, $71 in the shade Barcelona.

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Available here: http://mecca.com.au/search?q=nars

I like to mix this colour with my Hourglass Veil Fluid Foundation SPF15 $95 in the shade No.4 Beige. This silk-like foundation leaves a long-lasting finish, as you can build up the coverage. Also really great that it contains sunscreen, protecting your skin from the sun.

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Available to purchase here: http://mecca.com.au/hourglass/veil-fluid-makeup-spf-15/V-007471.html#q=hourglass&start=1

To apply the foundation I have recently been using the Double-Ended Blending Sponge from Stila $18. I love using a sponge instead of a brush as you are able to create streak-free finish.

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Available to purchase here: http://mecca.com.au/stila/double-ended-blending-sponge/V-016482.html?cgpath=brands-stila-all#start=1

Bronzer

For bronzer I love to use Stila Stay All Day Bronzer in Medium $58, the bronze colour is really nice over any foundation, to create a warm sun kissed look.

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Available to purchase here: http://mecca.com.au/stila/stay-all-day-bronzer/V-021261.html?cgpath=brands-stila-all#start=1

Blush

For blush I use Nars Blush $47 in the shade Orgasm. It is really warm, and peachy creating a nice healthy shimmer to the cheeks.

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Available to purchase here: http://mecca.com.au/nars/blush/V-000376.html#q=nars&start=1

Sometimes when I want to stick to more of a creamy look I’ll use Nars The Multiple in the shade South Beach $62. This just gives you more of a creamy, subtle glow instead of using a powder.

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Available to purchase here: http://mecca.com.au/nars/the-multiple/V-000462.html#q=nars%2Borgasm&start=1

Mascara

One of the best mascara’s I’ve ever used is the Benefit They’re Real Lengthening Mascara $24 in Jet Black. The mascara lengthens, curls, volumes, lifts and separates lashes to give your lashes a full makeover!

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Available to purchase here: https://www.benefitcosmetics.com/us/en/product/theyre-real-lengthening-mascara

Eyebrows

Filling in your eyebrows can make such a difference, it really makes you feel finished. I like to use Hourglass Arch Brow Sculpting Pencil in the shade Soft Brunette $51. The pencil gives you a brush on one end and a thick pencil on the other, giving you complete control over how intense you want your brows to look.

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Available to purchase here: http://mecca.com.au/hourglass/arch-brow-sculpting-pencil/V-015196.html#q=hourglass%2B&start=1

Setting Spray

Lastly to complete your look, and allow your makeup to set, I use Urban Decey All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray $23.

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Available to purchase here: http://mecca.com.au/urban-decay/all-nighter-long-lasting-makeup-setting-spray/V-021094.html?cgpath=makeup-complexion-primer#start=1

 

All makeup is available to purchase by following the links! I highly recommend booking a makeup application appointment Mecca Cosmetica to get your makeup done, where you are able to try on all different products to see what products best suit you! The application is $80 which is then redeemable on products.

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