What’s on: International Women’s Day 2016

What does it meant to be a woman in 2016? International Women's Day (IWD) takes place next week on March 8. It provides an opportunity to get together and reflect on this very question. The … [Read more...]

The $99 Suit: Target for the Races

The Spring Racing Carnival is on in Melbourne and it's one of the prettiest events on the social calendar when carparks, ladies and gents alike get all fancy for what is a fun day of peope-watching … [Read more...]

Save the Date: Conferences and expos to give your career the up and go!

Spring is here and what better time to check-in with where you are at in your career? There’s just enough time to make sure that you are on track to achieve what you set your mind to by Christmas but … [Read more...]

My style: 3 ways to style a skirt for Fashion Week

I feel like the office skirt is often overlooked. Sure it is incredibly frustrating that many styles - particularly the classic pencil cut - don't come with pockets - but they are a truly versatile … [Read more...]

NZFW: Harmon Grubiša

HARMAN GRUBIŠA is a womenswear brand developed by the design partnership of Madeleine Harman and Jessica Grubiša (pronounced "groo-bish-a"). The show on Day Two of New Zealand Fashion Week stole my … [Read more...]

NZFW Runway: Julian Danger

Julian Danger is one of the brands that I delighted in coming across on Day Two of New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW); enough to warrant a dedicated post. The label is divided into two sub-labels; … [Read more...]

NZFW Day 1 Highlights

This week I'm in Auckland covering New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW). This is a trade-only affair where magazines and buyers come to view collections which they can order to shoot or stock for … [Read more...]

Style Diary: Week in the life of Alana Kushnir | VAMFF 2015

Greetings BusiChic! Welcome to a new week of BusinessChic where I'll be changing the pace and moving to publishing three times a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  I realise that you live busy … [Read more...]

VAMFF 2015 Street Style Part 2

  In previous years, I titled each street style post "Day One", "Day Two" etc however considering that the shows started on the weekend, Tuesday was actually technically "Day Four" - so for … [Read more...]

VAMFF 2015 Street style

The VAMFF Runway shows are on this week which is an exciting time for a street style photographer. While I usually spend time scouting the streets of Melbourne for stylish workers, for one week only, … [Read more...]

Event: Awesome Melbourne Foundation Mega Grant Pitch Party 2015

Today we pay a visit to one of my most favourite boards in Melbourne, The Awesome Foundation Melbourne, an invitation to their upcoming party and how you can get in on the action! Have you ever … [Read more...]

Event: Clothing Exchange at VAMFF 2015

The Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) Cultural Program is now on and I am excited to be on a panel hosted by The Clothing Exchange on next week. My first fashion sustainability … [Read more...]

What’s on Melbourne

Holy moly, there's a lot going on this weekend in Melbourne! Here's a snapshot of what I'll be running along to: PauseFest and Supergraph are on for this weekend only. The former has been referred … [Read more...]

My style: Renault

My friends often have to hear about how much I (or should I saw "we"?) really REALLY love our car. We're practically a walking ad as we are VERY happy to tell you how much we love the Renault we … [Read more...]

What to wear to the tennis

The Australian Open starts this Monday and is the Melbourne sporting event that I get into. One of the things that I love most about the Australian Open is the wide variety of dresscodes from … [Read more...]

The right way to hold a glass of champagne

It's time to get ready for the end -of-year party season! Earlier this month, I got to jointhe Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) for their end-of-year party as a guest of French … [Read more...]

Emporio Armani opening at Emporium Melbourne

EMPORIO ARMANI has opened its first menswear store in Melbourne and Business Chic was among the first to get to experience the high-end offering at Emporium Melbourne. … [Read more...]

Armani Prive shows shorts at the Paris Autumn Couture shows

"We always want what we can't have" - the saying goes which is one possible explanation why fashion labels insist on showing Autumn/Winter fashions paired with warmer-weather styles like a high heel … [Read more...]

BYT HealthyBYTe launch

Dear corporate event organisers, "Healthy" does not have to be just another fruit salad or platter of six-inch salad rolls. The immensely clever and tasteful folk at Bright Young Things have … [Read more...]

What’s on in Melbourne

Greetings BusiChic, How's your week going? Is it just me or does it feel like there is so much going on at the moment? I've returned from my whirlwind trip to sunny Perth and feel like I am in … [Read more...]

My last week at work

So it's my last week of my corporate life after pulling the plug a few weeks ago! I'm finding it both terrifying and exhilarating to be walking away into a great unknown... And I am very lucky to … [Read more...]

Chitra’s Closet at Bursaria Fine Foods High Tea

If you are looking for an occassion to get dressed up for, I simply must tell you about the Bursaria Fine Foods A Touch of High Tea with a Twist that is held on the last Sunday of every month. After … [Read more...]

Edward Steichen and Art Deco Fashion Exhibition at NGV Melbourne

Regular readers of BusinessChic may recall that I photographed NGV Assistant Curator, Fashion and Textiles, Paola di Trocchio earlier this year. Paola mentioned the Edward Steichen and Art Deco … [Read more...]

Upcoming events: Melbourne Writers’ Festival 2013

Greetings BusiChic, There are lots of very good things on in Melbourne over the coming months to keep us inhabitants entertained. Here's a snapshot of three festivals on now or starting … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Market Insider tour at Queen Victoria Market

Update: Congratulations Ran Gardner - the random generator selected your comment as the lucky winner of the double-pass to my tour! I'm sending you an email now. Thank you to all of you BusiChics who … [Read more...]

Barbie is Moving, LBD Project giveaway and Packing for Bali

Greetings BusiChic, I hope that yours was a great weekend! I know that mine was - it involved catching up with friends over a round of mini-golf on the course that my boyfriend built in his … [Read more...]

Kiehl’s Melbourne Launch with Amazing Face Zoe Foster Blake

Greetings BusiChic, What a week it's been - have you had a good one? Other than my blog going down for a little bit (sorry! I'm now talking to a professional to help mitigate the chance of this … [Read more...]

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