First Base the brand new PE Nation?
It’s official: Australia is obsessive about athleisure put on (clothes designed for exercises however is as an alternative worn in social conditions). The easy development has grow to be a wardrobe staple around the globe, and final week Aussie label First Base opened their first standalone retailer in Paddington after rising on-line gross sales noticed the model eager to broaden.
The fashionable boutique simply metres from fashionable buying district, The Intersection hosted a variety of VIPs, media, family and friends. Shoulder to shoulder had been fashion-forward women and boys itching to get their palms on the cool attire. Providing a variety of lively staples for the fashionable lady on-the-go, First Base is designed to go from sport to road and in every single place in between.
Designed in Bondi, the sports activities life-style model based by Alison Cotton has established itself as a go-to label for girls’s lively put on. It’s trying like the brand new PE Nation for athleisure lovers in Sydney.
Sydney A-listers splash money at White Caravan gala
The who’s who of Sydney got here collectively on Thursday evening in help of charity White Caravan, which gives at-risk girls with a renovated caravan for a secure and reasonably priced different dwelling scenario. One visitor described the gang as “a formidable mixture of previous North Shore wealthy youngsters and style trade energy brokers”.
The Christmas charity dinner, held on the Oatley household house on Balmoral’s waterfront, was hosted by Sydney’s movers and shakers – Nadia Fairfax, Robert Oatley, Tim Holmes a Court docket, Xanthe Wetzler and Jack and Rae Bedwani – and attended by the following era of tastemakers and philanthropists.
“Some huge cash was being thrown round,” revealed one visitor. “Raffle tickets at $50 a pop, and there was a Qualia Resort bundle that was offered within the excessive hundreds and no person bat an eyelid.” Regardless of their massive chequebooks and the style homes at their fingertips, two company had been caught out in a significant style fake pas, sporting the exact same Rebecca Vallance robe to the intimate occasion.
Avalon establishment Bookoccino celebrated its transfer to new digs with some critical literary names enjoyable to sounds from Volatinsky Trio. The low-key affair hosted novelists Geraldine Brooks, Richard Flanagan, Richard Glover and native hero Tom Keneally for his or her new retailer location on Previous Barrenjoey Highway.
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Lucy writes for The Sydney Morning Herald.