Brief encounter
Jane Rocca
Jai Courtney is standing in a pair of underpants in New York’s Milk Studios, waiting patiently. The Australian-born actor, who now lives in Los Angeles, is posing in this hip Meatpacking District location – which doubles as a popular fashion and celebrity hang-out during fashion week – ready to be snapped as the new poster boy for Bonds. He’s being directed to strut and work... ... >>MORE
The great education debate
Virginia Trioli
When a colleague of mine was recently asked how much longer he had kids at school, he smiled sardonically and replied, “$150,000 longer”. That family’s choice of educating their brood at one of Melbourne’s most prestigious schools came at a cost that is quantifiable to the tenth decimal point. They have the itemised invoices, “building donation” receipts and term... ... >>MORE
Scott Pickett from Saint Crispin.
The heat is on
Francesca Carter
Scott Pickett is a firm believer in the expression “if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen”. For almost 30 years, the extroverted chef has survived fiery bosses, punch-ups and broken plates being flung around the kitchen. ... >>MORE
Elliot Costello.
The good son
Nicole Haddow
Many parents might baulk at the idea of welcoming prostitutes and drug addicts into the family home, but for Elliot Costello and his siblings Claire and Martin, it was not unusual. ... >>MORE
Instead of buying your dad the usual pre-packaged goodies this Father's Day, why not spoil him silly with something he needs – even if he doesn’t know it yet. ... >>MORE
Full speed: George Ierodiaconou makes the most of his time kitesurfing on Taveuni. Photo: Steph Neil
Going wild in Fiji
George Ierodiaconou
Taveuni is a popular destination for millionaires flying in on private jets, thrill-seekers and honeymooners. But there is no middle of the road here; it’s about adventure or sheer luxury. ... >>MORE
The Look.
Retail’s obsession with the modern man continues in Melbourne’s CBD with the arrival of specialty stores aimed squarely at his hip pocket ... >>MORE
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Jennifer Hawkins hits catwalk for Myer
Jennifer Hawkins hits catwalk for Myer
Jennifer Hawkins led a star-studded catwalk as Myer launched its Spring Summer 2015 Fashion Collection in Sydney on Thursday. It featured the Face of Myer Jennifer Hawkins and Myer Ambassadors...