In her own skin
Jane Rocca
She’s one of Australia’s most sought-after models, tipped to follow in the footsteps of Miranda Kerr and and Jessica Hart. At 24 and based in New York, Ajak Deng is a regular on the international catwalk circuit, is signed to the world-famous IMG modelling agency and has appeared on the runway for Lanvin, Chloé, Valentino and Givenchy. In August she will grace the cover of the prestigious... ... >>MORE
Whether or not you like a flutter, it’s a lay down misère that the sport of racing is worth many millions of dollars to Melbourne and the state as a whole. The latest race results show the spring racing carnival delivered an estimated annual gross economic benefit of $620 million, with 70,799 new hats being the feather on top of the $53.3 million spent in the fashion stakes alone. It’s... ... >>MORE
In New York and the Netherlands, architects are looking at how cities can become more attuned to an ageing population. Dutch architect Arnoud Gelauff, during a visit to Monash Art, Design and Architecture (MADA), showcased one of his designs, the Plussenburgh building in Rotterdam. It is specifically for the over-55s, and Gelauff says it was inspired by the retirement of the hippie generation and their... ... >>MORE
For today & tomorrow...
Liz McLachlan
A chance visit to a Balwyn display house has translated several years later into a stylish, light and airy inner-city residence for a Brunswick East couple keen to celebrate and enjoy life as they look towards retirement. When Lynette and Jeffrey stopped to look at Fasham’s Triangle House about six years ago, little did they realise they were sowing the seeds for their own future home. For many... ... >>MORE
It’s been four years and 200 editions in the making – but The Weekly Review is to have its first wine event. It’s the first of many we have planned for the coming months and it starts with champagne. Was there any other choice? We’ve teamed up with champagne house Ruinart and South Melbourne’s Bellota for two hours of bubbles, with nibbles to match, on Thursday, July 31. ... >>MORE
Hit & Myth
Jan Fisher
MythBusters is the television show that has made a good living out of explaining the supposedly unexplainable. Along the way the team has let off enough explosives to start a small war, attached rockets to just about everything and demolished a lot of pigs’ heads (forensically, they make a good substitute for human heads). Now the show is coming to Australia in August as a stage tour in the MythBusters:... ... >>MORE
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Miss Universe Australia 2014
Miss Universe Australia 2014
It was third time lucky for 21-year-old Tegan Martin who was crowned Miss Universe Australia 2014 at  a glittering ceremony at Sofitel Melbourne On Collins on Friday, June 6. Tegan, who...