Ruby Slipper @ Fashionopolis

Fashionopolis – Australia’s only fashion-blogger forum was a great success. The brainchild of Lady Melbourne and supported variously by Nuffnang (a blog advertising brand) and Sunglass Hut, this meeting of fashion-centric minds was a unique opportunity to debate, learn and network. Held at stylish hipster venue select Thousand Pound Bend, it was a veritable treasure …

Ruby Slipper @ Cathleen Jia Autumn/Winter Launch

What better a way to spend a sunny Melbourne afternoon than by attending a new-season fashion premiere whilst quaffing vino and munching cupcakes? ‘Twas no dream, dear reader. It was today’s launch of eveningwear and cocktail dress maven Cathleen Jia’s new Autumn/Winter Collection at florist-to-the-faboosh Domain Flowers. Inset L-R: Kyra Pybus of Pybus PR, Designer Cathleen …

Ruby Slipper @ Domain Flowers Celebration

Happy weekend everyone! It’s generally been a week of celebration chez the house of Ruby Slipper, with lots of events to share with you and much traipsing around Melbourne meeting new clients and old friends. Today’s blog is a brief, pretty thing which looks at last night’s Domain Flowers end of year celebration. Domain Flowers …

Ruby Slipper @ Peony Haute Parfumerie’s Black Jade Launch

As thunder pealed out across the densely humid Melbourne sky, Ruby Slipper’s Iolanthe hopped in the car and hoped that her journey to the launch of Lubin’s ‘Black Jade’ at the exclusive Peony Haute Parfumerie would not involve a flash flooding. Today’s blog chronicles an intimate and luxurious soiree to celebrate the launch of ‘Black Jade’, a …

Ruby Slipper @ Frockswap for Buy Nothing New Month

Today’s Ruby Slipper blog looks back at a wonderful Sunday afternoon at the Pybus PR headquarters, surrounded by lovely (particularly stylish) friends, pets, sparkling champagne, chocolate cake – and a sumptuous array of clothing and jewellery to be borrowed for the month of October. In short – a gathering to discuss mindful consumption and promote …

Ruby Slipper @ L’Heure Du The by Le Style

L’Heure du The, a frenchy-chic event by Le Style was a high tea unlike any other I’ve experienced in Australia. Echoing more the afternoon repast of an exquisite tea I enjoyed at the Musee D’Orsay in Paris than a high tea at the Hopetoun Tea Rooms (which isn’t to be sneezed at, by the way) this special event …