Five Grams: Jubilant June

Five Grams: Instagram collection by Hapless & Hopeless. June 2016

June was a month of celebration: marking my 30th birthday with delicious brunch dates and a decadent cocktail party, then later celebrating the hubby’s birthday at Werribee Mansion. With winter setting in, Instagram was a sea of cool tones, soft knits and a few snaps of glorious (but crisp) sunny days. Five Instagram Faves 1 | Thick cut bacon, Gruyere potato hash brown and Beetroot relish at the Wide Open Road cafe, Brunswick, Vic. 2 | Styling fluffy cotton is my new interior obsession. 3 | I never say no to lemon gifts. 4 | Sartorial street shot at the […]

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An Inspired Lunch in Kangaroo Valley

Inspiring lunch with fellow creatives at The Cottage Kangaroo Valley

What happens when an artist and two photographers hold an Instameet lunch? Magic, that’s what. So excited to share some snaps from my spontaneous weekend away in Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales. All the information on where I stayed and list of suppliers for the lunch are detailed at the end of the post. I hope it will inspire you to explore more, I know I’m certainly planning a few decadent lunches with dear friends!

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How to Travel Comfortably and Fashionably

Today’s travel feature is not a destination guide but instead is a post I did with the gorgeous Lucy at Lulabelle Lifestyle blog. Lucy’s blog covers a range of features including travel and as I have been fortunate enough to do lots of travelling, I have shared some of my top tips on how to travel comfortably with ease and still look fabulous! You can find all of my tips here including: My go to ‘Hero’ pants for the plane ride (or trousers for us Brits!) Handbag must haves in case your luggage gets lost Key accessories including a reversible […]

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