Fashion Elixir by Jo Bayley

My Top 10 Oscar Dresses Of All Time

My Top 10 Oscar Dresses Of All Time

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I think we all love the Academy Awards, in fact I love award ceremonies! I am always desperate to see who will make best dressed or has the biggest shocker! This week I am sharing my ‘Top Ten’ favourite Oscar Dresses. It was incredibly hard to cull my list, but…

Modelco Mania on Hayman Island

Modelco Mania on Hayman Island

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Ah, idyllic Hayman Island, such a beautiful location for a holiday. Amazingly friendly staff, fabulous food, and ambiance. So how could we put the icing on this already scrumptious cake? The Modelco 10th birthday celebration. A week before we were due to arrive I was so excited to receive an…

Leather Luxe

Leather Luxe

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I must say I’m feeling a major leather resurgence for this winter, be it a fabulous pair of knee-high boots to skin tight leather pants. This will be a major trend. Recently I purchased the most fabulous long line black leather gilet (gorgeous sleeveless bodice – on sale-perfect!). I have…

Perfect Packing

Perfect Packing

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I love holidays and I love my wardrobe! So nothing is more exciting than planning a holiday wardrobe. The prospect can strike fear and dread into even the most capable of people. It is only recently that I feel I am finally getting a grip on what is a very…

Working the Tux

Working the Tux

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Former Chanel model and fashion icon Betty Catroux says, ultimately, the sure fire way for a woman to pull off a tux is “a cool attitude”. And she is an expert, being one of the most beloved friends of Paris fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent. What a dream being dressed…

Prada ‘Hot Rod’ Shoes

Prada ‘Hot Rod’ Shoes

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Get your motor running ladies, Prada has just launched their new range of hot rod shoes! These aren’t built for comfort, they’re built for speed* and if these babies don’t get those boys revving their engines after you I don’t know what will. You’ll have them turning left, when they…

Thoroughly Modern

Thoroughly Modern

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‘Everything today is thoroughly modern‘… sang Julie Andrews in the 1967 movie Thoroughly Modern Millie? Can it really be? Fashion reinvents itself time and time again. We see it on runways constantly – Gucci’s Spring/Summer 2012 collection – fabulous flappers all the way. Stunning black and gold fringing, shiny metallics,…

Jo Bayley

Jo Bayley

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Sydney January 2012 Hi Fashionistas I am so excited about my new column, Fashion Elixir, being launched on Wednesday 1st of Feb 2012, through The Culture Concept Circle. I hope that you will join me every week for tantalizing tales of style, travel and fashion, here in Australia, and the…