An ivory, translucent dress with a nipped-in waist, boxy sleeves and daisies smattered all over it: introducing the garden-wedding-bound bride’s dream. This beauty isn’t available until next year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get your pre-order in. Trelise Cooper Begging for Thread Dress, $699.
Argan and coconut oils are often touted as heroes of the beauty world. Not only does Moroccanoil’s Smooth Collection include them both, but it smells really lovely and tames even the unruliest strands. A summer must-have if we ever saw one. Left to right: Moroccanoil Smoothing Conditioner, $48; Shampoo, $48; Mask, $64.
There are three things we love in a lip colour: easy application, strong pigment and some decent staying power. Jane Iredale’s new Lip Crayons, $42 each, have all three. Available in seven different shades, this is your ultimate touch-up tool.
As we round the home stretch towards wedding season and dressmakers administer the finishing touches to gowns around the country, our minds can’t help but fix on a few terrifying thoughts: red wine, a balsamic-soaked lettuce leaf, a misjudged step in a muddy portrait session spot. It’s hypothetical accident scenarios like these that have us committing dry cleaners’ numbers to memory; our go-to? Regal Drycleaners – 09 520 6040.
Idea of the week: splurge on a luxe new pair of champagne flutes for the big day, ready for your first toast to newlywedom at your reception. Then, relish in bringing them out at every special occasion you enjoy as husband and wife. With their golden stems and twinkly bows, these Wedgwood by Vera Wang flutes, $119, are the ideal candidates.