Nude by Nature Mineral Foundation – Think of this powder as the coconut yoghurt of the makeup world: lightweight, good for you and with enough punch (read: coverage) to trick you into thinking it’s something much more indulgent than it really is. Better still, it’s not tested on animals and you can bag a pot for just $45. Bargain.
Raw Chocolate Hazlenut Butter Recipe – Winter getting you down? Us too. Luckily there’s always food to lift our spirits, namely this raw chocolate hazlenut butter courtesy of NutriBullet’s recipe selection. The best part? With not a grain of refined sugar in sight, it won’t interfere with your pre-wedding health drive. Bravo. See the recipe below.
Julianna New Zealand – Behold our newest fashion find: hailing from Coromandel, Julianna New Zealand creates bespoke accessories from vintage fabrics sourced from around the globe. Heirlooms in the making, an accessory of this preeminence is the ultimate bridely must-have. Above: Julianna NZ sash, $360.
Sally Eagle Marilyn dress – Channel your inner flapper with this flippety, beaded, backless beauty. It’s one of our faves from Sally Eagle’s latest collection, entitled Captivating to convey the fact that every dress in it is exactly that. We love. Above: Sally Eagle coco dress, POA.
New Zealand International Film Festival – In need of some non-wedding related qual time with your groom-to-be? Allow us to point you in the direction of the New Zealand International Film Festival, kicking off on July 16 in Auckland and running at cinemas throughout the country. Peruse the schedule and pick your favourites – seats are selling out at speed. Above: Banksy Does New York.