Cecilia Macaulay NGV Foyer. Dress by Emily Osborne C an a great dress change your life? The other month I went all the way to Melbourne, to see the works of my favourite fashion designer, Christian Dior. When my eyes landed on the first breathtaking gown of the exhibit, I recalled this slender little paperback: Flowers for Mrs Harris, by Paul Gallico. In this story Mrs Harris was a cleaning lady in dreary London, who one day entered a new mistress' room and there, beheld a c
On the surface, Bill Granger's Mega-success looks like Magic.
Last year I was lucky enough to live a few weeks on the ocean near Kamakura, where yet another Bill's cafe had opened. I couldn't eat there myself, due to the immensely long line of people that flowed down the stairs, down the street. For the Japanese, it's become something like a visit to the holy land, where people wait in line half the day to receive the blessing that is breakfast at Bills.
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