How to update your Winter Wardrobe...

The weather is getting cooler, so what are the best tips for preparing for the real women’s Winter wardrobe?

Key Pieces:

If you haven’t already or they need an update, choose or purchase key quality, classic pieces you absolutely love and build upon them. You may need to spend a little more on these to get the quality and fit. Good key pieces include jackets, good pair of jeans, good pair of pants, skirt, dress and coats. 

Last year I purchased a Lululemon puffer coat and I wore it nearly every day and love it, it has a hood so protected me from the rain during school runs especially on those days when I was carrying too much and couldn’t physically hold an umbrella. Other key pieces may be a quality suit in black or navy, a black or navy dress, a pair of Paige jeans. Look at Cue or European brands for key pieces.

Whilst I was in Europe last year I purchased a blue corduroy jacket which I absolutely love, its warm enough to wear in the Australian Winter and smart enough to wear to dress up jeans and pants or throw over a dress.

Pieces for a season:

Purchase items that are less expensive yet can be used for layering and daily wear.  Think long sleeve tops, blouses, jumpers, cardigans, leggings, jeans, scarfs. I am talking about that bright wool seasonal sweater you might find in Country Road. Always buy 2 sizes smaller at Country Road to ensure fit. Portmans, Seed, Witchery also do great seasonal items.

Shoes: good quality boots, boots, boots. Invest in a pair of boots that are comfortable and you can wear with almost everything. If your budget can stretch choose Spanish or Italian made. I love Edward Meller for boots. In my wardrobe I have a pair of short black boots and a pair of taupe short boots I wear non stop in Winter. Also you can’t go wrong with a pair of white sneakers, they look great with jeans, leggings for that dressed down casual yet smart look.


Accessorise: Bags, jewellery, hats, scarfs. I use accessories as the cherry on top of the sundae. I am huge bag lover therefore change my bags according to the occasion. However at work I have one key bag for everyday and use smaller bags for occasion/evening if I go out. I love a good cross body smaller hand-bag, makes a gorgeous statement yet keeps you hands free. 

Whilst I was in Europe, I was wandering through a beautiful Parisian department store and this lovely salesgirl did a huge sell job on me with a navy cashmere headband. Im not talking about a thin plastic thing but a beautiful woven headpiece which keeps your ears warm in Winter yet your hair can be free. It is so beautiful, I just love it and lets face it shopping is mostly about the experience so when she took the time to show me how to wear it, how on earth could I say no to it! 


Also don’t afraid to be bold and different with your fashion, I say use your key, classic pieces as a base and then layer up from there, add the colourful jumper or scarf and the cherry on top may be those beautiful statement ear-rings, a colourful handbag or some patterned tights underneath. 

Everyday classic look I love: team up a good pair of jeans and boots with a navy and white striped top and cover with a key pieces jacket or coat and finish with a bright red cross body bag for interest…voila!

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Winter puffer jacket, so cosy and warm

Winter puffer jacket, so cosy and warm

Seasonal sweaters

Seasonal sweaters

Black boots

Black boots

Cross body classic bag

Cross body classic bag

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​​​​​​​Tanya Anic launches ‘The Stars’, her latest gown collection

Media Release July, 2018

Bridal couture designer, Tanya Anic is proud to present her new heavenly collection of 15 gowns, ‘The Stars’. As a young girl Tanya has always loved the stars in the night sky and dreamed of being an astronomer; it is these twinkly delights and a recent trip to Hollywood that have inspired her throughout this floaty, feminine and desirable collection.

I have a deep love of fabrics”, says the designer and she was attracted to the delicate sparkles and soft floaty textured fabrics within the design phase. The fabric’s come from France, Italy and the UK, the colours are mostly ivory but merge into soft greys and soft blue tones, the sparkles also featuring a silver/grey tone.  
 

Names of ‘The Stars’ collection of gowns are as follows:

ASTA – Greek – Star like, love
ALINA – Greek – Sun ray
EPPIE – Greek, Hebrew – Bride, Star, Myrtle
ESTA – Hebrew – Star
ITZEL –Spanish – Star of aurora sky
CIARA – Italian – Bright
ELEKTRA – Greek – Brilliant
CANDIDE – French – Pure and beloved woman
ALYONA – Greek – Torch of light
MARGURETTA – French – Child of light
ZEFIRA – Hebrew – morning
AMARILLA – Greek /Spanish – Shiny, sparkling
AAIDA – Hebrew – Ornament or brightness
ORIANA – Latin – Sunrise
CELESTINA – French – Heavenly person

The gowns featured below where shot in a beautiful location in Potts Point, Sydney and feature the following credits:

Venue: Heidi Onisforou - her home at Potts Point, which she renovated and styled
Photographer – Kerstin Auer of Lili Kad Photography Hair and Make Up: About Face MH
Jewellery: Fairfax and Roberts Shoes: Bella Belle Shoes
Name Tags: Michaela McBride Calligraphy Flowers: Trille Floral

 About Tanya Anic: Tanya has been designing gowns for 7 years now under her own label but gained experience working in sales and design for other designers previously. Growing up in country South Australia, she started sewing from a young age and has always been passionate about her craft. The beauty of nature inspires her and it is with her soft and feminine, unpretentious style teamed up with a ‘can do’ attitude, bride’s love how her designs make them feel and look beautiful for their wedding day. Tanya is inspired by travel and luxury; she has 2 cats that are her muse while she works with her team at her Double Bay studio. ‘The Stars’ collection starts at $3800 and go up to $6000 and are all made in Sydney. Please see more at www.tanyaanic.com.au, and follow us on instagram @tanyaanicbridal

 All media inquiry’s and images, please contact Kim Veverka-Bray, Magnet PR on kim@magnetpr.com.au

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FLOR DE CAÑA LAUNCHES A LIMITED “LEGACY EDITION” TO PAY TRIBUTE TO ARTISTS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

Australian poet Peter Boyle featured in this collector’s edition.

(Sydney, 25th of June, 2018) Flor de Caña rum announced today the launch of a special edition of its Flor de Caña 12 Years and Flor de Caña 18 Years ultra-premium rums under the name “Legacy Edition”.  Available beginning July 2018, this special edition collection pays tribute to artists from around the globe through painting and poetry. The exterior packaging design features a spectacular original painting by Nicaraguan artist Augusto Silva and includes a book with a poetic anthology selected by Honduran poet Rolando Kattan, consisting of 49 poets representing 38 countries in 16 original languages.

The original artwork by Augusto Silva featured on the exterior packaging showcases his artful interpretation of the San Cristobal volcano, the most active in Nicaragua, which has become so iconic to the Flor de Caña brand for being the place where its rums are born and aged. The fertility of its soil, the volcanic climate to which the barrels are exposed during the ageing process and the enriched volcanic water contribute in creating singularly smooth and deliciously balanced rum.

In addition to the artful packaging, the “Legacy Edition” contains a poetry book with the work of internationally renowned poets from the five continents where Flor de Caña is available, including countries such as China, Russia, United States, countries from Latin America, Cañada, Europe and Australia. Representing Australia, the book features poems from Peter Boyle, internationally renowned Sydney poet and translator of poetry.  Peter has written 7 books and won numerous awards for his work.

On the 25th of June, 2018, Peter will speak at the oficial Legacy gift pack launch event held at the Lobo Plantation from 6pm in the presence of executives of Flor de Caña Rum, International Commercial Manager, Cristina Casado, Regional Manager Asia Pacific, Tanny Szeto and top executives of Australian distributor, Vanguard Luxury Brands.

The Flor de Caña “Legacy Edition” was developed to raise awareness and honour diversity in a world with countless languages, where poetry has the power to unite people under a single, universal language. The notions of time and geography are disrupted in the same way that Flor de Caña brings people together at the table with its extraordinary flavour and more than 125-year history.

About Flor de Caña

Flor de Caña, Nicaragua’s #1 exported brand, is present in over 40 countries worldwide and is one of the fastest growing premium rum brands in the United States. With more than 125 years and 5 generations of family tradition, Flor de Caña has been recognized as the world’s best rum in prestigious international competitions in London, San Francisco and Chicago. Flor de Caña, the leading premium rum in Central America, is manufactured and distributed by Nicaraguan Liquor Company, S.A. (CLNSA).

All media enquiries please contact Kim Veverka, Magnet PR  Product stockist and distribution by Vanguard Luxury Brands.

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Sydney street art

I am a massive fan of nice street art, here is one I came across recently I would love to share:

https://www.artpharmacy.com.au/blog/2016/11/15/the-australian-art-curator-blog-street-art-public-art

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Here is a youtube link to one of our ex clients doing a mural at Bondi Beach:

https://www.taniawursig.com/

Back Row West opens in Sydney's CBD North

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Located within the historic AON Tower, ‘Back Row West’ was inspired by Sydney’s maritime history, back in 1788 when the first fleet landed in Sydney, Kent Street was referred to as Back Row West.

Owned by Bobby Volcevski the man behind Sydney’s city based eateries, Merchants of Ultimo and franchise The Gardens, Back Row West’s location offers an excellent meeting place over delicious fresh food in the heart of the central city’s northern precinct. With the building’s recent foyer upgrade, the restaurants grand lobby location features high ceilings and a contemporary edge; with specific venue design completed by Architectus and Otto Design Interiors. Particular features include streamlined lighting and comfortable lounge styled chairs, all finished in a combination of American White Oak and Victorian Ash timber. Back Row West is the perfect location to relax and enjoy a consistent and menu.

Chef, Andrew Duncan has an impressive background, and has worked all over Australia with top chefs, most recently at Bowery Lane. The breakfast and lunch menu is fresh, modern and full of flavour boasting breakfast dishes such as the Protein Hotcake and Crispy Skin Salmon or Potato Gnocchi for lunch. Drinks include smoothies and cold pressed juices such as Cherry Ripe or a Vitamin King juice. The same juices are used a little later in the day one can enjoy a mandarin mojito or a spicy margarita. Corporate catering is also available for local business.

Corporate design and branding was handled by Gemma Warriner and Katie Dean.

Back Row West is open Monday to Friday 6.30am-4pm and Thursday/Friday evening for cocktails and small plates. Website www.backrowwest.com.au

Follow us on instagram @backrowwest

For all media inquiry’s and images, please contact Kim Veverka-Bray on kim@magnetpr.com.au

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Tuna Poke Bowl for lunch

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Beautiful grand interior

Beautiful grand interior

Coffee anyone?

Coffee anyone?

Front desk at Back Row West

Front desk at Back Row West

Our barista in action

Our barista in action

Delicious Smoothie's

Delicious Smoothie's

Home made Granola and fresh fruit salad for breakfast, yum!

Home made Granola and fresh fruit salad for breakfast, yum!

An hour of self love through dance - Dance Flow Life launches in Balmain!

Media Release                                                                                        June 2017

Intimate, personalised dance classes for anyone regardless of age, shape or dance level launches in Sydney’s Balmain. ‘Danceflowlife’ believes dance is for everyone. Dance is ageless and timeless and brings the participant freedom and a sense of wholeness. In one hour, one will make a connection to movement, music and choreography resulting in the creation of a piece of art whilst feeling like a true dancer.

Created by Carly Landa, a lady with 22 years in education and teaching saw her niche in starting Danceflowlife. She realised there where no dance classes available to those who weren’t in a certain age group or part of a style of dance culture such as Tango or Ballroom. “Dance and drama have always been a source of passion and inspiration for me”, says Carly. “I want to inspire people to let go and lose themselves in an hour of self love through dance in an unaffected environment”, she says.

About Carly Landa: Her family background is in the music business, Carly grew up enjoying music and dance. She is inspired by music and the images, landscapes and emotions it can evoke. A lover of the creative process, Carly draws choreography inspiration from music, visual dance landscapes or a phrase of dance from great choreographers such as Bob Fosse or Alvin Ailey. Sometimes it’s just a feeling, something that you can't put into words but you can dance. Singer/songwriter, FKA Twigs describes it well as she sings, ‘I dance feelings like they're spoken’.                                     

Having taught across multiple disciplines including dance, drama, French and literacy, Carly has also taught educational psychology and fostering positive learning environments. Passionate about her family, health and wellbeing, she helps families who have children with disabilities by volunteering within the home education community.

See https://www.danceflowlife.com.au for more.

To try one of these classes and all media inquiries and imagery please contact, Kim Veverka-Bray on kim@magnetpr.com.au or phone 0414640290

Carly Landa, founder leads a dance class

Carly Landa, founder leads a dance class

Satisfaction after class!

Satisfaction after class!

My curveball wedding

Weddings are supposed to be perfect…so they say and most of them are but here is personal story about my curveball wedding.

2011 was dedicated to planning my wedding at the Sydney Opera House whilst running my PR agency; Magnet PR. We had a dream team of suppliers for our boutique styled wedding of 60 people with the ceremony held in the Northern Foyer and reception in the Utzon room. My dress was made by our client at the time, Sarah Janks and flowers where supplied by Susan Avery. I put together a candy bar myself with the help of my mother and my beautiful friend and incredible wedding planner; Anthony Del Col who helped make the day all come together. It was also an honor to have our cake made by Magnet’s long-standing client, the amazing Planet Cake. Our quirky celebrant was Elizabeth Trevan whom I just adore. Hair and make up I have to thank Simona Janek and last but not least documenting the day with photos, an incredible talent, Graham Monro from gm photographics.

There I was stressing over whether I should wear a veil or not a week before my wedding date, that the curveball came around and I found out I was pregnant. Totally unplanned, now I know why I was acting a little weird at my hen’s weekend, sorry about that ladies. As someone who was told by doctors I probably wouldn’t fall pregnant I was in total shock. I remember thinking, “hold on a minute, this is not how it normally happens, how could this be? Also, I just ordered $1000 worth of vintage Champagne and now I can’t drink it on my wedding day? Huh?” Those where my thoughts back then but now I am ever so thankful for my true wedding gift and realize nothing comes easy in this world - there is always sacrifice and I am happy my beautiful friends and family got to enjoy the Champagne.

On my actual wedding day I woke up with morning sickness and drove myself to acupuncture so I could try and not vomit on my beautiful bridal table arrangements. Thankfully it helped a lot.

I had no bridesmaids but a beautiful angel stepped in with a dress she made just for the occasion and with my beautiful mother, my husband to be’s niece and make up artist team I had an intimate and fun time getting ready for my wedding. That same angel (also an exceptional bridal dress designer) sat in the car with me holding my hand whilst I was frozen in fear driving to the Opera House; she was also my witness and is still to this day my dear friend. Why I was so nervous I will never know but I’m an Aquarian - a true free spirit with unconventional habits so this all felt quite conventional to me. Deep down I wanted to get married to my husband and one could say that the added curveball ‘gift’ pushed me down the aisle a bit more.

With eyes on me as I walked down the aisle, something I am not used to as for years I have made a career from putting others in the spotlight. As soon as I saw and held the hand of my husband to be and saw the boats on the Sydney harbour, nothing else seemed to matter but him and I in that moment. As soon as I saw my beautiful friend who was our celebrant and all those faces watching us witness our wedding it all started to come together.

I didn’t dance much or get up and socialize at the reception as the nausea due to my pregnancy crept in just to remind me not to drink that gorgeous Champagne but I remember my brother gave a great speech, our dear friend Shane did an incredible job as MC and my new husband did a superb job with his speech and socializing for the 2 of us. One nice moment was when I went to the bathroom, which was full of Opera House guests; as soon as they saw me in my dress they let me go in first – the power of a bride! When it was all over I fell into bed exhausted, I was always a girl who peeked at the party early. Looking back now, I realize how awesome it was that my little girl was present during our wedding day so it was all worth it. My amazing wedding planner friend who later died was also there on our day as he watches over me every day today. As where many family and friends who came from far away to share in our day, I say thank you to all of you for enjoying my curveball wedding, you and the memories of this special day are forever in my heart.

For all the ladies who are about to embark on the journey of marriage, I wish you all the best but remember to enjoy your day exactly as it is for it is a moment in time when everything is as it should be. If things don’t go as you had imagined on your day that is ok, everything is perfect so enjoy it for what is for one day 5 years later you will be looking back and telling your story as I just have. My curveball wedding.

 

Peace and love, Kim xo

The bride to be, waiting to go to the ceremony

The bride to be, waiting to go to the ceremony

CHON Thai opens in the heart of Sydney's inner West

Chon (Thai for spoon), located in the heart of Sydney’s inner West suburb of Balmain features a delicious menu of modern Thai made by renowned chef, Pacharin “Air” Jantrakool. The restaurant, created by Michael Corrente’ also owner of Balmain institution, Blue Ginger nearby on Darling Street.

The BYO, 2-story restaurant houses 120 people and the menu boosts explosions of flavour from a large variety of appetizers, shared plates, salads, stir-fry’s, curries and deserts all inspired from Northern Thailand where chef originates. Chon’s wine list is interesting yet modest featuring quality wines perfectly matched to the menu.

With a large focus on excellent service, Chon’s interior is simple and fresh featuring white washed walls, polished concrete floors and the ceiling a sea of white paper lanterns dancing in the breeze.

About Michael Corrente’

Michael Corrente’ is no stranger to the Sydney restaurant business. He started out learning the basics in a busy, high volume function center 22 years ago it was not long before he became the new kid on the block opening his first restaurant on Norton St, Café Norton. Having been involved in 25 restaurants – some notable ones include Café Norton, Luna Blu on Norton Street, Big Muma’s in Woollahra and 17 years ago opened Blue Ginger in Balmain. Michael is passionate about great food and wine, trying new food and cultures around the world and family. Travelling frequently to Asia on a culinary tour he likes to keep in touch with Asian cuisine worldwide. A lover of flavorsome street food using local produce and ingredients handmade, one can easily see where his inspiration came from for Chon Thai.

ABOUT PACHARIN “AIR” JANTRAKOOL – CHEF AT CHON.

Born in Chang Mai in Northern Thailand, chef Air as we know her is the youngest in a family of 13. She studied a bachelor’s degree in food and nutrition as well as in teaching and started out her career educating high school students about food and nutrition. After the death of her parents she moved to Sydney in 1990 to pursue her dream of cooking and living in Sydney. After completing her masters in communication she worked at renowned Thai restaurant, Sailor’s Thai in the Rocks. After this closed she opened her own restaurant with a partner, ‘Tapioca’ in Cremorne which sold to then spend some time consulting to restaurants in Melbourne.

Air began working at Chon as head Chef since it’s opening in December 2015. She is passionate about modern Thai cuisine taught to her from a young age by her mother. She prides herself in using seasonal produce and making all ingredients from scratch, all her herbs are brought in from Thailand and she uses only the best quality meat Sydney has on offer. She takes great pleasure in creating new dishes and seeing people satisfied and happy after they have eaten her delicious, mouth watering creations.

Check out their new site designed by Greg Le Sueur and Magnet PR http://www.chonthai.com.au Images by Rose Photos. For all PR opportunities and images contact Kim Veverka-Bray, kim@magnetpr.com.au

Betel Leaf with smoked trout, ginger, lime, roasted coconut and caramelized palm sugar

Betel Leaf with smoked trout, ginger, lime, roasted coconut and caramelized palm sugar

Grilled scallop with mint, coriander, red shallots and chilli lime dressing

Grilled scallop with mint, coriander, red shallots and chilli lime dressing

Braised ox cheek massaman curry with sweet potatoes and onion

Braised ox cheek massaman curry with sweet potatoes and onion

Dessert

Dessert

Upstairs at Chon Thai

Upstairs at Chon Thai

Ambiance downstairs

Ambiance downstairs

LUOM.O launches her 2016 Winter Bridal Collection

Australian Fashion and bridal designer brand LUOM.O is proud to present their 2016 bridal gown collection, 'Mystical Wonderland' at their Sydney studio.

Designer Luom Ousby was inspired by the beautiful Guipure French lace seen throughout this collection of 12 new bridal gowns. The gowns made in the finest silk satin feature long sleeves and floaty panels to creating a romantic feel, perfect for the Autumn/Winter months. The ‘Mystical Wonderland’ collection is suited to the non-traditional yet modern 'Vogue' Bride – she is edgy, free spirited yet always elegant.

About LUOM.O: Vietnam born and raised in New Zealand, designer behind the brand, Luom Ousby started designing bridal gowns and trading as her own brand in 2004 after she designed her own wedding gown. Falling in love with beautiful fabrics and laces, Luom always knew from a young age she wanted to have her own label and graduated in 1996 with a Diploma in Textile and Design, at the Wanganui Institute of Design, New Zealand. Previously to this after moving to Sydney she gained valuable experience working as a junior designer and pattern maker for various Australian labels. Her inspiration comes from Art, Photography and Music but is especially inspired by Architecture and Photography. Locally, she respects and admires designer’s, Sass and Bide for their incredible brand as well as Delta Goodrem’s effortless style. On an international scale she loves Victoria Beckham and how she has transformed herself into a stylish designer with her simplistic style. Luom Ousby is passionate about designing and being creative on a daily basis with her pet Chihuahua, Edi by her side. She also makes special thanks her family support for helping her become the Australian designer she is today.

With special thanks to Sparkle Cupcakery and Susan Avery Flowers for our media showing event today!

 LUOM.O’s boutique is by appointment only and can be found at 200 Oxford Street, Paddington and website http://www.luomo.com.au/

 For media enquiries and all imagery, please contact: Kim Veverka-Bray, Magnet PR on email: kim@magnetpr.com.au or phone: 0414640290

 

Australian designer, LUOM.O triumph’s in the Big Apple

This year, women’s bridal and gown designer Luom Ousby was proud to debut her brand, LUOM.O’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection at New York Fashion Week (NYFW) as well as using the New York backdrop as their stage for 4 collaborative styled fashion shoots.

In a nod to her host city, LUOM.O’s Spring/Summer 2016 “Prey” collection was inspired by New York itself. From the majesty of The Empire State Building, to the cobble stoned streets of SoHo, LUOM.O’s “Prey” draws its essence from the architecture, the ambience and the myriads of people walking the streets of the City that never sleeps.

Ousby enlisted the help of her trusted team of talented industry experts to collaborate with her during her time in New York. Award winning Makeup Artist and Founder and Director of the Paddington based Makeup and Hair Boudoir, Sabrina Melei http://www.makeupboudoir.com/ continued her long standing creative relationship with Ousby, along with Hair Stylist Natalie Wakim. Also joining the trio was Sydney based photographer Frank Farrugia http://www.frankfarrugia.com/

In the week leading up to LUOM.O’s runway show the Creative Team took to the streets of New York completely overwhelmed with inspiration, they achieved 4 separate fashion shoots in 5 days.

Stopping traffic and closing down streets along the way, the creative team started their story in mid-town Manhattan. Inspired by the art deco architecture the team perfectly encapsulated the old school charm of 1920’s New York in a glamour rich shoot. Moving on to Williamsburg, Brooklyn the following day, the Creative Team drew on the urban appeal of the area highlighting the contrasting elegance of the collection. Day three saw the team remain in Brooklyn relocating to DUMBO. With the old railways and cobble-stoned lanes the setting and the view of Manhattan as the backdrop, this shoot was inspired by the dreamers of the city and the fierce creatures of the night.

A chance encounter was the highlight of the Creative Team’s final day of shooting, while shooting in the streets of SoHo the team happened upon internationally renowned photographer and director Neal Slavin, perched peacefully on his stoop penning some poetry in the company of his energetic pooch, Harriette. The team took the opportunity to capture the moment in a photo that has quickly become a favourite for each of the artists.

 After wrapping up a marathon 5 days of shooting, the culmination of months of hard work, brainstorming and sleepless nights was realized with the debut of LUOM.O’s “Prey” collection at Fashion Palette New York Fashion Week.

Ousby said about the experience “I’m overjoyed to have had the opportunity to showcase my collection at New York Fashion Week. The collection has had a great response and the connections and networks I’ve been able to tap into have been invaluable. It’s been an unforgettable experience and my thanks and deepest gratitude goes to my Creative Team whose creative collaboration has been a source of much inspiration.”

LUOM.O’s boutique can be found at 200 Oxford Street, Paddington and website http://www.luomo.com.au/ For media enquiries and all imagery, please contact: Kim Veverka-Bray, Magnet PR on email: kim@magnetpr.com.au or phone: 0414640290

About LUOM.O: Vietnam born and raised in New Zealand, designer behind the brand, Luom Ousby started designing bridal gowns and trading as her own brand in 2004 after she designed her own wedding gown. Falling in love with beautiful fabrics and laces, Luom always knew from a young age she wanted to have her own label and graduated in 1996 with a Diploma in Textile and Design, at the Wanganui Institute of Design, New Zealand. Previously to this after moving to Sydney she gained valuable experience working as a junior designer and pattern maker for various Australian labels. Her inspiration comes from Art, Photography and Music but is especially inspired by Architecture and Photography. Locally, she respects and admires designer’s, Sass and Bide for their incredible brand as well as Jodi Gordan-Anasta’s effortless style. On an international scale she loves Victoria Beckham and how she has transformed herself into a stylish designer with her simplistic style. Luom Ousby is passionate about designing and being creative on a daily basis with her pet Chihuahua, Edi by her side. She also makes special thanks her family support for helping her become the Australian designer she is today.