Category Archive: Onya Magazine

A25 Pizzeria Proves Pizza Is Sexy (Not That We Needed Much Convincing)

A new joint from Melbourne pizza royalty is set to open in Windsor. Chapel Street doesn’t know what is about to hit it. ONYA NOVEMBER 2014

Ten Reasons Why Tea Is The Perfect Summer Drink

Yes, you read it right. Perfect to a T! ONYA MAGAZINE, NOV 2014

Advanced Style: More Than Just Another Fashion Documentary

In an age with an emphasis on the fast, the youthful and the new, Advanced Style comes as a breath of fresh air. Based on Ari Seth Cohen’s highly successful blog of the same name, Cohen’s photographs of the eye-catching style of the 60+ have inspired a book, and now a documentary. ONYA MAGAZINE, OCT 2014

Fitzroy’s Super Cool Emporium Brings Welcome Kaleidoscope of Colour

On a long, grey and busy industrial Fitzroy Street, the new Super Cool Emporium brings a welcome kaleidoscope of colour.

8 Things I Learnt From My First Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

Secrets from the inside: Eight things I learned from my first Mercedez Benz Fashion Week Australia.

No Saving Grace: Film Review

The plot has all the makings of a real-life fairytale – girl meets boy, falls in love, boy is actually a prince, girl an Oscar winning actress – but Olivier Dahan’s portrait of Grace Kelly, one of the 20th century’s most iconic (and stylish) figures is far from a dream to watch. ONYA MAGAZINE, JUNE 2014

Hayley Hasselhoff: More To Her Than A Famous Father

She’s 21, a plus size model, body image advocate, actor, singer, the kind of woman you instantly wish was your best friend… oh and the daughter of the one and only David Hasselhoff.

Fashion FebFast: Two Months On

As a self-confessed shopaholic, I pledged to do no shopping for the month of February. How did it go? I fill you in. ONYA MAGAZINE – MAY 2014

MBFWA: Toni Maticevski’s Botanical Metamorphosis

Botanical metamorphoses were the theme for Toni Maticevski’s RTW 2014 collection, mixing elements of femininity and delicacy with the artificial, in an exploration into the manipulation of natural beauty. ONYA MAGAZINE, APRIL 2014.

MBFWA: Michael Lo Sordo’s Dishevelled Collection

Never did I think it was possible to make disheveled clothes look sleek, chic and elegant. That is, until Michael Lo Sordo’s SS14/15 show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. ONYA MAGAZINE, APRIL 2014.

MBFWA: The Pop-Punk Power Queen Has Arrived

It was the emergence of the pop-punk power queen at Aurelio Costarella’s MBFWA show, with plenty of strong silhouettes and embellishment including beading, feathers and leather. ONYA MAGAZINE, APRIL 2014

VAMFF: Miss Vogue Runway

While the clothes may have been predominately black, white and grey there was nothing bleak about the forecasting fashion showcased at The Miss Vogue runway. ONYA MAGAZINE – MARCH 2014.

VAMFF: David Jones Runway

The 2014 Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival started with a bang on Monday, with the David Jones Opening Runway showcasing collections from the likes of Alice McCall, Bec and Bridge, Camilla, Dion Lee, Jack + Jack, Love, Michael Lo Sordo, Nicholas and Nicola Finetti.

Zhou Zhou – Melbourne’s New Drinking Den

Located above Oriental Tea House and marked by an unmissable neon sign, Zhou Zhou is the kind of place you might stumble upon and never want to leave. Which, thanks to its late night license, you don’t have to (or at least, not until 3am).

National Designers Awards 2014

This article was first published by Onya Magazine on 8th February 2014 The finalists for the 2014 Tiffany & Co. National Designer Award have been announced, with five of the six designers hailing… Continue reading


I’ve only ridden a horse once. It was for my friend’s sixth birthday party and I lasted all of seven minutes before the horse bucked its head and gave me a blood nose. Needless to say, I haven’t really liked them much since. Then I saw Cavalia…

Megan Park Spring Summer ’13 Launch

One look at Megan Park’s Spring/Summer ‘13 collection and I’m already longing for the warm rays of summer. Bright colours of sulphur, poppy and orchid in light summer fabrics and vibrant floral prints dominate the collection, inspired by the label’s recent trip to India.


This article was first published by Onya Magazine on 21st August 2013 (More Than) 50 Shades Of Style: OPSM S/S’13 Launch For someone who doesn’t even wear glasses, I was unusually excited walking… Continue reading

Mavericks Laces

This article was first published by Onya Magazine on 6th August 2013 Lace It Up: Mavericks Laces With the winter weather either sending us into hibernation or forcing us to cover up our… Continue reading

Onyapreneur: Leonnee Pinchen-Martin

This article was first published by Onya Magazine on 31st July 2013. Onyapreneur: Leonnee Pinchen-Martin A country girl from Tamworth, Leonnee Pinchen-Martin graduated from the CATC Design School in Sydney and went straight into a… Continue reading