Detox ! 8 tips on how to do it right

meldetox

Sometimes in life I just feel : enough. Enough booze, late nights, fatty foods, desserts, overworking and being perpetually tired. Read More →

On Motherhood and Business via Vogue Australia and Croser

coax

Last week, I was honoured by Vogue Australia and Croser as one of their Women of the Moment at a Read More →

WHAT TO WEAR FOR AN EVENING OUT

byronmel4

Choosing eveningwear can be tricky – I never know if I should buy something basic that I will wear again Read More →

My beauty secrets with The File

thefile7

The File popped in to my home and made me dish out all my beauty secrets…   The File is Read More →

HOW TO WEAR NAVY NOW

MELNAVY2HERO

Navy is one of my favourite colours. Not only is it chic, elegant and less severe than black, but it Read More →

Winter White

zimmy3

Once upon a time, when I was a teenager, I was a goth (4 lyf )and I would never, in Read More →

LOOK OF THE WEEK / AUTUMN RED

melred1

Sydney has been bathing in sunshine lately and even though the nights are close to freezing ,the days have been Read More →

4 WINTER TRENDS AND HOW TO WEAR THEM NOW

THMEL2

The arrival of blistering winds, bucketing rain and the enveloping cold used to herald the decline of my sartorial mojo. Read More →

The Mini & The Maxi – a new trend edit with Coach

MELCIII2

Shooting this editorial the other day in the last days of Autumn – sun still warm on the skin, dappled Read More →

The Spy Who Loved Her- an aprés ski winter 15 edit with Shona Joy

MELMELSH2

The Spy Who Loved Me was one of those definining moments in my life when I realized that skiing may Read More →

WHY YOU NEED A WHITE SHIRT NOW

MELWHITE

When I turned 13 years old, my mother was diagnosed with cancer of the uterus. It was an incredibly terryfing Read More →

My MBFWA 2015 DIARY

This gold dress made my heart stop but the rest of the collection was also to die for

MBFWA x VOGUE Preview with 7 designers

MELMATICEVSKIALTALT

If I were to judge the upcoming MBFWA 2015 solely based on the samples pulled for this story , the Read More →

Fall’s must have wardrobe updates – a new trend edit with Coach

COACH1

Fall is upon us here in the Southern Hemisphere and with the change of seasons come the key codes on Read More →

The equinox with Thomas Sabo

MELTS1

This Friday, the 20th March, is a special occasion. Not only is it the Spring equinox in the Northern hemisphere Read More →

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

melcoach1

Ahhhh, springtime in Paris…Tiny little green buds on the trees, bright jonquils and saffron dotting the meadows, blue skies, fresh Read More →

Australians in Paris

preview aust

Our designers on their inspirations and favourite Paris haunts During Fashion Week, Paris is a whirlwind of activity – not Read More →

IN FLIGHT ESSENTIALS

inflightMEL

Comfort can be an elusive thing on planes but none the less it is the one thing we all seek Read More →

How to do everyday make up in 10 minutes flat

Voguebeauty7

Make up is a special weapon us women have in our arsenal to keep ourselves looking fresh ( men were Read More →

How to do the 70s with swagger

MCOACH1

  2015 is definitely all about a 70s revival. Maxi dresses, flares, blousons and velvet on carefree, rock n’roll girls Read More →

FIRST EDITION – The edit

heroFA

As summer slowly draws to the end and the rays of light get less hot , I always go through Read More →

SHONA JOY x My Empirical Life EDIT no1

SHONA5melhero2

Catching the last bit of summer holidays in the gorgeous Jarvis Bay National park was enough of a joy, but Read More →

That 70s summer…

70smel1hero

It has been a month since my last post – a long time to be engrossed in my daughter’s school Read More →

DIAL 0 FOR ANYTHING

chilt2hero

This story was shot in London town one rainy night a couple of months ago amid a lot of laughter, Read More →

HOW TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT PARTY DRESS THIS SEASON

header4

The party season isn’t over just yet. Summer is my favourite season. For some reason, the imaginary line between the Read More →