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3 Splendour outfit ideas to get behind this year

3 Splendour outfit ideas to get behind this year

Australia’s most popular music festival, Splendour in the Grass, is just a few days away. This is my first time back after a few years off from the festival scene, and I’ve gotta say, I’m pretty, darn excited about it! Every year when Splendour rolls […]

How to buy designer for less

How to buy designer for less

  Here at Luxe for Less we’re most passionate about two things; finding a bargain and buying designer brands. Sadly for us those two things don’t usually go hand-in-hand and we’ve definitely got a champagne taste on more of a beer budget. But what if […]

8 tips for deciding when to splurge on fashion

8 tips for deciding when to splurge on fashion

  If you’re anything like me, you’re constantly fighting an internal battle about whether to save or splurge on fashion items. As you know, I’m all about a bargain, but that doesn’t mean I want to totally ignore my desire (read: need) for luxury designer […]

4 tips for planning the perfect holiday

4 tips for planning the perfect holiday

If you’re a gal like me and being good with money isn’t your strong point (hey, it’s one of my New Year’s resolutions), there is a lot at stake when going on holiday… You’ve likely eaten tuna & rice for the last three months and […]

Confessions of a shopaholic

Confessions of a shopaholic

We’re ten months out from our wedding so, as you can imagine, we’re in tight-ass Tuesday mode 24/7. I’ve been looking at ways to cut out unnecessary spending to ensure the wedding isn’t a strain on our finances and, sadly, the answer was staring me […]

A beginner’s guide to camping

A beginner’s guide to camping

My partner, Andrew, and I have just returned home from a three-week camping adventure, where we are road-tripping up the east coast of Australia. It was our first time camping and, embarking on the journey, I was definitely aware we could have come out at the […]

Guest Post: A survival guide to travelling with your partner

Guest Post: A survival guide to travelling with your partner

By Skye Gilkeson (www.thefittraveller.com.au) Packing up and leaving the comforts of home behind with the one you love can be an exciting and sometimes daunting prospect, especially for the first time. Often trips grow in length in proportion to the relationship. It might begin with […]

Summer Swimwear Fix: Find the best bikini for YOUR body

Summer Swimwear Fix: Find the best bikini for YOUR body

With summer now officially here (thank the Lord), we can start thinking about cancelling that fortnightly spray tan appointment and hitting the shops to buy a new bikini. CLAPS. I’ve been trawling the internet for swimwear for months now, in denial about the fact the warmer […]

SPRING RACING: My Get-Ready Routine

SPRING RACING: My Get-Ready Routine

Call me crazy, but this year I have agreed to go to EVERY day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, which kicks off with Derby Day today. That’s a total of four days, generally with only a day or two of rest in between. I am […]

Melbourne: Where to Have Drinks in the Sun

Melbourne: Where to Have Drinks in the Sun

Sun. Glorious sun. We have just had the most gorgeous weekend weather here in Melbourne; 20 degrees and clear, blue skies. It really does put a spring in your step! It also made me really want to go and sit somewhere in the sun and have […]