Del Playa Drive

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By This Island Life in New Fashion on Tuesday 29 March 2011

With beachfront houses, bath tubs overflowing with beer, old-school cruiser bikes, late night skinny dips, spring breaks in Mexico and hot Californian surfer boys, Del Playa Drive sounds like more of a lifestyle than a street. Meaning ‘the ocean’ in Spanish, Del Playa Drive is a one-mile strip in Santa Barbara and the inspiration behind hot new label, Del Playa Drive.

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Água de Coco

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By This Island Life in New Fashion on Tuesday 12 October 2010

When Brazilian swimwear label Água de Coco hit the runway for São Paulo Fashion Week in June, one thing was clear: if Brazil were a man, he’d be a butt guy. Each piece of the collection looked like it had been crafted for the sole purpose of showing off the female form from behind. Bronzed bodies turned at the end of the catwalk to reveal a striking array of back adorning drapes, braids, folds and cutouts.

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Rufus Wainwright’s brooding This Love Affair

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By Zolton in Video on Tuesday 16 June 2009

When I first moved to New York in 2006, I lived in a shared loft space in Williamsburg with four others. It was quite an introduction to inner-city living, especially given that I’d literally shifted across from the beaches and sunshine of Bondi, Sydney. As such, it was a dizzying period, full of discovery. Rufus […]

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Sydney’s Ruby Diner

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By Katrina Whitehead in Cool Travel on Thursday 11 June 2009

When you wake up on a Sunday morning with a slightly hazy head and a rumbling tummy, what do you need? A damn good brunch! And where can you find one? Well, if you happen to live around Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs, I suggest you head straight to Ruby’s Diner, on Bronte Road in Waverley. Ruby’s is owned by a cool dude named Ed, who gained local notoriety at Jed’s Cafe in Bondi.

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