Real Living Australia

Real Living Australia May 2021

Real Living is the homes and lifestyle magazine for those who want to spend smart and live well. For handy household hints, great food ideas, outdoor tips, real shopping opportunities and how to steal some "me time", there's simply no other magazine!

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finishing touch

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WHEN REAL LIVING EDITOR (and my brilliant friend) Elle Lovelock asked me to take the reins of this magazine for six months, I felt excitement, gratitude and, yes, nerves. Elle is a talented woman with classic taste and she leaves very chic shoes to fill. While she begins a new role as mum to a beautiful boy, I’ll be here, welcoming you to delight in the pages of a mag I’ve known and loved for years – I got my start at real living as an intern almost a decade ago. Well, that’s enough about me… let’s talk about colour. From beautiful peach-hued interiors (p126) to a home with a modern blue scheme (p122), we’re showing off spaces that forgo neutral palettes for ideas that push boundaries. More than ever we…

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this month i’m looking forward to…

1 Browsing the Loewe Paula’s Ibiza new season collection. I love a mini tote and this Cylinder pocket bag is perfect for slinging over an outfit. $790; Loewe.com 2 Reading this new novel. I always have a book in my bag or on my bedside. The Superrationals by Stephanie LaCava, $27.99; Penguin.com.au Facebook.com/reallivingmagazine / homestolove.com.au/rl / @reallivingmag photography kristina soljo (lindyl); aaron leitz (interior) style assistants alex austin, jess cornell, tess thyregod, anna zielinski (cover) painted finishes ludi braga interior (cover)…

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a fashion a blelife

INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED AUSTRALIAN fashion designer Heidi Middleton worked in advertising as an art director before she joined forces with a local friend, Sarah-Jane Clarke, and started making clothes. In 1999, they launched what was to become a cult label: Sass & Bide. Within 10 years it had become an international fashion empire. In 2003, when the business was in full flight, Heidi began house-hunting around the Palm Beach peninsula of Sydney’s Northern Beaches. The sunny 1940s home she found provided Heidi with a vital counterpoint to the increasing demands of the business. By 2011, Heidi and Sarah-Jane were ready for a change. They sold the controlling share of their company and in 2014, they stepped out of it altogether. Heidi and her family, including two young daughters, moved to France for…

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fave finds

staff pick staff pick SNUGGLE UP Just in time for autumn, In Bed has dropped a new collection of sleepwear, including this 100 per cent cashmere robe, $450. But be warned, it’s so cosy, once you put it on you’ll never want to take it off. Inbedstore.com NOW IN SEASON “Less is definitely more this winter,” says Coco Republic’s creative director and co-owner Anthony Spon-Smith of the winter 2021 collection. Inspired by European design, it balances minimalist lines with sculptural forms and introduces over 150 new pieces. Cocorepublic.com.au FAB FIVE candles for mum 1 Citrusy Mimosa Mist soy candle, $39.95, Circa Home. 4 Femme Ode To Women cashmere & wild lavender soy candle, $54.95, Glasshouse. 5 Floral Spicy Tuberose madison jar candle, $44.95, Ecoya.…

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fave finds

staff pick staff pick HELPING HAND Leif has partnered with artist Bec Smith on hand balm and wash sets with an artwork that can be framed. For every set sold, $5 is donated to the Women’s and Girls’ Emergency Centre. $89; Leifproducts.com JUST IN! mother’s day fragrances 1 Delicate Jo Malone London ‘Elderflower Cordial’ cologne, $105 for 30ml, Myer. 2 Sunny My Happy Lily of the Beach fragrance $35 for 15ml, Clinique. 3 Citrus Obvious ‘Une Fleur d’Oranger eau de parfum, $199 for 100ml, Libertine Parfumerie. 4 Floral J’adore Infinissime eau de parfum $260 for 100ml, Dior.…