Vogue Living January - February 2016

Vogue Living tells stories that engage, fascinate and excite, weaving together a myriad of influences that inspire our lives, be it cultural trends, arts and architecture, a new secret find around the corner, a far flung destination, or a privileged glimpse into a private and compelling world. Interiors, spaces and places, here or there, come vividly to life through their inhabitants and the lens of the camera. Beauty is paramount.

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2 min

Justin Ridler The Melbourne photographer, flmmaker and creative director started out shooting stills on flm sets but now works closely with dancers. This made him ideal to capture our ‘Lightness of Being’ fabric feature (page 36). “I’m inspired by the individuality of a dancer,” says Ridler. “The way they move is very specifc, like a fngerprint, which can be wonderful to play with.” He is currently working on a fne art series featuring dancers, with a solo exhibition slated for later this year Leah Twomey A former Vogue Living chief sub editor, Twomey is a journalist specialising in design, food and travel. She wrote ‘Born Again’, our story on Sydney’s Hotel Palisade (page 141) and says, “I was moved by the history behind the project. This was a 100-year-old building that [stylist] Sibella…

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editor’s letter

Marilyn Monroe died the year I was born. As a teenager, her memory intrigued me and I recall my university digs were something of a Marilyn shrine. I make these points not to claim any kinship with Norma Jean but simply to detail — as Melbourne editor Annemarie Kiely does so eloquently (page 42) — Monroe’s extraordinarily enduring legacy. More than half a century after her death, there is no hint of it diminishing, as each generation embraces the Marilyn legend afresh. A candle in the wind, perhaps… but one that refuses to be extinguished. There’s a wonderful rhythm of past and present in this summer issue of Vogue Living. Interior stylist Sibella Court, in refurbishing Sydney’s century-old Hotel Palisade (page 141), draws on the building’s history to create an interior…

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jewels of the zodiac

1. Patek Philippe ‘Nautilus’ white-gold and diamond watch, $345,700, from LK Boutique. 2. Diesel Living with Seletti ‘Callisto’ porcelain plate, $55. 3. Canturi ‘Odyssey’ diamond star bangle by Stefano Canturi, $13,500. 4. Cerrone ‘Swirl’ 18-carat-gold drop earrings with pavé diamonds, $55,500 for a pair. 5. Extra-large clear-quartz pyramid, $2895, and assorted clear-quartz shapes, $59 each, all from Becker Minty. Background painted in Porter’s Paints ‘Panorama’ Details, last pages. 1. Waterford ‘Clarendon’ martini glass in Ruby, $399 for a set of two. 2. Nautilus shell set in sterling silver, $595, from Greene & Greene Antiques. 3. Paspaley ‘Touchstone’ yellow-gold necklace with pearls and rubies, $21,800. 4. Nickel shell dish, $249, from Becker Minty. 5. Kailis ‘Angelic’ white-gold bangle with pearls and pavé diamonds, $17,535. 6. Canturi ‘Captivo’ ring by Stefano Canturi with…

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trend graphic scenes

1. &Tradition ‘Formakami’ pendant light by Jaime Hayon; enquiries to Great Dane Furniture. 2. Kelly Wearstler ‘Lineage’ chair; kellywearstler.com. 3. Connected by Pattern installation by Patternity in collaboration with Paperless Post at Somerset House during London Design Festival; patternity.org. 4. Jonathan Adler coasters; enquiries to Coco Republic. 5. Monsieur Paris ‘Tectonic Silence’ coffee table; monsieur-paris.com. 6. Bosa by Hayon special-edition ‘T-Table’; bosatrade.com. 7. Clockwise from left: ‘Seventies’ chair, $495; ‘Tribal’ chair, $1195; ‘Basket’ chair, $1295; and ‘Rock Lounger’, $2295; all from Weylandts. 8. Citta ‘Citadel’ towels, from $7 each. 9. A selection of pieces from the Aura Ceramics collection, from $12.95 each. 10. Max Mara ‘Austin’ wedges, $825. 11. Greg Natale for One Duck Two ‘Stripes’ cushion, $120. 12. Roche Bobois ‘Optical’ vases; roche-bobois.com. 13. Limited-edition ‘Stripes Organic Loop’ chair…

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trend fair dinkum

1. Jardan ‘Memphis’ timber coffee table, from $2094. 2. Barbera ‘Bronze Round’ table and ‘Uccio’ chair from Catapult Design. 3. Dinosaur Designs for Romance Was Born resin gumnut choker in Black & Snow, $310. 4. Quercus & Co ‘Kookaburra’ jumbo wall stamps in Golden Ochre, $245; enquiries to Tigger Hall Design. 5. Woodmark by Luxmy Furniture ‘Corker’ pendant lights, from $550. 6. Henry Wilson ‘Fin’ large gunmetal bronze bookends, $330 each. 7. Red-Tailed Black Cockatoo (2014) by Anna-Wili Highfield. 8. Made in Ratio ‘Cowrie’ chair by Brodie Neill, $3835, from Living Edge. 9. Blakeborough & King ‘Kite’ stool, $880, from Criteria. 10. Page Thirty Three ‘Interlock’ candle holder, $35. 11. Pierre Frey Origines fabric collection; enquiries to Milgate. 12. Bonnie and Neil ‘Kookaburra Grey’ linen tablecloth, from $215. 13. Willie…

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trend simply red

1. Fritz Hansen ‘Series 7’ chair in Opium Red, $1045, from Cult. 2. Estée Lauder Modern Muse Le Rouge EDP, $160 for 100ml. 3. 19 Greek Street limited-edition Re-Imagined ‘Back-to-Back’ chair; from Criteria. 4. ISM Objects ‘Nudie’ large pendant, from $682. 5. La Chance ‘Iconic’ mirror in red and oak, $5562, from Living Edge. 6. Baxter ‘Abatjour’ foor lamp; baxter.it. 7. John Derian ‘Deeply Variegated’ round plate, $260; johnderian.com. 8. Moroso ‘Pipe’ chair; enquiries to Hub. 9. Burberry ‘The Lightweight’ cashmere scarf in heart print, $1395. 10. Waterford Crystal ‘Lismore Red’ decanter, $599. 11. Daum large red ‘Tulip’ bowl; daum.fr. 12. Stellar Works ‘Lunar’ side table, $663, from Living Edge. 13. Moooi ‘Seduction’ rug by Sonya Pletes, $3645 (225cm x 300cm), from Space Furniture. 14. Ligne Roset ‘Baskettino’ magazine rack,…