OIP BEAUTY – BRING ON THE FESTIVITIES!

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With Splendour in the Grass, Australia’s biggest music festival, just around the corner, we thought that we should give you some beauty inspiration for your musical celebrations! Festivals are one of the few events that wholeheartedly encourages creativity and uniqueness, so we have collated a catalogue of beauty looks that will be sure to stimulate your imagination! NEON Light up your face with fluorescent vibrancy! Glowing liner has exploded this year on Instagram, with makeup

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OIP Style – The Staple Shirt

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A wardrobe fail-safe and staple item, the shirt. Every girl needs one for those mornings when you’re rushing out the door but want to look chic and like you had all time in the world to carefully curate your day’s look. Below we’ve compiled some fail-proof looks for you, to inspire you to look effortlessly on-point! Image via: freepeople.com Image via: jcrew.com Image via: Pinterest Image via: Pinterest Image via: Pinterest Image via: Pinterest Image

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NOT YOUR ORDINARY MONDAY

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To celebrate the end of university exams, these two young lovebirds decided to start their morning with a romantic brunch. It was a fine winter morning, filled with just the right amount of sun to keep you toasty. This delightful picnic had the lovely couple nestled on the grass overlooking a lake, sitting on comfortable floor cushions, adorned with flowers and goodies. To help with their adorable set-up, they looked to Picnics by Design, who

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OIP Style – What is millenial pink?

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If you haven’t noticed the surge in popularity with this pink hue, then where have you been?! Say hello to the new “IT” colour. It has dominated our screens and now anything you can think of is pink. Shoes, apparel, handbags, make-up, hair, furniture, interior…THINK PINK! Millennial pink. No longer known as “girly” or associated with being too feminine for some, this colour is the latest craze and is here to stay. We welcome you

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OIP BEAUTY – BEAUTY with HEART

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A symbol that conveys love, joy and compassion, the heart is without a doubt one of the most meaningful (and adorable) shapes used in our daily lives. With so much hate that goes on today, we got creative at OIP and wanted to spread some love by showing you the different cute ways you can express the most endeared emblems through beauty – including heart lip art, freckles, braids, manicures and much more! HEART BRAIDS A

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FABULOUS FRIDAY- GLITZY GEODE CAKES

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The world of dessert-making is constantly evolving to reflect particular trends, and often emulating natural beauty made by Mama Nature herself! A current dessert trend that is truly “rocking” people around the world, is the oh-so-glitzy geode cake. Geodes are hollow rocks filled with sparkling crystals and minerals and can be used to make jewellery, decorate homes, and some people claim they also possess healing elements. Colorado-based, Rachel Teufel, from Intricate Icings, was said to

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OIP Style – NEW bag alert!

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You know the feeling when you have your eyes (and dreams) set on a bag but your wallet just won’t stretch wide enough for the purchase? What do you do? Continue to dream? Start saving? Or get real with yourself because there are bigger priorities then that very cute Chanel bag or Chloe Nile bag that is screaming for your attention. Vestiaire Collective are one in many online marketplaces that allows you to buy and

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OIP BEAUTY – Make it Pop with Pastels!

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Let us take a break from dark toned winter beauty trends, and let’s have some fun with pastel! Cotton candy pinks, mint greens, soft lavenders, and dusty blues- these beautifully delicate tints are guaranteed to make any look a statement in a subtle way. Featured on the spring 2017 catwalks of Hermes, Jeremy Scott and Byblos, watch out for this pastel trend in this upcoming spring season! But for those of us who want to reinvigorate our beauty

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PUT ON YOUR PARTY HAT AND GRAB A PARTY KIT!

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In the lead-up to events, however big or small, little elements to the day can fall to the wayside and end up causing some serious stress! Grabbing something like a party kit, from The Party Kit Co, is a great way to take some of this pressure off, with some of their ready-to-go kits, as well as any extra bits and pieces you may want to add! These kits can be ordered for 12, 24,

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OIP Style- Winter Weekend Ready

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As the cold days roll on, it gets harder to peel ourselves away from the comfort and warmth of our couch, home and possibly snuggie. We prefer to stay in over braving the chill outside, and can you blame us?! For those dreading the weekend plans, we thought we could offer some winter inspiration. And yes we are aware it is only Wednesday, but should you need to step out of your snuggie, then here’s

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OIP BEAUTY- GET YOUR GLITTER ON

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No longer just for children, glitter is a massive trend for 2017 and makeup lovers around the world are expressing their sparkling creativity! Twinkling lips, brows, cheekbones, glitter makes any look a bold fantastical statement. From high end catwalks of DKNY and Fendi, to festivals, to the everyday sidewalk, glitter is trending everywhere! To keep you on trend, we have gathered an assortment of looks for your inspiration! GLITTER ROOTS Make your hair stand out

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George’s “Whimsical Winter Forest” Soirée

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Creative director and event planner Jason James, transformed Sydney Harbourside restaurant, Flying Fish, into a modern and sculptural Whimsical Winter Forest, to celebrate the 50th birthday of one of the industries’ finest, George Low, owner of Seed Flora. In this extravagant birthday soirée, guests were transported to a floating forest, consisting of custom-made fringed balloons, nestled amongst a floral palette of deep winter reds, pink hues, silvers and greys. A floral palette of Cymbidium Orchids,

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OIP BEAUTY- TIMELESS BRIDAL MAKEUP LOOKS

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If there is any day to look like complete perfection it would be your wedding day. Quite possibly the most photographed day of your life, every bride wants to look like a million dollars, and so choosing the right makeup look is crucial.  To help you all out, we have compiled a list of unconditionally classic bridal makeup styles and the best products to obtain these captivating looks!                        Images

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OIP STYLE- A MODERN TAKE ON PEARLS

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For a long time, the pearl has been a classic accessory that has been associated with elegance, luxury, and offered a more refined look. This is no longer the case- with the likes of big design houses such as Chanel, Miu Miu and Christian Dior re-creating the way women wear pearls today. Image via: Who What Wear Christian Dior has mastered the new classic pearl earring, the iconic Tribales earrings, which can be worn alone

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Fabulous Friday: Awe-Inspiring Wedding Arches

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A standout wedding arch provides a memorable backdrop for all those special moments throughout the ceremony, when all eyes are on the bride and groom. Usually arches are structures that can be moved easily, are made of metal, wood, or floral elements, and can change the mood of the ceremony entirely- giving it a feeling of fun, elegance, originality, or decorum. Wedding arches can be made yourself, using branches and decorating it with flowers and

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A SUMPTUOUS SURPRISE 18TH

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When your older brother is a bit of a styling and dessert connoisseur-you know that you’re in for simply sumptuous day. In the conception of this birthday celebration, the first thing Mr Timothy James knew was the colour palette-rose, smoke and copper. A gorgeous colour combination he feels is the new go-to for all celebrations. To create a relaxed and casual feel-simple styling, fresh florals by Jess Maugher Floral Design, and decadent desserts were used

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Emmy Fae’s “Watercolour Wonderland”

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To celebrate the gorgeous little Emmy Fae’s 6th birthday, Dream a Little Dream Events, created this “Watercolour Wonderland” to celebrate it in style, and to simultaneously show off the ever-so-cute, new kiddies range by Heart Strings Hire + Style. Watercolour pastels and pretty florals were seen throughout in the styling, with beautiful greenery to balance it out.  The floor was covered in soft petals (which the kids had great fun playing with), and room captured

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Fabulous Friday- Moroccan Magic

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The oh-so-heavenly design trend that has surged in popularity over the last few years and doesn’t seem to be going anywhere is Moroccan décor. Dominating Pinterest and Instagram feeds, modern Moroccan décor combines traditional Moroccan shapes and colours, with a modern twist that’s transformed it to a timeless décor that’s both luxurious and laid-back. To get this look, you need to use a variety of different shapes, play upon metallics and mirrors, and create a

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