Category: OIP Lifestyle

DIY RECIPE: ADORABLE GHOST MERINGUES
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DIY RECIPE: ADORABLE GHOST MERINGUES

The spooky season is upon us! A time for celebrating gore, horror and general scariness. However, for those of you who don’t like to be scared, it can be a stressful time and leave you with serious FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out). But, never fear (HA!), you can join in the Halloween fun without being...

RACE AND ROSÉ ALL DAY
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RACE AND ROSÉ ALL DAY

It’s finally Spring, and in Melbourne, that only means one thing for punters – Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival! This year, our theme was to stay true to Spring, and that was to celebrate all things fashionable, floral and we go ga-ga for fascinators! But it isn’t an OIP Editorial without our touch of balloons, desserts...

OIP Beauty: Shine Bright like a Diamond – Highlighters Reviews
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OIP Beauty: Shine Bright like a Diamond – Highlighters Reviews

Benefit Dandelion Twinkle Mini When searching for a travel-sized highlighter, look no further than Benefit Mini collections. The Benefit Dandelion Twinkle mini which is available for purchase at Adore Beauty, is a light peach highlighter with warm, orange hints and a brilliant sheen. The shimmer pigments used in the powder was fairly fine, so it...

YOUR GUIDE TO DRESS CODES
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YOUR GUIDE TO DRESS CODES

So, you’ve been invited to a wedding. Wonderful. Lovely. We love LOVE, and, who doesn’t?! The only problem is you don’t know how to decode the dress code. Unlike a night out with your girlfriends, the infamous ‘jeans and a nice top’ probably won’t cut it. Never fear, OIP is here to help. We’ve not...

DIY RECIPE: ROSEWATER GIN & TONIC
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DIY RECIPE: ROSEWATER GIN & TONIC

A gin & tonic. Has there ever been a more perfect drink? Sweet with just enough of a kick. And, you look sophisticated drinking one of these bad boys. If you want to step it up even more, try our Rosewater Gin & Tonic, complete with dried roses and ice. This drink is perfect for...

UNIQUE WEDDING DRESSES
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UNIQUE WEDDING DRESSES

Who said brides have to wear white on their wedding day? This tradition, started by Queen Victoria in 1840, has certainly stuck around. We cannot (ever) scorn Her Majesty’s fashion choices, however, we love seeing more brides play with colours and textures. Sequins, rainbow fabrics, short dresses, bridal pantsuits, gothic styles – it is time...

DIY: DOUGHNUT PLACE CARDS
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DIY: DOUGHNUT PLACE CARDS

Where would we be without place cards at an event? No one would know where to sit! There would be chaos! Although traditional cards can be gorgeous, at OIP, we prefer something edible! Like these cute doughnut place cards, which just so happen to be an easy-peasy DIY. These cute doughnuts are perfect for kids...

DIY RECIPE: SPRINKLE CHOC CHIP COOKIE BONBONNIERE
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DIY RECIPE: SPRINKLE CHOC CHIP COOKIE BONBONNIERE

Bonbonniere. Does anyone know how to pronounce it?! Finding that perfect gift for your wedding guests can be so difficult! It is the cherry on top of the perfect wedding ice cream sundae, so you want to make sure it’s memorable. But, never fear, we’ve got you covered with the most perfect DIY bonbonniere: Sprinkle....

DIY RECIPE: CHAI TEA SPRITZER
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DIY RECIPE: CHAI TEA SPRITZER

There is nothing better than sitting by the fireside with our nearest and dearest, fluffy socks on and drink in hand. Why brave the cold for a cocktail (or mocktail) when you can create your own trendy drink at home?! Move over Espresso Martini, here comes the Chai Spritzer. Perfect for cold evenings and trendy...

OIP Editorial: French Riviera
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OIP Editorial: French Riviera

OUI OUI! As our summer in Melbourne comes to a cold and dwindling end, the team at OIP HQ decided to take a quick day trip to pay tribute to the Mediterranean summers of the aristocratic French Riviera. Obviously, we couldn’t do a day trip to Saint Tropez, so the next best place (and just...

AUSTRALIAN DESSERT FAVOURITES
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AUSTRALIAN DESSERT FAVOURITES

We would like to celebrate a few OIP Aussie dessert favorites.  There are a list of flavors that comes to mind when we are thinking about iconic Australian desserts.  Fresh fruit, pavlovas, 100’s and 1000’s, lamingtons, lemon myrtle, Milo and any of the Arnott’s biscuits really.  We have selected our most loved sweets with that...