Today is World Kindness Day! The first person who sprang to mind was Elizabeth Kikkert. Elizabeth is a Tongan-Australian mother of five who serves as a member of the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly. Elizabeth was recently appointed the Shadow … Continue reading World Kindness Day with Elizabeth Kikkert MLA
The 11th of November is Remembrance Day. In Australia, this date marks the anniversary of the end of the First World War, which left 9-13 million dead. Each year, we observe one minute’s silence at 11am to remember those who … Continue reading Remembrance Day
Brisbane based makeup artist Ari’Elle Liufau, shares with us her quick tips for when you’re in a hurry. My fascination for makeup started from as far back as I can remember and over my thirty years of life, makeup became … Continue reading 365 Days with Ari’Elle
We’re not entirely sure we like the term “plus size” – the statistics are, that the average woman in Australia and America is about size 14, therefore it seems quite ridiculous that the average size is considered “plus size”! But … Continue reading Where are the plus size dresses?
It’s Book Week! Many of us are scrambling madly to find costumes for our little ones, as schools embark on their annual tradition of the Book Week parade… or perhaps you’re a teacher and are lucky enough to dress up … Continue reading Book Week!
Have you heard of the Aussies making waves in New York City? Sisters Chaya Chanin and Simi Polonsky are the creators of The Frock NYC, an iconic label boasting timeless, classic wardrobe pieces that reflect their Aussie flair and orthodox Jewish … Continue reading The Frock NYC – Aussies making waves across the globe
In our lives we all have life changing experiences that we will remember for life – Ariel Pearse was recently selected as a top 6 finalist in Miss World New Zealand 2016. We asked Ariel to share what she learnt from the experience. Ariel, did you ever imagine you would be competing in the Miss World competition? What were your reasons for entering? I’ve always known that it was an attractive option for someone who wants to get involved with charity on an international scale. It was one of the avenues I wanted to take in order to learn more … Continue reading Be Authentic: an interview with Ariel Pearse
So many red carpet events, so many talented individuals. We spotted some beautiful gowns on the red carpet at the Australian TV Week Logie Awards. Among the photographs below are Madeleine Madden who won the Logie for Most Outstanding Children’s Program, … Continue reading Our highlights of the Logies 2016 Red Carpet
The Met Gala is an annual fundraiser held each year for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Fashion Institute in New York. The theme is based on Institute’s exhibit – in 2016, the theme was “Manus x Machina: Fashion In An … Continue reading Met Gala 2016 Red Carpet
Dressing modestly is a choice easily made by many, a decision carefully pondered, and held with conviction – but the reality of actually finding modest dresses is a different story altogether, particularly in Australia. A few years ago I saved … Continue reading Modest dresses: a needle in a haystack
At Omika we have five values, our fourth value is: It’s incredibly easy to go through life, doing the same things, or doing things the same way. When we challenge ourselves, we give ourselves the opportunity to grow, to become … Continue reading Challenge yourself