The Charm Of The East – Suzhou Embroidery Artworks Exhibition’s Opening Night In Sydney

Director of the China Cultural Centre in Sydney, Mr Xiayong Xiao. Ms Raphi Wei, the founder of Yue Yuan Gallery & Decor, and writer Vivienne She at the opening night of The Charm of the East Su embroidery exhibition.
Yue Yuan Gallery & Decor joined forces with China Cultural Centre in Sydney to present a fascinating exhibition, The Charm of the East 東方之韻 - Selected Suzhou Embroidery Artworks Exhibition 中國蘇繡藝術精品展. This art show features 36 stunning pieces of China's renowned Su embroidery artworks. Suzhou is on the Southeastern edge of Jiangsu; whereas my beloved late grandmother's hometown Nantong,...

At The VIP Viewing Of TAFE Fashion Design 2022 Graduate Collections

Writer Vivienne She and fashion designer Noor Wahbi at the VIP viewing of TAFE Fashion Design 2022 Graduate Collections.
For one night only, the Applied Fashion Design and Technology at Ultimo TAFE, showcase the mid-year 2022 graduate collections on Wednesday, June the 22nd. This would be my third time attending TAFE's graduation exhibition thanks to Kent who is a real fashion insider. This year Kent's invitations came from one of TAFE's graduate designers - Gemma Pope. Kent was...

The Italian National Day’s Reception At The Museum Of Contemporary Art Australia

Vivienne She attending the Italian National Day's Reception 2022 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney.
On the occasion of the 76th Festa della Repubblica (the Italian National Day and Republic Day), the Consul General of Italy Andrea De Felip and Mrs Joy De Felip organised a reception on Friday the 3rd of June, at the Museum of Contemporary Art's Foundation Hall in Sydney. Kent and I were looking forward to attending this event the...

A Birthday Celebration At Darley’s Restaurant In The Blue Mountains

Darley's Restaurant at Lilianfels Resort & Spa in the Blue Mountains. Darley's Restaurant review by White Caviar Life. Food photography by Vivienne She.
February, it's that time of the year again when I become one year older. This year I decided to continue last year's birthday trend, which is to try a never-been-before hatted restaurant. Since we planned to have a retreat in Lilianfels Resort & Spa, its house restaurant - Darley's Restaurant, a total of 14 Chef Hats to date, seemed...

Postcards From Prague

Vivienne She, writer and creator of White Caviar Life and vivalaViv. Fashion portraits on location at The Small Furstenberg (Lesser Fürstenberg) Garden in Prague, a part of The Gardens below Prague Castle by Sydney photographer Kent Johnson.
Prague's Baroque palaces, Art Nouveau buildings, Romanesque chapels, Gothic cathedrals, and historic gardens have made it one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It was hard for us to take it all in during our 15-day visit, let alone try to capture the beauty of it all. Kent and I became two humble worshipers in the city,...