My Vintage Occasion – When East Meets West

Vivienne She, writer and creator of White Caviar Life and vivalaViv. My Vintage Occasion - When East Meets West fashion story by White Caviar Life. Fashion portraits on location in Southern Highlands by Sydney photographer Kent Johnson.
Fitzroy Inn's period charm provided a gorgeous backdrop for our fashion story. To compliment the period charm, I selected pearl earrings, an oriental inspired silk top (which I have owned for years), and I mixed them with gold accessories. Pin it! The day we arrived Fitzroy Inn, it reached 30C in Mittagong (read our story here), but soon the temperature...

Read, Relax, Recharge – My Fitzroy Inn Birthday Retreat

Historic Inn Superior Room
We arrived at Mittagong station by two o'clock in the afternoon. Made a call to the hotel who were already expecting us, and were picked up by friendly staff member Simone within five minutes of alighting from our train. After a slightly longer scenic drive back to the Inn, 'It's hard to cross the Highway if you take the most...

Time Out To Walk In History At Fitzroy Inn, Mittagong

Fitzroy Inn, Mittagong
Between 2008 and 2010, I was splitting my time between Sydney and Mittagong. And although I had never been there, I had then heard of a picturesque guesthouse the Fitzroy Inn just on the edge of the town. Returning to Mittagong to enjoy a long weekend away with Kent recently, I decided it was time to visit and book...

The Celebration Of Ethical Fashion Experience At Hotel 57

The Celebration of Ethical Fashion Experience at Hotel 57. Writer and blogger Vivienne She with two event VIP guests at the Ethical Fashion Experience media launch at Hotel 57 in Surry Hills.
It was a celebration night of a few brands and their representatives, who joined forces with the stylish Hotel 57 in Surry Hills to launch the Ethical Fashion Experience. This intimate gathering took place in the lobby of Hotel 57, Kent and I were sipping our welcome glass of champagne while being introduced to Jimmy Saruchera, the principle behind Wires Glasses....

Walsh Bay Escape At Pier One Sydney Harbour, Autograph Collection

Writer and blogger Vivienne She holding a glass of champagne in a summery white linen dress at Pier One Sydney Harbour, Autograph Collection. Pier One Sydney Harbour hotel reviews by White Caviar Life.
The Occasion There were several ideas in my mind about how I would like to spend my birthday. An escape from my daily routine was what I desired most. So I ruled out a dinner gathering or a cocktail party and focused on the idea of an escape. Yes, a getaway perhaps, to relax and revive. Pin it! With an indulgence escape in mind, yet...