Born In Paradise

Born In Paradise

I can actually remember the day, while sitting at my desk at Net-a-Porter at the end of a long gloomy London winter, getting a top secret email from my super talented friend Kelly Thompson about a fragrance artwork pitch she’d just won, up against five other international artists. There were…

Curiosities

Curiosities

Nothing speaks more to our sense of urban gothic glamour and to our pagan style spirit than cult Australian jewellery brand Maniamania. We’re also quite partial to pretty things for our homes, so the latest collection, ‘Curiosities’, was fated to be an instant Undone hit. Staying true to the dark…

Saturday Night Lyrics: Frankenstein, Randa

Saturday Night Lyrics: Frankenstein, Randa

Undone‘s very special Big Day Out version of Saturday Night Lyrics, for those going to the Auckland show on 17 January… Don’t miss Randa, she’s awesome! ‘Frankenstein’, Randa Paper bags, eating sandwiches with lettuce Life is but a beach and this beach like Venice Sand in the Vans of a…

Strawberries With Greek Yoghurt & Honey-Glazed Nut Crumble

Strawberries With Greek Yoghurt & Honey-Glazed Nut Crumble

Oh summer, with your sunlight and beach time and barbecues and temptations and swims and late nights but most importantly of all with your strawberries. It’s like nature has sat down and carefully constructed the sweetest, brightest most delicious dessert specifically for my enjoyment. I LOVE them. And can’t/won’t stop…

Mt Tamborine

Mt Tamborine

Anyone with even a passing interest in Australasian design and general creativity will be familiar, if not damned well in love with, the brilliant Julia Atkinson and her unsurpassed website/blog/magic space Studio Home. I’ve worked with Ju on a bunch of cool projects over the last year or so and…

The Painted Desert

The Painted Desert

As with Stolen Girlfriends Club ‘Rogue Wave’ campaign, this set of pics for the Penny Sage Summer 14 collection ‘The Painted Desert’ isn’t brand new, but we’re pretty deeply in love with it and since it came out back before Undone was born, we didn’t want to miss out on…

Undone Girl: Samantha Bluemel

Undone Girl: Samantha Bluemel

Meet our radiant Undone Girl Sam and stay tuned for her high-energy, super-inspiring posts on Undone Journal… Not too long ago now I started an idea and a business called Move Eat Play, a new journey towards sharing what I’ve learned on my own path towards health and happiness. I’ve always…

Holiday Reading: Erin O’Brien

Holiday Reading: Erin O’Brien

Erin has been a friend of mine since we met working at Net-a-Porter’s London offices a few years back. We’ve crossed geographies ever since, from Shanghai to Sydney, sharing unbounded passions for travel, fashion, shopping and the good life. Erin is without a doubt one of the coolest girls I…

Flower Power

Flower Power

Because it’s a beautiful summer day here in Auckland and it put us in a painterly floral frame of mind… x All paintings by Karl Maughan.

Broadbean, Goat Cheese & Cashew Dip

Broadbean, Goat Cheese & Cashew Dip

I’m part of the team at Golden Dawn in Auckland. A really fun, charming neighbourhood bar serving natural wines and delicious rustic food. I helped open it and used to run the place in my pre-baby life. Though my life has changed completely in the last year and a half…

Right Here Right Now

Right Here Right Now

A few of our favourite babes from fresh new publication Right Here Right Now, shot by photographer Adam Bryce, featuring some very cool creative kids… Astra Rushton-Allan, post art history student Natasha Mead, graphic and web designer Jahmelia McKay, tattoo studio receptionist Georgia Alice Currie, fashion designer Zoe Dunster, student/model/world traveller…

The Amazing Adventures Of Bonnie & Belle

The Amazing Adventures Of Bonnie & Belle

Love love love Surface Too Deep’s Summer 13/14 collection, and their super fun campaign shots. Pared back to just three striking, unique prints plus essential black, and cut in a pick n mix of cute, flattering shapes, it’s still very hard to make a decision… (I didn’t, I went with…

Saturday Night Lyrics: Malibu, Hole

Saturday Night Lyrics: Malibu, Hole

‘Malibu’, Celebrity Skin, Hole Crash and burn All the stars explode tonight How’d you get so desperate? How’d you stay alive? Help me, please, burn the sorrow from your eyes Oh come on be alive again Don’t lay down and die Hey, hey You know what to do Oh baby…

Holiday Reading: Yasmine Ganley

Holiday Reading: Yasmine Ganley

Summer to me means getting out of the city, which means plenty of road trips and plenty of road trip-tunes. I love being on the road, somewhere between destination A and B: passing fields of crops, iconic farmland and vast oceans, all while listening to your ultimate playlist. A few…

Lily

Lily

My name is Connie McDonald. I’m a 19 year old from Dunedin. I’m fascinated by life, every second of it. To document it, I use photography, poetry, short stories and doodles. I used to babysit Lily. We’re both ginger-haired, excitable and loving people. I believe in photographing the people and…

New Girl On The Block

New Girl On The Block

New trailer for Season 3 of Girls… Jessa’s back, yay, Shoshanna’s still awesome, yay, but… 1:15… Jenna Lyons! One of my major lady crushes… Very, very excited about this cameo, where she’s apparently playing Hannah’s boss. Might be just the trailer-edit but does it seem like the whole “quirky” thing…

Rogue Wave

Rogue Wave

This isn’t a brand new campaign but I came across it again this week while on the hunt for new sunglasses (SGC have recently released their debut range of eyewear which includes the amazing Moonbeams: ticking the boxes both for round and reflective, though I’m on the fence about their…

Helena

Helena

The beautiful Helena, shot exclusively for Undone. x Model: Helena M at Red Eleven | Photographer: Adam Bryce | Hair and makeup: Richard Symons | Stylist: Josie Steenhart | All clothing by Rolla’s, all lingerie by Lonely.

Fresh Summer Feast

Fresh Summer Feast

A little bit before Christmas, Undone Girl Jordan Rondel and the amazing Eleanor Ozich (Petite Kitchen) got together and held a beautiful backyard banquet for just a few tables of very lucky guests. The menu was unsurprisingly fresh and fabulous, packed with health and happiness, but one of our favourite…

Rio Rio Red

Rio Rio Red

I can never decide whether I love or hate this time of year for all the round-ups and best-ofs… A lot can happen in a year, and this one, for me at least, has been a particularly wild rollercoaster ride. But right now I’m feeling both positive and reflective, and…

3.1 Phillip Lim Holiday Wishes

3.1 Phillip Lim Holiday Wishes

If anyone can bring the fishnet stocking back into acceptable fashion realms, Phillip Lim can… Same goes for wearing bubblegum pink with apple green… And too-long loose-fit tapered jeans… Aside from those small shocks, Lim’s Holiday 13/14 collection doesn’t disappoint, sports-luxe done right and all signatures given space – clean…