She’s the girl with kaleidoscope eyes. Meet our trove team member Melody; raven-haired and softly-spoken, she is intrepid and nonchalant in equal measure.

    On a long weekend not long ago, she packed an overnighter and took to the skies for the South Australian countryside. Here, she shares her favourite find: Lake Bumbunga.


    I recently travelled to Adelaide after hearing so many wonderful things about the city. Although the city itself did live up to its expectations, It was the landscape of South Australia that really captured my heart. 

    An hour and a half North of Adelaide is a place called ‘Lake Bumbunga’. Which totally blew my mind. A must see for anyone thinking of travelling to South Australia. Its nestled in the beautiful Australian outback amongst the red dirt. It truly is a pink paradise.

    The Australian outback is often an overlooked destination of travel choice. Growing up in Australia, it was always a dream to travel to far away lands that I’d hear about and that would often get more recognition. It has only been more recently that I have started to look within Australia for travel inspiration. I am seeing the landscape, colours and botanicals of my homeland with new eyes and I’ve realised I’ve never been more in love with this place.

    Images via Melody Neale.

  • How To: Cosmic Eyes With MAC

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    An ode to the bowerbird and the glitter glory days of Studio 54, this starry-eyed look draws nostalgic inspiration from our favourite star-man Ziggy Stardust and the cosmic realm. We’ve partnered up with all time favourite MAC to create the Molten Store glitter makeup master class. Follow our beauty notes for a brave look that won’t go unnoticed.

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  • Bowerbirds at RESORT After Dark


    There’s no denying we are bowerbirds – collectors of shiny objects, purveyors of all things glitter and sparkle. For this years’ RESORT After Dark, we transformed our James Street trove into an urban bowerbird’s nest which was personified by a collaborative art and floral instillation between Aurora Floral Studio and Susan Lincoln. Suspended from the ceiling, blue led lights ascended through a web of flowers – our very own bower which shone brightly over our home for all the beautiful things we have collected far and wide.

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  • Finding Inspiration With Painter Lily Rose Duffy

    Lily Duffy… as sweet as her name implies. Whether it be her soulful kitchen creations or canvas’ splashed with colour as bright as her infectious spirit, this Sydney-sider is not short of creative flare. Happiest with paint brush in hand in her paint-spattered Bondi studio, you can often catch her strolling down to the beach during sunset hour. We’re enamoured with Lily’s zest for life which transpires in each of her creations; she is a Molten Store kindred spirit, the ultimate Muse and we couldn’t wait to dive a little deeper to find out more about this curious soul…

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  • Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina

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    Raw beauty is something that often catches a muses eye. We are always seeking natural wonders as inspiration for our oncoming adventures. When we unearthed The Perito Moreno Glacier in Patagonia Argentina, we were in awe of its radiance. Read More

  • Bathing in Pamukkale, Turkey

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    Often times, us muses find ourselves in a dream state… dreaming up inspiration for our next adventure, whatever it may be. Also often times, we find our best inspiration while soaking in the bath. Imagine the dreams and schemes you could create while floating in the natural hot springs and travertines in Pamukkale, Turkey.

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