Wednesday, February 23, 2011

A bunch of cakes xxx

Just down the road a bit and round the corner from T&G is the adorably named shop "a bunch of cakes"... and while the name alone would get you in it's actually the promise of experiencing delight for each of the 5 senses that eventually won me over.  

Owners Arianne and Jazz have combined together their talents to create a shop filled with gorgeous arrangements of stunning flowers and delicious tasting cakes..and while I'm the kind of girl who likes flowers for any occasion (is there any other kind?) I may be tempted to replace my flower obsession with Arianne's Choc Liquer Raisin cake! The menu entices with descriptions of each cake flavour...'raisins steeped in Spanish Black Sherry combined with a rich dark choc batter'...hmmm I wonder if she'll let me lick the spoon???

my soon to be replaced flowers x 

A bunch of cakes is located at 86 Hudsons Road, Spotswood 3015..for more information check out

Monday, February 21, 2011

Conversation Starter

I mentioned a couple of days ago that I am drawn to talented couples and I'm afraid today's post is no exception..this time however it comes in the form of super successful sisters (try saying that fast three times x).  

I have long been an enthusiast of the Zimmermann duo (even my clever husband knew to purchase me the Labyrinth bikini this Christmas) but recently this admiration was taken to a whole new level when I read of their mentoring relationship with Anna Plunkett and Luke Sales of Romance Was Born.  It wasn't just the fact that the sisters wanted to share their business savvy to help the younger brand get to the next level (although this alone is admiration worthy) but that they wanted to cultivate and harness the creativity of the younger design twosome!  Bravo x  

Plus along with all of this imparting of knowledge and wisdom they have also found the time to once again deliver an exquisite range for Autumn Winter 2011 titled 'Conversation'.  With pieces like these, featured on the ridiculously gorgeous Missy Rayder, making up the collection we here at T&G believe it is well worth talking about xxx


Sunday, February 20, 2011

Our name sakes xxx

What better way to spend a lazy Sunday arvo than just chilling together in the afternoon sun xxx

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Another very talented couple xxx

Maybe it's because I like to think of myself as one half of a talented couple that I seem to be drawn to other talented couples (hahah); or maybe it's just because people of like minds are getting together out there and doing some pretty cool things!!  Husband and wife design duo Bridget McCall and Nicholas Van Messner are another very talented couple that together since 2002 have been creating the fabulous label LIFEwithBIRD which we here at Tiger and Goat are very big fans of. 

Such is their talent that they are surely set to conquer the international market with Calvin Klein's Francisco Costa offering to personally host a dinner in New York in their honour!!  What would you wear to something so marvelous surrounded by key members of the American fashion industry??  

Definitely something from Tiger and Goat. xxx

Time Lapse Dress $320 available at Tiger and Goat

Hidden Truth Dress $385 available at Tiger and Goat

Lip Sync Top $265 and Time To Fly Pant $285 available at Tiger and Goat
Other Thing Dress $245 available at Tiger and Goat
Bored on Sundays Top $145 and Strange Days Short $265 available at Tiger and Goat
Forever Young Dress $345 available at Tiger and Goat
Looking Back Top $145 and Hearts were Thieves Jacket $365 available at Tiger and Goat

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Viva la Vogue xxx

As if I wasn't already dreaming of exotic locations and beautiful clothes!  Thank you Meg Gray and Nicole Bentley for creating such a spectacular fashion spread in Vogue Australia March edition that is beyond a doubt a feast for the eyes..

Here are just some of the gorgeous shots that have put San Miguel de Allende well and truly on my radar xxx

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

A perfect getaway x

If you, like me, often dream of heading off to exotic locations but the reality of your life makes this sometimes challenging I have found the next best thing...Vie Luxe's divine Voyage Collection xx 

These beautifully presented fragrant candles have been created to conjure up images (or if you're lucky enough trigger memories) of amazing travel destinations such as Buenos Aires, Sardina and St. Barth's.  So while we dream of escaping to white sandy beaches and crystal blue waters..let's light a candle together xxx

Sardinia Votive Trio and Deluxe candle available at Tiger and Goat

Buenos Aires Votive Trio and Three wick candle available at Tiger and Goat

St Barth's votive trio and Three wick candle available at Tiger and Goat

Service me this xxx

What services do we offer at Tiger and Goat?  
Fashion consulting; wardrobe advice; collection viewings; trend overviews; young designer label exhibitions...
the possibilities are endless xxx

Monday, February 14, 2011

Page Thirty Three

A couple of weeks before Christmas there I was relaxing under an umbrella and enjoying the January/February 2011 edition of Inside Out when I came across an article about a young couple from Sydney who together have created the very cool design company Page Thirty Three.  So in love with their work I immediately put down the mag and contacted the ever lovely Bianca to see if Tiger and Goat could stock some of their amazing designs.   Whether it's their ceramic jigsaw plates; their cinematic lightboxes (with enough letters to constantly update your message "honey wash up please x"); their wooden milk crates or their gun-toting babushka covered laundry bags that grab your attention - you're sure to fall in love with Page Thirty Three. xxx

Buy individually or as a set of 4 that fit together at Tiger and Goat
Canvas laundry bags with gun-toting babushka's available at Tiger and Goat
Wooden milk crates available at Tiger and Goat
Cinematic lightboxes available at Tiger and Goat

For more information visit their website at

Sunday, February 13, 2011

What's not to LUV???

Erin Wasson...could you be any more fabulous?  

Seriously the woman has walked for the likes of Chloe, Gucci and Balenciaga; styled for the amazingly talented Alexander Wang; collaborated with lifestyle brand RVCA; appeared as JT's love interest in a William Rast multimedia campaign; is mates with the guys from Ksubi; surfs; skates; is covered in gorgeous tattoos and always looks AMAZING!!! So on top of all of this she also finds the time to work on her own line of jewelry called Low Luv.  With bold statement necklaces, chunky rings, gorgeous earrings and fabulous cuffs and bangles that she's always seen layered in - there is nothing Low about this Texan hottie.

Low Luv available from Tiger and Goat in March 2011

We here at Tiger and Goat personally cannot wait for our first drop of Low Luv with many of the pieces already snapped up by said writer.  Be quick come March to secure your own piece of fabulous.

Low Luv available from Tiger and Goat in March 2011

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Where has Summer gone?

As I look out my window today I have to wonder where has our Victorian Summer gone?  Luckily though for me I am surrounded by beautiful garments, swimwear and footwear from Australian label búl that I am unpacking and getting ready to share with you once we open our doors.  For your own little piece of Summer I suggest you visit their gorgeous website

"búl expresses the grace and natural beauty of the seaside – its colours, textures, moods and subtleties – through a range of contemporary yet timeless fashion ideals.

Warm sand. Glassy morning swells. Weathered beach houses. Balmy evenings. Brooding skies. búl will take you there with playfulness and sophistication, understatement and individuality"

Here is just a small taste to whet your appetite, Enjoy xxx

The Wall one piece in cream & navy tie dye $ 170 and Sandbar heels $ 200 in black available at Tiger and Goat

Peppermints dress $ 220 in black available at Tiger and Goat
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Avalon top $ 110 in Ellise print available at Tiger and Goat

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Opening Soon xxxx

   After 10 years combined as fashion apparel buyers for Australian companies such as Sportsgirl and dotti and global brand Nike we have decided to branch out on our own and open Tiger and Goat.  Tiger and Goat will be the place to go when you are needing that something special whether it's a beautifully cut pair of pants or an amazing necklace that finishes your look.  As well as offering apparel and gorgeous accessories Tiger and Goat will focus on housing quirky design pieces, delicious smelling candles, crockery, art and other home wares sourced from around the world. With labels such as LIFEwithBIRD, bul and Low Luv by Erin Wasson, to name just a few, I hope you're just as excited as we are about Tiger and Goat. xxx