Melissa Penfold, is a one-woman style-bible whose weekly postings will help you and your home feel great with easy updates, quick fixes and inspired ideas. Plus stacks of inside information on everything you need to know to live well.

It's a secret guide of Australia's best shops and services, where Melissa offers readers exclusive access to the places our leading interior designers, architects, and stylists source their things and find inspiration.

Melissa is one of Australia's foremost authorities on style and design. She has a popular monthly decorating column in Australia's leading lifestyle magazine Australian House & Garden, is a regular judge panellist and collaborates frequently with big-name brands.

She has honed her skills as interiors editor at Belle magazine, and as the shopping guru for more than 15 years at the Sydney Morning Herald, where she was renowned as "The Queen of Style" and her weekly Source and Bargain Hunter columns were something of an institution. Add to her portfolio, two best-selling books on the subject of Australian Style and Melissa Penfold's Little Black Book: Sydney's Shopping Secrets (Penguin/Lantern) and you get a sense of how determined she is to make style easy, accessible and exciting to us all.

She's worked with the world's leading names in retail and design both in Australia and abroad, and her work has appeared in most major Australian publications including Vogue Living, Australian House & Garden, Belle, Marie Claire, Harper's Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Australian Financial Review, and more.

Married with two children, Melissa divides her time between her homes in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs and the Southern Highlands of New South Wales.

"MELISSA HAS THE EAR OF RETAILERS AND DESIGNERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. SHE WILL GET TO THE HEART OF A TREND AND TELL YOU HOW TO PUT TOGETHER A LUXE ROOM FOR LESS."
Lisa Green, Editor-in-Chief, Australian House & Garden magazine

"SHOPKEEPERS GET UNDERSTANDABLY DISTRESSED WHEN MELISSA, THE MOST INFLUENTIAL SHOPPER IN TOWN WALKS THROUGH THEIR DOORS. FOR MORE THAN A DECADE SHE HAS DICTATED WHAT'S IN, OUT, AND THE BEST BARGAINS AROUND."
Voi Tutti magazine

“THE QUEEN OF STYLE.”
The Sydney Morning Herald

"MELISSA PENFOLD HAS REVOLUTIONISED SHOPPING."
Belle magazine

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Photographs: courtesy of Marco del Grande etc

COME SHOP WITH US!

Every season, we do the work for you, to find the season's must-have buys in our pick of the latest looks to prove that you really can have style for less. Introducing Melissa Penfold essential basics - wicker wingbacks, linen sheets, soy candles and much more....to help you transition your home instantly for summer. Happy shopping!
Melissa Penfold