October 28, 2014

House & Garden Magazine

Don’t miss Melissa’s fab monthly decorating column in Australian House & Garden, Australia’s leading lifestyle magazine, (readership 978,000).
It’s an amazing source of savvy shopping and inspired ideas with lots of easy updates and quick fix style solutions for contemporary living.
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November 7, 2014

Melissa Penfold's Little Black Book: Sydney's Shopping Secrets

Check out Melissa's best seller: Melissa Penfold’s Little Black Book: Sydney’s Shopping Guide (Penguin).

It’s the golden standard of Sydney’s best shops and services that leading Australian magazine editors, stylists, architects, designers, and retailers swear by.

November 11, 2014

House & Garden Christmas

Want to know how to choose a suitable gift this Christmas? Don’t miss Melissa’s column in Australian House & Garden, December, 2014,  out now.

Also discover her tops tips for the gifts that are guaranteed to please this year  - a year’s supply of extra-virgin olive oil, anyone? Or perhaps you’d prefer the latest interiors book everyone is talking about. 

November 12, 2014

An Affair With Italy

Melissa and her husband Nicholas Care were thrilled to feature in the fabulous online magazine, An Affair With Italy. It is one of the

most googled items on Melissa offering a rare insight into her life. 

December 15, 2014

Interiors Addict x Melissa Penfold

Thrilled to grace one of Australia’s leading décor blogs, Interiors Addict today.

Step inside my Sydney pied-a-terre and check out the one piece of furniture I think is an indispensable accessory. http://theinteriorsaddict.com/ 



December 28, 2014

The Sydney Morning Herald

Melissa's longtime columns in The Sydney Morning Herald had a huge following of more than 1.7 million readers a week.
Her popular Source and Bargain Hunter columns specialised in the secrets of style and shopping: covering the difference between fads and fashion, how to train your eye to pick up a brilliant buy or bargain at 40 paces, and getting the luxe look for less.
March 17, 2015

House & Garden Magazine

Check out Melissa’s top picks from the high street that will make your house look expensive in her 10-page feature in House & Garden magazine, March 2015.  You’ll never guess where the fabulous Kelly Hoppen wallpaper for $60 a metre is from.
Or the $5 glasses that look like they are Iittala. Plus lights for less than $50 that could easily pass muster as high-end designer originals.  Or rustic ceramic-style bowls that are dead ringers for Astier de Villate ones. Proof you don’t need money to have style! #houseandgarden
August 18, 2015

Belle Magazine

Here's a look at Melissa's Sydney home office which features in Australia's prestigious interiors magazine, Belle magazine, October issue, 2015. 
August 18, 2015

Belle Magazine

Melissa teamed with top Australian talent including interior designer, Marco Meneguzzi, architect Michael Suttor and photographer Felix Forest to create editorial for Belle this month.
The result is a laid-back luxe interior for unencumbered living that is pure Sydney.   



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