BOOK TO BUY: I’ll Drink to That: A Life in Style, with a Twist by Betty Halbreich with Rebecca Paley

FASHION BOOK: I'll Drink to That - A Life in Style with a Twist by Betty Halbreich (2014)


Then you’ll need a copy of I’ll Drink to That: A Life in Style, with a Twist by Betty Halbreich with Rebecca Paley…

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QUICK PICKS: Luscious news – September 8, 2014

Actor George Clooney confirms that he will be marrying lawyer Amal Almuddin in Venice

News and gossip from the worlds of entertainment, shelter magazines, home and lifestyle blogs…

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OUR LITTLE LUSCIOUS WORLD: A weekend on the Peninsula

Luscious living photos

From our tennis pavilions and pool houses photo gallery


Our luscious friend Cathy is staying with us on the Mornington Peninsula this weekend…

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A COLOURFUL LIFE: Brighten up your day!

Photos of beautiful colour - cheeriness happiness inspiration

Feeling a bit down? Need something to lift your spirits? Then browse through our collection of colourful photo galleries…

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LUSCIOUS AT THE MOVIES: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – official trailer

PHOTO: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2015

LUSCIOUS AT THE MOVIES: So they’ve done a sequel to The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel called – not surprisingly – The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.

All the cast are back, with the addition of Richard Gere, Tamsin Greig and one of my personal faves, David Strathairn.

It’s due to be released in the UK in February 2015. Here’s the trailer…

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SALE ALERT: Labor Day 2014 – Nordstrom up to 40% off


Nordstrom  clearance sale: 40% off Mens, Womens, Juniors, Kids, Home & Gifts

Ends: September 7, 2014

Cheers, Natasha



SALE ALERT: Labor Day – C. Wonder 30-50% off


 SALE ALERT - C Wonder Labor Day sale 2014 - 30-50% off

Be quick! Ends today: September 1, 2014

C. Wonder is offering 30% off regular items and an additional 50% off sale items.

Happy shopping!

Natasha xx



OUR LITTLE LUSCIOUS WORLD: The anatomy of a blog post

Steps for writing a blog post via


How to create a blog post: I get a lot of people asking me how Luscious works, how I choose what to post, how long it takes, and what’s involved.

So here’s a little insight into what I get up to everyday, sitting in front of my beloved laptop at Chez Luscious, in my cosy coastal corner of the world on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, putting blog posts together…

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HISTORICAL STYLE: Downton Abbey Series 5 – official trailer




Here’s the new trailer for Season 5 of Downton Abbey.

The show returns to ITV in Britain on Sunday September 21, 2014 at 9pm and includes guest stars Richard E Grant and Anna Chancellor, as well as all our favourites such as Maggie Smith and Michelle Dockery.

Are you excited? Or over it?

Natasha xx




LUSCIOUS AT THE MOVIES: Houses from the films of Nancy Meyers – It’s Complicated and Something’s Gotta Give

INSIDE MOVIE SET HOUSES: Nancy Meyers movies - It's Complicated kitchen - Merryl Streep's house



The house used in the film “Something’s Gotta Give” has sold for $41 million – details below…


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MUSIC TO SCROLL BY: Luscious soundtracks via our YouTube channel

MUSIC TO SCROLL BY: Luscious soundtracks playlist via our YouTube channel

MUSIC TO SCROLL BY: Check out some of the beautiful music I’ve added to our “Luscious soundtracks” playlist on YouTube.

I’m slowly loading a few of the gorgeous tracks we play at Chez Luscious, usually located by the clever Mr Luscious, who keeps our happy home full of music on weekends. You can follow all our playlists here.

The music from “Yves Saint Laurent” by Ibrahim Maalouf is my current top pick. Very moving.

Natasha xx



QUICK PICKS: Luscious news – August 29, 2014

LUST-HAVE: Thela Bag in soft stone by Meli Melo

Thela Bag in soft stone by Meli Melo


QUICK READS: Some of my top picks for stories relating to fashion, interior design, architecture, entertainment, celebrities and travel, including JK Rowling, Downton Abbey and Paris news…

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