GIVING AND RECEIVING HELP: A word about depression and suicide

HOPE: A word about depression


GIVING AND RECEIVING HELP: In light of today’s terrible news about Robin Williams, please be extra thoughtful when it comes to your own mental health and that of others who are suffering.

It may come as a shock to some of you to learn I’ve suffered from depression for many years and it’s totally sucks, to be put it crudely.

I did contemplate suicide along the way but am so glad I sought help. I look back and feel grateful for friends, family and complete strangers who got me through it. And as you can see from the Luscious blog, I really do lead a luscious life today and value every minute of it.

Asking for and receiving help is the only answer, and I encourage anyone who needs it to google the options, such as:

I hope by giving you a glimpse into my own experience that it will help take away some of the stigma, and get us talking more broadly about finding solutions.

Please take care of yourself and others.

Natasha xx





LUSCIOUS ON PINTEREST: Luscious entertaining board

Luscious entertaining - mocktails - pretty pink cocktails

Need inspiration for hosting a glamorous party? Then take a look at our Luscious entertaining board on Pinterest…

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*UPDATED* A TOTE TOO FAR: An open letter to Michael Kors

MICHAEL KORS MELBOURNE EMPORIUM: A bad Michael Kors customer service experience


Yesterday, I had a bad experience when visiting the new Melbourne store of designer Michael Kors. Here’s my open letter to him, entitled, A Tote Too Far

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LUSCIOUS QUOTES: The secret of getting ahead is getting started


QUOTE The secret of getting ahead is getting started





QUICK PICKS: Luscious news – August 6, 2014

ROYAL STYLE: Duchess of Cambridge in Belgium in a cream colored coat from Alexander McQueen August 2014

The Duchess of Cambridge wearing a cream Alexander McQueen coat,
Jane Taylor Millinery hat and her trusty LK Bennett pumps, 
Belgium commemorating the centennial of World War I – August 2014


NEWS AND GOSSIP: Fashion, television, royals, celebrities, travel tips and more…

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A SENSUAL LIFE: Agent Provocateur’s hedonistic Autumn-Winter 2014 lingerie collection

LOOKBOOK: Agent Provocateur Autumn Winter 2014 campaign

NSFW: The 2014 A/W collection for Agent Provocateur has been launched…


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LUSCIOUS LINGERIE: Agent Provocateur’s Autumn Winter 2014 collection



Agent Provocateur’s Autumn Winter 2014 collection has launched.

“Welcome to Le Salon, this collection delves into the glamorous hedonism of late 1970’s Paris nightlife, where supermodels and millionaires lived every decadent night as though it were their last.”

Check it out here.

Natasha xx




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SALE ALERT: Alice + Oliva summer sale – up to 75% off


SALE ALERT - Alice and Olivia sale - August 2014

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LUSCIOUS SHOP: See what’s new – August 2014

See what's new in the LUSCIOUS SHOP for men's and women's fashion, beauty, kids, travel, gifts and homewares:

See what’s new in the LUSCIOUS SHOP for men’s and women’s fashion, beauty, kids, travel, gifts and homewares.