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James Fairfax was a man of refined taste who eschewed the limelight, preferring to spend his time with artists and ...

Fairfax's stunning Retford Park to welcome public

If ever there was a true Gentleman's Estate, it would have to be the magnificent, sprawling home of the late James Fairfax, who departed this mortal coil in January but left one of the most extraordinary gifts to the people of Australia one could imagine: Bowral's gob-smackingly beautiful Retford Park.

Nell Schofield chose a cocktail commando outfit for one of the Cointreau Balls, which was Sydney's grandest party during ...

When celebrities had a ball

In the years before we had to endure Instagram selfies from the Amalfi Coast, mid-winter was one of the hottest times on the Sydney social calendar.

Among Queen Elizabeth II's gifts from Australia is an emu egg carving presented to her by the students and staff at ...

Queen wears Australia bling for PM's visit

While Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull swallowed his republican pride to meet Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace this week, it would be doubtful he could have missed the fabulous sparkling brooch Her Maj wore to mark the occasion: a diamond encrusted jewel in the form of a spray of wattle.

French graffiti artist Andre Saraiva.

Single and Bambi marriage trouble rumours 'crap'

Former party boy Dan Single and his international model wife Bambi Northwood-Blyth remain married, and media speculation the pair's relationship has hit the rocks is "crap", according to those closest to the situation.

Gretel (left) and Erica Packer. Erica is among the stellar line up of patients Dr Keith Hartman has seen over the years.

Obstetrician to stars delivers his last baby

Over his 37-year career as one of Sydney's leading obstetricians and gynaecologists, Dr Keith Hartman has delivered more than 10,000 babies, including some of the most famous and wealthiest bubs in the land.

The Voice's Joel Madden, Keith Urban, Delta Goodrem and Seal.


Was it Delta Goodrem behind the chiffon curtains of Seal's Bondi Beach abode?

Nicole Byers can expect a baptism of fire when she takes control of <i>The Australian Women's Weekly</I> on Monday morning.

Weekly's top job losing its sparkle

Long before female chief executives were common place among Australia's corporate giants or we had a female prime minister, the most powerful woman in this country was arguably the one at the helm of the most trusted magazine in the land: The Australian Women's Weekly.

Second marriage: Miaranda Kerr with her husband, Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel, in 2016.

$11 million bling sting: Kerr hands in beau's jewel's

It is not clear which is more extraordinary: that Miranda Kerr managed to date a Malaysian moneybags for nearly a year without being detected or that for the four years since then, she hung on to nearly $11 million worth of precious jewels she was apparently gifted from him?