Bottega: 74 Bourke Street, Melbourne

As a lovely reward for volunteering at the recent Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival, all volunteers were provided with a special offer to receive two tickets for the price of one to a runway show.

The options were the Target Runway, the Opening Show or the GQ Men’s Runway.

I decided to take my mum and we chose the David Jones Opening Show to be held at 9:30pm at Central Pier, Docklands. How exciting!!

Wanting to make a night of it, we arranged to have dinner together in the city, first.

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Bond Lounge Bar: 24 Bond Street, Melbourne

In August of last year, I began a new job at The Big Group, an enormously well respected events company in Australia that is based in Melbourne.

An entirely new scene for me, I have loved learning the ins and outs of hospitality and have met some lovely people!

Having never been to a work Christmas Party before, I didn’t really have any idea of what to expect when I was sent the invitation to The Big Group’s Christmas Party last year.

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