The Aussie meat pie has made it to Times Square, New York! With Australia’s Pie Face chain opening their flagship American store on the 26th of January – Australia Day. More than 50 stores are planned in New York and nationwide pie domination is in the works.
Australian fashion designers Kym Ellery and Fernando Frisoni, recently recognised by Woolmark and Australians in New York Fashion Foundation, were invited to showcase their wares in a special pre-fashion week viewing. Billabout contributor Katherine Keating caught up with the two rising designers over lunch at the Crosby Street Hotel in New York to discuss the Australian fashion…
On Monday night, Billabout caught Australian multinstrumentalist Gotye (real name: Wally De Backer) at the Bowery Ballroom in NYC. The Melbourne native and five-time Aria winner played to a sold-out crowd of everyone from friends and fellow Aussies to hipsters and yuppies.
Billabout catches up with LA-based musician George Byrne to chat about his primary school rock band, touring with Missy Higgins, American girls and how his songs ended up on the Jersey Shore.