onthecover is life: elevated. We’re a digital publication and community dedicated to bringing what matters most in style to the women of Canberra. Whether it’s inspiration for your wardrobe, make-up bag or living room – we’ve got expert advice, lust-worthy images and shoppable content to help. We’ve got on-trend street style to copy, make-up reviews to inform, and expert advice to help you through your next job interview. (We’ll help you decide what to wear to that interview, too!)


onthecover is curated by Melanie Collins. Melanie grew up in Canberra, and has spent her career writing for women’s magazines, both in Australia and abroad. Contributors to onthecover are Canberra women who are all addicted to the pursuit of a stylish life. 

Melanie Collins

Taylor Warren

Amanda Green

Cutting specialist, currently in residence at Lexi Bannister Hair in Manuka.

Kimberley Sara Stylist

Canberra stylist and founder of online styling platform The Style Side.

Maria Cerne
Interior designer

Owner of Studio Black Interiors, Canberra.

Lesley Johnston Make-up artist

An expert in her field, Lesley has decades of experience in and around Canberra.

Cara Ho
Dermal science expert

Director of The Clinic Skin Health, Barton.

Louise Kichenside
Interior designer

Principle interior designer at Dept. of Design, Canberra.

Jacqui Scott
Make-up artist

Founder of Jacqui Scott Make, Canberra.

Francesca Droulias Personal stylist

Personal and creative stylist.

Gina Ciancio
Interior stylist

Stylist and founder of Style Curator.

Jamiee Wilson Make-up artist

Personal and creative stylist.