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By Invitation Only

By Invitation Only offers an exclusive glimpse into lavish global parties among rockstars, royalty, and billionaires, revealing a secretive world of luxury and opulence, all imagined by The Big Group.

By Invitation Only delves into the secretive realm of high-end events held in global estates, seaside villas, and chateaus, showcasing a lifestyle of unparalleled luxury. The book provides access to exclusive gatherings through personal anecdotes and images where haute couture, bespoke tailoring, and gourmet cuisine set the standard. It’s a journey into a discreet world where privacy and extravagance meet, narrated with discretion and focused on the art of celebration.

Launching in September



Our book collaborators

Chyka Keebaugh

Chyka Keebaugh is a prominent Australian entrepreneur, author, and lifestyle influencer who co-founded The Big Group. She is widely celebrated for her expertise in styling and home design. Her extensive range of homewares is available nationwide at Harris Scarfe.

Paul Bangay

Paul Bangay, with 30 years of experience, integrates his passion for the natural and classical worlds to craft gardens of timeless elegance for an elite global clientele, spanning private and public projects.

Guy Grossi

Raised in Melbourne by immigrant parents, Guy Grossi’s hospitality roots stem from abundant home celebrations. Starting young alongside his father, he honed his skills before opening his own ventures in 1986, contributing significantly to Melbourne’s multicultural hospitality scene.

Amanda Henderson
Gloss Creative

Through her extensive experience and impressive portfolio, Amanda has become a master of creative renewal and brand expression, transforming visions into projects with enduring visual impact by championing fun, hands-on design.

Joost Bakker

Despite being considered a decade ahead of his time, this Australian zero-waste activist remains undeterred in his quest to motivate everyone towards a zero-waste lifestyle.

Brigitte Hafner
Tedesca Osteria

Bridget leads Tedesca Osteria, a restaurant within her biodynamic farm in Red Hill. It is renowned for its relaxed five-course lunches made exclusively with garden produce and centred around a wood-fired hearth.

Guillaume Brahimi
Guillaume Group

French-born Guillaume Brahimi, trained under Joel Robuchon, became one of Australia’s celebrated chefs after moving to Sydney in the 1990s. His tenure at the Sydney Opera House’s Bennelong led to national and international acclaim, earning prestigious awards and multiple Chef Hats.

Patrick Johnson
P. Johnson

Established in Sydney in 2009, with showrooms in New York, London, Sydney, and Melbourne, plus an atelier in Tuscany. P and T Johnson curate elegant wardrobes and artisanal goods, promoting sustainable style for a life well-lived.

Koichi Takada

Koichi infuses Australian architecture with a Japanese sensibility, blending traditional elements from his homeland with modern, stunning, flowing forms.

Robyn Lea

Photographer, director, and author Robyn Lea has worked internationally for three decades. Her work has been published in The New York Times, Vogue, Elle Decor, and AD, and exhibited in major cities around the world. She has also created over a dozen books with Assouline and Thames & Hudson, including several international best-sellers.

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Launching September.
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