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What to wear to FASHFEST 2016: HisCanberra edition

So, you’re going to Fashfest. There are many things to consider when choosing your Fashfest outfit, but the first is style and effect. Here is some inspiration, and a couple of tips to help make your style work for you. Layers Layering can be your closest ally when it comes to constructing an effective outfit. […]

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HisCanberra: Dress Yourself

You should like the clothes you wear. You don’t have to be passionate about fashion, or be trying to push the boundaries of it, but when you get dressed, you should be pleased with the end result. Here’s a little help for those wanting to get more out of their wardrobe. Fit Make. Sure. Your. […]

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Six watches for autumn

I often have people asking me for my opinion on watches. Half the time it’s about a particular brand, and I’m always happy to provide my point of view. The other half of the time it’s almost always budget related such as “What can you recommend for this price?” “How much should I splurge on […]

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Mullet Over: Growing a beard

Hello again! Tim from The Cock and Crown here with another article to help Canberra’s blokes. This one’s about growing beards. Once again if you have any questions that you’d like me to answer drop me a line. So you want to grow a beard? Good on you. I’ve seen a few articles recently telling me […]

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Wheels turning on NewActon bike business

NewActon is one of the most popular destinations for Canberra’s burgeoning cyclist community, and now the precinct is set to become a rider’s paradise with the opening of a dedicated bike repair shop. With the help of expert frame builder Luke Laffan, co-owner of Mocan and Green Grout cafe Myles Chandler spent “about a year” building the […]

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HisCanberra’s Mullet Over: The basics of hair styling

Hi Chaps (and ladies) My name is Tim and I own The Cock and Crown Barber Shop in Woden. I have been a Hairdresser/Barber for 11 years and wanted to provide a better service for Canberra’s men. This is the first article of a column called ‘Mullet Over‘ to help men with styling and grooming in areas […]

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BMW Drive Day

The ultimate way to test drive a car! BMW.  The brand normally conjures up images of black sports sedans driven by business men in a rush. In Mr HerCanberra’s case that’s true – he has a black BMW sedan and wears a suit every day (no comment on rushing to meetings) so fits the cliché […]

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HisCanberra: Movember’s Last Night

Blokes across Canberra (and the world) are nearing the end of their upper lip itch as Movember draws to the finish line. You can almost hear the wives and girlfriends rejoice at the thought of a clean-shaven face for them to once again bestow their affections upon. The efforts of our Canberra lads have not […]

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HisCanberra: Gentleman’s Guide to Spring Racing

Spring racing season is here, and even if you’re not the gambling type, that doesn’t mean you should miss out on the fun. While woman have typically been the focus of events such as Fashions on the Field, modern men are paying closer attention to getting their race day attire just right. Whether you’re going […]

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HisCanberra: 60 years of watching the PM’s XI

60 years of watching the PMs XI by someone who was there. This article is a special piece by guest writer ‘HerDad’ Pat Murray, father of Alison Senti, HerCanberra contributor.  As a lifelong Canberra resident (that’s right, I was born here, just after the last World War) there’s many things I love about this town […]

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