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Basic Instinct

Less is more. The modern minimalist is a master of simplicity. Make your mark with clean lines, a monochromatic palette and intriguing textures. Basic Instincts from our latest Magazine: Back to Basics will change the way you see trans-seasonal fashion.                               […]

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CARDIF Collective Fashion Alley comes to Kingston

It’s a true service lane usually buzzing with delivery trucks and the back-end operations of restaurants and retails shops. But on Saturday 8 April, Highgate Lane, in the historic part of Kingston, will transform into an exciting sensory experience. The inaugural CARDIF Collective Fashion Alley will host a major fashion show, juxtaposing quality design with the […]

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Essentials 101: The Capsule Wardrobe

The Capsule Wardrobe. A collection of essentials can be dressed up or down to create an outfit for every occasion. You’ll never go wrong with these pieces in your fashion arsenal, especially as the trans-seasonal chill starts to creep into our city… THE LITTLE BLACK DRESS A wardrobe perennial, the little black dress is a […]

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What to wear to Black Opal Stakes

It’s that time of year. The BIGGEST event on the Canberra racing calendar, Black Opal Stakes, is almost here. Yes, it’s on Sunday and if you’re a true Canberran, you’ve left getting your tickets and outfit until the very last minute. Am I reading your mind? No worries, I’ve got your back. I’ve judged Fashions […]

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Women at Work: Megan Trimble

There is no easier way to feel glamourous than when wearing a pair of statement sunglasses. Such as a pair from Zanzan. For those in the know, Zanzan is an English eyewear brand which specialises in statement fashion sunglasses. They are incredibly popular, with celebrities such as Amal Clooney and Kate Bosworth spotted wearing them. […]

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Edition at FASHFEST 2016. Image: Samantha Taylor

Through the looking glass with Alice Sutton

In a few weeks, local fashion designer Alice Sutton will pack her bags, hop on a plane and embark on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Alice, the designer behind the label Edition, is heading to Korea in March, to immerse herself in the exciting and fast-paced fashion scene in Seoul. She’s one of three Australian fashion designers […]

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How to get the most from op-shopping in Canberra

Salvos might have turned 130, but the presents are coming to us, with the launch of Canberra’s first Salvos ‘Street Boutique’ at their store in Philip last year.  I was lucky enough to be at the celebrations, which included a workshop with sustainable fashion blogger and stylist Faye ‘Fashion Hound’ De Lanty. A full house […]

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Summer Getaway 101

WHETHER YOU’RE JETTING AWAY TO A TROPICAL LOCALE OR HEADING OUT FOR A RELAXING WEEKEND, YOU WANT TO LOOK THE PART.  We’ve rounded up your perfect ensembles for any destination. A ROMANTIC COUNTRYSIDE ESCAPE Looking for a romantic escape? Head straight for the countryside! A white dress with delicate broderie is a classic choice with […]

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A Curated Christmas from Canberra Centre

I don’t want to alarm you but it’s now 10 days until Christmas. Yes, ten. If your mind is less “No worries, I have all my gifts sorted” and more “On the last day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, a panic induced blind shopping spree”, you’re probably looking for a bit of […]

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Support your local Girl Gang Productions

The competitive world of fashion may be unkind to aspiring artists and designers, but Canberra-based Girl Gang Productions is making the challenge a bit easier.  Girl Gang Productions is a young company; their mission is to “make the fashion industry accessible to Australian designers and help them grow [Australia’s] fashion identity,” says Zoe Brown. Zoe, […]

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