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Winter Metallics 101

Think ‘future’ and you think sleek, shiny metals.  We show you how to incorporate one of the hottest trends for AW17 into your wardrobe and makeup. Metallics are everywhere this season, and it’s never been easier to incorporate a bit of sparkle or shimmer into your wardrobe. Stylist Hayley O’Neill advises introducing the trend to […]

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Recognising your inner guuguuburra

Tidda: Sister, close friend, aunty. This is the word which inspires the sense of female empowerment which drives Téa&Belle, two young Tidda Queens. Launched on the eve of NAIDOC Week 2017, Téa&Belle is the creation of two Canberra girls born in Wiradjuri Country. Designing and sourcing their products in partnership with ethical suppliers, and supported […]

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Winter Footwear Finds

No Canberra girl can be expected to brave our winters without an artillery of chic boots. Unfortunately, compared to summer, winter footwear usually comes with a higher price tag. You could either max out your credit card stocking up on the latest footwear trends… or, you could hotfoot it to Canberra Outlet Centre, where you […]

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Charly Thorn takes LA

She’s the teenage fashion superstar in waiting who burst onto the scene at last year’s FASHFEST. Eighteen-year-old Charly Thorn received a standing ovation at the end of her first solo runway show at the Convention Centre and that talent has now been recognised around the world as Charly has been asked to showcase her designs […]

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A Life Less Ordinary

The future is now.  Dare to go bold in head to toe colour blocking in timeless silhouettes. Dress $590 by Livina Conti, vest $390 by Tiina Laakkonen, and earrings $190 by Dimitri all at Things Of Desire. Shoes $49.95 from Zara, and Apple Watch from JB Hi-Fi, Canberra Centre. By Malene Birger shirt $649 and […]

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Reclaiming coal for art’s sake

The shapes are stunning. The angles intriguing. The designs deceivingly simple. Jewellery maker Sophia Emmett sees wonder in coal where others see something negative. She finds coal so beautiful, she uses it to design and hand make earrings, necklaces, studs and cufflinks as part of her eponymous label. “Coal isn’t an ordinary object,” she explains. […]

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The classic winter coat – Perri Cutten style

If this week’s arctic breezes didn’t convince you it is time to invest in a statement winter coat, then have you heard next week is forecast for snow? While Canberra’s climate at this time of the year can only be described as unattractive, the plus-side is that there is nothing quite as luxurious as investing […]

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Cable Melbourne: Transcending seasons

Ever heard the old saying, the best thing to come out of Victoria was the road to Canberra? This winter, the best thing to come out of Victoria has landed in Manuka. Cable Melbourne may have only opened their Franklin Street store three weeks ago but it’s already developing a cult following—which isn’t surprising given […]

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Winter event dressing four ways

Sure, winter is the time to invest in an excellent coat and warm up in woollens at home. But it’s also the season for many of Canberra’s charity functions, balls and many a cosy dinner out with friends. Unfortunately, it’s not exactly chic to wear fluffy pyjamas to a degustation. So what does sophisticated evening […]

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Metallics 101: video tutorials

Love metallics but not sure where to start? We’ve enlisted the experts to show you how. You glow, girl! In our first Metallics 101 video tutorial, make up artist Jacqui Scott shows you how to get that sunkissed glow using liquid and powder illuminiser. GoldenEye No, not the Bond film. This video tutorial shows you […]

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