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Are you DCE’s next model host?

Danielle Cleary Events (DCE) has announced the launch of their 2018 DCE Model Host Search. The DCE Model Host Search aims to uncover Canberra’s most committed, motivated and confident 18+-year-old men and women who are wanting to gain work experience and connections in the events and modelling industry. The competition, which has already received a […]

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A Swiish and stylish high tea

Sydney style duo Sally Obermeder and Maha Koraiem are Canberra bound and keen to share a glass of bubbly and style tips with an exclusive audience—you! The sisters have something of a love affair with Canberra and are heading here next month to host an intimate and inspirational HerCanberra high tea at the Burbury Terrace. […]

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Make up in a new light

It is a Wednesday afternoon and I am sitting at a bar in Braddon, concentrating hard on…geometery? Under the expert tutelage of Canberra’s resident eyebrow guru Jaki Bradley, I am learning things about angles, lines and lengths of the brow that I probably should have mastered long before now. Sitting with my HerCanberra colleagues, we […]

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Designer Op Shop is on the move

One of Canberra’s favourite op shops is leaving Braddon…. Mother and daughter duo Taylor and Sharyn Pitsilos will soon be expanding their chic Designer Op Shop store into an emporium in Fyshwick. And they want to invite other vintage sellers, collectors and makers to set up shop spaces within their new location. The expanded venture will […]

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Tip You’re It and the terrific twos

Since opening their Braddon doors on 16 April 2015, Tip You’re It! has become a store that’s synonymous with quirky, cute and downright delightful children’s clothing, toys and décor. Two-and-a-half years on, they’re known as one of Canberra’s most stylish kid’s stores—a status that was cemented earlier this year at FASHFEST, when a troupe of […]

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Havana Heat

It’s going to be a long hot summer.  Or at least we hope so. To see you through hazy, lazy days and long, bright nights we’ve found you the best of this season’s tropical trends. Inspired by the sultry streets of Havana, embrace clashing riotous prints in intense colours.             […]

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A Fashionable Christmas

The Christmas party season often means a packed social calendar, and with this comes pressure to dress to impress. We rounded up the HerCanberra team—and their offspring—to showcase Westfield Belconnen and Westfield Woden’s range of festive fashion for all ages, stages, shapes and sizes. Amanda – Founder + CEO The classic wrap dress reinvented. An […]

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The SWIISH Guide to Canberra: Part II

So, you’ve read the first part of the favourite Canberra cafes and cultural pit-stops of Sally Obermeder and Maha Koraiem. Now we bring you Part Two, where the sisters reveal their must-stay hotels and fine dining choices, as well as some well-traversed kids’ playgrounds. The Sydney-based celebrity sisters, who run lifestyle and fashion empire SWIISH, are […]

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H&M opens tomorrow at Canberra Centre

Another Swedish retail giant has come to town, and to say that Canberra is excited is an understatement. I still remember my first H&M experience at age 16, desperately trying to decide what to spend my pocket money on as Paris Christmas crowds surged around me. Everything was affordable and achingly-trendy and I remember being […]

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Taking the Fashionably Numb Sustainable Challenge

In the lead up to Fashionably Numb this weekend, I was given a challenge from stylist Sofia Polak. What is Fashionably Numb? It’s a market and panel discussion with a focus on sustainability and ethical fashion, which Sofia is organising the PR for. In theme with the event and in thinking about our relationship with clothing, the challenge […]

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