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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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Into The Wild

BABY, BABY, IT’S A WILD WORLD Escape your fashion comfort zone by exploring texture, colour and contrast. Let your style be an outward expression of your inner adventurer.                       CREDITS CONCEPT + CREATIVE DIRECTOR JAVIER STEEL PHOTOGRAPHER LAUREN CAMPBELL STYLIST HAYLEY O’NEILL – ASSISTED BY […]

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Summer Street Style

Summer is here. Finally.  We hit Garema Place to find some summer outfit inspo, and did we hit the jackpot. Anne and Kate – Garran / Braddon Anne is wearing a lace skirt from Country Road and loves to mix and match her outfits. Kate is wearing a pleated skirt from Dolce & Gabbana and […]

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Cheap and Chic: Summer wear

Welcome to summer! Yep, after what feels like one of the longest winters ever we’re finally heading into the festive season, which means it’s time to ditch those layers and look for lighter fabrics. In 2016’s last episode of Cheap and Chic, brought to you by the Canberra Outlet Centre, host Nicole Dwight will take you through a […]

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Christmas Local Lust List

We love supporting local businesses here at HerCanberra…and at Christmas there’s no better time to shop local. We see so many ‘must have’ lists that are chock full of items from overseas companies or interstate online retailers, so we have set out to find the things that we love that you can find in your […]

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Lifting the lid on a MINI experience

One of the perks of the job is road-testing HerCanberra experiences. So when the opportunity presented itself to grab a MINI convertible for a few days, check out a personal styling session with Style Liberation and hang with MINI ambassador and Australian women’s soccer star Michelle Heyman, I could hardly turn it down…Plus, I am […]

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Who is Nerdalina Ballerina?

It was three o’clock in the morning and only one window in the whole building was uncovered and allowing light in. A young girl was sitting in a room, sewing two pieces of material, adorned with a myriad sparkling dots. Despite it being such a late hour she was excited and full of energy. Her […]

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