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Five minutes with Lisa Gorman

Lovers of bold colour were overjoyed when it was announced that cult label Gorman will soon be coming to Canberra Centre.   Those unfamiliar with the label’s signature prints and patterns will love their quirky takes on corporate and weekend wear using high-quality Australian materials like silk and wool. Ahead of the store’s opening, we chatted to founder […]

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Five minutes with Celestial Power designer Janette Wojtaszak

Bold, intricate and colourful, the Celestial Power collection is all about making a statement.  We caught up with designer and founder Janette Wojtaszak about the collection to celebrate the launch of her online store yesterday. Tell us a little bit of background about yourself and the blog The Statement Life The Statement collection is an extension of my fashion and lifestyle […]

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Canberra Outlet Centre Spring Essentials Feature

Shop like a stylist at Canberra Outlet Centre

It’s a sad fact of life that most of us mere mortals can’t afford to take a personal stylist with us every time we shop. But what if we told you that Canberra Outlet Centre were offering to teach you how to shop like a stylist—on a budget, no less? This Saturday 7 October, centre […]

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Canberra’s new blow dry bar – emphasis on bar!

What could be better than glamming up for a night out with a blow dry and professional makeup? How about doing it while sitting at a marble and concrete bar on Lonsdale Street in Braddon sipping on champagne? Saloon gets our applause for the most perfect name. Part hair and beauty salon, it will offer all the […]

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FASHFEST 2017 Closing Night

The closing night of FASHFEST 2017 gave us everything from JLo meets Gone With The Wind to Brigitte Bardot sex kittens…and so much more in between. Show One Charly Thorn Charly Thorn is an just 18-year-old designer from Cooma, but her work is far beyond her years. Showcasing a teal and white palette, the collection was JLo […]

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FASHFEST 2017 Night Two

Night Two of FASHFEST 2017 took us to New Zealand and back in two diverse shows. From 90s grunge vibe to a grown-up slumber party, and everything in between—Night Two of FASHFEST showcased an incredibly diverse set of exciting homegrown and international collections. Show One Melanie Child New Zealand’s Melanie Child focuses on upcycling and […]

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FASHFEST 2017 Opening Night

Opening night of FASHFEST 2017 showcased everything from raw talent to future faces. We take you front row. Show One Gehrich  Established in 2013, Gehrich is the eponymous luxury label of Samantha Gehrich. This collection was all about separates in tonal colours and natural fibres like wool, cashmere and silk. We loved: the cropped jacket […]

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Eight reasons to get to FASHFEST

(even if you’re not a ‘fashionista) You don’t need to be a slave to fashion to get along to FASHFEST tonight (or tomorrow or Saturday). Here are eight reasons it’s the hottest ticket in town—it’s not too late to buy them! TO WITNESS THE EVOLUTION OF A FESTIVAL Runway Reinvention: five years of FASHFEST TO SEE KICK-ARSE […]

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A Foolproof Formula For Your FASHFEST Outfit

You may have 99 problems, but what to wear to FASHFEST ain’t one with this outfit calculation. My method is simple. The struggle is real when deciding what to wear each day, let alone when you’re deciding on an outfit to wear to Canberra’s premier fashion event, FASHFEST. Let us take the stress out of the equation with this […]

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Five minutes with a designer of Haute Couture

It’s not every day that you get to chat with a professional Haute Couture designer, let alone one who will soon be showing their designs at Paris Fashion Week. It’s also not every day that you’re able to see those designs in person—but that’s what you’ll be able to do when they take to the FASHFEST catwalk next […]

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