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Swiish and stylish sister time

They preach style and sisterly love. And now Sally Obermeder and Maha Koraiem are coming to Canberra to preach trans-seasonal wardrobes and the merits of thermal underwear. Yes. You read that correctly. The energetic duo, who established their style blog Swiish almost five years ago, are hosting a masterclass at the Canberra Centre on Saturday 22 April […]

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Lusso: Italian Luxury in Manuka

It’s no secret that Canberra’s fashion scene is quietly catching up with the heavyweights of style; Sydney and Melbourne. As you read this, the fashion talent of Canberra is working away to grow a retail community that truly reflects the style (and voracious shopping appetite) of our locals. One of our staunchest fashion hotspots is […]

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Illuminating Canberra fashion

When designer Yumi Morrissey looks at a national institution, she doesn’t just get excited about amazing architecture. She gets excited about fashion. Yes, fashion. Zilpah tart’s new autumn/winter collection features stunning patterns Yumi created from photos she took of three of our famous institutions—the National Museum of Australia, National Film and Sound Archives and the […]

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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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