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Plan the perfect event with Oh Happy Day

We all know the Internet can be an amazing tool for planning events, but relying too heavily on Google can have its downfalls. There’s no guarantee those flowers you ordered, caterer you picked or band you already paid a deposit for are going to turn out exactly as you expected. Unless of course, you meet […]

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Canberra Hairdressers to work on New York Fashion Week

There are big things happening for some of Canberra’s most talented and prolific hairdressers… Although he doesn’t have his final schedule yet, Craig Rhodes knows he’s going to be flying high when he lands in New York City to work at one of the biggest—and most famous—fashion weeks in the world. Craig is taking off […]

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Fashion, food and French chic: The Melbourne Cup experience

With cutting edge fashion, couture headpieces and sweet treats from bakery Patissez, Canberrans who like their horse racing with a side of French chic will be in their element at a new Melbourne Cup experience event. Danielle Cleary, who owns local business Danielle Cleary Events, has created the ultimate Melbourne Cup experience to be held at […]

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Street Style & Her Say: The Brave Edition

In this weekly street series we pick a hot topic of the week and ask for your thoughts… Last Saturday’s CBR Brave ice hockey match provided a great opportunity for Fashion Editor Hayley and Editorial Coordinator Bea to scope out some sports-keen Canberra women’s style and opinions. We wanted to capture the energy and atmosphere of […]

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Falling prey to a shoe obsession

“The critical thing to be doing is getting out there and trying lots of different things to make your business work well. You’ll make lots of mistakes; you’ll make more mistakes than successes. But you’ll get there…” Warning: this article may inspire you to design (several) pairs of shoes that may lead to a shoe […]

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Local Lust List: what we love in July

We love supporting local businesses here at HerCanberra. From the small independents to the larger centres which employ a multitude of Canberrans, every dollar that you spend locally helps our economy. 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 […]

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Street Stylin’: Glam Mums Edition

Last week, Jenny Tiffen took a break from her usual nightly routine of washing, snot, wet beds, school lunches and homework, sport and baby food to get all dolled up for the Luton Charity Ball. Here in a special edition of Street Stylin’, she shares just what is this means for Canberra mums who aren’t always able to venture […]

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Get the look: Birds of Paradise

Lose yourself in resort-style prints, sweeping hemlines and exotic accessories. Wings optional. In this tropical paradise, anything flies. Following on from our Birds of Paradise photo shoot in Issue 1 of Magazine earlier this year, Fashion Editor and Stylist, Hayley O’Neill, shows how to achieve the tropical trend in a season known for its frosty mornings and […]

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Teen makeup: Where to start?

Lately I’ve had a spike in the number of people who ask me about appropriate makeup for teenagers. Thanks to YouTube and Instagram, girls are fast becoming more interested in makeup at a younger age. For me it was the age of 16, and for two reasons: it covered the pimples and because it was the […]

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Belle Bird for a stylish, curvy bird…

I’m a long-time fan of the Birdsnest range, the only problem being I’ve never been able to fit into their clothes. Sadly their regular range only goes up to a 14/16. So imagine my excitement when they released their own plus size range, Belle Bird – a new Australian label that was created in response to exclusive body […]

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