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Christmas Gifts All Wrapped Up

It’s always a pleasure to receive a gift, but with so many treasures to choose from, giving is just as fun. Join the HerCanberra team—and our minis—at our Christmas celebration for some gift inspo! For the kids From never-go-out-of-style dolls to the latest technology, Westfield Belconnen and Westfield Woden have gifts for kids and teens all sorted. Imogen Imogen (7 years) […]

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Geeky gift ideas for men

It’s no secret that men can be tough to buy for— particularly if they’re a little bit on the nerdy side. Don’t get me wrong, I wouldn’t for a moment suggest this is a bad thing. I’m lucky enough to be gifted with a geek for a brother, a closet nerd as a partner, and […]

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Miranda Kerr is coming to Canberra Centre this weekend

But not as you’d expect… Queensland born supermodel and founder of KORA Organics skincare Miranda Kerr will be at Canberra Centre this weekend via Skype to answer guests’ questions about skincare, wellness and beauty. Recognised as one of the world’s most influential voices in the world of fashion and style, Miranda Kerr has an innate and […]

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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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Gingerfinch: heirlooms for design lovers

The career of Peita Davis, founder of online homewares store Gingerfinch, is one of extremes. After leaving Canberra to travel the Middle East in her late teens, Peita Davis moved back to Australia to study and pursue a career focused on Middle Eastern politics. This landed her a role as an intelligence analyst, a job […]

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Local Lust List: Christmas 2017

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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Venetia Major: beautiful gemstones, bespoke design

Canberra jeweller Venetia Major has come a long way from selling her first project (simple beaded earrings) for 50 cents at age 10. Having been a creator from a young age, Venetia didn’t realise she could even embark on a career as a manufacturing jeweller until she saw it in a career guide in high […]

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Braddon’s balance of retail power is shifting…

Do you know your left from your right? Because the balance of power on Lonsdale Street, Braddon, is changing. Come next week, the grand opening of the major tenants who are polishing up locations in the new Nibu and Palko buildings will be taking place. It’s admittedly early days but there is already a mix of […]

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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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