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FASHFEST 2016 Night Two: Praxis and Liminal

I had the most fun tonight out of any FASHFEST show. There was a certain lightness in the room. Well into its fourth year, FASHFEST has confidently established itself as the leading fashion event in Canberra. For me, the heart of FASHFEST has always been about showcasing and celebrating local creativity. As a dynamic meeting point of fashion, […]

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Dress Me Up (for a good cause)

Embracing your style. It’s easier for some than others. If you want some fab tips on how to look great without changing who you are, sign up for the Dress Me Up charity fashion event being held at CARDIF Collective in Kingston on Saturday 8 October. There are heaps of reasons to join in. Let’s […]

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Stylists: Not just for the rich and famous

How many times have you looked through your wardrobe only to say ‘I have nothing to wear’? You can have a cupboard full of clothes but if they don’t fit well, you’re not going to feel good. So how do you find those perfect pieces? We’re talking the right jeans or pair of pants, dresses […]

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Spring Racing Headpieces: Luxe to Less

Spring racing season is fast approaching and we all know a headpiece is essential for a completed look. We’ve picked from the latest trends and found headpieces that will catch all eyes, no matter what your budget looks like. From crowns and flowers to veils and minimalist pieces, here’s a luxe to less list of […]

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CBR Trails: Shop ’til you drop

Canberra is brimming with independent fashion and design stores, but sometimes you need to know where to look. We start our stylish exploration in Belconnen. An unlikely place to find cool or unique stores? You might be surprised at what you’ll find. 9AM FUEL UP Start with a coffee and a yummy flavoursome breakfast at […]

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An ‘Australia first’ experience at Canberra Centre

Meditation, yoga and nutrition classes aren’t things you’d usually expect to see in a shopping environment, but that’s about to change with the launch of Eden at Canberra Centre. With in-centre activations and a series of masterclasses hosted by a high profile line-up of Australia’s leading Health and Wellness experts, Eden is described as an “Australian First” health and wellness experience. Canberra Centre’s Centre Manager […]

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Street Dreaming

Fashion’s new attitude. Gather your girl squad and hit the streets in grunge-chic style. Checks, black and lots of layers make for perfect cold weather outfits. The best part? It’s a look for any budget.                   Photographer: Lauren Campbell |  Stylists: Hayley O’Neill + Deejay Jukic  | Creative […]

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Knight Shift: Customising Canberra

“We are excited about the opportunities that we can offer businesses, creatives and individuals” Logan Knight, Creative Director of leading creative communications agency Coordinate, alongside wife Christina, Senior Consultant of Callida Consulting, have combined their skills in design and business to create custom printing and apparel company – Knight Shift. #PowerCouple much? We think so. […]

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Wings, POA, by Bronwen Stead; dress, $55, at Designer Op Shop; shoes, $142.46, by Wittner; cuff, $150 by Samantha Wills at Soho Dezigns; earrings, $5.95, bracelets, $12.95, larger rings (set), $9.95, and stacked rings (Set), $9.95, all by Colette by Colette Hayman.

Buying vintage – getting stylish on a budget

The joy that comes from buying vintage often comes about from the knowledge that your purchase is cheap and sustainable (it is recycling after all!) and that you may just walk away with a hidden treasure! In this age of mass-produced and overpriced fashion, there can be oodles of satisfaction in buying a unique gem […]

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Miss Winks: Underneath it all

Sometimes it’s about what lies beneath. Do you feel more confident when you’re wearing beautiful lingerie? You’re not alone. Although the rest of the world may not be able to see the wispy pieces you’re sporting under your clothes, there’s just something about knowing they’re there… Now there’s a new destination for lovers of lingerie […]

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