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Peachy Keen: Canberra’s cutest shoes

Canberra ladies, start putting away some of your hard earned dollars because a new shoe and accessories store is opening in Braddon in less than a week. The woman behind the super chic boutique Rebel Muse is branching out and opening Peachy Keen. Alicia Xyrakis says a second store was always on the cards and […]

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Where is Corr Blimey? Part Two: Memories of Cloth

We live a disposable existence. It’s something that gnaws away at Louisa de Smet who wonders why we toss clothes into landfill without thinking twice. Louisa and partner Steve Wright, the brains behind much-loved fashion label Corr Blimey, aren’t happy that the environment is paying the price for our fleeting relationship with garments. And so […]

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Cheap and Chic: Decoding dress codes

With spring in full swing, it’s likely your diary will soon start filling with weddings, celebrations and corporate events. But when the invitation says black tie, formal, cocktail, lounge suit or after five, what do you wear? Never fear: the latest Cheap and Chic episode, brought to you by Canberra Outlet Centre, focuses on deciphering dress codes to […]

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Fear and Loathing in the changing room

It’s that particularly confronting time of year, when we have to go out and face the winter-comfort-food-music. The weather is warming up and we can’t wait for summer and the beach….but we need a swimsuit. For this mission, we’re faced with two warrior-princess choices: be a raider or a hunter and gatherer. Raiding the wardrobe […]

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Alison Jackson relaunches her Signature Collection

How often do you get a chance to revisit the past? Most artists are relentlessly fixed on the future, but Alison Jackson, a local Canberra gold and silversmith, took the opportunity this winter to return to her roots and reimagine her debut collection of jewellery. Alison operates from her workshop in Queanbeyan, crafting refined tableware and […]

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FASHFEST 2016 Closing Night and a little bit of everything

The third and final night of FASHFEST had it all – fashion, bespoke suits, boutique lingerie, cute kidswear and even a proposal… We can’t wait to do it all over again in 2017! SATURDAY SHOW ONE: SPECTRA Karen Lee The Karen Lee label is no stranger to FASHFEST with this year marking its fourth appearance on […]

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FASHFEST 2016 Night Two: Praxis and Limina

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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