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Rebel Muse on the market

She has been Canberra’s rebel muse, now Alicia Xyrakis is preparing to hand over her fashion legacy. Canberra fashion identity Alicia Xyrakis has two great loves—her edgy Lonsdale Street clothing boutique Rebel Muse and her partner Jordan Momtazi. After four years of building her cult Canberra following and attracting national online sales through her website […]

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Five minutes with Fiona Keary of Style Liberation

Stylist Fiona Keary of Style Liberation has been on our radar for a long time now.  From covering HerStory in 2014 to choosing her as one of our Wise Women for our HerCanberra Magazine last year, her effortless style, warm personality and willingness to teach others has made her an integral part of Canberra’s style […]

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Fashion magazine royalty comes to Canberra

What does being Editor-in-Chief at Vogue Australia and Chief Creative Officer of an online lingerie boutique have in common? According to Kirstie Clements, it’s all about having an eye for detail. The former magazine queen is heading to Canberra to introduce the local market to her new venture, Porte-á-Vie Lingerie, and it’s a move that […]

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Melbourne’s Digbys Boutique brings European style to Braddon

Imagine a private hotel room introducing a stunning collection in a wide range of sizes, laid out especially for you to browse, try on and explore at your leisure. Welcome to a trunk show, a concept originating from 20th-century boutiques, where shopping was less about hitting every store on the street and more about the […]

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Well heeled: shoe trends for AW18

When Donatella Versace was once asked which trend she despised most, she replied, “flats.” Well, the fashion mogul best avert her eyes, because this season, flats are back—in a big way. From brogues to flat ankle boots, slides to sneakers, flats are taking the shoe world by storm (and your feet are probably thanking you, […]

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In the market for vintage, designer pieces and more

If you have an eagle eye for shopping, you may spot Jimmy Choo Shoes, a Gucci bag or a Wayne Cooper dress. Where? The Canberra Fashion Market. Formerly Fash ‘N’ Treasure, the market has been going strong for more than two decades, offering quality new and pre-loved items across the full fashion spectrum. Big brand […]

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Miss Winks X Sissa Sorella: shoes, lingerie and bubbles

Zsa Zsa Gabor said it best when she attested that “Cold Canberra nights are only made bearable with gorgeous lingerie and shoes.” Okay, so maybe that’s not an exact quote. And maybe it wasn’t Zsa Zsa Gabor who said that. It may have been me. But when shoes and lingerie can be discovered in the […]

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Introducing Reverie Collective

After honing her craft, designing and making clothes for herself, Marissa Gaspari decided the time was right to start her own label. That is how Reverie Collective was born. “I wanted to take my designs and style further than just making them for myself,” she says. “I have been designing and making clothes for myself […]

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How to start your own Fashion Revolution and build a conscious wardrobe

As a rather passionate and extravagant dresser, I have always been an avid consumer of fashion. Before moving into my own home and fulfilling my adolescent dream of having a dressing room, my wardrobe spanned my bedroom, my brother’s abandoned bedroom and a wardrobe in the spare room of my grandparent’s house next door. Such […]

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Rebel Muse and Saloon take Lonsdale Street for Autonomy

It’s the perfect pairing—the cutting edge boutique and the chic blow dry bar. But when Rebel Muse and Saloon join forces later this week for Autonomy, it will also be the pairing of two of Lonsdale Street’s coolest businesswomen—Sarah Wright and Alicia Xyrakis. Sarah opened Saloon, Canberra’s first blow-dry and beauty bar, almost six months […]

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