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The ultimate underwear guide

Getting dressed in the morning. It can be a fun-filled exercise of self-expression and fun; equally, it can be one of the most bewildering and dreaded times of the day. Before you’ve even had your morning shot of caffeine, you’re faced with questions such as ‘Why do I not seem to have anything to wear […]

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Sand + Salt

When you think of the beach, chances are you picture maxi dresses, sun hats and bikinis. But the coast is every bit as beautiful in winter—with the fashion to match. Dip your toe into natural tones, textures and layers. Shona Joy Aimee Mini ($295) from David Jones, Canberra Centre. Aje Faux Fur Jacket ($595) from […]

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Designer shopping for a good cause? Yes please.

Designer handbags and palliative care may not be the most obvious pairing, but at Bags, Beauty and Bling you can update your wardrobe and support this important work. Death is a difficult time for many, especially those with a terminal illness, but Palliative Care ACT is always there to make the process that little bit easier. The […]

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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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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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MUJI is coming to Canberra!

Cult Japanese brand MUJI is coming to Canberra Centre. Here’s why you should care. I was visiting a friend in Singapore in 2014, doing the compulsory shopping thing, when she said to me ‘we HAVE to go to MUJI‘. I had no idea what she was talking about. None. Four years on, I have worn […]

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