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Handmade Market @ National Convention Centre Canberra

26/05/2011 by OutInCanberra

Handmade Market, Canberra's Quarterly Upmarket, brings together talented artists, designers, stylists, craftspeople and gourmets all at the National Convention Centre on Saturday June 11th. It is a unique event to connect the makers of beautiful things to people who appreciate quality, handcrafted and locally designed items. The market features over 120 retailers, including new designers Princess Perfect, Heaven in Earth, Art of Switch, annie & belle and Miss Lulu Clothing. Open from 10am - 4pm. Entry is free. For more information visit www.handmademarket.com.au.

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Canberra Charity Fashion Show @ Hotel Realm

17/05/2011 by OutInCanberra

The cream of the crop in Canberra designers and labels gathered at Hotel Realm on Saturday 14th May for the Canberra Charity Fashion Show. Following a steady stream of talented Canberra designers leaving the city, organiser Japna Singh decided to take action. "The night was really to raise awareness of local Canberra designers," she says. "So many designers move to Sydney and Melbourne. So the plan was to get everything together in the one room and really promote local designers."

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New Label Launched @ Things of Desire

19/04/2011 by OutInCanberra

Pop into Things of Desire and check out new addition DeCoster, a Haute Couture label from Shanghai. The unique line, with immaculate cutting and hand finishing is available exclusively in Canberra at Things of Desire. "The cutting is immaculate and once you try it on you'll see why," says Things of Desire owner Alan Arab. DeCoster's designer was trained in Milan and started the label with her husband more than 10 years ago in Shanghai, initially only supplying to upmarket boutiques in China.

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VIP Night @ Ellory Lane

06/04/2011 by OutInCanberra

Mingle with fashionistas and check out the best of the new season trends at the Ellory Lane VIP night on Thursday April 14th. The Autumn/Winter collection will launch at 7:30pm with a fashion parade showcasing the best on-trend looks. Come along on the night and meet the assistant designer to labels 'Pink Stitch' and 'August Street'. Also enjoy champagne, nibbles and door prizes. The event kicks off at 6:00pm, and is free to attend.

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OutInTV @ Kamberra Winery Black Opal Stakes Day

30/03/2011 by OutInTV

OutInTV goes to Kamberra Winery Black Opal Stakes Day. Check out all of the festivities and fashion from the day. Includes interviews with Laura Dundovic - Miss Universe Australia 2008, Penny Winn - Myer Executive General Manager - Merchandise and Logistics, Nicole Brown - Kamberra Winery and fashions on the fields winners. Hosted by Natasha Roberts, Myer Face of Canberra Racing 2011.

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People's Choice Finalists Announced

08/03/2011 by OutInCanberra

Congratulations to the finalists of the OutInCanberra Favourite Face Public Vote for the 2011 Myer Face of Canberra Racing: - Jessica Allen - Cheyanne O'Callaghan - Natasha Roberts The overall winner will be announced at the Chief Minister's Cocktail party on Friday 11th March 2011.

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Preview Day @ Thoroughbred Park

08/03/2011 by OutInCanberra

The racing season kicked off with a bang at the MS Society Preview Day at Thoroughbred Park on Sunday 27th February. Young fashionistas were out in force for the Junior Fashions on the Field competiton, followed by the parade of the Myer Face of Canberra Racing 2011 finalists. Special guests Greg Thompson from WIN News and 2010 Face of Canberra racing winner Aprelle Coady were on hand to judge the 2011 entrants. Ten finalists were announced, with three People's Choice finalists still to come. The winner will be announced at Chief Minister's Cocktail party on Friday 11th March 2011.

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Sofia Polak collection launches

28/02/2011 by Jil Hogan

Canberra designer Sofia Polak has been creating glamorous custom garments for the past five years. Having previously styled Fashions On The Field judges and a Miss World Australia finalist, Sofia has now turned her sights to her first ready to wear collection, which launches this weekend at Fashion Exposed in Sydney. This year she will also style the winner of the Myer Face of Canberra Racing, held at Thoroughbred Park, for the duration of their title. Jil Hogan caught up with Sofia Polak on the eve of her collection launch. Tell me a bit about your collection.

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Fash'n'Treasure returns for 2011

21/02/2011 by OutInCanberra

Indulge in a day of clothes, shoes, bags, hats and accessories at Fash'n'Treasure on Saturday 5th March 2011. Held at the Kingston Old Bus Depot Building, the event brings together local wardrobes, fashion designers, fashion shops, milliners and stylists. Traders range from vintage fashion dealers, boutiques and designers to local Canberrans selling their second-hand fashions, stylists and colourists. So head along between 10:00am and 2:00pm and search for the perfect accompaniments for your wardrobe! Entry is free.

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The search for Face of Canberra Races 2011

24/01/2011 by OutinCanberra

The search for the Myer Face of Canberra Racing is on again, with entries now open. So do you have what it takes? 2010 Face of Canberra Racing winner Aprelle Coady says it takes something unique to make you stand out from the crowd. “You need something that someone else doesn’t have. Loving horses also helps, and loving fashion plays a huge role,” she says. “Just highlight the complete package that makes you you” Aprelle has held the title for the past year, and found the experience invaluable.

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