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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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Up to 70% off @ Soho & Momento Dezigns

14/01/2011 by OutinCanberra

The final Summer clearance at Soho and Momento Dezigns is now on with up to 70% off all daywear, selected eveningwear and shoes. The favourite shop for Canberra's savvy fashionistas, Soho and Momento Dezigns offer the hottest trends in fashion from around the globe - straight from the catwalk to the store. The boutiques stock the crème de la crème of designers such as Camilla & Marc, Sass & Bide, Bettina Liano, Manning Cartell, Ginger & Smart, Leona Edmiston and Peep Toe Shoes. Sale ends mid-February. Soho Dezigns - 70 Bunda Street, Canberra City

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Summer Clearance @ Things of Desire

06/01/2011 by OutinCanberra

Things of Desire at Manuka is having a huge Summer clearance, with 10 - 50% off all stock storewide. The sale includes discounts on labels such as Cop Copine, Etincelle, Adam pour Eve, Nougat, Kondo, Viaggio, Anatopik, Coven, 2026 and Le Copine. Get in quick - the sale ends January 31st. Things of Desire - Shop 6 Style Arcade, Manuka ACT.

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Be pampered at Beauty Spot for $69!

21/12/2010 by OutInCanberra

Half hour massage, discovery facial and express manicure at Beauty Spot for only $69! Take time out from the stressful festive period and be pampered at Beauty Spot for only $69. First up, let all of your worries drift away with a relaxing half hour back and shoulder massage. The nourishing blend of Pure Fiji exotic nut extracts will rapidly hydrate and condition your skin.

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Ellory Lane VIP Event Review

20/12/2010 by OutInCanberra

The Ellory Lane VIP night saw the Canberra Centre store packed to the brim. Local designers Little Sparrow, Latsamy, Elecie & Frankie, Jane Vistoria and T-Heinrich were on hand to discuss their new Summer lines. Guests were treated to the fashion parade, teamed with champagne and a DJ. Photos by Chris Whitfield.

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Graduating designers present Archetype

07/12/2010 by OutInCanberra

The Canberra Institute of Technology's graduating fashion design class presented their full collections on Sunday, 5 December 2010 at Archetype10. Running for more than 10 years, the graduating design parade has consistently been the most anticipated fashion event on the Canberra calendar. This year’s designers included: Mai Adams, Megan Bockwinkel, Emma Chilman, Alex Ewens, Oumaya Issa, Sophie Loader, Penelope Murdoch, Sarasi Perera, Maya Pratt, Laura Steel, Sophia Vardos. Photos by Jeremy Rozdarz

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Ellory Lane VIP Night

03/12/2010 by OutInCanberra

Ellory Lane, located in the Canberra Centre (opposite Nine West) is hosting a special VIP night, and you're invited. The event will showcase some of our best local designers, with looks by Little Sparrow, Latsamy, Elecie & Frankie, Jane Victoria and T-Heinrich. Great vintage will also be in display, with some of the cutest pre-loved 60's, 70's and 80's threads around, affordable and in great condition. You'll also enjoy a fashion parade, champagne, prizes and special discounts.

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Get your ticket to the hottest fashion event of 2010

09/11/2010 by OutInCanberra

The Canberra Institute of Technology's graduating fashion design class will present their full collections on Sunday, 5 December 2010 at Archetype10. Running for more than 10 years, the graduating design parade has consistently been the most anticipated fashion event on the Canberra calendar. This year’s designers include: Mai Adams, Megan Bockwinkel, Emma Chilman, Alex Ewens, Oumaya Issa, Sophie Loader, Penelope Murdoch, Sarasi Perera, Maya Pratt, Laura Steel, Sophia Vardos. Tickets are selling fast.

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