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August 21, 2014

WIN your Mum the ultimate gift from Pure Pod!

29/04/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

Pure Pod is an Australian pioneered eco fashion label founded by Kelli Donovan and her partner & lifestyle photographer Sean Watson in 2007. Pure Pod collections are described as chic, contemporary and stylish, with an urban influence. The label targets women in the 30+ market and is 100% Australian designed and made using ethical and eco credentials, as much as possible, to produce garments, from farm through to finished product.

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5 Minutes with… Braddon Tailors

29/04/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

Braddon Tailors is the collaborative effort of Canberra-based designers dedicated to producing high quality, made-to-measure garments for the style-savvy individual. Using luxurious and unique materials, sourced from the best mills around the world, individually drawn patterns for each new garment, refined manufacturing techniques. Q. Thinking back on 2013, what goals have you achieved that you are most proud of?

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5 Minutes with… Tuffys and Tuffetts

29/04/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

Tuffys & Tuffetts is a wholly Australian-owned company bringing real Aussie underwear back to Aussie backsides. Fashionable, fun and 100 per cent Australian made, Tuffys & Tuffetts offers women and men women of all shapes and sizes a number of on-trend designs from briefs to boxers, bras and leggings.

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5 Minutes with 4 Minutes 33

28/04/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

4 Minutes 33 is an innovative women's wear label that uses design as a means of communicating poetic expression. By enabling the wearer to develop personal style and individuality, 4 Minutes 33 clothes transcend age, body shape and culture. Gemma Jameson and Francesca Altenburg are the two designers behind this contemporary, upmarket women’s label. The designers met while studying fashion design at The Canberra Institute of Technology. They both graduated with a Bachelor of Design (Fashion Design) in 2008.

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Get 'Styled By Francesca'!

22/04/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

Francesca Droulias is a Wife, Mum, Canberra based personal stylist and all-round fashionista! The first time we met her she was bursting with style, flair and confidence. Francesca believes there is more to spending big bucks on clothes. She believes that looking good, has nothing to do with the price tag - that confidence is the key to Style!

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5 Minutes with… Hanny-d Creations

15/04/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

Hanny-d Creations was launched to celebrate designer Hanny Dewar’s passion for one-off, hand-made clothing, accessories and handbags, as well as her burning desire to see changes in attitude in the fashion industry towards sustainability. The label was launched in 2009. Since expanding her business, Hanny has presented collections at events including Frugal Fashions and the Australian National University’s Sustainable Careers Day. This year will be her first appearance at FASHFEST.

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5 Minutes with… Pure Pod

07/04/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

Launched in 2007, multiple award-winning Pure Pod is an Australian pioneer eco fashion label founded by Kelli Donovan and her partner and lifestyle photographer Sean Watson. Pure Pod collections are described as chic, contemporary and stylish, with an urban influence. Pure Pod—100% Australian designed and made—uses ethical and eco credentials, as much as possible, to produce garments from farm through to finished product.

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5 Minutes with… Taliya and Danielle Blom

01/04/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

Reneira is an Australian fashion label created by young sisters Taliya and Danielle Blom in 2013. These self-taught sewers offer exclusive, individually crafted statement garments that are sophisticated, feminine and edgy.

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Shop like a Fashion Blogger!

31/03/2014 by Jemma Mrdak

I am going to let you all in on a little secret of mine… I have a slight shopping addiction. Don’t worry though, its nothing major. It just means that you’ll see me wandering around the Canberra Centre at any spare chance I have. Lunch breaks, Friday nights, weekends; you’ll see me there. Why? Because I love good fashion and lately, Canberra has been blessed with some seriously good retail stores.

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The Guardians of Style showcase the Canberra Centre Autumn Winter 2014 Fashion

28/03/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

This morning we were lucky enough to have an exclusive first look at the four key trends for the upcoming Autumn and Winter seasons at Canberra Centre. The Guardians Of Style - who have now been revealed - graced us with their gorgeous mannequin style presence posing as renowned stylist, Colleen Cuneo described each look and where to buy each garment and accessory. Some of the brands presented today were Alex Perry (new to David Jones), Zara, Country Road, Mimco, Seed Heritage, Oroton, MJ Bale (for the guys), Ted Baker, Jason Brunsden and more!

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