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July 27, 2014

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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Canberra Centre Fashion Launch Weekend

25/03/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

This weekend is the launch of the new collections set to hit stores throughout the Canberra Centre for the Autumn and Winter seasons. The centre will be buzzing with events and fashion presentations celebrating the launch for the community to enjoy!

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5 Minutes with… Percival Luto

25/03/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

Andrea Seselja had been designing jewellery in Canberra based on the form of the tentacle and mythology of the Kraken, the legendary sea monster of giant proportions said to dwell off the coasts of Norway and Greenland. The notion of a terrifying creature lying unnoticed in the ocean depths is an influence. Although beautiful, it was near impossible to produce the pieces on any production scale. Then Baxter came on board. Percival Luto's ‘Kraken’ range was released a year later and is now set to show at FASHFEST 2014.

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The Guardians of Style have been revealed...

21/03/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

Over the last few weeks all Canberrans were asking the question… "#GuardiansOfStyle who are they?" Yesterday in front of the Canberra Times Fountain it was revealed that the Guardians Of Style were a part of the new season style and culture campaign run by the Canberra Centre! One of the most innovative and memorable to date. The aim was to push the boundaries with the random pop-up style installations, and random it was.

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5 Minutes with… Karen Lee

20/03/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

Karen Lee grew up making her own clothes and this influenced her decision to make a career change in 2006. She completed a Bachelor of Design (Fashion) in 2008 and since then has been designing and making clothing for the female form.

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5 Minutes with… Audrey Blue

20/03/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

Designer, Hannah Parris, creates clothing using sustainable design, ecologically sustainable fabrics and production processes, and sustainable business practices. Audrey Blue uses organic and fairtrade cotton certified under international standards and relies on ethical supply chains. The label is the first, and so far only, women’s fashion label to be certified under the Global Organic Textile Standard.

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5 Minutes with… Recollection

19/03/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

Designer Philippa Soutberg has just graduated with a Bachelor of Design (fashion design) from the Canberra Institute of Technology and this year will be featuring her label, Recollection at Fashfest 2014. Recollection creates quality, innovative and Australian-inspired garments featuring subtle imagery and prints designed to remind the wearer of home. These elements are inspired from young and emerging designer Philippa Soutberg's personal memories and experiences of her extensive travels across our country’s fabulous natural and rural landscape.

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