Article Archive

May 25, 2015

5 Minutes with Eye Candy Optical

03/03/2015 by Carly Jade Devine

Have you been to Eye Candy Optical? Located in the Mode 3 building on Lonsdale Street in Braddon, it's the only place you'll find designer, edgy and super stylish sunglasses and spectacles in Canberra. The awesome yellow couch, classic Vespa, and toy robots decorating the shelves show the fun side of optometry. Eye Candy set up shop in Braddon last year and has cemented a trendy reputation. Who is your core demographic?


Vote Now - OutInCanberra's Favourite Face of Racing

03/03/2015 by OutInCanberra

Yay! It’s that time of year again. Get busy and get voting in the 2015 OutInCanberra Favourite Face competition to decide who should be out-and-about with us for the rest of 2015! All they had to do was answer the following question: “Why should you be the Westfield Face of Canberra Racing for 2015?” Simple enough, really, but we were excited to see the broad range of style and personalities that represent all aspects of our city.


Off and Racing with the 2015 Black Opal Stakes

24/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

Autumn racing in the Capital is all about the 43rd running of the Seppelt Black Opal Stakes at Thoroughbred Park on Sunday 8 March 2015 and excitement is in the air. And now that the Black Opal has been upgraded to a Group 3, you can be guaranteed of an amazing day at the track with everything you’d expect and more! For the racing enthusiasts Thoroughbred Park’s eight-race program is certainly the focus. This year’s programme includes: -$275,000 Seppelt Black Opal Stakes, -$200,000 Canberra Cup, -$120,000 Mercedes-Benz (Canberra) National Sprint, and


10 Amazing Instagrammers

23/02/2015 by Eliza Ackland

Some people take this Instagram thing pretty seriously. Really, really seriously. Gone are the days where people only post photos of their morning latte art, ‘grammers’ are using this app to showcase some serious photographic talent. So if your Instagram feed is full of cats, selfies and what your friends are having for lunch then perhaps it’s time to explore some new accounts! Here’s our list of Instagram accounts that will keep your feed beautiful, inspiring, and filled with colour and edge.


5 Things for the Weekend

20/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

Hooray! So, this is the last full weekend of summer. Don’t be sad – get out there and make the most of it! As always, there’s lots to see and do. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Enjoy! 1. Lunar New Year at Ainslie Football Group Friday and Saturday from 6.00pm Ainslie Group is celebrating Chinese New Year with live performances from the Prosperous Mountain Lion across both venues! The fun starts at Ainslie at 6.00pm and then heads out to Gungahlin Lakes Club from 8.00pm


REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN - Westfield Face of Canberra Racing 2015

17/02/2015 by OutinCanberra

The 2015 Canberra Racing Carnival is well-and-truly in full swing, and OutInCanberra is back to give you the chance to win $10,000 as this year’s Westfield Face of Canberra racing! So who will be the winner? Well, it’s likely that the judge’s favourite will be fashion-savvy with a professional manner that makes her shine in a crowd.


Big moves at Canberra Outlet Centre

16/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

So, we can all agree that when it comes to picking you a great bargain, there are few places better than the Canberra Outlet Centre in Fyshwick. Whether you’re looking for a last-minute gift, the perfect shoes for a Saturday night, or a larger purchase that you’ve been eyeing off for a while, with over 100 specialty stores there’s a shopping solution for everyone.


#LoveCBR - with Andrea and Clinton

09/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

As part of our Valentine’s Day series, #LoveCBR, we talked to Co-Founders of Fashfest, Andrea and Clinton Hutchinson, about how they met, and what they love about our city. ________________________ Where did you two meet? Andrea: In 2008: I was travelling through Australia and took a train from Sydney to Canberra. I walked out of the train station in Kingston and needed some directions, so walked into the old Zoo offices next to WIN TV. It was there I met Clinton, and he showed me around Canberra! What was your first date?


Fashion, Food and Fun at Night Market Canberra!

03/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

On Friday, 13 February 2015, The Realm precinct in Barton will again play host to Night Market Canberra - a shopper’s paradise celebrating art, fashion and unique wares by local and interstate designers and brands.


Meet the Stallholders - Night Market Canberra

02/02/2015 by Carly Jade Devine

Night Market Canberra is back for the second time in the Realm precinct of Barton on Friday 13 February 2015. The market is a shopper’s paradise celebrating art, fashion and unique wares by local and interstate designers and brands. Here are just three of the amazing stalls you can find this Friday night... and there's much, much more! EDWOODS