Article Archive

September 2, 2015

MirandaSAKHINO's Global Glamour

10/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

‘Go forth and be beautiful’ is the advice of fashion designer Miranda Seakgosing. Miranda grew up in Botswana with an African mother and a Portuguese father, in a creative family. Her aunty was a tailor, her grandmother a knitwear designer and her mother a fashion collector. So it’s no wonder she was inspired to pursue a passion outside the corporate world. Oh, and did we mention that Miranda herself lives and breathes style? This designer, who runs the independent label MirandaSAKHINO, worked for three years in the world of stats before leaving it for the world of fashion.


5 Things for the Weekend

09/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

Hooray for another short week! Even though we only had to endure the nine-to-five across four days this week, it doesn’t make the weekend any less welcome. Here’s a bunch of ideas that will have you celebrating every sweet moment until Monday rocks around again. Enjoy! 1. Super Best Friends Album Launch at Transit Bar Friday from 8.00pm Canberra music is killing it at the moment. You can barely move without seeing another great collection of talented locals breaking out great tunes.


The Shopping Assassin's Guide to Hustle & Scout

07/04/2015 by Maeve Bannister

Canberra’s coolest market, Hustle & Scout, will be back on Saturday 11 April, from 2.00pm-7.00pm. Like any good (shopping) assassin it’s best to have a plan in mind. So, I’ve done my research, identified the correct targets and am now ready to go in for the kill. Here are just some of the stalls that I’ll be checking out this year: Acorn Sisters website


Canberra Centre hosts Kerrie Hess Exhibition

07/04/2015 by Janette Lenk

Kerrie Hess is Australia’s most famous water colour artist. She graced the stage at Canberra Centre with her modest presence to help launch the Centre’s Autumn/Winter 2015 season. With Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Vogue as her clients, she is the sweetest woman just like her water colour images. The reveal of Kerrie’s exhibition was a delightful hit! Canberra Centre hosted an exhibition that includes both existing works and five exclusive designs reflecting Canberra style – featuring outfits inspired by our retailers with iconic Canberra backgrounds.


A Glam New Look For FASHFEST

31/03/2015 by OutInCanberra

In a matter of a few short weeks, the red carpet will be rolled out and glammed up guests will walk up the steps of the National Convention Centre and enter another world: The world of FASHFEST. Tickets were released only days ago, and are running hot with more than 50 per cent of VIP seats already gone.


Hustle&Scout: Twilight Fashion Market - Autumn Edition

30/03/2015 by Carly Jade Devine

Hustle & Scout is more than just a market – it's an experience, one that we have been enjoying since the inaugural market back in September 2013. Tegan McAuley, the founder of Hustle&Scout said she wanted the market to be more than just that, a market. Her vision was for the event to be an experience for the customer, a feast for the senses... it sure was, and since then it's grown bigger with each event including a partnership with The Forage, more and more designers and collectors and soon, an expansion to Hobart.


10 Staple Wardrobe Items Every Woman Must Own

26/03/2015 by Janette Lenk

Investing in the right pieces will save you time and money. It goes like this: You wake up, scan your wardrobe - looking for something to wear thinking, “All these clothes and nothing to wear?” It’s not just you, it’s a common problem. With our list of top 10 items that every woman must own, you will never be caught out with nothing to wear. Investing in chic, timeless pieces will make your life easier. You’ll know what to wear, how to wear it and feel satisfied that you have a reliable outfit for whatever occasion. Getting your staples in order


Win Movie Tickets to DIOR AND I

24/03/2015 by OutInCanberra

Dior and I, a film by Frédéric Tcheng with designer Raf Simons and his assistant Pieter Mulier, brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons’ First haute couture collection as its new artistic director - a true labour of love created by a dedicated group of collaborators. Melding the everyday, pressure-filled components of fashion with mysterious echoes from the iconic brand’s past, the film is also a colourful homage to the seamstresses who serve Simons’ vision.


5 Things for the Weekend

19/03/2015 by OutinCanberra

Let’s go people! Strap yourselves in for another weekend of frenetic activity across the National Capital. Here is just a taste of what’s on this weekend. Be sure to get out there amongst it! Enjoy! 1. Canberra Comedy Festival at various venues All weekend. How many Canberrans does it take to change a lightbulb? You might find the answer this weekend as the Canberra Comedy Festival brings you some of the best stand-up artists from Australia and around the world.


Bespoke - design and fashion event this Sunday!

19/03/2015 by Janette Lenk

Not doing anything Sunday? Want to see some amazing fashion? Love New Acton? Enjoy good food and wine? If you answered yes to one or more of these then you should buy a ticket to Bespoke! "Bespoke" is a unique design event showcasing some of Canberra and surrounding regions most unique designers and retailers as well as creative talent brought to you for one night, THIS SUNDAY in A. Baker's Courtyard at the amazing NewActon precinct. What is Bespoke?