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December 20, 2014

Chi Koo Kids have Charisma

18/01/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Sharon has 2 children and always tried her very best to dress them well. After moving to Canberra a couple of years ago, she struggled with the sparse fashion options for children on the local retail market. So Sharon solved the problem.

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Welcome to Canberra fashion

18/01/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

The growth of exclusive Canberra boutiques has not only opened many doors for young local designers, but for shoppers it has unlocked a door to a new world of fashion, right here in Canberra. No longer is a timely interstate trip required to enjoy high end designer pieces, and quirky one offs. You can now do that right here in the Capital, with more boutique-style fashion variety than ever before.

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Winter style guide

18/01/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

The cooler weather doesn’t just bring bouts of the flu and cold feet, it also ignites a warm fire in fashionistas and street smart Canberrans alike, that no heater could compete with. Tweed hats, leather gloves, chunky knitted scarves, and vintage suede ankle boots are all things that brighten the cold days and open up the doors to a warm world of Winter Fashion, where the outfits designer, and your wallet, bottomless.

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The Shopaholic's Guide

15/01/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

OutInCanberra has the summer sale goss for you this January. With so many clearance sales on right now, we are declaring the rest of January a 'Bargain Holiday.' Grab the credit card, grab the boyfriend, girlfriend, wife, husband, kids, great aunt Ethel- just get shopping! Chi-Koo Kids Enjoy all Chi-Koo's gorgeous summer stock at 20-50% Off. The team will even treat you to a $10 Chi-Koo voucher when you spend over $100 on sale items. Starts: Now Ends: Until stocks last

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Causing a Le Spectacle

09/01/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

A sassy minx causes a spectacle for all the right reasons. So fabulously dressed, people can’t help but stare in envy at the sheer sophistication she exudes. She’s wearing a pair of oversized hot pink sunnies and they make her strut like a catwalk queen holidaying in the Bahamas. Sunglasses have been around since the '50s and many style icons have used them as part of their signature look. Jackie O’s famous oversized sunnies can now be seen cool again on the likes of Nicole Ritchie, who revels in the vintage style.

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A Pandemic Concept

18/12/2007 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Pandemic Apparel, the fashion brainchild of Canberra based young hipsters, Sandro, Maxx and Nick is street wear based on youth movements and a bizarre love of Pandas. Their unique concept and edgy threads saw this dynamic trio handpicked for the Homebake music festival 2007 fashion incentive, where these budding young visionaries got to expose themselves (and their giant stuffed panda bear) to a national market. “Homebake meant the opportunity to unleash our work on a larger sample. We believe we were chosen due to originality and completeness of concept,” Sandro said.

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Unique dress, dynamic New Year

18/12/2007 by Natalie Tsirimokos

We chat to Alan, fashion entrepreneur and co-owner of Manuka boutiques ‘Things of Desire’ and ‘Wings of Desire’ and get the inside tips on how to find the perfect New Years Eve dress for that special party. What should women wear for a smashing NYE party? Wear a glam black dress. Look for a well designed piece in a good quality black and team it with chunky silver pieces, which are huge at the moment and look great with black.

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