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January 26, 2015

FashionACT 12th Hour Parade

13/03/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

The Annual FashionACT parade, this year titled ‘The 12th Hour’ showcased the designs of twelve distinctive fashion design CIT graduates, whose individual collections highlighted their unique design aesthetic and professionalism. The 12th Hour group is one of the most diverse fashion design classes to come out of CIT, with students specialising in corsetry, bridal wear, lingerie, street wear and edgy occasion wear.

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Bringing depth to Tuggeranong's fashion scene

11/03/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Always keen to see what's fresh on the fashion front? Well it's been only months since the official launch, but Lair still has Tuggeranong in a tizz, as the first high-end young fashion boutique to open in the Hyperdome Shopping Centre. Lair offers a balanced mix of high end designer labels with more easily accessible brands, to create perfect options for ever budget and style.

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Dress to Impress

12/02/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos with Rubio & Rundle

On February 24th Canberra has the chance to dress to impress at the AAMI Black Opal Stakes. To leave a lasting impression you'll need a complete, head-to-toe look- think the feminine sensuality of style icons; Marylin Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Dita Von Teese and Scarlet Johansson. Suss out Momento Dezigns and Wings of Desire for a great range of floaty femme finds.

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Boutique secrets

18/01/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

In a shopper’s world where chain stores reign supremacy and everywhere you turn the bright lights of Supre seem to follow you, it’s hard not to fall into the traps and buy in on the mass-produced looks. With so many chain stores manufacturing the same fad looks season after season it’s become common to find the person next to you wearing your latest ‘chain store’ find.

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Creating the look...

18/01/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Creating great looks for the coming season isn’t rocket science. You’ve seen the styles; we’ve shown you where to buy them, now the fun part- piecing it all together. Colour is an obvious choice for spring, but this season, focus on teaming your brights with kitsch metallics and dirty grey denims on the street. Have fun reviving the best of the late 80’s with fluoro hues. If the thought brings on “Wham” video-clip flash-backs, highlight your look with fluoro accessories instead-like that pink heart ring in itripiskip we know you’ve been eyeing off…

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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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