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Shop Handmade supports local design

03/05/2010 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Canberra's ever-successful quarterly up-market - The Handmade Market has gone boutique. No, this does not mean the end of our beloved seasonal market fix, but it does mean that you can now enjoy the same fabulous locally handmade goods all year round. The shop is adorned in beautiful pieces; art, accessories, clothing, toys and more. You'll also notice a few of Canberra's designer names including; Andi, Millicent Russel, Tango & James Nest and more.


Exhibition Opening: Make, Believe

19/04/2010 by Natalie Tsirimokos

On Friday 16 April we have a plan, we're going to attend to the exhibition launch of Make, Believe, a collaborative project by Canberra fashion designer Amelia Thompson (of local fashion label, Grazed Youth) and artist Anna Madeleine. The event is set at ANCA gallery in Dickson and although I’ve worked in the suburb for four years, I have no idea where to find it, and we set out on a search, GPS in hand.


'Make, Believe' launches this week

14/04/2010 by OutInCanberra

Make, Believe is Canberra's first exhibition to merge fashion design, mixed media and animation, and wrap it up into a pretty little package designed to delight and enchant. The creative genius of crafty duo Amelia Thompson (of local fashion label, Grazed Youth) and Anna Madeleine, Make, Believe explores ideas of growing up and being lost in an unknown world, and conceptually draws parallels of their experiences to those encountered by the heroines of classic fairytales.


Runway re-cap: Hats & Gloves High Tea

29/03/2010 by Natalie Tsirimokos

On Friday 26 March, hats were being fitted just so, bows were being tied and manicured hands were slipped into lace gloves, all in preparation for Hats & Gloves High Tea at Government House. The event ran in support of 'Friends of Malkara' Fundraising Committee for Malkara Special School. Fashion was undoubtedly a highlight, with local boutiques Soho & Momento Dezigns walking the runway alongside Canberra milliners, Christine Waring and Cynthia Brighton.


Autumn Handmade Market @ Kamberra Wine Company

17/03/2010 by Natalie Tsirimokos

WIN a Handmade Hamper! Canberra's Handmade Market returns this Autumn at a brand new location, Kamberra Wine Company on Sunday, 28 March from 10am - 4pm. Canberra's quarterly Upmarket brings together talented artists, designers, stylists, craftspeople and gourmets all at one destination. It is a unique event to connect the makers of beautiful things to people who appreciate the quality, handcrafted and locally designed.


First name basis

16/03/2010 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Andie Meredith graduated Fashion Design at CIT in 2008 and has since worked hard to create a polished collection, launching her label a n d i e into the Canberra market shortly after graduating. A n d i e stands out for its feminine and soft design, with a colour palette that offers a sense of timeless versatility. The design process behind each garment is driven by an inquiry of art, fashion, life experiences and reflection. What do you think of the Canberra fashion scene?


Black Opal Fashions on the Field Review

09/03/2010 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Black Opal 2010 was a muddy affair. But the persistent rain didn’t stop the show ponies from emerging in high heels and dainty headwear, in anticipation for the Myer Fashions on the Field competition. For the first race on the Canberra Autumn racing calendar, the Fashion's on the Field stage didn't see much of this season's trends, with only sprinklings of metallics, nudes and strong shoulders making a show. Instead, racegoers opted for traditional black and white in classic silhouettes, with leather gloves aplenty.


New faces announced at Black Opal

09/03/2010 by OutInCanberra

The Myer Face of Canberra Racing and OutInCanberra's Favourite Face: Public Vote was announced on Sunday at the Black Opal Stakes Day, Thoroughbred Park. The poised Aprelle Coady was crowned the Myer Face of Canberra Racing 2010 and she looked the part in a Coco Chanel inspired suit and leather gloves. OutInCanberra's Favourite Face: Public Vote was also announced with Emma Wannell awarded the public's favourite. The 21 year old student is in her fourth year of a Bachelor of Politics and International Relations, and loves to get OutInCanberra.


Top 3 faces announced: Myer Face of Canberra Racing

05/03/2010 by Sandra Freeman

The Chief Minister's Cocktail Party last night, marked the second judging round for the Myer Face of Canberra Racing competition at Kamberra Wine Company. The top 10 faces flounced down the runway with grace and finesse. Judging proved to be a difficult task for Lisa Ridgley, 106.3 personality, Brian Cronk of Myer, Elkie Stuart, 2009 Myer Face of Canberra Racing and OutInCanberra’s very own Natalie Tsirimokos. After a few minutes deliberation, the top 3 contestants were announced to a room of eager guests – Aprelle Coady, Brittney McGlone and Jenny Tiffen.


Marie Claire Fashion Editor hosts interior design talk in Canberra

25/02/2010 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Marie Claire Executive Fashion Editor, Jane Roarty, is set to appear at Domayne, Fyshwick to present the five major trends ahead in the world of interior design. Jane is a highly esteemed style celebrity and is known for her trend predictions and sharp design eye. Chef Paul Jurd will be on hand at the event to offer delectable morsels, and demonstrate the latest cooking and small appliances. There will of course by champagne and wine available to complete the indulgence.