Article Archive

November 1, 2014

Q&A with Canberra Outlet Centre Fashions on the Field Judge - Katey Johnstone

29/10/2014 by Carly Devine

Apart from The Cup itself, Fashions on the Field is one of the most anticipated events across the entire country on the First Tuesday of November. This year, at Thoroughbred Park, the Canberra Outlet Centre Fashions on the Field is expecting to attract many entrants given the fantastic prizes lined up. We recently spoke to Katey Johnstone, Marketing Manager at Canberra Outlet Centre and a judge for this year's competition, about all things fashion, this season's trends and her expert advice for entrants.


Q&A with Emily Dibden, The Face of Canberra Racing!

27/10/2014 by Carly Devine

The Race that Stops a Nation is less than one week away. Have you got your outfit sorted? Your bets decided? We spoke to Emily, the current Face of Canberra Racing about what it's like to be the ambassador on a day such as Melbourne Cup! 1. What’s the most exciting part leading up to The Melbourne Cup as the Myer Face of Canberra Racing?


The Zombie Walk for the Brain Foundation Gets Stylish...

22/10/2014 by OutInCanberra

This year’s Zombie Walk, a charity event to raise money for the Brain Foundation, is being held on Saturday 1 November from 3:30pm. Zombie walks have been spreading across the globe for several years, raising awareness and support for various charities, and now the infection has spread to Canberra. ‘Zombie is in’ these days, made all the more famous by shows like ‘Walking Dead’ and Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’.


Spring Racing: Outfit Do's & Don'ts

22/10/2014 by Sofia Polak from The Fashion Vault

The Spring Racing Season is an exciting time for Australian fashion and is the perfect time to invest in your own style. When selecting your outfit there are some very important guidelines to consider. However, the most important is to dress head-to-toe for the season and every detail must be considered. Begin with your choice of head wear and keep in mind your face shape, hair style and the look you wish to achieve - be it vintage, on-trend, contemporary or classic. My Do’s and Dont’s: DO Accessorise, accessorise, accessorise!


Beauty: 4 Steps to Perfect Hair with ghd

13/10/2014 by Jemma Mrdak

For those of you that know me, or know my hair for that matter, you’ll understand how damn hard it can be sometimes to style it correctly. Being blessed with super thick, long and unpredictable locks, it has always been important for me to be able to style my hair correctly. So, it was only fitting that when the opportunity came to trial the new ghd V Coral Bird of Paradise Limited Edition Hair Styler - I jumped at the chance!


HOT OFF THE PRESS: QT & GQ Magazine Partner up for 'GQ Generation'

09/10/2014 by Carly Devine

QT Hotels and Resorts have partnered with GQ Magazine to give Australia’s next generation of creative talent the big industry break they are looking for! QT Canberra invites all local creatives to enter the competition to not only put Canberra on the map as the playground for creative industry movers and shakers in all areas such as design, art and style but to also potentially WIN the opportunity of a lifetime! The Details The GQ Generation campaign is seeking emerging creative players in the fields of photography, styling, graphic design, grooming and writing.


What’s trending for Spring?

07/10/2014 by Christina Roys

Every year we get two legitimate excuses to buy new clothes, they’re called spring/summer and autumn/winter.. but in my book, that’s a painfully low number. So when these seasonal excuses tick round, I’m ready to shop, shop, shop! Before making any rash purchase decisions, let’s take a closer look at the new season trends, because there’s nothing worse than having value closet space taken up by things we’ve decided are ‘not really our style’.


The ACTTAB Melbourne Cup Day at Thoroughbred Park

02/10/2014 by OutInCanberra

It's hard to believe, but it’s true. We are less than a month away from ‘The Race That Stops a Nation’. On Tuesday 4 November 2014, Australians will break from their work, play or dedicated revelry to cheer as the world’s best run over 3,200 metres on the Flemington Track, in pursuit of this year’s $6.2 million in prize-money.


Style Your Way To 2k - Vote for the Finalists!

30/09/2014 by Carly Devine

The 10 finalists of the Tuggeranong Hyperdome Style Your Way to 2K competition have been chosen! There's Spring Bling, Race Day Ready, Blossoming Chic and Dapper Dude... You can even check them all out on display down at the gorgeous Style Garden for a better visual and list of where you can create the outfit for yourself! Click here to VOTE for your favourite look and go into the running to win a $1,000 shopping spree*! Wouldn't that be fab, a new wardrobe for Spring and just in time for Summer.


5 Fashion Rules...

26/09/2014 by Carly Devine

Fashion is easy and you'll stand out in a great way if you stick to these simple rules! 1. SHOW SKIN STRATEGICALLY Looking truly sexy involves knowing what to bare—and what to keep under wraps. Otherwise, where's the mystery? Choose one (only one) body part and show it off. 2. ACCESSORISE IN BRIGHTS If you've got a closet full of neutrals - navy, black, camel, or gray - add energy with boldly hued shoes and bags. Not only is a hunter green satchel more lively than ho-hum black, but it's also surprisingly versatile. 3. EMBRACE YOUR SHAPE