Article Archive

December 11, 2016

Embrace the new season's fashion trends

07/11/2016 by Kimberley Sara

Dust the snow off your boots…(ok, it doesn’t quite snow here in Canberra, even though we dramatically pretend it does to those interstaters who don’t know any better) this winter seemed to hang around so long we almost turned to ice, wardrobes included. It is finally time move forward, bid farewell to the cooler months and get our summer on!


5 minutes with Maak Clothing designer Charne Esterhuizen

26/10/2016 by Kimberley Sara

The level of creative talent coming out of Canberra right now is truly inspiring and exciting to watch. From the outside it may look like an effortless, over-night success but behind the scenes the work required to make it in any creative industry is enormous, particularly in fashion.


Attention shoe lovers! Peachy Keen now open

19/10/2016 by OutInCanberra

A one-stop shop for everything a girl needs for that special occasion or night out, Lonsdale Street is fast becoming the go-to when looking for a new head-to-toe outfit. Rest assured that the next time you find yourself rummaging through your floor-drobe amongst the sea of black clothing, that Rebel Muse founder Alicia Xyrakis has your back!


Get your fashion fix this spring

11/10/2016 by Kimberley Sara

With FASHFEST done for 2016, the red carpet is rolled up and we look back on the standouts, highlights and best-dressed moments. After all, what fun is a red carpet event without the dissection of the fashion, styling and glamourous moments captured on camera? Sadly the time inevitably comes when we must move forward and begin packing away the decorations and lights, much the same way we do following Christmas to prepare for the new year.


Hats off to Melbourne Cup at National Press Club

04/10/2016 by Alex Dickens

The race that stops the nation is just around the corner, so it’s time to start making plans and get those spring racing frocks ready to step out in style! The statement of any spring racing outfit is, of course, the head piece! At FASHFEST last week, Canberrans were absolutely mesmerised by the millenary masterpieces presented by local label Sovata, whose pieces are sure to set off any outfit ahead of the spring racing pinnacle event.


Red carpet ready with Urbn Gray

29/09/2016 by Kimberley Sara | Images by Allyson Jane Photography

With FASHFEST fast approaching, the most important question looms…’what to wear?’ The red carpet is calling! Second only to the incredible designs that will grace the runway, the red carpet is the showcase for all things style in Canberra. Do yourself a favour - save your pennies for the delicious bubbly and partying into the night and hire your dress rather than fork out full retail price. Look no further than Canberra’s newest boutique dress hire service - Urbn Gray.


One more sleep until FASHFEST 2016

28/09/2016 by OutInCanberra

It feels like the night before Christmas – FASHFEST 2016 is one more sleep away! From Thursday 29 September to Saturday 1 October, designers and fashionistas from across the globe will flock to Canberra for the city’s biggest annual red-carpet fashion event. If you haven’t yet got your hands on a hot ticket, click here now to make sure you don’t miss out!


Your guide to the spring racing season

27/09/2016 by Alex Dickens

As the weather starts to get a little warmer, it’s time to frock up and dust off those fascinators for spring racing season. Whether you enjoy a flutter at the race track or are just searching for an excuse to dress up in your spring-time best, the racing season has something for everyone. To help you get into the race day spirit we have put together the ultimate guide to spring racing in Canberra – find out where to get the hat, the frock, pre-drink, the races coming up at Canberra’s Thoroughbred Park and where to celebrate afterwards.


Sovata: Local label putting Canberra on the map

21/09/2016 by Josephine Huynh

Fashionistas rejoice! If you’re looking for comfortable, stylish, unique garments that will make you stand out of the crowd, look no further than local label Sovata. Based in Canberra, Sovata creates vibrant and unique garments and hats for bold, confident women who are not afraid to make a fashion statement.


The ’90s comeback

13/09/2016 by Kimberley Sara

The ’90s resurgence has crept up and gently tapped us on our shoulders, but now it’s about to hit us in full force. What seems like only yesterday was actually two decades ago and the fashion cycle has swung around to meet us somewhere between 90201, Jenny from the Block, Kate Moss and No Doubt. Enter spaghetti straps, bomber jackets, sporty cargos, Adidas stripes and RnB cool.