A vintage statement

Shot by The Fashion Vault, Bede was in Canberra visiting family.

This uni student ops for neutral pieces paired back with a statement piece, such as a bright-coloured shirt. When shopping he likes to mix high and low-end items and enjoys finding unique pieces in vintage stores.

Sydney street luxe

Sydney-sider Susan, was spotted by The Fashion Vault during the recent World Curry Festival in the CBD.

This vibrant woman draws inspiration for her French heritage and loves a good street luxe look.

Her insider tip on shopping is to hit the markets, specifically the Blue Mountain Glenbook Rotary Markets - her fav!

Staple layers

Local artist Luke Chiswell was stopped by The Fashion Vault girls in Braddon while on his way to meet up with a friend.

This humble artist has recently come back from exhibiting in the big apple. Great to see our local artist having an international reach!

Having grown up on the outskirts of Canberra for some time, Luke’s tip for surviving winter is layers and favouring pieces from his friends label Wil Fry.

Military vibes

The Fashion Vault snapped Shantelle on her way to eat at the iconic Pancake Parlour with her friends.

This contemporary hip-hop dancer chooses to dress for function over fashion. Today she unintentionally channelled a military vibe by wearing her dad's (uber warm) army jacket.

“My favourite store in Canberra would have to be Landspeed Records as I can always find something in there to suit my needs and style," she says.

As our temperatures continue to plummet, The Fashion Vault thinks it’s time for all of us to dig out the big winter coats and scarves!

Red hot on a rainy day

With the weekend's drizzle hitting the Canberra streets it was refreshing to capture a pop of colour.

The Fashion Vault stopped to snap and chat with Tracey, a personal stylist.

Wearing a gorgeous vintage cape she brightened up the dreary streets.

One of her favourite items in her closet is the faux-leather Zara pants she is wearing. As a mother of two daughters, genuine leather pants aren’t a practical budget wardrobe item. These Zara pants were only $50, thus rightly earning a gold status in her wardrobe.

Her favourite store to take her clients shopping is David Jones, as it offers a wealth of labels at all price points under the one roof. Additionally Tracey recommends popping into the Canberra Outlet Centre to be surprised by the affordable fashions available at a steal.

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