Author: Jay Hitchen

Review: The Emancipation of Bad Betti

I’m sure you all know the story of how Betti Bravo decided to leave Mr Bravo and embrace her independence and become Bad Betti. With a motto of “F**k roses I want rosé” which honestly if that isn’t a vibe right there I don’t know what is. Betti refreshed and refurbed her life and took on a low key chill attitude and the food at Bad Betti’s followed suit. A departure from neighbouring restaurants down on the Kingston Foreshore Betti boasts a delicious range of some of the best cocktails I have consumed all summer and great food for...

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It’s better where it’s wetter

Summer is here and the temperatures are climbing. Whether you’re staying local or heading to the beach if you’re escaping the heat chances are you will be doing it under water. Also, with Summernats taking place in the capital this past weekend it became rather evident that some of us didn’t get the memo that Quicksilver boardies cut below the knee are no longer a thing. So this week we’re looking at five options to keep you looking stylish and water ready. Flamingos have replaced pineapples as the unofficial summer mascot. And while stores are flooded with Flamingo options...

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We Got Boozy at Brunch with Lazy Su

While other parts of the world are still trying to figure out who is Victoria and what her secret is. Canberran’s have been obsessed with Su and why do they say she’s lazy when there is such a short wait time on food? Originally a night time hot spot for lovers of modern Asian cuisine Lazy Su situated on Lonsdale Street in Braddon has recently turned its eyes on the brunch market, you can thank the gays for making brunch a thing (you’re welcome). As bottomless brunches are popping up all over Canberra Lazy Su sets itself apart from...

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Fall In Line

Slip into your stripes – they are the dominating menswear trend this season. Styled best in the form of a button up shirt with a relaxed fit, they’re the perfect option for summer time now that daylight savings has kicked in and the days are getting longer, and the temperature is rising. A bold vertical should be your go-to to keeping it cool in the summer heat with looks that can take you from AM to PM. Here’s a quick guide on how to buy into this trend.   Black and white button up by High-street favourites River Island...

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Acting Kinda Shady

Spring is upon us and rather than listing five ground-breaking floral options for the warmer weather that’s well overdue for we the people of Canberra. I’m taking the opportunity to share the tea, and listing five modern takes on retro rounded style sunglasses that will have you moving away from reflective aviators and rocking round shades this summer. Baily Nelson’s Leopold design is an easy-to-wear everyday style tortoiseshell pair of sunglasses. These medium sized are flattering to on a wide range of head shapes and sizes. The metal inlay across the bridge is an added design detail that gives...

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