Author: Lucy Harrington

marie claire event brings 40 exclusive offers to Canberra Centre

If the offensively cold weekend didn’t make you think, “wow, I need to get my winter wardrobe sorted”, we know what will! For the first time ever, marie claire Fashion & Beauty Night is coming to Canberra Centre. The night of fashion and beauty will be kicking off from 6pm this Friday 5 April, boasting a number of workshops, gifts, prizes and entertainment for anyone looking to up their style game. The team of fashion experts will be answering your styling and beauty questions, providing tailored advice and tips on upcoming trends. The entire centre will celebrate the marie claire team...

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5 minutes with beauty queen Shella Martin

World class makeup artist, Shella Martin, graced Canberra Centre’s beauty precinct with her amazing talent on Saturday to share her makeup and beauty tips and tricks with a lucky few. A Canberra girl at heart, Shella grew up here before moving to Melbourne and becoming the Creative Director of Salon XVI. Shella has famously mastered the art of balanced beauty by combining her considered approach to skincare with the versatility of makeup. Originally interested in dermatology, Shella has been working as an events and editorial makeup artist for over 18 years, working as Makeup Director for Vogue Australia and...

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5 fritters to fret over

This week we are coming to you with the best fritters in Canberra. We have scouted out some of the best spots in town to settle in for a nice long brunch and enjoy some of the most delightful (and great vegetarian) breakfast fritters. Space Kitchen In the perfect location for a cheeky weekday breakfast or bustling weekend lunch, Space Kitchen has everything to offer, from big meals to cakes and coffee. Their corn, zucchini & haloumi fritters look almost as good as they taste, topped with poached eggs, beetroot hummus, moroccan cous cous,  dukkah & dill creme fraiche....

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Why am I melting ? Canberra’s heat wave explained

As you skip barefoot across hot concrete, brand yourself with a seatbelt buckle, and find solace in equally murky and appealing public pools – remind yourself of the icy, whipping winds of Canberra winter and the frosty mornings that had you dreaming of the Australian summer. You spent the past year looking forward to drinks in the sunshine, picnics by the lake and dips in the river. As the weather warmed up for Christmas and the holidays approach, there was nothing more exciting than the thought of a weekend BBQ or a backyard slip n slide. That is until...

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5 Best Benny’s in Berra

Hello, my name is Lucy and I’m an addict. Addicted to eggs benedict. The crispy bacon, buttery toast, perfectly poached eggs and creamy hollandaise are a combination that I just can’t nail in my own kitchen. Lucky for me, Canberra brunch spots have the goods and I’ve sussed out some of the best benedicts in town. Kith and Nosh – With a strong focus on mindful eating and seasonal produce, let the chefs at Kith and Nosh whip you up whopping eggs benny. This isn’t your average benedict either –accompanied by baked mushrooms, sautéed spinach and cherry tomatoes to...

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