Celebrity designer Alex Perry stars in M16 fundraiser

Celebrity fashion designer Alex Perry will talk the fashion talk and schmooze with arts patrons at M16 Artspace's increasingly popular swanky fundraiser at The Ottoman.

Seeing social change through pages of ‘Vogue’

In its 60 years, “Vogue Australia” has been much more than just a glossy magazine guide to fashion – it’s been a barometer of social change, says arts editor HELEN MUSA in her preview of a new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.

Review / Brooches become excitingly fashionable

craft / “Bro.och – an exposition of brooches”, Bilk, Palmerston Lane, Manuka until July 15. Reviewed by MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Scientist Emma says hello fashion!

AFTER realising that a long-planned career in medical science wasn’t for her, Emma Batchelor decided to give in to her love of fashion, follow...

Night lights bring Yumi’s new fashion to life

FASHION designer Yumi Morrissey, of local label Zilpah Tart, inspired by the bright lights of Canberra, has created a new collection based on national...

Talented pool jumps in fashion’s deep end

BIANCA Pavlic’s talent for creating delicate, feminine clothes has seen her designs featured in US fashion magazine “Coco”, following a collaborative shoot that pooled...

Photos / Fashfest 2016 night 1

Photos by Holly Williams.
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Canberra Centre keeping mum about what it’s up to

THE Canberra Centre is going through its biggest changes in years with a great many stores turfed out of the wing bordering Petrie Plaza,...
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Canberra Centre opens up for new construction

THE Canberra Centre is tight lipped about why they've relocated all their tenants on the Petrie Plaza end of the complex. But the construction work...

Hat’s off to Cynthia’s ‘Fireworks’

MILLINER Cynthia Jones-Bryson admits that she is still in shock after winning the coveted Crown Oaks Day Millinery Award at Flemington. The award-winning headpiece...
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At the Canberra Centre, water and electricity do mix

AT lunchtime today a brief spot of wet weather had water gushing from the light fittings of a Canberra Centre shoe shop. Fortunately the staff...

Beat the Ikea opening crush by signing up to their ‘family’

WHILE all of Canberra braces for the Ikea opening on November 16, with vast crowds threatening to bring traffic mayhem to Majura Park, facebook...

Canberra’s Etsy enthusiasts are putting on a market

ETSY, for the uninitiated is the internet's home of handmade wares for sale. The Canberra Etsy Team (Canetsy) has announced they are putting on an...

Markets to pile up around City Walk over Christmas

THE Canberra City Walk Markets is set to launch this weekend in Petrie Plaza. Canberra CBD Limited CEO Jane Easthope says the Canberra City Walk...

Fashion / Get the most from Cup day

By Kate Meikle

Fashion / Jade makes spring colour pop!

  COMBINING high-vis orange, turquoise-green, lime yellow and rich dark purple isn’t for the faint-hearted, but fashion designer and milliner Jade Sargent’s latest line for...

IKEA sets the date for the grand opening

IKEA has announced that it will open the doors of its new Canberra store on Monday 16 November 2015. Speaking at Floriade, where the...

Canberra’s Roji Salon takes out top hairdressing awards

WORD reaches us that New Acton's Roji Hair Salon has taken out the Best Salon Design award at the 2015 Hair Expo Awards. Celebrating a...

Champagne and canapés to mark artistic collaboration

THE Canberra public is invited to a Champagne and canapé event this Friday to mark the closing of the of the Canberra Centre art...

Fashfest 2015, Night One

THE night opened with a stunning collection of resort wear by a fresh graduate from the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) that delighted the...





Making a claim for institutional abuse 

It is an incredibly challenging time for survivors of sexual and institutional abuse but there are avenues available to help. Chamberlain Law Firm director Alison McNamara explains what these are...  


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