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Behind LJC Designs

Local Designers | Meet Lucy Cottee

Behind LJC Designs

Meet talented designer Lucy Cottee, mastermind of LJC Designs. To check out her label's marvellous work, head to the Best of Brisbane Style & Design Market this 7th-10th of June, at Indooroopilly Shopping Centre! As a label born out of a desire to wander and embracing the inner-bohemian, you'll find a sublime culmination of island living, from the simple pleasures and natural beauty – to sun, surf and sand.

Behind Robe

Local Designers | Meet Rebecca Kroon

Behind Robe

The Good Guide is here to celebrate local is lovely. With the Best of Brisbane Style & Design Market coming up, from 7-10 June, we got to know one of the many featured designers who will showcase their fashion and flair!

Our first resort is resort wear founder, Rebecca Kroon - get to know her and her pieces from Robe at the markets!

Behind Concrete Jellyfish

Local Designers | Meet Rene Skelton

Behind Concrete Jellyfish

The Good Guide is here to celebrate local is lovely. Our fashion savvy designers are finally given time to shine and show us their stunning styles at the Best of Brisbane Style & Design Market (7-10 June), hosted by Indooroopilly Shopping Centre.

One of the many featured designers is Concrete Jellyfish, from local legend Rene Skelton - let's meet her now!

Word On The Street #110

Food is life.

Word On The Street #110

To meat or not to meat, that is the question. On one side of town we have the sweetest vegan eatery of all and on the other, we have a meat-packed, carb-loaded beerhaus. Whether you're strictly plant-based, a lover of dairy or a total carnivore, Brisbane has so much on offer when it comes to finding the perfect dining destination to suit your wants (and needs). We're talking cheese festivals, Hawaiian super foods, loaded schnitty's and a whole lot more so, read on if you're looking for a little flavour-packed foodspiration this week! #YUM.

Behind BlackMilk

Local Designers | Meet Sally Osburn

Behind BlackMilk

Best of Brisbane | Style & Design Market

The Good Guide is here to celebrate that local is lovely, and what could be lovelier than Brisbane's best fashion and flair? Blackmilk Clothing label is legendary in our galaxy, and we get a glimpse behind the local label. There's the design pioneer or legend behind the business – that’s jL, James Lillis and there's the charismatic CEO Sally Osburn. Here's a snapshot into Sally's days, ways and passions.

Catch Blackmilk at the Best of Brisbane Design & Style Markets, featuring designers who have been meticulously curated by Indooroopilly Shopping Centre on 7-10th June.

Best of Brisbane Style & Design Market

Local Makers & Innovators | 7-10 June

Best of Brisbane Style & Design Market

For a style and design experience like no other, Indooroopilly Shopping Centre will be hosting 21 independent art and design stalls from local makers and innovators from 7-10 June 2018.

Je t’aime Anouk Cafe

Experience Love at First Bite

Je t’aime Anouk Cafe

When is comes to food, rustic is the hot new trend on the block. But at Anouk they’ve lived on this block for years! Rustic is in their DNA, it’s their bread and butter. No one does food like Anouk. An iconic destination for all Brisbane foodies, this eatery is a long-standing favourite among locals not just because of its trendsetter status but the insanely jaw-dropping and wide-ranging breakfast and lunch menus. Did we mention they do all day breakfast? #hellyeah #jadore

Behind Archive Beer Boutique

Meet New Head Chef Mark Medwell

Behind Archive Beer Boutique

There’s a new head chef in town! It’s time to meet Archive Beer Boutique’s very talented (and very mischievous), Mark Medwell! He’s confident and laid-back, outgoing and cheeky, and he’s here to bring you his tastiest kitchen recipes that will have everyone coming back for more. Not to mention how well they go paired with your favourite craft beers or thirst quenching spirits of course. Now cheers to that!

Can I Retire Yet?

A Millennial's story

Can I Retire Yet?

It is a truth universally known that a Millennial sees the world as their oyster and everything will be handed to them on a silver platter. Nothing is out of reach for us! We are on the rise and nothing can get in our way. Apart from work. Work always gets in the way.

When the compounding darkness of the daily grind brings us to a place of existential turmoil, there’s only one question to ask yourself: Can I retire yet?