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What Shoes To Wear When Travelling

No need to sacrifice fashion for functionality

What Shoes To Wear When Travelling

You may have dreams of yourself traipsing around some exotic foreign city in sky-high Jimmy Choos, but those visions probably aren't the whole picture. They likely leave out the ankle-rolling on cobblestones, the blisters on your toes and heels, and the persistent ache in your lower back. The point of travelling is to explore and enjoy a new place, and you can't do that if you can't even bear to move anywhere.

Fear not! There's no need to sacrifice fashion for functionality. Here are some fabulous shoes to wear on your travels that are equally stylish and comfortable - the best part is, they won’t take up a ton of room in your luggage!

Behind Brisbane's Best Vintage

How Can You Keep A Secret Source Their Fashion

Behind Brisbane's Best Vintage

Emily Jane and Ajanta Willert, the dynamic duo behind Woolloongabba's coolest bar, Can You Keep A Secret serve a mean martini and a sexy side of vintage in this eclectic haven of old-world treasures. We get the low down, and down low of what they are about and how they source their vintage. Let's hear from Emily Jane....

Keep Your Bag Spotless

5 Foolproof Techniques

Keep Your Bag Spotless

If you’ve gone and invested a shocking amount of money into a handbag, it makes sense that you’d want to protect it for years to come. And yet, so many of us treat our precious purses carelessly, which can actually cut years off their lives. It’s time to change our habits and start pampering our beautiful bags, just like we pamper ourselves.

These five foolproof techniques will keep your bag spotless from the inside out!

Portside Wharf | 14th May

Celebrate Mother's Day in Style

Portside Wharf | 14th May

Portside Wharf is the perfect place to spoil mum this Mother's Day as the precinct celebrates in style with an array of food offerings and local live music from 12pm to 3pm on Sunday, May 14.

Give mum the day off as all restaurants and cafes will be open offering everything from a first-class lunch to a casual meal.

Why You Need Hair Extensions

Long Hair Don't Care

Why You Need Hair Extensions

Some say a hairstyle can make or break your look. Those who do, clearly aren't cursed with the 'bad hair day' gene. If you're one of those people who's hair wont grow past your shoulders, breaks off into the wind every time there's a light gust or is flatter then an A4 sheet of paper - hair extensions could be just the thing for you. Studio Ash Hair are experts in hair care and specialise in ‘Great Lengths’ extensions. Aside from turning you into Rapunzel, hair extensions do so much more for you, and your locks.

Best wet weather to do’s

Beat those rainy day blues

Best wet weather to do’s

It’s raining outside so your plan to go to the beach or the park is out the window and you’re stuck at home twiddling your thumbs and wondering what to do with yourself. This is a situation that is met by many people many times throughout the year, one that cannot be avoided – but one that can be helped! Twiddle no more, because here are some awesome and fun activities to do when the rains come, bound to keep you entertained and NOT bored!

WORD ON THE STREET #49

Love is in the air …

WORD ON THE STREET #49

Love, amour, dashuri, amare…. whatever language you say it in, it’s in everyone’s focus with V Day coming up this Tuesday. Time flies when you’re having fun. Quickly, look out the window, there it is racing by now. I think it even did a summersault. But don’t worry, that’s just a sign that you’re having the best time, and thanks to Word on the Street there’s plenty more to come….

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Love is in the air, hair and everywhere | Brisbane Edition

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Wondering what to get that special someone? Could that special someone be you? Single, taken or just ready to mingle? Here’s gift ideas, unique experiences, free and creative ways to show someone you care and healthy options. Make your heart beat faster or miss a beat. It’s a choose your own adventure style Valentine’s day…. be inspired! #JustHaveFun #MakeEverydayValentinesDay #LoveIs

Word On The Street #44

May the force be with you

Word On The Street #44

Local is lovely, and we have a treasure trove of local goodness to uncover this week. Christmas is coming and it is so important to support local artisans, business, venues… choose local and it’s the gift that keeps on giving. From fashion, food, fun and fraternising… we’ve got your local gold. On other news, unless you are living under a rock… the new Star Wars is here… no spoilers, just go see it NOW. May the force be with you and yours this festive season.

Abode + Bod Style

Make your home the talk of the town!

Abode + Bod Style

Abode and Bod is just a short flight from the city centre in Wilston making it one of the coolest locations to take your flock for a bit of splurging in the north of Brisbane. This is the haven for gifts during christmas and birthday seasons alike. Buy gifts for your girlfriends, partners or mates and earn their eternal love and pick up a card for them while you're at it, or just treat yourself. You deserve it, Darling. There's nothing you can't find in this fun and eclectic boutique. You'll thank yourself for giving it a look. You're welcome!!

Avoid Outfit Repeating

8 Simple Tricks to Have You Looking Your Best

Avoid Outfit Repeating

Outfit-repeating is a serious crime. If people found out you only had three sets of clothes that you rotate, it would cause a major scandal. It doesn’t matter that they’re your favourite outfits, and you totally rock them. Variety is the spice of life. You have to mix it up, even if it means finally taking off you beloved vintage Nirvana t-shirt. Here are 8 tips to avoid ever wearing the same outfit again.

Valley Fiesta 2016

Celebrating 20 years!

Valley Fiesta 2016

Fortitude Valley will be bursting with incredible entertainment and events this weekend, when Valley Fiesta returns with a huge lineup to mark the festival’s 20th year.

Presented by Brisbane City Council, Valley Fiesta, an all ages event from 28th – 30th October will host more than 50 live music acts, with a showcase of arts, food and cultural experiences bringing to life the laneways and streets surrounding Brunswick Street Mall and Chinatown.

Stroll Down To Old Memory Lane

Memorabilia and Decor for Everyone

Stroll Down To Old Memory Lane

Old Memory Lane is somewhere almost anyone can find at least one thing they love. An excellent location for that “Hard-to-buy-for” person, or a simple browse through this weird and wonderful emporium of interesting wares.

James St Food & Wine Trail

Must Do Calendar Event 30 + 31st July

James St Food & Wine Trail

Brisbane’s premier lifestyle precinct, James St will close the street for the very first time to celebrate its fifth annual James Street Food & Wine Trail.

Showcasing the precinct’s award-winning restaurants, chefs, and local produce providers this is a must do on your calendar for the weekend of July 30 and 31(put it in your ical now!). Who doesn't love good food and great wines?