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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

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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?

Athleisure Secret Revealed

Why People Go Crazy Over Athletic Wear

Athleisure Secret Revealed

Over the last couple of years, the sportswear industry has been morphing its way into the fashion world and creating some incredible activewear pieces, the latter of which have been trickling their way slowly into some women’s everyday looks — ones who perceived from early on the allure of the athleisure trend.

Word on the Street #24

What’s hot, happening and new!

Word on the Street #24

Every week it seems that there is something new, quirky and cool popping up in our beloved Brissy. This June it’s all about releasing our teenage nostalgia, finding a little slice of Paris in Southbank, ice skating in the middle of Brisbane’s King Gerge Square, foodie deals and escaping to an underground world of illusionist and magicians!

Word on the Street #23

What’s Hot, Happening and New!

Word on the Street #23

Winter is coming here… Although it seems like just yesterday we were lazing around on sunny coastal shores, hot chocolate season is well and truly upon us. Lucky for us, June has some fabulous events in store to help us welcome in the cooler weather - think Winter wonderland festivities, a brand new funky laneway session and a vintage lover’s fashion market!

NY Fashion Week 2016

Top 4 Trends and Travel Tips

NY Fashion Week 2016

Some seriously exciting news in the form of fashion trends heading our way for AW16/17. Here are the top 4 trends Erin McMaster saw throughout the collections during New York Fashion Week are here to tantalise your sense of style.

Designer Archives

Stylish Fashion Heaven

Designer Archives

Ever wanted to live the A-lister life but that one handbag was just slightly too expensive. Worry not dear readers because we can supply you with the perfect option to make you feel like Queen Beyonce herself.

Word on the Street #11

What’s Hot, Happening and New!

Word on the Street #11

From funky pop-up stores and beer-appreciation festivals, to dream cars, yiros and brand-new cafes, it’s all happening this week in Brissy. So enjoy your weekly dose of Word on the Street and keep a pulse on all that makes our city so weird and wonderful!

Word on the Street #10

What’s hot, happening and new!

Word on the Street #10

Brisbane is a busy bee these days. From film festivals and cheese clubs, to cat cafes and gin master classes, it seems there’s always something happening. But don’t stress. Get the low-down with our top picks from Brissy’s crazy schedule, and keep up to date with your favourite city!

Ten Shining Silversmiths

South East Queensland’s Talent Unearthed

Ten Shining Silversmiths

Surely there is something brewing in the water that can explain the abundance and vibrancy of artisanal talent in South-East Queensland. If so, we are ordering tap instead of sparkling from now on.

The malleability of silver lends itself well to a diversity of styles and creative perspectives. The thoughtful hand of these local artisans is enhanced by the uniqueness of their expression and the quality of their craft.