And just like that, another month is gone (holy cow). Brisbane, you've put on quite a show for the first half of the year and we have no doubt you'll continue to #wow us over the next 6 months. Forget dry July, mid-year diets and winter hibernation, there are mouth-watering espresso martinis to drink, along with carb-loaded meals waiting to be eaten and inspiring exhibits to wander through!
All of Your Style and Design Must-Haves for This Winter
If fashion is your passion and you’re ready to update your wardrobe with stunning statement pieces, the upcoming Indooroopilly Style and Design Market is your dream come true. Forget bundling up on the couch this winter, walking down the street in looks thought up by some of Brisbane’s most cutting-edge designers is a much better idea. Starting this Thursday, for the first time and four days only, get your mitts on your new design and fashion favourites.
Local Designers | Meet Nikki Stear
'Tis the season for all things beautiful, this season is highlighting the Best of Brisbane, at Indooroopilly Shopping Centre visit the Style and Design Market from June 7-10 to immerse yourself, to prepare you for what's to come we've met with one of the many featured local designers, Nikki, who will be showcasing her gorgeously ethical artisanal brand, Native Interiors. Make sure to head over to Indooroopilly Shopping Centre to check out her beautiful designs at the upcoming event!
Local Makers & Innovators | 7-10 June
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.
Shop Local This Festive Season
Stress less this festive season. If you're anything like us, you put your Christmas shopping off until the very last minute. Your stress levels hit an all time high and you feel like your hair is turning grey. 'Tis the season to be jolly they say? We say, 'tis the season to double up on those anxiety meds. Despite the fact that Christmas can be stressful AF, we do actually wave the festive flag. Once you get past the gift shopping part there's nothing but love to give, joy to feel and good food to eat. We've done the hoop jumping for you this year and came up with a rather cracking, Chrissy gift guide (because no one likes a Christmas Grinch)...
Celebrate Mother's Day in Style
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.
Make your home the talk of the town!
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!!
Memorabilia and Decor for Everyone
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.
Out with the new, in with the old
Go retro, and embrace vintage deco. Find that mid-century clock you didn't even know you wanted. Nourish your nest with artisan furniture you can't find anywhere else. Or simply come for the atmosphere, it's love at first sight.
James St Homewares Pop-Up
When Brisbane duo Al Barras and Kitty Danger couldn’t find themselves a coffee table that didn’t involve a long drive and eating meatballs, replica rip offs or designer price tags they decided to take things into their own hands, literally.
Keeping Your Flowers Lookin' Fine
So, you have your blooms - they look amazing… Now, how do you keep them looking that way? Here’s a few basic tricks below that will help keep your colourful bundle looking fab!
Home is where one starts from
Melbourne-based furniture designers and manufacturers, Jardan have landed in Fortitude Valley on the beautifully fashionable James Street precinct for their first retail showroom in Brisbane!
World Press Photo 15 Exhibition
As much about the photographers behind the photos as it is the pictures themselves, the World Press Photo exhibition showcases the most exceptional press photos of the year from around the globe in categories ranging from news to sport, nature, contemporary issues and portraiture.
The English Arrive a Happiness Place
The Pussycat Dolls said, “When I grow up, I want to be famous”, but when I grow up (i.e. own my own place) I want to have a house full of beautiful things. Happiness Place in Paddington is the only place I’ll go to help me fulfil that wish. Located in an iconic Queenslander, if the store had a theme song, it would be Nat King Cole’s “Under an Orange Coloured Sky.”
A one-stop, gift-giving heaven
You can now find Kova Lifestyle in two locations with the second newly opened store quickly becoming Bulimba’s fresh mecca of lush textures and trendy pieces (and of course the original iconic location in Centro on James St, Fortitude Valley). Embracing an eclectic mix of colours and cultures; this shop is a one-stop, gift-giving heaven!