I Love You More Than Words Can Say
Buying gifts can be so difficult, but it doesn't have to be. Lucky for you, Brisbane is home to many brands that have beautiful and unique items perfect for gifting. So avoid the long, stressful and last minute searches for the perfect gift and skip to these 8 gift ideas instead.
Tis the Season to Sing, Dance and Laugh out Loud
Filling out your calendar with things to do this year won’t be hard to do as Brisbane ups the ante and delivers something for everyone every day. The hardest part will be choosing between bucket list items or try to make it to everything on offer! May 2021 continue to fill with festivities and may we march with drinks in hand, soaking up every dance, laugh, song and art.
A vast landscape of talent
Australian fashion has a vast landscape of talent, there’s no denying that. That’s why it's important to broaden our horizons beyond the larger labels and turn our attention towards these funky Indigenous Australian designers!
Look at this stuff, isn’t it neat?
Yes Ariel, this stuff is certainly neat. And the best part is – it’s all from sunny Queensland! Check out these amazing creative geniuses in our Ultimate Guide to Local Treasures. I don’t believe any of the stores sell forks though… sorry Ariel.
It’s getting hot in here
With so much to love about these longer sunny days, you're bound to be in need of some fresh and fun ideas to take advantage of your weekends the right way. To make it easy for you we have gathered some of Brisbane’s best places to be, perfect to fill you Instagram feed with. Get out and about under these blue skies and keep palm and carry on.
There’s a big world out there to explore
Feel like your social life has hit a brick wall? We’ve gathered all the insight into how you can plan your week the best way. Art, markets, theatre, drinks… There’s bound to be something that suits your fancy. Live it up!
CAMP HILL ANTIQUE CENTRE & TART CAFÉ
The total refit of the former 1950’s Planet Cinema in Camp Hill was an epic undertaking a few years ago but the results are stunning. The old cinema was saved from the developers axe and Brisbane has Camp Hill Antique Centre & Tart Café, a swish Antique and Vintage mecca to drool over. It's all here, sixty-five dealers of everything from antique and estate jewelry to mid-century furniture classics and collectibles with pieces sourced from Europe, The States, South East Asia and from every nook and cranny of Australia.
A Very Sparkling Affair
If you’ve navigated your way through the Tattersall’s arcade at all in the past 15 years, you would probably have (at least once) stopped to drool at the glistening, diamond-strewn display windows of this particular historically-rich shop. Deeply acquainted with and obsessed over by collectors and lovers of finer things *Drumroll please* Yep, you’ve guessed it - It’s Lannah Dunn Fine Jewellery’s Brisbane City boutique!
Miss Henry Fashion Boutique
In this fast paced world where our next meal, date or outfit is only a few clicks or swipes away Miss Henry Fashion Boutique, a bricks and mortar fashion destination, is thriving.
If you like it...put some bling on it!
We all know local is lovely: but some things are harder to find than others when you’re trying to support local. There seems to be no shortage of food and drink around Brisbane, but what about accessories? That’s right baby, today we’re talking jewellery. Bling. Diamonds. So, if you’re looking for some sparkle, a statement piece, or maybe that very special ring, consider these designers when it comes to your gem hunt. Lets dive right in!
Sparkly things for your lobes and robes
Michael Kors, purveyor of fancy handbags and other assorted finery, once said that accessories are like “the exclamation point of a woman’s outfit” and if an exclamation is what you’re after, allow us to introduce you to your new favourite jewellery line from Brisbane’s own Birdee & Star.
Pot it like it’s hot
Make your Pinterest boards a reality at Arc & Family! Home of beautiful hand-painted plant pots and stands, inspired by bold colour palette and geometric patterns.
PORTER DAVIS ‘WORLD OF STYLE’ LAUNCHES IN FORTITUDE VALLEY
Last week, Porter Davis continued to bring next level design, style and innovation to Brisbane, with the official launch of its 'World of Style' showroom in Fortitude Valley.
The VIP opening, hosted by interior design and style guru, Neale Whitaker brought together an influential crowd of interior designers, Porter Davis suppliers and developers, as well as local media and celebrity guests.
The Good Guide were fortunate to spend some time with 'World of Style' brand ambassador Neale Whittaker and gain some expert design insights into current trends.
One of Ten Double Passes
A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. From filmmaker Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, Requiem for a Dream), mother! stars Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer in this riveting psychological thriller about love, devotion and sacrifice.
Want to win one of ten double passes to MOTHER!? Of course you do...