Your Guide To Celebrating The Races In Style (Plus Where To Go To Boycott Them)
It's that time of year again... It's time for the Melbourne Cup! The race that stops the nation will be hitting our big screens in just a couple of weeks, and plenty of our favourite restaurant's, bar's and cafe's are pulling out all of the stops to make our race day celebrations truly spectacular. Whether you pull in a win or you need to drown your sorrows, we've sourced ten of the hottest spots to hit up this Melbourne Cup!
Stunning Gold Coast Boutique's To Hit Up This Summer
We love the Gold Coast fashion scene. An eclectic mixture of boho, boutique and beachside, our fashion scene is constantly evolving - And as a result, our wardrobes are too. We love supporting local Gold Coast designers, so we've tracked down some of the best local boutiques perfect for filling all of our wardrobes this Summer!
Surf, Seafood & Spring Fashion!
Looking for a way to spice up your week a little? Well, haven't we got the solution for you. From brand new brunch spaces to exciting new entertainment, the Gold Coast is forever providing us with plenty of ways to spice up hump day and kick the mid-week blues to the curb. All you need is some gal pals and your wallet!
Boujie, Boozy & Boutique.
We're feeling a little bit extra this week. We're dreaming of long beach days, shopping sprees and easy nights... And luckily for us the Coast is delivering all of the above. From fresh menu's to brand new boutique's, we'll help make all of your boujie (and boozy!) dreams come true...
Get Your Perfect Boutique Spring Wardrobe
Well, it's official - Spring is here! The Gold Coast fashion scene is always evolving, and with the Spring weather finally coming around, it's time to freshen up your Summer wardrobe. Unless you want to be caught out wearing the same clothes as everyone else, you better go boutique - And there's no better place to go than SoHo Girl.
Get Your Stretchy Pants On!
Hey Gold Coast - Don't look now, but we've only got one week of Winter left! We've enjoyed the last three months of indulging - But who said it has to stop now? We've got plenty of delicious new eateries opening up and plenty of new menu's to keep you entertained, so why not throw on those stretchy pants one more time and head on out... You know you want to!
Meet The GC's Designer Denim Duchess
Ever wondered what it's like to run a retail store? From designer denim jeans to ripped denim jackets, Harry's Jeans stocks some of the best designer denim pieces on the Gold Coast, and we went behind the scenes to meet the lady that makes it all happen!
Where To Find Quality Denim This Winter
Straight cut, skinny fit, boot cut, ripped and flared. A good pair of jeans is a staple in every woman (and man's) wardrobe, and with so many styles, cuts and options to pick from we can basically always find a pair to suit us! A quality pair of jeans can last longer than your relationship (whoops, we said it), so we've found the perfect place to buy that pair of forever pants... So you'll never have to go jeans shopping again!
Dresses To Make You Drool
So you and your special someone have decided to put a ring on it and tie that knot! Hoorah! The next exciting step is the planning, and truthfully, what is more important on the special day than the wedding dress itself? Will it be a princess style puff of lace and silk? Or a sleek design for the modern woman? Floral or fancy? White or colours? And how many metres of train can you realistically pull behind you for a whole day? There are many things to consider so we’ve compiled a list of some of the best bridal boutiques on the Gold Coast, to get you into that dress and down that aisle.
Feasts, Festivities & Royal Fashion Faves!
Well, it's official - It's 2019! Over the past 365 days we've celebrated diversity at the Commonwealth Games, eaten our way around the Gold Coast, enjoyed theatrical talent at the Home of the Arts and spent way too much time at the beach soaking up the sun. We said goodbye to 2018 and hello to 2019 with a bang, and now it's time to step into the new year and all of the magic that it will bring. 2019 already has shows, food, fashion and culture in spades - And we can't wait to see what else this year will bring!
Sip, Stay & Shop at The Marine Village!
Looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of Gold Coast life for a bit? Look no further than The Marine Village in Sanctuary Cove. Located just ten minutes from the M1 and backing onto the Coomera River, The Marine Village is a boutique hub full of food, fashion and decor, housing everything from health food cafes to day spas in their relaxed outdoor environment.
Top 10 Spots For Lunch This Melbourne Cup
It's the race that stops the nation, and it's time to celebrate! 2018 Melbourne Cup is right around the corner and restaurants, bars and hotels all around the Coast are throwing open their doors and preparing their kitchen's to host the biggest parties of the year. Kicking off in just a month, it's time to pull out your fanciest frock and book your tickets to some of the biggest parties in town - And we know exactly where you should go.
Off to the Races!
The Gold Coast may never sleep, but on November 1st even our vibrant city will collectively rest to focus on the race that stops the nation. The Melbourne Cup is more than just a horserace, it’s equally about spectacle, glamour, and companionship (even when that companion is your slightly too tipsy workmate, cheering for the horse she bet against)
For the Fashionista +Mista
Whether you’re a bohemian child of the earth, who floats through life in colourful maxi dresses, or a high-fashion fiend with a penchant for straight lines and neutral tones, the Gold Coast has a beautiful boutique for you.