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The Weekend Series: five binge-worthy food shows you should queue up
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The Weekend Series: five binge-worthy food shows you should queue up

We’re a sucker for a good cooking show, and we’re not ashamed to admit it. From Ready Steady Cook to the Great British Bake Off, the high stakes drama of the kitchen is something we’ll relish the opportunity to view. A new breed of food shows are hitting our screens thanks to the miracle of Netflix, allowing us to feast on food porn of the highest quality. If you have a craving to binge some stellar food-oriented media, you can’t do much better than the crew we’ve assembled here. Don a bib and get comfortable – you’ll be drooling by the end of the first episode. more

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Coats for a cause – Gorman launches second line of dog apparel to support Guide Dogs Australia
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Coats for a cause – Gorman launches second line of dog apparel to support Guide Dogs Australia

It’s official – fashion has gone to the dogs and we’re not the least bit upset about it. Following a hugely successful collaboration last year, fashion powerhouse Gorman has once again teamed up with Guide Dogs Australia to create a range of adorable dog jackets. Each style is also available in human sizes, meaning you can match your furry mate, but we haven’t even gotten to the best part – all proceeds from the collection go back to Guide Dogs Australia. more

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My Favorite Murder
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The Weekend Series: five true-crime podcasts that you need to listen to immediately

When it comes to entertainment in the digital age, the realm of podcasts has become one the new frontier. From music, comedy, sports or current affairs, there’s bound to be a podcast for every special interest. One of the most popular niche categories to emerge recently is that of true crime, where podcast hosts research, analyse and regale listeners with a play-by-play of notorious crimes. The craze, which took hold thanks to the trailblazing success of Serial, is undergoing a massive boom with numerous true-crime podcasts emerging with their own take on the genre. If you’ve got a long roadtrip planned or need something to listen to on your daily commute, we’ve put together a list of high-quality podcasts that you can immerse yourself in. Be warned, some of these podcasts don’t shy away from the grisly details. more

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Culture is dead – Skim Milk drops its socio-politically charged spring/summer collection
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Culture is dead – Skim Milk drops its socio-politically charged spring/summer collection

Although we may not be living in the US of A, it’s hard to deny the influence that America has on the rest of the world. Thanks in large part to its deranged president, the world’s most powerful country has been spending even more time in the global spotlight than usual. It seems like every day there are stories coming out that beggar belief – but there are some upsides to the crazy times we live in. Skim Milk is a brand turning this uncertainty into art, all while giving people a vehicle to wear their heart on their sleeve. more

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The Weekend Series: everything we are vibing in April
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The Weekend Series: everything we are vibing in April

The Easter eggs have been devoured and the long weekend is behind us. You might be thinking there’s nothing to look forward to for the forseeable future, but you’d be wrong. April is set to be a huge month, and we’ve got the proof. If you need something to ease your post-holiday blues, we’ve got tantalising news of sushi gelato, handy ridesharing arrivals, saucy stories and a recap of the best April Fool’s jokes on the internet. more

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Straight outta your dad's wardrobe – Quiksilver drops its rad and retro Mad Wax capsule collection
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Straight outta your dad’s wardrobe – Quiksilver drops its rad and retro Mad Wax capsule collection

You don’t exactly have to be the biggest wave shredder to know that Quiksilver totally dominates when it comes to all things surf. From the boards to the clothes and right down to the competitions, the brand has long since established itself as one of the greats in surfing history. One such moment that cemented Quiksilver’s status as a true tastemaker in the scene was the release of Max Wax, its cult surf film that celebrated a turning point in the sport’s culture and aesthetic. Inspired by the icon, Quiksilver’s Mad Wax capsule collection is serving up threads straight out of your dad’s wardrobe circa 1987. more


The Locals Next week: A BRISBANE LOCAL

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The Weekend Series: make your long weekend roadtrip better with one of our killer playlists
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The Weekend Series: make your long weekend roadtrip better with one of our killer playlists

Folks, we know we don’t need to remind you that there is a long weekend ahead of us. We’re positive you are all ticking off the days as diligently as us, but in your haste to make plans to bail for the Easter holiday you might have forgotten about one crucial detail – your roadtrip playlist. Now, you’ve all got your own diverse musical tastes (we know we’ve got an exceptionally cool readership), but to make things easier on you, we’ve thrown together some great playlists to help pass the time when you’re cruising to your long-weekend hideaway destination. From up-and-coming Australian acts and old-school R’n’B jams to karaoke classics, there’s enough here to cater to nearly every mood. Happy listening! more

Forget the flowers – give the gift of sustainable greenery with this cute delivery service
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Forget the flowers – give the gift of sustainable greenery with this cute delivery service

We’re not sure when exactly, but somewhere along the line plants have become the coolest thing. This is awesome for a number of reasons – they’re pretty, they’re good for the planet and horticulture is a really wholesome hobby to have. When gifting someone a gorgeous new green friend, it seems like a bit of a cop-out to have it planted in a pot that won’t break down and swaddled in plastic. Greenery Lane has taken a far more sustainable approach, making your delivery experience as eco as possible by designing a range of growing gifts that do no harm to nature. more

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Full fashion disclosure – wear your ethical values with designer basics from A.BCH
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Full fashion disclosure – wear your ethical values with designer basics from A.BCH

When it comes to the fashion industry, sometimes it feels like being totally sustainable is an impossible task. Most of us – whether comfortable with it or not – are willing to turn a bit of a blind eye to the fact that clothing labels rarely reveal everything there is to know about their product. Ignorance is bliss, right? Not exactly. Melbourne-based label A.BCH is building a range of luxury unisex basics that are as ethical as can be, providing full disclosure across every facet of the brand – without cutting any corners. more

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Inside and out – the chic slippers you can wear anywhere (even the pub)
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Inside and out – the chic slippers you can wear anywhere (even the pub)

While the topic of shoes can invoke some pretty strong opinions, there is one thing pretty much all of us can agree on – slippers are dope. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of coming home after a long day and sliding your weary feet into cloud-like comfort, but unfortunately our beloved slippers rarely get a run outside the house unless we’re checking the mail or sheepishly collecting an UberEATS order. Folks, the stigma has been lifted – Bertie is here to take your slipper fantasy beyond your front door and into a whole new world. more

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Get suited up by one of the masters of style when Harrolds and Tom Ford team up
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Get suited up by one of the masters of style when Harrolds and Tom Ford team up

Listen, we all know that a good suit is an investment – so it needs to be perfect. One of the best ways to cut a sleek figure is by donning a perfectly tailored ensemble, so Harrolds and Tom Ford is giving gentlemen the chance to get it right. From March 19–20, aspiring Don Drapers can score an appointment with Tom Ford’s master tailor Luca Gervasi – one of the sharpest stylists in the business. more

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Get set to shop up a storm when Zara launches its Australian online store
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Get set to shop up a storm when Zara launches its Australian online store

Skip that pricey brunch and volunteer to be the designated driver on your next night out – you’re going to want to ensure your wallet is as full as it can be by Wednesday March 14. Why? Well, it’s looking more likely than ever that fashion giant Zara will soon boast its own Australian online store – filled to the brim with the brand’s cutting-edge clothing and accessories. Splurge season is fast approaching, so get ready to give your wallet a workout. more

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The Weekend Series: five things we are vibing on in March
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The Weekend Series: five things we are vibing on in March

When it comes to exciting happenings, February was positively stacked. From the lively competition of the Winter Olympics to the cinematic phenomenon that is Black Panther, there was so much to take in you’d be forgiven for missing a few things. Thankfully we’re here to fill you in on some of the bits and pieces that have flown under the radar. This month, we’re vibing hard on iconic chocolates gone ice-cream, edible banana skin, huge news from AirBnb, and a chap everyone is affectionately dubbing Tea Bae. more

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Sweating just got sweeter – ASOS has dropped its in-house activewear range
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Sweating just got sweeter – ASOS has dropped its in-house activewear range

Anyone with a jones for online shopping would be familiar with ASOS. The UK-based fashion retailer stocks a mind-blowing selection of brands from all over the world, as well as its own label across almost every item of clothing you can think of – all for some seriously competitive pricing. Just when we thought we couldn’t love them any harder, the powerhouse online retailer had to go and gift us with an in-house activewear range – and there’s one each for the ladies and the gents. more

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The Weekend Series: Five flicks we’re frothing to see in 2018
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The Weekend Series: Five flicks we’re frothing to see in 2018

Fire up the popcorn, dip those choc-tops and fill up that large frozen Coke – 2018 is shaping up to be a banner year for cinema. We’ve already marked several dates on our calendar for the most anticipated films, which include charming animated adventures, empowering heist flicks, superhero blockbusters and irreverent alternative history comedies. We’re already imagining ourselves ensconced in the shrouded cinema with snacks in hand and oh-so-ready to be transported away. more

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Look sharp while getting fit with the new Kinesis Collection from SQD Athletica
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Look sharp while getting fit with the new Kinesis Collection from SQD Athletica

Whether we’re bulking up, slimming down or staying toned, the end result is to feel healthier and more comfortable in our own skin. One way to help boost your confidence level when breaking a sweat is to ensure you’re equipped with some quality gear. SQD Athletica is a top-notch outfitter for active souls, and its latest collection, designed in conjunction with photographer William Patino, is the perfect addition to your workout wardrobe. more

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Sport some sweet vintage threads from Ricky Bees
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Sport some sweet vintage threads from Ricky Bees

If you enjoy rocking vintage apparel but don't necessarily want to invest every waking moment of the weekend rummaging through op shops and rack sales only to come home empty handed, say hello to Ricky Bees. They do the hard trawling for you so you can enjoy the fruits of their labour without the effort, that's win win in our books! more

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The Weekend Series: Five Netflix originals to binge in February
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The Weekend Series: Five Netflix originals to binge in February

It’s a new year, which means a heck of a lot of good television to devour. Netflix is once again aiming to capture audiences with an incredible array of original content, from television series to standalone movies. So, what’s on the cards for the first half of the year? How does some dystopian sci-fi sound? What about some time-travelling comedy or some in-depth food exploration? We’ve also got the return of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy and if that’s not enough then we’ve also got Paul Rudd with a moustache. That’s sure to move the dial! more