The Locals Next week: Straight White Men

Margaret Zhang
I love travelling and seeing how architecture, history and religion have shaped the way people dress in different parts of the world ... ~ Margaret Zhang more
Grooming
The round-up: Brisbane’s best barbers
Gentleman

The round-up: Brisbane’s best barbers

The boutique barber business is booming with the advent of beard culture, the return of rockabilly and the mania of Movember. Stylish gentlemen are hitting the streets with sleek styles, carefully coiffed cuts and formidable facial hair. In our post-metrosexual society, men are finding it easier to bridge the divide between rugged manliness and clean-cut class. Male grooming is now a big thing, and barbers are more relevant than ever. The new crop of style-savvy scissor-smiths is a far cry from your father’s short-back-and-side specialist, and we’ve rounded up some of the big names in Brisbane’s barber scene. more

Accessories
The Weekend Series: rainy day essentials
Gentlefolk

The Weekend Series: rainy day essentials

Batten down the hatches friends – we're set for another weekend of wild Brisbane weather. This could be the perfect excuse for you to stay in and binge watch back-to-back episodes of Bloodline or Chef's Table on Netflix (if you don't know what either of them are – get on board immediately), but if you have to go out and face the elements, you may as well do it in style. We've found five wet weather essentials to keep you dry this weekend. more

Play
The Weekend Series: five new emojis we're pretty excited about (and yes, there is bacon)
Gentlefolk

The Weekend Series: five new emojis we’re pretty excited about (and yes, there is bacon)

New emoji day is about as good or better than Christmas, Easter and your own birthday rolled in to one. Emojis are the gifts that keep on giving and though we might gradually be forgetting how to write without a cheeky smiley or thumbs up, we simply cannot ignore the fact that on Tuesday June 21 we will have 72 new emojis to play with. Trust us, these newbies are *insert fire emoji here* and will hopefully keep us satisfied for a little while. more