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Christmas has come early – nab some serious savings at The Myer Centre Brisbane's Black Friday Sale
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Christmas has come early – nab some serious savings at The Myer Centre Brisbane’s Black Friday Sale

While it may seem like more of an American thing, we can assure you that the Black Friday sale phenomenon is very much alive here on our shores. What originally started as a post-Thanksgiving tradition to mark the beginning of the Christmas shopping season has actually spread to our retail landscape, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to embrace it. If you can’t resist a bargain, listen up – The Myer Centre Brisbane is about to hold its famous Black Friday Sale this Friday November 23 and you'd better believe there are some deals that will make your jaw drop. more

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Recreate puts a highly sustainable spin on couture fashion
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Recreate puts a highly sustainable spin on couture fashion

The sustainable fashion trend is in full swing and we couldn’t be more thrilled – after all, what’s not to love about a garment that has been lovingly designed to minimise its impact on the environment? Taking this notion even further is the annual Recreate Fashion Show and Twilight Market, a sparkling showcase of high fashion made entirely from second-hand materials. This is up-cycling taken to a whole new level, folks. more

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A lush studio space is popping up at Gasworks for all of your Insta-worthy snaps
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A lush studio space is popping up at Gasworks for all of your Insta-worthy snaps

Folks, let’s be real – the best Instagram content can sometimes take work. As much as we love a good candid, we’ve all experienced the frustration of doing 43 takes to get the perfect Boomerang or making our mates stand in the middle of a road to capture our best angles with a cool backdrop. If you are the sort of person who is forever scouting for the perfect photo opp, we have some news that is bound to excite you. For one day only, The Pop Up Studios will be taking over the iconic Gasworks Plaza to create a series of bespoke backgrounds and experiences that will have your IG notifications blowing up. more

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Pack your bags – urban vacation James Street RESORT celebrates the iconic precinct
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Pack your bags – urban vacation James Street RESORT celebrates the iconic precinct

Everyone loves a little holiday, and sometimes the best destinations for an escape are right under our nose. One event that personifies the spirit of vacation is James Street RESORT, the annual two-day soiree that celebrates the best of the beloved precinct whilst also treating Brisbane’s residents to a heady dose of culture. Running from October 11–12, this year’s RESORT is happening in conjunction with the opening of a bona fide holiday destination – the brand-new Calile Hotel. more

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Gifts, giveaways, spritzes and sprees – get ready to Shop Brisbane City
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Gifts, giveaways, spritzes and sprees – get ready to Shop Brisbane City

Let’s be honest – when it comes to spring in Brisbane, one of the things we truly love the most is shopping. The sun is back out, we’re shedding our layers and the racks at our favourite stores are filled to bursting with new looks to try. If the arrival of a new season has got you itching for a shopping spree, we’d suggest marking Friday October 5 in your diary – Shop Brisbane City is returning to the CBD to spread amazing offers, cute activations and loads of fabulous prizes across three major retail hubs. more

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Slay all day – get Primed to Party at this free beauty weekend
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Slay all day – get Primed to Party at this free beauty weekend

Beauty junkies, we’ve found something that is going to get your heart racing more than a flash sale at Mecca. If you know your way around a cut crease and a contour, live for your falsies, get teased for owning five lipsticks in near-identical shades or just love to get done up sometimes, this one’s for you! For two days only on October 20–21, Indooroopilly Shopping Centre is holding its massive Primed to Party beauty weekend – so if you like the sound of discounts, demonstrations and all things dazzling, mark this one in your diary. more

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Triple threat – a huge festival is coming to launch The Valley's newest laneway
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Triple threat – a huge festival is coming to launch The Valley’s newest laneway

Anyone who frequents Fortitude Valley (or just generally has their finger on the pulse of cool stuff) would know that the laneways are where it’s at. The beloved Bakery and Winn Lanes have long been go-to locations to scout the best of Brisbane – from food to fashion, these hotspots are loaded with local gems worth your attention. The Valley is about to welcome a brand-new laneway into its fold, and the powers that be have decided to celebrate by throwing one hell of a party. The Hidden Lanes Festival is taking over town for one day only on Saturday October 13, uniting the three locations to showcase our city’s secret charms. more


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It's cool to be kind – embrace the world of sustainable fashion at Revive
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It’s cool to be kind – embrace the world of sustainable fashion at Revive

It’s no secret that vintage and second-hand shopping has had something of a boom lately. When you break it down, it’s not hard to see why it’s taken off – it’s way better for the environment, it’s friendly on the wallet and you can nab some totally unique pieces that nobody else has! Whether you’re a thrifting veteran or new to the pre-loved fashion game, the Revive Pop-Up Second-Hand Fashion Festival has got your back. Taking over South Bank’s Cultural Forecourt on Friday August 17, this event is here to give you the inside scoop on making your fashion game more sustainable. more

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Celebrate the icons of Brisbane fashion at this stunning sartorial series
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Celebrate the icons of Brisbane fashion at this stunning sartorial series

Brisbane’s fashion scene is absolutely killer, but our town often suffers from a lack of events that let our talented designers shine. It’s rare for our city’s sartorial set to be gathered in one place, so when an opportunity pops up we get all kinds of giddy over it. If you consider yourself a fashion-forward individual, a lover of beautiful clothing or simply love an excuse to dress up for an evening, we have some news that is bound to excite you. On Thursday July 12, Treasury Brisbane is celebrating our city’s best and brightest designers with the launch of its ICON fashion series. more

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Get your glam on at Pacific Fair's Beauty Weekend
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Get your glam on at Pacific Fair’s Beauty Weekend

If strobing, contouring and baking are among your daily vocab and you often find yourself in a YouTube vortex of make-up tutorials, pencil May 19–20 in your diary. Pacific Fair Shopping Centre's Beauty Weekend is back and you can trust us when we say it's going to be well worth the trip down the M1. more

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Stay past curfew – marie clarie Up Late kicks on later than ever
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Stay past curfew – marie clarie Up Late kicks on later than ever

It’s time to kick open the wardrobe and get dressed up – marie claire Up Late is set to ignite James Street once again on Thursday March 22. Brisbane’s fashion lovers are encouraged to dress up in their finest and get amongst the after-hours fiesta, which includes in-store appearances, giveaways, live music and, as always, some incredible shopping. more

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Take the sting out of your silly season with Skygate and DFO Brisbane’s festive offerings
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Take the sting out of your silly season with Skygate and DFO Brisbane’s festive offerings

As December 25 draws perilously close, we are becoming very aware of just how much has to be done to prepare for the big day. If you’re anything like us, the holidays come with mixed emotions – it’s pretty much a cocktail of pure joy, excitement, stress and anxiety garnished with a serious flexing of time-management skills. While we can’t really solicit advice on how to avoid your great uncle’s annoying questions at Christmas lunch, we can provide help in other areas to take some of the sting out of the season. DFO Brisbane and Skygate have your silly season covered – from the shopping to the food and even the entertainment, this is shaping up to be one easy breezy Christmas. more

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Add a touch of waterfront luxe to your festive season with A Sanctuary Cove Christmas
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Add a touch of waterfront luxe to your festive season with A Sanctuary Cove Christmas

When it comes to Christmas, Sanctuary Cove certainly doesn't do things by halves. The thriving precinct already has a reputation for throwing some sterling seasonal celebrations, so it comes as no surprise that the return of A Sanctuary Cove Christmas was something we keenly marked in our calendars. From Monday December 11 to Friday December 15, the luxury master-planned community will be overtaken with jolly vibes and loads of free family-friendly fun. more

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Calling all night owls – one of Brisbane’s biggest shopping precincts is staying up late!
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Calling all night owls – one of Brisbane’s biggest shopping precincts is staying up late!

For many of us nine-to-fivers, late-night shopping is something of a divine miracle sent from the heavens as a small reprieve from the hell of trying to cram everything into lunch breaks and weekends. With Christmas approaching at an anxiety-inducing rate, it’s important to be aware of everything we can do to save both time and money. This is why we practically jumped for joy when we found out that from Thursday November 23, Skygate and DFO Brisbane will be easing our festive woes with some late-night trading action. more

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Saddle up for a luxurious soiree at the Tattersall’s Celebration Season Race Day
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Saddle up for a luxurious soiree at the Tattersall’s Celebration Season Race Day

Folks, we are galloping towards Christmas at a lightning pace – the champagne is flowing, the gift hunting has commenced and our fanciest frocks are coming out of retirement for the influx of fabulous summer soirees heading our way. What better way to celebrate the incoming festive season than with a party to end all parties? The Tattersall’s Celebration Season Race Day heralds the end of the racing season as well as the beginning of all things Christmas, taking over Doomben Racecourse on Saturday November 25 for a touch of high-class revelry. more

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Cool, kind and creative – Recreate celebrates sustainable style with its paper fashion show
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Cool, kind and creative – Recreate celebrates sustainable style with its paper fashion show

In a time when the planet's future is growing increasingly uncertain, caring about the environment is more important than ever. More events are popping up that actively encourage us to embrace a more clean and green lifestyle by making better choices in our everyday life. Turns out that it's actually cool to be kind – who knew? Fusing pure innovation with an eco-conscious twist, the Recreate Twilight Market and Paper Fashion Show is taking over King George Square on Friday November 10 to prove that sustainability and style are a winning combination. more

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Snap up some sensational seasonal bargains at DFO Brisbane's Big Brand Sale
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Snap up some sensational seasonal bargains at DFO Brisbane’s Big Brand Sale

Folks, we are at that awkward mid-season point of the year where we’re clinging to spring but the rise in temperature is undeniable. This recent spell of balmy weather has got us looking toward our summer wardrobes and feeling a little less than impressed with what we've got. Are you feeling a tad uninspired by your selection of last year’s denim cut-offs and that same bikini you’ve been rocking for a couple of summers now? Fear not, fam! DFO Brisbane's Big Brand Sale is here to save your wardrobe and your pennies – running from Friday September 29 to Monday October 2, you can indulge in some serious bargains with a side of delicious eats and fun activities. more

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The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival returns with a bang to showcase homegrown style
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The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival returns with a bang to showcase homegrown style

The arrival of spring is such an exciting time in Brisbane, especially for fashion lovers. We shed our layers, emerge from our wintry cocoons and pore over magazines and websites to sate our new-season sartorial appetites. What (and who) will we be falling head over heels for and craving to add to our wardrobes? The seasonal change was missing one crucial element last year – our beloved Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival. After its hiatus, the festival returns to Brisbane from August 27–31 in finer form than ever to showcase the best and brightest in both local and national fashion. more

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Revive returns to celebrate the merging of sustainability and style
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Revive returns to celebrate the merging of sustainability and style

Op-shopping sure has come a long way – once purely the domain of quirky arts degree types (and your nan, bless her), the thrill of thrifting has well and truly hit the mainstream. It’s a good thing too, because our world is in an increasingly intense state of peril when it comes to fast fashion – bargains may be tempting but the cost to the earth really isn’t worth the $20 saving you make on a pair of sweatshop jeans. Brisbane City Council is helping to combat this with Revive, its second annual pop-up celebrating sustainable style solutions. Taking over South Bank’s Cultural Forecourt on Friday August 18, the fashion fest is a great place to not only nab some killer finds but to learn awesome tips to take your current wardrobe way, way further. more