Clothing
Why Hello You: Matthew Sorensen
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Why Hello You: Matthew Sorensen

Name: Matthew Sorensen. Age: 23. Suburb: Kelvin Grove Matthew works at Aquila shoes, likes his coffee from Jamie’s Espresso Bar in Fortitude Valley and is inspired by Will Ferrell. Read more about Matthew on Why Hello You. more

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365 dresses later: I Make My Day wraps up
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365 dresses later: I Make My Day wraps up

A lady on a mission to combine handmade fashion with charitable donations, Brisbane local Rachel Burke has just sewn the last stitch on her 365th dress – a pompom-filled, year-long commitment to help sweeten the lives of seriously ill children. more

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Local label Kalb & Etiw shows at Fashion Week
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Local label Kalb & Etiw shows at Fashion Week

While Brisbane’s own Fashion Week is still some months off, a few talented Brisbane designers have been keeping busy, showing off their creations in Sydney this week at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia. One such talent is local designer Sebastian Sokha Khut with his label Kalb & Etiw. more


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Make a Wood&Faulk leather lunch tote
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Make a Wood&Faulk leather lunch tote

Wielding that plastic lunchbox you’ve had since you were 15 is unfortunately not going to make you a lady killer. It may instead be time to replace that velcro-strapped bag with a real man's lunch holdall. more

Accessories
Keep things tidy with a key dish
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Keep things tidy with a key dish

It’s been a busy day and your pockets are filled with heavy coins leftover from purchasing various coffees and meals, a chunky ring of keys and your iPhone. But upon returning home of an evening, a place to keep all of the day’s essentials is lacking and everything ends up strewn and disordered. more

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Learn the slow craft of letterpress in Fortitude Valley
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Learn the slow craft of letterpress in Fortitude Valley

Invented by Johannes Gutenberg in 1440, letterpress was the most common form of printing for the following 500 years. With each individual printed letter originating from its own wooden or lead type block, the art of letterpress is for those with patience, precise hands and a willingness to try again. more

Grooming
Find facial hair inspiration on The Bearded
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Find facial hair inspiration on The Bearded

Not every lad is lucky in the beard-growing department – some can only manage a few wispy whiskers, while others fear their inner ranga exposed with an auburn-peppered chin warmer. But for those with happy hair cells, a hefty tuft covering their facial curves is the inevitable reward when giving the razor the flick. more

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Keep toes toasty with Stubbs & Wootton slippers
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Keep toes toasty with Stubbs & Wootton slippers

The Duke of Windsor had an impressive collection of shoes – so large it covered an entire wall, including a selection of velvet slippers by British label Peal & Co. A man of distinct sartorial elegance, his hand-tailored drobe was enviable in volume and flair, with the Duke one of the most lavishly dressed monarchs in history. more

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Ankle garb gets fun with Happy Socks
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Ankle garb gets fun with Happy Socks

There were so many rules to wearing socks or stockings as a student at school. Socks had to be white and not folded or rolled down. Black socks were out of the question. Stockings, however, had to be black. Navy stockings weren’t acceptable, despite the uniform featuring navy. And if you were caught with coloured, lace-topped, striped or textured tootsie covers, it was detention for the day. more