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Gucci brings its luxe charm to QueensPlaza
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Gucci brings its luxe charm to QueensPlaza

With summer nearly over, we think it's time for a wardrobe refresh. If you're looking to add some luxe pieces to your collection, then we suggest taking a stroll through the city and stopping in at QueensPlaza. Home to boutique brands like Burberry, Bulgari, Chanel, Dior, Fendi and Louis Vuitton, the shopping destination has just added another jewel to its crown – luxury fashion house Gucci. Here's a peek inside QueensPlaza's new cabinet of curiosities ... more

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Kmart's online exclusives range has landed and goodbye paycheck, hello homewares
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Kmart’s online exclusives range has landed and goodbye paycheck, hello homewares

It's undeniable to both ourselves and our bank accounts that our love for Kmart is eternal. Feeling down? Take a trip to your local store and you'll walk out with things you don't need, but also an improved overall wellbeing. Feeling great already? Step into Kmart and you'll somehow walk out feeling better ... and probably with a new throw, some PJs and a lamp. It's a mood-boosting, serotonin-giving shopping experience and yes, as you can you tell, we are kind of addicted. It's our duty, fellow Kmart enthusiasts, to inform you that the much-loved retailer has just unveiled an exclusive online range. We knew we memorised our credit card digits for a reason. more

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Planning or re-planning your big day? Wed your beloved in tropical bliss at Roma Street Parkland
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Planning or re-planning your big day? Wed your beloved in tropical bliss at Roma Street Parkland

Not to state the obvious, but planning a wedding is stressful. Throw a pandemic into the mix and you've got a recipe for, well, more stress. However, it looks like the storm is clearing (did someone say hallelujah?) and brides and grooms to-be can start sending out invites again. If you've bookmarked your nuptials for 2021 and you're currently on the search for the perfect location, we know one inner-city destination where you can walk down the aisle in style – Roma Street Parkland. more

Queen’s Wharf reveals plans for eye-popping luxury shopping precinct
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Queen’s Wharf reveals plans for eye-popping luxury shopping precinct

Every time we venture into Brisbane City, we can't help but try and get a peek at the progress of Queen's Wharf, Destination Brisbane Consortium's landmark $3.6-billion development. While we eagerly await details of the hub's entertainment, leisure and hospitality offering, the Queen's Wharf team has today announced plans for a three-level luxury retail strip, which will be constructed and curated in partnership with a leading retail giant. Here's what we know ... more

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Indulge in some mindful making at Yeerongpilly's Dabbler Studio
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Indulge in some mindful making at Yeerongpilly’s Dabbler Studio

Is getting creative on your list of 2021 resolutions? If so, you're in luck! Dabbler Studio – a brand-new Yeerongpilly ceramics space – opened in the Station Road Creative Precinct last week, offering all sorts of classes for folks looking to get hands on with a hunk of clay. Operated by a team of makers that boast some formidable skills when it comes to hand-building and moulding, Dabbler is shaping up to be a phenomenal resource for the thriving ceramics community. more

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Brisbane's hotel landscape grows with the opening of Hyatt Regency Brisbane on Queen Street
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Brisbane’s hotel landscape grows with the opening of Hyatt Regency Brisbane on Queen Street

One sure-fire indicator of a city's growth and standing as a tourist hub is its abundance of top-notch hotels. With this metric in mind, Brisbane City has positively flourished in recent years, with a steady influx of globally renowned operators carving out territory in The City. Joining the ranks of Brisbane's cadre of accommodation options is Hyatt Hotels Corporation, which has secured some prime real estate on Queen Street Mall for Hyatt Regency – its first Brisbane location. The hotel opened today, Monday February 1 – take a look inside ... more

Make chores fun and eco-friendly with Zilch's fully compostable kitchen range
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Make chores fun and eco-friendly with Zilch’s fully compostable kitchen range

In July last year we introduced you, dear readers, to Zilch – an online marketplace committed to turning your daily routine into a plastic-free one. If you've been wanting to change to a more waste-free channel during your everyday programming and make some eco-friendly choices (it takes zilch effort, by the way), you'll be over the moon to hear that Zilch has just extended its range to include kitchen essentials. You'll be ticking off chores faster than Mary Poppins in no time. more


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Tread a little bit more lightly with Laundry Project's eco-friendly washing wipes
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Tread a little bit more lightly with Laundry Project’s eco-friendly washing wipes

When it comes to doing our weekly chores, tackling the big basket of dirty laundry is definitely the thing we leave until last minute. Frustrating as the task is, it's only made worse when you think of the devastating impacts that regular laundry detergents have on the environment. If you've been thinking of ways to shrink your ecological footprint (whilst staying economical) then one product worth trying is Laundry Project, an eco-friendly washing wipe that you can just chuck in the washing machine. Talk about set it and forget it. more

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The Christmas gift guide: what to buy the ones who have everything this year
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The Christmas gift guide: what to buy the ones who have everything this year

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us. Christmas brings festive fun, holidays, some seriously good food and of course – presents! If you'd rather not be stuck at your local shopping centre on Christmas eve scrambling for last minute gifts, then we have a few ideas on what you can get your loved ones, mates and colleagues – no matter what they are into. more

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Destination unknown – add some mystery to your next getaway with Wonderlust Escapes
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Destination unknown – add some mystery to your next getaway with Wonderlust Escapes

If there's one thing that is on everyone's Christmas wish-list this year, it's travel (truly, we will go anywhere). With borders reopening and airplanes soaring into the sky more regularly, now is the time to escape for a little vacay. If you want to add a bit of mystery into your next holiday (or just can't be bothered planning all of the minute details), then you'll be happy to hear that there is a new travel service that can take care of planning your trip – Wonderlust Escapes. Dust the cobwebs off your suitcase, and get ready to go on an adventure! more

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Buy From The Bush launches new online marketplace to support our rural mates this Christmas
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Buy From The Bush launches new online marketplace to support our rural mates this Christmas

This big old slab of sun-cracked earth may stretch us out into the far corners of the continent, but it doesn’t mean we’re disconnected. Aussies have copped our fair share of struggles of late, but we’ve proven time and time again that we’re ready to lend a hand when the going gets tough. As the 2020 gifting season approaches, give twice this Christmas by choosing to Buy From The Bush. more

Celebrate the silly season in style at Brisbane Powerhouse's Christmas party-ready event spaces
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Celebrate the silly season in style at Brisbane Powerhouse’s Christmas party-ready event spaces

End-of-year festivities are just around the corner and it's safe to say we are looking forward to celebrating the silly season (as well as the end of possibly the longest year ever). Christmas shindigs, New Year's celebrations and office functions are filling up the calendar pretty quickly, and if you're in charge of organising one of these festivities, it can be both a fun and super-daunting task. To help you out, we've found several spaces that are perfect for your end-of-year bash. The common thread? They are all located inside one of Brisbane's most iconic destinations – Brisbane Powerhouse. more

Get ready to indulge in a little retail therapy – H&M has finally launched its online store in Australia
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Get ready to indulge in a little retail therapy – H&M has finally launched its online store in Australia

Spring has well and truly sprung, with summer following close behind on its heels. This change of season means it's time to treat yourself to a shopping spree and give your wardrobe a well-deserved update. So you can elevate your aesthetic without even leaving the house, global fashion retailer H&M has launched its highly anticipated online store in Australia! From today, Tuesday October 20, you can hop online and fill your cart with all of the gems you've been eyeing on your recent trips to the shopping centre. Convenience unlocked. more

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Netflix, but make it fancy – Palace Home Cinema is bringing you fine films on demand
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Netflix, but make it fancy – Palace Home Cinema is bringing you fine films on demand

As grateful as we are to streaming services for helping us through the cataclysmic void that 2020 has been, we’ve really been missing the thrill of catching fresh new film releases. One particular movie mecca that true cinephiles have been very keen to return to in the post-COVID world is Palace Cinemas, a beloved beacon of premium indie films and limited-release flicks that you really can’t catch anywhere else in Australia. Well, the clever team at Palace has come up with a brand-new business model that allows movie buffs to get their fix of the latest releases without leaving the house – enter Palace Home Cinema. more

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The round-up: holiday in your home city with these luxe Brisbane staycations
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The round-up: holiday in your home city with these luxe Brisbane staycations

If you're in need of a mini-break from the mundanity of everyday life but don't want to drive to Woop Woop to getaway, Brisbane boasts a huge selection of boujee hotels that are perfect for your next weekend escape. So you can have a holiday without travelling too far, we have sourced the best places to staycay in our beautiful backyard. All you have to do is pack your bags and get ready to relax and rejuvenate in the city! more