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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

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Headgear worthy of a Queen at Bettina Millinery
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Headgear worthy of a Queen at Bettina Millinery

The appeal and distinction of a colourful hair accessory doesn’t need to be reserved for special occasions like wedding and races. Instead, Brisbane-based label Bettina Millinery’s range of hair accessories encourage you to work your inner Gaga, or channel a little Marie Antoinette, and adorn your ‘do with some sparkle. more


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Slip in a trio of coloured bobby pins
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Slip in a trio of coloured bobby pins

While here in Brisbane we’re folding up our summer dresses and getting our coats dry-cleaned ready for another (brief) winter, the fashion pack on the other side of the globe have been busily showing off the trends of autumn/winter 2012/13. more

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Maudies Millinery delights at Blake & Taylor
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Maudies Millinery delights at Blake & Taylor

First created in 1908 by Parisian milliner Caroline Reboux, the cloche found popularity on the heads of flappers during the infamous Jazz Age. Inspired by the glamour of the 1920s, Brisbane artist Christine Porter recreates the bell-shaped elegance of the cloche for the modern dame under her label Maudies Millinery. more

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Make a spectacle with Cutler and Gross
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Make a spectacle with Cutler and Gross

It takes a delicate four weeks to make one pair of the classic yet cutting-edge Cutler and Gross sunglasses. This 40-year-old, London-based design house has kept the tradition of slow, precise spectacle craft alive by retaining its original 37 rigorous processes to produce each frame. more

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West End store The Tat Pile showcases eco artists
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West End store The Tat Pile showcases eco artists

Paisley Park has always loved to craft and use her hands. But last July her interest in making art, craft and fashion shifted to the serious. A whirlwind seven months later, she’s opened eco shop and gallery The Tat Pile to not only create a platform for expanding her hobby into a full-time passion, but also to showcase the handmade wonders of local and international eco bent artists. more