Beauty
semi sumo, Bumble and Bumble
Gentlewoman

Slick your hair back and forth with Semi Sumo

The women of yesteryear may have swooned over the cascading crests and slick flicks of 1950s heartthrobs like James Dean and Marlon Brando, but it’s 2013, ladies, so it’s not just the boys who get to have all the fun. Introducing Semi Sumo, a new pomade for women. more

Beauty
Restock your handbag for winter
Gentlewoman

Restock your handbag for winter

It’s starting to get a little chilly out there, and that means it's time to restock the beauty cabinet with winter essentials. As party of your winter beauty overhaul, don’t forget to update the daily essentials in your handbag. more

Beauty
lip balm
Gentlewoman

Soothe dry lips naturally with Burt’s Bees

With the change of season comes dry skin and parched lips as the wind picks up and we indulge in faux heating. To ensure you’re only using the best-quality natural ingredients on your precious facial region, we’ve compiled a little list of lip balms to keep on hand this winter. more


Beauty
myrtle & moss skincare
Gentlewoman

Indulge with myrtle & moss botanical skincare

After a long day in the garden or in the drying air-conditioning at work, there’s nothing more luxurious than smothering our busy hands in a lush layer of soothing botanical cream. As winter approaches, the desire for a healing hand cream of nature-derived ingredients increases, as we seek a lotion that is deeply moisturising but without the grease factor. more

Accessories
Greenwood's Home pop up shop
Gentlewoman

Greenwood’s Home pops up at James Lane

Local online gifts and homewares store Greenwood’s Home has found a temporary spot to materialise in James Lane, just in time for a spot of Mother’s Day shopping. Owner Sarah McCarthy-James was inspired by her great grandfather Thomas Greenwood to start the store – he ran a small gift and homewares shop called Greenwood’s in England in 1917. more

Beauty
nars stain lip pencil
Gentlewoman

Add NARS lip colour to your make-up regime

Created from a fascination with colour, purity and texture, NARS cosmetics launched in 1993, with founder François Nars providing Barneys in New York with a collection of merely 12 lipsticks. Now this modern cult make-up label covers all bases, applying its iconic shades to nails, cheeks, eyes and lips. more

Accessories
Love Vintage Show
Gentlewoman

Love Vintage Show returns to South Bank

Last time this emporium of olden-day wares rolled into town, a vintage red velvet painter’s smock originally from Rockmans caught our eye, along with some vintage-inspired new designs by local seamstresses. For its sophomore edition, Love Vintage Show returns to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre at South Bank for three days of yesteryear whimsy. more

Beauty
Brooklyn Beauty Bar, Fortitude Valley
Gentlewoman

Indulge in New York-style pampering at Brooklyn Beauty Bar

The Brooklyn borough of New York has grown to become not only the city’s most populous of its five, but it has also come to represent the growing hipster movement. As well as its fashion-forward residents, the district is renowned for its iconic brownstone buildings of rich deep sandstone in shades from chocolate to burgundy. A new beauty salon has cropped up in James Street, taking its style cues from the trendsetting borough. more