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secret south, label
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Introducing the new Secret Squirrel, Secret South

Long-time lovers of Sydney label Secret Squirrel may be temporarily saddened to hear of the brand’s name change, but those heartstrings will bounce back up upon laying eyes on the new collection. Secret South is the rejigged creation of couple Bri Cheeseman and Andrew Prince, delivering a refreshed and slightly more grown-up take on their well-known style. more

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batson, label
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Batson launches Robin Hood Garden collection

Brisbane label Batson has cemented its entry into the fashion world with the release of its latest collection, Robin Hood Garden. Inspired by the London gardens of the same name, the garments are a conglomeration of ice-cream-esque colours and breezy shapes. more

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Street-style comp chronicles fashion in the city
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Street-style comp chronicles fashion in the city

Inspired by the diversity of people, cultures and fashion, Scott Schuman of The Sartorialist set out to create a two-way dialogue about the world of fashion and its relationship to daily life. His rise to international fame is well known, and he has since paved the way for hundreds of other street-style bloggers who have followed in his trailblazing footsteps. more


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marianna octavia
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Local designers vie for Australian Fashion Graduate of the Year

Four recent graduates will vie for the accolade of Australian Fashion Graduate of the Year at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival, which launches this weekend. Acting as a celebration of and launch pad for the future of fashion in Australia, the graduate show will feature the best designers from the country’s top six fashion colleges. more

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Visit Candyland with Soot's All Sort
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Visit Candyland with Soot’s All Sort

Soot's designs are a whimsical concoction of colour and sharp cuts – the kind of outfits that would appeal to the modern-day, Brisbane-based Lolita. The creation of young local talent Edwina Sinclair, the label's spring/summer 13 collection All Sort embodies pastel shades, short shorts and slim silhouettes. more

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Boxvintage builds a new nest at 73 Vulture
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Boxvintage builds a new nest at 73 Vulture

There are those vintage lovers who are so dedicated to the craft that they keep an ever-watchful eye on the vintage boutiques of Paris, Milan and New York. If, instead, you are looking for a slice of wearable history a little closer to home, try West End icon Boxvintage, which has just moved into a new den on Vulture Street. more

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camilla gypset collection
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Embrace the bohemian with Camilla’s Gypset

Camilla is the undisputed kaftan queen of the nation, sending droves of women in billowing silks laden with a rainbow of colours onto our streets. Devoted followers will be enamoured with Gypset, the designer's latest spring/summer 2012 collection, as well as surprised at the new pieces the label has thrown into the mix. more

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the fleet store brisbane
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Pick up one-of-a-kind designs at The Fleet Store

Akin to a delicate flower, The Fleet Store will pop and bloom for just 28 days. Bursting with a collection of garments, bags, jewellery, illustrations and giftware, this pop-up boutique will house the work of Brisbane’s brightest fashion designers, including recent graduates and talented independent designers. more

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tiger temple online store brisbane
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Local label Tiger Temple launches online store

Brisbane seems to be harvesting a crop of entrepreneurial youngsters of late, with the duo behind new online boutique Tiger Temple no exception. The creation of 17-year-old Claire Myers and 18-year-old Taylah Hasaballah, Tiger Temple has grown from a social-media-based remixed fashion hub to honing a real-deal professional online presence with the help of UQ’s ilab Germinate Program. more

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lauren moffat fall 2012
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Lauren Moffatt delivers whimsical school style at Ellia

While the other side of the world might be moving into the cooler months of fashion, we have spring on our mind and the almost-forgotten whimsy of wearing skirts without tights. Luckily, the sometimes-elusive autumn collections of designers who stick to four seasons are being unleashed from hiding. more