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Leonard St, the label
Gentlewoman

Introducing the playful designs of Leonard St.

With the spirited air of summer just over the horizon, the playful spring/summer designs of Melbourne label Leonard St. are a reminder that festivals and seaside frolicking are just around the corner. A sprightly mix of bright prints and plain key separates makes up the latest offering from designer Amanda McCarthy, inspired by her love of print, colour and beautiful fabrics. more

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Atomic Martini Vintage
Gentlewoman

Atomic Martini Vintage moves to Clayfield

Lutwyche expat Atomic Martini Vintage has made the move to Clayfield, finding a new home in an old Queenslander-esque shop front on Junction Road. Sweet wooden scalloping now frames red signage at the side, with generous front windows allowing for a clear peek inside if you happen to wander past on one of the shop’s days off. more

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The Hiding Tree
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Rachel Burke launches new label The Hiding Tree

Stitchery local and commander of charitable acts of fashion Rachel Burke has been squirrelling away at a new project. Dubbed The Hiding Tree, this new label encompasses similar themes to Rachel’s past ventures Yellowcake and her I make. you wear it. campaign, capturing dreams of frolicking in secret gardens within each garment. more

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twenty-seven names
Gentlewoman

twenty-seven names launches spring/summer collection

Anyone with a Pinterest account will regularly feel affected by the cuteness of cats. Soft fluffy balls of sweetness and sunshine playing with yarn, curled up in a cute bucket or flopped out on a crisp white pillow. It seems twenty-seven names designers Rachel Easting and Anjali Stewart were, too, feeling overly affectionate towards said pet this season, channelling kitty’s unbearable cuteness into their latest collection. more

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gorman x rhys lee
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Find painterly patterns in Gorman x Rhys Lee collaboration

Long-time friends Lisa Gorman and Rhys Lee have put on their like-minded thinking caps and created a collaborative collection that bursts with colour. Injecting Rhys’ distinctive colour palette of greys, pinks, blues and ice-cream pastels onto Lisa’s savvy and covetable designs, the Rhys Lee Collection lets you wear a piece of this highly collectable artist’s work. more


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Egg Records, West End
Gentlefolk

Egg Records makes the move to West End

If you’re not a diehard vinyl fan, the petite sign revealing Eggs Records’ city presence may have eluded you since its opening a decade ago. But for the curious, and those who look up occasionally amongst the city’s centre, that little sign acted as beacon to a secret bazaar of musical goodness. Through a doorway, past a foreign money exchange kiosk and up a set of stairs, Egg Records resides, selling cult cartoon figurines and classic and collector vinyl. more

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yayoi kusama
Gentlewoman

Yayoi Kusama bag collection arrives at Louis Vuitton

A prolific contemporary artist renowned for bold psychedelic works, Yayoi Kusama has practised a mesh of performance, painting, sculpture, installation and poetry for more than 60 years. This renowned Japanese artist was the focal point of a major solo exhibition at GOMA earlier this year, with a retrospective of her intriguing career now gracing the walls of the Whitey Museum of American Art in New York. more

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That Shop, Woolloongabba
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Find pin-up couture at new That Shop, Woolloongabba

Filling the empty shell left by the departed Miss Mouse in the Woolloongabba antique precinct is new boutique That Shop. Specialising in 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s reproductions, That Shop sources clothing and accessories from all over the world – from California and Las Vegas in the US to London and even a local Sydney label. more

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secret south, label
Gentlewoman

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
Gentlewoman

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