Beauty
Scotch Naturals
Gentlewoman

Paint on summer nail colours from Scotch Naturals

When we start to ponder the quality and safety of the ingredients of one of our daily beauty products, it’s difficult not to inspect every item we then consider bringing home. While shampoos, soaps and moisturisers are in obvious need of review, the pretty coloured rows of new nail polishes may have blinded us until now. more

Accessories
Molten Store Pop Up Shoppe
Gentlewoman

Molten Store pops up at James Street, Fortitude Valley

Online boutique Molten Store is entering the realm of the physical this month, hosting a pop-up shoppe at James Street for two weeks. Featuring in store will be in-house label Molten Relic, along with Isobel Badin, Knots & Knits, These Violet Times, Voir Une Memoire and Refinery in a whirlwind of colour and talent. more

Clothing
Natalie Encarnita
Gentlewoman

Natalie Encarnita returns with minimalist fervour

At the age of 17, Australian-born Natalie Encarnita moved to the UK to follow her dream of becoming a fashion designer. By her early 20s, her designs were being stocked in large fashion retailers in the UK and boutiques across America and Japan. However, this whirlwind of success left Natalie feeling astray from her fashion core. more

Accessories
Karen Walker Diamond
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Style doyenne Karen Walker launches Diamond collection

Seemingly dissatisfied with conquering merely clothing, sunglasses, shoes, purses and the cute and kitsch side of jewellery, Karen Walker has now branched into diamonds. Having been asked by avid followers to recreate Karen Walker Jewellery pieces in diamonds for engagement purposes in the past, Karen took the opportunity to fill this gap in fine fashion jewellery on a more permanent basis. more

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Travelling Wares caravan
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Discover the kitsch goods of Travelling Wares

A kitsch caravan that travels the countryside selling butter knives, English pudding bowls and enamelware sounds like something out of frontier days. Instead it’s the retro-inspired creation of Brisbane-based stylist and vintage retailer Kara Rosenlund. more


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Rob's wood grain bikes
Gentlefolk

Ride a bespoke wood grain bike by Rob

Rob Pollock has been a panel beater his whole life. Learning auto body repair in his father’s workshop in Auckland as a kid, Rob left school to follow in his dad's footsteps. A panel beater by trade, he carried on the family business and set about restoring cars to their original glory. more

Accessories
Wilde Asher
Gentlewoman

Online boutique Wilde Asher launches in Brisbane

Taking inspiration from classic films, post-modern art, music and travel is Wilde Asher – a new Brisbane-based online fashion and homewares boutique. Featuring selected vintage clothing from the 1950s through to 1990s, retro homewares and jewellery, and accessories handcrafted in Brisbane, Wilde Asher is a colour wheel of all things individual. more

Clothing
Easton Pearson
Gentlewoman

Easton Pearson launches new Cruise collection

Whenever the words ‘cruise collection’ are whispered, images of the seaside French town of Biarritz spring to mind. Inducing ideas of whimsical days at the beach and long luncheons, the scent of salt, sand and the ocean’s mist always sweeping by, cruise collections are where luxury and elegance frolic. more

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Designer Archives, Wintergarden
Gentlewoman

Designer Archives opens in Wintergarden

Once upon a time one would have had to forage the antique halls of Parisian markets to find pre-loved Chanel and Burberry for a quarter of the original price. However, a new retailer has joined the fresh halls of Brisbane City's Wintergarden, bringing recent and vintage designer labels to our fingertips. more

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The School, Sydney
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Sydney’s The School hosts classes at Black and Spiro

Sydney-based The School has rounded up a clan of talented makers and popped them all on a bus to Brisbane. Normally based in an expansive, white-walled studio in Rosebery, The School is a hub for creative learning, hosting regular masterclasses and workshops for adults and kids to learn and play. more

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Sunday Social, Fortitude Valley
Gentlewoman

Embrace tropical garb with summer’s tiki trend

All things tropical and tiki-inspired have not only started gracing cocktail lists locally, but popping up on clothing racks too. Pineapple prints, palm trees, coconuts and hibiscus flowers are making a splash amongst the fashions of ladies and gents this season, emblazoned across lightweight shorts, crisp button-ups, swimwear and summer dresses. more

Clothing
Zimmerman Swimwear
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Zimmermann releases swim collection for summer

Australian fashion darling Zimmerman has released a covetable swim collection for summer, the campaign leaving us raring for a trip to the seaside. From animal prints to bright splashes of colour, this latest swim collection is lavished with unique patterns, with beautiful florals and intricate paisleys featuring across swimwear and clothing. more