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the possible co
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Shop nice with vegan fashion store The Possible Co.

Making a thoughtful contribution to the way we shop and approach fashion is The Possible Co. – a new, locally created online store. With the motto of ‘nice for people, nice for animals and nice for the planet’ under its faux leather belt, The Possible Co. offers a space for vegan, eco-friendly fashion to shine. more

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those halycon days
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Discover Those Halcyon Days by Kylie Gartside

Local contemporary jeweller Kylie Gartside has been an artist and maker for 15 years. With a focus on silversmithery, previous collections under her namesake label have included jacaranda trees etched into recycled sterling silver and forget-me-knot textured twisted rings. more

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Piece Together, Woolloongabba
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Sewing lounge Piece Together moves in with Five Sugars, Woolloongabba

Run by crafty ladies Tammy Spiller and Jennine Birrell, Piece Together sewing lounge has moved from its upstairs loft-like abode in the Woolloongabba antique precinct to the street-level shop front that used to house Lavish Essentials. Joining forces with colourful coffee cranny Five Sugars, the Piece Together concept has transformed into a complete craft and sewing cafe space. more

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picnicking
Gentlewoman

Return to the golden age of picnicking

The golden age of picnicking conjures up images of chequered blankets, lush green grass, towering trees and a picnic basket packed with delicious homemade provisions. But while the word 'picnic' may suggest associations with paper plates or plastic forks, dining in the outdoors can be an elegant affair – with the right equipment. more


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Zara McKenna
Gentlewoman

Local designer Zara McKenna launches new collection

Capturing the sweetness and sunshine of a summer romance, the latest collection by local emerging designer Zara McKenna will launch at Laruche in Fortitude Valley on Thursday night. A charity event with all proceeds donated to the Heart Foundation, the launch honours Zara's father Paul McKenna who passed away from heart disease earlier this year. more

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fashion meets forest
Gentlewoman

Discover sustainable chic at Fashion Meets Forest, Cloudland

There seems to be no limit to the changes that can be made to make life a little more eco-friendly, including when it comes to your wardrobe content. With no smelly hemp in sight, there is currently a group of Brisbane designers dedicated to the production of flouncy frocks and stylish workout gear that are both aesthetically pleasing and environmentally sound. more

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Discover colourful fanfare at Happiness Place, Paddington
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Discover colourful fanfare at Happiness Place, Paddington

A treasure chest filled with worldly items sourced from Australia, the UK and US, Happiness Place in Paddington bursts with brightness. Squeezing as much pop colour as possible into one space, Lorilie Cunningham and daughter Stephanie Rooke have created a homewares store that a rainbow would be proud to call one of its own. more

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Immerse yourself in Spanish lessons
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Immerse yourself in Spanish lessons

Walking into a cosy family-run restaurant alive with the boisterous sounds of Spanish-speaking locals and ordering a dish of paella in the local tongue may be a long-forgotten new year's resolution. With six months left of the year, there is still time to perfect a second language. more