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The Weekend Series: the best binge-watch worthy shows of 2017 (so far)
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The Weekend Series: the best binge-watch worthy shows of 2017 (so far)

It’s been a pretty stellar year as far as television is concerned. Some of the ‘already greats’ returned for killer new seasons, while some fresh faces drummed up an incredible amount of hype. With the new season of Game of Thrones fast approaching, now is the time to catch up on these shows before you are consumed by the world of dragons, wildlings and white walkers. To make it easier, we’ve picked five of the best binge-watch worthy shows of 2017 so far. more

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The Weekend Series: five things we are vibing on in July
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The Weekend Series: five things we are vibing on in July

We are officially half way through 2017. It’s true. Before you all start hyperventilating at that thought, allow us to try and calm your mid-year panic. Although the year is progressing at a fast clip, there’s a lot of great stuff happening. We are really vibing on some killer ideas popping up around the world, including interactive wild food explorations, Wu Tang Clan booze, green cities and more. more

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The Weekend Series: be inspired by five winners from the Cannes Lions awards
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The Weekend Series: be inspired by five winners from the Cannes Lions awards

When you win big at an event called the International Festival of Creativity, you know you are on to something with your ideas. Cannes Lions – which recently celebrated its 64th iteration – welcomed work from almost 100 countries across the fields of creative communications, entertainment, design and tech to celebrate progress and innovation and acknowledge those using creativity as a positive force in the world. While there were a huge amount of quality entries, we’ve picked our five favourite winners that produced some awe-inspiring work. more

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Put some spring in your step with Stevie May's new Atelier collection
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Put some spring in your step with Stevie May’s new Atelier collection

We know winter is currently upon us, but ladies, lift your pretty little chins, because there is some light at the end of the tunnel. The anticipation that warmer times are just around the corner is heightened by Byron Bay-based brand Stevie May's soon-to-be-released spring collection. We got the low-down before the glorious new drop is released in mid-July – and we genuinely would like one of everything, please. more

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Grab your girl gang and head back to the 90s with The Heart Break Club collection by Tee Ink
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Grab your girl gang and head back to the 90s with The Heart Break Club collection by Tee Ink

Sometimes, choosing your daily wardrobe can see a battle arise from within – the battle of whether to dress for comfort, or dress to be noticed. That's a genuine first-world problem right here. Tee Ink, a brand devoted to the weekend, has just released its latest winter drop for the ladies – The Heart Break Club – and let's just say, the seemingly ongoing battle has come to an end. more

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The Weekend Series: totally legit tax hacks to maximise your dollar bills
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The Weekend Series: totally legit tax hacks to maximise your dollar bills

When it comes down to it, you can’t cheat the taxman. You (or someone you know) may be all for fudging a few figures here and there to make your yearly return a little more lush, but keeping it legit is definitely the way to go when it comes to anything financial – you don’t want to end up in a Caleb Nichol a la The OC type situation, after all. If you play your cards right you can maximise your return without any risk of landing yourself in hot water – we’ve rounded up a few tips to help you out before the new financial year rolls around. Make it rain, folks! more


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Get the designer threads of your dreams for (way) less at Harrolds Pacific Fair’s mid-year sale
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Get the designer threads of your dreams for (way) less at Harrolds Pacific Fair’s mid-year sale

Listen up – EOFY is upon us, which means with a little luck you will soon be rolling in fat stacks of guilt-free cash money thanks to a dude we like to call the taxman. What better time to treat yourself to a fancy-as-heck shopping spree? Quit talking yourself out of buying designer items, friend – the quality is higher, the cost-per-wear speaks for itself and treating yourself feels damn good. Need any more encouragement? Luxury department store Harrolds is holding a jaw-dropping 50% off sale, which means you can get your pretty little paws on the likes of Tom Ford, Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Balmain, Manolo Blahnik, Alexander McQueen and more for prices that will make your head spin. We’ve kick-started your shopping inspo by picking five items from the sale that we are lusting over in The Weekend Edition office – race you to Pacific Fair! more

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Let Lack of Colour add some sass to your winter wears
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Let Lack of Colour add some sass to your winter wears

Pals, winter is here. The days are (mostly) glorious and sunny, with just a hint of freshness to keep you in check. If you're keen to keep your winter wardrobe carefree, on-trend and unique, then get yourself familiar with Lack of Colour's rad new collection of hand-crafted hats, designed to take you from sun-kissed afternoons into chilly evenings with style and finesse. more

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The Weekend Series: five podcasts you should definitely be listening to
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The Weekend Series: five podcasts you should definitely be listening to

Much like MSG, high fructose corn syrup and checking Instagram every 20 minutes to see what your ex is up to (don’t act like you don’t know), podcasts are seriously addictive. Whether you’re killing time on a morning commute, trying to distract yourself from the searing pain in your quads during a run or just need time to chill out, there’s pretty much a podcast for every occasion. There are heaps of titles out there blowing up internationally that you have probably come across, but we are here to shine a light on some of the best podcasts that you may not have heard of yet. more

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Treat ‘yo self – Harbour Town is having a three-day mega sale (and you're invited)
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Treat ‘yo self – Harbour Town is having a three-day mega sale (and you’re invited)

Fashion-forward peeps of the Gold Coast, brace yourselves – Harbour Town’s gigantic (and aptly named) GET OUTlet Sale is officially kicking off this Friday June 9 until Sunday June 11. If you’ve been saving your hard-earned pennies for the end-of-financial-year sales, now is your time to shine. Harbour Town’s centre-wide sale event features more than 100 outlet stores, with jaw-dropping prices across some of the biggest brands like Michael Kors, Oroton, Seed, and Kate Spade. We know this is a lot to take in, so we’ve selected some of our favourite pieces from the sale to give you some inspo and get you all jazzed – as if you needed an excuse. This, friends, is what dreams are made of. more

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Marshmallow cafes to virtual reality cocktails – five things we are vibing on in June
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Marshmallow cafes to virtual reality cocktails – five things we are vibing on in June

As we approach the middle of the year we start to rug up and brace for the full force of winter. It’s only natural for us to let our beach bods go a little bit as we indulge in comfort food, and boy do we have a few morsels to drool over this month! We can’t get enough of sweet treats and fusion eats, which is why we are crushing on the concept of marshmallow cafes, bouquets of Nutella doughnuts and pho-filled burritos. Sounds outlandish, right? It doesn’t make it any less real, friend. Check out our June vibes and join us in our food fantasy. more

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Vale Denim goes nautical with its distinctive new collection
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Vale Denim goes nautical with its distinctive new collection

There’s no doubt about it – denim is life. Agree? Great. Well, it’s time to get yourself acquainted with Vale Denim. The brand, which was created in 2015 by Gold Coast native Amber D’Enett, is fresh off the back of presenting its debut showcase at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week … and, as expected, the new collection is positively glorious. more

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The Weekend Series: five visually striking indoor plants for beginners
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The Weekend Series: five visually striking indoor plants for beginners

If you aren’t enough of a responsible adult yet to care for a pet or child, there is always one option for sating your paternal instincts. A plant doesn’t talk back, nor does it cry at odd hours of the night. If you are keen to start caring for a leafy baby or two, we suggest branching (get it?) out and going with a plant that is a little bit different than your run-of-the-mill succulent. We’ve picked five plants to start with that are not only easy to care for but also fun to look at. more

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Add some sass to your ocean wardrobe with surf leggings from Byron Bay's Salt Gypsy
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Add some sass to your ocean wardrobe with surf leggings from Byron Bay’s Salt Gypsy

Ladies, if you want to add some sass to your surf wardrobe, then you'd best get yourself acquainted with Byron Bay's own independent women's surf label, Salt Gypsy. In a nod to female surf athleticism, diversity and salty styles, you'll find a collection of surf and apres-surf gear, including the brand's iconic surf leggings, which are created ethically using sustainable materials for the discerning water woman. more

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Treat your skin to plant-based purity with Saya Skincare
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Treat your skin to plant-based purity with Saya Skincare

Your skin is technically your largest organ, so it makes sense to take darn good care of it. The market is flooded with all manner of products that promise everything from eternal youth to a blemish-free face, but often these bigger brands are packed with gnarly chemicals – not to mention that a lot of cosmetic giants still test on animals (the absolute worst). Saya Skincare is here to save the day, offering a range of certified organic and plant-based products that proves nature really is the ultimate healer. more

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Perfect your winter style with tips, tricks and interactive change rooms at Pacific Fair
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Perfect your winter style with tips, tricks and interactive change rooms at Pacific Fair

This time of year is the perfect excuse to shop (if you needed an excuse). Now, we know we're lucky here on the Gold Coast when it comes to weather, but we also know that freezing mornings can turn into rather delightful sunny days, before random clouds come and steal the sunshine and warmth in a millisecond. Basically, we need to be able to dress for all weather patterns, and if that task sounds beyond your fashionable reach, then Pacific Fair has your back. Until May 17, shoppers can visit the centre's exclusive new interactive change rooms, located in the designer mall on level one, to help perfect their style. more