Swimwear
Swimwear label Hakea inspires confidence in and out of the water through elegance and functionality
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Swimwear label Hakea inspires confidence in and out of the water through elegance and functionality

If you're the type of gal that struggles to find swimwear and surfwear that looks great, is functional and makes you feel good about yourself while you're wearing it, then take a peek at Byron Bay-based label Hakea, which aims to inspire confidence with thoughtful and elegant shapes and styles. Hakea is different (in a good way) and it could well be your swimwear saviour. more

Accessories
Drop everything – Harbour Town's annual three-day mega sale is happening this weekend
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Drop everything – Harbour Town’s annual three-day mega sale is happening this weekend

Attention all bargain-loving fashion-forward folk of the Gold Coast – clear your schedule and your wardrobes because Harbour Town's annual three-day Get Outlet Sale is here and it is one pre-Christmas shopping bash that you do not want to miss. If you're often faced with the fact that your designer tastes don't match your budget, or you're keen to smash out your entire Christmas-shopping list in one hit (go you!), then this weekend – Friday November 16 to Sunday November 18 – is your time to shine. There are some wild deals happening across the mammoth centre-wide sale, so we took the liberty of hand selecting a few of our favourite bargains to give you a taste of what's on offer. Purses at the ready! more


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As he paddled off into the line-up, I stood up – and surfing changed my life ... ~ James McMillan more
Swimwear
Concious fashion – Arnhem Clothing launches a sustainable swimwear range
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Concious fashion – Arnhem Clothing launches a sustainable swimwear range

It's a wild world we live in. We're in an era where unsustainable mass production is all around us – and it's hard to avoid. Though, as consumers, we have a choice, and we're lucky enough that there are heroes like Arnhem Clothing out there that allow us to be more conscious when it comes to fashion. The brand has just launched a sustainable swimwear range and we're vibing big time. more

Swimwear
Protect yo'self in the Cancer Council's 2017 Ugly Christmas Rashie
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Protect yo’self in the Cancer Council’s 2017 Ugly Christmas Rashie

Christmas in Queensland generally consists of eating, drinking and finding the best way to stay cool – you know, hitting the beach, swimming in creeks or wading in an inflatable kiddie pool full of beer. Now, a lot of this festive fun is had in the harsh sun, so if you've been scratching your head for a Christmas gift that is practical and flat-out cool, then pop a Cancer Council's 2017 Ugly Christmas Rashie under the tree.  more

Swimwear
Tackle the ocean with femininity and style in surfsuits from Lore of the Sea
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Tackle the ocean with femininity and style in surfsuits from Lore of the Sea

Let's face it – femininity and functionality can be hard to nail when it comes to female surfwear. Actually, that pretty much applies to all female fashion. Like, sure we all want to look fabulous when we're out there in the middle of all the action, but at some point the need for functionality and practicality will inevitably surface. If you're surfer or an active ocean woman, then let us introduce you to women's surfwear brand Lore of the Sea. more

Swimwear
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

Swimwear
Embrace your natural beauty in sophisticated neoprene surfwear by Skin + Bone
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Embrace your natural beauty in sophisticated neoprene surfwear by Skin + Bone

Whether you're out in the line-up at Burleigh Point waiting for the perfect set or just relaxing on the beach, you want to feel comfortable in what you're wearing (or lack thereof). Women's surf and swimwear label Skin + Bone is drawing a line in the sand with its collection of neoprene pieces that are simple, classic and will have you walking out of the surf looking like a total badass Bond girl. more

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Embrace the minimalist style with new-season swimwear from Summer Addiction
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Embrace the minimalist style with new-season swimwear from Summer Addiction

Summer is here. It’s well and truly here, in all its 35-degree glory. It’s only natural at this time of year that the ladies embrace the humble bikini to get them through these sweltering days. There’s a general rule that females should add at least one new bikini to their wardrobe each summer – so if you’re succumbing to this rule (that we kind of made up) then you’d best check out newly launched Gold Coast swimwear label Summer Addiction. Wearing clothes in summer is totally overrated. more