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Tag: style

Fashfest Night 1 – Here Comes the Activist!

by The Editor

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Opening night for FashFest was always going to be big – especially with a move to the National Convention Centre. Canberra’s best dressed were excited by what the new venue, and they weren’t to be disappointed.

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Fashfest Night 2 – Recap

by The Editor

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Last night, the Canberra faithful made their way back in droves to Canberra Airport for another serving of the best in local fashion design at Fashfest 2014. After some absolutely stand-out pieces on Opening Night, there was definitely a buzz in the air prior to the models strutting their stuff with another eight collections set to warm up the chilly air.

Strap yourselves in… here comes another recap from the fabulous Top Notch!

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FashFest 2014 – Opening Night

by The Editor

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Reviewed by Top Notch

Fashfest is back, and didn’t Canberra turn out in its finest last night to see the latest and greatest offerings from a top crop of local designers? From the local glamours striking a opose in front of the media wall, through to the cool kids kicking back with a nonchalant glass of Moet, the crowd felt as diverse-yet-stylish as the collection on show.

So, what were the highlights of Fashfest’s opening night?

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Is This the Worst Name for a Lingerie Brand?

by The Editor

We get a lot of emails at The Canberran. Some are from readers, some are from promoters, and some are a result of us subscribing to various websites both local and otherwise. Every now and then we get a little surprise – something out of the ordinary – that makes us wonder “WTF were they thinking???”

This week we had one such email.
It came from one of those websites that dump cheap out of season (or out-of-business) stock at discount rates. Follow the jump to see the brand’s advertising, and participate in the merriment below.

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The Best of the Boys – Final Results

by The Editor

Well, the people have spoken.  After a week of deliberation the votes have been counted, and we’re happy to announce who out of Joe, Matthew, Patrick and Wallace Canberrans have decided was best dressed

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How To: Make a Dress Out of a Shirt

by The Editor

This clip been on YouTube for a few months now, but if you haven’t come across this before, model and designer Irina Zvidrina takes a single men’s shirt and reinterprets it into some fabulous outfits.

Creative, clever and very wearable.  Enjoy!