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A guide to getting good gifts that do good

Another year, another round of tango-ing through crowded shopping centres freaking out over your Christmas gift list. We’ve been thinking about this particu...

Yevu's Summer range is here

We've fawned all over our mates at YEVU several times for you now and we won't condescend you further, dear readers, with another batch of explanatio...

'Femme', House of Cards SS16

Growing up I was more of a Dennis the Menace than a Darla. Rather than tutus I had a shoddily taped slingshot in the back of my overalls and I'd rub dirt...

Ken Done x Havaianas pluggers

Thongs have always been a bit of a sartorial riddle to me. Gracing the sticky, carbuncled feet of cargo-pocket bros on the weekend, sure, but also imbuing th...

Hakutaku wearable ion bands

Melbourne-based artist James Deutsher is the brains behind this contemporary interpretation of the ion band, an accessory that you may have walked past in ch...

SIG The Label

SIG The Label came as a nice surprise when I went to get a coffee a couple weeks ago, sitting upstairs in a pop-up shop as I sipped a long black from Dew. Th...

A chat with Bridie from Oats

Melbourne label Oats are all about providing upscale threads for a reasonable dime. Designer Bridie Davey hand-makes everything with with her mum – absolutel...

'Body Shop', House of Cards A/W16

Remaining innovative during winter isn't ordinarily a bowl of laughs. All many of us want to do most of the cold season is don that big coat that covers ...

Soap Club 'Work Soap'

Full disclosure: Zibby from Soap Club is a friend of mine. She's been using the all-natural soap-making skills she learnt in France for a few years now a...

Brutal Truth moisturiser

I'm no skinologist but I assume that men and women are covered in the same kind of epidermis. We're all neglecting our largest organ equally. There i...

The Hands Down Project

Imagine coming home, flopping down on to a freshly made bed and plunging your face into a crisp PER-TIM pillowcase. This is one of the new ones they've j...

Julie White, 'Straya Nights'

Here's a little treat for the hot spell: Adelaide designer Julie White's 'Straya Nights'. As the days get hotter, all you do is laze around a...

LIMB: the label

LIMB’s designers Andria Kiefer and Sinead Hargaeve have combined backgrounds in technical fashion design, art direction and styling. The old friends (and rel...

An exclusive first look at Yevu's new range

It's that time of year, everyone starts thinking about water and buying Aeroguard. The air is thick with the smell of liberal deodorant lashings and soup...

Newend 'Social'

Cathy Tipping is an artist, designer, jeweller, furniture maker and visual art teacher. She's perhaps best known for her intricate needlework portraits –...

KŠ Swim, 'Stone'

Designer Karla Špetić follows her print pilgrimage to Egypt, with a range that is en route to Europe. ’Stone’, her SS15 swimwear offerings invoke the ancien...

Lasskaa

Georgina Solomon is not interested in boring. She's not interested in high street trending, in staying in the same place, in going with the flow or in ye...

WAH-WAH Australia

Band t-shirts have been the staple sandwich boards of fandom since the beginning of music (please don't fact check that statement). But just how does one...

Beci Orpin print toilet paper

Remember when the toilet paper at your grandma’s house used to be pale pink, baby blue or apricot? That was truly beautiful wasn’t it? Well, turns out the dy...

House of Cards SS15/16, 'Circles & Swimming Pools'

Summer's coming for us all, and thank the Sun God so is the new House of Cards collection. Titled 'Circles & Swimming Pools', this collecti...

Harley Jones 'Nails Forever'

Fingernails grow at a rate of about 3mm per month. More than most parts of our body, they are not forever. Neither is art. Especially Harley Jones's art....

Noap Studio Winter '15

The wilderness – it's almost ridiculous how cinematic it is compared to the suburbs. Club nights and trying to make some $$ usually see a lack of adventu...

Kuwaii 'Microcosm' SS15/16

Kuwaii's latest Spring/Summer collection 'Microcosm' is a clever homage to plant cells under a microscope. Designer Kristy Barber, in collaborati...

Blundstone Urbans

Blundstones. Your dad wore them when he taught you how to ride your bike (aka pushed you into a wood pile). The chef that smokes your bacon wears them. You w...

Harvest Clay

Lisa Benny lives in Tugun on the Gold Coast, where she throws heavy, durable stonewear clay by hand, dries it, and fires it in her own kiln to create the tac...

Take a peek inside the Two Thousand Apartment

We opened an apartment last month, a two bedroom space in Paddington above Alpha60. Everything inside the apartment was curated by us - the furniture, the ar...

Limedrop nail polish

If I said 'Fifty Shades of Australia' to you, would you think of think of Ossie Ostrich tied to a bed, biting his lip suggestively with Plucka Duck s...

'The Summer Scarf' by Over/East

How good is that feeling at the very start of summer when jasmine's in the air and everyone's excited and and all the hotties start coming out of the...