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  • Get Ready - An Urban Vacation Is Coming

    Posted by Teagan West on Oct 21, 2014

    “The pool baskets have been cleaned, the tennis courts have been prepped, and the cocktails have been shaken, so it’s time to ...
  • Living In Silk

    Posted by Teagan West on Oct 20, 2014

    A 62-year-old model, a new collection of fabulous frocks and a host of women set to celebrate a milestone in elegant style. ...
  • Anti-Smoking Campaign to Make-Under QLD Women

    Posted by Teagan West on Oct 19, 2014

    P4 communications agency in conjunction with Queensland Health is launching the second phase of its smoking campaign “If You Smoke, Your Future’s Not Pretty” to ...
  • What’s on: October 17-19

    Posted by Teagan West on Oct 17, 2014

    Have no plans this weekend, but looking to make some? Here are our top picks of what’s hot in Brisbane this weekend ...
  • Forever 21 is Here!

    Posted by Teagan West on Oct 16, 2014

    Cult US fashion label Forever 21 opened its doors this morning in Brisbane (finally!) for the first time in Australia. The new store, ...
  • Westfield Garden City is Back!

    Posted by Teagan West on Oct 15, 2014

    Southsiders rejoice! Westfield Garden City at Mt Gravatt is back and it’s bigger and better than ever! Our local shopping mall has undergone a ...
  • 3 Spring-Themed Meals for You

    Posted by Danielle on Oct 15, 2014

    Spring foods are all about showcasing fresh and in-season foods that can be enjoyed in the great outdoors. This is the season ...

Get Ready – An Urban Vacation Is Coming

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“The pool baskets have been cleaned, the tennis courts have been prepped, and the cocktails have been shaken, so it’s time to feast your eyes on the RESORT official program!” The inaugural event series “RESORT” is on in James Street, Fortitude Valley this weekend, and my gosh it looks exciting! The teaser trailer alone had me intrigued from the moment it popped up on my Instagram feed some weeks … [Read more...]

Living In Silk

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A 62-year-old model, a new collection of fabulous frocks and a host of women set to celebrate a milestone in elegant style. Living Silk hosted the event yesterday for the second most important women at the wedding – the mothers of the bride and groom. Living Silk, a dress boutique in Paddington, held a catwalk event at their store to showcase wedding day looks that are suitable for the occasion … [Read more...]

Anti-Smoking Campaign to Make-Under QLD Women

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P4 communications agency in conjunction with Queensland Health is launching the second phase of its smoking campaign “If You Smoke, Your Future’s Not Pretty” to target young female smokers. The focus of the campaign is to spread that message that smoking is not only bad for your health, but also has a huge impact on your physical appearance, particularly premature aging. "If You Smoke, Your … [Read more...]

What’s on: October 17-19

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Have no plans this weekend, but looking to make some? Here are our top picks of what’s hot in Brisbane this weekend (if you're a foodie you'll be in heaven over the next three days!). MS Moonlight Walk - South Bank - Friday Brisbane’s annual riverside walk is back for another year to raise funds for Multiple Sclerosis. Participate in the 5km or 10km walk/run tonight and carry an MS lantern … [Read more...]

Forever 21 is Here!

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Cult US fashion label Forever 21 opened its doors this morning in Brisbane (finally!) for the first time in Australia. The new store, located in Queen Street Mall under Brisbane’s new NEXT hotel, spans 1900 square metres over two levels of the latest fashions in womenswear, menswear, plus size, kids and active clothing. Each section of the store is dedicated to a different style, from … [Read more...]

Westfield Garden City is Back!

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Southsiders rejoice! Westfield Garden City at Mt Gravatt is back and it’s bigger and better than ever! Our local shopping mall has undergone a $400 million makeover and oh boy, you can tell. The redevelopment welcomes an additional 1400 car spaces, 100 new specialty retailers, a resort-style dining precinct, a fresh food market and a host of new restaurants to sink your teeth into. Department … [Read more...]

3 Spring-Themed Meals for You

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Spring foods are all about showcasing fresh and in-season foods that can be enjoyed in the great outdoors. This is the season for alfresco dining and to fire up the barbeque with flavoursome and lighter menu options, providing a welcome change from the heavier comfort foods of winter that has just been and gone. From easy-to-make lunchtime meals, to meals showcasing a diverse range of flavours, … [Read more...]

Celebrate Oktoberfest this Weekend

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Prost! (Pronounced prawst)  There’s only one word you need to know when celebrating Oktoberfest in true German style, and that’s Prost – the German equivalent to Cheers! It’s also the only word you’ll need this weekend when you head to Brisbane’s Oktoberfest. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday Brisbane Showgrounds (previously RNA Showgrounds) will again be transformed into an authentic German … [Read more...]

Fortitude Valley Markets – Re-launch

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The Fortitude Valley markets have been a Brisbane institution since they first hit the streets back in 1992. Now with the refurbishment of the Brunswick Street Mall, the markets too have received a facelift and officially re-launch this Saturday the 11th of October  from 9am-4pm and Sunday 9am-3pm. The markets will run weekly, flowing through Liquorice Lane to the Chinatown Mall. Like always, the … [Read more...]

Smell the flowers: Sneak peak at spring trends with Universal

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Spring has sprung – so what should you be wearing this season? Spring is such a difficult season to dress for: is it hot or is it cold? The best thing you can do is know the trends and dress accordingly. If you find that you don’t have any of the items listed in this article, head to your favourite fashion store such as Universal Store to acquire them – it’s that easy! Unique Bags This season, … [Read more...]

Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinemas is back for 2014!

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Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinemas is a quintessential outdoor event, with music by day and movies by night set to light up the Rainforest Green on Brisbane’s South Bank from September 28 – November 9. To celebrate their upcoming launch, they’re offering all Brisbane Threads readers a $3 discount on general admission tickets to any of their films (excluding opening … [Read more...]

Riverbar & Kitchen review!

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I am not typically a cocktail drinker. So when Riverbar & Kitchen invited me along to sample their tapas and cocktail menu, I really didn't know what to expect. Not one to miss an opportunity, I got there and dove headfirst into a Marshmallow Colada! Sailor Jerry, toasted marshmallow, fresh lemon, pineapple juice, coconut .... what a drink! I don't know if it was the Sailor Jerry talking, but … [Read more...]

Five Tips for the Perfect DIY Wedding Reception

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Your wedding day is meant to be perfect. However, because you have so much to organise and plan in the meantime, it’s often hard to see how you can make it a truly once-in-a-lifetime day. The solution: Go DIY! Below are five tips for the perfect DIY wedding reception. 1. Have a Feast to Remember Food is vital; however, try to avoid going overboard on the DIY food for sanity purposes! Organise … [Read more...]

T.M. Lewin Brisbane Flagship Store Opening

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You’re bound to have heard of T.M. Lewin if you’re a guy who works in an office that requires you to wear clothes. It’s a very old clothing company that specialises in getting men looking good for business. They’ve been tailoring shirts, suits and ties since 1898 and, if you believe the marketing copy on their website, were actually the early pioneers of the modern, button-down business … [Read more...]

Peter Alexander opens flagship store in Brisbane!

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  Australia’s Sleepwear King Peter Alexander will open his first flagship store in Brisbane’s Queen Street Mall on Friday, 12th September 2014, with Peter instore from 12pm-2pm. Don't miss your chance to rub shoulders with the man himself! The official store opening coincides with the launch of his latest charity endeavour, which includes collaboration with well-known children’s … [Read more...]