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  • Cheveux Design and Espresso ... in Auchenflower

    Posted by Danielle on Jul 23, 2014

    I recently stumbled on a fantastic little espresso bar in Auchenflower, delighted to find it tripled as a boutique hair salon and ...
  • Entrepreneur Speak: Jessica T Jewellery

    Posted by Danielle on Jul 20, 2014

    There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. Colin Powell I first heard of ...
  • Tanqeray Bar Hop - Good Food Month

    Posted by Danielle on Jul 11, 2014

    Last week I was so fortunate to be invited to sample some of the fabulous tapas and Tanqueray Cocktails on offer this ...
  • Sustainable Fashion with east of grey

    Posted by Danielle on Jul 11, 2014

    The mission of east of grey is ‘To create one-off, high quality garments using vintage, recycled, new and handcrafted fabrics for women ...
  • Chow House with Eat Brisbane

    Posted by Teagan West on Jul 10, 2014

    Last week I had the absolute pleasure of attending the second Eat Brisbane (@eatbrisbane) Instameet event with a bunch of local foodies ...
  • 17 Best Brisbane American Cuisine Restaurants

    Posted by Danielle on Jul 1, 2014

    READER UPDATE: By popular demand Sloppies in Spring Hill simply MUST be added to this list!! With so much local love for ...
  • INTERVIEW: Stacey @ Fashion Weekly

    Posted by Danielle on Jul 1, 2014

    One of my favourite online magazines to read over a Sunday coffee is Fashion Weekly, and I love it more as the ...

Cheveux Design and Espresso … in Auchenflower

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I recently stumbled on a fantastic little espresso bar in Auchenflower, delighted to find it tripled as a boutique hair salon and business consulting. Run by Brisbane sisters Carla and Nadine Thurgate; Cheveux Design and Espresso is set in a gorgeously renovated Queenslander finished to perfection with recycled hard wood timber. The sisters and business partners took design inspiration from the … [Read more...]

Entrepreneur Speak: Jessica T Jewellery

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There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. Colin Powell I first heard of Jessica T Jewellery when Jessica Russ (founder of said jewellery label) was announced as the July speaker for the League of Extraordinary Women monthly networking breakfast. The league always have fantastic speakers, and when I heard Jessica had also just … [Read more...]

Tanqeray Bar Hop – Good Food Month

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Last week I was so fortunate to be invited to sample some of the fabulous tapas and Tanqueray Cocktails on offer this Good Food Month on a Tanqueray Bar Hop! The venues of choice were Bucci Restaurant in Fortitude Valley and Watt Bar and Restaurant in New Farm. I brought along my partner in food-sampling-crime for what was set to be a fantastic evening of Brisbane dining. The evening was … [Read more...]

Sustainable Fashion with east of grey

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The mission of east of grey is ‘To create one-off, high quality garments using vintage, recycled, new and handcrafted fabrics for women who are seeking unique statement pieces, as timeless additions to their wardrobe.’ And one look at them you would have to agree they live up to this mission every time. Founded in 2007 by Kim Bailey on the Gold Coast, QLD, as a clothing and accessory label, … [Read more...]

Chow House with Eat Brisbane

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Last week I had the absolute pleasure of attending the second Eat Brisbane (@eatbrisbane) Instameet event with a bunch of local foodies at Chow House on James Street, Fortitude Valley. It was Thursday curry night, so each dish was inspired by the street stalls of exotic world destinations, it was a mouth-watering experience. The four curries were dished up with perfect presentation and … [Read more...]

17 Best Brisbane American Cuisine Restaurants

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READER UPDATE: By popular demand Sloppies in Spring Hill simply MUST be added to this list!! With so much local love for the joint, I can't wait to try it out myself!! Thanks to commenters Mike and Caroline for sharing the love!!   Only 6 months ago I wrote this post raving about the newly opened American restaurants in Brisbane. Today when craving ribs, I now have quadruple the amount … [Read more...]

INTERVIEW: Stacey @ Fashion Weekly

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One of my favourite online magazines to read over a Sunday coffee is Fashion Weekly, and I love it more as the team hails from Brisbane!! Stacey - the Editor and owner - kindly gave us a few minutes of her time for an interview. Inspiring to say the least! xo   What inspired you to take on a monthly magazine? It was a big decision to incorporate a monthly magazine with the existing … [Read more...]

Teneriffe Festival 2014 – first for fashion

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This Saturday 5th July, the gorgeous little suburb of Teneriffe opens its arms to Brisbane to showcase and celebrate the suburb’s history, energy, cultural diversity, commerce and beauty. The Teneriffe Festival saw more than 50,000 guests through its gates last year and is Queensland's biggest cultural festival. The 2014 festival will be a colourful mix of old and new, surrounded by the … [Read more...]

Brisbane’s Food Trucks – Part Three

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The first ever Food Truck PheNomNomNom was a HUGE hit, so huge in fact that it seemed like half of Brisbane went along to join in the foodie festivities! There will be another one again soon that promises to be bigger and better than the first – but for the meantime here’s an updated food truck directory of all the new truckers who have joined Brisbane’s growing collective. If you missed … [Read more...]

Brisbane Times Good Food Month program out now!

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Australia’s largest food festival invites food-lovers in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra to celebrate Australia’s extraordinary culinary scene, with everything from fine-dining dinners to free, family-friendly outdoor festivals. First up, the brand-new Brisbane Times Good Food Month presented by Citi kicks off on July 1. The full program of 150 exciting events is available to … [Read more...]

A Brisbane Creative – Wild Rice

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Wild Rice is the creative endeavour by Jess Saxton, a colourful soul of our city who is a journalist by trade and works her magic behind a camera. Wild Rice is where Jess publishes everything from photo galleries, travel musings, opinion pieces, music journalism and perfectly created zines. But first, why does she call herself Wild Rice? Jess said the name found her after she spent years … [Read more...]

Unlock Your Style with Nikki Parkinson

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Ultimate style guru Nikki Parkinson knows where it’s at when it comes to fashion and beauty. The local Brisbane blogger is the face behind www.stylingyou.com.au a.k.a a woman’s BFF! But we’re sure you’re already a fan of her fashion savvy advice dished out in an interactive format and accompanied by quips, anecdotes and real-girl tips. She also dips into travel, lifestyle, shopping guides, … [Read more...]

Dessert @ Chester Street Bakery and Bar

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If you were following along our instagram feed last night, you would have seen the late-night delights that I indulged in!! Chester Street Bakery and Bar have just launched their late-night dessert menu, which is available until midnight every night of the week. That's right, you heard correctly people, they are open on a Monday night!!! Owner Damian Griffiths, together with Patron Chef … [Read more...]

The Survey Co.

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You may never have heard of The Survey Co., nor would you have walked past it. But once you read this, I think you’ll find yourself scouting it out. The Survey Co. is located on Burnett Lane in the city – the one that runs parallel to the Queen Street Mall and looks like nothing more than a delivery truck zone. But in fact it’s actually a short laneway lined with interesting finds, including … [Read more...]

MBFF Brisbane program announced!

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Attention fashion lovers of Brisbane – the city’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival program has been announced and it looks incredibly exciting! Tickets have just gone on sale and the official schedule has been released online (see here) and it’s jam-packed with fashion events and runway shows showcasing the biggest names in Australian fashion and the most talented local designers. MBFF … [Read more...]