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Iced Lattes a Go-go

posted by Michaela Petrofes May 16, 2017 0 comments

So we might be in the middle of Autumn, but this Autumn sometimes (especially around lunch time) seriously is still feeling like summer and it is making us crave all things iced lattes! How great are Brisbane blue-skies Autumn days… we’re hanging on tightly to the last tiny bit of summer & we’ve complied a list of SIX cafes around Brisbane, so you can get your hands on an iced latte to help you stay cool and caffeinated.

Let’s be honest iced lattes are an all year around Brisbane drink really!

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International Eats in Brisbane

posted by Michaela Petrofes February 3, 2017 0 comments

Are your wanderlust and taste buds dying to go on an international adventure but your bank account isn’t quite letting you jet set across the ocean? Not to worry, we’ve rounded up the best international eats in Brisbane so you can wine & dine your away around the world without needing your passport.
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Brisbane’s Best Beauty Salons

posted by Michaela Petrofes December 6, 2016 0 comments

We all love a good ‘treat yourself’ session, whether it be revamping your winter wardrobe to making room for new summer threads or indulging in your favourite dessert. Pampering yourself at the salon is one of the best and most relaxing ways to treat yourself, it’s a retreat that benefits both the body and the mind – what’s not to love! We made treating yourself all the more appealing by pulling together 9 of Brisbane’s best salons, all you have to do is pick which one to visit first!


Deeply grounded with the philosophy of using botanical and natural remedies and ingredients, Waterlily is a spa that appeals to all the senses. Sitting proudly on James St in Fortitude Valley, this skin and body haven offers a range of facials, body treatments and products to use in your own home that suit every and any skin type, putting all your skin worries to bed in one simple visit. 


Well known for their curated and beautifully inspire by nature products, Jurlique is a gift from the skin gods. A surprisingly well-kept secret is that Jurlique do facial treatments in store! Yep, your favourite little skin paradise have an amazingly relaxing room tucked out the back of their concepts stores and with a range of facials and treatments to choose from, you’re guaranteed to walk out glowing. Your first time certainly won’t be your last time after receiving a facial from Jurlique and trust me, I’m speaking from experience and my skin couldn’t be more grateful! 

Brooklyn Beauty Bar

Step up and step into Brisbane’s very own ‘gentlewomen’s club’. Yep, Brooklyn Beauty Bar literally has it all from extensive beauty treatments from nails, facials and waxing to a unique champagne and gin bar experience. Brooklyn Beauty Bar is the perfect place to self-indulge for a girls day out, bridal showers or glamming you and your wedding party up on your big day!

Beauty On Latrobe

Tucked quietly on Latrobe Terrace, bespoke beauty salon Beauty On Latrobe is truly a unique spa experience. Implementing the belief that no two skins are the same, Beauty On Latrobe creates tailored skin treatments based on your skin type and your skin goals to create the perfect routine and maximum results for you.  

Brazilian Beauty

With summer creeping up on us Brazilian Beauty is your one stop beauty haul for the season! With everything from waxing, lashes and brows and treatments for men, BB offers it all. With treatments specialised to a range a skin concerns, sun damage and acne to name a few, you can rest assured knowing your skin is in good hands.

Perfectly Smooth  

Brisbane’s Premier Medial Beauty Clinic, Perfectly Smooth is the skin gift from the future. Specializing in advanced acne treatments and skin/photo rejuvenation practices, Perfectly Smooth takes facial treatments to a level we didn’t know we wanted to be on. Focusing beauty inside and out, Perfectly Smooth is certainly on our list of places to next indulge in some self-love. 

The Brow Bar

Specializing, and excelling, in all things brows The Brow Bar is Brisbane’s brow heaven. If you’re looking for somewhere to really understand and shape your brows to suit your face shape and the style you’re looking to achieve, place all your trust with these experts in brow whispering and brow lift-shaping, you’re brows are in very safe hands.

In Therapy

The In Therapy team are one of Brisbane’s most intuitive and accommodating beauty experts in the city. Located both in Red Hill and Clayfield, this boutique beauty salon does it all. While the team, services and environment are all beyond amazing In Therapy is currently donating 10% from each treatment to the Think Pink Foundation as apart of Breast Cancer Awareness month. All the more reason to book in and treat yourself to the spa day you’ve always wanted. 

RY Beauty Salon

RY Brickworks provides you with the best in hair, beauty and skincare. Located in Southport, they offer both hair services and skincare treatments, RY has an impressive range of opportunities for you to completely indulge in and make the drive more than worth it. After your treatment if there’s anything you loved so much you want to try it at home, RY offers a range of products for you to do just that. The salon treatment at home, who doesn’t want that!?

Have we missed one of your favourite salons? Leave a comment below and we’ll add them to the list!

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The Roastery Cafe

posted by Michaela Petrofes December 2, 2016 0 comments

Brisbane has countless cafes to choose from for your weekend brunch spot. Not all quite stand out in the way The Roastery Café does. Both a café and a brew bar all in one they really know how to serve up the perfect cup o’ joe to accompany you and your brunch pals.

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Sunglasses For Summer

posted by Michaela Petrofes December 1, 2016 0 comments

Hooray, summer is upon us! While we revamp our summer wardrobes and treat ourselves to a new hair style, there’s something else that needs an overhaul for the new season… Sunglasses. With so many different shapes, colours and styles to choose from it can be a little difficult to know which ones to commit to all summer long. We have the best 5 sunglasses from VisionDirect to treat yourself to this season.

Aviator Sunglasses

Ah, the aviator. A well loved style and the perfect relaxed summer style! Paired effortlessly with a beach look for when you’re heading coastal or with an ‘off duty’ style for city times, the aviators are the all around summer style. Tom Ford Rick Aviators are the perfect style to accompany you through the warmer season with their golden frames and blue hues; you’ll love them so much you’ll probably end up sporting them all year long.

Cat Eye Sunglasses

A style that’s surely on the rise is the cat eye sunglasses. This edgy style is perfect for those days spent in the sun at your favourtie rooftop hangs around the city. Prada’s Cinema Evolution cat eye sunglasses are the perfect pair for such things. A thicker frame around the face with pointed edges give off an elegant, ‘off beat’ vibe you’ll love all summer long.

Round Sunglasses

Heading to a festival this summer? Be sure to snap a pair of the timeless round sunglasses to boggy along with you all summer long. Round frames offer the perfect dose of funky vibes every time you put them on. Ray Ban’s Round Fleck Sunglasses are the funkiest of all – with tortoise spotted frames and lenses that reflect summer sunsets; you’ll find yourself never leaving the house without them. 

Wayfarer Sunglasses

The ultimate cool girl style is the wayfarer sunglass. The ‘little sister’ of aviators, this style is perfect to pair with your classic black jeans and white tee combo. Spruce it up a bit with the Dolce and Gabbana wayfarers that sport a gold side paneling against a matte black frame for that extra burst of cool vibes to carry you through all summer long.

Wooden Frames

If you’re looking for a true stand out this summer, wooden frames are your go-to. This understated look is a must have for the season as they come in basically every colour and every shape! Whether you choose to go for a full wooden frame or one broken up with metal paneling, you’re sure to love the minimalistic vibes they add to all your summer adventures, no matter where they may take you.

If you’re still unsure of which lenses are for you, take the quiz!

Check out the full range of VisionDirect’s designer sunglasses here and if you’re a Ray Ban’s fan, check out their huge range of Ray Ban styles here.

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The Brass Barrel

posted by Michaela Petrofes November 25, 2016 0 comments

With a ‘same but different’ philosophy, you can guarantee to indulge in your favourites in the latest and greatest way with The Brass Barrel. Nestled on Baroona Road in Rosalie, the team at this gastropub pride themselves on their locally sourced produce that is turned into classic dishes such as burgers and eggs benedict all with a unique and creative twist.

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Sea Fuel

posted by Michaela Petrofes November 20, 2016 0 comments

Located in the heart of one of Brisbane’s up and coming suburbs, Sea Fuel is a humble family owned restaurant. Having been in the business for over 30 years, their specialty lies in everyone’s classically favourite fish and chips in a range of unique cooking techniques.

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posted by Michaela Petrofes November 14, 2016 0 comments

Brewhouse Brisbane is one of Woollongabba’s most popular destinations. Being an award winning microbrewery, iconic Brisbane pub, restaurant, bar and a bottle shop all in one it’s not hard to understand why.

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Coppa Sputino

posted by Michaela Petrofes November 10, 2016 0 comments

One of Brisbane’s most understated cuisines has to be Italian. While few superb Italian restaurants and cafes are hard to come by, Coppa Sputino is one of the ones that finally gets it right. Lying in the heart of the city it’s the perfect place to immerse yourself in a whole different world, one filled with wood-fired pizzas, pastas and Italian wines.

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Dendy for BT – War On Everything Screening

posted by Michaela Petrofes November 9, 2016 0 comments

Directed by John Michael McDonagh, Dendy is bringing you War On Everything in a special first look screening on Monday, November 14. War On Everything stars Alexander Skarsgard and Michael Pena as two irresponsible, corrupt cops in New Mexico. The undeniably funny duo find themselves in a world of trouble after trying to blackmail and frame someone who is not all that he seems. Continue Reading

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Melbourne Cup in Brisbane – Where Are You Going?

posted by Michaela Petrofes October 31, 2016 0 comments

Believe it or not it’s that time of year again where we reach for our best and favorite frocks, dress our hair up to the 9’s and have bubbly for breakfast; the race that stops the nation is (nearly) upon us! Here is a list of amazing Melbourne Cup in Brisbane events that rival being trackside for the main event, all you need to do is make the tough decision of which to join!

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