Styling the nursery with Australian natives

I don’t know about you but I’m a big believer of ‘nesting.’ This week I finished styling baby’s nursery in a room overlooking the rosemary and palm trees in our garden. I wanted to bring the outside in by using beautiful Australian natives. At the moment I’m loving the gumtrees around my area so fallen…

Modern living with an expanding family

You’ve all seen me post about it – it’s time to revamp the nest to suit an expanding family. The first area to get a spruce up is the living room! For us, it’s the heart of the house. It’s where we will watch the kids play, sit around with cups of tea (am I…

Why we’re loving bamboo clothing this season

We all know how hot it gets here in Brissie. We’re so blessed with great weather all year round but it also means we have to dress to cope with alfresco cafe dates on those sticky sunny days – that’s why we love bamboo clothing! Naturally breathable and odour resistant, bamboo creates a dream fabric…

The Bowerbird and The Bride

Enthusiastic fashionistas, designers and lovers of bridal couture are buzzing about the latest exhibition The Bowerbird and The Bride. An exquisite collection of 45 bridal gowns ranging from the 1880’s to 1970”s are currently on show at Old Government House, Brisbane. Australian costume designer Marion Bryce generously loaned a stunning range of garments from her personal…

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Trends for your insta bub we’ve personally enjoyed

Have you been scrolling Instagram to find designs from those amazing local creatives and long standing brands? We’ve pulled together a list of our favourites from 2017, personally enjoyed by our staff, with links to more Brisbane Weekender insights. 1. The ladies behind Foxx and Willow are always looking for inspiration for their next Scandinavian…

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Luxe Salon Chroma Hair Studio opens on James St

The latest to hit James Street’s boutique cluster of shops is Chroma Hair Studio. Chroma Hair Studio sits between the trendy shipping containers that serve bliss balls (Miss Bliss) and creamy mushroom gnocchi (Gnocchi Gnocchi Brothers) and a high end beauty boutique. Painted sheen black with manicured hedges and lights hanging from the front tree,…

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival returns in 2017

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival returns this 2017, showcasing the very best of Queensland and Australian fashion and the cream of up-and-coming design talent. It’s the ultimate celebration of style featuring fashion runway shows and all the usual favourites. Since the event’s success in 2015, all aspects of the program have been worked on to bring you…

Brisbane Fashion Weekend

Move over Paris Fashion Week and say hello to the inaugural Brisbane Fashion Weekend.  The Royal International Convention Centre in Bowen Hills will come alive with the latest trends on 22-23 October. Known as Brisbane’s only ‘Runway-to-Rack’ pop –up shop experience, it is an event for all fashion fans living in Brisbane.   The runway show…

The Fitting Room on Edward

The Fitting Room on Edward, previously known as Brisbane City Clothing Alterations, have re- branded with the help of GlowBored to keep up with the modern times and their values.  Glowbored are a public relations company that seeks to help create the best coverage and exposure for their clients.  This is certainly the case with…