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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | September 26, 2021

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AboutVanessa Giron, Author at The Creative Issue

Vanessa Giron

Vanessa Giron

Writing about something you love makes your skill a bit of an enabler, doesn't it? I get to try lipsticks and and buy shoes all in the name of research. But it also means I get to know my city better. I'm a Melbourne girl, born and raised, I have a passion for writing about the things I love most. Whether I'm strutting down Collins St or making a quick pitstop in Flinders Lane for coffee and reapply my lipstick, it'll all be for the purpose of bringing you the latest in fashion and beauty in Melbourne.

Posts By Vanessa Giron

Urban Decay Cosmetics soon to be available in Australia

February 25, 2015 |

Beauty lovers around Australia are rejoicing as Mecca Maxima has announced Urban Decay will be hitting their shelves and their online catalogue exclusively come March 27th. Read More

Where To Find: Streetwear in Melbourne

February 24, 2015 |

Shopping for streetwear in Melbourne is sometimes a struggle between avoiding the big name retail store and then hunting it down in a series of independent stores – they’re hard to come across lately.

But there’s still plenty to check out, whether they’re hidden in the suburbs or down an alleyway in the grid, we’ve chosen some of the best for you to check out when you’re looking for the latest urbanwear in Melbourne town. Read More

Makeup Collections To Look Out For

January 31, 2015 |

New year, new me, new face! 2015 is set to be an exciting one in the beauty industry with brand new ranges and all new limited edition collections to stock up on before they all run out. It’s still early days but we’ve compiled a list of a few things to mark in year calendar in the next few months. Read More

Pixar Film Festival Coming Soon

January 28, 2015 |

It’s one of the most important film festivals Australia will receive, and the excitement can described as something “only 90’s kids will understand.” That’s right folks, the Pixar Film Festival will be coming to a cinema near you. Read More

Melbourne’s Best Independent Bookshops

January 25, 2015 |

Any avid book reader will be able to tell you the tragedy of not being able to find the ever so elusive bookstore. And it’s not that they don’t exist! It’s just that in trying to regain that joy that comes with walking into a store full of nothing but paper, they’ve become pretty sparse. Lots have to turned their attention to online bookshops, to ebooks they can access on their smartphones, or people just don’t read anymore! But Melbourne hasn’t given up quite yet, and we have three great bookstores you should check out, with one honourable mention. Read More

Interview: Liz Riches Of SODA & Co

January 24, 2015 |

Good makeup application is nothing without a good skin care regime. Luckily we’ve found SODA & Co, a Melbourne based beauty and skincare business making a whole bunch of all natural goodies in a variety of amazing scents. Read More

Bohemian Melbourne Exhibition

January 19, 2015 |

Hipster culture is a little bit strange when you think about it. Where did it come from? How did it start? Why indie music and thick rimmed glasses? Read More

Interview: Bella Derham Of Brother Billy

January 16, 2015 |

Bella Derham has been slowly building her online jewellery store Brother Billy in Melbourne – all handmade, all designed by her. While we can’t find her pieces in store just yet, there’s a lot to be said for her success and recognition online, and how well her new collection is doing. We caught up with Derham to discuss how her current collection is going and where she’s headed with Brother Billy. Read More

The Melbourne Fashion Instagramers You Should Be Following

January 11, 2015 |

Following people on Instagram is kind of like living vicariously. You get to see what’s good on the other side of the world and relish in what they’re going to wear on a night on the town. These Melbourne instagrammers however have been able to give us a taste for what’s available here at home, and all that’s at the foot of our doorstep. Check out the local fashionistas making a mark on social media with their #OOTD and perfectly structured flatlays! Read More

Melbourne Designers To Look Out For In 2015

January 10, 2015 |

2015 is set to be a big year in fashion; left, right and centre we’re already seeing the fashion forecast for this year and there is a lot to invest in. Trousers are set to be wider, skirts will be longer … Read More

White Night Melbourne 2015

January 3, 2015 |

Melbourne arts festival goers will be happy to hear that White Night has been confirmed for another year on the 21st February, 2015. Read More

What To Look Forward To In Melbourne 2015

January 1, 2015 |

It’s been a busy year in Melbourne, and the more festivals and events that are introduced into our quaint city, the more we have to add to our calendars with each passing year. However we’ve picked the most exciting ones for you to check out. Read More

Concept store DUST opens in Melbourne

December 25, 2014 |

Concept stores can be a strange thing to walk in to- they’re meant to encapsulate you and take you away and completely immerse you into an experience, and boy does this store deliver. Read More

Melbourne, Getting Into The Christmas Spirit

December 21, 2014 |

Christmas can evoke mixed feelings in a lot of people- on the one hand it’s the most wonderful time of the year, but then you mostly want to tear your hair out with all the stress and chaos that comes with it. There is a few things that you can do around the city however that might make you feel more like decking the halls with boughs of holly than decking your friends and family- best part is all these things to see and do are free! Read More