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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | October 24, 2021

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Festival Fashion on the East Coast

March 18, 2018 |

Music festivals are all about self-expression and creativity and finding the perfect outfit that is both practical and original can be a performance in itself. Vintage, up-cycled and patterned pieces are all popular trends to consider, however anything goes and creativity … Read More

Pack your bags: Five boutiques to have you Spendour-ready

July 14, 2016 |

Splendour In The Grass, a time where limits cease to exist and trends are merely for the weak-hearted. It’s time to bring your own flare to the field, whether its lace, fringe or bright pink lycra…  Read More

Say hello to the Boudoir Bazaar Fashion Markets

July 6, 2016 |

Step into every broke girl’s fantasy with the Boudoir Bazar Fashion Markets, where there’s no shortage of second hand Zimmerman silks or Mimico accessories. This market is one of many adding much-needed colour and luxury to the Brisbane fashion scene. Read More

Zara; Not So Basic – An Interview with Aster + Lilou founder Zara Duffy

February 12, 2016 |

The Creative Issue sits down with Zara Duffy – designer, businesswoman, and all-around cool gal behind Brisbane-based online fashion boutique Aster + Lilou.
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Brisbane Welcomes the Metre Markets

February 11, 2016 |

Hold onto your jar salads and venti soy lattes – the Morningside Metre Markets are here. The market is a perfect blend of fashion, music, food and art.  Read More

The Craft Coven – opening this Saturday

August 13, 2015 |

Failed Home Ec? Still want to create beautiful things? Thanks to new Ashgrove workshop hub “The Craft Coven”, it’s never been easier.

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Start your engines for Greazefest 2015

July 12, 2015 |

Grab your petticoat  and set your pincurls – Greazefest is coming back to town this winter. We give you our picks for a weekend full of rock ‘n roll fun.

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Interview: Helen Souness talks the Etsy Design Awards

July 2, 2015 |

Entries are open right now for the 2015 Etsy Design Awards – we talk to judge Helen Souness, Managing Director of Etsy Australia and Asia about how to stand out in a crowd of over a million Etsy sellers.

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Interview: Alice Nightingale Designs

April 23, 2015 |

Vintage-inspired designer Alice Nightingale is one of Brisbane’s greatest fashion assets – we chat with her about her adorable new winter line and the benefits of buying handmade.

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Interview: Pepper Baldwin of Pepper Ink Tattoo

March 6, 2015 |

“The beauty of temporary tattoos is their transience, you don’t have to make a huge commitment and can go with your shifting moods and meandering thoughts,” We chat to Brisbane-based Pepper Baldwin about the business of creating exquisite temporary tattoos.

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Trinkit Hunter, Latrobe Terrace Paddington

December 17, 2014 |

Craving a little bit of gypset style but don’t have a weekend free to trek down to Byron Bay? Look no further than Paddington’s latest edition, Trinkit Hunter. Read More

Op Shopping With Hannah Klose of Never Ever Pay Retail

November 19, 2014 |

Op shopping, thrifting or vintage, whatever you call it Hannah Klose of Never Ever Pay Retail knows it! Read More

Local and handmade at BrisStyle’s Indie Markets

April 11, 2014 |

With Easter coming, now is the time of year to amble about and pick up trinkets for thoughtful gifts, or even a unique treat for yourself.  Read More

This Weekend: Brisbane’s own Suitcase Rummage

March 16, 2014 |

Brisbane is a city that is bursting with inexpensive weekend pursuits, so with autumn well on its way, now is the time to leisurely indulge in the fantastic market culture that our city offers. Read More