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Five Minutes with Senskins

January 7, 2016
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I decided about two years ago that I would try stop buying fast fashion and start investing in a classic and timeless wardrobe. And so I started collecting pieces by local and independent retailers who share the same social and environmental ethos as I do. About a year ago I met Kezia Soedjono at a fashion show and absolutely fell in love with the wide legged culottes she was wearing. When I asked her where she got them from and she said she had made…

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Five minutes with Christopher David Ryan aka CDR

October 14, 2015
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Like most people – I hope I am not alone, I now wake up by scrolling through Instagram. Thankfully for that, a few months ago amid all the cat and fashion related posts in my feed I came across a post by JCrew that immediately put a smile on my face. It was an ordinary campaign image of a girl but it had a charming illustration of a man hugging her. This resonated so strongly with me I had to…

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Five Minutes with The Design Republik

June 25, 2015
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We’ve become very good at concerning ourselves with the types of foods we eat and whether the fruit we buy is organic and if the moisturiser we lather ourselves in is eco-friendly. However we still don’t seem to live by the same ethos when it comes to the clothes that we wear. I came to this realisation a few years ago, when I began to understand the wastefulness of the fast-fashion industry and how I contributed to this significant issue.…

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Five Minutes with Artist Francesca Gnagnarella

May 29, 2015
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Fields, Oceans and Sunsets is a collaborative exhibition between Perth artist Francesca Gnagnarella and Bridgetown based resin artist Todd Cleave. Cleave created an exclusive range of functional resin art based on Gnagnarella’s new collection of paintings, that have been inspired by the beauty and vibrant colours of nature. The colour palette of the collection consists of cool blue-green ocean tones, deep reds and oranges of sunrise and sunsets and the amber and browns of the earth. Each piece Cleave creates is unique and impossible…

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Five Minutes with A Cup of Chic

April 21, 2015
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After two weeks of almost no digital access – except for several sneaky Instagram posts, I’ve come back refreshed and inspired and what better way to get over my holiday blues than to finally showcase one of my favourite new local homewares stores; A Cup of Chic. If you haven’t yet seen A Cup of Chic’s enchanting posts on Instagram, I suggest you get your credit card out and prepare to fall in love with everything you see!  This life/style online…

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Five Minutes with Illustrator Jaesuk Kim

December 28, 2014
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I’m consistently amazed by how many talented humans I’ve discovered and connected with over Instagram. A platform that once consisted of mostly over-filtered and blurry photographs, now showcases carefully curated and highly enviable images! One of these lust-worthy and enviable accounts is Art Director and Illustrator Jaesuk Kim. I instantly fell in love with his whimsical and delicate illustrations that showcase the best and latest designer goodness with his iconic Susu girls. After scrolling down his entire feed – and wanting to…

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Five Minutes with Pippa McManus about In Bloom

December 2, 2014
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When six of Perth’s most inspiring creatives including Fashion Illustrator Pippa McManus, Stylist and Art Director Emma Bergmeier – Varian, Photographer Caitlin Worthington, Florist Rebecca Const from Fox and Rabbit, Makeup Artist Rebecca Collins and Hair Stylist Melissa Cook collaborate, you get In Bloom. A beautiful photography and art exhibition that was born from a mutual love of floral crowns and creative collaboration. Floral crowns and adornments have been a recurring element in McManus’ paintings, and she put it quite perfectly “What’s better to paint than the two most…

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