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POWER UP

NEW SEASON NEW YOU

MAUD PHOTOGRAPHED WEARING ZIMMERMANN JACKET AND PANTS, STÃœSSY SWIMSUIT, AND MIMCO NECKLACE

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AUTUMN/WINTER COLLECTION IN-STORE NOW

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LOOKS OF THE SEASON

alexander mcqueen ss17

topshop unique ss17

Rebellion & revolution

lanvin ss17 off-white ss17

FASHION NOTES FOR NOW gucci ss17

This season, we’re part of something, so get in formation. We don’t look the same but we have the same attitude. Of course, this is inspired by the focus on the ’80s, not just from the SS17 collections but a mindset, too. Live hard. Have fun. Power up. Pure ambition. Greed is good.

thom browne ss17

saint laurent ANTHONY VACCARELLO ss17

Text by Roxy Lola

balenciaga ss17

miu miu ss17

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immermann kicked it all off at the beginning of the show season in New York, harking back to partying in underground nightclubs in Sydney during the 1980s. Kate Phelan, global creative director of Topshop, spoke about the ’80s backstage after the Topshop Unique show in London, telling us, “Everything was random. What you had was this amazing, eclectic style. Everybody looked individual. Everybody danced to everyone else’s music. Nobody looked the same. Fashion was really exciting at that moment in time.” The Parisian ’80s power woman was in full stride at Saint Laurent. Sexier. At Lanvin, she was bathed in splendour, with lingerie juxtaposed by masculine suits. A little bit mysterious. Intelligent. Off-White summed everything up in the title of Virgil Abloh’s collection: Business Woman. Breaking down preconceived ideas of what a woman should be. And so florals were inescapable, but there was toughness to it all. Balenciaga had shoulder pads and the “power shoulder” made an appearance at Céline, while chunky platform shoes in almost every collection gave a harder edge. And so we’re on a mission. Powering down those streets… Of course, athleisure is key, done brilliantly at Alexander Wang and DKNY. Dao-Yi Chow, former designer of DKNY alongside Maxwell Osborne, said, “[We were] really redefining what active and street meant and bringing them together in one collection.” Futuristic kids of the streets, stomping full speed ahead. It’s coming-of-age streetwear. Fighting for something. Rebellion. Cue Adidas. Bold, vivid hues. Dark, deep, rich colours. A contagious energy throughout the season.

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Preparing for a war we know we’ll win. Not a rebirth but getting ready. Brave love. And having fun. Don’t take yourself too seriously. “No deep meaning or profound statements,” said Thom Browne of his animal-headed models. “[It was] just because it was fun. Because I wanted to.” We like his attitude. A sense of ease and quiet confidence at Paul Smith, later also seen at Off-White in slouch pants with a don’t-care attitude that we love because we don’t get told what to do. And then we went on a trip. No more in the moment, it was Alessandro Michele’s idea of phantasmagoria for Gucci. Fusing reality and fantasy in a new dimension, teleporting at full throttle. “Fashion is the most beautiful illusion you can have,” Michele tweeted before the show. That empowered woman is still at the centre at Prada. “The fear is a battle,” Miuccia Prada told us after the show. Yes, feminine, but as Mr Armani put it, “a less-rigid allure to the male figure”. What would life be without a little romance as well? Not cute, though. A dark, complex, multilayered, crafted love. Alexander McQueen, Dior. Sneaky layering at Loewe and Chanel. Nothing was as it seemed. Pushing it to the limit. Check Demna Gvasalia’s spandex bootlegging pant all-in-one at Balenciaga. Why not? This is the new attitude for this generation. No boundaries. Everything is energised and colourful in a dystopian future – Ellery and Louis Vuitton. That slightly sinister eeriness was felt at Miu Miu: imagine girls by a bright blue pool, with dark grey, ominous clouds looming. Stillness in the air. Something is lurking. The word dystopia however isn’t loaded with negativity, so we’re taking it on, taking charge.

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louis vuitton ss17

zimmermann ss17

chanel ss17 PHOTOGRAPHY: JASON LLOYD-EVANS

alexander wang ss17


TRENDING:

Retro

new nautical

RESORT

kookaÏ scarf, $40

We’re calling it our escapism checklist, the never-ending holiday wardrobe that has segued into our everyday.

MIU MIU L’EAU BLEUE EDP, $130 FOR 50ML, FROM DAVID JONES

KOOKAÏ BODYSUIT, $70

gorman dress, $199

forever new top, $59.99

tommy x gigi collection bikini, $199, from tommy hilfiger

BÚL DRESS, $360

TOMMY HILFIGER TOP, $229

marcs shirt, $199.95

miu miu ss17

kate spade bag, $649

mimco hair pins, $29.95

maje shoes, $350 maxmara ss17 wittner bag, $69.95

TOMMY HILFIGER ss17

seafolly top, $99.95, and bottoms, $89.95

alice mccall top, $220

isabel marant shoes, $560, from INCU kate spade bag, $729 apolis bag, $110, from incu miu miu sunglasses, $560, from sunglass hut

prada ss17

lana del rEy, paradise, from jb hi-fi

sandro skirt, $330

mimco bag, $299

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LOOKS OF THE SEASON selection of the most beautiful flowers by Pierre-Joseph RedoutĂŠ, $260, from QBD

Flower

ARRANGEMENT Wear them layered together, in total abundance, like the largest bouquet ever. All nature class.

sass & bide dress, $550

megan park earrings, $199

megan park top, $399

balenciaga ss17 topshop dress, $79.95, from Myer

seed heritage shoes, $189.95

sandro dress, $590 veronika maine pants, $239, from myer

TRENDING:

topshop hat, $39.95, from myer

folk flowers

ginger & smart skirt, $449

zara dress, $199

pandora earrings, $59

dolce & gabbana ss17 tigerlily pants, $190

ellery x specsavers sunglasses, $249 for two pairs

morrison top, $289

flannel dress, $565 zara boots, $139

wittner shoes, $199.95

giambattista valli ss17

PRADA CANDY KISS EDP, $144 FOR 80ML, FROM DAVID JONES

pandora ring, $79

h&m top, $59.99

aje top, $275

zimmermann dress, $795

alexander mcqueen ss17

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maje dress, $450

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cue dress, $359

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country road dress, $199

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new order, power, corruption & lies, from jb hi-fi


TRENDING:

Eighties

statement earrings

POWER UP It is the decade of the season, which means it’s time to invest in a new suit with some serious swagger. Be bold.

sass & BIDE BLAZER, $895

manning cartell earrings, $129

sportsgirl earrings, $16.95

lovisa earrings, $13.99

kookaÏ earrings, $35

topshop unique ss17 ZARA SHOEs, $119 SASS & BIDE PANTS, $495

carla zampatti top, $499

witchery top, $199.99

manning cartell bag, $399

alice in the eve bodysuit, $49.95, from general pants co.

forever new belt, $19.99

saint laurent by anthony vaccarello ss17

topshop unique ss17

gorman belt, $79 deadly ponies wallet, $310, from incu

zimmermann trench, $1,250

p.e. nation sweater, $159, from david jones

dion lee shoes, $590

saint laurent by anthony vaccarello ss17

bÚl jacket, $300 swarovski necklace, $499

PHOTOGRAPHY: JASON LLOYD-EVANS

MORRISON PANTS, $289 zara bag, $45.95

morrison jacket, $399 Jean Paul Gaultier Classique Essence de Parfum, $158 FOR 100ml, from myer

witchery shoes, $169.95

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LOOKS OF THE SEASON

True

ROMANCE frame denim top, $359, from janine edwards

It is a fairy-tale season of beautiful dresses, deliciously swishy and fine, for the princess in us all.

ginger & smart dress, $999 tony bianco shoes, $189.95

ginger & smart dress, $669 dior ss17 zimmermann dress, $2,995

TRENDING:

decadent jewels swarovski necklace, $399

zimmermann dress, $1,250

prada ss17

pandora ring, $119

maje dress, $650

alice mccall dress, $420

megan park earrings, $129 mimco bag, $299

zara necklace, $45.95

artists in love by veronica kavass, $115, from QBD

witchery skirt, $179.95

chlOĂŠ EDP, $170 FOR 75ml, from david jones zARA SHOES, $159

chanel ss17

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giambattista valli ss17


TRENDING:

softly softly

Lighten

manning cartell top, $449

UP

Easy does it with the new pretty pastels, and all with a slight sense of history. We’re going with the flow.

cÉline ss17

kookaÏ shoes, $160

mimco bag, $450

oroton bag, $295

french connection bag, $79.95, myer

morrison top, $299

Issey Miyake L’eau D’Issey Pure Eau de Toilette, $171 for 90ml, from myer

country road dress, $249 anya hindmarch ss17

sandro pants, $330

zimmermann belt, $110 flannel dress, $710

oroton watch, $345 sandro top, $270

jw anderson ss17

ellery x specsavers frames, $249 for two pairs

uniqlo top, $39

Kenzo Flower by Kenzo Eau de Lumière, $171 for 90ml, from myer

H&M top, $54.99 lady gaga, joanne, from jb hi-fi chanel ss17

sandro skirt, $350

kit+ace top, $390

uniqlo top, $49.90 mimco shoes, $199

BÚL top, $220

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Alice McCall top, $320, AND pants, $320

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GREAT ESCAPE New season thinking is all about fluid tailoring, a slick simplicity and everything with a grounded sense of athleisure.

Witchery jacket, $199.95, Camilla skirt, $699, KookaÏ earrings, $40, WITTNER SHOES, $179.95 PHOTOGRAPHY BY SIMON LEKIAS STYLING BY MARK VASSALLO Hair: daren borthwick at the artist group makeup: peter beard at the artist group talent: Maud at priscilla’s; wyatt at fivetwenty management; sonny at bambini and lilah at starfish 11


Tarocash suit, $299.99, G-Star Raw top, $80, FROM MYER, adidas gazelle shoes, $130, from UNIVERSAL STORE

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Veronika Maine top, $239, from MYER, Forever New pants, $89.99, Ray-Ban sunglasses, $280, from Sunglass Hut

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Seed heritage jacket, $59.95, skirt, $49.95, and shoes, $39.95

Seed heritage top, $29.95, and pants, $49.95

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Dion Lee top, $490, and skirt, $1,590, Country Road bracelet, $79.95, Christian Louboutin shoes, $1,095

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WYATT wears: Calvin Klein Jeans top, $159.95, FROM DAVID JONES, G-Star Raw pants, $190, from myer, adidas gazelle shoes, $130, from universal store SONNY WEARS: Country Road top, $59.95 and pants, $59.95, Nike shoes, $130, from platypus

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Scanlan Theodore dress, $500, Christian Louboutin bag, $5,295, and shoes, $2,895

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Sass & Bide dress, $395, Witchery jacket, $199.95, Wittner shoes, $179.95, and bracelet, $49.95, KookaĂ? earrings, $35

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MAUD wears: Bec & Bridge dress, $200, from David Jones, Nike shoes, $45, from Platypus, Lovisa necklace, $9.99, Witchery bracelet, $59.95, Mimco bracelet, $69.95 LILAH wears: Seed heritage dress, $49.95

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A million

FASHION BULGARI ring, $3,220

1 BUlgari necklace, $3,920

Furla bag, $299

“in the land of gods and monsters”

REASONS “if you like it then you should’ve put a ring on it”

The top 25 luxury accessories of the season that are music to our ears. quite literally. Pump up the volume.

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Anya Hindmarch bag, P.O.A., from Harrolds

“somewhere over the rainbow”

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Prada sunglasses, $570, from Sunglass Hut

“the future is so bright I gotta wear shades”

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Givenchy shoes, $7,990

“I’m so reckless when I rock my Givenchy… [shoe and sock]”

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Bally bag, $1,895

“cos pink is the love you discover”

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Prada bag, $4,300

“automatic, supersonic, hypnotic, funky fresh”

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Prada backpack, $2,370

“adventure of a lifetime”

Furla bag, $269

Manolo Blahnik shoes, $1,199, From Harrolds

“I’m your little scarlet, starlet, singing in the garden”

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Balenciaga shoes, $880, from Harrolds

“that’s right it’s sneaker night”

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“is it worth it, let me work it”

Prada shoes, $710

“slide off easy like a thunder clap”

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Louis Vuitton briefcase, $24,100

‘‘ladies and gentleman this is a jazze phizzle product shizzle’’

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Louis Vuitton boots, $1,880

“I’m gonna walk all over you”

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Lady-Datejust 28, P.O.A. saint laurent bag, $2,445, from Harrolds

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“time is money so I went and bought a Rolex”

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“get your crystal method on” Saint Laurent shoe, $1,295, from Harrolds

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“Yves Saint Laurent, you can tell by the fonts”

Salvatore Ferragamo bag,$595

“really really really wanna zig-a-zig-ah”

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Tiffany & Co. rose quartz RING, $2,400, and blue topaz RING, $1,150

“ring the alarm”

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20 GUCci bag, $2,710

“oh you fancy, huh?”

Gucci shoes, $1,050, and backpack, $2,025

“my ghost where’d you go?”

gucci bag, $3,535

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“I’ll take you to the candy shop”

gucci bag, $5,530

Gucci bag, $2,855

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Salvatore Ferragamo bag, $1,890

Givenchy bag, $1,150

“there’s a starman waiting in the sky”

“if love isn’t forever hand me my leather”

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Christian Louboutin shoes, $2,295

“you’re gonna hear me roar”

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BEAUTY

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Dr Jart Rubber Mask in Bright Lover, $43, from Sephora

The hot 10

RUBBER MASKS. YES, WE’RE OBSESSED

Don’t act like you’ve not bingewatched those black-peel videos on social. Next thing? Korean rubber masks that fit over a layer of treatment gel to force ingredients deep into the skin. Get involved. Dr Jart’s lineup of brightening, firming, clearing or moisturising options is hitting Sephora.

FACE FIXERS

Magnetic masking, makeup for your hair, fresh ways to wear colour and the other acts of beauty genius we all need to know about right now.

ANTIMINIMALISM MASCARA Bourjois Paris have stuck a mirror on this new volumeexploding mascara so we can hold it down low and really get to every lash. No wimpy wisp shall ever escape us again.

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Bourjois Paris Volume Reveal mascara, $23, from Priceline pharmacy

Text by Tracey Withers

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GENIUS AWARD: MAKEUP FOR ROOTS

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Bumble and bumble Colour Meet the convincing blonde, auburn and brunette Sticks in Red, Brown and crayons that slick on like lipstick to camouflage regrowth blonde, $37 each, from Mecca Cosmetica until our next colour. *Continues happily with lazy life*

victoria beckham ss17

CELEBRITY SKIN

LA legend has it that Kim K rests her epidermis on a pillow laced with mineral copper to bump up her collagen overnight. We’ll take the anti-ageing copper hit via this satiny new hyaluronic serum by LA facialist Kate Somerville, thanks. We sleep on our backs. Kate Somerville Wrinkle Warrior 2-in-1 Plumping Moisturizer + Serum, $138, from Mecca Cosmetica

OPI Fiji Infinite Shine 2 nail polishes in Polly Want a Lacquer? (purple), TwoTiming The Zones (pink) and Living on the Bula-Vard (orange), $22.95 each, from david jones and myer

Givenchy Rouge Interdit Satin Lipstick in Secret Nude, $50, from Sephora

matte

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Chanel Rouge Coco Lip Gloss, $50 each, from chanel beautÉ

gloss

Marc Jacobs Highliner Gel Eye Crayons in Overnight, Whirlpool and Grapevine, $36 each, from Sephora The Face of Fashion Pacific Fair

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CONTOUR WITH COLOUR

metal lid silky+ lip

News from the backstage runway crews: texture stacking – that is, wearing matte, glistening and glowing effects all at once. It’s a clever way to maximise contrast, making lips and eyes pop, while giving your face 3D contour. Try it with the new bold colours out this season.

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PHOTOGRAPHY: JASON LLOYD-EVANS

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GENTLEMEN

GIVE UP SUMMER SKIN? WE’RE REALLY NOT READY

and players

Soaked with age-proofing serum and pearly optics, this is a lovely, brightening foundation that will keep dewy glow going. Estée Lauder Perfectionist Serum Compact Makeup SPF15, $80, from david jones

christian dior haute couture AW17

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Get yourself in slicker – and, indeed, sexier – running order this autumn in three very doable steps.

burberry ss17

TRADE UP TO: TWILIGHTING

Copying couture beauty directives is not always advisable, but silver highlights that look like starshine? Obey, obey, obey. Sprinkle glimmer dust across temples and as eye-lights to harness a Dior vibe. Or Chanel-ify your cheekbones with a cool moonshiny glow. Bask in prettiness!

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THE FRESH CUT A new hair situation is necessary. The ’80s are a thing right now, but don’t let mullet talk scare you. Burberry SS17 gave us a decent working midlength model – enough length to shake out with texturiser in a weekend-casual act or to comb into slick office submission.

chanel haute couture Aw17

Youth to the People Kale + Green Tea Spinach Vitamins Age Prevention Cleanser, $50, from Sephora

Dermalogica Daily Superfoliant, $85, from david jones

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CITYFOLIANTS

That’s what we’re calling the fresh gen of exfoliants that blitz makeup and polish up skin as per usual but also shield us from the unavoidable city air we now know triggers ageing. The BEST: Dermalogica’s superb anti-pollution mix of activated detox charcoal, smoothing enzymes and super-protective niacinamide.

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bottega veneta pour homme parfum, $145 for 90ml, from David Jones

CULT SCENT Mr Ford recently unleashed a new orchid EDT and it’s kinda boozy, full of caramel hits, florally lush and totally gorgeous. Our autumn/winter has never needed anything more.

Tom Ford Velvet Orchid Lumière EDT, $125 for 30ml, from David Jones and Myer

CLEANSER IS OUR KALE

We believe in it being green, clean and served twice a day. Youth to the People is our fave new cold-pressed, vegan, superfoody skin label and their veg-juicy cleanser is getting rave reviews.

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A PROPER SCENT A splash of saltwater won’t cut it in the winter. Go for luxury notes of leather and woods such as cedar for deep masculinity with a freshtalking, sexy feel. Bottega Veneta Pour Homme Parfum has more pull than Ryan Gosling in a jazz bar.

3. THE WIND-DOWN It’s footy season again and things can get a bit tense. Remember: real blokes take baths. Dump a mineral mix in the water to iron out the kinks.

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DINING

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Torii

Shopping-mall sushi, anyone? Don’t worry, you won’t find the raw-fish conveyor belt at Torii. Instead, you’ll get a new generation of insanely good Japanese food that merits a visit to Pacific Fair just for this. The sushi rolls alone will lure you to the bar or one of the wooden tables in this zen, minimalist space, but it’s the kushiyaki – small skewers of charcoal-grilled meat or veg – that really shine at this izakaya joint. Supplement with dozens of other small, savoury Japanese dishes – from karaage chicken to unagi and foie gras millefeuille – and one of the 75 or so whiskies ready to pour (the drink being Torii’s other speciality), and you’ll have yourself a Japanese-style meal as good as any you’d find in Tokyo.

APPÉTIT Discover a foodie paradise at Pacific Fair. Text by Jessica Teas

some OF THE japanese-whisky selection AT torii

Comuna Cantina

The flavours and styling of South America’s bustling street-food scene go surprisingly well with the Queensland climate at Comuna Cantina. Think Mexican tacos and tortas, Venezuelan arepas and Brazilian churrasco, but with an amped-up clean-eating ante – Aussie style – with delights such as chia coconut crumble, fresh guac and quinoa featuring throughout the traditional (yet lighter) menu. An al fresco honeycomb-tiled bar – where margaritas and lime-topped beers are prepared for long lunches that linger into dinner – and clean white tables under a canopy of string lights give the palmfringed patio a festive Latin street-market feel at night.

fresh oysters, aquitaine margaritas, tacos and tortas at comuna cantina

Aquitaine

Craving a tray of shucked oysters and a frosty flute of champagne poolside? You don’t need to go to France. Just head to Aquitaine in the Resort for a taste of French flair. Fresh, local ingredients are transformed into seriously appetising Gallic favourites with a modern twist. Everything from succulent duck à l’orange to flavourful bouillabaisse and house-made charcuterie are plated like works of art, just as they would be in the gastronomic heaven that is the restaurant’s namesake region.

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The food experts’ instagrams we love to follow.

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Dr Axe @drjoshaxe

Dr Josh Axe is legit. A certified doctor of natural medicine, doctor of chiropractic and clinical nutritionist, he has one of the top 10 most-visited natural-health websites in the world. And a good ’gram.

The New Potato @thenewpotato

Sarah Lemkus @sarahlemkus

Aka Danielle and Laura Kosann, who have created an online magazine that combines food, fashion and lifestyle – our kind of trio.

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Based in New Zealand, motherof-one Sarah Lemkus is all about a plant-based life and her pictureperfect family. #Goals

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Saimaa Miller @saimaamiller

This naturopath, nutritionist, herbalist and health coach is known for her Aussie Body Diet, thanks to her large celeb clientele. She’s a life-changer.

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Sarah Day @sarahs day

A Sydney-based YouTuber who leads a holistic lifestyle and is totally paleo. We’re feeling a lifestyle change coming on.


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wattleseeds

native

Bin 232

Asian-fusion tapas are a good idea. Trust us. And trust Daniel Ridgeway, the Queensland chef behind the concept at Bin 232, the moody, industrial-chic spot you’ll want to hit up for a glass of wine and smattering of small plates to share among friends in the open-air atmosphere of The Patio. Sticky soy pork belly invitingly and successfully shares menu space with jamon, while edamame sits alongside marinated olives, and bao and tacos compete for your attention. Plus, the service is on point, so you know you’ll get your fill before the opening credits start rolling at the cinema.

Need to know: the Australian native superfoods making a buzz. Kakadu plum (Terminalia ferdinandiana)

This is the ultimate superfood, holding the highestrecorded levels of vitamin C of any fruit in the world.

Lemon myrtle (Backhousia citriodora)

The healer. Lemon myrtle is an Australian shrub packed with minerals, nutrients and vitamins. Indigenous Australians used its leaves for a variety of purposes, including crushing them into a paste to use on infections, sucking them for hydration and burning them to repel insects. Triple threat.

asian-fusion tapas and the fully stocked bar at bin 232

Mountain pepper leaf (Tasmannia lanceolata) This medicinal leaf grows in forests and is often used to treat sores inside the mouth.

Aniseed myrtle (Syzygium anisatum)

Found in subtropical rainforests, this scented leaf is known for its antimicrobial essential oils. It was used as an energy-boosting tonic during the Second World War.

Davidson plum (Davidsonia)

The Davidsonia is an edible fruit that contains high levels of antioxidants and is one of the most nutritional native Australian fruits.

Riberry (Syzygium luehmannii)

Riberries were used for thousands of years by the Aboriginal people as a prime food source. They were considered medicinal, due to the high amount of vitamins and minerals in the berries that helped to strengthen the immune system.

Rivea

For authentic Italian look no further than Rivea. The marble-fronted waterside restaurant is perfect for people watching while you dig in to mouthewatering, modern-Italian fare. Airy-crusted pizzas are wood-fired to order and pastas are house made, as witnessed through the fishbowl kitchen that’s central to the restaurant’s circular set-up. Finish with a visit to the gelato and coffee cart to fortify yourself for further shopping.

Quandong (Santalum acuminatum)

The desert quandong, most commonly known as the native peach, was used by indigenous Australians for both medicinal and ceremonial purposes. The fruit was believed to boost energy and its kernels were used to create anti-inflammatory and antibacterial pastes.

Wattleseeds

These edible seeds, which come from acacia, are high in nutrients and low in toxicity, and used by indigenous Australians to make bush bread.

Strawberry gum (Eucalyptus olida)

Native to the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales, strawberry gum is a tree that provides an aromatic scent. The leaves are used for their berry flavour and have often been laid over fire to release oils to assist with stomach problems.

cocktails and woodfired pizza at rivea

Muntries (Kunzea pomifera)

These magic berries contain four times the amount of antioxidants found in blueberries.

Cowch Dessert Cocktail Bar

sweet pizza, churros and ice cream at cowch dessert cocktail bar

If Willy Wonka designed a dessert menu, it might look something like the cornucopia of desserts and drinks on offer here. Rows of pastel Naked Pops are displayed, beckoning you to dress them up in all manner of sweet treats. For the grown-ups there are boozy guilty pleasures, such as salted caramel espresso martinis, sweet pizzas, ice cream sliders and stacks of chewy churros. Feeling nostalgic? Revisit your childhood with a Cherry Ripe hot cocoa. While Wonka’s over-the-top style might be all over the menu, the decor is a study in refined fun. Pink stools sit alongside Scandi-style wooden tables and playful yet subtle udder lights float over an airy space that’s graced by an open fire pit. It’s a groovy, sophisticated place with a menu that’s decidedly young at heart.

lemon myrtle

finger lime PHOTOGRAPHY: NATIVE SUPERFOODS, KATIE HOLMES

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Finger lime (Citrus australasica)

A shrub that grows in dry rainforests on the east coast of Australia and has been used as both an edible fruit and an antiseptic.

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The Face of Fashion - March 2017 - Pacific Fair  

Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

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