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Burning bright – essentials for summer Chasing Charlie Brown I heart New York – runway fashion Wyse – the getting of wisdom Retro-inspired swimwear for every figure What’s new – laidback luxe Man up – give him something to remember Accessories – renew your look

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Palette perfect – this seasons’ new shades Get glowing – hot beauty buys Splash into summer scents Liposuction – all your questions answered Beauty shop

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Gifts to give this season Bill Granger’s everyday Asian Summer cocktails Noosa Bound – Sunshine Coast getaway On the road in the Toyota Yaris

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Elizabeth Hurley photographed by Nihat Odabasi. Hair by Cyril Laloue from Jedroot. Makeup by Kelly Cornwell from Premier London using Estée Lauder. Elizabeth wears Marina Kaftan by Elizabeth Hurley Beach, elizabethhurley.com This page: Bimimi from Ginja, top $79.95, bottom $74.95, 02 9764 3199 or bakuaustralia.com.au

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elizabeth Elizabeth Hurley talks to Label about breast cancer, that dress, her beach range and Australian men Photography: Nihat Odabasi I Makeup: Kelly Cornwell from Premier London using Estée Lauder Hair: Cyril Laloue from Jedroot I Elizabeth wears Allegra Mirror bikini in black by Elizabeth Hurley Beach

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t started with that dress when Liz Hurley burst on to front pages around the globe in 1994. The occasion was the premiere of Four Weddings and a Funeral in London and Liz arrived on the arm of then boyfriend Hugh Grant in an achingly tight, split to the waist, black Versace dress seemingly held together with giant gold safety pins. Strangely she had no idea of how she looked before she set off to sizzle on the red carpet. “I couldn’t see much as I was living in a very small flat with Hugh, and we didn’t have a full length mirror. I remember wriggling around a bit to check nothing shifted, which it didn’t, and then running out the door.” The daughter of Angela, a school teacher mother, and father Roy, a Major in the British Army, she had a proper English upbringing and speaks with great love for her late father. “He was the most loyal, loving and straight up man ever and always punctual. I hope I’ve inherited a few of those characteristics - I’m always on time, at least.” Her early career choice was dance but her focus shifted to acting. Strangely for someone who is lauded as one of the world’s great beauties, her foray into modelling didn’t eventuate until she was asked at 29 years of age by Estée Lauder. “They approached me out of the blue and asked me to work for them. I was staggered, as I’d never modelled before in my life. Now I’m in my seventeenth year and I still love working for them. They’ve been very loyal and supportive to me and stuck with me through thick and thin. They also taught me to make an effort with my appearance and now it’s a habit. I don’t look glamorous every day as I work and have my son to look after, but I watch my weight, don’t drink much alcohol, don’t go out much and try not to bite my nails.” That association with Estée Lauder evolved into a campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer. “Estée Lauder’s daughter in law, Evelyn Lauder, co-invented the Pink Ribbon in 1992 and formed the Breast Cancer Research Foundation the following year. Every October I go round the world raising funds and awareness for the foundation. We’ve raised over $320 million to date and fund 162 research scientists. I am passionate about talking to women about their breast health. We’re all scared of breast cancer, but we now know that if a localised breast cancer tumour is detected early, it is 90% curable. That’s why it’s so important to get the message out and tell every woman to see their doctor regularly and get a mammogram every year if over the age of 40. I know many women who discovered their own tumours by self examination. It is one of the most important things a woman can do for herself once a month and it’s free. Your doctor can show you how to do it and it should be done at the same time of the month, every month.” 6

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Liz’s profile and career continued to advance including high profile acting roles in Bedazzled, the spy spoof Austin Powers with Mike Meyers and working as a film producer. “I produced two movies with Simian Films and it was an incredible amount of work, but extremely satisfying. The skills I learnt have definitely helped me with my swimwear business Elizabeth Hurley Beach – the process of development, pre production, production, post production and marketing are pretty much the same, no matter how diverse the product.” The catalyst for producing and designing her own beachwear line in 2005 was a desire to have a business that would suit her busy schedule and not disrupt son Damian’s life. “I decided to venture into beachwear not only because I’ve always been obsessed with holiday clothes, but also because it’s an area where women, regardless of shape or size, can either look amazing or really get it wrong. I like to come up with styles, prints and colours that make women look great and feel fabulously sexy at any age. I get inspired whenever I see a well dressed woman on vacation. I spend all my holidays looking at how women dress and feel on the beach.” As a woman who appears to have everything – beauty, career, child and a new engagement ring how would she describe herself? “I think the characteristics that best describe me are that I’m extremely hard working, have a startling amount of energy and can be very tenacious if I want to achieve something. I hope my friends also think I’m loyal. I rarely watch TV but now that I’m in Gossip Girl I do watch that show every week.” As for being out there modelling swimwear at the age of 46, how does she keep herself in such extraordinary shape? “I put myself under pressure to remain slim because I do model my own bikinis. I watch what I eat most of the time, but have little treats now and again. I walk every day with my dogs and force myself to run a bit but I hate it. I love Pilates and yoga but don’t do them regularly. I am extremely active though, have a lot of nervous energy and don’t sit still much. I do stomach and bottom exercises whilst I wait for my bath to fill each night.” Elizabeth Jane Hurley, mother, model, actor, film producer, fashion designer, activist for women’s health and soon to become Aussie Liz with her engagement to cricketing legend Shane Warne! On that note Label asked if she had noticed any difference between Australian men and the English male. With a cheeky grin she replied, “I don’t really know too many Australian men but so far I’d say they’re pretty similar!” To view the latest collection from Elizabeth Hurley Beach, log on to elizabethhurley.com


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MY WORD Shanan Harmelin – through a looking glass She is the smiling face of one of our most successful restaurants. Shanan Harmelin, co-owner of Glass with Patrik Gennari, is something quite rare – a born and bred Gold Coaster. “I spent my school life at Star of the Sea in Southport. There was always something about food for me because even as a kid I was interested in cooking so it was only natural that when I left school I became an apprentice chef. My organisational skills were always pretty good and it wasn’t long before I secured jobs managing restaurants in Broadbeach. I was 20 at the time and I was in charge of Da Carlo and Riva in Broadbeach. It does seem young but if you’re good enough you’re old enough.” Like most young people, Shanan got the travel bug and when she was offered a job with Bungee Downunder in Cyprus jumped at the chance and spent a wonderful six months learning new skills, cultures and languages. The call to the restaurant business was always strong and soon she ventured over to England where she secured a job in London managing ‘The Parson’s Nose’ in Fulham, ‘The Phoenix’ in Putney and ‘Café Pasta’ in Chiswick. “Living in England was a wonderful experience. In total it was three years away. While I really enjoyed the pub culture of London, I was married to Billy, fell pregnant and knew it was time to come home.” Apart from her position at Glass, Shanan is best remembered locally for her role in managing Manos Restaurant in Main Beach, a position she secured after her English adventures. “It was so much fun working there with owner Mick Ellison for over nine years. These were great times, the business was always busy and we had so many regulars that it felt like one big extended family. So many became, and still remain, wonderful friends but when Mick sold it I found it was time to move on so I quickly got a position with Patrik Gennari at Koi in Broadbeach.” A year quickly went by and Patrik recognised something in the super-efficient Shanan that he thought would work well for an up-market restaurant he wanted to open in Marina Mirage. “The multi-million dollar refurbishment had been finished and he approached me offering a partnership in his new restaurant – Glass. I really couldn’t quite believe it for a while but he knew what he was doing and it was such a great opportunity I couldn’t say no.” It was an amazingly generous offer but Patrik’s reasons, when quizzed, was that he wanted someone he could trust, would work hard and really look after the customers and regulars. “Patrik took a big risk on me but isn’t that what business is all about? I still pinch myself that I am co-owner of one of the best restaurants on the Coast – it’s a dream come true.” As co-owner of Glass, the hours and the responsibilities are huge but it is a position Shanan relishes. “Honestly, I look forward to going to work. Running a restaurant is essentially about looking after people – customers and staff. However it’s being able to retain the vast majority of the staff since we opened in what is a transient industry that gives me the most pride.” Then she’s off to see to a new face walking in the door with that mega-watt smile beaming out a welcome.


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Coquette Collette The final pieces in the Collette by Collette Dinnigan summer range have arrived. Liason is one of the latest in the exclusive collection. With luxurious lace on fine tulle, the Liason padded bra enables women to exude sensuality and femininity while enhancing their natural shape with lightly padded cups. Matching hipster briefs or g-string ensures this set caters for women no matter what their style. With a matching chemise as well, this set can also double as cute PJs. Available in mint, beige and black, Liason is ideal for those seeking a feminine touch or a dangerous liaison. Now available at David Jones. Recommended prices start from: G-string $29.95; hipster brief $34.95; bra $79.95; chemise: $99.95.

Bags this At last, a handbag designed by a woman who understands exactly what it is we girls need. This cayenne coloured creation by Junior Drake from L.A. is made from soft Italian lambskin, has great functional pockets and is just $440. Available from Shoes on Chevron 5539 8269.

Lisa Blue Divinity panelled bandeau, $89.95, Divinity Underbust high pant, $84.95, lisablue.com.au

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Dita Von Teese Muse is the epitome of classic retro-glamour with a launch capsule collection that features five fabulous pieces, including vintage-inspired dresses and a tulle-layered trench coat. Each dress includes couture detailing and grosgrain ribbon that cinches the waist to create a svelte feminine silhouette. The collection features in-built corsetry, silk Crepe de Chine lining and transcend seasonal trends, both in terms of their quality and design. A classic colour-palette is a highlight including backstage black, ruby lips red and a stunning original rose print. Available exclusively at David Jones in sizes 8 to 20 from November. Funky Town Thorberg Design, a Swedish based company that distributes stylish and fashion focused, reading and sunglasses worldwide introduces Funkis reading glasses. Available for men and women in a wide range of styles and colours with magnification from 0 to 3.5. All funky styles are priced at just $45 – visit funkis.com

out of the blue This summer get set to see a variety of swimwear styles. Lisa Blue has released a vintage look which is great for all women especially those fuller figured gals. A high waisted brief draws attention to a woman’s sexy hourglass shape while subtly sucking in the tummy and midriff. And with 25% of the net profits from the sale of Lisa Blue swim going towards the Australian Whale Conservation Society, you can shop guilt-free! 10

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Jets are in town JETS by Jessika Allen Waterfront bikini in Primrose: moulded bandeau with tie front bow and wide loop side bikini pant, $175, 1300 366 889 or jets.com.au

Sitting pretty Alex Perry Multi Alandra V Neck Contrast Silk Dress, $1099, frockaholics.com

Folding frames Burberry Brights Eyewear Collection, burberry.com

Get waisted Fendi multi corset belt in grosgrain/leather, $530, davidjones.com.au

Colour block with inspired jewels Lotus Mendes goddess ring in gold with turquoise, $59, 02 9319 4599

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Charlie Brown is the flamboyant over the top Australian designer with a flair for publicity that knows no boundaries. If it gets media attention for her designs, this American born whirlwind sees no problem with it. She’s hired celebrity models as diverse as Lady (Sonia) McMahon and Cathy Freeman to super models such as Jerry Hall and Helena Christiansen and continues to be a media darling. To celebrate the release of her new Rio inspired Spring/Summer collection, she spoke to Label Magazine. You’ve been in Australia for nearly 30 years. What has changed the most about Australian fashion in that time? The changes have been enormous. The food, fashion, even the men – I’d say just about everything. You have used celebrities such as Linda Evangelista, Jerry Hall, Jade Jagger, Helena Christiansen and Jodie Kidd in your campaigns over the years. Which of those was your personal favourite and why? While I would like to answer it would be a bit like kissing and telling.

What was the catalyst for striking out on your own in 1995? I was designing for Howard Showers and I got fired. You are often described as having a great eye for design. Is that something learned or a natural talent? I’ll take that as a compliment. When you launched did you have any problems with copyright and Charles M Schulz and the ‘Peanuts’ gang? Yes but we overcame them and continue to trade under my name. Originally your designs were focused on the clothes but now you have branched into all areas – accessories, sunglasses, jewellery. Is it because you can’t stop designing? It was more a reaction to the demand to have things in the stores. It’s simple – what the consumer wants, the consumer gets. You have been quoted as saying that my designs have to sell. Fashion can be very esoteric, an insider’s club if you will, but you deliberately march to your own drum. Do you have friends who are designers? “Yes I do have some but they would never admit it.” Your life from the outside sounds like a movie script? (Laughs) At times it seems like a horror movie and then at others like the pilot for a crime show. Women in Australia are getting bigger in terms of the average size is now 12-14. Does that influence your designs? I’m not influenced by the fluctuations of women’s bodies. It’s a natural progression - it doesn’t happen in one season so we design for our customers and what they want. If not a fashion designer, is there another career path you would like to try? An airline stewardess has always appealed to me. I like the idea of travelling and trolley dollying up the aisle. Your clothes would sell very well overseas – any thoughts of taking the label to the US or Europe? That would be wonderful but at the moment I’m concentrating on our domestic market.

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The wYse Holiday 2011 collection promises to tick all the boxes when it comes to wearability, comfort, sophistication, light-hearted playfulness, style and femininity. With standout features such as three tiered colour blocking, soft lines and draping for a flattering silhouette these scene stealers are certain to make their presence known on the fashion radar. Special pieces sure to be a hit are the new wYse frill dresses, offered in both short and maxi length, which are perfect for a summer styling and can go from day to night. This season the ever popular wYse jumpsuits are back with a twist. Choose from delightful playsuits or new exoticism with the elegant halter jumpsuit – take your pick. The colour palette is fresh and inviting as well with coral, mint, silver and pastel pink taking front row. Not forgetting the new neutrals – nudes and flesh tones – with cement, white and stone providing an elegant alternative to the holiday brights. The ability to combine statement pieces with classic wardrobe-building items lets you produce your own timeless classics and is what gives wYse the edge. Beautifully crafted in easy-wear, easy-care, luxe Modal fabrication, this is resort ready clothing that is perfect for travelling. Designed to make you feel elegant and comfortable, wYse’s chic simplicity is sharpening, refining and redefining key styles at a price that is oh so affordable. For more go to wysebodywear.com.au

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FASHION C&M camilla and marc swim Ipanema one piece in multi, $240, 02 9331 1133. Zimmermann Charmer Twist bikini, $260, 1800 738 895 or www.zimmermannwear.com

Miracle Suit Barcelona in red ginger, $259, 1300 130 715.   Zimmermann Savannah one piece, $325, 1800 738 895 or www.zimmermannwear.com

Isola by Megan Gale Catalina Frill bandeau top, $99.95 and Catalina Frill skirted pant, $89.95, 02 8339 8222.

Just add water Miracle Suit Jillian in berry, $279, 1300 130 715.

Take a dip in retro-inspired swimsuits to flatter all figures

JETS by Jessika Allen Reminisce in midori moulded cup bandeau and bikini pant, $169, 1300 366 889 or jets.com.au

JETS by Jessika Allen Prairie in denim and spice bustier underwire bandeau with tie straps, $129, and mesh frilled leg line pant, $89.95, 1300 366 889 or jets.com.au

Isola by Megan Gale Catalina fixed moulded cup halter maillot, $179.95, 02 8339 8222.

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Australian Fatshion: Sonya does the rummaging through shopping centres, department stores and the rare op shop, in search of trendy, affordable and fatshionable clothing for the plus sized body and then delights in bringing it to your screen. The Westfield Insider: Alyce, who is 21 years old, has been the Westfield Insider for a year. She shares her on trend, on budget finds at Westfield centres across Australia. The goal is to give you the ultimate shopping scoop but welcomes the tips you’ve picked up too. I Want What She’s Wearing: This is a fun, quirky and inspiring blog by Rachel filled with great photos and seasonal tips. It features everything from the street style of the everyday woman to the latest high end fashion releases. The Sydney Girl: A website founded by Joelyne, this Sydney fashionista writes a daily blog filled with colourful photos of her life, fashion findings and beauty fixes. Giving you a personalised backstage pass, The Sydney Girl aims to give you a sneak peek into Sydney’s glamorous designs. Lady Melbourne: Young Phoebe keeps us up to date with her purchases, her loves, and fashion and beauty ideas including blogs on everything from Fashion Week to housekeeping tips. Light hearted and down to earth her posts are bold yet beautiful and classy. Frockwriter: Features the work of veteran fashion journo Patty Huntington. Known for an easy-toread writing style, well-researched work and breaking hot news stories, this is the first year she’s struck out with her own blog. The Sartoralist: What began as a sassy commentary on street fashion in 2005 by Scott Schuman now gets millions of visitors every month. One of the few fashion blogs in Technorati’s Top 100 Blogs list, you can expect honest opinion and excellent pictures. Imelda.com: What stylish woman doesn’t love shoes? Matt Jordan has channelled the Queen of Soles, Imelda Marcos, in this look at fashion from the ground up. Matthew has turned his footwearfocussed blog into one of the world’s leading authorities on fashionable shoes.

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The Label Lunch in support of the National Breast Cancer Foundation, this time in Bazaar at QT Gold Coast, was again packed out. An Australian Skin Clinics $1500 voucher, Ann Middleton Pearl necklace prize, stunning Marina Mirage fashion parade and sublime Finlandia Vodka cocktails made for one merry Friday afternoon.

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These are cool shoes in more ways than one. First they have unique design and colour and secondly by Glagla’s amazing ability to offer complete ventilation and anti-bacterial, washable soles. The Glagla shoe is ultra-light, reduces perspiration by 50%, evaporates three times more moisture and lowers foot temperature by an average 6 degrees Celsius, a must have item for the Australian summer. How do they do it? The bottom ply of the footbed is designed with a micro-perforated moulded EVA material that has received an antibacterial treatment, keeping the shoe sanitized. Then the upper formation of the shoe is constructed with an ultra-absorbent Dry Tech fabric which pulls moisture and ventilates the shoe’s interior. Available in a variety of styles and colours with men’s, women’s and children range. For stockists visit glaglashoes.com.au For your chance to win a pair of fabulous ladies or super cool men’s Glagla shoes valued at $79.95, email prize name and your contact details to competition@labelmagazine.com.au

New Old School Established in 1997, Henleys is one of the UK’s most influential and innovative fashion brands. For the women a sophisticated street style reigns this season encapsulating an urban spirit and feminine touch which showcases luxurious designs and accessories for the ultimate in casual chic. The range reflects glimpses of glamour with rhinestones and shimmer, applied to an exploration of shapes and draped oversized tops. Bold prints, vivid stripes and appliqués are all accentuated by a vibrant colour palette. The Men’s S/S 2011 Collection encompasses a quintessential old-school feel. The bold palettes explore 80’s hip hop, off-beat colours with neon highlights creating the vibrant summer prints. Standout pieces include Gilgreen check shirts, Hank board shorts, and classic Chino and Cargo pants. For your chance to win a piece of men’s or women’s Henleys clothing, email prize name and your contact details to competition@labelmagazine.com.au

Bright Shades Bold, distinctive and highly visible the Champion Sunglasses by Carrera are the unmistakeable new model with a pop twist for this season. Part of the Carrera Vintage Collection they are inspired by the brand’s 1980’s collection. The bold designs and colours are highly popular with celebrities including Britney Spears, Usher, Lady Gaga and Kylie Minogue. Very much a unisex range that will look equally good on both men and women, the vast range of colours available means there is a pair for all tastes. The fabulous fluorescent tones for the new model are yellow, orange, green and fuchsia, matched with sophisticated, transparent mirrored lenses for intriguing and irresistible appeal. This is eyewear perfect to wear from dawn to dusk and beyond.

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LABEL MAN

man up

Give him something that he will always remember

Start Your Engines

As part of the 30th anniversary celebrations of the longest running team sponsor partnership in F1 history, BOSS Black Watches proudly launches a high-powered, sporty looking commemorative limited edition timepiece vividly evoking the brand’s ties with the world of top level motor racing. The Hugo Boss 30th Anniversary Motorsports watch retails at $999 and is available from GDL Accessories, 03 9580 6268.

What the Heck!

When Daniel Hechter established his brand in Paris in 1962, his ethos was that creative fashion should not be a privilege reserved for a small group of elite who can afford haute couture. On the contrary, his credo was that creative fashion must be both affordable and wearable. That applies even more to his summer 2011/12 men’s collection. Geared towards the confident Australian man the range features a selection of linen shirts and casual blazers, focussing on the transition from work to play in the summer months.

Mont Blanc has long been associated with Europe’s highest summit using the mystical mountain’s name as its own. Now they are honouring Europe’s most impressive peak with the introduction of the ‘Tribute to Mont Blanc’ Collection. The iconic Meisterstück Writing Instrument is in snow white with a matching selection of exquisite jewellery and leather pieces.

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Smith Street Nickson leather bag $239.95, for stockists call 1800 282 553.

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Double collar shirts $150.

Italians are good at many things – cars, food, coffee and clothes. Now for the man in your life come 7camicie, Italian for 7 shirts. This discerning shirting brand has over 300 stores in Europe and has arrived in Australia. Made from Italian fabrics, the shirts range from basic styles, along with the more detailed which feature double and triple collars, all finished with distinct yet cheeky trims like paisley, stripes, polka dots and liberty floral. A wide selection of cufflinks, belts, ties and Italian suiting are also available. For enquiries call 02 9331 0088 or facebook.com/7camiciesydney.


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‘Tis the season for gift giving, and whatever the occasion may be – Christmas, Valentine’s or celebrating a birthday – Marina Mirage has you covered 1. Scented candles $29 each, pineapple cookie jar $49, Tommy Bahama, Marina Mirage, 5531 3088 2. Boys check lace ups, $49.95, Seed, Marina Mirage, 5531 2135 3. Nabuk/Ostrich handbag, $989, Via La Moda, Marina Mirage, 5526 3799 4. Scented candle, $39.95, Charlie Brown, Marina Mirage, 5503 1766 5. Red Barron replica $129.95, Ku De Ta, Marina Mirage, 5503 0738 6. Diamante collar $85, Create a Collar $20 plus $6.95 per letter, Posh Pets, Marina Mirage, 5527 0016 7. Quilted iPad cover, $249, Mimco, Marina Mirage, 5532 7932 8. 1, 2 and 5 year planners by Compendium, $29.95 each, Bon Genre, Marina Mirage, 5528 5002 9. Turquoise necklace $149, Costa Moda, Marina Mirage, 5591 4068 10. Teresa Ruiz for Little Joe Woman turquoise ring, $308, Little Joe, Marina Mirage 5527 1010 11. Normanby bag, $999, Rodd & Gunn, Marina Mirage, 5532 1800.

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FASHION

time for change Renew your look top to toe with these accessories

Tick Tock Tommy

Tommy Hilfiger is serving us preppy fashion and opulent watches with a spirit that is synonymous with the clean-cut, athletic youths of the privileged classes. You know them, the type who takes up tennis lessons between yachting and deportment lessons. Surprisingly inexpensive for such an iconic brand, the watch designs are simple and sophisticated with an ability to dress up or down depending on the occasion. The Tommy Hilfiger brand and logo is displayed on the watch face and when necessary, discreetly on the straps – not too overt but still familiar. Left: Tommy Hilfiger men’s watch $249.00; women’s white leather strap H watch $179.00. For stockists call GDL Accessories: 03 9580 6268.

Soul Doctor

Souls Thongs, who design a range of massage thongs for adults and kids, are celebrating their 10 year anniversary this coming summer. The difference with Souls is that the foot-bed moulds to your feet as you walk and the masseur bubbles act as pressure points to massage your feet and stimulate blood flow with every step. A reflexology session as you walk. Offering a huge range of colours, Souls Thongs also design flat-based thongs, ensuring there is a style to suit all personalities. All Souls Massage Thongs are made from an EVA foam and natural rubber combination, both nontoxic and environmentally friendly materials.

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Wood and resin bangles from Arlington Milne in watermelon and navy $29.95. For stockists go to www.arlingtonmilne.com

Win a pair of summer Souls thongs valued at $17.95 by emailing prize name and your contact details to competition@labelmagazine.com.au

Maui Jim Giveaway

Maui Jim, the fastest growing premium polarised sunglass maker in the world, has launched a new range for savvy fashionistas who are style conscious but want a high quality product to protect their eyes from harmful UVA, UVB and UVC rays. Their newest range, Maui Gradient, can be found in a range of frames, from fashion-forward to retro-aviators, crafted from lightweight, highly durable acetate or titanium with anti-corrosive hardware. The lenses maximise transmission of the colours your eyes see naturally. They are also scratch and impact-resistant and use the company’s patented PolarizedPlus®2 technology to cut glare and enhance colour. Win one women’s pair (Lani – RRP $395.95) and one men’s pair (Wiki Wiki – RRP $362.95) of Maui Jim sunglasses by emailing prize name and your contact details to competition@labelmagazine.com.au

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BEAUTY

Show Me the Honey

What began in 1971 as simply a new lip gloss shade by Clinique, Black Honey became an instant success. When in 1989 Black Honey was launched as an Almost Lipstick, no one realised the incredible impact it would have. Legions of devoted women have turned it into a serious cult favourite and it quickly evolved into a modern classic. Today, a single lip colour has stimulated an entire collection featuring the universal shade for the eyes, lips and cheek.

Life of the Party

Bobbi Brown’s new Party Collection is inspired by the memories and glamour of screen sirens like Marilyn Monroe and Lauren Bacall. The party starts with Bobbi’s iconic Shimmer Brick, now available in silver and gold and embossed for the first time with martini glass and shaker. Metallic Eye Paint Palettes also make an appearance, but the life of the party is the elegant yet modern Bobbi’s Party Fragrance. Party is about feeling like a star-glamorous and with all eyes on you. Win the Ultimate Party Collection Palette (value $130) and Cool Party Eye Palette (value $105) by emailing prize name and your contact details to competition@labelmagazine.com.au

Kor Blimey

Now you can combine all of your beauty favourites into one fabulous bag with the new Estée Lauder by Michael Kors Christmas Collection. It features three Michael Kors bags in distinctive holiday hues that bring the two style icons together in one gorgeous gift. Positively brimming with new, limited edition Estée Lauder products make it the perfect gift to give to a loved one or for you. Over $275 of value for only $125 – available at selected Myer and David Jones stores.

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The ultimate in hair indulgence. I deserve it. It’s all about ME The Gold Coast’s No. 1 Leading Salons Marina Mirage Shop 142 Marina Mirage Shopping Centre, 74 Seaworld Drive Main Beach Phone 5591 6122 Mermaid Waters Shop C/18 Q Superstore, Corner Bermuda & Markeri Streets Phone 5578 6211 www.marcusedward.com

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Jewel of the Orient

Shiseido has found inspiration for the Shimmering Cream Eye Colours from the deep colour of raw uncut gemstones. Formulated with 3D Jewel Powders, an exclusive Shiseido ingredient, these lightweight cream eye shadows maintains a clean, just-applied, fresh look for 16 hours without smudging or creasing. Available in 12 versatile shades, this applies easily for a smooth, even finish while hydrating your skin. RRP $44.

Blue Pacific

Red wine and skin care may sound an unlikely combination but due to the discovery that the secret to flawless skin can be found in red wine, Beauté Pacifique has released ‘Rescue’ which features Crème Paradoxe, a luxury daily treatment cream. Containing essential ingredients Resveratrol and Procyanidin, it is proven to delay the onset of ageing. ‘Rescue’, RRP $182.25, contains three treatments – Crème Paradoxe, Crème Metamorphique, and a travel size body lotion plus a 20% discount voucher for LA40 tablets.

Shiseido Perfect Refining Foundation spreads evenly to help blend away skin imperfections while providing optimal moisture balance for your skin.

Correct Procedure

The name on the bottle, Correcteur, says it all. Lancôme is again the premiere innovator with the release of Visionnaire, its first skincare product formulated to recreate truly beautiful skin. A Lancôme technological breakthrough has identified a miraculous new molecule : LR 2412. This molecule is able to ‘self-propel’ through the layers of the epidermis setting off a series of tissular micro-transformations. As a result, skin is transformed: texture is finer, wrinkles are visibly erased, pigmentary irregularities are reduced and pores tightened.

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BEAUTY

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The best endorsement any business can receive is a glowing, unsolicited testimonial from a happy customer. Since opening in 2011, Kudos Health Club at the Corporate Centre, Bundall has focused on giving high quality personal service to their members. The response from those same members has been nothing short of amazing with continual feedback extolling the virtues of this newly launched facility. Mostly the comments have been about the unique personalised service with members given the sort of treatment usually reserved for Hollywood ‘A’ listers at an exclusive resort. For example, upon joining Kudos Health Club a member is assigned one of our highly qualified personal trainers to help you achieve your goals. Included in your membership package is 3 x one hour personal training sessions. The initial assessment begins with a comprehensive health and fitness evaluation, which your personal trainer will use to tailor your individual exercise program. Your personal trainer will then guide you through your program using the wellness system, showing you how to use the equipment correctly and confidently. Every eight weeks you will receive a reassessment with your trainer which will allow you to accurately measure your results and make any necessary adjustments to your program. Another bonus is always having a personal trainer ‘on the floor’ during opening hours. The reason is simple – their job is to answer any questions you may have about your workout and to assist you with using the equipment thereby ensuring that you get the most benefit out of each and every session. Besides the amazing personal attention, Kudos Health Club also provides high quality toiletries, perfumes, aftershave, shampoo, conditioner and body wash for members. Then to ensure that you look your very best when you leave, ironing stations, hair dryers and straighteners are also available with a complementary towel service. This is a private club with every detail accounted for be it the exquisite decor and luxurious fit-out or the tranquil setting which is a cut above every other run of the treadmill gym. Not to forget the resort style pool and the equipment that comes with the most superior technology available. Luxury plus and complemented by service that always comes a smile, this is a club that is quite simply a cut above the rest delivering an extraordinary customer experience with results beyond what is possible at your everyday club. It not hard to see why after only four months this exclusive health club has already sold nearly half of its limited membership positions. In short, once they are gone, they are gone and new application is only available when someone leaves which, judging by the reaction of our current members, is something that will be a very rare occurrence. If you looking for a way to kick start your health and fitness regimen in a luxurious and private five star environment give Kudos a call on 07 5564 6488 or take a tour of the facilities on our web site at kudoshealthclub.com.au. You will never regret making the change.

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Hair Raising

Seven Wonders has launched a Moroccan Treatment Spray. Developed from the success of the Seven Wonders Moroccan Oil, the same benefits can now be applied to hair without leaving hands feeling greasy. Perfect for humid summer days, the convenient spray can be carried around in a bag and applied anytime, anywhere. It also has a lighter consistency than the original Moroccan Oil and is more liquid in texture, making it ideal for thin and short hair. sevenwonders.com.au

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Hot beauty buys for everything under the sun LaGaia Naturaceuticals is purity made simple – no toxic preservatives, fragrances or chemicals. Just real results from active, concentrated ingredients to bring your skin back to its optimal pH balance.

Life Force

The local Berber people of Morocco call the argan tree the ‘Tree of Life’ and have been using the argan to improve their skin and hair for thousands of years. Containing double the amount of vitamin E as olive oil, it is particularly beneficial for sensitive and mature skin types. With the addition of baoba oil, macadamia oil, almond oil and marula oil, Dr. Spiller Argan Oil strengthens the skin’s own lipid barrier to prevent trans-epidermal water loss and help it retain moisture. For the complete range visit dr-spiller.com.au or phone 1300 301 007 to find a stockist.

Gold Fever

For those who deserve a little luxury in their lives Leorex Booster Gold, containing true gold, is a noninvasive Botox® alternative that instantly reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the skin’s surface for up to eight hours. By coaching the skin’s cells to lift, Leorex Booster Gold creates a fuller, softer and smoother surface. Increased blood flow under the lifted wrinkle promotes collagen stimulation, restoring a youthful, wrinkle-free complexion. Available now at selected salons and online at leorex.com.au Win a Leorex Booster Gold valued at $159.95 by emailing prize and your contact details to competition@labelmagazine.com.au

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splash of summer Unleash your inner temptress with these potent perfumes

Snow Business

Van Cleef & Arpels release Feerie Rose des Neiges (Snow Rose). The scent is a fruity, musky floral, subtle and delicate. An enchanting spell is cast by the marriage of tart cranberries and the luscious flavours of pear and litchi, lightly accented with a touch of pink peppercorn. The middle notes entwine magnolia, peony and blackberry around the majestic rose. The soft, sensual base notes weave together cedar, tonka bean, silky musk and delicate sandalwood.

Harmonise This

D & G’s series of perfumes based on mystical tarot cards continues with their latest release. La Temperance 14 is a floral-woody musky fragrance that represents balance and harmony. It is composed of ambrette seeds, iris, musky and woody notes and inspired by the story of compromising between two opposing forces that result from faith. It features the same bottle design as the Dolce & Gabbana Anthology Collection but with an orange hint and a turquoise hue.

Intense Pleasure

Gucci Guilty Intense is an eau de parfum: a provocatively warm oriental floral with passion at its core. Seizing attention with a flamboyant opening born of the natural rush that is mandarin shimmering alongside an audacious fist of pink pepper. The middle notes reveal a blossoming of lilac, enriched with the sensual femininity of powdery violet and heliotropine. Too much can never be enough for the Gucci Guilty woman, who dares herself to embrace ever more powerful sensations.

Mr. Miyake’s Christmas

Christmas is a dazzling symbol of magical dreams. Issey Miyake’s fragrances evoke this festive frame of mind with L’Eau d’Issey. Crowning L’Eau d’Issey, osmanthus top notes of candied apricot marry with lotus, Miyake’s signature keynote. For a more sensual femininity, middle notes of two of the most sensual white flowers, jasmine and lily, stand in for lily of the valley. Amber and woody base notes conclude the composition with unerring elegance and an irresistible soft flourish.

Win a bottle of Burberry Summer for Women Limited Edition valued at $89. Email prize and contact details to competition@labelmagazine.com.au

A Secret Shared

Confident. Sexy. Glamorous. Three words to describe international recording artist Christina Aguilera and also her new fragrance, Secret Potion. Inspired by Christina’s favourite time of day – night-time – when sexiness and sensuality shines amidst the darkness. The oriental floral blend embodies the essence of a secret evening rendezvous with its exotic, sparkling fruits and sensuous florals for a feminine appeal. This is for confident women who want to be the centre of attention.

Orange Delight

Burberry Summer for Women is fresh, sparkling and floral. Reinvented from the original Burberry for Women, a unique and refreshing English summer feel has been achieved with the inclusion of pomegranate, orange, green leaves, rose, freesia and lily of the valley. Add the base notes of cedar, sandalwood and white musk and you have a perfume redolent with the memories of summer holidays. The coral-orange colouring of the bottle is subtly shaded with the Burberry check. 38

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The race that stops the nation was again a rip roaring social occasion at hotels, restaurants and hotels across the Gold Coast. A chance for the well dressed femmes to showcase their latest outfit and dazzle us with their outrageous millinery. Too much is never enough. Leah Rice

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scent of a male

Mark your territory with these distinctive, masculine colognes Hi Ho Silver

An intriguing combination of woody and radiant accords, Bvlgari Man, the silver limited edition, expresses a renewed ideal of masculinity. Infused with elegant, long lasting, zesty and crisp top notes, this bold, impactful and masculine Silver Limited Edition has a special packaging design inspired by one of Bulgari’s unique watch dial beams. Presented in a sophisticated silver colour and enriched by the sunburst motif extending over the entire surface of the bottle, the brilliant packaging suggests the essential character of the fragrance.

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Named after the tarot card representing The Jester, D & G’s Le Fou 21 is a fragrance designed for carefree and spontaneous individuals or jesters. Composed of bergamot, juniper berries, ginger and fern accords, this blue-green scent has been conceived for the instinctive man with a strong sense of humour who loves to fully enjoy his life. The sleek bottle with the lightly fluted black cap is a perfect fit for the spontaneous, carefree, unconventional male.

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Gucci Guilty Intense is an arresting eau de toilette that provokes as it seduces. The scent seizes hold of the senses with a heady fix of bracing Italian lemon and invigorating lavender. The patchouli that is the hallmark of Gucci fragrances reaches a new potency laced with the driest amber and a leather-rich sillage – earthy, yet suggestively exotic. The effect is at once remarkable and uncompromisingly alluring. Gucci Guilty Intense is a profoundly masculine fragrance.

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Inspired by the spontaneous, liberated and passionate spirit of Boss Orange, Boss in Motion Made for Summer is a fresh fragrance, capturing the power, energy and passion of summer. Think of energising mint, aromatic geranium and vibrant forests for the aromatic evocation of summer. This fresh scent within the BOSS range is more light-hearted with a mix of blood orange, spices and musks. The fragrance activates the feeling of anticipation of a good time out with friends.

Evoking that peaceful atmosphere of the English summer morning, Burberry Summer for Men has just been released in Australia. With top notes of mandarin leaf and yuzu combined with mint, juniper berries and thyme at the heart this is a woody fragrance to evoke the lazy, hazy days of summer. A shaded blue bottle embossed with the brand’s signature Scottish plaid complete the tranquil feel.

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Issey Miyake introduces L’Eau d’Issey Pour Homme Noir Absolu, a limited edition Eau de Toilette which features a spicy woody scent with an amber trail. Enclosed in an elegantly chic black bottle, this scent offers a masculine and classy fragrance. A hint of coriander at rest, Absolu makes an entrance with mandarin orange zest, revealing fruity accents in an optimistic tangerine-tinged fragrance. Still spicy, its central melody plays a rhythm of rich smooth cinnamon and nutmeg. 40

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Make Weight Loss

Permanent! If you’ve struggled with your weight for years and are suffering from obesity or weight-related problems, consider this seminar the first step to permanently improving your quality of life! Dr Laurent Layani and Dr Candice Silverman provide valuable information on proven weight loss solutions that lead to long term health benefits.

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BEAUTY

Dr. John Flynn MBBS, Dip RACOG, FRACGP, Dip.P.Derm (UK) FACCS, from Cosmedic & Skin Clinic answers your questions. What is Liposuction? Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery technique

developed by cosmetic surgeons to remove stubborn fat deposits that do not respond to dieting and exercise. These fatty bulges are most commonly found in the thighs, hips, abdomen, buttocks, knees, ankles, calves and arms. When is Liposuction desirable? Liposuction may be used to improve

your overall body appearance by reducing and re-contouring localised collections of fat. It is neither a substitute for weight reduction nor a cure for obesity. A consultation is the first step and Dr Flynn will discuss with you whether this operation is right for you. How important are psychological factors in relation to this procedure?

Emotional stability is the primary factor to be considered before any aesthetic surgery is performed. A “new body” does not guarantee a new life or an end to all personal problems. Are you a good candidate? The best candidates for Liposuction

are healthy men and women with good skin elasticity and realistic expectations. “Realistic” means that improvement, not perfection, is the goal. The fatty bulges should be localized to a few areas and the individual should be near their ideal body weight. It is not meant to replace good eating and exercise habits or to counter obesity. After surgery: Patients are mobile immediately after Liposuction. Keep

in mind that healing is a gradual process. Light exercise is usually permitted within a few days. You may feel a little bruised and sore

as if you have over exercised that part of the body, but you should be able to resume work in a few days. The new you: Remember, Liposuction is a surgical procedure and your body has to heal before you see the full benefits. Your results will likely be visible within two or three weeks, but the full effect may not be fully evident for six months to a year after Liposuction in some cases. You should maintain a balanced diet and exercise regularly to fully enjoy the new you for years to come. Alternative treatment: Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) is an alternative

treatment for abdominal fat collections especially when there is already a lot of loose skin. Patients with a lot of stretch marks also experience less skin retraction after Liposuction and may benefit from an Abdominoplasty. The new Body Tite system helps improve skin tightening. You should always keep in mind that the desired result is improvement, not perfection. Zeltiq, Cool Sculpting allows for fat reduction by freezing the fat deposits and is a great process for small collections or as an alternative to Liposuction. Each cycle takes only one hour and requires no anaesthetic and no surgery or needles. The answers given above are a general guide only and a proper consultation with Dr. Flynn can explain fully everything involved in any procedure you have in mind. Call Cosmedic and Skin Clinic on 07 5555 7888.

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Biotherm, in association with noted French designer Vanessa Bruno, has a special gift for their valued customers. Purchase any three basic products in the one transaction (excluding gift sets) and one of four beautiful limited edition Eaux scented candles is yours. With four unique scents the candles will be a fragrant reminder of the beauty of Biotherm. While stocks last.

Get pampered with Là Beauty

Relocating to their gorgeous new salon at Marina Mirage has allowed Eve M. Kelly from Là Beauty the opportunity to expand her beauty services. The move to the luxurious new surroundings has enabled Là Beauty to expand their beauty services to include two warmly decorated and inviting pamper rooms where clients are offered a private retreat for all their beauty requirements. Eve’s meticulous approach to skin care and lifelong commitment to offering leading, non-invasive skin care procedures have seen the recent introduction of the highly developed cosmetic range Skeyndor to the Là Beauty salon. This Spanish cosmetic brand uses biotechnological, marine and vegetal origin raw materials to produce their premium product and Là Beauty clients are thrilled with the results this new technology is providing. Là Beauty has also upgraded their Guinot techniques to include the new generation Hydradermie treatment known as Double Ionisation. “The important thing to remember is that there are many non-invasive, non-surgical options for correcting and enhancing your skin without downtime and without negative side effects such as redness and flaking,” said Eve. For bookings call 5528 5885.

The Pure Tan Self-Tan Removal Mitt allows you to gently remove self-tan while exfoliating, revealing smoother and softer skin ready for your next tanning application.

Zeltiq: non-invasive body contouring and sculpting; FAT FREEZE! Zeltiq is a breakthrough procedure for permanent spot reduction of body fat. Unlike liposuction, Zeltiq is completely non-invasive. Zeltiq CoolSculpting technology eliminates fat cells without causing damage or trauma to the skin. The fat cells are freed from the tissues, the body’s natural metabolic process eliminates the cells. In most cases, the procedure takes one to three hours. Clients can spend the time reading, relaxing, or working on their laptop.

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Model Heidi Klum knows how difficult it is to keep her golden locks in enviable condition while maintaining lustrous shine. As an ambassador for Schwarzkopf, she has decided to share her industry secrets with a brand new range issued under her name. The products, including Heat Mousse and Anti-Frizz Serum, are all designed to ensure you have hair like Heidi. Win your very own fabulous Schwarzkopf pack valued at $59.50 by emailing prize name and your contact details to competition@labelmagazine.com.au

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Make feet the focus this summer with gel toenails Juanita’s gel nails are a speciality; products ensure nails are protected and glossy plus they look sensational.

Summer is when your hair needs the most attention. Indola have released their summer tote bag which includes everything you need to protect your hair from the harsh, drying conditions of an Australian summer. Includes Repair Split Ends, Repair Capsules, Colour Shampoo and Colour Conditioner, – will have your locks looking luscious all year round. Win a summer essentials Indola Summer Tote Bag valued at $53.85 by emailing prize name and your contact details to competition@labelmagazine.com.au

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Puretopia Summer

Puretopia has released a two part treatment for your body that will leave your skin glowing. The Smooth Body Polish removes dead skin cells, excess oil and make-up leaving your skin soft and invigorated. Then apply the Smooth Body Lotion containing Rosehip Oil, Aloe vera and almond oil for a smooth, soft finish. So lose the winter coat and get glowing for summer. Win a gorgeous Puretopia Summer Body Bliss Set valued at $19.95 by emailing prize name and your contact details to competition@labelmagazine.com.au

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A rare collaboration between shu uemura and renowned film director Wong Kar Wai has resulted in a range of exotic beauty products. Among them are false eyelashes – Dance in Glitter (rrp $140) and Jeweled Love (rrp $44). They create seductive and luscious eyes for those special nights as you cast tender and alluring glances. Available exclusively at David Jones. Win a pair of limited edition Shu Uemura lashes valued at $140.00 by emailing prize name and your contact details to competition@labelmagazine.com.au

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So Good, So Sofitel

Sofitel Gold Coast in Broadbeach is pleased to announce the launch of an integrated and luxurious wedding venue for discerning brides and grooms. The French hotelier has launched its newest wedding concept entitled ‘So Bridal’. Wedding Coordinator, Devina Ihalauw explains. “The room is especially themed in chic Parisian style and will feature a glistening chandelier, custom European wallpaper, ornate candles and frames, flower and wedding cake displays and an ‘inspiration wall.’ ” In conjunction with the launch of So Bridal, Sofitel Gold Coast will also release new wedding packages which feature a host of little luxuries including personalised ‘Mr & Mrs’ bathrobes, overnight wedding accommodation and a celebratory one year wedding anniversary dinner. Catering for weddings from 10 to 220 guests, Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach features a stunning outdoor ceremony venue set by the water’s edge of the terrace pool and overlooking the Gold Coast hinterland. The hotel also offers a range of versatile function rooms, providing the perfect backdrop for an enchanted wedding reception. For more information visit sofitelgoldcoast.com.au

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At last a snack food that is free of artificial flavours, colours and preservatives and has 80% less saturated fat than regular potato chips. Welcome to Vege Twists, the brand new product that is the perfect snack for all ages. Unlike other chips on the market, Vege Twists are made from a variety of grains, and contain lupin flour which is high in protein, dietary fibre and antioxidants. Vege Twists are 100% gluten-free, meaning that coeliacs or those with gluten intolerances can still enjoy this healthier snack option. For more information visit vegechips.com

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At Diva tea & coffee house enjoy a perfect cup of coffee, choose from the selection of tea, chai or maybe indulge in a champagne breakfast. we bake in-house daily with preservative free, top quality, seasonal produce. Breakfast available early morning to 11.30am, and lunch from midday to 3pm daily. listen to live music by local artists on the deck every weekend.

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house of glass Indulge your senses and enjoy life in this iconic eatery

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Glass by name and glass by design – that is the concept behind Glass Dining and Lounge Bar at Marina Mirage. Situated slightly above the luxury boats moored in the Marina and with panoramic views of the Broadwater and beyond this is a destination that has very quickly become an institution with locals and visitors alike. Designed by powerhouse Gold Coast architectural practice DBI Design, the restaurant is literally a place to see and be seen. The floor to ceiling glass gives patrons the chance to enjoy the uninterrupted views while also allowing for the passing parade to look in and see who is enjoying what and with whom. The refurbishment of Marina Mirage was created so that anyone standing at the Eastern end of the famous shopping complex could look west and see through to the Marina. The $1.4 million fit out by owners Patrik Gennari and Shanan Harmelin has enhanced both their eatery and the beauty of this iconic shopping centre. The bar cost over $80,000, the kitchen, yes, it too is open for all to see, features a glass (what else) range hood with neon lights and allows diners to enjoy the sights and sounds of having a working kitchen buzzing away in the background. Of course, as beautiful as it is, all that expense and effort would mean nothing if the restaurant was not producing food and service of the highest order. Industry favourite Shanan Harmelin runs the front of house with a friendly efficiency that belies the effort required to make everything look serene. The metaphor of a swan gliding across the water whilst paddling furiously is an apt one. Executive chef David Pommier oversees a kitchen constantly striving to achieve the very best for each and every client. The menu is constantly updated depending upon the seasonal produce available. Some recent notable inclusions to the list of entrees include Pan Seared Scallops with prawn toast, sweet corn puree and a sesame oil emulsion. Another addition is the mouth watering Roasted Baby Quail in Serano ham with sage and drunken sultanas, coco and apricot puree with petite mustard green in noir balsamic butter. To the mains chef David Pommier has introduced a stunning version of the always popular confit of Bangalow Pork Belly adding celery custard, poached scallop, salmon boudin accompanied by an apple and walnut crumble. All are as delicious as they sound. With summer upon us, Glass Dining and Lounge bar is the perfect place for that end of season celebration or function. With Marina Mirage’s secure undercover parking removing the angst of finding a convenient place to park in the congested hubs of the Gold Coast, this is the ideal location to celebrate any occasion. There could be no better place to enjoy New Year’s Eve with friends and/or family. Comfortable, elegant and exclusive with the guarantee of receiving the finest food and service, Glass is the perfect location for any celebration and on New Year’s Eve it really comes into its own. For more information phone 5527 1009 or visit glassrestaurant.com.au


macaroons delicious French conFections handmade onsite Don’t miss out! Order your macaroons and specialty cakes for Christmas and New Year functions now. Buy a handcrafted Christmas cake from only $55. Private catering by renowned world champion chef Luke Turner is now available for your special functions. Call Sweet today on 5532 8832. Sweet Chocolate Fondue Bar & Specialty Cakes at Ferry Road Market, Ferry Road Southport


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saks appeal All day menu, live music and great service – Saks has it all

It is a common question – where can you go to have a great meal, listen to live entertainment, dance and have fun until late? The answer is Saks Restaurant and Bar overlooking the Broadwater at Marina Mirage. A safe, friendly environment which stays open until 2am, Saks is renowned for the warmth of its welcome, sensational views, relaxed ambience, beautifully prepared food and cocktails at realistic prices. A variety of entertainment is also unique to this iconic venue. Friday and Saturday nights are famous for the mix of live music and/or DJs ensuring that the good times continue when the vibe is cranked up. From 9pm until late you’ll find that the party doesn’t have to stop while you have somewhere to dance with that special someone. Every Friday night from 9pm is Ladies Night with Champagne, cocktails, live music and DJs on tap guaranteeing that the dance floor stays alive. Sunday Sounds, which kick off at 4pm, are legendary at Saks. Where else can you find such a relaxing, trouble free environment in such a magnificent setting and where good friends can meet up to enjoy the last of the weekend with a cocktail or cold drink. Let the stress and worry of your working week drift away as you enjoy the magnificent sunset overlooking the Broadwater.

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Most of the dining is alfresco right on the water with the other dining areas beautifully fitted out with polished timber floors giving the look and feel of being aboard a super yacht. Floor to ceiling windows enhance the elevated view of the water and boats. Sit back, relax and enjoy one of our sensational cocktails. Saks serves a wide range of cuisine from seafood, steak, chicken, pasta and pizza dishes. They also have a huge gluten free menu so that they can accommodate the dietary needs of everyone. With seating for 220 guests and cocktail parties for up to 500 people, Saks will ensure your celebration, wedding, corporate launch or intimate dinner is delicately prepared and enjoyed by all. Their caring attentive staff will have you completely relaxed as your small or large event is perfectly balanced with their great food, fantastic service and comfortable surrounds. You are invited to explore, revisit and enjoy one of the Coast’s most iconic venues- Saks Restaurant and Bar at Marina Mirage. Open from 12pm till late, seven days a week for lunch, dinner or drinks. Bring your family – bring your friends – bring it... to Saks! Dining reservations are recommended by phoning 07 5591 2755.


An Unforgettable Setting

Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach Located in the heart of cosmopolitan Broadbeach, just moments from golden beaches and beachside parks, Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach offers an integrated and luxurious wedding venue for discerning brides and grooms. A bespoke celebration, an unforgettable setting - Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach features a stunning outdoor ceremony venue set by the water’s edge of the terrace pool and overlooking the Gold Coast hinterland. The hotel also offers a range of versatile function rooms, providing the perfect backdrop for an enchanted wedding reception. So Bridal - Inspired by you, staged by us.

Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach | 81 Surf Parade | Broadbeach QLD 4218 Tel: (07) 5592 2250 – Fax: (07) 5592 3747 www.sofitelgoldcoast.com.au


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High in the sky While the decor of RPRs Restaurant has been replaced by a spectacular new fit out and new name, Videre, the extraordinary views are still as stunning as ever. GM of RACV Royal Pines Resort, John Morris, proudly showed off the stylish decor and new menu at a gala opening night that had everyone raving.

Kylie Kowalczuk, Tanja Mrnjaus & Liv Morgan

Meg & John Morris

Martine Barrie & Kate Bennett Ngaire Burke & Susan Griffiths

Jessica & Simon Shanahan

Teek Ireland & Juliette Hauff

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Take a break and relax by the pool, enjoy a sunset dinner or indulge in a massage. Choose from a variety of great accommodation options including 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments. Prices start from $265 per night or just $180 for all Auto Club members*. Our brand new property is located close enough to explore Hastings Street and Noosa’s award winning restaurants, pristine beach, chic cafes and bars, yet far enough away to enjoy the serenity of the resort’s secluded location. For bookings call 1300 273 962 or book online at www.racv.com.au/noosa RACV Noosa Resort 94 Noosa Drive, Noosa Heads, Queensland, Australia.

*Sale dates available until 31 March 2012 for travel until 30 June 2012. For further details, terms and conditions refer to www.racv.com.au/resorts. Auto Club Members includes RACV, RACQ and NRMA Members.

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Seared Squid Salad with Lime & Coriander Serves 4 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon caster sugar 2 tablespoons light flavoured oil 500g cleaned squid, scored on the inside and cut into strips 1 red onion, thinly sliced 150g snowpeas, halved on the diagonal 150g sugar snap peas, halved on the diagonal Handful mixed herbs, such as coriander and mint Lime dressing Combine the soy sauce, sugar and oil in a medium bowl and add the squid. Leave to marinate for 10 minutes. Preheat a barbecue or frying pan until hot. Cook the squid, in batches if necessary, for 1–2 minutes each side or until just cooked (longer for thicker squid). Place the onion, snowpeas and sugar snap peas, herbs and cooked squid in a bowl. Pour over the lime dressing and toss gently to combine. Lime Dressing 2 garlic cloves 4 coriander roots 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon ground white pepper 2 green chillies, finely sliced 1 tablespoon caster sugar 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons fish sauce

1 avocado, peeled, stoned and roughly chopped 1 small red onion, finely sliced Large handful coriander leaves 3 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon sesame oil Arrange the lettuce, prawns, mango, avocado, red onion and coriander leaves on a plate. Whisk together the sweet chilli sauce, lime juice and sesame oil and dress the salad. Salt & Pepper Whiting Serves 4 75g (½ cup) plain flour 2 teaspoons dried chilli flakes 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper 600g small white fish fillets or sliced larger white fish fillets 3 tablespoons fish sauce light flavoured oil, for frying grapefruit salad 2 limes, cut into wedges Combine the flour, chilli flakes and pepper in a bowl. Marinate the fish fillets in the fish sauce for 5 minutes, then drain one by one and roll in the spiced flour. Heat the oil in a deep frying pan over medium to high heat until hot. Fry the fish in batches for 2 minutes or until golden. Remove from the pan with a slotted spoon, drain well and place on paper towel to drain completely. Serve with the grapefruit salad and lime wedges.

Serves 4

Grapefruit Salad 2 red grapefruit, cut into segments Large handful mint leaves and coriander leaves 1 small red onion, cut into thin wedges 2 teaspoons fish sauce 1 tablespoon caster sugar 2 tablespoons lime juice

1 small butter lettuce, torn 750g cooked prawns, peeled and de-veined 1 mango, peeled, stoned and sliced

Combine the grapefruit, mint, coriander and onion in a bowl. Whisk the fish sauce, sugar and lime juice together in another bowl and pour over the salad.

Place the garlic, coriander roots, salt, pepper, chilli and sugar in a mortar and pestle and pound to form a paste. Add the lime juice and fish sauce and stir to combine. Set aside. Prawn & Mango Salad

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Bling Bling ½ shot Chambord liqueur ½ shot Finlandia classic vodka ½ shot lime juice ½ shot of sugar syrup 6 raspberries Top with Champagne Shake all ingredients apart from Champagne. Double strain into a chilled Champagne coupette glass and top with Champagne. Recipe courtesy Brown-Forman Australia.

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30ml Vodka 15ml elderflower cordial Juice of 1 apple, freshly pressed 1 slice(s) cucumber, for garnish Fill shaker with ice. Add Vodka, elderflower cordial, and apple juice. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with cucumber slice. Recipes courtesy Grant Collins.

Want more? Fix at Hilton Surfers Paradise has THE hottest cocktail menu. Renowned mixologist Grant Collins will astonish you with his amazing concoctions. Fixing seven days a week from 5pm.

Dusky Maiden 2 nips Tuaca Liqueur 1 nip Rosé wine 6 red grapes Top with cranberry juice Muddle grapes in a tall glass, half fill with crushed ice, add ingredients and stir well. Top with crushed ice and garnish with red grapes.

The Big Easy ¾ nip Cointreau triple sec 1¾ nip Southern Comfort liqueur 2 nip freshly squeezed orange juice Top with ginger ale Shake first three ingredients with ice and strain into tall a ice-filled glass. Top with ginger ale. Garnish with half an orange slice.

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Summer Breeze 35ml Tuaca 15ml Chambord 25ml lemon juice 10ml sugar syrup 25ml raspberry puree Top with ginger ale

Fill a tall glass with cubed ice, add ingredients, stir well. Garnish with a raspberry or lime and lemon twist. Recipes courtesy Brown-Forman Australia.


The Gods of

rocksalt Freshness, passion and consistency are bywords for owner/chef Matt Jefferson in his search for perfection on a plate Fresh is best. That simple statement neatly sums up the food philosophy of Rocksalt’s owner/chef Matt Jefferson. “My aim is to find the best produce, keep the flavours clean and deliver simple, beautiful food from the freshest that nature has to offer,” he explains. A passionate innovator with uncompromising standards Matt continues to evolve his distinctive Australian menu showcasing his passion to produce remarkable dishes at an affordable price that appeal to a wide variety of diners. His attention to what he produces for his many devoted diners has been recognised with a multitude of awards including the awarding of a coveted Chef ’s Hat by the Australian Good Food Guide from 2009-2011. Matt has also been the proud recipient of Chef of the Year in 2009, 2010 and 2011 while Luca Giacomin was named Gold Coast Maitre ‘D of the Year in 2010 and 2011. That recognition has spurred Matt and his team on to even greater heights in the search for better and fresher. Vegetables and herbs from organic farms, Spanner Crab meat from the clear waters of Noosa, line caught fish, hand dived scallops, oysters from Coffin Bay – the

attention to detail in the sourcing of fine produce is never-ending. That effort is rewarded on the plate when the visually appealing dishes arrive at the table and the taste more than matches what the eyes have promised. The hard work is on display for all who love fine food and is matched by the superb front of house team who understand that good service is a major component of any great dining experience. Try it, you’ll love it.

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Community spirit

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The St. Hilda’s School annual fete was scheduled for Saturday when the heavens opened. However the amazing community spirit and a small army of parents, staff, students and supporters quickly shifted everything to what turned out to be a glorious Sunday.

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ST HILDA’S SCHOOL CENTENARY BALL

St Hilda’s School celebrates 100 memorable years in 2012. Old Girls, current parents and their families are invited to join in the celebrations at the St Hilda’s Centenary Ball, the first major event of the 2012 Centenary Calendar. Date: Saturday 17 March 2012 Venue: Grand Ballroom, RACV Royal Pines Resort Ashmore, Gold Coast 6.30pm Welcome Drinks on the Lawn 7.30pm Dinner and Celebrations 9.30pm Music and Dancing until late Dress: Black Tie Cost: $150 per person or $1500 for a table of 10 Bookings and enquiries: Simone Crowther ☎ 07 5577 7261 ✉ scrowther@sthildas.qld.edu.au

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New tastes at

moo moo Tantalise your taste buds with Moo Moo Broadbeach’s new summer offerings

Summer is here and a seasonal change has arrived at Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill at Broadbeach On The Park. CEO Steven Adams and Executive Chef Damien Draper, known for their dedication, creativity, artistic vision and beautiful cuisine, have created a collection of mouthwatering new items for Moo Moo Broadbeach. The menu features new, improved and lightened dishes that celebrate the restaurant’s progress in culinary expertise, a greater number of vegetarian options, an enhanced wine and beer list with the focus firmly on offerings that will heighten the dining experience. Among the many new dishes to the Moo Moo Broadbeach menu, which are sure to become firm favourites, are ‘Sashimi of Wagyu’ with artichoke pesto, pine nuts, fennel jam, sage and fennel pollen. Moo Moo has also added a vegetarian tempter – ‘Zucchini Flowers’ with mozzarella, quail egg, olive and truffle vinaigrette. With our beef lovers in mind, Moo Moo has also introduced the sensational ‘Moo Moo Wagyu Lasagne’ with smoked white sauce and mozzarella. To further enhance the famous Moo Moo Specialty Beef menu some refinement has occurred featuring a greater variety of premium beef from all regions and pastures around Australia. New additions include ‘OBE Certified Organic’ Hereford from South-West Queensland, ‘Stockyard Wagyu’ from Kerwee Feedlot in South-East Queensland and the new Tajima Genetics breed ‘Australian Black Wagyu’ which will be supplied exclusively to Moo Moo Hospitality Group by Security Foods and Mr Gerry Harvey. Moo Moo Broadbeach will also continue to provide its cult followers with their famous ‘In-House Dry Aged Black Angus’ beef, hung for 50 days in our state of the art, dry aging cabinet and butchered in-house by our specialty trained kitchen team. Dessert lovers haven’t been forgotten either because now there is even more reason to be tempted with the new ‘Moo Moo Hot Fudge Brownie’ served with dark chocolate, vanilla ice-cream and honeycomb. Chef Draper also recommends the ‘Malt Rice Pudding’ served with barley ice cream, nutmeg, confit apple and rice tuille. Moo Moo restaurants in Brisbane and Broadbeach, as one of the few Australian on-premise stockists of the famous Armand De Brignac Champagne, were proud to host a special Armand De Brignac dinner at both restaurants. Executive chef Damien Draper created an exquisitely crafted five course dinner for the guests. Each of the courses was designed to perfectly complement the three award winning champagnes – Brut, Blanc de Blanc and Rosé. For that extra special occasion you owe it to yourself to experience Champagne like no other – Armand De Brignac. Specialty Champagne aside, Moo Moo continues to offer an award winning selection of wines with over 400 options available for our diners. All have been carefully selected by owner Steven Adams with an emphasis on premium wines that best represent regions throughout the world. The ‘Enomatic’ wine preservation system also allows our guests to pick the perfect wine for their dining experience in a 35ml, 75ml or 150ml. The system also prevents the wine from oxidisation, maintains the wines quality and protects its organoleptic integrity (taste, aroma, body and colour). For bookings phone 07 5539 9952 or visit moomoorestaurant.com

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Magdalena Sujecki & Ben Taylor

Fix Cocktail and Lounge bar in the new Hilton Surfers Paradise opened with a sensational Extreme Cabaret event that had everything – fire dancers, stilt walkers and jugglers to pretty young things in frilly costumes. Get there!

Melissa Davies & Summer Fisher

Bec Whitehead & Kristina Innemee

Grant Collins Jodi Green & Ana Bruder

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Noosa bound Label visits the perfect place to relax on the Sunshine Coast – the RACV Noosa Resort

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If Goldilocks was in the mood to ditch the three bears and head to Noosa Heads for a holiday, she would find the RACV Noosa Resort ‘just right’. This stylish and contemporary resort has made an art form of having the details just so and ensuring that comfort for the guests is of paramount importance. It is situated overlooking a pristine wetlands sanctuary yet close enough to Noosa’s famous Hastings Street with a vast array of cafes, restaurants and shops to make you feel that you haven’t entirely abandoned civilisation. The resort is positioned on a 15-hectare site beside the Weyba Creek, a tributary of the Noosa River and overlooking Keyser Island conservation park. An array of tasteful yet affordable suites and apartments are available with a choice of private courtyards, balconies or rooftop terraces overlooking the resort or across the lush sanctuary to Noosa Sound. The accommodation choices are also substantial with precinct villas, one, two and three bedroom villas or suites which are designed to suit every need be it extended family holiday or a relaxing couples getaway. RACV Noosa Resort is also an ideal venue for meetings, weddings, events or functions. The resort offers five flexible-format rooms with an abundance of natural light, along with terrific alfresco and undercover spaces for breakouts, breaks and gatherings. The top of the range Precinct Villas are two storey opulence of the highest order with three bedrooms, including a master with en suite, and widescreen TV. There is a fully equipped kitchen with Miele appliances in an open plan living and dining area, separate media room, and two private terraces or balconies. The lounge and media room both feature widescreen TVs. Each villa includes a laundry, air conditioning, ceiling fans, secure double garage with internal access, and either a plunge pool or rooftop spa with some villas having a private lift. Why would you ever want to leave? All of the light-filled apartments come equipped with full kitchens with European appliances and laundry so you can self-cater. Alternatively guests can make use of the full resort facilities which include a lagoon pool with beach entry, cocktail bar, gym, flood-lit tennis court and day spa. Miles of pristine beaches are close by to enhance the feeling of a genuine secluded beach getaway. The five-star property also offers complete resort services such as 24-hour reception, in-room dining, dry cleaning and laundry service and return shuttle to Hastings Street. There are also plenty of activities to entertain guests including tennis, fitness centre, day spa, bicycle hire and eco walking track. When the sun sets you can relax with a cocktail in the bar before dining at the chic restaurant, which provides indoor and alfresco dining beside the pool. In short, RACV Noosa Resort has the best of all worlds. A relaxed, welcoming holiday awaits where you can wake to the sound of whipbirds or fall to sleep to the friendly call of our resident geckos. Try it and you too will find it ‘just right’.

RACV, RACQ, NRMA and all other automobile club members can enjoy at least 25% discounts off regular accommodation rates. Members can also enjoy day spa discounts. Visit racv.com.au for further details.

Opposite: The best of both worlds. Clockwise from top: Open plan living; relax in the day spa; fun for all by the lagoon pool; luxury in an eco setting.

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MOVIES

see it on the

big screen

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

A disgraced journalist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by a young computer hacker. Hollywood’s blockbuster take on the original film. Stars: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara.

Iron Lady

Meryl Streep is mesmerising as she delves into the life and times of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid to attain power. Stars: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent.

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy

This spy thriller adaptation is the story of George Smiley, a recently retired MI6 agent, adjusting to life outside the SS. A disgraced agent draws him back into the world of espionage. Stars: Gary Oldman, Colin Firth.

The Adventures of Tin Tin

Beloved childhood favourite Tin Tin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock’s ancestor. Stars: Jamie Bell, Daniel Craig, Andy Serkis.

Mission Impossible 4

The IMF is shut down when it’s implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue. Stars: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner.

Jack and Jill

A comedy about advertising executive Jack (Sandler) who has his idyllic family life turned upside down by the behaviour of his reckless twin sister Jill (also Sandler). Stars: Adam Sandler, Katies Holmes, Al Pacino.

War Horse

Tower Heist

A comedy caper about workers who seek revenge on the swindler who stiffed them of their money and hire a crook to help. Stars: Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy

Steven Spielberg directs this epic tale of a young man and his horse, Joey. When Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of WW1, Albert heads to France to save him. Stars: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson.

A Few Best Men

A hilarious culture clash when an Englishman becomes engaged to an Australian. His mates cause chaos at the wedding and turn the best day of their lives into the worst. Stars: Xavier Samuel, Kris Marshall.

The Muppets

Three fans help The Muppets reunite to save their old theatre from a greedy oil tycoon and stage a telethon to raise the money. Stars: Amy Adams, Jason Segel.

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MUSIC

Listen up Powderfinger: The Ultimate Collection

Australia’s best loved band has released this recollection of their musical history in a deluxe two-disc set. The collection is a who’s who of the band’s top tracks plus two previously unreleased tunes.

Rihanna: Talk That Talk

The eagerly anticipated follow-up to Loud featuring the single Only Girl (In the World) is Rihanna’s sixth studio album. Loud reached global sales of nearly 8 million and this too is expected to explode worldwide.

Now: Xmas 2011

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift? Look no further than Now Xmas 2011! Two discs full of the most beautiful Christmas songs from John & Yoko, Coldplay, Kylie Minogue, Spice Girls, John Farnham and more!

Susan Boyle: Someone to Watch Over Me

The album heralds a new era of music for Susan Boyle. New material and classics combined with a variation of tempos from the ethereal to the dramatic showcases the extraordinary voice the world loves.

Sinatra: Best of the Best

Frank Sinatra’s greatest recordings for Capitol Records and Reprise Records have been gathered for one stellar collection. Sinatra: Best of the Best will be released in single-disc and a deluxe 2CD set.

Now: The Hits of Summer 2012

In time for summer is Now: The Hits of Summer 2012 featuring 2CDs full of the hottest tracks. Everything from the biggest superstars like Flo Rida, Katy Perry, Jason Derulo, Simple Plan, Eskimo Joe and Good Charlotte.

Kelly Clarkson: Stronger

Her discovery during the first season of American Idol made Kelly Clarkson a worldwide vocal phenomenon. This album is filled with candid, emotionally raw tunes like The War Is Over and Honestly.

Ministry of Sound – 2012 Annual

Ministry of Sound’s biggest release of the year has arrived. The music to go with your good times delivers the hottest new tracks along with the finest future hits. The perfect warm-up to your summer season.

Club Electro: Various Artists

Welcome to the club! The doors are open, the beats are banging and it’s time to come and experience the sound and be a part of the movement that has been fuelling the nation’s clubs.

Now: Summer Edition Dance

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Harvey Normans Cooking in style demonstration programme demonstrates the features and benefits of AEG’s new Pro Combi™ steam oven, in a relaxed atmosphere, where our dedicated chefs show how simple the product is to use while giving you great cooking tips. Book in today for your demonstration to see how fantastic the AEG Pro Combi™ steam oven is, and how it can save you time and energy in the kitchen (AEG demonstrations now available at Harvey Norman Bundall, Fortitude Valley, Oxley, Browns Plains and Toowoomba).

AEG Pro Combi™ steam Advanced engineering from Germany – three products in one! Steamer, convection oven and combi steamer.

What are the benefits? When steaming food, food retains its natural moisture, colour and flavour content. This is one of the healthiest ways of cooking. Steaming is not only great for your vegetables and rice but meats, eggs desserts, reheating, sterilising and more.

Simplicity at your fingertips

But when you combine steam and convection heat you have the capability of preserving the moisture of your foods but also browning and baking. This function will make your scones the best every time... your roast meat the most succulent with little to no shrinkage and your pastries rise and crisp!

You’ve got to see it to believe it. AEG Pro Combi™ steam has a number features you have just got to see to believe. Cool door technology keeps the heat in the oven while the outside of the door remains cool to touch. Soft motion hinges, Maxi View™ enlarged oven window, extra large oven capacity, cooking probe, fan controlled defrosting, ‘A’ class energy efficient rating, digital controls, 26 oven functions and more... all while having a stylish look. Book now to attend our free ‘cooking in style’ demonstrations on the appliances you are considering purchasing. Only at participating Harvey Norman stores.


DVDS

big night in

check out the latest releases on DVD

Spy Kids

A retired spy is called back into action and to bond with her new step-children she invites them along for the adventure to stop the evil Timekeeper from taking over the world. Stars: Jessica Alba, Jeremy Piven, Joel McHale.

Abduction

Nathan Harper has the uneasy feeling that he’s living another’s life. He stumbles across an image of himself as a little boy on a missing persons website and realises his parents are not his own. Stars: Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins.

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Red Dog

Based on the legendary true story of a red kelpie who united a disparate mining community in the 1970s and 1980s while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master. Stars: Rachael Taylor, Josh Lucas, Noah Taylor.

Warrior

Haunted by a tragic past, ex-Marine Tommy Conlon returns home for the first time in fourteen years to enlist the help of his father to train for SPARTA, the biggest winner-takes-all event in mixed martial arts history. Stars: Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton.

Faces in The Crowd

A horror-thriller centred on a woman living with ‘face-blindness’ after surviving a serial killer’s attack. Her condition causes her facial features to change each time she loses sight of them as the killer closes in on her. Stars: Milla Jovovich, Julian McMahon.

Tree of Life

Follows the life journey of an eldest son through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. Stars: Brad Pitt , Sean Penn.

The Beaver Super

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A depressed CEO of a toy company (Gibson) nearing bankruptcy is kicked out by his wife. After numerous unsuccessful suicide attempts, he develops an alternate personality represented by a beaver hand puppet found in the trash. Stars: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster.


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Friday 17 February 12pm - 3pm Cocktail on arrival Enjoy the Bazaar international marketplace cuisine and selected wine Hosted by 92.5 Gold FM personality Olivia Scott Marina Mirage Autumn Winter 2012 fashion collections Take home a bag of luxurious gifts Your chance to win a fabulous jewellery set valued at over $900 courtesy of Birkbecks Jewellers Fabulous raffle prizes Plus after lunch continue the fun downstairs at Stingray Lounge Tickets $95 It’s love month so dress in red ladies!

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BOOKS

book list

Danni: My Style by Danni Minogue

Style icon Danni Minogue shares her fashion wisdom on how to dress to impress. Illustrated with stunning photos, the book covers everything from how to accentuate the positive through to hair and skin care, make-up tips and healthy eating.

The Freudian Slip by Marion von Adlerstein

Strictly Confidential by Roxy Jacenko

Jasmine Lewis, a young publicist trying to work her way up from the bottom in Sydney’s hottest PR company. With a dash of romance, clashes with frenemies, A-list mishaps and plenty of designer labels, this is a glorious romp.

Lady Gaga Style Bible by David Foy

Sydney, 1963 and three young women, Bea, Desi and Stella, are taking on the world of advertising. Defined by their vital statistics (36-24-36) and considered over the hill at thirty, they are successful but inept at managing their private lives.

More than just a style guide, this fashion bible displays the humour, passion, shock and wow-factor inherent in all of Lady Gaga’s looks. It details her early style and influences which played a part including all the iconic images.

Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich

Hotel Vendôme by Danielle Steele

The Heart of the Home by Julie Goodwin

Prime Time by Jane Fonda

PARIS: a guide to the city’s creative ♥

Elizabeth Taylor: Her Life in Style

Janelle McCulloch has discovered all of Paris’s secret gems in 20 years of living there and delights in sharing them. From the stylish boutiques on the Champs-Élysées to the irresistible cafes, tea salons and patisseries, this is a real insider’s view.

This stunning tribute to one of the most striking beauties of the silver screen celebrates the life, passions, rocks and frocks of a Hollywood legend. From starlet to sex kitten and then consummate activist, Elizabeth Taylor did it all, with style.

Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum’s life is set to blow sky high when an international murder hits dangerously close to home. After a Hawaiian holiday turns into a nightmare scenario, Stephanie ends up knee deep in trouble.

Cook like MasterChef winner Julie with 100 more of Julie’s wonderful recipes. From a BBQ rack of lamb to chicken satay or a perfect sticky date pudding, Julie has all your cooking needs covered. Included are recipes you need for those big occasions.

by Janelle McCulloch

Hugues Martin takes over a small, tired, run-down hotel in New York and transforms it into a beautiful boutique hotel of impeccable elegance. His drive soon becomes too boring for his wife, who leaves him for a rock star.

An icon for generations of women Jane Fonda shares her wisdom on making the most of your later years. She explores how the years from 45 and beyond can be the time when you truly become an energetic, loving, fulfilled person.

by Susan Kelly

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MOTORING

YA, YA, yaris This Toyota favourite is bigger, brighter and better

With 3.5 million units sold around the world Toyota Yaris has certainly hit the mark with buyers. Now the third generation of Yaris is about to hit the show room at Grand Motors Toyota and the staff at the Ferry Road dealership are expecting an influx of customers, all eager to try and buy. The changes to an already successful brand have been attributed to the feedback from Australian drivers. The chassis and steering for the next-generation Yaris hatch will suit Australian conditions and driver expectations. The Toyota Technical Center in Melbourne contributed to the steering calibration and local Toyota engineers confirmed the overall chassis package for Australia will provide sharp handling, similar to that preferred by European drivers. Two features in the next-generation Yaris make it highly suited to Gold Coast city driving – a small turning circle and added power assistance at parking speeds. While it is slightly longer than the previous model it possesses an urban-friendly, tight turning circle of 9.4 metres. The adoption of electric power steering across the Yaris range also provides greater ease and range of turning. Grand Motors Toyota is also excited about the new layout. The interior design has an overall clean, stylish layout; a sports leather stitched steering wheel gives the driver a sense of luxury matching in with the sports trim on the seats. Metal look trim

accents are another stand out feature, making the new Yaris a home away from home on those long trips. The interior load space has grown to nearly 350 litres, extending to 768 litres when the split fold rear seats are lowered flat. Rear access through the tailgate will also be better for large boxes etc, as the aperture has increased in width by 20mm. Body rigidity has been improved to reduce twisting and excessive suspension movements, particularly at the rear. The result is greater driving enjoyment, better rear-wheel grip, sharper steering response and improved driving stability during turning. Standard fit in all but the entry level Yaris will be the Toyota Touch audio system, which provides touch screen controls, Bluetooth, a USB port and a rear parking camera. Buyers will then be able to upgrade to the full Toyota Touch and Go system, which adds full map satellite navigation, as well as a range of information services that can be accessed via mobile phones via a customer portal. In short this is a car perfectly suited to Gold Coast conditions – stylish, easy to drive, functional and loaded with modern features. Grand Motors Toyota is expecting demand to skyrocket when the word gets out about this brilliant car. Visit grandmotors.com.au for more on the extraordinary Yaris.


ISSUE

Protect yourself

at all times

Insurance and risk management with Hamish Broadbent The year 2011 will be remembered for natural disasters – Brisbane floods, North Queensland Cyclones, Christchurch earthquake and the Japanese tsunami. Unfortunately, many people only found out after the devastating events that insurance did not cover them. The Brisbane floods revealed many homes in riverside suburbs were effectively uninsured. Humans also create damage to our surrounds – the English riots caused millions of dollars damage to shops, cars and homes, while the recent oil spill off the coast of New Zealand created environmental damage. Insurance again plays a part. Closer to home, if you are an employer, principal contractor, or home, car or boat owner, you are also at risk of causing damage to an individual’s health and well being, as well as property damage. Once again insurance plays an important role. We are all familiar with compulsory third party insurance for our cars – without it your car is not registered and is not permitted on the road. CTP insurance protects you from claims against your assets. Few of us could personally pay out a claim. CTP insurance therefore ensures the injured person can receive payment from an insurer who has the resources to pay out a claim. However, what about other forms of transport? Boats do not have the same requirement for CTP insurance. Persons on other vessels and those performing underwater activities are at risk. Unless the owner obtains insurance, all are exposed. Home and contents insurance sometimes extends to asset stored within it which cause personal and property damage away from the home – for example, damage by bikes, toys and even kites. However, home insurance is not exhaustive - as a homeowner you may still be exposed if damage occurs to persons or other property on your land. Invited persons may not be covered by your policy. As an employer or principal contractor, you must also be conscious of ensuring safe worksites and that your staff or casuals are protected by appropriate insurance, usually through WorkCover. Recent courts cases arising from assaults to employees and an injury from seemingly routine workplace practices reminds the employer of the need for robust procedures and risk assessments. Everything we do in life caries a risk. Such risks cannot always be eliminated. Ensuring you have the right kind of insurance will assist in mitigating your exposure and protecting your assets. Check your insurance cover. If unsure, consult your insurer, or seek legal advice.

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STARS Sagittarians like Christina Aguilera are fun, good natured and spiritual.

Kate Middleton is a practical and realistic Capricorn; as an Aquarian Oprah is sociable, idealistic but is sometimes tactless.

Sagittarius

horoscopes November 22 to December 21

Gemini

May 21 to June 20

Stars: Sophie Monk, Christina Aguilera, Kim Basinger

Stars: Colin Farrell, Lenny Kravitz, Alanis Morissette

Your hard work throughout the year gets rewarded now. Be careful not to let your emotions run away with you as you celebrate. Keep a close check on unnecessary expenses.

This period should be the highlight of your year. Income, finances and romance are all favoured so make hay while the sun shines. Some new ideas can lead to great rewards. Look for depth in your relationships.

Capricorn

December 22 to January 19

Stars: Vanessa Paradis, Rod Stewart, Kate Middleton

Cancer

June 21 to July 22

Your domestic life will start to return to an even keel. Opportunities and travel are highlighted in the New Year as is an improved sense of self. You tend to be too serious so learn to relax and enjoy life as it comes.

Stars: Kevin Bacon, Chace Crawford, Liv Tyler

Aquarius

Leo

January 20 to February 18

Connections which will be of great benefit to you are showing up. Personal recognition and success are also finally about to arrive. A good time to embark on long term projects with a partner. July 23 to August 22

Stars: Paris Hilton, Oprah Winfrey, Alicia Keys

Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Halle Berry, Ed Norton

Long standing family problems may finally be resolved. Big things are over the horizon as the stars align. Money and personal relationships are favoured until mid year.

Slowly things are starting to improve for Leo. Invest in time with your family as growth in all levels begins to emerge. Your creativity will be high but guard against being drawn into conflict. A good time to start a new venture as your confidence soars.

Pisces

February 19 to March 20

Stars: Dakota Fanning, Ali Larter, Sharon Stone

Virgo

August 23 to September 22

Try to remain flexible as pressure will be applied from all sides. Understanding and compassion are your watchwords. Maintain a cool head and all will be well. Good signs for income growth in the New Year.

Stars: Paul Walker, Blake Lively, Faith Hill

Aries

Libra

March 21 to April 19

Start giving yourself the credit and kudos you deserve. Health issues can be a concern and take care with finances. Creativity is on the rise and your energy levels will also improve. September 23 to October 22

Stars: Matthew Broderick, Sarah Michelle Geller, Sam Stosur

Stars: Simon Cowell, Heather Locklear, Olivia Newton-John

The year has flown past for Aries and now changes are afoot. Romance and relationships are highlighted from Christmas. This is a good time for personal improvement and self evaluation.

A new cycle of growth has arrived but be careful not to become too extravagant. Your work opportunities are increasing but don’t overdo it. Be calm with family matters.

Taurus

Scorpio

April 20 to May 20

October 23 to November 21

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...is luxurious ...is exclusive ...is where i belong kudos health club is the first of an exciting new generation of exclusive luxury health clubs which has received an overwhelming

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response throughout the gold coast community. when you arrive at kudos, the day’s troubles melt away. the club offers a multi-sensory experience; luxuriously appointed with the world’s best training equipment, a super hygienic environment and a level of personal service unmatched by any other health club. with its own members lounge and café including complimentary continental breakfast and unlimited wi-Fi access, kudos also boasts a resort style 25m heated outdoor swimming pool, modern cardio theatre, group fitness studio, advanced resistance training machines, kinesis wall, personal training services, massage, nutrition centre and much, much more!

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Label Magazine Summer issue 2011  

Liz Hurley is the summer cover girl. Plus great fashion, entertainment, beauty, social scene, movies, books and more

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