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COVER Photographer: Jesse Smith Hair and Make-up: Caitlyn and Tori, Stefan Hair Fashions Talent: Audi ambassador and Reds player Quade Cooper and Stephanie from Vivien’s Location: Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

COVER STORIES 10 win! a city escape Explore the destination you live in with overnight stays, shopping and activities.

Quade wears: Navy pea coat $299, Purple V neck sweater $99.95, Navy cross and dot shirt $129, Tabaco slim fit chino $120, Peter Jackson; Aine longwing brogue $219.95, Ben Sherman, Wintergarden Stephanie wears: Madison knit dress $119.95, Collision jacket $149.95 Shieke, Wintergarden

40 it’s a man’s world Wintergarden have all your guy’s shopping needs covered.

FEAtures

(Left) Quade wears: Quilted bomber jacket $199.95, T-shirt $59.95, Eci chino in workers blue $119.95, Ben Sherman, Wintergarden Stephanie wears: Aspen knit dress $139.95, Sheike, Wintergarden

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EDITOR’S PICKS SALE IN THE CIty IN HONOUR OF our love of the mid-year sale season, we’ve got your (and your guy’s) winter wardrobe splurge covered at half the price! We’re also sharing the love with our Mid Year Sales Giveaway - and it’s one you definitely won’t want to miss! You’ll enjoy the smooth luxury of your very own Audi for the weekend, valet parked, relaxation in a luxe room at Treasury Heritage Hotel and a chance to shop ‘til your hearts content at Wintergarden. We’ve thrown in an interactive adventure at Strike’s newest addition ‘Escapism’ and a foodie feast back at your home away from home.

On the boat with Noah.

PUBLISHER Tracy Johnston

Disco era and do The Hustle at Studio 54 with Mick Jagger.

editorial Dark Shaddows cape $189.95, Sheike

Super Lips Bionic $38, Napoloeon Perdis

DIGITAL EDITOR Lucy Stephens The discovery of Tutankhamen’s tomb.

Editorial Co-ordinator Christie Sutherland Last big dance of the summer, Dirty Dancing 1987.

JOURNALIST Candice Jackson

Embellished blacks and red lippie never go out of Style!

Walk the moon with Neil.

JOURNALIST Hannah Doody

To the disco at Studio 54 in the 1970s!

Production senior designer Jade Russell

Jimi Hendrix headlining Woodstock, August 1969.

senior DESIGNER Junita Hayes North Pole, 24 December 1987.

DESIGNER Mette Søe Chalmers My grandparents wedding!

CUSTOM MEDIA

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Sarah McAlpine The making of Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ video clip.

JOURNALIST Jane Schon

A Chicago speakeasy in the twenties.

we’re all about

JOURNALIST Caitlyn Spanner

Martin Luther King Jr’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech.

fringe benefits! Conscious Exclusive dress $129, H&M Fringe detail heel $189.99, Seed Heritage

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My 13th birthday to prevent the stitches after my epic party trick.

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As the months race by, so too does one of my favourite days of the year. Never one to give up too early, I’m channeling AAMI Stradbroke Cup Day in mono tones with a bright red lip. I’m also getting giddy over the range of budget buys at the newly opened H&M at Garden City. So many bargains and so little time! With this in mind, we’ve done the hard work for you and rounded up some of the best fash on show with winning price tags and zero gambling. You can thank me later!

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Haight-Ashbury in the sixties .

sub EDITOR/accounts Helen Rogers

fash for the fillies

Happy reading...Claire xo

EDITOR Claire Parviz

I’d just love to be in New York in the roaring 20s.

HEALTHy COMPETITION

Despite our regular flu shots, the whole office has come down with a fever. Luckily for us, it’s of the footy variety. It could be the fiery State of Origin spirit, or it might just be our spunky cover hunk Quade Cooper that’s getting our pulses racing this month!

GENERAL MANAGER Paul Johnston

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My wedding day, 27 years and would love to do it all over again.

sales co-ordinator Rhonda Baker Giving Michael Angelo cups of coffee while he painted the Sistine Chapel.

DISTRIBUTION Bruce Thurtell @CLAIREPARVIZ

Staff lodge parties when I worked at the snow.

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Win the ultimate city escape, just in time for the mid year sales! One lucky Style reader will have the chance to pack their bags for a weekend of deluxe city living as they eat, shop and explore their way around Brisbane. This month, Wintergarden, Treasury Casino & Hotel and Audi Centre Brisbane are offering the ultimate city escape valued at $2,850! Get together with your best gal pals and experience the brand new Escapism at Strike Wintergarden. This challenging and interactive real life game will see you and your friends trapped in a room, with 50 minutes to crack codes, solve riddles and find a way out. Your adrenalin will surely be pumping after your Escapism experience, so wind down with some retail therapy with $1,000 to spend at the midyear sales in Wintergarden’s boutiques and

specialty stores. The city is your oyster – the lucky winner will be able to cruise around the city in a brand new Audi, all thanks to Audi Centre Brisbane. Indulge in delicious Asian street food flavours with a dinner for two at Luke Nguyen’s Fat Noodle located in the Treasury Casino. Take your tastebuds on a journey around Asia with dishes inspired by China, Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. Wrap up your stay as you relax for a night in one of the Deluxe King Rooms at the Treasury Heritage Hotel. Wake up the next morning and treat yourself and your special someone to a breakfast for two at the lab bar + restaurant. Do you want the chance to win this moneycan’t-buy city escape? If so, enter now!

PRIZE BREAKDOWN • 1 x $1,000 gift voucher for Wintergarden. • Escapism experience for six people including food and drinks valued at $600. • 1 x Deluxe King Room at the Treasury heritage Hotel with onsite parking, plus breakfast for two at the Lab Bar + Restaurant valued at $400. • Dinner for two to the value of $150 at Fat Noodle in Treasury casino. • 1 x Audi for the weekend valued at $700. TOTAL VALUE: $2,850 All prizes are not redeemable for cash. No gift voucher is to be used with another special offer unless agreed upon request. Subject to availability. Competition closes June 30 and is drawn July 1, 2015.

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Happily ever after

Treasury Heritage Hotel Wedding Showcase Saturday 27 June, 2015. Brisbane’s most enchanting function venue opens its doors for a special wedding showcase. Two sessions available: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm Reservations essential: 07 3306 8890 or suelin.dodson@echoent.com.au. Personal tours also available.

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ocean deep The Sadie Canvas from Freedom will add abstract style to your space. Feng Shui has proven that deep, oceanic blue and turquoise are great stress-reducing colours and dusty pinks will give off a soothing energy… So hang this canvas in your space and reap the benefits of good vibes! www.freedom.com.au

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we love It’s official… Winter is here! But this doesn’t mean that we can throw colour out the window – from tribal inspired brights to pastels in powder blue and vibrant prints… warm up this winter and layer on the colour to ward off the cold! Brrr!

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The Frankl range is a mid century style rattan collection, straight out of a 1960s Hollywood film. Perfect for indoor or outdoor spaces, this loveseat is made from quality rattan poles in white, natural and tobacco and is available in any fabric. www.ambiencestore.com

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Tassel me Angle Diamond Dot can do no wrong! Layer these cute tasselled necklaces over a white tee for tribal-inspired cool. Now comes in three new ‘pop of colour’ options. www.anglediamonddot.com

Beleza towel $85

circle of life Despite the winter, you'll still find me chilling out (Literally!) on the Gold Coast's beaches whenever I get a chance! With its funky tribal print, tassel detailing and premium cotton make, this towel is totally plush. this one's in my beach bag all ready to go. www.ohlay.com.au

Fluorescent Adolescent necklace in neutral $25

SEEING SPOTS The White Label Noba's ‘Love Love’ winter collection definitely has me feeling twice the love over their mix of bright neons and quirky prints. These sneakers will be a playful addition to any casual outfit.

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Combining chic materials with edgy designs, Sydney-based Amber Sceats has achieved ageless yet on-trend brilliance in her latest collection, 'Against the Haze'. I love the quirky appeal of these earrings, with timeless white marble and Rhodium plated stainless steel - they're sure to prompt compliments with every wear!

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www.ambersceats.com Betty Boo loafers $154.95 Felix ball and horn earrings $119

Spanish designer Ruben Galarreta has a brand new collection and I’m lusting over these glorious looks from Paradise and Africa. As the weather gets colder, these looks have me dreaming of summer (and planning my next tropical holiday - Spain sounds nice to me!) www.rubengalarreta.com

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Dean Merlo, James Wilkinson & Paul Johnston

IN IT TOGETHER With only a beanie, sleeping bag and a sheet of cardboard, Brisbane CEOs will experience a night of homelessness this month – in the name of a good cause. With hopes to raise $10m for the homeless at the 10th anniversary of the St Vincent de Paul Society’s CEO Sleepout, all eyes will be on the CEOs on July 18 at Suncorp Stadium. This year, CEO Sleepout Ambassador Dean Merlo has challenged CEO of Merlo Coffee James Wilkinson to see who can raise the most money for the cause. Being Dean’s sixth Sleepout, he knows what to expect from the event more than first-timer, James. “I have heard firsthand from Dean what the Sleepout is like and I look forward to supporting this great cause,” James said. “I am fortunate enough to go home every night to my wife and children and a warm bed, and there

are many who aren’t so fortunate,” he said. Dean added, “It’s cold and hard on the cement floor with only a piece of cardboard as a bed.” Speaking of his Sleepout experiences, he explained “as you lie there trying to get some sleep it really hits home that this is how 105,000 Australians sleep every night. It’s shocking.” On his friendly competition with James, Dean said “We’re both very competitive by nature and we believe strongly in supporting and giving back to the local community.” Though he thinks Dean will raise the most money, James also believes “if we can use this natural rivalry to raise funds for others then I am all for it.” JUNE15


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GET FIT, EMOTIONALLY Style sits down with author, blogger and founder of the Emotional Fitness program, Cynthia Morton to talk about overcoming addiction and how to become emotionally healthy. What is Emotional Fitness? It hopes to inspire an emotionally fit person - having the ability to remain present in any emotion they or anyone else is feeling with respect and compassion. What inspired you to start Emotional Fitness? ‘Coming out’ as an addict and sharing with unashamed emotional transparency my journey was essential for me. I left my marriage with two sons and lived on a single mothers’ pension… Writing saved my sanity and my life. What have been the most rewarding moments in your career? Winning a Pride of Australia Medal, an Australian of The Year Award,

The Prime Ministers Award of Excellence and an Award of Distinction for Services to Humanity… But the ‘most’ rewarding moments for me so far have all been private ones. What are the most common issues among your clients? Issues with ‘weapons of mass distraction’ that they would like to eradicate… challenges around fidelity, booze, food, finances and drugs. Some are facing trauma challenges with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and others require support in learning how to speak their truth. Do you feel you embody the behaviours you teach? I do my very best to live and learn

out aloud. I share one of my personal Emotional Fitness recovery rituals publicly every day. I most definitely practice what I preach and walk the walk. What are some tips to improve emotional health? Start with baby steps and remain consistent. Build your emotional strength one day at a time. Consistency is the key. www.cynthiamorton.com

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CHANGING SUIT Mark Ferguson of Wil Valor is changing the paths of disadvantaged men – one suit at a time. On Thursday may 21, Mark Ferguson’s Suit of Change initiative saw over 1,100 items of men’s clothing collected. This huge effort from Brisbane’s corporate community included 200 suits, 115 jackets, 94 trousers, 431 shirts, 284 ties and 20 pairs of shoes. Mark Ferguson created Suit of Change to become a facilitator of clothing donations for non-profit partners Suited to Success and St Vincent De Paul; and Mark says the 1,100 plus items of men’s clothing collected will be used to help men less fortunate find new opportunities.

“I am passionate about personal presentation and I believe the right clothing for a job interview makes a great difference and is critical for the correct first impression,” Mark says. “A huge thank you to Chad, Ashley, Raven and Tony for sharing their stories and stepping out at the cocktail party as representatives for the amazing work being done.” But, the goal for Suit of Change didn’t end on May 21. Mark explains this will be an ongoing initiative and he aims to receive enough donations to enable a week’s worth of outfits for their clients once they have a

Mark Ferguson (centre) with some worthy recipients

job. Both Wil Valor and 111 Eagle St will continue to accept donations as Mark says the more sizes and clothing items they have, the more people they can assist and the better fit they can provide their clients.

“A very sincere thank you to everyone involved for making the Suit of Change Day a success.” Check out the photos and speeches on the website. www.suitofchange.com

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HARNESS THE OUTBACK SPIRIT Hold your horses! The Australian Outback Spectacular’s new show is in town. After nine spectacular years, the Australian Outback Spectacular has a fresh new show: High Country Legends. Step inside the purpose-built shearing shed and be instantly transported to Australia’s high country. Grab a frosty beverage from the authentically themed log cabin before being entertained by live music and the chance to get up close with some stars of the show. Guests are invited to saddle up and join the high country stockmen and women in this interactive journey to the snow peaked mountains, where legendary tales come alive with the stories of inspiring Australian

characters. Be dazzled by amazing new animal stars as courageous stories of Australia’s little-known heroes are told in the new look, white sand arena. High Country Legends raises the bar with even more death-defying stunts and trick riding than ever before and the breathtaking aerial performances must be seen to be believed. 40 High Country stockmen and women serve up an all-new threecourse menu and drinks including delicious pumpkin soup for entree, tender eye fillet steak for main and home-style apple pie for dessert.    It truly is the most breathtaking

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SCHOOL HOLIDAYS WRAP-UP Looking to shake up your school holiday routine? The team from The Great South East share some ideas you probably haven’t thought of. Kayaking in David Fleay Wildlife Park A significant area to the Kombemeri people, the David Fleay Wildlife Park is one of the Gold Coast’s best kept secrets. You’ll find it after a short journey up Tallebudgera Creek, nestled in a secluded haven in Burleigh Heads. These waters offer calm, easy paddling for all fitness levels and ages, and visitors are able to pull up right on the banks and stroll through wetlands, rainforest and see the iconic Australian wildlife. It’s a great way to reconnect to the natural environment and offers a change from all the other high energy activities to do on the Coast. www.kayakthegoldcoast.com.au

Imaginary theatre at Old Government House Do your kids groan at the idea of learning about history? The Imaginary Theatre’s new event, The Voice in the Walls is a fun and interactive way for kids to learn about Queensland’s history. Armed with a set of headphones and a wireless pack, kids will embark on an audio adventure – part theatre, part game, 28

part audio tour – to uncover the lives of the people who lived within the walls of the beautiful, historic building of Old Government House in 1896. The Voice in the Walls is on from 29 June is 10 July and bookings are essential. www.imaginarytheatre.org

Stay on the farm at Trevena Glen Knowing where our food comes from and how it’s produced is an important lesson for our kids to learn. The 30-year-old property at Trevena Glen is now re-opened to the public to not only provide bucket-loads of fun, but also educate our kids on how our food comes from paddock to plate. The general public and school groups are welcomed to lend a hand with everything from milking the cows to baking with the eggs laid fresh from the chickens on the farm! Also running open days each month with jumping castles, tractortrailer rides and plenty of animals to cuddle, the farmstay is available to book now with owners Katie and Lindsay. grookea.odoo.com

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If you want to make a statement at your next event, why not create a breakout area or VIP zone? Not only will this give your guests a feeling of exclusivity, it also allows for an area of relaxation and quiet contemplation, away from the buzzing vibe of the main event. At Styled Events, we utilise armchairs, lounges and custom seating to create visually spectacular, yet practical spaces. Our latest range has been inspired by 1950s retro chic with clean and angular lines well suited to the latest trends of geometric styling, bold patterned prints and ‘Mad Men’ inspired flair. These breakout areas are popular in venues with adjacent spaces, green rooms and alfresco areas such as balconies, verandahs and courtyards. We’ve even created trackside vantage points that really command attention. There are no limitations to this concept, think additional opportunities for guest enjoyment or corporate sponsorship by incorporating any number of experiential enhancements from makeup stations to wine tasting displays.

“Hydration” has been a buzzword in the beauty field for decades, and is the cause for the complete misnomer “moisturiser”. Technically, there is no such thing as a moisturiser. For dry skin sufferers creams can provide temporary relief for a few hours, but why doesn’t the feeling of hydration last? Think of it this way: dead skin cells are like a dried up sponge. You can rub the most expensive “moisturisers” on your face all day long, and all that happens is the sponge gets greasy. Soak the sponge in water and it puffs up soft, before being left to dry out again. That’s what happens to the surface of your skin. So how do we actually hydrate our skin cells? Drinking adequate amounts of water supplies our cells with hydration, but to help our skin retain this water we use special transdermal hyaluronic acid serums and other hi-tech ingredients to protect the natural moisturising factors in our skin. Always seek professional advice regarding the health of your skin.

Every wonder why you suffer from headaches and others don’t? Recent studies say one thing all headache and migraine sufferers have in common is a sensitised brainstem. What is a sensitised brainstem? A sensitised brainstem is a neurological disorder due to an irritation in the neck. If you’ve ever had a previous neck injury such as a car accident, a fall, or a minor hit to the head and neck region you are at a higher risk of having headaches. If this doesn’t sound familiar, the next most common reason of having headaches is due to a poor posture, such as a poor work posture, driving posture or even a poor posture when watching the TV. In most cases, your headaches are telling you that you have irritated your neck possibly without realising, and that your neck and brainstem requires treatment. Have you ever had your neck properly assessed for your chronic headaches and migraines? Always enlist in expert help from a headache practitioner to finally end the suffering.

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Have you caught the travel bug? Scratch your travel itch with these epic adventures from around the globe! 1. Embark on a spiritual journey and hike the Camino de Santiago trail across Spain. 2. Visit the Galapagos Islands and swim with sea lions, tortoises, and even sharks (if you dare!). 3. Journey to the end of the earth (or as close as you can get) and trek across Patagonia in South America. 4. Get up close and personal with the animals and fall asleep to the growls of lions on safari in Africa. 5. Cycle around Dordogne in France and enjoy lunch at one of over 1,500 historical Châteaux in the region. 6. Keep your friends close with a group holiday to Italy! Visit the villages of the Cinque Terre, stay in a Tuscan villa or self-drive around Sicily… What are you waiting for? Get in touch with our expert team at Global Jetsetting and we can help you tick these destinations off your bucket list.

At Diamonds International we only use the finest quality precious metals including yellow gold, white gold, rose gold and platinum when creating our diamond rings. Each metal has different properties and colour is determined by the metals used in the alloy mix: White gold - White gold does NOT start off as a white metal. 18ct white gold is made up of 750 parts pure yellow gold plus 250 parts which consists of a mixture of white coloured metals such as palladium, platinum, and silver palladium, which is then rhodium plated to give it a shiny, white finish. Yellow gold - made by mixing pure gold with alloy metals such as copper and zinc. Rose gold - made using a mix of pure gold with alloys including copper to give it that rosy glow. Platinum - more dense than gold, platinum jewellery is made up of 95% platinum and 5% other metals. It is more expensive than gold due to its purity and rarity and is very hard wearing, but more malleable. Platinum just requires repolishing to restore to its original finish.

Deciding on a bench-top material for your kitchen can be tricky. Choosing between hardwearing and appearance sometimes means selecting the material is a compromise. If you’re budget conscious, using a laminate was once your only option. While offering durability, it restricts the style, look and feel you want to achieve in a kitchen. Alternatively, natural stone can add luxury, though marble and granite aren’t stain-resistant and the ongoing care may not be a practical option for everyone. Good news - compromise is no longer required! The beauty of natural stone is now able to be combined with the durability of laminate. Man-made products like reconstituted stone, solid surface and porcelain provide a plethora of options to suit any layout or design. They can be used over greater areas or for the ever-popular island bench, all without showing joints. Seek advice from a qualified design professional to compare materials that suit your needs and budget.

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Have you ever considered a Wood Heater for beating the winter chills? Recent research conducted by the CSIRO found that firewood produces less greenhouse gas than all other domestic heating options.  A wood heater also delivers the lowest cost energy for heating the home. Firewood is a sustainable source of fuel and in Queensland we are fortunate in having an abundant supply of quality, seasoned hardwood to easily meet the needs of the population.  Some of today’s slow combustion woodheaters also utilise hybrid and heat-bank technology to add further efficiencies. Many of the new energy-efficient and clean-burning fireplaces provide exceptional long term value in heating costs, whilst adding dollar value to your home.  So why not indulge in the luxury and unique warmth of a new clean-burning fireplace this winter, knowing that you are also taking care of our environment. While Aussie BBQs & Fireplaces is able to provide the fireplace, you might have to procure the rug and red wine!

Do you suffer from portion distortion? It may be the reason you can’t shed those last few kilos. Consuming oversized portions during meals could be one of the main reasons we are getting fatter as a nation. There is no denying that what we eat is of equal importance, but the amount of food we consume has more than doubled in the past 40 years - we are literally supersizing ourselves to death. Did you know, the longest living people in the world consume very little food and what they do consume is of a high nutritional value? Today, many obese people are nutritionally bereft yet consuming more. Calorie intake can be reduced by up to 20% by reducing portion sizes. Stop eating your meal when you are only 80% satisfied - this will aid digestion and reduce calorie intake. Or, try putting leftover food away immediately before you sit down to your meal. Those who follow this rule tend to eat about 14% less. The Waitplate System gives you the tools to reduce portion sizes and improve your eating behaviour.

Ultrasound plays a key role in Phlebology the diagnosis and treatment of venous disorders. Vascular Ultrasound uses both Colour and Spectral Doppler imaging of the venous system. Consultation - Ultrasound is used to determine what is occurring below the skin, which might be causing varicose or spider veins to be seen on the leg. A map of normal and abnormal veins is created, which is used to formulate a treatment plan for the patient. Treatment - Ultrasound delivers the two principle methods of treating varicose veins; Endovenous Laser Therapy and Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy. The ultrasound works as the doctor’s eyes and means laser fibres and needles can now be placed within an accuracy of a millimetre deep within the tissue. Reviews - Serial ultrasound examinations for 12 months following treatment are used to confirm successful occlusion and complete absorption of all treated veins. Dr Kemp trained in Medical Sonography at The University of Sydney.

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Having grown up in Tasmania, I miss winter. Not the cold, but the wonderful food that goes with it. It’s at this time of year I start thinking about warming comfort food. Not only is slowcooked food nourishing but great value - I swap grass fed rib eye for cheap, secondary cuts that are full of flavour and perfect for slow cooking. Slow cookers are a perfect time saver, but I prefer to do my slow cooking in a heavy casserole dish with a lid, like a Le Crueset. It’s just as safe to leave this in the oven on a very low heat (around 100 degrees) as an electric slow cooker. It produces a more intense flavour and allows us to sautée off the onions and garlic as the perfect base. There’s nothing like coming home on a cold winter’s evening to a house filled with delicious smells. There are heaps of great recipes for slow cooked food - Moroccan lamb tagine, with preserved lemon and the sweetness of dates and honey, or a slow cooked Greek-inspired lamb shoulder with rosemary and olives cooked on lemony-oregano potatoes.

There has been a steady increase over the last two years in new residential developments in Brisbane’s inner suburbs, fuelled by significant infrastructure investments in suburban business districts within 10km of the CBD. There has been a shift from CBD-based living as city-fringe suburbs establish their own business and employment hubs, resulting in demand for high-end, boutique developments for professionals looking to live closer to local entertainment and shopping. Over the past 15 years, Brisbane’s inner-fringe suburbs have demonstrated stronger capital growth than the CBD, with an annual growth of 6.6% compared to 5.5% in the CBD fringe area.  There is significant demand for highend, boutique developments in Ashgrove, Indooroopilly, Greenslopes, Holland Park Norman Park, Morningside, Chermside, Upper Mount Gravatt and nearby areas.  Boutique living allows for well-planned apartments with sizeable entertaining areas at a fraction of the price of city-fringe houses.

Are you suffering from seasonal weather change? Cooler, drier months make a significant difference to how your skin feels, and having a suitable winter skin care regime can make a big difference. Moisturise Cool weather equals dry skin, which creates the need to moisturise. Dry, dead skin cells can build up on the skin and sometimes moisturiser is not absorbed. To ensure your face is free from dead skin cells, our 9-Step microdermabrasion treatment, supplemented with Skinstitut Glycolic scrub, will leave your skin feeling smooth and clear. Nourish It is essential to use regular Vitamin A and Vitamin C preparations to help nourish your skin - Skinstitut Retinol and Vitamin C are ideal. Calm & Firm As skin can become irritated during winter, Skinstitut Rejuvenate 15 is vital. Containing smoothing, anti-wrinkle properties that reduce irritation, Skinstitut provides antioxidants and increases the firmness of your skin. Book your free winter skin consultation at Australian Skin Clinics today!

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As the pearl King Kokichi Mikimoto said, ‘A pearl is a living Jewel.’ Mr Mikimoto was a genius when he discovered the art of culturing pearls in 1892. Once adornments of royalty, pearls have become more affordable and with care, should last the wearer a lifetime! Although pearls are quite resilient, they are an organic gemstone that require some basic care. • Pearls love moisture! Store your pearls in a soft pouch, away from other jewellery. • A wipe over with a damp cloth after wearing will remove perspiration, perfume or lotions. • Avoid tanning lotions, hairspray and never expose pearls to chlorine or cleaning products. • Have your pearls restrung annually and the clasp checked. We offer restringing here at Panda Pearls with the prices starting at $60 for a standard choker length. Above all, pearls absolutely love an outing and it is true that the lustre is only enhanced when in contact with your skins natural oils. Hope to see lots of you in your Panda Pearls at the Stradbroke!

As a former sportsman, it’s not in my nature for me to promote the great charity work most athletes are involved in as there are so many doing such fantastic work. However, if there’s a particularly glowing example, I will always make an exception! Fellow Style contributor and former basketballer Mark Ferguson of Wil Valor is sacrificing plenty for society; bespoking the wardrobes of Brisbane identities, by initiating a clothing support scheme for the well-being and self esteem of its clients. Suit of Change is a social project which collects preloved suits, ties and accessories to be refitted for those less fortunate for significant events, such as job interviews and significant family occasions. Clothes can help to make the man and Mark Ferguson has piled so much effort into enabling this cause - often at the expense of his burgeoning business - it is a great credit to him. Suits and ties can be dropped into 111 Eagle Street in Brisbane’s CBD. If a suit in your cupboard hasn’t been worn for over a year, it is one for Suit of Change - and those less fortunate and very appreciative.

Businesses are forming collaborations online to reach new followings, but it’s important to make sure your objectives are met and it’s mutually beneficial for both. A digital following is an asset that can be used as a bartering tool. Consider these before putting on your negotiation game face:

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Update your calendar with the latest local happenings around town this month.

Monday 1-7

Shake it up It’s Negroni Week, and charity initiative bars will be donating a portion of proceeds made from each classic Negroni cocktail shaken and sipped to a local charity. Whoever thought you could help the world with a cocktail? Join in at the participating restaurants, bars and retailers. #negroniweek negroniweek.com/participating-bars-2015

Show stopper

Unprecedented success saw the Queensland Cabaret Festival come to life, and its return will be just as show stopping. Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse, attendees are asked to don their finest threads and paint the town red with some of the best cabaret Australia and the world has to offer.

Saturday Off and Racing

AAMI Stradbroke Day is the Brisbane Racing Carnival’s grand finale and one of the most prestigious race days. Enjoy amazing food, entertainment by Australian rockers Pseudo Echo and world-class racing. Fashionista’s will compete to take out the Indooroopilly Shopping Centre’s Fashions on the Field, a total prize pool of over $10,000. www.brc.com.au

Wednesday 10-20

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Held on the last Friday of June annually, Red Nose Day is the major fundraiser for SIDS and Kids. As an opportunity for people to be silly for a serious cause, it is one of Australia’s favourite signature days. So don’t forget your red nose, the only accessory you need to wear. www.rednoseday.com.au

Off the back of their Grammy nominated fourth studio album, TV on the Radio are back on Australian shores with their fifth album, Seeds. An expression of the bands journey, they are proving themselves to be one of the most influential bands of this generation. They are playing a GA 18+ show at the Tivoli, tickets from $69. www.ticketmaster.com.au

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Join the seventh Annual Bulimba Fashion Festival for a night of the most stylish winter fashions from local boutiques and established designers. All proceeds are going to the MATES4MATES charity, providing support for Australian Defence Force members. Tickets include a three-course meal, beer and wine, from $125 pp. www.brisbanetickets.com.au

Game on! The only State of Origin home game being played at Suncorp Stadium, this is your chance to see one of the biggest rivalries in Australian sport in action. With the XXXX QLD Maroons going head to head in this epic clash of redemption. Tickets selling fast, from $50.98. www.ticketek.com.au

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ABSINTHE COMES TO BRISBANE From the creators of ‘Empire’ comes the new show by Spiegelworld, ‘Absinthe’. Coming to the intimate Spiegeltent in King George Square from June 2, Absinthe is an adult-themed cocktail of circus, burlesque and vaudeville for a modern day audience. Critically acclaimed for its dark wit and astounding acrobatics, Absinthe has hosted sellout shows in both New York and Las Vegas. Enjoy a drink before the show as many of Brisbane’s riverfront bars have created Absinthe cocktails for the duration of the show. Bookings are essential and tickets are on sale from $54 pp now for a limited time!

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SPRING SUMMER COLLECTION 2015 “Lisa Brown’s designs have graced catwalks at Sydney Fashion Week, won the Supreme Award at the NRA Australian Fashion awards and are regularly lauded by fashion press. But more importantly to Lisa; real women, who choose fashion that reflects their own unique individuality and style – just like Lisa.” Join us for an exclusive runway parade followed by a poolside lunch on Friday 31 July 2015 at 11.30am

Soleil pool deck, Rydges South Bank

MC Ten Eyewitness News presenter Georgina Lewis Q&A with Lisa Brown by fashion icon Di Cant

Tickets: Limited premier parade seating $90pp | Standard parade seating $85pp To book, please go to www.brisbanetickets.com.au/event/1238 Proceeds to:


Winter is all about style, half yearly sales and luxury, head to Brisbane City now to get your fix. The weather may have dropped a few degrees but with a fresh new injection into your winter wardrobe you will be stylishly prepared for even the coldest of days. Explore your city and dive into new experiences. SEE

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Stephanie wears: PU puffer vest $129.95, Splice mesh crepe top $129.95, Pom Pom hat $39.95, Straight rip denim jean $89.95, Seed Heritage, Wintergarden

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Experience the Audi TT & Audi Q3 during the EOFY Countdown Sales Event, only at Audi Centre Brisbane.

Stephanie wears: Diamond quilt backpack $79.95, Wrap skirt $69.95, Ella knit $99.95, Felt fedora  $49.95, Pull on ankle boot $199.95, French Connection, Wintergarden


All new at Audi Driver focused and beautifully crafted, the allnew Audi TT is more than a truly iconic sports car. From its sleek, powerful silhouette, to the advanced Matrix LED headlights this iconic CoupÊ doesn’t just take you forward; it drives design forward. The new Audi Q3 is an urban SUV built for those who need their vehicle to keep up with their lifestyle. Combining the strengths of an SUV with distinct Audi design cues, it features a higher ground clearance to rise above the bumps of the day-to-day.

Quade wears: Quilted bomber jacket $199.95, T-shirt $59.95, Eci chino in workers blue $119.95, Ben Sherman, Wintergarden

Wintergarden retailers: French Connection p 3012 7938 | Ben Sherman p 3012 7527 Seed p 3012 7749 | Peter Jackson peterjacksons.com Audi Centre Brisbane, Wickham St Fortitude Valley, audicentrebrisbane.com.au, p 3251 8222


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Rep the coolest city on the planet while warming up; BK’s sports star cross hipster influence will earn you major street-cred. Factorie p 3012 8807

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MAN IN THE MIRROR EXQUISITE EXTRAS FOR YOUR escape YOU SHOULDN’T BE compromising on your style in any area of your life. That means tossing out your tattered overnighter and SPLURGING On a luxe leather duffle. TRAVEL LIKE A BOSS WITH THE EXPLORER BAG FROM COACH.

WE KNOW THERE’S MORE TO LIFE THAN BEING REALLY, REALLY RIDICULOUSLY GOOD LOOKING, BUT IF YOU STILL LIKE TO PUT IN SOME EFFORT, UP YOUR GROOMING GAME WITH THESE WINTER PRODUCTS. Jurlique p 3210 6808

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SCENT-SIBLE CHOICES

MAKE AN IMPRESSION BY INVESTING IN A NEW SIGNATURE COLOGNE THAT REALLY PACKS A PUNCH. Pharmacy Outlet p 3003 1111

In THE trenches choosing Neutral TONEs means adding longevity to your wardrobe. but rather than reaching for the usual black, go for camel or navy; these shades not only add interest but they also offer depth and variety in your styling. Peterjacksons.com


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WHEN BRISBANE CAN’T MAKE UP ITS TEMPERATURE MIND, YOU NEED SOMETHING VERSATILE. LUCKILY PUFFER VESTS ARE back IN THE STYLE BOOKS THIS WINTER, AND ARE PERFECT FOR WHEN YOUR OUTFIT NEEDS TO CHANGE FROM warm TO barely there IN A SECOND; THEY’RE LIGHT ENOUGH TO CARRY AROUND AND THEY WILL STILL KEEP YOU toasty warm WHEN THE WIND PICKS UP.

BOOTS AND ALL your tired pair of kicks simply won’t cut it this winter. grab a new pair of neutral coloured boots that will go with everything, to keep you looking stylish head to toe with minimal effort. Aquila p 3211 2506

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SHARP SUIT AND KILLER BUSINESS CARD? CHECK! NOW FOR THE FINAL PIECE OF THE PUZZLE: A STYLISH BRIEFCASE. Rodd and Gunn p 3211 8045

COAT OF Armour blazers are an essential element in any man’s wardrobe. for a contemporary look, go for a slightly cropped jacket in a formfitting cut. don’t shy away from suiting with denim either just make sure your jeans are slim! RM Williams p 3229 3354

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PUT YOUR BLINKERS ON Gotta love lust-worthy eye wear! These androgenous shades will satisfy your UV protection needs while ticking the style box. OPSM P 3221 1158

CROSS YOUR TEES

Plaid is in season! It’s been ripped off the farm and splashed over the 2015 runways. Team your shirt with camel chinos and woollen add-ons like a scarf or beanie. MJ Bale p 3210 2929

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Loving hair Milk Hair love hair and people. They are known for making people feel beautiful, with beautiful hair. By using the very best Australian made products from Original Mineral and Everescents Organic, the experts at Milk Hair have over 25 years experience and will bring out the beautiful in your hair this winter.

Stylish & C o m f o r t a b l e The wYse Rugby Tunic is the perfect base for any winter outfit. Made from natural fibre, the tunic can be dressed up with a skirt or worn with a pair of leggings for a more casual look. The Australian label is known for quality travel wear and comfortable basics. www.wyselifestyle.com.au 283 Given Terrace, Paddington P 07 5539 6008

Milk Hair 68 Racecourse Rd, Ascot P 3868 1828 www.milkhair.com.au

Fashion is the best thing about winter. new season’s b o ot s, h at s a n d c o at s a r e sure to warm you up!

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It’s Stradbroke Day at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday June 6 and black, white and a touch of red are the colours of the day. You’ll find the perfect hat or headpiece in these shades to coordinate with your racing outfit at The Hat Box. Even if you’re not heading to Stradbroke Day, The Hat Box is your only destination for beautiful hats, gloves and fascinators for all year round. All hats are exclusive originals made by 15 of the best milliners in Australia. Made to order service is also available.

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THE HAT BOX GALLERY LEVEL, BRISBANE ARCADE QUEEN ST MALL, THE CITY P 3210 2455 www.thehatbox.com.au

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Treat yourself this winter to a beautiful new Thomas Sabo charm for your collection from Simply Charmed Jewellery and Gifts. The closest Northside stockists of Thomas Sabo, Simply Charmed also stock amazing brands like Nikki Lissoni, Cotton & Co. and Ice-Watch. They also carry a stunning range of gifts from Côte Noire and Willow Tree, as well as the aptly named Magnificent Meerkats. Whether you’re looking to charm yourself or a special someone, Simply Charmed is your must-visit store!

Introducing and showcasing Danish Jewellery designer Julie Sandlau’s modern luxury collection of glamorous jewellery. Each piece expresses sophistication, elegance and feminine beauty and beholds the power of excellent craftmanship with masterful use of Sterling Silver, Rhodium, 22ct gold plating and gem stones. There are gifts to suit every occasion from earrings, bracelets, bangles, pendants and rings. See some of Julie Sandlau’s 19 collections in store at Louise Alan Jewellers.

Simply Charmed Jewellery and Gifts Shop 75/400 Stafford Rd, Stafford P 3356 6010 www.simplycharmed.com.au

Louise Alan Jewellers 19/143 Racecourse Rd, Ascot P 3113 3443

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EuroMarque Maserati The launch of the Maritimo M65, in conjunction with Sanctuary Cove International boat show was celebrated by VIP guests over fine wine, champagne and delicious canapés. Glen Sealey, Kimberley Busteed & Greg Willims

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Welcome to Queensland’s newest Audi Dealership, Audi Indooroopilly. Located in the heart of Indooroopilly, this new facility is the largest in the area with a showroom hosting over 60 new and Audi Approved :plus models. And with a 100% Authorised Audi Servicing Centre dedicated to the Western Suburbs, buying an Audi isn’t the end of the journey, but the start of one. Visit the all new Audi Indooroopilly today. Indooroopilly Roundabout, 280 Moggill Road | Tel. (07) 3871 5100 | audiindooroopilly.com.au

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Explore the vibrant neighbourhood of new farm and teneriffe for trendy cafÉs, stylish boutiques, riverside views and lush green parks.

A TASTE OF TENERIFFE It’s that time of year again! Get ready for the sixth annual Teneriffe Festival – this year is going to be bigger and better than ever. The Teneriffe Festival is a celebration of Teneriffe’s vibrant culture, rich history and myriad of local businesses. Conceived after the area was officially registered as its own suburb in 2010, the festival has grown from 8,000 punters in its opening year to over 50,000 expected to attend this year. The one-day festival will showcase street markets, historical tours, Kids World and the Alfred and Constance Pork, Fork and Cork Laneway which includes offerings from Limes, Kwan Brothers and Doughnut Time. New additions to the festival include the Brisbane Cheese Market including Kingaroy Cheese and Yarra Valley Dairy, and the markets are now open until 9pm so visitors can enjoy the

markets lit up at night. Music lovers can soak up the entertainment at one of four live music stages, including the floating Mirvac River Stage. Teneriffe Festival Chairman Richard Bodley says the Festival has a positive affect on the local area as it not only boosts the local economy but provides a great atmosphere. “People love to be able to sit in the middle of the street in the sunshine and relax in such a beautiful area,” Richard says. “Teneriffe has a distinct peaceful, yet busy and vibrant character and is a pocket of Brisbane that has so much worth celebrating.” open 10am until 9pm on Saturday 4 July Entry is $2 pp and free for kids under 12 www.teneriffefestival.org

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SET THE TONE Persol 3110 sunglasses in cortex striped grey $339.95

Event season is upon us - be it weddings, the races or simply treating yourself – pop into Thousand Island Dressing New Farm for a great range of homewares, gifts and accessories. Thousand Island Dressing Shop 29/900 Brunswick St, New Farm P 3254 2633 www.thousandislanddressing.com

WINTER MUSTHAVES! Miu Miu 52Q sunglasses in white Havana marble $440

Leaf Lariat neckace $26

EXPRESS YOURSELF The perfect mix of beauty and function, Oki & Oro Boutique’s unique brands have poured love and passion into the art of designing optical frames, sunglasses, watches, jewellery and accessories. Store manager Emma Robson believes that eyewear and accessories are an expression of ourselves, not just a necessity. Find a product to match your personal style at Oki and Oro. Oki & Oro Boutique 76 Skyring Tce, Newstead P 3252 5442 www.okiandoro.com.au

YOFLO yoghurt bar Who says it’s too cold for iced treats? Pop into Yoflo for silky smooth and delicious frozen yoghurt. With newly launched smoothie range and warm toppings including salted caramel bananas, hot chocolate fudge and cinnamon apples and cranberry compote, Yoflo makes the perfect snack, seven days a week, all year round! Yoflo Shop E4-C, Gasworks Plaza, 76 Skyring Tce, Newstead www.yoflo.com.au

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Aark Collective Tide watch in gold $290

Olga Berg clutch $89.95

stylish finds Collect your treasures in New Farm’s boutiques.

REAL advice Get real advice and help for all your real estate needs at Jackie Bayard Real Estate, open six days a week. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Jackie is a well-respected and knowledgeable member of the real estate community. JACKIE BAYARD REAL ESTATE Shop 28/53 Vernon TCE, Teneriffe P 3257 4207 www.jbrealestate.com.au

FOOD WITH HONOR The new kid on the block has the best food… honest! Offering a great selection of daily eats to dine in or take away, Honor Food Co is perfect for breakfast or lunch, even catering for your picnic in the park! With great seasonal produce made in house – it’s always an Honor. HONOR Food co Cnr Sydney and Brunswick Sts, New Farm P 0408 080 191 www.honorfood.com

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SUGAR, SUGAR BABY! INNER CITY SANCTUARY Spicers Balfour and its in-house restaurant, The Balfour Kitchen is known for its casual and relaxed atmosphere and is the perfect place for a long lunch or late breakfast. Enjoy a drink at the roof top bar amongst the frangipani gardens below, overlooking the Story Bridge and the city. Spicers Balfour Hotel and The Balfour Kitchen 37 Balfour St, New Farm P 1300 597 540 www.spicersretreats.com

For a special occasion, or if you just want to treat yourself, pop into Sugar Babies Hair and Beauty Boutique. Previously Tan HQ New farm, the fresh new salon also offers hair and lash extensions, haircuts, nails and waxing. Style readers are offered a haircut and free eyebrow wax for $35 and 30% off all hair extensions throughout June.

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Sugar Babies Hair Extensions & Beauty Boutique Level 1, 328 Harcourt St, New Farm (inside Boot Camp Australia) P 0413 391 425

REEF SEAFOOD AND SUSHI Gasworks Plaza 76 Skyring Tce, Newstead P 3257 7554 www.reefseafood.com.au

Reef Seafood and Sushi has a brand new Winter menu! All types of delicious seafood dishes are on offer, as well as beef, pork, chicken and even caviar! Can’t get enough? Reef Seafood and Sushi will be at the Teneriffe Festival, Saturday July 4. See you there!

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER As the Select Atelier for the Argyle Pink Diamond, Bruce Robinson Diamonds provide the rarest and most beautiful natural pink diamonds in the world. Also a wonderful alternative investment tool, they can be purchased to help diversify Self Managed Super Funds (SMSFs). Visit in store to discuss this investment opportunity, or for a bespoke piece of jewellery. Bruce Robinson Diamonds Shop 15/83 Merthyr Rd, New Farm P 3254 4444 www.ageniuswithgems.com.au

LOVE YOUR WORKOUT! GROUNDS FOR SUCCESS Danielle Jones took over Caffeine Espresso in 2008 and from modest beginnings with some great staff, Danielle has grown the café into a thriving business with a great clientele. After moving to new premises on Commercial Road to meet growing demand for good quality food, the café now employs a great chef who produces outstanding meals for Danielle’s valued customers. Caffeine Espresso 4/113 Commercial Rd, Newstead P 3852 4225 www.caffeineespresso.com

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SOUTHERN FLAVOURS Get ready for an all-new, all-American offering to the Brisbane food scene. NOLA is coming to Portside! conventional dining to reflect the mixed community feel of New Orleans. “We want people to be able to sit down, have a drink, share some food, enjoy some music, and just breeze in and out as the spirit takes them,” he said. With live music most weekends, Miles also wants to have a place to “capture the wildness, the excitement, the fun, and yet be entirely accessible and open to everyone.” Miles says NOLA Portside will celebrate just about every Mexican, French, American and Deep South celebration imaginable from Mardi Gras and Bastille Day to the Melbourne Cup and Valentine’s Day. NOLA Portside will open in June at Portside Wharf. NOLA PORTSIDE 7/11 Portside Wharf, Hamilton P 3216 4999 www.facebook.com/nolaportside

classic Cakes For the last 17 years, Classic Cakes have had the privilege of sharing in many special occasions with their loyal clients. Intricately detailed or exquisitly simple, no matter what style of cake you love, Classic Cakes will sculpt to perfection. You are invited to visit their boutique to view the range of stunning cakes... From weddings and christenings, to birthdays, anniversaries and corporate occasions. Other services available include Devonshire teas, bridal showers and baby showers. Classic Cakes 990 Logan Rd, Holland Park West P 3847 8236 www.classiccakesqld.com.au

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Fans of southern American food, y’all are in for a real treat with new restaurant, NOLA Portside opening in June. NOLA Portside promises to add a little soul to your typical American cuisine. NOLA Portside, named after the slang term for New Orleans and Louisiana, was inspired by a journey around North America by owner, Miles Gillham. “Thanks to the trip beforehand, I knew what I had to bring back to Brisbane,” he said. “Not just another buffalo wings joint, but a genuine interpretation of why New Orleans is so wonderful.” Miles promises a rich variety of Louisianainspired offerings. Though he’s playing the final menu close to the chest, think Gumbo, Beignets and Jambalaya, with French and Creole inspirations, as well as some items with an Australian twist. Miles wants NOLA Portside to be focused more on share platters than

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ASIAN FUSIONS With flavoursome, healthy dishes made from the freshest ingredients, FantAsia is changing Brisbane’s perception of food court dining. Food court cuisine is usually synonymous with greasy, processed and often unhealthy options. But what makes FantAsia different is that it’s none of these things – instead, it is authentic Asian cuisine at its finest. Judy Wong and her family have restaurant hospitality in their DNA, spending a lifetime perfecting their three principles of hospitality quality, service and value. FantAsia was formed in 2010 to provide a way for everyone to experience restaurant quality Asian food with a modern twist, at takeaway prices - something often lacking in the market. Today, with nine stores in and around Brisbane and an ever–growing customer base, they are still as passionate as ever about their food. New winter menu items include an aromatic Siam

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red curry with chickpeas and a reinvention of the iconic Japanese pork dish, tonkatsu. FantAsia’s Ginza Tonkatsu is made with lightly battered crispy pork pieces coated in a rich, sweet and tangy sauce and served on a nest of shredded cabbage salad. The wide–ranging menu also includes light and fresh dumplings and hearty slow–cooked Tokyo Beef. With the health of their customers front of mind, FantAsia also offers extra vegetables to any dish as well as the option of ‘super rice’ – a delicious blend of grains and seeds for only $1 extra. It’s FantAsia’s winning combination of wholesome, fast, fresh meals that won’t break the bank that will keep the queue of customers old and new stretching through the food court every lunch time. www.fant-asia.com.au

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NEW MAKE-UP, NEW YOU There’s nothing like splashing out on a special designer piece to pick up your mood like the immaculately packaged and richly-hued range from Burberry. Burberry Lip Velvet lipsticks $50 and Sheer Eyeshadow, $45, davidjones.com.au

French ballet brand, Repetto, make the best ballet flats on the planet so it’s no wonder their new scent is as light as air with a sensual rose, vanilla and amber mix that makes it délicieux! Repetto Paris 80ml eau de toilette, $140, Myer.

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I’m a complete convert to the Dr Spiller Biometric skincare range – it works on the idea that your skin is waterproof, so a water-based product is not going to penetrate. This is oil-based skincare to take care of the skin’s own protective barrier, plumping and making it perform the way it should naturally. Go to dr-spiller. com.au for salon locations.

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Cold weather getting you down? Here’s some ideas to stop the winter blues from throwing you off your beauty game.

1 CLARINS Lovely Lip Balm, on point mix of organic coco butter and a pigment that adapts to your lips for a ‘bitten’ look, $25, Department Stores.

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RELAX, IT’S ORGANIC Brisbane-based organic skin care brand Uni Organics spent two-years earning their COSMOS certification so you can feel good about buying it. Love the Sleeping Beauty cream with snake vine extracts, $59.95,

These will soothe winter lips back to pout perfection.

3 LANOLIPS Banana Balm, my number 1 go-to for hydration, protection and a creamy sheen, $15.95, David Jones. 4 BODY SHOP Wild Argan Oil Solid Lip Oil, snaps chapped lips back into kissable perfection overnight, $9.95, thebodyshop.com.au

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NESTING SEASON Hannah Doody chats to Little Hair Nest’s Heather McMurtrie about being the perfect mix of on-trend and environmentally conscious. With more than 10 years in the industry, award-winning hairstylist Heather McMurtrie, knows what she’s doing when it comes to hair. Perched on a corner in the quiet backstreets of Paddington, Heather’s salon Little Hair Nest has been trading for less than a year, and her holistic approach leaves her clients feeling great and always coming back for more. Heather was inspired to create Little Hair Nest after noticing a gap in the industry for a natural approach to hairdressing. “I wanted to create a relaxing and luxurious salon

that catered for clientele who are conscious of the environment and personal wellbeing,” Heather said. The salon is stylishly decorated; plants hang from the ceiling, a vase of blossoming poppies sit at reception and the basins use vintage chairs from the 1960s. “The salon has good karma, I really love being there and all my clients love to come and chill out,” she said. As well as using ammonia-free colours and sulphate and paraben-free products that are derived entirely from plants, Heather also recycles

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packaging and composts hair and coffee grounds in a worm farm at her home. “Not only was I focusing on the environmental impact, my goal and commitment was to be on trend and forward thinking whilst providing quality services,” Heather said. Heather has big plans for her salon and is looking to soon expand her offering to include beauty treatments. Little Hair Nest 70 Charlotte St, Paddington P 0421 547 147 www.littlehairnest.com.au

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MAKING THE CUT With over 50 years of experience, the team at Butterworth & Co are offering a new fusion of hair and beauty to suit busy, modern lifestyles.

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What’s your background? I’ve owned multiple salons both in Brisbane and interstate and have styled the tresses of some of Hollywood’s biggest names. I’ve styled and met amazing people over my 20 year hair and beauty journey. What do you love about your industry? Making women feel more confident, beautiful and helping them discover their individuality. Favourite hair trend for winter? Gold, violet and toffee tones are on trend especially in the colder months. Top hair tip for winter? Darker tones are trending, but blonde is still huge. Choose a colour based on your lifestyle, environment and ensure it balances your eye colour, complexion and personality.  The product I can’t live without is… Our hair dryers, straighteners and high-tech curler sets by Ego. You’ll be ‘blown’ away by how advanced the technology is!  Favourite place to eat in Brisbane? Cayenne, Paddington. The $15 lunch is great value and comes with city views.  Where will we find you on a Saturday night? Catching up with close friends.

What’s your background? Previous owner of Rococo Hair for 21 years and prior to that I worked for some well known industry names. What do you love about your industry? I have a passion for hair and giving the client the ‘wow’ experience.  Favourite hair/beauty trend this winter? Concave textured bobs as they sit well with winter coats and scarves.  Top hair tip for winter? Use a top quality hair moisturising treatment to rehydrate dry hair. The product I can’t live without is… Unite Moisture & Shine range especially the ‘Luxury Cream’ and ‘Intense Mask’.  Favourite place to eat in Brisbane? Grappino’s, Paddington. Where will we find you on a Saturday night? Mr and Mrs G’s in the City.

What do you love about your industry? I love witnessing the change in attitude from our clients from when they arrive to when they leave. Their smile and sparkle in their eye is always brighter. Favourite hair/beauty trend this winter? The brow game! Thicker, fuller, darker eyebrows like Cara Delevingnes is my favourite look. Top tip for winter? Taking time out to relax is important and pamper yourself whenever possible.  The product I can’t live without is… Unites ‘7 second refresher’. It’s a notch up from dry shampoo and a beauty must have for the busy Brisbane individual.  Favourite place to eat in Brisbane? Tiramisu, Paddington. Where will we find you on a Saturday night? In The Valley or at home being a 19 year old grandma. 

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Other than having amazing brows, the one other thing that can really make a major difference to the enhancement of your natural beauty are your eyes. Whether you like to make them pop with makeup, or want something that’s already ready to go when you wake up in the morning, The Brow Bar’s variety of lash services are a great way to enhance the natural beauty of your eyes. Eyelash extensions - a perfect, fuss-free way to make sure your eyes are the envied windows to your soul. At The Brow Bar, we expertly attach individual lashes to your own to add as much or as little thickness and length as you desire. Long Weekend Lashes - if you just want beautiful lashes for a special event or a holiday, try The Brow Bar’s Long Weekend Lashes. Individual clusters of lashes are applied to look incredibly natural or as bold as you like, and will last for up to a week. To find out more about our lash treatments, make an appointment with one of the experts at The Brow Bar today.

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Women are becoming less averse to talking about women’s health issues which were once taboo. But women do not talk about what is normal. For instance, how much pain and how much bleeding is normal during a period? In general, women lose up to 80ml of blood per period. This equates to two to three half full standard pads or tampons a day. There are times when bleeding is naturally increased - commonly in the mid 30’s, early 40’s and just before the menopause. Pain is seldom a feature of a normal period, and women with normal periods rarely use pain killers. There are multiple possible diagnoses that can cause increased period pain and flow so talk to your GP or gynaecologist. Decades ago there were no treatments available and women suffered in silence. We now have effective non-hormonal and hormonal treatments as well as a range of surgical options. If you would like to learn more, arrange an appointment with Specialist Gynaecologist Dr Stamatiou.

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European luxury in Cabarita A taste of the Mediterranean has just arrived in Cabarita beach. By Sally Scott. Inspired by the mesmerising coastal villas of Italy’s Positano, Lake Como and the Isle of Capri, Halcyon House is a hotel like no other. Designed by Brisbane interior designer Anna Spiro, the 21 rooms and suites in Cabarita feature décor with a ‘white washed’ Mediterranean feel. Anna travelled to the US to buy vintage pieces and furnishings from some of New York’s top designers, while a team of craftsmen from northern New South Wales were engaged to bring the vintage pieces to life in each individual room. These sit alongside Australian treasures, such as antique seascapes collected from around the country. “I wanted to help the owners create something not currently offered here in Australia. I wanted the interior to seem as if it had been collected over a long period of time, and always

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Audi Q5 from $37,900 on road (#19174)

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Audi A5 Cabriolet from $48,900 on road (#19398)

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Audi TT from $39,900 on road (#19360)

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Only available at Audi Centre Brisbane, contact us today on (07) 3251 8222. 586 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley | Ph: (07) 3251 8222, A/H: Mark 0450 474 917 | audicentrebrisbane.com.au *On road in QLD. Sales event ends Thursday, June 30, 2015. #Audi Finance is a trading name of Volkswagen Financial Services Australia Pty Ltd ABN 20 097 071 460, Australian Credit Licence 389344.

STYLE | June 2015  
STYLE | June 2015  

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