Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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‘Go with the flow and follow through’ – Athlete Profile: Renold Quinlan

Renold Quinlan is a 24-year-old boxer with Indigenous and Fijian heritage. He is a rising star within the boxing and local community. On a beautiful spring day I sat down at Redfern Oval with the humble and shy athlete for a quick Q&A session on his burgeoning boxing career, inspirations and aspirations.

Spring fashion trends

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Sydney once again lit up Sydney’s iconic Town Hall. From August 21 to 24 Sydney-siders and many travelling visitors were treated to the upcoming season’s collections and trends.

Cosmetics for all skin colours

In 1994, three creative forces combined their passion for beauty and their knowledge of issues specific to skin colour to develop the groundbreaking brand known as Black Opal.

Singular talent, individual style – Artist Profile: B-Mike

Within the suburbs of many Australian cities lie the undiscovered talents of artists, dancers, models, singers and songwriters. However, within those of Melbourne you’ll find a young man who has already lived an amazing life, having overcome circumstances most of us could never imagine. He endures, with a burning desire to succeed. Who is this young man, you may wonder? Look no further them Michael Hoosen, aka B-Mike.

Red Ochre accolade for David Gulpilil

The Australia Council’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Board recently celebrated the sixth annual National Indigenous Arts Awards at the Sydney Opera House on May 27.

Hot looks for winter

I’m constantly asked, how do you determine the latest trends and where do they originate? My answer is simple. Trends develop within the world around us, and as seasons change so do they. Nothing lasts. As quickly as they come in they soon fade out. However, cycles are often repeated and tweaked to meet the current consumer. This winter season’s hottest trends in the world of fashion and beauty are some of my favourite looks.

Fashion & Style: It’s not the label, it’s how you wear it

Style is a part of every individual’s daily life. Should you prefer a casual look, boho chic or professional presentation, we all have our own style. With Sydney’s recent hosting of Mercedes-Benz Fashion week being held at Carriageworks, it was fashionistas’ time to prepare for the upcoming trends to break during our winter season. Five standout trends which dominated the runways were prints, metallics, blacks, monochrome and modern tailoring.