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With stylish and
sourced from across
Australia and New
has garnered a reputation for high quality
fashion items for children.
New summer ranges from Australian
brands including rockyourbaby,
ScruffyDog Shoes, MiniFin and Havoc
Denim are now in stock, with lines of
bathers and swimwear all ready for the
Rochipop can also be the perfect
place to hold a birthday party, with
owner Lucinda Clarke offering cupcake
decorating and chocolate making parties,
science parties, pamper parties for older
girls and also hens parties.
Cupcake decorating and chocolate
making classes are also available as
a part of the school holiday program.
The one-hour classes cater for two year
olds to teenagers and include moulded
chocolates and chocolate pizzas.
The store is currently on the market
so you could also be the owner of this
Rochipop is open 9.30am to 4.30pm
Tuesday to Friday, 9.30am to 2.30pm
Saturday and 9.30am to 1.30pm
A: Shop 19/20 Cusacks Centre, Eyre
P: 6295 1177 or 0438 393 275
Daily Life, the women's lifestyle
section on Fairfax websites,
including The Canberra Times,
has launched its first app Daily
Weather. As well as receiving
a reliable weather report,
courtesy of Weatherzone, the
app offers stylish suggestions,
updated every hour to suit the
temperature. It's not just an
opportunity to channel Cher
from Clueless picking out her
school outfit, the app also offers
online shopping links for each
Canberra Institute of Technology
fashion graduates will proudly
display their latest at their
KINETIC fashion parade.
The parade will be a showcase for
seven diverse designers. Designer Mitchell
Thompson has an innovative way of
translating children's colourful drawings
into sophisticated menswear.
His childlike attitude to design is an
important part of the philosophy behind
his label Perpetually Five.
"Children today seem less childlike.
Without a clear sense of childhood, there
can be not a distinct notion of adulthood,"
Perpetually Five sets out to redefine
menswear by constantly providing new
approaches to fashion and build a cohesive
bridge between fun and smart, dressy and
"I put colour into my garments so that
people have more fun with everyday life,"
Thompson said. "There is a demographic
of young men who want to express
themselves through what they wear and
Discover these talented designers'
collections at 7.30pm on Saturday,
December 1, at Westfield Belconnen.
Tickets will be on sale in late October.
Lush forests, soaring mountains and the
stony deserts of South African savannahs
provided the inspiration for the launch of
Myer's spring/summer collection.
Keeping with the theme of advertising
campaign, shot in the Pilansberg National
Park in South Africa, an abstract landscape
constructed from thousands of rope lengths
hovered above the audience, transformed
Sydney's Hordern Pavilion.
Jennifer Hawkins opened the show in
Toni Maticevski alongside six models wearing
custom-made pieces by a range of Myer
designers created with fabric imported from
the recent South African shoot.
Hawkins took to the runway four more
times throughout the show wearing designs
from Ellery, Manning Cartell, Cozi and Aurelio
From kaleidoscope and floral to tribal
and animal, prints dominated the show.
Soft, feminine looks are also set to shine in
the warmer months as peplums and pastels
remain a designer favourite.
Getting your children
ready for the summer
months is easy in the
wonderland that is
THE FREE APP IS
AVAILABLE AT THE
L'Occitane has recently announced its exciting
new formula for the Immortelle Brightening range.
The brightening moisture cream, brightening
essence and brightening water are highlights of
this collection, packed with special ingredients to
achieve that luminous, youthful glow.
PHOTO: Lucus Dawson
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