Art & Culture

When style, substance, quality and control counts – and keeps Jac+ Jack fashion founders in business and thriving

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This is the story of two old friends, who have done their time and learnt the ropes in the fickle fashion business.  They have remained true to their values, stayed on-trend and know what their customers want. They are – Jac+ Jack –  a stylish, sumptuous Australian fashion label. Where…

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Weddings, parties, anything? NO! Just weddings for Fiona Deans-Dundas – living the dream as a wedding planner!

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Even if it meant missing out on Christmas celebrations with her family, Fiona Deans-Dundas could not have been happier – producing and managing weddings for blushing, beautiful brides who had dreamed of the perfect day! The Christmas/New Year period is a rush-hour for weddings. Fiona has found her niche, as…

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Jazz it up with Emma Pask and with that voice, she’ll be “Livin’ La Vida Loca” in 2014

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This woman CAN sing!  And oh, how Emma Pask has made a splendid career in the world of cool and classy jazz after being discovered by the Australian jazz maestro James Morrison at her Kirrawee High School fund-raiser in southern Sydney some 20 years ago. As she belted out Mack…

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Handcrafts the go-to goods at Shop Handmade, the curated collective in Canberra

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If you are into handicrafts and homemade treasures, this is the place for you.  Shop Handmade and the Handmade Markets are two outlets for the Handmade Canberra business, launched by Rachel Evagelou and Julie Nichols after they met at a market stall in 2009. As they tell me today in…

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