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An icon TURNS 20
It was the year 2000: Britney Spears and Kylie Minogue ruled the airwaves; Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt were newlyweds; and low-rise jeans and stringy sequin tops dominated the fashion landscape. It was also the year that Chanel launched its J12 ti
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Culture
Move over Beyoncé, there’s a new queen in town “It’s different to what you see on TV; nowhere near as glamorous as people think. I sat in this tight dress for four hours with no food,” explains Diana Gordon, describing the 2017 Grammy Awards where Be
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AT-HOME WORKOUTS for people WHO HATE WORKOUTS
Spurred on by the COVID-19 lockdown, the online workout industry in Australia has grown an incredible 900 per cent since January this year, according to a new survey from fitness app Les Mills. And interestingly, it’s women who are overwhelmingly dri
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The Edit
Inspired by the grunge movement born in Seattle in the 1980s, Louis Vuitton’s pre-fall collection takes dressing down to new highs with retro jeans, embroidered blouses and flannel cape coats worthy of the original style icon, Kurt Cobain. There’s be
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The SPARK THAT STARTED IT ALL
Spell & The Gypsy Collective Isabella Pennefather can thank her love of American iconography – feathers, eagles and bull horns – for her brand’s smash-hit piece. The idea for Spell’s Desert Wanderer Playsuit came to her during a creative sojourn at t
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+ 3 Apps To Download
Zombies, Run! (zombiesrungame.com) Lace up, pop your headphones in and suddenly you’re part of a gripping story where zombies chase you and make you speed up or slow down. There’s more than 200 missions to be a part of. Alo Moves (alomoves.com) With
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The NEW HAIR GOALS
In Shine4Diversity’s latest campaign, founders Mahalia Handley and Shareefa J are redefining what a good hair day looks like. Shot by Steve Harnacke, a white male photographer who’s using his privilege for good, the #HairWeAre series is a step toward
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How to TURN A BAD SITUATION AROUND
The wonderful thing about failure is that it’s entirely up to you to decide how you look at it. You can choose to see failure as the end of the world, or you can look at failure as a valuable learning experience, which it often is. Never forget Richa
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Lifestyle
If the past few months have proved anything, it’s that there’s no place like home. The land of Oz is exactly where we want to be right now, and as the country reopens after lockdown, we’re excited to see a little more of it. This month, we’re gatheri
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BELLES Of The BALL
When you imagine a debutante ball, you see young girls in white satin dresses and elbow-length gloves, their hair swept up in elaborate updos sticky with hairspray, dancing to the Pride of Erin waltz. The coming-of-age tradition, which began in the 1
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Fashion
Are you a dreamer or a realist? For the former, free-flowing shapes and hot hues define this month’s fashion editorial, while our runway round-up is rich with inspiration. For the latter, we’ve curated the classics to buy now and love forever. ■
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Heartiness and Soul
SERVES 4 400g semolina flour, plus extra for dusting3 tbsps extra virgin olive oil1 onion, finely diced3 garlic cloves, finely chopped6 sage leavespinch of chilli flakes, plus extra to serve3 pork and fennel sausages (300g approx), casings removed400
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“Give Us A Smile, Luv”
It’s a stomach-churning feeling every woman knows, often induced by the beep of a horn, the ear-piercing shrill of a wolf-whistle or the audacity of a “show us your tits” yelled from the window of a passing car. In her photo series “Cheer Up Luv”, ph
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Bohemian Rhapsody
Hair by Vincent De Moro for Airport. Make-up by Kasia Biały for D’Vision. Model: Anja Konstantinova/Premier Model Management. Casting by Anna Rybus. Production by Warsaw Creatives. Thanks to theoitavos.com. ■
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Ahead Of the Pack
If anyone is geared to do isolation in style it has to be Julie Stevanja, who found her niche at the fashionable edge of activewear when the rest of us were adamant leggings were no substitute for pants. At home, in a haven of a Spanish-mission-style
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Going For Gold
This month, Swiss runner Sofia Gonzalez was supposed to be competing at the Tokyo Paralympic Games in a careerdefining bid for gold and glory. Instead, like thousands of athletes around the world, she’s training for the 2021 Games at home, stretching
Marie Claire Australia2 min gelesenFashion & Beauty
2020 The Trend Report
THE COAT Investing in outerwear never goes out of style, however, this season’s designs are not just practical but infused with fun, feel-good factors. From New York to Paris, sophisticated superheroes donned their capes and commanded the catwalk – s
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A Luxe Guide To BREAKING FREE
With more than 60 hectares of oceanfront farmland, Dovecote is making a case for elevated isolation. Featuring two buildings, The Range, which sleeps four, and The Headland, which accommodates up to eight, this is the place to reconnect with friends
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The SECRETS NEXT DOOR
While researching the 2015 murder of suburban mother Tara Costigan, writer Heidi Lemon found herself watching a piece of CCTV footage repeatedly. It showed a ute driving up and down the street, over and over again, often stopping at Tara’s driveway,
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101 Ideas
PHOTOGRAPHY BY MAX DOYLE/DLM. STYLED BY MONICA RUSSELL. HAIR BY KYYE/WORK AGENCY. MAKE-UP BY ISABELLA SCHIMID/ASSEMBLY AGENCY. MODEL: RUBY CAMPBELL/PRISCILLAS. ■
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Marie Claire Australia3 min gelesenPolitics
OUTRAGE with Ashley ‘Dotty’ Charles
Don’t boo. Vote,” said Barack Obama in 2016. Those simple words, spontaneously uttered at a convention, tell us everything we need to change about outrage. The problem with outrage is: we wave our fists at our issues instead of taking a swing at them
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Classic Hits
For serious style mileage, invest in a tailored pant and blazer. Worn as separates or souped up with quirky accessories, the look is anything but corporate. STYLE TIP A straight-leg front-seam cut is universally flattering. Craving comfort but sick o
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Ava Gardner
In the photography studio on New York’s 5th Avenue, an 18-year-old Ava Gardner picks up a wide-brimmed hat, places it over her chestnut hair and ties it neatly beneath her chin, hoping to mimic Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind. She then sits upo
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POWER To The PEOPLE
In 2016, US football star Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem before a preseason game to protest police violence against black people. It was a simple gesture that spoke volumes: a sign of deference and respect, a request for prot
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Beauty
Consider adding an essence to your skincare routine. Those in the know say this pre-serum step makes all the difference to skin bounce and elasticity. “Essences are a humectant, so they help lock moisture into the skin,” explains Charlotte Lyon, nati
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The Women Who Made Me sonia Kruger
My mother Margaret is a strong, independent woman who grew up with 16 siblings and little money. She sacrificed a lot to give me the opportunities she didn’t have. Mum went without so that I could go to dance class, and spent the majority of her even
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The Great She Recession
The coronavirus is a disaster for feminism,” declared The Atlantic magazine on March 19. Months later, as statistics emerge from the depths of the pandemic, the assertion worryingly holds weight. With about a million jobs lost in Australia, COVID-19
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Your BEAUTY REPORT
Lips were both high shine and matt this season, but what they had in common was a statement red hue. From fire-engine red at Jason Wu and Oscar de la Renta, to the ruby tones at Givenchy, it’s a good lesson in just how well crimson lends a sense of d
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Is This The End OF THE INFLUENCER?
Arielle Charnas had a cold. Nothing too serious, really, but the symptoms were there: fever, sore throat and a headache. So the American lifestyle influencer known as “Something Navy” announced to her 1.3 million followers that she was going to get t
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