Wednesday, 28 November 2018

You've Got $100 Left Before Pay Day

You've got $100 left before pay day so why not treat someone else and start your Christmas shopping now! Check out our picks from the Canberra Outlet Centre! 



Monday, 26 November 2018

Style Stalker : Music and me

Our style stalker for this week is Akol Dinning, local music producer and artist. Akol is known for his music and his love of fashion. With our girl Deejay shooting his style, I sat down with Akol to find out what inspires him. 

Q & A

Q:Who inspires you?

 A: Akol- My inspiration is more about the thought process involved. Most human beings are too earth minded in their thought and lack clarity in the way they think.  S W O T B T S , meaning some where out there beyond the skies is a thought process that extends beyond earthly limitations. This Is what I believe inspires me, my teams and partner. We all have this same way of of thinking so in a sense they are who inspire me.

Q: Describe your style in three words?

A: Akol- Comfortable, effortless, and edgy. 

Q: What advice would you give other in regards to developing their own style?

A: Akol- You must be comfortable wearing it. When you look great you feel confident and that’s definitely a key aspect to every outfit. Confidence is the key to pulling of a look!

Q: What’s your favourite store in Canberra?

 A: Akol- The Universal Store,  like S W O T B T S the outfit must match you’re thoughts, your own way of thinking. Whatever I'm thinking i know i can mostly find it in that store. 

Outfit Breakdown
Top: The Universal Store
Jeans: The Universal Store
Hat: The Universal Store
Jacket: The universal
Shoes: Hype


Thursday, 22 November 2018

Style Stalker - Growing Wealth For Your Future

It's nice to think about your future, financial goals, where you want to live one day etc. Luckily I have a husband who helps me understand how important it is to plan. And even more lucky that he looks sharp when he is in action.

Paul Wojtaszak is a Mortgage Broker from Trilogy Funding. He helps people achieve their property goals by building wealth with financial solutions. If you want to review your current or future property/finance plans, please contact Paul for a FREE session 0404 852 727 or email him at

From Monday to Friday you can catch Paul wearing fitted suits from Oxford, Hugo Boss, West End, and Pierre Cardin to name a few. 'I like details, pin ties, pocket squares, watches, fancy shoes and designer cufflinks - I wore Lanvin ones at my wedding'.
Paul Wojtaszak from Trilogy Funding, he is dressed by Rodger Bartholomew
'I like to look sharp when seeing a client as first impressions last. I want people to know that I have made a great choice with my outfit just like I would with my recommendations of a lender'.

My style icons are strong men figures that wear, you guessed it - Suits! Like George Clooney, Bradley Cooper and David Beckham.
Weekends are normally smart casual (jeans or pants with a T) or I may go for the sporty look. I like Justin Timberlake's style and go for the 'Sport Luxe' look (I think Deejay would approve).

'People should use me because I am passionate about my client’s goals and I have the tools to assist them to achieve them'. 
My saying is, 'there's brokers and there's brokers'.

Words by Janette Wojtaszak Photography by DJ @wearefoundau

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Canberra Style File: Kristen Henry

Kristen Henry is the woman behind one of Canberra's favourite radio station, we know her voice and we know her style! 

Not only is she a radio presenter, she is an emcee, video reporter, Thoroughbred Park Ambassador and style influencer , she loves to share little insights into her life including her upcoming wedding and her amazing cake making skills. If you follow her on social media you will know Kristen as a warm, caring, social and vibrant personality which is extends to her style and amazing outfit choices.

Kristen's style is bright, bold, and colourful. She is always beautifully dressed from head-to-toe and always expresses her individuality through her style. 

Kristen's friend, fellow radio presenter and Thoroughbred Park ambassador interviewed Kristen to find out what inspires her style.

BL: Who is your biggest fashion inspiration? 

KH: I think inspiration comes from a range of different people, to keep yourself interested and on trend. Locally if you’re not following the style choices of Sarah Kelly you’re not living. What a local icon, there is a woman with sass who is the Queen of the statement piece. If you want a timeless inspiration you can’t go past Jackie Kennedy; chic yet simple, from her Channel suits to pillbox hats. On point.

BL: Favourite store in Canberra? 

LH: I don’t think you can be tied to a store or look – fashion inspirations comes from anywhere!

BL: Favourite Aussie designer? 

KH: Steven Khalil is designing my Wedding dress, so at the moment he and I are spending so much time together I think I’d get in trouble if I didn’t say him! He is beyond incredible. What a gift to be able to work with him and create a very important dress.

BL: Three words that represent your style? 
KH: Structured, bold, bright.

BL: How long have you been an ambassador for Thoroughbred Park? 
KH: 5 years.. It’s been a while! It is one of my most favourite things a raceday at Thoroughbred park, it combines my favourite things. Catching up with friends, fashion, and a champagne.

BL: As Thoroughbred Park's ambassador can you give us your racewear tips? 

KH: Bright, bold, make a statement. Go for it with your style choices – why not? Celebrate local designers and milliners too, Christine Waring is my go-to, but give Sovata or Cynthia Jones - Bryson a buzz. Amazing women leading the field nationally in headwear. shop local and buy local.

BL: Any last tips? 
KH: You only live once, don’t save things for a ‘rainy day’. If you’ve purchased that bright handbag, beautiful perfume or to die for little black dress..wear it! Enjoy it.

Beth xox

Words by Bethany Larsen @bethanygracelarsen
Photography by DJ @wearefoundau 
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