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Leap of FAITH
In a run-down room with damp on the walls, a cluster of Nigerian children launch into pirouettes. No electricity means there is no music, but the students are focused and unfazed. This is Leap of Dance Academy, a ballet school aiming to bring classic
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GREAT MINDS Swipe Right
I have never swiped right. Or left, for that matter. In fact, I’m so clueless about online dating that I don’t even know which of those gives the thumbs up. I married my husband, Sherpa, nine years ago, before online dating was the norm. I have zero
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Dream Team
When Christy Turlington and Ed Burns fell for one another two decades ago, it was a match made in zeitgeist heaven. Even now, the prospect of talking to them sends my inner 20-something’s heart racing. After all, she was the supermodel who closed Ver
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Survival Instinct
The noise of Jazz Thornton’s jacket catching on a tree saved her life five years ago, the night an Auckland police officer prevented her 14th suicide attempt. She was 20. On Christmas Eve, four days after Thornton had been released from a psychiatric
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Beyond Linkedin
Using the namesake dating app’s mantra of “make the first move”, Bumble Bizz encourages users to take the next step in their careers by connecting, sharing advice and learning from other members. The Bumble team also host networking coffee dates, fun
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RADICAL Thinking
We all wear sunscreen on sunny days because the transaction is clear: apply it and you won’t burn. The benefits of wearing it on cloudy days, however, are less obvious. And that’s because UVA rays – the ones that cause DNA damage – don’t leave a mark
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Back On Board
In the world of pro surfing, it’s no secret that Teahupo’o, Tahiti, is home to the most fearsome waves on the planet. Yet when the Association of Surfing Professionals banned women from competing there in 2006, citing safety concerns, Australian surf
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Style Reboot
Warmer days call for fresh fashion codes: soft romanticism, upbeat colour and fabulous fringing (pictured here). Plus, we reveal the season’s best accessories, from luxury bags and fine jewellery to poppy, playful finishing touches. ■
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Life Style
Finding your style at home can be as simple as thumbing through your wardrobe. This month we decode the year’s most translatable runway trends – with cocktails to match. ■
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Voice Of Change
Every time Rebecca Poulson sees a headline about a woman or child who has been murdered in a domestic violence incident, it takes her back to September 15, 2003 – her 33rd birthday. It was on that spring Monday morning that Poulson’s niece and nephew
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The bold TYPE
HAIR BY NICOLAS PHILIPPON/CALL MY AGENT. MAKE-UP BY MARION ROBINE/CALLISTE. MODEL: ELLEN DE WEER/MODELWERK. CASTING BY V&Y. ■
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Spirited Away
SERVES 6 – 8 CURED KINGFISH500g piece sashimi-grade kingfish2 tbsps sea salt flakes1 tbsp caster sugar1 piece konbu, rehydrated in hot water for 1 hour, drained SESAME DRESSING1 tbsp light soy sauce3 tsps brown rice vinegar1 tsp roasted sesame oil½ t
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Binge Culture
Let me begin with a familiar scene. It is Sunday night and you have three unwatched programmes lined up. Squashed beside you is your laptop, where Netflix is vibrating with potential. Waiting not so patiently behind is Amazon Prime (whose login you h
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101 Ideas
PHOTOGRAPHY BY TIM ASHTON. STYLED BY MONICA RUSSELL. HAIR BY KYYE/WORK USING ORIBE. MAKE-UP BY KRISTYAN LOW/DLM USING SISLEY PARIS. MODEL: BECK/IMG. SHOOT PRODUCTION BY JEMMA WAUD ■
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Pret-a-décor
Twice a year, the international fashion houses unveil their latest collections to an applauding A-list. The colours, shapes and textures not only inform our wardrobes for seasons, but also trickle into the world of interiors. Decorating, however, div
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Editor’s Letter
Let’s face it, fashion hasn’t exactly been top of mind lately. For starters, I’m writing this letter in my 2020 uniform of trackies, uggs and trusty accessory (a glass of wine), wrapped in a thick down doona on the coldest day of the year. NSW is bla
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The show THAT NEVER WAS
PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF THE BRANDS; MAISON MARGIELA: PHOTOGRAPHY BY ROB RUSLING/RETOUCHING BY JOE COLLEY; VIKTOR&ROLF: PHOTOGRAPHY BY MARIJKE AERDEN; CHANEL: PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKAEL JANSSON; LOUIS VUITTON: PHOTOGRAPHY BY NICOLAS KRIEF; CHRISTIAN DIOR:
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The ACCESSORIES REPORT
They say slow and steady wins the race, and a pair of amber-swirled glasses will last the sartorial distance. This ’90s relic is already a fashion favourite from the street to the beach (and currently taking design cues from the jungle). A stack of s
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Kelly Preston
Nothing says ’80s Hollywood like the plot of The Experts. The film’s ludicrous storyline involves the KGB kidnapping a young, hip New Yorker – played by John Travolta – in order to teach a bunch of inept Soviet Union spies how to dance. The centrepie
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Marie Claire Australia
EDITOR Deputy editor MELISSA GAUDRON ART & PHOTOS Creative director SARAH HUGHES Art director, print & digital DANIELLE TAYLOR Photo editors ROBYN FAY-PERKINS JEMMA WAUD FASHION Fashion director NAOMI SMITH Fashion editor MONICA RUSSELL Market editor
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Bullied. Body-shamed. Broken.
In 2006, at the age of 15, Queensland gymnast Chloe Sims (now Gilliland) stunned the world by winning two gold medals – team and individual – with her electrifying routines at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games. But then, at 17, she found herself at br
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STATE Of The ART
Imagine a world without art. It’s a sobering conversation-starter amid the trials and tribulations of 2020, with theatres and galleries temporarily shut down and funding for the industry slashed across the globe. Yet perhaps in a staunch show of alle
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Megan Washington
Sia has been an amazing energy in my life since I first met her [in 2009] on tour as her support act. For our first show, I made her this care package with a bubble gun, scented candles and confetti cannon because I knew she liked to have fun. I’ll a
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The LUST LIST
THE TREND Here’s one for the rule-breakers and the statement-makers: sumptuous brocade and old-world corsetry teamed with thoroughly modern extras (feathered headpiece, anyone?). ■
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‘Facing Our Daughter’s KILLER’
The quiet of our bedroom is pierced by a ringing phone. The red numbers projected on the ceiling show 5:31 am. I answer the phone while Jocke, lying next to me in bed, remains asleep. The voice on the other end of the line belongs to Ole, [our daught
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SUBSCRIBE & RECEIVE
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Purist
PETAR PETROV A/W 2020; VICTORIA BECKHAM A/W 2020; PETAR PETROV A/W 2020; A.W.A.K.E. MODE A/W 2020 ■
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Lessons From My Grand Mother
NORMA PLAYER, 93 Wally and I were both 19 when we met. After work I’d been helping out in a Hyde Park [Sydney] canteen that gave servicemen free meals. The best part was that once dinner had been served, everyone would spend the rest of the evening d
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Bold Moves
PHOTOGRAPHY BY SEVAK BABAKHANI. TEXT BY BROOKE LE POER TRENCH. ■
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Free Spirit
CHRISTIAN DIOR A/W 2020; GUCCI A/W 2020; PALM ANGELS A/W 2020; CHRISTIAN DIOR A/W 2020 ■
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