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As far back as I can remember, fashion was a way to express myself. My mum tells me I used to get up each morning and choose my own outfit, laying it out on my bed from as young as three. As a teenager this evolved into my personal space, merchandising it on a regular basis. Now, as Graphic Designer, Visual Merchandiser and Stylist by trade, it's my passion putting outfits together, styling spaces and discovering products and pieces that light my eyes up. I'm a sucker for well designed products, packaging and pieces. In fact, I am known to purchase things for form over function - it's the way I've always been and the way it will always be,...

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How to be blissfully unaware of others

Anxiety noun a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something or an uncertain outcome. If you are in the creative industry, a bride-to-be, starting your own business, buying a house, starting a family - whatever point you are in your life, there is a good chance you are well aware of what others are doing, and it's not only time to stop worrying about what others are doing, it's time to stop comparing yourself to others, too. With social media channels being checked by individuals on the daily, scrolling to view the lives of others, their competition, those they look up to and admire - whether you are aware or not, it is starting to have an overall impact...

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Olympia x The Paper Cup Project Issue II

The Paper Cup Project is an initiative which connects local creatives with local cafes. PCP is a platform for local creatives to showcase their work to the public by presenting opportunities for sales, collaboration and brand awareness. At the same time partnering with local cafes, it allows the people of Perth to discover and #SupportLocal.  .... and it all starts with a Paper Cup. I met with Russell and Ashley of PCP a few months ago (for a coffee of course!) and we began chatting about their concept and where they saw it all going. The boys were full of passion, full of ideas and committed to pursuing no matter the obstacles that would be thrown their way, launching their first Issue with...

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