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Thirning Villa, Ashfield Pop Up Project

I love supporting local business but my suburb of Ashfield is more renown for tasty eateries than pop-up shops. I was so pleased to see this fabulous Pop Up Project by Apricot+Lime  (Rosell and Eleni). A collection of vintage homewares; selected artworks by local artist Jacqueline Larcombe and even more exciting to me - a few racks of fabulous vintage clothing! The beautiful Thirning Villa (gallery & artist in residence space) is just so well suited to this kind of venture. It's picturesque setting in between the tennis club, the bowling club and the sports oval mean it's a perfect place to sit on the verandah and enjoy a coffee or tasty treat. I'm sure in the roaring 20's some rather fabulously dressed local types...

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How to Make a Scrunchie

Scrunchies - the 80's and 90's favourite hair accessories are back with a vengeance. They've been seen on the heads of celebs Bella Hadid, Selina Gomez, J Lo and Margot Robbie apparently kept a few from her glorious wardrobe in "I Tonya". Balenciaga even offer a designer $225 branded leather scrunchie for more labelled fashion types.What I love about the scrunchie:1. It's good for your hair - no snagged elastic ripping your hair out.2. Co-ordinate your look - team your shoes and your scrunchie and win at accessorising an otherwise normcore outfit.3. Get the print on - feeling a floral Laura Ashley girl but always wear jeans and a jumper - you can channel your inner boho princess without feeling like you're going to float away.4. Get...

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