Celebrating Madeline Stuart

Brisbane born model, Madeline Stuart is celebrating her birthday on the 14th of November. She is back in Brisbane after winning the hearts of many during her stellar performance on the runway, at New York Fashion Week. Before she set off on this incredible journey, I had a chat to Madeline to find out more about what she enjoys in the world of fashion and modelling.

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QUT's Student Run Annual Pop-Up Fleet Store Returns (August 21-27)

As you all know The Queensland University of Technology, (QUT) promotes itself as the “university for the real world” and actively students who attend this university demonstrate this statement throughout various student run initiatives.  A few Business and Fashion students took their leanings beyond the classroom and initiated a student run Fleet Store. It is an annual retail fashion pop-up store that will be open between August 21-27. In its fifth year of operation, it is guaranteed to be as successful as its predecessors.

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Fashion & Style: The Brisbane Experience

When it comes to shopping and fashion, I must admit that Brisbane feels a little behind. We've only just got H&M, the Swedish multinational retail-clothing company, known for its fast-fashion clothing for men, women, teenagers and children. Other Australian cities such as Sydney and Melbourne seem to have everything and fair enough they are bigger cities.

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When in Doubt, Vogue!

I've been reading magazines for as long as I can remember. I started out reading People,Hello, Seventeen and any magazine that seemed cool to read at the time. Back then, I just used to flick through pictures and if there was something really juicy like the Brittany Spears incident in 2007, I would occasionally read that too.

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#WCW: Mellody Hobson

To those of you who read this blog often you would know that occasionally, on a Wednedsay, I like to honor the social media trend of 'woman crush Wednesday' aka #wcw. Last week it was Brittany Hampton who held this spot on my blog and this week, I'd like to introduce you to Mellody Hobson, an American businesswoman who is the president of Ariel Investments and the current Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dreamworks.

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Soweto fashion Week (SFW) 2015 returns with a BlackWhite theme.

Soweto fashion week was founded in 2011, by Stephen Manzini with the objective of promoting talented African designers on a global scale. The show welcomes both local and international emerging designers.

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Insight from Shaunea Brown - Lean In

With exams approaching, I always find myself trying to find the motivation to continue with the same passion and aggression from week 1 of my studies. It's hard to stay motivated because so much can happen throughout the semester, making it difficult for you see the brighter side of your current struggle. I lost my grandma last week, it was probably the most pivotal time of the semester and I couldn't go home to say my final goodbyes to her.

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#WCW: Brittany Hampton

So as we all know, (well most of those who use social media regularly) you may have come across the following hast tag: #WCW, an abbreviation for "woman crush Wednesday", whereby most people tend to upload photos of females they admire, like or are inspired by on their social media platforms. Instagram is probably the place you are most likely to see this trend on a Wednesday. In honor of this tradition, I felt compelled to share my #WCW with my readers.

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Thought Catalogue #sorrynotsorry

I’m not sorry for the times I fell short or was a disappointment. Your failures and mistakes don’t define you—you aren’t the boy who dumped you, the school that rejected you, or the job you didn’t get. Take every day in stride; recognize your shortcomings and work to make them better. There is nothing to be sorry for if you can do that.

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From Nothing to Someting: L&J Music

It is always refreshing to see young people doing what they love and working towards not only improving themselves but other people too. L&J music is a gospel, r&b duo based in Australia who once lived in Zimbabwe. L&J stands for Laurette and James who are siblings that shared similar tastes in music and had a passion to find their voice and share it with the world.

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Oprah Winfrey-Master Class-Surrender-The Secret to Allowing Greater Outcomes

Ever felt like giving up on something you worked so hard for and it just didn't turn out the way you had hoped or anticipated?

Such a turnout of events can lead to all sorts of negative thinking about where you are in life, your surroundings and your future. Words and thoughts are really powerful things that affect almost everything we do in this life.

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