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Rebecca Vallance

Rebecca Valance

By Benjamen Judd Before starting up her own label, Rebecca Vallance was a fashion publicist for the likes of Kylie Minogue, Snoop Dog and Megan Gale. She even worked at fashion powerhouses, Prada, Gucci and Burberry. Splitting her time between Malta, Sydney and London, Rebecca’s approach to fashion is to go against the trend grain […]

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We love Lanie Lane

This rockabilly princess is an absolute favourite of the QT Gold Coast crew. When she stays with us she is as fun as she is charming, and leaves us absolutely starstruck! She also has some serious musical chops, and a back catalogue that is fast becoming one of Australia’s most enviable with collaborations with the […]

Entertainment

Alice in QT Land

When QT Gold Coast decides to entertain, they really turn up the charm! Why wouldn’t you plan your next event in this wonderland of designer decadence?!

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WILLI WONKER

Willy-they or Wonka-they?

Our ‘Willy Wonker’ ice-cream station is the newest addition to the Bazaar Market Place. Retro ice cream flavours like Rocky Road, Salted Caramel or Banana split are given the full Bazaar treatment, transformed into amazing creations right before your very eyes, using sweet sensations like pop rocks, skittles, timtams and bubblegum foam to create the […]

Parties & Events
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Flume – Musical Wizardry.

Flume has taken out #1 place on our top Lobby Tunes this month, we can’t stop listening to his debut self-titled album, but another few songs we’ve got on repeat can be found below.   1. On Top feat. T Shirt – Flume 2. Miracle – The Temper Trap 3. My Boo – Ghost Town […]

Entertainment
bubblegum macaroon

Bubblegum macaroon recipe

Macaroon shells: 300g almond meal 255g pure icing sugar 115g egg whites(A) 5g table salt Pink food colouring 270g fine caster sugar 75ml cold water 60g egg white(B)   Bubblegum Filling: 125ml cream 40g fine caster sugar(A) 4g pectin 6g fine caster sugar (B) 250g white chocolate 40g unsalted butter, died ½ packet pink Hubba Bubba […]

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Paradise Magazine

  QT Gold Coast features in this months Paradise Magazine. What a gorgeous shoot!

Fashion

spaQ summer special!

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Fink Coolamon tray

We’re F!nk-ing

By Benjamen Judd F!nk is a bit of an institution within the design world. Not only are they stocked in international art institutes such as MoMA in New York and the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra – the label is behind some of the most famous household items of the past decade. The iconic […]

Design
Kate Sylvester

Kate and Douglas + Bec

By Benjamen Judd If you’ve taken yourself out on a lovely stroll up Oxford Street to Paddington, you may have noticed the Kate Sylvester store. The New Zealand designer has been enticing shoppers in with her range of elegant yet simple clothes for women for over a year now. You may have also noticed that […]

Design
marimekko prints

From Finland, With Colour.

By Benjamen Judd Former U.S. First Lady and style legend, Jackie Kennedy, was allegedly a huge fan of Finnish fashion and homewares label, Marimekko. They were famous for their bold prints and incredibly bright colours even back in 1951, when the brand first launched. Why are we talking about them? Because they are finally opening […]

Design
Han Label

It’s always a pleasure learning about new

By Benjamen Judd It’s always a pleasure learning about new Australian designers, especially when we were wearing their label already without even realising it. A recent shopping spree online saw some of the guys here boasting about their new favourite t-shirt and shorts for summer. Synchronicity prevailing, they were all talking about the same label […]

Fashion
Unique Gifts, Wedding Registy, Modern Home Accessories

Wax Heads

By Benjamen Judd If someone gave us some candleholders as a birthday gift, we’d probably just re-gift that stuff right back. But if they were candleholders in the shape of a doll’s head we’d not only keep them, but also offer whoever gave it to us our last piece of chocolate. And that, in case […]

Design

Stingray Social Snaps

Our favourite snaps from this weekend at Stingray.

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meow girl

Meow, Meow

By Benjamen Judd Have you ever looked at something so cute it made your skin crawl? Adorable little rabbits and baby deer looking up at you, looking completely sweet and innocent…and then you realise that behind them lies a heap of skulls and corpses. That’s the world of Meow Girl. Macabre. But super sweet and […]

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