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Fashion, High Tea, And QT

By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Buy Tickets The QT Fashion Week and Awards is about to start in full force and what would it be without a chance to see up close some of the hottest talents about to take the country by storm? We are inviting all friends of fashion, friends of QT and […]

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Why The Village Markets Are A Must

By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Official Website Every city has their secret markets where they go to get their treasure hunt fix and we here at the Gold Coast are no different. In fact, we probably do it better because, well, look at us and look where live! We’ve been to a lot of markets […]

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Voice Over Matter At The Arts Centre

By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Official Website There is a particularly fascinating exhibition currently showing at The Arts Centre Gold Coast that, if you find yourself needing a fix of something cultural (and even if you don’t). Voice Over Matter by Brisbane-based artists Gabriella Szanlewska and Brent Wilson explores the contention that ‘those with freedom […]

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Ingrid Verner Is Bringing the Winter Magic

By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Official Website You can feel the seasonal change in the air happening. Summer is gradually pulling away and we are about to enter the Gold Coast’s version of winter, or what we like to call an extended spring. And while the temperature may never drop to the same inhumane levels […]

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Designer inspiration at QT Gold Coast

While you are with us, take some time to look at the inspirational Eames inspired designer pieces on display. Such connected, colourful chaos required precision planning. Learn a little about this era in design here: Charles Eames Charles Eames, Jr (June 17, 1907 – August 21, 1978) was born in St. Louis, Missouri. Charles was […]

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ARTISTIC VOYEUR: WHIMSY MILIEU

By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Official Website We’ve made no secret of the fact that we are complete magpies when it comes to accessories but we are happy to acknowledge that it’s not all shiny things that make us lose our minds. Source of all things fun that it is, sometimes even we get surprised […]

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BEACHFRONT MARKETS

By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Our fair beach-bound city is host to some of the greatest markets in the nation and we are always happy to give guests a heads up if they happen to be staying with us at the same time. Hence the heads up we are giving you right now that the […]

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FIBRO COAST AT THE ARTS CENTRE

By Benjamen Judd There are many iconic images that people associate with the Gold Coast – the beaches, the people, Meter Maids, a vibrant night life that can compare to any of the major capital cities and of course our high rises. The architecture of the Gold Coast is now as much a part of […]

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SURF ‘N’ TURF AT THE ARTS CENTRE

BY BENJAMEN JUDD Book Accommodation Official Website If there is one thing the Gold Coast is known for (besides us) is its unbeatable beaches and surfing culture. With many of the top events held here annually,  surfing is as much a culture as it is a lifestyle and sport and it is no surprise that […]

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SNEAK PREVIEW OF GCMAG’S SIXTH BIRTHDAY EDITION

  GCMAG and our amazing team were out in full force yesterday as we shot the cover for the sixth anniversary  and 21st issue  of this  internationally growing magazine. With a lot of hairspray, a few strokes of the makeup brush and a hit of coffee the day was off to a fantastic start at […]

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Fin and Ivy

Based on the Gold Coast of Australia the Fin and Ivy creative studio designs and sources unique lifestyle products inspired by world travel and luxury living with a vintage touch. The studios name sake is after the founder, Sam Suttie’s, two daughters Finley and Ivy.   “Bringing up two little girls has made me realise […]

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The Village Markets

The Village Markets (TVM), are the original and best boutique creative market on the Gold Coast, showcasing up to 100 fashion, arts and creative stalls as well as live local music and delicious gourmet food. Founded in October 2008, the aim of TVM is to create a platform for talented emerging designers, creatives, and vintage collectors to showcase their wares, as […]

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WHAT’S NEW WITH NEUW

By Benjamen Judd   If there is one thing that can send even the most mild mannered person over the edge it’s shopping for the perfect fit in a pair of jeans. Not only is the process of trying them on only to find out your body isn’t built like a store mannequin completely gutting […]

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PUT A RING ON IT

By Benjamen Judd   Or a necklace. Or a bracelet. Just as long as it is from our new favourite jewellery designers, Recreational Studios by Emma Swann. A selection of fine jewellery for both men and women, Recreational Studio works with repurposed silver to create imaginative pieces that challenge traditional jewellery norms. A mixture of […]

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CRUCIAL LEATHER GOODS

By Benjamen Judd   Merry Christmas peoples! Happy Holidays! Super Kwanzaa! Now is the time that we think of the best ways to celebrate with others in order to make sure that we, in return, don’t get shit gifts. Let’s be honest – we all give to receive. Take that as you will. To help […]

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