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Bridget Barnett

Staying true to her expatriate upbringing, Bridget splits her time between Hong Kong, London and the surf town of Noosa on Australia’s East coast. She runs jewellery label, Barnett, with older sister and fashion illustrator, Kate.

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Sh*t Fashion Girls Say at New York Fashion Week

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By Bridget Barnett in Video on Wednesday 22 February 2012

Bang in the middle of Fashion Week season, it seems only fitting Shit Girls Say would come out with some new one-liners which are typical of the fashion pack. I have overheard at least half a dozen of these lines repeated in the last 24 hours. Spot on.

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Neon Night Surfing at Sydney’s Bondi Beach

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By Bridget Barnett in Video on Friday 10 February 2012

Keeping in line with fashion’s current Neon Surf trend, this clip shows a group of surfers wearing glowing wetsuits for a night ride at Sydney’s Bondi Beach.

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Brilliant billboard promotion for sun lotion

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By Bridget Barnett in New Trends on Friday 10 February 2012

Artist Simon Femandez is behind this clever outdoor advertisement for sun lotion. The billboard is covered in a 1 million tiny beads which reveals hidden artwork featuring a sunbathing woman when hit by sunshine. Femandez was hired by Brazilian ad agency Click Isobar for the project.

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Band of Skulls’ Emma Richardson’s new art exhibition

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By Bridget Barnett in New Events on Tuesday 7 February 2012

Band of Skulls vocalist and bassist Emma Richardson has explored a new creative outlet by releasing her first solo exhibition Crusin’ for a Bruisin’, a series of drawings and large-scale work created in response to her bands music. The artwork is currently showing at the Londonewcastle Project Space in London.

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Fang-soled booties by Iris Van Herpen

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By Bridget Barnett in New Fashion on Wednesday 1 February 2012

These incredibly bad-ass Fang-soled booties are from Dutch designer Iris Van Herpen’s Haute Couture Spring Summer 2012 collection. Lady Gaga is, unsuprisingly, a fan.

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Human skulls made into elaborate art by Philippe Pasqua

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By Bridget Barnett in New Art on Saturday 28 January 2012

French artist Philippe Pasqua has taken human skulls and adorned them with materials including silver and gold leaf, butterflies and tattoos. Eerie and disturbing to some, strangely beautiful to others.

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Rachel Bilson pokes fun at her character in Hart of Dixie

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By Bridget Barnett in Video on Wednesday 25 January 2012

Watch Rachel Bilson poke fun at her character in the TV show Hart of Dixie for wearing short shorts to her job as a general practice doctor. This very funny mocking rap includes the bonus of cameos from several cast members.

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Goths Up Trees

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By Bridget Barnett in Cool Websites on Friday 20 January 2012

Some people have got it down! The creator of Goths up Trees combines his two favourite things in this amazing blog.

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Parmesan Pencils

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By Bridget Barnett in New Products on Thursday 19 January 2012

These oversized pencils are made of Parmesan cheese and have ‘lead’ that contains the flavours of truffle, pesto and chilli. The product, made by German ad agency Kolle Rebbe, even comes with a sharpener. The perfect talking point for a stifled dinner party conversation.

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Australian fashion illustrator Kate Barnett

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By Bridget Barnett in New Illustration on Thursday 19 January 2012

Australian fashion illustrator and jewellery designer Kate Barnett has collaborated with French stylist and art director Marie Lebailly to create a collection of kick-ass accessory illustrations as featured in Hong Kong publication, WestEast Magazine.

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I Blame Seth Cohen for My High Expectations of Men

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By Bridget Barnett in Cool Websites on Thursday 19 January 2012

I find the fact that the Facebook group ‘I blame Seth Cohen for my high expectations of men’ has over 50,000 fans unsurprising. Bang on the money.

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Put A Bird On It: a clip from Portlandia

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By Bridget Barnett in Video on Friday 13 January 2012

Comedic geniuses and stars of the TV show Portlandia, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, feature in this YouTube clip about sticking birds on items in gift stores. Hilarious.

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Psychedelic fashion by Emma Mulholland

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By Bridget Barnett in New Fashion on Tuesday 10 January 2012

This is Australian fashion designer Emma Mulholland’s second collection ever (if you count her graduation show) and she has pulled it together like a pro. The colourful collection makes strong references to surf culture and throws in touches of rave, tribal and psychedelic influences.

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Rappers Doing Normal Shit tumblr

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By Bridget Barnett in Cool Websites on Monday 9 January 2012

This tumblr complies pictures of rappers doing normal shit, because who doesn’t want to see Coolio taking a nap or Kanye playing Connect 4.

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New demo from Sydney band Palms

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By Bridget Barnett in New Music on Wednesday 4 January 2012

Sydney band Red Riders may be retired, but it’s band members Al Grigg and Tom Wallace have brought a similar vintage rock sounding vibe to their new band, Palms. I just discovered this demo and have been playing it on repeat. The Summer Is Done With Us (demo) by Palms

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