Review: Big Day Out Sydney 2014

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Events on Wednesday 26 February 2014

While Big Day Out is an institution and right of passage for any young Australian who lives close enough to a capital city, 2014′s instalment kind of had me wondering – why isn’t this sold out and where the hell is everyone? Perhaps it was that the day fell on Australia Day – a bogan excuse to get drunk and spit “national pride” into the faces of anyone who’ll come close enough to you, or perhaps it’s that the “big festival” is a dying breed in Australia. Whatever the cause – y’all missed out.

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Life-size inflatable castle bounces into Sydney’s Hyde Park

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By sydneyrogue in New Events on Thursday 31 October 2013

Ever dream about doing something absolutely ridiculous at a sacred ancient monument? No? Me neither. But my spidey senses tell me that January 2014 holds this possibility in the future of Sydney-siders both young and young at heart. Sacrilege is Stonehenge re-imagined as a life-size inflatable castle. Gone are the days of clutching at your […]

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Shark bite onesie

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Fashion on Monday 9 September 2013

Here’s a swimsuit that’s sure to cause in uproar in the pool. The Sharkini is designed to look like Jaws took a little nibble out of your one-piece swimsuit. The edgy little outfit has become quite popular around the internet and it’s easy to see why: the Sharkini is the perfect outfit for shark week.

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The Clearest Lake in the World is in New Zealand

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Cool Travel on Tuesday 25 June 2013

Blazing hot temperatures outside are rising, proof that, where I am, summer’s in full swing, and these never-before-seen photos of the world’s clearest lake taken by Klaus Thymann are killing me. I just want to go swimming in it. Found in New Zealand’s South Island, Blue Lake has the incredible visibility of about 80 metres. 

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Beach beauty: cut-out swimwear by OYE

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Fashion on Thursday 18 April 2013

Remember back in the 40s, 50s, and 60s when beach wear was more than just a factory produced strip of fabric? There was a time when swim suites were almost little mini dresses. They were well designed and unique. Open Your Eyes swimwear is bringing that spirit back! Each suite is made of the highest […]

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Maui Jim: the best sunglasses in the world (says us)

This Island Life Contributor

By This Island Life in New Fashion on Thursday 24 January 2013

I’ve been known to make outlandish statements when it comes to fashion, but this is no such occasion. Hawaiian brand Maui Jim make the best sunglasses in the world and I’ll tell you why. Created in Hawaii, Maui Jim have developed their shades with island life in mind. Their special patented polarized lenses have been designed to enhance the […]

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From the LAEM Store: Forza 5 Tanktop

Alison Shepard Contributor

By Alison Shepard in New Products on Friday 13 July 2012

For those of you in the dog days of summer, this is the ultimate for beach and hot city days. For those of you in your winter months, surely you have a vacation scheduled soon? We bring you Vaughn de Heart’s Forza 5 Tanktop, a racing-inspired classic from a brand we love. Get this in […]

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Beach 2011: the joys of a first time sea change

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By Jeff Katz in Video on Saturday 13 August 2011

Do you remember the first time you went to the beach? This is three year-old Nicole’s first time ever playing at the beach. I don’t remember my first time in the sand or water, but I can only hope that I had this much fun! On a technical note, this was shot entirely on the […]

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