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Stallholder applications open!

The first Night Market Canberra event for 2016 will be held on Friday 18 March 2016 and stallholder applications are now open!

To apply, simply complete the application form and submit it via email: info@nightmarketcanberra.com by COB Wednesday 10 February 2016.

Further information available on the ‘stallholders’ page.

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WHAT A YEAR!

Thank you to all the stallholders that participated in our 2015 events and for providing customers with such a wonderful range of quality products!

A huge thank you to all of our suppliers and event partners! We look forward to working with you and delivering many more successful events in 2016.

Last but certainly not least, thank you to the thousands of people that attended our events over the last 12 months and for supporting our stallholders businesses!

Wishing you all a safe and Merry Christmas!

Natalie & Marissa xx

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Stay tuned for 2016 event dates!

 

Stallholder applications open!

We are currently taking stallholder applications for the 4 December event!

To apply, simply complete the application form and submit it via email: info@nightmarketcanberra.com by COB Friday 16 October 2015.

Further information available on the ‘stallholders’ page.

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Music :: Chicago Charles & Nick Rigby

Nick Rigby and Chicago Charles will be providing live music for this Friday’s event, so sit back and enjoy their musical talent!

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Fri 11 Sept, 10pm – late: Little Brooklyn

Sat 12 Sept, 1pm – 4pm: Yarralumla Yacht Club

Sun 13 Sept, 4pm – 7pm: Hopscotch

Fri 18 Sept: Salotto Opening Night

Sun 20 Sept, 1pm – 4pm: The Light House

 

 

 

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Sun 13 Sept, 2pm – 5pm: The Royal Hotel

Fri 18 Sept, 6pm – 9pm: The Dock

Sat 19 Sept, 10.30pm – late: King O’Malley’s

Sun 20 Sept, 2pm – 5pm: The Royal Hotel

Fri 25 Sept, 5pm – 8pm: Hopscotch

Sun 27 Sept, 1pm – 4pm: The Dock

Thu 1 Oct, 9pm – 12am: King O’Malley’s

Fri 2 Oct, 6pm – 9pm: The Light House

 

 

STALL PROFILE: Grae Wolf Design

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This Canberra based business designs creates hand-crafted furniture created from salvaged and locally sourced hardwoods.

Each piece is designed to showcase the individual beauty of the timber, including the markings that contribute to the beauty and tell a story within each unique piece.

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STALL PROFILE: theDEN

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Polly Crowden is the artist and designer behind theDEN. Growing up in a family of creatives, her love for creating art began at an early age. From the age of 7 she would help her mother with papermaking workshops which lead to experimenting with ceramics, drawing, painting and textiles.

Polly’s interest in sustainable fashion began at RMIT whilst studying a Diploma of Applied Fashion Design & Technology and later developed into the creation of her own label theDEN, established in 2010.

With a mission to contribute to the growing trend of slow fashion as well as producing well-made, quality products, each and every product is designed and created by Polly using her original designs and produced using consciously sourced and ethical materials.

 

STALL PROFILE: Little Toes, Bibs & Bows

This range of locally handmade children’s clothing and accessories is just divine!

Business owner Rowena started creating bibs when her son was a newborn and she found that store bought bibs weren’t quite cutting it in terms of absorbency.

After designing and sewing some dribble bibs for her son other mums started to ask for bibs for their own bubs which is how the business was born. She has since expanded into clothing and other accessories.

Made mostly with soft and durable fabrics such as cotton, corduroy and denim in a variety of patterns, you’ll be sure to find an outfit for any occasion!

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STALL PROFILE :: ARCHON DESIGNS

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Established in August 2014 and proudly Australian Made and Australian Owned, this urban inspired company creates products to improve the Urban Home, Urban Lifestyle and Urban Well-Being and existence.

Beautifully packaged and using carefully selected ingredients such as 100% premium quality pure essential oils and certified organic and natural ingredients, the Archon range includes the popular Australian Botanical Skin and Body products that look and feel luxurious yet at its core is close to nature. The uniquely scented Signature Home Fragrance Collection and exciting new Travel Backpack Collection are also available as well as their latest product range called Archon RAW.

We are thrilled that they are travelling down from Sydney to attend our September event and we hope you enjoy trying these lovely products for yourself!

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MANE EVENT :: The Pastel Plunge

Have you noticed that pastel hair seems to be all the rage at the moment? Today we chat to Lexi Bannister, Premier Colourist at Axis Hair to get some advice on how to choose the right shade for you and what exactly is involved in taking the pastel plunge.

Considering this look yourself? Here is my guide to getting it right but first let’s look to the celebrity world for some inspiration! Here are a few celebs that I think wear the pastel trend best:

Choosing the right shade for you:

Consulting with your hair colourist is a must! They will look at your facial features and take into
account your eye colour and skin tone in order to choose the right shade for you.

Generally speaking, lighter complexions are best suited to purple, pink and peach, while darker complexions have more variety and can consider grey, green and blue as well as the pinker tones.

In order to achieve a pastel palette your hair will need to be pre lightened. Your colourist will likely offer a bond multiplier (olaplex, cureplex, snaplex) to help minimise the potential damage to your locks. These pastel tones are temporary colours that will last approx. 2¬3 weeks.

To maximise the life of your colour I would advise that you invest in a colour shampoo to use at home and regular treatments to keep your hair in the best possible condition between salon visits.

Styling your new look:

If you decide to take the pastel plunge you should also take a look at your wardrobe and tweak your wears to ensure your hair is the star of the show. Pastel colours, light fabrics and unassuming patterns work best to ensure your hair is the focus. Black, white and grey are safe and look stunning if you are sporting a grey or aqua hue in your hair. Don’t be afraid to take it to the next level and match your clothes to your hair!

Restyling your wardrobe doesn’t have to cost a fortune, quite often we have things in our wardrobe that we have forgotten about, so be sure to resurrect that white shirt or black tee. Another great way to update your look is to hit outlet stores or shop online. Stores such as ASOS or Boohoo.com are a great at replicating high fashion trends on a budget.

Purple / Black   Green / Soft   Pink / White

The finishing touch:

To complete your look makeup should be the final touch. An understated eye and natural brow with a statement lip is an easy go to look. If you don’t normally wear lipstick that doesn’t mean you need to wear a bold lip colour, but step it up and really find a shade that emphasises your hair.

Purple hair: This a more versatile colour and can pull off any number of fun lip colours, but stay away from a pink blush and stick to a light peach or bronzer.

Pink & peach hair: Try a matte neutral lip colour like Napoleon Perdis ‘Grace’ or ‘Lauren’ from
Mattetastic Range, or if you want to inject some colour try SMP II. Soft pink/peach blush and an
understated eye using warm tones also looks great.

Green & grey hair: An understated eye using warm tones with bold eyeliner, bronzer or highlighting will add warmth to your face. With grey hair you could really use any bright lipstick but for a really bold look try a maroon shade, something like NP ‘Super Lips in ‘Berry’ or if you want something more understated try NP ‘Devine Goddess Andromeda’.

So what are you waiting for? Take the pastel plunge and run with it…..until the next trend!

Lexi Bannister xx

Lexi Bannister

Lexi Bannister, Premier Colourist, Axis Hair

Style advice by Nicole Dwight, featured in Her Canberra – Cheap & Chic

Make up advice by Thea Dowie, Naopleon Makeup Academy (MUA)