Early risers, savvy buyers beat the Christmas rush

Originally published on the Herald Sun, appearing in print on December 18, 2016. Words by Tamsin Rose and Reece Hooker. THEY’RE as frantic as ever, but this year’s Christmas shoppers are also proving to be smart. Shopping centres across Melbourne were bulging with last-minute gift-buyers yesterday, in what was tipped to be a $3.5 billion … Continue reading Early risers, savvy buyers beat the Christmas rush

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Aussie classics: Could you spot our homegrown favourite foods in a blind taste test?

Original article posted December 24, 2016 at the Herald Sun CHRISTMAS time is an excellent opportunity to feast on some classic Aussie foods, but do the brand names still do it best? We put two of our finest journalists turned taste testers to the task to see if they could separate the brand names from … Continue reading Aussie classics: Could you spot our homegrown favourite foods in a blind taste test?

Kanye West shoes: Hundreds queue in Melbourne for limited-edition sneakers

Original article posted December 15, 2016 at the Herald Sun HUNDREDS of sneaker freaks queued for hours hoping to buy a pair of Kanye West exclusive limited-edition designer shoes. Punters formed long queues outside Adidas’ Emporium and Chadstone stores with lines stretching out the door and around the corner. But getting to the front didn’t … Continue reading Kanye West shoes: Hundreds queue in Melbourne for limited-edition sneakers