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Fête Issue 31

An Australian publication that connects with readers in a personal way inspiring them to love the life they have, engage in positive and meaningful relationships with those around them and to make time and space for all the good things, for life well-lived.

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On the endless pursuit to achieve balance, contentment and ultimate happiness, it’s easy to get caught up in expectations for a life bigger and better – a life that ticks all the boxes. Oftentimes, the harder we try to pursue perfection, the more we lose sight of what is right for us. It's best to remember that it’s the setbacks and hold-ups in life – that we often try so hard to avoid – that actually offer the time and space needed to see what is truly important and what is non-negotiable to live a value-based and well-balanced life. Use these pauses in life as an opportunity to go slow for a while, confident in the knowledge that these breaks in progress can actually be the greatest gift of all. Perhaps a renovation…

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favourite finds / layers for lounging

NAIL POLISH Sundays Nail Polish in No.01 $29, meadowlark.com.au RING Diamond Pinprick Ring in 14k Yellow Gold $390, catbirdnyc.com…

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favourite finds / holiday getaway

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It’s time to snuggle up, whether snoozing or just unwinding in the cosiest spot in the house. Creating a restful repose is simple with the right mood lighting, soft furnishings and comforting accoutrements. Take the time to slow down, switch off and seek solace from the winter chill. DESIGNSTUFF/ Zone Denmark Slide Storage and Jewellery Box in Black $79, designstuff.com.au…

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oscar and willow

OSCAR & WILLOW/ Oscar & Willow provides a complete selection of furniture, lighting and home accessories in natural materials, textures and neutral tones. Their collection of woven baskets, European linens, hand made ceramics and Australian designed furniture allows you to immerse yourself in a world where simplicity and quality collide. Now with their newly renovated store on King William Road, they are able to showcase a larger range of quality furniture pieces where you can meet with their in-house interior stylists and have them assist you to produce a beautifully curated home. Simple living at its finest. OSCARANDWILLOW.NET.AU…

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It might be cold outside but there’s no reason alfresco entertaining – or cooking – needs to be off the menu. There’s nothing like an open fire to bring a crowd together, especially when anticipating a sumptuous feast of flavours that will soon be delivered to the table. By Wirth Salt Me Salt Jar in Black Oak $59, nordicrooms.com.au…