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Fête Issue 25

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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fête / life

After the holiday break and a chance to refresh and reset, each year starts – more often than not – with a clean slate, the year when it's all going to happen… best laid plans, filled with good intentions. So here we are, a few months into 2018… for many, it’s panning out the same as every other year. Emerging from the crazy schedules and relentless demands of daily life, how is it that another year is passing by and again the resolutions of calm, order and self-care are out the window? This year for us, it’s different and this is our wish for all our readers too. This year we are taking control, we are learning to manage our thoughts and our emotions and as Life Coach, Laura Carrocci (Page…

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REALM ADELAIDE / As construction forges ahead, Adelaide won’t have to wait long for the tallest and most luxurious apartment tower to be completed. Located in the heart of Adelaide, beautifully appointed Sky Residences over level 30 are still available, including the recently released Penthouse Collection – a series of deluxe oversized apartments. Realm Adelaide offers a premium product – from the exterior design, fittings and gorgeous workmanship through to six-star services such as concierge, wellness and entertainment retreats which have been modelled on the best hotels internationally. This is your last opportunity to purchase your home in the sky. Architecture and interiors by Elenberg Fraser. Call Ben on 0407 646 803 for an exclusive preview or visit the display suite 170 North Terrace, Adelaide. REALMADELAIDE.COM.AU…

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Fresh, simple and versatile, the sneaker is a favourite wardrobe essential. Neutral tones make these the perfect everyday shoe – pair with just about any outfit for a dose of casual, comfortable chic. More street than sport, this is one staple that’s here for the long haul. Setting the benchmark for sustainable and ecological fashion, ethics are at the heart of Veja’s business. Veja means ‘look’ in Portuguese-Brazilian and its founders urge consumers to see how their sneakers are produced. Using sustainable rubber from the Amazon, ecological vegetable-tanned leather and organic cotton, Veja shoes have been spotted on the likes of Marion Cotillard and Emma Watson. A no-advertising policy keeps Veja’s retail price competitive as the company continues to innovate.…

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“For every minute spent in organising, an hour is earned”, was the mantra of Benjamin Franklin and it's one with which we wholeheartedly agree. Putting things in order can initially feel like a chore but the results will have a spectacularly positive effect on the psyche and way of life. Grouping household items into kits or stations according to use is an easy way to start. Use a sturdy basket or tool kit to contain kitchen cleaning paraphernalia, or select a tray that’s both decorative and practical as a base for anything from condiments to cosmetics. Using wall space to hang items makes even the smallest area seem organised and is a valuable way to rid benches and surfaces of clutter. Organising doesn’t have to be an expensive exercise. Simple storage basics…

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Whether heading to a festival with a group of friends or gathering up the kids for an adventure, head out into the wild for a chance to reconnect with one another and with nature. Leave everyday routines behind and embrace the unknown. Get back to basics, unplug from technology and enjoy the freedom of the great outdoors.…

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eat out at / mitolo / bocca di lupo

ADELAIDE As is so often the case, this migrant family brought with them a hard-work ethic then poured their heart and soul into developing a place to call home. The Mitolo family arrived in Australia from Italy in the fifties and set about making their mark as market gardeners. After years in the family business, Frank Mitolo embarked on a career in winemaking and together with winemaker, Ben Glaetzer, has forged a place in South Australia's iconic wine landscape. As one of the McLaren Vale's most prestigious wineries, Mitolo consistently wows critics from around the globe.…