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Fête Issue 26

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/ During the cooler months, it’s human nature to yearn for a sanctuary. More often than not it’s the simple, personal details that create a sense of comfort and belonging in the home.For some, living in the hustle and bustle of the inner city means creating a home where that first step through the front door offers a sense of calm and relaxation. Layers of textures and the inclusion of subtle, personal nuances bring a warmth that can't be replicated through designer pieces alone. There is something charming and inviting about a mix of high and low, old and new and taking delight in the fact that each piece has been included on its own merit… perhaps it brings functionality to the home, or is admired for its pure form,…

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favourite finds / city sling

JACKETHar Jacket in Olive $385, elkaccessories.com/auNAIL POLISHNail Polish in Soot $20, kesterblack.comBANGLELouise Olsen Love Dot Bangle in Gold $380, bassike.comCLUTCHMaud in Snow Cheetah $59.95, statusanxiety.com.auSCARFMono Stripe Kerchief $14.95, sportsgirl.com.auSHIRTThe Tuxedo Shirt in White from USD$53, everlane.com.RINGStacker Ring All Metal Version in Golden Brass $40, naomimurrell.comPANTSWide Leg Pant in Black $139, bohemiantraders.comSOCKSSheer Night Sparkle Trouser Socks in British Surplus $17.45, madewell.comLOAFERAlias Mae Valerie Loafer in Black Burnished $189.95, theiconic.com.au…

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wardrobe / shortlist

KNITS/ A warm winter knit takes the bite out of dressing on the coldest of mornings. Select a chunky knit version as an easy throw-it-on cover-up, or layer the finest cashmere and wool blends for effortless warmth. Luxe or leisurely, these cosy pieces make easing into winter feel effortless.TRENERY/ Cotton Cashmere Double Knit Pullover in Cork $149, trenery.com.auWITCHERY/ Pointelle Detail Knit in Mid Grey Marle $129.95, witchery.com.auVIKTORIA & WOODS/ League Sweater in Black $329, viktoriaandwoods.com.auZIMMERMANN/ Radiate Braid Sweater in Peach $450, zimmermannwear.comMAPLE STORE/ American Vintage Boolder Cardigan in Charcoal $195, maplestore.com.auELKA COLLECTIVE/ Ambra Knit in White Marle $189, elkacollective.comBANJO & MATILDA/ Speakeasy Cashmere Cable Sweater $495, banjoandmatilda.comBASICS DEPARTMENT/ James Perse Solid Cashmere V-Neck Sweater in Heather Grey $480, basicsdept.comNET-A-PORTER/ Stella McCartney Oversized Ribbed Cashmere and Wool-Blend Sweater in Havana $1,169.99, net-a-porter.comCAMILLA & MARC/ Dyana Knit in Black $350, camillaandmarc.com…

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MAKER AND SON/ Linen/Cotton Armchair in Coconut $4,538.84, makerandson.comTEMPLE & WEBSTER/ Cumulus Armchair in Stone $999, templeandwebster.com.auCOCO REPUBLIC/ Avery Chair in White $2,695, cocorepublic.com.auKIN/ Connect Side Table in Black Lacquer $490, kindesignco.com1K CHAIRS/ Artek 606 Table in Black $400, 1000chairs.com.auCULT DESIGN/ Hay Bella Coffee Table in Black $440, cultdesign.com.auNEED SUPPLY CO./ Morihata Sasawashi Room Shoes in Beige $83.80, needsupply.comZARA HOME/ Split Suede Slippers in Brown USD$49.90, zarahome.com/auMUJI/ Linen Twill Slipper in Ecru $19.95, muji.com/auCITTÀ/ Moon Wool Blend Knit Throw in Grey Marle $229, cittadesign.comCOASTAL LIVING/ Bemboka Wide Rib Throw in Pale Grey $400, coastalliving.com.auST ALBANS/ Harry Wool Knit Throw $299, stalbans.com.auTHE DESIGN HUNTER/ Phendei Ceramic Mug in Black Set of Six $168, thedesignhunter.com.auAURA HOME/ Kali Coffee Mug in Graphite $17.95, aurahome.com.auWHITE WATER TRADING/ Hasami Porcelain Cup in Black $26, whitewatertrading.comAlongside its functional task in our evolutionary history, fire has long been associated with human relaxation.…

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home / loving

OUTDOORS/ Finding inspiration to head outdoors when the mercury plummets can be a challenge, but with the right gear, the experience can be a pleasure. Whether venturing out to gather natural treasures to display at home, to sketch or just play, stay snug in all-weather wardrobe essentials and enjoy every muddy step of the adventure.01. Hannes Backpack in Black $285, theiconic.com.au02. On Friday Sketch Book in Black $39, superette.co.nz03. Fringed Scarf in Light Grey Marle $99.95, countryroad.com.au04. Best Slingshot No.1 USD$30, hellaslingshots.com05. Pure and Simple Wool Blanket in Light Heather Gray USD$120, faribaultmill.com06. 16oz Food Canisters in Black and White USD$34.95 each, miir.com07. Applicata Luna Candleholder in Oak-Black $110, scandinaviandesigncenter.com08. Refined Chelsea Boot in Black $189, hunterbootsaustralia.com.auFATHER RABBIT/ Rains Jacket in Green NZD$160, fatherrabbit.com…

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eat out at / q le baker

MELBOURNE / Located in the busy Prahran Market, Q le Baker works with premium grains sourced from around the country, delivering innovative sourdough offerings as well as a range of sweet treats and baked goods. The humble loaf of bread has never tasted this good – think porridge and black rice sourdough, olive and polenta and many more. With a passion for baking, business partners, Quentin Berthonneau – who works with the flour – and Marion Obio David – who works with the people – are committed to opening up the bread-making process, creating a bakery experience unlike any other.Q LE BAKERABOUT/ Quentin Berthonneau began his love with dough at age 15 in his homeland, France. His career has seen him work with Tim Beylie at Vue de Monde and then…