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Fête Issue 27

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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It seems that despite the best laid plans, things always have a funny way of working out. There is much truth in the saying, ‘things happen for a reason' and ‘all in good time'. The ‘dream life' imagined in early adulthood is often shaped into something that ultimately ends up looking quite different, swapping delusions of grandeur or the need for the ‘picket fence life' to aspirations for the simple things.As we progress through life, material possessions that exude status and wealth, become superfluous as we yearn for more, or less as it turns out to be… more time, less stress, more love, less stuff.When living with less, one becomes more resourceful, simple daily tasks and rituals become paramount – the quality of our sleep, our health and our well-being.…

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favourite finds / market mornings

ZARAFlowing Parka in Camel $59.95,zara.com/au/enJUMPERBelfast Tie Knit in Arctic Marl $320, viktoriaandwoods.com.auT-SHIRTBoat Neck Scoop Back T-shirt in White $69, jigsawclothing.com.auUMBRELLABlunt XS Metro Umbrella in Charcoal $90, maplestore.com.auBASKETBig Luggy Basket in Natural $175, au.olliella.comJEANSSpiraq 3D High Waist Culotte in Rinsed $260, g-star.com/en_auSOCKSHansel from Basel Stellar Rib Crew Socks in Black $45, incu.comBOOTChelsea Boot in Black $189.95, rollienation.com ■…

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WITCHERYPamela Earrings in Gold $49.95, witchery.com.auTRENERYNassau Earrings in Gold Finish $49.95, trenery.com.auTorty Hoops Light NZD$48, sophiestore.co.nzLEE MATHEWSFaris Shoop Hoops in Bronze $195, leemathews.com.auDAYS OF AUGUSTThe Padlock Earrings in Black $84.99, daysofaugust.comSPORTS GIRLTort Circle Stud Earrings $12.95, sportsgirl.com.auSEEDTort Hood Earrings $19.95, seedheritage.comSEEDCircle Drop Earrings in Gold $14.95, seedheritage.comE. G. ETALLarge U Disc Earrings in Gold $2,075, egetal.com.auHOLIDAYEdison Earrings in Black and Gold $11.95, holidaydesign.com.au/stockists ■…

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ADDITION STUDIOAustralian Native Clay Mask $29.95, additionstudio.com01. Deva Jewellery Box in Black $89.95, countryroad.com.au02. Zinc Organic Cotton Smoking Jacket in White NZD$119, pennyandbennett.co.nz03. Cleanse Liquid Wash $46, theseeke.com04. Vetiver Spice Candle NZD$45, superette.co.nz05. Marble Toothbrush Holder $29.90, Marble Box with Lid $44.90 and Marble Soap Dish $16.90, all cittadesign.com06. Bohemia Design Moroccan Babouche Basic Slippers in Black $46.50, bohemiadesign.co.uk07. Wooden Hair Brush $24.95, muji.com/au/08. Fine Weave Towel in Grey, Bath Sheet $125, Compact Bath Towel $75, Hand Towel $40 and Washcloth $20, all coastalliving.com.au ■…

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favourite finds / work commute

JACKETWool Shirt Jacket Regular Fit in Charcoal Melange $279.95, scotch-soda.com.auSHIRTAcne Studios Isherwood Soft Poplin Shirt in Optic White $249, endclothing.comBEANIETall Knit Beannie in Black $49.95, countryroad.com.auWATCHTID Watch No.03 in Black $195, compendiumstore.com.auBAGEstan Shopper in Asfalt $100, g-star.com/en_auJEANSA.P.C. Petite Standard Slim-Fit Dry Selvedge Denim Jeans $237.37, mrporter.com/en-auSOCKSRibbed Socks in Black $4.99, hm.com/auBOOTSDesert Boots in Dusty Black $344, hardgraft.comORBITKEYOrbitkey Clip in All Black $49.90, Orbitkey 2.0 in Black Leather $49.90, Bottle Opener $7.50 and Oribtkey 2.0 Multitool $15, all orbitkey.com.au ■…

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For centuries wine has been used to lift the spirits and sooth the mind, body and soul. Now is the time to test the theory, retreat fireside and enjoy a good drop. While the jury is out on the health benefits, when enjoyed in moderation a glass now and then can be something to savour. Many would agree that a night in, with a cheese plate and a good red is an evening well spent and possibly one of the best ways to reconnect and relax. The perfect conversation starter, a wine shared can be incentive to turn off the TV, step away from the devices and reconnect the old fashioned way. The suggested glass-a-day is believed to reduce stress, increase longevity, protect against some cancers, improve mental health and…