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FASHION

Staff Picks: Boots

Now that the temperature has finally well and truly dropped, it’s time to dust off your winter outfits and get yourself a new pair of boots to take you through these cold months! This week we asked some of our Airflex team what boots they will be wearing this season and their favourite thing about winter.

LIFESTYLE

Q&A: Sallie Hoypoy

In honour of Mother’s Day we sat down with one of our favourite head office mums Sallie Hoypoy. A proud mother of 4 beautiful girls, she has been working for the Betts Group for nearly 15 years, beginning her journey in store with our Betts Kids brand before migrating to head office where she joined the Planning team. In this post we ask her a few questions about her favourite parts of being a mum.

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Recipe: Rocky Road

With Easter just around the corner, it is time for a little chocolate indulgence! In this post we share with you the recipe for Rocky Road, a super simple treat to make that you can enjoy yourself or can gift as a great alternative to traditional Easter eggs.

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Layering Winter Outfits

Not savvy when it comes to layering up? In this post we share with you our top 5 favourite tips for men and women on how to layer your winter outfits.

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The IT Boot, Three Ways

When buying a new pair of boots for the cold weather months you want to make sure that you choose a pair that is not only stylish and comfortable, but versatile enough to match with a multitude of outfits in your wardrobe. In this post we share with you 3 different ways to style our IT boot of the season CHUCKLE.

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Prepare your boots for Winter

During this time of year the elements can be at their harshest and the rain can cause damage to your shoes if not properly protected. To get the most out of your shoes and ensure they look great for seasons to come, it is important to prepare your boots for the months ahead! In this post we share a few tips on how we like to protect our leather and suede/nubuck boots.

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Recipe: Vegetable Soup

In the depths of winter there is nothing like a bowl of soup to warm you from the insides out. Below we share with you the recipe for classic vegetable soup. With a light consistency and flavourful texture, this soup is sure to hit the spot without leaving you feeling too heavy afterwards.

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Create the perfect AW makeup look

While the weather outside may have turned dark and moody, that doesn’t mean your makeup has to be! We teamed back up with the amazing makeup artist Jacqui Bradfield who we worked with on our most recent campaign and asked her to create the perfect Autumn/Winter makeup look that gave the skin a natural healthy glow and would uplift the spirits during these grey months.

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AW17: Creating the Womens Collection

With the launch of our Autumn/Winter 17 season just days away we wanted to give you a behind the scenes look at how our product developers create the range – where they travel to, their inspirations and the process of creating shoes that have the perfect mix of comfort and style. We sat down with our Womens Product Developer Mike to discover how he came to create this latest range of must-have shoes.

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Q&A: Two Corporate Girls

With many of us spending 8+ hours every day in corporate attire, there’s no reason why we should have to sacrifice our sense of style for the office environment. We recently spoke to Beckie and Sophie from Two Corporate Girls whose envious outfits have the perfect balance of business and chic, and asked them a couple of questions about their personal style and their tips for corporate dressing.

LIFESTYLE

Date Destinations & What to Wear

Valentines Day is fast approaching and if you’re the type to celebrate you have hopefully made your plans with your special someone already. If not, this week we take it back to basics with some classic, fool-proof date destinations along with some tips on what to wear to ensure you dress to impress.

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AW17: Trend Review

With our Autumn/Winter 2017 collection just about to launch, we sat down with our product developers Mike Sims from Womens and Aaron Hines from Mens to discuss some of the key trends to look out for this season, how to wear them, as well as give you a sneak peek of a few new styles dropping soon!

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AW17: Behind the Scenes

Only a month into the New Year and we are already excited to welcome back the cool air and warm layers of winter. This is mostly due to the fact that our Autumn/Winter ’17 collection is set to be our most fashionable and comfortable yet! Look forward to an expanded range of boots, the introduction of many trending must-have-now styles (including over-the-knee boots), use of new quality leather materials and infusion of our improved comfort technologies.

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Recipe: Chicken Kebabs & Satay Sauce

Simple to prepare, fast to cook, easy to eat, and open to many great flavour possibilities, kebabs are a perfect food option to prepare for a backyard barbecue. This Australia Day impress your friends and family with this fool-proof chicken kebab recipe with delicious peanut satay sauce.