frankie Magazine is an Australian bi-monthly with a difference. A niche-style title with mainstream appeal – filled with fashion, art, craft, music, cuteness and real-life inspiration – frankie is dedicated to uncovering the newest trends, celebrating the latest creative talents and delivering sharp, honest, laugh-out-loud stories their readers can relate to.
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dear frankie • PIPE UP, PETALS! TELL US WHAT YOU THINK.
like a prayer • there’s something a little different about the churches in kerala, india, and photographer stefanie zoche captured it all on film.
10 things to do before i die • WITH SINGER-SONGWRITER SHARON VAN ETTEN.
pottery in bloom • FLORAL PRETTINESS FROM BROOKLYN-BASED ARTIST LEAH GOREN.
right in the feels • TRISH O’LOUGHLIN IS A HIGHLY SENSITIVE PERSON, AND PROUD.
the science of memory • a few unforgettable facts about the way your brain remembers.
there are no homosexuals in iran • LAURENCE RASTI’S PHOTOS EXPLORE IDENTITY AND PERSECUTION.
burns from the bard • PICK UP SOME CREATIVE INSULTS FROM SHAKESPEARE’S BACK CATALOGUE.
the hard sell • ELEANOR ROBERTSON HAS SOME GRIPES WITH HAWKING THINGS ONLINE.
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ALL TRESSED UP • four writers discuss some rather hairy matters, from bleaching snail trails to losing their locks.
how to fold a fitted sheet • NO SWEARS OR ARM-PRETZELING REQUIRED.
homebodies • emma peel and danny walsh live with their daughter, joni, in reservoir, victoria. emma is a dj and copywriter; danny is a musician.
worn together • JAPANESE DESIGNER AKIHIDE NAKACHI MAKES CLOTHING INSPIRED BY CLOSENESS TO OTHERS.
sliding doors • SOMETIMES MISSING YOUR METAPHORICAL TRAIN IS A BLESSING, SAYS AMAL AWAD.
tripping around • HIT THE ROAD WITH SOME SWISH ACCESSORIES IN TOW.
everybody has a story • brad wadsworth has a rare condition known as ‘sleeping beauty syndrome’.
the scavenger hunt • a few overseas creatives gather bits and bobs from their hometowns and tell us all about them.
imperfect match • CARO COOPER PONDERS THE IMPORTANCE OF SHARING INTERESTS WHILE SHARING A BED.
women who fought the power • meet some of history’s most tenacious ladies, who weren’t afraid to tell the man where to stick it.
grate stuff • JULIAN TYSOE SHARES HIS LATE FATHER’S RATHER CHEESY COLLECTION.
lack of colour • kara schlegl counts down some of the silver screen’s best black-and-white flicks.
on the job • LOUISE MCCULLAGH IS A TEXTILE CONSERVATOR.
mind your beeswax • cut back on waste by ditching cling wrap in your kitchen and making some of these reusable beauties instead.
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give it the snip • lauren paige conrad turns paper and pencil into teeny-tiny scenes.
staying af loat • FOR JENNY LEWIS, MUSIC IS A LIFE RAFT.
the mane squeeze • FOR LISA MARIE CORSO, FINDING A NEW HAIRDRESSER IS LIKE HUNTING FOR ‘THE ONE’.
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in the archives • from doomsday seed catalogues to everything on the ’net, these libraries have nothing to do with musty old books.
going potty • fire up the kiln and slip into some sweet mid-season duds.
four stages • a tale of grief and exile in four parts.
full of beans • CHRIS HARRIGAN AND DEIRDRE FIDGE SWAP CAFÉ-BREWED CUPPAS FOR INSTANT COFFEE.
spectator sport • MEG WILSON’S PERFORMANCE ART GETS A LITTLE BIT SWEATY.
get it off your chest • CARO COOPER IS RATHER TEED OFF BY SLOGAN-SPORTING SHIRTS.