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 • GOT SOMETHING TO TELL US, CHUMS?
side project sessions • MADELEINE DORE WANTS TO HELP YOU GET SHIT DONE.
a spot of bother • WHATEVER YOU DO, DON’T MAKE LISA MARIE CORSO PARALLEL PARK HER CAR.
prescription punk • MEET WÜRST NÜRSE: FIVE MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS BLOWING OFF STEAM WITH A DOSE OF ROCK.
strike your fancy • husband-and-wife artists ravi zupa and arna miller are a match made in heaven.
a done deal SOME RATHER HANDY NEGOTIATING TIPS TO HELP YOU GET WHAT YOU WANT.
the language of flowers • history would suggest a floral gift can say a lot more than ‘thanks’ or ‘i’m sorry’.
an inspector calls • CARO COOPER WONDERS WHAT HER REAL ESTATE AGENT REALLY THINKS ABOUT HER.
just the clip • SPRUCE UP YOUR LOCKS WITH A TRINKET OR TWO, OR 10.
crossing borders • PHOTOGRAPHER ALEKSEY KONDRATYEV CAPTURES THE CHANGING FACE OF A FORMER SOVIET TERRITORY.
ADULT MATERIAL • four writers pinpoint the moment they first felt like a real-deal grown-up.
what what what… • WITH SINGER-SONGWRITER THELMA PLUM
out of hours • while most of us are tucked away in bed, these four lovely humans have just clocked on for the day (or night).
fear and loathing • THESE FAMOUS FOLKS HAD SOME RATHER UNUSUAL PHOBIAS.
out of the blue • WENDY SYFRET HAS UNWITTINGLY BECOME A POOL CHANGE ROOM NUDIST.
in bad character • KARA SCHLEGL REFLECTS ON SOME OF CINEMA’S GREATEST VILLAINS.
crafts of the past • we gave five local makers a once-loved craft and tasked them with updating it for the modern day. these are the results – and with some handy DIYs, you can even give them a whirl yourself.
Seashell art • Create a family of playful seashell puffins (no googly eyes required).
Puff paint • Put down that denim jacket and direct your puff paint at the closest op-shop vase instead.
Quilting • Looking for a nifty way to give some scraps of fabric new life? How about a house-shaped trivet?
Decoupage • Take decoupage from daggy to delightful with this ’70s-inspired project.
Quilling • Roll, pinch and squeeze your way to a sweary piece of paper art.
Quilling glossary • Get to know a few basic quilling shapes.
everybody has a story • nicole lee is a family violence survivor and advocate.
responsible tourism 101 • want to be a better traveller? ecotourism educator paul taylor from william angliss institute has some expert tips.
homebodies • cassie potts lives in dum dum, nsw, with her dogs, seb and duck, and her pig, shan. she is a bar owner, designer and vegan cook.
WHAT IS YOUR LIFE MOTTO? • We asked a bunch of clever and talented folks...
jingle all the way • MIA TIMPANO EXPLORES THE HISTORY OF MUSICAL ADVERTISING.
chocolate with a conscience • HEY TIGER’S CYAN TA’EED USES CHOCOLATE TO SUPPORT COMMUNITIES IN WEST AFRICA.
the brush off • JAMES COLLEY AND CARO COOPER PUT SOME TOOTHPASTES TO THE FRESH-BREATH TEST.
bowled over • roll down to the local bowls club in some striking winter threads.
the haveit collective • in kosovo, four bold women are taking art and political activism to the streets.
sorry seems to be the hardest word • ALL...