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.
dear frankie • HELLO LADIES, HELLO GENTS. CARE TO DROP US A LINE?
a married couple • photographer duo tom and denelle ellis take a satirical look at wedded bliss.
sound and fury • LOUD CHEWERS, STEER CLEAR OF EMILY NAISMITH, PLEASE.
designing for change • RACHEL KELLY IS TURNING FESTIVAL WASTE INTO SWISH ACCESSORIES.
yesterday’s ruse • LUKE RYAN EXPLORES SOME OF HISTORY’S MOST ENDURING CONSPIRACY THEORIES.
up in the air • FOR TEXAS-BASED ARTIST JIM DARLING, THE SKY’S THE LIMIT.
milton mushrooms • MARITA SMITH DEVOTES HER DAYS TO WONDERFUL FUNGI.
virtual reality • JAMES COLLEY GETS TO KNOW HIS WIFE VIA A DOWN-TO-EARTH VIDEO GAME.
the science of dancing • chris harrigan explores the mathematical side of cutting a rug.
the enduring duo • WYE OAK FOUND STAYING POWER IN DOING WHAT FEELS GOOD.
HOW TO OP-SHOP LIKE A PRO • charity stores can be a treasure trove of excellent finds – as long as you know where and when to look (and what to leave behind).
everybody has a story • RANA HUSSAIN AND MICHAEL STAPLETON TOOK MARRIAGE TRADITIONS INTO THEIR OWN HANDS.
on the road (alone) • A FEW HANDY TIPS FOR THE SOLO TRAVELLER.
art attack • STEPHANIE H. SHIH BRINGS FOLKS TOGETHER WITH CERAMIC KITCHEN STAPLES.
c’mon get appy • CARO COOPER AND ELEANOR ROBERTSON GIVE SOME SO-CALLED ‘SELF-CARE’ APPS A WHIRL.
i was there • first-person accounts from some of the most triumphant, powerful and gut-wrenching moments in recent history.
something fıshy • crafty lady hiné mizushima brings science and fantasy together in one fuzzy, colourful package.
look what we made • LEADLIGHTING DUO SAM SEARY AND NICK CARIS KNOW THAT ART IS PAIN. THEY HAVE LITTLE CUTS ALL OVER THEIR HANDS TO PROVE IT.
what’s in a name • SOME EVERYDAY ITEMS YOU DIDN’T KNOW WERE NAMED AFTER ACTUAL PEOPLE.
homebodies • photographer rachel dobbs lives with charlise, 15, and joy, 2, in a sweet a-frame house in papamoa beach, new zealand.
SOME LOVELY FOLKS TELL US… how i do my bit for climate change
carpark clubbing • A NEW WEB SERIES SET IN A WESTERN SYDNEY PARKING LOT.
rub-a-dub-dub • JAZZ UP YOUR BATHTIME WITH SOME NATURAL INGREDIENTS THAT WILL CLEANSE, CALM AND REVITALISE YOUR SKIN.
going full tilt • james colley and deirdre fidge go head to head on the matter of reclining aeroplane seats.
i love shop • JADE GRIFFITHS RECENTLY TOOK CHARGE OF THE NAROOMA KINEMA – AN ART DECO CINEMA ON THE NSW SOUTH COAST.
alan cumming fan club • ROWENA GRANT-FROST WALKS US THROUGH THE SCOTTISH ACTOR’S GREATEST HITS.
don’t lose your lunch • IS THERE A MORE IMPORTANT BAG THAN THE ONE STORING YOUR SNACKS?
all mallowed out • COOK UP A BATCH OF OH-SO SWEET CALAMITY JANES.
rise of the receptionists • CARO COOPER KNOWS WHO REALLY RUNS THE WORLD.
a leap of faith • rachael sarra is a contemporary aboriginal artist from goreng goreng country. we chatted to her about being brave in business, learning her way around the account books, and finding the confidence to say ‘nah’.
domestic dress-ups • whether it’s laundry day or just the end of a long week, you'll be happy to have these lovely duds scattered about your house.
what what what… • WITH WOLLONGONG...