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.
it doesn’t always take a lot to fill us with delight.
dear frankie • GOT SOMETHING YOU’D LIKE TO TELL US?
so trashy so good • CARO COOPER’S TASTE HAS TAKEN A TURN FOR THE WORSE, AND SHE DOESN’T MIND ONE BIT.
first times, last times • WITH SINGER-SONGWRITER LIANNE LA HAVAS.
full of hot air • EXPLORE THE WILD WORLD OF BALLOON BENDER MASAYOSHI MATSUMOTO.
i see • MICHELLE LAW SAYS GOODBYE TO HER FAITHFUL SPECS.
shot in the dark • A HANDY GUIDE TO BUILDING A MAKESHIFT DARKROOM AT HOME.
once in a lullaby • four rainbow families share their tales of love, birth and paperwork.
suck on that • JAMES COLLEY AND DEIRDRE FIDGE HAVE A TICKLE THAT ONLY THE FINEST COUGH DROPS CAN FIX.
the science of left • WHAT BEING LEFT-HANDED MEANS FOR BRAINS, BOUFFANTS AND BIG, SCARY FILMS.
everybody has a story • stephanie kurlow is the first hijabi ballerina.
slow and stylish • MELBOURNE DESIGNER NATALIA PYE TALKS US THROUGH THE LATEST RANGE FOR HER LABEL, WOLF & MISHKA.
second-chance mittens • GIVE AN OLD WOOLLY JUMPER A HANDY NEW LEASE ON LIFE.
feline • jo walker counts down some of our favourite pop-culture kitties. (don’t worry – the andrew lloyd webber variety is not included.)
north korea in pictures • melbourne photographer matt kulesza captured his time spent living in the east asian country.
born again • DEIRDRE FIDGE DOESN’T WANT A BABY – SHE WANTS TO BE A BABY.
freudian nip • for this sydney comedy duo, current events are usually a laughing matter.
the great aussie throwdown • are you ready to snuggle?
home brew • HOW TO GROW YOUR OWN TASTY HERBAL TEA GARDEN.
she’s a crowd • zoë condliffe is offering people in power a clearer picture of gender-based violence.
give me some • we’ve got you sorted for your next cake stall with these tooth-tingling sweet treats.
going it alone • AUSSIE RAPPER BRIGGS WALKS HIS OWN PATH, AND KILLS IT EVERY STEP OF THE WAY.
love the beast • A FEW NICE THINGS FOR YOUR FAVOURITE FURRY HOUSEMATES.
THE DO-OVER • four writers wish they could have another stab at a moment from their past.
flying the coop • NATALIE CICCORICCO FINDS BEAUTY IN CHALLENGING TIMES.
the entree.pinays • THESE MELBOURNE FOODIES ARE PUTTING FILIPINO GRUB ON THE MAP.
what’s something unexpected that brings you joy?
know your philosophers • benjamin law gives a quick rundown on history’s greatest thinkers.
lines and colours • WE CHAT TO ABSTRACT ARTIST ANNA COLE ABOUT HER UNEXPECTED CAREER, ARTISTIC INSPIRATIONS AND COLOURFUL HOME STUDIO.
don’t have a bird • SANDI PARSONS TELLS A STORY OF CHRONIC ILLNESS AND CONNECTION.
machines and misty memories • angie nguyen’s dreamy art recalls gizmos from times gone by.
the collier campbell archive • how a pair of british sisters changed the history of textile design.
round she • james colley sound off on the concept of regifting.
on the job • GABBIE MCKEON IS A GIN DISTILLER.
the awkward address • EMILY NAISMITH HAS A FEW CONCERNS ABOUT GREETING PASSERSBY.