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.
a bunch of cool things turn 100 this year.
dear frankie • HOWDY, WHAT CAN WE DO FOR YOU?
no memory is ever alone • new york photographer catherine panebianco blurs the lines between past and present.
better luck next time • NO REGRETS? SAM PRENDERGAST CALLS BULLSHIT.
digging for knowledge • ARCHAEOLOGIST MADDISON MILLER USES LESSONS FROM THE PAST TO INSPIRE A BRIGHTER FUTURE.
perilous parenting • SOPHIE KALAGAS TAKES A LOOK AT SOME OF HISTORY’S MOST QUESTIONABLE CHILD-REARING TIPS.
piece of cake • A LITTLE CHINWAG WITH COVER ARTIST AND APRIL’S BAKER FOUNDER ROXY MANKOO.
mind your manners • FRASER HARVEY HAS GALLERY ETIQUETTE DOWN TO A FINE ART.
the 100 club • meet three folks who’ve scored a century in their own unique way.
sweet and • TRY YOUR HAND AT MAKING THIS OOEY-GOOEY ITALIAN TREAT.
large-scale lace • polish artist nespoon takes a traditional craft to the streets.
making a mixtape with… • MELBOURNE MUSO JESS LOCKE.
tales from the territory • NORTH DIRECTOR CRYSTAL THOMAS INTRODUCES US TO THE NEW WARLU COLLECTION.
living room • this photo series shines a light on the great divide between san francisco’s rich and poor.
a guide to mushroom foraging • how to spot, classify and harvest edible fungi in the wild.
smells like teen spirit • CARO COOPER LONGS FOR OVERSIZED FLANNELS AND CHIPPED NAILS.
on the job • ROSHANA VANDER WALL RUNS DROP DEAD GORGEOUS TAXIDERMY.
the basket case • BEWARE: ELEANOR ROBERTSON IS SPYING ON YOUR SHOPPING.
the frock garden • swish about town in a floaty summer dress.
i love shop • CHRISTOPHER WRIGHT AND JONATHAN REISACHER RUN GUM: A 1970s-INSPIRED BAR IN MELBOURNE’S NORTH.
a novel discussion • caro cooper and deirdre fidge argue about good book etiquette.
from cover to cover • a lot can change over seventeen years. take a journey through frankieʼs first 100 issues.
a mind of own • ALLOW US TO EXPLAIN SOME PSYCHOLOGICAL ODDITIES YOU’VE PROBABLY EXPERIENCED.
the local yum • THIS ADELAIDE COUPLE BUILT AN HONESTY STALL TO SHARE HOMEGROWN GOODIES.
having a crack • FRASER HARVEY AND DEIRDRE FIDGE SCOFF EGGS IN THEIR MANY FORMS.
BACK TO THE FUTURE • four writers revisit a childhood hobby (and suffer some scrapes and frustrations along the way).
just for laughs • misaki kawai’s art is chaotic, bizarre and a heap of fun.
paper of the past • MANDY ROSS COLLECTS HISTORICAL SCRAPBOOKS AND THE STORIES HIDDEN WITHIN.
a brain for business • a few tips and tricks for keeping burnout at bay.
A FEW HANDY RESOURCES
favourite things… • WITH SYDNEY-BASED SINGER-SONGWRITER ODETTE.
virtual reality • kara schlegl looks back on some of the best mockumentaries to grace the silver screen.
all in the family • THESE DAYS, LISA MARIE CORSO AND HER FOLKS HAVE A FEW THINGS IN COMMON.
a life in doodles • get a load of nina cosford’s amusing musings.
everybody has a story • madolline gourley cat-sits her way around the world.
what a vision • a few local creative types lay down their goals for the year ahead.
she’s with the band • tana douglas was the world’s first female roadie. she knows how rock works behind the scenes (and...