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.
there’s nothing quite like getting lost in a really good book.
dear frankie • GO ON, SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS WITH US.
late mornings, early nights • ALL EMILY NAISMITH WANTS IS AN EVENT THAT STARTS AT A REASONABLE HOUR.
big hair, don’t care • ELLA BENORE ROWE RUNS ELVIES, A HAIR SALON FOR TEXTURED TRESSES.
meaningful mumbles • JAMES COLLEY HAS A HABIT OF MUTTERING UNDER HIS BREATH.
a rolling diagnosis • photographer emile ducke jumped on board a medical train servicing remote towns in siberia.
blanket fever • RAMONA AUDREY HAS A RATHER WOOLLY STASH.
mmm, delicious idioms • james shackell investigates the origins of some very tasty-sounding terms.
life’s a circus • UNLOGICAL POEM DESIGNER TIMMY TIAN WANTS YOU TO CLOWN AROUND IN HER PLAYFUL PIECES.
a poor relation • NO, THAT’S NOT SAM PRENDERGAST’S MOTHER HOLDING HER HAND.
framed and hung • A STRAIGHTFORWARD GUIDE TO HANGING A PICTURE.
mirror, mirror • take a little time to reflect with ziqian liu’s striking photos.
a matter of time • if you had a time machine, would you travel to the past or the future? jack vening and deirdre fidge have differing ideas.
the bookish types • meet some of australia’s newest fiction authors.
on the clock • TICK-TOCK, THESE FANCYPANTS TIMEKEEPERS ARE WAITING.
never said motel • THIS REFLECTIVE PERFORMANCE EXAMINES THE CONCEPT OF UNSPOKEN WORDS.
trial and textures • morgana celeste’s art proves a little experimentation never goes astray.
everybody has a story • ashkan mehrnejad came to australia as an international student.
going through the lotions • IT HAPPENED: WENDY SYFRET BECAME A HAND CREAM LADY.
winona ryder fan club • DARK, PECULIAR AND ENDLESSLY QUOTABLE: JO WALKER RECALLS THE GREATEST HITS OF A ’90S ICON.
lego lost at sea • TRACEY WILLIAMS CATALOGUES PLASTIC DEBRIS THAT WASHES UP FROM THE OCEAN.
an auckland jaunt • THE BETHS FRONTWOMAN ELIZABETH STOKES SHOWS US AROUND THE PLACE SHE CALLS HOME.
on the job • HANADA GHAZALA IS AN EMBRYOLOGIST.
throwing shade • eleanor robertson dives into the history of the humble umbrella.
people are strange • brazilian fellow rafael silveira makes art that explores our surreal inner lives.
the no-go zone • SOME TOPICS SHOULD BE AVOIDED WHILE DRINKING WITH MATES, SAYS ELEANOR ROBERTSON.
pooches with style • DESIGNER WANISSA SOMSUPHANGSRI BEGAN A PET-FOCUSED NEW BUSINESS DURING COVID LOCKDOWNS.
LIFE ON THE BOX • four writers pitch an idea for a brand-new reality TV show.
put a sock in it • LEARN TO STITCH UP SOME COSY FOOT-WARMERS. (BUT BE WARNED: THIS ISN’T FOR KNITTING NEWBIES!)
daddy’s home • THE SEPIA-TONED ERA OF ST. VINCENT HAS ARRIVED.
tragic girls • katie mansfield makes art inspired by old comic books, horror films and feelings.
that’s a wrap • keep your neck region cosy with a striking, locally made winter scarf.
i love my shop • MAGALI CORPAS RUNS LOVE AND HOPE, A TATTOO STUDIO HIDDEN AWAY IN THE HEART OF AUCKLAND.
family jewels • FIND OUT MORE ABOUT YOUR FOREBEARS WITH THESE HANDY TIPS.
frankie GOOD STUFF AWARDS • learn a little from the 2021 good stuff judges
bloody hell • emily naismith isn’t thrilled...