Category: Retail

Thank you Marie Kondo for great op shop finds!

Brit McDowell November 12, 2019 - 4 min read
rack of vintage clothing in store

If you do not already shop second-hand clothing, you could be missing out on some amazing gems. With everything from clothing, accessories and electronics being donated, we look into why you should check out your local op shop and how you can shop sustainably.

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BEST Adult Halloween Costume Ideas 2019

Brit McDowell October 22, 2019 - 6 min read
adult Wednesday Adams halloween costume blck dress with hands holding pumpkin

Whether you prefer to go all out or want a simple costume idea, here are the best Halloween costumes for adults for the year. We list everything you need to recreate this look, how to turn it into a couple or group costume, and where to find the best costume hire places near you.

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What are the scariest types of plants?

Brit McDowell October 20, 2019 - 5 min read
flower of orange chinese lantern plant with lace pod

From plants that are carnivorous to some downright spooky looking flowers, we’ve found the 7 scariest looking plants that the Halloween lover can grow around the house or garden.

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The 5 Best Wedding Gifts that Won’t Get Regifted

Brit McDowell September 16, 2019 - 5 min read
wedding gift table sign with decoration

When it comes to shopping for a wedding gift for someone close to you, forget vases and pots and find something unique or personalised that they will cherish. If you are looking for a wedding gift that any couple will love, read on to find out the 5 best wedding gifts that won’t get regifted.

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Instagram’s Best Festival Clothing from Splendour 2019

Sarah Russo July 23, 2019 - 2 min read
Girl dancing in festival clothes

Coachella, eat your heart out! Splendour in the Grass 2019 brought us some of the best fashion we’ve seen in in the festival’s 17 years. We’ve scoured Instagram for our favourite festival clothing and accessories so you can reminisce on the fun if you went or to give you even bigger FOMO if you missed out.

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Types of Flowers Blooming in the Cooler Months

Brit McDowell June 21, 2019 - 3 min read
Front of florist shop with types of flowers

As the months begin to cool down, you don’t have to say goodbye to the beautiful garden you’ve enjoyed in spring and summer. In fact, if you do a little research and planning, you can enjoy a variety of colourful and leafy flowers and plants all year round – you just need to know when each blooms. We’ve compiled a list of our absolute favourite flowers that bloom from March to August and included a few tips on how to display them.

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Diamond for an engagement ring

Time To Propose? Get To Know Diamonds!

January 5, 2016 - 2 min read
Diamond for an engagement ring

Mark a special moment in your life by matching the perfect piece of jewellery with a unique proposal. Traditionally there are four factors you need to know about when shopping for diamonds, but cost can become a fifth factor. At LocalSearch we have created your quick guide to diamond quality and we’ve found some local businesses to help you say it with rings and roses!

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Vintage and antique furniture

Tips For Buying Antique Furniture

November 20, 2015 - 3 min read
Vintage and antique furniture

If you love the classic vintage look, why not investing in a real life piece of history with antique furniture? We’ve researched what you need to look out for when buying a vintage piece of furniture, as well as how to get the most for your money. Match Your Décor Although you may want your […]

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