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Inside the issue: STYLE Summer 23


Inside the issue: STYLE Summer 23
We're embracing holiday bliss, with fashion essentials for the new year, dreamy coastal interiors, joy-filled artworks and culinary escapes.

“This issue is a reflection of the vibrant, happy season we find ourselves in,” writes Editor Ashley Nolan. “I hope that STYLE will keep you company during your summer break and I hope it is a time filled with joie de vivre.”

Our two covers celebrate the bright new season. On one, we get romantic in floral prints and Parisian pinks with Emily in Paris star Lily Collins, and on the other, a beach house enchants with interiors that are just as eye-catching as the ocean views.


Step inside a spectacular, multi-level coastal home and discover an inner-city palazzo with a contemporary reinterpretation. Lee Broom’s captivating furniture and lighting designs are on display, along with new outdoor collections from Studio Italia. Find fresh inspiration in our fabric shoot, with playful prints and bold wallpapers, and hear about the enduring family legacy behind Echo scarfs.


We take you inside the highly-anticipated Art Gallery of New South Wales expansion and showcase the colourful crochet creations by Lissy and Rudi Robinson-Cole. Summer festivals are on the agenda as we hear about WOMAD’s triumphant return, and we get to know the emerging filmmakers, artists, musicians and writers selected for the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative.


Bring out your inner glow with our guide to summer beauty essentials, from radiant skincare to pops of colour. We sit down with the founder of thoughtful local beauty brand Daily Wellness, share beautiful eyeshadows to create glam party looks, and round up easy braided hair styles to rock this season.


We delve into the story behind the iconic Lady Dior handbag, step into Orsini Fine Jewellery’s new luxury atelier space and meet the Aotearoa brand designing custom watch creations. Special jewellery pieces from Van Cleef & Arpels dazzle and Louis Vuitton muse Liya Kebede pays tribute to the iconic Capucines bag in Paris.


Our Parisian sojourn continues as we sit down with Emily in Paris star Lily Collins, as the enigmatic actress reflects on the fashion, romance and work behind the scenes. We also show how to rock 2023’s essential looks, from sport-luxe styling to cotton candy shades and celebrate summer dressing with metallic hues, perennial prints, Barbie-core looks and minimalist styles.


We journey across Aotearoa to bring you the ultimate summer dining guide, featuring the best winery restaurants, new Auckland openings, waterfront views and one-of-a-kind culinary experiences. Discover why Bondi makes for the perfect weekend getaway and uncover the shopping, sights and foodie haunts of Singapore. And for our motoring review, we put the Volkswagen T-Roc to the test on a weekend road trip to laid-back Raglan.

STYLE Summer 2023 is on sale Monday 5 December – available in stores and online here.


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