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  • By Rebecca Thompson

    November 15, 2015


    Festive Functions

    Festive Functions

    By Rebecca Thompson - November 15, 2015

    The Do’s and Don’ts of festive functions As the festive season draws ever nearer, so too does the endless supply of social engagements. Work parties, street parties, school parties and kindergarten parties: whether you choose to or not, you’ll be one busy bee come December. With so many events to attend, I thought I’d share with you a list of do’s and don’ts when dressing for festive functions. DON’T 1. If you would wear it on the Vegas strip, do not wear it to a work function, eve ...

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  • By Rebecca Thompson

    August 26, 2015


    Make Up Artist Vanessa Belle presents Hummingbird SS15 - The Look

    Make Up Artist Vanessa Belle presents Hummingbird SS15 - The Look

    By Rebecca Thompson - August 26, 2015

    Sarah’s glowing natural beauty suited the spring lookbook styling brief, so I kept her look soft and natural, with one of my all time fav makeup looks, "the no makeup - makeup look", framed by undone soft waves. MAKEUP Staying true to our model's perfectly creamy complexion, I kept the base sheer with a light application of Bobbi Brown BB cream, leaving Sarah’s sprinkle of freckles peeping through. A dusting of beautifully sheer neutral tones for eyes from Urban Decay’s Naked 3 and naked o ...

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  • By Rebecca Thompson

    July 15, 2015


    How to wear it: Spring 2015 Accessory Trends

    By Rebecca Thompson - July 15, 2015

    Fun, flirty and fabulous; the Rebecca Thompson Spring 2015 Hummingbird collection injects a primarily neutral colour palette with bright pops of mandarin and Listerine green. Boho beauty meets uptown chic with signature embroidered necklines, relaxed silhouettes and easy to wear separates that will easily transcend from day to night, as graphic florals add just the right amount of gorgeous to your getup. With all of this in store for Spring 2015, we thought we’d do the legwork for you with our ...

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  • By Rebecca Thompson

    June 18, 2015


    10 Life lessons you can learn from Rebecca Thompson

    10 Life lessons you can learn from Rebecca Thompson

    By Rebecca Thompson - June 18, 2015

    Speaking in this case of the face behind the brand, Rebecca Thompson is somewhat of a unique designer. Having started her very first business at the age of 15 (painting pots and selling them at Camberwell Market with best friend Chrissie Swan), she’s no stranger to the demands of the fashion and retail industries. With 23 years experience in the fashion (and real) world, we figure there’s a thing or two we can learn from our leading lady…   Get fired from a job. RT was fired from her ...

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  • By Rebecca Thompson

    May 11, 2015


    Winter heroes: The answer to making simple statements

    Winter heroes: The answer to making simple statements

    By Rebecca Thompson - May 11, 2015

    Winter heroes: The answer to making simple statements If you find that the winter weather rains on your fashion parade, the answer is simply to spice it up with bold statement pieces that are sure to chase the drab away. Investing in quality accessories that both complement and enhance your winter staples will put the fun back into fashion and save you precious time. Eye-catching colours, bold prints and dramatic cuts are a fast and easy way to take your once boring get up from zero to hero. Mix ...

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  • By Rebecca Thompson

    April 26, 2015


    Make Up Artist Vanessa Belle presents us through AW 2015 Agate  - The Look

    Make Up Artist Vanessa Belle presents us through AW 2015 Agate - The Look

    By Rebecca Thompson - April 26, 2015

    Steal this flawless winter makeup look to go from day to evening in your favourite RT frock with this effortlessy chic polished makeup. MAKEUP Start with a light application of Stila all day foundation blended to a sheer finish; smudge Stila kitten on lids and a dusting of soft shimmery NARS Brazil, finished en pointe with NARS carpates eyeliner stylo, for perfectly applied fine eyeliner. For beautiful naturally flushed cheeks layer NARS Laguna, with Hourglass ambient light on apples of cheeks. ...

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  • By Rebecca Thompson

    April 14, 2015


    Introducing Rebecca Thompson Exclusives Online!

    Introducing Rebecca Thompson Exclusives Online!

    By Rebecca Thompson - April 14, 2015

    We are so excited to share with you the launch of the Rebecca Thompson Exclusives online collection! Featuring a curated selection of unique prints, vibrant patterns and signature Rebecca Thompson styles, discover all of your work to weekend staples in limited edition, versatile and eclectic designs. Specially crafted to transcend seasons and easily styled to suit any occasion, this exclusive online collection will fast become your go-to portal for style on the go. With only limited garments in ...

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  • By Rebecca Thompson

    March 31, 2015


    How to: wear a jacket as a cape

    How to: wear a jacket as a cape

    By Rebecca Thompson - March 31, 2015

    Adorned by the likes of celebrities and fashion editors all over the globe (think Kim Kardashian and Christine Centenera), the coat-as-a-shoulder-robe trend is here to stay. Used to add colour, texture and a thrown-together appeal, the art of casually draping outerwear over your shoulders is one that you most definitely want to master for the current autumn/winter season. Easily adapted to your current wardrobe, this trend can work with a multitude of styles depending on your desired outcome. Mi ...

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  • By Rebecca Thompson

    March 17, 2015


    The Opal Tunic: Your answer to every occasion

    The Opal Tunic: Your answer to every occasion

    By Rebecca Thompson - March 17, 2015

    There are a few reasons why the Opal Tunic is one of our most popular Rebecca Thompson styles. Crafted from a luxurious silk mix and embellished with metallic gold and vanilla thread, it’s stylish, versatile and ever so beautiful. Luxuriously soft and with a flattering v neckline, it’s classic colour palette and flattering silhouette come complete with side pockets and a beautiful drop shoulder. For evening: Keep it classy with a metallic heel, black clutch a classic up do for a night on the ...

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  • By Rebecca Thompson

    March 3, 2015


    Rebecca Thompson Winter 2015: Agate

    Rebecca Thompson Winter 2015: Agate

    By Rebecca Thompson - March 3, 2015

    As a designer, much of my inspiration is drawn from colour and embellishment. Both of these mediums serve as the basis for what forms the Rebecca Thompson label, and have become two of the ways that my customers recognize a signature Rebecca Thompson piece. My Winter 2015 collection is titled Agate, and brings with it a plethora of jewel tones, neutral basics and colour-graded shift dresses. Silhouettes have always been a very important part of the Rebecca Thompson label. It’s important to me ...

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