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  • By Rebecca Thompson

    April 30, 2018


    RT & Giaan Rooney - All Things Mum and Beyond

    RT & Giaan Rooney - All Things Mum and Beyond

    By Rebecca Thompson - April 30, 2018

    What do you admire the most about your mum? My Mum had no reference point in her own life on how to be a good Mum, so she made a conscious decision to be the best Mum she could be when she had kids. I have so much respect for the love she gave my brother & I, considering she didn’t have a lot to go on in her own childhood. What is something about yourself you've learnt from being a mum? I have learnt so much about myself since becoming a Mum, some good, some not so good... I have learnt th ...

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  • By Rebecca Thompson

    March 26, 2018


    Freshen Up Your Look With New Ways To Wear Your Wardrobe Favourites

    Freshen Up Your Look With New Ways To Wear Your Wardrobe Favourites

    By Rebecca Thompson - March 26, 2018

    Ideas on how to use your already existing wardrobe favourites in a new fresh way that maybe you’d never considered. I hear daily in store, “Oh I would never have paired those together” so this blog is about using some of your favourites from your wardrobe with some of my new designs and wearing them in different ways. Everyone should have at least a few of these staples (if not all of them) in their wardrobe: Black ankle boots (I have had mine for 3 years plus) Knee high boots (I have had ...

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  • By Rebecca Thompson

    January 30, 2018


    Garment Care

    Garment Care

    By Rebecca Thompson - January 30, 2018

    Before I was a designer I was a fashion agent, and before this I was an excellent shopper with all this “fashion experience” under my belt I know a lot about how to care and look after your investment pieces The biggest mistake we make is over washing our clothes. I really believe unless there is a real reason to wash items then don’t. Smells and stains, yes perfectly acceptable reason for washing, worn twice is not a valid reason. I often get asked in the store how to care for our clothes ...

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  • By Rebecca Thompson

    October 29, 2017


    Blackberry Thyme Sparkler Champagne Cocktail

    Blackberry Thyme Sparkler Champagne Cocktail

    By Rebecca Thompson - October 29, 2017

    Homemade blackberry syrup layered with gin and your favorite bubbly creates an ombre effect that is perfect for champagne flutes. INGREDIENTS 1 cup blackberries + 8 more for garnish 1 cup Water 1 cup sugar 1 bottle of champagne 4 ounces or 1/2 cup gin 4 long sprigs of thyme 1 cup ice gold baking sugar for the rim INSTRUCTIONS 1. In a small saucepan, bring blackberries, water, and sugar to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, until the blackberries are soft and the si ...

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  • By Rebecca Thompson

    October 29, 2017


    Fresh Flower Crowns for the Spring Carnival

    Fresh Flower Crowns for the Spring Carnival

    By Rebecca Thompson - October 29, 2017

    With a growing obsession for fresh flowers in hair, these fresh flower crowns made by Melbourne Bayside local Half Moon Meadow have become my latest crush. For those of you not in Melbourne, we've done some research and can suggest these fresh flower crown talents. NSW Holly Hipwell’s The Flower Drum The uber cool and hip  Holly Hipwell. Her flower work is insane and her crowns are to die for. QLD Gardenbird Flowers Bespoke beauty in a crown. WA Jane and Jones Dreamy floral arrangements ...

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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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