culture

modern colloquialisms

Sometimes it's hard to stay up with the linguistic play given that street speak is subject to a constant evolution. Implementing the following euphemisms into your...

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culture

listen: the grand tour

By Andrew Reinholds

George Jones’ drinking and use of amphetamines was legendary. He once famously drove his lawn mower to the local liquor store after his...

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wellbeing

gents and their scents

A true style icon will always have the last word. Double doused in distinction, a classic cologne will linger on the senses long...

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coveted

new in store: barton perreira

Good things were bound to happen when renowned accessories designer Patty Perreira and Bill Barton, president of Oliver Peoples, put their heads together....

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gastronomy

best ugly lands in newmarket

With no chance of ever slipping under the radar, we've been long awaiting the arrival Al Brown and his Best Ugly team to descend...

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etiquette

15 signs you’re turning into your father

The disconcerting truth is that the onset of parental likeness can occur as early as in your twenties. It’s alarming to say the...

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gastronomy

new opening: il buco cbd

After twelve years of delivering delectable Italian pizza and hospitality on Ponsonby Road, one of the area's mainstay establishments is expanding its horizons,...

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coveted

you spin me right round

Italian design masters Minotti have nailed it again with their alluring and practical design. The Benson table is a lounge furnishing like no...

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culture

the future of flight

When aviation innovators Spike Aerospace suggested a private jet that could cut flying time in half, traveling at twice the speed of commercial...

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wellbeing

getting lippy

M.A.C’s latest play on pigment is sparking lip envy the world over. These days, a highly pigmented lip colour duo is the ideal...

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coveted

floral fancy

Dedicated to the craft of hand-knotted wool and silk rugs, Jan Kath’s distinctive and highly sought-after pieces can be found dressing floors in...

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escape

winter escape

Feeling the need to get back to basics and disconnect from the stress of modern life? Say hello to Canopy Camping, or rather,...

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gastronomy

chook wagon

Housed within a replica 1947 Citroën H-series truck, the Chook Wagon serves classic French-style poulet rotisserie to legions of devoted Wellingtonians. The whole...

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coveted

director’s cut

No strangers to creative collaborations, cinematic darling Sofia Coppola and the house of Louis Vuitton have teamed up once again. The wildly popular...

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gastronomy

best of the butchers

When sourcing one's meat and poultry has become shrouded with questions of ethicality, our willingness to settle for substandard supermarket meat diminishes day by...

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culture

back to the future: technology shortfalls

It seems that everyday marks a breakthrough in technology. Whether it's a life-changing advance in bio-mechanical engineering or a smart phone app that...

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coveted

what you need now: the box bag

Keep calm and carry on. The box bag is the grown up new alternative to the satchel. This season's man bag should exhibit...

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bon vivant

pass the ‘nac

Often misunderstood due to its hefty price tag, cognac is a diverse sipping drink that exerts an infinite depth and subtlety making it...

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coveted

reimagining a classic

Italian furniture masters Cassina have joined Louis Vuitton in celebrating the talents of pioneering architect and designer Charlotte with their limited edition LC4 CP...

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wellbeing

prime pastels

These new-age colour correctors are a technicoloured dream. Specifically developed for combination skintones, these CC creams and perfecting base primers come in a...

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This Month On Denizen | July 2014