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The sale whisperer: Melbourne's best shopping July 27-August 3

There’s a lot of fashion for a cause this week, so read on and feel good. A healthy body needs a healthy mind, so active wear label Jasmine Alexa has released a range of limited edition “This is me” T-shirts to promote body and mind positivity. As a teenager, founder Jasmine ​Gescheit battled anorexia and wanted to create a piece that could help young women like her. Proceeds from the T-shirts ($ 70) go to headspace, the national youth mental health foundation. “Throughout my own recovery, I encountered specialists who were…

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The sale whisperer: Sydney's best shopping July 28-August 4

Spring is just one month away, but who’s counting, right? From community markets to the Rachel Gilbert clear-out, this week’s sale roster is sure to get you out and about in Sydney this week. Also, for the first time every Burberry boutique is offering in-store personalisation, hand-painted by one of the brand’s UK artisans, and Birkenhead Point is opening up Australia’s first Harrold’s outlet in its newly opened development. Australian designer Rachel Gilbert is holding her second Sydney warehouse sale of the year and it’s one of the biggest on the annual Sydney sale…

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The sale whisperer: Melbourne's best shopping July 20-27

It’s been a gloomy old week in Melbourne town but this week’s list is full of colour to lift your spirits. The stock room at Miss Louise is full to bursting and needs a good clearance to make way for new stock that’s arriving next week. The four-day Super Sale has designer styles from just $ 200. Brands include Alexander McQueen, Saint Laurent, Sergio Rossi and Tods. Stock will be replenished every day and expect queues at peak times.  205 Collins Street, Melbourne. Friday-Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 11am-5pm, Monday 9am-5pm.  The Miss Louise…

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Gaming 

Steam Banhammers More Than 40,000 People After its Summer Sale

Steam’s Summer Sale officially concluded last week, but Valve had one last surprise in store for cheaters who had hoped to score cheap replacements on games (or to build up a larger stockpile of titles while cheating in others). On July 6, Steam banned more than 40,000 people — 40,426 according to Steamdb.info — vastly exceeding its previous daily ban record. There’s a particular method to Valve’s timing here, as PC Gamer reports. Serial cheaters in popular titles will create multiple burner accounts to maintain access to their preferred titles, but…

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Lifestyle 

The sale whisperer: Melbourne's best shopping July 13-20

From vintage bags to an initiative to help the homeless, there’s plenty happening in the world of fashion. When it comes to fashion bucket lists, owning a Chanel 2.55 is right up there with attending a Paris show. Hawkeye Vintage has a two-day sale of designer bags.  So it’s lucky Hawkeye Vintage is holding one of its legendary sales this weekend, with 100 per cent authentic designer bags at rock bottom prices. Brands include Chanel, Hermes, Fendi, Gucci and more. Pieces have been sourced from overseas and all items are…

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The sale whisperer: Melbourne's best shopping July 6-13

It’s the middle weekend of the school holidays, so there aren’t a bunch of sales – but that means those of you who’ve escaped the cold aren’t missing too much. Still, those who have stayed to brave Melbourne’s winter will be rewarded. Armadale boutique Luxe Deluxe, which specialises in atheleisure-inspired basics and timeless “casual luxury” pieces, is having an end-of-season sale, with up to 50 per cent off the most recent collections. 1019 High Street, Armadale. While stocks last. Luxe Deluxe is having a 50 per cent off sale. Sticking with High Street,…

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The sale whisperer: Sydney's best shopping June 30-July 7

The end of the financial year is a win for shoppers, with loads of retailers slashing the prices on past and current season stock to make way for spring. Plus, many of the sales are online – perfect given that a cold snap is set to hit this weekend. Sales Guide Australian lifestyle and resort wear label Holiday Trading and Co are holding their first warehouse sale in their new Sydney showroom space. The sale, which will run into next week, features up to 80 per cent off current season…

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