Winter Fashion: Wear It Out

Image source: Photographer Lauren Biggs

Winter Outerwear

Hello Winter – we meet again and this year we come prepared with the hottest outerwear to keep us cool (and warm). 

I love that limited time of the year on the Sunshine Coast when we can layer up and play with coats and jackets. This year I am delighted to announce the long-awaited return of the waistcoat and we are wearing them in velvet, corduroy and plaid. As we explore the garments we should wear in winter, I hope you enjoy the standout puffer, kimono, pleather and raincoats I have discovered, the coats that serve as snuggle buddies and the layers that lie beneath. 

Our winter fashion editorial was shot at Sunshine Plaza where fashion is only a tiny part of the offering at this shopping, entertainment and dining precinct.  

As always, I have scoured the best local boutiques and also included some new labels in our editorial. It is very important to us at Hello Sunshine Magazine to support our local boutiques and designers but also introduce the emerging superstars in the industry like Zia Lozan and new to brands to our shores like Nocturne. Be the first to see these labels on the following pages of winter fashion curated for the Sunshine Coast by local lovers of all things fashion. 

– Carlie xx


BILLY WEARS: Blazer button up neck knit, Polo Ralph Lauren corduroy pant, Wild Rhino boots, Myer – all from Sunshine Plaza, 1300 112 460; and Culture camouflage coat from OV Boutique, 5479 4505

BECK WEARS: Mos Mosh skirt, top and puffer jacket, Estilo Emporio sneaker from OV Boutique, 5479 4505


BECK WEARS: Brave and True silk swing top and skirt, Belle Collective and Co, 0407 762 436; Black ankle boots, Hill Top Toes, 5442 9326

BILLY WEARS: Calvin Klein suit, Blaq floral print shirt and trench coat, Maddox brown leather belt, Aquila leather boot, Myer – all at Sunshine Plaza, 1300 112 460


BECK WEARS: 70s Muse Velvet vest, Annie blouse, Chloe skirt and blazer, platform Mary Janes from Dangerfield,
Sunshine Plaza, 5443 4027

BILLY WEARS: Serpent print shirt, pants, belt and Bookworm corduroy jacket from Dangerfield, Sunshine Plaza, 5443 4027


BILLY WEARS: Jag track pant, hoodie and parker, Tommy Hilfiger cross body bag from David Jones, Sunshine Plaza, 13 33 57


BECK WEARS: Keshet Design Bae tunic dress, cord Hendrix crop jacket and felt hat from Uncle George, 5474 5871


BECK WEARS: Peacock Bloom kimono style jacket and wrap dress by Zia Lozan and clip on earrings from Uncle George, 5474 5871


BECK WEARS: Jag knit skirt and top, Nude Lucy cropped puffer coat, Alias Mae boots and Marc Jacobs tote from David Jones, Sunshine Plaza, 13 33 57

Image 10: PIPE LIFE

BECK WEARS: One-shoulder crop and wide leg pant, Louenhide bag from Belle Collective and Co, 0407 762 436

Image 11: INKED

BECK WEARS: Printed over-sized raincoat and cut out bodysuit by Nocturne

Image 12: TGIF

BECK WEARS: Wide collar patent faux leather jacket and high waisted mini skirt by Nocturne

Image 13:

Statement Sunnies

Res Rei Begonia sunglasses, Eyes on Buderim, 5477 0293

Interesting Intimates

Prima Donna I Want You Full Cup bra and boy short, Lady Bird Noosa, 5455 4070

Fabulous Frames

Boz Lou Lou Frames, Hammond Optometry, 5476 2333


With everything under the sun at Sunshine Plaza we had countless location options from coloured pipes to high ropes. For Beck and Billy this was their first foray into the fashion model life and I am sure you’ll agree they nailed it! 

Creative Director
Carlie Wacker @worldofwacker 

Georgia Beard @georgiabeard57

Beck Lee @beck_lee_art

Billy Edmunds @billyedmunds

Lauren Biggs @laurenbiggslbph

Hair & Make Up Artist
Justina Simone @justina_simone


Dangerfield, Sunshine Plaza

Next Level High Ropes, Sunshine Plaza

Riverwalk, Sunshine Plaza

Pancake Pantry, Sunshine Plaza

Promenade, Sunshine Plaza

Celebrity Ink, Sunshine Plaza

TGI Fridays, Sunshine Plaza

About the Author /

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Carlie Wacker has worked in the media entertainment industry for over 20 years. From television to stage and radio she has been lucky enough to work her way around the whole country. Over the last 10 years she has styled and choreographed innovative fashion parades and talent shows and brings her love for fashion and entertainment as our Fashion Editor. She is also an MC, voice-over artist and radio announcer.

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