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5 Great Ways To Style Boom Shankar For The Classroom

5 Great Ways To Style Boom Shankar For The Classroom

Whoever said dressing for work needs to be boring! Or should I say, dull and conservative. Wouldn’t it be nicer to work in a place filled with colour and fun. The simple things that can change energies, bring smiles to faces, create positivity, and this can all start with just what you're wearing. So I thought it would be fun to start exploring some new possibilities for BOOM in your workplace, and to kick off I’m going back to school.  Teachers are amazing people. We all have them in our lives for a stage, a fairly long stage, and as...

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Being kind to your body is one of the most important things you could do.

Being kind to your body is one of the most important things you could do.

Bodies. Why is there so much controversy around them. We all have them. They’re all different. But for some reason they can create so much angst for us no matter how they look. When I was younger I struggled with loving my body the way it was, like a lot of young girls. The images we all saw of the “perfect body” never matched mine, especially when you’re born with lumps and bumps that are hard to control (or lose, which is what I wanted) Fortunately for myself, I never suffered as some women do, and thankfully I didn’t buy...

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All about traditional Indian Block Printing | A Boom Shankar staple

All about traditional Indian Block Printing | A Boom Shankar staple

If you own some Boom Shankar, there’s a good chance you’ve got some beautiful traditional block print hanging in your wardrobe - maybe without realising! It features on some of our classic pieces from Gurus and Jadas, to Kismet pants and the Sitar dress. So what is block printing, and why do we love it so much?  Wooden block printing is a traditional form of fabric design that has become a staple of our collections over time. It begins with wooden blocks, about 2 or 3 inches thick, that are hand carved by a skilled craftsmen. The fabric is then...

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The other fun products available in our Hastings Street store

The other fun products available in our Hastings Street store

If you’ve visited our flagship store in Hastings Street recently, you would have noticed how fabulous the shop is looking at the moment (we’re in love with it!) plus all the extra little products popping up in there. So we thought it was time to introduce you to our new friends. If you’re looking for a hat that will keep the sun off, look stylish and be good for travel, then look no further than our Lorna Murray selection available in our Hastings Street and showroom boutiques. The Capri, which is Lorna Murray’s original hat design, features a mid-length brim...

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We ask the Hastings Street BOOM team what outfits they're loving this summer!

We ask the Hastings Street BOOM team what outfits they're loving this summer!

Six months ago we opened our flagship store in Hastings Street and the place is looking GREAT, filled with so many summer time goodies, and feeling fun and colourful, exactly how we love to be at Boom Shankar. If you haven't been in to say hello, come visit us and be sure to pack your swimmers as the beautiful Noosa main beach is just behind us. Now, let's meet the team... 🌺 🌺 🌺 🌺 🌺 🌺  Meet Shari! She's known at Boom Shankar as the perfect size 10, or ‘Little Miss Perfect’. She can be found in the store most Mondays & Fridays.  What’s your favourite piece of...

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Dui takes us behind the scenes of Mix & Match

Dui takes us behind the scenes of Mix & Match

What inspired the mix and match collection – how did you come up with this great idea? The idea for the Mix & Match collection came to me when I was in India during the outbreak of COVID-19. It was at the time when each different country started to introduce lockdown laws and I was finding it hard to get a flight back to Australia. Our factories here in India closed and of course their health and safety was at the forefront of my mind so I knew it was time get creative with a ‘new collection’. That’s where the...

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