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Light as a...: Melody Le at Feathers' celebration of 40 fabulous years at Peter Rowlands kitchen.
Light as a...: Melody Le at Feathers' celebration of 40 fabulous years at Peter Rowlands kitchen.
Striking plumage: Founder and designer Margaret Porritt (left) and Amber Petty at Feathers' birthday celebration.

Striking plumage: Founder and designer Margaret Porritt (left) and Amber Petty at Feathers' birthday celebration.

What do you want to do before your next birthday? 'I need to get out of my mother's house.' Emma Jager (right) and Lili Romano at Feathers' 40 fabulous years celebration.

What do you want to do before your next birthday? 'I need to get out of my mother's house.' Emma Jager (right) and Lili Romano at Feathers' 40 fabulous years celebration.

Mimi and Arthur Galan at Feathers' 40 fabulous years celebration.

Mimi and Arthur Galan at Feathers' 40 fabulous years celebration.

Art time: Aaron Butler and Steph Thomasson at the exhibition openings at Helen Gory Gallerie.

Art time: Aaron Butler and Steph Thomasson at the exhibition openings at Helen Gory Gallerie.

What would you like two of? 'Can I have two horses? I don't have a car.' Luisa Rossitto at the opening of her exhibition "Zero Worship" at Helen Gory Gallerie.

What would you like two of? 'Can I have two horses? I don't have a car.' Luisa Rossitto at the opening of her exhibition "Zero Worship" at Helen Gory Gallerie.

Room with a view: Missy Higgins (left) and Kate Tucker at Tucker's "Viewfinder" exhibition opening at Helen Gory Gallerie.

Room with a view: Missy Higgins (left) and Kate Tucker at Tucker's "Viewfinder" exhibition opening at Helen Gory Gallerie.

When was the last time you did something for the first time? 'When I was 13 ... no you can't write that down.' Co-owners Matt John (left) and Damian Thompson at the Phat Brats dogustation.

When was the last time you did something for the first time? 'When I was 13 ... no you can't write that down.' Co-owners Matt John (left) and Damian Thompson at the Phat Brats dogustation.

Dog eat dog: Phat Brats manager Danny Cirone and Aslee Marcs at the Phat Brats dogustation.

Dog eat dog: Phat Brats manager Danny Cirone and Aslee Marcs at the Phat Brats dogustation.

Spark and bite: Helen Alexander and Nic Crilly-Hargrave at the Phat Brats dogustation.

Spark and bite: Helen Alexander and Nic Crilly-Hargrave at the Phat Brats dogustation.

Corn pups with house tomato sauce and mustard at the Phat Brats dogustation.

Corn pups with house tomato sauce and mustard at the Phat Brats dogustation.

This story Gatecrasher first appeared on The Sydney Morning Herald.