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I'm Wearing the Smile You Gave Me

I’m Wearing the Smile You Gave Me

3 yrs ago I lost my dearest dad and although I try to not remember this day – it creeps up on me. The difference is I still feel the void – the amazing loss of who he was but I don’t feel that overwhelming sadness all the time. I don’t carry it around everyday...
How I Can Help You Love Yourself & Show your Inner Glow

How I Can Help You Love Yourself & Show your Inner Glow

  Self love is a funny thing.  In Glasgow – it was a big insult if someone said “She loves herself by the way” – but I was taught by the women in my family and encouraged by my father and grandfather to love the way I looked and dressed, walk tall and don’t worry...
8 Simple Steps to Boho Mojo - aka The Perfect Flower Crown

8 Simple Steps to Boho Mojo – aka The Perfect Flower Crown

Love flowers … just as much as I love pompoms, balloons and birds and here in Queensland – we are so lucky because we have the incredible Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers – 16 to 25 September, 2016 and as I hit 6 years in this fair state, I have pencilled it into my diary as a must...
5 Easy Pieces : How to Wear Gingham

5 Easy Pieces : How to Wear Gingham

When I get dressed it is all about high impact – low maintenance – with 2 wee kids and several businesses to run I do not have the inclination to plan my outfits on a Sunday night. Quite frankly, I would rather be eeking out what’s left of the weekend with the family – having...
13 Statement Sneakers to Amp Up Your Everyday

13 Statement Sneakers to Amp Up Your Everyday

In my work with Personal Styling & Personal Shopping clients one thing I teach them is that every single piece of clothing, every accessory and every pair of shoes can add individuality, fun, colour, and style to your wardrobe of staples. If like me, your lifestyle has changed dramatically since kids and the majority of...
The Fab 5 - Rock Statements & Staples at Every Age

The Fab 5 – Rock Statements & Staples at Every Age

We hit over 2.2k posts in the #realstreetstyle and #SpotMyStyle in its 8th week. Thank you everyone.   What is Spot My Style ? It’s a global style inspo community highlighting women of all ages and sizes who show style, creativity, individuality and a bit of flair on the real streets of the world –...
4 Ways to Add Oomph To Your Wardrobe : The Art of Layering

4 Ways to Add Oomph To Your Wardrobe : The Art of Layering

I love a bit of layering and as last month’s theme on #SpotMyStyle #realstreetstyle theme was all about Colour & Layering  I asked one of my lovely friends, Sarah from @mummaaintmumsy – (who is a bloody layering legend) if she would give STEELEMyStyle readers a few wee tips on The Art of Layering and she...
5 Easy Pieces - What to Wear to Brunch

5 Easy Pieces – What to Wear to Brunch

  LEATHER JACKET  A major investment but a beloved statement staple – keep looking until you find the perfect one for your body shape and style. I am loving this Seed one for a few reasons. The motorcycle detail on the sleeve, the antique gold zips – the softer shawl collar – the fitted shape....
My 17 Daily Habits to Make You Happier

My 17 Daily Habits to Make You Happier

In our family … general happiness is a big deal. I am lucky – we are a pretty silly, joyful bunch – I have very strong memories of my grandparents and parents goofing around, wearing wigs, dancing, blowing bubbles, having water fights and generally having a rare old time, whenever we got together or just...
5 Easy Pieces : What to Wear to Pilates & Beyond

5 Easy Pieces : What to Wear to Pilates & Beyond

      TIGHTS – LEGGINGS  Fancy tights is a big trend for the gym but if like me you love a retro vibe then the ultra cool luxe activewear brand P.E. Nation might be one to check out if you don’t already know about this newish line. The brainchild of cool stylist Mama, General...
BUY or DIY : Cropped Frayed Fringed Jeans

BUY or DIY : Cropped Frayed Fringed Jeans

When I saw the 3X1 cropped fringed jeans about on the street I was loving them.       You too ? Well for a mere $430 – you can buy them   BUY      $439  Shop bop        . but I am a sustainable fashion kind of girl and if there...
How to: Have Flair Whatever Your Shape, Age or Style with  #realstreetstyle stars

How to: Have Flair Whatever Your Shape, Age or Style with #realstreetstyle stars

As we near the end of the second month of #realstreetstyle and #SpotMyStyle I am so thankful to everyone involved who tags their personal style photos every day or even just once a week – whatever their age, size or shape and wherever they are  – the real streets .. in a suburb near you...