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STEELEMyStyle x River Island - Australia Day Fashion

STEELEMyStyle x River Island – Australia Day Fashion

Follow What to Wear (in Brisbane) on Australia Day ? When the lovely people at River Island came to me and asked me to be involved and do a “what to wear” for their Australia Day feature of course I said yes. I have loved and known River Island since I was young in the...
Win a pair of flopZ gel thongs for Summer !

Win a pair of flopZ gel thongs for Summer !

Follow Before I moved to Australia from Scotland, 14 years ago, I hadn’t worn thongs since family holidays in Arran when those old school 70s flipflops cut your feet and toes to mincemeat. Brrrr…but thanks to Havaianas I crossed over. When we moved to Tropical Queensland in 2010, my fancy sandal and thong collection has...
STEELEMyStyle x Black Taffeta Maxi Skirt

STEELEMyStyle x Black Taffeta Maxi Skirt

Follow To the Max I love people watching in general and remember being a student at the Sorbonne in Paris and working in London and Tokyo and happily spending hours sitting watching the  world & the outfits go by. Inspiration for me comes from many sources – film, nature, travel, literature, music & art but...
Best in Store: Express Nails & Nail Wraps/Stickers

Best in Store: Express Nails & Nail Wraps/Stickers

Follow I love fun looking nails but they have always eluded me because; a) As a working Mama who tries to fit in my work into the school/kindy day (lol) I am always using “dead” time to get something done – email, research, do callbacks, invoice and I find sitting getting a manicure excruciating. b)...
Best in Store: Gorman Summer 2014

Best in Store: Gorman Summer 2014

Follow In a landscape of endless instagram feeds of  beach curls, white dunna covers, black and white flatlays, tanned legs in frayed denims, crop Tshirts and Céline slides I often end up opting for vintage pieces to find a summer wardrobe that I personally find inspiring. Most readers know I have a wee penchant for...
Monochrome clash

Monochrome clash

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MBFF: What I Wore and Best in Store

MBFF: What I Wore and Best in Store

Follow So much to post about MBFF –  so little time. Saw this lovely socials pic of my photographer extraordinaire and friend Ruby Reginato and I in Fashion Weekly. We always have so much fun together I feel like her adopted Auntie Sally. Great talent and a big heart. – my favourite combination in a...
Spotted: Streetstyle at MBFF

Spotted: Streetstyle at MBFF

Follow   I was invited to MBFF last Thursday – and here are STEELEMyStyle’s Best Dressed of the night – all photos by the wonderful Ruby Reginato. I love people watching and as a stylist for the individual I love spotting interesting stylish women of all ages who stand out from the crowd. Style is...
Best in Store: My picks of MBFF Emerging Designers

Best in Store: My picks of MBFF Emerging Designers

Follow So while I was unable to go on Tuesday to MBFF as I was at Lady Gaga, my photographer and Asst Stylist Ruby Reginato went to take photos for me. Before I head off for the weekend, I wanted to do a special Best in Store post. One thing I really loved as a...
STEELEMyStyle x Black Jumpsuit

STEELEMyStyle x Black Jumpsuit

Follow On Tuesday night I was double booked – MBFF and Lady Gaga – I am afraid I had already received the 6 tickets to Lady Gaga thanks to AK and LiveNation and was taking my Mama and four friends. Getting out the house is always a bit of a rush and the lives of...
Sayonara - I Quit Sugar

Sayonara – I Quit Sugar

Follow Sugar addict ? Me ? Never.. I was always a savoury girl – not interested in fizzy soft drinks, fast food, processed sauces and always preferred another entrée over dessert. So why did I quit sugar 7 weeks ago ? Simple. I felt I was  “running on empty”. My “unnatural” state had become either...
60s Mod Squad

60s Mod Squad

Follow In case you hadn’t noticed .. but everything 60s is back again ! As I get older one thing I really love about the cycle of fashion is how established and up and coming designers revisit different eras again and again yet manage to bring a new spin. There is no doubt that I...
Van Heusen's Move - Nash Edgerton

Van Heusen’s Move – Nash Edgerton

Follow Some readers are aware but many are not that as well as my STEELEMyStyle business and work as a stylist, I also have a film business Gallus & Co and an offshoot of that is my work with brands as Commercial Projects Agent and External Relations for filmmaker and stuntman Nash Edgerton. Today we...

How to: Winterize Maxi Dresses in Style

Follow When the lovely ladies at Talulah contacted me to let me know the new Crystal Tropics Swim & Resort range was launching today and did I want to choose a swimsuit  I almost passed out…. Whaat!  –  it may be Brisbane but it is still way too cold for a swimsuit post. Brrr Plus...
Blue Hue

Blue Hue

Follow I love language and idioms especially – whenever I have learnt a foreign language they are my favourite expressions to learn –  such a great way of assimilating with the locals quickly – some of my favourites i use a lot include “out of the blue”, “run around like a blue-arsed fly” “scream blue...
SS/14 Indooroopilly X Vogue #theonetheonly

SS/14 Indooroopilly X Vogue #theonetheonly

Follow Last week I was one of 500 VIP guests at Indooroopilly Shopping Centre’s official celebration of its relaunch as #theonetheonly at Brisbane City Hall, partnered with Vogue Australia. My usual routine for evening events is – race back with kids from kindy pickups & after-school activities, get dinner organised, rapid freshen up,  jump in...
Best in Store: Culottes

Best in Store: Culottes

Follow I love culottes for so many reasons but  when I started looking for culottes a couple of years ago the only places I could uncover them was in thrift stores, opshops & vintage stores. Not now – they are everywhere and in every different length, pattern & fabric you can imagine.   Why I...
1 yr on - My Dad

1 yr on – My Dad

Follow Last night I couldn’t sleep, aware that this time last year my beloved dad was fighting for his last breaths as I sat next to him. Grief is a surreal experience, it can creep up on you in the middle of the night or ambush you when you are at your most unguarded –...
Best in Store: 12 Cool Alternatives to Ballet Flats & Ankle Boots

Best in Store: 12 Cool Alternatives to Ballet Flats & Ankle Boots

Follow This is a special edition of BEST IN STORE as I threw open the question to the STEELEMyStyle Facebook community. What are you needing help buying? What are you struggling with in your wardrobe at the moment? And NikkiH said “I always struggle with casual winter shoes to go with jeans as a boots...
On the Set

On the Set

Follow After 13 years and over 100 Film & TV  credits of working on film, I never get bored of everything that makes the magic and film across a wide variety of genres  inspires me just as much as fashion, art and literature. I especially love seeing onset stills from other films, the wardrobe, the...

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