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Why Don't You : See Bangarra's OUR land people stories

Why Don’t You : See Bangarra’s OUR land people stories

  So privileged to experience Opening Night of Bangarra Dance Theatre’s new show OUR land people stories presented by QPAC, last week, and at The Playhouse until Aug 20. In the midst of a terrible month of Ms 9 being in and out of hospital and despite feeling pretty sleep deprived, it was a special cultural evening...
5 Easy Pieces : Casual Chic Ruffles & Palazzo Pants

5 Easy Pieces : Casual Chic Ruffles & Palazzo Pants

      SILK PALAZZO PANTS    Palazzo Pants are a gorgeous spring /summer option and thanks to the 70s rerun they are everywhere – pair with matching pussy bow blouse for a cool take on the printed suit combo – but just make sure you choose the right pair for your body. Normally to...
My Wardrobe Staples - with @TheFashionCraver

My Wardrobe Staples – with @TheFashionCraver

This is the first photo I saw of Emma aka @TheFashionCraver on IG and I thought – this gal has got serious style – I read her blog and then thought wow I love how she too writes from the heart and loves leather a lot – I think we would enjoy hanging out in...
Mama & Me in Ruby & Lilli

Mama & Me in Ruby & Lilli

Every couple of weeks to thank the lovely women who share their outfit posts using #SpotMyStyle #realstreetstyle on instagram, different retailers have offered a $50 Voucher  – last month was @materieldesign – whom I have talked* (read raved) about here. Anyway this month the gorgeous Ruby & Lilli came on board offering $50 voucher to...
How to curate a versatile wardrobe - 3 The Magic Number

How to curate a versatile wardrobe – 3 The Magic Number

  One of my mantras for Personal Styling clients is Curate Don’t Consume  I work closely with my Personal Styling & Shopping clients to help them curate a wardrobe that expresses their individuality as well as fit and flatter their body, their lifestyle and their budget. When working with Personal Styling Clients often they express...
5 Easy Pieces - How to Wear a Printed Jumpsuit

5 Easy Pieces – How to Wear a Printed Jumpsuit

So I was doing some shopping research for a client and saw this piece and thought it is bang on for so many women I meet and work with  – a printed jumpsuit is probably one of my must-have staples for Spring & Summer – but why not get it now and wear with a...
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 –...