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17 Habits to Keep You Happy Everyday

17 Habits to Keep You Happy Everyday

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...
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...
5 Easy Pieces: How to Wear Camo (without looking like an Army reject!)

5 Easy Pieces: How to Wear Camo (without looking like an Army reject!)

  CAMO JACKET  This is a staple in my wardrobe and is often overlooked by people. Brings down the dressiness of a piece and adds a great juxtaposition. This is a classic shape and muted tones – so versatile. 10 Camo Style tips Camouflage is quite a masculine print so keep that in mind It...
How to: Wear and Layer Colour with this week's #realstreetstyle stars

How to: Wear and Layer Colour with this week’s #realstreetstyle stars

With over 1500 posts so far  in I am so happy I decided to start #realstreetstyle and #SpotMyStyle a few short weeks ago. Why ? Well I wanted to create 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...
5 Easy Pieces : How to Wear Lace & Leather Whatever your Age

5 Easy Pieces : How to Wear Lace & Leather Whatever your Age

    When I wore this gifted Lace top with my leather bomber on IG I got a lot of comments and email requests from people to give some guidance on wearing lace and leather without looking tacky. Ultimately if you choose the right type of lace piece and right fit then you are never...
Dare More, Care Less - the #realstreetstyle stars inspiring women of all ages

Dare More, Care Less – the #realstreetstyle stars inspiring women of all ages

Just 6 weeks ago I started #realstreetstyle and #SpotMyStyle – this style inspo community highlighting style, creativity and individuality on the real streets of the world – cool wonderful style is not something that only happens for 25 year old fashion bloggers in London, Paris, NY and Milan. We surpassed 1000 posts this week so...
5 Easy Pieces - What to Wear If the Dresscode is Cocktail

5 Easy Pieces – What to Wear If the Dresscode is Cocktail

I love when I get an invite to go out – love it. Give me any excuse to frock up and I am there. But I am a low maintenance type of gal – even before kids I was not someone to spend hours planning outfits or getting ready whether it would be hair and...
#RealStreetStyle Stars Proving Individuality is always on trend

#RealStreetStyle Stars Proving Individuality is always on trend

Just 5 weeks ago I started this style inspo community highlighting style, creativity and individuality on the real streets of the world – cool wonderful style is not something that only happens for 20 year old fashion bloggers in London, Paris, NY and Milan. In fact, so many people on IG blend into one derivative...
Rain Rain Eff Off - 5 Rainmacs with attitude

Rain Rain Eff Off – 5 Rainmacs with attitude

Rain brings out the Glasgow girl in me – blame it on years and years of dreich days and being completely drookit on hockey pitches, on bracing family walks, sprinting in and out of supermarkets. Needless to say when I was emigrating to Australia we checked rainfall  in each city. We started in Sydney in 2001...
How to Wear Bomber Jackets Whatever your Age, Shape or Size

How to Wear Bomber Jackets Whatever your Age, Shape or Size

I am bit partial to a bomber jacket – in fact in 1985 aged 14 I had a black satin one that I customised with badges and a massive picture of Nick Kamen..   Who’s Nick Kamen I hear you say ?           Do you blame me ..? Anyway I digress...
The Truth Is...

The Truth Is…

This is the first guest blog I have had on STEELEMyStyle.com. I wanted to include some great women I know and meet who can inspire and help other women who read this blog. Katische is a beautiful Mama I have met at school with my children and she is multi-talented and works to inspire others...