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Beauty, Brains, the Beast & Eco Fashion

Beauty, Brains, the Beast & Eco Fashion

    Poor Ms 9 is on crutches and off basketball for a wee while but that didn’t stop us from heading to the highly anticipated Beauty and the Beast champagne breakfast screening before it releases nationally March 23. Not only is Ms 9 a big fan of the original cartoon film by Disney, but as...
Uniqlo Brisbane - It's Your Birthday

Uniqlo Brisbane – It’s Your Birthday

  This week I was invited to come & celebrate Uniqlo’s 1 yr anniversary in Brisbane. I know Uniqlo well from my years in Japan in the 90s and before they came to Australia I used to stock up on cashmere on overseas trips. I am often in my local at Indooroopilly  or in the...
The Future is BadAss

The Future is BadAss

Finally my @theFashionCraver X @Raising_Women charitee T-shirt arrived so I styled it up with some bad ass future is female inspired pieces. £5 ( US$6  & AU$8  respectively ) goes directly to @lookgoodfeelbetter an incredible worldwide charity that helps women and children deal with the appearance side effects of cancer. A major impetus for my...
Memory Backup - Bondi Sunrise

Memory Backup – Bondi Sunrise

Took a moment today while my mac was backing up to have a bit of a brain snack as my 6 yr old calls it and a sneaky read of my new book from Zadie Smith. I am a big candle lover and lit a new candle that kindly arrived from the Sydney Fragrance company...
Squidtopia - Out March 19 - Kenzie Collective X Mel Thurley collabo

Squidtopia – Out March 19 – Kenzie Collective X Mel Thurley collabo

Having a yellow submarine meets Octonauts and the Giant Squid moment in my 70s round sunglasses and the new Squidtopia dangle earrings from Kenzie Collective X Mel Thurley collaboration- out March 19 aka tomorrow. Set your alarm for 7pm AEST and swim fast and true because these babies sold out so fast last time – I...
Sistas Stronger Together - Charity T-shirt

Sistas Stronger Together – Charity T-shirt

Today is International Women’s Day     I am big into supporting and shouting out all the Wonder Women  out there making change happen in their communities and beyond and some women and organisations are doing wonderful things.   Raising Women X The Fashion Craver  When Emma Carr from The Fashion Craver asked me if I...
6 Reasons Why Oscar Wylee Have Changed The Glasses Game

6 Reasons Why Oscar Wylee Have Changed The Glasses Game

Australian eyewear brand Oscar Wylee is a game-changer and I love supporting independent brands who have style & a social conscience. Not only are Oscar Wylee understanding their consumer’s problems of being time-poor and making shopping for glasses and sunglasses  online as easy as possible they are firmly focussed on making a difference one pair...
Haute Potato - When Food Trumps Fashun - Gnocchi T-shirt

Haute Potato – When Food Trumps Fashun – Gnocchi T-shirt

Anyone who knows me knows five things I live in T-shirts – being based in Queensland now. I love a good piss take. Italian food is always a good idea in my book. Dumplings are my happy place. I love potatoes in any form  :) So when every fashion blogger you can shake an embroidered...
Big Girls' Blouses - 3 Pretty Pieces that Pack A Punch

Big Girls’ Blouses – 3 Pretty Pieces that Pack A Punch

The Statement Blouse seems to really be having a moment and it looks set to continue in 2017. It’s an easy way to amp up your daily denim game and have a bit of a play. Last year was all about the boho bell sleeve and Victoriana neckline , this year I am really loving...
Glitter Granny Shoes a go- go

Glitter Granny Shoes a go- go

I have a confession I am a sparkleholic… and I love it. I turned 46 at the weekend and although no Gucci loafers are coming this way in a long while (brownie camps, ballet, basketball and family holidays are prioritised) these are making me all shiny and happy. And being Granny shoes they have that...
Best of Brisbane - Om nom noms, Brazilian beats & Adventurous eats

Best of Brisbane – Om nom noms, Brazilian beats & Adventurous eats

I moved to Brisbane nearly 7 years ago from my beloved Sydney where I imagined happily living out my days after emigrating from Scotland in 2001. We moved solely to be on hand to help my terminally ill father and support my mother through breast cancer. And in those 6 and a bit years I...
My 6 Holiday Essential Beauty Products

My 6 Holiday Essential Beauty Products

Anyone who follows me on Insta or reads the blog knows I am a lo-fi gal when it comes to beauty products and treatments. I am more about beauty from the inside so I eat as well as I can and cram as much veggies, oily fish, seeds and water into my day as possible...