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STEELEMyStyle Pops Up at the REVIVE FESTIVAL - 18 AUG - Brisbane

STEELEMyStyle Pops Up at the REVIVE FESTIVAL – 18 AUG – Brisbane

Anyone who follows me or the blog knows that I am big on Sustainable Style and teaching clients and followers to #CurateDontConsume. I am an Ambassador of the Endeavour Foundation promoting opshopping, upcycling  – and so anything I can do to change some mindsets  about opshopping is a good thing in my book (check out...
STEELEMyStyle loves ... Sarah Hickey Kimonos

STEELEMyStyle loves … Sarah Hickey Kimonos

I often talk about #curatedontconsume and what better way than to combine your love of art and fashion. Why don’t you invest (or put on your present wishlist) an extraordinary silk Kimono by artist Sarah Hickey. These limited edition wearable art pieces are truly swoonworthy. Artist Sarah Hickey says ” I have always loved fashion’s...
STEELEMyStyle X  Ruby Olive Carnivale

STEELEMyStyle X Ruby Olive Carnivale

It’s no secret that I am a lover of statement earrings and colour ! That along with a pop of bright lipstick and some statement sunnies is one of my instant style killer combos. I am also a big supporter of UK & Australian labels and designers and Ruby Olive is a well known Brisbane...
How to wear a Velvet Suit

How to wear a Velvet Suit

I love a bit of velvet – indeed my going away outfit back in the 90s was a black Karen Millen dress and purple velvet coat and Calvin Klein ribbon shoes. I have been looking for a pyjama suit and a velvet pant suit for a long while .. I know velvet has been doing...
STEELEMyStyle Loves - Chameleon Ink Interchangeable Bags

STEELEMyStyle Loves – Chameleon Ink Interchangeable Bags

There are some amazing women and mothers out there creating cool original products and instead of the usual Mother’s Day gift guide,  I wanted to highlight one brand from my adopted home Australia to check out for Mother’s Day (which is basically everyday :) gifts for yourself, your Mama, Grandmother, sister, wife or  loved individual....
STEELEMyStyle loves... Doodad and Fandango

STEELEMyStyle loves… Doodad and Fandango

It was a dreich, overcast Saturday in Brisbane – a rarity – bringing out the Glaswegian in me – but thanks to fresh hair by Brisbane hairdressing legend Ellie May Hair I  happily trotted off to be basketball sidelines to cheer on Ms 10. Berets are my beanies and it was a bit parky to...
Hug it out -  8 Reasons Hugs are Part of our Family Routine

Hug it out – 8 Reasons Hugs are Part of our Family Routine

Hope your week starts well – but before you hurtle into the morning “get in the car !”  for school runs how about this… Our family are pretty affectionate, but when things were tough with health, grief and life worries a few years ago I found that stress made me agitated, more disconnected and less abundant...
Return of the Mac  - Ex-Cyclone Debbie style

Return of the Mac – Ex-Cyclone Debbie style

Bit soggy in Brisbane – due to the “weather event” as they have been calling it on the media. 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. We didn’t...
STEELEMyStyle Pops up ... at Endeavour

STEELEMyStyle Pops up … at Endeavour

If you don’t already know I am big on helping clients realise that their Individuality is their Superpower. I personally have always loved styling unique looks.   As a kid I would get my mum to make outfits I had seen in her Vogue magazines (above left) and would walk into school and church discos...
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...