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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...
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...
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...
5 Ways to work the bustier / corset over shirt trend

5 Ways to work the bustier / corset over shirt trend

I am not a trend driven dresser but I do like to play around and experiment as my mantra for clients #DareMoreCareLess #Individualityisalwaysontrend attest. Although I love street style I am very aware that most of the women photographed are in their 20s and not working mums aged 45 with two kids and running a...
8 Folk-Free Ways to Do The Embroidery Trend

8 Folk-Free Ways to Do The Embroidery Trend

FOLK FREE EMBROIDERED VIBES  Embroidery is huge in 2017 – blame Gucci for making embroidered edgy and cool and the massive resurgence into all things sewn and it is  a trend that is just not going away. But what if your budget is not Gucci ? And how can you do the embroidered trend if...
FAB T-shirt -  2 Ways

FAB T-shirt – 2 Ways

Love a statement T-shirt – what can I say ? It’s become a staple in my wardrobe. I have had to adapt my own personal style to the climate I live in now – borne out of Scotland, Europe then 10 yrs in Sydney and now in Brisbane where winter sits around 26 degrees and...
DIY GUCCI - SCHMUCCI

DIY GUCCI – SCHMUCCI

I have been a bit GAGA over Gucci since their 2016 runway and although I am not a big designer covet type of gal I have decided to start a Gucci Bag fund – a wee jar where I am selling clothes and shoes I no longer wear to save up. The girls – ms...
7 Reasons Why Cool Culottes remain a Staple

7 Reasons Why Cool Culottes remain a Staple

Culottes a go-go  I love culottes for so many reasons but  when I started looking for culottes a few 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...