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MOTHER OF A GIFT - CHAMELEON INK INTERCHANGEABLE BAGS

MOTHER OF A GIFT – 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....
SEE YOU JIMMY - Doodads & Patches

SEE YOU JIMMY – Doodads & Patches

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...
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...
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...