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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...
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...
Toucan Off the Shoulder - Styled 2 Ways

Toucan Off the Shoulder – Styled 2 Ways

  #CuratedontConsume One of my key hashtags and personal style mantras with clients – I help clients  curate a wardrobe rather than consume and buy more clothes. As a sustainable stylist, I believe in finding pieces that suit your personality, lifestyle, budget and figure and them working hard in your wardrobe across all areas of...
How to Wear Gingham  - 4 Pieces to Check Out

How to Wear Gingham – 4 Pieces to Check Out

Prints are a great thing to add to your wardrobe and there are timeless prints that never ever go out of fashion. Stripes we all know and love – a neutral print that you can treat as a basic and pair with everything Polka dots ..their whimsical chic French cousin are a winner too,but their...
Turn Off - Tune In - 25 Things I learned during my Digital Detox

Turn Off – Tune In – 25 Things I learned during my Digital Detox

For the last 3 years at Christmas I have gone completely offline and unplug from phone, social media, text messages, computer – a wee time travel to 1998 as it were from Christmas Eve – until my wedding anniversary on Jan 10.   17 Days of full digital detox   no Instagram no Facebook, Pinterest, Polyvore,...