Posts tagged "classic"
12 Ooh Là Là meets Montauk Pieces to Update your Summer Holiday Wardrobe

12 Ooh Là Là meets Montauk Pieces to Update your Summer Holiday Wardrobe

      French Connection is a brand that I know well from growing up in the UK  but I have to admit had kind of forgotten about it for both myself and clients until this year. But in 2016 they have upped their game – in a big way ! First piece to catch...
How to: Work the Folk Nouveau trend with Naudic SS16

How to: Work the Folk Nouveau trend with Naudic SS16

I love supporting talented local and independent designer and retailers and Naudic are one of those brands. Naudic is a local Australian brand that creates effortless multiple pieces across the same print, so that you can easily enjoy their fun and bohemian prints no matter your body shape, age, size or lifestyle. The lovely ladies...
Singin' in the Rain at QPAC with Ms 9 -A Night to Remember

Singin’ in the Rain at QPAC with Ms 9 -A Night to Remember

To say that Singin’ in the Rain is a family tradition would not be hyperbole. I have very strong memories as a child watching it with my Grandparents and Mother again and again and again and performing Good Morning, Good Morning tunelessly  with my brother and getting in big trouble for attempting the sofa trick...
5 Easy Pieces - How to Wear a Printed Jumpsuit

5 Easy Pieces – How to Wear a Printed Jumpsuit

So I was doing some shopping research for a client and saw this piece and thought it is bang on for so many women I meet and work with  – a printed jumpsuit is probably one of my must-have staples for Spring & Summer – but why not get it now and wear with a...
5 Easy Pieces : How to Wear Lace & Leather Whatever your Age

5 Easy Pieces : How to Wear Lace & Leather Whatever your Age

    When I wore this gifted Lace top with my leather bomber on IG I got a lot of comments and email requests from people to give some guidance on wearing lace and leather without looking tacky. Ultimately if you choose the right type of lace piece and right fit then you are never...
5 Cool Effortless Casual Outfits From the #RealStreetStars

5 Cool Effortless Casual Outfits From the #RealStreetStars

After launching #SpotMyStyle – one month ago to celebrate  #realstreetstyle and the individuality on the global streets of suburbs, small towns, cities beyond the fashion capitals of the world I have been blown away by the response of women internationally from Florida to Manchester and everywhere in between. So far over 750 posts. But it...
5 Ways to Creatively Wear Stripes & Where to Buy

5 Ways to Creatively Wear Stripes & Where to Buy

I launched #SpotMyStyle – one month ago to celebrate  #realstreetstyle and the individuality on the streets of Brisbane, Barcelona and beyond as well as help others find the right pieces – I see so many incredibly stylish women grocery shopping, the chemist, school dropoffs, events, doctor’s surgery and on instagram around the suburbs of the...
How to: wear Dungarees, Overalls & Pinafores

How to: wear Dungarees, Overalls & Pinafores

  To say I am a big lover of dungarees, overalls and pinafores is a bit of an understatement.     In fact on the last 7 day work trip – full of 2 shoots, 2 premieres and media schedule I only took a carry-on and apart from 2 event dresses and a leather midi...
Sweet Petite - 15 Flattering Pieces for Shorter, Curvy Girls

Sweet Petite – 15 Flattering Pieces for Shorter, Curvy Girls

As a Personal Stylist & Shopper I style hundreds of real women’s bodies a year. Every body is unique and everybody I work with has their “Aha” or “hell yeah”  moment of realising that it wasn’t their body that was the problem it was the clothes they were putting on it all along. I don’t...
My Top 10 of the Jean Paul Gaultier for Target range

My Top 10 of the Jean Paul Gaultier for Target range

  So I was checking out where to do next month’s Speedstyle & Shop feature , keeping in mind the real model volunteer – and thought I would just do a quick 30 min recce of the Jean Paul Gaultier for Target range where I bumped into my gorgeous Mama. Being a teen in the...
SpeedStyle Shop for Jeans - 5 Looks in 1hr

SpeedStyle Shop for Jeans – 5 Looks in 1hr

Jeans shopping ! Something My Personal Styling clients invariably find demoralising and tedious. The key is to know where to go.. and to have me with you ;) The majority of my clients struggle to find good quality jeans that they feel good in, avoid muffin tops and are on trend. They don’t need special ...
7 Reasons to love a Metallic Lace-Up & How to Wear

7 Reasons to love a Metallic Lace-Up & How to Wear

I originally wrote this post in late 2013 but I am updating it again as it has been so blooming popular. This is not about the “it” flat of the moment  – bang on trend but will languish in your wardrobe next season. I am about sustainability and curating a versatile wardrobe you love, that...