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13 tips for travelling to Bali if you are a newbie

13 tips for travelling to Bali if you're a newbie

* Updated October 30, 2013 Bali has always been on our list of places to visit. So many good friends had been and fell in love. When we booked and surprised the kids with this end-of-school-holidays trip, we had a pretty good …

Autumn Winter 2015 fashion trends – what to buy now

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I found myself wandering around and browsing in a few fashion stores in the city yesterday. I was on the hunt for a couple of plain coloured tops with sleeves for a video shoot I'm doing in Melbourne tomorrow (yes, I'm …

Autumn Winter 2015 Styling You Shop

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I'm a big believer in making the most of your existing wardrobe. You know the drill ... don't go shopping unless you've first done a proper edit and cull of what you already have tucked away in cupboards, drawers and robes. Now, …

How to choose the right leggings

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Oh HELLO. The temperatures have dropped. Even here in Queensland. It's 10 degrees this morning, Stylers. In May. Luckily I've re-edited my wardrobe in advance of this chilly situation. It's almost time to rest the razor blade and take advantage of the fact that …

What to wear on a long-haul flight

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I love flying. Have done since I was a small child and wore my TAA "The Friendly Way" Junior Flyer badge with pride. I'd have the hostesses (back when they were called hostesses) fill in my logbook with every flight - mostly …

How to update your bedroom

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Sponsored by Valspar - The Future of Paint It's no surprise that I like to update my wardrobe but unless you follow me on Instagram you may not be aware that I also like to update things around the home. The first thing …

The Model and Me: Harlow

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It's Mr SY's birthday today. He's very ok that he shares this day with International Star Wars Day (May the 4th be with you) but Monday is pretty much a dud day on which to celebrate another year on this planet, …

How to wear a faux fur vest

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I have a confession to make. A fashion confession. A few years ago I swore I would never wear a faux fur vest. Never. Ever. Boy am I eating those hastily uttered words now. I cannot get enough of them and have decreed …

What are your cult beauty products?

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What makes a beauty product a cult beauty product? There are a couple of things that come into play. Generally a beauty product becomes known as a cult beauty product because even though they were first released years ago, they are still …

The Model and Me: Adrift Clothing

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Ahhh, it's good to go away but it's good to be back. Thanks so much for travelling along with me during my week on Koh Samui (more about that on the blog Thursday) ... today I'm kicking of the week with a …

The Model and Me: Kalokeri

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If you're a mum, did you get spoilt rotten yesterday? I did. Beautiful presents and a champagne breakfast out. But you know what I did when I got home from said breakfast? No, I didn't take to my bed for a nap like …

What to wear to a winter wedding

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Judging by the number of questions I've received of late about what to wear to a winter wedding, there are a lot of people out there lucky enough to be frocking up and celebrating love with family and/or friends. So today, …

What to wear on a long flight

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Do you know which are my fave celebrity paparazzi photos? The ones where someone beautiful and famous has just stepped off a plane looking like they've just been on a three-day-health retreat, not a long-haul flight. Yes, sitting (or lying down) …

Mother’s Day giveaway: win 1 of 21 prizes valued at $3152

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It's that wonderful time of year, when we celebrate the mothers in our life. You may be a mum yourself, and choose to keep your prize, or perhaps you plan to give it to a special mother you know could …

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