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Your style questions answered

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This is the second post in a series I’ve started on the blog that helps get your style questions answered (you can read the first here). My aim is to answer a few of the style questions that land in my inbox. I’m thinking that if one person has asked the question, there’s a fair chance

Beauty favourites April 2014

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It takes a few things for a beauty product to catch my attention and take up valuable bathroom real estate. 1. The product needs to be easy to use. 2. It needs to have a point of difference. 3. It needs to make me feel good when wearing it or after using it. Simple really.

The Model and Me: Binny

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I’m getting very excited about the imminent return of Offspring to our TV screens. And yes, you can rely on me to again bring you a weekly Nina Proudman fashion update with a debrief of the Proudman family happenings on the side. I’ve loved lots of things about putting together the Nina Proudman updates here

Everyday style outfits of the week

Everyday style outfits of the week - frocks

The crux of the post I wrote yesterday about the underweight models debate was some pretty strong beliefs that I hold. Beliefs that I hope you *feel* here when visiting and reading. 1. I believe every woman is real. This notion that real women are a certain size does not honour all women. And honour all

I’m weighing in on the underweight models debate

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You know that feeling when things are bubbling away in your head and you realise that, like that fresh bottle of SodaStream tonic water you made yesterday afternoon, there is only room for so many bubbles in a bottle? Yes, that feeling. That’s what’s been happening in my head over the past few days. For

Mother’s Day giveaway – win 1 of 24 prizes valued at $3720


This Mother’s Day giveaway is all about spoiling you, or a mum you love; that may be a friend, relative or your own mum. With prizes designed to bring a sparkle to any woman’s eye this Mother’s Day, there is something for everyone in this giveaway. If it’s something to brighten up your home that

My top 5 lipstick colours

My top 5 lipstick colours

There’s a reason that if you look in any of my handbags, makeup kits or on my desk you’ll always find more than one lipstick floating around. You’ll also find lip balms and glosses. My lips feel bare without something on them. I’ve even been known to turn around should I find I’ve left home

The Model and Me: Leona Edmiston

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I have a thing for shift dresses. But if you are a regular here you’ll already know that. I love their body skimming capabilities, bringing comfort, class and style to one frock. When Leona Edmiston cuts a shift dress, I sit up and take notice. Mostly because every Leona shift I’ve bought to date has

Everyday style outfits of the week

Everyday Style outfits of the week - demin

It’s Denim Week on  Styling You’s everyday style round-up. It may not be anywhere near winter weather but a slight drop in temperatures around the country has seen more and more legs encased in denim. Albeit, many of said encased denim legs comes with their own ventilation holes. Yes, my friends, distressed denim is here

9 Easter tips to embrace these holidays

9 Easter tips

Hello Easter holidays. I see you. Almost. If you have kids then your week has probably been as bonkers as mine has been. The homework may have eased off but the end-of-term craziness will have not. A big tick for us is that the youngest member of the SY clan has settled in really well to

How to wear a leather jacket

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Have you noticed that black leather jackets are every where this autumn-winter? It’s the one clothing piece I’m mentally obsessing over and scheming ways in which I can add this investment piece to my wardrobe. And I know I should be actually buying one now because when the time comes that it’s cool enough for

Newsy bites and style insights

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I’ve been taking a few nostalgic steps down Fashion Memory Lane of late. Or more specifically delving into my huge box of photos – photos shot on this quaint thing they called film. This fashion nostalgia has been brought on by a couple of things. First, Miss SY moved into my old university college so

The Model and Me: Boho Bird

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My love for – and embracing of –  the boho style is something that has evolved since I started my own business and swapped a corporate-y wardrobe for a more casual one. Oh, and our fictitious friend Nina Proudman may have had something to do with me falling even more of a little more of

Everyday style outfits of the week

Everyday style outfits of the week | printed pants

Owning and wearing printed pants was probably something I never thought I’d do. But it’s been more than two years since I had to eat my fashion words because the minute I tried this trend that doesn’t seem to be disappearing any time soon, I was hooked. Making pants your statement piece in an outfit

My health story – an update

My health story an update

I honestly didn’t expect the response I received to the post I wrote about my 2013 health story – published in between finishing off the Christmas ham and packing boxes for our move to Brisbane. I’d been chipping away at changes to what and how I ate plus discovering that gentle exercise was not only

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