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Your style questions answered

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Welcome to a regular post I feature here on Styling You. Whenever I get a fashion or style question that I think others may be interested in, I’ll answer it in a blog post like this. If you have a question you’d like considered for this, please email me: nikki@stylingyou.com.au – I can’t answer all

The Model and Me: That Bird Label

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I loved sharing my love of the TV wardrobe as worn by Claire Underwood. It was interesting in the comments how many others loved Claire’s style too … but, like me, don’t have much occasion for embracing it. My office is at home. I only maintain a small part of my wardrobe for occasions that

How to dress like Claire Underwood

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If you’re scratching your head and wondering who the heck Claire Underwood is … it’s ok, she’s fictional. She’s not part of my imagination. No, she’s part of the imagination and genius that is the writing and production team behind Netflix political intrigue series, House of Cards. Claire is played by Robin Wright and stars opposite

The Model and Me: Verily

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My love of the go-to dress is no secret around these parts. Frocks that go the distance, can be dressed up or down … they are the wardrobe pieces that I can always rely on. Sunshine Coast-based designer Leonie Macleod has long been creating designs that I can rely on for that very task. Leonie’s label

Your style questions answered

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Welcome to a regular post I feature here on Styling You. Whenever I get a fashion or style question that I think others may be interested in, I’ll answer it in a blog post like this. If you have a question you’d like considered for this, please email me: nikki@stylingyou.com.au – I can’t answer all

The Model and Me: Bohemian Traders

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YOUR casual wardrobe might be confined to the weekends and holiday but mine is an (almost) everyday affair. This means I’m always on the lookout for key smart-casual pieces that are comfortable enough for working at home but also look the business should I have to step out of the house on mum duties or

How to update your wardrobe for winter 2015

FEATURED How to update your wardrobe for winter 2015

I’ve been out twice this week. On school nights. In the name of fashion research. I know, I know. It’s a tough job … The biggest thing I took away from my research in terms of how to update your wardrobe for winter is that the update can be as simple as adding key show-pony pieces in

Save your winter soles with FRANKiE4 Footwear

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Sponsored by FRANKiE4 Footwear I remember the first time my feet slipped into a pair of FRANKiE4 Footwear shoes. It was very much a happy dance moment. A COMFORTABLE happy dance moment. Like any woman with half an eye on fashion trends, up until that point I’d pretty much sacrificed any foot comfort for a

The Model and Me: Metalicus

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Did you know that I owe the very concept of my Model and Me posts to the label Metalicus – five and a half years ago? True. I’d been asked to be a model in a boutique’s Metalicus season-launch fashion parade. This boutique wanted to feature real women of different sizes to demonstrate how the mostly

Your style questions answered

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Whenever I get a fashion or style question that I think others may be interested in, I’ll answer it in a blog post like this. If you have a question you’d like considered for this, please email me: nikki@stylingyou.com.au – I can’t answer all personally but if it has a wider appeal, you may get

The Model and Me: Maiocchi

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The majority of my wardrobe is what I classify as smart casual. This makes sense as I work from home. But. I do attend networking functions and business lunches or meetings. For those times, I need to have a number of go-to frocks on hand to meet the occasion. Ideally, they’re frocks that don’t require

Teenage style: what to wear to university

Editor’s note: Please say hello to Samantha Cheney. Sam is Miss SY’s best friend from school and a journalism student. Each month she’ll share some style tips that are relevant to teenage girls – please leave us a question if you have a teenage style question you’d like answered. Yep. It’s that time again. Back to

Inside Julia Morris’ jungle wardrobe

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I know this post will be polarising on a couple of fronts so let’s get that out on the table from the start, shall we. 1. I’ve been watching and largely enjoying Channel Ten’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here. 2. I’m a long-term, card-carrying member of the animal-print appreciation society. Let’s address

The Model and Me: Everyday Cashmere

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My parents arrived yesterday from their now home base in the UK. Let’s just say that the aircon was cranking in an attempt to acclimatise them as best we could. I could only apologise for the non-autumn weather we’re currently experiencing in Queensland and assured them that relief was in sight … when they headed

What jeans are in fashion 2015?

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Oh Stylers, I have a massive apology to offer. When my book – Unlock Your Style – launched at the end of July last year, I also launched the Styling You forum. I was super excited about it. I thought it could be a fantastic place for us to hang out and share questions and

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