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8 ways to add autumnal elements to your outfit

When I announced the #SYAW16 monthly style challenge, I did not know just how much of a challenge it would be. It’s been far from autumnal where I live and, even in the southern states, there has been unseasonably warm weather. BUT. Oh my, the real women of #everydaystyle love a challenge and they’ve offered

The Model and Me: Binny

My love for the Australian label Binny is far from a state fashion secret. I first discovered the label via your imaginary TV friend and mine – Offspring’s Nina Proudman – and have been a card-carrying fan ever since. What I love about Binny’s designs is that they always surprise and delight in the details and

How to wear ankle boots – autumn-winter 2016

Sponsored by FRANKiE4 Footwear Do you love an ankle boot as much as I do? For me, they are the dot point to my exclamation mark in just about any autumn-winter outfit. While I have flirted – and will continue to flirt – with their knee-high sisters, ankle boots never let me down. They worry

The Model and Me: Sacha Drake

If you’re a regular around here you’ll very much be aware of my love for Brisbane-based fashion label, Sacha Drake. I’ve been wearing Sacha for about 12 years now. Her designs are timeless. Her prints captivating. And lately it’s been her everyday style solutions that have had me excited. Remember last year the column drape

An affordable capsule wardrobe for new mums

Editor’s note: The gorgeous Jasmine Hunt from Pretty Chuffed had her second baby late last year and is back on the blog with tips on creating an affordable capsule wardrobe for mums with young babies. Jasmine will also be popping up here more frequently this year with great style tips for stay-at-home mums. I’m not going to lie

How to pack for a long weekend

Are you heading away for the Easter long weekend? Camping? Hitting the beach for the last blast of warm weather? Because I’m nosey, I want to know what everyone is up to. And because I’m a reformed packer, I want to know what everyone is packing for their particular destination. We’ve managed to carve out a

The Model and Me: Fabrik

It’s no secret that I cannot wait until Nina Proudman returns to our screens this year for the sixth season of Offspring. In anticipation I find myself channelling a little Nina style here and there. Last week it was this outfit, today it’s a cotton maxi dress that I just know Neens would add a

Book now for the inaugural Style + Champagne event

I’ve been hinting at it for some time now but it’s here: news and details of the inaugural Style + Champagne event. I’ve teamed up with the fabulous duo from Champagne Cartel (Gillian Moody and Carolyn Tate) for these events. We’ve been inundated with requests from our fabulous online communities to host events and are pleased to announce

15-piece underwear essentials capsule wardrobe

We’re going to get a bit personal. I’m going to delve into my smalls’ drawer and I’m going to encourage you to do the same. See, we can have all the clothes in the world but if we don’t have all the underwear essentials on hand, then our outfits can be seriously let down. At

The Model and Me: Bird Keepers

THE look of summer is well and truly alive and turning heads for autumn-winter 2016. Yes, keep those shoulders at the ready Stylers. They are still very much in demand as the season changes. You’ll have them out in knitwear, silken tops and frocks like this one from Birdsnest label, Bird Keepers. The model Bird Keepers The

How to get Julia Morris’ wardrobe

“It just screams jungle yet again. I just love it.” Julia Morris, you crack me up with every outfit, every innuendo pointed in Dr Chris Brown’s general direction and your insistence on wearing anything BUT jungle … when in the jungle. Julia is comic royalty in Australia and is currently ensconced in the African jungle

How to dress when it’s hot (#everydaystyle inspiration)

Today is officially the first day of autumn in Australia but it seems that the weather gods failed to get the memo that we’re very ready to change up our wardrobes. Thankfully throughout February the real women of #everydaystyle have provided us with much inspiration for how to dress when it’s hot, sharing their style via

The Model and Me: Motto

Do you know my favourite style of clothing? Anything that is one step up from pyjamas, yet is a legitimate garment suitable for letting loose in public. I’ve featured many a garment here that fits that description and many of them have come from Australian label Motto. Each piece from this label is travel and

11 tips for what to wear on a plane

I’m a child of the ’70s and as a kid I found anything to do with flying just about the most glamorous thing in the whole-wide world. Sure, part of the glamour was the destination. For me, those destinations were first implanted in my very imaginative mind through my late Nan’s silver charm bracelet. Nan

The Model and Me: Maiocchi

Brisbane-based designer Deanne Mayocchi of label Maiocchi always excites with her seasonal collections. With exclusive prints and her Australian-made designs, you know you’re wearing something special and buying a piece that will remain in your wardrobe for years to come. This season’s collection – Orient Excess – is inspired by Deanne’s love of traditional Oriental design,

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