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15-piece Nina Proudman capsule wardrobe

There I was last week, salivating over dishes being plated up on Masterchef when this happened: Five seasons of riding the emotional rollercoaster that is life with Nina Proudman rolled into one showreel that nearly broke the interwebs (you can play catch up on the Offspring on Ten Facebook page). Oh NEENS. We’re so ready

The Model and Me: Adrift

The past few weeks when I’m planning out my outfits (and yes, I do this every Sunday – the plan is subject to change but it gives me a solid starting point), I look at the weather app in anticipation that autumn will finally be on my door step. I don’t think we’re in for an

Affordable Winter Maternity Capsule Wardrobe

Editor’s note: The gorgeous Jasmine Hunt from Pretty Chuffed had her second baby late last year and is on the blog with tips on creating an affordable capsule maternity wardrobe.  Ahh, maternity wear. Whilst you might only be pregnant for nine (well, technically ten) months of your life, it can arguably be the most challenging, wardrobe-wise. Firstly,

The 7 most comfortable jeans that fit like a boss

Not so long back – about 11 years in fact – I struggled to find a pair of jeans that worked for my shape. Like. REALLY struggled. For most of my adult life. I’m a size 16 around the hips. My bottom is wide and flat and extremely pancake-like. I have a front bottom. My legs

The Model and Me: Firefly

I’m no stranger to the tunic and leggings look as a jeans/knit alternative for autumn-winter. I recently featured a kimono-style tunic from Rasaleela, and today I’m featuring a shirt-style from Firefly. I personally love both shapes – variety being the spice of life and all. Firefly is an Australian label which is ethically produced by

What to wear to a winter wedding

The winter wedding season is almost upon us. While spring is traditionally the season of the bride, winter offers up a completely different experience. And if the location is chosen well, it can enhance the whole experience. I’m thinking a big positives are that there is a lot less sweat involved and a that there

15-piece autumn-winter basics capsule wardrobe

There are two key factors involved in a wardrobe that always delivers you something to wear. Both are pretty obvious but both are things we are all prone to not concentrating on. I know this because my failing at these two factors was very much the reason why, for such a long time, I felt like I

The Model and Me: eb&ive

Don’t get me wrong. I LOVE wearing black. It’s my go-to colour no matter what the time of year. Come winter, I favour it even more. I poo-poo those who say you can’t wear black because it makes you look older. Because, no it doesn’t. It may not be YOUR colour but please don’t put an

Teenage style: what to wear to a uni ball

Editor’s note: Sammy is Miss SY’s best friend from school and a journalism/PR student. Each month she shares some style and beauty tips that are relevant to teenage girls of all ages – please leave us a question if you have a teenage style/beauty question you’d like answered. Oh uni ball season… you are my favourite time

Style + Champagne event – it’s a wrap

What do you get when you put 90 women in one room, serve them high tea and French Champagne and teach them a few life and style hacks? FUN with all the capitals, that’s what. The inaugural Style + Champagne event was everything that we’d hoped it would be. Gillian, Carolyn (the awesome Champagne Cartel chicks)

The Model and Me: Harlow

It was reported on last night’s news that Brisbane’s April temperatures were some of the hottest on record. And this week we’re staring down the barrel of another week of high 20s/early 30s temperatures. I’m calling ENOUGH. It’s May. Winter IS coming. Isn’t it? I’ve got a fab wardrobe ready to roll out when it

Mother’s Day style inspiration at Katies

Sponsored by Katies We are big markers of any occasion around here and Mother’s Day is firmly fixed on the celebration agenda each year. This has nothing at all to do with the fact that I am a mother and stand to personally gain from being made the focus of attention on said day. No, nothing at

How to wear denim autumn 2016

Denim on denim on denim. If there is one style of clothing that endures, it’s anything made from this hard-wearing cotton twill fabric. All shades of blue denim may be most popular but white and black hold their own in a sea of blue. The real women of #everydaystyle love a challenge and they’ve offered up

The Model and Me: Boom Shankar

I’ve been sharing my love for Noosa-based label, Boom Shankar, here for many years. Boom Shankar is 20 years young and grew from designer Dui (Katie) Cameron’s days living in India. Any one who visited the iconic Eumundi markets from the label’s inception, would recognise it. Many people still have those original purchases – clothes that

Teacher style AW16

Editor’s note: sharing her style on the blog is What The Teacher Wears blogger, Alex Paterson. I met Alex and discovered that there is a whole world out there of teachers sharing their style. It’s far from the teacher style I knew back in the day and even if you’re not a teacher you’ll be

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