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15-piece autumn-winter 2016 capsule wardrobe

There is a crispness in the air that I can no longer deny. Sure, the days might still be warm (especially where I live) but as soon as the sun goes down, we are reaching for a wardrobe piece to keep us warm. Welcome to the trans-seasonal autumn-winter season, where layering is key to outfit

Tell me ALL the things

Today is a little crazy around the Styling You traps. I’m shooting a new project for Katies – can’t wait to share that – and I’m also putting the final touches on the first Styling You Shop capsule collection for 2016. Basically I’m doing all the things I love while playing dress ups. WINNING. Here’s a sneak

The Model and Me: wYse

My most favourite clothing pieces are ones that can be easily washed, require no ironing and look good wear after wear. I’ve long termed these style of clothing pieces lifestyle clothing. Clothes that just fit in your life. wYse is a label that you would have heard me talk about a lot in regards to

7 ways to wear a denim shirt

I learned long ago on my style journey to never say I wouldn’t revisit a fashion trend that I tried the first time it came around. Why? Because such nonsense will inevitably come back to bite me on my wide-but-flat-as-a-pancake bottom. Let me give you some examples where I’ve gone back on my word and embraced

The Model and Me: Boho Bird

If I were to nominate one look that is my signature for cool autumn and mild winter days it would be this one. A loose boho-style top worn with skinny jeans. It’s a no-brainer outfit for me. The style of jeans just works and the top skims over the bits I’d like skimmed over around

Teenage style: how to update your autumn-winter wardrobe

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. Autumn-winter fashion. My favourite. In fact, I’ll let you

How to create an autumn workwear capsule wardrobe

The fashion seasons have a changed and the weather is also catching up with the change in some parts of Australia. If you’re a Monday-Friday office worker then you’re probably on the look out for pieces that can freshen up your existing work wardrobe. This is a very good time for that. Most stores have

Autumn-winter 2016 everyday style inspiration at Katies

Sponsored by Katies Back in February I flew to Sydney in the height of summer to don jeans and knitwear. Not because I’m all kinds of crazy (although that does help sometimes) but because I’m excited to be working again with Australian iconic fashion brand Katies to showcase their autumn-winter 2016 collection. And yes, if

The Model and Me: Rasaleela

I’ve become one of those people who endlessly talks about the weather. It’s got so bad (the weather and me talking about it) that I’m trying to ban myself from the subject. That’s all a bit difficult, I guess, when what we wear is so linked to what the weather is doing. What I’d love

Tween style – autumn-winter

Editor’s note: please welcome today’s guest blogger Kim Abbate from Life With Tweens. With a tween of her own, she will contribute a regular post on age-appropriate tween style to help those of us with kids in that awkward stage. Do you remember the days when Dolly magazine was a bible and you would pore over

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

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