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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

Your style questions answered

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The year has got off to a flying start and with that has come a tonne of emails into my inbox. I’m doing my best to stay on top of them but I am only human. Whenever I get a fashion or style question that I think others may be interested in, I’ll answer it

How to find your perfect white t-shirt

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I have a wardrobe confession to make. My name is Nikki and I have a “thing” for white tees and tops. And by thing, I mean obsession. I just did a little audit for you as part of this confession and I counted no less than 16 white tops. About 10 of these are all

17 tips for Christmas shopping

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I’ll be upfront with you: I LOVE buying gifts for other people. I love the thought process leading up to the purchase, I love the execution of the thought process and I love the GIVING of said gift. When it comes to the big kahuna occasion of gift buying – Christmas – I’d like to

How to wear metallics

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Earlier this month I highlighted this season’s main fashion trends – as worn on the real women of #everydaystyle. There was one trend that I really wanted to see more people wearing. Possibly for selfish reasons. Oh, who am I kidding. DEFINITELY for selfish reasons. I love anything that sparkles, shimmers and shines so of course

How to dress for Melbourne Cup Day

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In two weeks’ time you’ll either be waking up fresh as the day or wondering why your fascinator is still attached to your head. Yes Stylers, the race that stops a nation is off and runnning in under two weeks. Are you planning to be at trackside at Flemington in Melbourne, at a fancy lunch or

What to wear when you are pregnant

What to wear when you are pregnant maternity chic style from the real women of everydaystyle

It’s been eight years and 362 days since I was last pregnant. If I’ve done my maths correctly then that equates to my youngest child turning nine on Monday. Those nine years have disappeared in the blink of an eye. Before then I hadn’t been pregnant for further nine years. SO MUCH had happened in

What to pack for a weekend in Melbourne

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I know a lot of people have been lucky enough to be travelling in recent weeks – either near to home or half way around the world. Not here at SY HQ – work has beckoned. Today’s #everydaystyle post has come about thanks to an SY reader who is looking forward to a weekend away

How to make an outfit look better

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Can you believe that #everydaystyle is more than six months old? I can’t. What started as a reader request to see more of what I wore every day – not just for special occasions or for blog posts – evolved into a personal challenge for me. I might blog and advise people about fashion and

How to wear prints

How to wear prints

My everyday style has had a fantastic boost this week. I don’t know about you but my wardrobe is in that limbo land between autumn and winter. The warm days mean that winter pieces are lying and hanging there unworn and unloved. We’ve supposedly moved on from summer but then we get a few 25

How to wear leopard print

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I’m not generally a pattern kind of fashion-wearing-chick. I make exceptions for stripes, spots … and leopard print. All classic patterns and ones I can buy safe in the knowledge that they’ll be faithful to me for many a fashion season to come. Today I’m talking about how to wear leopard print because there is

How to wear a scarf

Everyday style outfits of the week - how to wear a scarf

We didn’t need a weather app to tell us that in many parts of Australia this week it was cold. We just had to look to the #everydaystyle feed on Instagram. Unseasonably early winter weather descended even on Brisbane. I embraced it by ceremoniously moving my high summer clothes into the spare wardrobe, switching out

Your style questions answered

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This is the third post in a series I’ve started on the blog. You seem to like them so keep those questions coming. Missed last month’s style questions answered post? You can catch up here. Some of your questions make blog posts on their own so I’ll be developing them and posting on the blog

How to wear knee high boots

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Don’t get me wrong, I’m not abandoning my love of the ankle boot any time soon (if you’d like tips on how to wear those, check out this post from last year) but I’ll always have a soft spot for a knee high boot. I blame it on those white knee highs that Sally Boyden

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

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