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The 2 minute makeup

The 2 minute makeup (featuring Maybelline NY)

Sponsored by Maybelline NY Australia The lazy-girl beauty queen in me has been extremely busy of late. Creating new ways in which to be lazy when it comes to my beauty routine. I know this seems contrary to the aim of a person who purports to be all things lazy when it comes to getting

Wardrobe boot camp: how to shop for clothes while losing weight

Danae - wardrobe boot camp

Editor’s note: This is regular series in which we help Styling You readers solve a particular wardrobe or clothing crisis with a little advice and some shopping suggestions. If you think you’d like to be considered as part of a Wardrobe Boot Camp post, then please email me (nikki@stylingyou.com.au) with a couple of photos and a brief run

How to wear a maxi skirt

How to style a maxi skirt for winter

I interrupt my planned programming today to bring you a follow-up post to yesterday’s winter maxi skirt outfit post. SY reader Jo Morgan said on the Facebook page: “might need more styling pic options for encouragement. Always get stuck with tops/jackets to go with”. And on Twitter, Julie Juratowitch asked, “Is there an age limit

Wardrobe boot camp: how to shop for ethical fashion

Australian ethical fashion | workwear

Editor’s note: This is regular series in which we help Styling You readers solve a particular wardrobe or clothing crisis with a little advice and some shopping suggestions. If you think you’d like to be considered as part of a Wardrobe Boot Camp post, then please email me (nikki@stylingyou.com.au) with a couple of photos and a brief run

How to embrace the monochrome trend

How to wear the monochrome trend - work

Call me crazy but please don’t shoot the messenger. New-season styles have landed in your favourite stores and boutiques. Yes, I fully realise that it’s still very much winter but fashion waits for no woman. Thankfully, one of the strongest trans-seasonal trends you’ll find right now is the monochrome trend. And I’ll tell you something

How to get Nina Proudman’s wavy hair using a flat iron

How to get Nina Proudman's wavy hair using a flat iron featured

Sponsored by Price Attack I have a confession to make. Until very recently, I could not wield styling irons to do anything else but straighten my hair. Home hair styling pros I hear you gasping. I KNOW. See, I’m quite a pro at the straightening bit. For me, it’s quick and easy to achieve a

How to get the Nina Proudman makeup look

How to get the Nina Proudman makeup look

Want to look as fresh and glowy as Offspring’s Nina Proudman? Without getting pregnant? The Nina Proudman makeup look is really quite a simple one. It’s the no-makeup-makeup look that can be translated for most women’s lifestyle and worn every day. This is a look clearly suited to pale-skinned, blonde-haired women but it’s also possible

Wardrobe boot camp: how to add jewellery to an outfit

9 necklaces to give your outfit a lift now

Editor’s note: This is regular series in which we help Styling You readers solve a particular wardrobe or clothing crisis with a little advice and some shopping suggestions. If you think you’d like to be considered as part of a Wardrobe Boot Camp post, then please email me (nikki@stylingyou.com.au) with a couple of photos and a brief run

Wardrobe boot camp: how to create a grown-up winter look

How to create sophisticated winter outfits | curvy

Editor’s note: I gave myself the day off yesterday so a big thank-you to the uber-gorgeous Melissa from Sugercoatit for stepping up to run this week’s Wardrobe Boot Camp. Remember if you have wardrobe dilemma you’d like tackled in this blog series, email me me a photo with your plea to nikki@stylingyou.com.au Good day Stylers,

The Unlock Your Style family

The Unlock Your Style family

I can’t tell you how excited I was when I received this email from Styling You reader Paula. Paula not only shared photos from a recent family wedding but showed how her whole family had taken this blog’s Unlock Your Style advice on board in working out what they were all going to wear for

Wardrobe boot camp: how to dress smart casual for work in winter

What to wear to work | winter smart casual | capsule wardrobe

Editor’s note: This is regular series in which we help Styling You readers solve a particular wardrobe or clothing crisis with a little advice and some shopping suggestions. If you think you’d like to be considered as part of a Wardrobe Boot Camp post, then please email me (nikki@stylingyou.com.au) with a couple of photos and a brief run

Wardrobe boot camp: how to create a winter races outfit

How to create a winter races outfit

Editor’s note: This is regular series in which we help Styling You readers solve a particular wardrobe or clothing crisis with a little advice and some shopping suggestions. If you think you’d like to be considered as part of a Wardrobe Boot Camp post, then please email me (nikki@stylingyou.com.au) with a couple of photos and a brief run

Wardrobe boot camp: how to do casual with style

Wardrobe boot camp: Rebecca

Editor’s note: This is regular series in which we help Styling You readers solve a particular wardrobe or clothing crisis with a little advice and some shopping suggestions. If you think you’d like to be considered as part of a Wardrobe Boot Camp post, then please email me (nikki@stylingyou.com.au) with a couple of photos and a

9 tips for updating your wardrobe on a budget

9 tips wardrobe budget SY

There is a change in the air, a change in temperature that for me is always a signal to start thinking about how I can update my wardrobe for the season. I never overhaul it completely but I do like to add new pieces to give fresh options with which to play. For me, this

Wardrobe bootcamp: how to find the best everyday handbag

how to find the best everyday handbag

Editor’s note: This is regular series in which we help Styling You readers solve a particular wardrobe or clothing crisis with a little advice and some shopping suggestions. If you think you’d like to be considered as part of a Wardrobe Boot Camp post, then please email me (nikki@stylingyou.com.au) with a couple of photos and

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