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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

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

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

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

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

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

What to pack for a holiday

I’m one of those people who loves “holiday spam” photos flooding my Instagram and Facebook feed. I’m intrinsically nosey and I want to know all the things. I want to know where people are heading to, what they’re seeing, what they’re eating, where to do the best shopping, where they pour the best cocktails and

What to wear on a date night

I’m as schmaltzy as it comes when it comes to hanging out with my significant other. I know it’s not how everyone’s relationship works but, for us, carving out couple time in two busy schedules is a priority. And anyone with kids knows that this is not as easy thing to achieve. We have it

What to wear when breastfeeding

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 what to wear while breastfeeding. Jasmine will also be popping up here more frequently this year with great style tips for stay-at-home mums. You may also find breastfeeding style tips in this post. Pregnancy, birth

35 ways to shake up your style in 2016

Shaking up – or unlocking – your style is a way to help you feel good about yourself. It’s an outside-in mentality for me. If I’m feeling good about what I’ve dressed myself in, then my mood in generally better and I’m more motivated to do whatever the day has planned for me. This philosophy

How to refresh your summer teaching wardrobe

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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