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How to take a compliment about your looks

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Sponsored by Schwarzkopf Australia I’ve just come back from spending six days in Bali with 10 beautiful women. Beautiful women on the inside and out. Beautiful women who know who they are. Beautiful women who are not afraid to show who they are through the clothes and makeup they wear – and the way they

How to shop the sales

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Everyone loves a sale. There’s that feeling that kicks in. The I’m getting a bargain one. The hunter gatherer one. The get out of my waaaay lady I saw them first one. Phew. Short version we love a sale. The dilemma: how to shop the sales in a way that benefits our wardrobe when all

How to dress well as a teacher in summer

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In my day job as a teacher, my role is very varied. I can be sitting on the floor solving maths problems one minute, and kicking a ball on playground duty the next. This can make finding appropriate work outfits a bit tricky. I am required to look professional, but also need to be comfortable

How to feel good in a swimsuit

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Are you ready for this one? Let’s get today’s virtual cocktail served up straight away, shall we? Because I think we all need to down a Cosmo and toast to the sisterhood. We need to drink that Cosmo in the spirit of the Sex and the City girls. We need to take on the beach or

How to pack for a trip to Europe

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Returning to England on a fairly regular basis is something I love to do. It’s where I was born and my roots lie deep and strong in the old country’s green and pleasant land – despite my new love for Australia, particularly Western Australia which I now call home. But it doesn’t matter how many

How to use Pinterest to find your personal style

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For a lot of women we develop our sense of style from those around us, those who raise us and the influences we pick up along the way. Maybe as we grow and develop into that style we are happy with it, maybe it falls away all together and we’re left with a sad version

Wardrobe bootcamp: How to dress when breastfeeding

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Editor’s note: This is a 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

Wardrobe boot camp: How to take your outfit from day to night

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There’s one question that regularly its way into my inbox. What I can wear to work in my reasonably conservative office before heading out to dinner/the movies/a bar with friends/family/my other half. Recently the how to take your outfit from day to night question came to me via a reader who is reentering the workforce

Wardrobe bootcamp: how to bring sexy back

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Editor’s note: This is a 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

5 essential white shirts for your wardrobe + how to care for them

5 essential white shirts + how to care for them

Sponsored by Vanish NapiSan I think I have a problem. A white shirt problem. The problem is two-fold. For starters, I can’t stop buying them. For seconders, I love to wear them but they are like magnets to all manner of food and drink stuff. For this reason, my entire family think that being sponsored

The 2 minute makeup

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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

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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

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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

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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

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