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13 tips for travelling to Bali if you are a newbie

Editor's note: I'm going back to Bali in October 2016 and I'd love you to join me for the ultimate girls' trip away. Mrs Woog and I are hosting a five-star, five-night, luxe trip to Bali. The trip will include two …

How to layer clothes in winter without looking bulky

Pinch and a punch, it's the first day of the month and the official start to winter. I've had a little taste of cooler weather this week and quickly remembered how our Queenslander house is not made for anything but summer. If …

The Model and Me: Metalicus

It's almost six years since I began Model and Me posts here on Styling You. They began by accident after I had been asked by a boutique to model for them in a Metalicus fashion parade. This boutique stocked and sold …

4 winter outfit ideas that don’t include jeans

My friend Carly (from Smaggle) commented on one of my outfits this week: "Your 'winter' style is so amusing to me. I've reached Melbourne peak fashion where I wear my down coat all day. I'm a walking ugg boot." This made me laugh. So …

Teenage style: 5 tips for travel-wear

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 …

The Model and Me: Read and Bell

Good morning Stylers. Hip, hip hooray, it's my birthday. I know, I know, I feel sorry for me too. Mondays and birthdays don't sound very celebratory, do they? Rest assured, I've done plenty of celebrating across the weekend. Why have just one …

How to create a winter workwear capsule wardrobe

Getting up and out the door for work is a mission at the best of times. Add in a cold, pitch-black morning and you will need to harness every ounce of motivation to leave the home feeling put together. The aim is …

What to pack for Hawaii

Long, long ago in a galaxy far, far away it was the mid '80s and this university girl was known to fall immediately to the floor of any club - not because she had consumed too many beers. Actually the beer …

The 7 most comfortable jeans that fit like a boss

Not so long back - about 11 years in fact - I struggled to find a pair of jeans that worked for my shape. Like. REALLY struggled. For most of my adult life. I'm a size 16 around the hips. My bottom is …

7 autumn winter 2016 fashion trends you can wear now

If you've been shopping of late to seek out some hard-core air-conditioning action as part of your heat-avoidance program, you may have been surprised to see your favourite stores trying to convince you that it's nearly winter. See, it doesn't matter …

The Model and Me: Surafina

Boy oh boy did the heavens open up here yesterday afternoon. Did you manage to stay dry if they opened for you too? Luckily we didn't have to be anywhere and it was like being given permission to hunker down and …

Why I want to experience 12 new things in the next 12 months

Last week I attended a Thrive workshop. The workshop formula is the brainchild of author Arianna Huffington (co-founder of Huffington Post) and based on her best-selling book of the same name. It was delivered to us by Arianna's Thrive buddy and sister, …

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