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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 …

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 …

15-piece autumn-winter basics capsule wardrobe

There are two key factors involved in a wardrobe that always delivers you something to wear. Both are pretty obvious but both are things we are all prone to not concentrating on. I know this because my failing at these two factors was …

21 beauty hacks, tips and short cuts to make your life easier

I'm a low-high maintenance girl when it comes to my beauty needs. My vanity rules and fuels my need to polish my look with all manner of salon and home beauty essentials. Everyone's vanity meter is different. You might be horrified to …

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 …

15-piece autumn-winter 2016 capsule wardrobe

There is a crispness in the air that I can no longer deny. Sure, the days might still be warm (especially where I live) but as soon as the sun goes down, we are reaching for a wardrobe piece to keep …

The Model and Me: Firefly

I'm no stranger to the tunic and leggings look as a jeans/knit alternative for autumn-winter. I recently featured a kimono-style tunic from Rasaleela, and today I'm featuring a shirt-style from Firefly. I personally love both shapes - variety being the spice of …

The Model and Me: eb&ive

Don't get me wrong. I LOVE wearing black. It's my go-to colour no matter what the time of year. Come winter, I favour it even more. I poo-poo those who say you can't wear black because it makes you look older. Because, no …

What to wear to a winter wedding

The winter wedding season is almost upon us. While spring is traditionally the season of the bride, winter offers up a completely different experience. And if the location is chosen well, it can enhance the whole experience. I'm thinking a big positives are …

Want to rediscover your mojo?

Sponsored by Metamucil My name is Nikki and I'm a chronic multi-tasker. There is a big reason why my word for the year is FOCUS. I'm using that word as a means of helping to snap my multi-tasking brain back to the …

15-piece Nina Proudman capsule wardrobe

There I was last week, salivating over dishes being plated up on Masterchef when this happened: Five seasons of riding the emotional rollercoaster that is life with Nina Proudman rolled into one showreel that nearly broke the interwebs (you can play …

The Model and Me: Adrift

The past few weeks when I'm planning out my outfits (and yes, I do this every Sunday - the plan is subject to change but it gives me a solid starting point), I look at the weather app in anticipation that …

The Model and Me: Harlow

It was reported on last night's news that Brisbane's April temperatures were some of the hottest on record. And this week we're staring down the barrel of another week of high 20s/early 30s temperatures. I'm calling ENOUGH. It's May. Winter IS coming. Isn't it? I've …

How to create a lipstick wardrobe?

If there is one thing I can't leave the house without, it's lippy. Oh, ok, you got me ... my preference is also that I'm fully clothed and not in danger of embarrassing my son on the school run. But apart from …

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