Fab Friday style tip: how to stay classy at the races this spring

Nikki Parkinson Fashion, How to 14 Comments

In my former life as a regional magazine editor I was often enticed by promises of champagne asked to judge fashions on the field events at the local race track. Disclaimer: we’re not talking a …

Spring Carnival is here: time to frock up and primp oneself in readiness

Nikki Parkinson Beauty, Fashion 33 Comments

“By the end of the day, some girls look like they’ve been IN the races … they need re-shoeing.”   These words are not mine.  They do in fact belong to comedian Jimeon.  (He was commenting on …

Fabulous Friday September 10: what’s made your week?

Nikki Parkinson Life 9 Comments

Welcome to Fabulous Fridays – my weekly blog and video blog (vlog!) about the things that have made my week.   It’s all about the positive – and yes, you’ll find a little style tip as well. Let …

Fashion focus firmly on Queensland: MBFF 2010

Nikki Parkinson Fashion 7 Comments

It may have been one of the coldest nights of our winter but on Saturday night, the heat was definitely on in the marquee on the Cultural Forecourt of Brisbane’s Southbank – Queensland fashion’s home for MBFF …

fashion@ with Gingers offers a splash of colour

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The weather gods shined on fashion@ last Friday for a showcase of colourful winter fashion presented by Gingers Boutique at the M1 Function Centre. Boutique owner Allanah Powell put together a parade that featured new …

Shop with confidence during uncertain times

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It’s still possible to update your fashion look in the current economic climate. It’s just a matter of getting good advice before you blow your budget. That was my message to about 130 business women …