What you’ll actually wear this spring-summer: the RAFW wrap-up

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There was this little event in Sydney last week.  If you’re not in any way related to the fashion and beauty industry, it probably passed you by without a moment’s thought. But for those in …

Style File: Zara and why I need your vote

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Unless you’ve been living under a fashion rock the past couple of days you would all know by now that Zara has officially arrived in Australia.  What’s all the excitement about?  Just ask anyone who’s …

Trade in and trade up: offers from ghd, Illamasqua and Clinique

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This is the closest thing you’ll come to a beauty sale.  Three brands – ghd, Illamasqua and Clinique – are offering trade-in deals. So how does it all work?  Illamasqua:  I’m in love with this cult UK …

It’s party time, part 2: four beauty tips to get through to January 2

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I talked all things fashion party essentials here yesterday but as a Styling You reader, you know that your party planning does not stop at the frock, shoes and accessories, don’t you?  No Siree.  If …

Win a ghd Midnight Collection gift set plus 19 other Christmas beauty gift packs

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THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED.  Thanks so much everyone for stopping by and entering.  Winners will be announced soon.  The decorations have been on the shelves for weeks and it’s so ridiculously close to Christmas that people …

May your shopping and socialising be coloured in pink this month

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October has long been associated with raising funds and awareness about breast cancer, whether that be for research, for more breast care nurses, equipment in our hospitals or practical help for families of breast cancer …

RAFW … the dust settles. What will you be wearing next season?

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Phewww … another Rosemount Australian Fashion Week is over and I’m exhausted.  No, not from running from show to show, weighed down by gift bags. No, I’m exhausted from having to try and keep up …