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I’m going to Malaysia. For the weekend.

Nikki ParkinsonFashion 49 Comments

You may or may not have picked up on my excitement on Twitter over the past week. Yes, I know it’s nearly Christmas and all that (I did order the turkey and ham yesterday so …

10 ways to dress for French champagne on an Aussie beer budget

Nikki ParkinsonFashion 39 Comments

I’ve invested a lot into what seems like a lifetime of clothes’ buying.  And when I say “a lot”, I mean a disproportionate amount of my income. The whole champers’ taste on a beer budget …

Sydney. Three days. Two events. Cabin baggage only.

Nikki ParkinsonFashion 16 Comments

This is not a smug blog post. More a I-can’t-believe-it post.  It all started with booking a flight to Sydney for the Jasmine Awards. Initially I was only going overnight. Cabin bag only? No problem. …

What to pack for your Easter weekend away … or staycation

Nikki ParkinsonBeauty, Fashion 22 Comments

I’ve just survived probably the longest school term in history, limping over the finishing line on Friday and hurtling full throttle into a five-day long weekend this weekend.  I’m still not used to this public …

What’s on my fashion wishlist this autumn-winter 2011?

Nikki ParkinsonFashion 28 Comments

I’ve tried to stop myself from thinking about all things winter fashion but for the reasons I outlined here last month, no amount of sweat pooling where sweat should never pool is going to stop …

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

Nikki ParkinsonLife 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 …