What your best friend really wants for Christmas

Nikki Parkinson Beauty, Fashion 31 Comments

Girlfriends really do make the world go round. Well mine do. They rock. I get asked a lot about who I consider to be style icons and I will always say, my girlfriends. Each owns …

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 …

Fab Friday Style Tip: how to put together a special occasion outfit

Nikki Parkinson Fashion, How to 21 Comments

Last Friday officially signalled the start of the spring-summer party season for me.  The occasion was the Wishlist Spring Carnival Gala, for which I sit on the organising committee. The fact that the committee is …

Fab Friday style tip: white’s all right for spring-summer 2011

Nikki Parkinson Fashion 17 Comments

I have frightened Mr Styling You.  Not in the traditional hide behind the door, jump out and surprise him kind of way. No, it was more in a casual passing remark I made about my …

How to wear yellow – and why you should for Designers for Daffodil Day

Nikki Parkinson Fashion 23 Comments

It’s impossible not to be noticed when wearing yellow.  It’s a colour that will enter a room before you do.  But if you choose the right yellow – and for the right reasons – the …

So you want to dress like Offspring’s Nina Proudman?

Nikki Parkinson Nina Proudman 107 Comments

I’m addicted to Australian TV show Offspring. Can’t get enough of Nina’s internal chatter, hot boyfriends, uber-cool apartment and effortless boho-luxe wardrobe. And it seems that you can’t either. Nina’s look has a ’70s-inspired vibe …

Help me to win a New Ford Territory for a Year and $5000

Nikki Parkinson Fashion 24 Comments

When the Kidspot Top 50 Bloggers list was announced, a group of us decided it would be pretty boring to go for a drive by ourselves.  And we didn’t let the fact that none of …