What your best friend really wants for Christmas

Nikki ParkinsonBeauty, 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 …

Blogopolis 2011 #nnb2011: the clothes, the Tweets and the lippy

Nikki ParkinsonBeauty 70 Comments

Today I have Post Blogging Conference Depression (PBCD).  To be honest, it came on the minute the plane hit the tarmac last night as I returned home from Nuffnang’s Blogopolis. Symptoms presented thus far include: …

Mums, get your two-minute face on

Nikki ParkinsonBeauty 40 Comments

I’ve actually got better at this whole makeup thing since becoming a mum. My time may be squeezed more inefficiently than the kids’ tube of toothpaste but once I became a mum (*sweet* 16 years …

Countdown on to 2011 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival

Nikki ParkinsonFashion 2 Comments

Tomorrow may be the start of winter but in fashion land the current mindset is Spring-Summer 2011. And in less than three months, that spring-summer 2011 fashion focus will be firmly on Brisbane with the …

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

Nikki ParkinsonFashion 10 Comments

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 …

What to wear on the first day of school

Nikki ParkinsonBeauty, Fashion 29 Comments

Tomorrow my youngest starts school.  The first day of 13 years that will ultimately determine what he will be when he “grows up”.  I’ve done this day twice before.  I do not get any better …