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I’m going to Malaysia. For the weekend.

Nikki Parkinson Fashion 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 …

Pink power: support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Nikki Parkinson Beauty, Fashion 8 Comments

Pink has long been synonymous with fundraising in October. Each year the list of fashion and beauty brands which put their collective corporate hands up to support the organisations raising funds and awareness for breast cancer …

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 …

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 …

WIN: More than $2000 worth of prizes in Styling You’s Fave Things giveaway

Nikki Parkinson Beauty, Fashion 195 Comments

Now, I may not be the world’s most powerful and rich woman … but I do have a very uncool girl crush on her.  So I thought why not emulate Oprah’s annual Favourite Things giveaway …