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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 …

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 …

How not to get caught looking like an Class A dag

Nikki Parkinson Fashion 42 Comments

I woke up yesterday morning with a smile on my face. The smile was brought on by the realisation that I did not have to leave my home office except for the school run drive-through …

A weekend of style in pictures

Nikki Parkinson Life 48 Comments

Is it really Monday morning? How did I get here? And where did the last four days go? My email inbox is looking like a nightmare challenge this morning so I thought I’d take you …

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

Nikki Parkinson Fashion 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. …

Show your best casual chic for Australia Day. Sans car flags please

Nikki Parkinson Beauty, Fashion 18 Comments

Let me be clear from the get go.  Tomorrow when I’m at the beach and then at my girlfriend’s house for a barbecue and a swim, I will not look like this gorgeous young thing …