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Sunday night style challenge: summer lovin’

Ok, ok, I know it is March. Which means autumn. Which means a seasonal change in clothing…but I don’t think anyone told the weather in South Australia! This week’s style challenge reflects the temperature gauge: summer lovin’. It is an opportunity to give your summer wardrobe one last outing before the days start turning chilly. With… Continue reading Sunday night style challenge: summer lovin’

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Sunday night style challenge: animal instinct

I have to admit, tonight’s style challenge is purely for selfish reasons because I need an excuse to wear a new purchase – this leopard print hand-made polymer clay necklace by the wonderful Midnight & Coco. Is it not fun? And leopard-ish? And PINK! Anyway, when I searched for other pieces for this theme I was surprised… Continue reading Sunday night style challenge: animal instinct

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Hard hat not required

Tricky trends: How to incorporate concrete, marble and stone into your home and wardrobe without looking like a construction zone. Industrial-inspired homewares and fashion can be a tricky look to pull off. Here are six ways I have embraced this tough, minimalistic trend without going full-on building worksite. Concrete: Left: This Bo & Co candle… Continue reading Hard hat not required

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Confessions of a (weekend) shopaholic

   Hello March, is that you I see looming on the horizon? I had a crazy start to 2016, thanks to a stack of deadlines which were waiting for me after Christmas. I’ve finally had a chance to come up for air, only to find it’s halfway through February! What happened to January? There is… Continue reading Confessions of a (weekend) shopaholic

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Sunday night style challenge: arm candy

Tonight’s style challenge is all about the bracelet. I love a bit of arm candy but don’t get to wear bracelets very often – as a writer I spend 90% of my working day typing or writing and a chunky bangle can be uncomfortable. First world problems, hey? I’ve picked out four of my favourite… Continue reading Sunday night style challenge: arm candy

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Aussie, Aussie, Aussie: How to be both stylish and patriotic this Australia Day

Tomorrow is Australia Day but if you don’t feel like slapping on the zinc or wearing a flag tattoo, here are my top picks to stylishly embrace all that our island home has to offer, served up with a soundtrack of Aussie tunes. Hey, True Blue:  I have Elk Accessories bags, shoes and jewellery in… Continue reading Aussie, Aussie, Aussie: How to be both stylish and patriotic this Australia Day