It’s time to think pink

 This month it’s time to think pink … do the right thing then reward yourself and go shopping OCTOBER is Breast Cancer month. It’s that time of the year when we all “think pink” and support those affected by the disease in our…

10 things every stylish woman knows

 Ever wondered how some women always look so stylish? How they make it look so easy and effortless, in that “oh-that-old-thing, I-just-threw-it-on” kind of way? Here’s how A STYLISH woman never looks like she tried too hard, it just…

Trend alert: How to rock the new florals

From dresses to shoes, the latest silhouettes are bloomin’ all over with flower prints from dark and moody to feminine and flirty WITH floral prints springing up everywhere on the runways, it’s a garden of delights as fashion’s ongoing love affair with florals continues…

Runway report: Rochas S/S 2014 PFW

 In a collection that was part fantasy and part whimsy, Rochas sent out a sugary-sweet dose of enchanting femininity ANOTHER big trend making its way down the runway during the current spring summer collections is pastels. We saw…

Trend alert: How to wear orange

  Feeling overtly orange? Perfectly peachy? Superbly saffron? Tantalisingly tangerine? Whatever your choice, orange — and its many, many hues — is hot, hot, hot THIS season, designers have lit up the runways with a range of vibrant…

A stylish life: Andy Dinan, gallerist

A Stylish Life is about women who inspire me, are leaders in their field and above all else, have style in spades. She’s a wife and mother with a heart of gold, but Andy Dinan is turning the Melbourne art…

Trend alert: Get graphic, get black and white

Spring has sprung and it’s time to get all the graphic details – in black and white   IT’S described as monochrome: that classic combination of black and white. However, consult a dictionary and you’ll find monochrome…

The five pieces you need right now

JUST as the seasons change, so too do our wardrobe needs. Spring is just around the corner so it’s time to freshen up your workday wardrobe with a few new season basics that will take you … well … anywhere! However, this transseasonal or transitional…

Celebration of a milestone: Coco Chanel

She was an icon of style, but Coco Chanel’s fascinating life story continues to captivate people’s attention LIKE a fairytale of mythical proportions, Coco Chanel’s life story is one of mystery and mastery. Born 130 years ago on August…

The 10 essential pieces every woman needs

The key to a truly successful wardrobe is the core essentials. But what does every woman really need in her wardrobe? THE one question I get asked regularly is “what are my top 10 wardrobe essentials?” If I had $1 for…

Work it baby: How to be all white in winter

There is nothing more chic that a woman in white. It is effortless, timeless and a staple for all year round — even in winter THERE’S nothing more chic that an all-white outfit. I just love white. White…

Work it baby: One skirt, two ways

 From breakfast meeting to dinner date, one skirt serves it up two ways ARE you happy with what you are wearing right now? Can you throw together an outfit in five minutes that will take…

Winter luxe for less … a whole let less

Need a pair of shoes for a summer wedding? Well, the end-of-season sales just got a whole lot better GOT  a summer wedding to attend? Looking for some on-trend new shoes to update last year’s summer wardrobe? Or just wanting to…

Five things I’m loving this week

1: JULY’S WARM EMBRACE HOW gorgeous is this unseasonal burst of sunshine!  It’s been absolutely wonderful sitting in it’s warm embrace dreaming of some exotic destination! Maybe to an island in the Maldives, a hillside in Tuscany…

Style crush: Winter white

White is most often associated with innocence, perfection, honesty and cleanliness. But I love its vitality and neutrality, and how it lightens and lifts the spirit and the mind. The perfect counter balance to everything — even…

Should your bag match your shoes?

Co-ordinating accessories — once a fashion faux pas — is now a hot new trend. So do you or don’t you? That is the question WORKING in the media and particularly as a former fashion director, it…

Work it baby: 5 key pieces you need right now

I WAS doing a bit of online shopping – all in the name of research – this week when I came across some really fantastic buys. Many international sites including Net-A-Porter, myteresa, StyleBop, Bergdorf Goodman and Farfetch have reduced certain styles by…

Style inspiration: Golden earth tones

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