June, 2011

Shop Local and Beyond: 30 June 2011

Shop Local and Beyond: 30 June 2011

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The Bold Bracelet Etsy Shop Shop local: How many of you want to wear neutrals that aren’t black?  Lots of women realise that black isn’t all that flattering to everyone, specially as we get older, but where to get non-black neutrals from?  At the moment I’m seeing lots of soft taupes, beiges and browns at…

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Splurge or Save? Fashion Fad Reader Question

Splurge or Save? Fashion Fad Reader Question

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..Yesterday I was emailed some photos by Katherine one of my lovely readers who wanted to know if she should save or spend on items.  Which would last years in her wardrobe, and which wouldn’t be worth the money. The pictures she sent me were this skirt and dress. One I advised to spend on…

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Weekend Reading: 25 June 2011

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/Following up from my post on Loving Your Stomach – Materfamilias writes about grappling with the issue. What colour should you paint your closet space?  Maria at Colour Me Happy has some inspiration (if only I had a wardrobe that looked anything like the ones in her pictures.) LPC from Privilege writes about her style…

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Should you wear shorts suits to the office?

Shorts Suits – Office Appropriate or Not?

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Celebrities are getting out in short suits. Should you venture down this road and wear them to the office? The fashion mags certainly say you can, but really? I was over at Corporette the other day and they had a poll on this subject and the resounding answer was NO! Would you wear a shorts…

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Shop Local and Beyond: 22 June 2011

Shop Local and Beyond: 22 June 2011

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Etsy seller Ethora Pendant Given my time spent shopping with clients as their personal stylist, I thought I could share some of what I find out there in retail land with you. If you’re a cold person like me, then winter knits are important.  I’ve discovered that the fine merino long sleeve knits from Glassons…

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Want to Be a Handbag Designer?

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Petite Scarf Advice

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Opt for fine wovens Maria has left a new comment on your post “13 Ways to Wear a Pashmina or Long Rectangular Sca…“: I LOVE scarves and know dozens of ways to tie them, but I believe they’re a little too much for my petite frame. Is there any way to wear one without looking…

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Resources for the Dplus Cup Gal

Resources for the Dplus Cup Gal

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Darlene Campbell and me at the AICI Conference You will be aware that I wrote a blog post for Angie at You Look Fab on how to dress your full bust.  I also want to share with you some other resources about for the more well endowed woman. Dbusted is a Melbourne based online webstore, Phillipa…

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New Accessories Ebook – Name it!

New Accessories Ebook – Name it!

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I’m currently finishing up my new ebook on How to Accessorise, it’s full of all sorts of useful information on choosing bags, shoes, jewellery, hats etc. Now I need a snappy title for it, so leave your ideas in the comments, then I’ll do a poll with the names and most popular name wins a…

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