Accessories

What is shoe vamp and which one you should choose for your to go with your outfit

What is Shoe Vamp and Why Does it Matter?

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What is the vamp of your shoe? And what’s it got to do with anything anyway? More people than less seem to have shorter legs proportionally (in my experience) and they long for longer legs. This is where shoe vamp matters. The vamp of your shoe is where the top of the shoe ends on…

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6 reasons why you should be wearing statement necklaces now

6 Reasons Why You Should Wear Statement Necklaces Now

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I love a statement necklace. If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time you’ll generally see me wearing a statement necklace of some kind. Why do I love them so much? Well our love affair started when I learned that a large scale (statement) necklace will make your bust appear smaller. And…

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Her Fashion Box and Bellabox reviews

What’s in the Box?

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All Boxed Up – Bella Beauty Box and Her Fashion Box There are a number of fashion and beauty boxes on the market that are a subscription based service that post you a treat in the mail each month.  Two available here in Australia are bellabox  and Her Fashion Box and I thought I’d share the…

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why you should accessorize

Accessories are the Icing on Your Sartorial Cake

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    In the words of Iris Apfel “I worship at the alter of accessories” Why?  Well they are an incredibly powerful way to change up your outfit without changing clothes.  You don’t need a huge wardrobe. You really can dress an outfit up or down by changing a couple of accessories. Discover how to…

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how to tie a long rectangular scarf

Rectangular Scarf Tie

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  There are heaps of ways to tie long rectangular scarves, many are more suited to winter weight scarves.  These days there are so many huge summer weight rectangular scarves but tying them can prove kind of tricky.  This way of tying works well with a larger scarf that you may find overwhelms your frame…

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5 Quick Tips for Choosing Necklaces

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Have you thought about what your necklaces is communicating and where it’s drawing attention on your body?  Discover my 5 Quick Tips for Choosing Necklaces in this video. Where does the necklace sit?  A choker will shorten your neck.  A long pendant will draw attention to your stomach. Consider the scale of the necklace.  Do…

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how to flatter large facial features

How to Flatter Larger Facial Features

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I’m not sure how you feel about your facial features.  I believe everything on your body and face is an asset.  There are no flaws, only assets.  You are gorgeous just as you are. But I know that many people may not feel the same.  They may feel that the wished they had a smaller…

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how to choose jewellery

How to Choose Jewellry aka The Art of Reminisence

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Many years ago (approximately 8 I think) I did some training with the amazing Carla Mathis (author of The Triumph of Individual Style). During that training Carla brought to my attention what I will call “the Art of Reminiscence” which has really helped me understand how to style, what to put with what in so…

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how to choose shoes for your maxi

Which Shoes to Wear with a Maxi Dress or Skirt

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Dress Colour Choose a shoe that relates to one of the colours in the dress, maxi’s are best with sandals rather than heavy shoes as they have a poolside glam feel about them which equates with summer footwear. Alternatively a metallic shoe is an easy option as is a nude/skintone shoe colour if you don’t…

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