shopping

One thing You May not consider when buying clothes - discover what I learned from renovating

The One Thing You May Not Think About When Buying Clothes That Will Change the Way You Shop Forever

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My house is currently undergoing a major renovation (basically I’m getting a whole new house except for my office/studio and the front door!).   This is my first renovation (it is necessary to upsize our house as we’ve gone from 2-4 kids with marriage), and my kitchen was so small you couldn’t have two people…

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Tips on how to shop your wardrobe

Shop Your Wardrobe First

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  One thing I’ve noticed when going through many wardrobes in my image consulting career is that so many of us forget what we own. Frequently I discover items that the owner completely forgot they’d bought.  This is particularly common when there are multiple garments on hangers or great big drawers where clothes get lost…

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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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shopping tips

How to Have a Successful Shopping Trip

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Some women find shopping for clothes and accessories easy.  Others find it frustrating and exhausting.  Yes it’s true.  Not everyone loves to shop.  So this was a topic that was requested for  Jill Chivers of Shop Your Wardrobe and I  to discuss on how have a successful shopping trip. We discovered after shopping together that…

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how do you shop -what are you shopping processes and how do they affect your shopping experiences

Want to Know More About How You Shop?

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In this video Jill Chivers of Shop Your Wardrobe and I discuss shopping processes and share how ours are quite different from each other.  Understanding how you shop can help you know more about what does and doesn’t work for you and even if you should shop alone or with a like minded friend (check out our…

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you don't have to be rich to be stylish

Style is Not About Money

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  Let me start this post with a caveat – I’m assuming that you’re not on the poverty line, but that you most likely have a clothes budget that isn’t extravagant by any means. I often hear from people that they don’t have the kind of money you need (in their minds) to spend on…

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Eastland Shopping centre Ringwood - Melbourne

The New Eastland Shopping Centre – Melbourne

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Melbourne has many great shopping destinations (one of the great aspects of living here) and things are only getting better for those who live in the Eastern suburbs with the new Eastland opening another 80 shops (now around 350 stores all up are in the centre). Inside you will find not only all the major…

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where to shop for fabric in dubai

Shop Like a Local in Dubai

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One of the highlights of my trip to Dubai was to spend an afternoon with one of my lovely blog readers Catherine and her friend Simin, and get to see some of the places locals shop, off the tourist trail.  As I’d visited the Souks and Dubai Mall last trip I thought it would be…

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whippet ring and illustration

Gift Ideas for the Dog Lover

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As many of you will be aware, I’m the owner of a gorgeous if a little crazy whippet called Cleo. She features in the blog header and if you ever come to visit me (or have a consultation) you will likely meet her as she rather likes to spend her time with me! When I…

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales

Best of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales 2015

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Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping events of the year so if you are planning to shop the sales for those items on your shopping list (yes you are keeping a shopping list aren’t you rather than random purchasing?), then let me share some promo codes so you can take advantage of the…

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grey alfia galimova dress with navy obi and jacket

My Favourite Unique Accessories

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As many of you would be aware, I love accessories. They truly are the icing on your sartorial cake (I even wrote a book about using them which you can find here). I love to find interesting and unique accessories and so Etsy has become one of the best marketplaces to source interesting pieces from. Here are…

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Inside Out Style recommends Tote Bags

Crushing on Tote Bags

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My name is Imogen and I’m a bagoholic! OK, there is my confession. I’ve always loved handbags – I guess it’s because you never feel fat in them! No matter whether you lose or gain weight they fit the same. I never carried a nappy bag when my kids were young, just a larger handbag…

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