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A swoon-worthy system for effortless style

A swoon-worthy system for effortless style

A few years back now I hauled my ass off the couch to walk in the Carman’s Women’s 5km Fun Run in support of breast cancer research. Nothing terribly special about that besides the fact that on that morning, I quite literally conquered couch to 5km in one shot by...

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The skinny on the skinny, plus more

The skinny on the skinny, plus more

When it comes to fashion there is never any shortage of controversy and most recently skinny jeans have taken centre stage in the stand-off between Gen Z, who have collectively cancelled skinnies for being unflattering and lame, and the rest of us. But just when you...

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What we wear still matters

What we wear still matters

In what feels like a time and place far, faraway, long before the world shifted and working from home and getting dressed up from the chest up became de rigueur, I had some initial musings about why what we wear matters.  I’ve given some more thought to this as we’ve...

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How to create stylish outfits with ease

How to create stylish outfits with ease

Hang out with me long enough and you'll soon discover that I tend to bang on about outfit creation. Not without good cause I might add. It’s the one of the most critical skills that so many women struggle with in their wardrobes. I use the term struggle a little...

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It’s time to talk trans-seasonal essentials

It’s time to talk trans-seasonal essentials

Hold tight. Not long now. Spring's just around the corner. Well, once the current decade of August is over.   It's difficult enough to keep up with the days at the moment, let alone the fashun seasons too daaaarling. I've had several conversations recently around the...

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Fashion rules are so last season. So, now what?

Fashion rules are so last season. So, now what?

The good news is fashion and style no longer come with an unyielding set of dos and don’ts. The bad news is fashion and style no longer come with an unyielding set of dos and don’ts. Never before have we been so free to create our ideal visual expression of self...

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3 Steps to inspirational style. Start today!

3 Steps to inspirational style. Start today!

Right now, so many of us are suffering from a deep fatigue. An exhaustion that comes from being cooped up and bored with the same sameness of our everyday lives, while simultaneously being stretched like never before as we tackle the wild abnormality of our new...

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Is anyone still shopping?

Is anyone still shopping?

Confession time. Over the course of the past few weeks I admit to venturing out of my lockdown bliss to visit a handful of shiny shopping meccas. I was wary and started small with the local pint-sized mall only later branching out to a medium sized, purely functional...

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Keeping it real in your wardrobe

Keeping it real in your wardrobe

Hi, my name’s Nicole and I’m a camper. I’m also a personal stylist. Does that make me a glamping stylist? Perhaps. I’m pretty adamant about the fact that long and drop should never be used in the same breath. Friends refer to our set up as the Taj Mahal of campsites....

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