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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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Are you fast fashion or Chanel?

Are you fast fashion or Chanel?

There’s a considerable difference between being fashionable and being stylish. Thinking about your clothing solely in terms of fashion confuses and undermines your sense of style and ability to achieve style success. It leads you to lament that you have a wardrobe...

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Is body shape the holy grail of effortless style?

Is body shape the holy grail of effortless style?

Google ‘how to work out my body shape?’ and you’ll come back with oh, a not insignificant 1,060,000,000 results. Clearly everyone from Oprah to Carol Baskin has a view on how to determine your body shape. After all, there are millions of fashionistas who would give...

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Did we just cancel consumption?

Did we just cancel consumption?

Did we just press cancel on the age of mindless over-consumption? I've been thinking a lot about the pre COVID-19 world and how so many of our ways of doing and being have abruptly changed. ⁠ ⁠Where once so many people were ravenous consumers, almost overnight we are...

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