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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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IsoStyle is the new black. But what is it exactly?

IsoStyle is the new black. But what is it exactly?

I am obsessed with two things when it comes to effortless style and wardrobes that work. The first is learning how to create an outfit. The second is learning how to inject versatility into your wardrobe. Time and time again I bang on talk about the need to...

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Are you being served?

Are you being served?

Things are changing at an accelerated pace. Now more than ever we need people who are willing to help others walk through this moment, however that might look for them. I’m not a front-line worker or someone in leadership making decisions about how our country and...

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Put your pants on to WFH

Put your pants on to WFH

I don’t need to tell you that we’re experiencing an extraordinary moment in life right now. We are undergoing a massive, enforced and accelerated transformation of all the things (not saying that to scare. Just a fact. And we’ll get through it). Now more than ever, we...

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What to wear when you work from home – waist up style

What to wear when you work from home – waist up style

First off, I hope you, your family and friends are healthy and well and that you are taking good care of yourselves and one another. With the outbreak of COVID-19 we’re experiencing unprecedented challenges that are confusing, unpredictable and at times, overwhelming....

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