KAFTAN

SATURDAY SHOP: KAFTANS

Kaftans are my number one beach essential. Being a size 14, heading to beach is not as easy as putting on my favourite bikini and and a pair of denim shorts. It takes thought. I have to worry about covering up certain bits and containing other bits. Now, there is nothing stopping me from putting…

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SPORTS LUXE: DAY TO NIGHT

HOW TO WEAR SPORTS LUXE AS AN EVENING LOOK Sports Luxe! When I first heard this term, I had no idea what it meant. So I did what any GenY would do and I Googled it. It turns out that Sports Luxe is a hot trend right now and combines sporty fashion with a touch…

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EYE OF HORUS GODDESS MASCARA REVIEW

Eye Of Horus Goddess Mascara Review I was recently sent a lovely package, full of Eye Of Horus makeup products from the amazing folks at AlibiOnline. You can read more about my love affair with AlibiOnline here. I absolutely love makeup and beauty brands, like Eye of Horus, that provide the public with natural products that are…

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SHOULD YOU WEAR HORIZONTAL STRIPES?

 Do you remember, one upon a time, it was thought that horizontal stripes were a fashion no-no for anyone over a size 6? How things have changed. Horizontal stripes are now the must have print for any season and any occasion. Stripes make a splash on the fashion scene every season. This season, thanks to the…

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SATURDAY SHOP: CLUTCH BAGS

I am a huge lover of a good clutch bag and I have possibly become a tiny bit obsessed with them. I cant seem to stop buying them. For today’s Saturday Shop, I have found 7 swoon-worthy clutches all under $100 (most way less). AlibiOnline $55.95   Birdsnest $89.96 The Iconic $27.95 Sportsgirl $14.95 Colette…

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TREND ALERT: THE FRINGED BAG

Once again, I am joining in the Style Dare Challenge, over at Fox In Flats. I love the way it works, each day for the duration of the challenge you are given a style prompt to interpret and work to suit your style. Yesterday’s style prompt was The Fringe Benefits. As soon as I saw this,…

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OUTFITS ON A BUDGET

Now, I love a challenge! I also love a bargain! So I am taking part in the Outfit Under $100 Style Challenge set by the fabulous Raychael from Mystery Case. The challenge requires the participants to create an entire outfit for $100 or less. I happily accepted this challenge and immediately set about creating two spring looks.…

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TUESDAY TREATS

Let’s face it, Tuesday’s are hard. The week is new, We are all still tired from last weekend and there are still four days until next weekend. It is for this reason that Tuesday’s on the blog, are all about treating yourself, because, everyone deserves a treat. Each week I find three inexpensive, beautiful items…

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HOW TO WEAR SEQUINS: as a respectable adult

There is nothing cuter than a three year old girl dressed in sequin shoes or parading around in a sequin fairy dress. But how do you wear these items as an adult without looking like your three year old dressed you? Here are my tips for rocking sequins as a respectable adult: Wear only one…

SWIMMWEAR

SATURDAY SHOP: SWIMMERS

Now, I’m sure that I am not alone with this! I absolutely HATE shopping for swimmers. The lighting in the change rooms, the mirrors and the 18 year old, size 6 shop assistant giving you advice about what works for your body. Its all sucks!! However, at the end of that most challenging shopping trip, it’s well…

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FRIDAY 5: The 5 Spring Trends That I Will Be Wearing

I have to confess that I am a sucker for a trend. I am one of those people who will buy something, not because I need it but simply because it’s on-trend. I think that if you can find a balance between the fashionable, the comfortable and the practical then your personal style will be something that reflects…

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HOW TO MIX PRINTS: SPOTS AND STRIPES

A really simple way to spice up your style is to have a go at mixing prints. I love wearing clashing prints and colours that wouldn’t normally be worn together to add some interest and depth to my outfit. I am once again participating in the  STYLE IT PROJECT with Redcliffe Style and Kimba Likes. The  Style…

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HOW TO DRESS FOR CHANGING WEATHER

Last week I went on a School Camp to Canberra. Being from Queensland, I am not accustomed to really cold weather and I was quite concerned about what I was going to wear. Particularly because at this time of year, the weather warms up throughout the day and I hate being really hot in my clothes.…