Winter Dresses from Luxe to Less: The Shirt Dress

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Welcome to the latest instalment of Luxe to Less, a popular post around these parts where I curate a range of different price points/options for a particular wardrobe staple. Last week I kicked off a four week series on Winter dresses. It began with printed dresses and this week, it's all about the shirt dress. I'll cover knit and party/work dresses next. Shirt dresses are fast becoming a … [Read more...]

A Weekend in Sydney: Where to Stay, Play and Eat

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I have an unusual confession to make. I have been to New York twice in the last eight years but, until recently, I hadn't visited Sydney for over a decade. Maybe, possibly twelve years. I know. So you can imagine how excited I was to be invited to visit Syds for a whole five days recently.* I spent three days for my agency, The Remarkables Group annual conference (you can read the … [Read more...]

Winter Dresses from Luxe to Less – Prints

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Welcome to the latest instalment of Luxe to Less, a popular post around these parts. (You can catch up on previous posts here).  The idea behind these posts is that I do the research for you, so you can find a style that suits your price point without wasting valuable time doing the legwork in your limited time at the shops or at home. Because let's face it, for many of us, gone are the days … [Read more...]

SnS Colour of the Week: Camel

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Welcome to this week's Colour of the Week. It's a regular post here where we shine the light on a particular colour which is having a moment in fashion. I share my edit of what's currently in store, some tips for how to wear it this Winter and throw it over to you for your styling ideas. So far we've covered Navy, Winter white and Shiraz/Mulberry/Marsala. This week, we're heading back to … [Read more...]

How to Never Pay Full Price for Fashion

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With a shopping habit like mine, it's a very good thing that I've learned to very rarely pay full price for my purchases. And by purchases, I'm talking brand new, current season fashion. Not needing to pay full price for current season fashion is a relatively new phenomenon too. Remember? A few years ago, there were stocktake sales in June and December and the odd end of season sale. … [Read more...]

Tips for Families Travelling to the US

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Travelling to the US with kids is a big call. Firstly there is the distance to get your head around and that 14 hours or so direct flight between Australia and LA. Then's there's the challenge of working out where to visit - with 52 states and everything from natural wonders (such as the Grand Canyon, Yosemite National Park) to political and cultural destinations (Washington DC and New York) … [Read more...]