Casual Jackets from Luxe to Less

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This week I've been re-acquainting myself with my Winter wardrobe. In the four weeks we were away, Autumn has well and truly morphed into Winter, bringing with it cold mornings, drizzly rain and cool days. As I write this post, the forecast for the next few days in Melbourne is 14, 14 and 14. And it's not even May! Each morning, as I've dressed for the school or kinder run, I've needed … [Read more...]

SnS Colour of the Week: Navy

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I'm going to try very hard to resist Village People references here and launch straight in to today's post ... Welcome to a new regular post on the blog where I'll be turning the spotlight on a particular colour featuring strongly across fashion and home wares. After all, it's no secret around here that I love colour. As with my #snscolour style challenges, the idea is to shine the light … [Read more...]

Tips for Disneyland

The SnS Guide to Disneyland

It was not my idea to go to Disneyland. When we were planning our recent trip to the US, precipitated by Mr SnS's conference in San Diego, it was not part of my itinerary. However, my Mum, who was travelling with us and is also a travel agent, said we couldn't take the kids to the US without going to Disneyland. Hmmm. I wasn't convinced. With our boys approaching 9, 7 and 4 years of age, … [Read more...]

What to Wear to Work

What to Wear in an Office

Putting together a workable work wardrobe can be something a lot of us struggle with. When we shop, we can often gravitate to and multi buy those things we love that we know look good on us, bypassing those key pieces that will make our every day work wardrobe work better and harder for us. Have you ever bought another pair of great statement shoes instead of investing in a basic neutral … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

I'm not trying to pull a supermarket style marketing trick here by mentioning, just after the Easter Eggs have been relegated to the clearance bins, that Mother's Day is around the corner. In fact, its just shy of four weeks away. I know, I know, you probably have way more pressing things on your mind this week, such as another week of school holidays to contend with or perhaps you are busy … [Read more...]

How to Wear Colour


I'm often told I wear colour well. Or, that I "know" how to wear colour. Why? Well, I have been known to embrace colour. That’s not to say I’m averse to neutrals or monochrome because I do like them very much and wear them often. However. Most days, I can’t help but sneak a little or a lot of colour into my outfit. Why? Because it gives me a lift, suits me and allows me to … [Read more...]