What to Wear to a School Reunion

What to Wear to a School Reunion - Pants

This week's what to wear post topic comes to us via SnS reader Amelia: Hi Vanessa,   I have a school reunion next week and I don't know what to wear.  I want to look good but not overdone.  Can you help? PS It's an evening affair to be held at the school. Thanks! Amelia x Well, thanks for such a great question Amelia. I'm sure other readers have had the same dilemma. I had my twenty year … [Read more...]

SnS Colour of the Week: Winter White

SnS Colour of the Week-Winter White slider

There's so much to love about the arrival of high Winter fashion. The stores are now completely decked out in new season fashion, with new styles and colours dropping weekly, all the while developing the overall "look" for the season. It's been a season dominated by neutrals with a modern twist - higher necklines, lower crotches, asymmetry and longer lengths from knee length knits through to … [Read more...]

Casual Jackets from Luxe to Less

Casual Jackets from Luxe to Less Slider

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

In the Navy Slider

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...]

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...]

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...]