Capes and Ponchos from Luxe to Less

Capes from Luxe to Less

This week's fashion post was inspired by SnS reader, Hannah: I "accidently" gave my favourite winter cardigan to the op shop two years go and am still in mourning (well that's where I think it is) and then I shrunk the replacement that I bought last year. My perfect cardigan was a country road cropped wool cardigan, really thick so I wore it as my mummy coat. It had a BIG collar that if it was … [Read more...]

Tips for Shopping Online for Clothes

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  Shopping for clothes online is for some people a necessity. This may be because of distance, if you live out of the city, like the fabulous Miss Chardy who lives on a remote cattle station in the Northern Territory. Or it may be because of your current stage of life or circumstances, such as caring for young children or elderly parents. It may be easier perhaps, because you or … [Read more...]

Healesville – What to Do and Where to Stay

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Mr SnS and I have just returned from a fantastic anniversary weekend away in Healesville. Such a great weekend in fact, that I couldn't wait to write this post and share all my intel. It was that good. If you're not familiar, Healesville is an hour or so drive east of Melbourne and is nestled at the base of Mount Riddell, in Victoria's Yarra Valley. It's usually spoken of in the same … [Read more...]

Monochrome: From Luxe to Less

Monochrome Dresses from Luxe to Less

I think I'm having a wee colour "hangover" from last week. Don't get me wrong. I love colour. And I've still been wearing it every day since, but a full week of colour wearing has made me long for the classic simplicity of monochrome. Why? Well, as with anything in life, it's all about light and shade. For me, this translates to mixing up colour, which I generally gravitate to and wear … [Read more...]

#SNSCOLOUR 2015: The Wrap

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Well that was a fabulous week! Thank you to each and every one of you who joined in #snscolour last week, whether it be for a day or two or the full five days. It was awesome and inspiring seeing you every day over on Instagram. I love how IG allows us all a peek into each other's wardrobes and the opportunity to see how everyone interprets and wears the colour/s of the day. So many … [Read more...]

#SNSCOLOUR 2015 Day 5: Citrus Hues


Welcome to our fifth and final day of #snscolour 2015. I know, already! Today, the focus is on Citrus Hues, those bright, zesty colours that really pack a punch, even in small doses. As we farewell summer for another year though, it's time to say goodbye to the lemon and acid yellow that has featured in many a summer collection. If you love a pop of citrus here and there, as many of us … [Read more...]