Making the cut – How to win the wardrobe culling war!

Image of Nanette Lepore’s dressing room in her Manhattan apartment. From Elle Decor Yesterday I spent the day at Take 2 Markets, the premiere women’s recycled fashion event here in Melbourne. Most cities now have these types of fabulous markets where your underused wardrobe items can find new life, and what a great...

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Secrets to Being Glamorous for Every Occassion – Dealing With Cold

. . Last time we looked at how to maintain a sense of glamour whilst tackling heavy cleaning or dirty jobs. Today’s post is all about how to deal with super chilly weather and not come out looking like a crazed Arctic explorer.  I really feel the cold and finding ways to dress well, especially on those mornings it has dropped...

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Virgo Heaven

Finally, phase one of the Great Wardrobe Project is complete! Not for lack of trying, but other pressing matters keep pushing this project to the bottom of the list.  Well, that was until I decided to take a total ‘time out’ on my weekend, not leave the house even once, employing my mini troops in the battle against...

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Clothing Karma

Aug 06, 09 Clothing Karma

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If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you know that I have an ongoing project, a nemesis if you will. The quest to have a house filled with “nothing that is neither useful nor beautiful” in the words of William Morris.  Sure, it sounds simple enough, but for me it gets right to the heart of a daily...

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Dear Weekend 1.08.09

I’m currently craving colour. Colour and order. Perhaps this is a backlash from the last few days of monochromatic posting, or perhaps it is the result of spending lots of time in a fabulously merchandised, colour blocked store recently.  Whatever it is, my constant penchant for cleaning, purging and organizing is taking on...

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Daily Outfit – Raspberry Dream

Jul 18, 08 Daily Outfit – Raspberry Dream

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Outfit details: Red top – Katies (pinched from mum), Black top – Postie, Culottes – Morgan De Toi, Raspberry Opaques – Columbine, Shoes – Wittner, Headband – Groove, Red rose earrings – Diva. Today was another cold and wet day. Mum and I had grand plans of visiting a designer warehouse sale...

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And The Winners Are……

Thank you to everyone who left me a comment over the last three days. While there are a few hundred that are still shyly lurking around, hopefully they will soon join the fun.As promised, I have selected three people by random means, ( closing my eyes and pointing to a name on the overall comments list) to dress. And so I...

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Fierce, Fabulous & Flawless

Congratulations Christian on a very well deserved win of Project Runway S4! In the now very famous words of Christian Siriano, I am aiming to make every day, “Fierce, Fabulous and Flawless.” And, yes, this is not always a feat achieved, but it is a great thing to focus your thoughts every morning.And part of this...

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Happy Anniversary Baby!

It is mine and my beloveds wedding anniversary today. It is our 4th, but being that we were married on the 29th February (in Las Vegas no less), it is the first year we actually get to celebrate on the day. So it was yet another great excuse to celebrate with Yum Cha. mmmm… We tried a venue that was my old favorite but was...

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My First Love

Feb 28, 08 My First Love

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When I was a “little girl”, I used to dream of growing up to become Wonder Woman and planned to marry Astro Boy. With his sweet nature and brave spirit, I was really quite smitten. So when I saw these gorgeous winter boots in the new Peter Sheppard catalogue, I fell in love all over again. They are the...

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