It’s that time of the year where the brave citizens of Australia’s southern states put away their Kathmandu puffer jackets and switch them out for their wardrobe’s best. That’s right – Spring Racing is here.
During the season, there’s no bigger week than the Melbourne Cup Carnival, bringing with it hordes of eager race-goers craving atmospheric days in the sun, shoulder-rubbing with some notable celebs, and of course, a chance to don all the very latest fashion for all to see.
Coming down with a severe case of the winter blues? Well, you’re certainly not alone. While it may seem the vast majority of your social circle’s off gallivanting the Italian coast, the rest of us can be found close to home; enduring the harsh reality of an Aussie winter, merely dreaming of days spent ocean side and salty-skinned.
Whether we like it or not, the lure of our nomadic friends’ lustworthy social feeds is a difficult one to escape; simultaneously fed up at the sight of sun-soaked, Aperol Spritz laden days, while still graciously and vicariously living through their abundance of wanderlust-inducing adventures.
The sheer joy that comes with learning you’re expecting is one many women dream of experiencing. It’s a time renowned for personal evolution; closing the door on one of life’s greatest chapters, making way for a new one brimming with immeasurable out-of-body experiences. In between the overwhelming sense of newfound love and the utter fear of caring for an infant solely dependent on you, there’s one thing every expectant mother truly craves: preservation of her self-identity.
So whether you’re in the midst of concealing a bump from prying eyes, or eagerly awaiting the moment you get to show it off at your next social soiree, with the help of our own Mumma-To-Be Edit, we’re breaking down the top styling tips, trends and influencers inspiring all soon-to-be mums to look, and feel, their very best self.
Is it just us, or sometime in the last five years, did our mums become cooler than us?
Either that, or they always have been, and we’ve been too blind to see it!
Treat your uber cool mumma this Christmas with gifts so cool that they don’t feel materialistic… Plus they’ll get here on time. Here is your fool-proof guide to treating yo mama with stylish respect.
In a time where personal style easily translates to creating a personal brand, why not start blogging and share your passion with the world?
“Nnnnnggg”, we hear you stressing, “Where exactly do I start?”
Glad you asked – here are five hot tips from ladies currently killing the game.
Let’s be real, who doesn’t have a wardrobe bursting with clothes that you don’t wear? Every time you open the thing it’s like the ghost of fashion past is there, haunting you. Creepy. The solution is clear – it’s time to start fresh and declutter your closet. But where to begin? Luckily there is a whole crop of amazing Aussie fashion bloggers that have you covered, and their wardrobes are what dreams are made of! These five Aussie bloggers are absolutely smashing it, so run, don’t walk in the direction of their Instas and blogs for some serious inspiration! (Intro image: Stylizimo)
Have you ever felt guilty glancing into your wardrobe and seeing how many pieces you literally never wear? Well don’t blame yourself, it may not be your fault!
For years the fashion industry has been caught up in a high speed churn and burn cycle, that we’ve all been trying to keep up with. Fashion makes us feel good about ourselves, and chasing the newest, hottest trend can be frighteningly addictive. With the recent proliferation of retail giants like H & M, Zara and Uniqlo in Australia, it has become easier and easier to overconsume.
But a new consciousness about the detrimental effects of irresponsible fashion consumption has emerged, and designers and consumers are taking a stand, and saying no to big business. A movement towards ethical design means that there are more opportunities than ever to say no to fast fashion. If this is all news to you, read our page The Perils of Fast Fashion.
If you’re not sure where to begin, we have put together seven easy ways to start using fashion responsibly, which are a cinch to fit into your lifestyle.
Okay girls – it’s finally Summer, and it is going to be a hot one! That means it’s time to ditch your wintery frame of mind and the beauty routines that go along with it – and invigorate your look for the new season. Summer means long days with friends by the water, with good times rolling into the hot nights. The look we love is glowing, quenched skin, gorgeous lit-from-within make-up and bronzed supple limbs. But how do those impossibly perfect blogger babes do it? This is your go-to guide – a round-up of the hottest tips our homegrown beauty bloggers have to offer. Get ready to up your beauty game this Summer!
There are so many pros to wearing vintage clothes – original one-off pieces, classic and timeless designs, quality fabrics, designer finds for less, and that personal edge that stands out every time. On the other hand, who can resist all of the latest arrivals that look so pretty in the shop window?
Luckily, there are a number of ways you can mix vintage and modern pieces together, even if it’s just a touch of vintage charm through hair or makeup. What’s more, you can even save money by combining the old with the new.
Winter has officially arrived, bringing booties, oversize jumpers and coats to the forefront. The cooler seasons bring more flexibility to the wardrobe as you can layer, mix and match and get away with a casual androgynous look, personalised to your own tastes. Tomboy chic sums up the mix between this masculine and feminine aesthetic that balances items that are a bit baggy and a bit tight. Think Cara Delevigne, Ellen Page, the Olsen twins and Kristen Stewart all rolled into one. There are so many looks you can go for when it comes to tomboy chic, and the best part about sporting this look in winter is the versatility that comes with it.
We’ve put together a 7 step guide to help you achieve this cool and collected tomboy look that will make your winter a whole lot better.