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Great gifts for under $100

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We all know when Christmas is, it occurs on the same date every year.    And for most of us when December draws near, we display surprise and amazement on how quickly it has come around.   For those who have secrect panic attacks, on how the finances can be extended from everyday expenses, Chrismas shopping and maybe a summer holiday, do not fear you are not...


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Summer Shorts: The Top 3 Styles for this Season

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With December, literally, just around the corner, it's time for many of us to break out the summer fashion - and this includes our beloved shorts. From classic denim shorts to stylish scalloped and lace options, there's a great pair of shorts out there to suit everyone.


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A Happy Medium: The Mid Heel

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Until the last couple of years fashion has dictated we choose between 2 extremes: towering heels or flat-as-a-pancake ballet pumps or brogues.   Not so now! There is a plethora of mid heeled wedges and heels to choose from: whether they be chunky cone heels, quirky designs from United Nude or pretty kitten heels a la Mad Men. 


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Give gorgeous gifts, without blowing your budget

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Summer is here, and most of us are hectic with Christmas functions, the end of year rush at work, enforcing our summer beauty regimes and squeezing in a few extra gym sessions. But it’s also a time of year when your credit card could be getting more of a workout than you’d like.       As fun as the holiday season is, additions to your summer wardrobe, Christmas...


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Beating the Summer Heat: Keeping Your Cool

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Seeing as the weather has been quite toasty lately, itʼs about time to address the dilemma of how possible it is to look stylish while keeping cool this summer.


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The Swiss Army Wardrobe part three: Re-purpose

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In the third and final part of The Swiss Army Wardrobe we talk about how to adopt some easy DIY methods to up-cycle your wardrobe.


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10 Of The Best Party Shoes

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Its that time of year again...party season is upon us. Which means Christmas parties, weddings, office parties, awards and other black tie or red carpet events. How to look uber stylish? We say start from the ground up. Don’t let your shoes let you down! The shoe maketh the outfit. Cue many other clichés – but they’re clichés for a reason!


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The Swiss Army Wardrobe – Part Two: Re-invent

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Once you find a look you like with a certain piece, it’s easy to get into the routine of only wearing it a particular way. Discover how versatile your wardrobe is and get excited over counting the amount of outfits you can create, without buying anything new!


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A Guide to Fabric: the Laundry Room

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Now that you are all extremely knowledgeable about both synthetic and natural fabrics, you may be wondering, “so now that I know which fabrics to look out for, how do I care for them when I bring that dress home?”. Fear not, for in this final installation on fabrics, I will tell you just how to care for all those types of fabric at home.


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Beach Babe: Top Togs for 2011

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It’s only a few years back when the selection of swimwear we have to choose from was well...mmm pretty average.   Variety in styles was pretty limited and didn’t really account for the different shapes and sizes the female form can take – a one shape, suits all policy does NOT apply here! 


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Our Summer Favourite: Coral

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While the colour coral can come in many shades, the essence of soft orange with hints of red and pink delivers a feminine fresh summery colour.   Coral works on all skin tones and is a festive day to night easy to wear option.   


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A Guide to Fabric: Synthetic Fibers

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In my last article, I explained natural fibers and all the pros and cons of these. For this installment, man-made fibers and blended fabrics will take centre stage. Since these are used in modern clothing most often, it is really important to know a bit about them before you make that next purchase.


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The Swiss Army Wardrobe – Part One: Basics

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Turn your wardrobe into a Swiss Army wardrobe by following these tips and purchasing basic wardrobe staples, being creative with the items you already own and repurposing unwanted or old garments into something new and wearable. Basics Singlet tops are essential in my books for many reasons:   • Layering under and over things for warmth as well as multiple...


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We Love to Fake It: Our Picks For Tan Fans

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A natural self-tan is more achievable than ever with so many incredible products available, and provides a safe alternative to sun bathing.   There is no such thing as a safe tan.  


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Treasure Hunt: Op Shops Reviewed

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In a recent magazine article, I was reading a set of interviews with three different women, one of which was a budget-conscious op-shopping young student.   Describing her favourite op-shop in Newton with the words: "secret treasure trove," made my heart rate increases to dangerous levels.   


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