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Ace these festive style tips

Ace these festive style tips

Being trendy and stylish at the same time can be tricky.  Looking good is, great, but do you want to look better than simply sgood?  Read on and try these style tips… TREND: 3/4′s Woolies have fab 3/4 pants in silver and bronze, dressy enough to wear to yet another Christmas party. TIP – check… Read More

Step out of your style cocoon

Step out of your style cocoon

It’s Saturday, and as you know we don’t usually publish a column on the weekends – after all every girl needs a day or two to shop. But today I made an exception.  Not only because I’m sitting at home reading through my stack of girly magazines, but because yesterday, it happened again.  I tried… Read More

Lose 5kg in 5 seconds

Lose 5kg in 5 seconds

With summer and the party season coming up, you want to look your best. But if you’re like most us out there, you were a bit late starting the “get back into your bikini diet” because it has been so cold for so long! What to do?

It’s simple, let’s look at the way you dress because it’s not always your body that is the problem, it’s what you put on it that makes all the difference.

Twist the trends your way this season

Twist the trends your way this season

Folklore: Tradition, heritage, mixes of old and new. Singing vibrant colours are the key to this look with many layered patterns and cultural motifs. It is all about printed satins, tartans, bodices, quilted fabrics and colour, colour colour! Make it South African and add in local textures, colours and motifs…

What they are wearing?

What they are wearing?

One of the perks of adulthood is that our parents no longer dress us. We get to make out own choices of what we wear, how we wear it and when we wear it. But being out there and watching people implement their new found “power”, makes me wonder, maybe in some cases these people would be better off if there parents still styled them.

Pump up the volume

Pump up the volume

The ladies I’ve met tend to be a little scared of volume; a little worried that it’ll make them; (a) look (a) pregnant or (b) look the size of a house. Volume is in fact, fantastic for creating shape, disguising those bits you’d rather the world didn’t see, and emphasising the parts that you love.  Tiny waist and… Read More

Get Waist-ed

Get Waist-ed

It seems the belted/ waisted trend is still very much in this season. YAY! Take a look at our celeb-style scoop and steal Ashlee Simpson’s style! Steal Ashlee Simpson’s Style with this look: Dress with belt from Edgars, Orange Wedge shoe from Amaranth

Guess the look

Guess the look

Lets kick this blog off with a fun little quiz. Are you a fashionisa of note? Do you follow the trends and go crazy for all the designer gear from the movies? Below is your clue – the dress is by Oscar de la Renta, the bag by Ferragamo and the shoes by Manolo Blahnik.