When chinos first began to hit the catwalks and subsequently the high streets in the late 1990’s, they were quickly marked as a fashion fad. However several years on, chinos have now become a staple fashion item in men’s wardrobes. Even the least style conscious men have found themselves investing in a pair of chinos. Why? They’re comfortable, stylish, are available in a vast variety of different colours, are designed to fit the average guy in Australia (unlike skinny jeans) and can be dressed up or down. Put quite simply, what’s not to love about chinos? If you’re one of [...]
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the average height of women in Australia is 162 cm – that’s around 5 foot 4 inches. That means that quite a few of us are several inches off the height of the 5 foot 9 inch models we see strolling down the catwalk in our fashion must-haves. Now it makes sense when the clothes that you bought online, or saw on a mannequin in store, don’t look quite the same when you try them on at home. Good news is at hand! Did you know that how you dress can make you [...]
What’s the one item of clothing that is an absolute must have in every female’s wardrobe? A LBD of course! The little black dress is one of the most versatile pieces that you can possibly own so it’s a piece that’s worth investing in. With an item that’s as all-purpose as the LBD, a quality piece that you can have for years will be well worth the extra dollars. The LBD is a staple item that can be worn time and time again for so many different occasions. It can be styled up or down, worn casually or formally, to [...]
For most of us, choosing an outfit for a first date is an exciting part of pre-date preparation. Unfortunately for others, it can pose all kinds of problems. Will you be too dressy or too casual? Will your outfit give out the wrong message? Should I dress simply, or add a bit of personality? The way you dress for a first date matters more than we care to admit, but how do you choose between your best jeans and a casual shirt, or trousers with a collar and tie? Is it best to wear the new dress you bought for [...]
You’ve been given an interview to apply for your dream job. You know exactly what you want to say, exactly what you plan to wear – but you’re a little unsure about how to wear your hair. You realise that interviewers prefer a neat, tidy and conventional look, but you still want to look chic and on trend. So what do you do? If you’re struggling with choosing an appropriate hairstyle for an interview, or you’re looking to make a great impression at your new job, here’s our advice on chic hairstyles you can wear to your corporate job. Keep [...]
That feeling when you leave your cosy bed and your feet first touch the icy, hardwood floor is something we all dread as winter rolls around. But the cooler season should not be so dreaded after all, as it brings an opportunity to sport all the different types of winter footwear. You can now reserve your clunky winter boots for those horrendously cold days and try out some of these stylish, yet practical winter shoe options. The open-toe? You’re probably just feeling cold by thinking about an open-toe shoe during those crisp winter days. But the open-toe stiletto look is [...]
The tie. An emblem of seriousness to some, a sophisticated fashion accessory to others, the tie has been a wardrobe staple for men since the 1900’s and has been worn by men since as early as the 17th century. Historically, the tie has been seen to portray an educated and sophisticated individual, and has probably been seen on every single man at least once in their lives. However, cue 2016 and the tie is quickly vanishing! The minimalistic and relaxed approach is taking men’s fashion by storm. Ditching the ultimate male accessory may leave you with a pit in your [...]
Now that the sun goes down at 5pm and we look out the window and wonder “when did I get to Iceland?”, our skin and our attitudes are going to need some brightening up. With winter wind comes dryness, and as women we don’t have time for this pest. Cue bundling up with layers upon layers and wrapping monster scarves around our necks and faces, all to shield our skin from that harmful gust. No matter how much coverage you have, it’s hard to avoid dry skin and rudolph noses will prevail.
Winter has finally come – and with it many ways to style and wear your new or old coat! With more trends and less rules, there are endless style opportunities for both women and men and we’ve created this guide to show you the latest and greatest ways to wear your coat this winter.
A wedding invitation is always the perfect opportunity to dress up and strut your stuff. It’s also the perfect excuse to go shopping. Yes, that’s right – we all know that men like to shop too (as long as it’s for themselves). When it comes to choosing what to wear, the first thing you’ll have to do is consider what season the wedding will take place in. Summer weddings tend to be the standard, and so are the easiest to dress for, while winter weddings are a little more challenging. But there’s no need for concern. After reading this, the [...]