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July 25, 2016

Trend Alert: the 70s are back baby!

06/08/2015 by Styled By Francesca

Every season, we see trends come go. Some we love and embrace. And some, well,we need not comment. But this upcoming Spring/Summer trends, I am super excited about… The 70’s are back baby! You may have noticed that the flares are back in. Well they never really went out for me. So ladies, pull out those vintage denims. Because this trend is going to big.


How To Dress Like A Trendy Mummy

08/07/2015 by Styled By Francesca

As a Mother myself, I know how busy it can get. Everything takes priority and you’re on the bottom of that list. Despite how easy it is to run out of the door, with your slippers and Pajamas to do the school drop off. Whether you’re off to work or you work all day at home. Here are some tips to make it easier.


What does your shoe choice say about you?

01/07/2015 by Styled By Francesca

Ok, I am a self-confessed shoeaholic. But there is some truth to my madness.


Stepping Up: Australian Ceramics Triennale 2015

30/06/2015 by OutInCanberra

Canberra will be struck with ceramics fever in July, with the arrival of artists from across Australia and around the world converging on the capital. Stepping Up , the 14th Australian Ceramics Triennale, will see the capital flooded with 35 free exhibitions from 9 to 11 July, held at various locations throughout the city and surrounding region for the public to enjoy.


All Gloved Up For Winter

23/06/2015 by Janette Lenk

I love wearing gloves. In fact, when I drive I wear gloves - 'driving gloves’. Who would of thought that you would have to carefully consider what style and fabric to get? Who am I kidding? Just collect them all! You can’t go past a pair of leather gloves. You will never be disappointed and they will last you a lifetime if you take care of them. The styles that we have our hand in are: 1. Leather 2. Biker (Low cut out) 3. Fingerless 4. Knitted 5. Fabric


Leggings are not pants!

15/06/2015 by Styled By Francesca

Time and time again, I see ladies wearing leggings as pants. This is a big NO. Sure, they are comfortable and they are easy… but they are NOT pants. There is a time and a place for leggings, like wearing them to the gym. However, there are gym tights designed for this occasion. I know leggings are cheap, but we have such a huge range of gym gear out there for the same price of leggings, why would you? I recently purchased a great pair from Kmart for $15.00.


5 Things for The Weekend

11/06/2015 by OutInCanberra

Crisp mornings and sunny days across the weekend... perfect! There's plenty happening this weekend, so you've got no excuse to get out and enjoy the many different experiences Canberra has to offer! Enjoy! ___________________ 1. Andy Bull at ANU Bar. Friday at 8.00pm


Dressing For The 'Code'

04/06/2015 by Styled By Francesca

Have you ever walked into an event or wedding and asked yourself the question. Did I get the dress code wrong? I know I have and quite frankly it can be a little embarrassing. I went to a wedding once and the dress code was FORMAL. Boy, did I feel as though I was the only one that got the memo. As a stylist, I believe that dressing for the code, is very important. Not only does it help you decide what to wear but it indicates, an expectation that invitee is setting on their guest. They are basically telling you what not to wear.


Winter Wardrobe Must Haves

02/06/2015 by Souria Cheufi

It's way past chilly in Canberra now, it's FREEZING and officially Winter! But as they say, there is good and bad in every situation... We know you're probably thinking, 'Is there... really?? But the good news is this: you can use the cold weather as an excuse to go shopping. Guilt-free shopping? Yeah, baby! Here are the essentials for your wardrobe to make it through this Winter with style. The Scarf There is nothing cosier than a big, fluffy scarf for braving the cold wind. Wrap yourself from the shoulders to the ears with a woollen scarf. Tip: Bigger, the better!


Interview: Inside the life of... Margaret Zhang

23/05/2015 by Carly Devine

Margaret Zhang is a woman of many talents. She's a blogger, writer, stylist, photographer, creative director and, on top of all that, a student at the University of Sydney completing her combined Bachelor of Commerce and Law. At just 21, Margaret has already achieved so much including working for Harpers Bazaar and NYLON magazines, Nike, David Jones, Mulberry and NET-A-PORTER - just to name a few! Above all, she is a social media whiz. With over 427,000 followers on Instagram Margaret has decided to host workshops on how best to use the medium.