Right now we are in isolation and its clear that we are missing getting dressed up and feeling special. From wearing ball gowns on bin night to wearing sequins for a virtual drinking session with friends, we are still craving the feeling that clothes give......

Women have never been busier and often feel disconnected to what they value and what matters to them most. We are time poor and making an overwhelming amount of decisions daily. So many of us feel like we are being pulled in all different directions......

No one sums it up better than Coco Chanel: ‘fashion passes, style remains.’ Fashion, can be cruel and make us feel like we are not cool enough – but it can also make you feel on top of the world if you play it right.......

A style cheat sheet to the statement puff sleeve trend Autumn ‘19 Puff sleeve, bishop sleeve, dramatic sleeve….they all make a big statement and you need the confidence to pull it off. This trend is a nod to the ’80s and requires a certain strut......

I recently had the absolute honour of being interviewed by the energetic and inspiring Melanie Wheatley. Melanie Wheatley developed the “freedom of action” coaching methodology designed to help women get out of the self-help jail of procrastination and have them feeling the freedom of designed purposeful......

Recently I shared my 3 top tips for being the boss of your own style for Soar Collective, an online magazine and professional network for women. Their focus is on building an engaged and supportive community of businesswomen who by sharing their successes and failures,......

Because jeans are something we cannot live without 👖👖 I spent years in denim factories learning and implementing the technical side of denim. I have put together a quick cheat sheet with my tops tips to help you when shopping for new jeans.⠀ 1. The......

  Like it or loathe it, the slogan tee is in vogue in an epic way. I am sitting on the fence about the return of this iconic look from the 80’s. While shopping with a client in Country road this week I spotted the......

Does your man loathe shopping? Does he shop under duress and pressure due to an event coming up? Do you spend a whole day shopping together and come home with nothing? That experience then shapes how they feel about buying clothes in the future. They want......

I was recently asked by leading professional recruitment agency Bowen Eldridge,  to comment on why a visual first impression is so important.  The interview process can be cut-throat. A psychology study carried out by Frank Bernieri, Ph. D. has shown that, within the first 10......

Have you ever considered that getting dressed could be a form of art or design? What if you opened your wardrobe and compared getting dressed to building an outfit. My styling studio is shared with my husband’s construction company. This morning I was sitting at......

I believe a woman with style knows who she is, what she believes in and is not being afraid to embrace it. Friendship is no different. When you are with friends who love you for who you are, then you are safe and to embrace......

Have you ever wondered why runway shows seem over the top and some designs seem ridiculous and irrelevant to you? I bet you never realised that the runway influences you and the purchases you make. Runway shows are a chance for designers to showcase their......

Fernwood Miranda was the host of this year’s Glam night 2017. Kristy, the energetic MC did an incredible job of pulling the night together and offering a fun, informative night out for the ladies of the Sutherland Shire. Champagne and gourmet nibbles were offered on arrival.......

Originally posted on FashionJournal.com.au Street Snaps: Australian Style Institute launch 17/08/2016 – Words by Nikki Escalante Last Thursday night saw Australian Style Institute launch its new Fitzroy campus and event space. And boy, is it dreamy. Between the black and white panel windows, high ceilings and......

I can not thank The Australian Style Institute enough for their support in expanding my knowledge and training for the industry I love. To be featured on their Student Success Stories webpage is such an honour.    Australian Style Institute Our success speaks for itself......

Something that really stands out to me as a personal stylist is that people spend way more energy than they need to when getting dressed in the morning. Whether you are a mum, work in corporate or a start-up business, you are spending to much......

Everything Scandinavian is in, be it home decor or clothing, it is a simplistic fashion trend which just shouts STYLE! Find my top 7 tips for achieving effortless Scandi chic – originally featured on the Putiik blog.     When I think of Scandinavian style, I see......

It is always an honour to be a guest blogger on another website that aligns with my thoughts regarding fashion & style. For all my tips on wardrobe essentials for autumn … read on. You can find this article originally featured on the Putiik blog.    ......

Earlier this year, Melanie reached out to Fashion Stylist Bernadette from That’s My Style. Melanie initially wanted advice on what essentials are needed for a nomad traveller who isn’t 20 years old and able to pull off living in cut off denim shorts anymore. She......

Embrace is an Australian documentary directed by the very courageous, Taryn Brumfitt and it aims to send a valuable message to all women – ‘Body confidence does not come from trying to achieve the “perfect body”. It comes from embracing the one you’ve already got.’......

Meet Luke Payne, Builder and Owner of Abroenet Constructions by day, mixing with the fashion elite by night. I wanted to know my husband’s perspective on what went down at Australian fashion weekend, so I got curious and asked him a few questions. Last weekend was the 21st......

This season is all about the ankle boot! It’s practical, stylish and can be worn with any outfit for many occasions. The ankle boot can be thrown on with comfortable jeans, a white shirt and scarf for a style-worthy weekend look. During a wardrobe edit,......

Are you fast approaching 40 but still dressing in the same clothes you wore in your 20s? Generally men are not keen on investing time into following trends or worrying about what flatters their body shape. Men are generally a lot more comfortable in their own skin and much less critical of themselves then women. Click above to read more......

Great style is about approaching everyday with confidence and the ability to feel beautiful in what you are wearing. As a personal stylist, it’s my job to edit my client’s closets to ensure that they’re always looking and feeling their best.
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