@ngvmelbourne: Romance was ..

Melanie Katsalidis at RWB exhibition at NGV Melbourne

A spot of Smart Casual for today's workwear inspiration, coming from the launch of the Romance Was Born NGVforKids exhibition on now until 22 March 2015.  The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) … [Read more...]

Smart Casual in Chambray

cold shoulder shirt white asymmetrical skirt

Greetings BusiChic, It's coming up to a year since I left corporate to pursue life as a personal stylist, photographer and blogger and life is going pretty well. My personal style has changed a … [Read more...]

Portrait of a Leader: Malco..

EcoStore founder, Malcolm Rands.

Greetings BusiChic, Today is Wednesday which people tend to refer to as "hump-day" as it is the middle of the week. The irony of the road-hump and hump-day amuse me as I often find that they just … [Read more...]

Shoesday Tuesday: Kate Spad..

kate spade azeban

Sometimes BusiChics just want to have fun and American house Kate Spade are the subject matter experts in making fun so polished that it works. Enter the Kate Spade Jiro and Azeban styles that … [Read more...]

Sha Anderson of Le Style

Bright red lipstick contrasts beautifully with the caramel blazer

I recently gave a presentation on creating Desk-to-Drink chic ensembles which need to be formal enough for work but stylish enough for afterwork play. Today's BusiChic is a perfect example of this … [Read more...]

The Virgin Australia Hat Va..

Lovely chatting with Dannii!

A few years ago I was in Sydney when I found a great hat for the races, only to have to ditch the glamorous hat box once I got to the airport as the dimensions of the box meant I couldn't take it as … [Read more...]

Home office style with Port..

Porter Davis World of Style Work Space Catherine Valente

Disclaimer: This post has been sponsored by Porter Davis World of Style Design Centre now open at 410 City Road, South Melbourne. Do you have a home office? Regular BusiChics will know that I’ve … [Read more...]

Meroun Kebede

Meroun Kebede wears colour to work

Co-working at the NAB Village brings me into contact with some folk doing interesting things and today's BusiChic is just one example. Meroun Kebede is the founder of The Classic Future Fashion … [Read more...]

James Banham in dapper blue

james banham melbourne portrait

The Spring Racing Carnival is just around the corner which means that guys and girls alike are preening and polishing to make sure that they are race-course-ready. However throughout the year I … [Read more...]

Shoesday Tuesday: Oscar de ..

Oscar de la Renta Ross two-tone leather pumps at The Outnet

It's sale time over at The Outnet - where it can be fun browsing through the pages of designer wares for something a little bit different. Today's Shoesday Tuesday feature is by elegant designer … [Read more...]

Flowers to work with

Annie got flowers

Welcome to a new start to the week - I hope that you're all set for a great one! I recently bumped into today's BusiChic, a former colleague of mine, Anna, when I ducked into the local flower … [Read more...]

What’s On: The Fashio..

The designer in conversation at the media preview held earlier this week. A key element of this exhibition are the animated mannequins that help make Gaultier's designs come alive.

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk exhibition is now open at NGV until February 8, 2015. Today marks the opening weekend of a fashion exhibition at NGV … [Read more...]

Paola Di Trocchio, NGV Melb..

NGV Fashion Curator, Paola Di Trocchio, earlier this month

Today marks the official opening of the Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Catwalk to the Sidewalk exhibition at the NGV. Those following my personal instagram account (busichic) will have seen my photos … [Read more...]

What’s in a name? A f..

jacqueline bouvier kennedy onassis

When I got married, I joked that the reason why I was adding my husband's name to the end of mine was because I'm a hoarder and appreciate any opportunity to collect things... My name... is my … [Read more...]

Joyce Watts of Cycle Style

Joyce Watts Cycle Style 2

October 15 is Ride to Work Day - did you ride in to work today? I photographed today's BusiChic cycling commuter on a warmer day - I've been documenting Joyce's cycle style since the … [Read more...]

Shoesday Tuesday: Oroton Dy..

Flat for ease of walk, anything but flat in style; the Oroton Dynamite Sling Back Flat.

Pssst BusiChic, Oroton have been having a 30-50% off sale that ends today! While I have been helping personal styling clients select from the range of timeless classic bags and treating myself … [Read more...]

Toby’s Estate, Melbou..

toby has a farm in panama

The Foxtel Festival Hub - previously known as the Melbourne Festival Hub - opened to media, family and friends last night. It's a wonderful pop-up food and drink venue right on the Yarra river - … [Read more...]

The Undercut, Docklands

rock the undercut at work

It's been a very busy week at BusiChic HQ so a quick post today highlighting the importance of a great hair cut. Do you wear a uniform to work? Whether it's issued by work or self-created, make it … [Read more...]

Shoesday Tuesday: Seed Heri..

Shoesday Tuesday: the by Seed Heritage; sports luxe mesh detail in a classic work shoe shape.

Why hello, BusiChics It's Shoesday Tuesday, the day where I highlight a work-appropriate but stylish shoe for you! This week we revisit the Sports Luxe look that I wrote about recently. This … [Read more...]

Business Chic staple: Milan..

business chic scanlan theodore

Need the formality and polish of the corporate suit but looking for something a little less stiff? Milano knitwear is the solution for you! The tightly knitted fabric comes in jackets, tops, … [Read more...]

Bow tie, Martin Place

bow tie in a work ensemble

Bow ties are old-school. These days they are saved for black-tie events and weddings; having fallen out of favour in the corporate workplace some time ago. That said, I feel like they could make … [Read more...]

What I wore: the trouble wi..

business chic floral skirt

I don't know about you but I am partial to a bit of skirt action in the office. Skirts are a versatile separate and come sunny weather, often a more comfortable alternative to pants. In comparison … [Read more...]

Sydney Street Style: Creati..

Creative office outfit

What did you wear to your first day at work? At your first job? At your first "serious" job? At your next job when you were entering a senior role? I was in Sydney earlier this month and came … [Read more...]

Shoesday: Bared Footwear Pi..

bared footwear sandals

Regular BusiChics will know how much I see Bared Footwear as a god-send for anyone who needs or wants to wear shoes that are good for their feet- see all of my posts on Bared Footwear by following … [Read more...]

Get the Celebrity look: Ama..

amal alamuddin press conference london 2012

George Clooney marries business chic woman In case you missed the news, the “thinking woman’s heart-throb”, George Clooney, [legally] ties the knot with British human rights lawyer, Amal … [Read more...]

Secret Lifer: Theresa Winte..

Polished look for Theresa Winters

There's a series I've been wanting to run on BusinessChic for some time now and by "some time" I mean "years" - I can say that because the blog turns five next March! "Secret Lifers" are those … [Read more...]

What I Wore: Desk-to-Sun fu..

business chic cape ribbon office outfit

This post is inspired by Monday's DIVINE weather when I had the chance to pop out and bask in the sun's rays and get some Vitamin D in my lunch break. That said by the time this post is published, … [Read more...]

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