Out of the Office

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Oh BusiChic! My apologies - I'm afraid that I've completely fallen off the blogging wagon in the lead-up to my wedding that took place this past weekend and haven't finalised the posts I wanted to … [Read more...]

Hen’s night photograp..


Greetings BusiChic, This post is so cheeky of me! It's hardly BusinessChic but I think that the photography is so wonderful I wanted to share it with you. My hen's night My hen's night was held … [Read more...]

What I’ve been up to&..


Dearest BusiChics, Apologies for going MIA over the last week or so!   VAMFF 2014 I arrived back in Melbourne and slipped straight into VAMFF 2014 which I was podcasting for … [Read more...]

At the Melbourne Fashion Fe..

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One of my most favourite things about Fashion Week is attending shows with friends. I was reminded of this last night as I made my way over to the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) … [Read more...]

Business Chic in fashion..

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The glamorous Premium Fashion Runways of VAMFF 2014 take place next week so in my latest fashion story for Women's Agenda, I take a look at some of the accessories BusiChics could employ to transform … [Read more...]

MIF: VAMFF 2014 Designers P..

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Hopefully by now you have listened to the Melbourne in Fashion podcast that I co-host with my friend (as well as fellow personal stylist, photographer and blogger), Meagan Harding, particularly the … [Read more...]

Is there such a thing as a ..

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Occupational Health and Safety requires the wearing of shoes in workplaces. Strictly speaking, they should also be closed-toe to protect feet from tools falling onto exposed toes and be sturdy enough … [Read more...]

James Nolen, film programme..

Business Chic James Nolen

James Nolen is a film programmer at ACMI and also happens to be one of my favourite Melbourne instagrammers. As part of the 2014 VAMFF Cultural Program, James has curated yet another fabulous Vive … [Read more...]

His ring by A.L.I.Alexander..

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Dearest BusiChic, I've been debating whether to write here about my upcoming wedding that is actually coming up pretty soon! Tim and I have each been so busy with work and planning the big event … [Read more...]

MIF: the 2014 Virgin Austra..

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Following on from our interview with VAMFF CEO, Graeme Lewsey, it's with great pleasure that I share today's Melbourne in Fashion podcast featuring some of the 2014 VAMFF team. We spoke to the three … [Read more...]

Alicia Hannah Naomi in snea..

Business Chic Alicia Hannah Naomi rings

Long-time BusiChics may recall the time I photographed blogger, Sea of Ghost's blogger aka Alicia Hannah Naomi, at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week. Well it feels like a lifetime since I last saw … [Read more...]

BYT HealthyBYTe launch

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Dear corporate event organisers, "Healthy" does not have to be just another fruit salad or platter of six-inch salad rolls. The immensely clever and tasteful folk at Bright Young Things have … [Read more...]

MIF: VAMFF CEO Graeme Lewse..

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Over the next few weeks, I'll be sharing my side-project with you that will be getting a little extra special over the month of March! My co-host, Meagan Harding, and I are very excited that, … [Read more...]

Samira of Trendy Melbourne

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I was standing at the grey end of Flinders street when Samira of Trendy Melbourne suddenly burst onto the scene. Resplendent in a stunning cobalt blue, see how she's tempered all the colour for her … [Read more...]

What’s in my shopping..


The beauty of working freelance now is being able to wear whatever I like – particularly a whole number of items that could also appear on a list of things I would not have ever worn in my previous … [Read more...]

Get the look: Angelina Joli..

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This week the BAFTAs were held in London. Red carpet looks celebrated all styles of black, including some wonderful long black dresses sported by Amy McAdams and Australia’s own Cate Blanchett. … [Read more...]

Business Chic Shoesday: Oro..

Business Chic Oroton Imperial Shoes

Oroton Imperial High Heel Comes in black and of-the-moment, indigo. Made complete with silver-tipped bow. Bam! Great for those who can wear high heels. Has anyone tried these? Are they comfy? … [Read more...]

The real estate agent

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Buy similar: Cotton On Easy Viscose Top | Metalicus Tuileries Tube Skirt in Fandango | ASOS Jumbo ID Necklace | Michael Kors MK8096 Rose Gold Watch | Oroton Metropolis Leather Folio | I think that the … [Read more...]

Coffee with Nicole Haddow

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The first time I featured writer, Nicole Haddow, on BusinessChic was when she spoke at the wonderful Melbourne Writers' Club. Since this time, Nicole has been juggling part-time work and working on … [Read more...]

Langston Hues of Modest Str..

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This week I had the honour of meeting Detroit streetstyle fashion photographer, Langston Hues, who is travelling the world photographing for his blog and upcoming book, Modest Street … [Read more...]

Inspired by Maggie Gyllenha..

Business Chic Pencil Skirt Data Analyst

Today's BusiChic stood out to me with her retro-inspired look. It turns out that Joye, who works as a data analyst in the public sector, is inspired by Maggie Gyllenhaal's office style in the film, … [Read more...]

Nobody tells beginners̷..

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So 2014 is well and truly underway and if you're anything like me - frustration is already creeping in a little! Are you like me in the way that we know what we want to achieve but there's THIS GAP in … [Read more...]

Lover the label: La Femme c..

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  Labels have started releasing collections for Autumn so to help you plan any wardrobe updates for the season, I'll be sharing my picks for BusiChics:   Now that I've quit my day … [Read more...]

What’s your work unif..

Business Chic Concierge Hayley

Over at Women's Agenda, I recently wrote an article on how to streamline your work wardrobe to make dressing for work a cinch. The piece was inspired by an Entrepreneur article which looked at the 35 … [Read more...]

Coffee with Mr Shirts

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I enjoy coffee and the chance to pick the brains of people who are doing interesting things in the word. So today I bring you the first of a series of coffee catch-ups I've been having with some great … [Read more...]

In the press: The New Daily

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Over the holidays, journalist Larissa Ham asked me for some thoughts on what we will be wearing to work in 20 years time. The final piece which was published on The New Daily yesterday includes … [Read more...]

An update on me

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Dearest BusiChics, I must apologise for having started back this year so unreliably. I did have a series of posts ready to go but they haven't felt *right* to post just yet - instead I've had big … [Read more...]

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