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...]

Business Casual in Media an..

Yellow blazer monochrome dress red shoes for the office

A bit more formal than Smart Casual but distinctly more casual than Contemporary Business Wear, lies "Business Casual". Enter Fauzia who gets the dresscode right by incorporating a block-colour … [Read more...]

Shoesday: Auriela at Nine W..

Nine West Auriela features a heel of 7cm. Want to get higher? The Matea is the taller twin, clocking in at 8.5cm.

Spring racing season is around the corner which means that mags, blogs and the papers are full of inspo for the grassy runway. This week at Business Chic, we're getting back to polished basics. Now … [Read more...]

So you want to wear gingham..

gingham check office style altuzarra style

Did you know that gingham was originally a striped fabric? Its name is believed to have come from the Malay adjective “genggang” which means “striped”. The chequered pattern that gingham is now … [Read more...]

Desk-to-drink chic: Sports ..


Following on from this week's dissection of the Sports Luxe trend for the workplace, I photographed this stylish BusiChic working the trend on the streets of Sydney:   What do … [Read more...]

What I Wore: Stripes

Business Chic stripes and midi angle skirt

New York Fashion Week 2014 just wrapped up last week which meant that I got to enjoy checking out the latest looks on the runway via the excellent app. One of the reasons why I enjoy … [Read more...]

MSFW Street Style: Wearing ..

melbourne street style in livia arena

Melburnites are renowned for our love of wearing black so it would be remiss of me to not include an outfit that makes such clever use of it! I photographed today's BusiChic after the MSFW Hub … [Read more...]

Shoesday: Senso Riley

Riley I is made out of a rubber upper; perfect for the sports luxe look.

Summer is on its way which for me means panic in terms of what shoes to wear to work! OH&S rules dictate no "open toes" in the event that you may drop something on your toes in the workplace. That … [Read more...]

So you want to wear your sp..

Smart Casual Sports Luxe

So you want to wear your sports gear to work? Do you try to fit exercise into your workday? Whether it’s before, during or after the 9-to-5, have you ever wished that you could wear your sports gear … [Read more...]

Brown Brothers Sparkling Ma..

Brown Brothers Masterclass 04 square

This week I was reminded about how one of the most valuable investments I ever made in my own education was on a wine appreciation course. It was run through the firm I worked in at the time and … [Read more...]

What I Wore: MSFW Day 2

busichic sports luxe street style square

Hey there BusiChics, What's news with you? Last week during MSFW I took an hour out to get a hair cut so here is a look at my new 'do! My new hair 'do- graduated bob (shorter at the back and … [Read more...]

MSFW Street Style: Desk to ..


Today's BusiChic is a great example of how varied dresscodes within a workplace can be. Esther is a Civil Project Engineer working in the Construction industry. She describes her workplace dress … [Read more...]

Shoesday: Florsheim

florsheim business chic shoesday

Florsheim recently invited me to experience their new range of shoes and I was so impressed that it would be remiss of me to not share at least one finding with you.   The Luka shoe by … [Read more...]

Trend to work: Boxy tops

Minimalist chic for the office with some fun accessories

Fashion trend alert: Boxy tops! Boxy tops. I don't know about you but I am forever on the look-out for BusiChic tops to wear to work. While we can wear bottoms more than once in a work-week, tops … [Read more...]

MSFW Street Style: Layered ..

Prescription glasses with some subtle colour

Welcome to the first of the BusiChics I've photographed during MSFW 2014! Scouting for street style during fashion week is a lot of fun as so many attendees take the opportunity to get dressed up. … [Read more...]

What I wore: MSFW Day 1

BusiChic at MSFW

In case you missed the memo, this week is Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW). It's my first MSFW as a full-time blogger and it's been wonderful having the time - not only catch lunch-time … [Read more...]

What’s in your carry-..

Business Chic woman at the airport

When I travel for work and for three days or less, I like to try and restrict all I am taking to carry-on luggage only. Last week I flew to the Gold Coast to work at the ProBlogger conference. … [Read more...]

Shoesday: Tyson block heel ..

senso block heels tyson I II III

Welcome to another Tuesday where I feature a shoe that has caught my eye. To be honest, I was going to feature another senso style today however the weather has taken a turn for chillier weather, … [Read more...]

So you want to wear flowers..

Modern way to wear floral print in the office

Spring is the season where lots of flowers come into bloom and they are so divine that we cannot be blamed for wanting to wear them - yes even to work! Here are four different ways that you can … [Read more...]

QVHideaway and Melbourne Sp..


Spring starts next week and I've found just the spot you can escape to enjoy it! QVHideaway opens to the public from today through until September 21. I attended a preview of this divine space and … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday, Style Farm!


It's occurred to me that as much as I am enjoying finding new and fabulous strangers to feature here on BusinessChic - my own friends are pretty inspirational themselves! So it's with great pleasure … [Read more...]

Smart pants and stripes in ..

Mandy has business chic hair that shows personality

What type of workwear comes to mind when you think about people who work in banks? Did you think "suits and pinstripes"? That's what automatically came to mind for me! However now that I've worked … [Read more...]

Melbourne in Fashion podcas..

neville anthony 124 shoes

This Shoesday, I'd like to introduce you to a beautiful local retailer who stock limited edition hand-made shoes for men and women. Anthony Barbieri and Neville Colaianni have a combined 35 years … [Read more...]

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