An artistic approach to wor..

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We may be at the end of the month but that does not spell the end of Winter here in Melbourne. Thank goodness then for today's BusiChic whose artistic approach to workwear has inspired me to mix up … [Read more...]

Shoesday: Mimco on sale

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The last of the sales are on and I've got my eye out for pieces that will see me through the end of winter but also transition into Spring/Summer. To that end, a neutral shoe fits the bill and there … [Read more...]

What have you sacrificed fo..

Little Girl Big Dream Masterclass in Melbourne facilitated by Alexie and Juliana.

Subscribers of the BusinessChic newsletter (sign up is to the right of your screen ;) )will know that over the weekend I attended a Little Girl Big Dream Master class. I will 'fess up that originally … [Read more...]

Review: Photobox canvas for..

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Disclaimer: I was invited to experience PhotoBox.com.au Setting up my home office has turned into an ongoing project of its own! Recently I was invited to experience PhotoBox.com.au - a site … [Read more...]

Amanda McCarthy of Leonard ..

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Regular BusiChics may know that I co-host a podcast called Melbourne in Fashion with friend, stylist, photographer and blogger, Meagan Harding of Style Farm. In episode 39, we chat to one of our … [Read more...]

Polished polka dots and a c..

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Today's stylish professional as spotted on the streets of Melbourne is polished Kerri who works as a lawyer in the area of IP litigation and dispute resolution. "If meeting with a client, counsel or … [Read more...]

Shoesday: Bared Footwear fo..

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Oh boy, BusiChics - have I got a treat for you today! You may recall my post last month on Anna Baird of Bared Footwear- in short, my husband and I are each big fans of this range of shoes that … [Read more...]

Save and Spend: Winter Offi..

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Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Goodyear TripleMax Do you spend the working week thinking about the weekend? You may have seen from my Instagram that we have been doing a few more out-of-town … [Read more...]

The five most annoying thin..

...so I left my wallet at home at least I can still take a selfie...

Work. For most of us, we need to leave home to get there. Exercise, is something that we might try to do on our way, during or after the work day. This involves prior planning - packing of bags to … [Read more...]

What the designers wore: Fa..

Giambattista Valli at the close of his show - for the eclectic girl.

If I were to go to fashion week, I'd really want to photograph the designers themselves. The Couture shows are seen as being the height of creativity and technique. The designers are responsible … [Read more...]

Why it’s important to..

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Heading into an interview? Have a boss, colleagues or a new client you would like to impress? One of the first things anyone will notice about you is something that you need to cultivate rather … [Read more...]

Shoesday: Net-a-Porter Clea..

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Where possible I like to buy designer shoes for the quality of the materials and workmanship. It's sale-time so I'm having a look at some of the work-appropriate styles in the Net-a-Porter clearance … [Read more...]

Fashion week street style

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Oh fashion week! I often wonder whether I should spend a year chasing fashion week to gather inspiration from the fashion set on how we regular suits could sharpen our act... But then street style … [Read more...]

Sujain Krishnan of Melbourn..

Sujain Krishnan Melbourne Watch Company

Part of my number one tip for creatives in non-creative roles was to use crowdfunding to test out the viability of your big ideas. Today I share a real life case study to show you how crowdfunding … [Read more...]

Armani Prive shows shorts a..

Armani Prive Fall 2014 Couture Style shorts

"We always want what we can't have" - the saying goes which is one possible explanation why fashion labels insist on showing Autumn/Winter fashions paired with warmer-weather styles like a high heel … [Read more...]

The navy coat, bag and purp..

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It is so easy and so Melbourne to wear black. So here is a look at how an actual colour, navy- to be precise, can be just as chic. Today's BusiChic spots a collarless coat which gives it its … [Read more...]

Shoesday: Habbot Lords Dark..

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Pssst? Have you seen what style icon Olivia Palermo wore on her wedding day? While she opted for a simple and fresh look which included "chic shorts", she styled it up using a pair of Manolo Blahnik … [Read more...]

My home office: Discovery &..

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It's a new financial year so this month, I'm going to take you through a series of posts sharing my home office. Do you have a home office? While the couch and bed alternate as being my primary … [Read more...]

So you need to update your ..

One of the new head shots I created for Journalist and photographer, Audrey Bourget.

My Melbourne in Fashion co-host, Meagan Harding, and I have been working with recruitment firm, Veritas, on their Personal Branding Series. It contains advice from experts in style (aka Meagan and … [Read more...]

Melanie Katsalidis of Piece..

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There's a window in Melbourne's retail precinct that is like no other. Melanie Katsalidis, who confesses that she is "obsessed with circles", is the brains behind it. Hear about how this window and … [Read more...]

Surviving winter in the Doc..

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I'm working from the Docklands where the wind gets so strong that it blows you in the opposite direction! Needless to say it's the kind of wind that pierces through all layers, making my street style … [Read more...]

Shoesday: Sophia Webster fo..

Sophia Wester for J.Crew

Following on from last week's print shoe, I chanced upon a trove of them! J.Crew have collaborated with London designer Sophia Webster to create this range of stylish print-on-print pumps. … [Read more...]

End of Financial Year deduc..

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disclaimer: I am NOT an accountant or tax agent, so do not take this as financial advice! Greetings BusiChic! I'm currently running around setting up my home-office and getting all the … [Read more...]

Red Nose Day Designer T-Shi..

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Happy Friday, BusiChic! Did you know that today is Red Nose Day? The charity raises money to fund research into Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)- such a worthy cause. This year four Australian … [Read more...]

THE way to store your jacke..

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Former BHP Billiton chief executive, Marius Kloppers, was famous for his dislike for clutter issuing an edict, Office Environment Standards. The rules were judged by some as draconian, including rules … [Read more...]

Advice for creatives stuck ..

The Abbotsford Convent where I get to teach newbies all about blogging for the Australian Writers' Centre. Right up my alley!

Hello BusiChic, me again! There's a question that I am increasingly being asked. More than the "so what do I wear to work" line of questions, it's "so how did you go from being a creative stuck in a … [Read more...]

Shoesday: Fiebiger Shoes Ki..

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It's winter proper now which means that the long grey days are here. What better time to warm oneself at the laptop and get cosy with some beauties, which is why I'm bringing back "Shoesdays"! Tune … [Read more...]

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