Miss Nail Bar at South Melb..

miss nail bar visit

Feeling the heat and looking to give yourself a bit of a pamper that will literally make you more polished for work? Well I had the most lovely pampering experience this week, courtesy of Miss Nail … [Read more...]

Podcasts that are more inte..

my favourite podcasts

One of my favourite things about the holidays is the sound of nature and catch ups with great folk; the sounds of laughter, glassware clinking, the oohs and aah over tasty treats and sometimes just … [Read more...]

Street Style: On Wednesdays..

Business Casual in pink-on-ballet-pink and sky blue.

Back when I first started blogging, there was a style challenge that used to make the rounds that decreed, "on Wednesdays we wear pink." While it's been some time since I've seen that espoused … [Read more...]

Shoesday: Nine West

ninewest mule sandal

Every now and again we have a proper summery day, where the heat expands our feet and our toes shout out for space, air and sunshine! So this Shoesday, I feature an open toe mule kind of … [Read more...]

Street style: The Summer Sh..

Business Chic work dress

I'm currently fixated upon finding the perfect work dress - follow my efforts on the dedicated Business Chic Dress Pinterest board. Currently "perfection" for me will come in the form of a number with … [Read more...]

My Style: New Staples

Business Chic Vest and Lace Trim Shirt Dress

I've been shopping! After using these principles to cull my wardrobe, I realised that I needed some new staples that would add a formal element to my outfits without feeling too stuffy. My … [Read more...]

What to wear to the tennis

uniqlo smart pants

The Australian Open starts this Monday and is the Melbourne sporting event that I get into. One of the things that I love most about the Australian Open is the wide variety of dresscodes from … [Read more...]

The Business Chic Man ̵..

Business Chic Man Shibuya in navy jacket and grey pants 660

The Autumn Menswear shows are currently taking place which reminded me of one of the most business chic men I know. It can be difficult for men and I think particularly within the Australian … [Read more...]

Shoesday: Classic Work Shoe..

ninewest austin pumps

The good news is that to co-incide with most of us being back at work this week, some local brands are having back-to-work sales on their "corporate shoe offerings". There's 25% off at Wittner … [Read more...]

A first job interview outfi..

busichic bourke street melbourne

I captured today's BusiChic fresh from a job interview on one of Melbourne's sweltering hot days. Emma had interviewed for a role as a Receptionist in the fitness and had all of the lovely, happy … [Read more...]

My style: summer casual in ..

summer casual lace zimmerman country road pinstripe shorts alpha60 shoes

Oh boy have we had some wild weather in Melbourne this week! Take Thursday for example when 32 degree sunny weather was broken with lashings of a fierce and heavy rainstorm that battered throughout … [Read more...]

Simplify and Focus your War..

Focus and Simplicity - Steve Jobs on his life mantra. Source: LifeHack Quotes

It's been the first week back at work- how are you feeling about your clothes? It's a good time, while work is still relatively quiet to set up your work wardrobe so that it helps you have your most … [Read more...]

90s chic on the street with..

90s chic in a crop top culottes and mules

Did you wear a choker back in the 90s? I think I must have at least tried one on but the visual "cut-off" at the neck did not suit me very much. This is just one of the reasons why I'm much … [Read more...]

Shoesday: sneaker back to w..

Nike Air Max Thea Black Trainers

Are you one of the folks I saw yesterday, shoulders slumped and heads down, dragging your feet back to work? Well the problem could be your shoes. I don't know about you but I used to find … [Read more...]

The best thing about gettin..

Business Chic Friends in Melbourne Laneway instagram

Greetings BusiChic, Welcome to 2015! I hope that you had a restful break and are ready for a fabulous new year of getting sh$t done. I for one am very excited that it's back-to-work week as it … [Read more...]

On the team

cheryl and meagan melbourne in fashion

Greetings BusiChic, It's the final post for the year and while I'm running around town photographing folks so that there'll be a fresh lot of BusiChic street style inspiration for you from January … [Read more...]

One thousand posts

busichic double cuff

A quietly festive post today as we clock in our 1000th post during the madness of the festive season! A wise man by the name of Lau-tzu is credited with the saying, "a journey of a thousand miles … [Read more...]


2 party brown brothers jane heng designs clarks australia shoes

Hey there BusiChic! What a year it has been! On a personal note it has been my first year of freelance life as well as married life - and I thank you for bearing with me when these things have held … [Read more...]


Ill ride with you

Greetings BusiChic, I had a rather festive post planned for you today but have decided to postpone that to tomorrow in light of recent events in Sydney over the last 20 or so hours. Yesterday at … [Read more...]

The morning coffee run: sta..

Business Chic colourful shirt and statement necklace

For many this is the last working week of the year! Add in a festive element into your workwear like today's BusiChic that doesn't require too much effort and can be enjoyed all year round - a … [Read more...]

Style advice: From work to ..

Business Chic for the office find out how to style for a wedding

It is Spring/Summer here in the Southern Hemisphere which is traditionally a popular time for weddings and a great excuse for a new outfit. You could very easily go out and buy a gorgeous frock, … [Read more...]

Street style: TDF OH 2014

tdf oh street style 11 instagram

Hey there BusiChic, Today you're in for a treat with a jam-packed post full of street style goodness in this follow-on from Day One of The Design Files Open House! You see I simply couldn't … [Read more...]

Shoesday: Gorman Sphere Hee..

Gorman Sphere Heel Shoesday

I am perfectly happy to help some of my clients make sure they have the essential "normal people styles" by Witchery (currently having 30% off shoes today), Mimco and even Forever New - these latter … [Read more...]

Street style: Polka dots an..

Business Chic in polka dot and gumboots Bourke Street Melbourne

What do you wear at the start of the work week? Particularly a wet and rainy one?! Take inspiration from today's BusiChic who sports an office ensemble packed with some rather joyful colour, … [Read more...]

Street Style: The Design Fi..

Business Casual blouse pants and heels 2

The Design Files Open House for 2014 is now open! Running through until this Sunday 7th December, we're expecting around 6,000 people to come through the doors over the course of the event. As I … [Read more...]

What to wear: The workplace..


Need a formal outfit at the last minute to wear to the workplace gala with a black-tie dresscode? While the blokes have it easier in that they can turn to the trusty tux or dark suit, things are a … [Read more...]

Street style: Business Casu..


The Christmas-card season is upon us but that doesn't mean that many of us are racing to the finish line with business-as-usual! Now "Business Casual" is a dresscode that comes up a lot around this … [Read more...]

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