New Season Resolutions

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Is it just me or is this year going by really quickly? There were so many things that I wanted to get done this year and progress is going so slowly that I realise I'm feeling a little … [Read more...]

The Glamourista – Mel..

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I can't quite remember how I first started following Melissa, aka The Glamourista on instagram. However I do recall starting to see photos of her creative BusiChic style on Instagram and simply had to … [Read more...]

Shoesday: Marcs spot print ..

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Regular BusiChics will know that I have a penchant for a good print as they are a great way of adding some personality to an outfit. Polka dots are amongst the most playful of the prints so I was … [Read more...]

The Target Designer Fashion..

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Is it just me or is Target is on fire with its designer collaborations? Locally it has collaborations with Dannii Minogue PETITES (in stores and online now, click that link for my review of the … [Read more...]

“So you want to be a ..

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  "So you want to be a fashion blogger?" event for Round She Goes Market - Melbourne Spring Fashion Week And I mentioned it at the start of the week but I can finally announce that I will … [Read more...]

Three of the best: networki..

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Upcoming networking events: Problogger 2014 I will be on the team again this year at ProBlogger on the Gold Coast- hello sunshine! Tickets for this bloggers' conference sold out quickly but … [Read more...]

Melbourne in Fashion: Marin..

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Is it just me or has anyone else noticed that the presenters on Channel Nine have been looking even more business chic than usual? Don’t get me wrong, I’ve always thought that Melburnians Livina … [Read more...]

Shoesday: To slide or not t..

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Dearest BusiChic, In Episode 41 of the Melbourne in Fashion podcast, Meagan and I talked about our concerns on what stores are claiming will be, "the sandal of the season." You see the Birkenstock … [Read more...]

Jump: The playful work outf..

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Hey BusiChic, How are you going? It's been some months now since I made the jump from corporate to full-time creative. And just quietly, I'm in a good spot. Business is picking up, I'm getting … [Read more...]

Cooking with Manu Feildel

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I love cooking but after a long day of working (with more to do), I don't love having to do a load of dishes. As such, I am always keeping an eye out for easy things that we can whip up mid-week. … [Read more...]

Dannii Minogue PETITES for ..

Creative Smart Casual Dannii Minogue PETITES Target Style

Those of us around 160cm and under are referred to as "petites" (from the French word) and I must say - we are not very well catered to in the corporate wear space. The lengths of pants, sleeves and … [Read more...]

How I layer knitwear

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While spring/summer 2014 fashions are appearing in my inbox almost daily now, the weather forecasts indicate that we'll still have to put up with the chill of winter for a bit longer. One of the … [Read more...]

Shoesday: Oh Deer Shoes by ..

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Yesterday's sponsored post featured four different pairs of shoes that would normally have been individual Shoesday posts, so I hope that you check that one out for a look at the new shoes coming into … [Read more...]

Outfits as comfy as tracksu..

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Disclaimer: this post was made possible by the stylish skirts online at Metalicus. It’s the last month of winter so I’m looking for outfits that are as comfy as tracksuit pants but business … [Read more...]

Melbourne in Fashion podcas..


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 40 we chat to special … [Read more...]

Shu Uemura: The faces of Da..


I am a big fan of Shu Uemura cosmetics so here is a look at the faces created by International chief-make-up artist, Mr. Yuji Asano, for the David Jones preview of its Spring/Summer fashions in Sydney … [Read more...]

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 Setting up my home office has turned into an ongoing project of its own! Recently I was invited to experience - 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..


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.. 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...]

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