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...]

So you want to wear a crop ..

seasonal print hibiscus crop top 2

Fashion trend alert: the crop top! "So you want to...?" is a meme that is playing in my head. You see, I enjoy listening to the "So you want to be a writer?" podcast run by Valerie Khoo and … [Read more...]

New Season Resolutions

new season resolution

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..

melissa polglase office style

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 ..

marcs polka dot shoes

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 ..

So you want to be a fashion blogger instagram v2

  "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..

networking for introverts

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..

styleatnine businesschic instagram

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..

business chic way to wear sandals to work

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..

business chic polka dots

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

business chic cheryl lin rodsted

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 ..

deer flats yellow

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..

Metalicus Classic Tweak Office Style look

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

Mimco Jagger Edge Pump square

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..

busichic photobox workspace

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 ..

amanda mccarthy leonard t square

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...]

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