Street style: Summer in the Docklands

We're in the last few weeks of Summer but with some luck there will be a few more hot weather spells ahead of us. To prepare, here are two friends I photographed sporting some great summery Smart … [Read more...]

The coffee crew: extroverts vs introverts

In my opinion, one of the best things about work is finding "your people". It's easier than it sounds if you think about it; in the hiring process The Company will hire people who are a good cultural … [Read more...]

Street style: Nautical fresh for summer

Going by the forecast for this week in Melbourne: Summer is back! Consider it the week to make the most of all of the pieces you bought in anticipation of heat or the trusty-favourite summery … [Read more...]

Street style: Interest in the blue dress

Bank workers get stereotyped as "pinstripes and suits" but today's BusiChic shows just how broadly bank workers can dress. A hued dress with an interesting neckline and paired with fashionable … [Read more...]

Street style: Print dress and a cardigan

Usually when looking for a work dress, I seek out something with a sleeve and structure which often means a stiffer fabric. However that doesn't mean that dresses in more relaxed fabrics can't be made … [Read more...]

Street Style: White Dress & Leopard Print

Work in a relatively casual workplace? Whether that's home or with other people, it's easy to dress very casually when there isn't a dress code line to toe. It's important to dress for comfort and … [Read more...]

Street Style: On Wednesdays We Wear Pink

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...]

Street style: The Summer Shift

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...]

A first job interview outfit

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...]

90s chic on the street with 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...]

The best thing about getting back to work

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...]

Maternity chic in print pants and a blazer

Disclaimer: This post features a mix of affiliate and non-affiliate links to help you re-create this look. If you purchase via an affiliate link (Australian brands are slowly becoming more available), … [Read more...]

Shoesday: To slide or not to slide?

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...]

Inspired by Maggie Gyllenhaal

Today's BusiChic stood out to me with her retro-inspired look. It turns out that Joye, who works as a data analyst in the public sector, is inspired by Maggie Gyllenhaal's office style in the film, … [Read more...]

Week 51: Little Black Dress and a scarf

  In Week 51 of the Little Black Dress project, I style my LBD for a work-to-drinks on a summery evening, simply by using a scarf. It's hot here in Melbourne and I've been noticing so many … [Read more...]

Week 50: Little Black Dress + twisted cardigan + Alpha60 + Band4Hope

In Week 50 of the Little Black Dress project, I style my LBD for a warm day at work using a short-sleeved cardigan, sandals and "quiet" accessories!  " It's oh so quiet, shhh shhh" ~ … [Read more...]

Relaxed business chic at work

Greetings BusiChic, Welcome to a whole new week of streetstyle inspiration to help give you ideas on what to wear to work! After a weekend of running around, I sometimes enjoy easing into the week … [Read more...]

Week 46: Little Black Dress explores the military-look

In Week 46 of the Little Black Dress project, I raid my local Aussie Disposals store to see what army-inspired accessories I can use to style my LBD for work.  There seems to be a theme this week … [Read more...]

Week 45: LBD gets back to basics with leopard print and a red leather bag

In Week 45 of the Little Black Dress project, I style my LBD for a hot day using accessories I've used earlier in the project and show how shoes can change the look! Greeting BusiChic! A heatwave … [Read more...]

Week 43: A Little Black Dress and the leather jacket

In Week 43 of the Little Black Dress (LBD) Project, it's the festive season and there are parties left, right and center! In this post, I style my LBD for a Smart Casual party using pieces from zara, … [Read more...]

The perfect work party dress at Melbourne Museum’s SmartBar

There are few cooler places to be on a hot day than at a climate-controlled museum. And IMO there are fewer pieces that are more joyful to wear to work  during the festive season than a … [Read more...]

After work at Melbourne Museum’s Smart Bar

Greetings BusiChic! I hope that you had a safe and lovely weekend. I'm kicking off a series today, starting with the outfit that I wore to a night at Melbourne Museum's Smart Bar! I did not to … [Read more...]

The Business Casual in Finance

Meeting a client on Casual Day but still wish to impress? It seems to me that gents in relatively conservative work worlds are bringing back Business Casual style. However rather than consisting of … [Read more...]

Week 42: Little Black Dress accessorised with a gift bag

As a fashion blogger, I've received some darn good gift bags. In Week 42 of the Little Black Dress (LBD) Project, I accessorise my LBD for work using just some of the treats in a gift bag I received … [Read more...]

Week 40: LBD Project goes to the Zoo

In Week 40 of the LBD Project, I accessorise using clothing I had in the back of my car which goes to show that it's useful to keep clothes on-hand for changes in the weather! And I go to Melbourne … [Read more...]

Stopping to smell the roses

Dearest BusiChic, I hope that you are well! Do you ever stop and smell the roses? Do you remember to take a break? I think that these are really important things to do in order to keep … [Read more...]

Week 39: LBD Project gets a new leather work bag

In Week 39 of the Little Black Dress (LBD) Project, I get a new handbag from My Best Friend is a Bag! By this time, dear BusiChic, I hope that you're getting the feel for the extent to which an … [Read more...]

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