Street Style: “Without Art” quote – George Bernard Shaw

"Without art, the crudeness of reality would make life unbearable." - George Bernard Shaw Greetings BusiChic, Sometimes I worry that focussing the camera lens simply on what people wear to work is … [Read more...]

My style: white shirt, knitwear and pencil skirt

Greetings BusiChics, At the start of the week I told you about how inspired I was by the layered looks that I've photographed on the streets of Melbourne recently. Well it has been PROPER chilly so … [Read more...]

Street style

And so it is almost the middle of April - already! Is it just me or does it feel like this year has been going by really quickly? Here's a look at what workers in Melbourne have been wearing to … [Read more...]

My style: Raggatt Cape Top

We have reached the end of the first week of Autumn and are in the midst of a whole bunch of sales! Still looking for a sale to click through? One of the best is on now - ShopBop … [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: The case for black and white

On manic Mondays when I find myself switching from a really-great-weekend-that-I-wished-didn't-end to the work week, the benefits of having an easy-to-coordinate wardrobe comes to light. … [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...]

Fabulous in clashtastic florals and abstract leopard print

There's a scene in the documentary about New York street style photographer Bill Cunningham in which he dons a waterproof poncho to venture out and scout for stylish folk on the streets of the Big … [Read more...]

Pencil skirt and a nice top

Greetings BusiChic, Did you have a great weekend? We had some beautiful weather here in Melbourne and celebrated some special milestones with dear friends (a wedding and a first birthday!) - … [Read more...]

Desk-to-drink chic: Sports Luxe

Following on from this week's dissection of the Sports Luxe trend for the workplace, I photographed this stylish BusiChic working the trend on the streets of Sydney:   What do … [Read more...]

MSFW Street Style: Layered to perfection

Welcome to the first of the BusiChics I've photographed during MSFW 2014! Scouting for street style during fashion week is a lot of fun as so many attendees take the opportunity to get dressed up. … [Read more...]

Smart pants and stripes in Finance

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...]

The Glamourista – Melissa Polglase

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...]

Melbourne in Fashion: Marina Piche | Episode 42

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...]

How I layer knitwear

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...]

Sujain Krishnan of Melbourne Watch Company | Crowdfunding

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...]

The navy coat, bag and purple heels

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...]

Surviving winter in the Docklands

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...]

Classic trench coat with a flash of neon

Following on from my own look at the pieces in a timeless work wardrobe, today’s BusiChic works the classics with a twist.     … [Read more...]

Autumn tones and a giraffe print scarf

Yellow, brown, orange and red are autumn colours and I wear all of them except for brown. Do you wear brown? Don't get me wrong, I'll happily get clothing at the lighter end of the autumn-tone … [Read more...]

Back to work with a classic

Why hello, busichic! Guess who is back at work? Quick re-cap So in case you missed it, I walked away from my career in Finance/IT late last year and then proceeded to spend the next few months … [Read more...]

Cocoon Coat and ankle boots | Ometesando

Oh man, I find this so chic! I love how this lady has layered her neutral cocoon coat with an illuminating pastel scarf then contrasted all that girliness with an oversized man-style watch. Not to … [Read more...]

Grey jacket, navy pants | Shibuya

A look that I admire among the business chic men of Japan - contrasting suit and trousers as demonstrated by this bearded Brit I found in Shibuya: … [Read more...]

10 trench coats as photographed in Japan

I've been sharing individual images of business chic street style that I took on the streets of Japan last month, however thought it was time to dedicate a whole post to just one item because if you … [Read more...]

The business chic couple, Shibuya

His pin-stripes and glasses, her skirt; both their sharp hair styles and work bags- lots to love in this business chic couple. … [Read more...]

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