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...]

Melbourne in Fashion podcast: 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...]

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...]

Jump: The playful work outfit

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...]

Melanie Katsalidis of Pieces of Eight Gallery

There's a window in Melbourne's retail precinct that is like no other. Melanie Katsalidis, who confesses that she is "obsessed with circles", is the brains behind it. Hear about how this window and … [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...]

Anna Baird of Bared Footwear

This is not a sponsored post; regular busichics will know about my ongoing search for orthopedic shoes that are also stylish. So it is with great joy that I introduce Anna Baird, the creator of Bared … [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...]

Christy Tania of Om Nom | Masterchef

Earlier this year I had the pleasure of meeting Christy Tania,  the Head Chef of 'Om Nom' the specialty dessert restaurant at Adelphi hotel. That's right, a whole restaurant space dedicated to … [Read more...]

Alicia Hannah Naomi in sneakers

Long-time BusiChics may recall the time I photographed blogger, Sea of Ghost's blogger aka Alicia Hannah Naomi, at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week. Well it feels like a lifetime since I last saw … [Read more...]

The Design Files Open House – the outfits post

    Happy Monday, BusiChics! Did you make it over to The Design Files Open House over the weekend? I took my own advice and visited the house a few more times since my earlier post on … [Read more...]

Chitra’s Closet at Bursaria Fine Foods High Tea

If you are looking for an occassion to get dressed up for, I simply must tell you about the Bursaria Fine Foods A Touch of High Tea with a Twist that is held on the last Sunday of every month. After … [Read more...]

Lilli Pascuzzi of Frocks and Frou Frou

I'm currently exploring the extent to which I can streamline my workwear and "play" wardrobes because ultimately I'd rather spend a little bit more on fewer pieces that I LOVE and will thus get lots … [Read more...]

Melbourne in Fashion Podcast with Meagan Harding and Cheryl Lin

I believe that it is so important to surround oneself with like-minded positive people who have a great attitude to life, interests and passions and like making things. Meagan Harding is one such … [Read more...]

Pearls and all of the polka dots

Greetings BusiChic! Did you have a good weekend? I managed to make it to the wonderful Semi Permanent conference on Saturday. It was a great line-up of creatives talking about the evolution of … [Read more...]

Glamour: from the race track to the office

Spring in Melbourne means the Spring Racing Carnival where ladies and gents alike get dressed in their finest and go have a punt on the horses. It is a fun time for socialising and networking with … [Read more...]

Edward Steichen and Art Deco Fashion Exhibition at NGV Melbourne

Regular readers of BusinessChic may recall that I photographed NGV Assistant Curator, Fashion and Textiles, Paola di Trocchio earlier this year. Paola mentioned the Edward Steichen and Art Deco … [Read more...]

CLASH-TASTIC creative: Lisa Marie Corso

I first came across today's BusiChic on Instagram and felt like I got to know her so well through her instas that when we first met I asked if I could hug her. True story. Lisa Marie Corso is a … [Read more...]

Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls calligraphy class at The School

Why take a lesson in the art of calligraphy in this day and age of typing and texting? Well I don't know about you, BusiChic, but I like writing with a pen. Scrawling with a Sharpie is one of my … [Read more...]

Making time for conversation at work

Mondays for me are about conversation with people in the office. It's about sharing what we got up to over the weekend which can lead to finding a common interest or two  or similarly, the lack … [Read more...]

Tavi Gevinson at Melbourne Writers Festival 2013

It's no secret that I am a fan of the internet. As someone who works in, as my friend Sam Bell calls it, "Corporate Land", it's wonderful to be able to create a world of colour to play in. So it was … [Read more...]

The freelance journalist: Mel Campbell

Mel Campbell is a freelance journalist and all kinds of awesome inspiration for women who want to wear more colour at work. Mel is also the writer of the book, Out of Shape, one that I'm working my … [Read more...]

Severine Josey of Fashion Exposed

Today on BusinessChic, an office wear ensemble for the classic/creative/time-poor among us. If you work in a less conservative environment, preferably one that's creative or where shorter skirts do … [Read more...]

The personal stylist: Meagan Harding

Meagan Harding is the personal stylist I'm working with to inspire me to rethink my workwear style. More on that later because this is a post on awesome Meagan's own style which is a great source of … [Read more...]

The creative accountant

Who says that accountants can't have fun with what they wear to work? Today's case in point is the delightful Lucille who has fun with her workwear by using unexpected sources, textures and colours … [Read more...]

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