The $99 Suit: Target for the Races

The Spring Racing Carnival is on in Melbourne and it's one of the prettiest events on the social calendar when carparks, ladies and gents alike get all fancy for what is a fun day of peope-watching … [Read more...]

What to wear to the tennis

The Australian Open starts this Monday and is the Melbourne sporting event that I get into. One of the things that I love most about the Australian Open is the wide variety of dresscodes from … [Read more...]

The slimline and racy

I recently mentioned that my brother is the one who got me interested in blogging because I enjoyed his cycling blog. Turns out he closed down i feel like a little kid (when i ride my bike) just … [Read more...]

And they’re off!

Today is Melbourne Cup Day - the day that Melburnians get a public holiday to watch a horse race! The best thing I like about the Spring Racing Carnival is catching glimpses of ladies and gents in … [Read more...]

Cadel Evans ~ Tour de France Champion Parade, Melbourne

Melburnians and tourists alike lined St Kilda Parade and filled up Federation Square today to welcome and celebrate Cadel Evans, a local gent who has made the rest of us very proud for being the first … [Read more...]

Heroines rockin’ the Grand Slam!

Welcome to a special weekend edition of Business Chic! We wrap up our coverage from The Australian Open with photos of the lovely Lisa Mitchell, one of my personal favourite Australian music artists. … [Read more...]

Drinks at sunset

We wrap up this week of the business chic we spotted at the Australian Open with some photos of my friends. Sitting in amongst the crowd, I thought the girls displayed some very fine from-the-office … [Read more...]

Old World tip-off

Welcome back to Aussies returning from the Australia Day holiday - hope that you had a great one! Without further ado to everyone else who was at work; here is today's Contemporary Business Wear … [Read more...]

Boys in the beergarden

In recent years the entertainment for patrons has expanded beyond the showcourts to the new Grand Slam Oval which is essentially a beer garden with a big screen showing a game live for those who are … [Read more...]

Frock from the office (to the tennis!)

Today's featuree was one of the few we had found who had come straight from the office to enjoy the afterwork vibe at the Australian Open - with just a change of shoes to relax her day's Contemporary … [Read more...]

Working the Grand Slam

Welcome to a new week of Business Chic where we'll be bringing you workwear fashion as spotted during the Australian Open - the first Grand Slam tournament on the tennis calendar! Today we feature a … [Read more...]


Ok, this is cheeky of me but as the racewear posts are proving to be so popular; I have decided to extend it. Today, you get to see what I wore to another day at the Spring Racing Carnival. Big thanks … [Read more...]

It’s a double!

While the racewear component of Business Chic is largely wrapped up, I could not resist sharing a few more photos of some dapper lads at the races whose Polished form sure do impress. Xx Cheryl … [Read more...]

Hats off to a Lovely Frock

It's the classic grecian drape of this frock that had me at hello. Easy, breezey and yet ever so elegant ~ makes the perfect impression at a classy event. Hats off to you, Billie!  Xx Cheryl … [Read more...]

I see your jewel colours

Classic-cut items in jewel colours are at the top of my list for the party season. The frock pictured below, which reminds me of one I spotted in the Stella McCartney for Target collection, is one … [Read more...]

Jump, jump for my love!

I wanted to have a clever title for this post so googled the lyrics to the Pointer Sister's classic, Jump (For my Love). and oh my! What cheeky lyrics!  Nonetheless, I feel the title is appropriate … [Read more...]

Covered ~ wind, rain or shine!

Melbourne ~ the city of four seasons in one day. While the sun did at times shine on The Race That Stops The Nation, we also spotted miserably pale blue misses shivering in the inevitable rain & … [Read more...]

Off to the races!

Whether it's the excitement of matching fabulous hats to new frocks, handsome besuited blokes or the simple fact that the pinnacle event brings us our first public holiday in a number of months; the … [Read more...]

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