• 5 Tips for Mixing and Matching Prints
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    5 Tips for Mixing and Matching Prints

    Prints are like the spices of your wardrobe. In the right dosage and combination, they can take a bland base and make it truly stand out! But add too much, or put together a jarring combination, and you end up wanting to bin the whole thing. Which is why many people are afraid to even try their hand at patterns and prints. And while you can veer on the safer side of solid colours, you may also feel like you’re…

  • 5 Things on My Christmas Wish List This Year
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    5 Things on My Christmas Wish List This Year

    Black Friday & Cyber Monday came and went- and with them, shopping upon shopping. And while my wallet remained safely in its place, I still started pencilling in my list of seasonal wishes. After all, Santa was kind enough to read last year’s list… And while you can’t buy health, peace or happiness (which are always the ultimate wishes), you can buy these 5 things on my Christmas wish list! Have a quick look, maybe it will give you some…

  • 5 Strong Arguments for Curating a Wardrobe You LOVE
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    5 Strong Arguments for Curating a Wardrobe You LOVE

    In the hustle and bustle of daily life, we often forget about one of the most essential parts of it: our wardrobes. We stock’em up nice and high with new buys, which we then push to the back to make room for new things. And then what happens? That’s right: we complain we have nothing to wear. Or we pine for beautiful things we can’t afford, rather than shop our own closets. But I’m not looking to preach or scold-…

  • fashion industry and sizeism
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    5 Things to Consider About Fashion and Sizeism

    I remember when I first saw the dress I’m wearing here- only way I could describe it is a coup de foudre! It was the perfect white dress: elegant but with a dose of sexy, a beautifully cinched waist and a darling pearl and gold circle detail that embodied finesse. The problem? It was only available in Plus Sizes at the time! Uugh, the drama! The frustration! The humanity! (OK, OK, I’m exaggerating for effect). But still, I couldn’t help…

  • 5 50's Fashion Trends That Inspire Me
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    5 50’s Fashion Trends That Inspire Me

    Post World War II- when women had to be tough and resilient- the fashion world saw a revival of the feminine, glamorous style. It was a rebirth of beauty, richness and grace brought on by Christian Dior’s New Look. His revolutionary collection lead to an actual resurgence of Parisian couture- and changed the fashion world forever! Moving away from the stern fabrics and silhouettes of the 40’s, Dior ushered through the era of ample dresses and fitted tops, wasp waists, rounded…