Aussie Curves – Time Saver

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I'm chronically 15 minutes late, ask anyone who knows me. I never intend to be, I just have trouble prioritising and as an added bonus I feel like I have the capacity to do ALL THE THINGS all at once... it drives Steve up the wall. Time just never seems to be on my side and my day-to-day outfits usually reflect that. It needs to be an effortless, simple outfit to get me out the door on time. For a fancy event I'll usually allocate half a day in order to get ready and arrive in the city on time, ... [ Discover More ]

Living Colourfully

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Earlier today I shared the journey of my lounge room. I know, epic right. Well I wanted to elaborate further and give a much more detailed overview of where it's at now, where I sourced things and what I have planned next. It's a long one, feel free to just look at the pretty pictures if you like. I honestly never expected our beige wool rug to last this long without major staining, seriously it's been almost 5 years now but that confirmed in my mind that I could justify a beige couch. It's ... [ Discover More ]

Vivid

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The party season has been in full swing and whilst I love socialising, drinking and eating delicious things, planning my outfits and getting dolled up is still one of my favourite parts. Last week I had the Preschool Committee and Staff Christmas Party to attend and since they usually see me half asleep in my gym gear I thought I'd go all out. It was the first chance I'd had to wear my beautiful "Stella" silk printed dress and "Becca" slip, both gifts from Australian designers Gabi & ... [ Discover More ]

Aussie Curves Xmas Dinner + Drinks

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The lovely Sunny offered to arrange a Christmas dinner and drinks meet up for the Sydney Aussie Curve ladies, I was so excited about just attending an event without having to do any of the planning. There have been a few events thrown in Melbourne and Brisbane too and I hope more cities and towns get in on the action. All the events are organised through the private Aussie Curves facebook group, you just have to request to join then once accepted, check out the events page. We were headed to ... [ Discover More ]

SWIM+

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The response to this year's issue of SWIM+ has moved me more than you know. I'm so very very thankful for all of you who took the time to look, to share and to comment or message me about it. It takes a lot of work, a lot of planning and what feels like a million emails but it's the personal heartfelt and often tearful messages from you that make it all worthwhile. Everyone who collaborated on this years issue did it with joy and out of love and I'm forever grateful because without them it ... [ Discover More ]

Boyfriend Collection

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 This post is brought to you by Target Australia   I was 4 when I had my first boyfriend, his name was Luke. Our parents were friends and we'd hang out all the time, holding hands and sitting in laundry tubs filled with water in the sun. It was the 80's after all. In primary school boys wanted to me to be their girlfriend but I always said no. I didn't need one, besides my dad would never let me. The good girl routine lasted until I was in year 9 and 14 years old. I met a boy. He was the one ... [ Discover More ]

Aussie Curves – Tee

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You would think that with a theme as simple as "Tee" I would have it all sorted and ready to go on time but with everything that went on last week it completely skipped my mind. I wore this outfit out on Wednesday at Castle Towers whilst doing errands with Steve and Aidan, in hindsight probably a little too casual for "snob hill" but who cares. I didn't even wear make up and wore my hair in a messy bun so I guess you could say I was going all out. Sometimes you just need a fun-get-shit-done ... [ Discover More ]

Fashionable Flying

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My flight to New York was going to be a long one, 24hrs of being cramped up in a small space eating food off a tray and trying to sleep. I barely got any sleep the night before I flew out, I was too anxious and excited. I just kept thinking about what was on the other side of the flight... New York. I kissed my baby goodbye, choked back the tears and gripped Steve's hand all the way to the airport. My flight wasn't until 10am but I was there by 5:30am keen as mustard. No make up for me on ... [ Discover More ]

One Dress – 3 Ways

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I've been thinking a lot about my wardrobe lately and as I get ready to head off to New York, planning outfits and thinking of the types of things I'd like to buy, I realised that I'm slowly curating my wardrobe. Now don't get me wrong, I know wardrobes are meant to be ever evolving (well the fun ones anyway) but as I've learnt more about different brands, manufacturing processes, quality fabrics, unique prints and flattering silhouettes I've been gradually letting the crap pieces fall into the ... [ Discover More ]

Cool Change

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Brr... winter is definitely coming but I'm loving it. Autumn is my favourite time of year, the sky is filled with honeycomb light, the trees glow, the air is filled with a mix of smoke and dewy grass and best of all I get to wear layers. Toss the heels and trade them in for flats and you've got my go-to daily outfit.  I love comfortable clothing for everyday wear and layering thin, gorgeous fabrics is my favourite way of dressing as the seasons change. Longline Cardigan - TS14+ circa ... [ Discover More ]

Don’t be Blue

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One of the things I've loved about Aussie Curves is that every single week not only is my wardrobe challenged but I'm challenged on an emotional level too. I'm not saying that each week I'm experiencing an extreme personal growth breakthrough but it's enabled me to notice patterns in my behaviour and attitude toward my clothing choices. The best part is that it's all documented. I can look back at pictures of the first time I wore a dress that came well above my knees and compare my body ... [ Discover More ]

Aussie Curves – Maxi Dress

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Usually I take my outfit photos on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon about 4-5pm in full shade. This weekend I didn't have that luxury and crammed in my photos at 11am between Aidan's playdate and my Blog Chic's blogger meet up event. The lighting conditions aren't ideal but I just went with it and had fun. Maxi dresses not the first thing I go for in my closet as I often find the one block of fabric too overwhelming for my shape. Wrap Cardi - Virtu Necklaces - Target gifted Maxi Dress - ... [ Discover More ]

Aussie Curves – Belts

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Belts have a way of highlighting the shape of a woman. The right belt can make or break an outfit. I have a few favourites that I could never part with and this is one of them. It's big, bulky and awesome. It feels like a mini corset and to be completely honest it makes me feel like a total badass. Mix up that vibe with something I'm a little more used to like glittery gems, sequins, silky satin and you've got an outfit that's completely me. Shirt Dress - TS14+ Satin Cami - ... [ Discover More ]

Aussie Curves – Body Con

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Endo and Body Con, what a terrible twist of fate. I'm just scraping in this week's challenge as I've been completely out of sorts for days. Think PJs, hot wheat bag and Nurofen+ so the thought of slipping into a body con dress had me breaking out into a sweat. Normally I don't wear spanx in my Aussie Curve posts but this dress, regardless of how bloated I felt, needed a pair to pull my lumps and bumps into place. It's probably one of the most restrictive dresses I've ever owned, not an ounce of ... [ Discover More ]

Plus Size Activewear

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I love activewear, it's comfy, often bright and makes me feel energetic when I wear it. I've shared a few posts about gear I love so when Nicole, one of my lovely readers, asked me where she could find plus size activewear I thought it would be a great thing to expand on. I started researching straight away as I wanted to share more with her than just the brands I'd personally tried... that was three days ago. I've been elbow deep, trudging through the internet to showcase a wide range of ... [ Discover More ]

Aussie Curves – Nature

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I'm a little bit behind this week, actually I'm cutting it quite fine and publishing my post just before the linky closes for the "Nature" challenge. I've been busy, it happens. A few ladies who haveve entered the challenge late are actually making an effort to go right back and do the ones they've missed which I think is a spectacular effort. Don't have time to write up an Aussie Curves post? Then why not take a photo on instagram/twitpic and hashtag it #aussiecurves or join the Aussie Curves ... [ Discover More ]

Aussie Curves – Purple

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Wow, I can't believe we're already at 26 weeks, halfway through the challenge! This week's theme is purple and at first I was positively stumped, I had no idea what I would wear. I like purple, I appreciate purple but I just don't find myself wearing it very often. I recently thrifted a silky purple skirt but I've already featured it on AC so I was determined to shop my wardrobe and come up with something new... well this is definitely different! Magenta Miami Dress - Eliza ... [ Discover More ]

Summer Brights at Target

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This post is sponsored by Target Australia. There is something splendid about summer and even though I'm strapped for cash (the new couch was finally delivered!) I didn't want that to stop me from living fabulously. Usually I'd be quite content hiding away inside with the air conditioner but with Stephanie here I seem to have a constant urge to do frivolous, girly, sisterly things. She leaves next week and I'm trying my best not to think about it. You could say doing stuff like this is ... [ Discover More ]

Aussie Curves – Texture

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When I saw that this week's theme was "Texture" I instantly knew what I'd be wearing, there was no doubt about it. This dress is one of my favourites but it's an "occasional dress". Why? Well, because it's so damn delicate! There is a slip underneath to keep me modest but the overall dress is made with a ladder stitch making it completely see-through. I have to make sure none of my jewellery catches, not only is it a pain in the ass but I'd also be heartbroken if I damaged the dress. It's a ... [ Discover More ]

Change Room Confessions: Target 2

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This post is sponsored by Target Australia. Last month I showed you a few of the things I liked at Target and even pulled them into outfits. I was frank with you about the fact that I wasn't exactly blown away by the MODA range and I'm happy to report that Target appreciated my honesty. One thing I noticed a lot of people mentioning in the comment section of the last Change Room Confessions post was that most of you were having luck finding pieces in the standard size section which now goes ... [ Discover More ]

Aussie Curves – Bling

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I was really looking forward to this week's challenge but as with most things lately it was left to the last minute. Stephanie and I dressed up in our best bling and headed out to take photos. Finding a location presented it own challenge but as soon as I saw the giant trees covered in candy coloured lights I knew we'd found it. Earrings - Lovisa circa 2011 Necklace - Lovisa circa 2010 Lazer Cut Cardigan - TS14+ gifted Tank Top - Crossroads Belt - 17 Sundays gifted Silky Skirt - ... [ Discover More ]

Change Room Confessions: Target

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I have some exciting news... I'm an official blogger for Target Australia and I'll be writing one post a month, showcasing finds I love. I'm given a budget of $100, I shop my ass off and come back here to tell you all the things I think are worth checking out. With Aidan ready to head to school a few extra days a week (hold me) I figure I'll have a little more time up my sleeve to start doing Change Room Confessions again, you might remember them from my City Chic days.Basically I create a few ... [ Discover More ]

Aussie Curves – Polka Dots

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I don't own polka dot stuff anymore. I went through a phase a few years ago prior to Aidan, my true love is florals. I had to borrow a stock item I used in a photo shoot to be able to participate this week. It's a tankini top but because the support is so good I can wear it like a top without a bra, love that! Polka dots scream "RETRO" to me so I knew I'd have to wear these funky sunglasses Suger gave me a few months ago. Once I had the two items I built the rest of the outfit around them. I ... [ Discover More ]

Aussie Curves – Skirt

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This smile is a lie, this shoot was tough. My hunky "tripod" is currently overseas for work so there was no one around to help me take the pictures, you know, besides Aidan. I chucked an outfit on, set up the tripod and my remote failed, no matter what I did the thing wouldn't sync. What did I do? I put the camera on self timer and walked back and forth, back and forth like a goose. It took five times longer, most didn't focus but I was PMSing too hard to care. Yep, endometrial torture for the ... [ Discover More ]

Target Shoes Giveaway

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I never used to understand the whole "shoe crazy" thing, to me shoes were annoying, often painful not only to wear but to find. My feet are 26cm long and 10cm wide equating to a size 9.5 - 11 depending on the make, height, fabric and design. For me shoes were a puzzle that were a pain in the ass to solve. What does one do when they have no shoes? They wear Havianas. Since I started blogging about my outfits and instagraming them people have commented on my lack of proper shoes making my ... [ Discover More ]

Aussie Curves – Picnic

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Last week's 'Stripes' theme was fun, it pushed me a little bit out of my comfort zone and I'm not even 100% sure I pulled it off. This week's theme is 'Picnic' which basically means no rules so I was determined to keep my look laid back and simple, everyday Danimezza style. I packed 'the most beautiful picnic basket in the world' with lots of delicious goodies for us to eat in the late afternoon sun. I made a fresh batch of brownies just for the occasion and splashed out on some yummy cheese. ... [ Discover More ]