Aussie Curves – Secondhand

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In the name of multitasking I present my second look photographed on the same day... and yes it did involve a quick outfit change in a public park because I'm a risky dare devil like that. I'm also a bit of a cheater, the dress isn't secondhand but the handbag is, that totally counts right? After the epic wardrobe clear out of January 2014 I found myself with no secondhand garments so I went to my ever faithful stash of Glomesh to bring an outfit to life and make the cut. You've got to admit, ... [ Discover More ]

Aussie Curves – Boho / Homemade

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Summer time and the livin' is easy... if only in my head. I've been lucky and missed most of the winter, soaking up the New York City heat. Coming back to a bitter cold winter was a bit of a shock but two weeks later I was sunning myself in Darwin. SS14 Fashion Week is fast approaching and I'm waiting with baited breath. I'm also planning the Danimezza SWIM 2013 Lookbook with full force so summertime style, make up and locations are all I can think of... in my head I consider myself already ... [ Discover More ]

Aussie Curves – Oversized

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This is me, trying to catch up. Rushed after a full day of juggling work and a sick baby. I know "Oversized" week is well and truly over but here I am with an outfit, a few poses and a positive attitude to tick things off my to-do list. When I stared blankly into my wardrobe the first thing that jumped out and bit me was my giant black fuzzy wuzzy jumper from 17 Sundays. It's definitely my guilty winter pleasure. The knit is super stretchy, the fibres are smooth and silky even Aidan loves ... [ Discover More ]

One Coat – 3 Ways

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I know, you're all like... "Hey!! That's not New York!!" and yes you'd be right. I've scheduled this big juicy post in advance so you guys get some outfit photos because no doubt I haven't gotten around to that yet. I do hope you're liking the videos, vines and instagrams though, I'm sure I'm all over that. The weather is hot and humid in NYC leading into summer but I know you guys are freezing your butts off right now so with the help of Lucabella I wanted to show you three ways you could wear ... [ 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 – Yellow

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Super casual outfit photos for this week's theme. I found "Yellow" really difficult and nothing ever seemed quite right when I was out op shopping... that is until today. Steve, Aidan and I are spending the weekend by the sea thanks to a wonderful friend who understood I was in need of a break. We've been here since Friday morning and spent the majority of the time barefoot and covered in sand. It wasn't just me who needed a sea change either, I haven't seen the boys this chilled out in ... [ 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 – 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 ]

Aussie Curves – Secondhand

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If you know me, you know I love op shopping, visiting vintage and thrift stores is kind of my thing. In the last couple of years I went a little crazy, draggin home every old chair, painting and nicknack I fancied. Soon my house was filled to the brim and Steve asked me to stop. So for the past year I've been decluttering, taking things back along with my own old stuff I no longer needed. This year I have a little room to dabble but things have to meet a criteria before I bring them home. ... [ Discover More ]

Aussie Curves – Feathers

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Last week's theme was Little Black Dress and because I was totally uninspired due to the holidays and the searing heat it was the very first week I didn't post an outfit. I'm making it up to you this week though for "Feathers" by dressing in an all black ensemble with simple gold accessories... it kind of looks like a LBD. Lace Peplum Top - ASOS Curve Feather Skirt - City Chic circa 2011 Suede Wedges - Payless Shoes USA Vintage Oroton Glomesh Purse - Gift from Gisela Gold Heart ... [ Discover More ]

Aussie Curves – Mixing Patterns

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My eyes hurt just looking at this post. I guess that wasn't really the point of this week's theme "Mixing Patterns" but I don't blame the outfit, it's the lurid acid lime green walls at my local shopping center car park. Suger took these photos for me and it seemed like a good idea at the time. We'd just had a lovely mexican dinner (hi food baby) and we were heading back to the car when I told everyone to stop so I could get my model on... would you believe no one batted an eyelid. Outfit photos ... [ Discover More ]

Danimezza SWIM 2012

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 I'm just a little overwhelmed, I still can't believe it. There it is, the very first SWIM Lookbook and my first attempt at digital publishing... please be kind. I'll come back later in the week once I've recovered and tell you more about the whole experience. For now just click, view, enjoy and then come back here and tell me what you think! ... [ 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 – Pastels

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I'm pretty pale, there's no denying it, so wearing lighter colours often leaves me looking washed out and a bit sickly so I was nervous about "Pastels". I knew during summer I'd want to embrace lighter clothing with easy layers and lots of white, it's a fun colourful trend I didn't want to miss out on. I decided to blend a pastel shade of aqua with white and neon to funk it up a bit. I also wanted to show you that white pants weren't just for old ladies or skinny women on yachts, big girls can ... [ 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 ]

I Heart My Body 2012

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I've just eaten a bowl of spaghetti for dinner and Aidan is playing quietly with his iPad. The sun is going down. "Just do it" I whisper my mantra softly to myself, soon I'm bare faced and naked. My hair is exactly how it looked when I woke up this morning. I grab the camera, set up the shot and call Steve quietly. "Just hold the button down, it will take two seconds" and I was right. It was done, they were taken and it was painless. This isn't a new frontier for me, this naked business. My body ... [ Discover More ]

How To Look Good When You Work Out

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I hope you guys enjoyed this week's Aussie Curve's post where I reviewed my new activewear from Virtu and shared that it's ok to "break the rules", that you can be attractive whilst you're active. Today I wanted to talk to you about the things I love to use for a workout. The gym is great but I'll be honest, I haven't been in ages. Since our dog Toby passed away I've preferred to take Charlie (our younger dog) for regular walks to keep him from getting too lonely. I couldn't walk them both ... [ Discover More ]

Aussie Curves – Breaking The Rules

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Before I get into this week's theme I really wanted to take a moment and say WOW IT'S BEEN 12 WEEKS!!! Thank you so much to all the ladies who have participated in Aussie Curves so far. I'm so proud of all you, reading your stories and seeing your own unique styles, sometimes to the point of tears. You move me. Ok, enough sappy business it's time to get on with this week's challenge: Breaking The Rules. It's very open to interpretation which is why I'm so excited about it. I planned to ... [ Discover More ]

Curvy Chic Lingerie

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Model: Delphina Shakallis  Lingerie: Curvy Kate Australia + City Chic Make Up: Amy Sheree Styled & Photographed by: Danielle Melnyczenko Accessories: Stylists Own k EDITED TO ADD: There have been a few comments about how photoshopped these images are so I thought I'd post a before and after. Delphina has magical skin, that was one of the reasons I knew she'd be perfect for a lingerie shoot. I've applied a general action over ... [ Discover More ]

Aussie Curves – Red

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Love Aussie Curves? Then why not join the Aussie Curves Facebook Group! It will keep you updated on the up coming challenges, provide you with the blog hop code so you can schedule your post in advance as well as find all the logos and disclaimers you need to play along. I told you last week that my love of florals was unwaivering didn't I? Well here I am again rocking a floral print for this week's theme "RED" a challenge I initially thought I'd be sitting out of since I don't own a single ... [ Discover More ]