Bad Design Find – Horizontal Line Rule

poor design

While out and about in my local mall the other day I walked past this display in one of our high street fashion stores. It struck me that the designers paid no attention to the wishes and desires of many of their customers when choosing to create this skirt.  So often we hear in the […]

Do You Shop Online? Win a $200 Jeanswest Shopping Voucher

online shopping

Sponsored by Nuffnang and Mastercard Online shopping has become something that many people do. I think my first experience of online shopping was probably eBay, but these days it can be a really convenient way to find items you need, or want, that you can’t get locally.  I’m not a huge online shopper as I […]

No Ordinary Mall

Even the rays are wearing leopard print!

Today I spent the better part of the day at The Dubai Mall.  Now I’m a pretty experienced shopper, and have been to malls and shopping centres all over the world.  I’ve seen some big ones, and some with one attraction. But I have to say I’ve never seen a mall quite like The Dubai […]

What to Wear Spring Racing and Melbourne Cup

There is always a lot of hype in what to wear but a great topic would be on how to dress affordably and what is in this season – Personally I love Melbourne Cup but I DREAD Having to find something to wear ( Writing this to you as I’m heading out tonight in an […]

She Science – My Sports Bra Buying Experience


For a long time (well most of my life) I never ran. Well I couldn’t run without pain or holding my breasts and that’s exhausting, not being able to move your arms in the regular running pattern makes you tired way more quickly.  After 30 years of searching, I finally found a sports bra that […]

Weekend Reading – UnShopping by Debbie Roes

This week I was sent a review copy of Debbie Roes new ebook UnShopping: Recovery Solutions from an Ex-Shopaholic. It’s a guide to help shopaholics shop less, and shop smarter, but is a relevant book for many of us who many sometimes shop for reasons other than necessity. This book is packed with some really […]

7 Essential Items to Wear When Going Clothes Shopping

What to Wear Shopping

Today I’m off on a personal shopping expedition with one of my lovely clients.  Me, I’m wearing comfortable flat shoes and a knit dress that’s easy to move in.  I always carry a shoulder bag rather than one I need to hold with my hands. One of the things people often don’t think about before […]

Buy a Dress and I’ll Donate to Find a Cure for Ovarian Cancer

Penny and I at a family lunch on the 7th of January this year

Last year, I participated in Frocktober to raise money for Ovarian Cancer Research. It’s a disease that yesterday killed my friend and sister-in-law Penny after a 7 month battle with the disease. Only recently I was reading that Ovarian Cancer only has a 5 year survival rate of 43% (compare that to Breast Cancer which […]

The Ideal Way to Shop Online on Cyber Monday

Sponsored by Nuffnang Do you shop online or overseas?  The fantastic thing about online shopping is that choice is so much greater than what you may find locally.  But one of the issues has been all those pesky international transaction fees on purchases and currency conversion fees.  Fortunately GE Money have a credit card called […]

Grab a Dress in the Verily Sale

Birdcage Dress Verily

I love it when packages arrive in the post, and yesterday I got one from Verily- with a Birdcage Dress  which you can buy on sale now! They are so easy to wear and care for.  Sizes are very true to the measurement chart provided on the site too!