Party In Gold

Hello, Do you want to be the woman who stops people in their tracks at the Christmas party this year? With the race season over we are into the silly party season. Over the next few weeks, I will be posting some fun party wear. Firstly let me tell you of my December Style by[…]

Mad For Pink

From this … To this … Spring has arrived in the southern hemisphere with vibrant colours come I can’t go past the combination of pink and red which when worn together really standout. This flattering, feminine pink wrap dress doesn’t need much other than some gorgeous red jewels, shoes and a handbag.  This is a perfect simple spring work outfit[…]

A Touch of Baroque

Corporate & Personal Styling by Gessica Melbourne, Sydney, Barcelona, Milan From this … To this … Inject some ‘Baroque’ into your wardrobe this spring with rich textures, gold, jewels and prints. Here I found this stunning Jacquard gold and blue print A-line skirt. I have teemed it up with a fitted white jacket with large[…]

Glamorous Winter Nights

I hope you are enjoying the weekly style posts and finding them useful. As you know it has been some time since I have done a large post, so finally here is my latest one. Many people have been asking how to dress ‘glamorously’ for winter nights when heading out. We are not talking formal[…]

Fringing Around

Corporate & Personal Styling by Gessica Melbourne, Sydney, Barcelona, Milan From this … To this … Swinging around in one of these suede fringe skirts is a stylish winter look ideal for day wear and/or a fun evening out.  A fitted denim blazer such as this gives it some sophistication. Glam it up with these[…]

A Mix of Prints

Corporate & Personal Styling by Gessica Melbourne, Sydney, Barcelona, Milan From this … To this … Mixing various prints together can be tricky.  I wrote a post on this a while ago. Have a look here. If done correctly the mixed print look can be stylish and edgy.  Here I’ve added a fine stripe knit[…]

A Touch of Floral

Corporate & Personal Styling by Gessica Melbourne, Sydney, Barcelona, Milan From this … To this … Wearing a little bit of floral to work in the winter is a mood lift.  It is both feminine and vibrant. Most will associate it with the warmer months, however if worn with a  jacket such as this crisp[…]

Going Neutral In the Office

Corporate & Personal Styling by Gessica Melbourne, Sydney, Barcelona, Milan From this … To this … Wearing neutral tones is a chic and sophisticated look in the winter. These high-waisted, wide leg pants are flattering and can be worn in both the winter and summer.  Wear a silk camisole under a camel coloured felted cardigan[…]

The Maxi in Winter

Corporate & Personal Styling by Gessica Melbourne, Sydney, Barcelona, Milan From This……… To this……. A big fan of the maxi skirt all year round whether it’s for work or leisure. This versatile leather look pleated skirt is gorgeous for work.  Add bold colours with a fitted blazer and accessories. Love the orange + blue mix.[…]

Wearing Red In Winter

Corporate & Personal Styling by Gessica Melbourne, Sydney, Barcelona, Milan From This……… To this……. Add some vibrant red into your winter wardrobe for colour, energy and power. Lace can go from day to night. Lace skirt and wool blazer both from Witchery Nude Strap shoes from Zalando (this site has a large variety of shoes to suit[…]

Staying Stylish in The Winter

In the southern hemisphere winter is almost here. In fact here in Melbourne it has arrived early. What that has meant for me is jetting around updating women’s winter wardrobes ready for the cold months ahead. Hence why unfortunately it has been a long time between posts. Many apologies. Although I love collating these style[…]

Update Your Winter Wardrobe

Corporate & Personal Styling by Gessica Melbourne, Sydney, Barcelona, Milan From This……… To this for Autumn…………  And this for Winter………… In the southern hemisphere Autumn is here and Winter is fast approaching. Having a strong, authentic personal and professional brand is imperative for success and important for building influence and reach. That means embodying your brand[…]

Wearing Black Differently to Work

For someone who writes so much about adding colour to your wardrobe, I am going to do a complete flip in this post and write about ‘black”. I want to show how you can wear black differently. Black is a work staple but you can still be creative with it. Step out of your comfort zone and look at different[…]

The ‘Basic Essentials’ for the Modern Corporate Woman

Once upon a time, the corporate working womans’ wardrobe consisted of various suits in grey, black, navy. Court shoes in plain colours, striped or plain white cotton collared shirts. Possibly pearls or simple studs. Times have changed. Women have become more powerful in the corporate world and are slowly changing the way they want to[…]

It Is All About The Lingerie

“Lingerie is symbolic of womanhood.” Dita Von Teese I could not have said it better myself Dita. Regardless of your cup size, a perfectly fitted bra will make you feel and look like a million dollars. For your outfit to look great on you, it is equally important to have the correct underwear. The right bra[…]

New Year New Looks for the Working Woman

Happy New Year.  Hope 2015 has started off wonderfully for you.  Energised and enthusiastic after as lovely break, I’m excited for what is ahead, especially the many style articles I will be publishing this year which I hope you’ll find inspiring and helpful. The start of a year is a great time to rethink your[…]

New Years Eve Around the World

As this is my last post for 2014 before I head off on a much needed break, I wanted it to be a little fun and keeping in with the festive party theme. I chose six fabulous travel destinations to celebrate New Years Eve in. For each place, I came up with an event and[…]

Party In Style

The festive season is upon us now and I am having great fun jetting between Melbourne and Sydney dressing women for their upcoming events. For many of us that means attending a series of cocktail parties and dinners leading up to and on Christmas. Then there is new years eve and the various other events[…]

Mixing Prints and Patterns

Firstly I’d like to apologise that it’s been such a long time between posts. With dressing women for Melbourne’s racing seasons and the success of the recent article in the Australian Financial Review on Style by Gessica (thank you Jacquie Hayes) I have been inundated doing what I love most – helping women shine. It’s been amazing and[…]

Style at the Races

The 2014 Australian Spring Racing Carnival is close with the main race days starting in just under four weeks. For many, especially in Melbourne that means working out the outfit for the one or various racing events you’re attending. This post was so much fun putting together and took hours as I found so many[…]

Spring into Work

Spring is here for us in the southern hemisphere which means we can peel off the heavy clothing and start feeling lighter. This has to be one of the best times of year to do a wardrobe update and think about the warmer months ahead: especially in terms of work attire. Please see my spring[…]

Step into spring with a style consultation that will take your wardrobe to the next level

Corporate Styling by Gessica Melbourne, Barcelona, Dubai, Milan, Sydney From this…… To this….. Spring is here, stand out and ooze your authentic style.  Having a strong, authentic personal and professional brand is imperative for success and important for building influence and reach. That means embodying your brand on every level including how you dress. Achieving that[…]

Going Bohemian

According to the dictionary, the term “Bohemian” is applied to people who live unconventional, usually artistic, lives. The original Bohemians were travellers or refugees from central Europe (hence, the French bohémien, for “gypsy”). I have loved this spirited, feminine style since I was a little girl and in fact was nick named “zingara” in Italian[…]

Art in the Wardrobe

I have always believed ‘Fashion is Art’, particularly when you think of the likes of Alexander McQueen, Vivian Westwood, Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier and many more. There has been a different fashion movement going on the last couple years where the reverse has been true and Art has inspired Fashion. The designs of Frida Khalo,[…]

Loving Lace

Chantilly Lace, crochet lace, linen lace: Love it. Although it is not clear when lace originated, it is believed to have surfaced in the early sixteenth century and that place was apparently Venice. As Venice was an important trading centre, it was in this city on water that the first lace pattern books were produced[…]