Spring Into Your Style

Hello, It’s Spring, the flowers are blooming and so are the fashions out there. There is a riot of colour and patterns that excite me to no end. This spring is no different to others where I urge you to strip away the branding rules on who you think you should be, how people want[…]

Hello Yellow

From this… To this… Yay, Spring is days away and what better colour to kick start the season than yellow. This stunning lace, double ruffled dress with gigantic bow will not just brighten your day, but anyone in your orbit. Add a crisp white frilled sleeved crop jacket for contrast. Show some edge – and[…]

The Style Disruptor – By Alina B

I had a sensational styling session recently with Alina Berdichevsky. Here is what Alina had to say – Dressing oneself is an art where creativity reveals itself in several contexts. The art of knowing which colours work. The art of understanding proportions. And then, there’s the art of unexpected and striking combinations, where you really skirt the[…]

Work Style On A Budget – Series Three

Hello, This is the third and final series of affordable work styles. Please click here if you missed the first and here if you missed the second. This series is all about the skirt and how you can look fabulous without spending the big dollars. Enjoy. X From this… To this… Show your feminine side[…]

Three Ways With The Same Black Trousers + Blouse

Hello, The black trouser is a staple piece in most wardrobes. The lace blouse is still under utilised and would love to see more women wearing this delicate, feminine clothing item. Most of us want to know how to maximise what we have in our wardrobes. In these three videos I give you style tips[…]

Some Purple In Your Style

From this… To this… Purple and red: two powerful colours that work exceptionally well together. The combination of the feminine soft layered skirt, fitted belted jacket, multi strand necklace and striking pumps makes an incredible style statement in the office. Purple silk layered midi skirt from Sonia Riekel on Farfetch Black wrap style jacket from[…]

Show Some Neutral Flare In The Office

From this…To this… The combination of these wonderful wide-legged flared trousers and extra long neck tie silk blouse is ultra striking. Either knot the tie in a bow, or wrap around twice, or let in hang loosely, and add this gigantic tassle necklace over it. The gold & black stripe pumps and python print handbag[…]

One Black Jacket – Four Ways

That ole faithful black jacket. There would hardly be a woman who doesn’t have a black jacket in her wardrobe. We all know how to throw the jacket over a pair of jeans, skirt or dress. Yet most of us don’t realise how with some simple, easy tips the same jacket can cleverly take on[…]

Wow Them With Sleeves

I am having a love affair with sleeves lately, and always with brooches. It’s time to make yourself know at work. The elaborate sleeves on these two dresses are non other than WOW – saying ‘l am confident, creative, elegant.’ And just to push those boundaries a little more, I’ve added brooches, however not in the[…]

The Power of Red

This week’s style post is focused on the colour Red: To begin with, red is a warm and positive color, a very physical colour which draws attention to itself and calls for action to be taken. A colour that has long been used to signify power, it is associated with energy and passion, exciting the emotions promoting ambition[…]

A La Neutral This Summer

From this…To this…WOW your colleagues in this antique gold lace billowy sleeved blouse and undeniably striking skirt. Printed and patterned accessories make this outfit all that more interesting. White softly pleated midi skirt from Toni Maticevski Lace blouse from Alice McCall Printed tote bag from Givenchy on Farfetch Animal print pumps from Paul Andrew on[…]

A Vibrant Stylish You

From this… To this… Show your daring side at work in these clashing prints and fabrics. This sealife midi skirt is an interesting addition to the work wardrobe. Embroidered blazer and gingham sandals is all part of the fun and edge. Appliqué midi skirt from Temperley of London Silk and lace camisole from H Beauty[…]

Work Your Summer Style

From this… To this…Show your sophisticated side at work this summer in this stylish outfit. This electric blue silk blouse teamed with white trousers and statement necklace certainly says ‘cool and chic’. Blue silk wrap blouse from Gareth Pugh on Net-a-Porter White trousers from Giambattista Valli on Farfetch Patterned pumps by Nine West Pink and[…]

Green With Envy

From this … To this … This vibrant green quilted (cloque) fabric dress is a statement in itself. Flattering and interesting, it eludes elegance. Quirky pink shoes, a patterned bag and long drop earrings adds that extra pizzazz for a work outfit. Green patchwork cloque dress from Jason Wu on Farfetch Pink suede sandals from[…]

Swinging in Leather

From this … To this …Swirl around in this fun midi leather skirt. Team it with this unique two -toned detailed shoulder jacket, fitted at the waist for a flattering silhouette. Add touches of blue to make it a head turning outfit for work. No touch of boredom here! Long leather skirt from Saint Laurent on[…]

Pretty in Pink

From this …To this …This pink fringe skirt is a fun addition to your 2016 spring wardrobe. Clashing textiles with this lace blouse gives this combo some edge. Add zebra print shoes and dazzling pink earrings. Go spring! Pink fringe skirt from Thurley Lace blouse from Alice and Olivia White handbag from Furla Zebra stripe[…]

Romancing The Blouse

From this …To this …This draping multi panelled sheer blouse says romantic, feminine, confident. Black straight pants and crop white jacket tones it down a little making it an office affair! Patterned shoes and handbag, and statement choker brings this outfit together beautifully, easily taking you from office to cocktails. Black multi layered blouse from[…]

Sensual Satin

From this … To this … Oh la la, sensual, feminine, soft and flattering is this stunning red skirt. The tailored marching jacket with some gold bling works perfectly with the skirt giving this combo the ultra power effect. This can easily be worn from work straight to dinner. Red satin skirt from Camilla and[…]

A Stylish Winter

Winter is coming and it’s a time for artistry. As the earth tilts away from the sun we can no longer just step out into warmth, we have to create it –  fireplaces, slow cooking, jazz, styling our homes and ourselves. This winter, I want you to move away from chunky & clunky and curate a[…]

Ruffled Up

From this … To this … Ruffle up your work wardrobe with a white blouse tucked into silk or linen wide leg trousers for a chic work style.The dazzle? Add textured shoes and fun flamingo earrings. Don’t forget the pop of colour, here a lovely red tote. White ruffle shirt from Ellery on Farfetch Textured grey[…]

The Elegance of Soft Pink

From this … To this … Pretty in pastel pink! Add a lace camisole and statement white floral necklace to this classic, stylish dress and it transforms into an ever so elegant work outfit. Pale pink belted pencil dress from Victoria Beckham on Net-a-Porter Satin lace trim camisole from Forever New Flower and chain statement[…]

A Modern Work Romance

Romance is about femininity, softness, sensuality, confidence. And romantic looks are made with lace, draping, florals, bows, embroidery, embellishments, silk, pink, red, black, diamantes, feathers. I’ve curated sixteen different ways to add romance to your wardrobe and although I could have kept going, I eventually had to stop. Romance is not just about date night or special events. You’ll[…]

A Work Affair With Lace

From this … To this … Step out of those plain black trousers and swan into work with these elegant lace wide leg trousers just for something a little different! Add a vibrant bow blouse, either tucked in or loose under this long vest to complete this stylish outfit for a day at work. The[…]

New Year, New ‘YOU’ In 2016

Hello, A big happy 2016 to you. For most of us a new year is a chance to re-write goals, hopes and dreams – this year it’s my hope any obstacles are perceived as opportunities, that you achieve your goals and that 2016 brings a whole new level of style. You know how passionate I am about[…]

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 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[…]

Giving Black a Wrap

From this … To this … I consider the wrap dress the ‘magic’ dress: flattering, versatile and comfortable, it looks great on most body shapes. This fabulous find from H&M is perfect  for a day at the office and also attending a work event. I viewed this dress in the shop and was pleasantly surprised[…]