A Neutral Start To 2018

Hello and Happy New Year! May 2018 be your best year yet, especially with your style! To kick start the year my first post was inspired by cool neutrals given the very warm Australian summer we are experiencing. Apart from feeling and looking fresh in neutrals, there is a simple elegance and sophistication to neutral[…]

New Years’ Eve Party Style

Hello, This is my final post for 2017 and every year I finish it off with some style inspirations for New Years Eve celebrations. It’s only a few days out to 2018 and if you have planned a special night, you may have already organised your outfit. If not, you still have time to be[…]

Dazzle Your World With Sparkles

For as long as I can recall I’ve been obsessed with sparkles and this season, they’re everywhere. I love it. Which is why I’ve created this 70’s-disco, roaring 20’s, Hollywood-glamour inspired post with four statement styles to push your style boundaries. From This…To This…These head turning flared sequin trousers are for the fabulously wild boho[…]

Mark Your Style At The Races

Hello, Derby Day is black and white of course but these race inspirations are packed with playful colour and texture. Trousers:    Feathers are fun. Mix with flamboyant, wide leg trousers and a stylish fascinator. Silk wide leg trousers from Roksanda on Matches Silk and feather blouse from Prada on Net-a-Porter Large antique brooch from[…]

11 Ways to Step Up Your Work Style

Are you the kind of woman who makes things happen rather than waiting for things to happen? Or makes no bones about your desire to move up at work and in the world authentically and in accordance with your values? Then I imagine you don’t buy into to other peoples’ ideas of who you are, what you should do[…]

A Golden New Year

Hello, The colour gold has occupied my mind the last few weeks with the party season in full swing, instigating my final post for 2016. The colour conjures up thoughts of glamour, party, sparkle, dazzle, elegance, affluence and fun. Although it is possibly a little late to order any of the striking outfits below for New[…]

Let’s Party At The Races

From the sophisticated black and white at Derby Day, it’s now time to show your fun side at other race meets: Melbourne Cup, Oaks Day, Emirates Day. Year after year I encourage ladies to push their style boundaries at the races and have some fun with it all.  Below are two outfits that may inspire[…]

Derby Day In Style

Derby Day is one of the most sought after race days to attend during the Spring Racing Carnival. With it’s traditionally ‘black and white’ attire there is an air of elegance that floats around on the day. Below are a couple of ensembles that will have you standing out from the rest. From this … To[…]

Boho In The Winter

Bohemia is the free spirited intersection of the unconventional with art. I love bohemian style so much I dedicated this post to it. This is another mammoth post with seventeen different styles and believe me I could have kept going. While keeping with the authentic roots of mad and clashing colours, embroidery, fur, jewels 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[…]

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[…]

The White Party

Hello, White is BIG this summer. Cool, fresh and sophisticated is how I see this achromatic colour.  Lovely dresses, trousers, blouses, skirts are everywhere. So for this week’s party special I decided to put together outfits showcasing white and how to dazzle while you wear it. Push those boundaries this festive season. I look forward to helping you shine. Enjoy.[…]

Winning With Style At The Races

Hello, With only a few days left until the main race days: Derby Day, Melbourne Cup Day and Oaks Day, it’s all about race wear filled with colour, silk, flares, maxi’s.  Many online pieces won’t arrive in time for the races but are perfect for events coming up like Christmas and cocktail parties.   From this … To this[…]

Racey at the races

Hello – I am loving this time of year. Spring is here, the sun is peeking out, there’s colour, champagne and of course, Spring Racing. That’s where my mind is and that’s what you’re going to see on the blog as I use my ‘this to that’ posts to provide you with inspiration. If you missed[…]

Looking Fresh This Spring

Spring comes and mind erupts with colours, blooming flowers, gin, lighter garments and the sun. You’ve heard me say it before, Spring is one of the best times to do a complete wardrobe makeover. We’ve had enough of the cold and are ready to inject freshness and fun back into the work wardrobe. The prints this year are amazing.[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]