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[…]

Derby Day Winning Style

Hello, The time of year has come around again to glam up and show up at the races. The next few weeks I will post some race style inspirations, with this week being all about Derby Day. Here are three black and white style inspirations – trousers, dress, skirt. Which one are you? Dress:Heads will[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Simple Details

Many times it is the simple detail you add to an otherwise plain outfit that can make it truly standout. Whether it be on your sleeve, skirt, collar or with jewellery, make it a mission this spring/summer to add some interesting detail! It is easy when you know how, and here I give you some[…]

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[…]

An Earthy Spring

From this …To this … Kick start your spring wardrobe with some earthy tones. This relaxed yet sophisticated rust coloured wrap style dress worn with these edgy jacquard booties and some red accessories is a nice end to the winter and the start to spring. Rust coloured dress from Sheike Jacquard ankle boots from Topshop[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Vibrant Orange

From this … To this … This vibrant blood orange dress is flattering due to the flared hemline. A perfect winter wardrobe piece. Its simplicity allows it to be jazzed up in various ways, such as with the knee boots as seen here. The blue suede boots work beautifully with the large white statement necklace[…]

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[…]

Brooch It!

Hello, I love a sparkling brooch pinned to an outfit, on a hat or even other jewellery. As you know I’ve always been a fan of brooches, styling women to add a cluster of brooches or pins as an alternative to a necklace. Truly individual. I’ve incorporated brooches before in Working It and A Modern Work Romance but I was inspired after reading[…]

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[…]

Leathering Up

From this … To this … Wearing leather to work can be tricky business. Many women are hesitant to wear it because they associate it with ‘too sexy’. I say it depends on what you wear and how you wear it. If it is a classic, simple piece like this leather fitted blouse, worn with a silk[…]

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[…]

New Years’ Eve Around The World

Hello, This is my second year publishing a post on ‘New Years Eve Around The World’ featuring five exciting cities and what I would wear if celebrating the turn of the new year in those cities. I LOVE this post. It’s fun, colourful and has me dreaming! Although 2016 is only days away and your[…]

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.[…]

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[…]

Stylish In A Jumpsuit

From this …   To this … The warmer months are not always about colour and prints. Black is for most of us an all year round staple in our wardrobes. As I always say though, if wearing black, try something different and experiment with other styles. Such as this sexy, stylish jumpsuit. Adding a[…]

Go A Little Bold In Spring

From this … To this … Keeping a little with the pink theme this week, this fabulous bold skirt is a wonderful spring party item. Here I’ve mixed patterns by combining stripes with this feminine paint splash print cardigan. Add nude colour shoes, clutch   and lovely long earrings to bring it all together nicely.[…]

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[…]

Going Green

From this … To this … With spring fast approaching it is a good time to start thinking of some lovely spring fashions. One of my favourite colours is green. Green is a fresh, vibrant colour to wear through the warmer months. This simple silk jersey shift dress is chic and easy to wear: perfect[…]

Doing Grey Differently

From this   To this … Most women in the corporate world tend to have a pair of grey trousers  in their wardrobe. Although grey tends to be quite boring, it doesn’t have to be. You can make it pop by choosing a different cut trouser and adding statement colours or accessories with it.  Then[…]

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.[…]

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[…]