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The White Shoe Brigade

Sneakers are everywhere! Just about every fashion blog confirms that the humble (and not so humble) sneaker is the ‘IT’ shoe of the moment. They are everywhere and, apparently, can be worn with everything. Sneakers and skirts are almost mandatory. Photo courtesy http://www.closetfulofclothes.com And, if you are at a loss to know what to wear | Read more…

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Insanity (Or My Left Foot)

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein This quote is generally attributed to Einstein, however there seems to be significant debate about the authenticity of this attribution. No one is really sure who said it first, but whoever did was a genius! I am going to take | Read more…

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The Fast And The Furious (And Fates And Furies)

November for most of us is a frenetic month – we suddenly realise that there’s only one month until the end of the year. Many of us act as if we are auditioning for a cameo role in the next Fast and Furious franchised film, as we juggernaut at break-neck (and sometimes testosterone-fueled) speed to | Read more…

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Another Ode To The Suffragettes Reloaded

I know I covered the suffragettes on International Women’s Day, but there’s so much to say about them that, I felt they deserved another post. Women in New Zealand were the first to get the vote in 1893, followed by women in the states of South Australia and Western Australia, who gained suffrage in 1895 | Read more…

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Walk A Mile In Monica Bellucci’s Red Shoes

Italian Style 101 According to Italian-Australian fashion designer and businesswoman, Carla Zampatti, La bella figura (which literally means ‘the beautiful figure’) is an essential philosophy that rules the lives of gli Italiani, yet is a difficult concept for outsiders to comprehend. La bella figura can mean many things, but at its core is presentation – | Read more…

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