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9 tips for op shopping (for fashion)

How to op shop like a pro, find the best clothes and always get a great buy! Buying fashion in op shops (thrift or second-hand stores) is easy to do. My mum always did it when we were kids and taught us tips and tricks back then. If you want to spend your time and […]

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7 Inexpensive ways to extend the life of your shoes

Like lots of ladies, I love shoes. Shoes of all kinds feature in my collection, but heels are my stand out favourites. I wear heels most days to work and rather than having just one pair of “work shoes”, I operate on the principle that by having a few pairs I rotate around, I extend […]

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Frugal fashion makeover – shave your clothes!

Are your clothes pilling? Little balls of fluff slowly taking over your wardrobe? Fight back with an old razor and turn your clothes back into the sharp looking pieces that your bought. First, gather your materials. An old razor. A lint roller (or sticky tape). The clothes in question. Gently run the old razor over […]

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How to stop defaulting to black goes with everything!

We are programmed to believe that black is the universal colour problem resolver. Guess what? Our programming is off. The colour black has many positive qualities – it is a slimming choice, it is readily available, it is socially acceptable in almost every form of clothing – but there are negative qualities too. Black is […]

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6 ways to look expensive on a budget

Ever wondered why some people always look chic and gorgeous and you just know that they are not rolling in the dough? Great news! You can too, here are 6 ways you can come across as expensive without busting the bank. Work your collars A classic and crisp white button up is an easy way […]

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7 tips to save on fashion

Can you be fashionable and frugal? I used to spend thousands on my clothes every year. My preferred brands were Cue, Review and similar where you pay $300 or so for a dress. I got loads of compliments on my clothing, which I loved, but I didn’t need to spend as much as I did. […]

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6 tricks to mimic long legs

Gorgeous long legs can get a lot of attention but not every body shape can boast them. Here are six tricks to help you create the illusion of sexy long legs no matter your shape. 1 – Go Monochrome Keep both your pants and your shoes the same colour, or your skirt, stockings and shoes […]

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Dealing with hand me down clothes

I grew up in hand me downs, and my sisters grew up in the hand me downs of hand me downs. Some of them were great and I loved them, others not so much… With my kids I have them wearing hand me downs too but I’ve developed a few guidelines to make sure the […]

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5 reasons to embrace hats again

Hats tend to be a piece of your wardrobe that sits in the cupboard instead of seeing the light of day. They are often thought of as childish, for the royals or to be kept on the sports field, but I’m here to give you 5 reasons to bring them back into the everyday. 1. […]

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Cheap, quick and easy gifts for jewellery lovers

This Christmas you can get creative with your gifts as well as keeping the money in bank by doing a few DIY presents. This week I’m going to show you two quick ones that you can do for only a few dollars, and that any jewellery lover will swoon for. The first one could be […]

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