MBFWA via 7 DESIGNERS

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It has been a loooong hiatus between posts, partly because I was so busy shooting this story before Mercedes Benz Read More →

METALLIC MANIA

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Metallics are slithering into this season and I have been keeping my magpie eyes on some of my favourite pieces. Read More →

Everyday chic

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Everyday clothes and accessories have to be endlessly versatile – after all, they’re the ones you rely on when putting Read More →

INTRODUCING…

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This season mix tough with soft, serious and playful, innocent with tough, feminine and mannish and innerwear as outerwear for Read More →

ANIMAL INSTINCT

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Animal prints again reign supreme this season, as they have for the last few years. By transcending the bad ( Read More →

PRECIOUS METAL

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Gold, silver and all the metallic hues of the rainbow are reigning supreme again this season. Designers have made use Read More →

JAILHOUSE ROCK

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Stripes have been a constant in fashion for the last couple of seasons but this season, they take on an Read More →

Style tips from 4 Trans Tasman designers

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Last week I popped down to Melbourne to see the Myer show and went backstage to ask four amazing women Read More →

A NUDE AFFAIR

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I am having a secret affair with nude. And blush and sand and taupe and oatmeal. I am so obsessed Read More →

MY EMPIRICAL LIFE X VIK + WOODS X LINDY KLIM

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Australian RTW label Viktoria+Woods has collaborated with the media personality Lindy Klim on a capsule collection for AW/2014 named Viktoria Read More →

MAKE A STATEMENT

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  If a black dress is the sartorial equivalent of the daily coffee: practical, sharp and dark,  then the statement Read More →

My Empirical Valentine : Vicki Lee & Ted O’Donnell

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Artist Vicki Lee and photographer Ted O’Donnell met, fell in love and started producing amazing art babies. I first encountered Read More →

Too Easy – new pieces to dress down with

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The other night I had a great work dinner with some of my fellow bloggers. We were rolling out funny Read More →

MERMAID DYSPNEA

  When I was a little girl, I was obsessed with mermaids. Not happy, beautiful mermaids that welcome you onto Read More →

YOKO ONO : WAR IS OVER ( IF YOU WANT IT )

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Yoko Ono is these days most recognised for her work as a conceptual and avant garde artist – a far Read More →

LEOPARD ATTACK! (& how to wear 1 shirt 3 ways)

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It’s no secret that I love leopard but it is a secret just how much I love it…and I mean Read More →

HOW TO WEAR BLACK TO A SUMMER PARTY

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Black is a staple in most wardrobes simply because it flatters any skin tone, suits any occasion and always looks Read More →

NEW YEAR, NEW START

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  All hail 2014! Most people I know look backwards at 2013 with a big “phew thank God that’s over” Read More →

HOW TO WEAR DOUBLE DENIM

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Double denim is one of those trends that was labelled as “wrong” and “tacky” for far too long thanks to Read More →

GUCCI SYNC COMPETITION WINNER!

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Hey Judi Adams! You are the winner of the Gucci Sync watch competition for this atmospheric shot of the crowd Read More →

ORANGE CRUSH

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Summertime is all about colour for me – the brighter the better.Just as nature is exploding in frangipanis, hibiscus flowers, Read More →

LOOK OF THE DAY : SUMMERTIME

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Sydney has been bathed in sunshine lately. The streets, beaches and vistas are simply glowing . It is time to Read More →

MY EMPIRICAL LIFE X GUCCI SYNC = SPORT LUXE / GIVEAWAY

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Frida Giannini ,the powerhouse Gucci Creative Director is just crazy about music ( her vinyl collection numbers over 7,000 albums!) Read More →

TIFFANY & CO X MY EMPIRICAL LIFE X VOGUE SPY STYLE GUIDE TO CHRISTMAS SHOPPING

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Ever since I was a little girl I have loved Tiffany and Co. Watching Breakfast at Tiffany’s with my grandmother Read More →

MESH UP – how to wear the new mesh for day or night

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Most famously hung across the shoulders of such 80s icons as Madonna and Sid Vicious , mesh fabrics used to Read More →