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All the news, tips and style hacks that Suzanne has built up over years of studying and putting into practice all there is to know about personal style and how to develop it

How to Do Double Denim

Double denim can look all levels of cool or it can look dated and naff. Here's my tips for getting your denim-on-denim outfits right. The key is to keep it anything but basic...

1 October 2021

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Three Outfit Ideas for Summer Evenings

Whether it's date night, or dinner al fresco with friends, I've got you covered with three easy outfit formulas.

30 June 2021

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How to Be Stylish and Comfortable at Home

Looking stylish and feeling comfortable don't have to be mutually exclusive. Here's five key pieces you'll need as well as tips on how to style them

1 December 2020

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Recreate Jenna Lyons' Eclectic Style

Jenna Lyons' eclectic style involves a considered mix of high-octane glamour pieces (involving sequins, feathers, crystals and metallics) with every day items like denim shirts, t-shirts and button down shirts. Here's how to recreate her style for yourself.

1 November 2020

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Guide to Layering

Autumn is a time when you can get creative with your outfits through some skilful autumn layering.

Here are my tips for layering pieces without ending up looking like the Michelin Man. Plus my guide to the key pieces you need to layer like a pro.

1 October 2020

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How to Do Tonal Dressing

Tonal dressing is the art of dressing from top to toe in one single colour, or varying shades of the same colour.

Here's five ways to do it like an expert.

1 September 2020

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How to Wear Linen

Linen is notoriously difficult to wear. You only have to look at it sideways for it to crease. 

Here's my guide to wearing linen. How to wear it, how to style it and why it's such a sustainable fabric.

2 August 2020

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Tips for Online Shopping

Since my last shopping tips post (here) the world has changed and become a very different place when it comes to shopping. Online shopping has become our new normal if it wasn’t already a big part of the way you consumed fashion. Here are my tips and tricks for online shopping.

1 August 2020

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The Ultimate Tucking Guide

The way you tuck in your top can take an outfit from frumpy to fabulous. And there's a technique for every occasion.

Here are five tucking techniques and how to use them to best effect.

2 July 2020

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How to Look Good On a Video Call

Whether we like it or not, work meetings, catch ups with friends and even dates will be held over video for the foreseeable future. Here are my top tips for looking good and making an impact on Zoom (or substitute whichever digital platform it is that you use whenever I mention Zoom). 

1 June 2020

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Six Ways To Style a Boiler Suit

One of my absolute favourite pieces for easy style is a boiler suit. It's a more utility style version of a jumpsuit, and it's the perfect piece to show some individuality and cool-girl style.

But much like the dress, the question is, how do you style this one piece in a way that shows that a bit of thought went into your outfit, and you know what you're doing.

Here are six ways you can style your boiler suit for every season.

3 May 2020

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How to Dress Outside Your Comfort Zone

So many of my clients love fashion, but there's some invisible force that is holding them back from wearing the pieces, the colours, the fabrics, the prints that deep in their heart of hearts they want to wear. So I've put together my tips: first, on whether you should consider dressing outside your fashion comfort zone; and second, how to do it.

29 March 2020

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Twenty-Five Australian Designers You Need to Know About

Ten years ago, Australian designers did not register much on the world stage of fashion.

Nowadays, Australian designers are taking on the fashion world and making a name for themselves among the very best.

Here are twenty-five of my favourites, who never fail to inspire me with their uniquely antipodean take on personal style.

22 March 2020

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Shopping Tips from a Personal Shopper - How to Shop More Successfully

Shopping with a personal stylist, you will come away with items that fit seamlessly into your wardrobe and suit your colour, shape and lifestyle. I have put together my tips that everyone can use to make their shopping more successful from a budget, time and environmental point of view.

8 March 2020

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How to get out of a Style Rut

Do you find you’re wearing the same colour over and over again (usually black)? Do you have a “uniform” that you can’t stand the sight of any more? When you shop, are you trying on pieces that are exactly the same as ones you already have hanging forlornly in your wardrobe at home? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are likely in a style rut. Here's how to get out of it.

24 February 2020

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5 Steps to Styling a Fabulous Outfit

Do you find that the process of putting together your outfit each morning adds an additional ten to fifteen minutes to your morning routine? You’re not alone.

Many of my clients complain that it takes them an inordinate amount of time to put together an interesting outfit that makes them feel put-together, stylish and confident. Here's my five step guide to building a fabulous outfit.

17 February 2020

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Elevated Basics - How to Super Charge Your Capsule Wardrobe

A capsule wardrobe is one consisting of a limited number of basic but interchangeable pieces that maximise the different outfit combinations you can create with them. Once you've got your capsule wardrobe together, the next step is how to supercharge that capsule wardrobe and really make it interesting. Read on for tips on taking your capsule wardrobe and raising it to all levels of fabulous.

10 February 2020

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The Ultimate Packing Guide

One of the services I provide to my clients is travel planning. It's about helping them pack efficiently, appropriately and, most of all, stylishly.

When clients tell me how they generally plan and pack for a holiday, it's generally a “scatter gun” approach. They would open their wardrobe, and throw in a miscellaneous set of clothes and hope for the best....

3 February 2020

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Master the Art of the Repeat Wear

There used to be a time when you could repeat wear outfits at different occasions with different crowds without fear of having the offending repeat outfit identified as such. Enter the age of social media and we are now faced with a world where every outfit can end up on Instagram, seen by most people you know, thereby immediately outing itself and limiting its ability to dazzle and amaze a new crowd at some future event.

27 January 2020

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Find Your Style

Fashion is a means of communicating without having to say a word. Whether you are interested in fashion or not, your choice of clothes says so much about you. Your outfits reflect your personality and can often reflect your mood. 

Here are my top tips for developing your own aesthetic. It's a style journey for you so that you can embody a coherent style that represents how you want to convey who you are...

20 January 2020

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Seventies suiting. You can amp it up with seventies print on the suit or shirt, but the silhouette is a mix of clean lines in the flare of the trousers and the slightly wider lapel, with the femininity of a ruffle or pussy-bow blouse. Keep the heel of your shoe a substantial one to balance the wider hem of the trousers. And keep your sunnies humongous. #suzannedelahuntystylist
Seventies suiting. You can amp it up with seventies print on the suit or shirt, but the silhouette is a mix of clean lines in the flare of the trousers and the slightly wider lapel, with the femininity of a ruffle or pussy-bow blouse. Keep the heel of your shoe a substantial one to balance the wider hem of the trousers. And keep your sunnies humongous. #suzannedelahuntystylist
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As we’re all getting back to a kind of normal lifestyle again, I’ve noticed that a lot of people are so much more conscious about what they wear and how they spend their money on clothes. 

It doesn’t make sense to spend a fortune on formal, “going out” clothes that you rarely wear. 

Instead, it’s about investing in quality pieces that you wear every day. And finding financially more sustainable ways of getting those outfits you might need for special occasions - like vintage or renting. 

And then re-purpose and re-style your formal pieces so you can wear them every day. They don’t have to stay hanging in your wardrobe un-worn. 

DM me if you need my personal styling services to help you make your wardrobe work for you. 

#suzannedelahuntystylist

 📸 @johnnysturrock

As we’re all getting back to a kind of normal lifestyle again, I’ve noticed that a lot of people are so much more conscious about what they wear and how they spend their money on clothes.

It doesn’t make sense to spend a fortune on formal, “going out” clothes that you rarely wear.

Instead, it’s about investing in quality pieces that you wear every day. And finding financially more sustainable ways of getting those outfits you might need for special occasions – like vintage or renting.

And then re-purpose and re-style your formal pieces so you can wear them every day. They don’t have to stay hanging in your wardrobe un-worn.

DM me if you need my personal styling services to help you make your wardrobe work for you.

#suzannedelahuntystylist

📸 @johnnysturrock

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“Buy less, choose well” - Vivienne Westwood. 

It’s a false economy to spend money on a lot of fast fashion. In most cases, cheap clothes don’t last long. 

If you invest in beautifully made and well-fitting pieces that go with your other clothes and suit your shape and style, you will get so much more wear and look so much better. 

#suzannedelahuntystylist

“Buy less, choose well” – Vivienne Westwood.

It’s a false economy to spend money on a lot of fast fashion. In most cases, cheap clothes don’t last long.

If you invest in beautifully made and well-fitting pieces that go with your other clothes and suit your shape and style, you will get so much more wear and look so much better.

#suzannedelahuntystylist

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How to layer your outfits - swipe across for my tips (save post for future reference)! Key is identifying the separate pieces in your wardrobe that form the building blocks of your outfit. #suzannedelahuntystylist
How to layer your outfits - swipe across for my tips (save post for future reference)! Key is identifying the separate pieces in your wardrobe that form the building blocks of your outfit. #suzannedelahuntystylist
How to layer your outfits - swipe across for my tips (save post for future reference)! Key is identifying the separate pieces in your wardrobe that form the building blocks of your outfit. #suzannedelahuntystylist
How to layer your outfits - swipe across for my tips (save post for future reference)! Key is identifying the separate pieces in your wardrobe that form the building blocks of your outfit. #suzannedelahuntystylist
How to layer your outfits - swipe across for my tips (save post for future reference)! Key is identifying the separate pieces in your wardrobe that form the building blocks of your outfit. #suzannedelahuntystylist
How to layer your outfits - swipe across for my tips (save post for future reference)! Key is identifying the separate pieces in your wardrobe that form the building blocks of your outfit. #suzannedelahuntystylist
How to layer your outfits - swipe across for my tips (save post for future reference)! Key is identifying the separate pieces in your wardrobe that form the building blocks of your outfit. #suzannedelahuntystylist
How to layer your outfits - swipe across for my tips (save post for future reference)! Key is identifying the separate pieces in your wardrobe that form the building blocks of your outfit. #suzannedelahuntystylist

How to layer your outfits – swipe across for my tips (save post for future reference)! Key is identifying the separate pieces in your wardrobe that form the building blocks of your outfit. #suzannedelahuntystylist

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Autumn outfits are all about the boots, the earthy tones, and the layers. 

And try turning your going-out top into a strategic layering piece for day time. #suzannedelahuntystylist

Autumn outfits are all about the boots, the earthy tones, and the layers.

And try turning your going-out top into a strategic layering piece for day time. #suzannedelahuntystylist

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“Fashion should be a form of escapism and not a form of imprisonment” - Alexander McQueen.  Fashion can be a way of escaping the roles that you’re expected to fulfil and enable you to express (and be) yourself in an authentic way. The first step is knowing what your personal style is. Then build a wardrobe based on the key elements of your style. #suzannedelahuntystylist

“Fashion should be a form of escapism and not a form of imprisonment” – Alexander McQueen. Fashion can be a way of escaping the roles that you’re expected to fulfil and enable you to express (and be) yourself in an authentic way. The first step is knowing what your personal style is. Then build a wardrobe based on the key elements of your style. #suzannedelahuntystylist

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