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From Elizabeth I to high fashion, the tales behind the Game of Thrones costumes

Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones, which has returned for its seventh season, offers fantasy, horror and intrigue, and, as Sarah Mower has put it, shines a light on “our cynical, sophisticated, brutal, hopeless new Dark Ages”. It is also great fun to watch as a fashion expert, whether you are a “pedant” who needs everything to be historically correct, or a

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Is your clothing ageing you? Why even Nigella Lawson shouldn’t wear all black….

clothing ageing

Your hair is full and chic, makeup flawless, but is your choice of outfit weighing down that youthful exhauburance. Channel Nine stylist, Alex Wilson has revealed the very simple, yet all too common mistakes women are making which can dramatically add years onto your appearance.

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26 stylish seniors who refuse to wear old-people clothes

stylish seniors

They say that age is simply a state of mind. Being older doesn’t mean you live a life any less exciting. Sometimes a millenial might live a drab boring life, whereas a 90 year old might still be jumping out of planes sky diving. Whatever your adventure, as photographer Ari Seth Cohen has portrayed, being older

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Australian couture making waves on the red carpet

Paul Vasileff

In 2016 Australian fashion designer Paul Vasileff made his Paris debut with a haute couture collection of gowns that each took between 800 and 1500 hours to embroider. A favourite on the red carpet as well as in the couture realm, the 2017 Young Australian of the Year is taking over the fashion world in

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Succulent nails…the newest gardening/beauty trend

succulent nails

I assume we can call this gardening….or it is beauty?? Whatever it is, it is the latest trend using teeny tiny succulents.  Here is a little how to video for succulent nails and they looking simply stunning!

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Video: makeup for special occasions

special occasion makeup

Special events, mother of the bride or groom, anniversary dinners, birthdays, charity events, engagement events and weddings – you know that special occasion when you just have to look absolutely fabulous? It’s an ideal opportunity to look your very best! Many of us will have our hair styled and forget about how important the face

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Five reasons to invest in a leather jacket

It’s an item that never dates and is a must-have in the cooler seasons – the humble leather jacket. Our style columnist Connie Matthews shares five reasons to invest in a leather jacket.  It’s fair to say that as a personal stylist I help, and love to help, women find a style that lifts their confidence

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Eight wardrobe must-haves

Moving from a work wardrobe to one that is better suited to retirement life can take some careful planning. Our new style columnist Connie Matthews is here to take out the guess work and give you inspiration with her top eight must-have wardrobe items. As we progress through our later years we tend to spend

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