Category: Fashion & Beauty

Swimwear Styles this Season

Isabella Ross Summer is the time to expand the swimsuit repertoire – embracing new styles, patterns and cuts. So, take inspiration from this collection of trends curated by Sydney Observer. As we have all come to know, the perfect swimsuit can take your poolside look to another level.  The One Piece: One pieces are a staple in the swimwear wardrobe, flattering on a variety of body types, ages and more. Not only are they of a lovely versatile shape, but they’re also incredibly practical – win/win! The great thing about this style is that they can have some embellishments...

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The Best Local Fashion and Accessories

Isabella Ross Cables Melbourne Bold bright shades, summery linens and flowy long fabrics. The latest summer fashion at Cables Melbourne is looking fresh and fabulous. Whether it is a Christmas gift for yourself or a great mid-week splurge, the shop has some gorgeous pieces to consider – definitely worth a look! St Ives Shopping Centre Turramurra Jewellers Turramurra Jewellers has been an institution in the North Shore community for several years, known for their exquisite workmanship and stunning pieces. Designer and crafter John Thearle is the genius behind the business, conducting valuations, restorations and repairs, designing and bespoke craftsmanship....

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Formal Season is Upon Us

Isabella Ross For those who are lucky to have a formal this year, here is some fashion inspiration to get you excited for the fun event ahead! Shimmery Silks: Get ready to sparkle in photos, because this trend is hot on the market for the formal season. A shimmery fabric, whether it is silver, gold or blush, is gratifying on all skin tones. There is a fine line however, as outright sequins do run the risk of appearing tacky. Accessorising with thought is the way to pull off this look – think a nude clutch, white corsage and blush...

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The Best Vintage Stores in Sydney

Eliza Cusack With sustainable fashion more important than ever, there has never been a greater time to shop at second-hand stores! The benefits of vintage shopping for the environment are endless. Purchasing second-hand clothes as opposed to clothes produced by fast fashion companies has been shown to reduce water footprints and use less chemicals, use less energy in production and also serve as a way of giving back to the community. The fashion industry is said to be responsible for 8-10% of global carbon emissions as well as endorsing exploitative labour conditions and practices across the globe. Vintage shopping...

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DIY Hair Masks

Isabella Ross Messy but fun, creating your hair masks are the perfect activity to do over the pending weekend. Grab some girlfriends, or do it with the kids, and see the natural benefits these ingredients can have on your follicles. COCONUT OIL: Great on a variety of hair types, whether straight, curly, wavy, or textured, coconut oil is favourite among natural beauty lovers. According to Love Beauty and Planet, the vitamins and fatty acids in coconut oil help nourish the scalp and remove build-up – not to mention it makes your hair feel smooth and fabulous. ESSENTIAL OIL: Peppermint,...

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