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What we wear: Because I wish I was at PFW

Oh, to be French. Or to be at Paris Fashion Week. You know what? I'd take eating a croissant at this point. But while I sit on my phone, face pressed upon the glass, wishing I was protesting fashion not war (#chanel) I decided to pick myself up and play pretend. This tee by L'America […]

Fringe enhancers: The epic guide to all things mascara tips, tricks and products

HALL OF FAME: Mascara tips, tricks and products Mascara — the difference between looking as though you've had enough sleep and the quickest way to make your blinkers appear larger-than-life. Lash-lengtheners are indeed the best way to add some drama-rama to your fringe in the most flattering way possible, but it takes precision and skill to apply […]

Shop your shape: 3 essential tops for small busted ladies

Shop your shape: 3 essential tops for small busted ladies For years I had a friend who had boobs so small she must have been president of the itty bitty titty committee, then with her first pregnancy creeping up into the third trimester she had to learn to embrace the fact that she'd have to […]

Tech talk: The life-saving rechargeable phone case from Mophie

Tech talk: The life-saving rechargeable phone case from Mophie Our beauty editor Kristina is constantly plagued by low phone battery life. I couldn't tell you how often she has come running around the office hunting for a phone charger at 11 in the morning because her phone has already died (I guess that's part of […]

Face shapes: How to contour and highlight fair skin the right way

How to contour and highlight fair skin The art of contouring and highlighting is no easy feat, especially for pale-faced mavens like myself. Overdo it, and risk looking like Frankenstein. Under-do it, and risk looking — er — boring. Thankfully there's a few useful techniques and plenty of prods that will help enhance your bone […]

DDG DIY: Trophy Wife monochrome aztec nail art tutorial

Aztec nail art tutorial for beginners Last week we teamed up with the very fabulous Chelsea from Trophy Wife Nail Art to bring you a hot-diggity-awesome nail art tutorial. Consider it mani decor for beginners! YOU'LL NEED: - Top coat & base coat - White polish (we used Kester Black in French White) - Black […]

DDG DIY: Mason Jar Planter tutorial from Free Series

DDG DIY: Mason Jar Planter tutorial from Free Series Most types of planter tutorials are up there in my list of favourite homewares DIYs to do. Mostly because plants just make things look at least 10% cooler, but also because the shapes of most plant holders are a lot easier to handle and maneuver than […]

Healthier than it looks: Dineamic Food deliveries

Healthier than it looks: Dineamic Food deliveries I generally find lunches incredibly difficult to shop for and prepare unless I have some killer leftovers from the night before. I don't find sandwiches and salads particularly appetising — especially when they've been sitting in my bag all day and are soggy by the time lunch rolls […]

Career culottes: 3 ways to wear culottes to work

As it begins to heat up, the culottes aren't going anywhere! But how to take this modest short x pant creation to conference room B? Simple. See how to rock these pant hybrids at work, whether your office is casual, creative or corporate! Casual culottes: So your workplace is mellow and you have full rein over […]

Skincare salves: 5 quick fixes for your most annoying skin problems

How many times have you inspected your skin up close in the mirror and groaned inwardly? You desperately want to eliminate those enlarged pores and get rid of that sprinkling of pimples on your chin, not to mention somehow take control of your oily t-zone, but you just have no clue how to. In fact, […]

Testers needed: Mox shoes

Want to try some amazing goodies? Well, you're in the right place. Register your interest for this DDG Trial Team below, and you could be receiving some gorgeous prodz to test and review in your postbox very soon. Here's what needs testing this week: Mox shoes Price: RRP$39.99 Brand: Mox What is it? Mox shoes are a fashion […]

Baking 101: 10 classic cookie recipes to master now

Baking 101: 10 classic cookie recipes to master now They say that in fashion you need to learn the rules before you can break them. It's the difference between looking eccentrically chic (think The Man Repeller, Leandra Medine) and just plain old eccentric (like The Crazy Cat Lady from the Simpsons). The same can be […]

Vacay-ready tresses: Holiday hair tips for travellers

Sun, sand, sea... sounds like the perfect holiday to most, right? Not for your hair. Greater sun exposure, changes in humidity and not to mention the salt and chlorine from swimming can do some major damage to your locks. And while most of us never forget to jet off with a bottle of sunscreen, […]

Australian fashion guide: Our five favourite picks from Seed Heritage

The Spring range at Seed Heritage always throw Hamptons vibes for me, with effortless resort wear and relaxed designs in on trend prints being the message to take away. If you're not one of the many cult members rocking their chic espadrilles or slides then you may want to check out the five picks below […]

Earn your stripes: The most flattering stripes trend is taking over

Have you ever fallen in love with a collection so much so that you resolve to thinking the designer had you in mind making it? 'Oh, you shouldn't have, all that for little old me?' is what I uttered to myself after seeing the Bec & Bridge collection (that is dropping in-store now) walk down […]

Real Girl Beauty: 5 minutes with fashion blogger & stylist Jess Dempsey

You can't help but love Aussie stylist and fashion guru Jess Dempsey, the brains behind renowned style blog What Would Karl Do. With a beautifully outgoing personality and a wardrobe that would put Anna Dello Russo to shame, we were fortunate enough to interview the enviable beauty about her fave primping prods and grooming routine. 1. […]

True story: 10 of the best memoirs and biographies to read in the sun

True story: 10 of the best memoirs and biographies to read in the sun While I love a good story that takes me on a journey through fantasy lands or escapist plots that let me imagine how the other half lives, there's a special place in my heart for true stories. Growing up my mum […]

The Kimono: The cardigan takes a backseat to the free-spirited kimonos

If kimonos were a person I imagine them to be a wonderful concoction of effortless cool (Erin Wasson), alternative hippy (Anja Konstantinova) and free-spirited love child (former Disney cast member e.g. Vanessa Hudgens). Basically, the kimono is the cool alternative to a cardigan. It's All you need to know about kimonos Image courtesy of Spell […]

12 best race-day proof heels for the new season

12 best race-day proof heels for the new season POST BROUGHT TO YOU BY COMPEED® Is it just me, or does the Spring Racing Carnival seem to come around quicker and quicker every year? And with it the need to scout out the perfect frock, head-wear, shades, tousled ‘do, long-wear lippie and of course most […]

Get the look: Lena Dunham

She's an award-winning writer, director and actress, and an all-round awesome chick. Perhaps that's why we're so psyched to be featuring GIRLS star, Lena Dunham, in today's makeup how-to, because if there's one celeb who's downright approachable and real, it's her. Show More Summary

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