What to Store and What to Throw?

We’ve all heard it before “If you haven’t worn it in a year, It’s time for it to go”. This is true for most items in your wardrobe, but there are exceptions. Holiday and Special Occasion wear are not worn often so they don’t wear out as quickly. Styles tend to not date so you […]

I have a chunky arm issue!!

Every time I see them I think Tuck shop lady or that cartoon lady in the Smachos advert. Am I OK with that……not really, but I am OK with the fact that I am in this moment a healthy, beautiful woman. Like lots of women, there are parts of my body I prefer to cover […]

White Cami Top

Focus on what you wear most

A simple step that will give you immediate results is focusing on what you wear most. I make sure the items I wear frequently are center stage in my wardrobe. Items I don’t wear often or that out not relevant to the current season, I move out of site. This can be as simple as […]

10 Wardrobe Essentials Everyone Should Own

When you find that perfect outfit,  you never have to worry about “not having anything to wear.” Getting the foundation pieces correct is key to making this a reality. “A wardrobe built on key items makes day-to-day dressing effortless”. The 10 Wardrobe Essentials are those items you can mix and match, they are the solid building […]

Travel in Style and Comfort in Athleisure

Ashley Graham elevates leggings and sneakers with a cut-out top and duster coat. PHOTO: GETTY The key to being comfortable is to wear top to toe fabrics that breath and stretch. Naturals fibre like bamboo are ideal. Aim to for 4 layers if your travelling in the cooler months. Tshirt Long Sleeve Shirt Long Length Knit Over […]

Mindset Hacks to Help You Declutter

Believe me when I assure you even I have items in my wardrobe that I don’t wear, but can’t let go of. It’s easily overlooked that mindset is one of the biggest hurdles to releasing the excess in our wardrobes. I know how it feels. You struggle to de-clutter, keeping things you plan to use […]

Static Cling

The Easy Way to Get Rid of Annoying Static Cling. As the weather gets cooler you reach for your pants and stocking. The simple solution to transitioning your wardrobe to winter and keeping you warm. You head to work and haven’t noticed the subtle build up of electricity, and by mid morning your dress is leaving […]

Fabric Matters

FABRIC MATTERS By Stylist Kimba JB When a white T-shirts anchor your wardrobe, finding the right cut and fabric matters, even if what separates one style from another is price. Most cheap T-shirts are too flimsy and floppy to be worn solo, after one wash they loose there shape, appearing thinner. So why does this matter? […]

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How to Make Heels Comfortable

1. ANTI-BLISTER BALMS/DEODORANT Roll transparent Blister Balm or Deodorant on any area of your foot to prevent chafing, rubbing and blisters. Don’t forget the straps, it will help the shoe to glide rather than rub against your skin by instantly forming an invisible barrier between you and your shoes to help prevent shoe rubbing and […]

Knot at the front for a bit of Glam.

Kimba JB Blog ~ Skinny Scarf

A Winter Essential for Turning Up the Heat.  Feel like you need a degree in Macrame to pull together this winters scarf trends? It’s easier than you think. Each season there is a strong standout, and this season it’s the Skinny Scarf. It looks best in a delicate fabric like silk, to allow a soft drape.

Kimba JB Blog ~ Should we Keep up with Fashion?

I read that there are two types of women. Women whom Ruched, 7/8, Mega-Ruffles, Loose Blanket Trousers, Misty Organzas and Foamy Chiffons, are a foreign language and those that speak the language fluently.  Those that speak the language can be spotted easily, they take the latest looks and trends but make them their own. They […]

How often do you wash your makeup brushes? Avoid the build up of oil and dirt that can lead to increased pimples, by regularly cleaning your brushes.

Kimba JB Blog ~ How often should you REALLY wash your make-up brushes?

You wash your face every day. But if you’re still noticing blemishes, maybe you’ve overlooked the fact that if you’re not cleaning your brushes, you’re painting a week’s worth of dirt and grime right back on your face.  Generally, brushes used with liquid products should be cleaned more often than products used in combination with […]

Pattern Pencil Skirt

Kimba JB Blog ~ How to wear a printed pencil skirt

Freshen up your look with a patterned pencil skirt. The beauty of a pencil’s conservative silhouette is that, even when splashed with a wild print, it’s almost always work appropriate. It’s a great way to express your personal style without losing your professional polish. Here are three tips to keep in mind when selecting and styling […]

The Lob ~ Long Bob

Kimba JB Blog ~ The Lob (*the long bob)

Let go of the long hair addiction and embraced the Lob (*the long bob) source: WGSN INSIDER The lob (Long Bob) is the most in demand hairstyle right now. With the Internet giving immediate exposure to what’s trending, I’m seeing one clear hairstyle cut through the noise, a huge number of women are requesting ‘the lob’ a […]

Shopping the Sales

Kimba JB Blog ~ Shopping the Sales

As we enter Autumn and start to think about transitional dressing and adding in the layers, the weather fluctuates between Heatwave and Blizzard (Yep, I live near Melbourne!!). We are surrounded by SALES and it’s tempting to buy up big and save. Your buying Frenzy can quickly turn from euphoria into disillusionment if you have […]

Kimba JB Blog ~ Must have Makeup Bag

I love it when I see a product and think ‘WOW, that’s so clever and so simple’! When opened the Lay-n-Go® bag lays flat allowing your makeup to spread out on a clean, contained, and dry surface…so easy to see and get at what you’re looking for. There is a pocket on the inside for […]

Kimba JB Blog ~ Sacrificial Chair

I love an idea that is brilliant, because it mimics a behaviour (like a dirty little secret) we don’t want to admit to, but we know we do it!! Like a lamb to the gods we give you this chair to sacrifice to your clothes. Designed to replace ‘that chair’ in your bedroom that is […]

Kimba JB Blog ~ ​Cut down your closet by 25% with this easy Tip

Cut down your closet by 25% by asking yourself this one question: “If I were shopping right this second, would I buy this?” If the answer’s no, out it goes. But what if ‘You Like It, But Do You Wear It’? The next point I’d like to mention relates to the difference between liking things […]