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BUY IT ONCE, BUY IT WELL

Not that I would EVER think anyone working on the fashion industry would be bitchy, but it appears that I am completely wrong! Last year, I unexpectedly found myself at Australian Fashion Week and witnessed a small, quirky, perhaps fair to say successful eclectic male designer pitch the biggest hissy fit because he was required

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MRS WOOG & THE FASHIONISTAS. HUH?

I still have no real idea how I ended up backstage at Sydney Fashion Week, but I was mesmerised by every minute of it. It had nothing to do with the clothes. Let me explain why the Fashion Folk completely stole the show when it came to my entertainment at this year’s premier National Celebration

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FASHION WEEK WITH MRS WOOG

The change of season is upon our doorstep, and my Snuggie is being dusted off for evenings by the fire. I thought it might be apt to share a little research I have done lately to celebrate Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, which starts next week. So hitch up your britches ladies, and grab a notebook

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The Underwear from Hell

The year was 2003 and I was walking down the aisle for the 6th time. I felt trapped and restricted, dizzy with all eyes on me. Sweat beaded upon my upper lip and I struggled to breathe. I just didn’t think I could go through with this. Again. I had successfully pushed this incident out

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COSMETIC SURGERY: ‘IT DIDN’T LOOK RIGHT’

Linda Rodin is a stylist, fashion icon and businesswoman. She’s stylish, intelligent, 65, and has spoken to US online mag Into the Gloss about going grey, starting a business in her 50s and not using fillers. Here are some of our favourite snippets from the frank and refreshing interview. (And, seriously, that poodle? We’re in

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RETOUCHING THE NEWS

Allegations that the winning photograph of this year’s prestigious World Press Photo of the Year, was ‘faked’ using Photoshop have been dismissed by independent forensic analysis. Accused of being a composite, a charge Swedish photographer Paul Hansen denies, there is agreement the image has at least undergone a degree of retouching. The photo shows men

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Packing For Style – Travel Fashion Tips

Worst part of going away? Packing. Worst part of being away? Finding you haven’t got anything you need but still have a full suitcase. Help, I either overpack or underpack. You travel a lot, tell me the tricks of your trade?  Dear Julie, Recently I arrived in a wet and chilly San Francisco to discover

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MIRROR, MIRROR, I HATE YOU!

Most mothers of tweenie and teenage girls will acknowledge that their daughters are having a deep love affair with their mirrors. Gone is the little girl who was happy to throw on shorts and a t-shirt and tie her hair back in a scruffy ponytail. In her place is a self-aware budding beauty. Is that

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MRS WOOG’S FASHION FILES

In a clear case of consumerism gone mad, at this point of the year, Autumn, we are bombarded with messages that we, as women, need to change up our wardrobe to reflect the new seasons. Not only are we expected to take stock of what we already own, but also we need to add to

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