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le {make-over} My relationship with my makeup

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“I’ve never been conscious about my imperfect skin”. “I’ve never paged through a glossy wondering how do ‘they’ have clear, smooth skin, which appears as if the ‘dewy’ look has been effortlessly put together”. “I’ve never wanted to have a face full of make-up, because ‘natural is the way to go’”. Said. No. Woman. Ever. I think that as ...

niQi at Nicci: {Breezy Styling} Holiday Looks

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In this, our second installment of the niQi at Nicci styling series, we present a generous helping of holiday haute couture. We've styled these combinations specifically to inspire your time-away looks, taking you from at-leisure chic to swanky step-out. Beach-looks get an update with the benefit of gilded accessories. A printed skirt is a good wardrobe ...

niQi at Nicci: {Layered Looks} Modest Wear and a Giveaway

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It was happy homophonic synchronicity; the niQi team meeting with the Nicci team at their boutique in Sandton to explore fresh seasonal looks that translate across high style and modest wear. Nicci Boutiques' Niki Breger took us through the boutique's on-trend offerings and timeless favourites, proffering advice on how to pair wardrobe staples with bold layering ...

Living your best life | O You! event 2013

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When I won tickets to the O You! event hosted at Gallagher Convention Centre, in Midrand, I mentally began planning the blog post. In fact, I began working out, how was I meant to take all that I had learnt at this event (of which I had not attended at that stage) and translate it ...

Focus on Personal Styling | Dressing to avoid the pocket burn

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Page through any South African fashion magazine publication and you’re most likely to find international haute couture or bespoke tailoring gracing their fashion pages. Whilst this is rarely affordable to the average woman, or in the case of religious restrictions, they grant readers insight into runway trends and seasonal changes with respect to evolving fashion. ...

Expressions: Of {Self}

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An expression of self can be mediated through many forms. The most visual representation of our personalities is communicated through clothing. Our choices reflect the way we perceive ourselves and the way we desire others to perceive us. While clothing stores and fashion glossies appear to prescribe seasonal uniforms, we all have unique approaches to ...