The year that was: 2018

Wow. As the end of this year comes hurtling toward us, I thought I would steal a quiet moment amongst the chaos of the silly season to write a little note to you. And me.To recap 2018 and share all that it has meant to me and the impact it has had on me.What. A. Year!Not only did it … [Read more...]

3 party dresses under $100

Sonia Styling wears PrettyLittleThing.com

I like to step outside of my comfort zone as often as possible.And yes, this even applies to fashion!Recently, I decided to challenge myself and shop somewhere I'd never shopped before. An online retailer I thought only suitable for cute, perky, young things. Not 34-year-old women like me … [Read more...]

Women beyond the wardrobe: Melissa from Adorn Collection

Melissa Barnes of Adorn Collection

Here we go, ladies... it's time for another chapter of women beyond the wardrobe.New to this story?Well, basically, I’m inspired by other women – their work and their wardrobe.I love to know how they ended up where they are, doing the work that they do. How they discovered their passion, … [Read more...]

Meet your new fave Rosé

Sonia Styling x Pure Vision Organic Rosé

I make no secret of the fact I enjoy a glass of wine. Or two.But what you may not know is that a few years ago, I created a hashtag to celebrate it: #soniastylinghappyhour {Feel free to use it next time you're enjoying a tipple!}And in this spirit of this, I'm always keen to try new … [Read more...]

34

Today I turn 34.Before I started writing this post, I went back and read the post I wrote on my 33rd birthday.All of the memories and emotions came flooding back. It was quite a chapter. Probably a lot more monumental than I realised at the time.And, just like last year, so much has … [Read more...]

Women beyond the wardrobe: Primp Style Co

Lucy and Kelly of Primp Style Co

YAY!It's time for another chapter of women beyond the wardrobe.New to this story?Well, basically, I’m inspired by other women – their work and their wardrobe.I love to know how they ended up where they are, doing the work that they do. How they discovered their passion, their … [Read more...]

Supporting womankind, supporting MumKIND

So I've been working on a little something quietly in the background for quite some time now...You see, I've been searching for a local charitable organisation to align with and really hoped to find one with a strong focus on women.And then - like magic - it happened!I connected with … [Read more...]

Hire a bit of luxury

Sonia Styling x Adorn Collection

When I started this blog some 5 years ago, I had the same fashion philosophy I still have now: style doesn’t have to break the bank.Especially when you can hire a bit of luxury!Which is why I’m very excited to announce that I’m the new ambassador for... Adorn CollectionAdorn … [Read more...]

This is my story

There's something that's been playing on my heart and in my head, so this seems like the perfect place to share it.Especially considering the nature of it.You see, I recently received some negative feedback about me and the way I present online.At first, I took it on board as … [Read more...]

All about eyelash extensions

All about eyelash extensions: Sonia Styling x Miss Eyelash

They say there’s a first time for everything and I experienced this for myself recently.With eyelash extensions.Why now? Well, I’d always wanted to try them, but I’d never discovered anyone who did beautiful, natural looking lashes. And I just didn’t want to look like an off duty drag … [Read more...]

Women beyond the wardrobe: Erin Scammell

Erin Scammell - The Stolen Stylist

Can I just say a huge, heartfelt THANK YOU!The first chapter of women beyond the wardrobe was such a hit with you, which - if I'm being totally honest - just made me so incredibly happy.As I said before, I’m forever inspired by other women – their work and their wardrobe.I love to know … [Read more...]

Decorating with indoor plants

Decorating with indoor plants

Confession: I have become totally obsessed with indoor plants. I don’t know when or how it happened, but my thumbs have suddenly changed from black to green and I’ve managed to accumulate a collection of potted plants dotted around my home… and I can’t seem to get enough!Who have I … [Read more...]