The Optimist

Maya Angelou quote | #life | SONIASTYLING.COM

I want to keep today’s post short and sweet because, to be honest, I’m tired. And I have a bit of a heavy heart. The world events of the past week coupled with the passing of a former colleague have dulled this girl’s sparkle ever so slightly. When did the world get so dark? Why is there ... [ Read More ]

5 Tunics Under $50

5 tunics under $50 | #fashion #style | SONIASTYLING.COM

The tunic has to be one of the best fashion inventions. I mean, it made it into the top 10 items in my casual capsule wardrobe post, didn't it? But what makes it so darn fabulous? It suits most people, combines comfort with style and is an affordable item to add to your autumn/winter ... [ Read More ]

What Sonia Wore: My Photoshoot with Emma Kate Co

What Sonia Wore: My Photoshoot with Emma Kate Co | #fashion #style | SONIASTYLING.COM

I finally did it! The stars aligned and I managed to tee up not one, not two, but three professionals on the same day to be my Dream Team and take some long overdue photos - a new headshot and a suite of promotional images I can keep in my portfolio. I'll talk more about my headshot photoshoot ... [ Read More ]

5 Easy Ways to Sneak Exercise into Your Day

5 easy ways to sneak exercise into your day | #health #fitness #life | SONIASTYLING.COM

As we tip-toe ever deeper into the shadowy forest that is winter, our days are getting shorter, colder, rainier and let’s face it, exercise is becoming less and less appealing. So what’s a gal to do if she wants to snooze a little longer under her comforter, enjoy her comfort food but still feel ... [ Read More ]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas + Giveaway

Mother's Day gift ideas from $9 - $129 | SONIASTYLING.COM

So, Mother's Day is just around the corner... {For those having a mild panic attack right now, it's Sunday 10 May here in Australia so you've still got a little bit of time up your sleeve.} ...which is a lovely excuse to celebrate the women in our lives who do a stellar job of looking after ... [ Read More ]

The Hair Happiness Challenge

Schwarzkopf Hair Happiness Challenge | SONIASTYLING.COM

Brought to you by Schwarzkopf I’ve always said that your hair is your most important accessory. Think about it: you wear it every single day. Agree? Good! So if you’re anything like me and care about the state of your follicles, then maybe you’d like to join me in whipping our locks ... [ Read More ]

How to Build a Casual Capsule Wardrobe

How to build a casual capsule wardrobe | #fashion #style | SONIASTYLING.COM

Today I'm answering a fashion question that Janine has sent through to me and might also be one you are pondering yourself as we head into the cooler months... "This may sound like a ridiculous question but I am just wondering where to start when getting ready (what to put on) in the mornings? I ... [ Read More ]

What Sonia Wore: Leopard Print Blanket Scarf

What Sonia Wore: Leopard Print 2 Ways | #fashion #style | SONIASTYLING.COM

My love of leopard print is pretty much common knowledge by now. I'm an out and proud leopard lover and I don't care who knows it! Lucky for me - and for those of you who also adore this print - it's still very much in fashion (though I think it never goes out of style), which means there are ... [ Read More ]

How to Budget for a Renovation

How to budget for a renovation | #house #home | SONIASTYLING.COM

  For those of you that have been playing along at home, we've been renovating our place for 3.5 years now. Yes, you read right. Three. And. A. Half. Years. I feel like I've been living on my very own version of The Block this entire time, but I've also learned a heck of a lot along ... [ Read More ]

How to Dress Your Age

How to dress your age | #fashion #style | SONIASTYLING.COM

I recently received an email from Kate, who - at the age of 21 - feels a bit out of her fashion depth... "I don't really know how to dress for my body shape or understand what works well when it comes to the latest trends. I guess you could say I'm incredibly untrendy and I don't feel like I dress ... [ Read More ]

Win a Deluxe Jaffa Chair from Epona Co

The Jaffa beanbag chair from Epona Co | SONIASTYLING.COM

As you guys may know, I'm a member of the Down that Little Lane blogger family. One of the perks of being part of such a rad online family is that I get to co-host super awesome giveaways with DTLL! And today's giveaway is definitely one for those who love to spend quality time relaxing at ... [ Read More ]