5 ways to own 2018

Sonia Styling

Well hello there!I'm sure you've probably read the title of this blog post and thought to yourself, "um, does Sonia realise we're nearly at the end of January?" and you're right - I do realise that - but you know what? I didn't hit the ground running when the calendar flipped over to 1 January … [Read more...]

Live 2018 on purpose

Sonia Styling

Safe to say, 2017 has been a huge year.Not just for me, but for many people I know.Has it been huge for you also?This year has seen me not only discover my purpose but make decisions on purpose and live with purpose.I guess you could say 'purpose' unexpectedly became the theme of … [Read more...]

6 months later

So here we are.I promised that I would share a more personal update on what it's been like working for myself for the past 6 months, and - finally! - here it is.I actually have no idea how to start this post or where it'll end up, so let's just dive in and see where it goes... It all … [Read more...]


Sonia Styling

Today is my 33rd birthday.Whenever a birthday rolls around, I tend to take a moment to reflect on the year that's just gone.And this past year? It's been a doozie!When I think back to this time last year, I was working in my day job, blogging and my business didn't exist - in fact, … [Read more...]

Celebrate life’s Champagne moments

Sonia Styling x Lanson

Sonia Styling + Lanson collaborationI’m a big believer in celebrating.Celebrating the big stuff – a promotion at work, a milestone birthday, buying a house, an engagement or a wedding, overcoming an illness, the birth of a baby, or being brave enough to start your own business.But also … [Read more...]

Trusting the timing of life

Sonia Styling for Michael Hill

Sonia Styling + Michael Hill collaboration Recently, I took the leap from my comfortable, familiar corporate life to the relatively unknown – working for myself.I’ve always been one who believes in trusting the timing of life.Sure, it can be ridiculously frustrating and at times it can be … [Read more...]

I owe you an explanation…

It would seem that I owe you an explanation...You see, it's been over a month since I last wrote a blog post.What gives, right? Well, some of you may not realise this but I still have a day job. I work 4 days a week in communications in what is a demanding, busy, quite reactive … [Read more...]

Christmas Gift Ideas for Pets and Kids

Hello again - Santa Sonia here!So, I previously shared some gift ideas for women and men (which you can read here).Today?It's all about the littlest family members who hold the biggest place in our hearts - pets and kids! Christmas Gift Ideas for Pets Having a little something under … [Read more...]

Christmas Gift Ideas for Him and Her

Christmas Gift Ideas For Him and Her

Hands up who hasn't started their Christmas shopping yet?You're not the only one.I haven't even written a list yet, which seems kind of odd, considering I'm actually really excited about Christmas this year (unlike last year) and our Christmas tree has been up for a few weeks now.Oh … [Read more...]

Stepping Back

Wow.It's been over 3 weeks since my last post here on the blog and slightly longer than that since my fingers last touched the keyboard to create a post.That seems so wild to me: it feels like a lifetime yet at the same time feels like only a breath ago.The reason for my stepping back - … [Read more...]

The Drive to Make a Difference

The drive to make a difference #ipledgetocheck

Brought to you by BPDid you know that breast cancer is the number one cancer diagnosed for women in Australia?In fact, 1 in 8 Australian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer before the age of 85.It’s a startling statistic and one that isn’t lost on me as a woman who has a family … [Read more...]

My Fashionable Girls’ Night In

Cancer Council Girls' Night In

Brought to you by Cancer Council What’s that saying? A change is as good as a holiday?Well, I say a clothes swap party is as good as a shopping spree!I recently hosted a clothes swap with some very special girlfriends of mine – the bride-to-be and my fellow bridesmaids – for Cancer … [Read more...]

The Eyes Have It

Have you ever been on the receiving end of a throwaway comment ... only to have it stir up feelings you'd long forgotten about?This happened to me a few weeks ago.I was at an event and was posing for a photo with the guest of honour.The person taking the photo made - what I can only … [Read more...]

My Clothes Swap Party for a Cause

Cancer Council Girls' Night In

Brought to you by Cancer Council Time.It’s a word I’ve been over-using of late … and usually of the “I don’t have enough” variety.Are you the same?Life is busy. We’re all busy. But one thing we shouldn’t be too busy for is our friends. Especially our girls.The importance of female … [Read more...]