All Wrapped Up

Sonia Styling wears PassionQ Paisley Wrap Dress from Whitehaven Emporium

I've found myself wearing dresses so often of late.They're just so easy to wear - throw one on and you're ready to go.I've also recently joined the gym. I had let my exercise regime fall by the wayside and it was time to get it back on track, for the sake of my physical health as well as my … [Read more...]

What to Wear to a Christmas Party

What to wear to a Christmas party

Christmas parties.If you haven't already attended one, I have no doubt your calendar is fast filling up with future dates to get together with friends, family and colleagues.And if you're anything like me, you'll be starting to wonder what to wear to all of these events (and how many times … [Read more...]

Kindness in the Form of a Dress

Sonia Styling wears Feather + Noise 'Wild One' Dress

As you'd probably know by now, I wasn't having the most brilliant time recently.And, as I came to realise, a lot of people noticed my absence from blogging and social media, and quite a few reached out to me privately to check in and see if I was OK.Kindness. In droves. And it drove me to … [Read more...]

Rediscovering Colour, Rediscovering My Happy

Rediscovering Colour

"You've been wearing so much black lately."This seemingly throwaway comment someone said to me the other day stopped me in my tracks.They were right.In my day to day life - especially at work - I had defaulted to black paired with black and accessorised with black.So when the … [Read more...]

Styling the Blush & Co Photoshoot

Sonia Styling for Blush & Co

This past weekend, I was asked to style a photoshoot for Blush & Co.For those of you who aren't familiar, Blush & Co is a gorgeous Australian rose gold jewellery brand, created by Jacquie. Who also happens to be my sister-in-law!Rewind to Christmas Day 2014 and Jacquie came over … [Read more...]

My Top Tips for Wearing a Playsuit

My top tips for wearing a playsuit

If there's one item of clothing I've surprised myself with, it's the playsuit.You see, my phobia of shorts has been long and well documented, and I'm only just getting over it, but for some reason, the playsuit is holding huge appeal to me right now.It could be partly to do with the fact … [Read more...]

Stepping Back

Sonia Styling

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...]

A Beautiful Way to Work for Yourself

The Body Shop At Home

Brought to you by The Body Shop At Home™ Recently, this little blog quietly marked its 3rd birthday.I say “quietly” because – in all honesty – I completely missed the milestone and only realised 3 days later.Now, that’s not to say I don’t care about my blog. Far from it! It’s actually … [Read more...]

What Sonia Wore: Leopard Wrap Skirt

What Sonia Wore: Leopard Wrap Skirt

There are some outfits you just feel good in.Do you know what I mean?They're the ones you put together once, feel utterly fabulous in it, and then repeat.That's exactly what this outfit is all about for me. I actually originally put it together for a night out to celebrate my birthday … [Read more...]

What to Wear to a Spring Wedding

What to wear to a spring wedding

Spring has sprung ... and so has wedding season!Invitations are flowing in and - as a guest - after we've sent our RSVP, our minds soon turn towards what to wear.When it comes to a wedding, no matter the dress code, the key is to always dress up.It's better to be overdressed, as it makes … [Read more...]

What Sonia Wore: Bohemian Traders Utility Shorts

What Sonia Wore: Bohemian Traders Utility Shorts

So last week I declared that my holiday in Bali sparked a love affair with shorts.If you know me well, you'd have given yourself whiplash from the double take you would have made at this statement.You see, for most of my adult life, I've avoided shorts.I'm not very tall (161cm tall to be … [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...]

What to Pack for a Week in Bali

Courtyard by Marriott, Seminyak, Bali

See that pic?That was the view from our balcony at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel in Seminyak. Such a lovely sight to wake up to the first few mornings of our week in Bali and boy did we make the most of that pool!But let's rewind for a second...When I shared a video of me packing for Bali … [Read more...]

What Sonia Wore: On Holiday in Bali

On holiday in Bali

I'm back!Back from Bali.Did you miss me?I sure missed you guys, but I can tell you what I did NOT miss - the weather in my hometown, which seems to have completely forgotten it's spring and has reverted back to its wintery ways. Cold. Windy. Rainy. Bleurgh!Which is why it's a nice … [Read more...]