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    Frockwatch: You have to see what Lady Gaga is wearing.

      Stop looking because we’ve found your Christmas tree topper. It’s Lady Gaga, and she’s resembling a holographic sea urchin. She jumped out of the car then inflated herself on the street. It’s actually heaven. Take a look:   Somebody had too much to drink at the after-party! My tentacles had too much whiskey. pic.twitter.com/6dCntETLGw [read more]

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    Whatever you do, don’t call Melissa McCarthy’s new clothing line ‘plus’ size.

        Hallelujah. There’s finally a fashion brand out there that won’t discriminate against your curves or the size of your frame. But we warn you: Please erase the word ‘plus size’ from your vocabulary – because actress-turned-designer Melissa McCarthy doesn’t want it associated with her new clothing collection. McCarthy is planning to take on the fashion industry [read more]

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    “Why my armpit hair is long and blue.”

      Are you tired of your armpits always looking the same? Are you growing out your armpit hair, but thinking that you need a change? Do you love brightly coloured hair but don’t want to be like everyone else and put it on your head? Do you have brightly coloured hair and want to match [read more]

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    The ARIA’s red carpet: Frocks, frocks and more frocks.

    Sydney. Star Casino. Singers. Sexy outfits. It is all happening at the ARIA Awards tonight. The ‘2014 ARIA Awards Connected By Telstra‘ brought out all the harmonious celebrities. The sounds of Aussie music filled the Star Casino with variety – Jessica Mauboy, the Hilltop Hoods, Neil Finn and Paul Kelly – as well as a [read more]

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    The American Music Awards: Where the fashion is as questionable as the songs.

    Sshhh. Listen really hard. Can you hear that? Clicking of cameras. Drumming of high heels. Shallow breaths because dresses are so tight they don’t allow deep-breathing. It’s the sound of celebrities walking the red carpet. The 2014 American Music Awards have started, and all the top musicians are there. Taylor Swift is performing (may even [read more]

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    Is this Kate Middleton’s best maternity look yet?

        By NICKY CHAMP We’re calling it. This is Kate Middleton‘s best maternity look yet. The Duchess of Cambridge is back in the spotlight after a (no doubt) hideous bout of Hyperemesis Gravidarum, and it’s her appearance at the Place2be Wellbeing in Schools Awards at Kensington Palace that we’re loving. Wearing a midnight blue [read more]

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    How to wear your pyjamas in public… and get away with it.

    By CHERRY BEALE. Two weeks ago, I started wearing nighties in public, and I haven’t looked back since. Yep, that’s right – call it what you will: nightie, nightgown, nightshirt, pyjamas – I’m wearing it in public, and I’m loving it. You see, I’ve had a fashion epiphany of late. There’s nothing like gaining 25 [read more]

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    Where to shop when you’ve got Champagne taste on a beer budget.

        By BERN MORLEY Sometimes, I honestly believe that I was supposed be born into aristocracy. How else do I explain my attraction to the finer things in life? In fact, I would say that I was born with the little-known affliction of ‘champagne taste on a beer budget’. It’s like I’ve got this [read more]

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    Frockwatch: Aussies bring the crop-tops to this week’s red carpet roundup.

      By MAMAMIA STYLE Over there is Jennifer Lawrence in a heavenly white mullet dress. Over here are Aussie celebrities flashing their upper midriffs by the water. We can’t decide which look we like harder, but both come with bring a high degree of difficult for any “normal” person. At the world premiere of the third [read more]

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    Historic celebrity looks you can copy from the Melbourne Cup.

            By NICKY CHAMP Ah, spring. It’s like you can feel a seismic shift the moment September 1 rolls around. The warmer weather is on its way, the excitement in the air is palpable and your social calendar starts filling up with barbecues and garden parties. But before we step into our [read more]

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    You HAVE to see this year’s Miss World Australia’s national costume.

                By MAMAMIA STYLE Take a look at the national costume that will be worn by Miss World Australia, Courtney Thorpe, on December 14 in London. Any first thoughts? Our reactions went something like this: “Whoa.” “What the…” “Hahahaha.” “It’s no wonder we never win.” The costume was based on [read more]

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    STYLE: The one trend you should definitely NOT wear to your office Christmas party.

            By NICKY CHAMP Remember how we all laughed last year at the sideboob phenomenon? Ha! We thought naively, this trend will pass by faster than Kony2012. Oh, how wrong we were. Kate Hudson is sideboob’s latest champion. She flaunted her lateral cleavage in a stunning magenta gown at the 2014 Baby2Baby [read more]

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    Nicky has found the closest thing to guilt-free shopping.

              By NICKY CHAMP 67 minutes in store. 8 items in total. $190.60 spent. $247.85 saved. I’ll get to how I did it in a second, but first I have to tell you that I’ve just discovered THE place where I’ll be doing all my Christmas shopping. Nay, the place where [read more]

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    FROCKWATCH: The week that ‘racewear’ took an interesting turn…

        Races and awards shows. Like Christmas and Easter for frockwatchers, without the religion, obviously. And the shiny gifts did not disappoint. There were white eyebrows, Maleficent-inspired race wear, and someone dressed as a Christmas tree. How festive. Kim Kardashian kicked off the week in a tight-fitting blue silk dress, and ended it with blonde brows. [read more]

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    STYLE: Proof that the races should be about hats, not horses.

      We get it. Some days you just need to stare at photos of beautiful people in pretty clothes. Today is one of those days. If you’re anything like us, you felt incredibly sad that two majestic creatures lost their lives racing The Melbourne Cup. But the uplifting news is that it’s Oaks Day today. i.e. Ladies’ [read more]

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    Melbourne Cup Fashions: Hats, hats and more hats.

    By MAMAMIA STYLE Tall people wrapped in shiny fabric. Definitely life-threatening headwear. The consumption of alcohol in the sun. THE MELBOURNE CUP, ladies and gentlemen in suits. The Melbourne Cup. Sweet merciful god of television, BLAKE AND LOUISE just arrived. How very dare they show their attractive faces on this holy day of racing, after all [read more]

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    Derby Day fashions 2014 – Black, white and celebs all over.

      Horses? What horses? We all know that Spring Racing Carnival is really about the fashion. The week has kicked off in style at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne with Derby Day on yesterday. The weather had started out a little grim with wind and rain greeting racegoers, but that didn’t stop Australia’s finest from looking, well, fine. It’s [read more]

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    How activewear is shaping fashion this summer.

        By ZOE LAWRENCE For me, activewear and fashion are one and the same. My wardrobe is full of it and I happily wear it – without shame – to any location and every occasion that calls for a casual dress code. Activewear is comfortable, practical and let’s face it, just downright fashionable and is [read more]

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    6 steps to healthy hair that cost NOTHING.

          By JO ABI   It’s Spring Racing time and my hair is about to be styled to within an inch of its life for an extended period of time. Because there’s no point finding a fab dress, awesome shoes and semi-comfy shape wear unless your hair looks PERFECT. And that means: Blowdrying; [read more]

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    Frockwatch: We have one big question about this outfit.

      By MAMAMIA STYLE Stuck for a Halloween outfit for tonight? Make like Miley and grab a roll of duct tape. Or, not. Miley Cyrus has just outdone Miley Cyrus and proved that it is totally acceptable to wear an outfit made of tape out in public. Actually, it’s the top of a very expensively-fabulous Tom Ford [read more]

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    The 4 biggest style mistakes women make at the races.

    By NICKY CHAMP I think we can all agree the race track is a social minefield. If you’re in the member’s area, there are so many fashion rules to abide by, and if you’re in general admission things turn messy real fast. You start the day off in a glamourous frock and polished makeup, but [read more]

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    5 new hairstyles to try for Spring Racing (that look tricky but aren’t).

          By NAT HAWK Oh, spring. My favourite time of the year for so many reasons. It’s warm but not too hot, the crazy Christmas season is not yet upon us, and – best of all – it’s spring racing season. I’m lucky enough to live close to the racecourse and my girlfriends [read more]

  • How to prepare for the spring races

    The perfect formula for looking your best at the spring races.

          By JOSEFA PETE The lawns are manicured, the roses are pruned and the horses are lined up in preparation for the race that stops the nation. Spring racing is in the air. Racegoers are opening their closets, dusting off their hats and starting to feel the buzz of excitement. While spring racing [read more]

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    Frockwatch: Are ‘spullet’ dresses a Thing now?

    By MAMAMIA STYLE It was the week that Blake Lively and Kate Middleton set some new, impossibly-high standards for maternity wear. And it was the week when the world went crazy over Renee Zellweger’s face. But for our money, the most interesting red-carpet moment of the week didn’t happen over in London or LA. It happened in Sydney at Who Magazine’s Sexiest [read more]

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    That beautiful dress that you love? It was probably inspired by this man.

      BY ALYX GORMAN The man responsible for a style of dressing that we now know universally as “tasteful” has died. Oscar De La Renta was an icon of American fashion design, and without his vision royalty the world over (both the Hollywood and blue blooded kind), would be entirely without a blue print for [read more]

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    This is what the super-rich kids wear when they get married.

                By NICKY CHAMP Question: if you had all the money in the world, what kind of wedding dress would you choose? Something simple and elegant a la Amal Clooney? Or perhaps a sleek Kate Middleton lace-inspired frock? Or would you go all out and wear the biggest, meringue-style wedding [read more]

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    Spring is upon us. It’s time to get your hair sorted.

            By JACQUI PORTER   Well ladies, the spring racing calendar is almost upon us which only means one thing (well, It kinda means a few things to horses, jockeys and racing enthusiasts, but I digress). To most women, it means parties and lookin’ pretty. Yes Ma’am. With so many events coming [read more]

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    5 times Lisa Wilkinson has rocked the style classics this month.

    Last week, Virginia Trioli shared a letter that she had received from a fan, pointing out that she was “in need of a makeover”. What Virginia’s pen pal failed to appreciate was that morning breakfast presenters are style icons in this country. When they wear something on the tv, these hosts tend to cause a designer stampede. [read more]

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    Spring Racing Fashion at the 2014 Caulfield Cup.

              The day that marks the official start of the Spring Racing Season for 2014 is finally upon us. The Caulfield Cup is one of the world’s richest thoroughbred races. Though you wouldn’t know that this show was about wealthy horses… We’ll be updating you throughout the day with pics of our favourite [read more]

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    If Reese Witherspoon wore this to the races this year, she’d be told to go home.

      By MAMAMIA STYLE Crop tops. They’re the fashion trend that refuses to die, despite some stiff opposition. In the against corner we have Racing Victoria, who released a statement saying they will enforce the no crop tops dress code in the member’s areas at Flemington this year. But in the ‘For’ corner, we have [read more]