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Ups and DOWNS
As a regular subscriber, I find that although not every article relates directly to me there is always something of interest in most stories – it is after all a bit of unplugged ‘me-time’ to spend fantasising. In the February issue, both Lisa’s and D
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Career WHAT’S NEW
Make the week go smoothly with a tidy desk and all the tools you need to hand. Here are some of Kikki.K’s top tips for staying organised: 1 Reduce clutter. Keep only your essentials on your desk, and set up storage solutions for everything else. 2 Ma
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This catchphrase works wonders when it comes to avoiding hangovers (pick your poison and stick with it, mate – tequila and red wine don’t mix!), but is also helpful when talking meditation. Before you sit down to practise, commit to a length of time
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Colours
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Our favourite reader letter featured in next month’s issue will win a beautiful set of natural skincare products from Evolu, valued at $255.With a focus on providing results for your skin and delighting the senses, founder Kati Kasza takes a hands-on
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Fit For All
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New research indicates there is a gut-brain connection in the development of Parkinson’s disease. By studying roundworms that had been genetically engineered to produce alphasynuclein, a protein that is linked to the development of Parkinson’s, resea
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The 10 New Trends To Love
This will highlight an hourglass shape or give the illusion of a waist to a more athletic build. It’s all about the texture here. The yarn is light and soft, and the fit is oversized. Bell sleeves, long locks and groovy prints are a mainstay on
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Force Of Habit
You may have heard it takes 30 days to create a new habit. Well, it’s not as simple or as difficult as that. If you have managed to create a new habit simply by doing it for 30 days, congratulations. Repetition is important, but most of us fail well
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Wrinkle In Time
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The Style Files
A tailored look with a mix of bright and earthy tones will update your work wardrobe. Opt for soft colours in slim fits, then add interest with bold accessories and some cool black boots. Be bold with prints, embrace rich fabrics and add some spa
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In Her Own FASHION
After my mother died, my sister and I had the job of clearing out her wardrobe. It was sad. And not just because we were missing our mum. Her clothes made me sad in a way that was hard to explain. Surely she’d had some memorable outfits? I looked for
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ON THE catwalk
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Wise Words
Q I’m 47 and have recently given up dying my hair every other week (the regrowth showed after 10 days and I was sick of spending all my time and money at the hairdresser’s). I’m at peace with my decision, but because I used to have black hair and now
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LOCAL Goodness
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My Style
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The Hot List
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We Love Nz
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THE FEEL GOOD flexitarian
SERVES 2 WITH LEFTOVERS 1 medium cauliflower, save the leaves (about 800g)2 tbsp ghee or oilSea salt and black pepper 2 tsp ground cumin1 tsp sweet paprika2 tsp ground corianderChilli flakes or ¼ tsp cayenne, to taste 240g cooked white beans or c
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How To Layer A Look To Love
A classic tailored Midi coat in a neutral colour is a must. Formal in style, the coat is perfect when paired with a longer-line dress or wide-legged pant. Showcasing a bold colour and print underneath allows you to show some personality while always
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Taking the stage DEBORAH FRANCES-WHITE COMEDIENNE AND PODCAST HOST
MY TYPICAL MORNING AND EVENING ROUTINE… Nothing makes me feel as good in the morning as yoga. If there was a pill you could take that made you feel as good as yoga everyone would take it. I also like toast or porridge, black coffee, and spend too mu
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Status Anxiety’s AW20 Transitory collection has landed and doesn’t disappoint. In keeping with the brand’s mantra of creating beautiful minimalistic pieces for everyday use, the range has some standout styles like the new Abandon tote, $315.95. With
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TAKE A shot
Traditionally, kefir is a fermented milk product of Russian origin made by using a culture of kefir grains comprised of a number of different bacteria and yeasts. The yeasts ferment the sugar in the milk to create carbon dioxide and alcohol. Water
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Perfectly Formed
A fashion insider’s secret to always looking stylish is the capsule wardrobe. This seasonal collection of core garments can be interchanged with one another to create limitless looks that will take you effortlessly from work to weekend and everywhere
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Leading The Charge
One’s a highly qualified makeup artist who’s been painting the faces of models, movie stars and TV presenters for decades. The other could be described euphemistically as ‘self-sufficient’, but ‘control freak’ wouldn’t be overstating things. The stan
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Home Refresh
Add a natural focal point to rooms by creating a vignette of pieces, whether that be ceramics, glassware, fresh flowers or art. Play with scale, mixing and matching different heights while maintaining one cohesive colour or material. Double up on the
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