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It has been a while since I last discussed the state of my wardrobe and sense of style. Fashion isn’t my thing and that is exactly why I created The Styleless Diaries. I kind of need to have a sense of style for my job as a beauty blogger because I go to lots of lovely events and meet with lots of people from brands and public relations agencies (all of which dress fabulously!), but it is such a foreign concept to me. How does one put together a fashionable outfit and not look like a mess?

Well, over the past year I have been trying REALLY hard to buy good, not-too-trendy pieces. Over the past 8 months I have been slowly culling my wardrobe of all the items I can’t/won’t/shouldn’t wear but it has left me with very little to wear … well that and the staggering amount of weight I have put on.

My goal during this time has been to rebuild a solid wardrobe containing classic, wearable pieces that make me look good no matter how they are styled. I wanted good quality items that will be versatile enough for any occasion. I think I did ok but I want to show you my recent purchases in hope you can help me. All of these were bought during 2012 and obviously before my new vegan lifestyle so there are some items I would definitely not purchase now, however, I feel like disposing of them would actually mean that the animals who gave to create those items were in vain. This is the reason I am not getting rid of any items I already own but I most definitely will not be buying any new animal product items moving forward.

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I know I say this every month can you believe how quick this year has gone? It is November and that means we are only weeks away from Christmas and New Year. I don’t know about you but I haven’t even thought about Christmas shopping yet. While November is a rather quiet month in terms of new products being released, it is a big month for all the Christmas specials to be announced so keep an eye out for lots of gift guides I will be posting soon.

In the meantime, check out these beauty favourites that are on sale this month. I think you will probably find an item or two you will want to add to your own Christmas wishlist.

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Until recently I had never heard of the brand Pevonia Botanica, but since they have been all over Twitter lately it is hard to avoid them. Now that I have read more about them, I was keen to try some of their products and the first one on the chopping block for review is their Dry Oil Body Moisturizer. I was drawn to this because of its pump bottle, but is that enough for me to call it a winner?

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Perfumes and fragrance are something I openly admit knowing very little about. For me it is up there with wine and cuts of meat. Wouldn’t have a clue. Yesterday an email popped into my inbox from The Fragrance Foundation Australia and it was something I found very helpful. Why, you wonder?

When people ask me what fragrances I like I usually say sweet, because I know I like the smell of sweet things. Funnily enough ‘sweet’ isn’t an actual fragrance family, so taking a look at this Top 20 list gave me the chance to see what family I tend to like. Turns out, I go for a Soft Floral or Floral. I think that is strange because Continue Reading