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Outfit Inspiration - Smart Casual Done Right

Posted by Katie Tweed on

When the dress code says "smart casual" we immediately reach for an outfit like this one, that is comfortable, appropriate for the weather and easily dressed up or down with the change of a shoe.  You can't go wrong with a jean-and-pretty-top combo for a smart casual event. Simply stash a pair of heels and a pair of flats in your car, so that when you scope out the dressing situation inside, you can easily pop back to the car if you need to dress up or down a touch. A red lippie on hand can do the trick as well!...

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Outfit inspiration - Nothing beats a fabulous cape!

Posted by Katie Tweed on

To us, this is the perfect outfit for when you have to get things done! You know those days when you have to do the grocery shopping, run the kids to sport activities, get to your hair appointment on time AND meet a friend for coffee? Get it all done and look great in this comfy but chic outfit! Quick, comfort dressing doesn't have to mean pulling on some activewear (though, we wouldn't blame you if you did)... Here, we have swapped out gym tights for stretchy distressed jeans that still have the comfort factor. This comfy tee is the ultimate...

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Outfit Inspiration: Autumn Hues

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This is the queen of 'wear everywhere' outfits. An oversized shirt paired with two-way stretch (they're heavenly to wear) pants and cute boots, whether long or short, is Alice's go-to outfit combination for autumn.   This outfit is wonderfully flattering for a whole range of body shapes and sizes, while long pants are perfect for these cooler days (and those days when shaving our legs isn't a priority ha) we have been experiencing. Throw a coat over the top to finish the look on a winter's day. TOP: Hammock & Vine Multi Layer Tunic (also available in navy)  PANT: Hammock & Vine...

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International Women’s Day 2017 – A spotlight on Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia

Posted by Katie Tweed on

International Women’s Day is a special day for us here at My Friend Alice, as a business run by women, for women. It’s a time for us to reflect on the challenges we face as women, to rejoice in the successes we have had over the years and to celebrate the things that make women great. Something that we like to do here is to use International Women’s Day as a chance to learn more about the things that we as privileged women can do to support other women. So, let us introduce Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia, an Australian charity that...

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International Women’s Day 2017 – A woman we admire, Dr Catherine Hamlin

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At 93 years of age, Dr Catherine Hamlin has spent more than half of her life dedicated to changing the lives of women, specifically women who have gone through horrific birth experiences and have been left injured and outcast.   Image: Kate Geraghty 2008 1959, on a trip to Ethiopia with her late husband, Reg, was the first time that this amazing woman came in contact with a women suffering from obstetric fistula, an encounter that changed her life forever. "We were touched and appalled by the sadness of our first fistula patient: a beautiful young woman in urine-soaked ragged...

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