Archive for July, 2010

When in Wellington, love starting my day at Arabica Café in Grey St …  always buzy – this café which seats more than 50 was full at 8.45am, and emptied out by about 9am. Do Wellingtonians have a civilized time of 9am to be at their desk? Great coffee and good selection of counter food […]


Susan’s is in Rotorua Aug 3-4. Email Susan for an appointment to advise remedies for your wardrobe ailments. Susan is a style doctor, who does house calls – offering first aid for your wardrobe in any part of New Zealand… Suggest the idea to a group of friends (may be your book club) and Susan […]


If your lower leg is shorter than your thigh do not choose ankle straps. Avoid ankle straps if you have thick ankles and do not choose a tiny kitten heel. With shoes, as with everything else, go for proportion and balance. Someone with large bone structure needs a wider strap on a sandal. Two-toned shoes […]


Great way to add colour, texture and interest to an outfit. A scarf must be the right colour for you and make sure the fabric is compatible with the outfit. Don’t put a flimsy silk scarf with a winter coat, choose a heavier texture. Quality accessories with clean lines can make inexpensive clothes look better, […]


Susan is a style doctor, who does house calls – offering first aid for your wardrobe in any part of New Zealand… she will be in Wellington July 29. If you would like an appointment when Susan hits Wellington, e-mail or call free in New Zealand on: 0508 YOUR STYLE.


A very narrow belt makes hips look larger, while medium belt makes them appear smaller. A wide belt worn at the waist can make you appear short waisted. A ‘Rectangle’ (with no defined waist) looks best in a belt with wonderful buckle and and on open vest of jacket, so all you see is the […]


It will take your breath away. The Imperial Ice Stars perform with incredible agility, grace and poise.   Swan Lake may be a famous ballet but put on ice gives it a new magic.  The costumes are superb and the ice dancers are fluid in the way they glide and float across the stage.  It is […]