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My Style: 22.6.10: Introduction

Glamour. Many people comment on my style and say I often look glamours (don’t look at me now peoples).  Style comes effortless to me.  I find pleasure in dressing nice but I don’t place a lot of value on material things;  balance is important. I’m an all or nothing person; either I’m dressing up a storm or wearing a 10-year-old jumper and jeans. 

My Style. My Style is a new series I’ll be doing here at Be A Fun Mum.  My Style is about making the most of your wardrobe without spending a fortune.  It’s about finding the balance between dressing nicely and being obsessed with fashion.  My Style is about finding your own style.

Self-conscious. After my first two pregnancies, I wore my jeans out of hospital; however, during my last two pregnancies, I gained extra weight that I’m still trying to shake. I don’t like my body, and I’m not comfortable with how I look. In saying that, I don’t feel pressure to be thin — I’m totally over that.  I’ve come to terms with my body shape; I’ll never be petite; I’m strong.  What I do need to do is focus on being healthy. I’m working on it.

Memories. I remember Mum visiting my school, and I always felt so proud of her.  I felt proud because she always made an effort to dress beautifully and all my friends would comment, “Your Mum is so beautiful.”  I felt proud because she was so kind and all my friends would say, “Your Mum is so nice.” I too want my children to be proud of me.

This is My Style.  I love dressing up. I love dressing down.  I often wear the same outfit two days running and hope I don’t meet anyone who notices. My style is elegant with dash of edge. It’s pretty meets spunky. It’s simple with a variety of texture. I’m often consertative but am prepared to take risks. I love finding vintage and handmade style pieces. I don’t have a lot of clothes, I just know how to make the most of my wardrobe. My Style says me.

Black Skivvy: Eizbuy

Sleeveless Cardie: Vintage Primrose

Black pants: Target hand-me-downs

Red Boots: Half price from a little store on Main Street Caloundra.

Rose Ring:  Equip

Red Watch: Gift from a friend

Felt Brooch: Handmade item from the  Goombundgee Art Gallery.

[Goombundgee is a gorgeous country town. Put it on your places to visit list.]

Hat: Myer (purchased 2 years ago)

What I love most: The boots.  Would have to be the red boots.

My Style: 26.6.10

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External Blog Link: Styling You

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35 Comments

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    Rebecca
    June 22, 2010 at 3:59 pm

    You look fab Kell!! I wish I had the confidence to pull that off 🙂

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    liz
    June 22, 2010 at 4:12 pm

    Love your style. That’s pretty much what I do as well – mix and match -as long as what I wear look great and flatters my figure. I am especially loving those gorgeous boots!! PS – you are very photogenic! I love the flair and creativity on your pictures

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      Kelly Be A Fun Mum
      June 22, 2010 at 6:04 pm

      Thanks Liz.. and what do you think of the make up??? Looks good hey??

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    Robyn
    June 22, 2010 at 4:19 pm

    Love your style Kelly! You’re beautiful 🙂

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    Christine Bunn
    June 22, 2010 at 4:24 pm

    Love all the red accessories Kelly, I might have to come knocking on your door…..soon.

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    Marcia
    June 22, 2010 at 4:44 pm

    I adore your boots Kelly!

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    Ella
    June 22, 2010 at 5:27 pm

    You look gorgeous! I really want your boots 🙂

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    Kathryn Rodda
    June 22, 2010 at 5:41 pm

    You look fabulous! I so want those boots! I too enjoy dressing up, and since I am at home all week, I love to dress up on Sunday for Church (plus, I guess it’s engrained in me from a kid, although I don’t dress up as much as Mum does – no stockings in summer for me, or petticoats!) I am on a tight budget, and also love making my own clothes. I have a few staple pieces that can be mixed and matched with others. Great blog 🙂

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      Kelly Be A Fun Mum
      June 22, 2010 at 6:09 pm

      I would love to know how to sew my own clothes… but my talents don’t run in that direction. I too love getting dressed up for church… but no stockings lol

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    Tina
    June 22, 2010 at 5:59 pm

    Loving your style, Kel, and loving your boots even more! 🙂

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      Kelly Be A Fun Mum
      June 22, 2010 at 6:08 pm

      I had someone in the shop come and ask me where I got them… I can’t even remember the shop name…

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    Hear Mum Roar
    June 22, 2010 at 6:21 pm

    You look gorgeous! This is an area I’ve fallen short on for a while, but I’m just slowly getting my groove back on, now my youngest is two.

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      Kelly Be A Fun Mum
      June 23, 2010 at 9:51 pm

      Yea, I know what you mean HMR. What is it about the magic 2 that we suddenly remember that we are a person… lol. My son is 2 and a half and I’m just starting to get back into the swing of things… just need to get fit now.

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    Julie
    June 22, 2010 at 8:17 pm

    Gorgeous Kelly! You really remind me of both my mother-in-law and my best friend, who can pull off a great outfit based completely on op-shop finds. I don’t have a lot of flair for that sort of thing, but I’m slowly learning a few tips and tricks – looks like I can get some more from you!

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    Michelle
    June 22, 2010 at 9:34 pm

    I love it! I love that you put so much thought into it! Maybe that’s why I don’t know what my style is… maybe I don’t put enough thought into it… I maybe I’m just no style girl 🙂

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      Kelly Be A Fun Mum
      June 23, 2010 at 9:54 pm

      You know what, it’s ok to be a no style girl… that’s your style 😉 own it. Be a No-Style-Girl

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    Janet
    June 27, 2010 at 10:12 pm

    Woo hoo look at you! This is going to be a fun new series. I look forward to more!!!!

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    Hannah Millerick
    March 1, 2012 at 8:16 am

    Gorgeous

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    March 7, 2012 at 2:32 am

    love your shoes!

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