<![CDATA[swiish]]> http://www.swiish.com/ Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:38:40 GMT Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:38:40 GMT LemonStand <![CDATA[OVERHAUL YOUR HOME]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/overhaul-your-home http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/overhaul-your-home Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT



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<![CDATA[WANT TO WORK AT SWIISH?]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/want-to-work-at-swiish-bysallyo http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/want-to-work-at-swiish-bysallyo Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT

It's been a mammoth 5 years since we started SWIISH.com. First came the blog in 2012, and a couple of years later, we launched our online store. Full of goodies we absolutely love, it's a monthly edit of luxe for less buys we (and you) can't live without.

We've written cookbooks (three of them, with another on the way!), developed new products (helloooo Super Green Superfood Powder and our Kids Green Fruit & Veggies + Superfoods Powder) and have grown our community reach through our charitable initiative Wish By SWIISH, which grants wishes to women suffering from serious illnesses. We have so much more planned for 2018 and beyond that we cannot wait to share with you all.

But here's the thing - to achieve all of this and to continue to create an online destination that we are insanely proud of - it takes an AMAZING team. A team who share the same passion and the same vision - that you truly can have a fabulous life at an affordable price. At the end of the day, we want women to feel good from the inside out and to do so in a way that doesn't cost the earth.

And now our team is growing, yay! We are on the hunt for an Online Store Manager. 

We are a fast moving, constantly-evolving creative environment. We have an enthusiastic, flexible and driven team who bring their all, each and every day.

This is an incredible opportunity to join the SWIISH team as an Online Store Manager, due to growth in the business.

Based in Bondi Junction, the Online Store Manager will manage a small team, and work closely with all SWIISH team members including the content and design team.

This role is all about driving commercial performance, creating a brilliant shopping experience for our customers externally and an efficient, streamlined operation internally.

  • Be an exceptional communicator, with second to none attention to detail 
  • Thrive on analytics – being data oriented, whilst also being able to think creatively
  • Be self-driven and able to self-manage multiple priorities, often to tight timeframes
  • Proactively manage the store and identify opportunities for growth and further sales
  • Have 3+ years of online store management and a proven track record 
  • Have Shopify experience (preferred) or Big Commerce or similar 
  • Be a problem solver who can overcome obstacles to achieve strong results and deep customer satisfaction
  • Have a passion for the lifestyle categories – fashion, health, and home in particular
  • Be across social media, particularly Instagram and Facebook; and be on top of trends appropriate for the SWIISH demographic and lifestyle categories

  • Managing end to end the entire online store to exceed targets and increase growth
  • Creating, developing, managing and improving processes 
  • Managing customers, inventory and systems 
  • Creating new products in the shop system, managing collections and upcoming stock
  • Seeking customer feedback 
  • Stock ordering 
  • Managing supplier relationships 
  • Managing a small team including setting direction, giving feedback and providing opportunities for further training and development where applicable
  • Implementation of updates to the back end of the store e.g. app updates. 
  • New product research, order placement 
  • Escalation point for any issues 
  • Enhancing the customer experience 
  • Reduction of costs, particularly via supplier agreements (e.g, packaging) 
  • Creating and editing product descriptions 
  • Working closely with the Co-Founders to continue taking the store to new heights

We are a team of passionate people who truly believe in sharing with others ways to live a fabulous, yet affordable life. We have a strong company culture that is grounded in teamwork. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service and quality products to our customers. 

We offer staff discounts and the opportunity for you to learn and build your skills in a growing business.

If you possess the skills listed and would enjoy achieving success with a passionate team, we would love to hear from you.

Please email Maha Koraiem with a cover letter, outlining your suitability, together with your resume. Maha’s email address is maha@swiish.com.au 

Note: only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You must possess the appropriate citizenship status or visa rights to be able to work on a permanent full time basis.

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<![CDATA[FRO-YO BARK 4 WAYS]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/swiish-kitchen-fro-yo-bark http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/swiish-kitchen-fro-yo-bark Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT

There’s nothing better than a dessert-style snack that doesn’t cause a calorie overload.  You know, those little sweet treats that taste naughty but are actually packed full of goodness.  This is what our fro-yo bark is all about!   

If you’ve never had fro-yo bark, it’s basically chocolate bark’s healthier, creamier cousin.  Smooth, sweet and delicious, it’s one of those melt-in-your mouth type of treats that you can’t help but love.  

The best part though?  It’s actually good for you!  Yep - made from Greek yoghurt, rice malt syrup and an assortment of delicious (and nutritious) toppings, it’s the perfect power snack on the go.  It also doubles as a delicious,  guilt-free dessert.  

We’ve found that this recipe is also a huge hit with kids - they love it.  Especially when they get to help you with the toppings.  After all, who can say no to their own creation?  

Below, we’ve given you four of our favourite fro-yo bark recipes to try.  Give them a go and let us know what you think!    

Oh and if you like this, you'll find heeeeeaps more lean, healthy, delicious, quick and easy recipes in our cookbook, THE GOOD LIFE, which you can pick up now from our online store right here.

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<![CDATA[HAPPY HOME ORGANISATION]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/pinterest-worthy-pantries http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/pinterest-worthy-pantries Sun, 18 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT

As part of week three of March Makeover, we wanted to bring in the big guns to help us conquer the chaos in our homes – specifically our kitchens and pantries.

A lot of people we have spoken to say that even though their kitchen is the most used room in the house, it’s often the most neglected in terms of organisation. 

Because this is a common problem for so many of us, we wanted to speak to Georgie Rees from Clutterfly Home Organisation to get the goss on how to best organise our homes and to see if she had any tips or tricks she could share. 


There can be many indications that the state of our home is reflecting how we feel about the rest of our life.

If you:

  • Are overwhelmed the moment you walk into your home (or particular room) 
  • Find you don’t want to spend time in your home (or particular room)
  • Are generally feeling stressed, anxious or finding it hard to focus 
  • Feel like you are wasting too much time doing things over and over or constantly trying to find things
  • Are wasting money on fines, unused coupons, re-purchasing items etc
  • Aren’t feeling as healthy as you’d like


If you can recognise those indications then you can identify the areas that you can improve on. You will soon feel like you are more in control, happier, more relaxed and have a better sense of wellbeing. And have more time and energy to actually enjoy your home.

Everyone has their own level of organisation (or threshold for clutter). It’s important that you don’t get caught up judging yourselves by others and their houses. The first thing I do with a client is determine what organising style suits their personality. Otherwise it’s a just a case of square peg round hole. So with that in mind even the most Instagram worthy house could still have room for improvement if the occupant wants it to function better for them.

Everyone is different and have an attachment to things for different reasons. But I guarantee you all have some ‘just in case’ items that deep down you know you will never use, but can’t quite let go of. That’s where I come in, to help clients to work through the reasoning for keeping and very soon they can come to their own decision to let go. Of course if you have two of something it can be a good start to let go of one - the challenge is knowing you have the double up to start with and then finding the other one!


Getting started is often the biggest barrier. Many clients that have managed that, then find that they run into trouble as they don’t have enough time to complete it (and end up in more of a mess and even less likely to start again). If you can understand that there is a process and that it does take time, then you can set manageable expectations. Once that is achieved the biggest challenge can be maintaining the systems and organisation. But accepting that there will always need to be maintenance is actually the key to organisation. A little bit everyday quickly becomes part of your routine like brushing your teeth. Try scheduling in even small things to your diary or planner to start you off. One of the biggest things I help clients to understand is that if a system is less complicated then it’s going to be easy for you (and the rest of the family!) to maintain. So essentially by adjusting your expectations you may actually achieve what you want in organisation.

Digital verse paper is a very personal thing. Digital clutter can be just as overwhelming.

You can start to reduce things today by being mindful of what you are bringing into the home. Keep the recycling bin near where you collect your post and sort it on the spot. Take a moment to think before you sign up to things on the Internet. Or create folders in your email so that your mail is immediately sorted into easy to manage categories.


I have a mixture of both in my pantry. I keep flour in plastic containers that are the same shape as the flour packet so that I can just pop the whole bag in the container without having to spend time and make mess decanting. For things such as nuts and seeds I use glass jars, they are easier to decant from bulk and keep the nuts fresh. Here’s a tip - for no mess anytime you are decanting into containers, use a wide opening funnel.


We know children learn by example. And that is often the driver for many parents to try to get on top of organisation in their home, so that they are giving their kids the right environment to learn good habits. So setting up the systems is a start. Then you can build on that by encouraging them to be a part of it and be accountable. Depending on their age you can give them tasks and labels work wonders! Make sure you give them a defined task and timeframe, as they will be more likely to achieve it if they know they won’t have to do it all day! 


Be kind to yourself!

Manage your own expectations for you and your family. That includes having a realistic vision or plan in mind so that you have something to work towards. This helps keep you on track if you a feeling a bit dejected at points (or distracted by unrealistic Instagram photos).


Thanks so much, Georgie!

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<![CDATA[OUR EASY PANTRY HACKS]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/our-easy-pantry-hacks http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/our-easy-pantry-hacks Sat, 17 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT


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<![CDATA[YOUTH AT ANY AGE]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/youth-at-any-age http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/youth-at-any-age Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT

You’re probably all familiar with the classic Jojoba line from one of Australia’s funniest TV shows, Kath and Kim right? (“We’ve got heaps of jojoba left over from October.”) Comedic gold aside, there is a great reason why we can't get enough of jojoba - it actually mimics the skin’s natural oil so it’s able to penetrate deep into the skin where it matters. 

How? Well, jojoba is a golden liquid wax similar to the protective wax produced by our skin to keep it smooth, supple and moisturised and for a crazy fact, jojoba is the only plant in the world known to produce this unique golden liquid wax!! (Most other plants produce oil.)

Similarly to how our bodies need vitamins for optimal health, so does our skin, which is why The Jojoba Company’s Ultimate Jojoba Youth Potion is one of our favourite beauty must-haves. It acts as a multi-vitamin for our skin. We always joke that using one 50mL bottle is like ageing backwards 10 years because the 100% natural product is rich in CoQ10, an enzyme that is age defying. Yep, it’s that good. 

It’s naturally rich in pretty much every vitamin of the alphabet (A, B, C, D, E and F) and all the big name essential fatty acids like 3, 6 and 9. If you have no idea what the letters or the numbers mean, just know that they’re great for your skin and that the Youth Potion works deep in the skin, smoothing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. 

Dispense 1-2 pumps onto fingertips and gently massage onto a cleansed face, neck and décolletage. You can use this on top of natural serums for optimal age-defying results. We often use ours under our foundation for an added dewy glow.

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<![CDATA[2018 AUTUMN FASHION TRENDS]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/2018-autumn-fashion-trends http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/2018-autumn-fashion-trends Thu, 15 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT




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<![CDATA[MASK IT]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/mask-it http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/mask-it Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT

You know if a product is used at London Fashion Week, it’s going to be amazing, right? Right you are, and amazing is definitely the word we would use to describe our latest hair mask obsession. 

label.m’s Honey and Oat Treatment Mask was the official hair product of London Fashion Week and we can totally see why super models from all over the globe love it.  

The mask is the perfect addition to your current hair routine because it’s super hydrating and nourishing. Developed by two international stylists, Toni Mascolo and Sacha Mascolo-Tarbuck, the Honey and Oat Treatment Mask contains repairing and moisture boosting ingredients, like Royal Black Honey and Oat Oil, to protect damaged hair and to prevent future damage. Hallelujah! 

Since we started using it, we’ve noticed a huge difference in how strong our hair is. As part of our jobs, our hair is styled A LOT with different heating tools, so it’s nice to know that on a regular basis, our hair is getting the nutrients it deserves! It does this with the exclusive Hydra-5 moisture-regulating complex, which strengthens from within. And let’s just talk about the scent; it is divine! It smells like something you would want to eat. Seriously. 

Spread the mask evenly throughout washed towel-dried hair, massage the product from root to tip. Leave the mask for 1-5 minutes depending on the condition of hair and rinse with cool water. We use it every 3 to 4 washes and recommend you do the same. 

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<![CDATA[YOUR DREAM WARDROBE]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/your-dream-wardrobe http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/your-dream-wardrobe Mon, 12 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT

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<![CDATA[READY, SET, GLOW]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/ready-set-glow http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/ready-set-glow Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT

Another day, another beauty bag product and we think you guys are going to love this one! Thank you so much for all of your wonderful feedback on our inaugural post for our beauty bag series! If you missed it, you can read it here.

Today’s post is all about one of our favourite products, and it’s one of our faves because it’s something that does double duty - you know how much we love a product that is multipurpose and hardworking!  

Skinny Tan’s Tan & Tone Oil is not your ordinary fake tan. It’s been designed for busy women everywhere (including us and including you!) and we’re officially obsessed. Seriously. 

Two of the key ingredients in our fave Tan & Tone Oil are coconut oil and guarana, which is not only an ultra-hydrating combo, but the guarana is also an ingredient that fights cellulite. Sign us up! It’s an eco-certified product that gives you a gorgeous glow and tones your body at the same time! We can’t get enough!

But how do I get that glowing complexion? We’re glad you asked because we’re just about to tell you! 

We always exfoliate thoroughly in the shower before we apply any self-tan. We love Skinny Tan’s Pre-Tan Primer to buff the skin’s surface.


Don’t you hate it when you apply fake tan and your knees, ankles and elbows go orange?! It’s the worst so to prevent this we always apply a light layer of moisturiser to those areas.  

What we love about the Tan & Tone Oil is that all you need to do is lightly spritz it onto your skin (we always start at the bottom of our legs and work our way up) and then blend using an application mitt. (Side note: we use this one because it is double-sided with a super soft velvet finish for the smoothest application.)


We let it dry for 10-15 minutes and then get dressed and go about our day so the tan develops to the perfect colour and leaves us with a dewy, golden tan. 

Voila! You’re done! Now go forth and look glowy, gorgeous and toned! 

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<![CDATA[A GREAT HAIR DAY]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/a-great-hair-day http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/a-great-hair-day Wed, 07 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT

Some of the most frequently asked questions we get here at SWIISH are about our beauty routines. From our hair to our makeup, it seems that so many of you want to know what we use and why, so we are so excited today to be kicking off a new series that will showcase what’s in our beauty bags!  

We’re sure we’re not the only women in Australia (or the world, for that matter!) who use a whole range of different products for a whole range of different reasons, and in an effort to continually share what we know, and inspire a healthy and stylish life with you all, over the next few weeks, we will be sharing with you our favourite must-have products!

First cab off the rank is our secret weapon for having the best hair day. Like everyone these days, we lead such busy lives that we literally don’t have time to be washing our hair everyday (if only we did!) so we rely on our label.m Dry Shampoo (we use the Brunette one) to do the hard work for us.

For day to day, it refreshes our hair in between shampooing and it does this by using natural Rich Starch to disperse oil. Before using dry shampoo, we used to be those women that would need to wash their hair every single day (seriously, where did we find the time?!) but now we can do it every 3-4 days (not even kidding!) and it still looks clean, healthy and nourished.

The other reason we love label.m’s Dry Shampoo is because it does double duty as a texturiser and volumiser. With our online store and our blog, we have to constantly shoot content and for that, our hair always has to look its best and the bigger, the better! To be honest, we’re not entirely sure how it works, but we aren’t going to argue with it because it always looks so good. Trust us on this one - whenever we use it, our hair is left feeling soft and velvety. We didn’t even know hair could feel velvety but that’s how good this Dry Shampoo is haha!

Dry shampoo is our miracle product, but if you haven’t used it before, we do have a few tricks up our sleeve that we want to share! As always when you’re trying something new, don’t try it on a day where you have something important on (like a job interview or a special event). Try it just before you’re about to wash your hair so you get a feel for how much to use (this can vary depending on your hair type). 

Here’s what we do with label.m’s Dry Shampoo to make sure our hair looks its best:

There you have it; the miracle worker for our hair! To get your hands on the dry shampoo, head here. Your hair will thank you later!

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<![CDATA[GET SERIOUSLY ORGANISED]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/get-seriously-organised http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/get-seriously-organised Wed, 07 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT

Welcome to March Makeover! We officially kicked things off on Monday so we hope you love it so far!

We wanted to commit to March Makeover because we’ve recently spoken to so many people over the past few weeks who are generally feeling uninspired and unmotivated. We all started the year with a pep in our step and with the best of intentions, but recently it seems, we’ve all fallen a little bit flat. We wanted to regain our mojo and get back on track to make 2018 the best year it can be! 

This is why we enlisted the help of the Queen of Organisation, Lorraine Murphy, to help us get seriously organised. You can read all about her book, Get Remarkably Organised, and why you need it ASAP in Monday’s blog post.

After reading Lorraine’s book for March Makeover, we wanted to chat to Lorraine to further pick her brain about getting seriously organised!


Many people write their to do list as a bulleted list of everything they need to do in a particular day, which doesn’t take into consideration the fact that some tasks have priority over others, and that some will take a lot more time to complete.  

In the book, I share my to do list structure, which arranges the day in a cascading order of importance.  It enables us to get our biggest/most important tasks done first so that the momentum gained in the morning keeps us motivated all day long.  Swiish readers can get the free worksheet from my website here.

Tackling our three MITs (Most Important Tasks) is a surefire way of ensuring you get the most vital tasks done first every day – from there, the rest of the day is all gravy! 


Tackling my MITs first every day helps me nix procrastination – but I have definitely learned that it took time to bake that habit into my brain.  I see it like a muscle – the more we practice it, the stronger it gets.

When I’ve got a really big, daunting task to get done, I like to break it down into chunks.  For example, when I’m starting a new book, first I’ll map out the chapters.  Then I’ll fill in bullet points for each chapter, then I’ll take one chapter at a time and write it.

I’m also a big fan of self-incentivising.  Like a labrador, I’m very food-motivated (ha!) so promising myself that when X task is done that I can have some chocolate or – if it’s a big thing – go out for dinner, spurs me on to get it done.

Plan in time to plan.

I’m a big believer in “planning halves doing”.  If we take the time to map out tasks and how we’ll approach them, the actual doing of the tasks takes half the time.  Something that helps me stay on top of everything is to take time every weekend to plan the week ahead.

There is a tonne of data to support the fact that when we plan out a task, it takes us significantly less time to complete it.  The most valuable time I spend all week is my thirty minutes to plan out the week ahead on a Sunday evening.  

In this time, I review the meetings and various commitments coming up, book in my exercise sessions, figure out our childcare for the week, make sure my husband and I have some time together, and make any plans I need to with friends.  

Taking this time to get a helicopter view on the week ahead means that I head into Monday morning with a clear focus on what’s coming up, and a confidence that each of the key areas of my life are getting some attention over the next seven days.

I find it very helpful to colour code different types of appointments in my diary – I’m visual, so it gives me an accurate picture of how much time I’m dedicating to different areas of my life in the seven days upcoming.  

So for example, all health/exercise is in turquoise, time with my husband is in pink (for romance – ha!), anything to do with our daughter is in red, and regular life maintenance like hair appointments are in gold.  I can tell at a glance if my week ahead isn’t balanced – be that as there’s not enough “health” time, “romance” time or (this has yet to happen) “business time”.

If you want to get more of Lorraine’s wisdom into your life (and as if you wouldn’t!), you can pick up a copy of her book, Get Remarkably Organised, hereWe promise you that you will love it! Don’t forget that when you buy a copy of Lorraine’s book, we will also send you a BONUS copy of the weekly planner we swear by to get sh*t done each week! 

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<![CDATA[MARCH MAKEOVER BEGINS]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/march-makeover-begins http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/march-makeover-begins Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT


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<![CDATA[PURPLE REIGN]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/purple-reign http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/purple-reign Sun, 04 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT

If you’ve been seeing the colour purple everywhere over the past two months, you’re not alone and you’re definitely not seeing things. Ultra violet has been named Pantone’s colour of 2018, which is why we’ve been seeing this rich and regal hue in our homes and in our wardrobes.

On choosing the colour of the year, Leatrice Eiseman, Pantone’s Executive Director, told the New York Times that they “wanted to pick something that brings hope and an uplifting message” and ultra violet is certainly that. It’s moody yet optimistic and is going to be a colour staple in homes around the globe this year. 

Although ultra violet is ultra glam, it can be challenging hue to get just right in your home. Thankfully though, we are here to give you five simple ways to make purple reign in your household.

2017 saw the revival of lush textures and rich, jewel tones in the house and with ultra violet being 2018’s colour of the year, this trend isn’t going anywhere soon. We can’t think of anything chicer than an opulent velvet sofa or armchair in this purple shade!

If you’re more of a neutrals type of person but you don’t want to miss out on the latest trends, ultra violet cushions are calling your name! Updating your living or bedroom space with soft furnishings is such an easy way to stay bang on trend without breaking the bank! Mix it up with shades of grey and pink for a chic look. 

Rugs are such a functional and stylish addition to any home and can really make a room pop! Ultra violet is one of those universal colours that looks good with almost anything so it’s quite simple and easy to add an ultra violet rug to any room in your house!

Ahhh artwork, one of our favourite things to buy for our homes. We’re obsessed! The best thing about art is that it’s incredibly subjective so you can get almost anything you want that incorporates ultra violet and you’re good to go!


If you’re really feeling the ultra violet vibes, there’s no reason why you can’t go all out and paint your walls purple. We recommend testing out the colour you choose by painting it on the inside of a cupboard or bookshelf and leaving it for a couple of weeks!



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<![CDATA[YOU'RE INVITED]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/youre-invited-makeover-march http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/youre-invited-makeover-march Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT

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<![CDATA[PARTY TO PARK]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/party-to-park http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/party-to-park Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT

One of the things I love the most about being a mum to two little girls is dressing them! Of course, I love everything about being a parent but picking out outfits has to be one of the perks of the job haha!

I am always keeping an eye out on the childrenswear arena for stylish but functional (they have to be oh so functional for little ones!) outfits. One brand that I recently discovered and absolutely adore is Chloé and Amélie, a childrenswear brand founded by two mums, Sarah Stanistreet and Rachael Mahe, who saw a niche for play date to party wear for girls, “Pieces that could be worn to a special occasion with some ballet flats and a lovely hairdo, but could also be pulled off with a little pair of Converse for a play date”, the pair told News Corp. 

The timeless, fun and effortlessly stylish pieces are easy to wear and let’s talk about all the bows because I’m officially obsessed! I love that there are a range of sizes available and I can dress the girls in coordinating outfits (yes, I am that mum haha!). I have the Mocking Bird Dress and the Like A Diamond Playsuit for Annabelle and Elyssa and oh my goodness, both pieces are so gorgeous.

Now we just need to convince Sarah and Rachael to start a womenswear range!

Here are my favourite pieces that you can shop now!

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<![CDATA[FIT FOR A PRINCESS]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/fit-for-a-princess http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/fit-for-a-princess Wed, 28 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT

We’re not ashamed to admit that around these parts, we love a good dose of the Royal family and with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding on the horizon (only two more months to go!), we’re keeping an eye on anything to do with the pair. Especially the inimitable Meghan. 

So when we found out what Meghan’s favourite workout is, we obviously were incredibly intrigued and wanted to know everything about it. Especially, since the likes of Michelle Obama, Sofia Vergara, Kim Kardashian and Vanessa Hudgens are all fans!

The workout in question? Megaformer pilates! For those of you who have done a Megaformer class before, it’s probably no surprise to you that this is Meghan’s favourite killer workout. It is hard but it definitely sees results!

Megaformer was originally developed in 2005 by Sebastien Lagree to give the same kind of results that you see from high-impact activities like weightlifting and running. The Megaformer machine addresses the five basic elements of physical fitness (cardio, strength, endurance, body composition and flexibility) in all under an hour (amazing, right?!)

The machine uses adjustable springs to allow for a customisable resistance load that is engaged via slow, deliberate movements that activate muscle fibres. This increases the stamina and oxygen capacity of your muscles, which allows you to burn energy for longer periods of time. Simply put, a 40 minute Megaformer Pilates routine will turn you into a lean and fat-burning machine à la Meghan. No wonder it’s so popular amongst the celeb world and has the Markle stamp of approval, “You keep coming back for several reasons: first off, your body changes immediately…give it two classes and you will see a difference”, Meghan stated of the class she attends in LA. 

To try Meghan’s favourite workout for yourself, hit the web and run a search for Megaformer pilates in your city! Yep... it's that easy. See you in class!

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<![CDATA[PYJAMA PARTY]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/pyjama-party http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/pyjama-party Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT

If you didn't jump on board this trend in 2017, the good news is that it's back for one more round. What are we talking about? Pyjamas as day wear! Yep. Wearing our pyjamas all day is our actual dream, and we know a whole lot of other people who would agree. Buutttt to do it in style - so that you look chic, not asleep - is critical. Otherwise expect weird looks at school drop-off, that coffee date, or worse - at the office! Trust us, you don't want your boss thinking that you just rolled out of bed and hopped on the bus to work. Ha!

Wearing your favourite pyjamas outside the confinement of your own home does require careful outfit planning. You want to nail the look so follow these tips to make a style statement. Plus, the range of Pyjamas to shop is better than ever, so see our guide at the end of the post. 

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<![CDATA[SEEING STARS]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/seeing-stars http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/seeing-stars Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT

This pattern has got the attention of Alexa Chung, Gigi Hadid and Kate Moss but will you wear it?

I don’t think we need to tell you how much we love a pattern. Polka dots and stripes are obviously two of our absolute favourites but in the past couple of months, we’ve been seeing stars (literally) everywhere. 

Everyone from street style stars to Hollywood stars are wearing and absolutely nailing (in our humble opinion) the starry, starry look, and we couldn’t be more obsessed.

As one of the biggest fashion trends for 2018, everyone can reach for the stars with no star print being too big or too small! From loungewear and activewear to denim and dresses, this out of this world print is the modern pattern you need this year to spruce up your wardrobe. 

We’ve rounded up our favourite star pieces for you to shop below and a five star inspo gallery!

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<![CDATA[OUR GOLD COAST FASHION DIARY]]> http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/our-gold-coast-fashion-diary-02 http://www.swiish.com/blog-post/our-gold-coast-fashion-diary-02 Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT





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