Category Archives: Feature

Coastal Meets Industrial Style

How to Merge Coastal and Industrial Style

If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard “I want Hamptons Style” I’d be a very rich woman. But I’m not! And while it is my job to ensure my clients get what they want (it’s their house after all) I do also feel its important to help them inject a little of… Continue Reading

How To Style a Coffee Table

How To Style a Coffee Table

Your coffee table is the perfect space which allows you to display items that mean something to you and showcase your personal style. How do you strike a balance between interesting/overcrowded and bland/boring? For everyday, you need to leave enough clear space for coffee cups or glass of wine but with the use of trays… Continue Reading

Styling You The Label Shop Pops Up

Styling You The Label Shop Pops Up

The beautiful Nikki Parkinson from Styling You The Label has just opened her latest Pop-Up Shop in Latrobe Terrace, Paddington and stylish Brisbane women are excited! Likewise, my stylish clients will also be when they read this and discover they can access an automatic 10% discount just by mentioning that Style Counsel (or Alison Triffett)… Continue Reading

7 Habits To Guarantee More Stress

7 Habits To Guarantee More Stress

We all know life wasn’t meant to be easy. We got that brief long ago. But you know what? We also contribute to the degree of stress we experience on a daily basis by continuing to repeat old, negative behaviours and putting up with our own worst habits – like these: 1. Not letting go… Continue Reading

A Tribute To Emma Betts

How Emma Betts Taught Us All How to Live

Over the last three years, I was privileged to get to know a beautiful young woman. Her name was Emma Betts. Emma Simic. I’m sure you already know her. She’s really become quite famous – but in a way, NONE of us would ever want to be. When I first met her, I naively thought… Continue Reading

How To Get Big Hair – Tutorial

How To Get Big Hair – Tutorial

Have you got fine, limp hair? Do you long for thick, flowing locks? Do you look enviously at other women’s horse-tail like ponytails? I know I DO! Thing is, people often compliment me on mine – even ask me how I do it – because they THINK I’ve got super-thick hair. HA! Have I got… Continue Reading

A Total Stranger Made My Day

A Total Stranger Made My Day

It’s quite fascinating, isn’t it? How we struggle to openly share a story that made us feel great? Because we worry people may think we’re up ourselves – or worse – find it hard to believe? And why is that? Because it’s so rare that people actually share the good stuff. The positive stuff. The… Continue Reading

Wardrobe, Beauty and Life Hacks #2

Wardrobe, Beauty and Life Hacks #2

Yes, I’ll admit it. I’m a bit lazy. If I can find a quicker, easier way to do something, I will be the first person to try out the latest hack! I mean, seriously? Who doesn’t want a few great tips on how to make our lives, bodies, or wardrobes look good and feel better… Continue Reading

11 Great Wardrobe & Beauty Hacks

11 Great Wardrobe & Beauty Hacks

For over 12 years now, I’ve worked with countless men, women, school student, media personalities and companies, spreading my special brand of Styling from the inside out. They’ve all experienced an “up close and personal” encounter with me Continue Reading

Hospital Chic – Look Good, Feel Better!

Hospital Chic – Look Good, Feel Better!

I have never felt very confident about taking selfies. I mean let’s face it, when you work from home most days, or spend the rest of the time in hospital, you don’t tend to get overly “dressed up”! I just figure no one is going to be feeling very inspired by my daily uniform of jeans,… Continue Reading