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By CRAIG LAWSON
JEWELLERY will always be a girl’s best friend.
And just like your best friend you will share
many fun times together.
Woodstock on Windsor co-owner Maryann
Macpherson says you can never go wrong with
modern classic pieces.
you should be never afraid to try jewellery on.
‘‘Be brave – you don’t know till you try it on,’’ she
The selection is endless in every available colour.
Try different colours against the skin.
Then there’s how to wear jewellery. Top, $147.40
Too much or not enough, it’s about finding out Middle, $81.70
what works for you. Bottom, $103.20
And just because you have an amazing collection of Bangles by international jewellery
jewellery, it doesn’t mean you have to wear it all at designer Jackie Brazil.
once. A love of red: All made with resin.
Anne-Marie Forgie Jewellery Very chunky and colourful.
Think of jewellery as an extension of your personality. Handmade in Oamaru, $171
Jewellery can also be stylish and sophisticated. She also designs jewellery for Trelise Cooper.
All it takes is a few elegant simple pieces.
Pearls are always a firm favourite. Designed:
(White pearls) Azul Necklace, White Baroque Fresh Water Pearls, $161.50.
Putting on a pearl necklace is like putting on lipstick – (Blue Necklace) Anne-Marie Forgie Design, $213.80.
it can dress up your outfit. (Red) Azul Necklace, made from red coral, $87.90.
‘‘Pearls will always be in fashion as they can be worn ◗ Azul pieces are designed by Southland girl Debbie Harrison who is based in
with any fashion garment,’’ she says. Christchurch.
Even wearing casual clothing, a pearl necklace can
make you sparkle.
Invercargill’s shoe doctor shares his tips on BENNETTS Shoe Service owner Hamish Murie is Invercargill’s shoe doctor and,
repairing 250 pairs of shoes a week, he has become something of an expert on
how to keep happy feet. Southland women keeping shoes in top condition. Fashion reporter Craig Lawson brings
And it’s no secret women love shoes – with his clientele being 80 per cent
love their boots, says Invercargill’s women. his best-of-the-best trend alerts.
Black is the most popular choice for women.
shoe doctor. But, just like the shoes Dorothy wore in the Wizard of Oz, ‘‘the colour red is
starting to appear as a new trend,’’ he says. PLASTIC bags are not cool anymore
And if you aren’t happy with the original shoe colour, you (even though they were never
can always paint or dye them. cool in the first place) and
Painting shoes has become a popular way to match shoes they make them so light-
to an outfit. weight, what’s the point
Such as a bride’s wedding day, when she can paint her shoes in using them.
to match the wedding dress. They break so easily,
In twenty years at the business, he has worked through many shoe leaving you
trends. embarrassed as you
Platforms, knee-high boots, stilettos, he has seen all styles walk moon everybody
through his door. ‘‘Most women have trouble throwing away picking up the
their shoes,’’ he says. groceries off the
Mr Murie says he has been extra ground.
busy this year with teenage girls They also do
bringing in their mothers’ retro damage to the
shoes to get fixed. environment
and some shops
now charge for
Hamish’s Green bags are
now the way to go
hints and tips and have just got
They now come in
lots of different
Shoe paint: More suited to leather or vinyl shoes. Party feet:
colours so you are not
Is easy to do and comes in a wide selection of Shampoo and conditioner for shoes: Invisible gel, slingback strips. left sticking out like a
colours. Just brush it on. Yes, just like your hair, your shoes do need to be Helps prevent shoe straps slipping at the back of the green thumb.
A cheap way to change the colour of your shoes. shampooed. heal. Sit inside of slingback and keeps strap in place. And they were giving
Heel stoppers: them out at the Hokonui
Shoe dye: Make those shoes shine.
Place them on the bottom of your high heels and Fashion Design Awards in
Permanent way to colour shoes. Perfect for suedes and fabrics. they will stop you sinking into the grass. Perfect for Gore, so this bag must be
Only available in black, brown and blue. Some other popular products weddings or when at the races. in!
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