M2woman Jul/Aug 2019 - on sale 1 July 2019
Pajama-rama For those days when you don’t feel like getting out of bed, a PJ worthy outfit might just do the trick. Luxurious, slouchy knits, chic joggers and elegant silk touches come together for a look that blends comfort and style, perfect for lounging around in on chilly mornings. Style Tips: Swap out your dressing...
I’d name my autobiography: When in doubt, add more wine. To me success means: Balance. I juggle spending time with my two children, a full-time job, my writing, time with my partner and friends, and working towards my goals for the future. For me, balancing all of the above equals success. Best advice I’ve been...
It’s not every day that an iconic brand like Te Mata add a new wine to their range and I am very excited to be one of the first to taste it. This is the inaugural release of the Alma Pinot Noir whose name celebrates Dr James Thomson, forefather to the Te Mata Estate’s Buck...
Journey To Excellence
Five high profile business women are joining forces to improve the gender equality stakes in New Zealand. Chair of Spark Justine Smyth, leading New Zealand business personality and author Theresa Gattung, Insurance industry stalwart Naomi Ballantyne (ONZM), Partner at DLA Piper Tracey Cross and Partner at Deloitte Linda Meade, have all agreed to be part […]
The Journey To Excellence Forum – Auckland, Friday 15 June This forum delved into the issues and barriers women are facing in the quest for gender diversity in the workplace. We shared insights from a major research piece conducted for M2woman in partnership with Kantar TNS. Check out all the photos from the event […]
The M2woman Journey to Excellence Forum with a panel of 5 successful women in New Zealand business, held in Auckland on 16 Feb 2018: Join the conversation on twitter Meanwhile on Facebook: Join the conversation on Facebook For more details: JOURNEY TO EXCELLENCE Join the Journey to Excellence Newsletter to stay up to date with […]
Living with Naked Flame
Create a sultry and sophisticated scene with a subtly dramatic wall feature. With an abstract palm print in de-saturated tones of olive and sand, the Interior Affairs wallpaper collection by Resene injects a moody yet tranquil feel to transform a quiet corner in any room. Available at Resene ColorShops Image from the Alpine Fabric Collection […]
While a heater can be great to warm up a small room, a beautiful fireplace in the living room not only adds warmth, but also creates a cosy atmosphere for those nights when the temperature really drops. If you’re looking for something with a more modern touch, Naked Flames’ Curve 90 suspended fireplace will make […]
All of us have boxes of family photographs and documents scattered throughout our homes. Imagine being able to quickly and easily scan all your most important photographs and documents into your computer or cloud storage location. Quickly organise your entire photographic history. Automatically colour correct and restore poor condition and even faded photos. And, most […]
Beauty with Batiste
Unless you’ve been blessed by the hair gods with perfectly tousled tresses 24/7, you’ll often just have to deal with your hair looking a little flat and limp every now and then. However, thanks to Batiste’s new Hair Benefits collection, you can now go days without washing and still have your hair looking bouncy and […]
All-time favourite dry shampoo brand leader Batiste have released four new innovative dry shampoos, $13.99 each, to cover multiple hair care benefits for different concerns. Keratin inclusive Damage Control to revive weak and distressed strands; Volume perks up flat and limp hair to provide body and texture; flyaways and frizz are tamed with coconut-enriched De-Frizz; […]
With Botox being the most requested cosmetic procedure in the world, its stigma of ‘plastic’ has subsided and has become a popular refresher for many women’s beauty regimes. Moving away from the overdone look, small tweaks are made that look unnoticeable but successfully improve the overall appearance of the face like a magic wand. Clinic […]
Your Own Home
Image from the Autumn/Winter 2019 from Adairs Make hibernating that much easier by revamping your sleep routine. Optimize your chances of getting perfect shut-eye by making subtle yet significant changes in the home. Airy neutrals and serene blues set a calm scene while dreamy touches of abstract prints and smooth lines help soothe the senses. […]
Image from the Factory Collection by Resene Make the most of the daily grind by introducing the right stimuli. Be it in a home office for one or a shared space for a start-up, invest in functional yet stylish furniture and inject vibrant bursts of colour, you’ll find yourself actually looking forward to work in […]
Image from the La Primavera Fabric Collection by Mokum, available at James Dunlop Textiles. Get conceptual with pieces that meld form and function. Sculptural silhouettes with bold clean lines and abstract, hyper-realistic prints in pastel tones, cool grey and hints of brass create an artistic presence in any space. Style Tip Sticking to a cohesive […]
Let’s be honest, it won’t be long before we are setting ‘new year, new me’ goals, and struggling to meet them. This is nothing to worry about though because you are not alone. As someone who has set countless goals each year, and hasn’t delivered on them all…I have done my research on how to […]
THE WORLD HAS GONE WILD OVER THE IMPORTANCE OF GUT HEALTH, ESPECIALLY NOW WE CAN SEE THE VAST INFLUENCE IT HAS ON OUR OVERALL WELL-BEING. Traditionally, when it comes to discussing the topic, ‘beneficial bacteria’ and probiotics have been in vogue. However, with new research comes a whole refreshed appreciation for the gut ecosystem, including […]
What? A heavenly bread that is carb and gluten free? It seems a bit too good to be true. All you need is four ingredients: eggs, cream cheese, baking powder or cream of tartar and 1 tablespoon of Honey or some natural sweetener, salt, garlic powder, rosemary. According to She Knows, “Cloud Bread” pins and […]
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