The Blogger Series: Style Me Yesterday

The Blogger Series: Style Me Yesterday

Want to know what it’s like to be a blogger? In the fourth instalment of our Brisbane blogger series, we learn what a typical day looks like for Kimbly Wright of Style Me Yesterday, plus her number one beauty tip and controversial opinion of Tom Hardy.

By Jane Schon | 25th June 2015

With over 23,000 followers on Instagram and over 30,000 on Facebook, Style Me Yesterday AKA Kimbly Wright is a force to be reckoned with in the Brisbane fashion scene.

Mainly focusing on personal style posts peppered with inspiration, lust-haves and musings, Style Me Yesterday is a destination for fashion, beauty, travel and lifestyle, ideal for the elegant fashionista.

Kimbly has been pounding the fashion industry pavement for over 10 years working as a designer, production coordinator and stylist, which is probably why so many people have flocked to her side eager to learn from her experience and sophisticated yet effortless sense of style.

Here’s a few things you didn’t know about Kimbly:

Name 7 things you can’t live without….

Lucas’ PawPaw Ointment; Dermalogica Recovery Face Mask; Makeup Forever; Coffee; Macbook Pro; iPhone; Canon SLR Camera.

What was the catalyst for starting up Style Me Yesterday? And where did the name come from?

I started Style Me Yesterday with the idea of sharing my 10 years industry experience, inspiration and love for all things fashion.

Style Me Yesterday came to mind while I was trying to figure out what to wear for an event one afternoon. Whilst trying on several different options, and being short on time, I wished I had of planned the outfit yesterday.

What was the best experience that’s come from having your blog?

Attending Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival for Target Australia earlier this year.

Describe your personal style in a few words…

Classy, chic, simple and easy to wear.

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If you had to choose one label to wear for the rest of your life, which would you chose?

Hands down... it would have to be Balmain.

Name your ultimate dinner party guest list...

Richard Branson, Sophia Amoruso, Ellen Degeneres, Nicole Richie, Sincerely Jules, Tyson Beckford and Sofia Vergara.

What’s your number one winter beauty tip?

Stay hydrated.

Describe a typical day-in-the-life of Kimbly Wright…

Gym, coffee, check emails, prepare blog/Instagram outfits, shoot on location, edit and post images, dinner with friends or family.

What is something people would be surprised to learn about you?

I'm not as serious as I look in my photos.

How do you see your blog growing in the future/where do you want to take it?

To be able to expand to a wider audience, collaborate with more brands and to keep inspiring my followers. Oh...and all whilst travelling the world.

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Hot or Not

Culottes? Hot

Birkenstocks? Hot

Tom Hardy? Not

Forever 21? Hot

Tattoos? Not

Brisbane favourites

My fave restaurant in town is... Hatch & Co.

I can never go past a sale at... Myer

I grab my morning coffees from... Zarraffa’s drive through

My fave place to shoot an outfit post for my blog is... University Queensland

When I need to escape I... go to the beach.

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Article by Jane Schon

Jane is a former Journalist of Style Magazines. She is addicted to theatre, travelling to far off places and developing her personal style (AKA shopping). Jane adores good food (and even better coffee) and is a self-confessed sleep enthusiast.

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