Category Archives: News

Erica’s Makeover

Meet Erica, a very busy mum with 2 kids who recently lost 50kg. She needed help to dress for her new body. This is what happened (press play on below video).   SHOP HER LOOK: Dress with in-built shaper (cleverly smoothes out all the lumps and bumps) from Target – $30 (on sale) Shoes $60 […]

16 genius tricks to fix stained or ruined clothes

1. Try not to over wash your jeans as they will fade and wear out. Simply throw your jeans in a plastic bag and place them in the freezer at night to remove bad odors.The freezer will kill most of the odor-causing bacteria. Only wash your jeans if they are actually stained. 2. Spray a […]

Essential items every man must own.

Here is a short video I filmed while doing the makeovers on ‘Beauty and the Geek’. The video shows you some essential (and affordable) items that every man must have in his wardrobe. TO WATCH CLICK BELOW LINK:   To read a comprehensive list of mens must have fashion items – CLICK HERE  

How to dress for the festive season?

The Christmas and new year period can get very expensive. Here are some super affordable & stylish outfit suggestions to help ensure you celebrate the festive season in style. Always be sure you dress for the “dress code” on the invitation and ensure your outfit suits the venue or environment. Smart casual – This is […]

The Beauty & the Geek Makeovers.

Here are all the outfit details and some behind the scenes info from the Geek’s makeovers. NICK When I first met Nick he mentioned he loved Ryan Gosling’s style. I could not think of a better style reference for him. It’s effortless, chic and classic. Nick has amazing blues eyes that I really wanted to […]

6 celebrity inspired Spring racing outfits.

Which celebrity lace outfit do you love best? You can shop all these lovely lace looks online right now – CLICK HERE If you need help styling your spring racing look, simply follow me on Instagram and #askdonny

Oliver’s Makeover

It’s an absolute honour to be back for another year to makeover the Geeks. Tonight the very first Geek got his makeover – Oliver. Here are my styling thoughts around the process. When I first met Oliver, two things struck me: 1) he looked a bit like Justin Timberlake (yes a Geeky version)  and 2) […]

WIN a makeover!

Do you want a brand new look for summer? Do you want to look and feel fabulous? Feel more confident and learn how to dress for your body shape? One lucky person will WIN a personal shopping and style session with me – Donny Galella.  We will begin with a personal style session, then go […]

How to dress for Spring Carnival?

Spring Carnival 2014 is here.  I have done all the hard work for you and chosen some of my favourite looks, all available from your local Westfield centre or online. Nothing is priced over $269, in fact frocks start at $49. Plus there are headwear options, priced from $10 to $150. Something for everyone. But […]

20 affordable monochrome outfits.

Recent catwalk shows from New York to Milan, demonstrated that monochrome is here to stay for a while yet. I love the black & white combo and have pulled together 20 super affordable outfits for you, that are available online at Target right now. Perfect for any occasion coming up: dinner, a party, drinks with […]

Forever 21 coming down under

Macquarie Centre has just revealed Forever 21 is the fifth international high street store to take residency at the centre. This will be the American fashion brand’s first Sydney store and will open its doors in December. Forever 21 will join Gap, H&M, UNIQLO and Zara, to make Macquarie Centre home to the most large […]

Look like Mrs Clooney.

Your chance to be Mrs Clooney may be over. However you can still look like her, in this chic white on white outfit. Amal Alamuddin wore Stella McCartney wide legged white pants and a matching short sleeved top to her civil marriage. She topped off the look with a white floppy brim hat, nude heels […]