Michelle Pisano,  Cluster Manager of Maggie T NSW, talks us through the fashion of this popular store, which recently arrived at St Ives Shopping Village.

What has the woman Maggie T herself brought to the brand?
I think women have gone on a journey with her. She is an Australian icon and people relate to her. The brand is currently celebrating 35 years, which is quite impressive.

How would you describe the Maggie T style?
Classic, feminine, stylish and timeless. Our quintessential look is a white collared shirt with jeans.

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It’s all white this season at Maggie T. Left: cut out top off white, $199 and textured pants, $169. Right: longline ladder shirt, $229.

How would you describe the typical Maggie T woman?
She’s sophisticated, she is well travelled, and she’s got a great lifestyle. We’re ideal for the woman who has reached her 50s and struggles to find classic pieces for that age group. We start at a size 12 and go to a size 24.

What styles have been popular at Maggie T this season?
Linen is always popular for us and we love colour. We’ve had lots of beautiful blues and jade tones in store. Bright kaftans and a modern light-wash denim jean have been key pieces. And a little bit of bling on it is always popular! We’ve also got some beautiful bright silk scarves which are a great gift idea. We’ve had some stunning pieces in Italian linen that has been made an easy care fabric. So you get all the benefits of linen being nice and light but with a texture that doesn’t need to be ironed.

Are there particular styles that are flattering for sizes 12-24?
A-line cuts, dresses are always fabulous and kaftans hide a multitude of sins.

Is there anything we might be surprised to learn about Maggie T?
We have new products coming in to store all the time – it’s not just restricted to seasons. And I think we still give a great customer service experience. Our St Ives team come from a strong retail background. They have lots of fashion experience and can give you personalised advice.

Find fabulous size 12-24 fashion at Maggie T, St Ives Shopping Village at Level 1, Shop 60.