Log in Sign up

meet our model employee... sabene xo

November 20, 2019

meet our model employee... sabene xo

we thought we'd introduce you to some of the fabulous women who make maiocchi happen and today we're finding out all the goss on sabene, our lovely paddington stylist.

read on to find out all about sabene's creative side hustle....

what did you want to be when you grew up? 

when i was five i was desperate to be a police woman. it’s possible i’d watched too many episodes of CHIPS. i’ve always been creative and eventually i did an industrial design degree which provided me with a great many skills that i use in my art.

how long have you been a maiocchi girl?

about 3 (lovely!) months.

what is your role at maiocchi?

i'm the paddington store stylist on mondays and tuesdays.

what is your favourite thing about being part of the maiocchi family?

i love that i get to work for a successful local business located in my very own neighbourhood of paddington.

what led you to maiocchi career or study wise? 

having worked next door at olive for 15 years, i jumped at the chance to work at maiocchi when the girls asked if i’d be interested.

what do you get up to when you’re not being a maiocchi girl?

i am an artist. my tiny business, 'little swallow art' keeps me very busy painting works that i sell through my website, as well as fulfilling all the lovely commissions that come my way.

what’s your favourite piece from the ‘pretty please’ collection?

the 'crowd pleaser' jumpsuit in black, i love its versatility. it looks great with a beautiful flat sandal and a maiocchi obi belt, and, it looks fabulous with a heel, wide black belt and amazing chandelier earrings.

what's your secret style tip?

a great hairdresser! i see both heather and bella at little hair nest in paddington.

what's your fave place to eat in brissie?

i love chop chop changs, in west end

ps: sabene is wearing the 'spring in your step' dress xo 

Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.

size chart


Maiocchi size chart

  8 10 12 14 16 18
Bust 83cm 88cm 93cm 98cm 103cm 109cm 115cm
Waist 65cm 70cm 75cm 80cm 85cm 91cm 97cm
High Hip
-10cm below waist
90cm  95cm 100cm 105cm 110cm 116cm 122cm
 Low Hip
-20cm below waist
93cm 98cm 103cm 108cm 113cm 118cm 123cm


When you are measuring yourself if possible do so in front of the mirror to ensure the tape measure is horizontally positioned around your body.

Hold the tape measure close against your body but not too tight

Tip: always wear the underwear you plan to wear with the garment

measure the fullest part of your bust ensuring the tape measure is even and horizontal at the back.

your waist is the smallest part of your torso; it is usually a few centimetres above your belly button. Wrap the tape measure around your waist, ensuring it is comfortable but not loose.

this measurement is taken at the widest part of your body. measure around the fullest part of your bottom or at the top of your thighs, which ever is widest. Make sure the tape measure is even and horizontal at the back.

mini maiocchi size guide

These are the measurements of the Mini Maiocchi dresses. as a general rule the size refers to the age.


Saltwater Sandals Size Conversion

The Saltwater Sandals come in UK sizes you can convert your size using the chart below.
UK 4 5 6 7 8 9
AU 6 7 8 9 10 11
EU  36 37  38 39 40 41
CM 23.5 24 25 26 26.5 27.5