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FRINGING.

July 31, 2015

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{Fringed Skirt – Dotti; Knit: Topshop; Boots – Wittner; Necklace & Clutch – Sportsgirl}

I can’t help myself when it comes to trends. As much as I know I need to keep it simple, keep it classic, when something super fun like a faux leather fringed skirt comes along, I simply have to have it – even if it’s just for the one season. Plus, when it’s the middle of a Melbourne winter and you’re constantly scrolling through an endless stream of sunny Northern Hemisphere pictures on Instagram, you have to have something fun to wear. Thank God for purse-friendly high street stores! So here I am in my made-for-twirling skirt, a sale bargain from Topshop and a serious lack of tan.

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Photos by Jacqui Sidney

 

Fashion, Outfit Posts

THE WINTER BOOT.

July 20, 2015

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{Boots – Wittner; Dress – Homemade; Jacket – Sportsgirl}

Introducing my favourite boots of the season (and also a tiny glimpse into the only currently tidy area of my home). Anyone who knows me would know I have a serious addiction to little black ankle boots. I have at least 12 pairs that all kind of look the same, but I know they’re different. After being the lucky winner of a Wittner Instagram comp, I was allowed to pick out a tall pair of boots, something different for me, and I couldn’t go past these bad boys.

In these pics, I have paired them with a dress I made and my fave winter jacket (fluffy, of course) from Sportsgirl. The great thing I have found about above-the-knee boots is a) they’re super warm! and b) they can look dressed up or you can just wear them over jeans or leather skinnies too.

PS. Hi Beatles!

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Photos by Jacqui Sidney

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STYLE PAWS x BOOHOO #WEAREUS

July 4, 2015

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{Coat – Boohoo; Pants – Boohoo; Top – Country Road; Boots – Wittner; Necklace – Lovisa; PomPom – Sportsgirl; Bag – Alexander Wang}

-Post sponsored by Boohoo!-

So the one good thing about freezing cold winter in Melbourne is that it brings around the opportunity to wear coats, layers and plenty of black and white. Which makes it a lot easier when I’m clinging to my doona at 7am and desperately hitting the ‘snooze’ button. Generally I will grab the easiest things to throw on, and it’s less likely to go wrong if it’s all monochromatic.

I’m loving this longline, oversized coat and these leather-look moto skinnies from Boohoo. I don’t have enough coats in my wardrobe, relying mainly on my leather biker jacket or shaggy faux furs, so it’s nice to have a new option – plus, it’s a thousand times more practical (aka. warm).

Oh, the little sign by the way is for Boohoo’s campaign #WeAreUs, mine says “I’m wearing Boohoo in Melbourne x”. I love any celebration of global street style.

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Photos by Jacqui Sidney

Daily Life, Fashion, Outfit Posts

STRIPES & LEATHER.

February 8, 2015

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{Hat – Cotton On; Jacket – H&M; Skirt – Portmans – Boots – Wittner; Bag – Alexander Wang; Watch – Karl Lagerfeld; Necklace – Sportsgirl}

So excited to start shooting new content for my blog again with the fab Amy Whitfield, starting with this little outfit. Hat, check. Biker jacket, check. Little Black Ankle Boots, Check. Black and White, check. This outfit is basically all of my everyday essentials, and combines my most-worn items into one look. I barely take this jacket off, since I love how it always adds a little bit of edge to even the most feminine of outfits.

I also realised this bag and watch have never made much of an appearance on my blog, despite them also being on seriously high rotation. I was lucky to be gifted this copper Karl Lagerfeld watch from WSI Watches in Melbourne’s Emporium, and this Alexander Wang bag from Matches Fashion is easily one of my all-time favourite purchases. One thing I am (slowly) learning as I get older is that when it comes to accessories, it’s always better to invest in something quality.

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Images by Amy Whitfield.

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EMELIE.

April 5, 2014

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{Shirt, Skirt & Jacket –  H&M Australia; Bag – Alexander Wang; Boots – Wittner; Watch – Michael Kors}

I recently started a new job and with it came the sudden realisation that absolutely nothing I owned was suitable for the work environment. Slight exaggeration. However having previously worked in the world’s most casual studio, it was a pleasant surprise to realise that some casual pieces can really translate well into Office Mode. Did this stop me from rushing out to Zara and Witchery et al for “emergency supplies”? Of course not! I’m never going to turn down an excuse to shop…

Anyway, that little anecdote has little to do with this outfit post, but it does explain my lengthy blog absence (I’ve been shopping this whole time, duh). I did manage to make it to the opening of H&M’s new Melbourne store this week at GPO, where I simultaneously managed to lose both my shit and a sickening amount of cash on cheap thrills.

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For those of you who are wondering – H&M Australia lived up to it’s hype and exceeded it for me. I picked up this denim chambray shirt for a measly $29.95 and this faux leather skirt for $27.95. The faux fur jacket looks like the same sort of one you’d pick up on the high street for around $150, but only set me back $79.95… Where previous international retailers let us down by comparatively hiking up the prices once they hit our shores, H&M have stayed true to their word and definitely over-delivered.

The GPO building itself is a beautiful, white wonderland and has been transformed into a literal fast fashion heaven. It’s enormous and you could easily spend hours in there. I particularly loved the homewares section and managed to find some beautiful 100% linen doona sets in light grey and pink for just $79.95.

Anyway, this past six months has been a time of immense change in my life to say the least. More on that soon though. x