Inspiration: Winter essentials

For those of you still in the throes of winter (and for those of you whose summer is tailing off), I’ve put together some essentials for winter dressing.

How to spot fake designer clothing

In this blog post I’m sharing some tips on how to spot fake designer clothing, based on my experience buying them second hand!

Shopping: how to buy affordable (and authentic) luxury items

So you want to buy a designer item because of its longevity and quality. BUT you can’t afford the retail price, which is understandable. You might then look at getting a second hand one instead, and might check out eBay. When shopping for luxury or designer items second hand, how do you know if what you’re buying is legit?

The Best Jeans for Moms/Mums

In today’s post I’ll be talking about the best jeans for moms/mums, from high street through to high end!

Shopping: What I’ve Learned From Buying On eBay + TFF linkup

For quite a few years now I’ve done a fair bit of selling and buying on eBay (a lot more buying than selling, I have to admit :)) and I wanted to share what I’ve learnt from my experiences so far (as well as the excellent buys I’ve bought recently).

The Minimalist Black Dress

Recently I looked back at my outfit posts on the blog and Instagram and realised there was something missing from my wardrobe: a black dress.

This week’s inspiration: sunglasses for winter

So I lost my prescription sunglasses a couple of weeks ago, which was a bit annoying because 1. if I’m not wearing them in sunlight there’s a hell of a lot of squint factor due to bad eyesight and glare (not so good for the old wrinkles); and 2. other than a pair of cheapy mirrored glasses that I bought on holiday in…

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Inspiration: Winter Capsule Outfits

The humidity in Sydney has got me pining for colder weather and I’m itching to pull out my knits and coats as any cool change in the temperature would mean some relief to this heat!