Inspiration: White Lace Blouse

After seeing the white lace blouse on several lovely ladies on Instagram, I was smitten. Today I became the lucky owner of this gorgeous Chantilly lace blouse from Bardot:

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!

What to wear with a pixie cut

I was watching How Do I Look the other day (don’t judge me) and Jeannie Mai told her hapless guest that hair is an accessory and the outfit should take the hairstyle into account. (She said the same thing about tattoos, but that’s another thing altogether.) One such hairstyle where this comment is particularly true is the pixie. The pixie…

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October shopping inspo: the graphic tee

With the warm weather I had the opportunity to investigate the contents of my shirt drawer and was dismayed to find: One black t-shirt One white t-shirt One grey t-shirt About 50 striped t-shirts. With such a limited repertoire I thought of adding a graphic tee to the mix. Graphic tees can be fun and worn in a variety of…

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October shopping inspo – the shoe edition

Summer is rearing its humid head and while I love my Birkenstocks with a passion, there are times when they’re not the most appropriate footwear choice (even if street style fashionistas indicate otherwise). After scoping Pinterest for outfit ideas to style my mom jeans it dawned on me that I didn’t have a pair of pretty heeled sandals, preferably in tan…

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How to wear: mom jeans

In keeping with my growing #normcore collection (Birkenstocks, all white sneakers), I now inadvertently own a pair of mom jeans. I had bought them online (which is always fraught with danger, given how painful it already is for me to shop for jeans in bricks and mortar stores) and didn’t realise how long and high the rise of these jeans…

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