Monthly Archives: September 2014

Pretty in pink (and Antik Batik)

A little (read: big) box arrived from YOOX the other day and of all the pieces I purchased, this Antik Batik pink jumper was not only the least expensive item (on sale for approximately $26) but has fitted so beautifully into … Continue reading

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Lyn Devon, A.L.C and a red lip

If you have never heard of New York designer Lyn Devon, you are doing yourself a great disservice! She has been described as designing “exuberant American luxury sportswear that is polished but playful [with] clean lines, impeccable construction, innovative fabrics and … Continue reading

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Laveer – the best blazer ever?

When I was perusing the items for sale on one of my favourite eBay sellers, I found this amazing navy wool jacket with lime green trim, which was selling new with its tags for “Buy-it-now” at $49 or submit a … Continue reading

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A warm grey cuddle from Donna Karan

On quite a blustery, winter’s day, I could see no more appropriate occasion to wear this little gem from design maestro, Donna Karan. I don’t think I could describe it more aptly than a “warm grey cuddle”. Made from a … Continue reading

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Blue and green should always be seen

It was a fairly bleak and wintery day early in July and I could not think of anything more appropriate than wearing some gorgeous colour to work. This cotton sateen Sportscraft skirt is perfect for summer, paired with crisp white … Continue reading

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A Winter Wedding

Back in June, Ben and I attended a wedding of an old friend. We have been friends with the groom for more than a decade and were hugely excited for the day – great food, wine, the company of our best … Continue reading

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Welcome to the world of “The Bargains and the Beautiful”

*Cue dramatic music. A woman of indeterminate age fills the screen. She is dressed for taking on everything and posied to do anything. Her eyes are… wistful? Longing? Pensive? All of the above? Her lips part, a look of shock … Continue reading

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