Category Archives: Designers

Designer of the Day – Doo.Ri

Having just purchased a midnight blue, draped sleeveless silk vest by designer Doo.Ri Chung on eBay for US$7.50, I have rediscovered my adoration for the Korean-American fashion designer famed for her uniquely draped jersey dresses. If you have never heard … Continue reading

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My new favourite jacket

At the end of last year, I purchased what is proving to be my holy grail of jackets. Made from a textured, stretch cotton/polyester/elastane blend, the collarless Metalicus ‘Empress’ biker jacket in ecru features long sleeves, a slightly asymmetric zip and a … Continue reading

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Margaret River wedding

As you may have seen on Instagram last year, Ben and I attended a friend’s wedding in Margaret River on Friday the 18th of December. It was a beautiful day, with the weather tending towards cool. The dress code was … Continue reading

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Shades of blue, Fifties style

First up: my apologies. I have not done an outfit post in so long, partly due to recent ill-health. This year, Ben and I have not had a proper holiday (I took 3 days off around Easter and we had a … Continue reading

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Currently obsessing over… J.Crew’s ‘Tippi’ sweater

Image source: The Online Stylist What is it with me and sweaters of late?!? I think I’m clinging to the last fragments of cool weather (i.e. I am in denial it is going to be stinking hot, with no reprieve, … Continue reading

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Cheery red

As the year draws to a close, I am finding things at work are not winding up but instead, ramping up. To be honest, not having taken any holidays this year has been difficult (and possibly a bit detrimental to my health … Continue reading

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Garden wedding

On Saturday, Ben and I attended a special evening with his family. Ben’s cousin recently married his partner, but as they live overseas they were unable to share the day with their Perth-based family and friends. Brad and Chris arrived home for a … Continue reading

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Tweedy blues

Earlier this week, I wore to work this versatile and feminine top from Cue which I recently purchased from the Harbour Town store (reduced from $169 to approximately $23). Made from a softly draped polyester crepe, it is perfect for the … Continue reading

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Designer of the Day (with a recent purchase) – The Lady & The Sailor

About two years ago, I stumbled across a top being sold by my favourite eBay seller. It was simple and elegant: black; 3/4 sleeves; boat neck; softly draped; fastened with two buttons on the shoulders; made in the USA. It … Continue reading

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Sweater girl

Sweater girl: noun; a slang term made popular in the 1940s and 1950s to describe a woman with a large bust who wore tight sweaters over a bullet or cone shape bra. So whilst I’m not donning a cone or bullet … Continue reading

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