Category Archives: Recent Purchase

Recent purchase from the J.Crew sale

A fabulous little email in my inbox this morning alerted me to the fact that J.Crew were having a 24 hour sale, with 40% off select full-price items and an extra 40% off the marked price of all sale items. … Continue reading

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Designer of the Day – Raquel Allegra

Easy, everyday elegance. Comfortable casuals with a cutting edge. Simple shapes, fine fabrics, soft tailoring and delicate distressing. All of these could be used to describe the “queen of Californian deconstruction”, aka Raquel Allegra. I am currently utterly obsessed with … Continue reading

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2016 Bindaring buys, part one

This recent work outfit two items worn for the first time. I have had this Diane von Furstenberg ‘Cairo‘ dress for awhile now, having purchased it last year from David Jones reduced from $499 to $224 with an extra 40% (taking it down … Continue reading

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Easy knit skirt

Right now, I am all about stretch. I have always thought stretch fabrics were a girl’s best friend, but never more so than now. This wool blend knit by A.L.C is known as the ‘Ellwood‘ and is a super thick, … Continue reading

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Birthday vibes

Birthdays that fall on a Saturday are just so much more exciting than those that fall on a work day, don’t you think?!? I was thrilled to celebrate my birthday this year on Saturday, May 7 as it meant I … Continue reading

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The yoox ‘Family & Friends’ sale

The Friends & Family sale at yoox has only just finished, with a huge range of men’s, women’s and children’s goods reduced from 50 to 90% off. If you missed out this time, fear not, because it means the mega … Continue reading

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Metalicus dress + a very special announcement

I received a little parcel from Metalicus last week that contained two dresses I purchased in their recent extra 25% off the marked price sale. I nabbed the Cane Tank Dress in Grey Marle for $36.75, down from $79, as … Continue reading

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McQueen for a March wedding

On Friday, Ben and I attended the wedding of our dear friends, Shaun and Camila. The weather was forecast to be 27 degrees and stormy: weather I would normally embrace, but given the ceremony was to be held outside on the … 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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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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