A Joyous Time

Rolling Rum truffles, grooving to Michael Buble` carols, hanging hearts, sharing bubbles and styling the table are all part of my Christmas traditions. We all have them… those special things we do year in year out, that makes Christmas such a joyous time.  Things got a little hectic in the lead up to Christmas, so this ‘post’ … [Read more...]

Atlas Divine Turns 20!!

Celebrate Atlas Divine’s 20th Birthday in true DARE TO WEAR AndAndrea Style!! Atlas on Oxford is one of Perth’s longest established boutiques. They stock over 80 highly coveted labels for guys and girls. Think grunge, funk, unconventional, hipster or sports luxe. In fact a superb streetstyle selection to suit all ages, tastes and … [Read more...]

Dare To Wear

It’s time for change… and today is the day!   Accept the AndAndrea challenge. DARE TO WEAR AND SMILE IF THEY STARE! After all… it’s better to be noticed than to blend. Have you got a little something in your wardrobe that you’ve not dared to wear yet? Go on! Get it out… Wear it today… No excuses. Wear it … [Read more...]

Joy

For those of you who know me well, you’ll know my middle name is… AndAndrea Joy! I really hope I’ve sprinkled some ‘Joy’ in your world throughout 2012. It’s Chrissy Hol time in AndAndreaLand, but I couldn’t see the year out without sharing one last little Christmas themed post… Being a huge Chrissy … [Read more...]

Nostalgia

It was a nostalgic trip back in-time to Guildford Village. A happy catch-up with special school friends and a scrumptious farmstyle brekky at the Guildford Tearooms. The James Street strip, full of old world charm, draws me in like a magnet. Powder Puff stools in rainbow colours… adorable!! Wrought iron, two-seater and fashion mags on James … [Read more...]

Get Hooked!

Sign up! Sign up and join the neon army! If you have your ‘L’ plates on and are new to neon, then play safe. Tone it down with a dash of nude or neutral nougat. The sass & bide drapey, silk jacket is a neutral, nude shade and dulls down the melon shot! Tip: Tuck the singlet in on one side, to create a drape or point of interest. … [Read more...]

Brave

It’s a ‘Flower Power’ Spring season and this vintage, ‘Brave’ by Wayne Cooper shirt, shouted out ‘Fun-Fun-Fun’ from the racks at Vinnies!! Wayne has recently re-invented his original label ‘Brave’, and it’s currently stocked at Myer. This shirt however is an oldy but goody. The faded, … [Read more...]

Colour of the Decade

Da da!! The decision is in… Electric or Cobalt Blue has been voted as the “Colour of the Decade”. What an honour… woo hoo!! Most designers have included this fabulous shade in their recent ranges.  Bold black and white stripes and mini leopard splots, teamed with a Manning Cartell electric blue racer, create an … [Read more...]

Casual Cafe Style

Coming…and …going from Donovan’s cafe in Floreat. It’s a favourite ‘time-out’ spot for the lovelies and I to have an early brekky chat before the crazy day begins.  When styling at Myer, I get loads of requests from clients needing clothes suitable for their cafe lifestyle. Often, their work wardrobe is sorted … [Read more...]

Gift of Love

Giving time is a true gift of love. When it comes to special occasion days, I’ve always cherished handmade cards and tried to teach my children simple, thoughtful gifts are by far the best. On Mother’s Day, last Sunday, Son No. 1 gave me such a beautiful gift …it made my heart sing! Firstly, he gave my blog a surprise, … [Read more...]