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...]

Army Greens!

Brrrr!! Perth was chilled out today… literally! Leather jacket time!! This army green, Arabella Ramsay, leather jacket is baby soft, tartan lined and always feels ‘special’ to wear! 'Puss In Boots', Italian made, pony hair, block heeled booties. Animal prints work well with army greens!! Manning Cartell, wool crepe jodhpurs … [Read more...]

It’s Time!!

It’s time… for a change! Yay! Lately, gorgeous AndAndrea Unmodels have been plucking up the courage after reading my blog to ring me and book in for a style-over. They’re bored and declare they’re R E A D Y!! Their same old ‘safe’ look is well and truly out-dated but they’re not sure where to start. They … [Read more...]

Sun Drenched

Kings Park was drenched in Winter sunshine today. The grass was glistening and streams were bubbling. We were the only ones around. Paradise…. Son No 3 is following in his Big Bro’s footsteps. He’s taken up photography as a hobby. This is his very first shoot.  Ponte pants are not leggings. They’re thick, stretchy, … [Read more...]

Tux ‘n Tails

In the pink! This Perri Cutten, primrose, pure wool tux has sharp lapels and structured tailoring. It’s a fave from my past life. Back then, as a teacher, it was teamed with tailored trousers and neat skirts!! Too precious to discard, I revamped and ‘edged’ it up with a tail-shirt and boots. Accessories add individuality. As … [Read more...]

Extravaganza

Chantilly lace, chandeliers, candles and cake were plentiful at the annual Bridal Expo this weekend. What an extravaganza!! Whether it be gypsophila, vintage limos, tulle or jewels, every bride’s dreams were on show at the 26th annual, Burswood Expo. The Grand Ballroom was transformed into a sea of pretty exhibitions for all things … [Read more...]

OMG….Zany!

Hamming it up with outfit fun today!! This colour blast combo, is inspired by designer, Jenny Kee with her stand-out knits and zany pattern mixing. Was thinking shall I or shant I dare wear it. Mmmn… sure glad I did. Had so much fuuuuun! On a recent Opping outing with my sis Carol, I spotted this knitted cardi for $6. She thought it was … [Read more...]

Snap Snap!

The Mid-Season Myer sale began today. It’s BARGAIN city at the moment! So, it was an early start for me, in preparation for a frantic day. Quick ‘n easy, snappy dressing required.  Snap, snap! Fuschia sass & bide skinnies, Manning Cartell racer, peek-a-boo orange bandeau, white NF blazer, Dangerfield leather bag and Cue zebra belt. … [Read more...]

Say It Loud!

You cant help but notice loud and colourful clothes. They really do attract the eye! My ‘ringmaster’ inspired outfit, certainly attracted some smiles. Better to create interest than not! It’s actually a loose fitting, cotton ‘overcoat’ from India. It was hanging on a ‘fancy dress’ rack at a Red Cross … [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...]