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...]

Harem Hipsters!

Harem pants make a loud, strong statement… especially if they’re printed or patterned. These Simona ‘cut-off’ harem pants attract quizzical stares and an instant ‘Oo Oo’ Love, or ‘Argh Argh’ Hate, reaction!!   Teamed with a silk tux by Nina Maya, black frill front silk singlet and over-sized gold … [Read more...]

Texture

Combine scaly sequins, soft knotted tulle, polished patent and velvety suede to create an outfit with textural interest. The tulle scarf is slung over my shoulders. Polished yellow gold nails, by O.P.I. As you can see, Forrest Chase is having… a makeover!! A tiny touch of sequins attracts the eye and ‘lifts’ an ordinary black … [Read more...]

Squeeze Me

The weather finally turned glum. Not to be deterred by grey clouds, I wore my neon citrus tunic, to spread a little sunshine and brighten up the day. In my ‘Liquorice Allsorts’ post, back in February, you saw my Shakuhachi summer tunic and pink slip, (bottom left). To ‘winterise’ it, and make it wearable all year round, … [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...]

Printed Pants

Go on… dare to wear printed pants. They’re in and hot, like them or not!! Mine are Aussie brand, ‘Selftitled’. They’re high waisted, waterprint, dyed silk, in subdued shades of yellow and charcoal. They work well with a yellow-pop top, but here they’re paired with a black singlet and this season’s … [Read more...]

Chill Time

Chill time. Falcon Beach, Mandurah. Heavenly holidays, means a family Easter feast at Mandurah. A late beach stroll topped off a beautiful day. Finally, there’s a chill in the air. I pulled on my Jane Lamerton stretch ponti pants and Shakuhachi cotton singlet, as a black base. A black silhouette is a ‘no-brainer’. It works … [Read more...]

Kimono ‘n Studs

I stumbled upon a ‘secret’ sushi bar, hidden behind the old GPO in Perth. It’s  frequented by all the locals and of course Myer staff! I often pop over there now, for a breath of fresh air and some tasty morsels. I’m wearing my favourite black, cropped Ellery pants….again!! The gold, Yeojin Bae kimono-style jacket is … [Read more...]

Licorice Allsorts

Girltime catch-up with special friends is always an exciting fashion feast!! We explored East Perth and ended up on the waterfront for a cafestyle brekky. I wore my ‘Licorice Allsorts’ outfit. The simple, easy wear Shakuhachi citrus silk tunic is sheer and needed a slip underneath. My black slip worked ok, but I wanted COLOUR. … [Read more...]