and There’s More!

And there’s more and more!!! Racks and racks of colour are rolling up from the docks at Myer…you can ‘feel’ Spring is in the air! EX-citing!! It’s a busy time for me, as lovely clients are wanting to be ‘frocked’ up for PerthFashFest events, the Spring Racing Carnival or are in need of a fresh, new work … [Read more...]

Seeing Red

Printed shirts and pants are trending right now! Lairy, bold or flashy. Basically, any clothes with attitude. Tip: MUST be worn with confidence and a smile! Yeah!! Op shops are bursting with prints and patterns. It’s a sift and sort process tho, as many are ghastly! I stick to a silk or linen rule. This pure silk, printed shirt was a real … [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...]

Purr….Pussy Bow

The Pussy Bow is back!! It’s sweet, feminine and versatile and adds a touch of ladylike to any blouse or dress. Mustard is the ‘IT’ colour of the season and my pussy bow blouse above, is a $7 Vinnies treasure! Gotta love a bargain!! To ‘edge’ it up, I’ve teamed it with Zara zippered, waxed jeans and Miss Shop … [Read more...]

Geek Chic

Statement, awkward, or over-sized glasses are in at the moment. Dare to wear, shock value specs are a simple, easy way to change your look! So, if you’re like me and get bored looking in the mirror, then go spec hunting. Tip: wear with confidence and they will work. I had a free moment, so decided to pop into visit a special gal, Cat. The … [Read more...]

Pearls and Pastels

After a morning styling session, its coffee break time. With wishful thinking, this laneway next to Myer might one day spawn little expresso bars and micro cafes just like Melbourne. For now tho, there’s no hustle and bustle, it’s just a graffiti-lined, empty walkway. Oh … potential! I’m wearing a little ‘tone on … [Read more...]

His Time

Rodd & Gunn chinos from Myer City make a great change from the popular Aussie uniform of  ’jeans,jeans,jeans’! They’re slim fit and tapered, not skinny, are a grungy khaki brushed cotton and designed to have a slightly creased look, so no ironing needed. Team with a baggy, white linen Country Road shirt for that cool Bahamas … [Read more...]

A Ladylike Day

Ouch… It was a scorching 39 degrees today, so our planned family gathering morning tea ended up being at an airconditioned shopping centre. Its a bit old-fashioned but I do think its important to “dress for the occasion” so I chose a cool floaty maxi skirt, silk camisole and flat sandals for shopping… easy. I am wearing a … [Read more...]