29 August, 2015
I was first introduced to the bandana in the late ’80s, the go-to accessory of rock pin-up boy Axl Rose, aka Guns N’ Roses. Of course it originally heralded from the great symbol of the American West – the cowboy. Jump forward to 2015 and the timeless accessory will update your wardrobe for under $10. Mine cost $5 from an op shop, found on a recent shopping trip. Take your cue from these ladies and style your bandana with a big dose of individual flair and rock it whenever you feel like it. Head over to my pinterest for more bandana styling ideas.
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21 June, 2015
All images by Tommy Ton for style.com
I never quite got into the gym-to-street look, and kept my runners for, well, running. Cue the arrival of the white sneaker onto the fashion scene, which is now being sported by pretty much every fashionista – as the shoe of choice.
The look is pared back, clean and simple. You can work these babies back with anything from jeans and a tee, to a pretty frock and even a relaxed trouser. The only rule is the whiter the better. The old-school Kiwi Sport Whitener will be your new best friend in your quest to keep your white kicks in pristine condition.
If you haven’t already jumped on the white sneaker bandwagon prepare to get comfortable while feeling super stylin’. See my picks below at a range of price points.
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4 April, 2015
The Gladiator sandal is certainly having a moment. I love how it grounds a feminine outfit. I think the knee high styles are fabulous but decided to invest in a lower pair that I think will have longevity beyond the current season.
Drawing inspiration from fashion icon Jane Birkin’s bohemian style and Chloe’s spring summer 15 free spirited muse, I’m wearing mine with a mini white cotton lace embroidered dress, paired back with a vintage necklace and silver bracelet from an old Mania Mania collection.
In keeping with the relaxed aesthetic I’d suggest throwing on a leather biker jacket to give this look a bit more mileage as it starts to cool down.
I’d love to hear how you are styling yours.
Photos by Kate Leddick.
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March 5, 2015
Images by Style.com
Are you keeping up with the Fall 2015 Ready-To-Wear shows? I’ve been a frequent visitor of style.com in the last few weeks. Head over to my Pinterest page for some of my favourite looks. Meanwhile, the unexpected knitted neck warmers at Tome Fall 2015 were so good. Their pairing with the elegant evening looks was a match a made in heaven. The neck warmer will give your pieces traditionally reserved for after-dark the right injection of insouciant cool. Add a military-inspired coat or jacket and you may just find that the look is versatile enough to wear during the day. Genius! Now, where can I get one or how can I make one? Suggestions are welcome.