Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Cash or Credit




I love the silk top on the left by Chloe but at well over $1500 there is no way I can afford it!  On the right though, DKNY have a similar style at a fraction of the cost.  At $255 DKNY even have two colour ways and it's also made of silk.  Score!

Monday, September 24, 2012

Emmys 2012 Top 5

I've just been watching the Emmys and absolutely loved these 5 dresses.  I certainly don't have a theme going on between them and to be honest didn't really see too many trends occurring with gowns as has been in the past years.  Looks like everyone is embracing individuality!








The Little Black Jacket



I can only dream of one day owning a Chanel little black jacket and watching this video made me all the more envious!  

Friday, September 21, 2012

Devastating

Yesterday my laptop was having melt down so I took it along to the Apple store where the technician said he would have to re-imagine my hard drive which meant I would lose everything that was not backed up.  Thank goodness I had recently backed up all of my photos, but all of my music, emails and email folders and my internet bookmarks are lost forever.  It seems ridiculous but so much time and effort went in to collecting a library of bookmarks for a range of different things and I think I'm mourning the loss of them.  I can't even remember what 99% of them were but they had some relevance otherwise I wouldn't have saved them.  At the same time as I'm feeling a little lost and depressed about losing all my files I have to wonder how reliant I have become on the internet and technology.  The internet consumes so much of my time throughout the day and between my mobile and laptop I must spend hours a day looking at a screen.  It's a scary thought really.

Happy Friday!

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Go Navy!



Recently a few people on my facebook account have been posting about Gangnam Style and to be honest I had no idea what it was, until today.  This is not the original Gangnam Style but that doesn't matter to me, sailors in suits acting like total idiots is hilarious!  There are moments when I may have blushed but in all seeing a bunch of guys in navy uniforms take the mickey out of each other is hilarious!  

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

NYC Ballet & Valentino

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I'm always astounded at the variety of projects that designers have on their plate in addition to running their own fashion houses.  For a second I tried to imagine what juggling so many tasks would be like and I just simply can't comprehend how on earth they do it!  A very talented and organised team I would say!  

The photo above prompted my minute or two off in to day dream land.  Valentino is creating the costumes for the NYC Ballet's fall gala and they are as impressive as everything else he does!  Pop over to The Cut and check out the other images behind the story. How I wish I was a fly on the wall in that studio!

Monday, September 17, 2012

Francophile


At times I am totally a francophile and at others I couldn't dream of being back in London anymore, but Camille from Camille Over The Rainbow has the best of both worlds.  One of her parents is French and the other is English.  Listen out for her accent, it amazes me how she speaks with a beautiful English accent one minute and then French the next.  Amazing!

Bling Bling


Clockwise: 1, 2, 3, 4

Forever 21 are rocking the bling lately!  How luxe would these necklaces look under a collared shirt and an awesome pair of dark jeans?!



Thursday, September 13, 2012

Decor Delights

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I'm obsessed with a pink and grey colour combination lately and this room plays exactly to my obsession!



Tuesday, September 11, 2012

H&M NYC


It's NYFW!  I might not be able to afford the amazing garments on the runway in my daily wardrobe but H&M, now that I can afford and wear with just as much style!

Monday, September 10, 2012

Chevron + Sequins

J.Crew

I am totally obsessed with this top by J.Crew.  I spotted it in this months Matchbook Magazine and already have the perfect outfit in mind, except for the price I would already have this item shipped to Australia!

Friday, September 07, 2012

Happy Friday!

Decor Delights


With the temperature slowly increasing in Melbourne I have a hankering for outdoor decorating and inviting friends over to have a delicious BBQ.


Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Weekend Loves

Spring arrived in Melbourne on the weekend and I filled my Sunday afternoon by laying on the grass and reading!




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