Where Did Your Style Go?

 

Dressing Up

have you noticed the average formal or cocktail dress are now $1000's of dollars! 

If you have limited budget, here are a few of my favs from $420 - $1200.

  ZIMMERMAN  - UNDER $1000

ZIMMERMAN - UNDER $1000

  RIXO  - UNDER $480

RIXO - UNDER $480

  ALICE MCCALL  - UNDER $1000

ALICE MCCALL - UNDER $1000

  SELF PORTRAIT  - UNDER $ 590

SELF PORTRAIT - UNDER $ 590

  SACHIN & BABI  - UNDER $710

SACHIN & BABI - UNDER $710

  SOLACE  - UNDER $1200

SOLACE - UNDER $1200

  ANN DEMEULEMEESTER  - UNDER $1200

ANN DEMEULEMEESTER - UNDER $1200

  HALSTON HERITAGE  - UNDER $640

HALSTON HERITAGE - UNDER $640

  DRESS THE POPULATION  - UNDER $ 420

DRESS THE POPULATION - UNDER $ 420

  ALICE MCCALL  - UNDER $660

ALICE MCCALL - UNDER $660

  DIANE VON FURSTENBERG  - UNDER $990

DIANE VON FURSTENBERG - UNDER $990

  PREEN  - UNDER $600

PREEN - UNDER $600

The Blazer 

So many of my clients and friends don't embrace the blazer. One item of clothing can really 'chic up' the way you look.

wear one with denim for casual cool, to work for corporate chic or dress up a dress or leather pants! 

 

The Jean Guide 

SHARING MY FAVOURITE BRANDS AND FITS TO HELP YOU FIND YOUR OWN PERFECT JEAN.  

READ MY JEAN JOURNEY

 LEVIS -  Classic fit with distressing    These are one of my favourite jeans. They are a great fit, & not too distressed. Looks great with a heel or sneaker. 

LEVIS - Classic fit with distressing

These are one of my favourite jeans. They are a great fit, & not too distressed. Looks great with a heel or sneaker. 

 KSUBI -  High rise straight leg with distressing    You may have noticed these on all the IT girls in Sydney. Really flattering on! Higher in the waist and a great straight leg. 

KSUBI - High rise straight leg with distressing

You may have noticed these on all the IT girls in Sydney. Really flattering on! Higher in the waist and a great straight leg. 

 GRLFRND -  Skinny jean with distressing    I really love the fit of this brand. They really hold you in as the denim is thicker. 

GRLFRND - Skinny jean with distressing

I really love the fit of this brand. They really hold you in as the denim is thicker. 

 KSUBI -  Black skinny with distressing    A really cool black jean, and love this fit. 

KSUBI - Black skinny with distressing

A really cool black jean, and love this fit. 

 PAIGE -  Skinny bootleg jean    I'm not normally a boot leg fan but these jeans make your legs look great! This brands fit is also very very good. 

PAIGE - Skinny bootleg jean

I'm not normally a boot leg fan but these jeans make your legs look great! This brands fit is also very very good. 

 LEVIS -  Classic fit dark blue    Old school vintage style - really love this colour for winter. 

LEVIS - Classic fit dark blue

Old school vintage style - really love this colour for winter. 

 MOTHER -  Mid rise dark skinny jean    For that 'i look hot' fit - these suck everything in!

MOTHER - Mid rise dark skinny jean

For that 'i look hot' fit - these suck everything in!

 GRLFRND -  Classic slim    These are a really good fit - super tight and slim but make you look very cool.    

GRLFRND - Classic slim 

These are a really good fit - super tight and slim but make you look very cool. 

 

 LEVIS -  Boyfriend jean crisp blue    A good slouchy fit without the holes. 

LEVIS - Boyfriend jean crisp blue

A good slouchy fit without the holes. 

 SEA By CHLOE -  High rise flares    Because these are just cool - for the boho girl in all of us. 

SEA By CHLOE - High rise flares 

Because these are just cool - for the boho girl in all of us. 

 FRAME -  Palazzo jeans    A real statement and a dressy jean. 

FRAME - Palazzo jeans 

A real statement and a dressy jean. 

 RE/DONE -  Vintage Levis    If you don't want to search for real vintage jeans, these are your answer. 

RE/DONE - Vintage Levis

If you don't want to search for real vintage jeans, these are your answer. 

 

 Handbag Commodity

FROM ALL THE BAGS AND BRANDS AVAILABLE, HERE ARE SOME OF MY FAVOURITES.

FROM AFFORDABLE, FUNCTIONAL, FUN, CLASSIC TO DREAMY

READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE

  GOYARD - Shopper   The ultimate tote - you can't buy these in Australia so here is the link to were you can. 

GOYARD - Shopper

The ultimate tote - you can't buy these in Australia so here is the link to were you can. 

  BOTTEGA VENETA- Luxe tote   The most luxe shopper. This bag will age beautifully and will become softer over time. 

BOTTEGA VENETA- Luxe tote

The most luxe shopper. This bag will age beautifully and will become softer over time. 

  CHANEL - Classic jumbo    This bag is so classic and will never go out of style. Save up for one of these ..... like a dream! 

CHANEL - Classic jumbo

This bag is so classic and will never go out of style. Save up for one of these ..... like a dream! 

  CHANEL - Boy Bag    Also a classic but this 'boy' has a coolest about it. 

CHANEL - Boy Bag

Also a classic but this 'boy' has a coolest about it. 

  GUCCI - GG bag   Retro cool - this little bag is great for the weekend

GUCCI - GG bag

Retro cool - this little bag is great for the weekend

  G  IVENCHY - shopping tote    This is a great work bag

GIVENCHY - shopping tote

This is a great work bag

  HERMES - Birkin    Pretty much the most incredible bag you could own....or dream about 

HERMES - Birkin

Pretty much the most incredible bag you could own....or dream about 

  P  RADA - Cahier bag    This would have to be the current cult bag everyone would love to have. 

PRADA - Cahier bag

This would have to be the current cult bag everyone would love to have. 

  ISABEL MARANT - Asli suede bag    This bag is under $1000 & great quality for a designer bag at this price. 

ISABEL MARANT - Asli suede bag 

This bag is under $1000 & great quality for a designer bag at this price. 

  CHLOE - The Marcie    This little bag is under $800....comes in lots of colours too

CHLOE - The Marcie

This little bag is under $800....comes in lots of colours too

  LOUIS VUITTON - Vintage Kepall   Travel chic - save up for one of these as they are a classic. 

LOUIS VUITTON - Vintage Kepall

Travel chic - save up for one of these as they are a classic. 

  A  LEXANDER WANG - Canvas tote    He does great bags for good prices. This one is $577 which is pretty good for a designer bag 

ALEXANDER WANG - Canvas tote

He does great bags for good prices. This one is $577 which is pretty good for a designer bag 

In My Beauty Cabinet

Everyone has their own style of the 'beauty process' but my style is just as I dress.

Classic, simple, natural, not over styled or over done. also achievable whist running out the door after two kids!

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 RODIN OLIO LUSSO -  Lavender Absolute Luxury Face Oil   The most beautiful face oil and my favourite.

RODIN OLIO LUSSO - Lavender Absolute Luxury Face Oil

The most beautiful face oil and my favourite.

 THIS WORKS -   Deep Sleep Pillow Spray   Spray before bedtime on your pillow to calm the body for a better sleep.

THIS WORKS -  Deep Sleep Pillow Spray

Spray before bedtime on your pillow to calm the body for a better sleep.

 THE SUPER ELIXIR -  Daily Greens    Looking after your inside is so important. Greens every morning for me!

THE SUPER ELIXIR - Daily Greens 

Looking after your inside is so important. Greens every morning for me!

 GROWN ALCHEMIST -  Body Treatment Oil   Body oils are so hydrating I now use instead of moisturisers.

GROWN ALCHEMIST - Body Treatment Oil

Body oils are so hydrating I now use instead of moisturisers.

 KNC BEAUTY -  All Natural Collagen Infused Lip Mask   Lip care for moisturising and a slight 'pump'

KNC BEAUTY - All Natural Collagen Infused Lip Mask

Lip care for moisturising and a slight 'pump'

 LE LABO -   Santal 33   My favourite scent I have worn for years.

LE LABO -  Santal 33

My favourite scent I have worn for years.

 GUERLAIN ABEILLE ROYALE -  Youth Oil   This oil makes your skin feel smooth and plump - love!

GUERLAIN ABEILLE ROYALE - Youth Oil

This oil makes your skin feel smooth and plump - love!

 AVEDA -   Stress Fix Pure-fume Rollerball   Have in your handbag and on your work desk. Works so well to help calm. 

AVEDA -  Stress Fix Pure-fume Rollerball

Have in your handbag and on your work desk. Works so well to help calm. 

 AVEDA -   Chakra 2 Purefume Body Mist   I spray this throughout the day as a refresh and reset #2 and #7 are my favourite 

AVEDA -  Chakra 2 Purefume Body Mist

I spray this throughout the day as a refresh and reset #2 and #7 are my favourite 

 FOREO-   Luna Mini 2   This is what I use for a daily deep clean of my skin.

FOREO-  Luna Mini 2

This is what I use for a daily deep clean of my skin.

 KIT COSMETICS -  Essential Kit Multipurpose Wonder Balm   This really is a wonder balm. I use it on my hands, my lips and for dry areas. 

KIT COSMETICS - Essential Kit Multipurpose Wonder Balm

This really is a wonder balm. I use it on my hands, my lips and for dry areas. 

 OPI -  Infinite Nail Polish    I am really loving earthy tones for my nails and this terracotta is my fav. 

OPI - Infinite Nail Polish 

I am really loving earthy tones for my nails and this terracotta is my fav. 

The Consolidated Wardrobe 

If you read in Tash's Journey about her "Wardrobe Diet", here is the shopping  list for 'dressing with 12 pieces of clothing'. 

 

 1. TRENCH - J  Crew Classic Trench

1. TRENCH - J Crew Classic Trench

 2. WHITE SHIRT -  Joesph Classic shirt

2. WHITE SHIRT - Joesph Classic shirt

 3. WHITE TEE -  Bassike Crew

3. WHITE TEE - Bassike Crew

 4. BLACK DRESS -  Zimmermann Prima Dress

4. BLACK DRESS - Zimmermann Prima Dress

 5. BLACK BLAZER -  Joseph Classic Blazer

5. BLACK BLAZER - Joseph Classic Blazer

 7. NON BLACK PANT -  Joseph High Rise Trouser

7. NON BLACK PANT - Joseph High Rise Trouser

 8. DENIM JACKET -  ACNE Classic Jkt

8. DENIM JACKET - ACNE Classic Jkt

 9. PRETTY TOP -  SEA Ruffle Shirt

9. PRETTY TOP - SEA Ruffle Shirt

 10. JEAN -  ACNE Classic Straight  
 11. SOMETHING STRIPED -  A.P.C Striped Tee

11. SOMETHING STRIPED - A.P.C Striped Tee

 12. BLACK SKIRT -  Ellery Crepe Skirt

12. BLACK SKIRT - Ellery Crepe Skirt