27 October 2011

The Peplum

The peplum has been popping up all over the runway, the red carpet and various retailers recently. This silhouette gives the illusion of a smaller waist and curves so what's not to love.

Here are some designers who included peplums as a feature in their looks for the upcoming season.

Stella McCartney ready to wear Autumn/Winter 2011/12 collection

look 35                                      look 37

Dianna Agron wearing Stella McCartney for the Late show with David Letterman.

Elie Saab ready to wear Autumn/Winter 2011/12 collection

look 37                                      look 43

look 7                                        look 23

Elie Saab resort 2012 collection

I love the colours Elie Saab used for the dresses in the resort collection. Being a single block colour makes it more about the silhouette.

Givenchy ready to wear spring 2012

look 20                                         look 16
look 24                                        look 22
look 27                                               look 29

look 30                                      look 31

Marc Jacobs ready to wear Autumn/Winter 2011/12

look 49                                        look 51

look 12                                             look 18

Retailers have adopted this trend as well. Here are some pieces which are currently available in stores or online.

Sportsgirl Kims structured dress $149.95 - also available in white


Lolitta dresses

 Nikita dress $69.95              Uma dress $69.95

so what do you think of this trend, would you wear any of these looks?

22 October 2011

Garden Dress

I was lucky enough that my birthday was one of the sunniest days we've had in Melbourne so far this spring. So what would be better to wear than a little floral dress.

Wearing Sportsgirl asymmetrical floral dress, I bought this for $34.95 down from $99.95, washed vintage owl necklace $19.95, patsy tote in cherry $59.95

The dress is such a light material, it's perfect for those warmer days. Also love the big floral print and asymmetrical hem.

My friend took me to this lovely little place Eden for brunch. We sat in the sun in the courtyard and ate eggs on toast, yumm. Funnily enough my order was called the Garden of Eden, fits perfectly with the dress :P

18 October 2011

Pop Lace

I mentioned in a recent post how much I'm loving bright coloured lace at the moment. The colour blocking trend is in full force at the moment but it can be overwhelming for those of us that aren't use to wearing a lot of colour. Don't get me wrong, I love colour but I can't wear a million bright colours at once. I'm sticking to wearing one bright colour with a few colourful accessories.

I was excited when my first Asos purchase arrived earlier this week, this black A-line skirt. I'm already wearing it to death, this style is a great basic to have in your wardrobe.

Here I paired it with this Sportsgirl cobalt blue lace sweater $89.95 and colourful belt $29.95.

I bought this bow from Diva simply because I thought it was the biggest bow I've seen, it's a bit of fun and was only $5.

I'm wearing fuchsia lipstick, flamingo nails and a Sportsgirl ring. I love hot pinks with cobalt. Think I was inspired by the colour of my feature wall in my room, it's one of my favourite colours.

I also tried pairing the same skirt and lace top with pale pink accessories instead of the bold colours. Here I'm wearing cafe society belt $16.95 and a Sportsgirl flower from last spring racing season.

ps. I turned 20 on the weekend! :)

3 October 2011

The Rediscovery Of Jeans

Now it may not seem like a big deal to most of you...but for anyone who knows me, I never wear pants. I recently bought this pair of jeans and literally the few times I've worn them all my friends have commented on how it's so weird to see me in them. I can easily say I haven't worn jeans for at least a year and a half.

I decided I should give them another go and thought maybe a new pair would change my opinion of jeans (that being they are unflattering or uncomfortable).
These jeans are super skinny with a slight ankle crop which means they're not too long for my shorty legs. They're also so stretchy and comfortable.

Wearing - Sportsgirl livvie jeans $99.95, dusty shirt in rust $89.95, monique mini wedge $79.95

Sportsgirl triple square necklace $19.95

Forever New sling bag $39.95, old Sportsgirl ring

At the moment we have renovations going on at our house, so I made use of the real props around x