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10 things worth checking out from… Rebecca Vallance

27th August, 2019

I’ve got a roster of Aussie labels that I always turn to for events and special pieces and Rebecca Vallance is one of them. I’ve worn the brand countless times—from weddings to launches and the races and have always found it to hit the mark every single time. I love the beautiful use of colour, the feminine yet modern silhouettes and the flattering cuts. I’m always on the hunt for the next piece to wear, and in my search these are the 10 things I think are definitely worth checking out right now.

Misty Long Sleeve Mini

As we head into trans-seasonal weather a long sleeved dress will become the ideal piece to get you through the unpredictable weather. The subtle print, the long sleeves and the tiered hemline all work together to create a dress that’s versatile yet fun.

Sienna Jacket Pink

A bright pop of colour is always a good idea. Statement blazers are a fantastic way to brighten up an outfit and this bubble gum pink jacket adds a feminine touch that’s also polished.

Bellagio Jumpsuit

Event jumpsuits are a great alternative to a dress. The elegant look of this jumpsuit, with its strapless metallic bodice and flared pant work together for an easy and glam option for your next occasion.

Holliday Dress Ivory Polka Dot

Who can resist a great polka dot? The cute print and the classic silhouette will make this dress something that you’ll want to wear again and again come spring/summer.

Francesca Top Coral

There’s something great about a blouse that has elements of interest from front to back. The voluminous sleeves make this top on point, but the open back feature with the bow really make it the kind of thing that will elevate any look.

Penelope Midi Dress

For a polished and pretty option for your next event, try this long sleeved polka dot number. I love the Liberty print collar worked back against the spotted print, which gives it a unique touch.

Lana Knit Magenta

The vibrant shade make this turtleneck sweater the ideal piece to add a punchy element to myriad outfits. If you want your look to stand out in a crowd, this is one top that’s worth adding to your collection.

Pipi Blazer

Black blazer perfection! Not only is the cut beautiful, the pearl trim along the lapels and the gold and pearl buttons give this jacket a super feminine touch.

Coco Pant Chocolate

Leather pants are a constant in my wardrobe and whilst black is high in versatility, this chocolate brown pair make for a great alternative. The colour’s still ultra wearable but has a slightly different vibe.

Greta Gown Pink

For your next event, definitely bookmark this gown. The fit and flare silhouette is really flattering and the tie detail around the waist makes for a great shape.

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10 things worth checking out from… Seed

25th July, 2019

I have my go-to brands when it comes to buying affordable on trend updates and Seed Heritage is definitely one of them. I love how they do pieces that are modern and of the moment but with a classic twist. This winter they’ve done a great range of cosy knits and jackets, along with year round staples such as denim and tees. If you’re in the market for a style update, here are 10 pieces that are definitely worth checking out.

Teddy Jacket

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The teddy coat is a huge trend at the moment and is the perfect winter warmer. I love the fawn colour of this particular bomber—the ideal shade for this time of year.

Core Slouchy Tee

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A white tee is a must in any wardrobe. This shape and fit is perfect for mixing and matching with various looks.

Fleece Puffer Jacket

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When you’re faced with a chilly winter morning there’s no better item to snuggle up in than a puffy coat. Love the khaki shade of this particular jacket.

Full Sleeve Jacquard Dress

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You can’t go wrong with a little black dress. The simple, classic design of this dress is the ideal staple to have in your wardrobe.

Wool Blend Blazer

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A blazer is a must in any wardrobe and lately it’s been great to have one in a few different shades. I love the cut of this—a sleek and modern iteration of one of my favourite style basics.

Cable Knit Sweater

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A cosy jumper can be worn in so many different ways and this cable knit with its billowy sleeves adds an element of interest to many an outfit.

Luxe Textured Coat

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A beautiful beige coat can be worn in so many different ways that it’s definitely worth the cost per wear. Perfectly paired with everything from denim to a sleek suit or a skirt, this is one way to keep warm in style.

Cosy Button Down Cardigan

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The beautiful olive green shade and the slightly relaxed, slouchy feel make this the perfect cardi to elevate a casual look.

Distressed Jeans

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Denim is always on constant rotation in most women’s wardrobes and this distressed pair is the ideal go-to jeans for myriad looks.

Knot Bangle

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A simple bangle that can work back with many looks. It’s ideal for those who love their accessories to be understated and classic.

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10 things worth checking out from … Camilla and Marc

27th June, 2019

Without a doubt one of my favourite go-to designers is Camilla and Marc. They’re usually top of mind if I have an event to attend or I simply want some beautiful wardrobe updates that are on trend but maintain an overall classic feel. The brand’s aesthetic is always about structured silhouettes and all with elevated finishing touches, which is something that slots in really well into my style repertoire. I always feel really confident and polished whenever I’m wearing something from the label which is why I keep coming back to it. If you’re on the look out for some new pieces that will instantly life any existing pieces you own, look no further than these 10 things.

Como Pinafore Dress

Camilla and Marc know how to do a standout dress and this is one of them. Love the shape and the print is striking, but versatile enough that it could easily be worked back with a blazer for a polished look.

Quinn Naked Sandal

In keeping with the trend of minimalist sandals, this pair is spot on. The colour is perfect for any spring/summer outfits and looks understated and elegant.

Teddy Cross Body Bag

A crossbody bag is a great failsafe accessory to have at your disposal. The structured shape of this particular piece, along with the versatile colour ensure that you’d get plenty of wear out of it.

1064 Studio Silence 14 Necklace

Layering necklaces is always a fun way to style up an outfit and is something I do all the time. This necklace is perfect as it can easily work back with myriad looks.

Halley Turtleneck

A great knit features heavily in so many winter looks that it’s worth investing in a few bold colours to really lift a look. This apple red number is all kinds of perfect for dressing up a midi skirt or trusty denim.

Demarco Midi Dress

You can never go wrong with an LBD and this particular style is ideal—simple enough to be able to transform according to the occasion but elegant and sophisticated so it’s guaranteed to hold its own.

Aira Skirt

Neutrals are huge this season which is great for wardrobe versatility, and a skirt such as this will serve you well. Easily dressed up or down, you’re guaranteed to get plenty of use out of it.

Adams Tee

A classic striped tee adds a touch of polished French sensibility to any look. This tee will be able to take you through to spring/summer and beyond.

Faith Topstitch Twill Blazer

A belted blazer is one of the key trends of winter and this particular silhouette will work well to dress up any ensemble.

Elise Navy Shirting Dress

You can always rely on a shirt dress for a polished look. Love the understated feel of this as it allows you to be able to work it in different ways.

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10 things worth checking out from…Uniqlo

30th May, 2019

I’ve worked with Uniqlo in the past because I love how they do practical, wearable basics. I’ve often said that good basics are the building blocks of a functional wardrobe and that’s something that Uniqlo do really well. Their designs are simple which means that they’re easily worked back with numerous looks. And one thing I particularly love is that they stock everything in several different colours, so if you find a particular piece that you like then you can easily get it in different shades. If your style repertoire could do with an update, here are a few pieces to considering adding to cart this month.

Ultra Light Down Vest

Puffer vests are great at this time of year as they keep you warm but aren’t overly bulky like a jacket can be. I’ll often throw on a puffer vest over my activewear and I can happily run around in that for a day where I have multiple errands to run.

Cable Long Sweater

I love the texture that a cable knit sweater adds to an outfit. It’s a classic pairing with jeans or a skirt, and it’s also super cosy to boot.

Vintage Wide Belt

Belts are one of those handy accessories to have. Add them to an outfit and you can easily change up its look or feel by cinching in a silhouette or accentuating a particular aspect of an outfit. This one has a nice vintage look to it.

Rayon Long Sleeve Blouse

These blouses are ideal for work or play. A button down makes for a sophisticated addition to an office ensemble, but pair it with jeans and you have yourself a polished casual look.

Cashmere Scarf

I often carry a cashmere scarf when I’m travelling as it’s unbelievably cosy. It’s a luxe way to keep warm and it’s so soft you’ll wonder how you ever did without one.

Mercerized Cotton A Line Mini Dress

This is one of those building block pieces that’s great to have in your wardrobe. Throw on a cardi or a denim jacket and you have yourself a polished off duty look.

High Waisted Tuck Wide Pants

High waisted pants are a great work look that’s easily changed up by adding a different blouse or throwing on a jacket. It’s also an all year round type of piece so you’ll get plenty of wear out of it.

Denim Jersey Skirt

A white skirt looks effortlessly chic and this is an affordable way to add one to your wardrobe. It’s also easily paired with numerous colours making it a versatile piece to have.

Linen Cotton Wide Cropped Pants

Linen pants are so unbelievably comfortable and this style is really on trend right now. Pop on a tee and throw on some sneakers and you’re ready for whatever the weekend throws your way.

Blocktech Soutien Collar Coat

Love the neutral hue of this particular coat as it makes it so versatile. Also the hood is a cute feature.

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10 things worth checking out from…Witchery

28th March, 2019

Australia’s home to some great chain store brands and one that’s always got some great pieces is Witchery. If you’re after polished pieces that are also on trend then it’s the kind of brand that you’ll most definitely find something that you’ll want to add to cart. And with everything from shoes to accessories and classic cuts and colours, it’s one label that will allow you to update your wardrobe without completely blowing your budget.

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Pleat Dress

The terracotta shade and pleated details of this dress make it a great layering piece for winter. Add a jacket and some boots and you’re set.

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Horn Peacoat

If you’re after a classic coat option, a peacoat is always a good place to start. It’s a style that’s universally chic and will always be on trend.

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Sofia Soft Crossbody Bag

Buttery soft leather and the sleek and simple design of this bag make it a great piece for working back with numerous outfits.

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Della Boot

Ankle boots are an autumn/winter staple. I particularly like the texture and colour of this particular shoe.

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Pleat Sleeve Roll Neck Knit

Stock up on a selection of knits in neutral colours now so you’re all set for when the cool weather hits. I like the sleeve and roll neck detail of this particular piece.

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Button Front Cord Skirt

Why not explore a few other wintery shades apart from the usuals blacks, greys and blues? This bottle green skirt makes for a great piece for layering, especially when navigating your way through trans-seasonal weather.

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Kirsten Sunglasses

I’m really into the modern shape of these sunglasses. And they’re at an affordable price point too!

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Serena Leather Pant

I’m the first to vouch for adding a pair of leather pants to your autumn/winter wardrobe but why not be a bit different and opt for colour. These pink pants are feminine and fun and will certainly make for a stylish winter warmer.

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Baker Boy Hat

I’m a fan of headwear for winter and this grey cap is ideal for staying cosy and warm when temperatures start to drop.

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Boucle Wrap

A cosy wrap is the ideal accessory to throw on when you’re in need of something that will keep you warm and looking stylish all at the same time.

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10 things worth checking out from … Zara

28th February, 2019

Zara’s without a doubt one of the best sources of on trend, affordable fashion. Their range is always up-to-the-minute and you can often find some great pieces that are inexpensive but look like they could be worth a whole lot more. This month I’m focussing on this chain store fave and rounding up 10 pieces that are worth checking out.

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Crochet top

I like the bohemian inspired vibe of this top. It’s the kind of piece that would be easy to work back with other things in your wardrobe but still has a strong enough look to make an impact.

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Shimmery ribbed shirt

A simple top with a subtle shimmer detail makes this the ideal option for a night out. This could easily be paired with everything from pants to a skirt so you’ll definitely get plenty of use out of it.

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Semi sheer top

A sheer number that would add a sexy pop of colour to any look. If you want to dial it down a bit you could easy pop a cami underneath without losing its edgy feel.

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Beaded crossbody bag

A fun monochrome bag that could easily go from day to night. Also, who can say no to sequins?

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Gold earrings with stones

These look a whole lot more expensive than they actually are. A great piece to add to any look to add a touch of glam.

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Hi matte lipstick

A bright bold lip is always a great beauty shortcut for elevating everyday makeup into something more. This shade is a bit of a showstopper.

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Bejewelled tweed blazer

With its classic feel, this tweed blazer would certainly see you through many seasons to come. You could opt to wear it as a suit like the above or pair it with denim for a cool, high-low mix that looks effortlessly polished.

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Natural tote bag

A simple silhouette and an earthy vibe make this perfect for pairing with a casual weekend ensemble.

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Mesh high heel mules

Zara’s always great for shoes that are bang on trend and this pair is no different. I love the minimalist slash 80s vibe of these mules.

Leopard print shirt dress

Love a graphic print especially in such a gorgeous colour. This is the kind of piece that wouldn’t require much more to dress it up as it’s so bold and strong.