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What I wore working from home this week

2nd July, 2020

Working from home outfits during the school holidays are always an interesting proposition— I can go from dressed up for a work call or meeting one minute to super casual and ready to head out to do an activity with the girls the next. It’s been the week for doing lots of denim (kids=comfort) but I did get the chance to pop on a nice dress which is always a great way to elevate the week. Here’s what happened on the work from home wardrobe front this week.

I wore this Ginger and Smart dress last week and decided it needed another outing immediately. I love the astronomy print and the billowy sleeves, but particularly love its versatility. It can be worn with or without the belt depending on how I’m feeling that day.

Credits: Dress, Ginger and Smart; Shoes, Chanel

Comfort is key when the kids are at home so jeans it most definitely is. I love the thick denim that these jeans are made from as it holds its shape really well. Paired with a comfy beige knit, I’m ready for tackling another busy and active day.

Credits: Knit and jeans (similar here), Camilla and Marc

I’ve just gotten into these tanks by Australian brand Henne and I’m already obsessed. They’re a great fit, cut and such a good quality. I’ve been layering them with different jackets and knits, but can see myself wearing them throughout summer with skirts and shorts.

Credits: Tank (similar here), Henne; Jeans (similar here), Camilla and Marc

I’ve always maintained the importance of a good camel coat during winter. It’s so versatile, and this particular one by Karen Millen has seen many an outing. It’s such an effortless piece to throw on over jeans and a tank to dress it up, and most importantly, it helps keep me cosy when I’m out and about (or answering emails).

Credits: Coat, Karen Millen; Tank (similar here), Henne; Jeans (similar here), Camilla and Marc

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What I Wore: New season denim

23rd June, 2020

I’m embracing different denim shapes this season and it’s all about straight leg jeans. This grey pair by Nobody denim is a great way to freshen up a look by incorporating a different alternative to the classic blue wash into the mix. Relaxed denim silhouettes have become my go-to this winter as they can instantly revamp an existing look, and give it a more modern, on trend feel.

Denim is such a great blank canvas to work with and such an easy one to pair with a multitude of different pieces. I wore this back with a simple white tank (because you can’t ever go wrong with jeans styled with a white top) and popped on a teddy bear coat by Camilla and Marc to add a textural element to my ensemble.

When it comes to accessories I opted to keep things in a similar colour family and keep this look quite tonal. I opted for a pair of monogram Louis Vuitton boots and a metallic bronze backpack. Both work back well with the hue of the coat, while still lifting my overall outfit.

Credits: Coat and tank, Camilla and Marc; Jeans, Nobody Denim; Boots, Louis Vuitton; Bag, Chanel

Photography: Ashleigh Larden

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What I wore working from home

11th June, 2020

The MVPs of my winter wardrobe are slowly presenting themselves as I find myself gravitating towards certain pieces time after time. I’ve been trying to find that line between feeling and looking polished while working from home, and still being comfortable. I think it’s a work in progress, but I’m loving experimenting with different silhouettes and colours. But above all, I’m finding denim still very much rules in my wardrobe…

Jeans and a white tank— you can’t really every go wrong with a combination such as this. This forms the basis for many a look for me as I can easily throw on a jumper or a blazer and it can instantly change up the vibe of the outfit, but also add a touch of polish. I’m loving relaxed denim silhouettes right now, and this pair by Camilla and Marc is really comfy.

Credits: Top, jeans and belt, Camilla and Marc

These Levis jeans are the best wash—they look vintage and are easily paired with different top styles, and also pair well with most hues. Loving this button down knit by Viktoria and Woods as it has the look of a shirt, but the comfort factor of a knit.

Credits: Knit, Viktoria and Woods; Jeans, Levis

I am seriously loving Aje at the moment, particularly this top (which I’ve also got in black—see below!). Love the voluminous silhouette which works great with a more streamlined pant. I’ve found it works really well with a statement coat, and simple white pumps help finish off the look.

Credits: Shirt, Aje; Jeans, Levis; Coat, Viktoria and Woods; Shoes, Bottega Veneta

The hue of this Aje skirt is such a good shade for winter. It’s the perfect pop of colour to add a little more energy to a winter look, plus worked back with a black smock top, it looks polished. I also like the fact that I can take this look into spring, which definitely betters the cost per wear of this look.

Credits: Shirt and skirt; Aje

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What I Wore: London Calling

6th June, 2020

I’m a firm believer in the high-low mix and the right pieces can make the simplest of outfits feel luxe and special. You can usually find me in jeans and a white tank a lot of the time and one way I love to elevate it is with statement pieces that can give an outfit a little personality. It’s also the perfect blank canvas to take an outfit in any direction. This Camilla and Marc tank and relaxed jeans, are a great option for the off duty style, and have found it to be particularly great for loungewear too.

I’ve always found trench coats to be the ultimate style staple and the Burberry trench is one of the most iconic, classic iterations of it. The British brand has always produced beautiful, timeless trenches which I’ve always loved, but this version features a few modern touches that give it an on trend feel, and takes the style in a more fashion forward direction. It’s also such a great piece to pair back with denim, as it adds a touch of polish in an effortless way.

Accessories that are slightly different and have a unique feel are always a plus, and this Burberry bag with its circular shape and logo feature is such a fun addition to any look. I’m also a fan of crossbody bags as it allows me to go hands-free, while still allowing me to carry all my essentials. 

Credits: Coat and bag, Burberry; Tank and jeans, Camilla and Marc

Photography: Sophia Athas

This post was produced in collaboration with Burberry

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What I Wore: On Track

29th May, 2020

I did a recent a post where I spoke about the tracksuit’s makeover, and if there was ever a time to jump aboard and embrace the humble trackie it’s now. Case in point: this set by Camilla and Marc. This co-ord set is all about form meeting function—it looks great but is insanely comfortable.

What’s also great about this set is that there’s a textural element at play wiht the cord fabrication. It just adds another layer of interest to a tracksuit. Meanwhile the silhouette, with the zip feature and voluminous sleeves add some elevated design elements that take it from a tracksuit to a fashion piece that you could comfortable wear around the house or out to grab a coffee.

If you’ve yet to embrace stylish loungewear, the time is now because there are so many great pieces available. Plus with winter around the corner, who doesn’t want to stay warm and cosy while being fashionable at the same time?

Credits: Hoodie and track pants, Camilla and Marc

Photography: Sophia Athas

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What I Wore: In The Bag

1st May, 2020

One of the things I’ve always invested in when it comes to my wardrobe is quality bags. I wear them so often and are such a key accessory to every look that I will largely save up for designer pieces and splurge on them occasionally as opposed to buying lots of pieces here and there that might not have such longevity. The construction and materials used in a designer bag ensure they’re incredibly well made which means I will have them for many many years to come.

I’ve got a few favourite brands that I always come back to but I’ve always had a bit of a soft spot for Bulgari’s Serpenti bags. The classic style is a great size for carrying my daily essentials and the structured design guarantees it always looks polished. One of my favourite parts is the serpent clasp. It’s a statement feature and so iconic that it really makes the bag. I was a bit daring with this option and went for white which while it requires a bit more care really does go with virtually everything in my closet. I also really like the double chain straps which adds an elegant touch.

To ensure that any designer purchases I make go the distance I always opt for permanent features of a particular brand’s range and this design has been a constant. I highly recommend this as a buying strategy as it ensures that a bag doesn’t look dated, which is what can happen with designs that are tied to a particular season. And really who wouldn’t want a beautiful bag that lasts a lifetime?

Credits: Dress, Camilla and Marc; Bag, Bulgari

Photography by Sophia Athas, Hatrik

This post was produced in collaboration with Bulgari

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What I Wore: Mini Moment

31st March, 2020

I’m currently compiling a mental list of outfits I really want to wear once everything goes back to normal and this look is one of them. My current routine of home schooling, working from home and Netflix sessions doesn’t quite require this level of dressiness so until then, I’m remembering this shoot fondly.

This Camilla and Marc blazer-style mini dress is just the right balance of sophisticated and classic, but with a hint of playfulness that avoids it from feeling or looking too stuffy. It’s also such a versatile piece as it can easily be worn with bare legs but worked back with pants once temperatures drop. I love the textured finish from the fabrication to the detail on the pockets, and the contrasting buttons add a punchy element that allows the look to pop.

I wanted to wear simple accessories with this look and couldn’t go past my two-tone Chanel slingback flats. They’re a comfortable option for when I need a slightly more dressy shoe to go with my outfit and I’ve found them to go with so many different pieces in my wardrobe and can easily be worn with casual ensembles too. As the final finishing touch I opted for a sleek structured Gucci shoulder bag with a chain link feature. The colour makes it really versatile while the elegant design elevates it into something special.

Credits: Dress, Camilla and Marc; Shoes, Chanel; Bag, Gucci

Photography: Sophia Athas

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What I Wore: Neutral Gear

9th January, 2020

Whoever said neutrals are boring never met a dress like this. This Camilla & Marc dress is a subdued hue but the sleek and elegant silhouette elevate it into something that can be worn throughout summer, making it the ideal look for warm days and balmy nights. The twisted halter neck design is sleek and adds a subtly sexy touch while the ruched back gives the dress an interesting feature but as a bonus, makes it ultra comfortable too. Also, I’m a fan of any dress with pockets (utilitarian and a great design feature) and the midi length is flattering and fun.

I wanted to wear toned down accessories with this look and something quite tonal too. So I opted for monogrammed Louis Vuitton ankle boots which has a subtle logo design so it doesn’t overwhelm the look, but a good boot helps ground the look. This look doesn’t call for fussy pieces so I went for a simple hat. Just the thing to complement this minimalist dress, and in the same colour family, it helps pull the entire look together.

Photography by Sophia Athas, Hatrik

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Dress: Baxter Dress, Camilla and Marc

Shoes: Silhouette Ankle Boot, Louis Vuitton

Hat: Cardi, Helen Kaminski 

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What I Wore: Country Mile

4th January, 2020

I wore this look on a shoot at the beautiful Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley and fell in loved with its modern take on Victorian style. The Aje blouse (one of my fave Aussie brands right now) has a classic feel to it but with the blouson sleeves, the silhouette feels modern. Also crisp white shirts are a staple in my wardrobe so I love how this shirt taps into that versatility but still manages to give a fresh take on it.

I’m always a fan of a monochrome colour palette as it’s always guaranteed to be a chic combination so I opted to pair the shirt with white leather pants. Leather leggings also have great contemporary feel and work beautifully with everything from a white button down or a t-shirt or sweater. In keeping with the rustic feel of my surroundings, I worked a pair of riding boots into my look which provides a great contrast to the more dressy feel of my outfit.

Photography by Sophia Athas, Hatrik

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Credits: Top, Aje; Pants (similar), Camilla and Marc

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What I Wore: Ladies’ Luncheon 2019

21st November, 2019

There are a number of charities I’ve been involved with but the annual Ladies’ Luncheon fundraiser for The Royal Hospital for Women Foundation, organised by my friend Deborah Symond ONeil is one event that I like to get behind and look forward to attending. This year, the event raised $340,000 — much needed funds for a worthy cause that assists premature babies to survive and thrive.

A special occasion called for a special dress and I found the perfect candidate in this Camilla & Marc dress. The off-the-shoulder style is so perfect for a spring event, whilst the blouson sleeves are right on trend. The metallic colour also gave it a thoroughly modern feel, whilst the front split adds an edgy touch.

Working with metallic shades calls for simplicity which is why I opted for plain black Stuart Weitzman heels which are quite minimalist. A metallic pink Bulgari clutch added a pop of colour whilst beautiful Chaumet jewellery were the ideal finishing accoutrements.

Photography by Blake Heywood

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Dress, Camilla and Marc (currently not available); Jewellery, Chaumet; Heels, Stuart Weitzman; Bag, Bulgari