Dressing well is a form of self care. I talked to a friend of mine, and we had a really interesting conversation about how we present ourselves, how people treat us when we dress well and she told me how she believes that dressing well is a form of self care. The words really stuck … More The Way We Dress Affects How People Treat Us
Are you more of a ballet flats person or heels person? When I think of who the queen of ballet flats, it has to be Alexa Chung herself. I love wearing thick heels sometimes, but if you asked me when I was in my teens I would of instantly said ballet flats. I remember a … More The Tales Of Being A Ballet Flats Person
The truth is I used to have many pieces of clothing that I never got around to wearing very often. I would buy a lot of clothes during the year, only to end up giving them away by the end of it. It makes me think back to how much I could of saved if … More How To Embrace Minimalism In Your Closet
Stella McCartney’s Winter 2017 campaign brings awareness of the growing issue of waste and over consumption. It is photographed by Harley Weir in the Eastern Coast of Scotland. The man-made landscapes is formed from all the waste that has been piled into these areas that causes us to question the significant affect we are placing … More Stella McCartney Winter Campaign 2017
In writing this, I hope it can encourage all of us to embrace our personal style. Some of these thoughts are from observations and others are from readings and how I see the two cities in terms of the style culture in what we wear. If you’re an Aucklander or Wellingtonian, please let me know … More The Style Culture Of Auckland And Wellington
Sabina from Folly and Misfortune is a stylish soul who I met at university, and instantly clicked with. It was one of those spontaneous and unexpected moments, where you meet someone at the right time and happen to both have a zest for fashion. Winter in Auckland has been on the icy side with the … More Fashion Feature With Sabina Sysantos
The kinds of crushes we have when we’re young tend to come and go. However, there are style crushes that come and go, and then there are the ones that stay year after year. We just can’t seem to let them go, we might admire them from afar and appreciate their sense of personal style. … More Who Do You Have A Style Crush On?
Taylor is a New Zealand fashion brand that designs garments that are incredibly stylish and wearable. The brand was established by designer Vicki Taylor in 1999, with each garment carefully designed and manufactured in New Zealand. Vicki grew up in a fashion industry family and is passionate and continually inspired by fabrics and textural combinations. Frequent trips … More Taylor Pre-Collection SS17/18
Staple + Cloth recently launched their new season collection, Vice Versa. The event was held tonight in their Ponsonby Boutique, with each piece of clothing made in New Zealand. The Slip Dress and Jacket are my favourite, and the fabrics are sleek to touch. The wonderful thing about this collection is the versatility of dressing from day … More Staple + Cloth Vice Versa Collection 2017
It’s rare that no one has at least one item of black clothing in their wardrobe, even if it’s a black pair of socks! Unless of course, you have a colourful rainbow of socks which would be perfect for mix matching. You might have a coat, t-shirt, pants, hat, bag, dress or shoes in black … More The Wardrobe Staples For Black Clothes
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are the designers for the luxury fashion brand, The Row, which was established in 2006. The brand includes a range of ready-to-wear, eyewear, handbags, and footwear. In 2012 and 2015, The Council of Fashion Designers of America named Ashley and Mary-Kate as Womenswear Designers of The Year. In 2014, they were … More Style File: Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen
It’s been such a lovely week, even through all the windy days and umbrellas going inside out. It’s the kind where you walk around feeling your mind smiling because even though it’s cold there’s a certain positive feeling inside of you that you can’t quite explain. Even when they’re days where I felt a bit … More How Would You Describe Your Personal Style?
Denim might make you think of Summer days by the beach or skinny jeans with a white tee. It makes me reminisce to the country days, where I’d always have at least one pair of jeans to wear with my gumboots. The wonderful thing about denim is how versatile it is, that it can be … More Daydreaming About Denim Under The Blue Sky
The first time I watched Sabrina was in Taiwan a few years ago. The first time I watched it, I was just so entranced by Sabrina, and how they used to speak, dress and move. It reminded me of a subtle transformation from a young, innocent girl to a mature and graceful young lady. There’s … More Fashion In Sabrina With Audrey Hepburn (1954)
I was walking on High Street during the weekend, and couldn’t help walking into Ruby. I’ve featured my favourite pieces from the A/W Collection 2017. Ruby is a New Zealand fashion label that is best known for its designs that effortlessly embody youthful elegance and adventurous charm. From streetwear origins, RUBY has enchanted its audience under the … More Ruby Autumn/Winter Collection 2017
Fashion speaks in a way that allows one to express themselves without having to say a word. It’s an expression of personal style. It’s a way of presenting ourselves to the world, the way we see ourselves or the way we might like to be portrayed. I wear what I feel most myself in, and … More Why Do Some People Often Wear Black?
I feel quite possibly each year, I tell myself that I have to go to NZFW at some point. Perhaps when I next move back, I will go. It’s always good to see the amazing designs of the creative and talented New Zealand designers. My favourite street styles are always the ones that stand out from … More New Zealand Fashion Week – Street Style 2016
There was a time when nearly everyone wore high waisted denim shorts, jeggings were in and many girls owned a pair of ankle boots. The interesting thing with trends is that at some point, they are bound to make a come back. I’ve always been curious at how trends are created and how popular clothing … More Personal Style Is More Important Than Trends
If you have a wardrobe where at least 70% of your clothing are black, you may relate with the struggle of finding certain items without everything mixing together. Your nicely folded clothing may end up becoming unfolded in an ocean of confusion. A great way to organise black clothing, is to go by each season. … More How To Organise A Wardrobe Of Black Clothes
There are so many naked trees outside my window, with a few leaves clinging on before they fall. I’ve been wearing my socks and surprisingly haven’t worn any holes into them yet. Although, if you ever wear stockings and find a hole that your toenail has formed, you can fix it by sewing it ten … More Winter Means Over Sized Clothes