Showing posts with label LV Neverfull. Show all posts
Showing posts with label LV Neverfull. Show all posts

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Atmos&Here Wrap Dresses and Louis Vuitton Neverfull Tote

In the third trimester of my last pregnancy I snapped up a wrap dress by Atmos & Here in the boxing day sales. I loved the wrap dress style with a baby bump and it works just as well post-baby too. When I saw a similar style in a different print in a boxing day sale again, I had to buy it! A wrap dress is always a classic.
Wore the two dresses in similar ways with a Louis Vuitton neverfull bag to attend some specialist appointments for baby boy.

What I wore:

Atmos&Here Arlette jersey wrap dress, louis vuitton MM neverful damier azure | AwayFromBlue
SunglassesRay-Ban new Wayfarers
Necklace: Nibbly Bits Abacus teething necklace in pop
DressAtmos&Here Arlette jersey wrap dress (new purchase, on sale!)
Shoesblack slim Havaianas thongs
BagLouis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull

Why I wore it:

This wrap dress was just $26 (now reduced even further to just $21!), so I snapped it up in the December boxing day sales. Even though the thicker fabric and long sleeves aren't ideal for a Queensland summer... I regretted choosing to wear this dress on such a hot day! Didn't hit my goal of wearing this dress twice in a month after buying I like I aim to do with all my purchases. The summer heatwaves have made wearing it an unattractive choice and they seem set to stay a little longer.

I am trying to wear more of my dresses as I've realised I've been favouring denim outfits during my maternity leave. To try and make this dress a little more casual I wore my Havaianas with it but I think any other shoe would have looked better, I felt they looked strange with the dress. Just a little too casual with it.


Other than the less than perfect shoe choice and feeling too warm in the dress, I actually enjoyed wearing this. It helped that we got good news at Baby Boy's appointment. Made me so happy.


Last worn: Ray-Ban Wayfarer, Havaianas, Louis Vuitton neverfull. First time I've worn the wrap dress as it's a recent purchase.

Other ways to wear: Louis Vuitton neverfull and a maxi skirt.


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What I wore:

Atmos&Here Betsy jersey wrap dress in watercolour print, studded sandals, Louis Vuitton Neverfull | Away From Blue

Louis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull | Away From The Blue
SunniesRay-Ban new Wayfarers
Necklace: Ruby Olive Softies Charlotte teething necklace
DressAtmos&Here Betsy jersey wrap dress in watercolour print
ShoesRebecca Minkoff Georgina studded gladiator sandals in blush (on sale!)
BagLouis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull

Why I wore it:

Another specialist appointment, another wrap dress! While this watercolour print and colours in the dress are different from the black and white zig zag print on the wrap dress above, I think the Louis Vuitton Neverfull still goes nicely with it. I've mentioned before I see this bag as quite simple to wear, almost seeing the checkerboard print as a neutral.

I liked the sandals better with this dress instead of Havaianas, and this was again a nice easy outfit to wear for a morning in the city after our appointment.


Hopefully I'll get more wear out of these wrap dresses over my maternity leave. While they are perfect for the office I think a wrap dress is a classic style you can wear casually too. They are breastfeeding friendly, so I just need to get over my hang-up that makes me think they are too 'dressy' to be worn for SAHM life and wear something other than denim for a change.


Last worn: watercolour wrap dress, studded sandals, Louis Vuitton damier azur Neverfull (above).

Other ways to wearwatercolour wrap dress for officewear, studded sandals and denim shorts, Louis Vuitton damier azur Neverfull and skinny jeans















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Friday, 27 January 2017

Summer Maxis, Sun Hat and Louis Vuitton Bags

Hats aren't really my thing. I only have two. A sun hat and a knitted beanie for winter that I won a couple years ago. Hats make a great accessory, but as I'm not a hat person I only use them practically. The sun hat I'm wearing below was a bargain Big W buy a few years ago and it's perfect for a little extra sun protection when I'm spending the day in the summer sun.

What I wore:

Kmart Tropicana sleeveless tiered maxi dress, sun hat, Louis Vuitton Neverfull | Away From Blue

Louis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull | Away From The Blue
Hat: Big W bow detail sunhat
Dress: Kmart Tropicana sleeveless tiered maxi dress
Bikini: Funkita Colour Love Stripes bikini
Shoesslim gold Havaianas
BagLouis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull

Why I wore it:

A much more casual outfit with this pretty maxi dress I bought in December. Wore it over my bikini for a day by the beach. The bikini is covered up, but this is what it looks like.

It was a little windy and the sea was a bit rough so after letting Baby Boy experience the ocean and sand for the first time we ended up letting the boys play in the wading pool by the beach instead. This dress was perfect for taking off and on as I got in and out of the water with the boys. Last time I wore it I mentioned the straps were sliding off a lot, didn't notice it as much this time.


It's the second time I've worn this dress and I'm reviewing everything I buy after wearing it twice in a month to see if I'm making useful purchases.

This dress was a complete impulse buy. I only bought it after seeing it on a couple of people I follow on Instagram. I don't really need another maxi dress but it was nice to have something new to wear for Christmas day. I used to always have a new dress to wear for Christmas, but haven't been doing it much the past few years.

I don't need any more dresses and probably would have just walked by this in the store if I hadn't seen it on instagram first, but I know it's going to get a lot of wear so I'm pleased I bought it. Even if it wasn't a thought out purchase I do wear maxi dresses often so it will get used.



Last worn: woven sun hat, tropicana maxi dress, gold Havaianas, Louis Vuitton Neverfull.

Other ways to wear: sun hat and shorts, tropicana maxi dress at Christmas, Louis Vuitton Neverfull and a pencil skirt.


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What I wore:

sun hat, metallic tank, chambray denim maxi skirt Louis Vuitton speedy bandouliere Summer picnic outfit | AwayFromBlue

Louis Vuitton Damier Ebene 30 speedy bandouliere | AwayFromTheBlue
Hat: Big W bow detail sunhat
Necklace: Nibbly Bits Abacus teething necklace in pop
Tank:  Jeanswest Maji metallic tank in soft green and silver (extra 30% off sale price!)
SkirtNoisy May long denim maxi skirt
ShoesRebecca Minkoff Georgina studded gladiator sandals in blush (on sale!)
BagLouis Vuitton Damier Ebene 30 speedy bandouliere
Nails: OPI Breakfast at Tiffany collection

Why I wore it:

Another day in the sun, another chance to wear my hat! We had a picnic in the park with the in-laws, eating leftover Christmas food and enjoying the lovely weather from the shade of a tree. This maxi skirt was perfect - the chambray was light enough that it didn't make me too warm, but it kept my legs away from the sun nicely.

I'd been wanting to pair this skirt and tank together since buying the tank. I really liked this combination, perfect for a relaxing picnic.


Last worn: sun hat (above), metallic tank, chambray maxi skirt, studded sandals, Louis Vuitton Speedy Bandouliere.

Other ways to wearsun hat and printed dress, metallic tank and shorts, chambray maxi skirt in winter, studded sandals and chambray dress, Louis Vuitton Speedy Bandouliere and long cardigan.


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Friday, 13 January 2017

Maxi Lengths: Dressy and Casual With Louis Vuitton Neverfull

It's no secret that I love maxi lengths even though I'm petite. I think a maxi is appropriate for almost every situation, and these two outfits illustrate that well with a formal maxi dress and a more casual maxi skirt. The Louis Vuitton neverfull tote works in multiple situations too!

What I wore:

Jeanswest Heather textured maxi dress in eggshell for family Christmas photo | AwayFromBlue blog
ShoesRebecca Minkoff Georgina studded gladiator sandals in blush (on sale!)
Bag:  Louis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull

Why I wore it:

Perfect for the 'maxi impact' instagram style challenge for SummerStyleFile, this dress was what I wore to go have our annual family Santa photo back in December. Trying to get Baby Boy, Toddler T and Cooper all happy and smiling at the camera was interesting though!

I really liked wearing this maxi dress for the photos - although I did take it off when we got home again as I figured untying it and tying it back up to breastfeed in would get too frustrating. The Louis Vuitton Neverfull and nude studded sandals made a really nice accessory combo too. It was fun wearing this dress for the first time without a baby bump, as I was pregnant the previous times I wore it!


Last worn: pastel maxi dress, studded gladiator sandals, Louis Vuitton Neverfull.

Other ways to wearpastel maxi dress and purple bag, studded gladiator sandals and denim shorts, Louis Vuitton Neverfull and metallic jeans.









What I wore:

grey tee, navy stripe maxi skirtLV neverfull bag casual summer maxi skirt outfit | Away From Blue

  Louis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull with striped maxi skirt | Away From The Blue
Necklace: Nibbly Bits Abacus teething necklace in pop
TeeAtmos&Here grey v-neck tee with rolled sleeves (similar in black or white)
SkirtTarget navy side split maxi skirt
Shoesslim gold Havaianas
Bag:  Louis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull

Why I wore it:

Unlike the beautiful maxi dress above, this outfit was being worn for a much more casual occasion. This is what I wore to take Baby Boy into hospital. It had been a possible course of action discussed at our last specialist appointment so we knew it may happen in advance which made it a little less scary. This was a nice causal outfit, great for settling in and meeting some of the team who would be investigating Baby Boy and supporting us during our stay.


While the goal is to share everything I wear on the blog, I won't be posting the hospital outfits. I shared them on instagram, they are basically variations of this grey tee and maxi skirt outfit!

The hospital room outfit photos aren't the usual quality I'd have for blog photos so I hope you don't mind if we skip 2 weeks of hospital style. They were a nice distraction from everything and fun to share on Instagram but I have lots of other outfits to post anyway. I'm usually 2 weeks behind with outfits but for some reason posting December outfits in January makes me feel like I'm even more behind!


Last worn: slouchy grey tee, navy stripe maxi skirt, gold Havaianas, Louis Vuitton damier Neverfull (above).

Other ways to wearslouchy grey tee and black skater skirt, navy stripe maxi skirt and cross body bag, Louis Vuitton damier Neverfull and purple jeans.


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Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Navy Tops, Prints and Louis Vuitton Damier Bags

I've been enjoying wearing my Louis Vuitton bags lately. Although my MM neverfull and speedy bandouliere are printed, I tend to see them as simple bags to wear and will happily wear them when I have a printed piece in my outfit.

I've learnt from experience that it's best to wear a printed bag with just one other printed piece of clothing, I like the outfits better that way. Plain navy tops seemed a good choice to wear with the prints.

What I wore:

navy tank, black and yellow pleated skirt LV damier azur neverfull bag | Away From Blue

 Louis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull | Away From THe Blue
SunglassesRay-Ban new Wayfarers
Necklace: Nibbly Bits Wilma teething necklace in pale daffodil
TankMEV Britney bubble tank in mood indigo C/O Zibibo
Skirt: Garfunkle Australia pleated print skirt
ShoesWittner 'Jasmarie' studded sandals
BagLouis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull

Why I wore it:

Wore this on a hot day with another specialist for baby boy. The big neverfull tote was ideal for carrying around all of the paperwork required. I have the MM size and it's perfect for me!

I was attempting to organise and declutter one day when I came across this skirt that I'd put aside with all of my other officewear pieces. No point in having them out taking up space in my wardrobe while I'm on maternity leave. I realised it would be nice to wear casually on days where I didn't want shorts or a maxi skirt though, so I kept it out and boxed up the rest of my workwear.

If if you're wondering why I'm not back at work yet, while I returned to work early when toddler T was a baby, I'm not doing that this time. I'm taking the full year of maternity leave I'm entitled to with Baby Boy. Yes, Australia does have awesome maternity leave entitlements.

As it was December, the #SummerStyleFile instagram style challenge was on so this pleated skirt fit the "pleats please" challenge nicely. I really liked this outfit, I was unsure about the black printed skirt with navy top at first but it turned out looking okay and I felt really comfortable in this all day. The yellow teething necklace just ties it all together. Can't believe it's been 2 years since I last wore this skirt! It needs worn more frequently. Hopefully now I'm going 6 months without shopping and trying to achieve 30 wears on everything I'll actually wear it!


Last worn: Ray-Ban Wayfarer, navy breastfeeding tank, printed pleated skirt, studded sandals, Louis Vuitton neverfull.

Other ways to wearnavy breastfeeding tank and purple jeans, printed pleated skirt and grey tee, studded sandals and a maxi dress, Louis Vuitton neverfull in the office.




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What I wore:

Louis Vuitton damier ebene speedy B with monochrome navy printed shorts outfit Summer style | AwayFromBlue

Louis Vuitton Damier Ebene 30 speedy bandouliere | AwayFromTheBlue
Necklace: Ruby Olive Softies Charlotte teething necklace
Tank: Kmart navy ribbed tank
Shorts: Jeanswest 'Scarlette' printed shorts
Shoesslim gold Havaianas
Bag: Louis Vuitton Damier Ebene 30 speedy bandouliere

Why I wore it:

Just under two years ago I had a wardrobe detox session with a personal stylist. I'd recently purchased these shorts at the time and was excited about them. One of the suggested outfits the stylist came up with was to wear a darker top with these shorts and make it look a little like a playsuit. At the time I made a note to try it when I got such a top in my wardrobe. It was the first outfit that came to mind when I saw this navy tank on sale at Kmart, so I was pleased to give the combination a go at last. The shorts were perfect for the two style challenges on instagram too, white in the print for Summer Style File and swishy for Darecember.

Like the outfit above, I really enjoyed wearing this. Wore it for a quiet day so it was one of those outfits you feel are a bit of a waste as you didn't do anything special in them! I've already worn it again with different accessories as I liked this outfit so much.


Last worn: Ray-Ban Wayfarers (above), Kmart navy tank, printed navy shorts, Havaianas, Louis Vuitton speedy bandouliere.

Other ways to wearKmart navy tank and printed cardi, printed navy shorts and grey tee, Louis Vuitton speedy bandouliere and a maxi skirt.


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Friday, 16 December 2016

Neutral and Colourful Maxi Skirt Outfits for Spring

If you follow on instagram you'll know baby boy's in hospital. I still have pre-scheduled blog posts like this that will continue to be published, and he's just in as a precaution. We hope to be home for Christmas!


I enjoyed the monochrome maxi skirt outfits I wore a short time ago so much that I wore the skirts similarly again! I liked these outfits just as much as the original ones. While it's summer here in Australia, I wore these in Spring in November.

What I wore:

neutral maxi skirt and tee outfit colourful purple accessories | Away From Blue

Rebecca Minkoff mini MAB tote in plum, faux fur pom pom charm | Away From The Blue
SunglassesRay-Ban new Wayfarers
Necklace: Nibbly Bits Abacus teething necklace in pop
TeeAtmos&Here rolled sleeve oversize tee in black (also in grey)
Skirt: Target grey marle maxi skirt
ShoesRebecca Minkoff Georgina studded gladiator sandals in blush (on sale!)
BagRebecca Minkoff mini MAB tote in plum (on sale in pink!)

Why I wore it:

A simple maxi skirt and tee outfit was all that was needed for a quiet day. A little bit of shopping in the morning and a doctor's appointment in the afternoon.

Although I've had both this tee and skirt for about 2 years I was surprised to look through the blog and see this is the first time I've worn them together! It was a nice easy outfit with a little bit of colour with the necklace and purple mini MAB tote bag.


Last worn: Ray-Ban Wayfarers, black tee, grey jersey maxi skirt, studded gladiator sandals, Rebecca Minkoff mini MAB tote bag.

Other ways to wearblack tee and leopard print, grey jersey maxi skirt and teal henley, studded gladiator sandals and shorts, Rebecca Minkoff mini MAB tote bag and leopard print scarf.





What I wore:

monochrome blue maxi skirt outfit chambray and navy LV neverfull tote bag | AwayFromBlue

 Louis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull | AwayFromTheBlue
Necklace: Ruby Olive Softies Charlotte teething necklace
TankMEV Britney bubble tank in mood indigo C/O Zibibo
SkirtNoisy May long denim maxi skirt
ShoesRebecca Minkoff Georgina studded gladiator sandals in blush (on sale!)
BagLouis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull

Why I wore it:

This more colourful outfit was worn for a busier day. We had playgroup in the morning and then another specialist appointment for baby boy in the city in the afternoon. Thankfully my mum helped me with that last part, as although he'd run around at playgroup all morning it's still a big ask to have a toddler sit quietly in a doctor's office.

Blue being my favourite colour, of course I really liked the colour of this outfit. Not too sure about the length of the top with the skirt though. The front panel style means I can't really tuck it in a little (like I'd usually do with a long top) and still breastfeed in it. I did think the proportions were a little off, so I probably wouldn't wear these two pieces together again.


Last worn: Ray-Ban Wayfarer (above), navy breastfeeding tank, chambray maxi skirt, Rebecca Minkoff studded sandals (above), Louis Vuitton Neverfull bag.

Other ways to wearnavy breastfeeding tank and blush blazer, chambray maxi skirt worn two ways, Rebecca Minkoff studded sandals and stripes, Louis Vuitton Neverfull bag and gold jeans.




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Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Navy Stripe Maxi Skirt 2 Ways with Blue and Purple

A few weeks ago I went out Christmas shopping with family. I took the opportunity to stop by a few stores and try on some clothes while someone else could wrangle the boys outside of the changerooms! I shared some of the shopping on my insta stories. As well as getting some gifts, I got a couple of things for myself.

When we reached Target I went straight for the maxi skirts and saw this pretty navy one. Luckily for me, my mum bought it for me for an early Christmas present! I was eager to wear it right away.

This was a great gift as I find the Target maxi skirts absolutely perfect. With comfortable elastic waists it's easy to get a good fit and the two I already own were some of my favourite pieces in pregnancy. Not sure about taller people as it looks more midi length on the website, but they are the perfect length for my petite self. They last too - the other two I have have been worn pretty regularly for 2 and a half years and across two pregnancies and they still look new. Really happy to be adding a third to my wardrobe.

What I wore:

denim jacket purple tank navy stripe maxi skirt Spring SAHM style | AwayFromBlue

metallic silver Rebecca Minkoff mini MAC bag | AwayFromTheBlue
SunniesRay-Ban new Wayfarers
Jacket: Bubblegum denim jacket
Necklace: Nibbly Bits Abacus teething necklace in pop
TankJeanswest Jenni basic singlet in Royal Lilac purple
Skirt: gifted Target navy side split maxi skirt
Shoesblack slim Havaianas thongs
BagRebecca Minkoff metallic silver mini MAC (on sale in metallic pink!)

Why I wore it:

I like blue and purple together so thought this tank would be great with the navy skirt. Added the denim jacket as it was a little cooler in the morning.

I have quite a large collection of these fitted tanks in many different colours but as I've mentioned before I'm not a fan of feeding in public in them as I feel a little too exposed. I'm trying to wear them on days like this, where I only have to be out for a little while between feeds. I popped out to do a little bit more Christmas shopping. Starting to get overwhelmed with how much there is to do to get ready - but so excited too as it will be Baby Boy's first Christmas.


Last worn: Ray-Ban Wayfarerdenim jacket, purple tank, Havaianas, metallic silver mini MAC. First time I've worn the skirt.

Other ways to wear: denim jacket and a maxi skirt, purple tank and a pencil skirt, silver mini MAC and a dress.


The Best Cyber Week Sales!


Cyber week is here! Black Friday sales start the day after Thanksgiving in the US, but some sales have started early. Now is the perfect time to get those gifts you've picked out for people.


Shopbop Buy More Save More Sale - use discount Code 'GOBIG16' to get 15% off orders over $200, 20% off orders over $500 and 25% off orders over $800!

A Pea in a Pod - 30% off designer maternity styles.

The Outnet - up to 90% off designer items.

French Connection - 40% off everything with code 'F40BLF'


Bloomingdales Big Brown Bag sale - get $25 off every $200 you spend and up to 50% off select styles.

Neiman Marcus - up to 40% off designer styles (including Rebecca Minkoff!)


Jeanswest - 30% off shorts and tops and an extra 40% off sale items in the outlet.


I'll share more of the Black Friday sales on Friday, but until then enjoy shopping some of the early sales above! (The Shopbop sale is my favourite)





What I wore:

monochrome navy spring breastfeeding friendly maxi skirt outfit Louis Vuitton Neverfull | AwayFromBlue

stripes and Louis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull | AwayFromTheBlue
Necklace: Ruby Olive Softies Charlotte teething necklace
TankMEV Britney bubble tank in mood indigo C/O Zibibo
Skirt: gifted Target navy side split maxi skirt
ShoesRebecca Minkoff Georgina studded gladiator sandals in blush (on sale!)
Bracelets: the usual plus Cora purpleheart and mother of pearl watch C/O JORD
BagLouis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull

Why I wore it:

Unlike the purple tank above, this navy one is a special breastfeeding one and is the most discreet feeding top I have. It was perfect to wear for a specialist appointment at Mater in the city for Baby Boy, as I had to feed him in the waiting room. Wanted a big bag to carry all the files and things I needed for the appointment so my Louis Vuitton neverfull was ideal.

I thought this navy tank and skirt would be a nice pairing together. I really liked this monochrome combination. Even if the two shades of navy don't perfectly match!

The checkered print on the bag and the stripes on the skirt were a bit of a stretch to meet the "print and pattern" style challenge for #RuleBreakersClub on Instagram too.


Last worn: navy breastfeeding tank, striped maxi skirt (above), studded gladiator sandals, Louis Vuitton Neverfull.

Other ways to wearnavy breastfeeding tank and blazer, studded sandals and shorts, Louis Vuitton Neverfull in the office.


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Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Purple Skinny Jeans, Kimonos and Louis Vuitton Damier Azur Neverfull

I like my purple jeans, I like blue and purple together and I love kimonos! The outfits below combine everything together and were so comfortable to wear. Plus I'm sharing some special discount codes for Vogue's Online Shopping night that's on tonight.

What I wore:

grey somedays lovin' kimono navy tank breastfeeding spring outfit LV MM neverfull tote bag | AwayFromBlue

wood watch, silver bracelet stack, Louis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull on shoulder | AwayFromTheBlue
SunniesRay-Ban new Wayfarers
Necklace: Nibbly Bits Abacus teething necklace in pop
TankMEV Britney bubble tank in mood indigo C/O Zibibo
JeansJeanswest 'shale' super skinny jeans
ShoesAsos 'five star' leather sandals
Bracelets: the usual plus Cora purpleheart and mother of pearl watch C/O JORD
BagLouis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull

Why I wore it:

I wore this navy tank with the mauve jeans not just because I like blue and purple together but also because this top is my favourite breastfeeding outfit option for when I'm babywearing. We had to go into Mater in the city to see a specialist for baby boy. I knew I was going to have to feed him at some point so this was an ideal top. The kimono was a nice cover-up and I picked it as the birds in the print worked well for the 'gone wild' style challenge of the day.

The Louis Vuitton neverfull wasn't the best option for carrying while babywearing, but I hung it off the stroller when I needed my hands free and it was perfect for holding all the forms and things I needed to bring along to the appointment.


Last worn:Ray-Ban Wayfarer, navy breastfeeding tank, grey printed kimono, shale skinny jeans, Asos leather sandals, Louis Vuitton damier azur neverfull.

Other ways to wearnavy breastfeeding tank for a trip to the zoo, grey printed kimono and shorts, shale skinny jeans in the office, Asos leather sandals and boho dress, Louis Vuitton damier azur neverfull and maxi skirt.




Sale Alert!


Wednesday 26th October is Vogue's Online Shopping Night! I've shared my pick of the sales below but hurry - they end at midnight!

30% off at Wanderlust + Co with code 'VOSNOCT2016' and free shipping on orders over $50 
25% off everything at Country Road with code 'VOGUE25' 
20% off at Glassons with code 'VOGUE16' plus free shipping on orders over $25


Not part of VOSN, but still worth sharing:




What I wore:

purple skinny jeans, graphic tee, kimono and Louis Vuitton Neverfull | Away From Blue

Louis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull | Away From The Blue
Tee: Monsterthreads star print graphic tee
JeansJeanswest blackberry super skinny jeans
Shoesslim gold Havaianas
BagLouis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull

Why I wore it:

The style challenge for the day was 'habitual' and jeans and a tee is one of my habits! I think it will always be one of my go-to outfit options, even though I love my maxi skirts too.

Wanted to wear blue and purple again so this navy graphic tee was nice with the purple skinny jeans. The kimono was a bit of an afterthought. While it was a warm day and I wasn't sure I'd need it, it was a little windy so I wore it just in case. Even though we were just popping out to do a little shopping and get some groceries, it was the perfect extra layer.

Same Louis Vuitton bag again too - I was too lazy to take everything when we got home from the appointment the day before so I just carried it again.


Last wornRay-Ban Wayfarer (above), graphic tee, navy printed kimono, purple skinny jeans, Havaianas, Louis Vuitton damier azur neverfull (above).


Other ways to weargraphic tee and maxi skirt, navy printed kimono and shorts, purple skinny jeans and boots in winter, Louis Vuitton damier azur neverfull in the office.


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Friday, 1 April 2016

Louis Vuitton Neverfull, Maxi Dresses at 38 Weeks Pregnant

While baby has arrived, I've got a few more pregnancy outfits scheduled to share on the blog. Being behind with blogging has worked out well, I still have posts to share while I'm spending the majority of the newborn days in my PJs!


First up, although it's April I won't be doing a budget post wrap up. I didn't buy any new clothes or accessories in March, instead shopping for a few things for baby.

Since I didn't buy anything, I won't be sharing my purchases and just doing a my regular post with what I've been wearing. I tried to schedule as much as possible at the beginning of my maternity leave, so I had a busy couple of days of appointments and running errands. My Louis Vuitton Neverfull was a great bag to just throw everything in, and maxi dresses were easy fuss-free outfits.

What I wore: 

Away From Blue | 38 weeks pregnant Mothers En Vogue Havana maxi dress LV neverfull

AwayFromTheBlue | gold beaded bracelet stack Louis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull
DressMEV Havana maxi dress C/O Zibibo
Belt: Kmart thin gold glitter belt
Shoesslim gold Havaianas
Bracelets: the usual plus beaded neon and gold and black and gold bracelet set
BagLouis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull

Why I wore it:

I may have been a little over enthusiastic with fitting everything in on this day! I had scheduled 4 appointments and spent the morning rushing around between them. Wanted something easy and simple to wear so a maxi dress was my first choice - instant outfit, no further thought needed. At 38 weeks pregnant I can't help but wonder if the next time I'll be wearing this dress I'll be picking it as it allows for easy breastfeeding.


Last worn: glitter belt, MEV maternity maxi dress, gold Havaianas, Louis Vuitton Neverfull.

Other ways to wearglitter belt with a blue dress, maternity maxi dress and sequins for Christmas, Louis Vuitton Neverfull and a graphic tee.


Where to buy the Louis Vuitton Neverfull (Pre-Owned Bargains):







What I wore:

Away From Blue | 38 weeks pregnant autumn outfit Jeanswest Elodie tie dye maxi dress LV NF tote

AwayFromTheBlue | Louis Vuitton damier azur MM medium neverfull tote on shoulder
Necklace:  Jeanswest Taki necklace (C/O)
DressJeanswest 'Elodie' tie dye grey jersey maxi dress
Shoesblack slim Havaianas thongs
Bracelets: the usual plus turquoise and silver beaded bracelet set
BagLouis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull

Why I wore it:

Unlike the outfit above, this dress wasn't my first choice for this day. I'd planned to wear my maternity denim shorts but rain got to the washing outside before I could and my shorts were too wet to wear that morning. Again I picked a maxi dress for simplicity.

It was nice to be a little dressed up for dinner with my parents at least, and this dress is great to wear, even if not what I had planned. I've used the Louis Vuitton Neverfull as a baby bag before, but this time I tried it out with just the bare essentials and it was much more comfortable.

I'm trying to go out now and then with just a little pouch inside my handbag with everything toddler T needs, instead of carrying the baby bag as well as my handbag. While a newborn will mean I'll definitely need to carry the baby bag around with me, limiting what I carry will be helpful with needing to take things for a newborn and a toddler. I'm terrible at over-packing and carrying more than I need!


Last worn: tie dye maxi dress, black Havaianas, Louis Vuitton Neverfull (above).

Other ways to weartie dye maxi dress for a night out, Louis Vuitton Neverfull and skinny jeans.









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Friday, 15 January 2016

Maxi Skirts and Louis Vuitton Damier Azur Neverfull. Sunglasses Giveaway!

Being in the second trimester in the heat of summer has meant that I'm reaching for my shorts more than I did when I was pregnant with baby T and favoured max skirts more. I still love a great maxi skirt outfit though! Two of my recent ones below with my Louis Vuitton Neverfull bag, as well as a giveaway!

What I wore:

AwayFromBlue | Fun pregnancy ninja baby skeleton tee maxi skirt LV neverfull

AwayFromTheBlue | Louis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull striped maxi skirt
Tee: 'Ninja baby' maternity skeleton tee
SkirtAT by Atmos&Here Mars striped maxi skirt
ShoesAsos 'five star' leather sandals
Bracelets: the usual plus old blue beaded bracelets
BagLouis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull

Why I wore it:

The return of the ninja baby tee! Definitely the most fun piece to wear in pregnancy, I enjoyed wearing my ninja baby tee last time and it's good getting to wear it again in this pregnancy. It just sets your day up right when you end up making a random couple of little old ladies giggle before you even get to the office.

Wore this out to a Christmas picnic party with my colleagues. The dress code for the day was casual as we all had been given the afternoon off for the party, and our kids were invited along too. Toddler T had a blast chasing the ibis and ignoring all the entertainment that had been put together, ha!

I picked the navy striped maxi skirt to wear with the tee, and some blue accessories, as the style challenge for the day was 'in the navy'. I was glad I picked the skirt and not jeans as it really warmed up through the day.


Last worn: ninja baby tee, striped maxi skirt, Asos leather sandals, Louis Vuitton Neverfull.

Other ways to wear: ninja baby tee and skinny jeansstriped maxi skirt and a cosy knit, Asos leather sandals and skinny jeans, Louis Vuitton damier azur Neverfull in the office.


Pretty maxi skirts under $50:






What I wore:

Away From The Blue | Summer Pregnancy Outfit Maternity tank maxi skirt printed kimono LV neverfull

AwayFromTheBlue | Printed kimono, Louis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull medium on shoulder
JacketSomedays Lovin' Yakuza print kimono
NecklaceHouse of Harlow sunburst necklace in silver and grey (on sale here!) layered with Tiffany diamonds by the yard necklace
TankJeanswest maternity tank in white
Skirt:  Jeanswest plain jersey black maxi skirt
Shoesblack slim Havaianas thongs
Bracelets: the usual plus gifted turquoise and silver beaded bracelet set
BagLouis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull

Why I wore it:

I had to do the dreaded pregnancy glucose test on this day and the lovely lady had advised me when I booked in to bring a cardigan along as the aircon in the waiting room was quite cold. I figured the kimono would keep the chill off me enough.

I've mentioned before that I'm sometimes unsure if a kimono and maxi skirt together works, but I've been warming to the look lately and I love this kimono so much as it looks good with everything! The white tank was perfect for the 'white haute' style challenge theme for the day too.

After the unpleasant morning drinking glucose and having multiple samples of blood taken, we had a restful afternoon and then we went out that evening to see the local Christmas lights displays. We tried a new street that we hadn't visited before and it was wonderful, they had even set up a snow machine so toddler T got to experience 'snow'.


Last worn: Somedays Lovin' kimono, white maternity tank, jersey maxi skirt, Havaianas, Louis Vuitton Neverfull (above).

Other ways to wearSomedays Lovin' kimono and denim shorts, white maternity tank and stripes,  black maxi skirt in winter, Louis Vuitton Neverfull and skinny jeans.





I shared on twitter recently that I was kind enough to receive a pair of Sundried 'Aire Blue' sunglasses. They are great sunglasses, sturdy plastic and the lenses offer good sun protection, but since I almost always wear my polarised Raybans, thought I'd run a little giveaway for these.

(photos C/O Sundried, my own photo in poor lighting here)


a Rafflecopter giveaway


Giveaway is open internationally and will run for one week! You can enter via the rafflecopter form above. This is a game of skill. Winner will be selected for having commented with the most creative answer to the question 'what outfit would you wear these sunglasses with?' judged by my hubby. Good luck!


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