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Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Denim Jacket And Striped Maxi Skirts With Grey Tees and Rebecca Minkoff MAB Camera Bag

I blame jet lag after returning home to Brisbane for these two outfits looking incredibly similar! 😂 You know I love my outfit formulas - denim jacket, a grey tee and a striped maxi skirt was such an easy option. I do try to make my outfits look a little different when I repeat something again a few days later, but in my jet lagged haze and rush to get out the door I ended up grabbing the same denim jacket both times instead of a different one each time. Oh well! At least the necklaces, skirts and shades of grey in the tees are different!

What I wore:

easy mum style jeanswest denim biker jacket and grey tee with jersey navy stripe maxi skirt | awayfromblue

navy stripe maxi skirt with Rebecca Minkoff MAB Camera Bag in almond | awayfromtheblue

awayfromblue Instagram | SAHM mum style navy stripe maxi skirt grey tee denim jacket rebecca minkoff camera bag
NecklaceJeanswest Taryn turquoise tassel bead necklace
TeeAtmos&Here charcoal grey v neck tee
Skirt: Target navy side split maxi skirt
Shoesslim gold Havaianas
BagRebecca Minkoff MAB Camera Bag in almond

Why I wore it:

Wore this for a day with the boys, trying to get back into our usual routines after returning from Europe! We went to the playground and the library and did a little bit of grocery shopping. I needed a nice easy outfit, so a simple grey tee and striped maxi skirt seemed the best fuss-free way to dress. The splits up the side of this maxi skirt mean it doesn't get worn much in winter, but when I wore this back at the start of the month it was a milder day. It felt really warm compared to the cold temps we'd experienced on the other side of the world too! 😂

This Rebecca Minkoff MAB camera bag was overdue a wear - I'd considered taking it overseas with me so that I could wear it to the wedding, but I went with the little silver mini MAC in the end. I was glad I'd taken the mini MAC, but still wanted to wear this camera bag when I got home.


Last worn: grey tee, tassel necklace, navy stripe maxi skirt, Havaianas, Rebecca Minkoff MAB camera bag. First time I've worn the denim jacket as it's a recent purchase.

Other ways to weargrey tee and olive pants, navy stripe maxi skirt and band tee, Rebecca Minkoff MAB camera bag and shorts.

Perfect for pregnancygrey tee in third trimester.


What's In My Bag: Rebecca Minkoff MAB Camera Bag









What I wore:

jeanswest denim biker jacket with grey v neck tee striped maxi skirt and camera bag | away from blue

Rebecca Minkoff MAB Camera Bag in almond with striped maxi skirt | away from the blue

awayfromtheblue Instagram | denim jacket grey tee black striped maxi skirt rebecca minkoff MAB camera bag
JacketJeanswest Kitty denim biker jacket (new purchase)
Necklace: Kmart gold and navy beaded necklace
Tee: Spectrum basic v-neck tee in grey marl
Skirt: Target black and white striped maxi skirt
Shoesslim gold Havaianas
BagRebecca Minkoff MAB Camera Bag in almond

Why I wore it:

Another day with the kids, another easy outfit, with a different grey tee and striped maxi skirt, but again the same outfit formula, with the same denim jacket, shoes and Rebecca Minkoff bag. I actually ended up taking the denim jacket off in the morning - it was such a nice day and we spent it at a park in the bayside, soaking up the sun.

This black striped maxi skirt is one that hasn't been worn in a while. A pregnancy purchase when I was pregnant with my eldest boy, it's a piece I've already hit 30 wears on. When I'm thinking of things to wear I usually pass over this skirt for another one that hasn't hit 30 wears yet, but on this day I wanted to go back to an old favourite!


Last worn: denim jacket (above), beaded necklace, grey v-neck tee, black striped maxi skirt, Havaianas (above), Rebecca Minkoff MAB camera bag (above).

Other ways to weargrey v-neck tee and shorts, black striped maxi skirt worn 30 ways, Rebecca Minkoff MAB camera bag and dress.

Perfect for pregnancygrey v-neck tee in second trimester, black striped maxi skirt at 39 weeks.


Striped Maxi Skirts Under $50:




How You Can Wear It:

A striped maxi skirt is an easy wardrobe staple for stay at home mum days, and can be paired with the ever classic grey tee so you don't have to worry about prints clashing. For cooler days, you can add a denim jacket on top.


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Monday, 1 December 2014

Belted Dresses: Stripes and Leopard Print. November Purchases

Still enjoying wearing my dresses. It's the perfect spring outfit, just throw on a dress and go. Ideal for life with baby. I added a cute little belt to these dresses for a bit of accessorising, but both look equally as good on their own.


Here's what I wore to baby T's dedication service and celebration:
Striped Fit and Flare Dress Belted Baby Dedication Service Spring Outfit
SunniesRayban new Wayfarers
Necklace: vintage gold chain
DressJeanswest 'Rita' stripe jersey dress
BeltAsos metal keeper skinny waist belt in bright blue
ShoesBalenciaga studded sandals in sorbet RGGH
Bracelets: the usual plus silver charm bracelet


We had a dedication service for baby T, and then a big celebration afterwards. It was so nice being surrounded by friends and family for such a special occasion. Baby T loved all of the attention too! He did so well, despite not napping that morning! He was quiet as a mouse during the service and full of smiles afterwards for everyone.

I'd picked my outfit well in advance, but forgot to get a cute clutch to wear in the morning in the rush to get ready and make sure everyone was there on time. I was constantly running between baby T and the baby bag though, so it made sense all my things were in there too.

A dedication is similar to a christening, in that the baby wears a traditional gown. Baby T's gown came from my side of the family, and was over 37 years old! Although hubby's family had an even older gown, it unfortunately had deteriorated too much to be used, so we used the one from my family. After the service, we changed baby into something more suitable for the hot day. He wore a very cute and tiny little navy pinstripe shorts suit, so of course hubby and I had to wear stripes too.

After the busy morning, we headed out for a birthday celebration later in the day, and I just wore the same outfit.


Last worn: Ray-Ban wayfarer, striped dress, blue belt, Balenciaga sandals.



Here's what I wore to go out for lunch:
Asos belted red leopard print dress suede flats yellow accessories
Sunglasses: Cotton On 'Kirsten sunnie' in yellow
DressAsos red leopard print dress with dipped hem
BeltAsos skinny pale yellow belt
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs suede flats in red
Bracelets: the usual plus Hermes Kelly double tour bracelet in rubis


A bit more colourful than the previous outfit, with this bright red leopard print dress.

Wore this to pop out to the new Garden City for lunch with hubby and baby T. Wasn't sure if the red shoes were too much, so added a yellow belt and sunnies for some more colour and to make the outfit a little less red. I didn't have a bag of my own, just carried the baby bag.

Every now and then I'll look at this dress hanging up and wonder if I should keep it, as it really is quite a statement piece that doesn't get worn frequently. But every time I wear it I'm reminded how nice it is to wear, so it's staying in my wardrobe.


Last worn: yellow sunnies, red leopard print dress, yellow belt, suede flats.



My November Purchases


Just like the previous months, I'm sharing what I buy each month.  I aim to wear everything I buy twice within a month of wearing it, to reflect on how well the purchase works in my wardrobe. Hopefully being more active with removing things from my wardrobe and being more considerate with my purchasing will help me reduce how many clothes I own! You can read more about my goals and why I'm doing this here.

Only two purchases in November! Both impulse buys.

Jeanswest 'Chelsea' printed dress (already worn twice in November, see my purchase review)
Jeanswest 'Scarlette' printed shorts (not yet posted on the blog, as I'm behind with outfits)




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Monday, 6 October 2014

Drop Waist Striped LBD and Ankle Boots | Ruffle Hem Tank, Skinny Jeans and Mouse Flats

More of my Fox In Flats style dare outfits from September, as well as the first time I've shared two of my latest purchases.


Here's what I wore to go out for lunch with DH and baby T:
SunglassesRayban new Wayfarers
ScarfAlexander McQueen magenta skull scarf in roses print
DressAtmos&Here 'California' drop waist tee dress (new purchase)
ShoesAsos Aggie leather western ankle boots in black


First time I've worn this cute striped dress from my September purchases. Thought it would be a nice thing to wear to go out to lunch with the boys (DH, Baby T and Cooper). It was a little cooler, so I added ankle boots to keep my feet warm. The style dare for the day was 'LBD', so this dress worked nicely.

This is my first drop waist piece. I know that the trend has been around for a while now, but I was never sure how it would look on me. Being petite, I didn't want it making me look shorter than I am! Decided to try this dress from The Iconic as I had a discount code for 50% off and they have free returns if it didn't work out. While it is a different style for me, I really like it. The fact that the dress is so stretchy and comfortable helped make my mind up on it too!


Last worn: Ray-Ban Wayfarer, skull scarf, Asos ankle boots. First time I've worn the dress.



Here's what I wore to have lunch with family:
Sunglasses: Cotton On 'Kirsten sunnie' in yellow
Necklace: beaded statement necklace from local markets
Top: Zalora basics ruffle hem tank in black (on sale, or massively reduced in cobalt blue)
JeansJeanswest Super Skinny Jeans in Mid Indigo
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs patent leather mouse flats


Although this is the first time I've worn this tank on the blog, it's not the first time I've worn it. Just didn't have the opportunity to take a photo the first time around. I was looking forward to wearing it again and getting the time to take a photo! The Fox in Flats Style Dare challenge for the day was bright, so I just picked a nice bright statement necklace instead of going for a bright outfit.

The tank has a slightly boxy fit with a little ruffle hem, so it's great for disguising the left over baby belly! Sadly it doesn't look as great with maxi skirts as I had hoped, maybe if it was just a little shorter (or I was a little taller!). Luckily, it is really nice with jeans. I wore it with jeans previously too, but really liked it this time with the bright statement necklace against the black. Was a nice casual comfortable outfit for a BBQ lunch with family, and my necklace survived baby T's grabby hands, which was wonderful. I'm slowly getting around to wearing my necklaces again, as baby starts to get more control of his hands and grabs things for a reason and less haphazardly. I was so scared of him getting tangled in my necklaces before. You worry about the weirdest things with a baby!



Last worn: yellow sunnies, skinny jeans, mouse flats. First time I've worn the tank on the blog.


Friday, 3 October 2014

Atmos&Here Willow Printed Tee Dress, Ankle Boots | Grey Pencil Skirt and Converse

Today I'm blogging one of my latest wardrobe additions from my September shopping, as well as one of the last unworn items from my August purchases. I'm also sharing the first of my outfits for the Fox In Flats September Style Dare (I was a little late joining and I'm behind in blogging, although I was up-to-date on instagram).


Here's what I wore to go shopping with my sister:
Atmos&Here Willow Tee Dress Acne Pistol Boots Spring Style Aussie Blogger
Sunglasses: Cotton On 'Kirsten sunnie' in yellow
DressAtmos & Here Willow printed tee dress (new purchase)
ShoesAcne pistol boots in "skin"


First wearing of this cute printed dress! I had planned a day out shopping with my sister, and this dress was the perfect thing to wear to take advantage of the warmer spring weather. I was eager to wear it with the ankle boots, as it was the first footwear I had in mind when I saw the dress online. Really liked the combination! Something a little different from a dress and Chucks!

Wanted to buy this dress after seeing it on the Atmos&Here instagram page, but waited to buy it until The Iconic had a 50% off discount code. I try not to pay full price if I can avoid it! The print is available in a shirt dress and a tee as well, but I thought this simple tee dress would get the most wear. Really happy with this addition to my wardrobe :)


Last worn: yellow sunnies, Acne pistol boots. First time I've worn the dress.



Here's what I wore to run errands with baby:
Casual grey marle pencil skit Converse chucks white tee outfit
SunniesRayban new Wayfarers
Tee: Jeanswest 'Leila' embroidered top
SkirtAtmos&Here grey marle jersey pencil skirt (new purchase)
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in white


This is my first outfit from the Fox in Flats September style challenge! I did mean to join for the whole month, but forgot all about it until half way through. Time got away from me. When I wore this, the challenge for the day was "white out".  I'd been looking at this pencil skirt in my wardrobe for a while after I purchased it, and knew I had to at least try to wear it to accomplish my shopping goals.

Not entirely sure what to wear with a pencil skirt when I wasn't taking it to the office, I remembered the style dare and used that for inspiration to wear this white tee. It still looked like something I'd wear to the office though (yey for relaxed dress codes!) so I added the Converse to try make it more casual. I thought it worked well, but baby T didn't agree and the skirt had to be swapped for a pair of shorts later in the day after he got a little messy!


I didn't get around to wearing this pencil skirt twice after I purchased it, as I suspected might happen when I bought it. I just couldn't pass by a good grey pencil skirt on sale, and thought that maybe with the casual fabric I might be able to wear it outside the office. I just can't shake the idea that to me, pencil skirts are office wear. So I've packed this skirt away in the "office wear" box in my wardobe for when I go back to work after maternity leave.

Although I've only worn it once, my purchase review: not the best purchase for right now. I'm glad I bought it, but probably shouldn't have as it doesn't fit my current lifestyle. Although I know I will wear this skirt later, I'm trying to stop buying things I'm not going to wear right away, so I don't end up in a year with a wardrobe full of items still with tags on.


Last worn: Ray-Ban Wayfarers, embroidered white tee, Converse. First time I've worn the pencil skirt.


Sunday, 23 February 2014

Zibibo Maternity Purple Maxi Dress Review, MbMJ Fran Bag | Casual Tee and Denim Shorts, Rebecca Minkoff Mini MAC

Here's what I wore on Saturday:
Zibibo Australia MEV Havana Maxi Dress in Iris Orchid MbMJ Fran

Marc by Marc Jacobs Fran Carob brown purple blue mixed metal bracelet stack
NecklaceHouse of Harlow Dynamic necklace in gold
Dress: MEV Havana maxi dress C/O Zibibo
Belt: Forever New 'orchid petal' skinny belt
Shoes: Wittner 'Jasmarie' studded sandals
Bracelets: the usual plus old multi-coloured bangle set, Disney Couture Winnie the Pooh bangle, pastel friendship bracelet C/O Seri Marea Jewellery
BagMarc By Marc Jacobs Classic Q Fran bag with gold hardware in carob brown


This is the beautiful maxi dress I chose from Zibibo Australia that I mentioned previously. It's the MEV Havana maxi dress and comes in black, grey, blue and purple. I had a hard time picking which one to get, thinking at first that maybe I should be practical and go for the black or grey. Since I don't have any purple maxi dresses, I settled on the 'Iris Orchid' colour. So glad I did, it is an absolutely stunning colour. One thing to mention is that the dress is sold as ankle length, but is the perfect just above the floor length for my short frame.

Figuring out how to dress a growing baby bump is a learning experience almost every day, but I like that I can just throw this dress on, know it will fit, and feel pretty. And I'm not the only one that has high praise for it! I posted this dress on instagram, and it was picked up and regrammed by Ifabbo! We had a few appointments and errands to run on Saturday, and everyone I spoke to asked me about the pregnancy, how far along I was and told me that I looked fantastic. The best feedback for this dress I think, when complete strangers take the time to tell me I'm looking good!

Like the bubble tank that I wore on Thursday, the dress is made of bamboo and cotton so it's really comfortable to wear and won't need ironing. And it's designed for nursing too. The items on Zibibo cost more than I'd usually have considered for maternity wear, but seeing how well designed they are and how long they are supposed to last, the prices make sense. Everything I received I will be wearing long after baby has arrived. Zibibo sell baby clothes too, so I'm going to have to pick up something for baby!


If you are pregnant, I hope you've enjoyed my little reviews of the maternity wear I was sent. Thank you so much to Michelle from Zibibo for kindly offering me the pieces, I know I will get a lot of wear out of them.


Last worn: lilac skinny beltWittner studded sandalsMarc by Marc Jacobs Fran bag. First time I've worn the dress.



Here's what I wore today:
Hendrick boards yellow love tee second trimester maternity denim shorts

Rebecca Minkoff aquamarine mini MAC Balenciaga icy blue coated wrap bracelet
Sunglasses: gifted Cotton On 'Kirsten sunnie' in yellow
Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette
TeeHendrick Boards Love Changes Everything for Champ tee
Shorts: Jeanswest maternity rolled up shorts (new purchase)
Shoesblack slim Havaianas thongs
Bracelets: the usual plus Balenciaga coated stud wrap bracelet in icy blue
BagRebecca Minkoff mini MAC with python embossed leather in aquamarine


Casual shorts and tee outfit today. The denim shorts are new - I caved and bought maternity shorts to see me through the tail end of the summer heat. Glad I did, although there was a lovely breeze today it was still rather warm, couldn't have worn jeans! I've seen many bloggers wearing yellow lately too, I was inspired to pull out the only yellow top I own.

I spent a little bit of time yesterday afternoon cleaning out the rest of my wardrobe to have a clean slate for baby's room, and spent most of my time at home today continuing with that. Wanted to be comfortable as I moved stuff around. Not the heavy stuff though, DH had to help me with that! I'm getting tired out a lot easier than before, so I'm taking longer to do things. Trying to focus on small tasks and make steady progress :) Have completely dismantled my handbag wall and all of my handbags are now hiding in 3 boxes under the bed instead of being out on display. So exciting to think that soon where my bags used to be we will have lots of baby things instead!


Last worn: yellow sunnies, love changes everything tee, Havaianas, Rebecca Minkoff aquamarine mini MAC. First time I've worn the shorts.

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Monday, 30 December 2013

Stripe Top, Printed Skirt, RM Mini MAC | Floral Dress, Balenciaga Envelope Clutch, Studded Sandals

Here's what I wore on Sunday:

away from blue blog handbag rebecca minkoff aqua mini MAC bag
Sunglasses: gifted Cotton On 'Kirsten sunnie' in yellow
TopCotton On Striped round neck top
Skirt: Roxy succulents pleated skirt in Indigo
Shoes: gifted Havaianas tropical print thongs
Bracelets: the usual plus gifted beaded turquoise and silver bracelet stack
BagRebecca Minkoff mini MAC with python embossed leather in aquamarine (extra 25% off sale items with code 'OURGIFT2U')


Sunday was such a hot day, the start of our dreaded summer heatwave! Wanted to wear as little as possible, and spend as much time in air con as possible, haha. A nice light outfit. Thought I'd break up the blue a little with the addition of the yellow sunglasses.

We had big storms in the afternoon but nothing too bad out our way, we kept our power which was good as I was working at Church Online. Great message this week about miracles, loved it!


Last worn: yellow sunglasses, striped top, Roxy skirt, Havaianas, Rebecca Minkoff aquamarine mini MAC.



Here's what I wore today:
High tea outfit dorothy perkins floral party dress yellow clutch

Balenciaga mangue envelope clutch RGGH
Sunglasses: gifted Rayban new Wayfarers
Necklace: gifted gold heart shaped necklace
Dress: Dorothy Perkins floral dress
Shoes: Wittner 'Jasmarie' studded sandals
Bracelets: the usual plus gifted mixed metal spiral bracelet stack and Disney Couture Winnie the Pooh bangle on other arm
BagBalenciaga envelope clutch in 2012 mangue with giant 12 RGGH


Today we had an afternoon tea to celebrate a family birthday, so I took the chance to get dressed up a little. This dress was a hand-me down from my sister in law, who got it from a friend, who I think may have got it from another friend? Was brand new with tags on, but hadn't fit anyone it was passed to. Although it is a little tight around the waist on me, it's such a lovely dress I just couldn't say no :)


Last worn: Rayban sunnies, studded sandals, Balenciaga mangue envelope clutch. First time I've worn the dress.


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Wednesday, 25 December 2013

Christmas Eve: Asos Black Beaded Necklace Dress, Louis Vuitton Neverfull

Here's what I wore on Christmas eve:

Sunglasses: gifted Cotton On 'Kirsten sunnie' in yellow
Dress: Asos tribal necklace dipped hem black dress
Shoes: Wittner 'Jasmarie' studded sandals
Bracelets: the usual
BagLouis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull

Thought this dress would be a good thing to wear on a very hot Christmas eve, and the built in beading means no extra accessories were needed! I bought this dress years ago, but it doesn't get worn often as it's hand wash only because of the delicate beading. It's so comfortable I should wear it more often! I'm pleased how many nice pieces I'm finding in my wardrobe when I make an effort to wear more of what I own and buy less.


Scheduled this post as I will be away from the computer on Christmas day, spending the day with family. I hope you have a wonderful and safe Christmas, however you celebrate.

(The cute Cooper image we put in our Christmas cards this year!)


Last worn: yellow sunglasses, studded sandals, Louis Vuitton neverfull. First time I've worn the dress on the blog.



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Monday, 23 December 2013

Summer Stripes and Maxi Skirts. Rebecca Minkoff Canvas Mini MAC Bag

Here's what I wore on Sunday:
Australian Summer outfit spectrum grey tee striped maxi skirt RM mini MAC bag
Sunglasses: gifted Cotton On 'Kirsten sunnie' in yellow
Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette
Tee:  Spectrum basic v-neck tee in grey marl
Skirt: AT by Atmos&Here Mars maxi skirt in white and navy
Shoes: gifted black slim Havaianas thongs
Bracelets: the usual
BagRebecca Minkoff coated canvas mini MAC in berry stripe


DH and I were spoiled by our friend who surprised us with a hotel stay for our Christmas present.  We have a few days down by the Gold Coast to relax, which was incredibly thoughtful and much appreciated! The weather has been lovely too.

Spent Sunday by the pool and checking out the local markets, before working at Church Online in the evening. There is no wi-fi in our room and mobile reception is patchy, so I've been instagraming (@awayfromblue) just every now and then. So glad I brought the laptop so I could use the cabled internet and still attend church. The Christmas church service has started, and it is played over 60 times this week at live.lifechurch.tv if you want to check it out.


Last worn: yellow sunglasses, grey tee, stripe maxi skirt, Havaianas, Rebecca Minkoff canvas stripe mini MAC.



Here's what I wore today:
Away From Blue Striped Tank Statement Necklace Black Jersey maxi skirt RM MAC

Rebecca Minkoff berry stripe coated canvas mini MAC
Necklace: gifted beaded statement necklace from local markets
TopAT By Atmos&Here Orion stripe tank
Skirt: gifted Jeanswest plain jersey black maxi skirt
Shoes: gifted black slim Havaianas thongs
Bracelets: the usual
BagRebecca Minkoff coated canvas mini MAC in berry stripe


Another relaxing day by the pool! Wore this to go out and about, with dry hair so I didn't have to scrape it into a messy updo like previously, haha!

The necklace is a recent birthday gift from my bestie, isn't it beautiful? Really enjoying wearing maxi skirts this summer, they seem to be my go-to this time. Last summer it was definitely shorts all the way!


Wanted to let you know as well that the international Net a Porter sale has started, so if you have some Christmas money or want to treat yourself to something, now is the time to buy at up to 50% off! :)


Last worn: stripe tank, Havaianas (see above), Rebecca Minkoff canvas mini MAC (see above). First time I've worn the skirt as it was a recent gift.

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Saturday, 21 December 2013

Lace Detail Tank, French Connection Silk Skirt, Chloe Marcie | Animal Print Singlet, Shorts, Marc by Marc Jacobs Karlie Bag

Here's what I wore on Friday:
away from blue australian blog summer lace detail tank printed silk skirt

Chloe marcie medium hobo bag in nut
Sunglasses: gifted Cotton On 'Kirsten sunnie' in yellow
Top: Just Jeans black lace trim singlet
SkirtFrench Connection silk leaf print skirt
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs metallic mouse flats
Bracelets: the usual
BagChloe Marcie medium hobo bag in Nut


Friday was such a good day! Had a few last minute pressies arrive just in time (despite one of them being ordered in October!) so I wrapped them in the morning. As it was his last day at work before the Christmas shut down period, DH only had to work half a day so we celebrated the start of our joint holidays by going out for lunch.


Last worn: yellow sunglasses, lace detail tank, French Connection silk skirt, Marc by Marc Jacobs metallic mouse flats, Chloe Marcie hobo bag.



Here's what I wore today:
away from blue australian daily outfit blogger summer singlet and shorts

marc by marc jacobs classic q karlie cross body flap bag in blossom pink
Sunglasses: pink leopard print sunglasses from Paddy's Markets in Sydney
NecklaceRoie Designs feather, quartz and love charm long necklace
Singlet: Jeanswest animal print racer back singlet
Shorts: Jeanswest denim cuff shorts
Shoes: Novo 'Tahnee' black studded sandals
Bracelets: the usual plus enamel coated Marc By Marc Jacobs Katie bracelet
BagMarc by Marc Jacobs 'Classic Q - Karlie' Crossbody Flap Bag in blossom pink with silver hardware (Reebonz Australia competition prize)


Just a casual shorts and singlet outfit today. A hot summer day, so shorts seemed like a good option. Really like the print of this top, although it's been a "maybe keep" option in my wardrobe for a while, I can never seem to get rid of it. Everyone needs a good animal print piece, don't you think?


Last worn: pink sunglasses, animal print singlet, denim shortsstudded sandals, Marc by Marc Jacobs Karlie crossbody bag.


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Thursday, 19 December 2013

Rebecca Minkoff Mini MACs. Grey Tank, Paisley Skirt | Red Leopard Print Dress

Here's what I wore on Wednesday:
grey tank paisley print skater skirt RM mini MAC

Rebecca Minkoff aqua mini MAC Roie design labradorite silver bracelet stack
Sunnies: gifted Cotton On 'Risky Business' sunglasses in sky blue
Necklace: Lovisa turquoise and silver long disc necklace
Top: Cotton On 'eternity' tank in charcoal marle
SkirtMinkpink grey and black paisley print skirt
Shoes: gifted black slim Havaianas thongs
Bracelets: the usual plus Roie Designs labradorite bracelets
BagRebecca Minkoff mini MAC with python embossed leather in aquamarine


Just a nice casual outfit. I liked the grey tank with the grey skirt, but added a bit of colour with my bag and necklace so the outfit wouldn't be too dull (same bag as I wore Tuesday). Had to go to the tailors to pick up my newly shortened dress I'm wearing for Christmas, so this was a nice outfit for walking around in the heat of the day. Have had the dress for years but never worn it out as it's always been a bit long. I'm just too clumsy to trust that I won't step on the hem, haha!

Decided that this year, I'd wear a dress I already own rather than going out and buying a new dress just for Christmas day. Sticking with my plan of wearing more of my wardrobe :)


Last worn: blue sunglasses, grey tank, paisley print skirt, Havaianas, Rebecca Minkoff mini MAC.



Here's what I wore today:
Asos dipped hem belted red leopard print dress studded sandals RM mini MAC

Rebecca Minkoff coated canvas berry stripe mini Morning After Clutch bag
Sunglasses: gifted Cotton On 'Kirsten sunnie' in yellow
DressAsos red leopard print dress with dipped hem
Belt: Forever New 'White Croc' skinny belt
Shoes: Wittner 'Jasmarie' studded sandals
Bracelets: the usual
BagRebecca Minkoff coated canvas mini MAC in berry stripe (new purchase)


Spent today with family. When our days off align, it's good to spend some time together with my mum and sister. We went shopping in the morning and then had a big dinner with everyone in the evening, it was lovely.

Wasn't too sure of the striped bag with the leopard print dress at first, but I think it looks good in the pictures. What do you think?


Last wornYellow sunniesAsos red leopard print dresswhite skinny beltstudded sandals. First time I've worn the bag.

Linking up with Fashion Informant, Love Your Look, Friday's Fancies, Friday's Fab Favourites, Spotlight Weekly, Casual Friday today.


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Monday, 9 December 2013

Printed Tank, Maxi Skirt, Sandals, Balenciaga Flat Clutch | Ruffle Dress, Mouse Flats, Bal Rouille Work Bag

Here's what I wore on Sunday:
australian summer outfit blogger stripe tank pleated maxi skirt

balenciaga sang GSH flat clutch handle
Sunglasses: pink leopard print sunglasses from Paddy's Markets in Sydney
NecklaceRoie Designs pearl and antique gold long necklace
TopJeanswest 'Hannah' print tank in paradise pink multi
Skirt: Shareen thrifted brown maxi skirt
Shoes: Wittner 'Columbia' cross strap sandals in tan
Bracelets: the usual
BagBalenciaga flat clutch GSH in 2010 Sang


Wore this casual outfit for a busy Sunday. Had a house warming, lunch with friends, and a little bit of shopping to do. Lunch was lovely and relaxed though, which was really nice. Was good making some time to catch up with everyone before the Christmas rush gets into full swing. It was really warm, so wore a singlet and maxi skirt to be comfortable and beat the heat.


Last worn: leopard print sunglasses, printed tank, maxi skirt, Wittner sandals, Balenciaga flat clutch.



Here's what I wore to work today:
belted jeanswest animal print dress ruffle detail mbmj metallic gold mouse flats bal work

away from blue balenciaga rouille rust orange work bag
Sunglasses: gifted Cotton On 'Kirsten sunnie' in yellow
Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette
Dress: Jeanswest ruffle neckline animal print dress
BeltAsos skinny pale yellow belt
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs metallic mouse flats
Bracelets: the usual
BagBalenciaga classic work in 2006 Rouille


Simple printed dress outfit for a Monday. Couldn't decide if I wanted to wear a belt with this dress or not in the morning, in the end I thought the yellow one looked nice. And kinda tied in with my yellow sunglasses, haha!

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Last worn: yellow sunnies, printed ruffle detail dress, Asos yellow belt, metallic gold mouse flats, Balenciaga work bag.


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Saturday, 23 November 2013

Day at Stradbroke Island, Funkita Swimwear and Sale Code!

Here's what I wore to go to Stradbroke Island with friends today:
Sun hat: Big W bow detail hat
Sunglasses: gifted Cotton On 'Kirsten sunnie' in yellow
TeeMarc by Marc Jacobs blossom pocket tee in grey
Skirt: AT by Atmos&Here Mars maxi skirt in white and navy (New purchase)
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in black
Bracelets: the usual
BagLodinatt two level canvas bag in Ivory and Red C/O Lodinatt (not pictured)


Last worn: sun hat, yellow sunnies, Marc Jacobs grey tee, Converse, Lodinatt bag. First time I've worn the skirt as it's a recent purchase.


On the beach of course I just wore my awesome Funkita bikini. And tried to keep my sunhat on my head, fought quite a battle with the wind through the day! Thankfully the sun was kinder and came out from behind the clouds early in the morning.


This bikini is so good, it's the 'Garden party' print from the Pixel Mix collection. Such a nice print for summer, and everything stayed in place as we jumped around in the waves (some of which were really big!) Sadly, no photos of it in action in the sea as we were swept off our feet a few times and it was quickly determined to be unwise to consider bringing electronics anywhere near the choppy water!


If you're in the market for new swimwear yourself with the warm Spring/Summer weather arriving, Funkita have a sale on at the moment. 25% off to help with preparation for the 25th December, haha! You just need to use the code 'FUNKYXMAS' at checkout to get 25% off. Lots of prints and styles on sale, and I'm definitely planning to add to my swimwear collection.





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Saturday, 16 November 2013

Casual Friday, Work Christmas Party, Family Day at the Beach

Bit of a long blog post today - 3 outfits!

Here's what I wore to go to work on casual Friday:
away from blue jeans tee balenciaga day converse outfit

away from blue balenciaga tempete giant silver hardware day bag worn
Sunglasses: gifted Cotton On 'Risky Business' sunglasses in sky blue
Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette
TeeSpectrum basic v-neck tee in grey marl
Jeans: Jeanswest 'spoylt' super skinny jeans
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in black
Bracelets: the usual
BagBalenciaga giant hardware Day bag in 2009 tempete


Last worn: blue sunglasses, grey tee, Jeanswest jeans, Converse, Balenciaga giant day bag.


Then in the evening I got changed for DH's work Christmas party. It was really nice! Smart casual dress code again, just like last year. And again, I went with a maxi dress as a simple option :) We took photos beforehand which I was grateful for as I only had my phone at the venue and the lighting was bad for pics.
Away From blue work christmas party black french connection maxi dress chanel flap

Vintage Chanel quilted flap bag
Necklace: gifted silver spiral
DressFrench Connection Meadow jersey maxi dress in black
ShoesBalenciaga studded sandals in sorbet RGGH
Bracelets: the usual
BagChanel vintage quilted lambskin flap from Reebonz


Last worn: French Connection maxi dress, Balenciaga studded sandals, vintage Chanel flap bag.




Finally, here's what I wore today:
Family day at beach sister printed sun dresses LV neverfull funny cooper windy
Sunglasses: gifted Cotton On 'Kirsten sunnie' in yellow
Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette
Dress: gifted Rivers Aztec print dress
BeltAsos skinny pale yellow belt
Shoes: gifted black slim Havaianas thongs
Bracelets: the usual
BagLouis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull

My sister wore:
Sunglasses: Jay Jays
Dress: Asos strappy sundress in giraffe print
Shoes: Havaianas with two-tone straps


Spent some time at Wellington point with the family today. We had a delicious BBQ lunch and then went for a walk over to King Island. By the time we were walking back to shore it was already pretty windy and we could see lightning in the storm clouds in the distance, so it was time to call it a day and take shelter. The wind might have been a bit much for Cooper in the end too, haha!


Last worn: yellow sunglasses, Aztec print dress, pale yellow belt, Havaianas, Louis Vuitton neverfull.


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