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Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Sales! Balenciaga Sapphire Purple City Bag, Maxi Skirt, Maternity Wrap Dress.

Here's what I wore to work from home on Tuesday:
away from blue casual stripe tank purple scarf print mixing grey maxi skirt

balenciaga sapphire city handbag
Scarf: Sportsgirl animal scarf in Violet
NecklaceHouse of Harlow sunburst necklace in silver and grey
Top: Jeanswest 'Josie' striped back strap tank (new purchase)
SkirtTarget grey marle maxi skirt
Shoesblack slim Havaianas thongs
Bracelets: the usual
BagBalenciaga purple RH city in 2008 sapphire


Nice casual comfortable outfit to work from home and attend a doctor's appointment on Tuesday. This stripe tank is one of the bargains I picked up in the last 40% off Jeanswest sale. They have another sale on at the moment too...and I bought more things... I can't resist the sales, I should subscribe from the emails! The scarf was a good addition for a bit of print mixing and to keep me warm as it was a little chilly in the morning.


Last worn: purple leopard print scarfgrey maxi skirt, Havaianas, Balenciaga sapphire city. first time I've worn the tank as it's a recent purchase.



Here's what I wore to work today:
alexander mcqueen scarf soon maternity grey print wrap dress third triemster

away from blue purple sapphire balenciaga city bag
Scarf: Alexander McQueen magenta skull scarf in roses print (new purchase)
Necklace: gift from DH
Dress: Soon Maternity 'Madeline' grey print wrap dress
Shoes:  Marc by Marc Jacobs two tone flats in blush and black
Bracelets: the usual plus purple Salvatore Ferragamo 'Vara' leather bow bracelet (25% off with code with code 'INTHEFAMILY14')
BagBalenciaga purple RH city in 2008 sapphire


Are you sick of this dress yet? haha! I'm not! I'm planning to wear it every week for the rest of my pregnancy, it's just such a good maternity work wear option. Had a big meeting this afternoon so I felt appropriately dressed.

Added some colour with the shoes, bag and scarf as I don't tend to wear a lot of colour with this dress and wanted to change that. The scarf is a new purchase from Reebonz a while back to use up some more of my credits, bought in anticipation of the weather cooling down! I can't even resist sales when the items are for another season!

And yet more sale talk.... the ShopBop friends and family sale is on now! 25% off everything - including sale items! - with code 'INTHEFAMILY14'



Last worn: Soon Maternity wrap dress, cap toe flats, Balenciaga sapphire city (see above). First time I've worn the scarf as it's a recent purchase.

Linking up with Colour Brigade, What I Wore Wednesday, What I Wore, Fashion Informant, Spotlight Weekly Linkup, Three-Fer Thursday, Tres-Chic Fashion Thursday, What I Wore to Work today.



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Monday, 14 April 2014

Jeanswest Maternity Shorts and Jeans. Striped and Printed Tops, RM Mini MAC, Balenciaga Sapphire City

Here's what I wore to go shopping on Sunday:
Atmos&here stripe tee long sleeve berry white maternity denim shorts

rebecca minkoff silver mini MAC hermes kelly rubis wrap bracelet
Necklace: Chanel necklace
Top: Atmos&Here 3/4 sleeve stripe tee berry white (new purchase)
ShortsJeanswest maternity rolled up shorts
Shoesblack slim Havaianas thongs
Bracelets: the usual plus Hermes Kelly double tour bracelet in rubis
BagRebecca Minkoff metallic silver mini MAC


Weird weather on Sunday! Was rainy and overcast but still quite warm. I ended up wearing a long sleeved tee and shorts combination, which kept me pretty comfortable all day. This striped top is another of the ones I bought in my last Iconic sale order. So perfect - although stripes usually are! We bought the last of our big purchases for baby as well, very exciting :)


Last worn: Jeanswest maternity denim shorts, Havaianas, Rebecca Minkoff metallic mini MAC. First time I've worn the top as it's a recent purchase.



Here's what I wore to work today:
Jeanswest purple tribal print top baby bump third trimester maternity skinny jeans

away from blue balenciaga sapphire purple city bag
NecklaceDogeared silver wishbone necklace
TopJeanswest 'Amelia' tribal print top
JeansJeanswest maternity skinny jeans in black
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs patent leather black mouse flats
Bracelets: the usual plus Hermes pink clic clac
BagBalenciaga purple RH city in 2008 sapphire


Was a little cooler today, so longer sleeves again. Thought this printed top would look nice with the skinny jeans. A lady in the office this morning commented that it was good I could still fit into skinny jeans during my pregnancy, haha! They have a big (adjustable) elasticated waist, and the denim has some stretch to it too. The compliment did me feel a little better for outgrowing my first pair of maternity jeans though! I'm blaming that on the lack of stretch in the fabric, and not all of the chocolate baby seems to have a craving for.....


Last worn: purple printed top, maternity skinny jeanspatent mouse flats, Balenciaga sapphire city.

Linking up with Mix It Mondays, Monday Must Haves, Manic Monday, Real Mom Style, Style Sessions today.



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Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Balenciaga Sapphire Purple City, Maternity Pencil Skirts, Marc By Marc Jacobs Mouse Flats

Here's what I wore to work on Monday:
Purple top and bag asos neutral tartan pencil skirt

2008 Bal sapphire purple city bag RH classic hardware
NecklaceHouse of Harlow Dynamic necklace in gold
Top: Jeanswest 'Felicity' maternity shirt in amethyst (new purchase)
SkirtAsos panelled pencil skirt in tartan check on sale! (materntity version here)
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs metallic mouse flats
Bracelets: the usual plus beaded neon and gold and black and gold bracelet set
BagBalenciaga purple RH city in 2008 sapphire


This top is another one of the new things I purchased in the Jeanswest 40% off sale the other week. They had just released a nursing range and then had 40% off everything...I was powerless to resist! When the parcel arrived on Friday, I loved this top right away. It looked great with the skinny jeans I was wearing when I tried it on.

It doesn't really work with the pencil skirt though, does it? Much too long. I have that problem with a few of my maternity tops, I am petite so the extra length they add to the maternity clothes to accommodate a growing bump can swamp me a little. And I don't want to run round belting everything. Might need to pair this top with pants next time, as it's really comfortable and colourful so I want to keep it.


Last worn: Asos tartan pencil skirtmetallic gold mouse flats, Balenciaga sapphire city bag.



Here's what I wore to work today:
wearing non maternity empire waist tie tops in the third trimester

balenciaga sapphire purple city bag
Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette layered with Dogeared silver wishbone necklace
Top: Cotton On grey empire tie print top (with white Supre singlet underneath)
SkirtSoon Maternity Flora fold pencil skirt
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs black mouse flats patent leather
Bracelets: the usual plus purple Salvatore Ferragamo 'Vara' leather bow braceletHermes pink clic clac
BagBalenciaga purple RH city in 2008 sapphire


Very similar outfit to yesterday's - feeling uninspired! It was pouring rain this morning during the 5 minutes I have for photos, so indoor photos again. It cleared up and got much warmer almost right away.

Not sure how long I've had this top for exactly, but I probably bought it around the same time I got my other Cotton On top. So pleased that my clothes hoarding means I've kept a lot of my clothes from my flowy top phase a few years ago, they are just the thing for the growing baby bump!

Although this top I maybe can't wear again during the pregnancy. It is just a normal top and I don't quite think it can handle the third trimester bump, it felt a little short today as the bump made it ride up. Monday's top was too long, today's too short....still learning how best to dress baby and I! Feel free to leave me tips and tricks if you've been through this, your advice and comments are always appreciated :)


Last worn: white Supre singlet, Soon maternity pencil skirt, patent mouse flats, Balenciaga sapphire city (see above). First time I've worn the top on the blog.

Linking up with What I wore Wednesday, Spotlight Weekly Linkup today.



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Saturday, 25 January 2014

Casual Friday Polka Dot Cami, Skinny Jeans, Balenciaga Day | Jeanswest Tank, Maxi Skirt, Bal Sapphire City Bag

Have you entered my $30 gift voucher giveaway?

Here's what I wore on casual Friday:
Casual Friday polka dot ruffle cami skinny jeans office outfit

balenciaga tempete day bag pearly grey silver wrap bracelet
Sunglasses: Cotton On 'Risky Business' sunglasses in sky blue
Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette layered with Dogeared silver wishbone necklace
Top: Jeanswest 'Mia' cami in black
Jeans: Jeanswest maternity super skinny jeans in antique blue (new purchase)
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs patent mouse flats
Bracelets: the usual
BagBalenciaga giant hardware Day bag in 2009 tempete


Spent a lot of time on Thursday evening trying to plan my Friday outfit. We had a team event on Friday afternoon and had the option to dress up, but I decided to just wear normal bump-disguising clothes instead. It took a long time to find something!

My new Jeanswest maternity jeans arrived and are perfect in every way, so wore them and this printed cami as the flowing style hides the baby bump quite well I thought. Well, hides it better than any of my other tops could, haha. I tried on most of them!


Last worn: blue sunnies, polka dot cami, MbMJ mouse flats, Balenciaga tempete day bag. First time I've worn the jeans as they are a new purchase.




Here's what I wore today:
Jeanswest pregnancy outfit second trimester purple tank black maxi skirt

Away From Blue Balenciaga sapphire purple city bag 2008
SunglassesRayban new Wayfarers
NecklaceRoie Designs long freshwater pearl necklace with tassel
Top: Jeanswest Jenni basic singlet in Royal Lilac purple (new purchase)
Skirt: Jeanswest plain jersey black maxi skirt
Shoesblack slim Havaianas thongs
Bracelets: the usual plus beaded neon and gold and black and gold bracelet set and Disney Couture Winnie the Pooh bangle on other arm
BagBalenciaga purple RH city in 2008 sapphire


We were supposed to have a BBQ today, but sadly had to postpone it because the rain for the past few days had drenched the back yard. There was a lot more rain today too. Ended up spending more time with my mum and sister, we took the chance to go shopping before our afternoon movie.

Wanted something nice and comfortable suitable for trying on clothes, and my new singlet works well with the black maxi skirt. I picked up a few singlets in the Jeanswest sale along with the maternity jeans :)


Last worn: RayBanblack maxi skirt, Havaianas, Balenciaga sapphire city bag. First time I've worn the top as it's a recent purchase.

Linking up with Fashion Item Friday, Street Style Sunday, Monday Must-Haves today.



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Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Asos Maternity Pencil Skirts, New Years Fashion Resolutions, Australian Giveaway!

Have a special Australian only giveaway today, just scroll down!


Here's what I wore to work on Monday:
Empire waist tie detail top asos checked tartan plaid pencil skirt second trimester outfit

away from blue balenciaga handbag sapphire classic city bag
SunglassesRayban new Wayfarers
Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette layered with Dogeared silver wishbone necklace and Chanel necklace (close-up)
TopFrench Connection grey tie detail top (with Asos black singlet underneath)
SkirtAsos panelled pencil skirt in tartan check on sale! (materntity version here)
ShoesWittner 'Bolla' black bow detail flats
Bracelets: the usual plus purple bracelet made by a talented friend and purple Salvatore Ferragamo 'Vara' leather bow bracelet
BagBalenciaga purple RH city in 2008 sapphire


Dug this top out from the back of my wardrobe, it's the first wearing of it on the blog. Be prepared to see a few more "new" items rescued from my wardrobe coming out now, have been spending a fair bit of time trying to clean my wardrobe and found lots of forgotten things tucked in a corner! I wonder just how much is still hiding in there....

I used to wear this top a lot to uni and to work when I worked in a non-public facing office role and wore jeans every day. Over 5 years ago! It's obvious now why it got less wear when I changed jobs and was no longer able to wear denim every day, not a flattering silhouette.

It prompted one lady in the office to come over and ask me if I was pregnant, so not the best outfit to wear when I'm disguising the baby bump at work. Quite comfortable though, and will see me through the next few months easily! :)


Last worn: Ray Ban, tartan pencil skirt, black flats, Balenciaga sapphire city bag. First time I've worn the top on the blog.

Linking up with Style Sessions, Spotlight Weekly Linkup today.



Here's what I wore to work today:
away from blue disguising baby bump in office half tuck tank pencil skirt

Rebecca Minkoff soft grey MAM bag
SunglassesRayban new Wayfarers
NecklaceDogeared silver wishbone necklace
TopJeanswest 'Darcy' embellished top in Winter coral
SkirtAsos graphic print pencil skirt (maternity version here)
ShoesNine West fascinate ballet flats in silver glitter
Bracelets: the usual plus Hermes Kelly double tour bracelet in rubis
BagRebecca Minkoff MAB mini in soft grey


I thought that the sequin embellishments on this top were a nice pairing with the graphic print on the pencil skirt, and really liked the combination. Funny how much smaller the bump looks today because of the different clothes too! :)


Last worn: Ray Ban (see above), sequin detail tank, graphic print pencil skirt, glitter flats, Rebecca Minkoff grey MAM.



Aussie Giveaway Linky
Hosted by Kellie O’Brien Media

The lovely Sophie has been in contact with me to offer one lucky reader a $30 voucher to Paul's Warehouse! They ship anywhere in Australia, or you can use the voucher in store.

They have a 'Buy One, Get One Free' sale on at the moment, so you could get a new pair of shoes, or some cute work-out clothes using your credit.

To enter, you have to have an Australian address. Then just answer the question: "What's your New Year fashion resolution?" and leave your answer and a contact email address in a comment below. The most creative answer (judged by my hubby!) will win.

My New Year's fashion resolution is definitely to wear what I own more often to prevent hidden wardrobe surprises! Haha! Have you made a fashion resolution for this year yet?

Entries close on Tuesday 28th January, and you can enter as many times as you like.



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Monday, 25 November 2013

Stripes! Pink Maxi Dress, RM MAM | Stripe Tank, Paisely Print Skirt, Balenciaga Sapphire City Bag

Here's what I wore on Sunday:
three dots stripe maxi dress beachy wave hair pearl necklace RM MAM

rebecca minkoff soft grey MAM bag
Sunglasses: pink leopard print sunglasses from Paddy's Markets in Sydney
NecklaceRoie Designs pearl and antique gold long necklace
DressThree Dots stripe maxi dress
Shoes: gifted black slim Havaianas thongs
Bracelets: the usual
BagRebecca Minkoff MAB mini in soft grey


After a great day at the beach Saturday, I had a bunch of things to catch up with on Sunday. DH and I also managed to squeeze in some Christmas shopping, which was hectic as all of the stores are so busy already despite it still being November. Might finish up by getting the rest of our presents online!
If you're shopping online, don't forget to check out the sales page. I'm adding to it every time I hear of a new sale or discount.


Last worn: leopard print sunglasses, pink stripe maxi dressHavaianas, Rebecca Minkoff grey MAM.



Here's what I wore for my day off today:
pattern mix striped tank paisley print skirt summer outfit aussie blogger

balenciaga sapphire city bag worn on arm
Sunglasses: gifted Cotton On 'Risky Business' sunglasses in sky blue
Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette
TopAT By Atmos&Here Orion stripe tank
Skirt: Minkpink grey and black paisley print skirt
Shoes: gifted black slim Havaianas thongs
Bracelets: the usual
BagBalenciaga purple RH city in 2008 sapphire


Had the day off work today as I had an appointment in the morning. It was lovely to get to spend a little extra time with DH before he went to work, and always fun spending time with Cooper! My sister and I sorted out a few more Christmas presents too which was nice. Always fun working together on a present, you get to share the surprise with someone else before you see how the recipient likes it. My sister has got Cooper a great present that DH doesn't know about, and I can't wait to see his face when she presents it to Cooper on Christmas day, haha!

Linking up with Style Sessions, Trend Spin Linkup, What I wore Wednesday today.


Last worn: blue sunglasses, stripe tank, paisley print skirt, Havaianas, Balenciaga sapphire city bag.


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Friday, 22 November 2013

Lace Pencil Skirt, Oversized Top, Balenciaga Sapphire City | Casual Friday Jeans and Tee, Bal Day Bag

Here's what I wore to work on Thursday:
away from blue mica work outfit embroidered tee lace pencil skirt texture mix

away from the blue balenciaga purple sapphire city bag worn with long strap
Sunglasses: pink leopard print sunglasses from Paddy's Markets in Sydney
TopJeanswest 'Leila' embroidered top
SkirtLiving Doll Wednesday black lace skirt
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs patent leather logo plaque flats
Bracelets: the usual plus gifted purple Salvatore Ferragamo 'Vara' leather bow bracelet
BagBalenciaga purple RH city in 2008 sapphire


Kept the accessories simple, didn't wear a necklace. I tried on a few necklaces in the morning, but they all seemed a bit much with the embroidered panel on the top and the lace on the skirt. Figured the texture was enough to add some interest to the outfit. What do you think?


Last worn: leopard print sunglasses, embroidered top, lace pencil skirt, MbMJ patent flats, Balenciaga sapphire city bag.



Here's what I wore for casual Friday today:
Casual friday purple tee jeans balenciaga tempete stromy grey blue day bal bag

Balenciaga giant silver hardware GSH tempete Day bag
NecklaceHouse of Harlow sunburst necklace in silver and grey
TopJeanswest 'Lucy' colourblock tee in orchid/grey marle
Jeans Jeanswest Super Skinny Jeans in Mid Indigo
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs studded mouse flats in grey
Bracelets: the usual plus gifted Balenciaga classic double tour bracelet in pearly grey
BagBalenciaga giant hardware Day bag in 2009 tempete


Got lots of comments on my necklace today! Maybe it just popped against the purple tee? I had a comment from a colleague that he was worried I was wearing a radioactive necklace! Apparently this looks similar to necklaces made of volcanic rock that can have harmful, radioactive chemicals in them? Never heard of that before, that was an interesting elevator ride! :)

Linking up with Fashion Informant, Friday's Fancies, What I wore to work, Friday's Fab Favourites, Casual Friday link up today.


Last worn: Jeanswest colourblock tee, skinny jeans, studded mouse flats, Balenciaga tempete day bag.


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Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Melbourne Cup Lace Dress, Floral Headband, Miu Miu Bag | Printed Top, Skinny Jeans, Balenciaga City

Here's what I wore to work today:
asos black lace midi dress floral headband melbourne cup wear

miu miu studded cammeo leather clutch
Necklace: gifted freshwater pearl necklace
DressAsos midi dress in black lace
ShoesWittner 'Bolla' black bow detail flats
Bracelets: the usual plus Edenborough Evans 'Ivy' silver cuff
BagMiu Miu cammeo studded clutch bag


Slightly fancy with a floral headband today for Melbourne Cup day celebrations at work. Although we did have to be in the office, lunch was catered and we all stopped to grab some food, chat and watch the race. I wasn't sure I was going to put any effort in for the best hat competition, but then my colleague called Monday night asking me to bring some hats in for her to try, so I figured I'd at least add this headband. I bought it back in 2011 to attend a Gala event and haven't ever worn it since, so it was good to wear it again. We didn't win any prizes with our hats, but there was some fierce competition for the best hat title!

Also tried wearing this dress with flats instead of heels after walking past a very chic looking lady in the street wearing this exact dress with cute black flats. Looked better with her height than my petite frame I think!

Linking up with Trend Spin Linkup, Funday Monday, What I wore Wednesday, Fashion Informant, Spotlight Weekly Linkup, Three-fer Thursday today.


Last worn: Asos midi lace dress, Wittner black flats, Miu Miu studded bag.



Here's what I wore to work today:
french connection printed top jeanswest skinny jeans studded flats

awayfromtheblue balenciaga sapphire city bag and metallic grey wrap bracelet
Sunglasses: pink leopard print sunglasses from Paddy's Markets in Sydney
Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette
ShirtFrench Connection cream dot print top
Jeans: Jeanswest 'shale' super skinny jeans (New purchase)
ShoesNineWest Lovelyou studded flats in black
Bracelets: the usual plus gifted Balenciaga classic double tour bracelet in pearly grey
BagBalenciaga purple RH city in 2008 sapphire


Sneakily working jeans into my office wear today! I saw these online and bought them knowing that I could probably pass them off as normal pants in the office. There were a few other colleagues wearing denim today so even if anyone did notice that I was wearing jeans, it wasn't a big deal.

I knew I hadn't worn this top in a while, but when I went to find its last appearance on the blog, it's been over a year! It's just been buried so far back in my wardrobe I rarely wear it. Even with all of the clothes I own, I tend to rotate through only a fraction of them. Need to wear this top more often, it's lovely for work.


Last worn: pink leopard sunglasses, French Connection top, studded flats, Balenciaga Sapphire city.



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Thursday, 31 October 2013

Purple Cardi, Dog Print Top, Pencil Skirt, Balenciaga City | Jeanswest Blazer, Black Dress, Rouille Work Bag

Here's what I wore to work on Wednesday:
Purple drape cardi printed blouse tucked into asos tab front pencil skirt

Balenciaga sapphire purple classic city bag
Cardigan: Jeanswest Dana drape knit cardi in Boysenberry
Necklace: Chanel necklace layered with Dogeared 3 Wishes stardust bead necklace (closeup)
Top: Target ruffle sleeve dog print blouse
SkirtAsos black tailored tab front pencil skirt
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs patent leather logo plaque flats
Bracelets: the usual
Bag: Balenciaga purple RH city in 2008 sapphire


After some storms blew in on Tuesday it was really cool on Wednesday, so I ended up adding a cardigan to keep warm. And as a colleague pointed out, made a very purple outfit when paired with my bag! :)

Linking up with Three-fer Thursday, What I wore to work, Friday's Fab Favourites, Casual FridayFriday's Fancies today.


Last worn: purple drape cardi, dog print blouse, Asos black pencil skirt, MbMJ patent flats, Balenciaga sapphire city.



Here's what I wore to work today:
Tweed blazer textured little black dress bright orange bag halloween office

Balenciaga rouille work bag
JacketJeanswest Dixie collarless jacket
NecklaceDogeared 3 Wishes stardust bead necklace
DressJeanswest tucked ponte black dress
Belt: Black croc-print belt (came with dress)
ShoesNineWest Lovelyou studded flats in black
Bracelets: the usual plus studded and chain link Oroton leather bracelets
BagBalenciaga classic work in 2006 Rouille


Orange and black today as it was Halloween, haha! I wore orange last year too. We don't really dress up here in Australia, although I did see someone wearing devil horn headband on the bus and my bestie saw a man in lederhosen!

Although we missed out on the Zombie Walk and Fright Night this year, I couldn't resist putting Cooper in his little NYPD outfit that my sister brought him back from the US. Cutest little Halloween costume! :)

Did you get dressed up for Halloween today?


Last worn: Jeanswest tweed jacket, black fit and flare dress, studded black flatsBalenciaga Rouille work bag.


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Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Jeanswest Jacket, Pencil Skirt, Purple Tank, Balenciaga City | French Connection Print Dress, Rouille Work

Here's what I wore to work on Tuesday:



Jacket: Jeanswest Dixie collarless jacket (new purchase)
NecklaceHouse of Harlow sunburst necklace in silver and grey
Top: Cotton On Alexa pocket tank in potent purple (new purchase)
Belt: Kmart thin black glitter belt
SkirtJeanswest zip detail ponte pencil skirt
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs patent mouse flats
Bracelets: the usual
BagBalenciaga purple RH city in 2008 sapphire


Had a big presentation to do on Tuesday, to around 100 people. I was so nervous. The night before I tried on 3 different outfits as I kept changing my mind. After picking one, I changed my mind again in the morning as I got dressed, and went back to this one!
This was a good choice, I felt as confident as I could speaking in front of all those people. It could have gone better, but considering my nerves and the size of the audience I think I did well. :)

Linking up with Spotlight Weekly Link-up, Three-fer Thursday, What I wore to work, Fashion Informant today.


Last worn: glitter belt, pencil skirt, mouse flats, Balenciaga sapphire city bag. First time I've worn the top and jacket as they are recent purchases.





Here's what I wore to work today:



ScarfNali feather print pashmina scarf (seen on instagram)
Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette
DressFrench Connection 'Woodblock wonder' panache dress in white/geranium rose
Belt: Forever New 'White Croc' skinny belt
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs Logo Plaque flats in camel
Bracelets: the usual
BagBalenciaga classic work in 2006 Rouille


Lots of orange today! Last night I read Sheila's first monochrome outfit post and was thinking about what monochrome outfit I could possibly put together for the challenge.... All blue would have been easy (you know I have lots of blue!) but I wanted to try something different.
This dress has been pretty neglected in the cooler weather but now it's spring I will be trying to wear it a lot more. I thought it would work well with my rusty orange Balenciaga bag, and the camel flats are a kind of orangey-tan. I did cheat and add a little beige with a scarf to keep me warm on the way to work in the morning.

What do you think, is it a successful monochrome look?


Last worn: feather print scarfFrench Connection orange dress, skinny belt, MbMJ camel flatsBalenciaga rouille work.


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Friday, 6 September 2013

Casual Friday: Blue Leather Jacket, Skinny Jeans and a Tee, Balenciaga Sapphire City Bag

Here's what I wore to the office today for casual Friday:




JacketWittner Santa Fe cobalt blue leather jacket
Top: Cotton On Luxe pearl tee
JeansJeanswest Super Skinny Jeans in Mid Indigo
ShoesNine West fascinate ballet flats in silver glitter
Bracelets: the usual plus gifted purple Salvatore Ferragamo 'Vara' leather bow bracelet
BagBalenciaga purple RH city in 2008 sapphire


Short but sweet blog post today, sharing what I wore to work for casual Friday. A nice comfortable jeans and tee outfit. I've been looking at this top in my wardrobe for a long time thinking I should get round to wearing it again, today was finally the day as I was having trouble thinking of what to wear when I remembered this tee hadn't been worn in a while.

Spent a little bit of time today planning tomorrow - a girls day out is on the cards! :)

Linking up with Casual Friday, Friday's Fancies and Fashion Informant today.


Last worn: blue leather jacketmetallic tee, skinny jeans, glitter flats, Balenciaga sapphire city.



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Saturday, 24 August 2013

DFO Brisbane: Shopping for Father's Day

Father's Day is getting closer (next Sunday!)  so today I headed out to Brisbane DFO in the hunt for the perfect Father's Day gift for my Dad and Father-in-law. I usually find guys are so tricky to buy for.

Thankfully, Brisbane DFO has a lot of choices available for men's fashion, and some special offers just for Father's Day. We had a nice day browsing some of the stores and looking for great gifts for guys. And of course we couldn't resist buying a few things for ourselves! At up to 70% off, it's hard not to buy!


Here's what I wore:

Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette
TopSpectrum basic v-neck tee in washed lilac
JeansSass & Bide Jekyll and Hyde zippora jeans
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs studded mouse flats in grey
Bracelets: the usual plus Indigo Rose Design black leather Swarovski beaded wrap bracelet
BagBalenciaga RH city in 2008 sapphire


Last wornlilac teezippora jeans, studded mouse flats, Balenciaga city bag.


Yep, that's a few shopping bags.....click through to see more pictures.

Monday, 5 August 2013

Leopard Print, Purple Skinnies, RM MAC | Glassons Skater Dress, MbMJ Scarf, Balenciaga Sapphire City

Here's what I wore on Sunday:

Away From Blue Australian Daily Outfit blogger purple skinny jeans and leopard print

Away From the blue Rebecca Minkoff deep purple MAC

TopForever 21 oversized leopard print top
JeansJeanswest blackberry super skinny jeans
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs patent mouse flats in black and white
Bracelets: the usual plus gifted purple Salvatore Ferragamo 'Vara' leather bow bracelet
BagRebecca Minkoff MAC bag in deep purple


Nice relaxing Sunday. Had Church Online in the evening and spent some time outside with Cooper enjoying the sunshine during the day. Although it's still cold in the morning and evening, it's nice and warm during the day.

Just realised as I was looking up the last time I'd worn this bag that it's been getting a lot of wear lately! Should try use other bags on the weekends and mix it up a bit. It is perfect for weekends and errands though :)


Last worn: leopard print top, purple skinny jeans, patent mouse flats, Rebecca Minkoff MAC.




Here's what I wore to work today:

Away From Blue Monday outfit LBD trench purple accessories

Balenciaga 2008 sapphire city bag classic RH worn on arm

Jacket: Temt Black trench coat 
ScarfMarc by Marc Jacobs Croc-print scarf
NecklaceChanel necklace
Dress: Glassons black cotton skater dress
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs patent leather logo plaque flats
Bracelets: the usual
BagBalenciaga RH city in 2008 sapphire


Nice, simple little black dress for a Monday. After a relaxing weekend, Monday was quite a change of pace! This is a nice comfortable dress for running around between meetings though :) Continuing on the purple roll I've been on the past few days with purple accessories.


Linking up with Sunday Style, Style Sessions, My Style Monday today.


Last worn: black trenchGlassons LBD, Marc by Marc Jacobs scarf, patent leather flats, Balenciaga sapphire city.



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Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Black Trench, Leona Edmiston Paris Print Wrap Dress, Rocco Bag | Black Knit, Pencil Skirt, Croc Print Scarf, Balenciaga City

Here's what I wore to work on Tuesday:

Away From Blue Aussie Blogger Leona Edmiston Paris Tassel print wrap dress and trench

Away From the Blue Alexander Wang Studded Rocco Dark Argon

Jacket: Temt Black trench coat 
Necklace: gift from DH
Dress: Leona Edmiston Paris tassel print wrap dress (new purchase)
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs patent leather logo plaque flats
Bracelets: the usual
BagAlexander Wang Rocco with gold hardware in dark argon


This dress is another Leona Edmiston sale purchase :) I really like the print, and as it's a long sleeved dress it was perfect to keep me warm. So many colours in it, today tried to pull out the green and blues with the Rocco bag. Also a better picture of the new addition to 'the usual' that bracelets I wear - my sister brought me this cute Tiffany bow bracelet back from her travels, she got it in NY. I'm blessed to have such a generous and thoughtful sister! :)


Last worn: Trench coat, patent flats, Rocco in dark argon. First time I've worn the dress as it's a recent purchase.





Here's what I wore to work today:

Away From Blue OOTD MbMJ printed scarf jacquard pencil skirt black knit

Away From the Blue Balenciaga Sapphire City bag RH

Jacket: Temt Black trench coat 
Scarf: Marc by Marc Jacobs Croc-print scarf (New purchase)
Knit: Liz Claiborne thrifted black jumper from AWLQ jumble sale
SkirtWarehouse blue jacquard pencil skirt
Shoes: Rubi primo black ballet flats
Bracelets: the usual plus gifted purple Salvatore Ferragamo 'Vara' leather bow bracelet
BagBalenciaga RH city in 2008 sapphire


I made yet another matches fashion sale order, haha! I picked up two Marc by Marc Jacobs scarves I'd had on my wishlist for a while, and this scarf was one of them. They are massive and so soft, perfect :)

Wearing the black trench again as it was down into single digit temperatures today. Also had to layer a singlet under the knit as it was so cold! Had considered wearing pants, but didn't feel like wearing the heels required with them. Just wanted to be warm and comfortable, and work appropriate for a big meeting.


Linking up with Three-fer Thursday, Fashion and Faith today.

Last worn: Trench (see above), black knit, jacquard skirt, Rubi black flatsBalenciaga sapphire city.



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