Monthly Archives: June 2015

Hey Mama Welcome to the 60’s

For this outfit I’m reaching back into the fashion archives and channeling my inner 60’s fashionista. The 60’s was such an influential decade in fashion; from the shift dresses and Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis style elegance of the early 60’s to the micro-minis and angel dresses of the mid 60’s to the androgynous hippie style favoured in…

Russian Doll

I bought this skirt when I was about 16. I still remember the shopping trip because a school friend of mine had come down for a holiday on the Gold Coast. We had met up and gone shopping, and I remember we bought matching skirts. Probably, thinking back on my goofy teenage ways, we bought…

Mixing It Up

When I was a little girl and I went along to my first ballet class, I remember the teaching saying, “ok girls, it’s time to get on our ponies and do our gallops in a circle.” She then proceeded to ask everyone what colour they would like to make their imaginary pony. There were cries…

50 Shades Of Brown

This week has been freezing. I’m talking “count-to-three-and-then-whip-the-covers-off-and-make-a-run-for-it” freezing. I’m talking walking-around-the-house-looking-like-I-have-a-weirdly-shaped-baby-belly-because-I-have-two-wheat-packs-under-my-sweater freezing. You can imagine my struggle when it got to Sunday and instead of being “freezing” it was “chilly in the morning, likely to get too warm in the middle of the day for full sleeves but Arctic again as the sun went down”.