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Afterpay Australian Fashion Week 2023: Blanca

I recently attended the Blanca's Resort 2024 collection at Australian Fashion Week.  The debut collection, "A Sumptuous Summer" graced the runway with tones of cream, sage, blue, apricot, lilac and black. In true Blanca style, their signatory shirting and tailoring were evident throughout the collection.  Long flowy skirts juxtaposed with shirting and blazers.  The collection promised refined style with flair, comfort and unique spirit and that it delivered!

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Afterpay Australian Fashion Week 2023: Christian Kimber

 I was recently invited to attend the Christian Kimber showing during Afterpay Australian Fashion Week 2023.  Melbourne based menswear designer Christian Kimber showcased his Spring/Summer collection for the very first time at Australian Fashion Week.  This was most definitely my favourite menswear show I have attended.  The collection itself was impeccable and consisted of suiting, coats, knits, leather and suede jacket, and a balance of statement pieces complimented with capsule wardrobe pieces.  The colour palette included predominately warmer tones.  Christian Kimber enlisted the live sounds of Don West Music while the models strutted down the runway.  And as for the models?... yes I started fangirling the moment Lincoln Younes hit the runway!      

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Street Style with Taylor and her Girl Gang!

 If you've been following me for a while, you'll know just how much of a Taylor Swift fan I am.  So I have to admit, I was excited to see Taylor's street style back alongside her girl gang... including Gigi Hadid, the Haim girls and Blake Lively!  I'd pretty much do anything to join this girl gang.. but instead let's break down their street style.
Starting with Taylor, keeping it simple and classic, with a little black set, matching black Chanel loafers and tortoiseshell sunglasses. She's finished the look with a pop of red including a Stella McCartney bag and her signatory red lip.
Gigi Hadid is giving a cue on exactly how to wear double denim this season.  It's all about oversize light denim jeans and a matching oversize denim jacket.
The Haim sisters are also wearing two of this season's biggest trends, the bomber jacket and trench coat paired with knee high boots.
And then there's Blake Lively, looking absolutely flawless after giving birth!  Blake is also wearing another trend this season, the waistcoat.
I can't decide a favourite!




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Trend: Denim Midi/Maxi Skirt

 Perhaps this season's biggest trend is the denim midi and maxi skirt.  Whether you opt for a midi at the knee (as seen on Kendall Jenner) or a floor scrapping maxi (as seen on Gigi Hadid), it is an essential item for your wardrobe.  What I love about this trend revival is that you can literally take it from day to night.  For a casual day look, pair it with a tee, loafer and a cute bomber.  For a night look, pair it with a singlet, blazer or trench coat and add a finishing touch with a heel or bootie.  I cannot get enough of this trend and I can't see it going anywhere, anytime soon! 


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Kaia Gerber for Elle US February 2023

                Kicking off 2023 with Kaia Gerber gracing the cover of Elle US February! 

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Valentine's Day Edit 2022

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Guide to the Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sales 2021

 It's that time of the year again... The Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sales!  Where to begin?  Well, I've listed a few of my favourite picks to get you started.  
Happy Shopping!

Anine Bing
Mr Porter
General Pants
The Iconic
PE Nation
The Outnet
SIR The Label

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