You see pictures like this on Instagram almost every day & I've sometimes pondered who on earth simultaneously has available to them fresh blooms, a magazine editorial - preferably hot off the press, a plain white background AND not to mention some daylight to spare.
Well folks, the stars aligned. My mumma had a birthday & received roses from PX (that's right, where are mine I ask), my kind brother subscribed me to Elle Australia for my birthday, T bought me this white board from Bunnings for exactly this purpose, AND most importantly I've become a shift worker who has plenty of daylight to spare.
Sunday is my favourite day by far. It has always been (and always will be) a day to stay home and eat/play/relax (eat pray love? ha) with family without the pressure of checking off a task list, which seems to be the aim of most other days.
I'm working all of next Sunday so I thought I'd immortalise yesterday with a few snaps to look back on. No point only taking photos of special occasions when days like these are the far more worthy.
J brand jeans Country Road shoes Rib & Hull bag Saba stripes
As I said, there's no point trying to avoid stripes. They're as inevitable as denim.
After wearing this same top for too many days in a row, I decided to top it off by wearing it just one more time for a travel planning escapade with PX. We're off overseas in a month or so and so far we have only booked flights. Eek! Better stop blogging and get a move along.
pictures from majawyh, stockholmstreetstyle, pinterest
There is truly no point in attempting cold turkey on stripes. Everyone would know that's a lost cause. You can, however, freshen up stripes by choosing an alternate colour like equally-as-chic red & white.
A few weeks ago, whilst shopping in an extreme bad mood (strongly unadvisable if you're saving pennies), I picked up this tshirt from Zimmerman and am waiting for some warm Spring days to debut it. Perhaps red stripe and floral... red stripe and distressed blue denim... red stripe and white jeans...
How else to spice up a simple outfit than a hint of leopard and a crazy 'do...
photo by PX Rib & Hull bag, Nobody jeans, assorted other items
Winter in Perth is a strange beast. The mornings are crisply cold beyond belief, yet the sun in the middle of the day is so warm that it's basically Summer. Is it just me or does that equal outfit crisis? Alright, possibly a little melodramatic, but it does mean that you're best with a few thin layers like jeans and light silk shirt (in a fancy print for bonus points), with warm woolies over the top. Carry a massive leather bag to cart around what you remove.
Top tip: Avoid complex hair-scarf relations by wearing Heidi braids!
He is a wiseman who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
Epictetus We live in a beautiful state that gives us the most divine Winter weather. T & I are both loyal Perthies through and through, and it is Augusts like these that make you think by golly we have it good! (If it starts raining tomorrow, please don't blame me) S
Boooo, I'm going back to work today after a glorious week off doing next to nothing apart from my tax & hitting up Second Time Around with S, where we totally scored on the bargain front. I got these leather track pants at a piddly fraction of what they'd usually cost to the not-so-thrifty trend slave, and here you can see them fitting perfectly into my weekend garb - termed "the little schlump" (because really, that is what you end up looking like when you're under 6 foot and choose to embrace the boyfriend jean/track pant silhouette). Oh and S got some Carla Zampatti action for the wedding... Yes - we found the dream dress for my maid of honour! But no hints on what it looks like - you can all just wait for another 6 months.
Witchery leather trousers
Le Specs sunglasses
Time to haul-ass to the sweatshop, have a good Monday!