Still I think The Best Of You.

A little while ago now I visited the conservatory at the Botanical Gardens. It was a little bit sad really. It’s not as lush and pretty as it once was and all the heating has been turned off.  My blog has been suffering badly as I don’t have a camera at the moment and these are the only pictures with my orange hair! I’ve been orange for a while now. I think it’s my favourite. Strangely, I’ve had more comments on the orange hair than any other colour I’ve ever had. Surprising! IMG_4177IMG_4211IMG_4198IMG_4174

 

Top: American Apparel, Shorts: Supre, Shoes: Rubi Shoes, Sunglasses: Karen Walker, Necklace: Lovisa, Bracelet: Gift from Friend, Clutch: Coo Ca Choo

 

I Don’t Need A Smile From A Mannequin.

 

I’m really glad I didn’t do one of those New Years Resolution posts… In my mind I WAS going to update this thing at least once a week (shouldn’t be hard at all really) but three weeks in and this is the first. Not only is it the first but it is severely lacking in content. I can safely say that before I even finish typing. Basically, the point of this outfit picture is just because I was so ridiculously happy at my $5 K-Mart Kids dress. It makes me feel very nautical and like I’m in primary school. As a bonus I found matchy matchy earrings in my jewellery box that were a perfect fit. Also, I like the blue hair but that’s long gone. By about two weeks. That’s a long time in my hair world…..IMG_4146

Slightly unusual face that one there.
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I hope you can’t see my knickers. I’m pretty sure you can’t but my eyes are bad.
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Hands on hips!
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Dress: K-Mart, Belt: Thrifted, Boots: Vintage, Bag: Marc By Marc Jacobs, Sunglasses: Karen Walker, Earrings: Diva

So You Think You’re In The Middle Of The Ocean.

The beach was being rather disagreeable with me this past weekend. I got sandblasted and seemed to end up in some kind of strange trance from all the sun exposure. I’m really not a summer person so it takes me a little adjusting. I have been trying my hardest to dress girly and summery. Despite most of my pics, my default clothing is layers of black and heavy boots. Girly doesn’t come particularly naturally so I can tend to go over the top. This skirt really isn’t my typical purchase but I found it adorable as soon as I saw it. It looks soft and frilly but is actually quite a stiff fabric. I like that. I’d never heard of this brand Passion Fusion that I found at LAX Fashion  but I quite like all they have on offer. Cute stuff! Plus little stuff. Perfect for me! 

Skirt: Passion Fusion, Top: American Apparel, Sandals: Hong Kong, Bag: Givenchy, Jewellery: Diva, Sunglasses: Karen Walker

There’s A Lilac Tree Named After You.

So, I’ve been doing something that I typically don’t do….. comfort dressing. I’m almost ashamed to say it. Not that I’ve ever been the type of girl that wears heels all day and teeters around but I have always been a fan of the jeans so tight they’re practically compression stockings. I like it. I find something comforting about skin tight denim. They are essentially my version of a hugging machine. So now and then I look at pants and have mixed emotions. They always look sooo comfortable but in fabric that thin I might as well not be wearing pants. This is my strange logic. In any case, I saw these pants at the Supre clearance shop (a store I like a little bit too much given my usual taste) for $5.50 and I thought worst case scenario I’ll wear them around the house. Turns out I kinda like them. I feel like a different person in this more puffy silhouette though. WEIRD!

There it is… the hair flicking shot.

Your butt feels everything when it’s only covered in a thin layer of cotton. None of that tough denim protection!

It’s rare for me to admit but I’m actually really liking my hair colour at the moment. Pity it will wash out before I next leave the house. Also, I’m so glad I got these glasses. I almost didn’t because of the weird colour but I actually kinda love them now. Win!

Pants: Supre, Shoes: Witchery (super old), Belt: Vintage, Top: H&M, Vest: Valley Girl, Necklace: Diva, Sunglasses: Karen Walker, Bag: Givenchy

Still In Hong Kong.

Well not really. It’s just that my picture folder is still clogged with sooo many photos I need to sift through of our Hong Kong and China get away. It’s hard to do because it feels like it was so long ago already! I think it was actually only six weeks or so. Boy time moves quick. This week would have been the perfect opportunity to catch up and do some of this stuff. I’ve pretty much done nothing but cough and grumble and lie around in bed with a book I can’t seem to focus on and my laptop which I’ve spent endless hours on yet achieved nothing. Being sick actually kinda sucks! Now I’m feeling almost totally better, albeit still fairly low on energy I’m annoyed that I actually did NOTHING all week. I’m not really comfortable with the “I needed to rest” thing because I have stuff to do!! Oh well, I guess I’m all rested up for an unbelievably busy week ahead. So just to make myself feel better I’ll get a few more of these pics up!

Some random sign way up on a building Cobus spotted. I really, really like it. I guess that’s where it all starts.

I found these shorts just out of Shenzen China on a street stall for about $3au. I could have bartered and probably gotten them for 50c but who cares! They are elasticised at the waist and puff out at the back in a fashion that would best accommodate some sort of diaper. Lucky I don’t actually care about what is flattering and what isn’t. This should be obvoius by the several puffy and awkward layers I have piled upon myself here. I’m not sure what was going on. The most stylish element of this outfit was the soles which had separated themselves from my actual shoes. They went in the bin that night.

I felt kinda dirty shopping at chain stores such as H&M and Forever 21 but I can’t help it! I love them! I do kinda hope we never have them here. It will spoil my fun. I always look forward to mega shopping sprees at these places for a pittance. 

Shirt: Nikki Fashions, Tank: American Apparel, Shorts: Street market, Shoes: Rubi, Necklace: Diva,

Sunglasses: Karen Walker, Bag: Givenchy