Who says weddings are expensive?

No, no… not MY wedding! Ha! I’m talking about OTHER PEOPLE’S ceremonies and how pricey it can be attending them because of the costs involved in getting a new outfit and so on.… Continue reading

What Leeyong did next

Once again it’s Monday – the day I usually post – but I didn’t finish the sewing project I was intending to show you. Possibly because I’ve been a bit distracted by the… Continue reading

Japanese jerkin, rejigged

In a case of perfect timing, I’ve finished rejigging my cosy, fleecy Japanese jerkin… just as spring makes its appearance in Melbourne and I theoretically have no need of cosy, fleecy things. Actually, a few… Continue reading

Double tassels, multiple necklace styles

By now you know I’m pretty much as obsessed with tassels as I am with taking things apart and putting them together in new ways – just look at practically any post in this… Continue reading

Tribute to a proto-hipster

Sometimes it’s only once a person is gone and we have had a chance to reflect on their lives that certain talents or traits about them are finally recognised. Vincent van Gogh and his artist… Continue reading

Vested Pinterest

Usually, I complete a project before I put it up on the blog, but indecision and mismanagement of time this week has meant I’m still only halfway through rejigging this little jerkin. I bought… Continue reading

Bomber + brocade

When a dress has been three years in the making, it’s worth showing it off a bit, right? I bought this turquoise number for $3.99 at Savers while on a bloggers’ getaway in… Continue reading

Seven ways with a shirt

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week has kicked off and while fashions come and go, denim is always in style. I’ve been meaning to show how versatile a denim shirt can be, and as I wore… Continue reading

Every week is National Op Shop Week

As you may or may not know, National Op Shop Week started yesterday.  Not that it makes much difference to me because in my book, every week is op shop week! We all… Continue reading

What would Alexa wear?

Do you like games? How about playing spot the difference? Tricky, isn’t it. In case you can’t work it out, one of these women* is a global style icon who is purchasing something… Continue reading