Category Archive: accessories

Ugliness unpicked

Is this jumper hideous? Well, maybe it depends how you wear it. Is this better? As the hashtag says, I #founditatVinnies and as I still had some funds remaining on my gift card from… Continue reading

Back-to-front blouse

Around about the time I started this blog, back in 2010, I bought this blouse from an opshop. The colours and pattern had me hooked (they’re kind of so bad that they’re good)… Continue reading

If you don’t like it then you shoulda put a ruffle on it #2*

Nearly three years ago, I promised I’d show you a dress I bought at an opshop. In yet another case of “better late than never”, here it is. It didn’t start life looking… Continue reading

Easy bag update #2 (and shopping tips for Japan)

Just a quick post today about a quick update I did on a bag recently. I found this animal print calfskin handbag at an opshop (where else!?) a few weeks ago and shelled… Continue reading

Vinnies #NewYearNewStyle Challenge

Since my travels in Asia last year with a limited choice of clothing, I’ve been wondering if I can cull my real-life Melbourne sartorial selection and do the cool “capsule wardrobe” thing. Given… Continue reading

Monday musing: is KonMari for creatives?

The world of creatives is super glamorous – slick white studios floored with polished concrete; inspirational images pinned so artistically to mood boards that they could be mistaken for finished works; pale pine timber… Continue reading

Easy bag update

It kind of goes without saying that I love the ethnic/tribal/handmade look. But there are times when I’m not in that kind of mood and need something a bit plainer. So yay for finding… Continue reading

A little-girl bracelet grows up

Once upon a time, when I was very little, I used to wear this name bracelet for dressy occasions. I was in fact so little that an extra link had to be added… Continue reading

Exquisite Threads at the NGV

If you love embroidery, put your hands in the air and say yeah! I’d have my hands in the air just like this little couple but it makes it a bit tricky to type,… Continue reading

Micky in the Van’s Style Alumnae

Who knows how this happened, but I was recently chosen to be part of a group of stylish ladies in a photo shoot for another stylish lady, namely Estelle Michaelides, designer of Micky in… Continue reading