Category Archive: accessories

More straw! (A lesson in DIY millinery)

Although it wasn’t intentional, this month’s two DIYs have both turned out to involve straw (or some kind of dried grassy stuff… not exactly sure what the DIY earrings I posted last week… Continue reading

Serviette rings are in style

While I keep an eye on the trends, it’s rare that I’d actually follow them. But that doesn’t mean I’m not inspired by what other people wear. I love seeing how other ladies… Continue reading

Holiday in Hanoi

What do trendsetting travellers seek out when they holiday in a new city? The newest restaurant? The hippest nightclub? The designer label that all the in-the-know locals are raving about? Well, maybe. But first on the must-see list… Continue reading

One Little White Dress – two looks

Lately, every time I go on holiday overseas I get obsessed with creating a particular “look” – this time, for my trip to Vietnam, I simply had to have a white dress (obviously… Continue reading

Turban time (and a Textile and Fashion Hub giveaway)

A few months ago I rather uncharacteristically purchased TWO brand new tops at the same time. ONE would have been surprising enough, but TWO… that’s simply shocking, for me. Of course one reason for this… Continue reading

Right royal rhinestones

  How are you all celebrating the Queen’s birthday*? If you’re at a loss as to what to do with a whole day of freedom, here’s a right royal(ish) project to inspire some DIY.… Continue reading

Valentino’s Day

Yes, I know it’s quite a bit after February 14… two months after, to be exact! But seeing as the DIY in today’s post was inspired by Valentino’s SS2014 collection, I thought it… Continue reading

The DIY-er taketh away

    Most of the time, as you might have noticed, my DIYs involve adding print, colour, embellishment… basically, MORE. But this time, I decided to take something away instead. I found this… Continue reading

Embroidered pom pom hat “how to”

As ubiquitous as they may seem thanks to the massive craft boom, I just can’t go past a pom pom. So there was no way I could resist this cap on my trip… Continue reading

March: denim, an embroidered cap and pom poms

In case you had wondered what had happened to the denim jacket I’ve been “weathering” since August, the answer is, not much. Denim is obviously pretty sturdy stuff as it has hardly faded… Continue reading