Category Archive: ethnic dress

On the road in Laos #1

 Hi! After some fairly erratic posting, I’m back in Melbourne and the blogging is resuming to its usual schedule. Did I actually tell you what the purpose of my trip was? Through my… Continue reading

The seminal Seminole experience

What do you do when someone gives you an entire shoebox (and they had large feet) full of bias binding in all the colours of the rainbow? This was my dilemma (yeah, first… Continue reading

In the pink

Happy 2012! How did you see the new year in? I celebrated with some Japanese friends eating way too much, including toshi-koshi (bridging the years) soba noodles which are traditionally eaten for a… Continue reading

Jakarta Fashion Week

Can it really be more than a month ago that I was at Jakarta Fashion Week with the lovely Thom Whilton of (No, I’m not a midget, he is just incredibly tall!)… Continue reading

Margherita Missoni loves Hmong haute couture

Hands up who loves checking out Tommy Ton’s fashion week street snaps as much as I do…. And hands up who loves seeing celebs mixing ethnic dress with designer threads? Being a member… Continue reading

South American style

Australia has been quite affected by South America lately, thanks to the ash cloud from Chile mucking up flight schedules, but personally it’s South American style that’s affecting me. You only have to… Continue reading

Hot Asian chicks in National Geographic

As you may or may not know, a massive book store chain is in equally massive trouble here in Australia and has been forced to hold massive sales before disappearing from the landscape.… Continue reading

My-thai top

Hi, and welcome to the latest installment of “finally getting around to doing something with stuff that has been in my cupboard for about twenty years”. (First installment here, for those of you… Continue reading

Crushing on 100% royan

If there’s one thing blogging’s great for, it’s helping you push style boundaries. Crushed velvet has never been one of my favourite materials, in fact, in my mind, it rates right up there… Continue reading

Iris Apfel thinks turquoise goes with everything

… and she is 100% correct. You’ve probably realised by now that I’m a massive fan of massive jewellery with an ethnic feel to it, so will not need any explanation about how… Continue reading