Vogue patterns model.. or Australia’s PM??

Is it just me or does the model for this pattern bear a striking resemblance to Julia Gillard!? This pattern has been sitting around on my shelf for ages… I just hope I’m… Continue reading

Cheapest dress EVER

OK people, place your bets, how low do you think I can go? 100 yen – about $1AUD – sound about right to you? That’s how much I paid for this dress at… Continue reading

Leaf love

Just a short one today – aren’t these earrings gorgeous? I found them at Savers for the princely (or princessly) sum of $4.99. Normally I’d think “$4.99 for earrings! They’ve got to be… Continue reading

Stud-ying punk style

Now I’d hardly call myself a label snob – as a hardened op shopper it’s not like I can refuse to wear things just because they’re not from Gucci or Prada. If that… Continue reading

Boy oh boy

While I sometimes bemoan my lack of feminine charms I will admit that sometimes it is handy not to have much going on in the bust or a butt area. I was reminded… Continue reading

Ultra Violet

A while ago I posted about my favourite jacket pattern and mentioned that there would be an addition to this family very soon. Well, I’m proud to announce that, many fitting and styling… Continue reading

Melbourne Open House

I know I’ve been posting a lot about Melbourne stuff lately, but it’s not my fault when there’s so much to do thanks to the State of Design festival! This weekend I forced… Continue reading

Who, me?

I got a beautiful blogger award! Thanks Karin at Ancien Nouveau! Yes, people, the beautiful Karin is to blame for encouraging me to crap on even more than I do normally to let… Continue reading

So Ethic, So Melbourne

Aah Melbourne. It’s mid-winter but feels like spring. At least it did this morning when I made the decision to wear open-toed shoes and black fake-fur legwarmers.* Had I known it was later… Continue reading

Blogging breakfast and Design Made Trade

What did you get up to today? I had a very lovely day out and I have the pictures to prove it!One of the somewhat questionable benefits of being underemployed is that I… Continue reading