Tag Archive: opshops

Holiday dressing at home

The concept of “holiday dressing” these days conjures up beautiful Instagram flat lays of carefully chosen designer pieces that evoke the spirit of the travel destination: photogenic bikinis, straw hats and sarongs for… 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 DIY Christmas gift for future DIYers

If you’re a keen DIYer with plenty of kids in your life for whom Christmas presents are needed, chances are you’re also quite organised and have already got a stash of gifts you prepared… Continue reading

Melbourne Cup millinery in two minutes

Melbourne ladies, if you haven’t got your hat for the race that stops the nation, there’s not much you can do about it now, right? Actually, there is. Make your own in two minutes.… Continue reading

Vinnies Winter Styling Challenge: accepted!

If you had to sum up Melbourne winter fashion in a colour, black would probably be your best bet. The colour that isn’t really a colour is, for many Melburnians, their default cold… Continue reading

Upcycling, Indonesian style

DIY is quite often a solitary exercise in front of a bonnet drama (anything by Jane Austen, or, lately, Poldark, although I have to admit I don’t get much done watching that as… 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

Wellness Wednesday: Fashion Revolution

So far, the posts in this series have focused on ways you can improve and maintain your own health. But your own actions – however small they may seem to you – can dramatically… Continue reading

For style that’s evergreen…

Is it possible to be sick of winter before it’s even begun? The more I advance in years, the more I feel the cold, and the hail and chilly winds in Melbourne yesterday had this… Continue reading