Loving this head to toe nude/ gold/ tan look with accents of shimmer and shine by Denisse M Vera. What a talented and gorgeous look she’s put together for me for the first night of Fashion Week! Tonight’s Toni Maticevski show was the perfect opener to the week, the event space was enormous, the stage was glowing white and the clothes were exceptional. Can’t wait to see what the rest of the week has in store!
Last night I made it out to the house of Marks and Spencer for the launch of their Australian site and as you know I’m a huge advocate for online shopping, so I couldn’t be more thrilled that there is another online retailer offering me free delivery to Australia. (Although this could be dangerous).
I wore a soft rust cowl neck cami with long wide leg pants because pinstripes and column pants give you the illusion of length and tallness… and let’s be honest I need all the help I can get!
My last look for Fashion Week Sydney wearing an embroidered mesh skirt and peplum belt with a cape top. I had such a wonderful experience at MBFWA this year meeting a bunch of new bloggers whom had come from out of town for the spectacle. I love that you know everyone from instagram but kind of forget that there’s a person behind the 9×9 grid with a seemingly much different personality than their online one.
Everyone was so lovely & friendly, and what I would love to contribute to this blogging world is gathering a community of girls (and boys) who are there to lift each other and support each other rather than bitching and competing against each other. I believe everyone has their own race to run & their own journey towards their own goals so there’s no reason to bring other people down to get there. I find this is a ripe misconception the fashion industry has, and although it definitely DOES exist, I hope not to surround myself with said persons and I hope you never find yourself in their close circle of friends.
Surround yourself will people that will only encourage & bring you up & make you a better person and do the same.
Had an amazing day at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week wearing stripe skirt suit from Cooper St and unashamedly contributing to the sea of lace up heels. The flurry of bloggers, models, editors, contributors and fashion people of the likes were a show in itself. I love seeing what people put together and their take on the current trends, or whatever trend they are trying to start.
Last night I got the honour of spending the evening at Sydney’s MCA in support of the McGrath Foundation. Samantha Wills (of which I’ve been wearing almost too much of, here and here) collaborated with Mount Franklin to raise funds & awareness for Breast Cancer.
As someone who’s had family (my dad) has been affected by cancer I strongly support all charities who look to make a difference in the lives of everyday families around Australia (and the world). So if you see any pink bottles of Mount Franklin at your local then grab a few and know you’ve supported a great cause. In addition there’s a collection of jewellery which can be purchased with a portion going to the charity as well as a stunning slouchy tee – more of that later.
Last night I got the opportunity to go to the Closing night of the Sydney Film Festival thanks to boohoo.com and #experianceeverything. It was so much more than I expected, the Sydney Theatre is a stunning backdrop to a wonderful event. Wes and I got to watch the film What We Do In The Shadows. A mock doc of a few vampire flatmates in Wellington, NZ just trying to live their daily lives and dealing with ‘the struggle is real’ concept such as getting into nightclubs, the rotating roster of dishes (which my housemates and I also do! trust me, the struggle is real there), learning technology, not getting blood on their carpets and clothes after hitting a major artery in the neck and dealing with werewolves and zombies.
The best part was that we got a monologue and Q&A with co-directors Jemaine Clement from Flight of the Conchords and Taika Waititi. This gave us a hilarious insight into their research such a watching Blade 1 & 3 (not Blade 2 because it was being rented out). I’ve never felt such a positive mood in the air, the applause after the movie was roaring, you just don’t ever get that anymore. It was truely an event where we got to #experianceeverything.
In this look I layered this boohoo mesh crop tee over an inside out Triangl bikini with a midi skirt because midis are the new mini and the split isn’t just sexy, it’s functional! It’s actually so much easier to wear than my other tight midis. I layered the cape over my mesh crop to keep a level of decency and I love having something warm in the theatres.
I got the amazing opportunity to attend the collection launch of Sunday Somewhere x Fashion Toast (Rumi Neely) last night and it was great night of meeting all of Sydney’s best fashion bloggers along with one of America’s first and most inspiring & influential bloggers, Rumi Neely.
The day before I was walking along Forveaux St where I saw a girl wearing Balenciaga boots of which I thought to myself “Noone actually wears those here… it can only be… Rumi!” and it was… and then I ran across the road… and made a fool of myself. Totally fangirlling out. Despite my creepy invasion of personal space and time, she was so lovely and kind and we had a nice chat. What a champ.
In this look I am wearing Bebe Sydney top, Forever New coat, Romwe skirt, my mum’s vintage belt and Spurr shoes.
Thanks Rumi! I love your sunnies and I’ll be buying a pair soon!