Category: Summer

Triangl Famous Velvet Bikini – worth it?

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Everytime I post a blog about Triangl Bikinis I get a lot of readers because I think they want to know my opinion on the style. These ones are gorgeous – the blue is VERY brilliant and looks amazing on, if you’re not a super bright bikini wearer this is probably not for you, but if you are… you’ll love these!

The fit is always amazing, I’m wearing a medium in bottoms and small in the top. The cheeky cut bottom is soo much better (imo) than the full coverage but I guess it’s all dependant on your personal style! I’ve noticed they have now high cut bikini bottoms so I definitely need to get myself a pair of them because those styles/ cuts suit me better than straight across the hips styles like these… I have wide hips! Let me know if you want me to get a pair of those to review.

Ultimately, for the price of bikinis these days… $97 is worth it… I don’t see the fabric or quality of this bikini getting ruined anytime soon and there’s so much good support and it’s super flattering.

Do you prefer hipster or high cut?

Jessie x

Photography by Josh CH

Grace Jacob Swim

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To celebrate this freak 30 degree weather this weekend in Sydney I’ve teamed up with Grace Jacob Swim to give you an epic 20% off your next purchase there with the code: JESSIE20. Here I am wearing the black gold palm set. What I love about this style is the fabric – it’s so soft that there is not chance you’re going to be getting muffin top! The bikini top has removable padding so you can adjust this to your preference, personally I take them out but you can always put them back in.

I’m wearing a size medium in the top and bottoms and they colour is more true to black than green like in these pics (that edit life! haha)

Jessie x

Photography by Wes Tan

*Code valid until May 12th 2018

Soft To The Touch

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Guyyyssss I’m back! I had a short blog hiatus for no other reason than I was a little bit slack and I’m sorry but I’ve just been enjoying this never ending summer in Sydney! Seriously it’s April and it’s 30 degrees… now I don’t want to abuse climate change but it’s kind of nice. I’m so torn.

In other news, because of this seasonal disarray I’ve managed to get some awesome swimwear content including these soft as velvet swimmers from Seafolly. Now, I’m not sure if their sizing is small or if I’m getting bigger (very likely) but I’m wearing a size 10 in the top and 12 in the bottoms.

These sunnies I’ve been wearing to death, they’re from Sloane and I have a cheeky 40% discount for you the code is JESSIE40 – their new range is legit!!! I think I’ll be buying a few myself.

Jessie x

Photography by Wes Tan

 

White Knot Bikini

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Tobi Off-Shoulder Bikini Top
 | Tobi White Rib Bikini Bottom | Rattan Bag | Jolie and Deen Marin Earrings


The perfect little tanning bikini – the strapless design won’t give you over the shoulder tan lines and if you decide to sit out in the sun just undo the sleeve straps for the perfect bandeau!

Jessie x

Photography by Wes Tan

Seafolly Flashback Range

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So one of my favourite Aussie swimwear labels listened to you guys, they designed a range that is high cut, high rise and cheeky! Seafolly have created a super bright, on-trend range that channels the inner 80s in us. I’ve been wearing super cheeky cut bikini bottoms for a few summers now and I think that this range is a gorgeous gateway if you’re looking at moving into their cheeky cut bottom but don’t necessarily want to want a g-string cut just yet!

The high-rise side will make your legs look longer (something I definitely need standing at 165cm tall! and if you have a long torso like I do then the high waisted shape will be supr flattering as well. I chose red because I love the vibrancy but they have black if you’re more inclined.

I recommend to go up a size. I’m wearing a 12, I usually wear 10 in bikinis.

Jessie x

Photography by Josh Carr-Hummerston

The Thinnest iPhone Case EVER!

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If you’ve been following me for a while you’ll notice that I use a lot of mini bags… meaning: mini, tiny, can’t fit anything more than a wallet, keys, lipstick if I’m lucky and of course, my iPhone! So it’s quite natural I search for the thinnest case which will still protect my phone from when I (constantly) drop it! Enter: Totallee Case. Made from durable polypropylene this case has let my oversized phone fit into everything, mini bags, clutches, pockets, belt bags and even the pockets in my leggings when I go for a run in the park! What else I love is the rose gold, a slightly more pink to the rose gold of the iPhone I have but still so cute. I got Wes a matte black one and it also looks very schmicko too.

Photography by Wes Tan

The New Red, White and Blue

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If you look really hard you into my back catalogue of outfits in the last year you will see that I never wear navy, I have nothing against it, I just don’t. I’m usually a black or white kind of girl… but if we have to introduce it into the wardrobe I think a gorgeous top handle with a touch of navy is the right way to go. The rest of the outfit is just creams and reds so it really gives the navy all of the attention, oh and all of the gold and rose gold bling!

Jessie x

Photography by Wes Tan

one of my favourite venues in Sydney

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People visiting Sydney always ask me: where they should go to eat, where can they go to take pics, where is cute, where’s delicious and as much as I can recommend 1000 different venues one I can always say confidently is Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel. Although it’s a hotel, I’ve never stayed here but I’ve been here countless times to sit in the sunshine, look out onto the water, enjoy the views, the serenity, the music and enjoy their seafood and huge menu. Their nautical themed restaurant and bars are gorgeous like a holiday beach house… so I always feel like I’m on a little vacay 30 minutes away :)

Jessie x

Photography by Wes Tan

Kopper and Zink Bikini

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Sometimes getting out of town to explore new inspiration is the right thing to do. Believe it or not but this is Wes and I’s first swim shoot this summer! I think it’s partly because we were both away over Christmas and New Year’s and the fact that I personally haven’t been super motivated to shoot swim because I haven’t been my fittest.

Buuuuttt sometime’s it’s good to force yourself to do what you love and just cover up the pizza belly with a one piece hahah. I’m actually super obsessed with this gorgeous one-piece from Kopper and Zink. The detail is gorgeous and the cut and colour is perfect. It’s not too cheeky as it doesn’t come up too high on the sides and not too conservative, I think it’s a perfect in between if that’s what you’re looking for.

Jessie x

Photography by Wes Tan

Valentine’s Day Prep

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10 days until Valentine’s Day so I’m getting into the spirit of all things cute and red and love and blahblahblah. As if this wouldn’t be the cutest outfit to wear on a picnic with your ~bae~ on Valentine’s Day, casual yet cute ya know.

I’m actually planning a cute friends Valentine’s Day post so stay tuned!!!

I don’t actually know what Joey and I are doing for Valentines’ Day, it falls on a Wed so we’ll both be working in the day *BOO* so we’ll probably book a dinner somewhere and let’s be honest I’ll probably wear something oversized so I can eat too much as usual.

Jessie x

Photography Wes Tan