Sir The Label Dress (blush here) | Nike Cortez | Oscar Wylee Sunglasses | Rebecca Minkoff Bag (black here) | Jolie and Dean Ria Earrings
So I’m sitting in a breathtakingly gorgeous villa in Lake Como with my boyfriend and his generous and amazing family… this is just going to be a quick and fun little blog post on one of my favourite outfits so far and I’ll do a separate post on what I’ve discovered and found and things to do in Lake Como so check back and let me know what you want to know!
Calvin Klein Tee Shirt | Nike Premium Crew Neck Panel Sweatshirt | Nike Sneakers
As we were driving around Perth for a very specific desolate and isolated road we found the perfect one right next to a shipping yard, and for some reason there are very cute, pastel coloured shipping containers on the lot. Of course I had to ‘pretend’ to break in being the try-hard law abiding citizen I am. Nonetheless. The reason I have no pants on is because I didn’t have any. We didn’t plan this shoot and I had nothing with me but a bikini, my fave Nike sweater and my Calvin Klein tee but we have to take every photo op available. Perth is weird. It was kind of bikini weather kind of sweater weather. In future I will pack better. Lesson learnt.
Photography by Wes Tan
Piper Lane Shorts | Boda Skins Leather Jacket | Nike Tank | Mesh Tee | Public Desire Boots | Colette by Colette Hayman Rose Gold Hoop Earrings
I’ve been seeing these Boda Skins leather jackets all over instagram and had to see if they’re really as good as everyone is talking about. And I’d say they are! The leather is soo soft, unlike my other fave leather jacket which took months to wear in, it’s still stiff but it holds a lot more structure I guess but this one which is made from Nappa sheep skin is so soft and I’ve been getting a lot of compliments on it.
As far as fit goes I wasn’t sure if I should get my true to size (8) or go up as size (10) because I tend to like things oversized sometimes and was told they fit snug but my other leather jacket is on the bigger side with tonnes of room to layer over hoodies and knits so I got true to size. So far I’ve worn it with a tank top under a thin knit and it fits well. It probably wouldn’t work so well under a hoodie, but I figured going into spring I won’t be doing so much layering anyway.
Is the price worth it? One of my first leather jackets was from Zara. It was made from lambskin and was about $250, I still love the design and wore it to death for years but looking back it’s not very warm to be honest. The last one I bought was from Neuw which is about $650 or so, it’s warm with layering, however it’s stiff as a mentioned so not super cosy in that sense. Nonetheless I did wear it about 100x this winter. This one is around $830, so although a bit more expensive than the others I love the details on the shoulder and the cuffs, the leather quality and attention to detail is amazing and it’s made in Turkey so depending on your budget I would definitely recommend this style or brand. My only fault is that the right lapel doesn’t sit down it has a tendency to stick up. Not the end of the world, though.
What’s awesome is that you can choose your hardware colour. My other jackets are gunmetal so I chose rose gold but if you’re looking to buy your first leather jacket I’d recommend a gunmetal hardware, you’ll get more wear out of it and it’s less blingy than silver or gold.
Photography by Wes Tan
Nike Luxury Fleece Crew Neck Sweatshirt | Stripe Shirt (similar here and here) | Senso Blake Boots ON SALE NOW | Leather Shorts (Faux here)
Everybody’s been using the ‘Sports Luxe” term pretty loosely, but it’s honestly so easy incorporating your performance wear in with your everyday wear. I put this Nike sweater back with my old house mate’s hand me down stripe shirt and leather shorts and boots for a kinda-casual look.
Don’t ever be limited to your ‘active’ wear as a gym only piece – where’s the value in that? Today’s exciting because coincidentally I am doing a training session with Nike! Beyond excited!! So stay tuned on instagram for updates.
Photography by Nicol Moulton
After a long, raging week looking at all of the photos from NYFW and the snow storm that flooded the city that kept hundreds of people stranded at JFK I couldn’t be happier to be here right now. I love the feeling of the sun’s warmth on your skin, the summer breeze giving you sexy beach hair wherever you are and the water of the bay at your feet. This summer has been perfect, so I’m curious as to what the Winter will bring – either too hot for the amazing coats and layers we were inspired by at Fashion Week or too cold because Australia doesn’t know how to build houses which keep the warmth in. Call me pessimistic but Winter has always been a bitch to me.
As usual I’m enjoying the outdoors by the water, this time in Vamastyle dress, Nike frees and MinkPink sunnies. This is honestly the best beach dress to give you those nautical vibes.
Photography by Jocelyn Nguyen