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Primus Hotel Sydney Staycation

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I did a little 3 day staycation at the gorgeous boutique Primus Hotel right in the heart of the city… and it was gorgeous! Greeted with valet parking and a luxury suite which feels like the size of a small apartment, it was warm, inviting and definitely living in luxury.

These outfit photos were taken on the sun soaked rooftop which I can’t wait to come back and visit in summer because they’ll have a fully decked out bar and an amazing pool to laze about in.

Waking up to a breakfast buffet was definitely a treat as well as coming back at 5pm for a cheeky cocktail and charcuterie board in their open, spacious ground level bar. This is definitely a gorgeous place to stay if you’re looking at being right in the heart of the city!

Jessie x

Photography by Wes Tan

How to wear a biker jacket two ways

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Pretty Little Thing Hollie Black Metallic Biker Jacket | Pretty Little Thing Black Riders Washed Crop Vest | Hanele Light Wash Fray Hem Denim Mini Skirt | Pretty Little Thing Demmia Black Open Heel Studded Western Boot | Sunglasses

Look 2:

Pretty Little Thing Hollie Black Metallic Biker Jacket | Cilla Basic Jersey Flare Leg Jumpsuit | Naye Black Dragon Detail Choker | Feenga Gold Hexagon Frame Sunglasses | Gebriel Black Ring Zip Sock Boots


I’m a big fan of versatility and a jacket that I can wear day to night and to look completely different from the beginning of the day to the end is a jacket I can get on board with. For my lunch time stroll by the beach I wore the biker with my denim skirt, cropped tee and studded boots with the sleeves bunched up at the elbows. I transitioned this rock/ grunge look into dinner by changing into a jersey flared jumpsuit, belted it, threw on boot heels and made it hella dope by adding a dragon choker. I wore the jacket as a cape because that’s just what bloggers do. You should try it some time.

Both of these looks came from Pretty Little Thing a website which I am obsessing over right now because of how many styles they have available that are on point and affordable. So check them out for your next wardrobe haul.

Jessie x

Photography by Wes Tan

What to do in Caye Caulker

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How to get there:
It’s just a short 45 minute boat ride from the main city of Belize. Once you pull up to the wharf you’re met with an endless supply of palm trees in a row, a haven of colour and the bluest and warmest waters you can find.

How to get around:
To get to your hotel or villa from the wharf you’ll find a golf cart taxi to take you to where you need to go – won’t be long at all because you drive from one end of the island to the other in about 20 minutes, you just don’t want to drag your luggage through the sand. After this I recommend hiring push bikes for your stay or golf carts if you’re not into the peddling. Getting around is so easy because there’s really only one main road but if you’re not inclined to driving or cycling it’s easy enough to get around on foot.

What to do:
- Get a small boat to take you out snorkelling (or diving) to swim in the second biggest coral reef in the world! Second only to The Great Barrier Reef in Queensland. If you can go out to ‘shark alley’ you’ll find yourself in a sea on rays and toothless sharks!! it was the most surreal and amazing moment of my whole life. A bucket list moment!

- Go on foot at night restaurant and bar hopping between all of their delicious places to eat and drink. Everywhere is so friendly and accommodating.

- Jump on a sunset yacht ride

- Buy some souvenirs and support the locals

- Explore the colourful houses and swim at the beach

Thank you to Contiki for this amazing experience! I would have never known such a place exists! Make sure you check out the video at the bottom of the post.

Jessie x

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Golden

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And so ends another week of gorgeous, golden winter sun in Sydney. I’m loving gold statement items like these sunglasses and earrings to pop next to the lurex in this knit crop top. A casual and dressy outfit for a day and night out on a Friday.

Jessie x

Photography by Wes Tan

Pyjama Dressing

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mackage-never-fully-dressed-rochessa-lespecs jessie-khoo-fashion-and-sounds Slip Dress (black here) | Mackage Rubie Cross Body Bag (red here) | Rochessa Penny Lace Bootie | Tie Up Necklace (similar here) | Never Fully Dressed Chester Shirt | Le Specs Frames (pink here)


I (and many others) am obsessed with slip dresses right now. I love the feeling of satin and the only thing better than that is satin on satin. I love layering these pyjama style pieces together to get the ultimate cool girl relaxed style outfit. I’ve put it together with leather to grunge it up and a pair of studded gladiator heels & leather wrap neck choker.

Jessie x

Photography by Wes Tan

Bondi Boho Blue

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This is probably one of my favourite outfits I’ve ever put together. I love the fit and flare shape of the sleeves with the skirt and all the neutral colours giving highlight to the denim blue boots and the cute little embroidery on the side. I’m rarely boho but this is a nice little gateway to the style.

Jessie x

Photography by Wes Tan


Island Life On Caye Caulker

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This is just a little BTS teaser trailer for a shoot I did with Contiki a couple weeks ago in Caye Caulker, Belize. On this day I wore my Grana cropped tee, we hired bikes, rode around the island, swam at the beach and ended the day on a sail around the island drinking rum punch and dancing the end of our holiday into the sunset. A pretty picturesque and perfect day if you ask me for island life!

More pics to come :)

Jessie x

Tony & Will

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It’s been too long since my last blog post but it’s only because I’ve been overseas and it’s been a week since I’ve been back so I’m only just getting back into it now that I have set up my new Macbook since mine was stolen overseas! So much drama but everything is good now :)

This week I went out to Bondi (as per usual) for a coffee and to catch up with my team on projects for the next few months. In this look for our meeting I’m wearing Tony & Will watch, my favourite new black and rose gold watch with a big, beautiful face. I love watches with bigger faces, it’s more of a statement and the black and rose gold combo is gorgeous, masculine and feminine at the same time.

I’ve paired it with some soft and hard pieces like these jet black skinny jeans from Jeanswest over Gooseberry lace bodysuit and silk shirt from Grana and this Rebecca Minkoff camera bag fits everything I ever need.

I can’t wait to get back into dropping more blog posts for you over the next few months.

Jessie x

Photography by Wes Tan

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Fall Layering In Sydney

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One sunny day this week snuck in between the rainy ones and we got a gloriously hot & beautiful day. On this day I layered my favourite silk shirt from Grana over my new bustier from Naran as well as gorgeous grey leather mini skirt from Kookai. I love mixing plains with details such as lace and this gorgeous metal detailing on my new metal bag from St Xavier, it’s more subtle than clashing prints but still makes a statement.

Jessie x

Photography by Wes Tan

The Comfiest All Black Jeans On The Market

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I thought I had abandoned all signs of skinny jeans, this is until I go to try the new Jeanswest Super Skinny Jeans collection. The denim is sourced from Turkey and stretches 4-ways which means they stretch up, down, left and right so there’s no option of discomfort and they don’t lose their shape. It’s a nice mid-rise for those who aren’t really into full high rise and because nobody should be wearing low-waisted jeans anymore! They’re so unflattering! So please give these bad boys a try if you’re looking at getting a pair of BA skinny jeans that will last you forever.

Jessie x

Photography by Wes Tan