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Category Archive: Australian fashion

Wee find: Winter warmers by Otto and Spike

See that lady hiding behind her rather lovely stripey scarf? That’s me. Actually, it’s not really me, but it bloody well could be. This is exactly what I looked like when I woke up this morning, now that frosty old winter has descended on Sydney again. (Northern hemisphere readers – bookmark this post for September […]

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Christmas Gift Guide 2012: The Neon Edition

If there’s one trend that’s really taken hold this year, it’s neon. From crafty hand-woven baskets to to glossy Comme Des Garçons wallets, fluoro is the way to go. Here are my top picks for the nicest (and most definitely) brightest Christmas presents. 1. Eva straw weave clutch, AU$179 from Gorman. 2. Little leather locket […]

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What to order now for Christmas: Presents from Etsy, Part 10

Here’s the final instalment in my Etsy Christmas Gift Guide for 2012. Hope you’ve found a gem of a gift for someone special, and you’ve enjoyed all of my favourite wee finds. 1. Ahoi Marie Schifferbecher Anker, EUR9.90 from Ahoi Marie. 2. Silk yellow neck scarf with lace pattern, CHF75 (with free worldwide shipping) from […]

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What to order now for Christmas: Presents from Etsy, Part 6

I always get asked how to go about finding all the cool stuff on Etsy. Here’s a good starting point – just remember to order now for Christmas as some of these presents are custom-made! 1. Hand-embroidered initial necklace, US$38 from Merriwether Council. 2. Wood pencil holder, US$59 from Less and More. 3. 12 Colour […]

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A wee chat with Beci Orpin

I know I’m not the first bird to have a bit of a lady crush on Australian design wunderkind Beci Orpin. I’ve been a long-time fan of Beci from her fashion label Princess Tina days, and in the past I’ve blogged about her beautiful bird collage (see below), as well as her sterling silver cloud-and-raindrop […]

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A wee birdy week, in pictures

According to Instagram, my week looked like this: I went to the beach – again! That makes it two weekends in a row. Must be a record for me. I attended my first ever Kids Business Bloggers Brunch – and found some quick and easy Christmas crafts from Spotlight. (Quick and easy being key words […]

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