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Category Archive: Australian fashion

Revealed: The Etsy Design Awards Finalists

It’s official. Australia has talent. No, I’m not talking about that staid old show with Simon Cowell (is he still on it? was he ever on it?), I’m talking about the 58 stellar finalists for the inaugural Etsy Design Awards. And now it’s your turn to vote for your favourite Australian Etsy seller (and get […]

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Shopping in Sydney: VFNO

Have you been to Vogue Fashion’s Night Out before? I went to the very first one when I was living in London, and had a grand old time shop-hopping, champagne sipping, canape-nibbling and gallivanting around the West End in some kind of retail frenzy. Fast forward five years and one major move, baby and two […]

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Wee Find: Gorman Copper Clogs

Those clever clogs over at Gorman (sorry, couldn’t resist) have just released this summer’s ultimate shoe: introducing the copper clog. Aren’t they beautiful? Copper continues to dominate fashion and homewares trends well into the European Autumn/Winter 14/15 season, so you can buy it safe in the knowledge that it won’t be going out of fashion any […]

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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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