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Category Archive: Fashion

Shop the Trend: Put a Feather on It

Earlier this week I talked how birds and feathers emerged as one of the biggest trends on the European catwalks for Autumn/Winter 2014-15, with the likes of Alberta Ferretti dressing her ‘birds’ in layers of real feathers. Meanwhile, at other designer collections, feather prints appeared on many a top, bottom and frock. Here’s my round-up […]

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Birdy of the Week: Autumn 2014-15 Trends

Just when you thought you’d seen the back of birds (and I was almost considering re-naming this blog “wee watermelon”), along comes a flock of feathers down the catwalks of Milan for Autumn/Winter 2014-15. The pieces that were paraded back in February are dropping into stores now, and it seems that Europe’s leading designers have […]

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Frock on Friday: Frocktober

31 dresses in 31 days. That’s the Frocktober goal that Lexi from Sydney-based blog Pottymouthmama has set for herself, in a frockin’ good effort to raise funds for a frockin’ good cause, the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation. Lexi is 10 days into Frocktober and has so far raised $3,264.75. She still needs $6,735.25 to reach […]

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Frock on Friday

This week’s frock comes from Anthropologie, and it’s all about the detail. The streamlined silhouette featuring a scoop neckline, nipped-in waist and midi skirt allows the highly decorative folk-style embroidery to shine. (Very Important Feature, as the classic cut ensures you don’t look like you’ve emerged from a documentary about traditional Hungarian folk dancing.) Folk […]

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36 Best Picks of Missoni for Target

Get ready to snap up your favourites from the Missoni for Target Australia collection, which launches on October 8. If you haven’t already circled the date in your diary,  you might like to set up a reminder, as these products are going to move fast. Target has just uploaded the entire collection online, and while […]

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Wee Find: Orla Kiely X Clarks AW14

British designer Orla Kiely’s second collection of shoes for Clarks has just arrived, and they’re the perfect combination of retro 60s styling with big-time comfort. If you fancy getting your hands, er feet, on a pair or two, you had better move fast. These wee beauties aren’t going to hang around for long, with their […]

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