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Category Archive: Fashion

Frock on Friday: De-Mes’Tiks NYC

The Cynthia Dress, around AU$175 from De-Mes’Tiks NYC Etsy shop. I’m excited about today’s Frock on Friday, as I’ve had fashion designer Reuben Reuel’s Etsy shop De-Mes’Tiks NYC in my favourites folder for a while now, just waiting for its own dedicated blog post. As many of you will well know, I’m a huge fan of […]

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Book: Men In This Town

Photography by Giuseppe Santamaria, Men In This Town. Street style photography isn’t a new thing. Led by the likes of bloggers such as The Sartorialist and Garance Dore, it exploded into our collective cultural consciousness a few years ago, creating a new genre in itself and instantly hooking into our innate sense of voyeurism to […]

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Frock on Friday

If you’ve watched the most recent series of Call the Midwife, you’ll recognise this rather memorable outfit that Trixie, played by the sassy Helen George, wore on her “date” with the Rev. Isn’t it glorious? Her Jean-Seberg-esque pixe crop would have been quite progressive for 1959 Poplar in London’s East End. Indeed, it wasn’t until […]

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Found! Jenny’s top from Call the Midwife

I found this outfit from Call the Midwife particularly memorable, as I think it’s one of the few times we see Nurse Jenny in pants! Although this marks a departure from her usual full-skirt day dresses, it remains in character as it’s a relatively prim look with zero accessories. So you can imagine that I […]

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Frock on Friday

Anglomania by Vivienne Westwood Prophecy two-way crepe dress. Photography by Net-a-porter. It’s sales time, so if you’re looking for a classic LBD to add to your wardrobe, you could do worse than this versatile Anglomania by Vivienne Westwood Prophecy two-way crepe dress. It’s reduced by 40 per cent on Net-a-porter to AU$235.03 (from $391.72). This […]

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Get the Look: Call the Midwife

This post is inspired by a text message from my sister after the final episode of Call the Midwife aired in Australia. She said she loved the outfit the nurse was wearing when she taught the Reverend how to dance, and it reminded her of something her Sindy doll wore. I knew exactly what she […]

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