Monday, 22 December 2014

YSL and black on black

You can't go wrong with black on black as it creates a perfect base to make a statement with high end accessories.

Martina wears Portmans cape, Top Shop jeans, Jimmy Choo points, Peter Lang bracelet, Gucci watch and Yves Saint Laurent bag from Net-A-Porter.

SP xo

Friday, 19 December 2014

Line of sight

Need some new eye makeup inspiration? Take note from the spring'15 catwalks from Fendi and Dior. Peter Philips achieves the below looks by using snippets of leather and using eyelash glue to adhere it to the models lids. 
For a simpler method at home use coloured eyeliners and go for a bold thick line, keeping lips and the rest of your makeup to a minimum. 
Can't find a eye liner colour that you like, but have an eye shadow that you love? Check out Napoleon Cake Eyeliner sealer ($22) which can turn any eyeshadow into an eyeliner. Perfect. 
Xo Deejay


Saturday, 6 December 2014

To culotte, or not?

We say yes!!
These culottes seem to be everywhere at the moment and the verdict is, we love em'! They are perfect for Summer! They are light in fabric and breathe well. I wore them to the office and no one looked twice - so that means they aren't too outrageous for work. I sure wouldn't wear a crop top though, that's taking it bit too far - I have seen it though (I know shock horror). 
Anyway, my point is if you have somewhere to go after work and you have these culottes on, pack a fantastic top with a couple of statement necklaces and off you go, to your next meeting (wink, wink). I got these from Bardot and they have them in white too, black for night and white for day.

Outfit breakdown
Top: Factorie
Pants: Bardot
Earings: Lovisa
Necklace: Green with Envy
Sunglasses: Croatia markets
Hair: By the lovely ladies at Hair House Warehouse, Westfield Belconnen


Many thanks for the photos Kevin! See more at Kevin Landale Photography


Wednesday, 3 December 2014

You've only got $100 left before pay day ... 3 December 2014

One day left until pay day and you have a spare $100 to indulge. What to buy? Check out our picks!

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Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Tis the season for weddings

Coming from an ethnic family I swear I've gone to so many weddings I've actually lost count. I almost don't believe it when people tell me they've never been to a wedding before.

Spring/summer is usually peak season for my family to get hitched and this year hasn't been any different.

Weddings are a time to hang with family and friends, bond over food and drinks and an excuse to wear pretty things. With our culture we tent to wear one outfit to the ceremony and change for reception (and you wonder why I had a shopping addiction early on).

This however can pose a few challenges. How do you dress for your own style criteria and meet your Baba's (grandma's) expectations of what is ok to be worn in church.

This weekend I went to a dear friends wedding in Canberra and decided to get my lady on for church. As you all know I am fond of colour and pattern clashing.

This skirt makes me feel like I'm in the Sex in the City movie, the scene at the Dubai markets. Who else could pull of a taffeta skirt to the markets.

I actually road tested mine at the Belconnen markets. Sure it wasn't Dubai but it still had spices does that count? Why was I there you ask? Well me and my husband were hungry so we did a pitt stop in-between the ceremony and reception. I must say I did get some interesting looks from the shoppers, don't think this look will make it to the markets any time soon.


Images courtesy of Kevin Landale Photography 

A-line skirts with crop tops to me are just an elegant combination, and they're to to racy thus satisfying any ethnic traditions. 

Outfit breakdown: 
Top: Piper Lane 
Skirt: By Johnny
Clutch: Collette 
Shoes: Senso 

Of course this post wouldn't happen if it wasn't for Kevin Landale our photographer.
Thanks for your time Kevin.
Check out more of his work at -

xo DJ
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