Monday, 29 January 2018

ICYMI: Our fave looks from the Grammys Red Carpet



Ashanti looks like a true superstar in this sheer gold mettalic gown. We loved how she kept her hair and shoes toned down letting her dress make the statement.



We are giving Miley Cirus brownie points for her new slick and demure look. She looks youthful, fresh and elegant all at the same time.


 Rita Ora's velvet gown is classic yet sexy. The perfect combo for the Grammys.



Janelle Monae's embroidery tux is a winner in our books. Though, the pants look look a little ill fitting we loved the creativity of her look.


Amongst a lot of black we love Zayn's perfectly tailored skinny leg pant suit. The colour suits him to a tee and the coloured socks add a bit of fun to his look.

Last but not least we couldn't go past Lady Gaga's look with an incredible oversized train. She has perfectly mastered the balance of red carpet and costume. The lace body suit makes this outfit and of course would expect nothing less than her OTT platforms - true Gaga style.

What were your fave looks? 


TFV xox
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Thursday, 25 January 2018

MODELS WANTED - Make it happen


I had a dream to be a street style photographer. When I picked up the camera that is what I was focused on. I wanted to be known for that in Canberra.

For some time my fear held me back but with the encouragement of friends and with signs from the universe that I couldn’t ignore I pushed through that barrier of fear at began my journey to fulfill my dream. I even went to New York fashion week (not once but twice) doing what I love.

Each of us have our own goals and dreams.

For some of you this might be getting into the fashion industry and modeling.

If that is you it is now time to push through your self imposed limits and peruse your goal. Often we are the ones that hold ourselves back.

Danielle Cleary Events is hosting their annual model search ‘make it happen”. As a sponsor offering a customized photoshoot I am encouraging you to enter.

Why?

1.     It is FREE to enter!
2.     There are over 10k worth of pries to be one including my styling and photography portfolio fashion.
3.     It’s an opportunity for you to take one step closer to your goal.
4.     “When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” ― Paulo Coelho
5.     If not now, when! Cut the bullsh*t excuses that are holding you back and do something for yourself.

For details on the competition head over to: https://www.danielleclearyevents.com/2

Entries close on the 2 February.

Don’t wait for your opportunity to pass. The longer you wait more your passion dies. Life is too short not to live fully. Go for it girl you got this.

Image credits 
PHOTOGRAPHY • @wearefoundau (TFV editor)
HAIR • @billie_co 
MUA • @dovemua
MAKEUP SPONSOR • @byscosmetics 
BROWS • @itsthelab
CLOTHING • @lucylauritadesigner from @momento_dezigns and @frockaholics
PHOTOGRAPHY • @wearefoundau 
VIDEO (coming soon) •  @crwcbl
Model (last years winner )
• @lornamunro


XO Love Deejay
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Monday, 22 January 2018

The Hamptons


A big shout out to summer, we feel you! It’s time to embrace your inner lady of leisure and channel the Hamptons and wear white.


Looking like lady of leisure doesn't have to cost much! This look was pulled from Ally Fashion at the Canberra Outlet Centre.  I was drawn to the texture of this off the shoulder top as it has an essence of luxury. I paired it back back with some stripped culottes for a relaxed and sophisticated look. Mixing texture and print is something I love to do. Adding metallics to an outfit is a great way to take it into the evening. This cute little clutch was on sale at Portmans. 



Outfit breakdown 
Top || Ally Fashion 
Pants || Ally Fashion
Bag || Portman
Heels || Tony Bianco 

Forcast is another one of my favourite stores to find well priced clothing. I often shop there for corporate wear however it's also a great place from special occasion clothing. 

Bron my muse let me dress her in a classic combo, white pants and neutrals. 
Due to her petite frame I chose cropped pants to help elongate her frame.

I was drawn to the silk top for the fabric and cut. The boat neck with the longer sleeve and sheen is an elegant choice styled with a statement necklace (a wardrobe item all women should own). For me white with neutrals is a classic lady of leisure choice. 

Outfit breakdown 
Top || Forcast fashion
Pants || Forcast fashion
Heels || Tony Bianco 
Necklace || BCGB Max Azaria 

Xo Deejay 


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Friday, 19 January 2018

The ultimate summer dress

Over the summer break I was adamant to find the ultimate summer dress. I wanted something colourful, versatile and flowy to keep me cool over the Christmas break. I wanted something I could just throw on with a pair of sandals or dress up with heels.

In my search I ventured into some of my favourite stores and kept picking up dresses suited to my usual style (tailored, classic) so it was to my surprise that this printed red off-the shoulder dress from caught my eye. 

Pushing myself out of my comfort zone I tried it on and to my surprise loved it. I must admit I felt like the dancing emoji girl in it at first but the versatility and comfort of it won me over and the price was an absolute steal.


Dress from Ally || Canberra Outlet Centre

I styled it with a blue pair of strappy heels to and a red lip to elevate the look.



I am so happy I found the ultimate summer dress which I know I will bring out again next Christmas break.

Have you found your ultimate summer dress?



SP xox
@sofiapolak

Photography by @wearefoundau

This post is in collaboration with Canberra Outlet Centre. If you would like to collaborate with us contact stylists@thefashionvault.com.au 


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