Monday, 28 November 2016

The Travelling Kimono







Black Sleeveless Top - Thrifted

Earrings - Vintage

Drifter Shorts - The Travelling Kimono

Boots - Novo

Just realised this is my first blog post since February this year. Alot has happened with new relationship and moving house plus creating a new business with my partner. So this blog has been put on the back burner. If you follow my instagram you will know I have still be doing updates on there, but they have mainly consisted of selfies ha!

So I was a bit nervous with pulling out the tripod and camera and seeing how I go with photos in our messy lounge room. It was a bit of a spontaneous decision which I think is always best. I didn't spend any time rearranging a room I just went for it the way it was.

But I was inspired by these shorts I bought over the weekend from Sunshine Coast label The Travelling Kimono. This local business is run by two ladies who work alongside a family in Vietnam to create their designs. I love everything they have and the ethos behind their work. If you follow my instagram you will see I made a pledge for 2017 to not support the fast fashion industry and only buy vintage, preloved or from small labels such as this one or to wear what I already have or what is given to me.  I had to go to the shopping centre with my partner to buy Christmas presents over the weekend and it was a bit challenging to not get seduced by the sales on at the moment but I managed to  stick to my word so was happy to make this small purchase from the market stall of the Travelling Kimono! 

xx


Thursday, 11 February 2016

Bad Reputation



Slashed Back Top - 80s Vintage
Belt - Vintage
Black Slashed Jeans - Factorie
Boots - Betts
"I don't give a damn 'bout my reputation
You're living in the past it's a new generation
A girl can do what she wants to do and that's
What I'm gonna do
An' I don't give a damn 'bout my bad reputation" 
This top is part of a set that I found of 80s vintage goodness, the bottom is a matching ra ra skirt. I like to mix and match with the both of them obviously. 
Its from a label called Wishbone that made their own fabric back in the day for their outfits so its kind of a type of batik print. The back on this is slashed and makes me think of something a girl would have worn in the 80s to see a cock rock band haha :P




Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Science Fiction



Glasses - Oscar Wylee
Plaid Babydoll Dress - Paper Heart ( thrifted )
Jacket - H & M
Rainboots - Merry People
I thought that love was science fiction
Until I saw you today
Now that love is my addiction
I've thrown all my books away
Spending the day getting vintage clothing listings ready for etsy but before I start I wanted to take advantage of the rainy weather. Rainy weather means rain boots and jumping in puddles. You are never too old to jump in puddles are you? :P



Monday, 1 February 2016

Feed My Soul



Bearfoot Tee - Bearfoot
Sunglasses - City Beach
Skirt - Supre
Shoes - Lipstik
'Said we will stand for creative culture
Nah don't wanna hear anything from you political vultures
Fight back getting sick of your repetitive nature
Need something to feed the soul'
If you were to ask me who I think is a THE band to watch out for the easy answer for me would be Bearfoot. Being a Sunny Coast local I have been frequenting their gigs from the very beginning and are always guaranteed a fun time on the dance floor. Exciting times for these guys as they are getting more and more air play including Triple Jwhere they are killing it right now. 


Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Cabin by the Sea



Faux Fringed Vest - Thrifted ( no brand)
Ashbury Crochet Dress - Unif
Black Satin Playsuit  - Bardot
Boots - Soles
Photography - Troy Hanson
"And if you wish you can stay, as long as you please
Just lend a helping hand up at our cabin by the sea
Where everyday is beautiful, the sun, the sand, the breeze
And everybody lives together here in harmony
Picture you and me in the cabin by the sea.
You paint the fence, i'll hang the tire from the tree.
Our friends are all around, and the storm was a no show
Said we look better in the black and white photo" ( Dirty Heads)
How amazing would it be to have a shack like this so you could awaken to a new day with the burning sun on your body. A quick dip in the water and away you go :)


Tuesday, 13 October 2015

On the Boardwalk



Black Dress - Faith & Lola ( Thrifted)
Henna - Divine Henna Design
Shoes - Lipstik
I've been wanting to watch the sun come up at this lake for so long but every time I couldn't seem to drag myself out of bed. I wasn't going to do that this time. We woke at 4 am to make sure we could get there at the perfect time. The water was still and beautiful and we found this little jetty hidden behind a building which was perfect for these photos.

Rockin Relics


Aztec Shirt - Vintage
Denim Shorts - Lee
Leg Henna - Divine Henna Design
Boots - Ariat
We got up at 4 am so we could get some photos at the lake while the sun was coming up. On the way home we went past this cool antique shop that I have been in several times. It was too early to take a look but couldn't resist taking photos out in front of the bright red building. I picked up this vintage southwestern button up shirt from the op shop. I am a bit of sucker for bright colours and prints. I also just had my leg hennafied to add to the print clash. It is an amazing design featuring a bird at the top of my thigh. More pics are on my instagram and more to come on the blog too!