26.9.12

Cara.


If there's one thing every designer had caught on to, it would be - Cara Delevingne. Dominating the catwalks from Jason Wu to DSquared to Preen, to Moschino, Marchesa, Thakoon, Mary Katrantzou, Topshop Unique and Burberry - just to name a few, she IS the Model of the Moment on and off the runways. No doubt the street style photographers and bloggers were at a frenzy when she stepped onto the streets. It's those dark eyebrows, the cheeky poses, and that mesmerising blue steel. 

(L-R) Dolce & Gabbana, Moschino, Acne, DSquared, Jason Wu, Preen, Mary Katrantzou, Marc Jacobs, Burberry and Just Cavalli

Photos from Style.com, fashionising.com and fashion.telegraph.co.uk, collage by Me


17.9.12

Wisteria


With my dad's overflowing garden that has become very 'secret garden' lately, I've fallen in love with the lilac purple of the wisteria that is blossoming so beautifully. We used to have a giant wisteria tree that towered over our front garden, each year it would transform our grass into a sea of purple once all the flowers had dropped. It was a truly magical sight. Taking inspiration from that, I put together this outfit mixed with white, spearmint and a hint of metallic detailing. 

Vintage jacket | Silk tank from Sportsgirl | Bassike slouch jersey pants | J.W Anderson x Aldo heels

 These pants have been my go-to pants in this spring weather and this was the outfit I wore when I met Christine Centenera a few weeks ago. Beside falling in love with the colour of these spearmint pants, I love the cut of them as well - it's a little bit ghetto fab meets hippie chic. If NYC wasn't my no.1 priority right now I'd been dropping low for a similar style by Bassike but in - linen and leather. Hands down, comfiest pants I own. Who wants to wear skinny jeans when you've got the perfect mix of draped cotton and fitted bottoms? 

 

Big love to Metaxia for all her photography skills. Check out her beautiful work here or here

5.9.12

Young blood

 
 

I was really excited to do a test with my friend Makai and Metaxia - I mean by just going off their unique names it was going to be a fun experience. Strutting through a car park, creating make-shift 'wardrobe space', hoping that our stuff wouldn't get stolen and listening to frank ocean and a few other artists to get Makai's swag going. I was not only appointed stylist but also model coach for the day, and for those who have been on shoots before you know how easy it is to try and copy the model and show them what kind of look you want. Now just imagine how stupid I looked. I'm definitely no model but I couldn't stop myself from pulling masculine poses and walking like I had swag dripping off me. 
The end result was cool, Metaxia worked her magic and Makaii worked his. What do you think of our little collaboration? Makaii is a fresh face and an unsigned one, he's done well for his first ever shoot.

xo your little Lady,

B

Model: Makai Beaumont | Photographer: Metaxia Coustas | Stylist: Basilia Dulawan

2.9.12

Spring back into business


Loafers, loafers, loafers. Let's get down to business, these are some serious contenders this Spring. With Sydney weather not really deciding what it wants to be, loafers are that happy medium that lies between Winter booties and Summer sandals. Best thing? Loafers are now being reinvented in modern metallics and edgy embellishments equalling Grandpa-chic! My favourites have to be the purple goodness from Jil Sander and fringed patent shoes from (I assume) loafer heaven by Chloe. Simply stunning! 

The other stylish footwear include from L-R, Acne, Lanvin, YSL and Jeffrey Campbell  

Nichloas Kirkwood is also a top player in the Loafer design game. These are just incredible.

On trend checklist: Metallic, tick. Print-of-some-sort, tick. Pop of colour, tick. Well played Kirkwood, well played!