Showing posts with label Marc by Marc Jacobs Hillier Hobo. Show all posts
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Friday, 18 April 2014

Lilac Tank, Stripe Maxi Skirt, MbMJ Hillier Hobo | Maternity Shorts, Grey Tee, RM Mini MAC

Here's what I wore to work on Thursday:
marc by marc jacobs croc print scarf hillier hobo bag worn singlet maxi skirt third trimester

marc by marc jacobs hillier hobo bag
ScarfMarc by Marc Jacobs print scarf in croc-print
Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette
Tank: Kmart lilac basic singlet
SkirtTarget black and white striped maxi skirt
Shoes: Wittner 'Bolla' black bow detail flats
Bracelets: the usual plus Hermes pink clic clac
BagMarc by Marc Jacobs Classic Q Hillier Hobo in blush pink with silver hardware


We had some Easter celebrations at work on Thursday, before the public holiday on Friday. That meant casual dress, so I had the chance to wear something super comfortable to the office. Despite being a little worried initially, I saw someone else in the office later in shorts, so I wasn't the most casually dressed person there. Usually when our area has dress down days when others might not I put a bit of effort in to not look too casual, but Thursday I just wanted to be comfortable!

We were encouraged to wear something to match with the Easter theme of the day so pastel singlet and bag seemed like a good choice, with the addition of a scarf for warmth in the morning. One guy dressed up in an Easter bunny onesie, and a few people wore bunny ears! Spent a bit of the day getting messy with egg decorating and taking part in the competitions too. It was a fun and relaxing end to the day before the long weekend.


Last worn: Marc by Marc Jacobs print scarflilac singlet, striped maxi skirt, Wittner black flats, Marc by Marc Jacobs Hillier Hobo bag.



Here's what I wore to today:
Casual shorts and tee jeanswest maternity pregnancy outfit third trimester aussie blogger

away from blue rebecca minkoff silver mini MAC bag
NecklaceRoie Designs feather, quartz and love charm long necklace
TeeJeanswest 'Lucy' colourblock tee in grey marle/rosebud
ShortsJeanswest maternity rolled up shorts
Shoesblack slim Havaianas thongs
Bracelets: the usual
Bag: Rebecca Minkoff metallic silver mini MAC


Good Friday, and the first day of our long weekend! Another casual outfit as we didn't get up to very much, spent some more time preparing the house and nursery for baby's arrival. I did a lot of relaxing and lazing around too, haha! I'm being mindful of enjoying the time off and not pushing myself too much. Shorts and a tee was comfortable and perfect. These maternity shorts have been worn a lot more than I thought they would. The maternity tights I just 'had' to buy are still sitting unopened!

Wore this tee over my others as it has the fun pink panel on the back - supporting Renae from Simple Sequins with her Pink Friday as she faces cancer treatment.


Last worn: colour block teematernity denim shorts, Havaianas, Rebecca Minkoff silver mini MAC.


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Saturday, 29 March 2014

Marc By Marc Jacobs Hillier Hobo and Purple! Casual Friday Maternity Top and Jeans, MEV Havana Maxi Dress

Here's what I wore to work on Friday:
Third trimester Casual Friday Office Wear Maternity jeans and top Jeanswest pink and purple

marc by marc jacobs hillier hobo bag worn alexander mcqueen skull scarf
ScarfAlexander McQueen modal skull scarf in white/pink
NecklaceDogeared 3 Wishes stardust bead necklace layered with Dogeared silver wishbone necklace
TopJeanswest 'Felicity' maternity shirt in amethyst
JeansJeanswest maternity super skinny jeans in antique blue
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs two tone flats in blush and black
Bracelets: the usual plus Hermes pink clic clac
BagMarc by Marc Jacobs Classic Q Hillier Hobo in blush pink with silver hardware


Lots more rain and cooler weather on Friday, so I got to bring out one of my scarves that has been packed away for a while. I thought the pink skull print looked really nice with the purple top and peachy bag.

Last time I wore this top, I paired it with a pencil skirt and it really didn't look great. Just too shapeless and long. I much prefer it with the skinny jeans, doesn't seem to overwhelm me as much. What do you think?


Last worn: Alexander McQueen skull scarfamethyst maternity shirt, maternity skinny jeanstwo tone flats, Marc by Marc Jacobs Hillier hobo bag.



Here's what I wore today:
Zibibo MEV Havana maxi dress purple australian summer pregnant blogger

MbMJ Hillier hobo blush pink with gold bracelet stack
SunglassesRayban new Wayfarers
Necklace: sterling silver monogram necklace C/O MyNameNecklace.com.au
DressMEV Havana maxi dress C/O Zibibo
Shoesblack slim Havaianas thongs
Bracelets: the usual plus pink and gold bracelet stack on other arm
BagMarc by Marc Jacobs Classic Q Hillier Hobo in blush pink with silver hardware


After the cooler weather the past few days, the heat was back in time for the weekend! Still looking longingly at my scarves each day...haha! After moving them out of baby's room they are hanging up in the wardrobe in the bedroom and I see them every day as I wait for autumn weather to kick in. Had been planning to wear another one of my many scarves and even my boots today, but was nicely surprised with some sunshine and warmth.

Went with a simple maxi dress outfit due to the heat, with only a few accessories due to the humidity. Spent the afternoon in the city, did some shopping and watched my friend take part in a Salsa dance flash mob. Something a little different from the usual! Was a fun afternoon.


Last worn: Ray-Ban sunglassesMEV Havana maxi dress, Havaianas, Marc by Marc Jacobs pink Hillier Hobo bag (see above).

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Saturday, 1 March 2014

Jeanswest Maternity Denim: Casual Friday Skinny Jeans, MbMJ HIllier Hobo | Saturday Shorts, RM Mini MAC

Here's what I wore for Casual Friday:
away from blue casual friday in the office during pregnancy second trimester

marc by marc jacobs hillier hobo silver hardware blush pink worn on shoulder
Necklace: Chanel necklace layered with custom Cooper charm by Silhoupette
TopFrench Connection black paisley printed empire top (with pink Supre singlet underneath)
JeansJeanswest maternity super skinny jeans in antique blue
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs two tone flats in blush and black
Bracelets: the usual plus pastel friendship bracelet C/O Seri Marea JewelleryHermes pink clic clac
BagMarc by Marc Jacobs Classic Q Hillier Hobo in blush pink with silver hardware


Simple jeans outfit for casual Friday. I'm so glad Jeanswest make maternity jeans so I have an easy casual Friday option! Although it was fun trying denim free casual Friday outfits late last year when I had outgrown my jeans and was still trying to hide the baby bump, it's nice to know I can just pick pants and a top and I'm set! :)

This top has a lovely print with a little bit of pink in it. I thought the pink singlet would be nice with it, and choose some pink accessories too.


Last worn: French Connection print top, maternity skinny jeans, two tone flats, Marc by Marc Jacobs Hillier hobo.




Here's what I wore today:
casual weekend outfit for second trimester pregnancy jeanswest maternity denim shorts

Rebecca Minkoff Metallic silver mini MAC bag worn on shoulder tiffany bracelet stack
SunglassesRayban new Wayfarers
Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette
TopSplendid double French stripe tank in 'Flamingo' pink
ShortsJeanswest maternity rolled up shorts
Shoes: red Roxy thongs
Bracelets: the usual
BagRebecca Minkoff metallic silver mini MAC


Another simple, casual outfit! So glad I bought these shorts, as although it's officially autumn now the weather is still nice and warm.

Today we spent some more time at baby stores and picked out and picked up baby's crib. So excited to have the first piece of nursery furniture! I kept going around and snapping pictures of cute nursery ideas too. We won't be painting baby's room as DH is quite minimalist when it comes to decorating, but there are lots of cute accessories and cot sets. I'm in love with a little Disney Winnie the Pooh set at the moment, it's adorable! Sadly, quite expensive. Now we have the dimensions for the cot though we can start thinking more about colour schemes and themes, so much fun.


Last worn: Ray Ban new wayfarersSplendid striped tank, maternity denim shorts, Roxy thongs, Rebecca Minkoff silver mini MAC.

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Marc By Marc Jacobs Flats, Handbags. Grey Tee, Pencil Skirt and Fran | Wrap Dress and Hillier Hobo

Here's what I wore to work on Monday:
second trimester baby bump work appropriate grey tee lace pencil skirt

marc by marc jacobs carob brown fran bag
Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette
TopAtmos&Here charcoal grey v neck tee
SkirtAsos blue textured lace pencil skirt
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs logo plaque flats in camel
Bracelets: the usual plus Balenciaga classic double tour bracelet in pearly greyRoie Designs waxed leather cream howlite beaded wrap bracelet
BagMarc By Marc Jacobs Classic Q Fran bag with gold hardware in carob brown


No more hiding the baby bump in the office! I honestly can't hide it any more, the baby belly has truly popped. Wore lots of my favourite pieces to help feel comfortable all day Monday, in anticipation of the attention directed at the bump. Some of the guys in the office were very sweet about it when they did ask - although some were too polite to even enquire!

In my career, I've seen good ways to share the pregnancy news, and bad ways. Ranging from telling everyone the day after the positive pregnancy test, bringing it up during meetings and ignoring the dress code from the very beginning....to quietly telling people who enquire when the bump starts to show and continuing to dress and act professionally throughout the pregnancy. I know the pregnant ladies I've worked with and admire, and those that I want to emulate.

I'm also aware that while I am over the moon excited about the tiny baby growing inside of me, and my family and friends are just as excited too, people aren't coming to work to hear about my pregnancy. Fertility struggles or infertility and loss are difficult and often lonely things to battle through, and I would hate to upset any of my colleagues (or anyone!) unintentionally by letting my excitement get out of hand. Not everyone wants to know what fruit baby is currently the same size as! Although I'm sure you understand if I can't help but gush a little on my blog....

Monday was just like every other day - no announcements, no taking over meetings - just me no longer hiding the bump and feeling a little uncomfortable with all the attention it generates. Little note: if you wouldn't normally rub someone's stomach, don't do it when there's a baby growing inside. It's still just as awkward as walking up and rubbing a stranger on the belly ;)


Last worn: grey tee, Asos blue lace pencil skirt, MbMJ camel flats, Marc by Marc Jacobs Fran bag.



Here's what I wore today:
printed jersey wrap dress for office wear in second trimester

marc by marc jacobs hillier hobo blush pink worn on shoulder
Necklace: sterling silver monogram necklace C/O MyNameNecklace.com.au
Dress: Jeanswest floral wrap dress (with Cotton On grey singlet underneath)
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs two tone flats in blush and black
Bracelets: the usual plus Hermes pink clic clac
BagMarc by Marc Jacobs Classic Q Hillier Hobo in blush pink with silver hardware


This dress is another wardrobe find from one of my clear-out sessions. I had a bit of an obsession with wrap dresses a few years ago, used to wear them a lot more than I do now. Last wore this in 2011 it seems. It's so comfortable to wear and although I do now have to wear a singlet underneath for modesty, I still want to hold onto it. Keeping it in my wardrobe!

Thank you all for your entries in the giveaway - the winner 'sayanything' has been contacted via email.


Last worn: Cotton On grey singlet, MbMJ two tone flats, Marc Jacobs Hillier hobo bag. First time I've worn the dress on the blog although I've had it a while.

Linking up with What I Wore Wednesday, What I Wore, Manic Monday, Spotlight Weekly Linkup, Three-Fer Thursday, Fashion Informant, Friday's Fab Favourites, What I Wore to Work today.



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Friday, 3 January 2014

Simple Outifts for Queensland Heatwave: Summer Cotton Dresses

Here's what I wore on Thursday:
dressing for Queensland heatwave Aussie blogger belted cotton dress

marc by marc jacobs hillier hobo in blush pink
Sunglasses: gifted Rayban new Wayfarers
Necklace: gifted House of Harlow Dynamic necklace in gold
DressVero Moda belted cotton dress
BeltAsos skinny pale pink belt
Shoes: Wittner 'Columbia' cross strap sandals in tan
Bracelets: the usual plus Hermes pink clic clac
BagMarc by Marc Jacobs Classic Q Hillier Hobo in blush pink with silver hardware


It's been just over a year since I last wore this dress. It's lovely and lightweight and a neutral colour so it goes with everything....but as good as it sounds, I just don't wear it enough. I always seem to pass it up for other dresses. Funnily, it's always been worn in the height of summer! Will try to wear it more often, as I don't think I'm using it to its full potential :)


Last worn: Raybans, Vero Moda brown dress, pink skinny belt, Wittner sandals, Marc by Marc Jacobs Hillier hobo bag.



Here's what I wore today:
floral print Summer day dress havaianas thongs

rebecca minkoff coated canvas stripe mini MAC bag
Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette
Dress: Just Jeans white floral print dress
Shoes: gifted black slim Havaianas thongs
Bracelets: the usual
BagRebecca Minkoff coated canvas mini MAC in berry stripe


Another dress! Queensland is experiencing a summer heatwave so dresses seem the simplest right now.

This dress is another one that doesn't seem to get much wear. It was an amazing sale find a few years ago, I got it for just $5. Love the print, but always have to be concerned with the wind catching it when I wear it, which was really noticeable today. It's only been worn once on the blog before, a year ago. Today I'm making the decision to let it go instead of holding onto it "just in case", so I can free up wardrobe space. Need to be much stricter this year with what I fill my wardrobe with.


Last worn: floral dress, HavaianasRebecca Minkoff striped mini MAC.

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Friday, 13 December 2013

Lace Pencil Skirt, Marc by Marc Jacobs Hillier Hobo | Grey Tee, Printed Skirt, Rebecca Minkoff MAM Bag

Here's what I wore to work on Thursday:
gathered top the iconic living doll wednesday lace pencil skirt MbMJ blush pink accessories

marc by marc jacobs hillier hobo in blush pink silver bracelets hermes click clack
Necklace: Chanel necklace
Top: Jeanswest round neck lace detail top
SkirtLiving Doll Wednesday black lace skirt
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs two tone flats in blush and black
Bracelets: the usual plus Hermes pink clic clac
BagMarc by Marc Jacobs Classic Q Hillier Hobo in blush pink with silver hardware


A little bit cloudy and rainy, but still really warm and humid. This top is another one I haven't worn in a while. It's an oldie that used to be in high rotation before the blog, but I started wearing it less often. Took me a while to find it in my blog archives too. I really like the lace detail on the neckline, I need to wear it more often.

Not having much luck with reducing the size of my wardrobe lately - every old item I find and give one last wear to make a stay or go decision I seem to be keeping! At least I'm managing to slow my purchasing.

Linking up with Friday's Fancies, What I Wore to Work, Casual Friday linkup, Friday's Fab Favourites today.


Last worn: round neck top, lace pencil skirt, two tone flats, Marc by Marc Jacobs Hillier Hobo.




Here's what I wore to work today:
casual friday summer outfit grey tee printed skirt RM MAM bag

rebecca minkoff soft grey morning after mini bag balenciaga wrap bracelet
Sunglasses: gifted Cotton On 'Kirsten sunnie' in yellow
Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette
TeeAsos forever grey tee
Skirt: Garfunkle Australia pleated print skirt
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs studded mouse flats in grey
Bracelets: the usual plus gifted Balenciaga classic double tour bracelet in pearly grey
BagRebecca Minkoff MAB mini in soft grey


Another denim-free casual Friday outfit, in my quest to wear more of my wardrobe! This skirt has only been worn twice on the blog, I really should wear it more often as it's beautiful. Today was my last day at work for a while, I'm now officially on Christmas holidays. I'm looking forward to spending my days relaxing, swimming and catching up on my reading in the hammock. If the rain clears ;)


Rebecca Minkoff have a "holiday hook-ups special" on at the moment, every day there is a new sale or discount. Today's deal is up to 65% off selected small leather goods. No code needed!


Last worn: yellow sunniesAsos grey tee, printed skirt, studded mouse flats, Rebecca Minkoff mini MAB.



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Friday, 29 November 2013

Black Lace Dress, Pink Belt, MbMJ Hillier Hobo | Casual Friday Grey and Black, Coquelicot Balenciaga Velo Bag

Here's what I wore on Thursday:
what to wear to office Christmas party belted lace dress LBD

marc by marc jacobs blush pink hillier hobo worn on shoulder
Sunglasses: pink leopard print sunglasses from Paddy's Markets in Sydney
Necklace: sterling silver monogram necklace C/O MyNameNecklace.com.au
DressJeanswest 'Gisele' contrast lace dress
BeltAsos skinny pale pink belt
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs two tone flats in blush and black
Bracelets: the usual
BagMarc by Marc Jacobs Classic Q Hillier Hobo in blush pink with silver hardware


On Thursday, we had a work Christmas party in the afternoon. I thought this lace dress would be nice to wear for the office and drinks afterwards. Decided on flats rather than heels as it was a cocktail party, so lots of standing around and chatting. Although it was tricky to see everyone in the crowd without heels, haha. Was good getting to spend time outside the office with the team, and to catchup with people I used to work with, finding out what everyone is up to and where in the organisation they've moved to.

The pink shades of the belt and bag don't match at all, but I thought they complimented each other nicely. What do you think?


Last worn: leopard print sunglasses, Jeanswest black lace dress, Asos pink belt, Marc By Marc Jacobs flats, Marc by Marc Jacobs Hillier hobo bag.



Here's what I wore to work for Casual Friday today:
denim free casual friday grey tee black skirt bright red balenciaga velo bag

away from the blue blog mica Balenciaga Coquelicot poppy red velo bag
Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette
TopAtmos&Here charcoal grey v neck tee
Skirt: Jeanswest 'Helena' black jacquard skirt
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs patent mouse flats
Bracelets: the usual plus gifted Balenciaga classic double tour bracelet in pearly grey
BagBalenciaga Coquelicot Velo


Another denim free casual Friday! It was mid 30's today (Celsius) so much too hot to consider jeans. I liked the colour the red bag added to the black and grey outfit :)

For all my US readers, I hope you have had a happy thanksgiving! I've got a few sales up on the sales and discount page if you are doing a spot of shopping and looking for bargains.


Linking up with Casual Friday linkup today.


Last worn: grey v neck teeJeanswest skirt, patent mouse flats, Balenciaga coquelicot velo.


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Sunday, 27 October 2013

Weekend Wear: Jeans and Tees. Marc by Marc Jacobs Hillier Hobo, Chloe Paddington Bag

Here's what I wore on Saturday:

Scarf: Gucci GG patern shawl in pink and grey
TeeSpectrum basic v-neck tee in grey marl
JeansSass & Bide Jekyll and Hyde zippora jeans
Shoes: Cotton On thin strap thongs in black
Bracelets: the usual
BagMarc by Marc Jacobs Classic Q Hillier Hobo in blush pink with silver hardware


Nice simple outfit for a Saturday. It was a little cooler in the morning, so I wore this new Gucci scarf I picked up at the Reebonz Brisbane sale on Friday. It's so soft! Bought a Christmas present for my sister, and decided to treat myself to this scarf too :)

Linking up with My Style Monday, Style Sessions Linkup today.


Last worn: Sass and Bide zippora jeans, Spectrum grey tee, Cotton On thongs, Marc by Marc Jacobs Hillier Hobo. First time I've worn the scarf as it's a new purchase.



Here's what I wore today:

NecklaceRoie Designs feather, quartz and love charm long necklace
TeeAtmos&Here rolled sleeve oversized tee in wine
Jeans: Cotton On apricot skinnies
ShoesAsos metallic Freestyle leather sandals
Bracelets: the usual plus gifted Ferragamo double wrap bracelet
BagChloe Paddington in 2007 Brun


This is such a comfy tee, was great for a relaxing Sunday. Did think I should have a break from the jeans and tee outfits of the past few days, but the weather was a little odd in the morning so gave up on my idea of wearing a dress. Did a closet count though, and I actually own 50 dresses!!! WAY too many. Scared to count the rest of the items in my wardrobe, but have to do something to trim it all down.


Last worn: burgundy oversized tee, apricot skinny jeans, gold Asos sandals, Chloe Paddington bag.


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Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Belted Jumper and Dress, Balenciaga Velo | Print Mix, Pink Accessories, Marc By Marc Jacobs Hillier Hobo

Here's what I wore to work on Monday:



TopAsos crochet shell top in cream
DressGlassons black cotton skater dress
Belt: Kmart thin black glitter belt
ShoesNineWest Lovelyou studded flats in black
Bracelets: the usual
BagBalenciaga Coquelicot Velo

Last time I wore this jumper layered over a dress I wasn't too sure about it. When I tried it this time around, I followed the advice left in the comments and belted it. I really liked this look! Kept me warm with the rain and sudden cool weather brought in by the storms.

Linking up with Coffee Beans and Bobby Pins, Style Sessions, What I wore Wednesday, Friday's Fancies today.


Last worn: Asos crochet jumper, Glassons skater dressglitter beltstudded flatsBalenciaga velo.




Here's what I wore to work today:



ScarfMarc by Marc Jacobs Croc-print scarf
Dress: ValleyGirl navy plaid peplum dress
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs two tone flats blush and black
Bracelets: the usual
BagMarc by Marc Jacobs Classic Q Hillier Hobo in blush pink with silver hardware

I usually pick my outfits out the night before as I have no time in the morning. On Tuesday night, when the storm started to hit our power went out. As it was a little risky trying to find things in my wardrobe by candlelight and not set anything on fire, I just went with a simple printed dress and pink accessories. Added the scarf in the morning for a bit of print mixing interest and to keep me warm as it was still a little chilly.
After a very sleepless night (as Cooper is scared of storms) I skipped doing my hair and makeup and just wore BB cream and left my hair wavy. Luckily, I didn't have any face to face meetings to worry about today, so it was mostly unnoticed.


Last worn: MbMJ printed scarf, plaid dress, pink two tone flats, Marc by Marc Jacobs Hillier hobo.


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Monday, 26 August 2013

The Getaway Plan Tee, Striped Maxi | Printed Top, Pencil Skirt, Marc by Marc Jacobs HIllier Hobo

Here's what I wore on Sunday:



Top: The Getaway Plan circle band tee (New purchase)
Skirt: Thrifted black and white pleated striped maxi skirt from AWLQ jumble sale
ShoesNineWest Lovelyou studded flats in black
Bracelets: the usual plus old Diva purple, blue and pink bracelet stack
BagRebecca Minkoff mini MAC with python embossed leather in aquamarine


Relaxing Sunday after a busy Saturday. After the day time trip DFO to shop for Father's Day, we went and saw The Getaway Plan on Saturday night. Although they were all sold out of tees in my size, I have a tradition of buying a band tee every time I see someone play...so I bought this one anyway. I think it looks okay oversized, what do you think? Maybe with a less voluminous skirt next time. It was certainly very comfortable though!


Last worn: striped maxi skirt, studded ballet flats, Rebecca Minkoff mini MAC. First time I've worn the tee as it is a new purchase.




Here's what I wore to work today:



Jacket: Temt Black trench coat 
NecklaceChanel necklace
Top: Jeanswest 'Amelia' tribal print top (new purchase)
SkirtJeanswest zip detail ponte pencil skirt
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs logo plaque flats in two tone blush and black
Bracelets: the usual
BagMarc by Marc Jacobs Classic Q Hillier Hobo in blush pink with silver hardware


This top is one of the pieces I bought for myself at DFO on Saturday. Such a nice print, thought I'd pair it with a plain black pencil skirt to let the top take all of the attention. Always nice to wear a bit of colour on a Monday, so I paired it with a pink bag as well.

Linking up with Style Sessions today.


Last worn: black trenchJeanswest pencil skirt, two tone flats, Marc Jacobs Hillier hobo bag. First time I have worn the top as it is a new purchase.


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Thursday, 15 August 2013

DFO Official Blogger! Jeans and a Tee, Bal Day | Pencil Skirt, Marc by Marc Jacobs Hillier Hobo

Here's what I wore to for Brisbane Show Day on Wednesday:

away from blue snake print tee skinny jeans bal day bag

away from the blue balenciaga tempete storm SGH day hobo bag

Sunnies: gifted Cotton On 'Risky Business' sunglasses in sky blue
Necklace: custom Cooper charm by Silhoupette (New purchase)
Dress: Cotton On oversized snakeprint tee
JeansJeanswest Super Skinny Jeans in Mid Indigo
Shoes: Rubi primo ballet flats in silver
Bracelets: the usual plus blue gifted Eiffel Tower bracelet on right arm
BagBalenciaga giant hardware Day bag in 2009 tempete


Wearing my new custom necklace from Silhoupette today - it's a little silhouette of Cooper! Absolutely adore it, when it arrived yesterday I was showing everyone in the office who came up to my desk, haha. I ordered it a while ago, and as it was completely custom made it took a few weeks to arrive, but it's definitely worth the wait.

Also, I'm wearing jeans and a tee today as it's Brisbane show day - so everyone in Brisbane has a public holiday for the Ekka. Last year we went to the Ekka, but this year we stayed home. Didn't get up to much as my knee is still playing up a little, trying to do light exercise to build it up again.

Linking up with Three-fer Thursday, Friday's Fancies, Friday's Fab Favourites, Friday's FiveCasual Friday and Fashion and Faith today.

Last worn: blue sunniessnake print tee, skinny jeans, silver flats, Balenciaga day bag.





Here's what I wore to work today:

away from blue office outfit sheer blouse pencil skirt pink hobo bag

away from the blue marc by marc jacobs classic Q hillier hobo bag blush pink

Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette
Top: Jeanswest sheer white oversized blouse (with white Supre singlet underneath)
Skirt: Review 'Ziggy' polka dot pencil skirt
ShoesNineWest Lovelyou studded flats in black
Bracelets: the usual
BagMarc by Marc Jacobs Classic Q Hillier Hobo in blush pink with silver hardware


Accidentally slept in this morning, so got ready in half the time and grabbed a very quick couple of photos before running to work. Didn't notice the hair over my face until afterwards...but at least I made it to work on time :)

You may have noticed a new badge on my blog in the top right, or on my instagram ;)


I'm a blogger for Brisbane DFO! I'm so excited! I often shop the local factory outlets at Brisbane airport, to buy new clothes or presents or things I need for trips. It's somewhere I make sure to take my friends and relatives to when they visit, as there is always something to buy and lots of bargains with things up to 70% off!

The majority of my wardrobe consists of sale purchases, and a lot of them come from DFO. To provide an example, the snakeprint tee I wore Wednesday, and the top and pencil skirt I'm wearing today are all DFO purchases!

Very excited about this new role and looking forward to sharing more about DFO with you in the coming weeks. Thank you to all of my new and long term readers for supporting me and making this possible :) As always, if you have any questions or comments or suggestions, the comment box is there.


Last worn: sheer white top, Review pencil skirt, studded flats, Marc by Marc Jacobs Hillier hobo.



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Monday, 22 July 2013

Lilac Tee, Jeans, Converse, RM MAC | Leona Edmiston Blanche Dress, Marc by Marc Jacobs Bag and Flats

Here's what I wore on Sunday:

Away From The Blue walk to King Island outfit what I wore jeans converse

Sunnies: gifted Cotton On 'Risky Business' sunglasses in sky blue
Necklace: gift from DH
Tee: Spectrum basic v-neck tee in washed lilac (New purchase)
Jeans: Sass and Bide strayed misfits skinny jeans
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in black
Bracelets: the usual plus gifted purple Salvatore Ferragamo 'Vara' leather bow bracelet, gifted blue Eiffel Tower bracelet on other arm.
BagRebecca Minkoff MAC bag in deep purple



DH and I got a free lovely sunny day at last, so we headed down to the beach with Cooper. We walked out to King Island at low tide. You can see a pic of it I took during high tide on instagram. Although Cooper wasn't allowed on the island (it's a nature reserve) it was a fun walk out there, and he got to have a few paddles along the way. Sand covered little monster had bath time as soon as he got home though, haha.

Just a nice casual comfortable outfit for walking around, and of course I had church online in the evening.


Last worn: blue sunnies, Sass and Bide jeans, converse, RM purple MAC. First time I've worn the tee as it's a recent purchase.



Here's what I wore to work today:

Away From Blue Leona Edmiston Blanche Floral Dress Trench coat

Away From the Blue Blog accessories Marc by Marc Jacobs Hillier Hobo

Jacket: Temt Black trench coat 
Necklace: gift from DH
Dress: Leona Edmiston Blanche dress (New purchase)
Belt: came with dress
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs logo plaque llats in two tone blush and black
Bracelets: the usual plus Marc by Marc Jacobs enamel turnlock stripey hinge black and white bangle
BagMarc by Marc Jacobs Classic Q Hillier Hobo in blush pink with silver hardware


Woah, a lot of Marc By Marc Jacobs today, haha. And another new purchase! I bought a couple of dresses in the Leona Edmiston sale, and I picked them up from my tailor this weekend. They are always too long on me, but when I get them on super sale I don't mind paying a little extra to have them taken up to fit. Nice simple outfit for a Monday. Bit colder than yesterday though, I think a scarf would have been a useful addition.

Got my long-overdue haircut on Saturday and I'm still figuring out how to style it to be honest! The hairdresser always makes it look so easy and pretty in the salon. Wasn't an issue on Sunday as the sea air made it wavy and it didn't need any input on my part, haha.


Linking up at Sunday Style, My Style Monday, What I woreTrend Spin Linkup and Summer Style today.

Last worn: trench, cap toe flats, Marc Jacobs Hillier hobo. It's the first time I've worn the dress as it's a new purchase.


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Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Leather Jacket, Black Tee, Pleated Skirt, Balenciaga Part Time | Stripes, Skulls and Polka Dots, Marc By Marc Jacobs Hillier Hobo Bag

Here's what I wore to work on Tuesday:

Away From the Blue Indigo Rose Design labradorite Balenciaga black part time

Away From Blue winter style French connection print skirt leather jacket black and green

JacketAsos Black by Markus Lupfer printed leather jacket
Necklace: sterling silver monogram necklace C/O MyNameNecklace.com.au
Top: Glassons plain black long sleeve top
SkirtFrench Connection green and black printed skirt
ShoesNineWest Lovelyou studded flats in black
Bracelets: the usual plus Indigo Rose Design labradorite bracelet
BagBalenciaga part time in black 2010 with GSH


It's been almost a year since I last wore this skirt, which is interesting. I've had it a few years, and it used to be one of my heavy rotation work skirts. I've moved more towards pencil skirts now which is why I think it isn't worn as much. Although it's beautiful and gets compliments when I wear it, it's neglected in my wardrobe. Noticed it during my last wardrobe clearout and moved it to the front so it was more visible, hoping I'd pick it up more often. Hasn't really worked if it's been so long since the last wearing!

Should make more of an effort to wear it. Although maybe not like this again - with the printed skirt and jacket and studded shoes it was maybe a bit much. What do you think?


Last worn: Markus Lupfer jacket, Glassons black long sleeve tee, pleated print skirt, studded flats, Balenciaga part time bag.


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Here's what I wore to work today:

Away From The Blue outfit details Marc By Marc Jacobs Hillier Hobo blush pink

Away From Blue pink polka dot pencil skirt striped tee blazer skull scarf

JacketWarehouse cropped zip detail jacket
ScarfAlexander McQueen modal and cashmere skull scarf
Necklace: gift from DH
Top: Glassons black and white stripe longsleeve top
Skirt: Cotton On 'Mica' mesh spot skirt in dusty pink
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs Logo Plaque Flats in Two Tone blush and black
Bracelets: the usual
BagMarc by Marc Jacobs Classic Q Hillier Hobo in blush pink with silver hardware


Wore this jacket,skirt and shoes together the last time I wore the skirt, but it was such a lovely combination I enjoyed wearing it again. Was inspired to wear my MbMJ Hillier hobo bag after I spotted a lady in the post office wearing a brown one yesterday. And of course the blush pink is perfect with the shoes and skirt. :)

The scarf was a late edition as it was so cold this morning I couldn't bear going without it! Left my hair wavy and natural as I knew any attempts to straighten it would be invalidated by the rain, haha!

Linking up today with What I wore Wednesday, Three-fer Thursday, Fashion and Faith.

Final sale reductions at Matches Fashion today! I've updated the sales page.


Last worn: Warehouse Blazer, skull scarfGlassons striped toppolka dot pencil skirt, two tone flatsMarc by Marc Jacobs Hillier Hobo.


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