Pink & Purple

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I have had this vintage printed shirt for many years. My mum and I fell in love with it when we saw it in a vintage fashion parade when I was about 16 and after the show promptly tracked down the store owner and bought it. I love that I can wear it with jeans on the weekend or with a pencil skirt and blazer (like this) for work. I love something a bit brighter and fun to get me through the mid-week days.

Outfit: Blazer (Portmans, $50), Shirt (Vintage, $8), Skirt (Forever 21, $13) & Booties ($85)

Handbag Outfit

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Living in the inner north of Melbourne means that parking is often a issue. If you are lucky enough to find a park its likely there will be a time restriction and probably a fee. That is why I’m endeavoring to use public transport (or PT as we like to call it) as much as possible. This has meant that I often have to take a back pack with me, but now its warming up its good to know I can chuck a clean pair of undies and a simple dress in my handbag to get me through two days of work without lugging around half my life on my back!

Outfit: Cue Blazer (hand-me-down), Dress (7Angels, $15) & Heels (Ozsale, $5)

Charcoal and Curls

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There is something I love about a well executed, simple outfit. This super simple ensemble, in charcoal tones,  is also surprisingly comfortable, which is good because I ended up walking much further than I intended last night due to a broken down tram.
I’m also really happy with how my hair looks. I’m fully committed to only washing my hair once a month, so I don’t often get to enjoy the freshly washed curls.
The other exciting part of this outfit for me is this super cute necklace I picked up in Thailand. It’s hard to see in this photo, but it has a button, a mini camera and glitter inside it.

Outfit: Cue Blazer (hand-me-down), Peplum Top (Factorie, $2.50), Necklace (Thailand, $7), Pants (Kmart, $19) & Heels (Ozsale, $5)

Eight (and three quarters)

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That’s the approximate age I feel in this outfit. For those who follow me, you may have seen a sneak peek of this outfit on my Instagram yesterday. I can definitely see these amazing Tie Dye overalls making frequent appearances over the coming months, particularly festival season. Last night was so mild in Melbourne I decided to give them their first outting on my walk to Fitzroy. I decided to embraced the small-child-feeling they give me by matching it with some pig tails and a back pack.

Outfit: Tshirt (Supre, $8), Back Pack (Kmart, $19), Overalls (Thailand, $7) & Sandals ($10)

Spring Stretch

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If you are in Melbourne right now I have no idea why you are on the internet when it is the most incredible day outside! The gorgeous sunshine and warm temperatures that we’ve had for the last few days means no more coats and no more thick tights (although I am still wearing thin stockings). I’m also heading towards more comfortable and less restrictive clothes as it gets warmer. I’m looking forward to weekends in bike shorts and singlets, but for work its all about soft, stretchy fabric paired with structured accessories like this wide belt and pointed pumps.

Outfit: Cue Blazer (hand-me-down), Basque Tshirt (Myer), Belt (found), Skirt (Misshop) & Pumps (OpShop)

Sport Luxe

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Somewhere amidst the fashion haze of the ’80’s sport attire became less about practicality and more of a fashion statement. In the last few months the concept of “Sport Luxe” has come back into fashion.

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Any trend that involves bomber jackets and elastic waist pants is a trend I can get behind.

Outfit: Jacket (Jay Jays, $5), NeverShoutNever T Shirt, Leggings & DC Shoes ($50)