City Camo

As I’ve mentioned time and time again, I’ll miss Adelaide’s picturesque city sidewalks. This month has been so busy, and I apologise for that! If you watched my recent Q&A, you may know that I’ve been busy prepping for an exam. Thankfully that’s all done, but now moving onto the next job – and that’s moving out.

I’ll be moving to Brisbane start of next month, so it’s going to be another busy month unfortunately. I also want to start my blog sale soon, so stay tuned for that. If I’m organised enough, I hope to have it up by tommorow/day after. So stay tuned everyone!

Meanwhile, here are some photos from when the weather was a little cooler, featuring one of my favourite bags – the ever so cute Alma BB in Damier ebene. Isn’t she the cutest! I tend to wear her more during spring/summer for some reason, and I love how she looks with neutral tones.

Outfit Details:

COAT: SHEIN | TOP: H&M | CULOTTES: ASOS | SHOES: ZARA | SUNGLASSES: SHEIN | BAG: LOUIS VUITTON ALMA BB

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Casually Cool in Culottes and Chanel

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It’s been a busy few weeks.

And I have to apologise to my youtube subscribers out there for not being able to upload any videos lately. Not only am I rostered for a lot of shifts this month, I also have a friend’s wedding, job applications and as expected, an upcoming exam which I haven’t quite prepared for. Now I don’t want to fall off the the face of the online world again like I normally do when real life gets too real, so at the very least I’m trying to stay on schedule with my blog. And honestly, even this is proving to be quite testing.

I suppose my point is, I’m trying my best, so please bear with me.

Now despite my depressing intro, this is actually one of my favourite looks that we have shot. Partly because I’m wearing my HG bag, but because of the most amazing warehouse that we found completely by random. How good is the lighting! Honestly it’s the perfect place for a photoshoot. Its so open, its bright and the rustic walls give it such a cool look!

Now the outfit itself is simple, and I love the casual effortless vibe. It was still quite chilly the time we shot this so I’ve paired the look with a wool coatigan, but i think a black light blazer will make it more than appropriate for the hotter seasons. I’ve also worn with the looks my Vintage Chanel classic flap. I’ve been itching to style this bag more lately, because I love the way such an elegant piece can be paired down with casual style. Also I want to get into the habit of using it more, and not being afraid of wearing it. Because it’s vintage and made of lambskin, I do feel like it’s a little bit more delicate and I do find myself babying this bag slightly, which is the last thing I want to do. While I want to keep it looking as pretty as long as I can, I just want to use the bag, and let it age with me. Thats what will make this bag special.

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Outfit Details:

COAT: ZARA | T SHIRT: H&M | DENIM CULLOTES: MANGO | HEELS: NEWLOOK VIA ASOS | BAG: VINTAGE CHANEL CLASSIC FLAM MEDIUM/LARGE

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Spring Sunset on North Terrace

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I love these photos. It was just the perfect timing for the perfect lighting. Not only that, but the weather was just right. It was cool enough to wear a coat, but warm enough to wear cropped jeans and a sleeveless knit. I love days like these, especially when spent strolling down Adelaide’s gorgeous North Terrace.

These photos remind me of exactly how much I’ll miss Adelaide. Over the next few months, I’ll be preparing to move again, this time to Brisbane for work. Although it’ll be a good change and I’ll be able to see some of my close friends more, I will honestly miss this place. I moved to Adelaide at the start of 2014 for internship,  and I fell in love with the gorgeous historical architecture located around the cozy city centre. As controversial as it may sound, Adelaide for me is like a miniature Melbourne (and I stress on “miniature“) If anyone knows me, there’s one thing I love, and thats history. I love old buildings. I love stories. I love to walk down streets and think about what these buildings have seen, have witnessed. From the old RAH hospital to the Harry Potter-esque Wings of the State library, North Terrace is my favourite place for a stroll. Although I’ve only been in Adelaide for 3 years, I’ve grown a fondness for this quaint city, and I hope to continue to show to you guys some of the gorgeous architecture/backdrops it has to offer through my blog.

For now, I hope you guys enjoy and I’m excited to show you more!

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Outfit Details:

COAT: H&M | SLEEVELESS FRINGE KNIT: MISSGUIDED | DIY CROPPED FLARE JEANS: ASOS | PATENT NUDE HEELS: ASOS | BAG: LOUIS VUITTON POCHETTE METIS

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#AW16 Staple Styling: The Leather Jacket (Part 2)

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So we are back guys, with another styling inspo for our ever versatile “leather jacket”. Now I do have to apologise, this hasn’t strayed too far from the previous outfit style, with a very similar colour palette, but I just love how a grey shirt looks under a leather jacket. It just looks so effortless. Obviously go ahead and team it with possibly a white sweater underneath instead to break up the look, but I find grey with black add a more “autumnal/winter” vibe.

With this look I tried to give it a bit more of fashion-conscious twist by teaming it the combo with my favourite DIY frayed hem straight-leg jeans, some nude pumps and of course the black bandana (which adds style, and function!). To top everything off, I paired this otherwise pretty casual look with a dressier more structured bag, and I overall enjoy the look I think!

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Outfit Details:

FAUX LEATHER JACKET: FOREVER NEW | SWEATSHIRT: COTTON ON | JEANS: DIY | BANDANA: BOOHOO | NUDE POINTED HEELS: ASOS | BAG: LOUIS VUITTON NEVERFULL GM

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NEW IN: Chanel Wallet On Chain

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The addiction is real.

As a special blog-exclusive reveal, I wanted to share it with my fellow blog followers first the latest addition to my handbag family. I got myself the chanel classic WOC also known as wallet on chain. Isnt she gorgeous?? Believe it or not, this was another one of my amazing pre-loved/pre-owned scores! I did actually get it a while ago in July for my birthday! (I know, i know, what the heck. This is like the third bag I bought myself “for my birthday”…but I was in a spendy mood ok!! haha)

I have actually been eyeing this bag for a while as can been seen on my birthday wishlist, but I just could not ever pull the trigger considering that brand new this costs roughly $2800 AUD. Ouch! (Especially considering that it’s technically a small leather good!) But everytime I saw it in videos or in pictures, I couldn’t help but want it more and more.

Fast-forward a few months and I stumble upon this little number from a well-known Japanese consignment seller called Gallery Rare. It was in amazing condition and the timing couldn’t have been more perfect as ebay had 10% off circulating at the time – I mean, its a no brainer!

So here she is! My NEW TO ME, Chanel Wallet on Chain in Black Caviar Leather and Gold hardware.

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First impression?

I fricking love this thing. Having never tried it on before or even seen it in person, it was a bit of a risk purchasing online. Thankfully Japanese consignment stores have a pretty good return policy, so I felt pretty secure knowing if I changed my mind I could send it back. On first inspection, I was so suprised by how big it actually is! Everyone says it’s so small, but I was actually able to stuff it with a tonne of items! I think that because my bag was made in 2014, the leather feels like it’s softened a bit making it more malleable for extra things? Maybe? But I do admit, I like to overstuff my bag because I like that look more. Also because it’s pre-owned, I’m not as fussed about wearing it out! The length was probably the biggest deterant for me (apart from price), but I figured that if I tie the strap with some leather cord I was actually able to shorten it! And honestly, it’s a game changer and I love it so much! It definately feels different from the chanel square mini because the chain is more dainty, the shape is different, and I’m glad I got the gold because it adds the perfect amount of dainty glamour to any boring outfit!

I’m such a sucker for an amazing deal, because it feels like buying Chanel on sale. And who can say no to that? But yes, what can you do! All I know is, I’ll have to sort myself out and get my blog sale started soon!

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Outfit Details

TOP: ZARA | DUFFLE COAT: MISS SHOP VIA MYERS | JEANS: DIY | LOAFERS: WITTNER | BAG: CHANEL

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So what do you guys think? Do you own the Chanel WOC? How does it work for your lifestyle?