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by jamie-lee on April 29, 2012, 19 comments

J Crew blouse, ASOS lace dress, Mimco necklace, Karen Walker shorts, Acne blouseNew purchases for the month of April. Like last month, April also resulted in eight new additions to my closet, a number that I was hoping not to reach. Very few things tempted me on eBay, which meant that the majority were purchased […]

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by jamie-lee on April 29, 2012, 7 comments

Nina wears: Zara jacket, Kate Sylvester blouse, Vero Moda skirt, Vintage bagStreetstyle. Loved Nina’s outfit when we met up last Sunday, pairing leather and a utility jacket with a soft and feminine pussybow blouse. These types of juxtapositions are my favourite, and the colours work so well. I’ve been looking for a military style jacket […]

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by jamie-lee on April 27, 2012, 19 comments

1. Karen Walker dress & blazer, Triwa watch, Pointer loafers2. Luella cardigan, J. Crew blouse, Karen Walker skirt & belt3. Striped singlet, Topshop jeans & boots4. Karen Walker blazer, Zara skirt5. Topshop heels6. Karen Walker bracelet Work attire. After getting asked a question about the types of things that I wear to work on Formspring, […]

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by jamie-lee on April 24, 2012, 29 comments

Karen Walker blazer, shorts, jewellery and sunglasses; Acne blouse (similar); Topshop boots (similar); Meadowlark ring; Proenza Schouler bagThe obsession with short suits continues. Grabbing what is probably my last chance to wear one before the chill really sets in Wellington on Sunday. It’s strange to think that something is pretty much over when it never […]

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by jamie-lee on April 23, 2012, 11 comments

Wellington Fashion Week came to a close on Sunday, and I had the good fortune of attending a second show with Nina, Nicola Screen for Goodness, at Foxglove on the waterfront. The show started with a dancer moving fluidly and acrobatically in some of Nicola’s designs. Her collection was comprised of both Summer and Winter […]

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by jamie-lee on April 22, 2012, 14 comments

¬†¬†Karen Walker Sunglasses¬† Sunday reflections.1. Taking up an old hobby, that is somewhat outdated in modern society can be extremely gratifying, and the time indulged in pursuing it makes you appreciate it all the more. When I was younger I would most likely somewhat poorly, assist my grandmother with a large cross-stitch that she was […]

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by jamie-lee on April 20, 2012, 20 comments

Helmut Lang blazer, Zara jumper, Topshop jeans, Isabel Marant ‘Cleane’ boots, Proenza Schouler bag, Mimco necklace Wellington Fashion Week. What has long been a gap in the industry, was finally filled this year with Wellington’s inaugural Fashion Week. Beginning on Wednesday, the buzz in the Capital was noticeable, with one not being able to walk […]

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by jamie-lee on April 17, 2012, 16 comments

Karen Walker blazer, Zara jumper, Topshop jeans & boots, Proenza Schouler bag, YSL ring In stark contrast to the relaxing four-day “Easter” weekend, this weekend just past was full of activities. My kitten and I had a sleepover at my parents place, which was a little stressful as their cat didn’t take so kindly to […]

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by jamie-lee on April 12, 2012, 7 comments

This short film shot by photographer and film maker Garth Badger is just a glimpse of the craftsmanship that goes in to producing a bag from cult Kiwi label Deadly Ponies. The bags are designed and then crafted by hand in their Auckland showroom, with the process making use of every scrap. The latest collection, […]

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by jamie-lee on April 11, 2012, 13 comments

Karen Walker dress, Zara jumper, Country Rd ballet flats When I was younger I used to have a friend who would insist on buying a new outfit for every party that we went to, as though everyone who had attended the previous ones would remember what she had worn two weeks prior. Or a month […]

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