Category Archives: The Essentials

The Cabas tote

by jamie-lee on October 19, 2014, 7 comments

Equipment sleeveless blouse, Helmut Lang blazer, Ellery skirt (similar style), Celine cabas tote bag (cheaper alternative) This year truly has been the year of the wardrobe hero; the holy grail of bags, shoes and leather jackets. My focus has heavily been on building up the foundations of my wardrobe, which has generally meant quality over […]

The four accessories you need this winter

by jamie-lee on June 11, 2014, 3 comments

It’s cold outside, the days are shorter, and those early starts feel just a little too difficult. It’s winter alright, which for me usually means crawling under the covers until the last possible minute, and typically spending 1 minute throwing on an outfit as opposed to 10. On those mornings (which occur more often than […]

Wardobe classics: the denim jacket

by jamie-lee on May 22, 2014, 5 comments

image sourced from tumblr The denim jacket; not quite the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about the classics. It’s not a sleek black blazer, or a pair of killer high heels, but instead the kind of piece that conjures up strong images of Americana, and nostalgia of a youth not yet forgotten. […]

beauty bar

by jamie-lee on April 30, 2014, 5 comments

Aesop facial cleanser, Aesop B&T Toner, Aesop resurrection hand balm, Diptyque DoSon eau de parfum I’m not usually the first to rush to the beauty counter, but I couldn’t resist dropping by Aesop and Mecca on the way home. Initially, I’d just planned on replenishing my dwindling skincare supply, yet after a good 45 minutes […]

Summer essentials

by jamie-lee on December 2, 2013, 6 comments

Cuyana leather tote bag (similar), Karen Walker sunglasses, Surface too Deep bikini (also available at RUBY), Park Lane sandals (love these Ancient Greek ones), RUBY nail polishes (in Flamingo, Orange peel, Yellow bus and Jacaranda), Celine wallet, and Isabel Marant denim shorts (similar) It’s official, summer is finally here, or so my calendar tells me. […]

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