Category Archives: The Essentials

Popbasic

by jamie-lee on December 15, 2014, one comment

Ivory ‘milk’ silk blouse c/o Popbasic If there’s one thing a girl can never have too much of, it’s a simple silk button up shirt. It’s one of those classics which will never leave you not feeling polished, even when you’ve rolled out of bed with only ten minutes to spare before you need to […]

Wardrobe replacements

by jamie-lee on November 6, 2014, no comments

Equipment sleeveless silk pocket blouse So. This was a long time coming. I’ve been adding and subtracting to my wardrobe for so many years that nothing I’ve owned has ever truly looked a little worse for wear. The whole notion of conscious or conspicuous consumption is that you re-wear your core wardrobe pieces to the […]

The Cabas tote

by jamie-lee on October 19, 2014, 14 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. […]

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