Category Archives: investment pieces

The ones that almost got away

by jamie-lee on September 16, 2014, 7 comments

Ann Demeulemeester Spring 2009 lace up heeled sandals // img source: Stop it right now Let’s rewind to Spring 2009; I’d just finished my university degree, and was set to spend two months travelling about Europe and the west coast of North America with nothing but my own companionship (for the most part) and a […]

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. […]

same, same, but different.

by jamie-lee on October 13, 2013, 12 comments

Witchery cable knit sweater (similar), Gillian Tennant skirt (similar), Yvonne Kone heels (similar), Cuyana tote bag (similar), J Crew necklace, Karen Walker sunglasses You know you’re on to a good thing when you find yourself wearing the same piece repeatedly. Something easy, something effortless, something that makes you feel good; and this skirt is exactly […]

Searching for the perfect pair of black heels

by jamie-lee on August 29, 2013, 10 comments

Sometimes, when I’m searching for a pair of shoes, I feel a little like Prince Charming must have felt as he searched out Cinderella with her dainty glass slipper. Nothing seems quite right, and the pair that I forever seem to be looking for is all elusive. For me, it’s the hunt for the perfect […]

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