Category Archives: investment pieces

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 […]

9 to 5

by jamie-lee on August 22, 2013, 13 comments

3.1 by Phillip Lim silk tank (similar), T by Alexander Wang cardigan, Hope garcon trousers, Yvonne Kone gladiator sandals Working full-time, studying full-time (post-grad I might add), and maintaining a blog isn’t always as effortless as it seems. Or quite so easy. I’ve been putting a lot less thought into what I’ve been wearing lately […]

New in: Isabel Marant dicker boot

by jamie-lee on August 16, 2013, 6 comments

Isabel Marant ‘dicker’ boots It’s no secret that I’m a girl who is obsessed with shoes, considering how often I tend to refer to them and how frequently it would appear that I buy a new pair. It’s been a long time coming before I finally succumbed to a pair of dicker boots, or at […]


by jamie-lee on August 14, 2013, 11 comments

Bassike v-neck t-shirt (similar), Isabel Marant tundra skirt, Kate Sylvester coat (similar), Vintage boots (similar), Proenza Schouler PS11 satchel I know what you’re probably thinking – didn’t I say that I only had one winter coat? Well, it would seem that the sales have gotten the better of me, as I’ve found myself stocking up […]


by jamie-lee on August 2, 2013, 8 comments

T by Alexander Wang jumper, RUBY pixie mini skirt (similar), Topshop heels, Karen Walker ‘docker’ coat (similar), Proenza Schouler PS11 satchel I’m pretty sure that I’ve lulled you all into this false idea of what a Wellington winter is really like. While it has most certainly been on the mild side, I spent most days […]

warm winter knits

by jamie-lee on July 25, 2013, 7 comments

top to bottom: Lover, Vince, T by Alexander Wang, Witchery, Acne I’ve taken the less is more approach to winter this year, opting for a look that is more relaxed than anything else. Throwing on a cosy, warm winter sweater has become a part of my morning routine, the slouchier the better – a flagrant […]

/in my wardrobe: the black leather jacket

by jamie-lee on July 12, 2013, 11 comments

Lover ritual pintuck dress, Whistles leather jacket All of the shopping and culling that I’ve undertaken over the years has taught me a couple of things, like, no matter what you buy there will always be something shiny and new waiting around every corner, and the classics really are just that, classic pieces which you […]

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