Category Archives: shopping

Weekend uniform

by jamie-lee on July 22, 2014, 8 comments

Everlane boyfriend sweater, Frame Denim jeans, Opening Ceremony mules, Karen Walker coat, Cuyana tote bag (similar), Acne canada scarf I never thought I’d be one of those sweatshirts and denim kinda girls. Well, not since my teenage years at least, but I’ve well and truly succumbed to the allure of a washed out, crisp pair […]

On shopping the sales

by jamie-lee on June 6, 2014, 9 comments

Witchery petal front top, Karen Walker skirt (similar), Acne mape leather jacket, Karen Walker x Benah bag Unless you’ve been avoiding your inbox, or any Westfield in your vicinity, you’ll know that the mid-year sales have already begun. It’s taken a lot of willpower to avoid trawling through the pages of sale stock on Net-a-Porter, […]

Gift giving for Valentines Day

by jamie-lee on February 4, 2014, one comment

With a move to Sydney just a mere two weeks away, you could probably forgive the fact that up until now, I haven’t given Valentine’s Day much thought. But it’s quietly yet quickly creeping up, and the type A in me can’t help but want to keep organised. This year, Luke and I have made […]


by jamie-lee on January 27, 2014, 7 comments

Acne palm lynx-print dress (on sale!) It took a lot of willpower to resist adding anything to my virtual shopping cart, upon receiving word that Matches Fashion have a further 20% off all sale items with FINAL20. Among my picks are these candy pink Sophia Webster heels, and the above Acne palm lynx-print dress, which […]

Where to shop in Wellington Part 2

by jamie-lee on December 6, 2013, 8 comments

I used to look into my wardrobe, bursting at the seams, and think, ‘what am I going to wear?’. I wasn’t left wondering long, with so many boutiques in the inner city offering a hugely varied array of New Zealand and International designers. Continuing from yesterday’s post, here is part 2 of my favourite places […]

Where to shop in Wellington Part 1

by jamie-lee on December 5, 2013, 2 comments

We’re pretty spoilt in Wellington. Sure, we often have some truly terrible weather, but that aside, we’re privy to a huge number of caf├ęs (all of which seem to serve fantastic coffee), and boast a number of well edited boutiques. I know I’ve said time and again that I mostly shop online, but, there truly […]

shopping for winter coats

by jamie-lee on August 28, 2013, 4 comments

Topshop wide collar pea coat I know how difficult it can be to find a coat for winter, so when I come across a style I like, I’m pretty quick to add it to my wardrobe, within reason of course. Considering how few coats I actually own, you can imagine that this doesn’t happen very […]

/spend or save? Alexander Wang agata/aline heels

by jamie-lee on June 1, 2013, 11 comments

Alexander Wang aline heeled sandals VS ASOS ‘happy days’ heels To the left, those Alexander Wang sandals, or at least a variation of them, and to the right, a pair of ASOS heels which seem eerily familiar, containing at least a few of the elements of the originals. I for one am a fan of […]

/outfit: shopping your wardrobe

by jamie-lee on May 31, 2013, 9 comments

J Crew merino jumper, Karen Walker floral skirt (similar), Zara bomber jacket (similar), Proenza Schouler PS11, See by Chloe boots I find restraint over the sale period as difficult as the next person, with a continual stream of emails headlined similarly titled 50% off storewide entering my inbox. I’ve been trying to ‘shop my wardrobe’ […]

/shop: Net-a-Porter US end of season sale

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

Toga paneled sweater, Lover sara lace skirt, Tibi lobster intarsia sweater, Sophia Webster heeled sandals, By Malene Birger floral print pants, Thakoon Addition top, By Malene Birger floral lace top, Miu Miu scalloped bikini, Charles Philip Shanghai leopard slippers, Kenzo leopard print clutch Twice a year, I wait with anticipation for the Net-a-Porter end of […]

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