Category Archives: style

Mixing prints

by jamie-lee on August 31, 2014, 3 comments

img source – le 21eme I might be all about the simple, the understated and the classic, but with tomorrow marking the first day of Spring, the thought of mixing prints never seemed quite so tempting as it is now. My Spring/Summer wishlist is slowly starting to take form, and I have the feeling that […]

Everyday work wear

by jamie-lee on August 5, 2014, 4 comments

image source: tumblr, pinterest & wethepeoplestyle Given that my Pinterest boards suggest an inclination toward a more gamine style of dress, it never quite seems to translate in day to day life. Rather, I find myself in cashmere sweaters and a line skirts, a pair of pointed toe heels or a quirky flat, and nine […]

On dressing up – the constant dilemma

by jamie-lee on June 28, 2014, 4 comments

img source unknown I feel like I’m having one of those I have nothing to wear moments. Standing in front of my closet shifting the hangers back and forth, yet failing to come up with anything even remotely appropriate. The occasion? A friend’s birthday – although what does one wear to birthday drinks these days? […]

On finding the perfect winter coat

by jamie-lee on May 6, 2014, 3 comments

image source – Andreea Diaconu in Isabel Marant Etoile, photographed by Karim Sadli Winter. Always the perfect excuse for a new coat (not that you needed one, of course). As if the shorter days and glistening layer of frost covering the grass every morning weren’t enough of a cue, it helps that the winter chill […]

An Education

by jamie-lee on January 4, 2014, 5 comments

Perhaps it’s her profound affection for all things ‘French’, or her effortless ability to look good, even in her school uniform, but there’s no denying that Jenny has that certain je nais se quoi that so many girls aspire to. The transformation from a uniformed school girl to an immaculately dressed young woman was as […]

/outfit: the mismatched suit

by jamie-lee on May 15, 2013, 13 comments

Kate Sylvester draped top (similar), girl. by Band of Outsiders skirt (similar), Zara jacket (similar), Karen Walker x Beau Coops loafers (similar), Proenza Schouler PS11 bag, KW necklaces and bow ring, SGC ring, Karen Walker ‘trixie’ sunglasses I love those mornings when you wake up to find a package sitting on your doorstep, or stuffed […]

/WFW 2013: Starfish AW 2013 ‘Queen of Extreme’ & SS 2014 ‘Wild Flower’

by jamie-lee on April 5, 2013, no comments

Having just returned to the office, it feels like such a come down following the Starfish show. Showing both the current AW’13 Queen of Extreme collection, followed by a sneak peek of their SS’14 Wild Flower collection, the stark contrast between the two was positively striking. The mood was set instantly as the lights begun […]

On personal style: Style reflections of 2012

by jamie-lee on January 23, 2013, 27 comments

2012 has been a year of many purchases, and just as many culls, a fact which I truly am loathe to acknowledge or wish to admit. I’ve found irony in the number of times that I vowed I would attempt to shop smarter, or cut down on my number of purchases. Neither of which I […]

Spring inspiration

by jamie-lee on October 27, 2012, 25 comments

Rag & Bone pullover, Chinti and Parker polka dot shirt, T by Alexander Wang leather skirt, Topshop heels, Alexander Wang emile tote, House of Harlow ring, ASOS earrings, Opt for Opulence bracelet With the 30×30 challenge almost up, I’ve been stocking up on inspiration for what to wear for the rest of Spring. If it […]

changing tastes

by jamie-lee on September 15, 2012, 12 comments

Karen Walker dress, Helmut Lang blazer, Charlotte Olympia shoes It occurred to me the other day, how seldom I wear dresses in comparison with a few short years ago, when I would sub-consciously reach for them each morning, throwing an oversized cardigan over the top and calling it a day. Now, I probably opt for […]

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