Category Archives: wardrobe

What is a normal sized wardrobe?

by jamie-lee on September 8, 2014, 10 comments

1: Focusing on quality over quantity in neutral hues 2: Charlotte Olympia kitty flats, Isabel Marant dicker boots, Isabel Marant poppy heels What is a normal sized wardrobe? It’s a question I’ve asked myself on countless occasions and has prompted more than a few wardrobe culls, yet the question remains; how much is too much? […]

Top five purchases of 2013

by jamie-lee on January 8, 2014, 17 comments

A new year undoubtedly means new things, and while I had resolved to more than halve my total purchases for 2013, consumption once again managed to get the best of me. Proving to myself once again that the classics are almost always best, my five favourites for 2013 are below. //Porselli leather ballet flats – […]

tonalities

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

Lover daisy chain shell dress (similar), Acne shore sweater, Opening Ceremony floral loafers, Proenza Schouler PS11 satchel, J Crew earrings Whenever I come across one of those pieces, which in almost every sense, is perfect, I find myself rather quickly stockpiling multiples. It’s like winter came early, and I’m a squirrel scrambling to collect and […]

/in my wardrobe: how many pairs of shoes is too many?

by jamie-lee on June 27, 2013, 13 comments

One thing I seem to be drawn to without fail, are shoes. Unlike girls who can’t stop buying handbags, or excessive amounts of beauty products, my achilles ironically seems to be exactly that, shoes, shoes and more shoes. Over the years I’ve managed to accumulate what I consider to be a rather modest shoe collection, […]

/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’ […]

In my wardrobe: The black boot

by jamie-lee on December 17, 2012, 28 comments

Alexander Wang kori oxford boot, Chloe quilted biker boot, Vintage heeled chelsea boot (similar) Slowly multiplying over the course of the year, I’m building up what was once a rather meagre selection of black boots. I finally deemed them a necessary building block in my wardrobe after an extended period of I would class as […]

It doesn’t take much

by jamie-lee on August 8, 2012, 17 comments

Karen Walker shirt & sunglasses, T by Alexander Wang jumper, Sretsis skirt, Givenchy heels (similar), Meadowlark ring, Marc by Marc Jacobs earrings While I can’t refute the power an accessory can lend an outfit, sometimes the clothing speaks for itself, requiring the addition of little else. Unexpected coloured collars peeking over cozy jumpers and graphic […]

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by jamie-lee on April 4, 2012, 5 comments

Green Amos bracelet, Pink Amos braceletMonaco earrings, Cruz earrings As I continue my efforts to have a more minimal and streamlined wardrobe, my eye has been gravitating toward statement or more interesting pieces of jewellery. The aesthetics of the label Dannijo with its punchy coloured gemstones, thick chains and bold tribal beading seem like the […]

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by jamie-lee on February 23, 2012, 12 comments

Karen Walker blouse; T by Alexander Wang cardigan; Topshop jeans; Proenza Schouler bag Whilst getting ready in the morning, I think it is fair to say that more often that not, we lean towards old favourites, a kind of uniform if you were so inclined to put a label on it. This combination of clothing […]

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by jamie-lee on February 13, 2012, 17 comments

Karen Walker dress, blazer, belt and rings; Pointer loafers; Triwa watch Karen Walker had it so right, when she stated that for her, navy was the fundamental neutral. As the years have progressed, I’ve noticed myself shying away from a wardrobe that once consisted of too much black (although working in an industry where it […]

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