Category Archives: winter wardrobe

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? […]

Winter wardrobe update

by jamie-lee on June 4, 2014, 3 comments

all images sourced from Pinterest The cold throes of winter are upon us, which really only means one thing: more nights spent at home watching re-runs of Seinfeld while sipping on piping hot mugs of hot chocolate. Not a bad thought though, is it? All these frosty mornings (making it all the more difficult to […]

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 […]


by jamie-lee on April 4, 2014, 4 comments

image source: afterDRK One of the first things I sacrificed when tackling the ambitious task of fitting my entire wardrobe into two (!!) suitcases, were a number of my cumbersome, woollen winter knits. The soft cosy kinds which envelope you in warmth on the crispest of winter days. My justification? The lack of a ‘real’ […]

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 […]


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 […]

stuck in the clouds

by jamie-lee on July 21, 2013, 6 comments

Acne shore knit tunic (in blue or green), J Brand ‘cloud’ leather pants, Givenchy sequin heels (similar here or here), Lanvin x H&M necklace (similar) The final of the three posts wearing my leather pants, although don’t think that you’ve seen the last of them yet. Probably one of my favourite ways to wear them, […]

cloudy days

by jamie-lee on July 20, 2013, 5 comments

Kate Sylvester top, Helmut Lang blazer, J Brand leather pants, Topshop heels, Yves Saint Laurent clutch I’ve been taking a more relaxed approach to dressing up lately, usually along the lines of a pair of leather pants/leggings, a nice top or blouse and a blazer topped off with some demure looking court shoes. This is […]


by jamie-lee on July 19, 2013, 7 comments

Country Road waffle l/s top (similar), J Brand ‘cloud’ leather pants, Karen Walker docker coat (similar), See by Chloe boots (similar), Mimco necklace Keeping in line with a running theme of black, white and grey, these J Brand leather pants have been a pretty good addition to my winter wardrobe. I’ve found them to be […]

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