Kicking off Wellington Fashion Week 2013


‘Celine me alone’ t-shirt, RUBY pixie skirt (similar), Helmut Lang blazer, 3.1 by Phillip Lim bag (similar), See by Chloe boots, KW & SGC rings, MBMJ katie bracelet

Last night, Wellington Fashion Week kicked off with a roaring start, beginning with a WORLD fashion showcase, followed by the WFW opening night party.

Somewhat completely fulfilling a Wellington cliche, I found myself almost head to toe in black, stripes aside, having decidedly taken a more casual approach to the evening amid a crowd of some of Wellington’s most fashionably dressed. This morning, almost without realizing, I found myself grasping in the depths of my wardrobe for a pair of heels to see the day out, breaking the daily and regimented process of rotating through my flats. I suppose a bit of fashion-shock culture was bound to hit pre-MBFWA considering how comfortable I’d begun to get in my rather simplistic daily uniform.

I finally picked up these black booties over the long weekend, having gone through a string of confusing phone calls as to whether they were arriving or were they toffee colored or was the size just a glitch in the system. So far they’re proving a breeze to break in, essentially confirming in my mind that these were more necessary than not. Makes choosing shoes for Sydney just that little bit easier..


  1. Sabrina April 4, 2013 / 1:42 pm

    Beautiful ankle boots (and they’re on sale, nice). We tend to navigate towards black because it helps to provide an elegant look 🙂

  2. rachel April 4, 2013 / 1:55 pm

    this outfit is perfection! totally fashion week worthy. that skirt is amazing, and those boots do indeed look comfortable, yet so stylish! x

  3. Catherine April 4, 2013 / 5:29 pm

    This outfit is so perfect! Loving the play of textures. I would wear the heck out of it 🙂

  4. Theresa April 4, 2013 / 5:18 pm

    I love those boots babe! They’re amazing and this whole look is just so freaking cool. What an awesome skirt! You have such an incredible collection of them for sure. Hope you’re having a great time! 🙂


  5. Sharday April 5, 2013 / 5:35 am

    I want every aspect of this outfit in my wardrobe. The texture of the skirt, the cute blazer and stunning boots! You have such great taste Jamie!!

    x Sharday


  6. mili April 5, 2013 / 9:20 am

    Hope you’re enjoying fashion week! I tink an all black ensemble is perfect for the occasion 🙂 Love the skirt!

    Mili from call me, Maeby

  7. steph April 8, 2013 / 1:17 pm

    that skirt is perfect. head to toe black is a bit of a sydney cliche too..

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