Flavour of the week – Animal Instinct

This isn’t the first pair of pants by Kenzo I’ve had on the blog, I’m constantly in awe of the prints that this fashion “power house” showcases each season.  I could happily include the entire clouded leopard range – in any/all of the colours – into my wardrobe but the pants would be a priority.

ImageKenzo Clouded Leopard Pants from Farfetch.

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I admit its fairly out there but as far as animal prints go its a great change from the boring (and very often tacky) yellow leopard print you see at some stage every season.

Although I know this is a pants based post I had to share with you the one item I might actually be able to afford without feeling guilty . . .

ImageKenzo x Vans Authentics – I heart!

You’ve probably seen in Beyonce sporting this amazing custom shorts and bustier outfit on stage for her first live performance of Grown Woman in Paris recently.  I have got to get myself a recording contract if it means clothes like these!

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Enjoy the rest of your weekend and our 25 degree day Melbourne! Is it still beach weather?

xx L

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Surrender to the Season

I unlike S am not a fan of the seasonal change from summer to Autumn.   love the snuggly inside feeling and watching the trees change but I avidly detest the cold and of course you know it’s only matter of time before Winter is knocking on the door.  BUT I am however like many females a fan of having an excuse to revamp the wardrobe and change up my style.

Which brings me to such.  I’m casual, like seriously casual and have been since a young age.  I did the whole pink, floral girly thing, over did it and couldn’t face looking at the colour for the last 20 years (wow 20 years how the hell did I get this old?) I like simple dresses, skinny jeans, tank tops,  denim anything,  sneakers, boots and I’m a big fan of monochrome although I will go colour crazy if need be.  I will occasionally wear a heel but if you didn’t gather by my ‘Alias’ I’m rather tall and a little clumsy so wedges or a healthy flatform is my go to.   I will surrender to wear a pretty textured or tailored dress if an event calls for it but as soon as I get home it’ll be off within seconds (to change I mean!) I’ve scoured numerous look books of my favourite and some new designers and here is my Autumn wish list.

Fancy foot work

Although I live for a good pair of black boots I though I should branch out this year and potentially add a splash of colour.

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Clockwise from Lft Acne Clover, Acne Donna, Opening Ceremony Glitter Suede Chelsea, Opening Ceremony Brenda

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Converse x Missoni Auckland Racer Sneaks. The prettiest men’s shoes I’ve ever seen.

It has just dawned on me that I need a pair of Timberlands why?  Because I saw Aila Wang (yes the 4 year old Niece of Alexander Wang) wearing them.
Now you can even custom design your own click on the pic.  Like my red?

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Pretty Picture Pants

A have never owned printed pants and I feel this Autumn I need to invest in something a little more fun than black or dark blue skinny jeans.

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Acne Karma Currency Pant.

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Left: Huffer Khaki Spot Pants (not in store yet), Glassons spotted Skinny jeans.

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Kenzo Tiger Trousers from Opening Ceremony.

A Little Extra Arm Warmth.

There are a few types of Autumn/Winter Jackets I feel I “need” a bomber, a blazer, a ‘going-out’ one (very different to a blazer ahem!), a rain jacket, a coat (coming later I’m sure), an anorak and well the list goes on . . .

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From Left: Cameo ‘Ask Me Anything’ Bomber Camilla and Marc Diamond Affair Jacket.
Both available now online.

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From huffer’s new range Up HIll Battles. Available at Huffer.co.nz soon.
I love all three of these beauties.

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A little out of reach for me but I love this Rick Owen leather jacket.

Skirting Around. 

Must have black skirt for the cooler months.  I love the zip detailing on the Ksubi skirt and the Huffer skirt is one for the casual days.

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Ksubi. Silk Cotton Skirt

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Huffer Spot Skirt

At Home Relaxing

I love a good stretchy pant but I would gladly give up my round home regular for these guys.

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Huffer Onesie. Huffer.co.nz online soon.

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Les Plus Dores Team Tee. I’ll take any designer thanks . . .

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Kenzo Chunky Neon Sweater from Net-a-Porter.

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The Stolen Girlfriends Club Ram Dress from Superette.co.nz
A picture perfect basic.

Dress Me Up

Dresses are one of those awesome purchases you can wear much of the time in both Summer and Winter, hello tights and stockings.  I think these will do nicely!

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Celeste Tesoriero Lighthouse Dress

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Maurie and Eve Lulu Dress from The Joy Hysteric

The Importance of Accessories

A woman can never have too many right?

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Madewell Transport Tote

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A perfect plain pair the DB Sunnies in
Black/black by Valley Eyewear

Ok by no means is that the end of my wish list but it gives you an idea of what I would own in my own perfect world let me know if you have any connections 😉

x L