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Hostess Magic with Pretty Retro from Aussie Stockist Call me Valerie

Do you have a style of dress that no matter what, you just keep on coming back to? As I've moved through my 20s and reached 30, my obsession with blouses and 'shirt' style dresses has definitely reached its peak. So naturally, when one of my favorite 1940s enabling stores got in this stunning wine… Continue reading Hostess Magic with Pretty Retro from Aussie Stockist Call me Valerie

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Autumn magic with Elise Boutique

It's hard to believe its June! The weather is starting to give its characteristic cold snaps here in Sydney Australia and winter has truly begun to push its way in and makes its presence felt. On the rare occasion, I do leave the house, I'm definitely favoring dresses with a 1940s flare and I must… Continue reading Autumn magic with Elise Boutique

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Feeling Fruity in Love Ur Look Clothing

So 2020 has felt like a bit of a nightmare, for all of us I'm sure. With COVID hitting the world earlier this year, lockdowns really hampered my desire for a blog comeback as I couldn't exactly go out and still take photos. But thankfully, with lockdowns easing here in Sydney Australia (we have been… Continue reading Feeling Fruity in Love Ur Look Clothing

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Hello Summer in the Jenna Turquoise Floral Dress from Elise Boutique

While I've never much been a fan of summer weather, I've always adored summer prints and clothing styles. There's just something so dreamy about a floral print, lighter colours and flowy cuts. I'm someone whose wardrobe is definitely either freezing cold winter styled or summer/spring looks and I'm always on the hunt for gorgeous summer… Continue reading Hello Summer in the Jenna Turquoise Floral Dress from Elise Boutique

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Under the Sea with Hearts & Found

Ocean life is one of my favorite things and I was so excited when I saw this amazing fabric available at Hearts and Found! I talked about Hearts and found last year and you've probably been a bit over seeing me wear their amazing cotton dresses over the course of this very hot Australian summer but… Continue reading Under the Sea with Hearts & Found

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Rocking Resort Wear with Karina Dresses

Wearing the Margaret Dress in Rio Print So summer time is HELLA hot here in Sydney Australia and I pretty much live in light dresses for 3 months of the year. One of the brands I reach for a LOT is Karina dresses. These comfortable frocks are a busy and/or lazy pinups dream for their… Continue reading Rocking Resort Wear with Karina Dresses

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Christmas in cotton with Hearts and Found

While our Northern Hemisphere pinups enjoy a white Christmas (for the most part) here down in Australia and other Southern Hemisphere babes we're enduring a Hot Christmas in the middle of summer. With such high humidity in Sydney and scorching sunny days, cotton dresses are my do to from December through to February (especially when… Continue reading Christmas in cotton with Hearts and Found

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New Years Eve Ready in Kitten D’Amour

Its not very often I see a dress online and know instantly that I need to have it. But boy oh boy did I know I needed the new Sequin vamp dress in red and champagne sequins from Kitten D'Amour when they shared it on their IG recently and I have to say, it did… Continue reading New Years Eve Ready in Kitten D’Amour

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Christmas time with Karina Dresses

Where has 2018 gone? Am I the only one who kind of can't believe that its already almost 2019. This year has felt for me like one of the quickest of my life and thats definitely a bit nuts. But with a slower December this year for me than last years crazy rush, I'm trying to… Continue reading Christmas time with Karina Dresses

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Celebrating Spring with Vivien of Holloway

Happy November! It's a little crazy to think that the silly season is almost upon us already and for those of us in the Southern Hemisphere, that means the impending scorching summer is almost here too! But its hard to feel nervous about the coming warmer weather when the city of Sydney is sprinkled with… Continue reading Celebrating Spring with Vivien of Holloway