Sunday, September 11, 2011

BUTTONS AND LACE


Earlier in the week, General Pants had an unbelievable "TOP IT OFF, TAKE UP TO $100 OFF" sale where many trans-seasonal items were AND STILL ARE heavily discounted. (Check it out here if you want to grab a bargain!) Top brands included in the sale are The Cassette Society, Don't Ask Amanda and Alice In The Eve. I myself jumped at the opportunity and bought a few lightweight knits to aid me in this "one-day-spring,next-day-winter" debacle us Sydney-siders have been experiencing. One of the items I picked up is this mottle knit from Subtitled featuring a line of buttons running down the centre on the back. I was immediately lured to it, not only because of it's mottle texture but because of the unusual positioning of the buttons and how it instantly added that "edgy factor". Here I have styled it with a delicate lace skirt, sharp preppy collar, dainty necklace and my chunky Dr. Martens. I have never been a girly girl. Feminine, yes! Tom-boy?....More so. So one thing I like to do is to combine the two different looks and create one that is "unexpected and more inventive". With my style icons being Alexa Chung and Chloë Sevigny, I like to play around, experiment and step outside the box. Quirky and eclectic, I like to mish-mash different textures and even surprise myself in the process.

What are your thoughts? Who are your style icons?....Do you like to change things up and create a look you wouldn't normally wear? Or do you stick to a fixed style?

Wearing: Mottle Knit (Subtitled via General Pants Co), shirt (Supre), lace skirt (vintage), assorted jewellery, backpack (vintage) and Dr. Martens

[Photos by Kassandra Hernandez]


Wishing you all a top week ahead! Here's a tune from TV On The Radio to wind down your weekend. For those who follow me on Twitter, you would of seen how excited I was when they were added to the Harvest Festival lineup! I am now more psyched about going! Are any of who going too in November?




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12 comments :

  1. Oh I love that skirt! I've been looking at lots of lacey skirts/shorts lately but haven't taken the dive & purchased any yet. I'm going to go skip off to GP website & see if there's anything that catches my eye :) I love the buttons on the back of your cardi!x



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  2. This sweater is amazing!
    I love how this lace skirt looks with heavy boots. Perfect!

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  3. Um YES! Best festival lineup in such a long time. Cannot wait to see the Flaming Lips, it's gonna be a good one!!! Love this outfit btw so cool how you toughened it up with the docs.

    xx

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  4. nice pics , you have a lovely blog!
    loads of kisses!!!

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  5. Your knit is amazing, I adore the style of it! <3
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  6. I like this post so much.
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  7. I would wear this entire ensemble. Very cute.

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  8. Good match in the necklace and the white, and loving chains over closed collars at the moment. You rock the collar over a jumper look so well.

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  9. Love the contrast between your white lace skirt and docs x

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  10. looove the sweater and the combo of the sweet lace and fierce boots!

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