Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Poodle and Pals

I can't believe how fast the first week of 2012 has gone! I won't be surprised if the rest of the year moves fast like it is already.

For New Year's Eve, I spent it in Bondi at the Bucklers Canteen (previously called The Wreck) located right across from Bondi Beach. Great bar, good tunes, killer weather and even better company! I couldn't have asked for more. Normally I don't get the chance to take proper outfit shots before I go out on the town, though being the last day of the year I managed to squeeze in some happy snaps before it got all messy. The little puppy poodle you see there is named Alfie and is oh so adorable. Belonged to my friend Jessica, little Alfie would not leave our sides and would start sooking if we didn't give him attention. Only 8 weeks old, he is by far still a baby and would curl up next to you seeking warmth, if not a place to sit his little bottom. As most of you know, I am no doubt a 'cat person' though a puppy poodle as cute as Alfie will make me go weak at the knees and start speaking baby talk like it was my very own Chelsea. (my darling kitty)

To end 2011 with a bang and of course with style - I decided to dress in a limited colour palette, though one that embodies summer. Having a darker complexion, I wore what I felt works best with my skin tone - white! To say this outfit was thrown on in a mad rush out the door, it somehow all pulled together with the hint of neon yellow and gold accessories. These shorts are by August Street and exude the right amount of flirty, summer fun and the gold plate necklace is by Sportsgirl which I have been wearing non-stop. Along with this cute, loose knit singlet by Supre which I'm sure will be a summer favourite over bandeau bras and bikinis.

I hope you all having a good start to the new year! 

Today I took part in an interview for SBS Radio and their segment Generation X, Y, and Us regarding what fashion trends to expect in 2012. It will be going to air this Saturday night which you can listen on 97.7 from 9-10pm if you're in Sydney. Keep a look out on Twitter/Facebook for more updates!

Wearing: knitted tank and neon singlet by Supre, shorts by August Street, necklace by Sportsgirl, Marc Jacobs chronograph watch and Josie flatforms by Rubi Shoes

Ps. I got my hair cut shorter! Did you notice?....

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  1. How cute is little Alfie!?
    You girls looked stunning on NYE! Hope you had an amazing night!
    Catch up soon, I miss you!


  2. SUPER cute!! love it :)


  3. Just found your blog, I love it, and cute outfit for New Years :)


  4. I love your hair! I think its a perfect NYE celebrating sort of hairstyle. I hope you had the most fun for the first few hours of 2012.

    Congratulations on getting a spot in the SBS segment!

  5. I noticed! It looks soo still look so different with short hair compared to long hair. Omg congratulations on the SBS interview, your star continues to rise Lauren, wow! Also, sorry I haven't commented on your blog for like 10 years, I am actually the worst blogger ever but clearly you're not! Every time I visit you've improved ten fold! Amazing....xx

  6. Really amazing photos, I like them! Great post!

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  7. Happy New Year and you are right the week pass of without me realising its already Friday wooow , i will be happy for it to pass , lets just Carpe diem!!
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  8. That little doggie is so cute~~~~

    Thanks for your message Lauren~!! Will take a pic of my espadrille x sneakers shoes for your soon =P

    How you're well and wish you a super duper new year~

    SHOP Ezzentric Topz

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  10. Nice post! You both look lovely!

    Much love from the SABO SKIRT girls!

  11. Such a nice outfit and a really good idea to dress for your complexion! I never remember to do that. I hope your interview went well, I wish I could listen but I am in Brisbane, sad face.

    Happy 2012 lovely, looking forward to seeing what is in store for you this year.

    Bianca x

  12. you both look stunning! I love the print on your shorts :)