Melbourne’s laneways are famous for holding all sorts of hidden treasures, and Keshett is absolutely one of them. You will find them in Little Collins Street having been at the same address for 33 years.
I’ve never been a slave to labels, rather always looking for good quality fabrication and cut. It doesn’t matter to me whether something is op-shop, high street or designer, I’m more interested in whether the garment is a natural fibre, how it’s cut and where it’s made.
On the hunt for simple, modest and fashionable clothing to take with me on my recent trip to Jordan, I stopped into Sussan and found this shift dress that ticked all of those boxes.
These House of Harlow ‘Chelsea’ sunglasses were my sole boxing day sale purchase from In Her Shoes Boutique.
I allow myself one purchase each year so I don’t end up in the shops weeping over an empty bank account and bags full of things I simply don’t need. Last year I bought a Samantha Wills ring from St Frock on sale(see the blog post), and this year I noticed that In Her Shoes Boutique had put these up for the tidy sum of….$50. How’s that for my only bargain buy!
Sonya Kraan is an RMIT graduate whose philosophy on the clothes she creates stems from hidden functionality and transformation. Doubly important is that the label sold through Gusto & Elan, a Melbourne store that aside from stocking their own label promote independent, Australian designers.
I wonder why we develop a penchant for certain colours over others? I know someone who loves purple to the point where they wear it on their person every single day. I think she’s kind of eccentric, but then I look around my own house…
So are you drawn to some colours more than others? And have you ever wondered why?
“The map of this desert? It’s in my head,” our driver yells over his shoulder as we trundle through Wadi Rum in the darkness.
Not on a road, or a track, but rather over sand dunes and in complete darkness. Complete. Darkness.