Lady Melbourne wearing a sheer, oxblood blouse

See Through

The ‘sheer’ trend isn’t one I’ve paid a huge amount of attention to, in the main part because I think there’s a fine line between appearing deliberate in your decision to apply the trend, and just looking like you forgot to put on a singlet or cover certain lady bits.

Lady Melbourne's vintage check coat

Check Mate: Vintage Coats for Winter

Peaking out on a rack was the sleeve of this coat, so it was the fabric that caught my eye. It needed a dry clean, and most of the buttons were missing but I thought it was pretty special to find a tailored, pure wool coat that was made in England…for $15.

Lady Melbourne in Ace of Something Fedora

Felt fedoras: perfect for winter

Ace of Something are an Australia label that make one thing only: felt fedora hats. This is one of theirs in a fawn colour, but there are so many to choose from you’ll be there for hours. The hats are 100% felt wool and made in Australia(love that!)

Black lace maxi dress

Rise Like A Phoenix

I love black lace in summer and winter, and while the leaves are turning golden and the days getting colder here in Oz, this type of dress is one of those trans-seasonal pieces you can wear across the seasons.