Over the past few years Melbourne has gone through something of a croissant frenzy. Foodies have been willing to queue at certain bakeries for hours on end to get their hands on these little parcels of buttery goodness. Crazy as it may seem, we Melburnians are willing to go to great lengths to get our hands on great food and I suspect it’s for this reason renowned pastry chef Gontran Cherrier decided to open his first Australian patisserie here. Located on busy Smith Street, this modern cafe and boulangerie is anything but your cliché French bakery. Gone are the traditional white panelled walls, ornate lights and wrought iron fittings, in their place you’ll find hanging pot plants and neutral coloured booths with timber tables.
I love winter, well not so much the cold miserable weather, but I love the idea of cuddling up near the heater or fire, staying warm in a cosy bed, enjoying every manner of comfort food and most of all wearing super comfy winter clothes.
As soon as Autumn hits I start prepping my winter wardrobe, and let me tell you, there are some awesome pieces up for grabs this year. Here are some of my top picks (and a few items that I may have purchased in the last week).
Although it may not feel like it, spring is finally here! Now we just need the sun to come out and grace us with its presence. So in preparation for the warmer times ahead, its time to pack away your boots and replace them with the perfect spring shoe, the espadrille.
I love espadrilles and pretty much live in them all spring and summer. They freshen up any outfit and are so damn comfortable I never want to take them off. So if you’re like me and looking to add a new pair (or two, or three) to your wardrobe, I’ve got you covered with a stack of great options below.
There are some trends that come and just as quickly go, then there are others that seem to go from trend to classic status. The Breton stripe is definitely one of these long lasting trends. Our obsession with the simple white and navy stripe top seems to go from strength to strength, so much so that I could just about guarantee that most women would own (at least) one of them. Personally, I love this style as much now as I did five years ago and my collection of simple Breton stripe tops seems to grow with each passing season. I’m always drawn to them when I go shopping and I actually have to stop myself from buying more.
Given so many women share this love, I thought I’d put together a quick shop post of some of the great Breton stripe tops currently on offer.
Can you believe that we’re already half way through the year. It amazes me how quickly time passes, but on the upside it means that the coldest part of winter is upon us – NOT!! The only real positive about this time of year is that we get to wear great looking and super comfortable clothes.
Over the last few months I’ve blogged about knits, coats and capes, the only missing link is boots, so here they are ladies, go forth and buy new boots…
Winter 2015 is the season on the Cape. Every where I turn I see super stylish ladies with the most amazing capes draped over their shoulders. I love the way they add a bit of class and sophistication to the most simple of outfits.
To say I’m jealous of these ladies would be a huge understatement, I absolutely love capes, but I’ve never felt that they suited me, or maybe it’s more that I just haven’t found the right one.
So in my quest to find the perfect Cape, i’ve come across these absolute beauties that I had to share with everyone.
My winter uniform is pretty much a scarf, knit, jeans and a pair of boots, all of which I tend to update annually. Of the lot, I find the hardest thing to buy are comfy and flattering knits, so I’ve spent the last few weeks searching the net for all that’s on offer this season. Fortunately there are some great pieces up for grabs, so here are my top picks.