19 July 2017

SNUG

(Miss Selfridge jumper, Forever New jeans, Sempre Di Elly boots, Zara scarf, Coach bag, Prada sunglasses.)

Who can go past a cozy knit in the middle of winter when a raging tropical cyclone is sweeping the country (see: power cuts, snow storms and flying trampolines). I snapped up this one from The Iconic's winter sale to fuel the pink addiction, and also purchased these classic ankle boots while I was at it. I was in desperate need of a new pair for winter and these fit the bill perfectly, with the bonus of being super comfy despite the sizable heel height. Slap on some black skinnies and an extra pop of colour with this Coach bag (that I bought in Hawaii and really do not use enough) and that's pretty much me sorted for winter.

Luckily, I've been able to avoid the worst of the woeful weather in sunny Tauranga where I've been posted for work these last couple of months. While I've loved the warmer temperatures and sleepy beach city vibes, I am also very much looking forward to actually living in Wellington for more than 3 days at a time and having proper food in my fridge (have been surviving on take-out and toast over the weekends - which isn't half bad but Mum probably wouldn't be too impressed with the lack of veges).

28 May 2017

MILLENNIAL

(Forever New top, Keepsakes True Love skirt, Topshop coat, Dottie heels, Prada sunglasses.)

The above is one of my go-to office get ups for when I want to feel just a little bit fancy on a weekday. The peek-a-boo lace skirt and asymmetric hemline spices up the classic pencil silhouette, making it perfect for transitioning from office-to-evening. I love pairing this monochrome look with my Topshop pink trench that I bought while travelling through Europe last year. It was a bit of a splurge at the time, but it adds such a fun punch of colour and was definitely worth every penny. Unintentionally, it has resulted in my participation in the 'Millennial Pink' colour craze that seems to be sweeping the globe, but I am very much okay with that.

I am currently writing this sitting on my bedroom floor as my mind is attempting to recover from a crazy, educational and very sleep deprived week of work training up in Auckland. To be fair, having to go through a 15 hour workday after 3 hours of sleep was kind of my own doing since I really didn't have to stay out until 4am the night before. Exhausted is probably an understatement as I've had a total of 4 naps this weekend already.. But despite the lack of sleep, it was a super fun week and I wouldn't have done it any other way. Moral of the story? Play hard, work hard and then take lots (and lots) of naps.

1 May 2017

HUES OF BLUE

(Seed Heritage top and shorts, Dotti cardigan, Nine West sandals, Karen Walker necklace, Prada sunglasses.)

It is without a doubt the colour that makes up the majority of my wardrobe. Sky, baby, cobalt, navy - take your pick and I'll probably have something in the shade. This particular combo from Seed Heritage make the perfect additions to the ever-growing collection, and also adds a nice touch of texture and print into the whole outfit equation. 

Despite the sunny backdrop and bare legs, the temperatures here in Wellington have been seriously plummeting as of late. But after those two weeks of sunshine that was a poor excuse for a New Zealand summer, I'm taking any chance I can get to not wear pants and pretend I live in a tropical oasis instead of this wet and windy (but wonderful) city.