All posts tagged: fashion inspiration

Winter work wear essentials you need this season!

Winter is coming! Well, it is in Perth anyway! The mornings have been colder, the sun is taking a lot longer to rise and I’ve found myself dressing a lot warmer than I have been recently. Boo! There are a few things I like about Winter, including rain on the roof at night, puddles and whipping out the thicker doona, but that’s pretty much it! I struggle to find motivation in the colder months, especially when it comes to putting together work outfits. Summer is so much simpler – pop on a dress and away you go. But in the cooler months you have to really put together your looks and consider the possible downpours and icy winds you may encounter! I’ve put together this post sharing my Autumn and Winter work wear essentials for those of you like me who struggle with their “semi-corporate” wardrobe as soon as the temperature plummets.

Her Style | My Style : How to dress like Alexa Chung on a budget 

Whenever I find myself in a fashion funk I tend to draw inspiration from magazines, celebs and the internet. One of my go to sources is the wardrobe of beautiful British it-girl Alexa Chung. Her effortless style revolves around her love of true vintage and vintage inspired pieces, denim, leather, floral and quirk. Requiring not a lot of dollars, I’ve put together five looks worthy of Miss Chung – remember you don’t need her budget to look effortlessly cool. THE NECK TIE By adding a feature “bow tie” to your blouse or shirt, you can bring your outfit up a notch and create a more chic, on trend look. Alexa has been spotted on more than one occasion rocking a “bow” string tie, and I honestly feel it gives off a certain kind of sexy yet intelligent vibe! I kept it simple by adding a neck tie to a black and white blouse and skinnies combo, adding a touch of sophistication to the look. It almost has a French vibe about it. No? Don’t have …