Sunday, March 27, 2011


It's cold and rainy today. I know it doesn't sound that exciting but this means it's Isabel Marant sweater and ankle boots time, and my favourite scarves and cardigans can finally re-surface. 

I never feel very stylish towards the end of summer, it usually turns into a uniform of Lover shorts and a Friedrich Gray singlet. My friend Hannah and I share the same appreciation for knitwear, last week at the Belinda SS 11 launch was the debut of her Alexander Wang minty green knit and my IM sweater. 

Here is a little bit of what's inspiring me at the moment, simple black heels, black and white collages, Celine anything, Sofia Coppola for Louis Vuitton, new Phillip Lim at the corner shop, YSL coral lipstick and the new Benah cuff Rohan got me for my birthday...

1. Collage by me, 3. Celine clutch, 4. Zara heels, 5. Sofia Coppola for Louis Vuitton bags, 6. Sofia Coppola for Louis Vuitton clutch, 7. Phillip Lim laser cut leather shorts, 8. YSL extreme coral lipstick and Benah cuff - photo by me. 

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

balancing act

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen for US Vogue April 2011. 

I love hearing about the creative process at the Row and how they both so involved with the brand. You can read the article here, expect some serious style envy!

Monday, March 21, 2011

tenenbaums in the tuileries

I just came across these campaign images from Ellery's Fall 11 collection Tenenbaums In The Tuileries. The lookbook was shot at Château de Champlâtreux outside of Paris and features the very lovely Ashley Smith. 

This is one of my favourite collections from Ellery, particularly due to the edition of knitwear and the neutral colour palette with hints of lavender and red. I'm dreaming about wearing a big sweater in snowy Paris with Brigitte Bardot style makeup. Maybe someday! 

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Miss B

The Corner Shop's new lookbook should be in their stores in the next few days - here's the cover i designed for it. i've done this extra loopy writing for a fair few corner shop designs. because i like it.

room service . vogue portugal

I love these images from the Room Service feature on Vogue Portugal's blog. Rohan and I have been attempting to do some re-decorating this year which has included removing some old collages and magazine tears in favour of clean white space. 

These images sum up what I love right now, white walls, simplicity and thoughtfully placed objects. I've also started reading Luella's Guide to English Style after receiving it for my birthday and am finally catching up on showcoverage. Dries and Celine, swoon! 

Sunday, March 13, 2011


i haven't done any drawings for ages apart from design sketches, so the other day i did this - it's on an a1 piece of boxboard. normally i do these little house drawings in biro or .003 fineliner on small bits of paper, but i've been wanting to to a big drawing for a while, so here it is!

Thursday, March 10, 2011


My Benah Kodi bag arrived last week, I'm in love! I've spent the afternoon painting, working on some exciting new freelance projects and listening to some favourite 90's flashbacks. Does anyone remember Hey Leonardo (She Likes Me for Me) by Blessid Union of Souls? So good!

Sunday, March 6, 2011

mrs. press

Last Tuesday Rohan and I were invited to the Mrs. Press AW11 collection preview for bloggers. Needless to say we had so much fun, there was champagne, cupcakes, beautiful clothes and a few lovely faces I hadn't seen for a while!
Mrs. Press held the event at their charming boutique on Oxford St., the vintage boudoir setting was the perfect backdrop to the new AW 11 collection filled with sophisticated capes, brocade high-waisted shorts and a beautifully draped lace dress. 

It may only be early days for Autumn but it's exciting to see all the new winter collections are arriving in stores. And in the meantime I will be treating myself with Mrs. press magnolia soap and body wash - my favourite!


1. Type by me, 2 & 3. Dressing table collection photos from Mrs. Press, 4. In store photo by xssat, 5 & 6. AW11 lookbook from Mrs Press. 7. Illustration by me, trace and colour by Rohan

Friday, March 4, 2011

Excited for my birthday. There is a package from Net-A-Porter waiting for me (my first ever one courtesy of Rohan). Looking at the beautiful packaging every morning is very tempting...

p.s. I have been wearing my Isabel marant beaded bracelet every day since Ro got it for me as a Valentines gift. Feeling very spoilt right now!