What I wore – Stripetease

Hello my dear readers, As you have probably noticed by now, I am not a spontaneous shopper nor do I follow the latest fashion trends. I very seldom buy clothes on impulse or because it is “hot”, for a few reasons: a) I do not want end up looking like everybody else around me and b) once the trend becomes yesterday’s news, I don’t want face the dilemma of “what should I do with this piece now”? And it is not just the money you pay for it, you have to find valuable space in your wardrobe to store this currently useless item till the wheels of fashion turn over yet again (say every...

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What I wore – Maxi Skirt

Last Sunday we were invited to a typical Australian feast of the day “Aussie barbie” – (a barbecue – for my readers who live in the US of A and a braai for those from South Africa) with some friends whom we haven’t seen for quite some time. The weather took mercy on us and blessed us with the sun and one of those light breezes that bring relief and a delicious aroma of barbecue prawns from the backyard next door.  Had it just been another BBQ lunch, I would have put on a pair of shorts and a t-shirt but I knew that my friends do not do casual clothes much so I decided to...

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What I wore – Cargo Pants

Despite it officially being “summer”, the temperature in has been Sydney fluctuating dramatically between 30C and 21C, often in one day! Today was one of those days where you congratulate yourself for not storing away your trans-seasonal clothes. I spent the with a day with a potential client who wished to add some antique pieces to her dining room. I took her to – you guessed right – The Country Trader, hoping that she would love the silverpalated hotelware from France and crystal cut glassware as much as yours truly.  Since our meeting was more of a field trip rather than a formal meeting, I settled for a casual look but, being an interior...

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