Category Archives: Clothes

Impulse Purchase…

Inspired by this post on The Mustard Jumper, and slightly put out that I wasn’t at IMATS and the Australian Beauty Bloggers Weekend in Sydney, I purchased this ASOS Button Pocket Midi Skirt in Orange. For AUD $55, it’s pretty … Continue reading

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Coffee Break Shopping: JolieVintageShop

Jolie Vintage Shop on Etsy has new stock. And oh what new stock they have. I think it goes without saying that if I had the money, I’d purchase all the frocks below.  The owner – Nena – has such … Continue reading

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Asos Wish List

So what do you do when you are a student, short on cash, but big on wardrobe dreaming? Compile a wishlist. This is my current Asos wishlist. I’m already thinking about what I’ll wear to work once my PhD is … Continue reading

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Sale at JolieVintageShop on Etsy!

There’s a fantastic sale going on at my favourite vintage clothing store: JolieVintageShop on Etsy!  The 1960s Peacock Gown that you see in the photo above is down to $88! Bargain! Hop over there to check out all the other … Continue reading

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Latest Vintage Purchases from The Vintage Nook and JolieVintageShop

This is my latest vintage haul, and as usual, I love everything! Well, the first item isn’t vintage, but I’ll throw it in anyway 😉 By the way, three cheers for DIY hair tonic! I’m so glad to not have … Continue reading

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Latest Vintage Clothing Favourites on Etsy

My thesis may be slowly driving me crazy, but Etsy is always there to provide a bit of light relief on my coffee breaks. Thank God. Below are a few of my current Etsy favs. You just can’t beat vintage … Continue reading

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The Vintage Nook – Balingup

Today I made a very pleasant discovery.  I found a vintage shop called The Vintage Nook in a town called Balingup, just down the road from me! Balingup is about three hours’ drive south of Perth: and is an absolutely … Continue reading

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Clothing Haul: Myer, David Jones, Diane Von Furstenburg, and JolieVintageShop

Over the past few weeks I’ve accumulated a few more dresses, and below are the fruits of my labours. Apologies for the slightly annoyed expression in nearly every photo – the sun was shining right into my eyes! Would you … Continue reading

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Vintage Clothing and a Skirt from Etsy

So. I’m still obsessed with JolieVintageShop on Etsy. My latest two purchases are a blazer and dress, and I’ve also recently picked up a skirt from MaisyBrownReproRetro, based in Sydney. I’ve already had quite a bit of wear out of … Continue reading

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My Diane von Furstenberg Collection

The gorgeous LipstickLuvvies must have heard me wax lyrical about Diane von Furstenberg more than once, because she has asked me to do a post on my collection of dresses from DVF. So here it is! I really love Diane … Continue reading

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OOTD Featuring Diane von Furstenberg

As you can see in the pictures below, the autumn weather is finally starting to reach us here in Australia, so I’m starting the slow transition into warmer clothes. I picked up a delightful 1980s Diane von Furstenberg black wool … Continue reading

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JolieVintageShop and LipStickWhiskey – Vintage Dress Shopping on Etsy

I recently purchase a couple of vintage dress from Etsy, and I thought I’d share my spoils with you all. The first is a vintage dress from the 1940s from JolieVintageShop, which I love.  JolieVintageShop remains my favourite vintage shop … Continue reading

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Friends of Couture 50% Off Sale

To celebrate 2000 ‘likes’ on Facebook, the clothing store Friends of Couture is having a 50% off sale both instore and online. For online shopping, just use the code ‘APRILFOOLS’ at checkout. As their site is experiencing a few difficulties … Continue reading

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A Dress from Ebay, a Dress from Asos, and Diane von Furstenberg

Well, my latest ‘dress parcels’ arrived and I thought I’d share with you all what I ordered. First was a dress from Ebay.  I’ve always been a bit curious about the generic, cheap clothes that come up when you search … Continue reading

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Coffee Break Shopping – JolieVintageShop on Etsy

I don’t know about you, but my online vintage dress browsing usually goes like this: Too Granny $328?? Too Granny Looks like an old rag Too Granny Too Granny 80s tragic 70s hippy *sips coffee* Who on earth has a … Continue reading

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