Pink Lips

There is something about pink lips. No matter the season, no matter the occasion, no matter the shade, they look beautiful. Maybe it’s something about pink being a very feminine, kissable colour, it just works. It’s one of those shades I reach for all year round, whether I’m going out for lunch, shopping with my mum or a night on the town with the girls. It’s so versatile and glamorous. I love wearing pink to break up dark shaded outfits. It gives it that bounce of cheerfulness. Perfect to spruce up your look and accentuate your face when your outfit is dressed down. I picked up my latest shade ‘baby doll’ from Kmart for under $5 (and it’s long-lasting wear too). In my opinion, you can never go wrong with pink lippy.

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Dreaming Jimmy Choo

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There is no denying my life long addiction to Jimmy Choo, although I have never had the pleasure of owning a pair of his shoes. So this year, when I was in LA, I couldn’t help but visit the beautiful store in Rodeo Drive. It’s safe to say I was like a little girl in a candy store (a very expensive candy store). Not only did the sparkling shoes take my breath away, but so did the store. It’s all kinds of magnificent. I expected it to be great – it’s an expensive place after all. But I have never been into a store so beautiful and perfectly neat, from the racks to the floors to the shop assistants. I didn’t dare try anything on (which was a battle in itself). Yep, owning a pair of Jimmy Choo’s is definitely on the bucket list.

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{the famous Rodeo Drive}

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{loving these Kalan pumps}

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{currently these raspberry Lance heels have stolen my heart}

Stackable Rings

When it comes to jewellery, I am not one to love a particular ‘type’ or follow a particular ‘style’. Instead, I’m always about matching the simple and elegant dainty pieces with big bold pieces. So, it was no surprise when I fell in love with stackable rings. The best thing about them is being able to match cheap costume rings (which cost next to nothing) with pieces from places like Pandora and Angus and Coote. I love the way you can easily change your look by chopping and changing certain stones, colours (gold/silver) and thickness, by adding to or minimising certain rings in the stack.

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One Piece Swimsuit Luxury

At the moment, on this side of the world it’s winter, with most of us shopping for scarves, boots and knits. But as I am cruising the Pacific Islands in a matter of weeks I have been on a swimsuit finding frenzy. Usually I have much more time to find my favourite swimwear piece before summer hits, but for this holiday I have put all my attention into what I will be doing and have been very slack in planning ‘what to wear’. So, after a semi freak out I hit the shops (and the net) to find something that catches my eye. To my surprise I have become very fond of elegant full piece items and have swapped my usual two piece swimwear style for one piece beauties.

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{Love the open back look by Asos}

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{The plunging fringe by Morpheus}

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{Beautiful colours in this piece by Surf Stitch – Love the neck design}

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{Can’t go past 6 shore road’s crochet piece}

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{Loving the Nude found on ebay}

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{Victoria Secret really does not dissapoint}

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{I find this scuba swimsuit by Asos very sexy}

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{Strapless by Michael Kors – always a classic style}

Nada Prada

A little package arrived today and I couldn’t be more excited. Recently, I have been lusting after these Prada sunglasses, but with their $300+ price tag I really couldn’t bring myself to buy them. However, on a recent search on eBay I found an almost exact replica of these glasses for $2.50.  Yes, that’s right, $2.50. I brought them immediately and thought for that price it was worth the risk of them looking horrible. Verdict, I love them. I think they look fabulous, but you be the judge. What do you think of my $2.50 find? You can find them here.

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{Real Prada’s}

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{my nada find}

I Locked My Heart in New York City

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Whenever I go on holidays I am all for finding interesting, quirky things that the city has to offer. New York was one of those cities that was full of them! However, I found the array of padlocks, locked together on the Brooklyn Bridge, particularly amazing. As soon as I saw them I went crazy with the camera taking snaps of the locks. Ten minutes later I finally noticed all the messages on the locks. It turns out that lovers from all across the world come to New York (and other love hotspots) to lock their hearts with a padlock and throw the key into the river. Apparently it is a sign of eternal love! How neat! I just love finding quirky trends in the cities I visit, especially romantic ones. I can’t lie, I’m a bit of a romantic and the idea of locking your heart in the city of love (and fashion), yep, it’s got my vote.

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{Manhattan is just so photogenic, even in the middle of winter}

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{Brooklyn Bridge}

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{the array of locks, locked together on the Brooklyn bridge}

Gyoza Heaven

If you love gyoza’s/dumplings (or even just like them a little bit) you will love Harajuku Gyoza. Unlike most restaurant trains that only target a certain demographic, whether it be age, class or social status, Harajuku Gyoza is one of those places that is classy, stylish, young and vibrant and family friendly.  Located in Fortitude Valley’s hot and happening Brunswick Street, Harajuku Gyoza has a great atmosphere and feels fun and happening, which suits it’s great location. They have every type of gyoza you can think of including deserts. There is nothing quite like the cherry ripe gyoza.  It’s a must! There’s no doubt that Harajuku should be on everyones “must try” list.

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{love the sign on the front door}

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{plates with different designs used as art work – brilliant idea}

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{by 6pm the line up is out the door}

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{a must try is the cherry ripe and the nutella gyozas on the dessert menu}