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Hot or Not – Patterned Tights

For quite some time now I have been apprehensive about patterned tights. They sort of scared me. But when I saw these tights with gorgeous dashes of blue, black, green and pink I just had to buy them. They are so easy to style, throw on a black tee, dress or knit and you’re good to go. They’re quirky, colourful and a bit of fun. I’m quite a fan. My vote is HOT.

What do you think?

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Concerts Love

Have you ever been to a concert that literally took your breath away, had the best time and realised at that moment that you were literally making a memory you would never forget? Last night was one of those moments for me. I was lucky enough to be at the front of Pink’s ‘Truth about Love’ Concert at Brisbane’s Entertainment Centre. It was a million kinds of amazing. Her interaction with the audience, the dancing, the acrobatics, the fireworks (yes fireworks), the displays and of course the incredible music. By far the best concert I have been to. The atmosphere was incredible. Did I mention the “pink love” cocktails? What a night!

What’s the best concert you have ever been to?

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{crochet with jeans for some concert fun}

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{‘Pink Love’ cocktail before the concert}

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{selfies}

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{oh my pink}

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{take home goodies}

For the Love of Loafers

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I have never been a huge fan of any type of flat shoes unless they were thongs. Finding an ‘in-between’ shoe that I really liked wasn’t an easy task, that was until I found loafers. There’s not a lot I don’t love about them; their shape, texture, comfort and pretty much everything about them is right down my alley. I’m obsessed with a pair that I recently purchased from Portmans in Melbourne’s iconic Bourke St. I’m loving the mixture of their hairy (yep they’re hairy) and stud design. They’re perfect, exactly what I was looking for. Something stylish enough to add  some ‘value’ to my outfit but also low-key enough to not overpower my overall style. Loafers are my new favourite staple in my wardrobe.

I’m Loving:

  1. Plain back loafers from Miss Shop
  2. The studs on these Lipstik pair
  3. Gorgeous suede from The Mode Collection
  4. The colour from Pied a Terre
  5. Patterns from Walnut Melbourne
  6. Stylish quilted finish by Nina Armando

Bedazzled Keys

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I’ve always had a thing for large attention grabbing key rings to add a bit of beauty to your keys. Having stylish keys has always been a bit of a must for me and I always try to have something gorgeous on the ring to add that bit of glamour. So when I came across a way to bedazzle my keys I had to give it a go. The verdict: It was fun, easy and really gave the keys a gorgeous touch.  Everything needs a bit of glitter if you ask me.

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To do it yourself you will need – the key(s) you want to bedazzle and the nail polish, glitter and top coat colour of your choice.

How to

  1. clean off the key with warm water;
  2. choose where you want to paint (usually the top bubbly end) and put a piece of tape across (to get a nice straight line) I skipped this step, but if you would like a straight edge I recommend you tape it;
  3. choose your colour and paint one coat on one side of the key. Wait for it to dry (best to wait about an hour between each coat);
  4. repeat step three until you get the desired colour;
  5. leave to set (at least an hour);
  6. apply glitter polish to the area. repeat as needed. Leave to set for about 2 hours;
  7. apply the top coat and allow to dry overnight;
  8. repeat steps 2 to 7; and
  9. remove tape.

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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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