Tamzin Lillywhite Nude ‘Peleus’ Mask, The Sartolialist: Closer, Book of Skulls, Style Feed: The World’s Top Fashion Blogs, Urban Outfitters Basic Silver Watch, Etsy Skull Bracelet, Pedro Shop Skull Hair Tie, Tamzin Lillywhite Bespoke Nude Studded Bangles, Vintage Purple Jewel Necklace, ASOS Spike Stretch Bracelet, Mango Multi String Cuff
I guess it’s shameful to admit that you shop in JW unless you are a 14 year old girl, but I’m gonna stick up for them on account of their skinny jeans.
Is it me, or lately does every label that you come across and grow to love happen to be Australian!? There’s a breadth of talent hailing from the South Pacific at the moment and it’s making me even more jealous of my friend who packed her bags and moved to Perth last summer. I guess the popularity of Sass & Bide a few years ago really focussed the world’s attention on the incredible labels coming out of Australia, and Australian Fashion Week has been gaining gravitas year on year. A few of my favorites are:
Designer, leatherworker and friend Tamzin Lillywhite let me into her workshop for a sneak peak at what she is currently working on…
Clockwise from top left: Topshop Mix & Match Shift Dress, Stampd ‘California One Piece’, Acne ‘Rita’ Lambswool Jacket, Senso Quimat Strap Heeled Ankle Boots, Hobbs Antler Pendant, Topshop ‘Nano’ T-Bar Clog Sandals, All Saints ‘Neely’ Dress, All Saints ‘Harrah Pipe Skinny Trouser’, Tamzin Lillywhite ‘Boreas Backpack’
When payday comes around it gets me thinking about the things I am still craving to fill that ‘big’ empty hole in my closet.
Log cabin chic – a look so simultaneously cute, cosy & sexy that it makes me want to jump on the first plane to some Nordic country and dance about it the wilderness.
Clockwise from top left: YSL AW06, BCGB Max Azria SS13, Balenciaga SS13, Prozena Schouler SS10, Theyskens’ Theory SS12, Topshop Unique FW12, Céline SW10, Rag & Bone SS13, 3.1 Phillip Lim SS13, Calvin Klein SS13
All images: Style.com
“‘Style’ as a concept has been highjacked to mean elite, refined and expensive when it should be thought of as a basic expression of life in much the same way that we all identify with music or speech. At the end of the day style is communication.” Scott Schuman, The Sartorialist