Category Archives: style

Pretty Things List #23

Hello my darlings! I’ve been very busy lately with hospital appointments, a festival, and now travel away for uni, but I wanted to put up a Pretty Things List for you before I went away to Rockhampton. So here it … Continue reading

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Pretty Things List #22

It’s mid winter here in Australia, and I feel like putting together an Australian-company themed Pretty Things List for you all 🙂 First, let’s look at clothes!  I love Australian company Retrospec’d for their lightweight Queensland-worthy cottons, the flattering cut … Continue reading

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Item Review: Hell Bunny Elvira Coat

I now own two long winter coats: a vintage 1950s Soviet East German police trench coat…and this beauty. Let me introduce you to the Elvira. With a wonderfully swishy full skirt, faux fur details and oversized front buttons, it is … Continue reading

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Item Review: The Oblong Box Shop Pineapple Skirt

Last weekend I finally had the chance to take my new Oblong Box Shop skirt out for the day.  It was beautifully sunny, so Miss Milla Cherry and I headed to the beach to take some photos. The Oblong Box … Continue reading

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How To: Styling Bettie Bangs

A few days ago I went and got a Bettie bangs style fringe cut.  For those who don’t know, Bettie bangs are named for the icon who made them famous: burlesque girl Bettie Page. Unlike other fringes, Bettie bangs curve … Continue reading

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Pretty Things List #21

Seeing as the weather has turned cooler and rainy (at long last!) here in Queensland, this Pretty Things List focuses on coats and jackets. Starting with Australian retailers, you can pick up this gorgeous Hell Bunny “Elvira” coat from Aussie … Continue reading

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Weekly Wardrobe: 13-19 June 2016

Monday Dress: Retrospec’d (Borrowed from my friend Miss Ally Cat) Earrings: Revere Folie Pearls: Vintage Shoes: BAIT Wednesday Dress: Pinup Girl Clothing Earrings: Revere Folie Necklace: Your One Stop Pinup Shop Shoes: BAIT Petticoat: Malco Modes Thursday Top: Pinup Girl … Continue reading

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