Winter Boots – Bringing the Sexy Back

I have been searching for a pair of black over the knee winter boots for a couple of seasons now but nothing was really tickling my fancy in terms of the price I was going to have to pay for no real point of difference. I am certainly not shy when it comes to shelling out the cash for a good pair of shoes, however I like them to be a little bit special.

Yet again I’m a little disappointed with what is out there so I’m thinking flag the over the knee flat variety and go for a sexy, stiletto heeled black ankle boot. I plan on wearing these to do the groceries as well as out for a night on the town (these days whipping to the supermarket for another box of nappies is a far more frequent occurrence than sipping cocktails in a classy bar!) so they will still need to be (somewhat) comfortable.

We head to Australia in a couple of weeks so I’m going to refrain from purchasing online until I’ve had a good look through David Jones (and many other stores!), but here is what is catching my eye on the internet so far, as well as some images to show you the look I’m channeling.

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1. Ginger & Smart Obsession Ankle Boots

2. Siren Bronni

3. Witchery Poppy Ankle Boot

4. Pulp Hollie

5. Sam Edelman Sandy Suede and Calf Hair Ankle Boots

all images via my Fashion Pinterest board

A Cooler Climate…

calls for knitwear and I can’t wait! I love the changing of the seasons and am getting itchy feet to start wearing some cozy knits, in particular a long, snuggly cardigan.

I’m on the hunt for a grey or khaki green one (or maybe both – lets be honest!) as these colours look fab against black / blue / white denim (my winter staples) and I already nabbed this black cable jumper when in Hanmer Springs a couple of weeks back.

Apparently khaki coloured cardigans aren’t so popular though as I could only find the ONE below that was the style I’m after. It is a mighty fine one though thanks to NZ label Moochi – I may have to make the investment…. Seed Heritage does have this khaki coloured jumper that might curb my craving at about a third of the price (and is probably much more likely haha!)PicMonkey Collage 1. Clara Long Line Cardigan – Forever New 2. Cushy Cardi Coat – Moochi 3. Sleeveless Longline Gilet – Witchery 4. Slug Mixed Yarn Cardi by MNG Online – The Iconic 5. Cameo Right On Cardigan – Fashion Bunker

Branching Out

I have worn converse for years but have always worn white. I am thinking Winter might be a good time to branch out and try a different colour – forest green and navy blue are tickling my fancy at the moment but maybe I might be bold enough to try a shade of red!

Here are some pics that have me inspired via my Shoes Pinterest board

Have a wonderful weekend everyone – we are off to Hanmer Springs with my family for the weekend. Im looking forward to lots of relaxation time, good food and wine, and lots of laughs!

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Getting Cosy

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One way of staying warm this winter is under a cosy throw blanket and with the plethora of gorgeous options available the hardest part will be choosing only one!

Here is a round up of some of my favourite throw blankets available at the moment…

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1. Grey Honeycomb Throw – Paper Plane Store

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2. Kate & Kate Original Blanket – Let Liv

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3. Bendigo Woolen Blanket by Coast – Mildred & Co.

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4. Chunky Knit Throws – Milo and Mitzy

 

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5. Black Traveller Throw – Pony Rider

Have a wonderful weekend everyone x

 

Current Fashion Faves

Although the last couple of days here in Christchurch have been warm, winter is definitely around the corner. I am ready to rug up and layer my daytime looks to beat the chill.

Here is a round up of looks that have been catching my eye for the cooler months – namely neutrals, ripped denim, black, leather and stripes.

 

Images via my Pinterest

Sleeveless Blazers

I’m really liking the sleeveless blazer look that is once again popular for the Northern Hemisphere spring. I went on a little web-search for some inspiration on how to transition the look to an autumn outfit for those of us here in the Southern Hemisphere. Love the length of the layers, how they elongate the body and nothing beats classic black and white for sophisticated cool.

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