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Hello Lovely People !!

Hope Everyone has had a lovely weekend – The weather once again was absolutely beautiful today but the wind was having its crazy moments ! (p.s the wind is going CRAY-ZEE right now as I am writing this.. It’s howling – Excuse you! I’m trying to write..anyway…awkward…)

I’ve had such a BUSY WEEEEEEEKKK !

The life of Rhy has been Crazy y’all ! Work has been absolutely hectic and Exhausting but I guess it all pays when you go in store and see it all !

For those of you who are wandering what I am doing now, I am a Fashion Designer, designing commercial everyday/surf clothing from infant – girlswear to Ladies wear for some of Australia’s Largest Department Stores.

Scroll below and check it out ! To Purchase click on the image to be re-directed.

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It’s very casual Surf, I love it !

My partner and I set out for an adventure Saturday noon as we drove up to Gosford to watch our favourite A-league Team, The Western Sydney Wanderers take on the Central Coast Mariners.

Such a beautiful Stadium with amazing ocean views and my goodness the grass was seriously so green !

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Sporting it – With a Jersey !

WHO DO WE SING FOR !?

The boys played well…With Mariners scoring first.

My partner and I thought we’d have to go home disappointed but hey – The last ten/15 minutes left in the second half and BOOM the wanderers Surprised us with a Clean goal !

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Sunday Funday  and A Third Floral !?!?!

Oh yes indeed – unintentionally  a third Floral.

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Floral printed acid wash denim.

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Button Down front with a cute collar.

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a tan coloured braided belt.

We love !

Ready for the Beach = ] yayyy

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Cute Little Dress form Charlotte Russe ❤

 

Hope you all had an amazing and relaxing weekend too !

 

Goodnight, Lights out Lovers !

 

xoxo Much love, Yours Truly

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Another Weekend Another Floral

Hope everyone is having a great Monday !

For all the Aussie’s I hope everyone had an awesome long weekend – I know I definitely had quite a nice one but it just went way too fast !

So Last Weekend I shared with you a very gorgeous, simple blue and white floral printed top, this week I’ve got another Blue Floral to share with you.

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The weather was quite Hot and Humid, as it always is when Spring and Summer truly reveal themselves here in Sydney and in saying this A Lady must always dress appropriately !

I present to you a very comfortable, very lightweight cotton floral printed shirt dress.

Scroll down and check out the look !

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Twirl and pin back that fringe girl because

it is way too hot to have hair in your face !

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Curled the tips of my hair because I wanted that vintage day time look.

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Nude brown lips, and short Vintage flicks.

Cute Heart shaped Earrings to tie in the look.

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a plaited caramel coloured belt.

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and ofcourse we all know what shoes I wore !

me love love loveeee them so much !

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My new Laura Ashley three-tone tote bag.

Super big to fit EVERYTHING you could possibly imagine inside !

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Shirt Dresses are an all time favourite, especially for Spring.

Collared styles add that clean-cut touch to your look.

This outfit was just so comfy that I lasted all day in it. No Need to re-style it – Night time the weather was beautiful So I didn’t really have to change up the look.

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Dessert Time called !

OMG has anyone tried YOGURBERRY !!!

I’m so obssessed – Eastwood YogurBerry is actually Self Serve So my boyfriend and I had a bit of fun mixing up all the toppings Winking smile

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Such a Cute little setting just near Eastwood Train Station.

And Well the whole flower thing matched my outfit so I snapped it !

It was very tourist of me but hey Don’t Judge !

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Dessert All gone !

We had an Amazing day and Night – Thanks to my Boyfi !

However Coming home, Startled us a little.

Midnight – As I was being dropped off – opened the car door… and this cute little thing scared the crap out of me !

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Midnight on a Sunday , poor thing was lost !

But it’s okay we saved her ❤

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Our dog Samson playing with her !..

Sniffing eachothers….Rear ends hahahaha

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Too Cute !

❤ paw pals !

 

 

 

That’s pretty much the end !

Lights out Lovely People.

 

 

 

 

 

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xoxo Much Love,

Yours Truly

 

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Blue and White Floral <3

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Hello Lovely People !

The weekend is coming to an end but boy it’s been a busy one yet again.

Today’s post features a beautiful, strong, blue and white floral print top with a loose fit peplum, paired with my all-favourite black Ponte leggings and Betts wedges.

I had a lot of fun shooting this look with the new i-phone filters.

Scroll down and tell me if you love it !

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Bend down and say helloooo Smile

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Atmosphere – I love this toppppp

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Was tying up my hair and there were lizards running about !

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I love this photo

Breath in the fresh air, look at the sun and be free !

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Love these shoes, they are so COMFYYYYY !!!

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Beautiful concealed buttons and bow detail pockets with one exposed gold button for the stand.

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Lizards again ?

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Follow me on Instagram @ratavosi

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For a night time look, (weather was getting a bit chilly) I wore a black 3/4 sleeve draped jacket and an all black crucifix necklace on a black chain.

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❤ ❤ ❤

 

Goodnight Beautiful People,

Stay happy and  I hope everyone has a wonderful work week ❤

 

xoxo Much Love,

Yours Truly

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Wonderful weekend <3

Crazy busy weekend, such beautiful and unforgettable moments with the people I love, and a splash of shopping !

That pretty much sums up my weekend…

Saturday morning began with a mad rush to our local “mall” as mum and I quickly tried to get some super important pre-christening errands done.

I was feeling very drained from the work week, struggling to get out of bed and get to it, so I thought I’d try and refresh myself for a big day ahead by adding a fresh pop to my outfit.

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Nothing screams BRIGHT louder than a neon multi-coloured cross appliqued across your chest on a sheer pastel.

Add a neon textured scarf to it and VOILA you’re shining “bright like a diamond”.

Do we love it ?!

Limping around with my knee I just couldn’t resist ! I had to stop by at Betts,and well… we all know what happens when I stop by at Betts Smile

YAY – Brought new shoes ! *smiles like a loser*

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With my knee, back problems and all, These shoes don’t actually have much of a high heel AND are a great spring/summer style that go with pretty much anything in the wardrobe.

Love the wood and thick black strap design – Cannot wait to take these babies on a Test run.

Shopping was over – we quickly headed home so that I could get my face and hair “did” for our beautiful baby Alex’s christening and First birthday !

Half a can of hairspray and 40 minutes of makeup later, it was dress time !

It seems that when I have important functions there is always something wrong with at least one part of my body, but it’s okay no panic here, we just keep our fashion face on !

For this look I meshed formal with confidence and comfort and with that I present to you the beautiful Saskia Maxi from Zen clothing !

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A gorgeous blue and yellow print, elasticated waist, gold embellished high scoop neck and halter cut.

It was just perfect for all my “body” problems.

I wanted to hide my legs,thanks to knee surgery they were uneven and slightly muscle-less, so the smartest way to do it was with a maxi !

As the dress already had a gold embellishment on the neck, Accessorising it was easier than ever.

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we added one of these babies.

Gold plated waist belt.

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Completely on-trend and very easy to find.

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After the gold comes the nude !

Nude beginnings ?!

Add a big envelope bag made from textured material to dress it up.

and instead of cluttering the look with bangles and bracelets, I just did it simple with a tortoise-shell like Fossil watch.

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and finally the shoes.

Usually I would dazzle it up with a pair of platforms but due to my knee I found the perfect pair of not-so-casual flats.

Thankyou Therapy and my Boss for helping me hunt these down !

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Snakeskin detailed straps.

and a little heel so the back and knees don’t cry.

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Now we were ready to go to the church for the christening.

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Congratulations Little one on this very special day, you have a whole life ahead of you an we are so happy to be apart of your life – Sharing every little step you take.

After the Church comes the reception of course !

The wonderful parents and Godparents or Alex did a tremendous job at decorating.

Every Child’s heaven.

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Wonderful weekend. Complete.

 

 

I’m off to bed lovers, xoxo

Goodnight all over the world, Lights out

 

Much love

Yours Truly

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Goodmorning it’s Sunday !

Good morning Sydney and beautiful subscribers worldwide !

Happy Sunday to you all !

The weather here in Sydney isn’t looking its best today but oh boy it was super hot yesterday !

So Hot that my best friend and I headed down to our favourite beach had a beautiful lunch at our favourite place (lifesaver cafe – the most scrumptious satay chicken wrap you will ever had !!!!) and even managed to stroll down and visit some amazing boutiques ( post coming soon).

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Checkout our pictures below and see what we wore on this sizzling hot spring day.

Brought to you by one of my besties favourite brands LEE.

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She wears  the Born Free cut out Muscle Tank.

Such a great edgy, festival piece paired with your Lee denim cut-offs to give you a hot spring look.

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It has an awesome cut out low scoop back and laser cut details all over the garment with a cool American Eagle placement !!!

WE LOVE IT !

Top : $59.95 from Lee

Denim cut-offs Also from Lee

 

I wear something with the same kind of festival vibe, just a little bit different.

I’m wearing a cool skull and lace detailed racer back tank. (which you totally can’t see much of) Loose fit for that hot spring/summer day and an Urban Originals Hat.

I think people underestimate the hat alot -  It’s such a wonderful piece to accessorise with especially if you are going to spend time under the sun.

You can look hot and be cautious at the same time !

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I’ve thrown on just a basic loose knit Cardigan to cover up from the sun as I am on some new skincare and medication for my acne which I will also share with you below !

Top: not quite sure – it’s a perk from work !

Cardigan : Target Knits

Hat: Urban Originals Australia.

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(whistling because the hat said so!)

Yesterday was extremely hot – At some point it was 30 degrees !!!… That’s pretty hot for the first week of spring guys. (but it was soooo lovely ! )

As the weather gets warmer we must all remember to SLIP SLOP SLAP right ? I have been trying this new skincare product. -For those of you who don’t know – I have had trouble with my skin and acne for a very long time. I HAVE TRIED EVERYTHING…. Well NUMEROUS THINGS !!!! and they just don’t work.

I’ve tried dozens of antibiotics, topical medication, the pill, proactive, lots of different products and medicine but nothing has shown more results than ZO skin health by Zein Obagi. This has probably got to be the most expensive skincare I have ever bought but I must say my skin feels good, my face feels good, and everything is slowly going away, it is doing wonders ! AND the great thing is that even if you don’t have acne it is still very good for your skin.

Now, because there products are expensive my local chemist had a giftpack promotion, so I thought I’d give it a go and I suggest the same to anyone who is going to try it.

My Experience :

It is my second week using this product and I’m not going to lie, within the first couple of days of using it, I was already feeling good.

The pack I bought has an exfoliating cleanser, this is the first step. When I say exfoliating I don’t mean harsh granules of sand rubbing against your skin making it all red and horrible. It is a smooth clear gel with little beads that explode or get mushed whilst you are applying it. It does a wonderful job at clearing any dirt and oil from your face and doesn’t leave it feeling dry.

The next step, (also in the pack) Offects, TE pads Acne Pore Treatment. This product Reduces sebum production, removes dead skin cells and deep-cleans congested pores using 2% salicylic acid. It has special Botanical extracts that calm inflammation and soothe irritation, it’s Recommended for oily skin and breakouts. You simply wipe your face with one of these focusing on problem areas until the pad starts to get dry.

This third product I LOVVVVVEEEEEE !!!!!! It is the Oclipse sunscreen and primer spf30 duo ! I use it under my foundation and it gives me an even coverage as well as insanely protecting my skin from that harsh sun.

I have been using these products every day and can already see such great differences. I have few acne popping up here and there, and all that’s left are the blemishes, and that will slowly fade away with the use of ZO skin healths products.

If you don’t know of a good primer or moisturiser to use for your skin, I absolutely recommend this to everyone ! Anyone at any age can use it, you can wear it under your foundation or on its own. It ahs plenty of vitamins and nutrients and your skin will love you for looking after it.

They have a great range of products dedicated to anti-aging, skin health and acne so please do check out the rest of their products. Click here to visit their site.

 

 

Well, I’m off for Some Sunday fun regardless of the weather !

Stay tuned this week as I finally bring you the shots from spring/summer !

xxxx Much love,

Yours Truly

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Featured by StyleSaint <3

Hello My Beautiful Subscribers and bloggers !

I hope you have all been well and enjoying the sun while its out here in Sydney ! And for those of you who are experiencing a nice warm Summer right now I ENVY YOU !!!

In fact, I envy all of you who are out and about as we speak ! I recently injured my self quite badly… Been a little MIA but it’s okay as I have been operated on and am on my way to recovery.

I actually return back to work tomorrow, which is quite exciting ! – I cannot wait – I was going a little stir crazy !!!!

I want to talk to you all about a GREAT little genius-of-a-thing-called STYLESAINT.

It’s a brilliant new website dedicated to Fashion and Style, “the go to resource for all things fashion” and the gorgeous genius behind it all is the one and only Allison Beal !

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Here you can be inspired with thousands of fashion images. You can create Style books, Tear Sheets (fashion images), A whole fashion profile and collage of things that you love in fashion. It is a great way to collect images on different trends, subcultures, and even some of your favourite icons. It’s all things fashion and it’s great !

Below you can see a feature on one of my favourite icons: Alexa Chung !

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And guess what… It was inspired by… The Saint Society… ME and a few others too of course ! (See Below)

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Creating Stylebooks and adding images and tear Sheets has never been easier, so Why not give StyleSaint a go and let me know if you like it… www.stylesaint.com oh and while you are there why not check out my page, view my style books on trends and style and subscribe to me.

 

xxxx Much Love, yours Truly

RHYversusWORLD

Hibiscus Florals

Sometimes when the weather is absolutely horrible and depressing I open up my closet, sit in it for awhile and then pick out the most brightest or boldest item I have.

Something so different to the weather outside just to lift up the mood a little.

The Star of today’s post is a very summery,very fresh, batwing/kimono-sleeve Shirt.

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I Picked up this beauty when my friend from Melbourne was down to visit.

We were casually having dinner at Darling Harbour when the sight of these beautiful Hibiscus printed tops and skirts captured our attention (and of course it was an impulse buy).

Now Every time I look at it I think of her and how we had such a great catch up in such a short amount of time ! ❤ you Bianca

Orange and white hibiscus flowers printed on a peach base. Perfect for Spring/Summer

For those of you who are enjoying Spring/Summer now (unlike us) a floral printed shirt like this is definitely a must-have !

Two reasons – 1 is that you can dress it up and make it very day to night as you can wear it buttoned up with a statement necklace – something gold and chunky.

2 is that you can unbutton it like in the picture, for an everyday casual look.

Just add a plain camisole underneath and a loose single pendant necklace.

If it gets a little chilli you can even add a brown scarf.

or even a lightweight metallic thread one.

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click on the link to purchase.

Voila ! All set for the day ahead !

For accessories, as mentioned you can play with the orange, pinks, ivory browns and white palette’s – always fun to play with pastels. As well as mixing it up with little splashes of gold or antique gold.

Something new-vintage would look great with this like a small boxy bag, any shade of brown leather or like I have added a nice orange off-the-shoulder bag.

Click on the links to purchase.

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something for night…

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something for the day…

 

The brand of the Shirt is “Sweet Girl” unfortunately I couldn’t find you an online link guys ! Sorry !

 

 

 

xxxx Much love,

Yours Truly

RHYversusWORLD

Goodmorning it’s Boho Beach Time !

Woke up this morning to the pitter-patter sound of the rain ! I Chucked on my converse jumper, my amazing pair of Ponte leggings, laced up my new joggers and out the door I went.

Driving to work with the windows up, windscreen wipers on, I thought, “Shit ! another 6 more months of this – I miss spring/summer already !” I will admit that I do in fact love all the layers, and warm wintery clothes but the hot summer sun or that perfect spring breeze wins my heart far more than any woollen scarf or trench ever will !… So to brighten up our day – blog wise –  a summery post for all my northern hemisphere readers ! Enjoy it while you can !

BoHo BeAcH TiMe WitH FrEe PeOpLe !

Everyone has a certain style when dressing up, especially when we hit the beach !

Today’s favourite however is Boho Beach with the lovely Free People collection!

Free People has got you covered this season with  all the right garments to help you go from brekky to beach,  beach to lunch, and lunch to date.

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Soft flowy garments, ombre’d crochet pieces, fringed poncho’s, embroidered bags and tribal bracelets.

Click on the image to shop the collection…

well.. Back to the rain…

xxx Much Love, Yours Truly

RHYversusWORLD

Paper Crown | LC.

Sweet. Smart. Stylish.

Three words that I’d use to describe former Hills star Lauren Conrad.
(No I’ve never met her – but Yes I’d absolutely love to!)

 Now if you’ve been following this blog you’ll know I absolutely love “The Hills” especially my two favourites – Lauren Conrad and Whitney Port.
Watching their lives unfold and blossom on television, without gettting carried away (cough-Heidi-Cough), has inspired me, it’s made me fall in love with their determination, and their on-screen personality, as well as being able to relate to their busy fashion-focused lives. I believe that Lauren and Whitney, Today, are two great examples of educated talented, growing women who are living their dreams and are working hard at them. Everytime I’m feeling a little uninspired or unfocused about fashion I think of them and what they’ve both achievedd in such little amount of time and it “rejuvinates” me haha !

so I’ll get to the point now – What has caught my eye recently was the sneak peak preview of Lauren’s Spring 2013 Collection for Kohl’s.

The below images are of Lauren in a few pieces from that very own Collection as she beautifully shows them off for us !

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I’m totally loving all the polka dots and the very vintage vibe of the shoot.

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The Colour palette is also a perfect way to kick start that Spring wardrobe and to add some nice fresh pieces to the autumn/winter wardrobe you’d have. ( Unfortunately we’re heading out of Summer here with our last month of Summer – Sighs… I’m going to miss these scorching hot summer days…until they come by again)

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Fresh forest greens and vibrant pinks have been used on some really great statement pieces. They’ll liven up any outfit.

Hope you loved her collection as much I did !

To view the Complete Spring 2013 Look book Click here

To Shop from her Paper Crown Collection Click here

xxxx Much Love, Yours Truly

RHYversusWORLD

Goodmorning with Chanel…

So i got a little sidetracked this morning but it’s okay – all for good reasons…

Here’s something from Chanel I absolutely loved !

Chanel’s Spring-Summer 2013 Haute Couture Show videos ! Karl Lagerfeld CLEARLY has not lost his touch and I don’t think he ever will – Absolutely Loved the runway and the setting.

Hope everyone has a great morning !

xxxx Much Love,

Yours Truly

RHYversusWORLD

Father’s Day, Melbourne Trip , Stylist’s Outfits, 4 things I’d never leave the house without and Many More !!!

Hello Beautiful people I’m baaaaaaaAACCCKKKK !!

Now where did I leave you guys ? I think it was fathers day right ?

Well I hope everyone had a great Father’s day, because I know I sure did !

It was such a beautiful warm sunny day, so my father and I adventured out to the Windsor markets along with my brother and his wife.

Beautiful vintage clothing, quaint finds, farm fresh fruit and vegies, spices, wooden dollhouses, freshly baked breads and sweets – it was like a town of it’s own – very different to the Sydney City. We then set out for a lovely walk down by the Hawkesbury River.

I love going to markets, no mater what location they are in. It’s a good way to see unique things, young talents, or even a smaller dose of something regular !

My favourite boutique from the Windsor markets was this cute vintage-style clothing stall called Indi Rose.

Here’s a little snap

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Not having quite a market fix yet – we head back to Rouse Hill Town Centre for their monthly Sydney Boutique Markets.

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The cutest baby clothing stalls, inspirations hard goods, and plenty of fashion and accessories !

One of my favourites was this really cool accessories stall – Doury accessories !

Now when I first saw the pieces laid out on the stalls tables, besides thinking my goodness how elaborate and extravagant, I thought my goodness that would be so heavy !

As I reached down to pick it up, it was the complete opposite ! The pieces were in fact ,very lightweight, and very soft laser cut leather !!

So creative !

 

Peacock Necklace - $65

such pretty designs !

Chantilly Orchid Necklace - $95

 

Quill Necklace - $30

Ranging from $20 – $95 why not splurge on something innovative like this next time you need to purchase a new accessory !

To visit her the website simply click this link : http://www.doury.com.au/

or email amy@doury.com for any orders and enquiries.

Now if you’d like to know where they’ll be in the coming month here is a list of their locations.

THE ROCKS MARKET
Every Saturday & Sunday

MOSMAN MARKETS
Saturday 1st September

PALM BEACH MARKETS
Sunday 23rd September

BIZARRE BAZAAR POP UP
Thursday 20th September 5-9pm

HANDMADE CANBERRA MARKETS
Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th September

xxx Enjoy !

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MELBOURNE TRIP ❤

So as you know, I recently went to Melbourne to sort out some business, visit some friends, retail therapy and of course SPRING FASHION WEEK.

The night before Melbourne was hectic, I had a lot of design work to do – Top secret project ❤

and I only really finished everything and cleaning up by about 11.

I guess packing wasn’t so hard when I had actually literally bought my outfit a MONTH AGO ! hahaha

I’m not even kidding, the jacket I wore, I saw it, picked it up and immediately thought, this is EXACTLY what I’ll wear to Fashion week … and about 5 minutes later, I swiped my card and the machine spat out my receipt – BRILLIANT !

Mum and I arrived Monday morning to the airport and just as checked in for our flight and went passed the security I finally saw where Victoria’s Secret in Australia had been set-up !

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For those of you outside Australia, in the US, who have Victoria’s Secret in just about every mall… you are so damn lucky !!

I ran in expecting to go nuts at all the bra’s on my WANT list… and no bras …. everything but the bra’s.

Body mists and lotions, sure ! handbags, wallets and sunnies, yerp ! even underwear.. in fact everything but the bra’s…

Though I must say it is still pretty good for those ( like me ) who need a quick fix and replacement every now and then !

❤ ❤ ❤

Tuesday –
Retail Therapy and Fashion show time !!

So I have been quite impatiently waiting for Topshop to open in Sydney, and well the most exciting part of the morning was heading down to Melbourne’s Chapel Street for some awesome Retail Therapy.

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Top shop had a great range of studded/spiked bags, shoes, boots and just really damn good collections all over the store – I went crazy when i walked in actually, because I kept seeing things I liked and didn’t know whether to start from the left, the right or what.. blaaaaa !

I actually really liked the accessories range that top shop had and I bought myself a beautiful new cuff ❤

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Surprisingly I didn’t buy much though, Oh I’m so proud of myself – I really am ! hahaha I usually come back with double luggage and plenty of carry on !

OH and there were so many trends I saw !

1 – the neon’s, were still in,

2 – the pastels not far behind them.

3 – Mullet- high/low tops and dresses,

4 – Floral printed Jackets, tops, dresses,  and Denim and reflective graphic print tees in bold bright colours.

5 – *Embellished collars*,

6 – soft summer relaxed knits and

7 – STUDS, SPIKES AND MORE STUDS&SPIKES !…

[[and guess what my new pair of shoes have on them… SPIKES – ohh yeahhhh !!! ( Trend spikes posts coming soon )]]

Right opposite Topshop, was something a little more familiar.

URBAN by Target.

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Urban by Target is Target’s new smaller store format, that gives city shoppers access to a specifically tailored selection of Target’s great style.

It’s located at 500 Chapel Street, Melbourne so why not head by for  the best of Target’s fashionable ladies wear, footwear, accessories, intimate apparel, kids wear and babywear, as well as a small range of menswear.

…and I chose to play dress-ups ❤

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Grazia’s range for Hot options – A beautiful light turquoise sheer shirt with contrasting White collar,and tab. For more on-trend detail there was studs on the collar – I LOVED IT !

If you would like to purchase this top or would like to view it in colour simply click here

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There was also this super-cute Boucle turquoise and gold dress by Grazia !

I absolutely loved this one as you can easily dress it up !

It comes with a gold belt, so you can chuck on a pair of gold heels or pastel colour blocked wedges and a matching bag and off you go. or you can dress it down with some sandals and a loose knit cardigan. It’s perfect for summer !It kind of reminds me of a classy summer lunch dress ❤

to purchase this dress simply click here

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Before I even tried this dress on, I was completely sold !

It’s the perfect lightweight summer dress !

You can dress it up with some black or coloured wedges. The trick with picking what colours to match it with lies solely in the colours of the dress. You can never go wrong with you stick with hues within the print. For example with this dress, A turquoise, or purple even a nice pink would have matched perfectly if you didn’t ant to stick to the black that was already a given by the included belt !

After strolling and shopping down Chapel Street we then headed to a secret location – the MDP Jewels den  to check out Matthew Pourhags new range of Fashion jewellery and accessories.

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Rose gold finds ❤

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lots of colourful necklaces and unique earrings and necklaces.

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AND he recently launched his new add-on … *Clothing * hooraaa

and guess who was the first to try on and buy… oh yeah..

me = ]

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I absolutely loved this top from the second I laid eyes on it !

It’s a chic, classic black and white top.

My favourite – with a collar, an embellished black collar with metal plates !

It also has shoulder pads for some extra Ooomph ladies AND  The back is longer than the front.

I love this style of mullet top not only because it has my favourite – an embellished/collar but because the length of the shorter front isn’t a ridiculous midriff length.

It’s a nice balanced mullet ( so if you’re conscious of that ass ladies– this is the top to buy ! )

It’s selling for $79.95 with only a few sizes left guys, so if you like it – get in quick and BUY IT.

Here’s the DEETS !

WHERE : facebook.com/MDPjewels

or email Matthew on sales@mdpjewels.com.au

for other business enquiries call : 0401 512 748

 

After all that shopping, we had to head home and it was time to put or fashion week outfits on and strut out !

Here’s our shots from fashion week !

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The next nine shots are from couturing.com – thought I’d chase up some non-blurry frontal shots.

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Click ! Click ! Click

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We snapped the man who looks like the guy from The devil wears Prada !

hahaha

 

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the final walk !

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Bianca and I at Melbourne Town Hall for Spring Fashion week !

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Our goodie Bags !

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Mum and I ❤

In her beautiful vintage pink Suit set !

 

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Casually “Streeting” it out !

FINALLY TIME FOR OUTFIT 13 !

FLORAL BLAZER | SO EXCITING !

Floral Print Blazers are SO HOT RIGHT NOW !!!!!

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So lately I have been getting into buying blazers, no not just your plain ones but florals, neons and anything that stands out !

I mentioned earlier in the post that I had chosen my outfit – right well this is that beautiful blazer I was rambling on and on about !

It is coincidently from the Grazia range at Target. IT is a gorgeous tailored fit with a single breasted design and contrasting black  collar and welt pockets.

This blazer is the highlight of the beginning of MY SPRING !

There are so many colours within the pattern that is is actually so easy to match things to it.

Turquoise, lime, fuchsia, purple, mint, yellow ! all of which are so easy to find and are available in pretty much any store !

With styling this outfit, I chose black bottoms because we all know how much I hate choosing/buying/trying on bottoms and comfortable black summer wedge heels.

I was originally going to wear a plain black top underneath but instead decided to go with my “out there” option i had brought along from sydney.

My plain lime green top.

I chose this top because it contrasted well with the black and crazy floral pattern and it was also easy to accessorise, as you can see I have put on my long orange beaded necklace.

The lime green top is actually quite easy to find – just have a look at any of the stores/boutiques in the shopping centre.

It’s quite on trend and in demand so someone has got to have one that tickles your fancy.

If you still can’t find one – head over to Supre’, Bardot, Sports girl or Target.

To purchase this Blazer simply click here

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I also wore my new coral pink coloured lipstick = ]

Here are Bianca and I showing off our pink shades – oh yeahhhh !

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Just being all classy and that !

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❤ you bianxxx

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Mum and I with an elephant !

There were so many of them around the City so we though why not ?!

and well… we pretty much head home for some nice dessert and again to pack to be off in the morning !

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Bye Bye Melbourne – We will be back again soon

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5 Things I never leave the house without !

So the past few years I’ve realised that these 4 items NEVER EVER come out of my back– even when I’m switching bags – they come along !!

and no I’m not talking about your phone, makeup, your wallet, or them keys !

Here’s my FOUR !

# 1 – Band-Aid Tough Strips – fabric sterile strips |

why ? | Because you never know which part of your shoe will annoy you AND the normal plastic Band-Aids don’t do anything for you, they easily come off making your sore worse !

I always apply mine the second I put my foot in my shoe – and wherever feels annoying I BANDAID IT – oh yeahh…

#2 – Mints – Because sometimes we don’t know what we’ll have to eat and who we’ll have to meet up with afterwards !

#3 Hand Sanitiser – Because you never know what you’re going to have to touch ! [yes I’m a massive germ-a-phobe]

#4 Body wipes – Because you may need to refresh after a long day

TRUST ME – I’m totally NOT crazy = ]

 

VFNO

So last night I went to Vogue’s Fashion night out !

It was a great night – plenty of music and Dj’s, food and drinks, Topless models, lots of fashion and great sales as well as some famous faces!!

Unfortunately my battery went flat so I don’t have any pictures at all besides this one from Sports girl !

I absolutely loved this when I saw it ! So cute and the perfect dog for the Pastel Trend ha ha !

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The weather was beautiful, nice and warm and not too much wind either and that brings me to my outfit

A quick little Stylist’s outfit 12 – casual yet pretty !

I actually wore this dress to Vogue’s fashion night out last night with a black cardigan and sandals.

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( Sorry – I don’t have full body shots because my battery ran out – boo hoo!)

As you can see, that’s my loose knit cardigan – perfect for summer. It’s very lightweight which means that if it gets even hotter you don’t have to take it off and carry it around. It actually kept me even cooler and it was quite hot in the city yesterday.

I’ve also worn my Fuchsia Bourgeois lipstick with this outfit.

for shoes, a comfortable pair of sandals or flats.

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For a bag – I took my new black and white tote that I also bought from the Urban store.

It also comes in another colour way – beige, coral and white.

to purchase colour way 1 click here (black)

to purchase colour way 2 click here ( coral)

If you are not a Tote kind of person this beautiful colour ways also come in a clutch style.

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to purchase coral clutch click here

to purchase beige clutch click here

 

It has been a fantastic month at TLOR and there is so much more going on !

 

I can’t wait to share some SURPRISES with you guys VERY SOON !

 

Well that’s all for now

and if you have any questions you know EXACTLY where to contact me !

Just click the contact Tab on the top right corner

AND ALSO something NEW you will notice is the “Collections” Tab.

This Tab links you to all my collections – so you can view them over and over and over again… BUT my S/S 13 Campaign is still not up !

That’s part of the big surprise launch I informed you guys of in my S/S 13 Video Teaser

in case you missed it here it is !

Nostalgic Nuances _ S/S 13

 

xxxx Much love, Yours Truly

RHYversusWORLD

What’s happened this week ? Outfit of the Day, Whitney Port says Thankyou to thelifeofrhy.com, Fashion Week and MANY MORE !

Hi Everyone !!!!!

Boy Am i happy to say “IT’S THE FIRST DAY OF SPRINNGGGGG” !!!!!!!

I am sooo over the cold and I’m sure everyone is too – however it is still abit chilly…!

So what’s been happening this week in TLOR ?! Let’s rewind right back to the weekend !

DAY

Saturday morning Branka , Diana and I set out for an adventure at none other than Sydney’s Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival (21-25 Aug).

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This year’s fashion festival was held in Sydney Town hall –MY GOODNESS ! it’s such a pretty venue !!

We watched the Trends show and it was just so amazing to be able to see different labels and new spring/summer trends.

Beautiful tribal, floral and random prints, colours of pastels, neon’s, bright and Bolds sorbet colours, laces, and chiffons. Lots of “mullet” high-low styled dresses and tops with trains, loose maxi’s… Everything from swimwear to casual, Summer dresses and Evening dressed.

Below are the labels that were in the show – Just click on their names to be directed to their website.

We Are Handsome

Talulah

Roopa Pemmaraju

Toi Et Moi Sydney

Kooey Australia

Bless’ed Are The Meek

Camilla

Suboo

Lisa Maree

Nana Judy

Miss Unkon

Flowers For A Vagabond

By Johnny

Bec & Bridge

Watson X Watson

An Ode To No One

Michael Lo Sordo

Alice McCall

Gail Sorronda

Manning Cartell

Sara Phillips

Ksubi

Christopher Esber

Magdalena Velevska

Ginger and Smart

Kirrily Johnston

Gary Bigeni

Ellery

Lisa Ho

Jayson Brunsdon

Carl Kapp

Bowie

Hardwick

Johanna Johnson

Maticevski

Akira

 

My favourite part was the Closing though. No it wasn’t because it was boring !! IT was ANYTHING BUT BORING TRUST ME.

Akira Isogawa’s collection and runway presentation absolutely captivated me ! It was the perfect collection perfect set up for a closing.

I felt like I was in another world ! The music, The designs and the prints, the stage props and umbrella’s even the way the girls were walking on the runway. It was something unbelievable I loved it so much ! I think I’ll leave it up to you guys to judge with the video’s!

VIDEO COMING REAL SOON

What I wore ?!

My Lime Laser Cut Back Top

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Accessories, Nails and Lips ?!

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I styled this look with Orange and a bit of pink on my nails to break it up. Very Spring/summer, Sorbet and Bright

I chose this beaded orange necklace and it fits nicely just around the neck, however you can go for something long and orange too.

I don’t know where the necklace is from = ] it’s a steal from my in-laws jewellery closet.

Nails, I’m wearing Ulta3 Nail polish – it’s fluoro pink AND they are only $2

Lipstick is Chi Chi’s “LAH DE DAH” orange lipstick ! It’s kind of wearing off in the picture but it is such a nice colour for spring/summer. It’s a matte lipstick.

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I never change my earrings but you can go for matching orange pink or gold earrings – whatever tickles your fancy = ]

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You can wearing matching orange shoes. I just put orange on for the photo –

however to actually fashion week I wore MY black wedge heels from Target which I’ve previously Posted about.

Wedge Heels are definitely more comfortable to be walking around in.

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This is what the back of the top looks like. It’s got a laser cut out print. I just wore a black singlet underneath. You can go white or any other bright colour you like.

Also if it does get a bit chilly, just pop on your favourite black jacket and out you go.

I just wore my city dressing one which I have also previously blogged about. It’s got ruched sleeves and adds the final touch to the garment.

bag ?!
For this outfit I’d recommend an orange bag, pink, or black bag.

Something like an oversized envelope statement clutch is very on trend.

If you like any of the items –

My Top is from The hot options range at Target. (click on link to purchase)

my leggings are the Ponte hot options leggings.

My orange heels are by GLAMOUR.

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NIGHT

The Night became a little more chilly and it was time to change outfits and head to another location. Ninny’s house : ) for her 22nd.

Again I felt like I was elsewhere, Beautiful Candle-lit surroundings, Garden Set-up, Rainbow cake and Strawberries, a bonfire and plenty of finger food !

Happy 22nd Yasmine Parker !

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Candle Lit garden setting

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Yellow balloons and pretty surroundings

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The beautiful Yasmine n her polka dot dress – Lookout for this outfit of the day !

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The Girls = ]

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mmm bonfire time !!

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followed by rainbow cake time !

Outfit from the night ?

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Oh yess I did bring my nude and fur back on !

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Fur vest by Ladakh.

Black Button up high low shirt with long sleeves from Hot options Range at Target.

Burgundy Ponte Leggings from the hot options range at Target

Accessories added –

my black and leopard bag from Target.

Black knee high boots by Lipstick

Burgundy knot necklace by Target.

If you do like the lipstick I have on it’s called Nude attitude by Revlon.

hee heee = ]

 

Had a Brilliant Saturday !!

WHITNEY PORT SAYS THANKYOU !

Okay so EVERYONE knows how much i love Whitney !

Recently I posted about Whitney’s Road to Runway campaign – click here if you missed it

I also donated to her campaign because I thought that it would be nice to have the support of not only your fans but one designer to another it’s nice to have someone who APPRECIATES the process and the industry to support you.

So in return, Whitney Port has posted about me – HOORAAAAA

CHECK OUT THE ARTICLE HERE

❤ Goodluck Whitney !!!!

If you guys are thinking about donating I have all the details in my Road to runway post that I’ve linked !

xxxxxx

MONDAY – LOOK 10

Going for an interview ?

Well this is what I wore to mine !

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Whilst Styling Clients, I notice that every time the word Corporate is mentioned they panic a little and go and pick the plainest jacket and pant set they can find and pair of with another PLAIN top ?

Corporate doesn’t mean boring ?

It just means smart, clean… You’re allowed to have trend colours, stripes, dots, random prints, long sleeve, short sleeve… whatever you want really !

As long as it’s not provocative ofcourse

So as you all know when you start working for a company that insists you buy their clothes.

You will end up having seasons and seasons of clothes !

So my picks were my new Target Limited Editions Blazer. $89

A short sleeve stripe pleat top $39

and my favourite Ponte Leggings- Thick, Smart and comfortable.

To smarten up the look a little I added plain black heels and voila done !

I didn’t add a necklace. However, if you must, just a small pendant  would do with this outfit as it already has stripes and that’s enough going on !

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You can also chose to tuck in the shirt if you are going to wear it with pants or a skirt right at the waist and belt it with either a cream/ivory, or lime coloured belt to add a bit more flair to the outfit.

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Wish me Luck Ladies and Gents !

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So I’ve spent that last four weeks at Target Carlingford rather than Castle Towers where I usually am !

It has been a great four weeks working with the Carlingford team. They are just like a family and i fit right in !

Such lovely people that I had the pleasure of working with. I’ll never forget them…

bye bye Carlingford – I’ll miss you !

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kisses to you all !

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So what’s on next week at TLOR ?

Well… It’s fathers day tomorrow, going to take papa out to Windsor – Nice and Chill

… and I also have to pack for Melbourne !

oh …did I mention…?

IM GOING TO MELBOURNE FOR SPRING FASHION FESTIVAL

hooo haaa I cannot wait to show you guys my fashion week outfits : )

oh golly that reminds me .. I have to pack my bags like.. ASAP !

OOOO AND…

Vogue’s Fashion Night out on Thursday 6th of September !

and then I’m back at Castle Towers Target after that… so come by and visit

and maybe I’ll style you up and blog you too…

 

That’s all for now guys…

❤ you all, beautiful people !

 

 

xxxx Much Love,

Yours Truly

RHYversusWORLD

AZ to the TEC

Amongst all the leopards,fresh fluoros, and pastel palette’s displayed in shop windows, there’s another sort of trend that’s been lingering around.

They’re not quite Abstract or Geometric but they’re AZTEC ! 

For those who aren’t familiar with this trend here is a little history (all you need to know for now anyway ! ) before we hit the Target Aztec Styles in store.

The Aztecs Originated from Mexico. Their Art reflected their great appreciation for insects and mammals.

Traditional Aztec Colour Palette’s for clothing include deep blue, green, red and yellow.

However, as contemporary Designers have adopted style and formed it into a trend, Designs and colour palette’s have become more diverse.

 

So what are my picks and what have we got instore !?

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Hot Options Aztec Print Woven Tee $35.

This beautifully printed chiffon tee is the perfect spring/summer must-have ! Add some flare in your corporate outfit or wear it casually with some denim ! To purchase online Click here

Like the print but don’t want a Tee ?

Well lucky for you it also comes as a Super-cute Dress !

STYLIST’S PICK FOR SURE Smile!

This hot Aztec item Features a round neckline, elastic waist and even comes with a removable black belt !

This dress is $45 – click on the image for the link.

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Aztec Tube Skirt $ 25 ( click on image to purchase online)

A very comfy Aztec print skirt. Features a concealed elastic waistband. Wear it with a plain black cami and purple jacket or a purple or burnt orange tank to stay casual.

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We also have the first Aztec print in our maternity range. The fabric is very lightweight and it also comes with a black belt. You can wear it with or without a belt and it also looks good with some burgundy Ponte tights. Currently $31.20 – Click on the image to purchase online

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That’s pretty much all the spring/summer colour palette Aztec we have in-store.

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P.S COMPLETELY UNRELATED !!!!!!

BUT i felt the need to share this with you all… I think I’ve been Bieberfied ?!?!?!?!!???!!

So I was watching Australia’s Got Talent last week and It was showing all of Justin Bieber’s fans crying and going absolutely crazy for him before he came on stage to perform and I was thinking to myself these girls are sooooooo friken Lame – why the hell would you be crying ? Seriously ?… and then He came on stage, starting singing and I was like OMSHIZ, I think I am being Bieberfied… oh no.. it can’t be… oh yes it TOTALLY can be true… I totally love his two new songs and his new I’ve-grown-out-of-my-mop-and-I’m-totally-hot-right-now hair hahahahaha ! Yeah go on, Judge me !

I’m bieberfied !

oh and for the record I still won’t cry over him though lolll

As long as you love me ❤ ohh yeaahhh Acoustic version !!!

 

xxxx Much Love, Yours Truly

RHYversusWORLD

I’m back… with a Teaser

Hey everyone !! So I know I’ve been a naughty blogger lately but believe it or not I have actually been working my toosh off at College for my latest collection “Nostalgic Nuances” by Ratavosi.

I’m happy to say that I had my final marking in front of the panel last Tuesday and I finally have a nice bachelor degree under my belt ! hoora hoora ! I cannot wait to share the collection with you all however, I’ve decided to delay the release of photo’s and make you all wait in suspense for “Nostalgic Nuances” RTW SS/13 to be released this November/December.

In the mean time, Here is a little video Teaser that should fill your imagination with plenty of curiosities until the release…

oh and yes we did the shoot at a cemetery Smile oooo spoookky ! I told you guys it’s going to be a BLACK summer didn’t I ?

 

“Nostalgic Nuances” R-T-W SS/13 by RATAVOSI

 

p.s I know the video quality ain’t that great but that’s the whole point 🙂

 

Before I end this post and leave you all to watch the above – I would just like to thank my beautiful crew for always lending me the extra hands I’ve needed !

Love you all and appreciate everything you’ve done. We did amazing !

xxxx Much Love, Yours Truly

RHYversusWORLD