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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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

Maxi Skirts | Look Neuf !

I honestly HATE TRYING TO FIND the perfect MAXI SKIRT… I mean seriously… they drape, they are gathered, they are suppppperrr long, make short people look ridiculous and on a slightly UNproportioned tall body can come to look like a complete DISASTER !!!!

How many maxi skirts do people have in their wardrobes ? seriously… what – like one ?… none ?

My point exactly !

I have a curvy figure, a much fuller bottom half and a rather toned, washboard upper half, so just imagine how WRONG I look !

However, I always keep the thought of finding the perfect maxi skirt somewhere in the back of my mind !

2 weeks before I found my miracle maxi skirt. oh no it wasn’t one of those love at first sight moments… it was more like "a broken record” moment – different skirt, same feeling. I was trying on all these long, gathered chiffon skirts that just sat too heavily on my bottom half making my thighs and hips look even larger than they already were. Don’t even get me started on the clingy, jersey like ones either !

THESE were an ABSOLUTE NO NO!

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Not too worry though – there is a happy ending to this story.

Short after, I came across a Tribal printed maxi and thought, GREAT it’s going to be another one of THOSE things.

Totally wasn’t ! Totally LOVED IT !

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The fabric is a very light weight stretch mesh – it doesn’t cling to your body, it doesn’t make you look larger than you are, it fits perfectly around the waist, and even has a small skirt slip underneath it for you. It’s exposed waistband allows you to tuck tops in and out as well as creating belted looks.

Usually when I have printed pieces I like to tone them down with plain block colours.

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As you can see I’m wearing my favourite plain black thermal shirt and just an antique gold aztec style necklace to compliment the look.

If you like the skirt simply click here to purchase online.

 

Happy Maxi-Skirting !

 

xxxx Much Love, Yours Truly

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DoLLy FoR FreE FuSioN | Look 8

I have a REALLY BAD WEAKNESS for super cute dresses ESPECIALLY when they give me a vintage vibe.

Black and white polka dot dress, gathered elastic waist, peak-a-boo back, and cute little cap sleeves !

AS IF I could say no !

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This dress is from Target and is from the DOLLY for Free Fusion range !

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You can style it up with some PEARLS…

Get cold ? Wear my favourite little black jacket with ruched 3/4 sleeves !

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Stockings if you like, even Red shoes and some Red Lipstick.

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and throw a super classy pose !

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Like the dress – Just click here !

 

xxxx Much Love, Yours Truly

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N-E-O-N B-L-A-Z-E-R | LOOK 7 = ]

A few weeks back I bought myself a little present !

A Brilliant neon Lime Blazer – o h y e a h h !

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EEEEEKKKK it was seriously so exciting ! THATS WHY I’ve decided to BLOG IT ( I’m totally not over it yet – it’s just so pretty ha ! )

After I bought it I couldn’t stop thinking about it, then when i finally arrived home, I wore it for a good 4 hours before deciding it’s time to TAKE IT OFF LOL

There’s a lot of bright/neon blazers out so if you want to “be in on it” too Just head to your nearest Mall/Shopping centre. Trust me they aren’t that hard to miss in the window !

HOWEVER ! – If you can’t find one, the one I’m wearing is from Target, It’s from the Hot options range AND if also comes in black with lime pocket openings for all the subtle babies !

Below is just a fun little collage I put together, it shows all the dominant colours for styling bright blazers !

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xxxx Much Love, Yours Truly

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Playing Dress ups with Clients + Look 6

Doing my daily spruiking, standing at my hub looking pretty, eyeing people who touch my clothes rack and up pops a Miss Shannon Short !

Now, I like to have fun with my clients and oh boy we definitely did !

Playing dress ups for about 45 minutes ( JUST IMAGE ALL THE OPTIONS SRSLY !! ) and voila she’s put on the same outfit that I’ve got on !

I think Shannon and I look pretty awesome !

Casual yet stylish this semi-sheer zig zag top can be dressed down( which is the look that we both had on) or even dressed up with some popping bright neon’s !

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Like what we’re wearing ?

Simply click the images below to be directed to the website !

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ALSO… If you don’t already have a favourite  LITTLE BLACK JACKET. The one I’m wearing is definitely one to add to your wardrobe !

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It’s very stylish, $59, ruched 3/4 sleeve, and has front shawl like opening !

It’s something I haven’t stopped wearing.

Clients of all shapes, sizes, and builds have bought this and it has looked amazing on every single one of them !

 

xxxx Much Love, Yours Truly

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Stylist’s Outfit Look 5 | Corporate Spots !

Every now and then spots and dots come back into fashion.

Sometimes the classic black and white, other times coloured

maybe set out closer together or even far apart…

Either way there’s a certain kind of dotty print for everyone !

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The one I chose is this black and white double layer blouse.

IT is really comfortable short sleeves and the fabric is nice and lightweight too. Perfect for Transeasonal wear.

It’s only $39 and from our City Dressing Department.

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The following tops are other polka dot blouses. There’s quite a few to pick and choose from !

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Nice and sheer classic black and white polka dot print with a front ruffle

We also have the same style, slightly different with brown and navy spots below.

Both of these shirts are $39.

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This super cute black blouse with white spots and front pleating is the perfect classic addition to the corporate wardrobe.

It is just $29 and very comfortable and sheer.

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If you are into metallic, we have out silver metallic blouse with black binding and white,grey and navy polka dots all over.

this too, is $39.

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If you like something you see, Simply click on the images and you’ll be directed to the link, as these are all currently available online !

As I mentioned before, I chose the blouse in the first image.

Here is how I styled it.

It’s very plain, simple yet on-trend.

No extra efforts at all Smile

All you need is your basic corporate black pants.

If you don’t already have a pair, Target Essentials offers a straight leg pant at just $20.

OR what I’m wearing is my hot options one from my previous post ( the one with the snakeskin belt)

I am also wearing, on top of my blouse, our very comfortable and versatile Ponte Blazer.

The fabric Ponte adds extra warmth and stretch and therefore this blazer is the best one EVA !

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What I love about this look is that if you’re not such a big accessory fan you can always get away without it because the top itself is already patterned.

So if your more the corporate classic kind, this is your look !

Overall damage :

Ponte Blazer : $79

Blouse : $39

xxxx much love, Yours Truly

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Stylist’s Outfit Look 4 | Hello Yellow !

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There’s no better better way to refresh your wardrobe then with some bright mustard yellow !

I think this is one of my favourite outfits so far … !

So first I chose my pants because they are the most difficult part of it all ha-ha And again you’ll notice they are the same pants from Look  2. Except this time I’m wearing the white snakeskin belt they came with. I left it on because I feel it compliments the refreshing yellows and blue/green palettes quite well as well as being able to standout in proportion to all the black in the background.

The pants are $45, To purchase the pants online click here

The next two items were my black short sleeve shirt and the yellow hot options top – which you can get at Castle Towers Target.

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The black shirt I’m wearing is actually a thermal. I like to wear sleeved things at work because I’m moving around quite a lot, and it also helps keep me warm.

Our thermals are only $12 and they come in black or white as well as other sleeve lengths.

They are scoop neck with a scalloped edge.

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My necklace is just a random long necklace with similar colours to my outfit.

The colour of the rocks are mint, Turquoise and mustard on a gold chain.

Just something simple will do, no need to go OTT because then it starts looking too cluttered.

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The shoes have a nice wedge heel and are a really pretty blue colour.

This ties in well with the yellow, white and black.

I must say they are very comfortable to walk in and only $40.

They also come in black.

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The final look :

Mustard Shirt – $35

Thermal – $12

Pants – $45

Shoes – $40

Necklace – $15

Total look = $147

 

there’s more to come …

 

xxxx Much love, Yours Truly

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Stylist’s Pick | Look 3

This is just a simple one guys – with spring and summer coming up be sure to add to your wardrobe a sheer, batwing-style top.

It’s better to be prepared for the heat rather than sizzling away with it.

Bonus points for awesome bright colours and extra loose fit !

The one I’ve got below is from Target’s Free-fusion range, It comes in White, Black, Coral and Hot pink !

Visit in store to make a purchase – find your nearest target store at www.target.com.au

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p.s I think that’s a perfume stain ha-ha… don’t ask !

Additional pieces to this look are my very comfy Ponte leggings also from the Hot options range.

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They are normally $35

and of Couse just a basic white cami from our Target Essentials range.

Just $9.

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The final look :

Top – $35

Pants – $35 ( just click on the image to purchase online)

Basic white cami – $9.

Total = $79

 

xxxx Much Love, Yours Truly

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You had me at 49 | I still like this muted orange ! <3

I know that I can wear this colour anytime I want but the fact that spring is soon to bloom and fluoros are already out makes me feel like I have to pack this colour away !

Their are three types of dresses below,

each one had me at $49 from our Hot Options range at Target,

each one a particular shade of orange and completely lovable !

 

Dress Un | Androgyny VS Chic

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I absolutely love anything with a collar !

Especially one that is two toned and matches the pocket flap and front tab !

Collared anything can be quite chic and cute.

This style comes with a detachable ribbon to tie the perfect naughty bow !

and voila you already looking stunning and stylish – with such little effort !

ah j’adore ca !

 

Dress Deux | Flared and pleated

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This flare A-line style fits just beautifully at the bodice and falls nicely at the waist.

With subtle design features like pleats and elbow length sleeves it’s easily made desk-to-date.

This dress has a very nice removable, brown, snake print belt.

Dress 3 | It’s a Wrap

imageThis classic wrap style dress is the perfect casual/dinner dress.

It is made from jersey, so its very comfortable to be in as well as the very flattering waist and gathered short sleeves to add oomph to this basic style.

Also comes with a detachable belt.

 

Well there it is – my very little tribute to this shade of orange.

Once again if you like any of the dress just click on the image.

 

xxxx Much Love, Yours Truly

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…And a hint of Neon

Personally, I LOVE Popping bright colours Especially all the neon palettes in Sydney’s stores !

BUT there are some people who AREN’T as experimental with the crazy range of colours in season.

Don’t Fret -There is a solution to follow the trend and not be so OUT THERE !

There’s a lot of things I pick up on when styling at Target. It’s amazing how much I learn about clients habits, insecurities, and personalities just from what they choose off the stylist’s Rack.

One of the bigger issues is this idea that “oh it probably looks better on the hanger so I don’t think I’m willing to take off all the layers and try it on”. Perfect example : Majority would never wear my red snake skin denim right ? or a short fluoro belted peplum skirt for a corporate look? They are much more reserved and tamed BUT when they take a good look at what I’m wearing (yes it’s that outfit they doubted as they walked passed it ) it gives them this massive confidence boost to get on the sales floor and pick up all the styles they’ve wanted to wear but haven’t ! I’m curvy and absolutely un proportioned so none of them have the excuse “oh but you’re a model – it will always look better on you” Yes Ladies I have plenty of Junk in ma Trunk ! ha-ha

Having said that, If you are a more tamed individual who wants to follow the “ fluoro/neon” trend that’s hitting the stores do it subtly with a neon coloured belt instead.

It can add pop to any plain outfit without making you feel insecure or too BOLD – after all, it’s just a belt, don’t like it then just take it off or switch it… !

We have some great dresses and pants in store and online all with fluoro belts.

Here are my picks:

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Very cute black and white patterned dress with an orange removable belt ! The bright belt gives more flare to the already contrasted dress !

This dress is $59 – to purchase online click on the image.

 

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If you have plenty of tops in different colours then this may just be the pant for you. (even if you don’t, the neon belt is there to bring out your outfits)

It’s a very comfortable,skinny leg pant with stretch ($45). It also comes with a removable orange belt to help keep you on trend no matter what season it is.

Mix and Match different coloured belts according to the palette’s of your outfits.

 

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Two little black dresses – one with lace and the other with awesome peek-a-boo shoulders ! Both $39 and have neon belts.

Such cute outfits !

You can even mix and match coloured belts for all these outfits as well as mixing and matching handbags and shoes.

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Ill also keep uploading the “Stylist’s outfit of the day” so you can see how I’ve worn other looks.

If you guys like any of the outfits just click on the images !

 

xxxx Much Love, Yours Truly

RHYversusWORLD

Stylist’s Outfit Look 2 | Wine

I like to change up the personalities each look represents every now and then – It’s not only fun but it also shows how people perceive you – so different – all from what you are wearing.

This look is much more timeless and corporate.

I chose a Sheer Wine coloured City Dressing top.

I chose this top because it combined so many design elements I LOVED.

A button up collar, Sheer fabric, and another favourite … Guipure inserts !

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The pants I’m wearing are from the Hot Options Range at Target.

They have non functioning pockets for detail.

I love the fabric of these pants because they are just so comfortable to be in all day – especially at work.

I personally don’t have a lot of bottoms in my wardrobe because of the “junk-in-the-trunk” but this is one that fit perfectly without all the extra hip bulging bits ha-ha.

Another thing I added – They originally came with a white/black/grey snakeskin thin belt but I swapped it for a thin dark brown one.

If you ever get stuck with what to wear with burgundy or wine coloured garments – alot of the brown palette goes well with it.

You can purchase this pant online as well just click the image below.

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For makeup I went for a more natural look with light smoky eyes. My lipstick is a Nude Attitude by Revlon and my eye shadow goes from a brown to a black subtle cat eye. For the brown/gold I used Essence Marble brown and the black I used RIMMEL. I’ve applied it very lightly to fit in with the much softer features within this outfit.

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The Final touch : just a pair of black heels !

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Outfit :

Top $49

Pant $45

Extras :

Eye shadows – $4.99 each

Shoes $40

 

All of these Can be found at Target Australia – specifically Target Castle Towers

and While you are at it come pay me a visit or book in a session !

 

there’s more looks to come…

 

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

My favourite Leopard finds of the weekend

I’ve Always Loved Leopard print and it’s something that has always been in my wardrobe. Whether it be a scarf, a handbag, a random strip of fabric collected for a sample, shoes, a dress – It’s in there.

I encourage everyone to Try out the Animal Print trend ! Add some fun to the wardrobe – You should have already added some colour with the T for Teal and Target too post and now its time for some leopard and Snakeskin.

On Saturday, I FINALLY went Shopping with my brothers fiancée for their wedding in three weeks – as I am a bridesmaid new shoes are a MUST-HAVE !

During our little Shopping Date I noticed so many things I loved. Yes I felt a little strange “having fun” because I hadn’t been out in ages – believe me people I have been so wrapped up in Major work The only places I’ve been going are college, work, internship, home – yeah the usual.

So to liven the change room experience I took a shot of the dress I loved the most from the day ! So cute ! A Nice on-trend mustard yellow and a cute leopard peter pan collar ! LOVE IT

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There were so many cute dresses and gorgeous tops ! I fell in love with so much ! To view their website click here – however, its better to go in store as I noticed none of their stuff from Saturdays pop in was online !

Say MEow #

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Another one of my finds where these leopard earmuffs !!! oh so warm !!!

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And to add to this post again – Leopard Flats from Target – Get a pair, they are sooooooo comfy with a quilted inner !

xxxx Much love, Yours Truly

RHYversusWORLD

T is for Teal and Target too.

So I recently did some styling workshops for Target, where I had to mix and match part of the Target essentials range with other pieces to come up with gorgeous key looks for the coming seasons !

Target Essentials is a basics range by Target. It consists of business pants and shirts, denim, tops, and basic singlets that come in various colours and are a reasonable price.

We mixed and matched these items with core autumn/winter garments such as fur vests,colourful dresses, maxi skirts, printed shirts, oversized tops and winter woollen pieces. Majority of the looks were under $100 and if not that then $150. Which is great for a whole outfit including shoes, handbags and other accessories. A lot of people think that to be stylish means that you must wear designer,however it’s not about that at all – its about the way you piece things together, the final look, the composition. To have great style and a sense for it can give you a feeling that’s just as great.

The two main issues that were present during the workshops were more to do with consumers being concerned about budget and being in doubt about wearing/how they would wear certain colours within the coming trends.

If you like following trends and you still aren’t sure what colours to be wearing these coming seasons maybe this will help – Autumn/winter colour palettes: think | burgundy, browns, eggplant,teal, reds, tangelo, and Blacks. Fabrics include Ponte, leathers, laces and sheer garments. Details/appearances include various collars, lots of prints – two main = leopard and snake.

That just puts it very BASIC for you all – I think that’s enough for now haha

One last thing – As part of this blog entry today, I thought it would be nice to come up with an under $100 look myself with all the Teal accessories I have come to purchasing.

Enjoy !

Think style and budget–and voila under $100 outfit !

Dress from NastyGal – not available anymore – however there are some other great dresses that are on sale ranging from $17.95 – $35.95 That you could get.

Bag from Asos – not available anymore ? However there are similar styles in Turquoise, white, pistachio snake, nude snake, and red snake. I’ve pasted the picture of their current clutch below – they look quite similar

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The snake range of slot through envelope clutches like the one above are $32.45 – click here to view

For the turquoise one above click here –

Shoes – Teal heels and leopard flats from Target (click on “target” in the first sentence of this post and contact your nearest store to see if they have it)

Belt from Mix Apparel @ Coles.

Hope that helps

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xxxx Much love,

Yours Truly

RHYversusWORLD