Monday, 31 August 2009

What was the last thing that made you smile?

I find it's the small random things during my day that make me smile.

1) Beating the Winter Blues and dreary weather by painting my nails a bright come-on-summer shade of orange! OPI Tangerine Scene. Perfect for the first day of Spring tomorrow

2) My boss' cute snowman mug. I don't know why, but every time I walk into his office to put down something, seeing this just makes me laugh. Yes, I find amusement in random things...

3) Being greeting with sloppy dog kisses and enthusiastic tail wagging from the resident guide dog at work whenever I come around to visit. He is too cute, I can't resist a cuddle anytime of the day!

4) Silly text messaging back and forth all day with the bf about nothing much in particular

5) Actually dragging myself to the gym after work and feeling very accomplished afterwards!

Sunday, 30 August 2009

Hair accessories maketh the outfit

My obsession for hair accessories may make me a bit bias, but I think a pretty headband or gorgeous clips can really polish off an outfit, or dress up something otherwise quite simple.

Beautiful headbands by Jennifer Behr:

Cute accessories from Mimco:
Cherry blossom mini clip
Poppy Love alice band
I'm in love with this Cicada clip!

And this gorgeous handmade lilac silk hair pin from Summerblossom

I'm a sucker for pretty hair accessories!

Friday, 28 August 2009

Time for Tony Bianco

Seriously loving the range of heels at Tony Bianco at the moment:

Made even better with 20% off - Just enter TONYMC when checking out. Happy shopping!

Thursday, 27 August 2009

New laptop love

Total impulse purchase from Catch of the Day. I'm a total sucker for the pretty pink, and it was a great price.

Still waiting for them to ship it, which can take 7-10 days, so now I'm patiently waiting!!

Wednesday, 26 August 2009

Koko Black, Canberra

A recent visit to Koko Black left me pleasantly surprised with a new range of cakes!

The new Koko Black menu - with a new Winter Lounge menu promising a new selection of pastries, cakes with 'house made condiments such as dulce de leche spread, chocolate butter and raspberry jam'

White chocolate and raspberry cake

Hot chocolate Affogato - this was absolutely delicious! with vanilla bean icecream

Koko Black
Bunda St,
Canberra, ACT 2600

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Tuesday, 25 August 2009

Floral fantasy

Developing a slight obsession with the new floral prints out right now. The perfect bright summer touch to any outfit.

Clockwise from top left

1. Midnight Bandeau dress from ASOS

2. Day Birger et Mikkelsen black day leather jacket

3. Chanel Camellia earrings

4. Forever 21 Adele floral skirt

5. YSL black patent pumps

Summer! Which reminds me... Eeek

It's time to hit the gym more frequently and lose the layers of accumulated winter fat!

Thursday, 6 August 2009

Dreaming of Summer

Oh Summer how I am longing for you...

Not only for the balmy weather and longer days, but fresh and pretty pieces like these from the Lover White Moon Rising Spring Summer collection:

Love this blazer. Must have!

Some other floaty neutral pieces that are perfect for Summer:

Stella McCartney scalloped trim silk top

Nude Tony Bianco heels