bleached blonde locks, white shirts, denim shorts & floral dresses … summer is on its way & our friends at stylestalker have come up with the goods yet again! Offering key looks that can take you from poolside to bar, snap them up now ladies before they sell out. Head to Little Lace at Elizabeth Arcade, David Jones at QueensPlaza and Don’t Tell Fannie at West End.
I know I’ve already said it, but it really is starting to cool down in Brisbane. What to do? Well you don’t have to bring out the jackets, stockings and scarves just yet, instead opt for a longer sleeve and it will keep you warm while you still look damn cool. Here are our fave options from our fave city stores …
Garnsis, Elizabeth Arcade – Love this!
Garnsis, Elizabeth Arcade
Neon Heart from General Pants Co. Albert Street
Therese Rawsthorne from The Loft, Broadway on the Mall
We have two words for you – Elizabeth Arcade. This is where you need to head gals (and guys) if you want fashion from some of the best designers around, or if you just want an on-trend item without spending much cash. Violent Green, Little Lace, Garnsis and Verge are just some of the boutiques you will discover in the arcade, and they all offer their own unique look. Here are our favourites at the moment …
Low Luv by Erin Wasson from Violent Green, Elizabeth Arcade
Yen dress from Verge, Elizabeth Arcade
Garnsis label top & skirt from Garnsis, Elizabeth Arcade
Seduce from Little Lace, Elizabeth Arcade
Maurie & Eve’s autumn collection ‘Phoenix Rising’ is one of their best collections to date, and the first drop is arriving in-stores as we speak. I just picked up this khaki bodysuit from City Dweller @ Broadway on the Mall (Little Lace @ Elizabeth Arcade have pieces from the collection in-store too). Get in quick as the range is selling fast! Check out the full collection here.
Happy new year everyone! We are back from holidays and it gave us plenty of time to reflect on 2010 and decide on our 2011 style resolutions. We have so many! … be daring, wear more accessories, look to our muses, be prepared, achieve extra height, inject colour, wear more local designers … We are sure we’ll think of more as the year unfolds and we are even more inspired. What are your new year style resolutions?
Muse – Dree Hemmingway
Brisbane accessories designer – Lunatic
Muse finder: Jak & Jill Blog
Sass & Bide neckpiece, $250
Muse: Erin Wasson
Sportsgirl wedge boot, $159.95
The much loved Garnsis boutique at Elizabeth Arcade in the City has just launched its very own label – the GARNSIS label. Featuring some of the seasons best trends – leopard print, floaty skirts and lots of white dresses, all at a great price points – you are bound to find something you will love and wear all summer. Head in-store today to be one of the first to own a piece of this new local label.
Alice McCall leggings from Violent Green, Elizabeth Arcade, Brisbane City
Bling & Chic is a new local label offering distinctive feminine designs. Their spring/summer collection is hitting the store’s as we speak and offers everything from pastel shirts and lace dresses, to the season’s must-have sheer maxi skirts and lots of nude, all at great prices. Get in fast ladies!
Yet another Brisbane fashion label bursting onto the scene is Benjamin Ringuet. Raw, grunge, obscure … are all words that describe these cutting-edge men’s and women’s designs that aim to inspire the wearer to nurture their own distinct style.
The spring/summer 10/11 collection ‘Redemption’ features feminine yet almost gothic dresses in black and white, and striking men’s shirts and tees, and is available now at Brisbane stores Little Lace, Drobe, Side Street and Upittie.