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Winter dressing: Indoors edition

Posted on April 14, 2015

Saskia (62 Models). Photos/James K Lowe, Instax/Me.  Like a month ago I wrote this post about how Farmers had given me this challenge to incorporate clothing product from their department store, into my wardrobe. I put together a bunch of outfits using their stuff and mine – outfits I would genuinely wear outdoors, out of the house, IRL. This is the second half of that post, where I put together outfits I would genuinely wear inside the house, lounging around on an Autumn afternoon type thing. If you read the last post, you may remember me talking about how I was obsessed with Ambra‘s line of what I think are training bras. Whatever they are, they are dope and I swear to you now I wear some kind of Ambra…

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I booked a last minute trip to Queenstown – this is what that looks like

Posted on March 10, 2015

Me, at Auckland Domestic Airport, using the new app to find last minute accommodation. For those who know me, booking a trip away for the following day is something slightly out of character. I’m usually a planner: organised, pedantic – some might say too pedantic – and prepared. But it’s not every Friday that you’re asked if you would like to go away the next day and try out a new app for booking accommodation last minute. It’s also not every day that it’s your six year blog anniversary either, so with those two things in mind, I nicely asked my boss for Monday off and dropped a bunch of cash on some flights for Ben and I to Queenstown for a spontaneous, celebratory weekend…

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Winter dressing

Posted on March 6, 2015

Saskia at 62 Models. Photos/James K Lowe.  I was recently approached by Farmers to see if I could find new winter product within their stores that I would incorporate into my wardrobe. I’m not going to lie, when I first heard Farmers I was skeptical – mostly because I am pretty fussy about clothes and I will be the first to admit that I can be kind of a snob when it comes to brands (which is ridiculous because it is rarely, if ever, that I can afford to purchase designer gears), but it is not every day that I am presented with a challenge like this, and I think it’s an interesting project. So, I went into my local branch, the Newmarket store. I first…

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Happy Monday, would you like some Karen Walker eyewear?

Posted on September 30, 2013

Today has been pretty average. Firstly, one second it’s sunny, the next it’s a bloody rainstorm. Secondly, the thing I talked about yesterday – how at the Moet event a girl was wearing the same RUBY playsuit that I was – it got put on the NZ Herald website with a ‘who wore it better?’ tagline, which is kind of gross. Anyway, incase any of you out there had a bit of an off day too, I’ve teamed up with online store, Precious Peg, to give away a prize that will hopefully cheer you up (and if you’ve been having a good day, maybe this will make it even better?) SO, if you’d like to win some Karen Walker eyewear, all you have to…

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This is my favourite shot from the Stolen Girlfriends Club Autumn/Winter 2012 campaign.

Posted on January 23, 2012

About 20 minutes ago the new Stolen Girlfriends Club Autumn/Winter 2012 campaign imagery was presented to me, I came across this shot and had to share it with you. It’s my favourite of the lot. There are several reasons for this: Firstly, I really like cornflakes. Well, I don’t really eat cereal that often (read: at all) but if I were to choose any cereal in the world as my favourite, it would probably be cornflakes. They might be boring, but with a bit of sugar sprinkled on top they can really be quite delightful. But I digress. I like that they’ve used cornflakes. Secondly, the cornflakes are Homebrand. Extra points for this. Thirdly, we all know I think Georgia Fowler is a fecking…

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Huffer's Spring/Summer 2011-2012 Coming Attraction campaign is the best thing since sliced bread.

Posted on September 6, 2011

Have any of you seen any of these shots yet? They’re from the new Huffer Spring/Summer 2011-2012, ‘Coming Attraction’ campaign and I love them a lot. I am not one to gush over campaign shots that often, but I do think that this one is worth mentioning. After seeing so many shiny, perfect, airbrushed campaigns, it’s refreshing to see something with a little grit. The model choice is perfect – they’ve used Alyssa (62 Models), Tia (Clyne) and Kitty (Red Eleven) who are all beautiful girls and fantastic models (and I think Alyssa is definitely one to watch) – and combined them with a couple of edgy boys (Jimmy Mac and Isaac from N Model Management). They go well together and it all just…

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