I wasn’t there but that doesn’t stop me from loving these looks. @nadiabartel compliments electric blue with that pop of yellow @rachaelmaytaylor keeps it classy in neutrals, and accomplished journalists @rachelleunr and @melly_singer up the headwear stakes in standout pieces. Congratulations ladies #sty#stylesubstance - - #springracingcarnival #races #melbournecup #horseracing #facinator #racingcarnival #springracingfashion #fas#fashionhefield #millinery #racingfashion #racewear #fashion #hats #gloves #fotf #ontrackontrend #style
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This is Emily Wright, founder of @nancybirdaccessories, a brand I discovered 15 years ago, as an eager textile design graduate. :: Emily has continued to remain true to her core philosophies of people, the earth and art in spite of a fickle & ever-changing marketplace. :: In my conversation with Emily for my design interview series she shared 3 things about her own relationship to fashion: :: What was the 1st piece of significant clothing you bought with your own money? I bought a bright orange PU coat in 1995 (!), when I was on a student exchange to southern France – I went to the Porte de Clignancourt flea markets in Paris and my heart exploded a little. I wore that coat in (conservative) southern France to my delight and their horreur for months! :: When you buy clothing for yourself, who do you shop with when it’s not your own product? Since having a little one, I seem to shop less and less. I buy basics from Everlane online occasionally, and when I’m travelling and have a little spare time I like buying from local labels – I love the memories in those travel purchases. There are so many amazing Melbourne labels I could be buying from too – I just don’t get out enough! :: What’s one thing people might not know about you? I love looking through our telescope at the moon. :: For some weekend reading, head to the link in the bio to discover more about Emily's journey. 📷: thanks to @creativemindshq
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The Silja - not just a pretty name. But an instant classic of a skirt. Let us know over on FB what your favourite piece in our collection is & get a chance to win a £100 shopping voucher. #style #slowfashion #modasostenible #fashionblogger #pencilskirt #StyleWithSubstance #organicfashion #sustainablefashion #ethicalfashion #scandinaviandesign #ecofashion #sheerapparel #officedress
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I passed @upp@upp@uppdoo work/shop on my walk home yesterday and decided to pop in. I was happy I did since I found a (very similar) perfect small bucket bag in their sample sale bin. I was on the lookout for a nude bag and I loved the shape and quality of this one. @uppdoo creates beautiful bags in their Toronto studio using quality leathers. Photo credit @uppdoo , because I haven't had the time to photograph these days 😬.
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Wedding Warriors ~ Thanks to this beautiful soul @fayedelanty I’ve had the pleasure of filming with the @thetodayshow crew as Faye shares her Eco Wedding Plans ~ Can’t wait to share her story and show that you can totally have a wedding with Style and Substance, no compromises 💙🌿✨I’ll be sharing some BTS on Insta Stories so keep an eye out!#stylewithsubstance #consciousbeauty # #lenkacouture #fayedelanty #thetodayshow #weddingwarriors
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A shout out for @elk@elkaccessories , who are generous supporters of my client @danivalent . They're warehouse sale starts today going through to Sunday. Warehouse is in Preston, Melbourne. I've no doubt there will be plenty of good finds. Enjoy 😊. 📷: @elkaccessories #jewellery #melbournedesigner #jewellerydesign #fashion #style #styling #sale #elkaccessories #design #stylewsubstance #stylewithsubstance
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Closer | We focus on the finer details; the make, finishes, fabrics and craftsmanship. The details that make it #stylewithsubstance Image via Pinterest
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#Repost @peoples_collective with @instatoolsapp ・・・ LUA | Introducing natural fibres by Lua Studios. Timeless style, quality finish. Shop the statement sleeve in noir and get free shipping Australia-wide until Sunday, 10pm AEST, with code FREESHIP #stylewithsubstance #minimal #minimalchic #essential #simplicity #elegant #minimalook
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Outfit inspiration to survive the mini heat wave we're having in Melbourne. What I love most about this outfit is the belt …an op shop find. In fact none of this outfit is new, but with simple pieces, they have longevity. #style #personalstylist #personalstyle #melbourne #melbournestylist #skirt #stripedtee #navy #fashion #workwear #outfit #outfitinspiration #stylewsubstance #stylewithsubstance
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#tuesdayshoesday - These popped up in my feed and I had to share. The perfect go with everything shoe, with a wearable heel height. :: For me though it's the shaping around the toe line & the back of the heel that sets it apart from others that look similar. Scroll ➡️ to see detail. They're Italian made in Italian leather for $155. Only available online from the U.S. :: @eve@everlane is a brand I follow closely as I find their business model fascinating. Simple staples, with transparency into factories & pricing. Even if you don't like the shoes, it's worth looking at their website. 📷: @everlane #shoes #shoelove #style #gooddesign #onlinestylist #workwear #workwearplanner #kittenheels #personalstyle #personalstylist #design #smallbusiness #fashion #stylewsubstance #stylewithsubstance
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Zero waste | When we sat down to chat to Viet and Jang, the designers behind this popular slip dress, we learnt of their commitment to zero waste. They only produce garments based on demand and avoid re-runs. Their process ensures their designs remain unique each season, their garments are appreciated as limited pieces, and unnecessary waste doesn't happen #stylewithsubstance - Only a few dresses left in stock, and once they're gone, they're gone..
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You want to look professional, but also show some of your personality.  There’s inspiration in abundance, but it’s usually from the perspective of one body ideal…..so it’s not always relatable.  Translating interesting and creative looks to a professional environment can sometimes leave you second guessing yourself. :: As you’re standing in your wardrobe tomorrow morning (or tonight) asking yourself…..’What am I going to Wear’, give yourself permission to enjoy a little self expression, that’s what getting dressed is all about. :: And if you’ve lost touch with what this looks like for you, please get in touch.  My role is to draw out what’s already there and help you see it from a fresh perspective.  As a client shared with me recently …..’you gave me permission to own this look and I love it.' 👌🙏🏻 . . #workwearstyle #workwearplanner #selfexpression #style #personalstyle #stylinginspo #stylist #whattoweartowork #melbournestylist #personalstylist #outfit #clothing #gettingdressed #morningroutine #smallbusiness #womeninbusiness #stylewsubstance #stylewithsubstance
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This gentleman, a tourist, visited our garden a few weeks ago. A very interesting person!
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Sustainable | Break up monochromatic outfits with the Mia clutch in tan. Hand finished by Haiti artisans, our current bag collection supports sustainable development in Haiti through design, training and job creation #stylewithsubstance
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"Damn ...they did it again!"
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If you missed it, earlier this week I celebrated the launch of my new website. :: There were big virtual cheers between my website designer(Lisa @lmbwebdesign ) & I when we finished. So I'm giving myself permission to continue enjoying the glowing feeling from our efforts for another couple of days. :: I hope you've enjoyed some wins this week & whatever you're doing, have a great weekend. 📷: artist unknown via Pinterest #friyay #friday #celebrate #acknowledge #enjoy #style #personalstyle #personalstylist #melbournestylist #design #illustration #stripedtee #smallbusiness #businesswoman #womeninbusiness #stylewsubstance #stylewithsubstance
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#repost @and@andreakantelberg Truly inspired at Fashion Tech Forum last week with the 1st session Henrik Most (shown here), Creative lead at IKEA @ikeatoday and Virgil Abloh, Founder and Creative Director, Off White @off____white . They spoke about their new design collaboration for young people moving into their 1st home...and Virgil stated "it's a guessing game with a bunch of employees in a boardroom"...so they meet with people and see how they truly live. . Henrik shared that he doesn't consider people "consumers" they are all humans and that we need to consider the emotional element of design. . With today's world, many people have a different perspective of what is a "home". It's not "boxes" anymore with rules to state how one should live (eg a living room). People are more nomadic and want their home to be a place of refuge where each item can have that more personal (or artistic) connection. . Overall I was so impressed with how humble they both seemed considering they are two extremely influential people in the design world. We are in good hands 👐 (also in the photo is one of my greatest design influencers who attended the conference with me Andrea Kantelberg @andreakantelberg , a wellness-based interior designer). . @fashtechforum #ftf2017 #ikea #ikeadesign #virgilabloh #offwhite #trendsetters #creativethinkers #thoughtfuldesign #collaborations #innovations #interiordesign #stylewithsubstance
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