Long gone are the days of getting dressed, now it seems we are all styling our outfits. It seems that styling ourselves is just another change in behavior heralded by fashion bloggers and the new media, just like hearing a … Continue reading Styling Ourselves
I can count at least five things I have bought after seeing them on a blogger in the last few weeks or so. Not since I purchase Zoe Foster Blake’s first edition of Amazing Face have I gone on such … Continue reading UNDER THE INFLUENCE
I used to have a green army parka; it was from Roxy, brand I don’t keep too many tabs on these days, and basically made me look like a park ranger. I was 16 or 17, and whilst I am … Continue reading Why Doesn’t That Look Like On Me?
I stopped wearing ripped jeans when I turned 25. I felt that hitting my 25th birthday was a big milestone and I had to step it up in different ways, putting away my destroyed denim was a sartorial emancipation of … Continue reading Dressing For Your Age
Sometimes* I find myself fixated on popular culture, and within that, the specific trends we see pervade and evolve across cultural groups in the public sphere. I find it endlessly fascinating as to what sticks, what doesn’t and how it … Continue reading The Bursting Bubble Of Trends
Every so often you may look around you; either in shops or on people on the street and think ‘this season is ME’. Regardless of the fact that it is ‘ME’ to thousands of others, you know that you have … Continue reading When Personal Style And Trends Align
The other day I went for kebabs (better make that kbabs) on Smith Street here in Melbourne. And yes, they were delicious, but that’s not the point right now. The point is that like some duffer going to a dress up party with the theme of ‘North-side hipster’ I wore Stan Smiths, pinstripe culottes, a grey t-shirt and cat-eye sunglasses. Now I have talked about clothes as communication many a time on the site. But it never ceases to amaze me how much clothes can signify ownership to a group, and not just in a ‘On Wednesdays we wear pink’ kind … Continue reading I Go Here