band shirts: fans vs fashion

I was just shy of thirteen years old when I went to my very first concert. It was Coldplay's Viva la Vida tour and it blew me away. Before leaving the venue, my mother bought me a bright red t-shirt with Viva la Vida written across the chest from the official merch stall. That shirt... Continue Reading →

my tattoos

Today I thought I'd give you a peek at my tattoos. I only have two, but I plan on getting several more in the future.   The moon was tattooed in February 2016 at 8th Street Tattoo in Mildura. It was quite spontaneous. A group of friends and I went to Mildura for a girls... Continue Reading →

my 21st: a series of events.

I just had what was probably the biggest week of my year. I'll do a quick recap...amongst submitting university assignments, last week I went to the Wombats, had my college ball, went to Green Day, spent the weekend in Fitzroy with family, and turned 21. All in the space of six days. I am stuffed.... Continue Reading →

College Ball

Last Thursday night I had my Chisholm College ball. It was a fabulous night with lots of delicious food, wine, music and dancing. I wore a vintage dress that I discovered in an antique shop. Big thank you to the accommodation services at La Trobe University for organising such a wonderful night.

A moment in time

  Do you ever feel nostalgic for a time or place that you have never actually experienced? That is how I feel about the punk movement and the years that followed it. The way people lived and thought back then intrigues me. I long for the music, the fashion, the culture. I crave it so deeply... Continue Reading →

Memes to models: how Instagram is changing fashion

Two weeks ago, Gucci posted a series of memes to Instagram as part of a campaign to promote their new watch collection. Inspired by popular meme accounts, the iconic fashion house commissioned various artists to create these memes. They were all posted with the hashtag #TFWGucci (That Feel When Gucci). https://www.instagram.com/p/BR5eQafFeZf/?taken-by=gucci Although it received mixed reactions, the campaign... Continue Reading →

Pink?

In a spontaneous moment I decided to dye my hair pink. My family found this quite amusing, as I only ever wear black or neutral colours. To be honest, pink is the last colour that I would wear. There must be something in the new year air.  

Makeup – is it art?

Note: this post was originally written for an assignment. Makeup is often regarded as nothing more than a product that enhances beauty. That is certainly not the case. For many, makeup is a valuable tool for self-expression. How many of you wore eyeliner to school as an act of rebellion? Guilty as charged. The way makeup is viewed by... Continue Reading →

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