Tuesday, September 24, 2013

New Life

Photography by Misma Andrews

These were shot 2 weekends ago at 38 weeks pregnant in Owhiro Bay, Wellington NZ. 
I just had to put on my silk kimono and capture this special time out in the sea breeze. I go for walks around here all the time and I can't wait to bring baby here! We are so excited to meet the new soul. Any day now.
As you can see I will be very busy starting a new life as a mother. We have just bought a house out in the country too so a whole new life it will be. I am so excited, what a dream! 
I will continue to blog and look forward to new WILDFLOWER collections in the future but wanted to leave these pics up as my maternity leave. I think it's important to give myself the time and space to fully immerse into this new phase of life. Thank you for your support and readership and see you on the other side! 

I was lucky to have the opportunity to shoot with Misma whose photography I have admired for awhile now. You can check out her blog here.

Thanks to Emporium Vintage Boutique for the accessories.

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Friday, August 2, 2013

Hedi Slimane's Teddy Boys

Saint Laurent Menswear Spring Summer 2014

Even though I was off the last Saint Laurent Women's Ready to Wear collection, the Menswear for Spring Summer 2014 totally rocks. It makes sense to me. The look is more substantial and if you break down the collection into pieces, it's valid to have a luxury label designing them. I wish the women's wear collection made me dream a bit more but I can already pull that look off in my own wardrobe using my oldest op shop pieces and some tights from Glassons! I do like the look, it just didn't take me by surprise or leave me in awe.
BUT this menswear is another story. I would wear these teddy boy looks in a heartbeat! Check out the tailoring and fabrication of those blazers, the mix of fabrics, PVC, gold lame, weird little striped 80s style knits, leather jackets, the styling in general..... and what!? Was that a moose knuckle* I see??? It almost looks desirable!

*Moose Knuckle : the male equivalent to the camel toe...just so we're clear on that.

Some of my own slightly Teddy Boy style pieces from my wardrobe.
1. DI$COUNT safety pin tee
2. Tassel Leather biker jacket I bought in NYC
3. Vintage sheer sleeve, PVC and cotton drill jacket. 

I would have modeled them for you but I can't fit them too well right now being 31 weeks pregnant! :)

Teddy Boys & Girls moodboard images from Google images, style.com, tumblr


Friday, July 12, 2013


I caved and finally got an instagram going seeing as I now have a fully functioning phone. You can check me out here:



It's been a rather eventful few weeks. We had a storm here in Wellington, ended up losing power for nearly a week due to sparking wires out the front of our house, then in the middle of the blackout we gone got burgled! It really wasn't a pleasant experience, especially for a pregnant women needing to nest. I lost a lot of my tools for working hence a bit of a slow down in activity on this here blog. BUT we are OK now and safe and there has been a great silver lining to this drama. I won't go into that just yet....lets just say I'm forever humbled by life's twists and turns!

I'm now coming to the end of 28 weeks pregnant in the third trimester. Have been loving dressing my bump. Hope to do a bit of a photo shoot to show you.