Outfit – New Year’s Day

zara-fur-coat-outfitNew year, new beginnings! This is what I wore on New Year’s Day. Zara cream coat that i purchased back in September, thrown over comfy knit and my staple black jeans, heels and Michael Kors bag.

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Hope you all have a great week back at work!

Coat | Jumper | Jeans | Heels (Zara old) | Ring | Bag

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Emerald City

IMG_5901EditHaving a sister that’s a beauty therapist is quite a treat. On Sunday’s I usually have all my treatments done in the comfort of my own home. This week she convinced me to step out of my comfort zone and try something a little out there. Well at least for me. This gel polish by Bluesky, which has aptly been called Frosty Forest, is uber cute. Years ago I use to use Calgel on my nails but after discovering shellacs that’s all I ever go for. They are so convenient, not too harsh and can easily be applied independently.

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Stacked Up Pleasures

Three things that I love to do when I travel is to check out local culture, music and fashion. As someone who loves to have a few exclusives in my wardrobe, holiday shopping is a total must. Indulging and seeking out local brands, especially boutiques, is a great way to ensure your wardrobe remains unique and cutting edge.

So, about three weeks ago when I made a flying visit to Chicago, it was a total breath of fresh air when I came across Henri Bendel. The Bendel boutique has been around since 1875, so to you this may be old news, but to me it was news. With a range that includes a selection of fine handbags and jewellery, the Bendel brand is definitely the ‘beacon of luxury’ it aims to be.

Below is a selection of my favourite ‘Stacked’ up Bendel rings, made with the finest of Swarovski crystals and available in gold, rose gold and silver. We all need a statement ring or two to either vamp up or complete any outfit. These Bendel beauties guarantee to do just that!

1. Deluxe Hand Me Down Stack Ring, $118

2. The Pixie Hand Me Down Stack Ring, $98

3. Fake It Stack Ring, $68

4. Petite Hand Me Down Stack Ring, $98

5. Hand Me Down Stack Ring, $98