I don’t mean to be a reverse racist, but have you ever just looked in the mirror and was like “damn I look so totally like a ‘white person’ should today.” I don’t even know if that is a thing, because I am not white, but I always wonder if it’s harder to be “casual-chic” when you’re Caucasian. Continue reading
“White pants?” my acquaintance exclaimed in disgust, as I triumphantly held up a pair among a sea of blue denim.”Why on earth would you want to buy white pants?”
Dear investment shoes,
If my laptop were ever to combust, I would ask the tech-lords that it happen while I was on holiday. Why? Travel Insurance. Continue reading
Dear old maxims of how we should approach style,
“Fashion fades, only style remains the same.” Or does it? Either I’m doing it wrong, or style can be more malleable than I’ve always believed.
I didn’t intend for this to take the shape of a feminist manifesto, but if that’s how it seems, so be it.
Regardless of how shiny or extravagantly elaborate, the timeless accessory staple has an inability to hold a permanent position on the ears of many girls. Why? We sacrifice having embellishments on the sides of our faces for bangs so moody they have their own therapist. It’s a battle of hair versus ear.
It’s a universal truth that having the means to indulge in high-end fashion is generally reserved for those with money burning holes in their pockets.
Dear Suede Boots,
To be honest, who is brave enough to wear suede, especially on their feet when weather, beer, spilled vodka and drunken bitches are all out to get you.
Have you realised that Black and White is making a come back?
I’m not really talking about fashion, although the idea of bucking prints once and for all is definitely tempting. I have, however, noticed that the quintessential monochrome has penetrated the fashion sphere.
Here in Auckland we’re still on the come down from New Zealand Fashion Week, although for many (including myself), the high wasn’t nearly as euphoric as previous years. Continue reading