Black and white, and all covered up?! Before you jump into conclusions about me joining the nunnery, allow me to explain. Number one, it’s freezing in Melbourne, so I’ve become addicted to skivvies, natch. Wore an orange version in this post. Just learnt, did you know that skivvies are ‘turtlenecks’ if you’re American, or ‘polo necks’ if you’re English? And number two, I’d like to introduce you to my favourite skirt.

As aforementioned, minimalistic looks are resonating with me more and more each day. Hence it was no surprise when this wool skirt spoke to me at a vintage store asking me to take it home. Sleek, warm, and fussless, my new thrift conquest proved to be a worthwhile winter ally. After I steamed every fibre of the skirt, see it twirl, see it dance, see it come to life as you scroll.

Where: In front of a decrepit house. Who knew that a battered backdrop like this actually works! A stark contrast for the monochromatic look.

Wear: Country Road skivvy (similar ones here), Sportsgirl neckcuff, vintage earrings, wrist cuffs, belt and skirt (similar ones here), Jil Sander heels

Have you entered the Sarah Conners Python Clutch competition yet? I know that many of you are waiting to do it when your bosses are not looking on the weekend. :) The Winner will be announced on Monday! 

On a side note, Saturday (30 June) marks the one year anniversary of the sudden closure of my boutique. Although the way that it happened was shocking at the time, looking back, it has been a blessing in disguise in a myriad of ways. I’ve been blessed to meet so many amazing people in the past 12 months who have supported, strengthened, and inspired me on this blogging journey. And I thank the Lord for providing so many wonderful opportunities to me. I want to thank you all for your incredible encouragement by simply reading my posts. And if you are interested in owning a piece of history, there are still garments and shoes by exclusive international and Australian designers from the boutique here. Thank You. So Much.

Now if you think that I’m only going to wear this skirt as a skirt, then you have another thing coming…

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