Perfect for pairing with sneakers, just as perfect with a slinky stilletto…a soft drapey trench is an ideal addition to your wardrobe staples. This light weight hybrid caught my eye not only because of its unusual smoky green/grey tone but because its the kind of piece not uncommon on a resort collection catwalk. I love the way it falls and it has this fabulous feel about it. Belt it in, push the sleeves up, layer, let it skim your skin…a piece like this is perfect instant chic. Try it casually like I have or how…

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  Four thousand dollars for a poncho, ten thousand for a military jacket or a painted trench coat, that’s a lot of benjamins! While I love beautiful things, even if I had that kind of money I would strongly question my decision to spend such an amount, honestly I’d rather book a flight to my beloved NYC and do it in style! I learnt many years ago, when thrift was all I could afford, the merits of second hand swag. I’m fortunate to have a platform with Ch9 Mornings where I can share my eco…

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Roll with the ponchos

June 30th, 2015

As I write this, I am literally wrapped up like an armidillo and conducting a close personal relationship with my oil heater. I love the cold weather but PS it’s really chilly at the moment and while I can layer like its a sport sometimes that just doesn’t cut it. For such moments my friends may I suggest you roll with the ponchos…it’s like wearing a blanket, totally the best thing in my opinion. I fancy mine up with clashing textures and a feature belt to highlight the waist, I adore the navajo feel of this one…

How the west was worn

June 23rd, 2015

Perhaps I was a cowgirl in a past life but lately I can feel a western breeze blowing back in on the Fashion Hound front. Navajo turqouise, vintage leather, lace, levi’s, faux fur, feathers and fabulous beaten up boots. In my 20’s I really dripped in an American Indian inspired aesthetic, [I used to wear knee high authentic suede moccassins over jeans with vintage t-shirts and plaits in my hair! #TrueStory] but now in my 30’s I’m feeling a more refined interpretation. Statement pieces in amongst classic style – organised eclectic! Seeing this concept in…

High Low Hounding

June 2nd, 2015

Whoever ‘they’ are, are known to frequently say necessity is the mother of all invention and honestly fashion hound began purely because of this cliche. It was necessary for me to find a way to make thrift shop clothing look expensive because 5 years ago that’s genuinely all I could afford. I was on my hustle and constantly heading to meetings and interviews to get the next phase of my career happening…little did I know it was right under my nose! While living in London my beautiful best friend used to lovingly joke ‘That’s the best,…