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October 2015


Volvo Blogger Drive

October 28, 2015

After my recent trip up to Kalbarri I decided another little WA road trip was in order and what better way to see what our beautiful State has to offer than in style and comfort with the Volvo V40! Thanks to Barbagallo Volvo I was fortunate enough to road test the V40 for the Volvo Blogger Drive and it was an absolute dream – needless to say there were many tears when I handed it back! Now I am no…

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Field of Dreams

October 16, 2015

When creatives work together magical things happen. This is exactly what our editorial Field of Dreams is all about! The concept of the shoot was born after Lei Lei Clavey from Lei Lady Lei and I visited Perth Milliner Reny Kestel at her studio the Hat Box Gallery. We were so inspired by her intricate and unique headpieces that we knew we wanted to work on a project that showcased not only the beauty of her work but that of other Perth creatives as…

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Five minutes with Christopher David Ryan aka CDR

October 14, 2015

Like most people – I hope I am not alone, I now wake up by scrolling through Instagram. Thankfully for that, a few months ago amid all the cat and fashion related posts in my feed I came across a post by JCrew that immediately put a smile on my face. It was an ordinary campaign image of a girl but it had a charming illustration of a man hugging her. This resonated so strongly with me I had to…

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October 11, 2015

Welcome to The Essentialist! A fashion and lifestyle blog that truly embodies my personal aesthetic; modern yet classic, refined yet edgy and my ongoing love for discovering new and established talent. Here I will document and share stories of people from around the world that inspire me, as well as showcase my love for fashion, food and travel. Photos by Sita Carolina…

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