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Mirka Mora X Gorman

September 9, 2016
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By now you would know that two of my greatest loves – excluding food and cats, are art and fashion. So needless to say when I heard that Gorman was collaborating with French-born, Melbourne based artist Mirka Mora my heart skipped a beat! If you haven’t yet seen or heard about this amazing collaboration it reinterprets some of Mora’s existing paintings into a 15 piece apparel collection and a range of accessories. The capsule collection features her iconic dreamy and otherworldly…

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The Love Thread Project – Dream Without Limits

July 27, 2016
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Most of us are fortunate enough to be able to pursue and achieve our dreams but sadly this is not everyone’s reality. The Love Thread Project is a Perth based social enterprise founded and run by some of the most inspiring and creative Perth minds and aims to empower and educate women at risk so that they have the opportunity to change their future and #DreamWithoutLimits. By now most of you would know that I am a strong supporter of social enterprisers and any…

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In A Haze

March 6, 2016
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Since I’ve come back from Europe it feels as though I’ve been in a haze, and my trip to Melbourne reinforced those feelings. The post holiday blues has set in and adjusting to “reality” and “normal life” has been a lot more difficult than on previous occasions. And to be perfectly honest I have felt a little lost. Normally I wouldn’t write a personal post, but I’ve decided to share this one because most people know me as a self-confessed pessimist…

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Lady in Red

November 30, 2015
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I was the very lucky winner of this incredible dress from the N3 collective, which was originally custom made for the absolutely stunning Miss Universe Indonesia – Whulandary Herman. Although I didn’t have anywhere in mind to wear this dress the minute I saw it I fell in love with it’s rich masala colour and high neckline and I knew I had to be #inittowinit! I don’t own anything quite so striking or have any upcoming occasions to wear it to – if anyone…

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Alohas Sandals

November 9, 2015
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Some of you may know that I am strong supporter of sustainable and eco-conscious products and with summer arriving in full swing, I thought it was the perfect time to share with you a company I recently discovered that is socially, economically and environmentally sustainable.”Made in Spain, designed in Barcelona and inspired by Hawaii” Alohas are promoting and encouraging a socially conscious and sustainable lifestyle by selling traditional Avarca sandals. Alohas was founded by four friends who have always had a close connection to…

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Field of Dreams

October 16, 2015
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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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Welcome

October 11, 2015
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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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