Interview with Elise Polito

Interview with Elise Polito

~ ELISE & I GET TOGETHER TO PLAY WITH FLOWERS & CLOTHES ~ Elise Polito arrives at my apartment wearing pastel coloured jeans blazoned (rather appropriately) with large flower prints, and a smile like sunshine. "Oh, the camellias around here are just stunning at the moment!" she declares. Her enthusiasm is contagious, she carries it throughout her whole [...]

I Got it From My Mumma

I Got it From My Mumma

~ WEARING MY MUM'S CLOTHES SINCE I COULD WALK ~ There are so many reasons I am grateful for my mother: her untiring devotion to her family, her positive outlook on life (even after a lifetime of adversity), her ridiculous exaggerations while regaling her audience with life events, and her unwavering moral compass. My mum [...]

Trans-seasonal Dressing

Trans-seasonal Dressing

~ MAKING YOUR SUMMER AND WINTER WARDROBE WORK AS A TEAM ~ 'Tis the season to dress between seasons! It’s my favourite time of year to construct an outfit because you get to layer your clothing without feeling like James McElver trying to avoid an excess luggage fee on his EasyJet flight to Glasgow. Trans-seasonal dressing allows you an [...]

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

~ HOW TO MANAGE YOUR JUVENILE DELINQUENT HAIR ~  Growing your hair out is never fun. To make matters worse I have a inclination towards 'ugly' haircuts: the mullet, the rats tail, the chelsea, the bowl-cut - I've had them all and none of them have been easy to undo (it still doesn't stop me). In the [...]

An Unlikely Duo

An Unlikely Duo

~ COLOUR PAIRINGS YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE THOUGHT OF ~ I recently came into possession of some pretty spectacular trousers, from LA-based label Staud. I like them so much I had to find an excuse to write about them. However, there is only so much one can say about a pair of pants - even when they [...]