Friday, 27 May 2011

Coming Soon: Breaking Heels 2

Hi all! Last night I attended "Breaking Heels 2" a fashion show series based in the Fiji Islands created by local design talent. Next week I'll be posting my review of the show along with some exclusive photos taken on the night, so stay tuned!

Breaking Heels Runway - Waiting the for show to start!

A sneak peak at the fashion featured at Breaking Heels 2 - Love the fedora!

Sunday, 15 May 2011

Put Your Thinking Cap on for Kindness

The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation has started a collection of "Kindness Ideas" to help spark some inspiration - check it out then put some into action! 

Feel free to leave a comment if you'd like to share a story of kindness :o)

Saturday, 14 May 2011

It's Time to Give a Hoot...

Coming through loud and clear from the world of fashion is this message - If you want to be on-trend then you'd better dash out and order up an ethical owl or two! Here are some of my favourites ranging from high-fashion to home-made cutes:

Twilight Owl Card by Earth Greetings - This card is printed carbon neutral with vegetable based ink on 100% post-consumer recycled paper
Pillowhappy gives a hoot by Pillowhappy
Nocturn-Owl Lifestyle Lamp from Mod Cloth - I love this porcelain lamp! What a gorgeous way to illuminate a room
Owl in the Woods brooch by Cherish Vintage Treasures - This sustainable, handmade and upcycled piece includes both new and vintage materials. Super cute for a playful touch to your dress :o)

Apt Owl Key Caps by Gama-Go - Put a smile on your dial every time you open your front door!
Chocolate Organic Cotton T-Shirt with Turquoise Wise Owl by Green Eyed Monster- This sweet t-shirt is made from 100% certified organic cotton

Serving Owl Destinations Luggage Tag from Mod Cloth - Find your suitcase in the blink of an eye with this cute owl tag!

Owl Lined Refillable Notebook from Ask Alice - Printed on recycled paper with vegetable based ink
Sleeveless Owl Top by FluffyCo - 100% Cotton

Assorted Vintage Owl Buttons from The Time Kids - These are absolutely ADORABLE! A fab addition to any bag or jacket!
Owl by Karen Davis - Beautiful original painting by this UK artist 
Woodland Creatures Hoot Card designed by Meghan Barbuto at Vince Letterpress  - This card was created using traditional letterpress techniques on Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) approved paper with vegetable and soy based inks

Fl-owl-er Power Wallet from Mod Cloth - Vegan friendly and super cute!
Owl Hold It Tray by Gama-Go - Brighten up your bedroom with this owl-licious tray for all your prettiables and such :o)
Go Brush Your Tree-th Toothbrush Holder from Mod Cloth - I adore this! Add a little woodland whimsy to your teeth cleaning routine
1970s Vintage Owl Desk Set with 7 Pieces from 2 Bored Bunnies - Add some retro funk to your desk with this quirky collection in olive, yellow and silver trim 

Stainless Steel Owl & Pussycat Necklace by Polli - I love the little detail of the cow jumping over the Moon :D
Owl Crescent Earrings by Kris Nations - Made from recycled 14K gold overlay

Embroidered Oversize Owl Dress by Danish Soft Gallery - 100% Cotton and looks very snuggly!

Rhinestone Owl T-shirt by CatWorld 
Cotton Canvas Studded Owl Tote by Figueron

Owl Mood Watch from Jelly Brights - Oh yes...liking this a lot!
Hoo-la-la Owl Cotton T-shirt
Patina Owl Pendant from UrbanOutfitters
What a Hoot Shoulder Bag from Mary Frances Accessories - Made from synthetic materials. Designer Mary Frances Shaffer turned her home-based business into a multi-million dollar enterprise!
Crystal Owl Ring from Amrita Singh - Embellished with clear Austrian crystals, hematite and topaz stones for some classy bling!
Owls & Hearts Socks from Forever 21 - Owls can be snuggly too!
Victorian Owl and Enamel Vintage Earrings at Alexis Bittar - These amazing 14K gold and black enamel earrings dating from the 1880s are for serious owl aficionados only at $1,400 

Owl Grey Tank Top with Embroidery by Amor&Psyche - I think this is a very cute top and actress Jessica Alba seems to agree! My only issue is I'm not sure where the 'feathers' are sourced from, therefore this might not be a top for vegans 
Owls Mini Tote Bag by Memo - Owls + Books = YAY! 100% cotton with hand screen printed design. A sweet bag for your library books :o)
Athena's Owl of Wisdom Coin Ring from The Greek Jewelery Shop - This owls old-school style! One of the symbols of the ancient Greek goddess Athena, patron of Athens and goddess of wisdom, was the owl
Owl Winter Hats for Kids by Tuff Cookie - How cute would these look on your little one's heads? Soooo cute!
Canvas Owl and Cat Tote Bag by Simeon Farrar - Love this distinctive monochrome 'owl & pussycat' design!
Stretch Owl Bracelet in Antique Gold from Bakers
Loving Owls Slub Top from Forever 21 - 100% Cotton. This print is adorable, I could get a lot of wear out of this one :o)

Owl Heads Eco Canvas Wallet by FluffyCo - This brilliant wallet is an organic cotton-hemp blend. A nice little feature is that the interior grain is unique to each wallet

Owl-Print Hooded Pullover from Ando Store - Is it just me or does this look a bit like a cross between an owl and a cat?