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Styling Tweed

Despite a more than passing resemblance to roadkill, tweed is actually (at least in my opinion), one of the most beautiful colder weather fabrics. A wool fabric, woven from relatively short fibres which have not been combed smoothly and are twisted less tightly than worsted wool fabrics, it is a hardy cloth that drapes beautifully.

You Mad(der)?

I’ve gotten some pretty interesting reactions when I’ve asked people to touch my madder tie. I find I have to assure them that “madder tie” isn’t a euphemism and that I’m just as disappointed as they are. Trust.

Winter Lovin’

The cool change is here, however it’s not quite time to drape yourself in flannel just yet. The weather can be hard to negotiate, cold in the morning, but then it can end up being quite warm by the afternoon. So today I did my best to try and cope with this predicament.

Work Hard, Play Hard

So VIVID, also known as Sydney’s largest winter attraction ploy, has officially ended as of this blisteringly frostbite-y week, which means all but crap for our tourism industry for the next three and a bit months till we get our sun back. But hey, look on the bright side we got other things to look forward to like our finals, cramming, and reading study notes till the very last second before entering the exam room.

Tie Bars: Don’t Wear Them Straight

My first experience with tie bars was seeing some corporate Don Juan wear one with an undimpled skinny pink tie as he caressed my face. I was of course very uncomfortable with my dad’s best friend pinching my cheek like that as a chubby four-year-old.