I feel like, for me atleast, 2018 is the year of accessorising! If you’ve seen some of my OOTD posts you would know my #1 is the full head wrapped head scarf.
No matter the hair day – this look works. The amount of compliments I get even when wearing a super basic outfit (above for example, just a pair of black jeans and a white button up shirt.)
Love the look with my 60s style sunnies/ any over the top sunnies they have out at the moment!
Not to mention the perfect cover up for dirty or clean (still wet) hair days when you just gotta get out and do something but your hair wont co-operate
I have expanded my headscalf collection quite a bit this year, forever keeping an eye out for them at op shops and vintage stores!
Loving the longer skinnier scalfs for wrapping my ponytails in. Particularly this vibrant coloured pure silk scalf I picked up the other weekend.
It really brings any outfit together. Cant go past those colours!!
On the same op shop mission I found this Valentino headscalf which is well in my rotation. Also perfect for the half-up-half-down wrap, or just around a loose ponytail.
Ideally I would love to get a fringe like Bridgett Bardot. This would really bring my headscalf game together!! Plus about 5 more pairs of sunnies.
You will find some scalfs on my Etsy store soon
What’s your favourite accessory at the moment??
My main thought this morning whilst digging through my pile of clean clothes, was to be super comfy! An hours drive out to my parents to search for my passport and do some washing can never be a casual affair – not for me. But comfort is always essential!
None the less, I got my “cute on” with this get up and was/am still super comfy!
My forever show stopping yet practical headscarf game came out to play again since I desperately needed to wash my hair this morning. Soooo, here it is – all wet and braided and tucked under a headscarf. I am forever getting compliments from this style and usually can pick up scarfs from op shops from about $5-$15. Small price to pay for the convenience of not doing your hair – amirite?
I am wearing a floral play suit by Wrangler which I adore! So comfy yet cute. I often wear it backwards since I prefer a higher neck and a lower back. Plus the buttons down the back can be a good feature when worn alone.
The shoes are Adidas as per usual (my comfy lil sneakers.) I desperately need new sneakers though! All of mine are falling apart and need to go in the bin.
The top I’m wearing is actually and old Target top I bought from an Op Shop and cropped. I have been wearing it for soooo long! Like I’m talking 5+ years! Love a good re purposed piece!
Currently sitting in my parents backyard (as pictured) listening to some tunes, drinking a coffee and waiting for my clothes to dry! Perfect day off if you ask me.
Hope you all had a great Easter! I had planned to do an outfit post over the long weekend but got caught up between busy nights with friends and the comfort of my couch.
Have a great day!
So I officially started my Etsy store “Cake and Loved Clothing,” at the start of March. This is something i have been wanting to do for some time so when it came to mid Feb this year I said to myself, YOU WILL OPEN YOUR ETSY STORE ON THE 1ST OF MARCH!
Naturally I’ve had some set backs, particularly dropping my phone in the toilet which it thankfully survived but my front camera hasn’t been working properly since and is the only option I have for a camera at the moment! Regardless, I had one piece completely ready to go, so added my first listing at 11.50pm on the 1st of March.
A small victory but a victory none the less!
(Shop the Katie Preloved Floral Detail Shirt here)
My second piece was added the following week using my selfie camera and some photos I had taken before the toilet incident.
(Shop the Valerie 90s Preloved Velvet Tank Top here)
So with the help of my friends and their phones I will be slowly adding listings each week… (where possible)
At the moment I am just adding preloved clothing. Soon I will be adding in some hand made pieces made from fabric I have sourced (collected over the years and never used) then once my supplies run out I would like to move on to handmade pieces made from recycled fabrics along with some preloved and revamped (recaked) goodies. Creating a recycled vision for my little business, something I hold with upmost importance!
Many resources go into clothing manufacturing. When you throw away your clothes, they sit in the landfills. Not to mention manufacturing also requires huge energy resources. Recycling second hand clothing and repurposing fabric means that less raw materials are needed, less energy is used and less pollution is generated.
(You can read more about the importance of recycling clothing and fabrics here)
There are links to each piece shown here above and you can also find my Etsy store (here) you can also visit Instagram for updates @cakeandlovedclothing
I would love to hear your feedback 🙂
Ya know when you just get up on the wrong side the bed? Eyeliner dont go on right. Miss your train. Its winter, anyside the bed is the wrong side in my opinion.
Add in a run of arse hole customers and you’ve got some messy looking angry Cake running down the street in Melbourne’s downpour rain with eyeliner down her face.
Only to travel home to the mountains to find my internet is not working. So after i took some quick snaps from the comfort of my bedroom before climbing back into bed and watching forest gump until i woke up to… still no internet.
So heres my first OOTD post from my phone. (Dont judge me im new)
On the bright side, i didn’t even know it was going to rain today but managed to pick a pretty appropriate outfit.
My mum has lent me this trench coat she bought in the 80s in london. I wrapped myself up and angrily marched down towards Melbourne Central Station.
Can’t beat a simple midi skirt with slits for a fast pace angry walk.
Had been eager to wear my mums coat with my Adidas Superstars, they were perfect for stomping through the huge puddles forming in the middle of the roads. Perfect day for leather shoes.
Thats all for now, bedtime.