I wouldn't normally post indulgent photos of myself like this here, but a funny thing just happened: I got stopped by a fashion photographer who said, 'Excuse me, but i just have
to tell you you're incredibly well-dressed.' And that was it (ie. he didn't ask for my number
or to photograph me or any other lurid things that come to mind). I said, "Thank you." and
we both went back to our browsing of the David Jones' toy department.
What I love about black is that you can layer and mix and match different textures.
It streamlines you (and helps hide bits you don't want seen). You can wear the same thing often and people don't realise it's the same outfit (of course you wash it in between wears), and it's also easy to keep clean which is especially great when you have a messy
My Winter 2011 uniform: New Republic cropped leather jacket (2010, on sale);
Moda Imagine chuncky knit cardigan (2009); Country Road skinnies (from early 2010
when hardwear and stitching was all-black); RMK Cashel boots from 2010...and Marc
by Marc Jacobs bag (bought this year in NYC for half what it goes for here, no way I'd pay Aussie prices!).