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A colourful life

LUSCIOUS STYLE: Inspired by Asia – Part 4

INSPIRED BY EAST ASIA: Phography by tom parker

Continuing with our look at style inspired by Asia, here’s PART 4

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RUNWAY: Duro Olowu Spring 2014 RTW Collection

Duro Olowu Spring 2014 RTW Collection

A colourful life: Duro Olowu Spring 2014 RTW Collection…

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A COLOURFUL LIFE: Emily Blunt by Alexi Lubomirski for Harper’s Bazaar UK July 2014

Emily Blunt by Alexi Lubomirski for Harpers Bazaar UK July 2014

A COLOURFUL LIFE: Emily Blunt by Alexi Lubomirski for Harper’s Bazaar UK July 2014…

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LUSCIOUS STYLE: Inspired by Asia – Part 2

INSPIRED BY ASIA: Japanese cherry blossom photo

LUSCIOUS STYLE: Inspired by Asia – Part 2: Here’s part two of my tribute to Asian-inspired style…

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LUSCIOUS STYLE: Inspired by Asia – Part 1

INSPIRED BY ASIA: Dior Spring Summer 2007 Haute Couture Collection by Patrick Demarchelier 2007

LUSCIOUS STYLE: Inspired by Asia – Part 1: I was lucky enough to spend several of my years as a child and young teenager growing up in Hong Kong and Tokyo, with fascinating trips to other parts of Asia.

Here’s a tribute (part 1) to my experience of Asian-inspired style…

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LUSCIOUS LOVES: Luxe Cushions on etsy

THE BEST OF ETSY: Brunschwig ShiShi cushion from Luxe cushions on etsy

FAB FIND: A lot of you will know that I’m obsessed with home decor – cushion covers in particular. I love finding ways to achieve a sophisticated look with limited funds – I scrounge through op shops and markets, and spend a lot of time online, trying to source quality items at a reasonable price.

So you can imagine my happiness at having a supplier on etsy, Luxe Cushions, which provides beautiful Chinoiserie-patterned creations made from high quality materials. Take a look…

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LUSCIOUS LOVES: Crafty bits and pieces

Luscious crafts

A CRAFTY LIFE: Take a look at these inspiring luscious textiles, colours and patterns…

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HOTNESS ALERT: Kate Upton by Terry Richardson for GQ July 2012

HOTNESS: Kate Upton by Terry Richardson for GQ July 2012

HOTNESS ALERT: Kate Upton by Terry Richardson for GQ July 2012…

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ROYAL TOUR: Kate Middleton’s turquoise blue pleated dress by Emilia Wickstead in Dunedin NZ

ROYAL TOUR: Kate Middleton in an aquamarine dress by NZ-born designer Emillia Wickstead and Jane Taylor hat

ROYAL TOUR: Kate Middleton in an aquamarine dress by NZ-born designer Emillia Wickstead and Jane Taylor hat…

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ROYAL TOUR: Kate Middleton wearing pale pink Alexander McQueen during a visit to Adelaide

ROYAL, er, DJ STYLE: Kate Middleton in a soft pink long-sleeved Alexander McQueen top with v-neck and peplum detailing and a pleated A-line skirt

DJ STYLE: Kate Middleton in a soft pink long-sleeved Alexander McQueen top with v-neck and peplum detailing and a pleated A-line skirt…

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