New beginnings

This year I decided it was time for a little rebranding and I’m writing this in preparation of launching my new website, which I’m excited about. So how do I announce that and what does it mean to me? Find out here.

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Laura Coutts
Fitzroy fashion tour

Picture this: a glass of bubbly, meeting some of our finest independent fashion and accessories designers in their studios, a guided tour through Melbourne’s hippest fashion precinct, uncovering hidden gems and finding fabulous fashion – and of course free style advice all the way!

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Breathing colour

The Design Museum, London – notes for other hardcore colour enthusiasts from Hella Jongerius’s exhibition and research. An object’s colour only becomes tangible through its material. Objects absorb, reflect and resonate colour and are influenced by the colours of surrounding objects.

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Personal style – our visual shorthand

Fashion is not frivolous. Rewind; clothes are not frivolous. Personal style is not frivolous. Clothes are required, particularly outdoors. Personal style exists. It exists in us all, whether or not we are conscious of it and whether or not we can articulate it. As we must clothe ourselves, so must we choose how to clothe ourselves. Our choices are based on our preferences and it is these preferences that comprise personal style.

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Gaining perspective

Around this time last year I lost my prescription sunglasses…This was a tragedy! I rely on them heavily. I wear prescription sunglasses ALL the time, whenever I am outside, all year round. Along with my keys, they are the first thing I reach for as I leave the house. They protect me from Summer sun, Winter glare and Melbourne wind. Oh yeah, and they enable me to see better.

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