Our new collection Scarlett offers a sense of sophisticated elegance and feminine glamour; thanks to velvet as our new primary material. Yet, there is a discernible sense of scepticism surrounding the practicality of these velvet shoes as everyday wear. With the right type of tender care and maintenance, velvet shoes can be the perfect adornment for your feet and can add a sensual touch to any outfit.
2017 had just started when an article regarding a women’s lack of heels in the workplace was published in the New York Times. We could hardly believe our eyes as we read on. In May 2016, London based receptionist and actress, Nicola Thorp was sent home for wearing flats to work. “The company expected me to do a nine-hour shift on my feet escorting clients to meeting rooms,” Ms.Thorp recalled. “I told them that I just wouldn’t be able to do that in heels.”
January 21st 2017- a day every feminist will remember.
Although the main focus remained on the Women's March on Washington, the protest gathered immense international support, with "sister marches" occurring in over 200 cities in 81 countries, and global participation numbers estimated at over 4.8 million.
'If you're cheap, it's costing you more,' reports Business Insider.
Supersaver and millionaire Chris Reiner explains how being cheap can actually cost you money in the long run, in regards to the extra time and money you will spend on repeatedly repurchasing replacement items. Reining applies this theory to his purchase of towels and finds that, in spending 3 times as much up front for a $60 towel rather than a cheaper $20 towel, he saves 7 times in the long run.
Introducing the biggest shoe trend of summer: slides! Scroll through any fashion blog, and you'll be sure to come across these minimalist sandals. Totally chic, sleek and super comfy, fashion blogger Marilee Pham features our new #UrbanSlider on her blog, A Parallel Closet.
Sydney’s past present and future combine on Kensington Street, which sees colonial heritage houses sitting alongside metropolitan structures. A previously abandoned industrial brewery site, Kensington Street has been transformed into a melting pot of cultures and creativity, and is now home to a diverse range of establishments including exquisite bars and cafes, superb restaurants, renown galleries and inspired specialty retail stores.
Here, we’ve compiled a short itinerary on how to discover the beauty of East-Meets-West- all on one street, all in one day.
Marilee rocking her Sheba pumps featured in her blog, A Parallel Closet along with Ellery skirt, Michael Lo Sordo blouse, Alexander Wang bag.
Many face the dilemma of being unable to cut through the clutter in their wardrobes that clearly defines their unique sense of style from others. Marilee Pham, the founder of A Parallel Closet, has blogged about her recent journey on establishing staple wardrobe pieces that allow her to set her impeccable fashion sense apart from the rest of the fashion world.
Recently, Extraordinary Ordinary Day (EOD) had the wonderful opportunity of visiting one of our valued EOD members who has been with us since the beginning of our journey. Upon arrival, we were pleasantly surprised by the beauty and tranquillity of the place. This is the home of architecture publicist and jeweller, Rose Luker.
In a recent interview with Huffington Post, model-turned-designer, Mari Giudicelli highlighted the problem with the fashion industry constantly prioritising aesthetics over the more concerning factors of health and well-being.
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