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January 10, 2013

Over the past week, in a wide-eyed frenzy of life renewal, I have taken it upon myself to absolutely gut my possessions.

Over the past week, in a wide-eyed frenzy of life renewal, I have taken it upon myself to absolutely gut my possessions. And so, from the depths of my property, rise strange monsters and treasures of the past alike (in the form of odd floral vintage that never made it to scissors and sewing machine, and excellent basics for which I wholeheartedly congratulate myself on purchasing). Then there are the more recent additions to my wardrobe – which, by some unfortunate stroke of inappropriate weather, tertiary education, or preference for remaining scantily clad, have not managed to find their footing as indispensables until right this second. And so, ladies and gentlemen, the return of the Kings and fresh meat (what a horrible visual that provokes):

J Brand Jeans 811 Mid-Rise Skinny Leg in Black Brocade (currently On Sale): A lot of you have been asking me on Tumblr what my New Year’s Resolutions are – and I’ll be sharing more on that later – but one of them was actually to wear more jeans. Aside from the boyfriend variety and a sick-as-all-hell bell-bottom love story, I steered well clear of jeans over the course of 2012 – primarily for the reason that casual legwear does not make the jump from Uni and corporate meetings too well. But oh, how J Brand has changed that game – am I drooling over the gold version of these brocade skinnies of mine, or what?

Wittner Giraffe Print Loafers: For these flat foot-huggers, I have my Mother to thank. At the time, I’d broken my beloved leopard loafers and was in a state of shock unable to function. Monochrome giraffe print, Mum? You freaking legend.

Venessa Arizaga Braceletfrom Basically Boutique: Works most favourably with khaki and black. Bring it.

Hello Darling Georgeous Nail Polish: I finally found my basecoat, so Nail Polish is once again ok (though this one is 5-free!)

Petite Grand Customised ‘MZ’ Initial Necklace: I will stand by the statement that this was the best Christmas present ever, until surpassed (which it won’t be).

Tara Wolf Chakra Bracelet: Every time I look at while I have it on, I remember how unequivocally awesome Geminis are.

Claire Aristides, Meadowlark, LOWLUV, Red Sky At Night Rings: I pledge to the world that my hands shall not be bare this year.

Samantha Wills Bracelets: Samantha’s bracelets (particularly the ones that come in sets) tend to find their way into all of my

So apologies that this isn’t really the outfit post you came here for today – but baby, I love a good flatlay, so an outfit post it shall be (Translation: if you don’t follow me on Instagram, you don’t know me).

In other news, I also found all of my spangly lycra unitards from my gymnast days, so for those who are aching to embark on such a career, I have them in every colour of the rainbow except indigo, violet and blue – upon no expressions of interest, they will be framed for pure hilarity and a bittersweet reminder of bendy days sitting on zero sartorial care factor.