Welcome to the inspirations and thoughts from an aspiring teen fashion designer.

Personal Fashion Tips

Any sane person is quite usually proud of their appearance, and being a reasonably novice fashionista as well, I've compiled a list of guidelines that are great for getting the best out of the contents in your closet. Most of these tips have been accumulated from years of reading Vogue and Elle, but I offer them to you with open arms, to spread the word of fashion!   :P.

Yeah I have to say, these tips work more in the case for women, but men can find them useful also.


People grow out of stuff, it's just that simple, and annoyingly, it's a part of life. For those designer lovers and buyers this isn't economical. I offer a suggestion, there is a huge and opportune world of accessories!

By dictionary definition; fashion accessories are decorative items that supplement ones garment, eg. Scarves, Wallets, Purses, Gloves, Belts, Hats, Watches, sunglasses, Pins, Stockings, Bow ties, Leggings, Tights, Neckties, Earrings, Necklaces etc.

I first saved myself from making a horrible mistake when I was twelve years old. Having saved enough money and wanting to go any buy a few Ralph Lauren polos, I travelled to Chadstone excitedly. Then at the last minute before reach Myer, I passed another in which they were displaying a beautifully crafted elegant black (men's before anyone asks) scarf for the same price, and couldn't resist. Four years later, those polos would have cut off the circulation in my neck, but the scarf still fits and is still fashionable

From that scarf I have built on the collection, adding items such as a Cashmere Burberry snood, and an Italian leather Burberry belt, and also a wonderful Tiffany & Co. patent leather blue Passport Holder, which obviously I cant ever outgrow (unless they annoyingly decide to resize passports one day).

Simply put, Fashion accessories are great at highlighting an outfit, and making you look better in something that you wont grow out of.

Tip No. I, Subtip: THE SCARF

My Favorite Scarf moments revolve around two scenes; the first, in the film Coco Chanel with Shirley McLaine, in which she takes a sheer white curtain from a window and wraps it gracefully around a young womans neck "It's not about the material, it's about the illusion"

The second scene is quite humorously in Confessions of a Shopaholic, where Becky Bloomwood (Isla Fisher) deliberates over the idea of a green scarf being an investment, a statement in which i totally agree.

The scarf can have many purposes, but it should never lose the elegance with which you should buy it. They can be silky, cuddly, warm, cool, sheer, metallic, shiny etc, but the scarf can work as a fashion-definition of you. For example, the woman with the Hermes twilly around her neck might be suggesting an air of class, and a detailed fashion taste, whilst the man with the grey Louis Vuitton shmere scarf might prefer discretion in his fashion, without a blaring pattern stamped across it.

(this paragraph is directed like 98% of women, but any interested guys read on) The scarf can also be placed in many places. Tied around the neck is only the tip of the iceberg. It could also be used to tie the hair up, or as a headband, or as a belt? Also its possible to be tied around many handbags.

In spite of all these tips, its neccessary to acknowledge that the scarf is a classy symbol, that is often seen of influential women, such as the Queen, Hilary Clinton, socialites etc.

Some of the most well known high-end brands to invest in include Hermes, Tiffany & Co. Denny & George, Dior etc etc.


Directed at men, but can also working with women, but a key aspect I have found recently to colour up an outfit is to mix up shirts etc. Lately I love wearing a polo over another one, in contrasting colours or colours that work together. Such a look has been seen on various male fashion-trendsetters as Chuck Bass (Ed Westwick), Noah Mills, Gaspard Uliel and Moi (bien sur!)

Having recently visited Paris, a fashion capital in the world, and having seen this style through many designers, I can say that this is a good look, with a mix between the ultraclass on a mega-yacht and the simplicity of an afternoon croquet match (obviously at the Hampton's house!!!)