Witchery: Has choc brown galore, nice change after too much pink: They have done a nice satin cami in choc brown if you haven’t bought one $79, a choc brown suede belted coat, very nice $399, a choc brown tweed skirt with a flip to it $79, a green leather simple shoulder bag with one strap $99, and the Balenciaga Lariat style bag is now in big and bronze, cool $200 ish. There is T bar, dark navy heels $149, a wrap skirt $99, and choc brown suede jacket $149, some flat black boots $229 and short choc brown suede boots $149.
Esprit: have a nice camel and light blue paisley chiffon blouse with a drawstring waist, cute $119 and nice soft tweed brown pants $129, woven Bottega Veneta bags $39 but the best buys are the ribbed knits with a V neck in browns maille $69, and the red narrow to the knee pants $79 (if you dare wear red pants). Sportsgirl: check out the black velvet round collar Chinese style jacket $79, the green jersey top with silver sequin neckline $89, and the best buy on sale are the cement Helmut Lang style chinos $59. Dotti: have the cord shrunken jacket in every colour for a mere $49 so that just says it all doesn’t it about cord shrunken jackets? Allanah Hill: check out the sweet, light blue chiffon garden party dress $449 (ouch) with green beading through it and the same fabric in a blouse $189. Zomp shoez: If you want some flat shoes on sale then checkout the Zomp store in the Pitt street Mall. Yes, I know the Mall. Scary but just pop on your sunglasses and ignore it. There is a huge selection here and the best thing if you head upstairs (above Marcs) you will find Max & co and Quick brown Fox. See not so bad. In QBF there are heaps of amazing cheap bags copy of Coach, marc Jacobs and Prada $69 Sportscraft: Is looking very good thanks to Jodie Boffa. Classic but cool. I like the knits, in stripe a bit Cacherel esque in black with wide colour stripes, $129, also check out fab thin red, orange and cream stripe sweaters $129, the cool red and orange stripe L/S cotton T $69 and the marc Jacobs style bags in burgundy $229. The rib poncho is great $129 and so is the white thicker cotton L/S T $69. David Lawrence have a beautiful camel coat $399.FCUK: have a cool little mohair black bolero $80, a nice denim pencil skirt with slits at front $120, a fitted black Helmut Lang very simple paneled dress $160, and plain handy black flared skirt $120 and a zip front black knit bomber jacket $99, the short camel belted jacket $240, and some nice,very good side pocket black pants $140.
Bettina Liano: has great narrow jeans but the rest of the collections is very punk/80’s/trash which is a pity because we used to love her clothes.
Zimmerman: has alot of new pieces in and also looking a bit eighties, good for the young. Check out the stone safari trench $565, the dark grey slinky top $196, the pretty black and white print Marc Jacobs style dresses garden party style $340 and the fabulously cut black suit jacket $497. Also buy now all the fab summer clothes with up to 50% off: a patchwork dress seen in the latest US Elle is reduced and so are all the swimsuits, lovely. Lisa Ho: She has some cool new leather bags, a bit Tods style, in cream or grey $399, a pink knit cardigan with silver sequin trim $277, the fur chubby is cool in blue $890 and so is the cami in lots of colours $331 . Check out the divine round neck black leather coat with chiffon ruffle edge on the pockets $2298, also in cream and blush, and the short jacket version too is quite beautiful too $1665. Plus check out the pretty embroidered beaded cream skirt $580.
Gary Castles; lots of new shoes in here; check out the Prada copy of the patent square toe sling backs in great colours and the snakeskin heels with bead details is cool,the Gucci style round toe snakeskin heels with horsebit on toe (is that legal?) $250 and the blue square toe flats are cool $330, plus lots of boots (but I can’t get my head around them it’s too hot). Von Troska; has lots of great scarves, and check out the one is a mondrian style print Wayne Cooper: we love the leopard print trench and the T shirts that say Femme Fatale $79. Dinosaur Designs: have the most divine bracelets in every colour, buy up big and please go into the Strand Store just see the divine twig/coral mobile, beautiful. Max & Co: Check out the choc brown coat, belted $1350 and the brown tweed princess coat $580, the beautiful simple cashmere caramel or grey polonecks $395, the tweed black and white skirt A line skirt $370. The lovely print red and black chiffon caftan style top $380 and the divine black peacoat $500 and the classic black princess coat around $900. QueensPark: Have a fab distressed tan leather blazer, quite fab $325. Country Road: have some big knit over sized sweater cardigans wraps if you like that sort of thing, a stone car coat in moleskin $399 and burgundy flecked cardigan $159 and stone/grey waxed trench $399 and also some cool thin belts in good colours are here too and I really like the short red peacpoat jacket with a frayed edge $429.
Myer: have some Bottega Veneta style woven bags $1100 . Check out the major labels here in their import section: Valentino: You want the fab black fitted coat $2800 with a ruffle wool collar, the black dress $1499, the black s/s poloneck top with a lace back $1449, divine black trousers $$ and the black poloneck sweater and the pencil black skirt with a thin white line $1000.
Nicole Fahri: looks very classic but check out the suiting, good for work $799, the black and white tweed jacket are cool but are we over that already? $1100. Agnes B: check out the belted wool trench/jacket $799, her signature black leather jacket : round neck with press studs buttons, chanel style $1929, beautiful. There is simple white shirts $179 and fab soft wool knit jackets $599.Check out the cream rib (or dark grey) chunky knit sweaters, too chic and too simple $399! and I like the black round neck knit sweater with a black hear on the front $329.Donna Karan: Not so exciting but check out the black leather bomber $4000, and the choc brown leather skirt $1859. Et Vous: check out the fab black and white tweed princess coat with a thin black suede trim $1479, a bit sixities (big for next winter 06), the brown tweed pants $429, the cool jeans, the black satin pencil trousers and racer back B & W floral ruffle dress $559 ( compare to Allanah Hill) Alberta Ferretti: there are a lot of gorgeous black bias cut satin/silk dresses but are they from last season? (gasp!) Cacherel: I like this collection: you want the pretty liberty print shirt $249 (cheap: gasp!) , the Sonia Delaunay style circle print skirt $449, the good classic black pants $379, the pretty floral dress $579 and how fab is the watermelon trench? Very at $1149 and so is the multi tweed patchwork coat $1399. See By Chloe: you want the black baggy pants $599, the T shirts $200, the fitted black jacket $849 and the very chic b&w coat with a rope style pattern $1299
Christian Lacroix: not so exciting ( black and more black) but check out the pink and red swirl print skirt $509. CK Jeans : have a black leather jacket $999. who loves cheap food?