FCUK: Have a fab black flippy skirt (flattering cut) $120, a very nice and chic dark grey almost black wool pencil skirt with tiny pleats at hem $119, looks expensive, and don’t forget the casual red cotton tote and the hoodies are handy too. Nine West: best buy are the moc croc wedges in a patchwork of colours or in plain black (very Prada) $139, the YSL copy of the square toe suede chunky heel loafers in orange $149, the velvet heels with a single jewel on toe $149. and the boots in moc croc $319. Witchery: have good crop cuffed brown wool pants ( to knee) $109, a black or grey flippy skirt $129, a dark grey racer back singlet $29, marc jacobs style tan chunky round toe heel boots, a trilby in red or brown is cute $69. Di Nuovo second hand store has a few (over priced) Gucci bags ($460) and shoes plus some Prada as well. General Pants: have some cool loose one teaspoon drape singlets $29.95. Dotti: have some velvet shrunken jackets from $49 to $79 (one with a diamante button you need to take off) and singlets on sale for $11. Mollini : have some choc brown suede round toe pumps with a chunky heel $169 and some marc Jacobs style boots and don’t forget the fab black snakeskin round toe flats $149. Fleur Wood: Not so sure on her winter collection but in the homewears there are cute handmade knitted teddy bears by Britt Design $30 and also check out the diamante brooches if you missed out on the Prada ones. MNG: has a fab denim jacket crop just under the boobs $100. A cool buy. Zomp Shoez: Have lots of great boots, flat, high, round toe and pointy. Best buys are the round toe boots with a lowish heel, $355 in brown and black, some pointy toe heels boots $860, the tan round toe Marc Jacobs style $375 and the tan round toe chunky heel $950. In shoes check out the cheap Anna Vanilla choc brown round toe suede with low heel $160 (bargain) and the Kenneth Cole moc croc pointy heels in red, brown or black $300, the Robert Robert round toe heels $170 in good colours and the fabulous Franco Burrone moc croc open toe ankle strap wedge in brown are cool $250.
Country Road: It’s official: I tried on more here than at Witchery. On sale and there are a lot of things: look for chinos and cute shrunken cotton jackets to wear now, and perfect for next summer (I’m talking transeasonal). For new winter pieces check out the cute green satiny blouse with a tie at collar (for under tweed) very Burberry Prorsum $129, the oatmeal baggy pants (also in grey perfect for work) $239, the ribbed scoop neck L/S white T $69, the side pocket dark grey chinos $129, and the tan thin leather belt looks expensive $69.Also the very nice jewelled diamante trimmed singlet in grey or white is a bit of bling (wear it now with jeans under a jacket then ditch it later) $69, and the copped chunky knit sweater is perfect for those weekends away in orange or grey $149. And I love the long fine knit cardigans and V neck sweaters $150.
Wayne Cooper: wow check out the 90% off sale. Jigsaw: Has a black paneled wool melton skirt with white over stitching $169, a nice cotton sateen camel shrunken jacket $229, a fab double cuff white shirt $139, and a good work brown tweed jacket (peacoat style) $299 with matching pants and skirt, good for work . Morrissey is on sale: check out the choc brown peacoat $199, the white singlet with bling sequin neckline $59, also in black, and some great wrap dresses, and lots of basic black.Diesel: it’s all so casual ,there is nothing that jumps out except a double hem T shirt $99 and a lots of jeans and denim jackets. Easton Pearson: All very retro/Prada/50’s/vacation in here, the coat sleeves are all cut with big armholes making it very old lady. Best pieces are the Louis Vuitton esque sequin cardigan, rather lovely in grey knit with the silver sequins $627, the fab vertical stripe taffeta skirts in rust and cream $1000 ish and the coin print blouses. Mimco: have a Prada esque big over sized bag with the Brass rings and pockets on side in lots of good colours $325, also check out the bronze and black distressed leather shoulder bag (Ursula Beaugeste style) $325, and the fab sausage bags which come with a short or detachable long strap, clever $279 in lots of colours. Bettina Liano is so scary, full of cheap, tacky, boudoir, lacy 80’s looks that even Paris Hilton wouldn’t go near it….eeeek! Bettina bring back all those chic edgy pieces you used to do please.Tim O’Connor: has the perfect black rib boatneck sweater with a tiny ruffle on the cuffs and the hem and a sweet ribbon belt $250 also in red, and you want the crop black wool cashmere jackets $440 and the pleat front baggy pants $264 too.
Evelyn Miles: has a huge collection of divine Jimmy choo bags from about $1800 in all gorgeous colours. The Corner Shop: has lots of new pieces in. There is a lot of Sophia Kokosalaki: a black eyelets dress $$, high waisted baggy pants in black $595, a black stud leather jacket $3995, and aTulip skirt in olive $795.Check out the Balenciaga long sleeve fine V knit sweater in yellow with a green band and red sleeves $845, a T shirt with pockets in a teal blue and epaulettes, yes! please $550. Check out the fab DVF dresses, and the Rebecca Dawson divine paisley YSL esque peasant style $340.Also check out Development, Tsubi jeans, the fab C&C T shirts but looks like the Balenciaga bags have sold out. Belinda Paddington: This store has nearly sold out of everything: What’s left? Check out the Marc Jacobs bags, 2 left: a small red one and a large white one $1800, the marc by marc Jacobs gold T bar heels $675, the sling back mouse shoes in silver or white $575, and the yellow or blue simple ballet flats $475. There are the fab Sigerson Morrison blue patent flats and the gorgeous Costume National platform heels, plus the black patent Sigerson Morrison bags. Also check out the Helmut Lang black satin trench. NB: Belinda is getting Mui Mui for next season and all of next summer’s collections are about to arrive in a week or two. Riada: is having a massive sale with 75% off some pieces. Check out the fab Alberta Feretti black crop leather jacket now $2600. All the Tods are on sale too with 30% off and the boots are gorgeous $1200. Check out the perfect white shirts by Y ( Yohji) $495 and the pink Piazza Sempione sweaters $795. Como: Some Narciso Rodriguez has already left the building but check out his black short pants $1225, the white bustier $1050, the black chiffon dress $2700 and the white singlets with a blue stripe seen in all the magazines $645. Also new in is some gorgeous Anna Molinari: You want the jeweled green heels $2400 ( wow) the pink satin tank with jewels $1020, also in black and peach, the black sheer blouse with pearl buttons $$675 and the grosgrain trench $1800. Also you want the Ballantyne cashmere cardigans in all colours $625 and someone groovy will want the Westwood pirate boots $870. Go in there in for lots more.