Review: have a cool, green paisley chiffon shirt with drawstring waist ( a version everyone has done: see Esprit too) $149. Kookai: have a very tiny, crop, black top $149, lots of great racer back singlets $49, the denim belted safari jacket is cool $189, a groovy boho leather bags $249 in camel or black plus lots of cheapo bags in pleather $50.David Lawrence: check out the baggy tweed pants $169, the choc brown suede front cardigan $199, the tan suede slouchey bags, the red fine knit wrap top $185 and a scoop neck knit T $79. There is a great cotton sateen blazer in choc brown $189, side pocket cords with a narrow leg $129 and a chic black wool melton crop peacoat $219.Veronika Maine: they are doing a great job here, classic with a bit of a twist, simple and perfect for work at a price. Love the Prada (or is it Jil Sander?) wool black dress: a must buy with a gathered neck and a tulip shape skirt and a ribbon belt. $239: So flattering, very chic and would look cool with boots: talk about day into night, winter into summer! Check out the good quality knits with a gathered front $129, in a perfect dark grey, the lovely dark grey wrap skirt with a ribbon belt ( and lining) $199, and the L/S knit T $129.
Jag: have some fab dark denim side pocket trousers, with back pockets to be more flattering $99, yes please.FCUK: Have the best trousers in a very dark grey wool, side pocket ,look expensive, please buy them $139.Witchery: not a lot new but the pointy heel suede boots are cool in green $299 and so are the choc brown velvet jackets $199 and the crop tweed pants $109.Cue: Still have the fab Chloe style bag in rustic brown leather with brass buckles, very cool $269 and a cute crop (under boobs) grey tweed jacket $299,a green cotton peacoat $189 and the wool melton princess coat is good $499 (ouch) and I won’t tell you about another copy of the Balenciaga Lariat bag in Cue because you shouldn’t buy it.Target: have some wool melton duffle coats $69 and the denim blazers are only $39, not bad at all, and check out the very cool Bonds crop windcheaters $29
Sportsgirl; The green suede prairie skirt is Ok for boho chic $169 and so are the bronze snakeskin heels $145. Check out the choc brown suede trilby for an outrageous $29 and the Marc Jacobs kind of military cotton jacket $99.
Jigsaw: Best pieces are the brown tweed D/B jacket $299, great matching baggy pants $149 and matching cute skirt with side pockets $149, the black flippy jersey skirt $199, and the chic camel cotton sateen shrunken jacket ( perfect for next season too) $189.Scanlan & Theodore: Are still the best. Original and fabulous. You want the D/B peacoat ( a bit stretchy) with a round neck $650, the beautiful orange and purple chiffon print shirt $450, the V neck knit vest $100, the cashmere, short, duffle coat with leather toggles $650 and the fabulous must buy red or purple chiffon blouses with tie neck (very Prada) $300. Buy the perfect black pants $350, the tan cords with side pockets $300, the perfect cardigan with gathered pockets $300, the Chloe style pleated satin skirt $350 and the gorgeous floral chiffon skirt $650 plus the grey cut off shorts $300. There is a lovely light grey V rib cardigan $180 and a camel wool melton coat $950. Country Road: have some fabulous pyjamas and/or track pants in grey $69 and little singlet tops to match. Also check out the silver lurex singlet $169, the perfect black trench $499, the thin belts in great colours $49, the same Chloe skirt every one has copied with a dropwaist in caramel satin $169, the green v neck cardigans $119 and the blue chiffon blouse $129. Check out the cream side pocket pants $159, the scoop neck L/S T with a chiffon trim $159 and the cream/beige cotton shrunken jacket, wear now, wear next season $249.Lisa Ho: the best pieces are the Chloe style satin pleat skirt and the satin cami in a few colours reduced to $155, the pink cashmere cardigan with chiffon lining and sequin trim $277 and Narsico esque fabulous, simple black paneled dress $519, the fabulous groovy sunglasses and the red satin round toe heels , oh and a fur chubby is cool $890.CK Jeans: check out the grey crop windcheaters on sale $119, the round neck, black, chiffon blouse $199, the zip through high neck sweater $199, the black poloneck sweater with rib bottom $129 and I love the CK kids range too. Max & co: Not a lot new in but best pieces are the black wool melton pea coat $710, the astrakhan black car coat ( very next winter) $670, the simple knits, the perfect black flippy skirt $240, the Balenciags style chiffon and wool patchwork top $195 ( great buy), the fitted short peacoat $480 and the black and red print blouse $240. Marcs: have some perfect baggy, black cuffed pants $250 and some cream crop chinos $149. Saba: have some stripe tops on sale $95, a gorgeous tan leather blazer $695, fab side pocket choc brown, velvet pants $254, black and white crop tweed pants $245 and beautiful, cuffed, dark grey wool pants $245. And don’t forget the black wool cami with a satin trim ( no lace),it’s a must buy $245.Funkis: have a small collection of Fillippa K and it’s all very nice and classic . You want the camel trench $590 (also in black), the black peacoat $645, the little jersey tops on sale for about $95, and the gorgeous narrow grey pants $260. Also go here for graphic print skirts, very Mui Mui for next summer.
Ralph Lauren: Have a lot of lovely new pieces especially in the ‘golf’ range, ( very classic). You want the black knit shrug $245, the green prince of Wales crop pants $429 and the matching green wrap skirt, the fab, very fine knit poloneck in grey, black and green for an excellent price of $199. There is also the cute little chino mini $229,an argyle black knit also in grey $699 ( cashmere) and gorgeous dark grey slouchy V neck sweaters $649.A white with black stripe T shirt and red trim neck is a must buy at $229 and so is the black and white stripe T $249 and the hoodie in white with black stripes $449. Plus a grey pleated skirt is reduced to $399. Gucci: The new store has reopened in Castelreagh st (obviously purged themselves of all things Tom Ford). Though there is not a lot new in here there is a few pieces of jewellery and more of the stud, brown leather bags seen in all the ads plus lots of cool cream canvas bags with leather trim in orange, and also I like the classic Jackie O bags. Evelyn Miles: The Sergio Rossi suede boots are divine $1100, and so are the Jimmy Choo bags. Plus Evelyn Miles own label round toe flats in cut out punched leather are cool $399. Chanel: Love the big sunglasses in here. And the fab big double C brooch, plus the divine pearl and silver chain necklace. There are lots of bags, the chain strap ones are the cool. You want the camel leather square tote with drawstring opening $2000 ish, and the quilted Ligne Cambon bag in black is stunning. Oh and the ballet shoes are here and a must buy. Furla; A lot of new spring pieces but too much pink and peach. Who is going to carry a pink bag? But the new camel square handbags with gold buckle is chic (also in black ) $790 and so is the longer version $800. And checkout the fab square shopping totes $390