There are a lot of new summer pieces coming through which will be perfect to wear in St Tropez …..
Witchery: New in are some chic little tanks tops with overstitching on the shoulder in a green and white $39 ; a classic crop cuffed brown ¾ pants $109; some chic little puff sleeve T shirts $39 in lots of colours. Check out the seersucker stripe wide pleat skirt in cotton with its own little ribbon belt $129; the black short sleeve chiffon blouse $129 and the T bar flat sandles are in white or a light blue $59. Go for the Lanvin style round toe wooden stacked heels in black if you can find any in your size $149. The slouch bag is handy and very simple $149. Buy the groovy strapless cotton satine black dress $149; the navy short sleeve crop jacket $169 and the fab cheap but chic item du jour ; the elastic wide belt with the big leather buckle $59
French Connection: Lots of great pieces in as reported last week. Lots of navy and white. Buy the white puff sleeve t-shirt $39.95; the fab navy crop peacoat jacket with tortoiseshell buttons and an inverted pleat back, very chic for $179 and the black and white striped cotton wide pleat skirt with a flat waist band $99. Buy the classic jeans $99 ; the groovy stripe fabric belts $29 in red or blue and white and the empire drape front white T shirt with puff sleeves is $39. The classic double cuff white shirt is chic $79.
Esprit: Check out the cute black faux suede shoulder bag , a bit hippie but not bad for $79; the red and white wide striped long sleeve t-shirt $59.95, very handy, the funky stone cord short trench $139.00; and the blue nylon D/B short belted trench $199. There are some handy casual red T shirts with white over stitching and white faux sleeves $39 and don’t forget the classic Tod’s style tan loafers for about $129 and the chic simple stretch oatmeal wide neck knit sweater $69.
Cue: Check out the must buy grey and black striped empire top with ¾ sleeves $59; the fabulous black chiffon blouse with short puff sleeves and the chicest stone velvet ribbon belt $159; the blue and black floral 50’s pleat skirt with its own belt $169.00. Buy the chic black shift dress with a wide belt $239.00; the black fitted skirt $15 ; the snazzy white double cuff shirt $159 ; and the fabulous black or tan puff sleeve very fitted jacket $169 with matching slouch man style pants $179.
Bonds: I do love the simple T shirt tank dresses with a thin self belt $39 in black and a horrid purple and the cute racer back tops with a shoestring straps in lots of colours $16.
Just Jeans: They have some ‘Seven’ dark denim jeans but they are not Seven from all Mankind jeans from $99.00; a cute grey and navy long scarf $14.95; a cool little red cropped knit cardigan $39.95 and a groovy little black and white pinstriped cotton jacket with short sleeves $69.95.Buy the men’s grey round neck long sleeve T with the fake white T sewn into it $39; the cool back pocket dark jeans $99 ; and the short sleeve navy and white spot blouses are now reduced to about $19.
Mollini: love all the shoes here this month: Go for the peep-toe gold snakeskin sling back heels $148.00; the brown wedge long boots $198; and the divine cream with black trim small platform heels with a lace up front $168.00. Buy the black flat boots if you are still looking $198.00; the black round toe platform heels a la Lanvin $158.00; the black snake skin round toe ballet flats $148.00 and the new funky tan roman sandals $128 also in gold. Love the navy patent wrap and tie sandals with a cork platform heel about $158.
MNG: They have great tops here . Check out the MNG concrete simple tank with satin trim along the side $49.95: the snazzy silver lurex singlet $34.95; the chic and casual black cotton zip bomber jacket $159; and the sleeveless silver lurex polo top $59. There are some choc brown cotton satine classic pants $69; handy white ¾ jeans $79; some cute little patterned top in red and black and white $99 and a fab short knit grey singlet top $69.
A/X Armani exchange: On sale best buys are the clever white hood nylon zip bomber that sells under a black cotton blazer now reduced to $80.00 (on sale); the black sequin encrusted ( though subtle) zip thro cable knit vest with fur trim now reduced to $249; the oatmeal hood knit with a press stud button neckline $179 ; and the little herringbone denim skirt $119. I like the zip black chunky knit sweater $169.
Veronika Maine: Lots of great buys here but it’s very 50’s Marni inspired so can be difficult to mix. Buy the must have cream empire camisole with wide straps and a cute drape front $149.00, also in a green; the simple and very handy brown chiffon tulip hem dress (including belt) with wide straps $299.00. You layer the cream cami under it. . Check out the cute green cropped knit V neck cardigan $89.95; the brown print 50’s wide neck dress with wooden button details $229 and the cream boho off the shoulder poets shirt with drawstring hem and a thin black pinstripe and wooden buttons $149. There is a very big, loose almost tent dress with empire waist and in black cotton full skirt and round neckline and tiny buttons $149; a cute blue taffeta corset top with a brown belt $215 and a short sleeve blue cotton fitted shirt $79. The suiting is good here and so are the retro print skirts.
DKNY: New in Myer. Check out the black drop waist sleeveless dress in jersey $579; the wrap jersey chiffon trim dress $449; the classic black wide pants $419; the cute little tulip skirt $419 and a lovely black chiffon gaze trim T shirt $209.
Midas: Buy the black patent leather flats $178.00;the funky silver ballet flats $178.00 and the black round toed boots with a chuky heel are still here if you are after boots. $398.00
Country Road: Love the new spring pieces just arrived. Buy the simple black cotton jersey empire dress with a drawstring front and scoop neck $189; the peep toe Chloe style heels with a brass buckle are great (the heel is big and square !); the black heavy black knit short pea coat $229 also in white; and the white or navy Balenciaga style cotton tank top with satin straps and satin panel insert $89. There are some cool grey shorts with a cuff $159; fab little scoop neck black and white stripe top with ¾ sleeves $59 and the simple black satin pleat silk skirt in navy. Check out the black sleeveless T with satin trim in navy $49 ; the seersucker pinstripe empire cotton cami with a cream edge $69; the silky Missoni style ecru, white and black striped scarf $59.95; the classic black wool trench $449.00; the cute little grey knit crop cardigan $99 and the charcoal tweed slouch pant are a great alternative to jeans $199.00;
Max and Co: still on sale; Check out the chocolate military coat now reduced to $548.00: the fab grey velvet pea coat now reduced to $297.00 : the very classic green khaki round neck knit reduced to $129; the black wool wide pinstripe pants now $159; the brown tweed slouch pants are now $100 and the little brown check flippy skirt is now $198;
Saba: There are quite a few groovy new pieces in this week. Check out the snazzy Chloe style blue satin silk shoe string dress with corset detail $499; the blue Chloe style silk skirt with wide pleats and buttons $299 and the light blue sheer chiffon blouse $179. Buy the black slouch pants $249; the nay belted long sleeve knit with a self belt $169 ; and the deep V knit cream sweater $269. I see watermelon. I will forgive them. Maybe. There is a cute little satin tulip skirt in granite $249 and go for the paisley chiffon dress on sale now for $249. There is a black wool bubble skirt $249 and a chic oatmeal knit grandpa top $249 . Buy the white gathered jersey top with a ¾ sleeve $149.
Bettina Liano: on sale so check out the ruffle front blouse in white now $269; the groovy grey marle jersey zip thro bomber now $185; the fab twill black military jacket now $249 with puff sleeves also in stone. There are skinny black pants $139; short cuffed shorts $199 and a straight dark denim skirt now $165
Weekend Max Mara: There are some new pieces in but it is looking very conservative. There is a classic belted jacket safari jacket $830 ; a cute stripe in navy and white tank top $230 ; a chic cream double layered tank $230 ; and a gorgeous zip through cable knit sweater $420. Don’t forget the perfect stone trench is reduced to about $800 from $1100. The black trousers utis are great for work $1300.
Evelyn Miles : Adore the sensational new Miu Miu silver clutch bag with huge oversized jewels on the front $988; the divine Luella black pocket slouch bag from about $2000 ; the gorgeous Jimmy Choo navy leather oversized bag with gold hardware from about $2000 and more.
Bally: The summer collection is arriving in store and its all rather gorgeous. Please buy the divine red or black suede ballet flats with cream lacing around the edge $450.00; also in a heeled version. There is a fabulous ecru canvas flat tote with cute gold hardware and trim $750.00; some very cool brown leather wedge heeled espadrilles $525.00; a sensational green suede satchel $695.00 with green and white stripe fabric strap and the must buy of the season black wedge ankle strap sandals $595.00; Buy the cute red suede small handbag with white patent trim and chain strap ( matches the snazzy ballet flats); and the red leather trainers are chic also in black $450. I spy a few things still on sale: a caramel suede bag slouch with brown signature stripe is now reduced $475; and a chic black 2 handle tote with white stitching is also reduced. Plus more.
Ralph Lauren: check out the sale pieces. The classic grey tweed shorts $249.00; the very handy navy puffa jacket now $349.00 and the chic and very versatile grey cotton jersey strapless dress with a grey satin ribbon belt is now $599 from $1200. New oin are some fabulous very long and ruched khaki t-shirts $129.95, also in red.
HUGO BOSS Woman: Gorgeous things here. Go for the black woven slouch bag $859.00; the white rib t-shirt $129.00; the cute little singlets in all colours $119 ; and the choc brown classic pants also in black $339. Buy the choc brown short silky knit tank $329 : the khaki silky knit tank $139 ; and the snazzy tie front sand jacket in cotton satine $1049; also in a black. There is a cream V neck knit rib top with cuffed sleeves $319; a black tie front wrap cotton satine sleeveless dress $859; a black chiffon evening dress with empire, very vava voom, for the red carpet $2279. The bags are cool too. Check out the orange 2 handle leather tote bags $619. Chic.