Esprit: have a cool, sheer chiffon, drape neck black or brown V neck top $89, black Capri pants (actually really shorts) $59, a Marc Jacobs esque black dress 40’s dress with white piping $129, and dark denim side pocket pants ( pretending they are jeans) $99, a fake snakeskin bag doctors bag is $29 in hot pink, black, and outrageous green. There is just a perfect, white T-shirt with a nice stitched neckline $24, and a pretty sequin beaded soft pink or black halter top $139. Apex Shoes in Oxford St have some cool shoes on sale. For $99 there are faded silver (or pink or black) pointy heels with buckles and also check out the T bar 20’s style heels in gold $180, some sling back flats $140 and more. Museum: Have a great trench coat in stone, belted a bit 70’s cut on sale $150 and there are cool ‘Joe the Taxi Driver’ T-shirts here too. Nine West: have some low kitten heel sling backs with a silver heart on front $139 in red, cream, and black. Witchery: Best pieces are the black T-shirts with pearl front $89, the black beaded capelet $99 (a capelet? That is a little thing like a cape to throw over your shoulders and look groovy) and a black drape top is seriously backless, very Dior esque with a strip across the front $69, and there are nice matt silk camis with embroidery down the front $79. New in: a shell top with silver beading embroidery all over it $109 and a Tods style bag in camel or black $129 very chic. Swell Store have some cool slogan T- shirts. In fact I bought the one in red that’s says: “No money” perfect to wear into Gucci $59. b>Supre is cheap but (sometimes) chic central. Worth looking at are all the crazy slogan T shirts at the back of the shop, one says ‘Royalty’ in glitter $26 and ‘please don’t feed the models’ $18, also the retro print skirts $54 – (a bit Marrimekko if you squint your eyes) - and the shrunken blazers for an outrageously cheap $59 (back with a Gucci bag it will work) there are the shortest shorts ever $35, and cotton, soft pink trench coats $88. Sportsgirl; have copied the Marc Jacobs Sophia Bag (in plastic) in green or black $49, there is a good denim jean- a bit dark-$99, a soft peach, almost cream leather blazer $399. It is glitter city here with hundreds of sequin tops. Hundreds. Also they’ve done a postcard print 50’s skirt a la Prada but it’s a bit washed out water colour ish (not sure) $89.
CK Jeans; Not alot new in this week but don’t forget the cool trench and you want the cream V neck drapey T shirt $129. Marcs Baby Doll: Lots of pink and very casual T shirts/jeans here and nothing yelling out to be worn! I do like the red ¾ sleeve T shirt with an abstract pink dog on the front. Great to throw on under a black jacket with jeans $59, In Marcs there is a cool Diesel T shirt, backless drape V neck $96 in melon ( a new colour for pink) and there are some cool, soft blue, stripe shrunken jackets at an outrageous price of $499 ( buy an import/quality for that price) but the trench isn’t bad, belted $495. You need though the Marcs aviator sunglasses here $129 and $189. Bare: have some sexy, soft blue or white backless short 20’s dresses with sequin beaded trim $495. David Lawrence: have some classic stripe shirts in pinks or blues $95, and check out their watermelon silky knit vests $110 and a black drape almost sheer knit $110. Gary Castles; Love the Boccacini silver or black snakeskin heels $499, and the cool, Autre Chose suede, low, kitten heels in green or black with a square buckle $429, the 40’s round ankle strap T bars are cool $285 in suede, brown, black and purple and so are the silver, black or gold open toe heels $329. Country Road: Still lots of things still reduced in the back of the Oxford st store. Zomp Shoez: Lots of new shoes in: You want the Costume Nationale ones in suede with ankle strap 40’s style $600 and the teal blue, pointy heels $695, the Robert Robert cream or orange flat $180 and the medium heels pointy toes for $180 in black or white or red. There are cute Zomp flat kitten thin strap, T bar Capri style sandles $200 too. Keith Matheson: has some new John Smedley knits in blue with a green trim $295 and matching cardigan $325 and some black ones too. Charlie Brown has done a Prada style jeweled pearl trimmed cardigan $199, a pearl and jewel black Long sleeve T $139, I love it and also as a shell top $119 and a sheer sequin halter top $199.
Myer: Have a few new things in the imports. Check out the ‘7 for all mankind’ jeans and T shirts. There is some new DKNY jeans pieces like a denim crinkle cut jacket zip front $305 and a nice, straight, denim skirt with a big zip $230.There is an Armani Jeans white shell top with Warhol prints of Armani on the front, quite cool $129, and a black knit shell top $229 and a black satin cami ( no lace) $349. Check out the See By Chloe, a lot of boring black but there is a lipstick print dress $746. The Red by Valentino is not worth mentioning and there is not a lot left of the Philosophy by Alberta Ferretti. But the Chloe is amazing, very 80’s with a green bead and gold and black patchwork leather skirt, yours for $3999 and Stevie Nicks green chiffon top is $1599.There is a white/mint pearl trim T-shirt with cut out shoulders, $1500. And green jersey dresses sleeveless with a tie back $1499, Check out the matching leather gold green jacket $8999. DKNY: look at the nice pink or black rib 5 button, Jackie O tops $449 and you want the divine silk soft chiffon, camel belted trench $999, and the thick cotton, canvas one is $1299. Christian Lacroix is very pink, and very Pucci which is who he has been designing. Check out the silver lurex and pink top ( Missoni style) $619. Jaclin Chouchana: has a red/burgundy full skirt with beads scattered over it $1265, and a long singlet with a chiffon trim in black or camel $179 and check out the Matechevski for a grey strapless dress with black velvet piping $609 and a dark grey A line skirt $389. There is also some Tina Kalivas but its too 80’s pour moi! David Jones: Lots of new shoes here. You want the Marc by Marc Jacobs satin black or pink T bar with silver sequins $599 and the green open toe 40’s one with big jewels on the front $599. There is also some Marc by Marc Jacobs very scary 80’s ones but the beaded suede things are cool $550.There are some Della Spiga pink and orange strappy heels also in blue and green, $ 270 ,or Della Spiga blue ankle straps with a flower $280. Also the Walter Steiger are here and the Sergio Rossi are all gorgeous.You want the black patent heels with pink hoops $799, the aqua beaded toe things in suede $799, seriously pointy heels in black with a metal toe $800 and some classic strappy black suede ones $899.Plus you want the tan suede sandles with drawstring lacing on the ankle, $799. Also Kate Spade shoes are here but they are a bit cutsie. Check out the loafers for $450 and some good strappy 40’s style ones in black and white $450.