(left to right + bottom to top) vintage canary yellow skirt, leather shorts via Fashion Zen, DIY colour block pink skirt, handmade lace shorts, vintage high-waisted black shorts, thrifted white tee, cat eye sunglasses from M&S, vintage breton top, whistles denim shorts and jeans, bright...

I started to wonder why I ever bothered with the full length pics! Soooo much DIY inspiration in the close up pics, these are some of my favourites from the Proenza Schouler collection. One of the best shows of AW11 it has to be said. It inspires me to make some woven wool embellished heels,...

The gorgeous Amalia of Smart n Snazzy brought my attention to this pic from the Lucky Mag website of Fashion news director Jen Ford's cork board lined wardrobe where she keeps all her inspiration. Lo and behold on it is a pic of me taken by Vanessa Jackman! Haha how random. Btw how good is the...

Since moving to HK I shop mainly in markets, where you can get fresh food, cheap clothes, DIY fashion materials and more direct from locals. A little tip - don't be put off by the abrupt demeanor of the average Cantonese market seller, it's totally normal! Central Wet Markets Aptly named the...

I used eye wateringly bright sheer orange fabric and it was so simple to make! An easy DIY maxi skirt (like the one I made here) with a side split created by simply not stitching all the way up the long seam, with a wrapped fabric bodice and a black sash. I've been playing around with fabrics...

So it goes without saying that I was incredibly inspired throughout the fashion weeks to DIY just about everything I saw on the Runway. So, in collaboration with the Jenni from I Spy DIY and Erica and Lauren from Honestly...Wtf, we set about recreating our favourite AW11 looks. I completely...

I have been wanting a pair of lace shorts for so long - but never found the perfect ones (within my price range). I chose the cutest lace and got them to put in belt loops on so I could add a little ribbon belt. I am in love. Can't wait to show you all the others things that came. (ps. I know...

As part of the amazing DIY inspiration that is central to every fashion month, I teamed up with the creators of two of my favourite DIY Blogs, Jenni of ISpyDIY and Lauren and Erica of Honestly...Wtf in '3 Designers 3 DIYs' - a challenge to recreate our favourite looks from the AW11 shows....

But ever since I cemented my love of DIY - I've been able to see fashion magazines for what they are, absolutely overflowing with inspiraton. Editorials can be particularly inspiring for DIY, the good stylists seem to have great DIY skills. My addiction to fashion magazines has grown and...

I have been wanting a pair of bright coloured high waisted, wide leg pants for ages - so I re-used the fabric from this maxi skirt I made for the last wedding I went to and designed these pretty wide leg pants. Outfit pics to come. white silk singlet with front pocket designed by me,...

 

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