While I'm still on the fence about the Jil Sander spring 2011 collection, I am absolutely in love with the campaign images. An often unidentifiable Daria Strokous—who was shot by Willy Vanderperre—poses in this stark campaign that is saturated with bright hues and striking stripes. I like...

I love how Jil Sander paired the brights with a crisp white tee. Definitely relaxed BBQ appropriate. The construction of the skirt is so incredibly basic, most of you will probably have made a skirt this way before and could do it again in your sleep. I used a process very similar to the one...

(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...

Even though no one asked, here's my prediction for 2012 - the most DIYed item will be the Jil Sander paper lunch bag. Much like the Jil Sander Market Bag(that looked pretty much like a plastic bag) - this lunch bag was seen at the Jil Sander Mens F/W12 show and is sure to be a hit with DIYers...

Whats in my suitcase: (left to right, top to bottom) black suede flats, DIY Dries Van Noten Inspired Jacket, thrifted yellow frilled skirt, asos floppy fedora, Korean brand pink mini dress // DIY Jil Sander Inspired Pink silk maxi skirt, thrifted breton top, white sheer tee, black and...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

 

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