the golden hour.

Sunday, 15 December 2013

{Top - Cameo the label; skirt - BCBG Maxazria; watch - Michael Kors}

Images by the loveliest Love Yaz. <3 

...And amid mountains of forgotten paperwork and an inbox overflowing with unopened emails, we suddenly find ourselves in the heat of the Australian summer with Christmas astonishingly almost upon us. 

It's interesting how travelling the world opens one's eyes to the beauty on your very own doorstep. These images were taken in the neighbourhood that I grew up in and yet, I only just realised how lovely the sun sets on these LA-esque streets, imbuing them with a perfect golden hue of light. Utterly whimsical and yet completely taken for granted all these years. 

Apologies for the delayed post but have been busy busy busy with many exciting projects, which I am bursting to tell you all about very very soon...

Have a scintillating week and sending copious amounts of sunshine to my readers in the colder parts of the world. <3

Much love, Mandy. xx

{P.S. Sending an enormous amount of love to my darling friend Brookie, who has been ever so supportive over the last few weeks - you are treasured friend! <3}


  1. Beautiful photos! I like your pastel outfit too :)

    Hope you get a chance to relax and rest over Christmas and you're not too busy then Mandy! :)

    Away From The Blue

  2. so great :-0

    cute pics! ;-)

    i invite to me too

  3. Lovely post beautiful lady :) I just wish that I could wear sandals, short(er) skirts with no tights in december.. it's so boring not seeing much sunshine, and considering myself as a summer person, I get so excited when I see your summery photos! I hope you have a lovely week, and hopefully you will have time to relax soon!!

    Lots and lots of love, <3

    Boonya -

  4. I always forget that the weather in Australia is a total 180 of what we experience in the US. How interesting to experience Christmas in warm weather!

    Anyway, this is a lovely outfit and that golden hour sure makes it feel romantic :)


  5. Bring on summer! I'm very excited.
    I love these photos and how elegant you look! The floral headband is super stylish!
    x Kirsty

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  7. The lighting in these pictures is lovely! Cute outfit by the way, I especially love that floral crown :)

  8. You look very lovely in those delicate pastels and florals surrounding you! At least it's not only me who's struggling to stay on top of the inbox and was completely blindsided by Christmas....thanks for sharing that bit of sunshine, it's revitalizing!

  9. Once again, I'm all out of breath and almost words too, to describe the beauty that Yaz captures of you in her photos. I'm in love with both the styling and location of this photoshoot - both so magical. There's something about floral headdresses that just deeply appeal to me. This "Midsummer Night's Eve" meets modern, sassy woman is simply gorgeous girls xx


  10. LOVE your skirt

    Kiss kiss.*Jo

  11. What a gorgeous look and beautiful shots. I love the whimsy in these takes :)

  12. i loveee you outfit and the photos are so gorgeous! found u from instagram, love both the blog and your IG account!

    xoxo, Eliza
    Bread and Butter

  13. You've got the golden look! so cute!



  14. such a lovely look! so pretty <33
    do you mind to follow each other? love your blog so much :)

    Merry Christmas,

  15. adoring the flower crown!


  16. nice pics look so must try Indian Traditional Dresses will look gorgeous in them :)

  17. wanna see you in some Khadi will look fab :)

  18. what a beautiful outfit, dear! love the skirt and heels <3

    visit my blog please)
    keep in touch, xoxo
    love, Yulia

  19. nice look....but i think casual shirts would have been a better choice :) xx

  20. You always shine with energy of the sun. I love come for see your beautiful outfits!!


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