What would I buy from ASOS?

my husband was in London recently for work and i jumped at the chance to order a few things on ASOS. i hadn’t browsed there in so long because i gave up on shopping online internationally long ago – the customs duties! – and i found i was overwhelmed by what was available…

Self-Portrait. find out where to buy at Miss Moss.


earlier this week i stumbled upon these awesome new dresses by UK based label Self-Portrait on ASOS – but by the time i compiled and started writing this post half of them were sold out! which isn’t a surprise, because they are awesome.


Mono Wardrobe. Monodrobe.

this past winter i realised that almost every single thing i bought was black and i would wear it with white or denim or whatever – but overwhelmingly black, nonetheless. and i was more than okay with that. i am currently mourning the impending loss of my rad MONODROBE with the oncoming heat we’ll…


The ASOS Dress

i have a very bizarro habit of browsing ASOS for dresses… often. i don’t know what it is, probably because i like to be overly prepare for things (eg buying a new outfit for a wedding that’s 6 months away, or getting my summer dresses now while it’s still raining). so, may as…


The Midi Dress

i have a sort of obsession with the midi-dress / skirt (if you follow me on pinterest you might have picked this up). it is just such a great length to me, so flattering and elegant and something that suits all body types. midi length dresses can take you from…


i had to put a devastating end to my love affair with ASOS because having anything shipped into South Africa usually ends up costing a fortune in customs charges* – but if i was living across the pond i’d definitely be snapping up some of these pieces from the ASOS…

To Be Adored

BinBin McNiven delivers Edwardian inspired sophistication combined with a fun Sixties aesthetic, throughout her label To Be Adored. Stand-out dresses, tailored trousers and unique separates are brought to life with feminine detailing, in opulent silk and velvet finishes. so many beautiful pieces by To Be Adored available at ASOS … though…


asos has long been my favourite online shop because (a) they ship to south africa and (b) their prices are great … not to forget (c) their clothes are awesome. left to right: dress / trousers / skirt / blouse

asos / zara fall 2010 lookbooks

i tend to lust after high street brands more than anything else. asos & zara just do it for me. i saw most of this zara stuff when i was in paris & now feel like a right idiot for not buying all of it. i would have been broke forever, though.




current wants indelicately smashed into one post

i want to go to there

… and to there

i want everything rachel comey has ever made

… as well as mostly everything from asos

i want this calendar

… and this book

i want to bring back a bike from velo vintage in paris

i want joelle to keep posting old family photos…

i want this bag from lalouka (coming soon)

i want to be friends with this girl because she looks rad. okay maybe i just want to be her.

i want to find a perfect leica at a junk yard sale for $5

i want to swim with these dogs (strangely enough)

i want to high five this guy

i want to be a kid again

and i want to marry jon hamm. the end.

Bumper Fashion Special No. 20

a mid-week bumper fashion special that is dedicated to everything nautical (i’m on holiday by the sea, give me a break) chloé: sonia rykiel: marc jacobs: reiss: beyond vintage: o’neill: catherine malandrino: alexander wang: j crew: monrow: asos: mod cloth: trend boutique: tractor dog etsy: dig vintage clothing on etsy:

Bumper Fashion Special No. 16

bumper fashion special #19 – i’m interested to see what direction things are going to go next, feel that the rock / studded look is getting played a lot (even though… i love it) willow tibi rachel gilbert pucci haute hippie phillip lim 3.1 christopher kane asos APC kenneth jay…