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Styling Linen … for This Relentless Heatwave

Words: Yours truly • Photos: David

This heatwave is never ending! I didn’t build up my wardrobe to accommodate this sort of climate!

Not complaining though because if it wasn’t for this heat and humidity, I wouldn’t have started shopping linen clothing and I wouldn’t have realised how much of a magical material linen is — so here’s an #ootd post on how I intend to dress for the rest of summer. Continue Reading

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TRANSITION

As the biting chill in the air alerts me of the fast-approaching autumn/winter, I turn to my wardrobe and give it a quick freshening up.

transition001Words: Oliver | Photos: Susan from Dresses & Travels

I must admit I love this time of the year, more for the fashion than the cold, obviously… the festive spirits and those shop windows filled with autumnal clothes that never fail to slow down my pace, who could resist them, eh? So here is me wrapped up in one of my fav transitional trends! Continue Reading

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SWEETENED

It won’t be long until Suede & Symphony celebrates its first anniversary and what a year it’s been!!

sweeter001Words: Oliver @oliverinstead / Photos: David

There are so many layers to blogging that people don’t see, both the good and the not-so-glamorous, like the days of planning that precedes a brief, ten-minute photoshoot but there are also other aspects of it that have seriously enriched my life in the best imaginable ways possible. Continue Reading

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CONTRAST

Apologies for not updating my blog and my other social media accounts as regularly as I would have liked in the last couple of weeks! My recent acquisition of a new, full-time job means that I’ve had to make minor adjustments to my usual hour arrangement and pretty much adopt a new lifestyle in most aspects.

contrast004Words: Oliver @oliverinstead / Photos: Laura

Don’t mistake this for ranting. I’m in fact embracing all of the changes with this outfit – in apparel form, the perfect representation for the stage I’m going through at the moment. Continue Reading

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ASHES

Since ‘grey‘ is the colour everyone’s been talking about recently, I thought I would give it a go and create a post based almost entirely on it but seriously, what do you think of when you think of grey?

grey001Words: Oliver @oliverinstead / Photos: Laura

Is it a gloomy cloud-covered sky? A cute cuddly koala? Or a bestselling erotica? Continue Reading