Welcome to Leather & Soie! A blog dedicated to timeless style, luxurious textures, spectacular finds and the search for styles that suit every woman.
I couldn’t find a better way to debut my blog with a trip to Byron Bay. This beautiful coastal vacation spot is situated on the Eastern coast of Australia, New South Wales. On our first evening, we taken to Rae’s on Wategos Beach on VW Kombi’s! We had locals videoing us as we chugged through the main street and up the hill to the restaurant.
Rae’s on Wategos Beach is situated on the coast and mimics the breathtaking views of the Greek Islands. And the seafood is to die for!
Now, to the fashion! I absolutely agree with Audrey Hepburn when she said, ‘there’s a shade of red for every woman.’ And what better way to wear it…with a Caroline Constas off-the-shoulder red dress! It’s fun, flirty and summery. It’s a dress I’ll have for years to come, because of it’s timeless style and impeccable craftsmanship. I hope to demonstrate throughout my blog, the appreciation I have for beautiful good quality fashion. I also firmly believe in finding your own true style. I will share my tips and tricks along the way.
I added my favourite turquoise Gospel earrings from Grace Loves Lace. Red can be worn with most colours, but turquoise really has the ‘pop’ factor! I also teamed this with the perfect red lipstick – ‘YSL rouge pur couture in le rouge #1’. You can stop the search for the perfect red lipstick, because this is the one! It goes with most skin tones, easy to apply and surprisingly moisturising. I even asked a make-up artist from Melbourne recently on his thoughts about red lipsticks, and he mentioned that this is the one lipstick that he constantly has to replenish due to it’s high turnover rate! I think I’m definitely onto a winner here.
The great thing about vacation style, is the added benefit of feeling relaxed and tanned! When you feel good about yourself, it shows in how you present yourself. I know that when I am on holidays, I tend to wear minimal make-up and let the fashion speak for itself.
Red dress – Caroline Constas via http://www.shopbop.com
Statement earrings – http://www.graceloveslace.com.au
Wedges – http://www.witchery.com.au
Bag – Olga Berg via http://www.missmartini.com.au
Watch – http://www.longines.com
Thank you for stopping by and joining me in my appreciation for different textures, colours and styles. 🙂
Other outfit details
White off the shoulder top – http://www.stonecoldfox.com
Denim shorts – http://www.oneteaspoon.com
Orange flip-flops – http://www.haviannas.com
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