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Lovely lovely cards by Gracia Haby and Louise Jennison ($5.50)
Today at Milly S.:
... thoughts of the lovely Loulou de la Falaise - LF in flight by Richard Avedon; LF at home by Roberto Frankenberg, and LF in the arms of YSL by Norman Parkinson (thanks to Fashionologie for their superior collection of images)...
... also Mum's gorgeous garden roses that keep weeping over the merchandise...
... and the new Deco Dancer tote bag, that is singing to me (RRP $240 by Romance Was Born).
Today's muse is a local musician who, this weekend, will release her first commercial single - The Earth's Catacombs. She Hunter has captured our imagination not only because of her original, eclectic sound but because she is weaver of wonderful tales, and a wearer of wonderful things! Her get-up is always a thoughtful and curious arrangement of colour, texture and beautiful details - there is surely a story being told by the clothes, or an adventure being summoned into actuality.
Using our very timely new Romance Was Born pieces, with some soft draping additions, we've had fun seeing She Hunter this afternoon - She Hunter at the shore at dawn, She Hunter riding through the fog, She Hunter in her secret garden, and She Hunter mirroring the city at night.
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Pictured: Kuwaii Past & Present midi dress (RRP $329 or $280 with subscribers' discount) with Romance Was Born Pearl silk tuck blouse (RRP $430 or $366) and Estelle Dévé Cimmerium pendant (RRP $121 now $95);
Romance Was Born Empress print ribbon top (RRP $340 or $289) with RWB gold day top over (RRP $250 or $213) and Limedrop slingshot leggings (RRP $99 now $79);
High Tea with Mrs Woo Miss Mary Mack top (RRP $220 or $187) with Romance Was Born Empress print denim skirt (RRP $230 or $196) and ffiXXed cotton Living scarf (RRP $99 or $84);
Romance Was Born Old Hollywood Rockerfella silk tee dress (RRP $390 or $332) with Jolet Reflections shirt jacket (RRP $290 or $247) and Alexi + Tessa perspex chain necklace (RRP $120)
Even though it's a Monday, and a grey Monday at that, Milly Sleeping is open today, until 4pm or so. (Pop in to see our party of dresses from past seasons, mingling up the back of the store - reduced by between 30% and 60%!)
The store will be shut all day tomorrow (Tues. Nov. 1) for Melbourne Cup Day, and back on Wednesday through Sunday.
Two of these new styles were delivered this morning (by the designers themselves - how nice), while one of them was wrapped up and taken home. There was a high five before lunch, and we knew it was going to be a top day.
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Pictured: All tops worn with the wonderful Paulina skirt by Nevada Duffy (RRP $319 or $271 with subscribers' discount);
Livia Arena linen t-shirt (RRP $132 or $112);
Romance Was Born silk Deco Dancer tee top - tucked in and shown loose (RRP $290 or $247);
Kuwaii silk In the Beginnings tank - shown front and back (RRP $199 or $169);
Alexi Freeman foil print Chain tee (RRP $99 or $84);
High Tea with Mrs Woo Chapter Two shirt ($264 or $224);
Alexi Freeman Chain Kite tee - shown loose and tucked in (RRP $199 or $169);
Alexi Freeman plain Kite tee (RRP $135 or $115);
Limedrop silk blouse (RRP $299 or $254);
Lui Hon one-shoulder layered top (RRP $364 or $309)