Wonderful stuff to wear, pack and purchase, just because you can… Have style, will travel…
01 PLAYSUIT
Just the kind of thing to throw in your suitcase for a resort holiday. Chuck on some thongs to hit the beach, or accessorise with a chunky necklace and sky-high gladiator sandals for dinner. Lisa Brown Ume Jumpsuit, $658, lisa-brown.com.au

02 SCARF
Get patriotic with this colourful “Waratah Passion” scarf by Jenny Kee. Exclusive to the Garden Shop, Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah NSW. 56cm square ($150); 1m square ($425), mounttomahbotanicgarden.com.au

03 LEATHER JACKET
A lovely soft leather jacket to sling over your shoulders on those cool Outback nights. EMU Australia tan shearwater jacket, $599.95: emuaustralia.com.

04 SUN HAT
Handmade in Mexico but perfectly fabricated to shield from the Aussie sun. Capelo Cholo Chica hat, $132. capelo.com.au

05 WATCH
Spend your money on the big stuff – like jewellery, flights and accommodation. This watch is super-cute and super-cheap. $39.95. slapwatches.com.au

06 PARASOL
This cute pinstriped “Sunbrella” protects from the rain and the sun, $39.95. wetandwendy.blogspot.com.au

07 NED KELLY PLATE
This isn’t something you’d pack in your bag to take away but it’s definitely a souvenir we’d like to take home. It’s one of a series of ceramics, designed by Adam Cullen in conjunction with potter Lyn Hart. You can buy it from Melbourne’s Cullen Hotel, $800. artserieshotels.com.au

08 BIKINI
Tiwi artist and master screenprinter Osmond Kantilla designed the print on this “Rock Lily” swimsuit by Melbourne designer Amity Jarvis for new label Amitiwi, $185.

09 PEARL RING
We love the greenish hue in the pearl set into this filigree ring, designed by Sydney jeweller Nadia Neuman for Mondial. Check out her store in the historic Strand Arcade (between George and Pitt) next time you’re in the Sydney CBD. “Lunar Mist” ring, $3300. mondial.com.au

10 SILVER RING
The Surface Style ring is designed to look like strands of molten silver drizzled around your finger, $210. oyemodern.com

11 HANDBAG
Grab a pre-autumn boost of bright orange with this leather Bessie bag, $240. sterlingandhyde.com.au

12 SANDALS
They’ve got a bit of an over-the-top name, but we’ll forgive these “Beauteous Women Positano Mediterranean” sandals because they’re designed to give us really nice calves, $149.95. fitflopaustralia.net

13 SHOULDER BAG
An excellent, unisex weekender (or one for the overhead locker), this canvas bag was designed by the same people who brought us oilskin pants and Driza-Bone bushmans’ jackets. Bowen weekender, $349. drizabone.com.au

On the catwalk australian fashion week is being held in sydney’s overseas passenger terminal, circular quay, from April 30-may 4: afw.com.au

 

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