Wednesday, September 2, 2009


Voguettes in Black

Holly Knickers
by Hopeless

The Black Rose Ring
by BejewelledBespoke

Design Your Own Kiss-Lock Bridesmaids/Evening Clutches
by Rejenerate

Helical Symmetry- Double Helix DNA Earrings in Black
by Morphologica

Black Ruffle Carrie Skirt
by CaterinaAgostino

Sterling Silver and Black Czech Glass Long Necklace
by Angelene

Blackbirds Necklace
by OurTeaParty

Black and Gold Pretty Dark Vintage Style Flower Rose Earrings
by AliceWearsGold

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Aussie Stylistas

Linen Dress with Belt in Wheat by Pamelatang

Until I went looking, I didn't quite realise how many stylish clothing designers we have amongst us. I thought I'd share some of the funkiest stores I came across (now if only I had a few spare etsy dollars!)...

Black Winter Dress by Lyptis

Acid Singlet with Ela Rose by AshleighTaylorSydney

Reconstructed White Fleece Winter Dress 'Ella' by HeidiAndSeek

Black on Black Bustier by PenelopeRed

Monday, June 22, 2009

ravishing red

From left to right, clockwise:

1. Teabag Brooch - Pink by SophieIsobelDesigns
2. Red Rose Ring
by FancifulForm
3. Vintage 40s Black Cherry Suede Pinup Heels over at DearGoldenVintage
4. Cocoon - Butterfly Hair Comb
by whichgoose

Just a few lovely things sitting in my favourites.
How cute is that teabag brooch?! RHETORICAL. For obviously its cuteness knows no bounds.
Have you bought anything nice on Etsy lately? Do share! :)

Monday, May 18, 2009

A Few Favourites

I thought I'd share a few favourites from The Australian Etsy Blog that I've got my eye on...

Orange Floral Corset Dress By Penelope Red

Bird Earrings By Incalesco

Creamsicle Linen Circle Skirt Dress
By MaisyBrownReproRetro

Custom Clutch By Bobishi

Tendril Earrings By Finchbird

Floral Falls Grey Wall Decal
By VinylWallDecals

PS I've made a new Voguettes Blog List Site with pics and snippets of the latest posts from lots of Voguette bloggers :)

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Let Your Hair Down

As someone who is in desperate need of a haircut, I find myself drawn to all sorts of images of hair, wondering if it's time for a pixie cut or a return to brunette-dom at the very least. As tends to be the case however, it's when you've stopped looking that you find an unexpected spark of inspiration. Spotted at Where The Lovely Things Are, I'm absolutely loving these delicate illustrations - and better yet, they're all available at nosideup's Etsy store!

I think I'll keep my hair long for the time being.Now just to master something a little more elaborate than a stock-standard pony tail!

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Friday Finds

I've been obsessing about the great range of ceramics on Etsy for weeks now, but I'm still waiting patiently for the Australian dollar to be worth something again (ha!) In the meantime though, I thought I'd share around some of my favourite ceramic finds so that I've done my part to send them to good homes.

These gorgeous little guys are by Popkraft, our friends over in Auckland. What I would do to own a set of these all for myself! Come onnnnn Australian dollar!

This adorable vase is from slightly further afield, from Canadian store AmyJaneClayAddict. Perfect for disorganised people like myself who never quite get around to buying fresh flowers, it even comes with a removable hand pinched ceramic flower.

I'm completely infatuated with these ceramic pillows from Brooklyn-based Djena. Sure, it's probably not the most comfortable nights sleep you'll ever have, but definitely...


Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Bejewelled Bespoke's first post - Colour!

I am totally obsessed with colour.

I think it is cheeky - like my man's dark navy bespoke suit with the bright pink and yellow paisley inside lining which flashes its underside as he walks. It can be daring – like a bright emerald green one-shoulder Grecian dress with white opal and gold chandelier earrings in a room full of little black dresses. It can be uplifting – almost delectable block upon block of fragrant handmade soap in all shapes and sizes.

That said, here's my pick of colour from Etsy:

starletvintage - Vintage 70s Oscar de la Renta dress

haroldandjane - Lost in the Sun necklace

greygardensvintage - 70s grecian goddess dress

santokivintage - Vintage colourful leather bag

pattycakesplunder - Red napier beaded necklace

desertsoapstone - soap sampler

For more colourful and daring options, take a wander to my store on Etsy!

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Porcelain dream

I have this idea of my perfect bedroom. The walls would be an eggshell colour with lime washed floorboards, quirky antique furniture and vintage linen. And scattered around the room would be sweet little porcelain figures in all manner of pastel shades.

Cloverleaf Dairy Milk Bottle by alyssaettinger - perfect for fresh flowers

Owls for company by BROOKLYNrehab and talkingteapot respectively.

Set the mood with candle holders by suzzieholler and bears in love by kgrandey 

Store your jewelry and personal cupcake stash with large bird bowl and cupcake stand both by whitneysmith

Sweet little rabbit and eggs from Revisions

These plates are so gorgeous that I would have no trouble finding a use for them - Rose Garden and English Garden from MaggieWeldonInc. Check out the store, there are plenty more stunning designs!

Monday, March 16, 2009

New EtsyVoguette Treasures

Pretty things from stores recently added to the EtsyVoguettes Team

'A Garland of White Rosettes' by BejewelledBespoke

'Roses Are Silver' by PoffinBobble

'Pretty As A Picture' by Mecino

'I'd Rather Be A Ballerina Than A Scientist' by NotRocketSurgery (me)

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Dress it Up

As I put together my very first all-things-wedding post over at That Unreliable Girl, I began to realise how much amazing fashion is available on Etsy. Obviously, I'm a little slow. So despite the cooler months approaching, I'm going to share three of my favourite Etsy designers (all Portland ladies, by some odd coincidence!) and some of the best dresses they have to offer.

The first designer is Makool, who has a way with chiffon and silk that I can't help but love! My absolute favourite dress is the 'Gold Spalding' dress, above, that's made from cotton jersey, vintage lace, feathers and touches of silk. Heaven!

The 'Grey Sparrow' dress is a close second, with silk and chiffon in grey, beige and plum. The details are so soft and perfect, and the colours work beautifully together.

The 'Bleu Rosy Finch' dress is another silk and chiffon number complete with an adorable bubble hem and the ability to customise the colours to your hearts desire! Makool suggests that this would make a perfect bridesmaids dress, and I tend to agree. And if all that wasn't enough, she also has a gorgeous blog!

Next up is Sarah Seven, whose 'A Peaceful Afternoon' and 'White As Snow' dresses has been getting plenty of very deserved blog attention!

I also adore the 'Pink Petals' and 'Powdered Sugar' dresses, the former in light pink chiffon and the latter in white organza with a recycled silver bead waist.

I left this 'Lemon Drop' dress out of my wedding post, but I still absolutely love it. The good news about all these dresses is that coming into winter, they'd all would look great with a leather jacket, tights and boots. And better still, 5% of all purchases go to charity!

Last but not least is Emily Ryan, whose designs with cotton and jersey are structural, origami-inspired artworks. The 'Spiral Pleats' dress is possibly one of her more well known designs, and for good reason!

The 'Honeycomb' dress is another pleated masterpiece that would be just as perfect in the workplace as it would for the most stylish of events.

The soft jersey folds on the 'Gathered Front' dress make this my personal favourite, simply because it looks so comfortable and effortlessly stylish. This is yet another dress that would be just as perfect in spring with a cute pair of heels as it would be in the dead of winter (well, Sydney winter) with a jacket/coat, tights and boots, or maybe even some cute patent heels a la Gossip Girl ( or flats for that matter, or ICE SKATES!) Bring on winter!