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(DIY Flower headband, Camilla & Marc high waist Shorts)

I can't begin to tell you what a wonderful day i had yesterday. Not only have we finally settled in to our new home after 5 days of painful and torturous moving but i also received some wonderful surprises in the post. The biggest surprise of the day was when Chloe returned with the brand new copy of CLEO Magazine fresh off the racks. I excitedly flicked to page 82 where i found a jaw dropping page full of my photos alongside an article about street style blogs! I did this interview about a month or two ago and you never know what photos they're going to use or what quotes you've nervously said, so the feelings that rush over you when you see something like this for the first time is, well, it's indescribable. I experienced so many feelings in the few minutes it took me to read the article. I was excited, nervous, happy, overwhelmed, and after a whole 24 hours it still hasn't sunk in yet. To be honest I'm not sure if it ever will...

A very big and warm thank you to Jess from CLEO for writing such a beautiful article, and to Ellie to whom none of this would of been possible - not even in my wildest dreams! I hope you believe me when i say from the bottom of my fluttering heart i would never have thought Gary Pepper Vintage would be on the pages of a magazine like CLEO.

I thought i would scan in the pages for my international readers who can't get their hands on a copy. Oh and before i forget, Chirssy Lau is featured in this wonderful issue too! I was ecstatic to see her beautiful illustrations gracing the CLEO pages and we excitedly messaged back and forth as soon as the issue came out. I always knew she was a brilliant artist, i guess now the rest of Australia will too :) Enjoy!
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61 comments:

  1. Congratulations girl! I love your photos! And I hope I dont sound like a creeper but you have very pretty legs ^_^.

    My little canon point and shoot just broke after five years of use *cires* but now I'm in the market for a new camera. Do you mind if I ask what kind of camera you use and if you use any photo editing software?

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  2. wow congratulations!!
    I love your headband, it looks great with your hair colour too :)


    xx
    Check out our fashion illustrations at Illustrated-Moodboard.com ! = )




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  3. Congratulations! The first photo is beautiful xxx
    http://reallyliteral.blogspot.com/

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  4. Congrats Dear! It's such a wonderful news!
    I absolutely adore your DIY flower headband! Wanted! (:

    xo Ra

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  5. this is so exciting and well deserved. i love LOVE your blog!
    http://ddianakangg.blogspot.com/

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  6. oh my! this is the greatest thing! i'm going to buy the magazine as soon as i see it and have a read of it myself!

    xxxx

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  7. congratulations. That headband is splendid! I want your style! If you want you can enter my TORY BURCH GIVEAWAY on my blog. You can win a Tory Burch bracelet!

    http://timeless-is-more.blogspot.com/

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  8. Wow congratulations!!!! Looks great! I love your rose headband

    http://bubbbbbbaf.blogspot.com

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  9. Beautiful girl - such a pleasure to read xo

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  10. You look so adorable in your 4th photo :-) I want a rose head band - so beautiful. Thanks for putting my illos up. I was so excited showing everyone you in the mag!! x

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  11. Congratulations Nicole! I can just imagine how excited you must've been!

    XOXO,
    bloggingbeforebreakfast.blogspot.com

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  12. You're simply amazing! congrats for all your success! those photos are flawless you look so beautiful :)

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  13. That headband is so gorgeous! And congrats on that interview :)

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  14. Aww Im so happy for you and I love the roses in your hair :D

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  15. look. at. you.!!! this post is indeed amazing, the photos, your flower headpiece, the lighting and most importantly your Cleo feature! big congrats! you are showing many girls/and boys out there that achievements and dreams like these ARE POSSIBLE!

    always a pleasure to visit,

    come say hello?!

    youronlyblackswan.blogspot.com

    x Your Only Blackswan

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  16. I'm just so happy for you, you're one of my most favourite bloggers! Adore that sweet headband too:)

    xx

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  17. is it supposed to be a coincidence that the illustrator was featured too?

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  18. Omg the feature is amazing! It has almost all of my fav looks. Congrats!

    xoxo, http://heelsandwedges.blogspot.com

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  19. anon: oddly enough it is a coincidence. If it wasn't i would openly tell you all, i have nothing to hide. I'm not sure if CLEO came across Chrissy via my blog but either way it's wonderful exposure.

    I'm extremely happy for her :)

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  20. This is amazing :D and Cleo is such an honour (that you totally deserve of course!) Congratulations!

    Ayesha x

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  21. Congrats!
    Amazing photos! =)

    http://enjoythestyle.blogspot.com/

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  22. Congrats!
    And I totally adore your DIY Headband!!

    http://style-in-sight.blogspot.com

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  23. congratulations! what a great post! <3

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  24. Congratulations! You look amazing :)

    Kisses

    invoguewithsilvanaquerido.blogspot.com

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  25. CONGRATULATIONS!

    awesome feature!!!
    lookin gorgey as always <3


    onetwotrina.blogspot.com

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  26. Congrats Nicole, this is so exciting! Loving that floral headband, I think I might need to try something similar for myself.

    x

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  27. Congratulations! The photos look amazing & you're beautiful as always! : )

    David
    VirtuallyStunning.blogspot.com

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  28. wow thats so amazing, congrats
    x

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  29. CONGRATS!! :D your feature is amazing :)


    and I LOVE YOUR DIY headband! :) I really love!!

    regards! and have a happy week :D

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  30. i love vintage so much that you captured me, came across Made By Girl...your new follower- Dhee-Ghee

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  31. WOW your PR agent is a-maz-ing!!!

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  32. I love your flower headband, it looks so cute on you..

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  33. I love your blog!
    I love your style!
    I love your drawings!
    I love your clothins!!
    And you are very beautiful!
    :-)

    kisses
    AzaharaJS

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  34. This is fantastic!

    And the article totally true.

    Xx

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  35. so happy i found your blog through madebygirl!
    I will be following!

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  36. wow all these great things are happening for you! congrats!

    xoxo Monroe

    Fashion Steele NYC

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  37. Must get this months edition of Cleo ;D.
    Can't wait to read the article.
    You look gorgeous ^^
    ~

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  38. gorgeous headband and magazine spread!

    Sincerely M

    sincerelyycm.blogspot.com

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  39. Congratulations!!!
    we all aspire to such amazing gratification

    you deserve it, your blog is an inspiration

    OXO, ETTE

    www.thriftedkarma.com

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  40. anon - it is a coincidence. I wrote to Cleo to ask if they would be interested in featuring my work and they responded to me. GPV is very popular and I'm proactive in getting my work out there so our paths are bound to cross.

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  41. Hello huni, I was flicking through my Cleo when I spotted your feature. Just lovely as always my dear.
    Chat soon xxx
    http://micaeladowntherabbithole.blogspot.com/

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  42. Congratulations that's so cool! xo Ella

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  43. you are lovely, and congratulations on your success. but really, cleo (and cosmo) are terrible magazines. seriously - "foodgasm"? "Man-magnet makeup"? puh-lease.

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  44. Congratulations, that is super duper exciting! AND oh how cute is your headband!!

    :) Hazel
    Hazel Loves Design

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  45. So amazing! congratulations and excited to see what's in store next! I love your pictures!

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  46. congratulations!!! http://www.fashionablenotebook.blogspot.com

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  47. i love the third and the fourth picture of you! red roses headband, very creative!

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  48. thank you for all of the wonderful feedback. i have never felt more supported and encouraged so thank you. it means a lot to me :)

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  50. You look beautiful! Love the DIY rose headband, gorgeous! x

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  51. Nicole!! I am in desparate need of a generous dose of GPV but there are no items listed on your ebay store.
    help!!!!
    xx

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