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If anyone asked me what my favourite NZFW shows were I would immediately think of three designers and Juliette Hogan's AW 11/12 "Bitter Sweet Memories" was at the very top of my list. Not being familiar with her beautiful line before I was literally gasping and muttering "Oh my god, I love that" every 10 seconds to the poor people beside me, and I'm sure you can see why. Juliette's collections have been described as "quietly sophisticated clothes that well mannered girls want to wear". Two toned collared shirts, whimsical and soft feminine fabrics paired with chunky autumn knits, vintage inspired grandma cardigans and beautifully tailored suits. Vibrant floral prints in an autumn pallet of maroon, cream and mustard and even a hint of leopard print too, my brain was in overdrive and I left the show proclaiming (and slightly shouting) my love for Juliette to anyone who would listen. No word of a lie. I absolutely loved the whole collection from start to finish and Juliette's use of leather collars, chunky gold chains and messy low ponytails gave this collection a new found edge and in my eyes made it a flawless collection. A modern take on classic feminine pieces creating a timeless yet on trend collection that girls everywhere should be taking inspiration from. New Zealand's darling may have just found her number one Australian fan in me.

36 comments:

  1. Your photos are so good! I love them! I especially like the collars.

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  2. gorgeous! So excited to know maxi and midi skirts aren't going anywhere soon!

    XO Sahra
    EffortlessCool

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  3. That cream coloured, button down, pleated maxi-skirt is amazing! So keeping my eyes peeled for something similar!

    http://www.justonemoree.blogspot.com/

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  4. The collars and the orange maxi skirt are my favourites!
    xoxo

    Thedressingbooth

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  5. Everything looks so proper and demure. A very lady-like and retro chic collection!

    ♥, Jamie
    www.TheFancyTeacup.com

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  6. I can see why you loved it; I don't think there's a single piece here that I wouldn't wear the hell out of. I'mm particularly in love with the collared dresses, but the overall styling is incredibly inspiring as well. I love the turtleneck under the floral dress, and the sumptuous wine-colored socks!

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  7. WOW! Beautiful show! This really reminded me of your look :)

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  8. Somehow this line manages to successfully pull off modest masculinity and feminine delicacy. Beautiful.

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  9. I really love that second red dress!

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  10. AMAZING designer! i love everything, i really really do!

    sharlxo.blogspot.com

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  11. This is so beautiful. It's romantic Celine x J. Crew

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  12. Loving the florals and 60's inspired looks thanks for sharing :D

    http://inhalefashionandbeauty.blogspot.com/
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  13. Love the pictures, lovely collection xoxo

    www.fashionsbeauty.com

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  14. my absolute favourtie New Zealand designer, her collections are beautiful, delicate and a tad preppy, her clothes are the epitome of what style is, love love love. x
    imogenchloe.blogspot.com

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  15. I love the collars... got a metallic one from ASOS that I cannot wait to wear.

    www.fashionaddictsunited.blogspot.com

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  16. I see why you love her work, all of her pieces absolutely look like they came straight from your closet! Especially the chiffon pleated maxis, don't you have some similar to those? I really love those black leather loafers! They look so high quality and buttery soft. Lovely photos, Nicole ♥

    www.etsy.com/shop/rebelbellevintage

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  17. oh hellooooo gorgeous clothes i want to wear!

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  18. these are so pretty! i loved the collars

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  19. Love her collection, the pleats, the classic look. Perfect.

    A x

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  20. Wow, every outfit is exceptional. I especially love those leather collars! Amazing!

    Fox Whiskers

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  21. I like how they stay true to the classic feel :)

    xx Grace
    Dream-Boating

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  22. Such a lovely, cohesive collection. I love it!

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  23. great colours

    http://jas-tidbits.blogspot.com/

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  24. The show must have been fantastic. I love so many dresses on those pictures. So cute!
    You're one of my favorite bloggers in the world, so amazing :) I wish you the best!
    So much love <3
    xx,
    R.

    The Teenage Royalty
    http://www.theteenageroyalty.blogspot.com/

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  25. love your blog!

    i really like it!


    www.elblogdechuchus.blogspot.com

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  26. Great pictures... not sure I am feeling the clothing. It seems a bit too covered up for the spring. Not my taste...

    www.greeneggsandglam.blogspot.com

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  27. Great collection. I love all the pleated skirts, the red pleated dress and the two toned collared shirts. Thank you for bringing this wonderful designer to my attention.

    Christie.

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  28. Wow! Fantastic photos!

    Love from Seoul,
    Serena

    http://nostalgicsenses.blogspot.com

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  29. not the mention, the models LOOK like healthy, well-mannered girls. i love this, clothes that really look like we can live in them.

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  30. I'm in love with the floral!

    http://lipstickboudoir.blogspot.com/

    xo

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  31. wowwww, i love how the concept is so vintage!

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  32. Very chic, love the leather collar and the pleated skirts!

    billyhoss.blogspot.com
    .xoxo

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