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glam girl nine to five
Whether honeymooning or
holidaying, you need bright Johnson
colours and patterns. bag, $49,
9363 9956. Equip gold
There are some fashion trends that
are attainable (minty green dresses,
for instance), some that are desirable
(a Diane von Furstenberg wrap dress)
and some that are for life. At least,
they’re meant to be. I’m not talking
about Louis Vuitton luggage. I’m
talking about human accessories
such as babies and cute husbands.
Look at smug marrieds such as
Jessica Simpson, who has made
a husband (and large diamond ring)
seem like the fashion accessory.
But what happens when that same
accessory goes out of date?
Friends of mine who seemed like
the fairytale couple are getting
divorced after less time than the
waiting list of an Hermés bag. It
makes me wonder if fairytales give
us false expectations. Equip underpants,
$12.95, 9479 7777.
Take Cinderella, for instance. The
story teaches girls about competition,
the importance of beauty and the
need to be rescued by a handsome
prince. There are good points, too,
like the occurrence of magic and
the importance of shoes, but Equip thongs,
perhaps such tales need to be 9479 7777.
revamped. Cinderella, her ‘equally
Zimmermann dress, $748,
attractive’ stepmother and sisters
at David Jones, 133 357.
would get along, and they’d start a
clothing line to help the Third World.
For now, I’ll keep dreaming of
Vera Wang dresses and Tiffany rings.
KISS ME QUICK
Honeymoons mean plenty of kisses, so make sure your lips are
pretty in pink. EXY: Pout’s X-rated Lipstick will get you plenty of
attention, $32, 1300 553 440. SEXY: If you want to save your
cents for the dream holiday itself, you can still get attention with
Tali Shine Australis Sparkling Lipstick, $9.95, 1300 650 981.
Photography: Tim Robinson. Styling: Tali Shine