Last weekend I flew to Melbourne to share a weekend of fun, fashion and conversation with these stylish women that I met through the joy of Instagram.
L-R Suzanne  @airofdistinction, Silvana@embellish_or_perish, me, Elizabeth@timeless_styling.

 Elizabeth is from Brisbane in Queensland  and we met last year when I was there on holiday. We have kept in touch online but it was so good to catch up in person again.

 After lunch and a spot of shopping , guided by Suzanne who is a Melbourne local and a fashion stylist and of course knows the best spots for something special, we headed to Hosier Lane , a popular photographic location with its street art.

 Instagrammers in action, I had to show the back of Silvana’s Frida jacket by Suzi Click that she purchased on a recent trip to L.A.

 Elizabeth found her Italian linen dress at a local thrift shop and added the applique and embroidery.
A perfectly co-ordinated bangle stack , rings and necklaces in a variety of colours and shape the perfect finishing touches., as are those glorious metallic brogues.

 Silvana hails from the mid New South Wales coast and is a lover of colour and accessories and has the most glorious silver tresses .I also wish to thank Silvana for generously sharing her photos , I have included some here along with several of mine.

I went for my favourite all black – Moyuru skirt, Issey Miyake pleats please jacket ( purchased at a recycle store last year in Paris), teamed with black and white bangles , black and white diamond shape earrings that I found at a little shop in an arcade the day before , Preen black and white sunnies and silver shoes.

We topped off a memorable weekend with a visit to the National Gallery of Victoria for the 70 years of Dior exhibition. A post of the exhibition will follow as soon as I have finished sorting my many photographs.

Linking with Patti for Visible Monday, Jess for Turning Heads Tuesday, Catherine at Not dressed as Lamb#iwillwearwhatIlike and Nancy’s Friday Linkup.

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  1. Connie
    October 15, 2017 / 4:48 pm

    It makes me so happy to see some of my favorite bloggers get together. You are a gorgeous bunch. It seems that Melbourne is the place to be!

    • Jill James
      October 16, 2017 / 10:38 am

      Thank you so much Connie, we had such a wonderful time together. Melbourne is a fabulous city at any time but my trip was so much more this time , making new friendships and spending time with like minded souls.

  2. Nancy's Fashion Style
    October 16, 2017 / 6:07 am

    Wow wow wow! What an amazing fashionable creative stylish women! Fantastic! I love all your creativity!

    • Jill James
      October 16, 2017 / 10:40 am

      Thank you so much Nancy , we shared a wonderful weekend together .

  3. Patti
    October 16, 2017 / 1:33 pm

    What a happy group of stylish women! Looks like the best kind of day, and you're lovely in black. xohttp://notdeadyetstyle.com

    • Jill James
      October 17, 2017 / 6:34 am

      Thank you Patti , we shared a wonderful day together full of fun and fashion.

  4. Natalia Lialina
    October 16, 2017 / 10:13 pm

    What a wonderful post!!! I enjoyed seeing all the photos on Instagram, but as a collection here, with your text, even better! Each of you is beautiful, incredibly creative and absolutely unique! I follow Suzanne and Elizabeth on IG, and admire their creativity. Will look for Silvana as well. I love colors, and her Frida jacket is fantastic! All of you are such an inspiration for me! You create the best all-black outfits, dear Jill! Lots of love!

    • Jill James
      October 17, 2017 / 6:39 am

      Thank you dear Natalia, I am so glad you enjoyed the post after seeing the photos on Instagram.We are all completely different in the way we compose our outfits and I am pleased we provide inspiration to you. All besr wishes, Jill.

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