New Zealand brooch collection│Daisy Jean Designs

I am so excited to be sharing these brooches from a recent Daisy Jean Designs collection! Inspired by her Kiwi partner, owner and designer Missi has crafted a range around some stunning native New Zealand flora and fauna. You can purchase any of these beauties directly from the Daisy Jean website, or if you’re a New Zealand native (like these brooches!) you’ll be pleased to know you can shop local with 19 Black who have all designs in stock. Read on to find out more about my favourites!
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Katharine dress [milky way]│Karina Dresses

Karina Dresses has you all sorted for fall with their latest Western Wandering collection, just as the leaves are starting to change colour! Following on from my last Karina post featuring their Margaret dress in sedona print, I’ve also been lucky enough to try out the Katharine dress in milky way print. Read all about this dazzling style after the jump!
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Where to buy

Redefining cupcakes│Bloom Cupcakes [+ discount code!]

We shoot blog photos in our neighbourhood of Birkenhead a lot – the weather here in Auckland is so changeable that we’ve found most of the time it’s just not worth travelling too far from home! Consequently we’re always working our way round our local cafes to refuel; Craig especially needs at least a coffee and a sweet treat to keep trucking through the day! One of our favourite places to go to really hit the spot is Bloom, aka the ultimate cupcake heaven! Read all about this magical place (and find a special discount code) after the jump.
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Out of Africa [part 1]│Erstwilder

With an almighty roar, the new collection from Erstwilder is here! Out of Africa is the hotly anticipated and long-awaited range featuring a host of African wildlife, all crafted by Erstwilder’s in-house designer Sally Land. You asked, they delivered – this elephant-sized (see what I did there?) lot covers brooches, necklaces, and earrings, with so much amazing fauna (and flora!) from the deserts, savannahs, and tropical jungles of Africa. And in case you needed another excuse to buy, for all of August they’ll be donating $2 from each piece sold to the African Wildlife Foundation. That’s enough to cause a stampede! Check out the first half of the collection after the jump.
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