Have you met our new Perth contributor, personal style consultant Kate Miles? Each month, she'll be sharing her loves with us here and you can follow her over at @wearingittoday...
A bit about me – I am a very hands-on mum to my two-year-old boy Freddie. We live in Cottesloe directly opposite the beach and spend most of our time outdoors soaking up Western Australia’s amazing weather. I am also a Perth-based personal style consultant (you’ll find me at @wearingittoday or www.wearingittoday.net) and a fashion buyer for the designer boutique Adam Heath. My job is very flexible and I am able to work around Freddie and his two days he spends in daycare, which is perfect for me as I love being a mum. Essentially as a personal style consultant, I go to a client’s house and we go through their wardrobe and work out what needs to be sold, chucked or kept. I will restyle looks from existing items and work out what they need to fill in the gaps to make their wardrobe work harder. I will then either send them an email with various shopping links (who has the time to trawl online boutiques?) or I take them shopping. I then help them work their new pieces into their existing wardrobe if they want/need.
I was in recently Paris on a buying trip for the Resort 19 collections with Adam Heath boutique. With back to back appointments with designers such as Sacai, Peter Pilotto, Lee Mathews, Nili Lotan, R13, Vince, Rixo London, Ganni and DVF to name a few, we managed to squeeze in a little bit of shopping, sightseeing, eating and drinking. Ready for a glimpse inside my trip? Here we go!
On the balcony of Lucy Folk’s apartment and showroom
My recent trip to Paris and Milan on a Resort 19 buying trip had me wearing lots of dresses from Isabel Marant and Realisation Par either teamed with my trusty Vans skate sneakers or K.Jacques leather sandals. I have just added some super cute new Ganni pieces to my wardrobe. I love this well-priced fun and feminine label and was lucky enough to go and preview the new Resort 19 collection in Paris.