Sew cool… street style blog!

You don’t have to wear Gucci and Chanel to have style (although sometimes it does help). Around Australia there is no shortage of eclectic and stylish people from whom to get your daily fashion inspo.

In a weekly blog on Sydney’s everyday fashionistas ISABELLE KNEVETT and AMELIA JANE ROACH hit the streets to talk to the ordinary Aussies exhibiting their own extraordinary fashion sense and find out what inspires them.

SINGAPORE SLING

Thursday, June 20, 2019 – Flinders Street, Darlinghurst 

NAMES: Vivian and Lilin

AGE: 23 (both)

OCCUPATION: Material Science student and Management Consultant

How would you describe your personal style?
(Vivian) I like summer clothes. (Lilin) I love dresses, jumpsuits and rompers… Mostly like for ease of wear.

Do you have a style inspiration?
(V) I look at Instagram. (L) I look at Instagram.

What is your favourite item your wearing?
(V) I love my coat, I got it in Korea. (L) I like my dress.

Where are you girls from?
Singapore.

Where do you buy your clothes from?
(V) I buy my clothes online. (L) For me I do physical shops more.

What kind of shops do you like?
(V) Fast fashion shops. (L) I like Zara.

What is something you would never wanna be caught wearing?
(V) A lot of things… (L) I don’t like frilly dresses.

If you could live anywhere in the world where would you want to live?
(V) Japan. (L) Toronto.

BACK TO THE COUTURE

13/6/19 – Crown Street, Darlinghurst

NAME: Akira
AGE: 31
OCCUPATION: Retail

How would you describe your personal style?
I don’t know, like… cowboy dad.

Where do you find your style inspiration?
My dad… Maybe him in the 1970s.

Where do you buy your clothes?
Here, there and everywhere, mainly vintage stuff.

What would you never be caught wearing?
Chinos.

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live?
Madrid… if you’ve ever been to Madrid. you’d understand why.

NAME: Lily
AGE: 33
OCCUPATION: Sales

How would you describe your personal style?
I’d say a mix of 60s, 70s… One day I’ll go kind of like mod-y and the
next day I’ll go more hippie, just a mix of vintage.

Where do you find your style inspiration?
I go on Tumblr a lot and just look at old pictures from the 60s and
70s and also old magazines.

Do you have a style inspiration?
I guess if I were to pick one person it would be Brigitte Bardot…
She’s the one.

Where do you buy your clothes?
My clothes are predominantly vintage, so at swap places .. old second-hand clothing.

What would you never be caught wearing?
Fast fashion (styles that leap off the catwalk straight into the shops).

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live?
I would live in Madrid in Spain.

TUNE IN FOR MORE SEW COOL NEXT WEEK…

@IsabelleKnevett and @ameliaroach_