You may recall a feature we ran on Kelly Searl a few weeks ago, where she shared her well edited go-tos for flowers, homewares, cocktails and all the rest.
But it doesn’t end there!
We also got to spend an afternoon with Pony Rider‘s Creative Director in her wonderful, wonderful home (and trust me, I’m not using these 2 ‘wonderfuls’ lightly – her place is SO ridiculously good) peeking into her wardrobe whilst exchanging tips on flea markets, booby bras and the virtues of polka-dot tees.
Keen to see more?
Follow the link below for all the pics…
5 words to describe my style are…
Oohhhhhh ok, probably native American, vintage, eclectic, simple, random.
My go-to outfit is…
Jeans and my polka dot t-shirt.
On the top of my wish list is…
Heels or flats?
Well I have these Nikes that have a heel in them. They are like my perfect shoe – a total combo pack!
The best (fashion) lesson I’ve learnt is…
What fashion lesson? I probably break fashion lessons all the time. I would just say balance is key!
My most recent fashion purchase is…
Knickers from Kmart & my new Isabel Marant mockies.
I keep buying more…
Socks. I swear I have a sock monster living in my house.
I need more…
T-shirts. They seem to disappear.
I wish I’d never bought…
My leopard running pants, they look ridiculous on me.
If I could only keep 3 things in my wardrobe, they would be…
Denim, suede and cotton cowboy shirts.
My favourite labels are…
Isabel Marant, Bassike, World, Karen Walker, One Teaspoon, Sass & Bide and vintage stuff… more vintage then brands I would say.
I always feel happy when I wear…
My ‘I Love Sundays’ t-shirt and my new Isabel Marant mockies.
I wish I’d never got rid of…
My booby bra.
Any outfit looks better with…
Is it better to be overdressed or underdressed?
Over dressed! You can always down dress once you arrive.
Lipstick or gloss?
Coffee or tea?
Definitely tea. I think I drink about 6 cups a day
I could happily live the rest of my life without seeing another…
Hair scrunchy. Big in the 80’s but my daughter’s dance group have been sporting a few.
Want to know more?
You can also find Kelly here…
Photography: Rachel Kara
Styling: Inez Garcia
Hair and makeup: Danielle Butcher
"Ohhhh, I love this fur waistcoat. It was purchased in the Brooklyn Flea Markets in New York (I had the best time at that place. It was like all my Christmases had come at once) It is so comfy and soft and looks great thrown on with anything"
"Heels or flats? Well, I have these Nikes that have a heel in them. They are like my perfect shoe – a total combo pack"
"The hat is of course by Akubra - the one and only"
Overalls and jeans by One Teaspoon, Levis and Bassike, all atop a Pony Rider 'Sunset Dreams' canvas throw - a colab with wilderness photographer, Kate Rentz.
"5 words to describe my style are probably native American, vintage, eclectic, simple... and random"
"This YAY banner is by Pony Rider, celebrating all things exciting and good. I'm using it as a Christmas tree this year - throw over some fairy lights and shazam!"
Pony Rider pillows and 'You’re Some Kind of wonderful' bag. "The leather butterfly chair was a gift to my husband. In fact most of the chairs in our house are a gift to Chris from me. I had a serious designer chair addiction that needed working through"
"This is one of my favourite shirts to wear and it was found in Vinnies. I think the best shirts are to be found in Vinnies"
"This egg holder was a gift, again from my husband when we moved into our new house and we got chickens. The chickens are gone now but this still gets use"
"These Isabel Marant overalls were a purchase from my hubby. They look super cute with a pair of pumps"
"These moccasins were purchased in New York on my last trip. I do have a fetish from American Indian objects as you can see"
"I purchased this knit coat in Brooklyn Flea market. I
love it although it does feel like I’m walking around in a robe at times..."
One Teaspoon overalls, a classic tuxedo shirt and Scout, the pooch. "Scout is number one in our house. Loved by everyone and everything"
"Valley sunglasses (I won them at my friends Kris Kringle) and Creature of Comfort bag. This was a present from my awesome husband. He purchased it when he was away in NY. He is actually a better shopper then me"
"I became a designer because it's what I truly love. I've never been or wanted to be anything different"