Monday, January 31, 2011

nakie dress!

I think most girls in Perth could fess up to owning one of these dresses.. The weather here has been incredibly humid, the aircon systems aren't doing much to take the edge off... this is where the nakie dress comes out...defn usually from Bali- the tropical paradise playground for Perth peeps (also hot and humid), the dress is so thin you have to be careful you don't rip it pulling it out of the washing machine, and so free flowing that it just kind of floats around you, making you feel like you're wearing nothing at all.. and there you have, the nakie dress - a whole new level of comfy. The other night it was soo nice and balmy I went for a swim in mine,.... total.. bliss. If this summer never ended I'd be the happiest girl in the world.

Although, truth be told, i kinda am the happiest girl in the world right now, with good reason! ..

i have news readers - I'm getting married in October - eeeppp! During my latest trip to Seattle I went for a bridal fitting at Luly Yang couture to kinda get some ideas, and the fourth dress I tried on, I walked out and my parents just gasped breathlessly " oh. my . god." I'd found it ! From there everything else has just been falling perfectly into place ( so far :-p)

So I'll be casually blogging stuff as I figure it out, pictures of where it'll be held, invitations, bridesmaid dresses, things like that, but I won't be able to show you the dress just yet - fiance likes to read my blog ; ) Nice try darling !

In any case, You should definitely check out Luly Yang's collection and works of art, my God this woman has an incredible amount of talent, and an incredible story too, she studied architecture originally and then decided what she really wanted to do was construct for people, the rest is history as they say.

Anyway i'll post again soon, kinda anjoying getting back into the swing of it, hope you're all having an awesome time, and if it's summer in your part of the world, here's wishing you nakie dress good times, wherever you are in the world,

All my love, Lily

Sorry guys, I'll havta load the pics up tomorrow, apparently 12 mpxl shots take up a bit of space XD

I googled " bali dress" and found this - this girls all over it :) mine's not that pretty looking, but u get the idea

Friday, January 28, 2011

Happy Australia Day

I love being an Australian.. I love walking down the white beaches watching the sunset over the water, with thongs and beer in hand, I love that we're such a young country with so many different people from all over the globe, just happily living by the "live and let live" philosophy. But more than all that, I love that when things take a turn for the worst, whatever it may be, there is always a place in our hearts for others, We saw it during the tsunami, where Australia alone - just normal people living in their normal little neighbourhoods, gave us much as they could to the people of Thailand and Sri Lanka and Indonesia to help them rebuild. Within 5 days of the Tsunami, the red cross had received $14 million dollars, and other organisations such as world vision saw donations of 6.3 million.

Recently we saw Queensland, our north-easternmost state devastated by flash flooding, the footage is ridiculous, look up
to give you an idea of how badly things turned so quickly..

So when the rest of Australia saw all this happening, our mateship culture rose again, and people from everywhere, are donating clothes, electricals, wood, food, money, everything that these communities need to rebuild. Defence force people are working around the clock, people from unaffected towns have jumped in to help anyway they can, people are banding together, helping each other through, offering support to those whose friends or families were washed away. People who have never even met before are crying on each others shoulders, sharing a beer together, commiserating.

That Right there, is what makes us Australian. And why I am proud, not only on Australia Day, but everyday, to call myself an aussie.

Hope you all had an amazing fantastic Australia day :)

Thursday, January 27, 2011

New Scents

Now I can have summer with me all year long :)