Wild Ones Gown by Spell & The Gypsy Collective
Christmas in Australia can be an uncomfortable time. It’s hot, humid and at all times, you’re usually at some level of full.
This year I was determined to be temperate and comfortable, while still trying to maintain some semblance of femininity. In my mind, there was only one option. The go-to piece of clothing that can take you from picnic to party, from sandy beaches to fancy dinners. The maxi dress.
This dress from Spell & The Gypsy Collective ticked all the boxes. Who better to trust, to combat the summer heat than a local label based in Byron Bay? It was floaty and breezy with an elastic waist that accommodated all of my indulgences for the day.
Extra points for making me feel like a forest fairy in my Christmas day surroundings.
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The Wild Ones Gown is still available in Amber from Spell’s online store here
If you love the colour of the featured dress, the Wild Ones Knotted Dress is available in Dust here
Check our their range of dresses, which are all amazing here
Size note – I’m wearing size S
Can anyone actually believe that Christmas is in FOUR DAYS?
When you’re a kid, you literally want everything for Christmas. All the things, ever created, everything, just give it to me.
As you get slightly older, you learn the valuable lesson about quality VS quantity, but yet you still want ALL OF THE THINGS.
Finally you get to the point in your life where you actually learn the value of money and you realise that most of the time presents are a massive waste of money, unless there’s something you genuinely want or need.
We become sensible grown up humans, asking for things like exercise gear to pre-empt the usual New Years resolutions, bath towels, sheet sets or Soda Streams. Gifts become less of a treat ad more of a necessity. Less of an “I want” and more of an “I need”. What happened to that little girl who asked Santa for a real live unicorn? Well screw it. This year I’m asking for a unicorn. A really big one. The best one money can buy.
… Either that or i’ll settle for anything Helmut Lang.