Monday, 27 May 2013

Holographic heat

MLM Lace booties

Branded soda in hand, smile at the ready and layers stripped-down to the minimum: the Bali chronicles start here. 

And though the first thing I pulled out of my summer suitcase was a steamy selection of hot-weather blacks (London habits are like a second skin), Margaret came to the rescue with a wide array of matching holographic accoutrements to brighten the mood. Happy accessories that mirror the blazing Balinese sun. 

To which you might retort, why bother with the extra inches if life out there is as hot and sweaty as your overbearing Instagrams make it out to be? A fair point if you thought the heels made the journey all the way from home. But you would be wrong. Marg is not just generous when it comes to sharing her summer essentials, she is also a pretty nifty shoe mule. 

When I fall in love with something overseas you see, the thought of custom duties and long haul deliveries is enough to put me off. Non merci. Call it economic patriotism, but I would rather spend more on the homeland than run around the (cyber)world, shipping overpriced goodies to myself from here, there and everywhere. But some things are meant to be. And when the girls we love to hate set up shop, first thing I did was call up my dealer and ask that she deliver the goods straight to my poolside villa in Bali. No fuss, no extras. 

High five to the team: they fit! And look kick-ass hot, too. 
Jackpot. 


I'm wearing: ASOS t-shirt - Maje leather shorts - MLM lace boots - Jennifer Zeuner bar and cross necklaces - Cara & Co holographic bag - Westward Leaning sunglasses at The Balé (booked via The Luxe Nomad)

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65 comments:

  1. so this is FABULOUS !!! love the mirror details ! :)
    xx

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    1. Gorgeous look ! The mirror accents are superb !

      XX Luba

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  2. This is such a fantastic summer look - all black with holo highlights!!! Love it! xo, Christina

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    1. Super canon !
      J'adore les lunettes
      Et le shooting est super


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  3. Amazing look and lovely shoes. Truly beautiful style.

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  4. Cute leather shorts! xo

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  5. J'adore ! Enjoy Bali! :)

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  6. You look perfect from head to toe.

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  7. Beautiful shots!


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  8. Great outfit, the shoes are beautiful, you were right to buy them!

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  9. Hmm I need this bag. It makes simple outfit intersting :)

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  10. Lovely outfit!

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  11. wow that´s definitely a fun bag! xo, ALma
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  12. Fantastic shoes and bag!

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  13. LOve the lace boots! :)


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  14. You and Marg are the new dream team ;) xx

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  15. Hey,
    amazing outfit and great pictures! I love your shoes - suits you so good.
    Kisses
    Tabea

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  16. The mirror glasses are very stunning!

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  17. The shades and bag are so perfect and love it with the whole black outfit! xx


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  18. Holographic items are the best (said the girl born in the 90's)

    Cynthia

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  19. Great outfit! Love the sunnies and the bag!

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  20. You look beautiful! I adore your bag

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  21. Tes lunettes me font rêver ! ;)

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  22. the first picture is very cool!!!love the holographic touch!
    PatriciaBrand

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  23. I'm so in love with those lace boots, they're beautiful

    xo Joana
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  24. Canon. Ton sac est trop mignon eheh. xo

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  25. Such an amazing outfit!

    xx Nicole
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  26. canon ton look !!!!


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  27. Nice outfit! Bermudas are really cool!


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  28. absolutely gorgeous look! love love it!

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  29. Please can I come to Bali and please can Marg bring me goodies?! It's the good life - I'm hoping you brought her something too from the UK - if you did I'd be intruiged to know what

    Thankfifi

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  30. These shoes are AMAZING ! love the sunglasses too...

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  31. love the holographic items!

    xx

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  32. I love thise outfit! It's so cool perfect for summer time!

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  33. The bag is so cool!




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  34. Beautiful pics!!


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  35. Oh Camille, you are staying so true to yourself. I was wondering how you are going to pull out a beach look. Great job! Urban chick meets exotic shine!

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  36. Great heels, love it!

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  37. Looooove that bag.
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  38. Love the crossbody bag, perfect for summer.

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  39. Love the shoes xx

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  40. Really nice bag. Very original
    Xoxo
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  41. 1st of all these pictures belong in a magazine!!!! I think between Vogue and Harpers Bazaar! looove! The colours are so rich and the accents are just right.
    2nd damn! those. heels. ... I wish I had your dealer. their priceless!!!

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  42. De magnifiques photos, j'adore !
    Bisous
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  43. An amazing outfit!!! Love the holographic highlights!

    Crystal

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  44. ce sac holographic est trop fun! j'adore et avec les lunettes c'est un sans faute!
    bises

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  45. Great look!! Love the shorts!!! :)

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  46. Amazing outfit! Love it! <3

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  47. Shoes and bag just amazing , love this style !

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  48. Wooww, amazing look!!! You are fantastic with this shorts!!!
    xoxo
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  49. Those shorts and booties - no words!

    xx Cara
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  50. awesome sunnies and purse.
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  51. really cool neon trend!

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  52. COOL LOOK! LOVE THE SHOES!
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  53. Gaaaahhhhh! love those lace boots!! Gorgeous Gorgeous! :)
    P.S The holographic details are a great standout!

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  54. love all the holographic accessories - wish that bag was available online!!

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