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Saturday, June 21, 2014

Kitten D'Amour Collection

Yesterday I had a meeting in the city and wasn't due at work for awhile so I decided to fit in some sneaky shopping. I very rarely go into the Sydney CBD so I thought it would be a good opportunity to check out the relatively new Kitten D'Amour shop. I first discovered Kitten D'Amour a number of years ago while on holidays in Queensland. I'd never seen anything like it before; the designs were simply exquisite and out of this world. I seriously wanted to own the whole shop. My mother in law kindly bought me two beautiful pieces and I still wear them frequently to this day. You can see my post on that outfit here. That holiday reminds me of happier times; my mother in law used to be my best friend and now the relationship has completely broken down. It breaks my heart every day and is a huge part of why I've felt so depressed in recent times. Anyway, back to the shopping. Since then I've loved Kitten D'Amour and maintained a moderate interest in their website but they never had a store in Sydney...and now they do! I love so much about the clothes; one of my favourite random aspects is the fact they use beautiful velvet ribbon on just about everything. I made one purchase which is the top featured in the first picture. I wanted to buy more but to be honest the pieces are rather expensive. The top I bought was 50% off so they do have some good sales. Here are  few of my favourite looks from the current collection. I notice some of the pictures were taken around Sydney city; it's cool to be able to recognise the locations in a photoshoot.



My absolute favourite is this piece here, the High Society Opera Dress. I tried it on in the store today and fell in love. It is my dream dress; so unique, a class of its own and the most beautiful I've seen. I didn't have the money but I will be saving up and returning for this treasure.

Check out the Kitten D'Amour website

51 comments:

Green Tea and Cupcakes said...

I love this store and want everything in it. The only thing holding me back is the prices. The good thing is that the clothes are really good quality and if looked after will last forever.

Bisma Rauf said...

Amazing dresses!!!

Kezzie said...

I love the pale blue dresses!!!! Really lovely pieces. So sorry to hear about your relationship with MiL, that's sad. Is there no way of it improving? X

Emmylou said...

I'm sorry to read about what happened to your relationship with your MIL. Hopefully, it's something that will change over time.

On a lighter note, I can't wait to see you rocking that top you got. All the pieces are soooooo you!

Jackie Harrison said...

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Ivana Split said...

very inspirational outfits...I do love the pink up look, so feminine!

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Mª Pilar Domínguez said...

Lovely this vintage collection. I haven´t heard about Kitten D´amour before but I love the first looks, very pin up inspiration. Kisses:)

Couture Carrie said...

Amazing dresses!

xoxox,
CC

cat eyes & skinny jeans said...

Le sigh...how brilliant are these looks?! I'm loving the floral playsuit {I think it's a playsuit}. It makes me think of Alice in Wonderland!

xx

Marie McGrath (The Joy of Fashion) said...

Wao!!! They're pieces are soooo pretty! They all have that ultra feminine vintage feeling to them, I would definitely want a couple of these pieces myself, hehe. Love the one you picked as your favorite, hopefully you can get it sometime soon! I bet it would look gorgeous on you ;)

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Sheri said...

Love your style!!! Also, I wanted to say that I am a new follower of your blog, and am liking it so far, keep up the good work! :)

Ina R. said...

Wow such gorgeous dresses and so many of them! <3 I totally adore the vintage pin up style!

I'll go to Perth for a year but I will visit sydney too because I have a friend there :)

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caffinatedlove said...

I'm sorry about your Mother-in-law; J and I went through something like that recently, where we have been abandoned by someone we thought was close to us.

On the bright side, these clothes are beautiful! I love how gorgeous the colors and textures are when weaved together.

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a

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Pooja Mittal said...

Some relations which are so special when get strains keep hurting . Hope everything between you and ur mum in law become great again
About the brand, we don't have it I india
But I really like the collection, specially the baby blue dress
The girl in the first pic looks so much like u
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Maddie said...

I am so sorry to read about your relationship with your mother in law! I hope the situation will resolve itself soon!
Those dresses are stunning- mu favorites are the blue ones with lace detailing! :)

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Launna said...

This dress is beautiful Imogen... I can see why you would like to buy it... it will look lovely on you.

I understand your loss... especially when someone was your very best friend. That is what I have been dealing with too... we just have to get going forward, eventually it will get better, it always does :)

Larissa said...

I never heard of this brand before but the dresses are really pretty!
Thanks for your last comment :)
Enjoy your Sunday!
xx

francesca romana capizzi said...

What a beautiful colelction, this dress is amazing!
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Mira Devils said...

Omg the collection looks so stunning. Your favorite dress is mine too. I can't wait to see it on you (hope you'll save the money some how) :)

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Debbie Stinedurf said...

Beautiful dress! That whole line is so you. :)
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Alicia Mackin said...

That is a shame about our Mother in Law,things like that are never easy. Wow that store really does have some fun clothes, Love the blue party dress and the purple one with the rumpled skirt.

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Lilli said...

Hi Imogen, their clothes are really beautiful and feminine. Im sorry about your relationship with your mother in law and hope situation will improve soon, dont be sad. Kisses! xo

Melissa said...

I hope that your relationship with your mother in law will improve soon, especially when you both used to have so much fun.

I do love the dress on you, it looks really amazing! :)

the chilicool said...

Lovely these looks!
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Paola Lauretano said...

Dreaming dresses... the last is wonderful!!!
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Duapara Goddelijk said...

wow amazing designs!!
Nice post, really I love the pin up world!!!
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Winnie said...

So retro and pin up! Love the designs, I bet the shop is a great place to visit too. Sorry to hear about the Mother in law - I hope that one day you are both able salvage the relationship and be on better terms!

Anett B said...

Wow this collection is stunning! I love their style!

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Joyce said...

The High Society Opera Dress is so you! Can't wait to see the blog post with it :)

Red Rose Alley said...

Imogen,
What a cute collection of clothes. I love the blue section, and the pink plaid reminds me of school days. I can just see you in that pink outfit around Fall.....how adorable you'd look.

I'm so sorry to hear about you and your mother-in-law. Maybe things will improve over time.

love,
~Sheri

Ashley of Southern (California) Belle said...

I can totally see you wearing that top! I really love that sky blue vintage looking dress. It's so gorgeous!

prettyanddelectable.com said...

How wonderful (and dangerous!) that they opened a store closer to you! I bet that dress looks fabulous on you... maybe it will go on sale or you'll find an excuse to splurge. :)

Miśka Grabowska said...

OMG.. great dresses :D Third dress is wonderful :D
Have a nice day, kisses ;*

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Kiss & Make-up said...

Hi Imogen, long time no see! I'm sorry to hear about the situation you're in :-( I hope things will clear up soon. As for this collection, it is gorgeous! It's a bit retro, a bit pinup, it's really fab!

Kizzy Von Doll said...

Love this collection so much, ahhhh...amazing!! xx

Camila Faria said...

Cute alert! I really like the retro vibe of these outfits, very lovely!

Gems - Fashion Well Done said...

Oh wow, what a collction and each piece would suit you so much.
I'm sorry to hear about the relationship with your Mother in Law, it's a really sad situation and I'm thinking of you.

Gems x
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Sam said...

This is a pretty and unique collection, loving those ice blue dresses. Have a great start to the week hun!

Sam Cole said...

Wow, these looks and dresses all look amazing. What a collection. Thanks for stopping by my blog again.

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Dascha Boonstra said...

Amazing!

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Caro * said...

Lovely inspirations :)

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HariRari said...

Gorgeous dresses, I love them all!
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Ania Zarzycka said...

Wow!! Fantastic inspirations <3333

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Corinne said...

I love the outfits, they're lovely. I'm sorry to hear about the relationship between you and your mother in law, hopefully it is something that can be mended with time.

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Traveliztera said...

Oh wow! They do look pretty! When I saw the shop, I think I got too intimidated by the looks of it, but I am going tomorrow, thanks to you! :)

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Nina Cat said...

these clothes are so 50's and vintage, i wish i could find clothes with this cutting that would fit me!

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Olivia said...

I love all of these uniquely styled dresses...they are absolutely fabulous!
xo Olivia

Kati said...

Thanks so much for your sweet words, they made my day!
This top is so stunning and it perfectly goes with your style! Also in love with the clothes from this shop!

Have a great day,
-Kati