AN ORGANISED LIFE X RESIDENT LUXE

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We welcome the launch of An Organised Life Design at RESIDENT LUXE.

Launched in late 2013 by New Zealander Beck Wadworth, stationery & lifestyle brand An Organised Life was born out of the desire to create luxurious yet functional stationery for the everyday life.

The graphic designer turned her love for typography and fashion into a modern lifestyle destination, bringing organisation and structure into busy lives.

The label currently offers a curated selection of minimalistic black and white notebooks, diaries, a travel journal, a leather notebook, letter press prints, pens and as of November 2015 a  ‘An Organised Life’ watch.

Beck from An Organised Life is also a blogger for Vogue Australia & a brand ambassador for Veuve Clicquot Rich.

Available both ONLINE + IN STORE @ RESIDENTLUXE.COM

LIFEwithBIRD SS15 RESIDENCE COLLECTION

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The LIFEwithBIRD Spring 2015 collection, Residence, explores the relationship between structure and aesthetic, taking influence from contemporary interiors. Designers Bridget McCall and Nicholas Van Messner refine this concept, by imparting a sense of individual style that interprets interior design without looking or feeling forced. The effect is an aesthetic that is confident, chic and most of all, effortless.

From grand palatial to back street industrial, Residence was born from the influence of Art Deco furnishings, eccentric wallpapers and intricate mosaic tiles. Through considered silhouettes and fabrications the collection is defined by its fusion of craftsmanship and detail with a sense of refined ease.

A contemporary aesthetic is achieved through unique and original designs, with an emphasis on tailoring and the use of custom developed luxury fabrics. Italian Metallic Tweed Jacquards, High Density Mesh and Bonded Crepe Sateen’s, create a refined collection of effortless desirability

In essence, the Residence collection is the definitive edit of refined tailoring and elevated classics.

Available both Online & In store at RESIDENT LUXE // WWW.RESIDENTLUXE.COM

LUXE DESIGNER FEATURE ~ ACLER

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We are thrilled to welcome the debut collection of new cutting edge label, Acler to our ranks! A fresh, directional take on womenswear amongst a sea of established and emerging designers, this striking new label makes an impressionable entrance with a dynamic collection that excites and ignites.

When co-designers Kathryn Forth and Julia Ritorto first met to conceptualise Acler, their common goal was to rebel against cookie-cutter digital design and bring the design process back to its fundamentally tactile roots. Each Acler piece is developed over a process of 12 months, and is subtly redrafted, and redraped along the way, allowing the design to take on its own form naturally. The end result is a meticulously constructed piece, which has an organic sculptural shape and an ultimately refined minimalism. Acler’s debut collection for Spring / Summer ‘15 consciously explores the contrasting styles of its co-designers. Julia’s structured feminine style perfectly contradicts the billowing, androgynous shapes at Kathryn’s design core, and the result is a harmoniously balanced debut collection which celebrates simplicity of design.

A modern Japanese influence is explored in contemporary kimonos and layered oversized shirting with crisp angular tucks. In the style of origami, strips of fabric wrap around bodices, and folding over necklines, or are raw cut and hanging from a waistline. The collection features Lustrious Italian embossing, textured Korean acetate blends and soft washed silks painted with Japanese sumi-e brush strokes which perfectly compliment the understated colour palette. The contradictory element is a throw back to the 70s with crisp white tailoring, a fluid palazzo pant and softer draped shapes, while a hint of seaport and yellow adding an unexpected depth and vibrancy to the collection.

Available exclusively online & in store at RESIDENT LUXE

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LUXE STYLING // Winter Transition

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Creating the ultimate tran-seasonal wardrobe is easy with our latest curation of coveted pieces from RESIDENT LUXE. The key to transitioning effortlessly from season to season is luxe, lightweight & lasting pieces that cross over the climates. Premium denim is a consistent core wardrobe staple throughout any season, creating the basis of classic, easy outfitting. Look for a flattering fit in a dark or black wash, generally in a slim or skinny leg that will constantly look sleek and go with everything. A lightweight trench with luxury fabrication is the ultimate transition investment piece to take you from day to night, weekend though travel. Look for a trench in a neutral hue to give longevity to your wardrobe. A navy or black trench will never go out of style and will quickly become your favourite piece to instantly enhance the sophistication factor of your outfit. Luxe leather boots and a minimalist yet statement leather handbag will carry you throughout the seasons in style. Statement sunglasses are a must, and are a genuine investment. Choose wisely, and don’t be afraid to splurge on a fabulous designer pair, as you will get great milage out of them. A simple silk blouse will always be relevant. A sleeveless or button down top in a soft hue or fresh white is your wisest choice in creating a lasting, elegant look.

SHOP LUXE // RESIDENTLUXE.COM

VALENTINE // Ideas for her

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With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, RESIDENT LUXE have curated some of our finest pieces to make shopping for that special woman in your life a breeze. All Valentine’s orders receive free shipping within Australia, complimentary luxe gift wrapping + a personalised note to your loved one. Shop Online, In store or via Phone order // RESIDENTLUXE.COM

Give the gift of LUXE…

SHOP LUXE // RESIDENTLUXE.COM

IN STORE // 1/563 Sydney Road Seaforth NSW 2092

OVER PHONE // 02 9949 9161

Featured items (Clockwise from left): TYRANT SAINT Devine Light Wallet / Bird & Knoll Bondi Scarf /

Amber Sceats Double Pearl Ring /Saya Coffee Body Scrub / Janessa Leone George Hat / CELINE Paris Eyewear

Atelier Lumira glass Candle / Amber Sceats Double Pearl Necklace / Viktoria + Woods Santana Knit /

Chanel Collections & Creations Hardcover Book / Gooseberry Paris Body Demi Grey

WEEKEND LUXE

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Weekend wear that is as cool as it is comfortable. Soft silks, premium denim + luxe detailing through functional accessories. Floaty, feminine shirting contrasted with ripped, live-in denim is the ultimate day to night ensemble for the weekend woman. Add a luxury cashmere blend scarf to introduce vivid colour + softness, a hand crafted wool hat + a luxe leather hardware handbag to create the perfect balance of exclusively unique styling + effortless luxury.

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OUR NEW RESIDENT LUXE STORE!

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Attention Fashion Lovers!

Our very first retail store is opened for business in sunny Seaforth, Sydney. We cannot wait to share our love of fashion + friendship with you in the year ahead. Just like our online store, RESIDENT LUXE retail concept store is a highly curated, timeless collection of luxury pieces for your home + wardrobe. I thoroughly look forward to meeting you in person + sharing with you our unique collections, fashion knowledge + exciting events into the future.

Erin x

Erin Biskup // Director Resident Luxe

Come visit us…

SHOP 1 / 563 Sydney Road

SEAFORTH NSW 2092

P: 02 9949 9161

SHOP LUXE ONLINE // RESIDENTLUXE.COM

 

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BUYERS STYLE EDIT // NEW WOMAN

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With the busy lifestyles we all lead as modern women, we can take both relief + enjoyment in having a highly wearable + rotational working wardrobe. Gone are the days back in BC (before children) where we would splurge on a ridiculously priced, printed party dress only to find after one wear you were sick of it, then faced daily with the workwear/daywear dilemma of “nothing to wear!”

Enter Working wardrobe, a delightful combination of effortless, easy wearing pieces that work back with one another, making daily outfitting a breeze. Alleluia! With the end of the year in sight + the time to embrace fresh starts + new beginnings, its time to clean out that closet + get back to basics. The core essentials to start your new working wardrobe are 1. Denim – soft, great fitting, premium denim. 2. A classic white shirt, this macgraw top is sensational. 3. Breton everything – A soft stripe Tee + dress are pieces you will rotate weekly + will never go out of style. 4. Amazing shades 5. A lightweight trench, the chicest way to make a style statement without trying, and a must for frequent travellers.

There you have it ladies, start with the basics + you can do no wrong. Your getting ready routine will be so much more pleasant + enjoyable when you have pieces you actually want to wear, you feel amazing in + you know how to style them. xx

SHOP LUXE // Viktoria + Woods Revolver Trench / Gooseberry Donna Triangle / Viktoria + Woods Berlin Tank Dress / Jbrand Fury Jean

Other items // Celine Baby Audrey Sunglasses / Alexander Wang Backpack

INTERIORS // LUXE LIVING

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This heavenly Norwegian home is the epitome of modern luxe. A refined, fresh palette brings a clean minimalist feel whilst bringing the homes highlighting features to the forefront. White flooring + walls contrast superbly with black detailing, interspersed with green foliage + natural timbers. The home exudes a very calm, tranquil feel devoid of unnecessary clutter, which seems to act as a sanctuary escape from the outside world. A simply divine example of personalising your interiors, adding creativity, positive energy + that ultimate luxe aesthetic.

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Image source: www.finn.no Home, styling + images by Nina from stylizimoblog.com

 

LUXE ESCAPE // INJIDUP SPA RETREAT

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Overlooking a rugged landscape of private Western Australian coastline, Injidup Spa Retreat is a tranquil, private escape from the stresses + fast pace of the modern world.

Quite possibly one of the most secluded retreats in Australia, 10 private, luxury villas scatter along the isolated coastline, each with its own plunge pool, encompassing picutresque ocean views + 5 star tailored service. With a core focus on wellbeing + relaxation, the retreats most exciting highlight is its indulgent day spa. Equipped with luxury Australian skincare from Sodashi, healing values + experienced therapists, the spa is committed to tailoring an experience for each guest’s individual needs. The Injidup spa experience is a soothing, ambient environment in which to restore your energies + indulge in the extensive spa treatments, feeling a thousand miles from reality.

The experience at Injidup Spa Retreat is incredibly calm + peaceful, the type of escape that truly allows you to shut off, unwind + recharge. Now more than ever we need to take time out from our busy lives to take care of our overall wellbeing + regenerate our body, mind + spirit. A private escape such as Injidup Spa Retreat, with its secluded environment, offers a restful + blissful escape from our day to day stresses, allowing for peace, indulgence + tranquility. For more information visit www.injidupsparetreat.com.au

Love Luxe x

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THE PRINT ROOM PADDINGTON

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Looking for a hip new haunt Sydneysiders? Paddington gets a dose of old Hollywood charm with the launch of Print Room, a new cocktail and wine bar located in the heart of Paddington’s fashion strip, The Intersection. Recently, Sydney’s Leeroy Petersen (formerly of flair bartending company Twisted Liquid) has launched Paddington’s hottest new see-and-be-seen bar, Print Room.

Located in a revamped heritage building at 11 Glenmore Rd, Print Room has undergone a complete refit by architects Alexander & Co. While a central barman pours highball cocktails to the sultry tones of Nina Simone, French Lycée (Munich) and Bac a l’aureat (Paris) trained Chef Misha Laurent (Bondi Trattoria, Brio on Bronte, The Blue Oyster, The Leura Garage) will cook up a storm in the kitchen.

On the Print Room menu is a variety of bar nibbles, share plates, and antipasto and cheese boards, all designed to share with friends over drinks, including Leeroy’s signature Paddington Bear cocktail, a whiskey on the rocks or a good bottle of red.

Hope to see you there Luxe Ladies! x x

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WELCOME LUXE RESIDENTS!

We are so very pleased to welcome you + announce the launch of our new online concept store for women, RESIDENT LUXE. Tired of shopping in the current market + too often confronted by poor customer service + lack of personable experience, Resident Luxe was born to bring you a unique experience, along with luxury handpicked items that are curated + timeless for both your wardrobe + lifestyle. Customer service + creating a relationship with our customers is so integral to what we do. We are passionate about connecting + sharing our love of fashion + lifestyle with women all over the world. We hope you come + share in the experience with us + that we may build strong relationship with you over our website, blog, email + social media channels. We would love to hear your thoughts + feedback along any part of this journey.

About us

Resident Luxe is a highly curated collection of luxury investment pieces for your wardrobe + lifestyle. We are dedicated to selecting garments that are luxurious in fit, feel + fabrication. Selecting from our range of global labels such as Jbrand’s premium denim + RTW collections, Hbrand’s luscious fur vests + Gooseberry’s ultra sexy Intimates, combine to bring our customers a timeless yet effortless, working wardrobe. Our homewares, made from the most luxurious of textures – Lumira Luxury hand poured candles, Bemboka wool + Angora luxury throws & some of the most coveted designer coffee table books from Thames + Hudson, are sure to create a sanctuary in which you will love to spend time in. Resident Luxe prides itself on providing a premium customer experience that is uniquely special + personal. We hope that when you receive a luxe black box upon your doorstep, it brings you as much joy as we receive in preparing + sending it to you. 

Our doors are officially opened! Come share in the excitement!

Thank you, Erin x (Founder, Buyer, Director)

Image: Hana Jirickova for Vogue-Mexico, April 2013.