An Oriental Print….Sydney

by Lee Oliveira on May 10, 2011

I met the lovely Valerie during RAFW last week. Every day she had something stylish to offer. I pretty much photographed her the entire week and this is my favourite outfit/shot from her.

dress,bag-Vicious Venom; shoes-Gianmarco Lorenzi; gloves-Cabretta Couture; sunglasses-Karen Walker; fragrance-Flowerbomb by Viktor & Rolf


It was lovely meeting you Valerie.

See you next time somewhere around the globe.

Lee x

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Maddy May 10, 2011

That kimono is gorgeous!!! And she wears my fragrance, Flowerbomb! The girl’s got great taste ;o)
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fashion bucket. May 10, 2011

great unique style!

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Peter G @ Souvlaki For The Soul May 10, 2011

Does this mean I can get away with wearing a “happy coat’? She looks gorgeous!
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Krystal/Village May 10, 2011

I would totally love to pull that off!
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Ylenia May 10, 2011

what a beautiful picture, I love it!!! this girl is amazing :-)

♥ Ylenia
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nydontleaveme May 10, 2011

Wow, really beautiful, I love the modern print on this Kimono! Really unique!
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GRIT & GLAMOUR May 10, 2011

Killer style, that girl. And killer confidence!
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BusiChic May 10, 2011

Valerie was certainly a fave with streetstyle snappers- I snapped her too for (small)lust – that gal’s got style! X
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Helen May 10, 2011

aww i just love val.. i was so devo that i didnt get to spend much time with her during her visit this yr =(

helen xx
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the nyanzi report May 10, 2011

such a great look.
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Flaviana May 10, 2011

Love this look!
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Valerie Soh May 10, 2011

lee… you are such a darling! you took such a good photo of me!!!! xxx

Couture Carrie May 10, 2011

Amazing look!
Love her shoes!


WMS May 10, 2011

What a stunning outfit! Really dramatic.
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Mila May 11, 2011

Amazing print!
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mary jo May 11, 2011

Love the style happening here. It’s so hard to pull off a kimono, but with that jagged hem and killer booties it looks great! You have a wonderful eye for style!

xo Mary Jo
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mystyle May 11, 2011

Hi there-fabulous blog and Valerie looks so stylish and amazing!!
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Erika ~TiptoeButterfly~ May 11, 2011

LOVE that kimono!
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Jamie May 11, 2011

Hi Lee,
I have been following your journey during fashion week. Great job.
When will you be coming to Melbourne again?

Miss Neira May 11, 2011

The fact she can wear those stilettos and look so fabulous gives her bonus points! beautiful girl

Miss Neira
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Emilie Delance May 11, 2011

Wauw amazing picture 😀 Love her outfit and cool gloves!

Tanvi May 11, 2011

Love her style! Her free spirit is so easy to tap from this picture!

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Manon May 11, 2011

I really like the print Lee.

Love, Manon.
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prutha May 11, 2011

love love love it!!!
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CessOviedo May 11, 2011

To add up more to my Kimono current obsession this comes across and I want it so bad! Love her pose, exhudes poise!

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Closet Fashionista May 11, 2011

Ooh I love it! Sooo cool 😀
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Catwalk Criminal May 11, 2011

Looooove it ♥

A Brit Greek May 11, 2011

Wow, this outfit is totally OOC! Love it!


edoardo May 11, 2011

I love the print on the Kimono and I do like the bag, mcQueen shoes, especially the heel, are so so chic!

sacramento May 11, 2011

I absolutely adore this outfit. What a high and inspiration.
Thank you, dear Lee.
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Lyosha May 11, 2011

I don’t know what I love more – the shot or her amazing dress or the dress pattern. Anyway, Lee, you inspire as usual! thank you so much for your blog!

Zarna May 11, 2011

this look is spectacular and the gloves/shoes make it even edgier! love it!
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ambuji May 11, 2011

Love the wrangler sleeves and the Asian vibe….she totally looks like a mannequin!!
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Paulina May 11, 2011

Great outfit! 😉
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modniza May 11, 2011

my dear, your photos are always inspiring, love her style too! I adore your blog! Thank you!stella

Oh to Be a Muse May 11, 2011

it’s awesome that you photographed her the entire week–she must have great style. the look is great and those shoes are amazing. how does she walk in those heels!
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KAIIWONG May 11, 2011

Loving the shoes pretty much !! Nice blog you have btw !! nice to see men blog !!


Sabrina O. May 11, 2011

Amazing shoot Lee! ♥
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Sherin May 11, 2011

She’s awesome!!! The kimono looks so gorgeous.
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janettaylor May 11, 2011

What a stylish girl! Luvre!

Shin May 11, 2011

Such an amazing shot Lee! I love her dress..beautiful print and her gloves are such an elegant touch to her entire outfit! xoxoxoo

Nicole @ Frankie Hearts Fashion May 11, 2011

What a gorgeous shot Lee…..she is working that kimono! xo

My Republic of Fashion May 11, 2011

Can I have Valerie’s kimono, please??? Stunning!!! :)SarahD x
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Tinfoils Tiaras May 11, 2011

Bravo to her for walking in those stilettos-those would definitely be my ‘sitting pretty’ shoes! What a great kimono- such fun!
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Laura@Artfully Artista May 11, 2011

She looks so amazing!!!! the Kimono dress is so so so fabulous!!!!!
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Britt+Whit May 11, 2011

omg I love this! great photos! i love your blog now following

love from San Francisco,


Lynn May 11, 2011

I love kimono’s for Spring. She is definitely confident, which is always a plus for me. Great post!

Sebastian May 11, 2011

As someone who has lived in Japan, it is cool to see the style of the kimono adapted to the modern times. Great find!

Candy May 11, 2011

That bag and those heels are too die for!!!!
Awesome pic :)
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Madison May 11, 2011

WOW! Beautiful print, & look at those shoes! – I L o v e! :)

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