Perspex Perfection

Who knew industrial translucent plastic could look so good?

The first time I laid my eyes on a perspex slice of heaven was early last year when Witchery released a fluro yellow folded clutch, and my heart nearly split in two when the shop assistant had to break it to me that it was sold out everywhere in Australia.

Then I discovered Charlotte Olympia’s gold-spider encrusted Pandora clutch (Olivia P has one, need I say more?!) and I was determined to make a piece mine! Fast forward to today, and my Instagram feed tells me that perspex is still going incredibly strong.

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If you’re not keen on spending the $900 needed for the Charlotte Olympia version, fear not! High Street hero Zara has made it possible to own one of theirs for a nifty $30, and you have a selection of some seriously hot hues.

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If you’re after something smaller, Karen Walker is Queen of quirky sunglasses and has many framed with the funky material, and jewellery designer Alexandra Blak produces a whole range of pretty plastic baubles.

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You can even put some perspex on your feet! Jeffrey Campbell and Senso have a great selection of clear-heeled platforms, and they are all to die for. I’ll take 20 pairs, thanks.

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My personal perspex collection currently houses two fluorescent Witchery clutches, and an amazing necklace I got from some markets in the south of France (similar styles at Dinosaur Designers), but I’m 99.98% sure that in a few weeks my collection will be substantially larger (and my bank account subsequently smaller)!

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I’ve even heard that this stuff is scratch-proof, so you can love your perspex for years to come!

Hannah x

Picture Credit:

thischicksgotstyle.blogspot.com
styloko.com

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