Saturday, 31 December 2011

And the countdown begins!

Blazer: Mango; Dress: Topshop; Watch: D&G; Bracelet: DIY (post coming up soon)

Another year over, a new one about to commence with the promise of hope and happy wishes.
prepare tonight's outfits, set your new years resolutions, and enjoy what's left of 2011!
This is seven autumn leaves' first new years and I'd like to thank all my followers who support my blog! wish everyone had a good 2011 and hope 2012 is even better and brings prosperity, health and happiness.

Here's to another year together! xxxxxxxxx

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Friday, 30 December 2011

NYE bag essentials

It's NYE in less than 2 days so the countdown has begun!
Here is a guide to your survival kit for NYE:

1. Clutch that matches your dress and shoes (mine's from equip)
2. Lipstick and lip balm for retouches (mine's Loreal red lipstick that I use over my christian dior nude lipstick)
3. Eyeliner tends to smudge or disappear so you need to reapply after a while (mine's Christian dior, I use chanel liquid eye-liner as well but that does not need re-application because it'll last long)
4. Blush, it's winter afterall so we're not at our tannest unfortunately and a re-application of blush during the night will go a long way especially in pictures! (mine's from mac)
5. Perfume is also a necessity after all the dancing (mine's a small bvlgari bottle)
6. Hair Tie, the same reason as above! you might need it at the end of the night when you're feeling way too hot and just need to get your hair out of the way! bobby pins are also a good idea.
7. Security essentials, you need to have your keys, ID and money (or credit card) on you and since you don't have much space in your clutch you don't really need your wallet if you have these.
8. BAND-AID! I can't stress this enough and you will thanks me at the end of the night when your gorgeous new shoes give you blisters and you can barely walk let alone dance in them.
and last but not least,
9. Camera and Phone to snap pictures of your memorable night!

Hope everyone has a wonderful new years eve and wish you all a great year to come! xxx

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L.A.dy Dior

Starring the beautiful French actress Marion Cotillard, who I absolutely adore, in the new film campaign for Dior directed by John Cameron.

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Tuesday, 27 December 2011


I love the waterfall braids and I've previously tried to do it on my own hair watching youtube tutorials but failed miserably!
I'm going to have another crack at it soon and hopefully learn how to get it right 


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Sunday, 25 December 2011

Outfit Post: Merry Christmas

Hope Everyone is having a lovely Christmas! 

Dress: a boutique on Melrose, LA
Coat: Forever 21
Boots: H&M
Bag: Equip
Necklace: Christopher Ari
Stockings: K-mart

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Wishlist: all I want for christmas is...

I realize wishing for most of the items below is like wishing for a pony but hey, a girl can dream!

1. Mango; 2. Alexander Wang; 3. Louis Vuitton gold metal collar; 4. Arielle de Pinto; 5. Rebecca Minkoff Toki Nylon & Metallic Leather Tote; 6. Jeffrey Campbell - Lita (Navy-Suede)

Friday, 23 December 2011


I got back to dubai from syria last night, and despite the country's difficult state right now because of political issues, it was great to see my family for a week since I havn't seen them in almost 2 years.
When we landed, the pilot announced it was 13 degrees! I wasn't expecting it to get this cold in a exactly a week, I was actually cold at night and had to put a sweater on.

I found this photo of the comfy looking couch by designer Hanna Emelie Ernsting a few months ago and came across it yesterday when I was organizing my files in my laptop

I wish I had one of these, how comfy does it look?!

Sunday, 18 December 2011

Outfit Post: Shiny Elephant

Hello from Syria
I’ve been catching up with family and the weather has actually not been that cold which is always a bonus.
I haven’t done any outfit posts here but I did one right before I left so I decided to upload it now since I got a hold of internet WOO!

Sequined Top: H&M; Blouse: H&M; Cardigan: Forever 21; Skirt: H&M; Shoes: Ruby; Necklace: Forever 21

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Thursday, 15 December 2011

nail polish pick-up at the airport

I’m jetting off to Syria in a few hours for a week and I haven’t even started to pack yet. Woops!
My packing strategy when I go to Syria is throw some thick sweaters, jackets, stockings and a coat or two into my suitcase and voila
It is definitely the coldest climate I’ve ever experienced since I lived 18 years in Dubai where winter is in the low 20s, and Melbourne where it gets cold but not as cold as Syria
Unfortunately I won’t be able to post anything while I’m up there because I won’t have access to internet connection since I stay at my grandma’s
Hope you all have a great week and I’ll see you when I get back ;)

 I bought 3 OPI nail polishes from Melbourne’s duty free a few days ago while I was waiting for my flight; and just tried the nude one today called ‘barefoot in barcelona’

I can’t say it turned out like I’d hoped, the colour itself is really nice but it just blends too much with my skin tone.
I can’t wait to try the green one though I’ve been dying to buy this one but they’re so expensive at the department stores in Melbourne so I couldn’t resist getting them from duty free since they were on sale.

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Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Outfit Post: watermelon & stripes

This is an outfit post I shot right before I came to dubai but didn't have time to post it until now

Blazer: Dotti; Jeans: K-Mart; Shirt: H&M; Shoes: BCBGeneration; Clutch: Jeanswest; Necklace: Lovisa; Bracelet: Equip; Sunglasses: Prada

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Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Purchased: sequined top

Greetings from Dubai! where the weather is always hot (despite being winter right now) and the shopping is always GREAT!
Words cannot describe how much I've missed all those brands I was used to before moving to Australia.
Last time I was here, it was exactly a year ago and it's the longest I've gone without visiting.
A few hours after I landed, I asked my dad to drop me to one of my favourite malls on his way to work. When I got there, I felt like a kid in a candy store, I wanted to buy everything I laid eyes on!  so much beauty, so many choices... it's a shame I couldnt buy everything I wanted without going broke, but I still managed to spend A LOT.

I bought a lot of things from H&M, Topshop and MAC but thought I'd share with you my favourite purchase of the day

sequined top from H&M

I also just made a twitter account for 7AutumnLeaves so please follow it 
for updates and new posts!!/7autumnleaves

Sunday, 11 December 2011

up up and away

I'm off to Dubai for a month and a half and it's so good to escape this dreary thunderstorm, happening outside, and the bipolar melbourne weather.
I see more rain and cold weather here in summer than I do when I go visit Dubai every winter!
Cannot WAIT to go shopping as soon as I land and my parents pick me up from the airport
see you guys there!

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Friday, 9 December 2011

Outfit Post: Nirvana

Jacket: Forever New; T-shirt: Retro-Star; Jeans: K-mart; Bag: River Island; Shoes: Ruby; Necklace: a gift from syria; Sunglasses: Mango; Ring: Lovisa

I love band t-shirts, but they're very hard to dress up.
This is an example of how you can mix the rock-n-roll element of the t-shirt and bag with something feminine like adding bright colours to it and accessorizing.

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Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Outfit Post: Black & Gold

Blouse: K-Mart; Skirt: Forever New; Shoes: Ruby; Bag: Portmans; Necklace: 
Christopher Ari

Since uni finished a few weeks ago I've been going shopping a lot, which is not good on my bank account...
But hey, new clothes = happy me!

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Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Tuesday Tunes: Wheels

I was fortunate enough to see the foo fighters this weekend! Not only do they know what they're doing but they are beyond talented, amazing and true performers.
I decided to dedicate this week's tuesday tune to them!
and these are a few photos I took at the concert:


Monday, 5 December 2011

DIY: ways to wear a man's shirt

This really adorable video i stumbled over shows different ways to wear a man's shirt as a dress or skirt.
make sure to check it out!