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  • FLORENCE ALEXANDRA'S SPRING HAUL

    Posted: Sep 20 2019

    Our favourite Dutch-Australian, Florence Alexandras styles her top picks from our spring range. Read on to see what she's loving this season, and shop her looks below.

    One of the most exciting things of the start of a new season is getting a new wardrobe. Especially when we are heading into spring/summer! Weeks in advance, when the weather is still gloomy and below 15 degrees in my hometown Melbourne, I start browsing the magazines and Pinterest to see what the trends are for the upcoming season and I put my imaginary wardrobe together.

    You probably know the iconic line “Florals? For Spring? Groundbreaking!” from the just as iconic movie The Devil Wears Prada and this season will be exactly that - florals galore. Two of my favourite floral pieces from the new MINKPINK collection are the Arcadia Lace Up Bikini and the Under the Sun Midi Dress. Super cute to wear with a belt and cowboy boots or on a hot day with the shoe of the season: the naked sandal.

    Florals not your thing? No problemo. The Rockstar Polka Dot Dress is a good alternative! All styles in the collection are super easy to dress up or down so you’ll never fall short of options. I hope you love the styles I picked as my favourites as much as I do! Now all you need is a rooftop bar and an Aperol in your hand and your look is finito.

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    Love,
    Florence

    Shop Florence's spring haul:

  • @MISHANDKIRK TALK LOVE, LIFE AND TRAVEL

    Posted: Sep 16 2019

    Generally found exploring off the beaten track and discovering beauty on the land and sea, travel blogging couple Mish and Kirk shot these beautiful images in Palm Cove, Queensland.

    Mish took some time out of her busy travel schedule to chat with us about all things love - for each other and their passion for travelling the world. Read on below.

    What sparked this life of travel?

    One of the many things Kirk and I realised that we had in common quite quickly after we met, was our shared love for travel. Our first trips together were quite close to Australia, being New Zealand, then Indonesia, both of these experiences shared together were so eye-opening for us, and we knew that we wanted more.  

    Less than a year after we met, we decided that we wanted to embark on an around the world trip, so we packed up our entire lives into a backpack each, quit our jobs, farewelled our loved ones and spend just over 12 months travelling around New Zealand, South America, USA and Europe. Since then, I guess you could say we 100% caught the bug! Travelling, exploring new places, generally a little off the beaten track, and learning about new cultures and traditions and meeting beautiful people - so many reasons that we never wanted to stop!

    What are 5 essential clothing items do you have at all times?

    1. Swimwear - you just never know where you will find a beautiful swimming spot, waterfalls, the ocean, especially in Australia.

    2. Headwear - I love accessorising with head wraps, scarves and hats, and I feel that it really completes an outfit.

    3. Comfy linen pants - these are a staple for me during our flights, comfy clothes on planes and road trips are a must. Linen is also great because even if it crinkles, it still looks good.

    4. Neutral palettes - it can be hard packing all of my favourite pieces into one suitcase, so I find that choosing more neutral pieces help me mix and match my outfits and are a blank canvas for accessorising. We often will also wear white and cream in photographs so that we pop against a backdrop.

    5. Kimono - so versatile! Usually lightweight so perfect for packing in carry-on, throw it on while relaxing around the home, for extra warmth on a plane, and also to cover shoulders and arms in some cultural settings while travelling (ie. visiting churches in Italy and mosques in Dubai).

    What's your favourite thing about Australia?

    It's so hard for us to just name one thing! So we decided to share our top 3 (in no particular order):

    1. The diversity of landscapes, from mountains in Tasmania, stunning coastlines, rainforests in North Queensland and desert in the centre, we are so lucky to have the best landscapes in the world.

    2. The people, we love that strangers smile at each other in Australia. Everyone is friendly and welcoming, and we love the diversity of cultures in Australia, which brings with it good food and wonderful communities.

    3. Our beaches - white sand, turquoise blue waters with stunning coastlines that stretch for kilometres. If you avoid the hot-spots, you can always find a patch of paradise all to yourself in Australia.

    Any hilarious or embarrassing stories to share?

    One day we were hiking through the mountains in South America, and after hours of walking along a trail, we were almost at the campground where we were planning on staying the night, but we met a roadblock - there was a massive cow, larger than any cow we'd ever seen, and it looked angry to see us. I was absolutely terrified, and refused to go any further. The cow and I were having a standofff because I was too scared to pass it! Eventually Kirk saved the day by distracting the cow, and I have never run so fast away from something! I look back now and feel so silly but there were tears and everything - I'll never forget that hike!

    We adore you and Kirk, how did you guys meet?

    Thank you! Kirk is originally from Sydney, but was staying in Adelaide for work. We met one night at a local pub, which also happened to be Kirk's birthday. I like to think I'm the best birthday present he's ever received. I loved (and still do!) Kirk's open mind and free-spirited nature, that we share real conversations and that he cares so much for our environment and the important things in life. Meeting each other has completely changed and shaped our life into such a wholesome one, and I feel so lucky that our stars aligned.

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  • OUR TOP PICKS FROM THE MID SEASON SALE

    Posted: Sep 06 2019

    Psst.. have you heard the news? The MINKPINK mid season sale is here! Need a new party dress? We got you. Need a pair of culottes for the office, a cute summer playsuit or a cosy teddy coat for fall? We still got you! Now's your chance to build up your spring wardrobe (or fall, depending on where you are in the world!) at prices that won't break the bank.

    We rounded up our fave pieces from the sale (and trust us, there's a lot!) for your easy shopping pleasure. Enjoy:

    1. To the Coast Broderie Mini Dress, was $119.95, now $83.97. As worn by @marooshk

    2. Pretty Wild Bandeau (was $59.95, now $41.97.) and Pretty Wild Wide Leg Pants (was $99.95, now $69.97.) As worn by @camigomez

    3. Dandi-Clock Wrap Top, was $79.95, now $55.97. As worn by @ashleighjade05

    1. Abloom Maxi Dress, was $119.95, now $83.97. As worn by @christinasofine

    2. After Dark Tube Top (was $59.95, now $41.97) and After Dark Shorts (was $89.95, now $62.97.) As worn by @joliejanine

    3. Safari Star Light Mini Dress, was $89.95, now $62.97. As worn by @loannemenezes

    1. Paradise Scoop Bralette (was $49.95, now $34.97) and Paradise V Bottoms (was $39.95, now $27.96). As worn by @brenna_anastasia

    2. Anjuna Tie Side Bikini Bottoms, was $39.95, now $11.98. As worn by @jyo_shankar

    3. Rhapsody Layered Bandeau, was $49.95, now $34.97. As worn by @simplystephjaye

    1. Abloom Mini Dress, was $89.95, now $62.97. As worn by @wanderwithmacy

    2. Cosmic Chiffon Maxi Dress, was $119.95, now $83.97. As worn by @seewantshop

    3. Safari Star Light Mini Dress, was $89.95, now $62.97. As worn by @evelinayoung

    1. Lurex Charm Backless Top, was $59.95, now $35.97. As worn by @ashleighjade05

    2. Laurel Mini Dress, was $79.95, now $55.97. As worn by @oxanajoe

    3. Jive Cord Skirt, was $79.95, now $55.97. As worn by @ashleighjade05

    1. Fiery Tiger Midi Shirt Dress, was $109.95, now $76.97. As worn by @racheljames__

    2. Zahara Leopard Slip Dress, was $99.95, now $69.97. As worn by @ashleighjade05

    3. Take Off Boiler Suit, was $149.95, now $104.97. As worn by @passportinonehand

    1. Delightful Boiler Suit, was $139.95, now $97.97. As worn by @thesundaychapter

    2. Voyager Smocked Waist Dress, was $109.95, now $76.97. As worn by @kristywho

    3. Lexi Mini Dress, was $99.95, now $69.97. As worn by @nikkipaige1396

    1. Melodrama Velvet Jumpsuit, was $109.95, now $76.97. As worn by @thetrendspotter

    2. Open Air Stripe Crop Top (was $69.95, now $48.97) and Open Air Stripe Knit Skirt (was $79.95, now $55.97) As worn by @jyo_shankar

    3. Jive Cord Pants, was $99.95, now $69.97. As worn by @yemagz

  • LA BANG BODY GIVEAWAY

    Posted: Sep 01 2019

    Giveaway time! For all our girls getting ready to change seasons, we've teamed up with our friends at La Bang Body to give you and your bestie the ultimate pamper prize pack! You could win 2 MINKPINK cosy knits and 2 La Bang Body boxes full of goodies to make your hair and skin glow. To enter, head to our Instagram page.

    Entries close 4 September 2019 and winner contacted via DM on 5 September 2019. Full T&Cs of the competition can be found below. Good luck!!

    1. The promoter is: MINKPINK Pty Ltd (ABN 78 118 810 969) whose registered office is at 30 Bowden Street, Alexandria, NSW 2018.
    2.The competition is open to residents of Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the except employees of House of Quirky and La Bang Body and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or judging of the competition.
    3. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.
    4. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
    5. Route to entry for the competition and details of how to enter are via https://www.instagram.com/official_minkpink/
    6. Multiple entries from the same person will be marked as additional entries.
    7. The promotion commences 1 September 2019 at 5pm AEST and closing date for entry will be 5 September 2019 at 12am AEST (Promotion Period). After this date the no further entries to the competition will be permitted.
    8. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
    9. The rules of the competition and how to enter are as follows:
    10. To enter, entrants must follow MINKPINK and La Bang Body Instagram page at https://www.instagram.com/official_minkpink/ and https://www.instagram.com/labangbody/, within the promotion period. The entrant must also tag (@) a minimum of 1 friend in the comments to go in the draw to win. Additional entry if the entrant reposts our competition post to their own Instagram story and tags both brands.
    11. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.
    12. The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.
    13.The prize is as follows: There will be 1 total prize (1 winner). The prize will consist of 2 MINKPINK product from their latest knitwear range and 2 La Bang Body boxes worth $250. Total RRP Value $500. The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
    14. Winners will be chosen at random by software, from all entries received and verified by Promoter and or its agents.
    15. The winner will be notified by DM on Instagram within 3 days of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted or do not claim the prize within 7 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
    16. The promoter will notify the winner when and where the prize can be collected / is delivered.
    17. The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
    18. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
    19. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by [English] law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Australia.
    20. The winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current Australian data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.
    21. Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.
    22. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Network. You are providing your information to MINKPINK and not to any other party.

  • TRENDING TOPICS WE LOVED ON THE INTERNET THIS WEEK, VOL 7

    Posted: Aug 30 2019

    The 2019 MTV Video Music Awards were on this week, and the red carpet was as wild as ever. Take a trip down memory lane with ELLE's retrospective of the most controversial looks throughout the VMAs history.

    THE 24 MOST CONTROVERSIAL RED CARPET LOOKS IN THE HISTORY OF THE MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS

    (via Elle)