Sinister Nature

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I headed down to my friend’s farm in country Victoria this long weekend. You may think, Miranda, at a farm (?!!!) – given my aversion to dirt, the country & warm comfy clothes – but in fact but this weekend getaway was the perfect excuse to take some sneaky snaps of my new Michael Hill Jewellery, wear lots of fluffy clothes and chase around baby alpacas (who apparently aren’t super keen on photo-shoots).

I’m a very fussy person when it comes to jewellery. Unlike everything else I wear, I don’t like it too be too sparkly or too ridiculous. Of course, it can’t be too minimalistic or that would go against everything I stand for… So when I saw these Michael Hill Jewellery pieces, I knew that I’d found my match – the perfect combination of a classic design with a hint of playfulness. The ultimate companion for my often-ridiculous outfits.

I chose the crescent moon and whale’s tail as I’ve always loved pieces inspired by nature – the colours, uniqueness and diversity definitely inspire my clashing rainbow statement getups. We all know bloggers have an unhealthy obsession with flowers, but often this only extends as far as taking pictures. Why not incorporate the colours and shapes into your style and render them timeless. I am certainly one to hoard dead flower petals, but eventually you really do have to throw them out… (Does anyone know if they go mouldy because I’m pretty sure there’s some lost in my shaggy rug??!)

I chose the swirl earrings, triangle necklace and crossover ring as a platform for clashing nature-inspired looks with geometric shapes. In a world where natural flowers are worshiped next to sleek man-made structures like marble benches, why not clash them for the ultimate oxymoron.

Shop my look at Michael Hill Jewellery.

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Story 1: Up in Flames – blending in with the alpacas, flames & the sky, as the sun sets and the moon awakens; FEATURING Michael Hill Crescent Pendant in 10ct Yellow Gold / Triangle Necklace in Sterling Silver (worn as bracelet) / Geometric Crossover Ring in Sterling Silver

Maria Decker top / Topshop skirt / Zara bag

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Story 2: The Luxe Farmer – farmer’s shirt & boots gain studs, luxe metal accessories & bright colours; FEATURING Michael Hill Triangle Necklace in Sterling Silver

Zara shirt, bag, skirt / Topshop boots / Jacket, made in Korea

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Story 3: Wall Flower – as the last of the flowers fall (this was literally the last flower left in the garden), the metal takes over; FEATURING Michael Hill Swirl Thread Earrings in 10ct Yellow Gold / Geometric Crossover Ring in Sterling Silver / Whale’s Tail Pendant in Sterling Silver / Crescent Pendant in 10ct Yellow Gold

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In collaboration with Michael Hill Jewellery / Shot in Buangor, Victoria

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