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Treasure Hunt!

For those of you who have read my previous post, French Chic with Repetto , I am mad about Repetto shoes and would do anything to get my hands on a new pair. After doing a Google search of stockists in Melbourne, I finally found my lost treasure!  Nestled amongst some of the most stylish boutiques along Little Collins Street, Melbourne, there lies the hidden treasure I had been looking for some time now. Treasurette .  Treasurette is a boutique which specialises in high-end luxury labels, both international and contemporary, some of which include: Repetto, Aperlai, Givenchy, Maison Martin Margiela,  Finsk, House of Harlow 1960 and Vassilisa.        Business owners, Alice and Deborah , named the boutique Treasurette after the original space for the boutique, which was situated near Treasury gardens! Their style motto is " Treasurette  is inspired by the love for art, fashion and style."       I made arrangements prior to my visit with

French Chic with Repetto

Ooh la la! I love everything Parisian, especially when it comes to style! My favourite shoe label ever is Repetto. Repetto are the original makers of ballet shoes and were responsible for making the ballet flat as famous as it is today.  Bridgette Bardot asked Rose Repetto to create a pair of comfortable flat shoes for her to wear during the filming of the 1956 classic, And God Created Woman . It was this red patent leather ballet shoe that started it all off. A year later, Audrey Hepburn wore a pair of black Fer ragamo ballet flats during the filming of Funny Face . Since then, Repetto shoes have continued to have a famous following, including movie stars, such as Jane Birkin, and fashionistas, such as Kate Moss.  Jane Birkin and daughter Kate Moss I own two pairs of Repetto shoes. My first purchase was a pair of the original BB ballet flats in a suede, metallic leather. I received my second pair as a gift from my husband. They are the Lola Mary Jane platform s