Perth City Guide

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Perth City Guide: A quick look at some of my favourite spots around Perth…

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Wearing: Boohoo Blazer, Boohoo Denim Shorts, Boohoo Tee, Boohoo Sneakers.

Recently I was asked to share what makes my city special with a quick ‘city guide’. If you don’t know, I live in Perth, Australia. A (mostly) sunny city on the west coast of Oz. Personally I think it is the best place on Earth to live and feel pretty darn lucky to be able to live here!!

Why I love living in Perth…

Perth often gets ridiculed as a sleepy, backwards town that is way behind the rest of the world.. and while that may be true in some respects, in the last few years Perth has really stepped up it’s game and now offers facilities and precincts that rival our eastern state friends. Western Australia boasts some of the best beaches in the world and we are lucky enough to have gorgeous, sunny days about 70% of the year so we can enjoy them! While Perth city is quite a small city in the scheme of things, that is a huge part of the appeal for me. I like to know where I am at all times and don’t like the feeling of being ‘lost’ in big cities.

My favourite street in Perth..

You know what? I actually couldn’t narrow this down to just one street. So, my two favourite streets in Perth are: Beaufort Street and West Coast Highway. They are both so different but special in their own ways. Beaufort Street is a strip of some of our best restaurants, bars, shops and cafes.. it is a buzzing, happening street which is also located about 15 minutes away from where I live, hence why a lot of my time is spent there! West Coast Highway is the scenic route that runs right along the coastline. It is a great place for a walk, bike ride or drive on a sunny day and offers stunning views of the ocean at every turn. I love driving along in Summer searching for the perfect spot to pull up for a quick swim or to grab a coffee with a view!

Lastly, the most important part of any city..

The best spots for instagram photos in Perth..

Yep, there really should be a guide for each city in the world detailing the best instagram spots, don’t you think? It would make instagramming on holidays a whole lot easier! Firstly, if you are into vibrant colourful backgrounds, Perth has so many awesome vivid murals around the place. In the city there are numerous alley ways with street art covering their walls. Anya Brock murals are quite prominent here and there are plenty of those around. Roe st Northbridge, Eighth Ave in Maylands, Beaufort St in Inglewood, even next to my local cafe, in Bassendean, to name a few. If you prefer a more muted mural background, there are lots of Stormie Mills murals dotted around the city also.

If you are like me however and prefer more minimal backgrounds, well King St is possibly the prettiest street in Perth, cobblestone footpaths and gorgeous old buildings housing luxury brands, definitely an instagrammers dream! My other favourite instagram spot, a little bit south of the city, is the beautiful streets of Fremantle, in particular the Notre Dame University buildings.

Oh, and lastly there is a giant birdcage swing located just near Royal Perth Hospital which makes for a pretty cute instagram snap!

I hope you have enjoyed learning a little bit about what makes my city unique. Have you been to Perth before or do you live here too? OR if you are planning a visit soon I would love to hear from you!

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42 Comments

  1. Violette October 10, 2016

    Love this white blazer and great tips! I would love to go to Perth!

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  2. Stella Asteria October 10, 2016

    Amazing casual chic look Emily! Everything is so on point and you look really beautiful!
    Happy Monday!
    xoxo
    Stella
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  3. Monique Ceccato October 10, 2016

    AMEN TO YOUR TWO FAV STREETS!

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  4. Raysa García October 10, 2016

    Loving this casual chic look babe! I literally need this white blazer in my life. I also would love to visit Australia and of course your city. 🙂 Hopefully soon!
    Xx, Raysa

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  5. Isabella October 10, 2016

    I love this casual look, and I definitely agree that we need Instagram city guides for when we’re travelling around! Notre Dame buildings are one of my favourite spots to shoot too, but I’ve never seen the birdcage swing. I’ll definitely have to pop by and have a look!

    X Isabella

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  6. Jessi Malay October 11, 2016

    Love this look girl!! That white blazer is so cute and I really like how you styled it with denim shorts and white sneakers..super casual, yet chic 🙂

    XO, Jessi
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  7. Vanessa October 11, 2016

    Obsessed with this casual look! Your denim shorts are so rad and your blazer is SO sleek! LOVE!
    Happy Monday, love!
    xoxo, Vanessa
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  8. karen October 11, 2016

    Amazing post…wow! Now I must visit Perth! You look so dope in that white blazer!

    Karen| http://chocolatyprints.com

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  9. Miki October 11, 2016

    Great outfit. The blazer and distressed denim shorts is often something I end up wearing in LA a lot because it’s so hot. Your blazer and sneakers are fab.
    I have not been to Australia yet, but would love to go! I have some friends who live there and have been to Indonesia, but didn’t fly over. Looking back, I wish I did because it was so close. 🙂 Happy Monday!!

    Xo,
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  10. Sarah-Allegra October 11, 2016

    I have never been to Australia, unfortunately, for it is literally on the other side of the world 😉 But if I ever go there, I definitely need to visit Perth! Again totally in love with the effortlessness of your outfit! so cool, I’m a huge fan of this blazer shorts combo!

    xx Sarah-Allegra
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  11. Maryam October 11, 2016

    Love this look, that jacket is amazing!

    xo, Maryam
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  12. Jenelle October 11, 2016

    Haha yes this is true. I love West Coast Highway and I am yet to snap a pic at the bird cage. Love this blazer look. My white blazer is overdue for a visit to the cleaners. I feel like the sleeve stain I left on it is permanent now. 🙁

    xx Jenelle
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  13. Margaret October 11, 2016

    Oh you are so lucky to live in such beautiful city! My friend went there for 6 months before to do exchange programme and she told me lots and lots of good things about Perth! It’s beautiful, it’s sunny, it’s lay back! What more can you ask for ! Thanks for sharing with us your fav !

    xx Margaret
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  14. Len Parent October 11, 2016

    Super gorgeous. Legs for days! You look great as always! Have a wonderful week!
    Much love, Len
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  15. Cinddie October 11, 2016

    I’ve never been to Perth, but I’d really love to travel there to explore one day! Loving the white nautical themed jacket by the way!

    xoxo, Cinddie
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  16. Tina October 11, 2016

    Your street style is so inspiring! I wish I could rock sneakers like you do!

    Tina
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  17. Projectsatbangalore.com October 11, 2016

    Amazing casual chic look.
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  18. confashiontime October 11, 2016

    Love this combo of elegant and casual! The white blazer goes so perfectly with the denim shorts! It is such a perfect look but as always though 🙂 Happy Tuesday love! xx

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  19. Floortje October 11, 2016

    Love this look babe! Your bag is everything!

    Xx,

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  20. yuka October 12, 2016

    I’ve heard really great things about Perth! I hope I get to visit one day.
    And I love the outfit you’re wearing here, that oversized blazer looks so good on you!

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  21. Carmen October 12, 2016

    I love the metallic details of this look. The simple stripe of the sneakers and the buttons on the blazer are so pretty! Perth sounds so beautiful, I really want to visit this city one day!
    xx, Carmen – http://www.carmitive.com

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  22. jasna October 12, 2016

    Love your casual chic look so much 🙂 xx

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  23. Rina October 12, 2016

    Perth sounds like an amazing place to live. I would love to visit anywhere in Australia someday. I love that you shared your favorite streets and places to take Instagram photos! I think any blogger would appreciate that, or even tourist for that matter!

    xoxo Rina
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  24. tiffany October 12, 2016

    Adore the blazer! Very pretty look! Well wishes

    Tiff
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  25. Tessy October 12, 2016

    Super gorgeous darling! I loev this outfit.

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  26. malu October 12, 2016

    You always look incredible! 🙂
    xx
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  27. Great comfy chic look!
    and fun ideas!

    x Sandra

    http://www.morestylethanfashion.com

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  28. Jill October 12, 2016

    I would love to visit Perth one day! Love this casual chic look!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

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  29. Kelly K October 12, 2016

    Love how you dressed down this blazer! This is the cutest, casual outfit!

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  30. Dominique October 13, 2016

    Such a gorgeous look and I’m obsessed with your blazer! Would love to come to Perth one day, it’s definitely on my to visit list! xx

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  31. claudia October 13, 2016

    love this look so badly!

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  32. Atsuna Matsui October 13, 2016

    Love how clean and fresh your style is babe. 🙂

    xoxo
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  33. Alex Ritter October 13, 2016

    Nice jacket 🙂

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  34. Noma October 13, 2016

    I hope to visit Australia one day so thanks for sharing. Love your blazer.

    XoXo Noma

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  35. Priscilla October 13, 2016

    Great style! Love the white blazer!
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  36. Amy Arnold October 14, 2016

    You do shorts looks so well! It is something I have yet to master. Loving this whole look. Perth sounds awesome.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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  37. Jennifer Laxmi October 14, 2016

    Love the simplicity of this look and that white blazer totally brings it all together <3

    Xo Jen | http://LaxmiLifestyle.com

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  38. Vanessa October 15, 2016

    Obsessed with this look! You look so gorge in this casual look!
    Happy weekend, boo!
    xoxo, Vanessa
    http://www.WhatWouldVWear.com

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  39. Lucrezia Candelori October 15, 2016

    Your outfit are always so on point babe, in love with this one! You’re always so effortlessly chic!

    Love,

    Lucrezia ♥ (http://www.lucreziacandelori.com)

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  40. Viola October 15, 2016

    Wonderful outfit, love it! 🙂
    Please check out my blog too. That are absolutely stunning photos!

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  41. Mercy October 15, 2016

    I like your casual street style, comfy and chic. Haven’t been to Perth yet but I’m planning to go there hopefully next year. Thanks for the tips.

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  42. lyrics October 23, 2016

    Such stunning look!

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