STYLIST, 32 After a decade working as a stylist in Sydney, Carlie moved to a farm in NSW’S Riverina, and founded the Curators Collective boutique. How has your style changed since moving to Jugiong? The move happened when I had a baby so my style remained the same but the fabrics became easier to maintain and the high heels retired to the back of the wardrobe. Do you dress differently when you’re at home, at the shop or at work in Sydney? Absolutely, but there’s a common thread: denim. It’s the most versatile option. I love my Country Road blue jeans for relaxing at home, J Brand waxed black denim jeans for the shop and Bassike drop-crutch jeans for a studio shoot in Sydney. How do you shop now? With two young girls, Curators Collective and a husband running a farm, my window for shopping is limited. These days, most of my shopping is done on the lounge after 9pm with a glass of wine. What are your go-to brands? Domestically, I love Jac+jack. I can’t go past COS for their simplified shapes and colour palette. And I adore Chloé. Each season their ability to remain classic yet stylish is so impressive. Are you a fan of pattern? My pattern of choice is a stripe — be it in a long line summer frock or heavy jumbo cable-knit sweater, a horizontal stripe will never age. Do you have a favourite accessory? I love earrings. As my style is pared back, I can afford to have fun with my accessories, be it earrings or a statement handbag. What cosmetic products do you love? I was recently introduced to Chantecaille Liquid Lumiere. It gives me an instant highlight, even on the haziest of days. I also love Tom Ford lipsticks — I’m yet to find a colour I don’t like. Are there any special pieces that stand out in your store at the moment? We have Hugh Stewart, Nick Leary and Alissa Wright as the main artists in store at the moment. What’s your best fashion advice? You should love every item in your wardrobe, if you don’t, it is time to part ways. Be surrounded by items that fill you with confidence and feel great on your skin. Most importantly, quality and good design should never be overlooked. > Visit curatorscollective.com.au
Carlie takes a walk on her NSW property, Boongarry, with daughters Dakota and Poppy.