After a live story on Instagram with Don’t Do Pretty designer Eloise Houseman, we invited followers to volunteer for a bustier style challenge wearing DDP’s Diana Prince silver bustier. The four revolutionaries selected to take part have since styled themselves in amazingly individual ways in that gorgeous metallic little number. We’ve chosen to feature one of their looks and show you another. Meet our revolutionaries and what they came up with.
I am a Melbourne model with an interest in fashion styling and a passion for fashion. My signature look is “disco” metallic so I loved this style challenge!
We all know the rule about double denim but nobody mentioned a fashion rule about wearing double metallic and I’m a bit of a cheeky rule breaker anyway 😉 so to quote Jennifer Lopez – “let’s get loud” for this style challenge and bring in more metallic to street fashion! I teamed the bustier with metallic pants, a grey faux fur jacket, metallic heels and added a studded clutch by Wayne Cooper to complete this very editorial chic look.
The Diana Prince Metallic Silver Bustier by Don’t Do Pretty is perfect for any occasion. I choose to style it with a few totally different looks!
Don’t do pretty is a local South Australian brand, this makes the bustier extra special for me as I’m from Adelaide. I know a lot of thought and love goes into her designs because the final product is amazing. The Diana Prince bustier fits perfectly and adds an extra wow factor to any outfit due to the sparkle in the material.
My first look is perfect to wear either during the day or night, the bustier paired with black jeans, buckled belt, black boots and denim jacket.
My second look is the bustier paired with 90s AA jeans, Adidas Superstar sneakers and a vintage denim jacket, for a slightly glammed casual look. I also added a silk scarf to add some character to this outfit.
I enjoyed every moment of this challenge and loved the bustier from Don’t Do Pretty. From the luxurious packaging down to the exquisite feel of the bustier, it was an amazing design piece.
I like it as a styling piece for its design and versatility. I wore it on its own in a casual way with high waisted jeans, a long cardigan, and heels for an autumn look. Also wore it as layering piece with white lace underneath, shorts, and thigh high boots.
It felt like a statement piece on its own, so I felt that I didn’t need to accessorise. It also made me feel glamorous AND fierce. Looking at the beginnings of DDP, I love the women’s empowerment virtues that birthed this label. It stirs us away from an archaic point of view when it comes to women, and portrays that women are NOT just about being beautiful physically, but also being intelligent, capable, resilient, AND fierce. I am in love with this notion, and I love that this reflects on their design.
Aurora is from Adelaide.
Says Amelia, make-up artist from Melbourne: I wanted the construction of the shirt underneath the bustier to show through whilst giving me an hourglass figure. Coupled with a velvet skirt it’s warm enough for Autumn weather changes yet still sophisticated enough to be worn at night.