Wednesday 19 November 2014

Perth street art

Hi loves!

How are you today?
I have been a busy bee writing applications for the last two hours because I'm still on the hunt for a cool job. Now that I've done my duty it's time for the fun part which is blogging.
I'm really having a blast here in Perth because there is so much to explore: cute cafés, cool shops and lots and lots of awesome street art!
In this post I'll give you an overview of some of the street art pieces in Perth's CBD (Central Business District). As every district and suburb has its own abundance of graffitis and other cool stuff, I'm planning to write more street art posts in the future. It would simply be too much to cram it all into one post.

dress: h+m
cardigan: h+m
belt: l.a. golden
shoes: vans

Most of the artwork you see in the pictures can be found in the very city centre, right in the middle of the shopping district, however hidden in a backstreet, the Grand Theatre Lane. Unfortunately I couldn't find out anything about the artists, but it didn't surprise me as this is often the case with sprayers.

Anyways, walking down this street makes you forget the hustle and bustle of the shopping streets for five minutes. There are owls staring at you, a little family in red, beautiful parrots, green goblins and many other fantastic creatures. It's not just juvenile spray paint scribbles, it's a free outdoor exhibition of contemporary art (which is right up my alley, oh yes)!

Another bonus about this place? Between the graffitis you can have Perth's best grilled toasts at Toastface Grillah (the name though, awesome right?!). It's a kind of ruin cafe with vintagey furniture and industrial style concrete walls. Behind the counter you can find easy going surfer boys and cool Asian girls with manga hair.
The toasts all have funny names. Mine was Notorious B.A.G. (Bacon Apple Gouda that is) and I had a pretty decent latte to go with it, it was really yummy!

Now I'm hungry, awesome...
How did you like this post? Would you like to see more Perth street art soon?

Have a fab Wednesday!

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  1. Haha ja du ahnst gar nicht wie oft ich meine Tagescreme wechseln musste, weil meine Favoriten aus dem Sortiment genommen wurden. Ärgerlich so was. Darum lieber auf Vorrat. :D

    Wow die sind ja richtig künstlerisch begabt in Perth :)

  2. Wow! That street art is awesome :) I love your dress too! I feel your pain over job apps, I've just started applying for graduate jobs next September :( Hope the hunt goes well x

  3. I see they have excellent street art in Perth! Your H+M polka-dot dress and cardigan is a pretty outfit. Perth looks and sounds nice.

  4. Jaaaaaaa. bitte mehr solcher wundervollen Streetart-Posts! Ich liebe sowas!!! Mir habens ja besonders diese 2 grau/rot/braunen angetan! Die sehn echt wahnsinnig geil aus. Aber am Ende sind sie alle hammer! Und auch dein Outfit gefällt mir wieder mal super! Diese Art von Kleid und die Farbe steht dir einfach sooo sooo gut!

  5. Ah I love looking at street art - London has lots and I went on a tour to see it all once a couple months ago - the owl is really cool :) x

    Jasmin Charlotte | UK Lifestyle Blog

  6. Wow, wouldn't that liven the streets up! That one of the owl faces is definitely my favourite.

  7. Adore your polka dot dress and the art work around you is amazing - gosh art is incredible. I'm so lucky to work in an art gallery.. I do wish our streets looked more like this though!! Wow!

  8. I'd love to see more perth street art! It looks great.

    Glad you're enjoying it and good look in finding a cool job :D

    Corinne x

  9. Australian cities seem to have the best street art! You will have the best photo back drops :) How fun/exciting it must be to be exploring a new city in a completely new country!

  10. WOW I still can't believe you've moved to Australia!! I'm glad you're liking it so far, good luck with the job hunting :D

  11. Who could say no to a toastie place with a name like that! I'm guilty of going in places based on the name alone.
    Graffiti can be so interesting and some amazing pieces of art when it wants to be.

  12. I love street art - its one of my favourite things about living in a city! My favourite here would have to be the owls :)


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