Monday, 29 November 2010

Brian Reyes, S/S11

Here are some of my highlights from Brian Reyes, S/S 11 collection. It is a beautiful collection, and like S/S 10, it includes some fabulous strong, block coloured, minimalist pieces juxtaposed with gorgeous prints.
This is my favourite look, the shorts and vest look amazing together!
What's your favourite look?

Thursday, 25 November 2010


One of my much anticipated looks this spring is pleats!
Pleating is both a timeless and sophisticated look to be worn day and night.
Here are some of my favourites:
Versus by Christopher Kane
Versus by Christopher Kane
Elie Tahari
Rachel Roy

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Daytime Leather Luxe Look

Daytime Leather Luxe Look
Daytime Leather Luxe Look by T-Shirt and Tails featuring alexander wang handbags

Leather is huge this A/W, it is a trend that has staying power so is worth investing in! Here are a few ways to make this look work during the day.

Sunday, 21 November 2010

A/W Beauty Trends

Forget the pastel, neon and rainbow hues in homage to the 1970s discos from spring/summer 2010, we’ve moved on to a more sophisticated palette in beauty this autumn/winter. There are several looks which define this autumn/winter from the dark and sultry vamp to the fresh faced neutral look, and the screen siren red lipstick to the dazzling golden girl.


The vamp look as seen on the catwalks at Maxmara and Blumarine is a great look for the party season. Keep things light and fresh by avoiding heavy mascara and eyeliner.

Last A/W saw the rise of purple when creating the smoky eye, this year it is all about different shades of grey blended together.

Get the vamp look: MAC smoky eye shadow in carbon, Rituals dark grey eye shadow in Onyx Eyes, Topshop kohl eyeliner in metallic grey, Maybelline Volume Express mascara.

Golden Girl

The golden girl look has been a catwalk favourite with heavyweights such as Chloë and Kenzo. With this look you need to channel the sun kissed 70s look, think Charlie’s Angels.

It is a glossy and light look where the aim is to exude health. Start with an illuminating primer and then use a light layer of bronzer, with a similar hue on the eyes and lip.

Get the golden girl look: Rituals cheek and eye glow, MAC eye shadow in Crest the Wave, Topshop skin glow, No7 brow pencil.

Screen Siren

The screen siren signature red lipstick is big this season. This look was showcased at many shows for A/W 11 including Moschino, Karl Lagerfeld, Dior and Roksanda Ilincic to name but a few.

All you need to create this look is a classic slick of red lipstick, top with lip gloss for intensity, and lashings of mascara. Keep eyes soft and skin radiant to maximise the effect.

Get the red lipstick look: MAC in Ruby Woo, Rituals in Attention!, CoverGirl in Hot, No7 Tangerine Touch.


Spring’s pink cheeks have faded into A/W’s neutral tones this autumn/winter as seen at Alberta Ferretti, Victor & Rolf and Halston.

The key to this look is keeping everything looking effortless and radiant. Start with a light foundation or tinted moisturiser on prepped skin, bright eyes with softly blended hues and a glow in the cheeks. Define eyes and brows lightly.

Get the neutral look: Cowshed exfoliator, Rituals foundation, Laura Mercier tinted moisturiser, MAC brow set, Pixi eye palette.

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Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Asos Black

I’ve recently discovered ASOS BLACK which is a capsule collection brought to you by asos. The collections are simple dressed-up designs made with luxe fabrics. The pieces are really wearable and good value for the quality and design. I’ve always been a bit wary of buying online due to not being able to try before buying however in this case I am more than willing to make the exception.

Asos Black, Loop Detail Racer Back, £36. Gorgeous nude vest, perfect for going from day to night
Asos Black, Pleat Front Peg Leg Trousers, £65
Perfect black peg trousers to add to your staple collection
Love this tiered skirt, great fun and perfect for the party season
Asos Black, One Shoulder Organza, £85.00 My favourite dress on the high street this A/W, beautiful ruffle details

Tuesday, 16 November 2010

Skull Necklaces

I am currently in love with these gold plated skull necklaces available from Moon Raven Designs on Etsy.
These necklaces would look great layered with other pendants, or worn on their own. They have officially been added to my ever-growing Christmas list!

Thursday, 11 November 2010


My highlight from the S/S 11 catwalks has to be ruffles. Valentino produced a beautiful array of ruffled pieces, all of which I love. Here are my favourites from the S/S 11 catwalks. Valentino, S/S 11 Lovely shade of coral and great minimalist ruffles Valentino, S/S 11 Love the ruffle detail on the shoulder Valentino, S/S 11 Great spring look in soft grey Valentino, S/S 11 Sheer dress with ruffle floral detail as worn by Keira Knightley (below) Keira Knightley in Valentino, S/S 11 Valentino, S/S 11 Squared neckline works well with layered ruffle Nina Ricci, S/S 11 My favourite dress of all featured. I love the length, draped skirt, fabulous shoulder detail and shade of cerise YSL, S/S 11 The coloured ruffles really lift this minimalist outfit

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Robinson Pfeffer Press Day Update

Last week I attended the Robinson Pfeffer press day where I perused collections from the likes of Stolen Girlfriends Club, Lucy Hutchings, Zambesi, Dress Up, Obakki and more. The star of the show was Stolen Girlfriends Club - love it! Here are a few of my favourite pieces...
Stolen Girlfriends Club Peach silk shorts, very cute, and making me wish that S/S was here now
Stolen Girlfriends Club Black bodysuit with croc detail - super sexy!
Stolen Girlfriends Club Amazing tribal pattern, I love these shorts. Would look great with a white tee and sky high wedges
Stolen Girlfriends Club Beautiful simple heart shaped ring, wanted to run home with it!
Stolen Girlfriends Club Fab chunky ring, especially if you get into fights a lot (joke!)

Travel in Style

As I was walking to Columbia Road Market this Sunday, I caught sight of this old taxi. Isn't it amazing, just look at the Cuban flags on the hubcaps! Forget Kate Moss and Stephen Fry driving their taxis, this is the only way to travel in style.

Friday, 5 November 2010

Lanvin for H&M Lookbook

I can't wait for the Lanvin collection for H&M designed by the legendary Alber Elbaz. Check out the lookbook video here. Love the ruffles!

Song of the Week: DJ Fresh, 'Gold Dust'

I just can't get this song out of my head what an amazing video and I just love the two girls in matching outfits!

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Robinson Pfeffer Press Day

Tonight I'll be heading to the Robinson Pfeffer press day! Looking forward to seeing some of my fave designers, such as the fab Stolen Girlfriends Club, the beauitful jewellery from Lucy Hutchings and discovering many more great designers. Stay posted for a press day preview!

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Model of the Moment: Lindsay Wixen

The model on everybody's lips at the moment is 16-year-old Southern Belle Lindsay Wixen. This Kansas girl has already graced the covers of Italian Vogue, Teen Vogue, i-D, Pop Magazine and Love Magazine to name but a few, and has walked for such fashion heavyweights as Chanel, Prada, Louis Vuitton and YSL, making Wixen a face to watch!



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