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Archive for January, 2008

Celine Senequier Platforms

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

Celine Senequier PlatformsI love the new, yet strange platforms dominating the fashion print this season and these Celine Senequier leather platforms are one of the funkiest.

The tobacco leather platform shoes have an interesting square toe and a part silver heel! With cut out and strap detailing the high heeled platform is unique and stylish. With heels like these this season it’s not like you need to wild with your clothing. A plain and simple but chic outfit would go perfectly with these shoes, which will make them stand out even more than they already would. Perhaps tights and an LBD would be ideal? Let’s hope they have the comfort factor.

Get your pair of Celine platforms at Net-A-Porter, priced at £410.

The Über-Sexy Dress

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

Maison Martin Margiela Plunge DressLook jaw droopingly hot this season and turn heads in that dress you thought you would never find.

It’s always a challenge when you shop for something you want as it’s rarely there, but, Maison Martin Margiela has the answer if what you’re looking for is something super sexy. This black sleeveless jersey dress is just the ticket. The dress plunges at both the back and front with tie detailing which leaves options for either a vest underneath or shimmering skin. Falling just above the knee it makes a chic night out. Tip: Use Benefit Kitty Glitter over your skin for all over sparkling effect and accessorize with a cute black clutch and killer heels.

Get this Maison Martin Margiela Plunge front dress at Net-A-Porter, costing £494.

Sporty Tote!

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

Marni Sports ToteIf you’re a sporty chick but still like to be trendy and up to date with the latest looks, you’ll love this Black patent balloon bag! Sporty looks are becoming more and more exciting; top designers such as Marni, Michael Kors and Marc Jacobs are certainly helping to inject a funky, fresh image into sports wear! At this rate we’ll all want to join the gym!

Marni Large balloon tote is fantastic! In unusual crinkle patent leather, this tote is certainly going to turn some heads! The removable canvas strap is a unique extra that is comfy, practical and looks surprisingly cool! What more do you want? (Maybe a cheaper price tag?) This bag costs £759! Ouch!It can be purchased from Net-a-porter.

Be a Star!

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

ASOS Star DressStars are everywhere at the moment! Chanel has produced a whole collection on them and even Miss Kate Moss is wearing star embellished blouses and dresses and you know If Kate Moss gives her seal of approval it is sure to be a contagious new look!

If you like this new look then check out this great little dress from Asos! For £30.00, you’ll be a fool to miss out on this great buy! The blouson sleeves are a must this season and a flattering empire line is sure to suit every shape and size! Buy yours online today and be a star like Kate Moss!

Chunky Bangles!

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

Armani BanglesI’ve always loved a bangle or two and now we are entering the spring season, it seems our favourite designers love them too! Chunky bangles stacked up the arm seem to be one of the key ways to accessorize this summer and for once the more the better!

If you’re planning to adopt the tribal trend this summer, be sure to invest in this key accessory, it will really set off your look! I’ve been searching for my favourite chunky bangles and so far Armani have got my vote with these beautiful horn resin bangles! Neutral colours make them easy to wear and will enhance that sun kissed tan we all hope for this summer! If you love your designer labels Armani have also produced a range of bangles emblazoned with their logo, they are fun but definitely not for the discreet!

The All-in-One!

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

Versace JumpsuitThe ‘All in One’ is set to put fashionistas into frenzy this summer! You may turn your nose up now but mark my words a variation of this style is sure to enter your wardrobe at some point this summer!

The best thing about the all-in-one is that it’s just so easy to wear! No faffing about what top to wear with what bottoms, just slip it on and you’re good to go!
Glamorous designer label Versace have used model Giselle to tempt us in to the new style, looking fantastic in the beautiful caramel Versace jumpsuit; Giselle is an inspiration to us all!

Don’t worry if you can’t afford Versace price tags, our favourite high street shops are sure to provide us with an array of jumpsuits to cater for us all!

New Look Mac!

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

Warehouse Short Sleeve MacI have to say I’m a sucker for a Mac this season; whether it be long, short, patent or cotton, they are just so hot right now! However if there isn’t a Mac to tickle your fancy at the moment, a new look Mac is set to turn heads and may just tempt you! Yes this spring the Mac has taken on a whole new look with a short sleeved shape! Short sleeve Mac’s are the latest craze and are perfect as we begin to enter warmer climates (well we hope!)

Warehouse is one of the first to embrace this new shape and have done it proud! This cute little Mac is only £45.00! Bargain! It also has a safari feel, which is great as the Safari/Tribal look is going to be a dominant trend throughout the summer and with this little jacket you can be one of the first to sport this fab new look!

Layer with long sleeve tops and jumpers through the winter, then as it gets warmer naked arms with a few chunky bangles will be right on trend!Find this Mac on Stylefinder.

The Full Skirt Trend

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Oscar de la Renta SkirtFashion forward, Net-A-Porter has caught on to the trend of full skirts and I love it!

Full skirts remind me of the fifties and are so summery. With a tight waist band the full skirt is flattering and breezy perfect for the hot weather we hope to indulge in this year. If the UK lets us down, we can always head abroad to don the summer seasons key pieces. This Oscar De La Renta Full Twist Skirt is exactly what I’m talking about. The blue cotton twill skirt has appliqué disc detailing, a removable petticoat and is as flattering as you like. Pair this skirt with a top similar to the one pictured here and you are good to go.

This Oscar de la Renta Full cotton twill skirt is quite pricey at £1,900 but if you can afford it, what are you waiting for. Get your at Net-A-Porter now or wait and anticipate the selection that’s sure to hit the high street soon.

Emilio Pucci Torre Print Mini Dress

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Emilio Pucci DressMonochrome is still in it seems and for the better after seeing this dress. The strapless dress look is flattering and sexy, and this dress does the trend justice.

The Emilio Pucci Torre Print Mini Dress is sleek and stylish, perfect for St Tropez this summer. The black and white silk blend strapless dress has tiered chiffon sections, zips up at the side and has a self tie sash. Keep with monochrome and wear some gorgeous black stilettos with matching purse or go wild with colour, bright pink would be a pleasant contrast.

Get your Emilio Pucci Torre print mini dress at Net-A-Porter for a mere £1,005.

Christian Louboutin Decollete Paillette Pumps

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Decollete Paillette PumpsIt seems sequins are in for the long haul and weren’t just in for the Christmas party season. Perfect for those of us feeling nostalgic …

All hail Christian Louboutin, the crème de la crème, designer of shoes. These fabulous new Decollete paillette pumps are amazing! The black sequin covered, round toe pumps are über-stylish, with a 110mm heel, curved stiletto and signature red soles. Match these glitzy numbers with a simple LBD for understated elegance, or go wild with this season’s silver for an ultra glam appearance.

Get your pair at Net a Porter online costing £475.