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Archive for December, 2008

Great Pencil Skirt

Sunday, December 28th, 2008

Topshop Pencil SkirtIf you are looking to update your wardrobe for the New Year whilst saving your pennies then it may be wise to invest in items that are suitable for both work and play.

One item I have my eye on is this dogtooth pencil skirt from Topshop. For just £35 this features a really cute ruffle detailing and an exposed zip at the back.

For the office, team with a simple plain blouse or round neck slim fit Tee along with a skinny cardy and heels.

For play, capitalise on the tweed-like dogstooth qualities and quirk up with fun pieces such as a vintage blazer nipped in at the waist, a clashing print blouse or sculptural heels.

Great Towelling Robe

Sunday, December 28th, 2008

Azzaro Towelling RobeIf you have made any holiday plans for the year ahead or even what is left of this year then you may need to make room in your suitcase for this gorgeous felouque towelling cover-up by Azzaro!

Perfect for beach-wear or spa-wear it can simply be thrown over your swims for instant warmth or cover from the sun.

Made from cotton towelling and featuring a diamante embellishment along each sleeve, the oversized sleeves make the robe extremely comfortable whilst the belted waist keeps the items from looking frumpy.

You can pick one up from Net-a-porter for £607!

Brighten up your Closet!

Sunday, December 28th, 2008

Alexander McQueen Shocking Pink SweaterIf you are looking to spend some Christmas money or to simply treat yourself then check out the latest new arrivals at Net-a-porter. I really like this shocking pink 100% cashmere sweater by Alexander McQueen which I would love to see brighten up my closet in the New Year!

Featuring an asymmetrical hem, batwing sleeves and a deep V neckline it’s an easy-on jumper which will go with tons of things and the injection of colour will freshen up your looks going into Spring/Summer 09.

You can pick this up from Net-a-porter for £749.

Great NYE Frock

Sunday, December 28th, 2008

ACNE Frill DressIf you are still looking for a great frock for New Year’s Eve then there’s still time and some great bargains out there to be had!

I love the label ACNE and really like this strappy dress currently on sale at Net-a-porter for £95.90 (reduced from £137).

A great little black dress to invest in, it features a gorgeous layered frill detailing at the front and back and thin spaghetti straps.

This black chiffon dress is fully lined so there’ll be no embarrassing see through moments on the dance floor yet will provide great movement and elegance.

ASOS Post Christmas Pre Christmas Sale

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

ASOs SaleThe post Christmas sales have already begun! Starting today ASOS have 50% on loads of their lovely clothes. If you’re still stuck for a show stopping New Year’s Eve dress then head over there straight away and I guarantee you’ll find something to suit you at a teeny tiny price!

Almost all the lines have been put in the sale – we’re not just talking the dregs left over from the summer. There’s shoes, jewellery, jackets, petites, even swimwear for those winter sun holidays!

As always popular sizes will sell out pronto, so if there’s something you’ve got your eye on don’t delay! There are also some great discounts on designer lines, including Lipsy, All Saints and Paul and Joe Sister.

Get yourself to ASOS ASAP!

Stunning Necklace

Friday, December 19th, 2008

Tom Binns NecklaceIf you’ve got the cash to flash and are still planning your New Years Eve ensemble then you could do worse than adorn yourself with reams of sparkling diamantes in the form of this stunning necklace form Tom Binns.

Featuring silver diamante clusters and multitudes of sparkling strands, this is a knock out of a necklace, fit for the most glam night of the year.

At £680.21 its pricey but absolutely beautiful. Team with a fairly understated satin jewel tone cocktail dress to let the jewellery do the talking.

You can pick one up from Net-a-porter.

Liberty's Sale – Pick up a Bargain

Friday, December 19th, 2008

Liberty’s bargainsLiberty’s sale has just started and as they offering up to 75% off there are plenty of Christmas bargains to be found. Great labels from Lanvin to Luella are slashed in price and there are some great items you can pick up at cut price.

My top picks include this gorgeous ruby red pussy bow blouse by Alexander McQueen which is on sale with an amazing discount of £367.50! Taking this item from its original price of £490 to an unbelievable £122.50! A pussy bow blouse is a key wardrobe staple and this is a great price for such a gorgeous label.

My other top pick is my catwalk favourite for A/W 08 – Luella’s cute frill dress, again saving you hundred’s they have slashed the price form £410 to just £102.50.

So if there’s any room still left on your Christmas list I’d send your loved ones down to the Liberty’s sale to snap you up some designer goodies!

Zara Wood for Topshop

Friday, December 19th, 2008

Woody Star Gazer Girl SweaterThis jumper is from the limited edition ‘Woody for Topshop’ range, by designer Zara Wood which features lots of lovely t-shirts and jumpers with a cute star gazing girl design on them.

This is perfect for throwing on round the house or popping out to the shops for forgotten Christmas treats. The grey colour means it’ll go with anything you fancy, and it’ll be baggy enough to wear over other layers. And it’s made of cotton, so no fluff on your favourite black skinnies!

The Woody Star Gazer Girl Sweater costs £30, which is fairly reasonable for a jumper, and it’s a great go to piece for the holidays.

Check out the rest of the range over at the Topshop website for some great pieces that’ll have you looking comfortable in style!

Mui Mui Shoes

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

Miu Miu Bow Front PumpsIf you fancy treating yourself to some lovely new shoes this Christmas then look no further than these Miu Miu Bow-front pumps. As always with Miu Miu they’re the ultimate the style, quality, and just that little bit of quirkiness.

These black patent pumps have got a semi-sensible sized heel on them, so you can get away with wearing them to the office,at weekends, and in the evening as well.

The cute bow on the front and bright pink sole add something different to a plain black heel, and they’re definitely the most covetable shoe I’ve seen in a while. They’d be great for seeing you into the party season and all the way into the new year with their timeless quality.

Being Miu Miu, these babies don’t come cheap, and a pair will set you back £269, but if you do invest in a pair I can’t ever imagine wanting to take them off!

You can get them at Net A Porter now.

The Wet Bikini Pouch

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Milly Wet Bikini PouchA great little Christmas present for a friend going off on holiday soon could be this Wet Bikini Pouch from Milly.

This cute bag is all you need to keep wet cosies in good condition after a day at the beach, at the spa or after a little Jacuzzi action following a day on the piste.

Featuring a water resistant lining and a gorgeous multi colour geometric design, this is a functional yet chic gift.

You can pick this up from Net-a-porter for £73.30.