Monthly archives:September 2014

Coats: Winter's punchy palette

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The perfect item to offset the faded, grey backgrounds of the autumn/winter season, colour-pop wool coats in fiery oranges, lemony yellows and vibrant pinks are having a renaissance. Reminiscent of the 60s when they were championed by undisputed style icons such as Audrey Hepburn, as well as today by street-style dynamos Poppy Delevingne (in red, below le[...]

Steal Her Style: Olivia Palermo

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As Olivia Palermo attended the Barbara Bui show as part of Paris Fashion Week she looked suitably dressed for the autumnal weather. The style icon embraced the berry trend, proving she’s ahead of the game - as would be expected from one of the fashion pack. Red is a key colour for autumn/winter 14 and there is no better way to wear it than in berry tones [...]

In Vogue: The V&A’s Horst Exhibition

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The V&A is currently celebrating the dazzling 60 year career of one of the leading fashion and portrait photographers of the 20th century – Horst P Horst. Displaying over 250 photographs taken by the master photographer, we couldn't wait to visit The Horst: Photographer of Style exhibition and can definitely say it is a must-see. The exhibition start[...]

Style Icon: Audrey Hepburn

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Ever since Audrey Hepburn picked up her Oscar wearing a Givenchy gown she has been regarded as one of the most stylish icons in fashion history. She went on to star in Breakfast at Tiffany's wearing a little black dress, a flick of black eyeliner and a chic up-do, which is now a classic look admired by many generations. In the 60s she was synonymous with[...]

Underneath the trends

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There’s no need to restrict this season’s must-have trends to your outer layers alone – why not take them undercover too.  From intense berry hues to vivid blue, let the hottest autumn/winter trends inspire your bras and briefs for an envy-inducing lingerie collection. After all, it’s what’s underneath that counts. Very Berry Say farewell to lingeri[...]

Dressing-up Downton

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As Downton Abbey enters its fifth season as well as the roaring 20s, we're inspired by the show's superbly detailed ensembles as we look to the styling of  the impossibly polished Lady Mary, wonderfully frivolous Rose and ever-intriguing Edith. Is there anything better than cosying up with Downton Abbey + tea + biscuits on a Sunday night? Not only is the [...]

Skirting the issue

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The skirt is simply this season’s must-have item. With so many styles available there is an option for everyone. But don’t just take it from us; the street-style stars have embraced a new found love for the skirt. They proved popular in recent weeks at London Fashion Week because of their versatile, stylish appeal. Skirts were all over the autumn/winter c[...]

Get red carpet ready with us

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We are excited to announce that we have been named ‘Best red carpet ready’ at last week's 2014 Cosmopolitan fashion awards. Our beautiful range of evening attire is loved by many and we can't disagree with our celebrity inspired pieces. With our of stunning evening collection and designer collaborations we know exactly why we’ve won the 'Best red carpet r[...]

Vignettes: How to create artful home displays

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Seeking an easy way to give a room in your home a look that's straight out of an interior design magazine? Create a vignette.  In terms of the decorating world, a vignette basically means creating artful displays around small spaces in your home. These arrangements - typically consisting of small decorative objects and mementos - create a  lived-in look a[...]