Category archives: Fashion trends

The grandest 60s revival yet

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The defined silhouettes and freewheeling aesthetic of the 60s are back again with a vengeance, yet never have we had such elegant, modern interpretations.  With so many style icons defining the era, everyone from Twiggy, Jane Birkin and Jean Shrimpton, to Patti Boyd, Brigitte Bardot and Julie Christie era’s – all polished, self-possessed, yet more than a [...]

Red Alert for the New Season

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  Vamp up your look this AW14 with a splash of red - the go-to way to brighten up your wardrobe and go for bold in the style stakes. Seen at the shows of Victoria Beckham, Moschino, Chloe and Victor & Rolf couture - to name a few - red is clearly a shade to invest in. Whether you opt for a simple statement accessory or a head-to-toe working of[...]

AW14 Must-Have: The Blanket Coat

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If you haven't seen Cara & co. sporting their own monogrammed versions of late, then we have to ask whether you've been hiding under a blanket, as opposed to wearing one - which you should be this AW14. Take if from us; the blanket is big for autumn. A perfect transitional piece, glam it up with a beautiful dress (as seen on the catwalk at Burberr[...]

The Appeal of the Kimono

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Why does a kimono look so fabulous? After all, in theory, a Japanese traditional garment worn with distressed jeans, a crop top and Birkenstocks doesn't sounds like a chic get-up. But chic it is. And it could be its very randomness that makes it so. Given its distinctive look and exotic origins, a gal wearing a kimono can't help but look mysterious. Othe[...]

AW14 Trend: Modern Military

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This autumn/winter, military-inspired looks are the ultimate in off-duty tough luxe. Khaki and black dominates the moody palette, while contemporary zips, studs and panelling are key design features. Championed by fashion icons such as Carine Roitfeld ( former EIC of Vogue Paris) and Daphne Guinness, and loved by everyone from Jessica Alba to Kate Boswor[...]

AW14 Trend: Pastel Palette

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As this autumn/winter season leaves no style stone unturned, flamboyant souls who despair at the thought of trading in their summer wardrobe for the traditional autumn palette of blacks, browns et al, can rejoice - poetic pastels have finally been reinvented for cooler weather. Thanks to catwalk heavyweights such as Céline, Rochas and Carven,  structured [...]

AW14 Trend: Blue Notes

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Somewhere between blue's big debut at the shows in February and the onset of Indian summer, it became the new black. From cobalt to cerulean, and periwinkle to navy, a spectrum of modern, wearable blues have been popping up in every sartorial form. Although it’s not a hue that’s ever really out of style, this season’s statement-making head-to-toe blue loo[...]

AW14 Trend: Winter Greens

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Rich, dark, sophisticated - forest green is the George Clooney of colour trends. A standout hue for autumn, this season’s dark green is intense and hypnotic. Working this alluring trend in its subtle varieties - emerald, pine and British racing green - will exude elegance and ambition, yet also an earthy vibe. For inspiration, here are three fashion-forwa[...]

AW14 Trend: Autumn Luxe

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This season’s furry trend is mammoth - in every sense of the word. Going above and beyond the standard winter fur pieces, this cave-girl trend has expanded to encompass shearling, fuzz, fluff, and anything remotely hairy, creating a luxe, stylish haze for colder temperatures. We style our favourite furry pieces with supple black leather as well as sleek gold[...]

AW14 Trend: Pinks & Berries

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As a trend, deep reds in decadent bordeaux shades trickled into the style-sphere via rouge-noir dark lipstick and nail varnish, but have recently dominated AW catwalks to become a full-blown sartorial favourite. From dusty pink, plum and raspberry, to burgundy and mahogany, the whole charming palette of elegant berry tones has become de rigueur for 2014's[...]