Tags archives: autumnwinter-trends

An Ode to Miniskirts

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As this season’s love affair with the 60s spurs on, we look to the miniskirt – pillar of Mod style and indisputable feminine power piece. And unlike the blazer, which we borrowed from the boys, the miniskirt is all our own.  It wasn't too long ago that a short skirt hem was unacceptable, and we have precisely two individuals to thank for its creation and [...]

The Grace of Lace

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The hypnotic allure of lace has fashion in its grasp. Whereas it previously mostly appeared in dainty panels and trims, the textile has become a prevailing trend in the form of sensual, enchanting boudoir-inspired pieces.  There are few fabrics as captivating as lace. Ethereal and elegant, it’s long been a symbol of femininity. It’s of little surprise the[...]

The Cult of Camel

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People may say what they may, but sophisticated, ladylike camel goes beyond seasons and trends. A timeless investment, camel adds instant luxury and refinement to your outfit. And with the onset of autumn proper, there's no better time to wear it.  The picture above is from Chloé’s AW11 show. And does it look at all dated? Didn’t think so. Over the years, c[...]

What is it about rollnecks?

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As knit jumpers are a focal point for this fashion season, special attention must be paid to the rollneck. A bit of an enigma - the simple, modest rollneck can make you feel strangely sexy and self-assured.  When we think of 'minimalistic chic' the rollneck is one of the first things to come to mind. Always elegant - whether it’s chunky or streamlined - i[...]