Tags archives: festive-style

Golden Hour

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Whether by way of sequins, lurex or lamé, gold is the most opulent and noticeable way to emulate ‘winning’.  Winning at what, you ask? Winning at life – what else? Gold is all about high-octane glamour and confidence in the vein of Jennifer Lopez and Anne Hathaway. We can't help but associate gold with being a champion, and what better way to crown yourse[...]

Lady in Red

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Forget about fashion. Red, sophisticated yet brazen, eternal symbol of love and power, is always de rigueur for those very special occasions.  Everyone has a power dress. The one dress you go to for all those challenging moments when you feel you need some armour. Mine - and I would wager many women's - is red. A scarlet red, short-sleeved sheath with a f[...]

10 Game-Changing Christmas Party Outfits

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Research tells us (just kidding, this is a guess) that we'll go to an average of three holiday parties this festive season. Are you ready to make an impression for the very last time this year? As the end of the year approaches and we juggle thinking about our loved ones, catch-ups, Christmas gifts, travel plans, and what on earth to do on New Year's Eve [...]

It's ancient history...

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Once upon a time, there was the Byzantine Empire, the Baroque period, the Rococo movement and the Victorian era. Admittedly, our history knowledge sometimes obscures these periods, but one’s thing’s for sure – the past is anything but passé when it comes to fashion. Although designers employing historical references is nothing new, many of the collections t[...]