Tags archives: trends

Steal Her Style: Kate Middleton

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Earlier this week the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge packed their bags and headed to New York for a whirlwind tour. While the Duke may be our future King, it was Kate’s sartorial choices that had our attention.   Wearing a multitude of different outfits throughout the three day trip, Kate Middleton provided us with many stylish moments. As usual, her whole[...]

Editor's Debrief: Love Colour, Be Happy

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  I have a pet hate around this time of year, and that is people asking me the question: “Aren’t you cold, wearing only that?” No. I’m not. Given I’m wearing a thick winter coat, a midi-length dress (with sleeves I hasten to add), combined with tights, and shoes that cover my heels and toes, might I please ask you the question, “Why do you think I wo[...]

Into the Blue

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Blue is possibly the most flattering and wearable colour available but now it’s not only a classic, it’s a contemporary high-fashion statement. With the world's most stylish men, including David Gandy and Ryan Gosling coveting the shade, we can’t help but agree that blue is the new hot hue. Navy dominated the autumn/winter runways with hints of powder blu[...]

Bonfire Night: Cracking Style

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Famous for fireworks, toasted marshmallows and mulled wine, Bonfire Night has become synonymous with snuggly, fuzzy and cosy clothing. Part due to the typical British weather and part due to the stylish winter options available, we love nothing more than wrapping up for a fireworks spectacle. If you’re still clutching onto your summer dress with the hope [...]

Which coat tribe are you?

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Every winter there is a certain style of coat that takes the fashion world by storm. However this season there are a few designs that are taking our interest. From the casual parka to the tailored androgynous coat, there is an option for all occasions and tastes. Take a look at the cults we’re loving and decide which coat tribe you'll be joining this wint[...]

Guest Blogger: Alina Isaev’s interior tips

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For our latest home post we've managed to get hold of Alina Isaev of The Fairytale Pretty Picture, the winner of the Best Interiors Blog Award at Cosmopolitan’s Blog Awards 2014. We've asked her about her fabulous blog and she's kindly given us some top interior tips along the way. Read on for Alina's advice on styling your own space and her favourite win[...]

AW14 Blogger Style Challenge: The winner is...

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Thank you for all your fabulous entries to our Autumn/Winter 14 Blogger Style Challenge. It’s been a tough decision but after much deliberation Ben de Lisi is ready to announce his winner. Drumroll please... We are delighted to announce that the lucky winners are Something like Nicola and her nominated blogger friend Salt and Chic who have won an amazing [...]

Culottes: From the catwalk to the street

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Meet your new favourite trouser shape for autumn/winter: culottes. Once worn by the brownie girls, a combination of inspirational street style and high-end designs have elevated culottes to fashion stardom. They're now an ‘it’ item that everyone should own. Don’t be afraid of the unique shape, culottes are a versatile and wearable item that will enhance your[...]

A Strong Turnout for Tartan

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The Scottish people have spoken, and we couldn't be happier. Along with shortbread, a good single malt and Tilda Swinton, we’re loving all things Scottish - and luckily they seem to love us too. Coincidentally, tartan is definitively this season’s must-have print.  Originally, wearing the Scottish print first became a thing after King George IV visited th[...]

Haute hardware

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This autumn/winter the military trend presents a penchant for all things hardware, with utilitarian finishes on zips, studs and buckles enhancing the look with a fierce, strong edge. The unwritten rule of not mixing metals has been truly banished; this season go forth and conquer everything metallic, from statement coppers to striking golds. Whether you c[...]