Saturday, May 26, 2012

Paris Fashion Week AW 2012...Peony

Peony Lim, before Issey Miyake, Paris, March 2012.

This is my favourite outfit that Peony wore during the fashion weeks.....chic, masculine, girl meets boy styling. My favourite part? Her hair. It reminds me of a photo I love from one of Mario Testino's books ( I think it might have been taken in Argentina or Spain).

Recreate Peony's look (kind of):

Suit up: Stella McCartney Iris tailored wool blazer + trousers, Maison Martin Margiela blazer + trousers, Thakoon suiting blazer + trousers

Leather neck tie from Peony Lim store (Peony has just added a load more products to her store....this leather neck tie being one of them. Head on over and check it out!)

Gucci fedora, Helene Berman wool felt fedora or Steven Alan Janis wool felt fedora

Paris Fashion Week SS 2012

Summer weekend hair inspiration.....a garland of tiny flowers.

Recreate her Look (kind of):

Johnny Loves Rosie garland headband, Johnny Loves Rosie rose bud garland, Olympia Le - Tan grosgrain and felt floral headband.... or better still make your own out of freshly picked daisies :)

Paris Fashion Week SS 2012...Hedvig

The beauty of simplicity:  Hedvig Palm, after Celine, October 2011.

Recreate Hedvig's Look (kind of):

Something Else laser lace black shorts, Kore by Sophia Kokosalaki washed silk shorts, Rag & Bone Ordell silk shorts

Paris Fashion Week AW 2012...Vika

Vika Gazinskaya, in pieces from her AW 2012 collection, Paris, March 2012.

p.s. If you would like to see more of Vika's AW 2012 collection, check out Buro 24/7 here.

New York Fashion Week SS 2012

Nothing says summer has arrived more than a floaty maxi dress......mmmm except maybe shorts, a tank and a bikini!

Recreate her look (kind of):

Diane von Furstenberg Mirina maxi dress, Tory Burch Gail floral maxi dress, Thayer Wild One floral maxi dress, A.L.C Luisa dress, Winter Kate Kimono maxi dress, By Malene Birger Abondance dress

Paris Fashion Week SS 2012...Hege

Hege Aurelie Badendyck, Fashion Editor, Costume magazine (Norway).

Recreate Hege's Look (kind of):

Show off tanned, toned legs in an A-line mini: Dion Lee Zip waist skirt, Theyskens' Theory Saman Fandi skirt, By Zoe Rosy draped skirt, Raoul side pleated leather skirt or Acne Castle denim skirt (I think this is the SS '12 version of the skirt Hege is wearing)

Soft, relaxed button-down shirt: Acne Patti print blouse, Equipment signature python print blouse or T by Alexander Wang panelled silk shirt

Add a coloured pump: ASOS Santo suede court shoe, Alice + Olivia Devon high heeled pumps or Pierre Hardy two-tone suede pumps

Weekend Life....A Walk in the English Countryside (Surrey)

The English Countryside....Westhumble, Surrey circular walk.

On a beautiful sunny Saturday morning two weeks ago, we set out to do a country walk from the Time Out Country Walks Guide. I love living in the city but sometimes it is nice to escape the sirens, planes, traffic and crowds that are part of living in London. These country walks are brilliant for getting out into the stunning English countryside for a day, filling your lungs with fresh country air and stopping for a pub lunch along the way (the book gives suggestions for morning/afternoon tea and a pub lunch).  And the best thing is you don't need a car to do them - most walks are circular and begin and end at a railway station within about an hour or so of London.

The walk that we did was the Westhumble circular walk (walk 14 in volume 2 of the guide) and it took us through rolling hills, fields dotted with sheep and bouncing baby lambs (they do literally bounce along!), woods with bluebells in flower, a vineyard and to the magnificent Polesden Lacey estate which is now run by the National Trust. We stopped here for morning tea and purchased a beautiful Welsh blanket from the National Trust shop....which I then had to carry for the rest of the day on our walk!

Popular Fashion Party Dresses 2012

Selecting a Popular Fashion Party Dresses 2012

Everyone has got his own dressing style and
an efficient dressing is that in which you looks stylish and feels comfortable.
is a general term for a popular style or
practice, especially in clothing, foot wear, or accessories. Fashion refers to
anything that is the current trend.

What your wear,
what suits you best .The custom you wear should be in the public eye. Few
casinos in Las Vegas have particular dress code for players especially for
gaming casino
. Men’s have to wear a black coat and trouser. It
includes all the things like handmade for individuals, either as home production
or on order from dressmakers and tailors. It is the important factor in today’s

Especially in
parties what you wear looks great on you and it must be different and unique
and above all it suits you. If we talk about the parties, the most commonly
dress preferred are red color, black color and of white color, these color are
more preferred and eye catching. In the city of Vegas during weekends the night
parties are arranged and they follow the special rules for dressing.

 Peoples who are fond of playing these online
games also play games there and it is essential that they follow
secure online funds transfer. Dress should look unique and
fashionable .The most important thing should be kept in mind the theme of the party.
Usually party dresses are more festive than a cocktail dress, featuring some
detail such as embroidery or sequins.

 During these summers to stay comfortable you
can follow the loose dresses and there is
mega promotion done by models for
these dresses in fashion shows. It is usually short or knee length and the
skirt can have embellishments too, keeping its festive style. So whenever you
are going for a party keep it sure t hat you must wear a comfortable dress and
it also must suits you as well.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Sass & Bide Stand and Deliver Spring/Summer 2012 Collection

The new fashion collection signed Sass & Bide can definitely bring out your inner style icon, so browse through the sassy collection and pick out your favorite new statement style garments!

This season Sass & Bide designers envisioned a strong, glam-chic woman who is not afraid to 'bring out the big guns' and seduce with her smart fashion choices. The Sass & Bide Stand and Deliver spring/summer 2012 collection unveils an array of sophisticated looking garments that are infused with a touch of sporty chicness, garments that aim to revamp your wardrobe in an instant and like nothing you've ever experienced.

Play with both masculine and feminine inspired silhouettes as when it comes to style, diversity is absolutely necessary this season for every fashionista. Making the best out of this must have trend, the label brings to the fashion scene numerous super chic fashion pieces that steal the spotlight through the innovative cuts, glitzy sequin applications or layering techniques, so if you're not afraid of capturing all the attention, these garments are definitely worth checking out.

Rev-up the 'wow' factor of your wardrobe by playing with smashing sequinned pieces, metallic contemporary looking pieces, timeless black and white classics that are given a spin to suit contemporary women, so dare to push your style forward and let go of any inhibitions. The designs seem to present a perfect fusion between opulent chicness, bold details and sublime craftsmanship, so no wonder that the designs are all a magnet for attention.

The voguish features with a bit of an electro vibe create a certain youthful allure that matches women with a strong personality, women who love to combine different textures and styles. The new collection inspires the mind and seems to open up the door to a whole new level of fashion. The collection features numerous accessories that can give the finishing touches to any outfit, so browse through the complete Sass & Bide Stand and Deliver RTW collection and pick your must haves.

The color palette seems to take a softer approach as if to tone down and balance the edginess of the collection, so prepare to be enchanted by warm tones of lemon, gold-pink, metallic gold, silver and timeless shimmery/matte black, colors that make the collection a smart, fancy spring choice.

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Paris Fashion Week AW 2012...Eleonora

The beautiful Eleonora Carisi, Tuileries, Paris, March 2012.

Have you seen Eleonora's amazing adverts for eBay? She looks so good!

Recrete Eleonora's Look (kind of):

Christian Louboutin pumps

Paris Fashion Week AW 2012...Franzi

German model Franzi Mueller, after Roland Mouret, Paris, March 2012.
Recreate Franzi's Look (kind of): 

Theory Luvetta eyelet mini skirt, Jessica Hart for Pencey Standard lace skirt, Paul & Joe Sister Guilieta broderie anglaise mini skirt, Club Monaco Alice embroidered skirt or Isabel Marant Delph broderie anglaise mini

AG Adriano Goldschmied ruffle back tank, Ella Moss Annie eyelet tank top, ASOS luxe tank

Current/Elliott The Perfect Shirt, Free People True Grit denim shirt, American Apparel denim shirt

Paris Fashion Week AW 2012...Tamu

Tamu* from All The Pretty Birds, after Dries Van Noten, Paris, March 2012.

A lesson in how to wear print pajama-style silk pants + summer brights + the boyfriend lightweight cardi. And jewels...we love Tamu's beautiful necklace collection!

Recreate Tamu's Look (kind of):

Philosophy Di Alberta Ferreti wide leg print pants, Twelfth St. by Cynthia Vincent Day Off pants, Alberta Ferreti printed silk pants , Missoni Phyliss crochet-knit pants,  ASOS Africa pants in Mombassa print

Love a long length cardigan: See by Chloe pink cardigan, Milly striped boyfriend cardigan, J.Crew jungle green cardigan   or ASOS boyfriend cardigan

Statement necklace: Erickson Beamon Eccentric Lady necklace (love the tiny little skulls on this necklace), Erickson Beamon Colour Me Crazy necklace, ASOS Darling Bug necklace

*love how all the street style fav's (like Tamu, Anne-Catherine, Hanneli) are all just known by their first name! No surnames needed :)