Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Miss Selfridge Limited Edition...

Miss Selfridge is one of my favourite high-street stores for it's on trend and vintage style clothing.  Recently they launched their Limited Edition rage as part of their Christmas Shop. The collection is full of beautiful and intricately embellished pieces, faux-fur and timeless styles. The dresses echo the classic 20's style, whilst the crystal and studded detail on the accessories add a modern edge to the looks; the coats are mimics of traditional designs. 
The collection starts from £20 and from £70 for dresses.
 Miss Selfridge have really out done themselves this year, the collection is absolutely stunning.

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Mad for January...

The formal model and star of Mad Men January Jones has been confirmed as the new face of Versace. January will follow in Georgia May Jagger's footsteps as the face of Versace's Spring/Summer 2010 collection. 
January struck up a friendship with Dontella Versace on a shoot for US Elle and has since been sat front row at the Versace show at Milan Fashion Week and wore a Versace dress to the 2010 Emmy Awards; the two fashionistas also hosted a charitable dinner to celebrate the Central Saint Martains 20-20 fund. Mario Testino will shoot the campaign once again. With January Jone's stunning looks and Versace's clothes, this is no doubt going to be an amazing shoot! 
At a charity dinner

Saturday, 20 November 2010

Crop it...

So it's getting really cold now and if you don't already have a coat, why the heck not?!
The winter trends this year have been pretty amazing what with the  chunky knits, outsiders fashion, aviator look etc. 
But the winter trend that caught my eye recently is the cropped coat, it's a cool modern twist on a basic item and I love it!!
Ok, so there probably not the warmest coats ever, but how awesome are they?

If I could, I would have these in my winter wardrobe: 

Clockwise: Stella McCartney | Proenza Schouler | Marc by Marc Jacobs | 3.1 Philip Lim | Stella McCartney | Matthew Williamson

Monday, 15 November 2010

Alexa Chung

 > British TV presenter and model
> Known for her schoolgirl-meets-grandma-chic
> Honored with's best dressed of the year in 2009

Get her style:
Blazer, Alexander McQueen | Vest, Chinti and Parker | Jeans, American Eagle Outfitters | Heels, Micheal Kors | Necklace, Madewell | Bag, Mulberry | Nail Varnish, Chanel | Lipstick, Mac

Thursday, 11 November 2010

Make Way The Angles Are Coming

Last night, an army of angles including Lily Donaldson, Alessandra Ambroisa, Jessica Stam, Chanel Iman and Rosie Huntington Whitely (who toke a break from filming Transformers 3 for the show) glided down the glittering runway of Victoria's Secret show at the Lexington Armory in New York. Adriana Lima, who gave birth to her daughter Valentina last November, opened the show to mark her return to the catwalk. 
Katy Perry wore 3 stunning Victoria's Secret ensembles as she performed her new single 'Firework'. Akon also performed 'Angels'. 
The 'Night Of A Thousand Fantasies' showcased the label's latest designs of sculptured tutu's, sparkling one-pieces, sexy play-suits, boxing-styled shorts and embellished corsets.
Celeb's such as the Hilton sisters, Gerard Butler, Kings of Leon's Caleb and Jared Followill, Jersey Shore's 'The Situation' and Maroon 5's Adam Levine watched from the front row.

The Show:

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Mega Watson...

For the millionth time in a row Mario Testino has produced another stunning shoot, this time with the beautiful Emma Watson for the December 'Star' issue of British Vogue. The 20-year-old Harry Potter star shows of her new elfin hair-do in Vogues 'Mega Watson' after a year of rapidly climbing the 'fashion icon' ladder. 
Watson cemented her place on the fashion scene after following Aygness Deyn and Kate Moss as the face of Burberry's A/W 09/10 advertising campaign.

Sunday, 7 November 2010

Vera Wang's fresh face..

Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester is to follow in the steps of Zoe Kravitz as the face of Vera Wang's new scent which will be released S/S 2011. WWD has reported that Wang chose Meester because of her "beauty talent and spirit" which she hopes "will inspire all the young women to enjoy this passionate, new, young fragrance". The advertising campaign is to be shot by Cartier Smith this month.

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

The Ice Queen: Anna Wintour

I know she is perceived as a super bitch but she also has the job that most fashionistas dream of. She has been editor-in-chief of American Vogue for nearly 30 years. She is known for her trademark sunglasses and bob that she has has since she was 14 years old.
After joining the magazine Wintour began to stir things up with new ideas. She suggested that covers feature the models body as well rather than the tight head shots that were used before. She also mixed less expensive clothes with high-end fashion. The magazine cover on the left was Wintour's first. The model is wearing $50 jeans and a $10,000 top from Christian Larcoix; it was the first Vogue cover to feature jeans. Wintour's decisions received mixed reactions from big players in the industry but Wintour wanted to show the way real women put together clothes (however I don't know any 'real' women that own $10,000 t-shirts...).
Anna Winotur's role in the magazine has changed the shape of the fashion industry we know today and has made her the most powerful person in fashion; now who wouldn't want to be her?

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Style Crush: Eva Mendes

Eva Mendes is probably one of the most gorgeous women around today. At 36 the Hollywood scarlet has already won us over with films such as Hitch and The Spirit, as well as her flawless style and elegance. Eva always looks classy and sexy at the same time, with minimal jewellery but beautiful gowns that do all the talking. Recently on the red carpet she's been seen in 50's styled dresses, which are absolutely adorable and totally on trend with the 50's midi-skirt at an all-time hight this year!

These are some of my favouirte Eva looks this year:

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