May 22, 2014

Saint Laurent’s new face – Marianne Faithfull

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With his rock’n’roll visions, Hedi Slimane has tapped 67-year-old iconic singer and actress for the latest Saint Laurent’s Music Project. If there’s someone who has lived through the upside and downside of rock’n’roll life it’s gotta be Miss Faithfull, does this man know how to pick his faces or what.

May 21, 2014

CFDA’s Instagrammer Of The Year

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Social media channel instagram has finally been “approved” as a platform for expression in fashion over the Atlantic, as The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), has added the award ‘Instagrammer of the Year’ to it’s list of prestigious prizes. The 8 nominees are @aguynamedpatrick, @amy_stone, @bessnyc4, @dapperlou, @donalddrawbertson, @hokaytokay, @paridust, and @troprouge. You can vote for your favourite on CFDA.com.

May 20, 2014

Backside

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This last week we finally got spoiled with summer heat in London, and just like that it’s time for a serious winter clean of the wardrobe and we can finally bring out those more summery pieces. Cropped tops and high waisted combos in sheer fabrics for instance, may the new season begin!

Culottes by Zara, top by Balenciaga, shoes by Jimmy Choo, clutch by Tod’s, gold necklace by Marte Frisnes, diamond rings by Monica Vinader and Ray Ban’s.

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May 19, 2014

City summer

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Summer has finally arrived in London and we can finally bring them pins out, something I intend to do in all versions of shorts this summer. Wouldn’t mind jumping into this outfit as we speak, black is certainly not boring, with a blazer coming along this would work perfectly running in between todays meetings.
Happy Monday to you all!

Silk top by Tibi, sunnies by Finlay & Co, bag by Lanvin, earring by Delfina Delettrez, shorts by Chloe and sandals by Azzedine Alaia.

May 15, 2014

Vika Gazinskaya & Other Stories

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Russian designer Vika Gazinskaya has paired up with highstreet & Other Stories for a capsule collection consisting of beautiful summery pieces, which have Gazinskaya’s stamp and aesthetique all over them, and for a an affordable penny. This trench above for instance…

May 14, 2014

High rise

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Though I dip my toes into seasonal trends from time to time I always come back to the classics, and a jeans+shirt combo, has pretty much turned out to be my uniform lately. After searching high and low after a pair of high waisted skinny jeans (I just couldn’t wait for Saint Laurent’s one’s to drop in stores), I was thrilled to come across these specimen with the perfect vintage wash. Forget about low or mid-rise, it’s all about high rise in times to come, are you in or out?

Jeans by J.Crew (budget version here), shirt by Acne (similar here), belt by Saint Laurent (also here), coat by Stella McCartney (similar options here), shoes by Jimmy Choo, bag by Gucci and earring by Sophie Bille Brahe.

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May 13, 2014

Summer brogues

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Loving these white non-laced by Hudson for Charlie May, the perfect minimal addition this summer if you tire of them slides at some point. Not too bad either price-point-wise, yours for £140 and you’ll find them on charlie-may.co.uk.

D-frame

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Being a girl knowing what I like I never step too far outside my shade’y comfort zone and always tend to go for the same styles and colours. This mirrored pair by Saint Laurent ticks all the boxes and could very possible be my next sunny friends, yum!

May 12, 2014

Transition

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Happy Monday morning world!
I don’t know for the rest of you, but in London we’re still clinging on to our coats, thank god we’ve been piling up in the winter to keep us going through this long spring. This white specimen for instance, kept me warm between sunny glimpses, heavy showers and chilly winds this weekend, the perfect throw on!

Skirt by J.Crew, mohair knit by Topshop Boutique, coat by Ganni, sneakers by Celine, backpack by Meli Melo, earring by Sophie Bille Brahe, rings by Tom Wood, diamond bracelet by Monica Vinader and sunnies by Tom Ford.

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May 11, 2014

Santa Barbara…

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Time for some summery editorial inspiration, especially since we seem to be stuck with our chilly 15 degrees at the moment. If you haven’t seen it already then Vogue UK June issue styled by Clare Richardson, and lensed by josh Olins, offers one of the most beautiful  and idyllic spreads I’ve come across lately. Please give us a holiday with the girls on the countryside along with a suitcase of stripped down beige, khaki and chilling white pieces, anyone?

Fiya Bijoux

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Who doesn’t love delicate, fine jewellery with an edge where diamonds are involved? Well, you can certainly sign me up, and after seeing these Fiya pieces on some of my friends wrists and fingers there’s another brand lusting after. Yours for a modest £1,625 and you can find it here.

May 9, 2014

Cover

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What’s on my mind these days sartorial speaking? Trousers of all varieties, culottes, wide legged, flared, high waisted, you name it. I wish we’ could have moved on to sheer and more leg flashing items at this point, but the springy temperatures seem to have slowed down a little lately, and there’s not much more to do than keeping them pins covered up a little longer.
Happy Weekend you lovely ones!

Trousers by Topshop Boutique, denim jacket by Acne Studios (another version here), shoes by Jimmy Choo, bag by Acne, earring by Sophie Bille Brahe, watch by Larsson & Jennings.

May 8, 2014

Christian Dior Resort 2015

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Resort 2015 season has kicked off in NY and I’m feeling inspired and dreaming about these fantastic classy, black, sleek and draped looks by Raf Simmons for Dior, note the shoes, yum!

May 7, 2014

Cire Trudon

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Favourite scented candles right now, Odeurs Royales by Cire Trudon, not only do they smell heavenly but they come in the most gorgeous packaging as well. Next scents to get on my side come in a 3-pack, Trianon, La Marquise and Solix Rex, yours for £105, and you’ll find it here.

May 6, 2014

Never say never…

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I never say never, having that said, never did I think something polka dotted would find it’s way into my wardrobe either, and now it has, in the shape of a silk shirt with a bow(!). Polka dots really never was my thing, always found it quite repellent, but luckily things have the ability to grow on us, otherwise we would get completely stuck.
That goes for the backpack too, my newfound love that will be hanging on my shoulder pretty much the days ahead, roomy and practical, why did I forget that after my days in school?

J.Crew jeans, silk blouse by Saint Laurent, shoes by Tod’s (similar here), backpack by Meli Melo, blazer by Acne, rings by Tom Wood, earring by Sophie Bille Brahe,  and Ray-Ban’s.

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