Utilitarian Fashion Vibes

There are few things I feel extremely comfortable in aside from a slanket. However, a boilersuit comes pretty close. Loose-fitting but flattering, casual but chic with heels and easy to layer throughout the year, this pedigree breed of an all-in-one is a true wonder.

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The Maxi Dress is Here to Stay

Once a considered piece solely for warmer temperatures, maxi dresses are actually great for the colder seasons. The key? Wear them over staple footwear, knitwear or your favourite jeans. It would be such a shame to throw your maxi dresses to the back of the wardrobe when they can be used as part of so many different Autumn outfits. I am sure you’ve got some fantastic prints that would be great in the Autumn but you’ve never thought of teaming them up other items you would normally wear in the fall. Well here’s your chance! We’re showing three ways to wear the maxi dress now…

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Celebs in Corduroy

As the colder weather rolls in you need to plan what sort of fabrics are going to be practical in the Autumn and the one fabric that stands out is corduroy. It’s light enough to be worn in jacket form, looks great as pinafore dress or pair of classic trousers on the milder days, but also works as a layering piece in winter paired with knitwear and Winter coats. It’s been a go-to for style fashionista since the ’60s, so to celebrate its return for the new season, we look back at the best cord looks ever…

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Restyle Your Old Wrap Dress

The warp dress. A fashion staple for years gone by and things aren’t about to change. It’s hard to remember a time when the wrap dress wasn’t a mainstay in our wardrobes. Of course, Diane von Furstenberg can stake her claim to it; it was her who elevated the style to fashion icon status. However, its recent resurgence can be attributed to the street stylers and IT girls who are plastered all over social media. 

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Animal Print Mania

Ahhh Animal print. It’s been circulating around the fashion world since as long as we can remember and it’s not going anywhere yet. As it’s become such a mainstay of the fashion world you need to style it that way. The best way to wear animal print is as if you was wearing the staple black pieces in your wardrobe. Yes, this might seem counterintuitive, but adding a little leopard to any outfit elevates the look. True, leopard print has often walked the line between brash and sexy, but it’s been proven time and again that no matter how much you try and avoid it, it will always end up back in your wardrobe some how. And despite its ubiquity, leopard prints popularity began with one designer and his muse—more specifically, Christian Dior and Mitzah Bricard. Bricard was fascinated by leopard print, and as a result, during the ’50s, Dior created a range of his accessories featuring the design, elevating leopard to be the must-have print of the moment.

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A Guide To What Neckline Is Best For Your Body Shape

Although it might not seem to important to some people when they’re picking an outfit but the neckline you choose can define your full outfit, as they draw attention up to your face and can really determine whether something is flattering or not. A stylish blouse is the perfect piece to invest in since it will last you throughout the colder periods of the year, and can be layered with other pieces. However, with so many chic tops and blouses out there right now, it can be hard to know where to start. Here’s a rundown of some of the necklines that have been amongst the fashion world for as long as I can remember and have a proven track record. Have a scroll through the four most popular necklines.

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Earn Your Stripes

The summer of 2018 will always be the summer of the midi dress. That’s just a fact. And the prints? Florals and polka dots have reigned supreme. But what will next season bring for those of us who favour the covered-up, one-item wardrobe wonder? We’ve had a preview, and things are looking very promising for AW18..

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Why the Long….Shorts?

You’ve probably not taken your short shorts off this season as the weather has been scorching. We don’t blame you as they are perfect to keep you cool and still look effortlessly fashionable. Whether paired with your favourite white t-shirt or crop top, your cut off shorts will always be a mainstay of your wardrobe collection. Although the humble cut off shorts are much loved the big hitters of the fashion world have been offering something to offset those teeny shorts. chicher and in our opinion, more sleek than it’s shorter cousin. The Longline Bermuda style shorts are perfect for a special occasion. If you can get a tailored blazer to match your shorts then this is the perfect outfit to wear for a wedding or a christening. If your boss is quite flexible on the uniform front then these are the perfect addition to your workwear, Summer wardrobe.

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Corduroy is Cool

We used to associate corduroy with our old science teachers from high school, but not anymore! Corduroy has built up a cool kid status over the last few decades and we are in total agreement. Prepare to completely banish any misconception you may have had in the past, as we give you some insider tips on how to style this fantastic fabric. 

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Release Your Inner Animal

Does a leopard ever change its spots? In the fashion world…definitely not! This print has been around since the 50s but stretches back to when we were cavemen and we used the skin of animals to keep warm. This print is here to stay and is a print that has never really left the fashion fold. We’d argue it’s a cornerstone of our wardrobe, as classic as black and white, however – it definitely has moments of glory. This season leopard print is looking more glorious than ever, but before we get to that, let’s go for a walk in its wild past…

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