Utilitarian Fashion Vibes

When I think of comfort my fleece pyjamas spring to mind. But now there’s a style that’s started to make a rise to the top of the fashion ranks that’s a very close second. The boilersuit is the new kid of the block that’s making waves in the fashion world. The boilersuit is a chic and stylish alternative to the jumpsuit. 

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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

The Autumn is here and we all know what that means? We need to start thinking about what trends and fabrics are going to be big this season. The cold weather is soon to sweep in so preparation is key. We all know too well how fast the UK weather can take a turn for the worst, afterall. One the surprise trends that has come to the forefront is the reemergence of corduroy. Corduroy was huge in the 70s and 80s. It is a durable fabric that looked amazing when styles right. Unfortunately, corduroy soon became linked with geography teachers and scientists. Not that there’s anything wrong with either, it’s just that they’re not really known for their fashion prowess. But times change and so do trends. Some of the corduroy styles being included in some designers collections are beautiful. Some of the most highly regarded celebrities in the fashion world have also jumped onboard with the trend. Read on to see how they have been  incorporating corduroy into their outfits. 

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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. The warp dress became iconic in the 70s and has stuck around ever since. I love my wrap dress. Mines is just a plain black one that I wear for lots of different occasions. Since the wrap dress came into the fold, many designers have put new spins on the classic style.

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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 from your closet. Adding some leopard print to an outfit will elevate it to dizzy new heights. Leopard print has often blurred the lines between brash and sexy, but is a print that has never really gone out of the fashion spotlight, no matter how much you try and avoid it, it will always end up back in your wardrobe some how. Leopard print was often associated with rock stars of decades gone by and often looked upon as a rebellious print. Now it is literally everywhere. The high street has embraced it and so have big fashion designers.

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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 can define what your whole outfit can look like. The right neckline can make people look up at your face, which is important when having a conversation. A button down blouse is always a good investment and since it will last you throughout the colder periods of the year, which you can layer up with other styles. Even with the amount of beautiful tops and blouses out there it can sometimes be difficult to know where you should start when it comes to necklines. 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. 

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Earn Your Stripes

The midi dress will always been known as the dress of the season from Summer 2018. The midi dress is perfect for pretty much any occasion and there was a multitude of prints that ruled the roost. Floral prints and polka dot prints were present as they are every year but it was animal prints that topped the list. 

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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 crop top or button down blouse, 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 as an alternative of cut off denim 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 it can be traced back to our ancestors thousands of years ago. They used the skin of animals to get them through the colder months. This print is a mainstay of the fashion merry go round and it doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere soon. Leopard print is the cornerstone of many ladies wardrobes and has been for decades. It seems that animal print is as strong as ever with influencers and street stylers championing the print all over their social media feeds.

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