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Pastel Blocking

It’s the softer way to celebrate Summer. Pretty pastel pieces in sherbet shades. Edge up your pretty – the block adds cool…


Think candy coloured ice cream and let the pretty shades of pale highlight each other in contrast. The genius is in the simplicity -work a pastel block dress or do it yourself = combine a plain tee and skirt, choose stunning skinny jeans – pick your pastels and mix it up. So easy to wear. Accessories rock – add a statement ring or bracelet to get the look or go head to toe colour.

If they contrast – combine!

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Majestic Pale Mint Linen T Shirt – £46 –

Pastel Cocktail Ring – £7 – Dorothy Perkins

Pastel Satchel – the Cambridge Satchel Company – £95

Ted Baker Pastel Colour Block Pleated Skirt – £60 – John Lewis

Pastel Brigitte Baily Jill Dress – £45/$69 –

J Crew Yellow Silk Crepe Top – £90 –

Topshop Polish – Pastels – Prim & Proper – £5

True Religion Basic Misty Legging Finnigan Jeans – £124 –

Pastel Bead Stretch Bracelet – Dorothy Perkins – £7

Seven For All Mankind – The Classic Chisten Skinny Jeans in Sky- £178

BC Shoes- Cutie Crossing Sandals in Pastel – £33/$50 –


The Runways were full of gorgeous looks for this Summer – be inspired –

and Go Candy!




July 4, 2013   No Comments

Aztec Chic

Aztec is  here! A real Summer festival feel but also part of a glam traveller trend……..its fun, its freedom, its global!

Go Aztec…..


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One Shoulder Aztec Peplum Top – (£15/$23) Charlotte Russe

Blue Aztez Print Bandeau – £3.99 – New Look

Indigo Beaded Thong Sandals – £34 – Accessorize

Bangles – House of Harlow – Catch Boutique –  £40.14/$64

MSGM Aztec Printed Dress – £295 –  Matches

River Island Aztec Skater Skirt  – £18 – ASOS

Embellished Mini Skirt – £68 – Topshop

MOTO Aztec Acid Shorts – £44 – Topshop

H by Henry Holland Aztec Backpack – £28  –  Debenhams

Halter Dress – £44 – Monsoon


Tell us how you would style these looks!


May 20, 2013   No Comments

The Great Gatsby

Gatsby chic is almost here…….“There was music from my neighbor’s house through those summer nights,” F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote. “In his enchanted gardens, men and girls came and went like moths, among the whispering and the champagne and the stars.”


Baz Lurhman’s movie The Great Gatsby is on general release in the States right now –  coming to the UK next week on 16th May.

The fashion influence has been a long time coming – the first hints of flapper chic were visible on the runway during New York Fashion Week in 2011 and the fashion world has been paying homage to the roaring 20’s ever since. It was such an  opulent time, the cocktails, the beading, the sequins, the glamour  – so enjoy it all!  20’s fashion has even influenced the current major metallic trend!

The Great Gatsby costume designer Catherine Martin has created some incredible outfits for the movie. There has also been a Tiffany collaboration – wow! We are all waiting in anticipation!

But until the release we can all recreate our own speakeasy glam with these gorgeous items……….

Gatsby Chic…….Rock one of these stunning frocks to your next party with all the beading, delicate lace and shimmer –  and feel amazing. This incredible nude flapper dress from Jigsaw (£325) is a major investment piece, beautifully made and just oozes glamour! Topshop have the ultimate little black flapper dress (£160) These are party pieces that will work well now and all the way through until Christmas.

Pale creamy skin is Gatsby style – and there’s no better foundation for this than Chanel Perfection Lumiere, light reflecting amazingness, long lasting with an SPF (£36 – Harrods)

Add the perfect pink blush from Dainty Doll – especially made for pale skin by none other than major UK fashionista and member of Girls Aloud Nicola Robertson.

This look needs a dark red  lip and NARS Fire Down Below is a great shade. The semi matte formula is ideal for the 20’s look and is set to be huge this year. Semi Matte a la 90’s – is where’s it at.

Statement jewelery is a must and this stunning vintage necklace from Max & Chloe (£77) is perfect. Emerald colored rhinestones are interlocked with multi stranded ball link chains accented with vintage filagree beads.

This flapper cuff from Amrita Singh (£52) is an easy way to add a little 1920’s chic – gold plated with enamel detailing and austrian crystals – beautiful.

Choose a pretty sequinned headband – this Daytrip glitter band has the right feel – just £6.79 at Buckle –

Finally complete the look with a delicately beaded handbag for authentic 20’s feel – The Kardashian Kollection has this gorgeous number – £30 at Dorothy Perkins.

Grab a cocktail and get your Gatsby on!

Be gorgeous!

May 9, 2013   No Comments

Neon – Get the Glow…

This season Neon Rules! The acid candy rainbow hues –  inspired by recent movie Spring Breakers – will pep up Spring, take you through Summer and still flatter a September tan.


Think bright bright bright!! There’s nothing quite like neon and fluorescent shades to lift your spirits in less than brilliant weather, but it really comes into its own when the sun shines. Invest in a good pair of bright skinnies to wear now.  These Ichi jeans are fantastic, with an amazing fit – one of my absolute favourite brands. This lightweight neon parka from Gap really pops. It’s perfect for Summer festivals and is the ideal statement piece with a more simple outfit.


For anyone planning their Summer holiday wardrobe now, go for bright candy neon/fluoro  shorts – any colour –  pink, blue, tangerine, lime. Check out Topshop  Forever 21 for the best bikinis. Add bright flip-flops – Havaianas (£17)  are gorgeous, comfortable and will last. It’s such a simple look we can all wear– either with crisp whites or all worn together for maximum impact. Celebs are loving neon as it’s just so much fun!  Spring Breakers costume designer and celeb stylist Heidi Bivens even created a range of Spring Breakers style clothes for Opening Ceremony – its everywhere!

For a little extra –  Bond No.9 Madison Square perfume smells incredible and the bottle is neon art!  Friendship bracelets look great in the sun, Links of London‘s are timeless and very chic.

Add a pair of coloured mirrored sunglasses……


Knockaround Custom Premium Sunglasses above- are fantastic – but ASOS & Rayban have some gorgeous shades too.  THE look for Summer 2013.

Lastly – a  neon/fluoro handbag goes with everything and is a perfect way to add a splash of colour.  Our favourite is from the Cambridge Satchel Company loved by models and celebs. It’s a quality hard-wearing piece that looks amazing (from £115)


 Get Glowing!

April 27, 2013   No Comments