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TREND REPORT – Crossover/ Messenger Bags

TREND REPORT – Crossover/ Messenger Bags

Welcome to our first Trend Report for 2011. I thought we’d start this years’ Trend Report with a trend that I’m loving at the moment – Crossover bags. Seen everywhere and loved by A-Listers such as Sienna Miller, Reese Witherspoon and Christina Ricci (to name a few), crossover bags are stylish and convenient. Who said… Read More

Why we love the wedge

Why we love the wedge

The wedge heel is in this summer and we are chuffed. For the last few years they’ve been a little thin on the ground and as official, old school wedge lovers we’re enjoying having the opportunity to pick and choose. However, not everyone loves a wedge heel. Some think they’re clunky and inelegant, so why… Read More

Kim Kardashian – Fashionista, perfumista and all-round glamorista

Kim Kardashian – Fashionista, perfumista and all-round glamorista

Kim Kardashian, the 30 year-old reality TV star, red carpet trendsetter and entrepreneur is one of the most glamorous women in the world and has brought back classic Hollywood glam with a cutting-edge twist. This powerhouse has just launched her new signature watch line (along with The Brissmor Company), has her own range of Bebe… Read More

Mad Men Style – Vintage fashion and trends for today

Mad Men Style – Vintage fashion and trends for today

What’s big for next year? Recession thinking keeps us on track – no gross indulgence; rather subtle consumption mixed with super quality. That means less fast fashion and more high quality, keep-me-forever pieces. One of my favourite themes for 2011 is the early 60s ladylike look, made famous by Mad Men. It’s nostalgic, romantic, with… Read More

It’s Playtime! Tried Trend – Playsuits

It’s Playtime! Tried Trend – Playsuits

Yesterday, I popped past Gateway and saw that Forever New is finally open (YAY)! While I did manage to stop myself from spending money (this time around as the store was just too full) – I did notice that nearly every single one of the sales girls was wearing a playsuit. Playsuit, all in one,… Read More

Hell for leather

Hell for leather

We’re used to leather jackets, leather boots and even leather gloves, but leather skirts, dresses, vests and trousers? Well that’s exactly the trend that’s happening for summer Leather for 2010 can take the form of pretty much any item of clothing, and if you can think it, chances are it’s been sent down the runway.

Durban July envy

Durban July envy

I didn’t make the Durban July this year in due to the fact I spent a bit too much celebrating the SWC If I had gone however, these would have been on my dress wish list:

Beaut baggy tees

Beaut baggy tees

I love a baggy, oversized garment. I know it’s not the easiest style to wear, but there is something so slouchy chic about a baggy tee paired with leggings.

The Fashionista’s book shelf

The Fashionista’s book shelf

Last week I touched upon the Sex & The City 2 lookbook. A must-have for the style-conscious or any fan of the show. This week, I’m sticking to the books and bringing you the top ten books no fashionista should be without. 1. The Little Black Book of Style – Nina Garcia Most famous for… Read More