Posts Tagged ‘Miss Selfridge’

Bold Brash SS13 Prints

There are some really “out there” prints available at the moment.  Are you brave enough to be so bold?  Check out the Barbie comic leggings by Miss Selfridge, they’re our favourite of the selection….

The Short Straw

I’m standing in the changing rooms looking like an overgrown five year old wearing her mother’s frock. Except I’m not five, and I’m not wearing my mother’s clothes, I’m simply short. There, I said it. Short with a capital S. Five foot one to be precise. If you’ve ever taken an overly generous lump off [...]

Party Dresses for Your Shape

In what seems to be the busiest week of the year, picking your party dress can become a stressful experience. And with all the peplum frills, lace and bodycon, choosing the right dress without getting distracted by trends can be daunting. And seeing as an increasing amount of us are cutting the crowds and the [...]

AW12 Trends: Winter Jewels & Metallics

Looking glitz and glam can be difficult during the winter season but some trends this winter can help us shimmer and sparkle! Metallic and baroque fabrics, as well as studs, spikes and jewels are all major current trends, which will see you through day and night. Remember metallic hues and jewelled collars aren’t just for [...]

Many Shades of Purple

If there is one colour you want to be seen wearing this season, it’s definitely the many shades of purple. Berry, Burgundy, Claret, Grape, Lavender, Lilac, Maroon, Plum, Oxblood, Violet, take your pick as they are all a big hit for Autumn/Winter and I for one have gone berry crazy!   Whether you want to [...]

Festival Fever

Say hello to the festival season.   Last weekend officially brought the festival season to a beginning with ‘Rockness’ in Scotland and ‘The Parklife Weekender’ in Manchester. Dizzie Rascal, Kelis, Nero and Noah & The Whale headlined this more recently established North West festival. And with Lovebox London, Kendal Calling and the Reading and Leeds [...]

Jubilee Party Clothes On The High Street

A party weekend such as this requires some party attire.  Something that works during the day and night means you can party on ’til your mind and body allows.   By accessorising with the right shoes, bag, scarf, jewellery or hat, you can add some extra vava voom to these items.  Available on the high [...]

Bold Prints For Summer Holidays

There is a lot of print around this season, from delicate, barely-there prints to bold in your face designs. Celebrities such as Florence Welch and Rihanna have really rocked this look recently but if it’s not your style to be quite so brash, you can infuse your outfits with as little print as you desire. [...]

Colour Me Cute

A 50’s inspired fashion phenomenon is currently jiving its way back down our high streets.   That’s right ladies, one of fashion’s most fun and flirty eras is making its presence felt in a modern world with an insatiable appetite for vintage clothing and revisiting earlier styles.   That means that to stay ahead of [...]

Casual Clothing

T-shirts are such a great wardrobe staple.  You can dress them up somewhat and you can certainly dress them down.  They look fantastic with jeans and shorts, trousers and skirts, with braces and with a cardigan.  Effortless chic when combined with some nice skinny jeans, sunglasses and a scarf around the head or neck.   [...]

Loud Statement Rings

When it comes to jewellery I am anything but subtle, in this case, less is not always more. I love wearing chunky chains, having rings adorn my fingers and wearing earrings that are big enough to rival the great Pat Butcher.   One of the looks for this year is again going to be tribal, [...]

Spring 2012 Trend: Bird Print

Forget floral print, as designers are flocking to textiles that include bird prints this spring!   Patterns including swans, pheasants and other bold prints are bringing birds to life on the catwalk this season and have found their way onto almost every piece of clothing and accessory you can think of, from tops, dresses, pants [...]

Pastels for Spring/Summer 2012

The new year begins, the sun sets a little later each day, and thoughts of excitement creep in.  You know that summer’s not far away with its long days, laughter and increased social activities.   There is nothing prettier, in the most feminine sense of the word, than pastel colours splashed against the lighter shades of neutral. [...]

Cheap Buys For Your Wardrobe

The sales are well and truly in force on the high streets and online.  To help you save some money whilst still adding pieces that will last past the current season we’ve picked some great cheap buys under £20.00 that are available right now.  Get them fast to avoid disappointment.   CLICK IMAGES TO ENLARGE… [...]

Fashion Sudoku: Black and Metallic

Fashion Sudoku: the perfect excuse for buying several complimentary items.   When you can create this many combinations, it’s well worth it!   Each row and column provides a fresh new look fit for Autumn/Winter 2011-12.    

Sales, Sales and More Sales?

You may have noticed something recently if you’ve been anywhere near a high street, shopping centre of perhaps online. Discounts galore are upon us. Sad to say a large percentage of my email inbox consists of discount codes, offers and deals from well known high street retailers all hoping to entice we the humble customer, into spending our [...]

Clutch Bags – AW11

Accessories can be all you need to add some wow factor to your outfit.  Particularly if you hate everything in your wardrobe and decide to find solace in your trusty LBD for that night out.   Clutch bags are elegant and ladylike.  They can transform your outfit from nice to fabulous and the right clutch [...]

Party Dresses

It’s time for partying, people! That can only mean one thing.  Party dresses!!!   Christmas brings with it the glitz and glamour that Hollywood red carpets see all year round.  With all the shimmer and glitter that’s all around it is the one time of year that we reserved English folk can go all out [...]

Winter Wonders

Tones of camel, cognacs and chunky knits, cashmere lined leather gloves with heavy, cosy coats against autumnal checked scarves and knitted turbans warming frosty lobes.   As much as the delayed week of summer was warmly welcomed, the surge of brisk wind and chilly temperatures seem set to keep our sandals firmly in hibernation for [...]

Embellished Glamour

Christmas is coming and Autumn/Winter 2011-12 is in many ways a season of extravagant fashion. Yes there is the minimalist trend but there is also old Hollywood glamour in the form of jewels, beads and other embellishments.  This picture taken from Dolce and Gabbana’s recent advertising campaign is the perfect example of clever clashing of styles and [...]