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The White T-Shirt Fashion Trend

In those lazy mornings when you head out to work more sleepy than a baby and as less excited as ever…  fashion is the last thing on your mind. And who can blame you when weekends feel shorter somehow and you never get around to doing half of the things you planned for anyway. What should you squeeze in? What to do first? Who to meet first? Why… all of a sudden the weekend is a shorter version of the week in chores and to do lists. Meeting friends for coffee. Reading a book. Cuddling in bed with BF till late noon. Watching a movie & eat take-away. Going dancing or to a concert. Replying to emails. Going shopping. Cleaning the house. Taking a 2 hour bath. Relaxing. Talking to parents. Ohhh and the list can go on… and on. I haven’t added the kids,…

2012 Jewelry Crush. Bracelets – Styles & Celebrities

Remember Marilyn’s famous statement ‘Diamond are  a girl’s best friend’? If I come to think of it (not diamonds per se) jewelry does make us girls quite happy. A great piece of jewelry ads drama, edge, elegance, refinement… Right now I am quite into bracelets and I think the more the better! I prefer big bold, statement jewelry as a rule so it comes with no exception in bracelets. Bracelets can make an ordinary gesture of speaking with your hands seem so stylish, dramatic, trendy and more to the point. As if you’re the leading fashion lady of the latest movie or TV series. Bracelets bring together an outfit, making it look not just stylish but expensive, luxuriant and complete. Small, big, 1 or 10 it’s up to the girl and perhaps the mood of the day. Lately I prefer them crowded on my wrists, in gold,…

Head Wraps Fashion Trend. Celebrities & Street Style

Whether inspired by pin up beauties, 1960’s movie stars, ethnic cultures, fashion shows or even celebs – head wraps are so hot right now! I’m seeing so many beautiful sexy edgy styles of this trend in London that I have declared it the next street trend! Who copied it from who I have no idea. And it doesn’t really matter does it?  Celebs got some inspiration from edgy nonchalant street trendsetters and we get courage and ideas from the rich and famous! However it may be, the head wrap holds within it  countless styling ways depending on personal touch, mood, choice of color, accessories, outfit, way of wrapping it… You can go as an elegant Audrey Hepburn, an edgy Solange Knowels or a boho – gypsy Nicole Richie. After all it is said to be her that brought back the head scarves, isn’t it? For a…

Street Luxe. True Fashion Lies In Details

Have you noticed what always seems to catch your eye in an outfit or a person you see passing by on the street? It’s her bag. Her ring. Her bracelet. Nail polish. Necklace. Lipstick. Shoes. It’s always the details that make us turn heads. Or turn our heads. And why not, ’cause in the end no matter what you wear, regardless of brand or price tag when you add just the right piece – it makes all the difference. Sure we add our little, cost efficient items (but still so amazing) – while celebs and VIPs relish on (sometimes inappropriate) opulence and luxury. Anyway affording it or not I do love to peek and give a critique look at some… perhaps too spicy priced items lavishly hanging in celebs hands. I guess we’ve all got our guilty pleasures haven’t we? A while ago I came…

2012 Summer Shoes. Step In Style

What can make and break an outfit? Shoes that’s for sure! In 2012 Summer you’ll keep your head down, not for shame or shyness – but for spotting the feet fashion on the streets. From flats to sky high heels, from glitter to wood & canvas, from nudes to brights, mules to mary janes – it’s all out there. Just go on now… get your pick and run the streets like Carrie Bradshaw in her Jimmy Choos or Manolo Blahniks. What I love about this summer’s shoes is that there’s lots of color and texture. And floral prints are not just for the clothes – designers such as Christian Louboutin & Burberry adorned their 2012 Summer Shoes Collections in prints and colors that just make me crave for those shoes as if I’ve never seen a prettier sight. I love that wedges and platforms are…

Mad Men Craze Starts New Fashion Trend. The 60’s Are Back!

Hollywood TV series ‘Mad Men’ had the whole media go mad this week as the new season begun. It all seems to point in the same direction: a new trend and fashion inspired look is right around the corner this year – The 60’s! Yes ladies and gentlemen The Retro Look is The New Look. Not that retro was ever too retro to be forgotten, if I come to think of it, was it? Anyway… whatever those fab, conservative, sexy ‘cats’ (women) on Mad Men wear is a reference point to us all. Designers’ collections predicted this 60’s Retro craze, if you only think of Mulberry, Preen, Temperley London, Christian Dior. Or just have a look at Banana Republic launching an entire Mad Men Inspired Line and you’ll start to see the whole pic. Ah… I can almost see it – ‘The streets will be…

From The Catwalks To Celebrities & Then Straight To The Streets. 2012 Floral Print Trousers SpringTrend

I’m sure you all remember your moms in the the ’80’s wearing floral print trousers. My mom looked fabulous in them. In the ’90’s I hated all our fashion legacy. Floral prints? How cheesy and kitsch. But you know what? Now 20 years later they are leading the runways and the streets… and I love them! As I always say there is nothing new to fashion, just reinvented, nipped and tucked… As if that’s so wrong! 2012 Spring Fashion Weeks all plunged into a garden of Eden and delivered us explosions of floral prints. Dolce & Gabbana’s show still remains my fave with sexy, floral Sophia Loren’s look-a-likes invading the runway. Salvatore Ferragamo’s floral print silky jumpsuit can turn any fashion ignorant into a real fashionista. And the list goes on with Cavalli, Thakoon, Mary Katranzou, Osman, Isabel Marant, J. Krew or Alaexander Wang. They…

The Trench Coat. Our 1st and Only True Love

When Renee Zellwegger wore a red trench coat for a dress on the red carpet in 2011 America’s fashion critiques were at a loss: praise or blast her. A reaction that must have resembled society after WWII, because it must have been more than their practicality that had all the post war ladies steal these smart and effortlessly chic looking coats from their husbands. The trench coat designed somewhere between 1850 and 1901 by Burberry and Aquascutum was to become the world’s most sought after, trendy, classic piece. Since then designers have tried to reinvent it, nip it and tuck it on every runway show for the past 60 years. Yet its inventors still dominate the trench coat style a century later. To our relief, with insignificant exceptions sometimes irritating (true!), the world still goes for the classic chic look. Double breasted, tan, shoulder strapped…