Category Archives: blazer

Get Smart: Theory, River Island & Fortnight Lingerie

I’m on a really smart, simple and classic clothing kick right now.  Likely influenced by the streamlined looks at DKNY and Saint Laurent Paris during the recent fashion weeks, I’ve been wearing my River Island blazer non stop (when Austin … Continue reading

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Fleet Ilya Diamond Body Piece: Harness Style

A body harness is a key theme for spring summer 2013 according to the recent fashion weeks.  Jason Wu, Herve Leger and BCBGMaxAzria (image far below) all featured such looks within their collection, much to my joy having been a … Continue reading

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Tuxedo Style

Although my favourite item of clothing remains the dress there are times when I feel inspired to add a little masculine to my feminine.  Fitted blazers, white collared shirts, cigarette pants…. a modern take on YSL’s ‘le smoking suit’.  For … Continue reading

Posted in androgyny, ASOS, Black, blazer, Coat, Dorothy Perkins, Fashion, GAP, Leggings, marlene dietrich, Reiss, Shirt, Style, white | 30 Comments

Jean Genie.

At the Independent Fashion Blogger‘s Evolving Influence conference during New York Fashion Week, Levi’s sponsorship of the event meant a free pair of Levi’s Curve ID jeans for each and every attendee.  I confess I have never owned a pair … Continue reading

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A Bridge Too Far.

…or at least it would have been, if I had worn these shoes for my second jaunt over the Brooklyn Bridge this week.  Manhattan weather felt like it was getting brighter and warmer on Friday (we’ve since had snow, how … Continue reading

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You Colour My World.

…or rather not, because if you wear red on Valentine’s Day then you’re a fool.  I cannot bear the store windows, all red lingerie, hearts and flowers.   I suggest you keep it simple, like this little black dress from … Continue reading

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A Blaze of Glory

Alrighty then blog readers I managed to ditch the black for this latest post. Scanning Vogue’s August edition for the latest styles for the forthcoming months there was a clear lean towards tailoring and also towards cinched waists (albeit created … Continue reading

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