My little superpower

Hello lovely people

Can we believe this year is almost over???

I often get asked what exactly my shopping list entails and here it is!!!!

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Every client is unique and your list will be tailored to you, your needs and YOUR style.

But shhhh this is my little superpower so let’s keep this between us 😉

Have an amazing week!

Xx

Over thirty and still very much Clueless…

Clueless fashion is back with a bang this season. Now lets all be honest we all did our time in our teeny tiny tartan skirts with knee high socks and zero cellulite. Not sure about you but I can no longer make that statement not in a mini skirt nor about the cellulite (thanks kids) But that should not be a reason we don’t get to enjoy this trend, we just have to adapt it to who we are now.

The check is timeless, a winter staple. So here is my take on the trend. It’s all abut clashing those prints and playing with colour. (want to see me in the garb go to my inst lie.styled_)

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Want to tick every fashion trend of the season in one outfit and make it work? This is how to do it. Shade of yellow ✓pleated midi skirt ✓ 70’s style boots ✓ and of course an argyle jumper ✓ ✓ ✓

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Nothing makes me think Christmas more than red tartan. It can be a little tricky to pull this look off as no one wants to look like they off to Santa’s workshop or off to math class so here is how I would do it… This amazing M&S dress worn as an oversized shirt, leaving the bottom half unbuttoned, thrown over tapered trousers, add a waist belt and same killer ankle boots.

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As I’m sure you are all very much aware by now, I am all about monochrome. But throwing some red and leopard print into the mix gives this outfit just the right amount of pop to make you stand out from the crowed.

Maybe over the hill but no longer clueless, check me out!!! (See what I did there?)

Blazing Blazers

When I hear the word power blazer, I’m immediately 10 years old sitting on a bench in a change room with my grandmother while my mother tries on a bright red double breasted suit with shoulder pads bigger than mount Kilimanjaro. Fast forward twenty something years (a lady never tells) and its one of the biggest trends for winter. Well minus the over sized shoulders.

Now if you’re like me and don’t work in an office environment that allows for power dressing don’t worry you too can pull this trend off by mix and matching and finding suits in a more relaxed fabric and cuts.

The blazer is an extremely transformational item. It’s the one item I always make sure my working mums have in a variety of looks as its so easy to throw over your mum look to be meeting ready.

Here are my top 5 looks…

  1. The Slouch

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This little mustard gem from River Island, £55, is to be worn exactly like this, over jeans and a T. The extended lapel and no button gives it a relaxed feel. Want to dress it up, wear over a blue shirt and heritage print trousers. A gold buckle belt will finish off both outfits perfectly. Shirt,-Mango £25.99, Trousers- H&M £19.99, Shoes,-Zara £29.99

  1. The Over Sized

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This oversized double-breasted blazer is perfection. Wear with a coloured roll neck jumper, leather leggings and why not throw over a waist belt to finish off the look. Blazer- ASOS, Vila, £60 Top- Mango £19.99, Leggings – Zara £19.99, Belt- River Island £14 Shoes – Dune £75

  1. The Corduroy

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70’s vibe ✓ burgundy ✓ double-breasted ✓ Yes yes yes!!!! Wear as a co-ord like the outfit shown or throw it over a floral maxi dress. Blazer – New Look £34.99, Trousers -New Look £24.99, Dress- Zara, £79.99, Boots -M&S 49.50

  1. The Classic

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This classic beauty is to be worn with boyfriend jeans, Breton top and mules for a casual look. Or why not throw it over a pussy bow blouse and a pair of tailored culottes for the office. Blazer,-M&S, £59, Top -H&M 19.99, Trousers – Nasty Gal, £26, Shoes- River Island £32.

  1. The Power Blazer

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Want to be a powerhouse, let this blazer help you do so. Clash your prints with a checked shirt or wear with a roll neck. A waist belt will help break up the print. Why not team it with a midi pleated skirt and knee high patent boots. Blazer- Zara £69.99, Skirt- M&S £49.50, Top- Topshop £32, Shoes- Boden £140, Belt- Mango £19.99

So go on and make your power play!

 

 

 

 

 

AW18/19 Trend

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As we fall into winter, we start to look at what we should be wearing this season. I can’t wait to start layering up, if anything my heels are desperate for me throw on some metallic socks and slip into a pair of boots.

So here is my top 8 AW18 trend break down. I will go into each trend in detail over the next few weeks.

Animal print- Animal print is going nowhere, which is great for us with very shallow pockets as we can use our summer buys with added layers and waist belts to stay on trend.

That 70’s show- My favourite style decade is making a huge appearance this winter, with maroon, rust and shades of yellow being the colour palette for the season. We also see knee-high boots, waist belts, boiler suits, white boots and shearling. These are all a few of my favourite things!

Masculine lines- For once my style is what’s big in fashion, this hardly ever happens for me so I am giddy with excitement, my bank balance does not feel the same way. The double-breasted blazer, tailored trousers, a crisp shirt, military and argyle knit’s. It’s proof us ladies are the OG.

Yeeha- That’s right folks cowboy boots are a must have to finish off your look this winter.

Coat squared- So for years this is something I have naturally done, maybe its because my South African bones just cant cope with the UK winter. Yes ladies, we talking about the double coat! It’s layering your leather jacket over a blazer and parkers under thick knitted cardigans. I know you thinking hell no but stay tuned and I’ll show you how.

Its all gone twee- Think if Coco Chanel and Downton Abbey collided into 2018. We are seeing tweed, heritage fabrics, faint checks and vintage silk scarf print being covered in almost every aspect of your wardrobe.

Shimmer and shine- As always as AW and Christmas go hand in hand so party dresses, tulle and sequins- both large and small, silver anything and patent will be on the bill.

Frosting- Statement earrings that skim your shoulders, bold cuffs worn over your jumper, layering chunky necklaces, animal anything and of course gold bold chain.

Check back to see how you should be wearing these trends and where you can find them on the high street.

Big love

C xx