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Trend to Try: leather gloves

I mentioned on either this blog or OHSOCHICLY that my next winter must have is leather gloves. My Vogue just arrived in the mail and my suspicions have been proven correct that this will be quite a big trend.

Joan Smalls looks as stunning as ever on the cover and look what she is wearing!


This trend was all over many of the Fall 2012 RTW Collections, looking at its best with dresses.

20120403-161430.jpg Bottega Veneta

20120403-161847.jpg Missoni

Dents at Harvey Nichols $190

Dries Van Noten at Far Fetch

As I am posting this I just realised that when it is the Australian winter I will be in London in Summer! All I have been thinking about is my winter wardrobe, look out for some more summer inspired posts!

Go Out and Get: Cambridge Satchel

At the James Street Up Late event last Thursday we spied the Marie Claire fashion director with a beyond fabulous Fluor pink bag. If one person knows trends it is going to be a fashion director. So after much stalking we have found it and it is perfect….
The Cambridge Satchel Company bags can be purchased from Shopbop and are around AU$155

The toughest decision you will have is picking just one..

You atomically look really cooler than everyone else with it on


Definitely top of the wish list!

Trend to try: over the top suit

If I had a dollar for the amount of over the top, matching suits shown at the Fall 2012 shows, I would be very, very rich. Miu miu, Prada, Camilla and Marc and so so many more did it and think we all need to be brave and rock this attire, furthermore we will all look like those oh so glamorous fashionistas on the streets outside of the show. Feast your eyes on the pictures below…




How to wear a suit:

Option one: As a whole uniform (pretty much straight off the runway)


20120328-194817.jpg Prada

Can be brought at Asos


Option Two: With crazy as accessories (for the brave and daring, but so fabulous)



20120328-202156.jpg via Frockshop

20120328-202311.jpg via Diva

20120328-202631.jpg via Net-a-porter

20120328-202836.jpg via Net-a-porter

Option 3: Mix and Match (probably the most appropriate for the casual burbs of Aus)



20120328-203312.jpg via Sass and Bide

20120328-203748.jpg via Shopbop

Trend to Try: Coloured Nails

On the streets of Milan, Paris, London and NYC in fashion week many fashionistas were seen not only with super stylish accessories but also with different coloured nail polish on each nail. You may have to be daring to try this and it will bring out your inner child but its just sahh fun not to do!


Oh So Glamours Accessories

Formals, balls, 18th’s and 21st’s are around the corner for many and well if we are going to seek accessory inspiration from anyone it has to be from the golden girls of Gossip Girl, not only is that show filled with drama but its filled with some dam good clutches and jewellery.

Look One: Blair teaches us how to clash colours perfectly

Necklace: $65

Earrings: $68

Ring: YSL Arty Ring $

Clutch: $60 Topshop


Look 2: Serena’s angelically chic accessories

Ring bottom: $205 Swarovski

Ring top: $45

Bracelets middle: Topshop $25

Earrings top: $50

Earrings side: $45

How to create the perfect stack of bracelets

The fashion God’s have spoken and our arms should all now be sporting a collection of bracelets… Gone are the days of massive stacks of silver or gold instead we need to channel the MODEL OFF DUTY look which basically is a collection of Africany, Bohoy, Trinkity bracelets which when worn together = perfection.

Five tips to create this look:

1. They must not be large bracelets but there still should be a variation between the sizes

2. Colour is a must, the brighter the better!

3. Different textures are fabulous

4. Watches work well!

5. Mix high and low price pieces. Try the markets for great friendship bracelets for a couple of dollars and wear them with a Links of London bracelet, to create a fabulously stylish look

Get the look:

Uber Glam

– Ashiana Skinny Woven Friendship Bracelet $14 –

– Haute Betts Rhinestone Gypsy Friendship Bracelet $48 –

– CC Skye Punk Princess Pave Spike Bracelet in Silver $350 –

– Monsoon Sparkle Friendship Bracelet $10  –

– Haute Betts Emerald Gypsy Friendship Bracelet $48 –

Bargains can also be found at all the usual chain stores DIVA, Sportsgirl etc etc.