Thursday, August 4, 2016

Heavy Metal

Metallic (or Lamé for those wanting to scoot back to the 70's) Mid Length Skirts are bang on in the trend stakes right now! Working in fashion this trend doesnt scare me at all but I can hear my mother saying 'hideous!'. Im blocking her little voice out and running out to get me one to pair back with a cool and kitch little sweat a la Gucci. And I'll be taking my fancy, depending on the day, of wearing it with flats, boots or heels. 
Who’d have thought such a 'loud' sartorial choice could be so easy to work into one's wardrobe - and that my friends is considered #winning!

















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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

17 Reasons the Wishbone Works Anywhere

You may not know it by name but chances are you have seen many replicas of this classic. The Wishbone, by Danish Designer Han J. Wegner, is now an iconic piece and was first made in 1950. Though technology has simplified the manufacturing process, each piece takes 3 weeks to make, with 14 parts and 100 separate processes including the hand woven seat. (Read more the creation of the masterpiece here)
I love the versatility of this chair…despite the fact that it was designed in the 50’s it can sit right at home with contemporary decor, in beach house or back in its original context under a beautiful Parker dining table.
However you like it, it works…




















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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

High Beam: 20 Reasons to Get Your Glow On (and learn the art of strobing)

Illuminating (or strobing as the ‘profeshs’ call it) doesn’t have to be tricky, that is once you have worked out where to put it exactly!
Just a hint to the temples, the higher part of the cheekbones and the eyebrow bone is enough to give you a gentle glow and now its made so incredibly easy with products like my personal fav right now, the Touch of Glow Highlight Stick in Champagne by Nude by Nature. It’s as simple as highlighting the parts that you want to shimmer, blending into your base and your Ready, Set, Glow!
If you want to an in depth tutorial, check out one of my favs on the topic here from Desi Perkins.






















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