Posts tagged ‘net-a-porter’

February 27, 2014

Twinkle Toes

sandals charlotte lympia Triton embellished metallic leather sandals 795

Triton metal embellished sandals by Charlotte Olympia, £795

I love wearing sandals whatever the weather, with or without tights peeking through.  I’ve spotted some gorgeous new heels (what else?) for the coming season and a few to buy if you missed the chance last season:

sandals sophia webster Leilou stripe leather sandals

Leilou strip leather sandals by Sophia Webster £430. Aren’t these crazy cool in an AbFab kind of way?

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July 1, 2013

Only 8 Pairs of Shoes?

ferragamo red patent sandals

Salvatore Ferragamo red patent kitten heels from http://www.selfridges.com

Actress (or actor?) Emma Watson revealed that she only has eight pairs of shoes.  I don’t believe her at all, I don’t know ANY woman in my entire extended circle of friends and family even ten times removed who only have eight pairs of shoes.

Her statement led to the inevitable glut of fashion editors declaring the only eight pairs of shoes that any woman may ever need.  Some of the lists include Geography teacher (aka Jesus) leather sandals and trainers.  I own neither. 

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October 13, 2012

Little Black Jacket

A celebration of the Chanel little black jacket is currently on at the beautiful Saatchi Gallery in London.  Karl Lagerfeld was at the opening of the exhibition he organised in collaboration with Carine Roitfeld.  The exhibition is on until 28th October and has arrived in London after a world tour including Tokyo and New York.

The iconic jacket is an original Chanel design but is has stood the test of time and still has an irresistable charm. 

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April 25, 2012

A Trench for a Drench

If you’re going to be drowned in Britain’s biblical April showers why not do it in style?

Only £1895 this wonderful Burberry Prorsum trench coat is so gorgeous you will actually cross your fingers and wish for rain.  Available on Net-a-Porter.

On the other extreme of the price see saw is this £40 on-trend cobalt trench coat from Debenhams:

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December 9, 2011

Because You’re Worth It

I hope L’Oreal dont sue me for using their tag line but I’ve picked a selection of wonderful accessories that will bring hours of happiness and compliment your Christmas party outfit.  High budget or low, there is something for every girl’s treasure chest, sit back and enjoy:

Gold tassel belt by ethical designer, Shazia Saleem, £35.  The belt is 2m long and can be worn in a whole selection of ways, even a necklace.

Beautiful Swarovski crystal earrings by Erikson Beamon, £480 on Net-a-Porter.  The colours of the crystals are just beautiful.  You don’t have to be matchy matchy, they would look great on a contrasting outfit too.

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November 7, 2011

Wrap Up

Max Mara, fashion brand mostly known for fabulously glamorous and elegant coats, celebrates its 60th birthday this year.  As the temperature drops in Europe, let this virtual shopping of coats keep you warm…

Max Mara studio coats, cream, £685, available at Matches

Red pea coat from Uniqlo, £89.90, also looks cute in navy.

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August 12, 2011

Going For Gold

As the rate of gold increases in value on the world markets, it will also add value to your wardrobe this season as it comes back into focus.  Those among you who are hoarders will already have sparkly gold tops and dresses in your wardrobe but if you want to add some fresh new pieces here is a selection to consider:

A gold accessory can

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