Thursday, 16 April 2015

Accessory trends with McArthurGlen

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Rewind a few weeks back, I took a trip up to Cheshire Oaks for a day of shopping at the McArthurGlen Designer Outlets. The task was indeed to shop, but not for myself this time! Well, I did pick up a few steals end of the day, but what I came to do was to pick up a selection of this seasons best accessories for you. Although it was a day at an outlet, there was no shortage of choices that matched the spring trends perfectly. Check out the video and you’ll see which accessories I picked and why. One lucky winner will win the whole lot, simply a retweet and a follow of @McArthurGlenUK on Twitter will put you in the running, details here. Good Luck!

In collaboration with McArthurGlen Designer Outlets

Monday, 13 April 2015

Denim Celebrations

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What better way to celebrate the beautiful arrival of spring, than going back to basics in simple, well fitted denim. Expect some serious 70’s channeling this season but what never fails and never dates is skinny jeans, quality staples and most importantly - effortless styling. When the fit is good, getting dressed is the easiest thing on your agenda. Allow me to be the living proof. To celebrate their 125 years as a jeans specialist, I’m teaming up with Lee Jeans to show you my favorite picks from the new collection. Light denim to balance my dominant black wardrobe feels like the right directing this spring, I’m especially loving the on point blue denim on denim combination, you can never go wrong with this uniform.

Fashion week month was all about dressing up in skirts and well tailored suits, I found myself telling people ‘I can’t wait to get back into my jeans again.’ Not like I’m about to bring out a sneaker for you (you know me better) but sometimes it’s nice to go low key. Dressed up wardrobe classics, this is as close as I get to a casual Friday.

Photos by Mikko Puttonen
In collaboration with Lee Jeans

Friday, 3 April 2015

Do it like a lady

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IVANA HELSINKI cape
CHANEL 'Woc' bag
VALENTINO shoes


There is a whole handful of lady-like details in this look from PFW, when in France they say. Red lips, pearls, a new Chanel and even newer - my Valentino heels! Eek, indeed I took the plunge to rockstuds and I can tell you there is no going back! But more on these babies soon, they deserve their own feature. I wore notting but the cape this day, solid prof that a good coat is sometimes all you need. Clothing underneath - optional, depends what you are doing afterwards.

Monday, 23 March 2015

A Day in The Angel Suite

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Spending the afternoon in Victoria’s Secret Angel Suite, what a way to kick off the week, right? Valentine's Day came and went (most fashion people spent it at New York fashion week anyway) Fifty Shades is mostly forgotten (still have not seen it, movie date anyone?) However, I am not letting you forget the importance of sultry adornment. On the top of Victoria's Secret New Bond Street store there is a little hidden sanctuary, where you can get to play angel for a day. Highly recommended, not just on Mondays.
Photos by Mikko Puttonen

Friday, 20 March 2015

Say it with feathers

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BALENCIAGA coat
ACNE belt
DKNY dress
GIANVITO ROSSI shoes
FENDI sunglasses

We continue with some street style from fashion week, the story of fluffy textures also gets a sequel but in feathers! How wonderful is this dress? New season, at its best layered. Trust me to daytime tame any cocktail dress, my coat wardrobe takes care of that in no time. Sexy heels though fight for the party look, it’s all about contrasts when it comes to putting together an interesting look. My Gianvito’s have been heavily featured lately, but they are my sneakers.

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Season shift

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CHARLOTTE SIMONE stole
JEAN PAUL GAULTIER jacket
KARL LAGERFELD shorts
NICHOLAS KIRKWOOD shoes
PRADA sunglasses

Physically in London but mentally still so in Paris. These beautiful streets were kind to me this time, great people, inspiring attitudes and over all good vibes. Can I stay for a month or two? Must not forget it’s always just a 2 hour train ride away. I took a serious winter meets spring approach on one of the days at fashion week. Delicate lace sandals paired with a big, not to mention impressive, fur stole, nothing says season change like the combo of fur and open toes. Am I right?

Thursday, 12 March 2015

Fluff for fashion week

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Sandra Haglestam and Tamara Kalinic
WEEKDAY knit
ADOLFO DOMINGUEZ skirt
CELINE sunglasses 

I have no problem with double texting and same goes for my dressing, you saw my coat in the pervious post, but it’s so good, you are going to see it again. I just have a lot of important things to say/show. Totally stealing the limelight and I don’t even mind, my fabulous Nicholas Kirkwood fur shoes. These have been waiting for a debut so what better timing than Paris fashion week. Letting my shoes do all the talking while we step into bare leg season with my partner in crime Tamara, life is good right now.

Monday, 9 March 2015

Snake steps

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DONNA IDA jeans
ALEXANDER WANG x HM belt
GUCCI bag
5 INCH AND UP x RIVER ISLAND boots

I'm back in another black power suit, please excuse the delay. The last stretch of fashion month is on and although I'm definitely longing back to my normal life, it's been a great and incredibly inspiring few weeks. I wore this get-up in London, what can I say - I feel most powerful in black, can't help it, don't even want to try. I realized it's the first time these River Island boots make an appearance in one of my outfits, I designed them to be best on bare legs but how good is the snake sock-like feature with all black? Still a few pairs left on the website if you fancy a comfortable 5 inch heel. No one believes me when claim them to be comfortable, but did you really think that I would put my name on a uncomfortable shoe? I'm a woman with too much experience of uncomfortable heels.
 
Photos by Mikko Puttonen