Monday, November 29

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7 Coat-and-Jumper Pairings That I'm Really Into This Autumn
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7 Coat-and-Jumper Pairings That I'm Really Into This Autumn

Compared to the escapism of party pieces, pondering one's coat-and-jumper pairings for the winter months might not seem like the most glamorous wardrobe endeavour. Yet in our experience, when the mercury drops, we are in need of sartorial pick-me-ups that brighten up even the gloomiest of days. It always helps when fashion designers deliver delicious, endorphin-filled collections that are chock-a-block with saturated colourways and vibrant prints.You don't have to scroll far through Net-a-Porter's winter shop to see a plethora of coats and knitwear that are begging to be coupled-off. As a coat aficionado, I relish the chance to create an interesting ensemble with the simplest of staples, so I took it upon myself to create seven coat-and-jumper pairings from the latest designer drops to ...
9 Stylish Dress-and-Boot Pairings to Try This Autumn
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9 Stylish Dress-and-Boot Pairings to Try This Autumn

As much as I love them and wouldn't be able to get dressed on the regular without them, I'm getting sick and tired of wearing jeans day in and day out. Surely, I’m not the only one? This is precisely why I've set myself a bit of a style challenge—one I’m inviting you to join in too.Since autumn has well and truly arrived, I’ve made it my mission to forgo denim for the foreseeable future (until it snows, at the very least), and instead, I’m going to embrace my favourite look of them all: dresses with ankle boots.Dresses and ankle boots never fail to look chic and will help you navigate any and every sartorial hurdle the season throws at you. I wear mine for work, dinners out, drinks with friends, on shopping trips—heck, just about anywhere that doesn’t call for something slightly fancier...
7 Outfit Pairings That Will Make Your Old Clothes Feel New Again
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7 Outfit Pairings That Will Make Your Old Clothes Feel New Again

As the new season rolls around, it can be tempting to start eyeing up the new-in pieces that are dropping in-store, and while there are occasions when a purchase is required, we tend to find that that sense of "newness" can be re-created with pieces that are already sitting in your wardrobe. It's all about styling. Personally, I love browsing both the latest street style snaps and runway looks to gather ideas for the coming months. Typically, these sources are rich with inspiration and cutting-edge ways to work even the most timeless items of clothing. For me, both the Celine and COS A/W 21 shows were gold mines for easy yet undeniably fresh outfit pairings. Think bomber jackets and midi skirts, slip dresses and oversized blazers, miniskirts and chunky boots. Deceptively simple yet they...
4 Simple Outfit Pairings That Make an Immediate Impact
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4 Simple Outfit Pairings That Make an Immediate Impact

Coco Chanel famously said, "Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take one thing off." While I don't think this dictum is applicable in every situation (sometimes more is undoubtedly more), I do think that, on the whole, simplicity is the key to creating outfits that exude assurance in one's sense of style. It's this "new minimalism" that, I believe, has allowed designer brands to boast their timeless credentials and offered high-street brands a chance to realise the power of a well-made basic. There are certain simple pairings that I turn to on a regular basis, but let me tell you just because they're composed of basics does not mean they lack in impact. The secret is sticking to one concept: a dramatic silhouette, an unexpected pop of colour or a fabric that extends from ...
6 Jeans-and-Shoe Pairings That Go Together Every Time
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6 Jeans-and-Shoe Pairings That Go Together Every Time

We all know how versatile a pair of jeans can be. After all, what other garment can take you from date night to weekend with the same stylish flair and universal appeal? However, their ease is often dependent on another item: footwear.Shoes have the power to instantly change the mood of your jeans. For example, for a formal occasion, a pair of bejewelled flats will elevate your classic blues to glamorous new heights. Similarly, ballet pumps will add polish to ripped or frayed-hem jeans—simply add a tailored blazer and a button-down, and you've got yourself a chic ensemble.So which shoes would I recommend wearing with jeans? I'm glad you asked. I've whittled down the shoes to wear with jeans that I truly believe work for just about every occasion you can think of. Keep scrolling to see s...
4 Super-Cute Outfit Pairings That Are Perfect for Spring
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4 Super-Cute Outfit Pairings That Are Perfect for Spring

I don't know about you but I'm desperate to wear something new. It doesn't mean I have to buy anything but it does require putting down the puffer coat and chunky boots, and stepping into something that hasn't seen the light of day for a while. In my mind it's spring, but in reality the wardrobe switchover (yes, that's a biannual immersive experience in my house) won't be for a month or so yet. In preparation however, the rest of the fashion world is lightyears ahead of me. Already there are spring outfits a-plenty shooting out of my IG feed, and I'm saving posts like crazy. However, if you're not quite ready for an all-out pink head-to-toe look (very 2021) or up to shedding your cosy layers quite yet, then I have a few very simple combinations up my sleeve for you. These easy outfit pa...
7 Colour Pairings That Will Put a Smile on Your Face This Spring
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7 Colour Pairings That Will Put a Smile on Your Face This Spring

Earlier this week, Who What Wear's Emma Spedding hosted an 'ask me anything' session on Instagram stories and, more than any other, it was colour trends that came up as the most popular subject for the upcoming season. Perhaps it's because we're all craving a bit of brightness in our lives following the longest January on record (scientifically proven), or simply the fact that brands are offering such a wonderful array of shades in their spring/summer 2021 collections.For some reason, the fact that I've spent the last 2 months decorating a new flat means that I feel even more attuned to colour combinations that usual, and have enjoyed experimenting with off-beat pairings alongside more classic looks. Sometimes partnering two hues that traditionally 'shouldn't be seen', can be the secret...
7 Sock and Slipper Pairings That Are Anything but Boring
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7 Sock and Slipper Pairings That Are Anything but Boring

Let's be real: we're all wearing socks and slippers for the foreseeable future. And if we're being totally honest, most of us wouldn't have it any other way. With the recent rise in popularity of loungewear - specifically extremely cozy pajamas that you'll want to wear all day, every day - most of us dove headfirst into the world of matching sweatsuits, but neglected to thoroughly assess our sock and slipper situation. Luckily for you all, we scoured the web to round up our seven favorite sock and slipper combos of the moment that you're guaranteed to love (and live in) for the remainder of 2021. Your feet can thank us later. Related: The Winter Accessory That Your Zodiac Sign Says You'll Love Source link