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Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Réalisation Par Dress Look4Less

Réalisation Par has become an 'IT girl' label in the past year with their dresses being worn by supermodels and bloggers alike. Perhaps the reason the dresses have become so popular is their incredibly flattering fit. After all Diane Von Fursenberg build an empire on the wrap dress. While I'm all about the investment piece and these dresses are pure silk, in this case I'd much prefer a poly alternative that doesn't need to be dry cleaned and can be stuffed into a carry-on.


https://realisationpar.com/the-alexandra-red-star/

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Thursday, 11 January 2018

Chloé Pixie Bag Look4Less

I'm calling it, the Chloé Pixie bag will be the bag of 2018! Chloé is a brand that has certainly developed a cult following in recent years. The Pixie bag, the latest edition to Chloé's handbag collection could be thought as the much more practical sister to the ever trendy Nile bag. The distinctive metal handles can even be folded back down neatly for a clean look when the bag is not in use. The Pixie bag retails at €1190.


http://shopstyle.it/l/tHli


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Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Winter Sale 2017 Top Picks

I hope you've all been enjoying the last few days and relaxing. It seems crazy that Winter sale time is upon us again. This year I've avoid the shops and done all my shopping from the comfort of my sofa, like most people I'd imagine. So I've put together a collection of my favourite piece from the sales.And always remember it's not a bargain if you wouldn't have paid full price for it, don't get sucked in and buy items for the hell of it. Use these sales to pick up investment pieces that you'll still love next Winter!

Ready...Set....Shop!


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Saturday, 7 October 2017

Chloé Susanna Studded Ankle Boots Look4Less

These boots have been around now for close to a decade. At the beginning a lot of the fashion world dismissed them a seasonal trand piece but they definitely seem to have stood the test of time and have become a piece in Chloé 's core collection. At over a thousand euro, they definitely are not an affordable piece to have in your everyday wardrobe. Saying that, they are here to stay so if they are very much your style you might consider the investment.

http://shopstyle.it/l/jEHQ

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Sunday, 1 October 2017

Gucci Dionysus Bamboo Handle Look4Less

There are few elements in handbag history as iconic as the Gucci Bamboo handle. The bamboo handle was first created by Gucci in 1947 when rationing was still in effect and the fashion house had to find a material to use that would not be subject to the restrictions. Since then the bamboo handle has been synonymous with Gucci. In 2010 Gucci reintroduced the bamboo handle for the first time in decades and it has been vital in their whole brand revival. The bag below retails for € 2,390.

http://shopstyle.it/l/iWwi
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Friday, 22 September 2017

A Day at Seaworld's Aquatica

On a recent trip to Orlando I was lucky enough to receive complimentary tickets from Seaworld to experience their waterpark, Aquatica. While I love walking around the tradition theme parks there’s a lot to be said for a chill day at a waterpark especially in 33 degree heat.


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Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Louis Vuitton Star Trail Ankle Boot Look4Less

I've had my eye on the Louis Vuitton Star Trail ankle boots for the last few seasons but I've never been able to bring myself to spend 1100 on a pair of boots. Even I have limits! For me these chunky heeled boots achieve the perfect balance between classic and edge. A classic black ankle boot is an essential, no matter the time of the year. Chunky heels and track soles are massive trends for this A/W and the Louis Vuitton Star Trail boots have done it just right and ensured the boot still remains feminine.
http://fr.louisvuitton.com/fra-fr/produits/bottine-boyish-nvprod540331v

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Friday, 15 September 2017

The Autumn Pieces I'll be Investing in

This year these are the pieces I'll be investing in. Not too long ago I was a Zara addict. I definitely still get the urge and have to exhibit extreme willpower. I've spent the Summer working and saving up for a big holiday. Obviously I haven't stopped shopping but I have stopped buying (mostly). When I look at what is left out of last years A/W wardrobe the only pieces that really remained timeless and still look as good as the day I bought them are my cashmere sweaters - a great buy. This year I really want to channel my spending into items that I'll have year after year.

I realise some of these pieces are a bit of a splurge, but I think of items in terms of cost-per-wear, which helps me justify the price tag. Even if you just buy one investment piece for your A/W wardrobe this year you won't regret it, trust me!

A CAMEL COAT
A great coat is a must and a really easy way to update your wardrobe for A/W. Instead of a black coat why not get a rich camel one instead this year. I wear a lot of grey and burgundy in the colder months so a camel coat is a great injection of light. When buying a coat it's very important to look at the materials to ensure it will wear well. I always try to go for natural materials like wool and cashmere in a coat.



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Saturday, 9 September 2017

Gucci Marmont Velvet Look4Less

Gucci is on a roll! This time I have a Look4Less for the Marmont velvet edition, so on trend for A/W. The Marmont bag seems to have gathered a cult following in recent months, I can't scroll my Instagram feed without seeing it! Of all the 'IT' bags out there at the moment I must say this one would not be on the top of my wishlist. Buying a designer bag isn't cheap, it's a huge commitment. And while I love the velvet when it comes to practicality the leather would still be my first choice. The Gucci Marmont Velvet bag starts at € 1,290.

http://shopstyle.it/l/g6aq

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Saturday, 19 August 2017

Manolo Blahnik Hangisi Look4Less

This shoe hardly needs an introduction. When you think of iconic shoe designers Manolo Blahnik is among the all time greats. This shoe in particular, the Hangisi will be recognised by most. The Hangisi, which is of course the shoe that Big proposed to Carrie with comes in a variety of colours, my personal favourites not being the classic blue satin but rather the fuchsia pink velvet. Due to their popularity the price of these heels has doubled since the Sex and the City movie, making them a fictional purchase for most of us. The Manolo Blahnik Hangisi pumps currently retail for €860.


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