Tuesday, 10 March 2009

From catwalk to closet - Get Ruffled Up


From catwalk to closet takes a look at the hottest trends on the runway and shows you where to find the key items for your own wardrobe.



Ruffles and pleats bring a cheerfully feminine, even girly, flair to outfits, while maintaining a sophisticated look at the same time. You can either go outrageous with all out ruffles as seen on S/S runways, or perk up a plain outfit with a ruffled top or some cute frill gloves.
Runway image: www.elleuk.com

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Friday, 7 November 2008

From catwalk to closet - Party Spirit


From catwalk to closet takes a look at the hottest trends on the runway and shows you where to find the key items for your own wardrobe.



Cocktail hour was big news on the A/W runways, and now that we're finally in the thick of the party season it's time to make the most of all that jewel-coloured inspiration. Don't forget your bling!

Purple satin tulip skirt from Dorothy Perkins.
Black Viola top from Monsoon.
Black strappy heels from Evans.
Chain and stone woven bracelet from ASOS.

Runway image: www.elleuk.com

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Monday, 15 September 2008

From catwalk to closet - All Laced Up


From catwalk to closet takes a look at the hottest trends on the runway and shows you where to find the key items for your own wardrobe.



Lace is one of the major trends this winter, and perhaps surprisingly, it's quite wearable in every day life. Just as long as you go for the more sophisticated look and steer clear of the black lace all-in-one horrors of the 90's, you should be safe. In my opinion lace works best in a dress, and in a dark colour it's not overly prissy. As the days get colder, you might want to invest in some good quality polo necks, they will allow you to wear your dresses throughout the season.

Runway image: www.elleuk.com

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Sunday, 17 August 2008

From catwalk to closet - Boho to Babushka


From catwalk to closet takes a look at the hottest trends on the runway and shows you where to find the key items for your own wardrobe.



This summer's boho trend will easily evolve into an Autumn look, when you add some Russian folk influences. It's not hard to see where this Evan's top gets its inspiration from. If you're feeling brave, team it with just thick black tights, but if that feels too revealing why not try layering it on top of this season's most comfortable trousers, the knickerbockers.

Runway image: www.elleuk.com

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