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Monday, 5 April 2010

i A.m S.eriously O.bsessed with aS.os

I knew as soon as I clicked the link I would regret falling for my weekly fix of Asos.com.. The new buys for s/s'10 are impossible to say 'No' to. I urge you to control your clothes curious minds and stay away.. AS IF you could..its too good to ignore! And if that doesnt already tempt you enough, the new cover (below) for the Asos.com mag April issue, featuring Kaya Scodelario, is mind-blowingly beautiful from muse to attire. I want it all!!

I am greeeen with envy over this striking detailed shoulder jacket..Shame it's a one-off design exclusively for Kaya. gimme gimme gimme!!
And I am totally in-adoration with Zebra Lowe, the stylist to this mesmerizing shoot <3 Genius work! (I'll be praising her more in future posts)

Another item that caught my eye on Asos that's worth a mension if not more for a personal reason than 'must have'.. I fell in love with this 'River Pheonix' Alpha 60 tee(£55) mostly for the fact River's beautiful face graces the entire front of it and I have been fascinated by him ever since I watched the film 'Stand by me' as a child and thought I was going to marry him one day (minus the drug scandal of course), until he passed.. I'm pretty sure we would have lived happily ever after otherwise ;)

Sunday, 4 April 2010

Fresh Talent

I don't know what happened to Olivia today but I'm still awaiting her Day3 look to translate. So in the meantime I thought I'd give you the low down on some of the new faces of fashion that have got everyone talking and me still distraught about my lack of earnings to be able to get my hands anywhere near these beauties.. Guess it's back to the drawing board on how to 'translate these new designs through highstreet' for me :| one day...

Carven


Originally a Menswear Designer, Guillaume Henry has created the first ready-to-wear womens collection for Carven. Usually focused on Couture, this new Spring theme comes from Henry's muse; a chic french teenager who wears clothes either too big or too small! His sexy, easy to wear garments can convert perfectly into any wardrobe and with Net-A-Porter selling it at reasonable designer prices theres no wonder its flying off the net'rails. Unfortunately it's still way out of my pennies price range!

Katie Gallagher


Her first spring/summer 2009 collection "Shroud" is inspired by drapery, which won round the tastebuds of many fashionista's. So there was a lot riding on her latest s/s'10 collection and you betcha she pulled it out the darkly futuristic and unique bag! Gallagher is definitely one il be keeping a firm fashion eye on.

Clare Tough


-I've been wondering for a while now how any of us are going to translate this underwear as outerwear trend since I first caught eyes on Marc Jacobs s/s'10 collection..I dont think any of us are ready to strut our stuff in a sheer corset..we'll leave that to the jodie Marsh's of the world. I thought I was just about ready to dare the hotpant, until I came across the designer Clare Tough who's Spring'10 collection has just the right amount of underwear for outerwear. However, it doesn't live up to her 'Tough' name as the beautiful garments are more soft, romantics than overly sexual, and teamed with her chunky cardigans, spiderweb knits, and structured separates.. it's a look I cannot wait to re-create for my own!

Phoebe Philo is back..for Celine and I am lusting over one of those leather tees like children will be to their easter eggs in the morning!
I will be hunting around for some highstreet adaptions of this and of course the Leather shorts.. my Spring wardrobe will not be complete without them!
Bare with me..


GIMME!!GIMME!!GIMME!!GIMME!!

Saturday, 3 April 2010

Today I'm Wearing... (2nd April)

DAY 2


This is a much more laidback daytime look, perfect for a quick trip to the salon or to run some last minute shopping errands. Olivia still manages to glam up the converse by opting for a sequined, pink pair and teaming with leather. Genius!

DAY 2: MY VERSION


My 'top' is also a dress but inplace of Olivia's Markus Lupfer, I have the bargain twin version from none other than la Sainsburys for as little as £12!! An adapted item in place of the embroidery is my Primark beaded neckpiece(£4). My Leather pants are Topshop SALE £15 instead of Olivias' by Daryl K. And although my Converse are not as glam as hers, I have opted for the classic Converse as many of us own a pair and they co-ordinate well with the stripe. My bag unfortunately is no Hermes Birkin, however this River Island patent tote is a gem at £25. And my treasured bracelet is Accessorize £6.

Today I'm Wearing...

My all time fav fashion icon and job envious (Elle Mag) Olivia Palermo is the new face of Vogue.com 's blog 'Today I'm Wearing...'. Which means YES! I get to follow her style day by day throughout April to see her trend takes for atm fashion.

So if you love her style as much as I do then here's your chance to copy/take inspiration for your own attire. I have decided to give you fans a daily adapted 'highstreet' version of Olivia's style picks.. because lets face it we're not all lucky enough to have her pay packet :( (yet!)
And although I may not be as beautiful as the brunette..I hope I can pull of the style.. Heeeeeeeere goes!! >>

DAY 1


DAY 1: MY VERSION



In place of her Zara Jacket and Tibi belt, I wear a H&M Jacket(£20) and Zara Belt. I have adapted the style by swapping her Cos dress for a leather mini (NewLook £20). And instead of her Mulberry Alexa bag (LOVE) I carry a NewLook satchel(£18) and I am wearing Topshop wedged boots (£40) to complete the utility look.