Monday, 18 July 2011

Show to Shops..Isabel Marant

Victoria Beckham, Nicky Hilton, Beyonce Knowles all in Isabel Marant
Isabel Marant is only getting bigger and bigger as a brand. Those cuff heels, the tweedy jackets, fringe boots...the list goes on. Everything this brand does turns into fash-pack gold. High street copies of Marant's bold statement pieces are few and far between, so I am thrilled to see that Oasis has done a great version of the Keni leather biker jacket. Beyonce, VB and Nicky Hilton have been spotted, and the jacket has sold out on My-Theresa, despite the £1630 price tag.
Oasis quilted leather jacket, £160

The Oasis version is in stores now for a cracking £160. A tenth of the IM price!


Wednesday, 13 July 2011

Details...The Animal Ring-dom

I adore cocktail rings. The bigger the better! Always on the hunt for unusual ones, I have encountered a plethora of ones with animal-details lately. I remember seeing this first last summer when we were shooting A/W'10 and Alberta Ferretti had the most beautiful beetle jewellery. From then I've been looking for something similar. Enjoy the below- they are my absolute favourites!


Noemi Klein £130, KD2024 £112, Giles £295, Miss Selfridge £8.50
 Barbara Biffoli £979, Asos £8,  Ileana Makri £5,985
Miso @ Republic £5.99, Freedom @ Topshop £16.50, Urban Outfitters £12
Mood by Jon Richard £10, Miss Guided £15.99, Pret-a –Portobello £18, River Island £10

Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Trendalicious...bracelet overload

It started last winter with a few jewellery designers turning their hands to simpler designs using inexpensive materials like leather and silk to create their bracelet designs. This was a genius way of letting us all feel like we're still byuing designer pieces without having to invest in seriously pricey gold. Essentially designer friendship bracelets became the new Chanel lipstick.
But this trend has seriously blown up for summer and already I have a tonne of leather wrap and encrusted fabric bracelets stacked along my left arm. These beauties fall into three categories; I am quite happy to dabble in them all depending on my mood, and more importantly, my proximity to reaching my overdraft limit.

The first group we love are leather wrap bracelets, with Alexander McQueen and Marc Jacobs leading the way and Next doing a beautiful high street version.

Top Row: Marc by Marc Jacobs £75, Ralph Lauren Black Label £175, Balenciaga £125
2nd Row: Next £10, M&S £16, Kitson £25
3rd Row: DKNY £45, Vita Fede @ Austique £175, Reiss £35
Bottom Row: £190 Alexander McQueen

Next up are the designer dainties. EC One has an incredible selection from really talented up-and-coming jewellery designers, but you won't get off lightly price-wise with this lot. The majority are made from gold and silver so are very deserving of their higher price points.

Top Row: Mitos £106 EC One + Corinne Hamak Unity Bangle £327
2nd Row: Helene Turbe £129 + Mirri Damer £192
3rd Row: Lindsay Pearson £81 + EC One workshop £195
Bottom Row: Selim Mouzannar £502

Finally, come the sturdy stackers. These are mostly cotton and metal little numbers and can be worn with just one or two with a watch (I do this with my Dower and Hall and Links ones) or as a huge bundle dominating your forearm. They're colourful and fun, and way more affordable than splashing the cash on 18ct gold!

Top Row: George @ Asda £4, Internacionale £3.99
Bottom Row: Lipsy £10, Chan Luu £210


Monday, 4 July 2011

Happy 4th July!

Clockwise from top let: Top £13 Asos, Ring, £4 Asos, Shorts £34 Topshop, Watch £20 Asos, Navy star dress £17 F+F, Varsity Jacket £35 Bank, Shorts, £1685 Balmain, Bandeau top £7.99 Republic
 We're feeling SO festive, despite being stuck in LDN for the "Holiday"! Show Shoppers are huge American-philes so we're celebrating in our own special way this 4th July, shopping online of course!

Here's some cute bits that are making us feel really festive,


Thursday, 23 June 2011

Trendalicious...Denim Jackets

Famour faces have been out in force this week, all favouring a very specific clothing combo - denim jackets and bare legs! It is a perfect summer ensemble; keeping tanned pins on show while keeping it classy and covering up the torso. Classy ladies indeed.
Our favourite has to be Hailee Steinfeld, who paired her with a Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti dress and biker boots. Really age-appropriate and cutey while having series label credentials. For a more casual look, Nicky Hilton teamed hers with all black, Nicola Roberts was SO beautiful and bright in Suno and Cameron Diaz looked elegant with a nude and white ensemble arriving at Good Morning America earlier in the week. Nice work laydeeees.


Tuesday, 21 June 2011

Star Pupil...Beyonce

Images courtesy of Daily Mail online
This woman couldn't be much more amazing. After the satorial feast that was the video for Run the World, her new album's pics are the icing on the cake. We LOVE her style, and furry gilets, colour popping and show stopping gowns...we can't WAIT to see what costumes she pulls out of the bag at Glasto next weekend. Bring it B!


Wednesday, 15 June 2011

We heart...

I have just seen a sneaky peek of the boots dropping into Zara shortly. I am a real Zara-phile but they have absolutely outdone themselves this time. The little selection of booties are sooooo chic and really quite wild for the high street. I plan on getting the snakeskin ones tout suite, they're the best I've ever seen.

Over and out,