It is said that the cable-knit sweatshirt was used in the 19th Century to protect fishermen from harsh weather conditions and cold sea air. Considering January and February tend to be the coldest months of the year, this trend could not be more welcome. However, it does not seem right to describe the cable-knit jumper as a trend. It has been a staple in the … Continue reading Get the Look for Less: Kitted Out In Knitwear
In recent years, the fashion industry has drawn inspiration for garments of today from various past decades. The 1980s and 1990s have reappeared again and again, and now the style of the 1970s has weaved its way into 2017, forging itself as the frontrunner for Autumn/Winter. Designers such as Prada, Miu Miu and Calvin Klein have embraced the flare and given it a 21st Century … Continue reading Get the Look for Less: That 70s Show
It feels as if velvet never really left the high street. It has been everywhere since the trend started, taking on any form of clothing with designers trying to think of new ways to make it great again. However, this Autumn, velvet doesn’t seem as tired and boring as it may have seemed in the past; velvet has now taken on a new vibrancy and … Continue reading Get the Look for Less: The Velvet Touch
A suit has long been a powerful emblem in a woman’s wardrobe. From Coco Chanel shaping the modern woman in 1914, to 1966 when Yves Saint Laurent developed le smoking, the first tuxedo deigned for women. Throughout the 20th Century, the suit adapted itself to the women of the time, and now, its moment has come around again. The streets are lined with women in … Continue reading Get the Look for Less: Suits You!
Paint the Town Red! One of the key AW17 fashion trends that has been everywhere during multiple Fashion Weeks over the past month has been the colour red. Big names in the fashion industry such as Givenchy, Alexander McQueen, Prada, Fendi, pretty much everyone to be honest, have sent various tones of crimson, burgundy and scarlet down the runway. From patent leather kitten heeled boots … Continue reading Get the Look for Less: Red