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Renata Braukamper

Elle Ukraine’s colour blocks

Colour blocking in bold hues is not the easiest thing to pull off, particularly if you’re not accustomed to donning lots of colour. If that’s the case you may wish to check out Elle Ukrain’s March 2011 issue; with Olga Serova’s shoot full of inspiration for ways to work in the season’s bold hues (all topped off by Prada’s boldly-soled wedges, of course).
Olga Serova: Elle Ukraine March '11
Olga Serova: Elle Ukraine March '11
Olga Serova: Elle Ukraine March '11
Olga Serova: Elle Ukraine March '11
Olga Serova: Elle Ukraine March '11
Olga Serova: Elle Ukraine March '11
Olga Serova: Elle Ukraine March '11
Olga Serova: Elle Ukraine March '11

Socks and spectators

Geek chic-meets-Rupunzel. That’s what springs to mind when we see the styling of this shoot, featuring Rosanne Doosje, for Marie Claire Czech’s March 2011 issue. And while sock garters for women are a long way off being a mainstream trend, working them in subtly with a pair of masculine spectator shoes is one interpretation that works. A note to keeping a hint of femininity in…
Rosanne Doosje: Marie Claire Czech March '11
Rosanne Doosje: Marie Claire Czech March '11
Rosanne Doosje: Marie Claire Czech March '11
Rosanne Doosje: Marie Claire Czech March '11
Rosanne Doosje: Marie Claire Czech March '11
Rosanne Doosje: Marie Claire Czech March '11
Rosanne Doosje: Marie Claire Czech March '11
Rosanne Doosje: Marie Claire Czech March '11

Ilvie Wittek: to the manor born

Basking in the sunlight with a manor in the background and its lush gardens framing the photos, Ilvie Wittek is lady_like and dainty for D la Repubblica’s latest spring 2011 issue. The season’s lace trend is the centrepiece of these stunning photos, and it’s featured against other spring time whites, sheers and… plastic, which refuses to go away.
Ilvie Wittek: D la Repubblica No 730 Spring '11
Ilvie Wittek: D la Repubblica No 730 Spring '11
Ilvie Wittek: D la Repubblica No 730 Spring '11
Ilvie Wittek: D la Repubblica No 730 Spring '11
Ilvie Wittek: D la Repubblica No 730 Spring '11
Ilvie Wittek: D la Repubblica No 730 Spring '11
Ilvie Wittek: D la Repubblica No 730 Spring '11
Ilvie Wittek: D la Repubblica No 730 Spring '11

Old meets new for Marie Claire

It may have been the milkmaid braid that caught our eye, but it’s the interweaving of the effect of old fashioned photographs with spring 2011′s fashion that makes this photo shoot from Marie Claire’s March 2011 issue.
Emily Senko: Marie Claire Italia March '11
Emily Senko: Marie Claire Italia March '11
Emily Senko: Marie Claire Italia March '11
Emily Senko: Marie Claire Italia March '11
Emily Senko: Marie Claire Italia March '11
Emily Senko: Marie Claire Italia March '11
Emily Senko: Marie Claire Italia March '11
Emily Senko: Marie Claire Italia March '11

Alana Zimmer’s plush shoot

With partially slicked hair and a mix of sporty and sleek clothing, Alana Zimmer glows for Australia’s March issue of Harper’s Bazaar. Worth checking out the Marni jacket with cut out ovals after the jump, wearing different elements under this piece will change the formation every time.
Alana Zimmer: Harperâs Bazaar Australia March '11
Alana Zimmer: Harperâs Bazaar Australia March '11
Alana Zimmer: Harperâs Bazaar Australia March '11
Alana Zimmer: Harperâs Bazaar Australia March '11
Alana Zimmer: Harperâs Bazaar Australia March '11
Alana Zimmer: Harperâs Bazaar Australia March '11
Alana Zimmer: Harperâs Bazaar Australia March '11
Alana Zimmer: Harperâs Bazaar Australia March '11

Psychedelic for Interview

Charlotte Free, Sasha Pivovarova, Eliza Cummings, Suvi Koponen and Kasia Struss were cast by Interview Magazine to show off a near-psychedelic take on spring 2011′s fashion.
Charlotte Free: Interview March '11
Charlotte Free: Interview March '11
Charlotte Free: Interview March '11
Charlotte Free: Interview March '11
Charlotte Free: Interview March '11
Charlotte Free: Interview March '11
Charlotte Free: Interview March '11
Charlotte Free: Interview March '11

How to exit Blumarine

When Edita Vilkeviciute and Magdalena Frackowiak exited Blumarine’s Milan fashion week showing in classic jackets, they surely made a dynamic couplet. Paired against all black (except in Edita’s case) you can see first hand the benefit to investing in a block coloured statement coat, something that Lily Donaldson has also shown us recently.

Meghan Collison: electric hues

Jacques Olivar takes some glossy photographs for Marie Claire Italia showcasing intriguing design interpretations on such trends as the one shouldered dress and suspenders as outerwear. There are some unique spins on dresses with studs, ruffles and wrist pieces on display.
Meghan Collison: Marie Claire Italia March '11
Meghan Collison: Marie Claire Italia March '11
Meghan Collison: Marie Claire Italia March '11
Meghan Collison: Marie Claire Italia March '11
Meghan Collison: Marie Claire Italia March '11
Meghan Collison: Marie Claire Italia March '11
Meghan Collison: Marie Claire Italia March '11
Meghan Collison: Marie Claire Italia March '11

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