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Some people's wardrobes are about a small selection of pieces that all fit within one aesthetic - Tania Braukamper isn't such a person. With a wardrobe that spans three different rooms, her approach to fashion is a mixture of current-season key pieces mixed with vintage finds she's sourced on innumerous shopping trips around the world's more cultured capitals. Despite a disparate approach to shopping, Tania is adamant that the key to mixing vintage with new season is to stick to key looks and colours that work for oneself. And it's a theory that she works into her writing for, where she serves as the publication's Editor.

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These are the key staples for spring: H&M

What key pieces do you need for spring? To answer the question, you need only look at what H&M has on offer. Spanning the staples of neo-’70s chic, there’s everything from cool suede shorts to retro flared jeans, with plenty of jewellery and accessories to boot. Throw in a relaxed khaki coat, and your festival season is well and truly covered.

Zimmermann Swim: from beach to bar

Zimmermann’s latest Swim campaign is the kind that leaves you unsure of what to pay more attention to: the gorgeous pieces, the sun-drenched backdrops, or the beautiful model. The latter is Frenchwoman Ophelie Guillermand, who lends her sporty physique and sultry looks to the images. Blurring beachwear with daywear, the collection itself features an array of vibrant bikinis and one-piece swimsuits, alongside floaty dresses and…
Zimmermann Swim Summer '15 campaign
Zimmermann Swim Summer '15 campaign
Zimmermann Swim Summer '15 campaign
Zimmermann Swim Summer '15 campaign
Zimmermann Swim Summer '15 campaign
Zimmermann Swim Summer '15 campaign
Zimmermann Swim Summer '15 campaign
Zimmermann Swim Summer '15 campaign

ThreadSence S/S ’15 look book

If you’re in boho overload with all the floaty dresses and denim cutoffs doing the rounds right now, don’t worry: that’s just festival season kicking in. For the latest dose, here’s ThreadSence’s spring / summer 2015 look book, which takes a pretty turn with luscious florals and brocades.

Gypsum: where angelic meets bohemian

White has the potential to be bridal, or angelic, or fresh and summery. In their spring / summer 2015 collection, Gypsum avoid the first but manage all three of the latter, fusing a kind of bohemian spirit into what’s ultimately a clean and modern set of pieces. Gorgeously photographed by Derren Verzosa and starring model Carmella Rose, the look book is one you’ll want to…

UNIF channels grunge-girl style for spring

That love of 1990s fashion that crept back into our hearts is still getting a good run for its money – as brands like UNIF are reminding us. Their spring / summer 2015 collection features a doe-eyed Valerie S (@ Wilhelmina models) wearing ’90s grunge-girl staples like choker necklaces, school-girl skirts, crop tops and ripped jeans.

Lui does free loving (NSFW)

If you want to get a different side of the 1970s fashion trend that inspires on a more sensual level, head to newsstands and pick up a copy of Lui’s March 2015 issue (the one that features this sexy topless cover of Natasha Poly). In the pages of the issue, Cedric Buchet shoots a series of models Rebekah Underhill, Jennifer Humphrey, Sasha Knevezic and Kelly…

Vanessa Mooney “Easy Rider” is jewellery gone cowgirl-boho

Somewhere along the line boho and Western got embroiled in a passionate affair, and a key jewellery trend was born. Vanessa Mooney’s latest look book – titled Easy Rider – keeps the aesthetic going strong, and does so with plenty of inspiring imagery. Bed hair peeping out from under cowgirl hats, crochet dresses, leather vests and denim dungarees are all styled fittingly with lashings of…

See the trailer for Cara Delevingne’s new film

Cara Delevingne‘s eyebrows make their starring-role debut in the latest adaptation of a John Green coming-of-age novel, titled Paper Towns. Though she’s appeared in a few minor roles this one completes her transition from model to actress, and from the trailer it looks like it’ll be a hit with the teen market (bearing in mind that Green was also responsible for penning The Fault in…

Lonely Dot: retro sex-kitten styling inspiration

In the mood for some devastatingly gorgeous retro inspiration? Then look no further than Lonely Dot’s spring / summer 2015 look book, which features enough platinum blonde hair and winged eyeliner to set your heart aflutter. The look book – titled The Long & Winding Road – has a definite ’60s mod influence that collides vintage sex kitten with modern day.