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 Fashionising.com, where she serves as the publication's Editor.
Roll on another romantically bohemian collection that draws inspiration from the 1970s. Cleobella’s “Renegade” collection is filled with leather fringing and nonchalant layers, making it right on trend for fall 2015.
Ever wondered how the Victoria’s Secret Angels get chosen? Seems Gigi Hadid getting wings for the 2015 show involved a regular walk in lingerie like any other. Victoria’s Secret have released the casting edition of their “making of” documentary, which gives viewers a peek into the casting process. Hundreds of gorgeous girls auditioned for spots on the 2015 runway, making it tough for the casting…
Byron Bay boho: the latest look book from Australian label Amilita is every bit dreamy and bohemian infused just in time for the southern hemisphere’s spring / summer 2015 season. Titled “Cosmic Love” the imagery stars model Brook Power as shot by Francisco Tavoni.
The outerwear trends this fall are not only chic, they’re comfortable: life is pretty good when you can step outside in a full-on blanket and be considered fashionable. And why shouldn’t you, when it can look this good? Warm, versatile, cosy and cool, a piece like this one is a perfect winter investment.
Look out, it’s the Lolita trend meets retro ’70s sex kitten. In fact, Valfre’s autumn (fall) / winter 2015 collection goes by the name of “Sweet Baby, Bardot”, leaving no doubt as to the inspirations. This short but sweet set of images from the LA based label is worth a peek. Check it out at the gallery.
Simultaneously tailored and fluid, sophisticated and effortless, Sandy Liang’s spring / summer 2016 collection has a cool-factor that permeates every piece, every ensemble. Raw edges on pant and skirt hems, dresses worn with sneakers, and dipping backless cuts all point to an ease that matches her locale of New York City.
Lindsey Thornburg truly has winter covered. Her fall 2015 collection is brimming with one of the outerwear styles that most defines the season: the patterned blanket cape. In bold washes of colour or graphic black and white, these are pieces made to stand out in, even as you bury yourself beneath their warm and comforting folds.
Free People bring yet more styling inspiration in the fourth story from their November 2015 megalog, titled “Up at the Lodge”. Magdalena Frackowiak gets cosy in oversized knits, ’70s inspired flares, hiking boots and chunky knit beanies.
Whilst you often spot Portuguese beauty Sara Sampaio in bikinis or lingerie, her latest campaign for Turkish retailer Aker is purely on the side of elegance. Photographed by Koray Parlak, the campaign features the brand’s fall / winter 2015 selection of classic leather handbags and luxurious silk scarves.
A sweet, girly dress with a lace collar and delicate fabric can only be cool and rock-chic if you match it up correctly. Take Chiara Ferragni‘s example: she wore hers with ankle boots, a wide-brimmed hat, and a shimmer of silver eye-shadow.