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9 of the best ’70s inspired over-the-knee boots

Luxuriously long and decidedly sophisticated, your favourite boots reach new heights for fall / winter 2015, the 1970s fashion inspiration obvious in both the super-soft suede and luxe leather styles. Stay one-step ahead of the new season by investing in a statement pair of over-the-knee boots, and wearing them with everything. Below, 9 of the best ’70s inspired over-the-knee boots to indulge in right now.

Urban nautical in Bucharest: men’s look

Summer time and the living is easy. Yes, it’s a sure sign that Summer has peaked when England has a few hot days. And boy, has it. 30 Celsius plus in England and people have been dying of heat exhaustion. Or so the news tells me – it seems that every time the sun decides to beat down on England’s green and pleasant land I’m…

Know, see, do: for the fashionisers’ weekend

No matter where you are in the world, the weekend will soon be upon you. That means it’s time for our weekly round-up of entertaining tidbits, the things you need to know, the things you should see (just because) and some places to go if you get bored and feel like shopping at J.Crew, marvelling at a Monet, or getting dressed to impress for a…

Wanda Nylon: coats you won’t want to save for a rainy day

Wanda Nylon make such beautiful wet-weather clothing you'll actually want it to rain every day. If you're partial to a transparent raincoat a la Blade Runner, or want to melt into the shadows in a film noir black vinyl trench, this is one burgeoning brand you need to know about.

Weekend beauty (that you wouldn’t want to mess with): Gabrielle by Antony Nobilo

Somewhere between the 1980s and the Wild West is a place where Gabrielle Dover guards your house with a big ‘ol shotgun. Wild eyed and dishevelled, she looks both fearsome and fearless; the kind of girl with nothing to lose a kind of Bonnie Parker bank-robber spirit. Antony Nobilo’s shoot sees Gabrielle styled into an eclectic mix of outfits: a feminine lace dress, silk blouse,…
Gabrielle by Antony Nobilo
Gabrielle by Antony Nobilo
Gabrielle by Antony Nobilo
Gabrielle by Antony Nobilo
Gabrielle by Antony Nobilo

Jena Dover plays the sexy dame for Gaschette

Fashion and acting are not at all dissimilar; in fact you might say the two are inextricably linked. Fashion helps create a persona, a character, and that’s true for all of us whether we’re models or actors, funfare ride attendants or dental clinic receptionists. So for South African born actress Jena Dover slipping into the role of a sexy BDSM mistress wasn’t just acceptable, it…
Jena Dover by Steve Marais for Gaschette magazine
Jena Dover by Steve Marais for Gaschette magazine
Jena Dover by Steve Marais for Gaschette magazine
Jena Dover by Steve Marais for Gaschette magazine
Jena Dover by Steve Marais for Gaschette magazine
Jena Dover by Steve Marais for Gaschette magazine
Jena Dover by Steve Marais for Gaschette magazine
Jena Dover by Steve Marais for Gaschette magazine

Hair how to: elegant, twisted bun

At some point in our lives, we have to attend a formal occasion that requires a more elegant hairstyle. As tempting as it is to show up in a ponytail, a bun is always a better choice for these occasions and this elegant, twisted bun from the Peter Som fall / winter 2013 show is one anyone can easily incorporate in a formal ensemble. Created…

The man who designed your Hermes scarf also sorts your mail: weekend read

The best art is by those who create it for love. It’s a manifestation of their passion, of their creative outlet – not something engineered for money or fame. Crafted, not crafty. It’s always enthralling to read about the lives of people who have that fame and money at their feet, but who choose to balance it with the love of their art. Profiled in…

My baby shot me down

When lyrics of a song are penned down, they’re not usually written with a motive to be visually translated. One would argue – it’s music, it’s meant to be heard not seen. But it’s also a form of art, so why limit it to one medium? This editorial brings out the emotions behind Cher’s second single released in 1966. Bang Bang, she shot me down…
Julier Bugge by Niklas Hoejlund
Julier Bugge by Niklas Hoejlund
Julier Bugge by Niklas Hoejlund
Julier Bugge by Niklas Hoejlund
Julier Bugge by Niklas Hoejlund
Julier Bugge by Niklas Hoejlund

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