It’s not the first time we’ve featured a shot of Caroline Brasch Nielsen in this particular ensemble; a patterned billowy blouse tucked into a pair of nonchalant drawstring pants, and purple hued sunglasses and bag detail to match it all together. When I snapped this moment in Paris, however, she was just looking particularly gorgeous – mermaid waves lit up by the afternoon sun.
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With one hand managing to carry a handbag, cigarette and baseball cap and the other stuffed nonchalantly in pocket, there’s a tomboyishness to this off-duty look that manages to go beyond the pairing of slightly slouchy boyfriend jeans and a tailored coat. The whole look is simple yet crisp: isn’t it a true adage that everyone needs a good quality plain white tee as a…
There’s a definite hint of school girl chic going on here, between the pleated skirt and the grey over-the-knee socks. But the length of the skirt and the addition of metal-capped pointed pumps keeps it on the side of sexy and away from looking too much like an actual uniform.
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Knowing which colours work together gets you part the way to knowing how to style everything from creative outfits to visually stunning home interiors. And sometimes the best colour combinations are the most unexpected. From bright turquoise and sunflower yellow, to oxford blue and emerald green, here are 8 awesome colour combinations to try along with mood boards to inspire you on indulging in each of them. See them all after the break.
Turning an all-black outfit into a hybrid of rock-chic and modern boho was Brazilian model Aline Weber spotted exiting a show in Paris. Aline paired a crochet skirt with ankle boots and a leather biker jacket, looking effortlessly tough with her blonde bob and grungy jewellery.
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Built upon the vision of a girl skate gang, Danielle Romeril's fall 2013 collection is both cool and unpredictable. Designing for the girl who dresses "to show off her thoughts not her assets", Romeril is more than worthy of being singled out as a designer to watch. After the break, an interview with a designer you'll want to be in-the-know about: introducing Danielle Romeril.
This just has to be a winner: Isabel Marant bringing her effortlessly Parisian chic style to a H&M boutique near you. Designer collaborations have been many and varied to the point where few generate much buzz, but odds are Marant will have girls queuing up to get a version of one of her iconically French-bohemian pieces at high street pricing. And there’s exciting news for…
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Black and white, in various patterned incarnations, has been dominating fashion this year. But block black and white can have just as impacty an effect, whether on cold days or warm ones. Maria Kolosova wore all black and white in Paris, pairing suede over the knee boots with a black shift, white shirt, and black jacket.
Thigh high boots add a dash of sexiness to anything, even a simple chambray dress. Sheer dotted tights helped to add more detail to this simple yet effective look which managed to mix light summer fabric with a heavier scarf and boots.
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