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Style inspiration of the day: not your ordinary Lolita

She’s on our mind whether we like it or not, surfacing on the fashion radar in all of her many guises, hidden between flirty florals, sugar sweet-pastel tones or utterly-feminine silhouettes. But Lolita, and the girly fashion it inspires, can be just as easily deconstructed and made into something a little less ordinary. Serving a fine example of the bold lolita femme, Alessandra Ambrosio does…

Hair inspiration of the day: Gigi Hadid’s Bardot-inspired ‘do

Gigi Hadid. Vogue. Need we say more? Whenever the super muse graces the pages of the emblematic fashion magazine, magic happens, and usually in more than one sense of the word. And that magic often translates to copious amounts of inspiration – beauty to hair to flawless style the below photograph nails that entire summer romance allure. But it’s the Bardot-inspired, textured half-up do paired…

Beauty inspiration of the day: unapologetic shimmers & sparkles

Luminous skin, contoured face, a splash of peach on the cheeks plus lots and lots of shimmer: there’s something about the ’80s unapologetic use of glitter and sparkle that still evokes a good time, even now, decades later. Borrowing inspiration from a glamorous Anais Mali, today’s beauty spark involves golden glimmers over the whole lid and up to the crease, a layer of mascara and…

Hair inspiration of the day: lavishly ornate curls

Matched to an equally poetic dress – whose ethereal lace trimmings plus a handful of painterly floral motifs add a note delicacy to the white leather corset – the lavish hair accessories borrowing the shapes of birds, flowers and stars, help a curly, disheveled up-do look nothing short of extraordinary. So if your natural curly texture is the niggling kind and you often find yourself…

Beauty inspiration of the day: rough, glittery lids

Shimmering from beneath a messy fringe, seemingly unsmooth and oozing of attitude, the rough glittery lids sported by the beautiful Grace Hartzel are the lived-in kind that look best when worn with a heartfelt smile. Without even striving for perfection, they manage to look pretty flawless. An ornate dress bearing its own share of sparkle, a pair of wow earrings and unfussy hair are the kind…

Hair inspiration of the day: side-parted cornrows

A perfect combination of edgy and effortless, nodding to the ’90s while entailing versatility, make a set of side parted cornrows your go-to look for the summer, with inspiration provided by Staz Lindes. Whether it’s your bangs or messy waves you sweep to the side, make sure you accentuate the resulting deep parting with just a couple of skinny scalp pleats. Add a cool twist…

Style inspiration of the day: Valentino’s summer goddesses

Sheer, effortlessly draped, veiling their bodies in translucent fantasies, moving as they are alive: these are Valentino’s otherworldly creations, worthy of a goddess, inevitably getting you dreaming about a summer in white. Natural curls, strokes of gold eye shadow and luminous skin pay compliment to the light and airy dresses, accessorized with gilded body chains and matching ankle bracelets. The painterly photograph is lensed by…

Hair inspiration of the day: rebel belle tiara

A rebel belle: messy, bed hair barely pinned in place, sparkly accessories casually layered on fingers and tied over long sleeves, barely there make-up shining light on natural beauty. And it’s her nonchalance and her “don’t give a damn” attitude that are most deserving of a crown, enter the one must-have, runway-inspired hair accessory of the season: a royal dainty tiara that screams anything but…

Beauty inspiration of the day: spring peaches & corals

Imagined to complement spring’s penchant for all things dreamy and colourful, Anais Pouliot‘s gorgeous make-up of soft peaches and corals provides the beauty inspiration of the day. And how could it not? Laid against a flawless complexion, paired to voluminous upper and lower lashes, and just a dash of black liner, the coral eye shadow / peachy lip combo implores to be worn with exotic…

Beauty inspiration of the day: Gigi Hadid’s perfect sun-kissed look

We’ve barely had a very first taste of spring and Gigi Hadid already gets us dreaming about summer, guess in the world of fashion this is how things work. And who could actually mind the chance to borrow inspiration for the perfect sun-kissed look from the ultimate goddess herself? Complemented with a super-slick center part, Gigi rocks the dewy bronze look made of a whisper…

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