Quite literal in its meaning, a detachable collar is a jewel for the wardrobe and adding it to an outfit is like varnishing your antique furniture – not obligatory but always appreciated. Brimming with character, personality and charisma, this accessory is also responsible for adding an instant quirk to an outfit. Read on for the full report.
Rummaging through your grandmother’s jewellery box has never been more prestigious and important than now. And when you do so, keep a vigilant eye out for cameo jewellery. They could be tagged as vintage bestsellers or a secret to dressing like the royals; but cameo jewellery is here to stay as an accessory trendlet in 2012. Read on for details of how to wear it.
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The Gladstone bag, or doctor's bag, was once a workingman’s asset - but today has become a woman’s arm-luxury. Functional, elegant, and back in our sights for 2012, the Gladstone bag is an accessory worth investing in. Read on to find out where it evolved from, and how you can wear it right now.
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A lot of the recent fashion trends we’ve featured have been obviously influenced by a particular era, movement or style. This is one jewelry trend, however, that is not worth trying to pigeon hole. It’s clean, simple, minimalist, and modernist. But it’s equally inspired by the Ancients. We’re talking about cold, hard, solid metal shaped into the forms of cuffs and collars; and whether it’s…
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I hazard to use the term ‘fanny pack’ (or, ‘bum bag’ as it’s colloquially known in Australia and the UK): not only do such terms lack elegance, but they tend to hark back to the days where such items were made from neon coloured nyon and fastened around with parachute clips. More importantly though, the term is not entirely accurate as it relates to this…
Having jumped on this bandwagon long before I ever got the chance to write about it, I figure it’s more than time to fortify the status of cat eye glasses as a 2011 fashion trend. So without further ado let’s take a trip back in time as we explore the ’50s eyewear phenomenon as it was then, and how to translate it to today’s look.…
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More trendspiration for your Fall 2010 wardrobe (yes, I know it’s sometime off – but this jacket is simply too hot not to want right now), this time focused on the evolution of the women’s military fashion trend and its fusion with aviation chic.
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Want some inspiration for how to make layerings of rings look great, without going completely over the top? Right now we’re loving the look of hippy, 70s inspired mood rings and cabochons. Think Abbey Lee Kershaw (one of our favourite models, who’s rarely seen without them) and you’re on the right track. Rather than punky skulls and knuckeldusters or the overly blingy sparkly cocktail rings,…
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Classic red lips are never out. As an accessory for 2010, however? Count them as one of the year’s micro trends.
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