9 of the best headbands to get you through summer

If the hair trends for summer 2014 taught us anything, it is to definitely try and liven up our favorite hairstyle with some amazing hair accessories. And amoungst these hair accessories, a dainty headband, both pretty and elegant, is perhaps the easiest one to work with for the season. From flowy maxi dresses and sophisticated evening gowns, to boyfriend jeans and basic tees, trust the…

How to match your watch to your suit

It is the most worn accessory piece by men, but despite that, a watch should still come across as a testimony of style, and nothing like a timeless design to further emphasize this statement. When it comes to watches and suits, some things are clear cut and obvious, like the fact that a dress watch is supposed to be small, discreet, elegant. Other actions instead,…

Here’s how you can recreate Lara Stone’s amazing textured plait right now

A little bit vintage-inspired, very much effortless: this textured plait well and truly caught our eye when we spotted it in the pages of Elle France’s July 2014 issue. Worn by Lara Stone, the brilliant thing about the style is that it’s so simple, yet so effective – and you can create it for yourself with these easy steps. For more summer 2014 hairstyle tutorials…

How to create the perfect slick ponytail

Transitioning from day to night, there’s no style out there that a perfectly slicked back high ponytail is not able to fully complement. For summer 2014 you can wear it with pretty much everything, if you aim to add a super-polished and sexy finish to your looks. Use the slick ponytail to enhance a sporty outfit, to add further personality to your choice of swimwear,…

6 lip colours you need this summer

Summer days may be about a lot of things, about spontaneous getaways and lazy afternoons, about exotic drinks sipped by the pool and weightless garments floating in the wind, but it’s a hot coloured pair of lips that further adds brightness to any memorable moment. From delicate nudes to bubblegum pinks, and from fiery corals to intense reds, here are the 6 lip colours you need…

10 one-piece swimsuits that will actually make you look drop-dead sexy this summer

To look drop-dead sexy while lounging by the pool, or while walking down the beach in search of that perfect, little spot, this is what all women dream about come summer. If a revealing bikini is not exactly your cup of tea but you still aim for that effortless kind of sensuality, leave it to a figure-flattering one-piece swimsuit to sculpt your body and enhance…

12 of the best men’s swimming shorts for summer

With summer slowly settling in the northern hemisphere, a gentleman’s getaway line-up is no longer complete without a pair of swim shorts able to take him from the beach to lunch in town, or down to the gym. Either teamed with basic polo T-shirts and sandals for a relaxed summer look, or dressed-up with white linen shirts and comfortable slip-on shoes for a smart-casual look,…

5 ways to style the slip dress this summer

It’s the new take on the 1990s that brought back the slip dress, turning its distinctly minimal look and feel into a staple for the summer of 2014. Short, long, fitted or floaty, the slip dress received many interpretations, but it’s the simple silhouette and skinny spaghetti straps that prevail in assuring you’ll be sporting a clean, chic look this season. If you plan on…

The best men’s neutrals for summer

There’s an undeniable aura of effortlessness that accompanies a men’s look built in some measure – or exclusively upon – neutral tones, particularly for spring and summer when a more sophisticated aesthetic prevails. It’s all about a subtle interpretation of luxury, with key pieces defined by unrivalled versatility, that speak of confidence and exclusivity. After the break, 16 of the best picks for summer’s neutral…

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