Wednesday, April 30, 2008





















H&M have created a great range in tribute to Marimekko, and if you don't know who Marimekko are, they are leading Finnish textile and clothing design company that was established in 1951. The company designs, manufactures and markets high-quality clothing, interior decoration textiles, bags and other accessories under the Marimekko brand, both in Finland and abroad.

The range includes really bright and bold prints they are perfect for summer and tie in with the global/ethnic trend at the moment.


View the range at http://www.hm.com/

Monday, April 28, 2008

Green with envy

Green was seen all over the Autumn/Winter 08 catwalks in particular khaki and bottle green as seen in the Aquascutum, Giles Deacon, Christopher kane and Bora Aksu collections, so get way ahead of the game with these gorgeous platform sandals £55 from http://www.topshop.com/

These will also work well with the current ultility trend, i.e. utility shirt dresses etc.

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Dior dead ringer!!





















Dior's 'Diorette' ring (above left) is absolutely stunning and so in keeping with this seasons floral and statement jewellery trend, but at £ 3,200 it's a little out of most of our price ranges, however this ring from the Swatch Bijoux collection is pretty similar and is a mere £35!!

They also have lots of other gorgeous statement rings, and most have matching bracelets, necklaces and earrings to accompany them.

Check out the swatch jewellery at http://eu-shop.swatch.com/

And the Dior collection at http://www.diorcouture.com/

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Posh dress


If you love Victoria Beckham's style, then you'll love this cute little dress £75 from http://www.warehouse.com/

This is another great transitional item as you can wear it now with tights and a cardi and with sandals in the summer.

Tip: the shape of this dress is fantastic for pear shapes!

Seeing double....




















I have just come across these Christian Louboutin lookalikes (above right) for the bargain price of £28 at Dorothy Perkins.

The original Louboutins have been see on the likes of Gwen Stefani, Anne Hathaway & Mandy Moore and where the 'IT' shoe of last season.

Add a touch of glamour to your wardrobe ladies!

http://www.dorothyperkins.com/

Monday, April 21, 2008

Spice up your life!

Looking for cheap way to update your wardrobe?

Then try adding some bright coloured accessories, like these gorgeous beads £15 each from http://www.topshop.com/


They will do a great job of brightening your mood too, and are great if your a bit scared of full on colour.




Friday, April 18, 2008

Oh my aching heart.....

This Marni Ruffle Heart bag made my heart skip a beat when i first clapped eyes on it, it was true love at first sight!

Unfortunately for me though, my heart was quickly broken when i caught a glance of the price tag, as it costs a whopping £455 ...ouch!

For those of you lucky enough to be able to afford this, it is available from http://www.net-a-porter.com

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Nautical madness!

As i predicted months ago, the nautical trend is HUGE this season, and it's even found it's way into our accessories like these anchor earrings from http://www.meandmyaccessories.com/ for the bargain price of £3. these are great if your a little worried about going for the whole nautical stripes thing (eg vertical stripes making you appear larger), wear these with a plain red t-shirt and add blue bangle and 'voila' you'll be a nautical babe.

meandmyaccessories.com is a great website full of lovely and original jewellery and bags at fantastically low prices, created in 2007 and run by a young and funky team of people, it's set to be big news. They also do a lovely gift wrapping service for just £2, so it might be the ideal place to buy a few pressies for someone special.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Purrrrr.......

The safari trend is hot this season, as it tends to be pretty much most summers, but if you don't fancy going the whole hog with the the safari dress, jacket etc and are not a great lover of khaki then how about adding a few accessories like this tiger print Mikey bangle set £16



Rainbow steps...

The sun is shining ladies and it looks as though spring may finally be on it's way, so get in the mood with these gorgeous peeptoe rainbow shoes and put a spring in your step!

Would look great with this seasons trend for flared 70's style jeans or just to liven up a plain skirt.

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Alexander the great!

These Alexander McQueen square toe shoes have just arrived at http://www.net-a-porter.com/

I think they are very 'posh spice', and come with a posh price tag of £335, but they are fab, i love the bright pink soles!

For serious heel wearers only though as i think that most of us would struggle to walk in these super high, super skinny heels. to be saved for meals only perhaps, when you only need to step out of a cab and into a restuarant, then back again?

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Dressing up time!

http://www.gorgeouscouture.com/ is a fantastic website where you will find any dress that you've ever dreamed of and any colour (perfect if you know exactly what colours suit you) or size that you wish, (it also offers a made to measure service).


Most of they're creations are exact copies of celeb dresses, like this classy little number worn by Rachel Bilson.

So the next time that you have a party to go to ladies, you know just where to go, and i'm sure you will be the envy of every other woman there!

Monday, April 7, 2008

The Dot Cotton school of style

I think this vintage looking bag from http://www.asos.com is gorgeous, even if it is a little Dot Cotton!
I love the nautical feel it has to it, and you can even remove the scarf, but at £120 it's not cheap girls!

Tea time!

Tea dresses are very in this season as is floral print, and i love this very girly dress £55 from http://www.oli.co.uk


It would look great teamed with a pair a brown chunky sandles or wedges or with a thick pair of tights, brown chunky boots and a cardi until the weather warms up a little!

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