Tag Archive: Marks & Spencer

Jan 29 2015

Shop Her Style: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley In Marks & Spencer

So last night Rosie Huntington-Whiteley hit up a party celebrating her first fragrance with M&S Beauty wearing nothing more than a silk nightdress from her own Rosie for Autograph sleepwear collection for Marks & Spencer, and I have to be honest if you read that statement without seeing the pictures you might think she has lost her fashion mojo, but wow, Rosie really can wear anything and still look incredible.

OK, so we’ve seen lingerie-inspired pieces before on the red carpet, from the likes of Louis Vuitton, Jean Paul Gaultier and even Elie Saab sent nightie-like dresses down the runway a few seasons ago, but they were designer, Rosie is oozing old-school glamour wearing an £89 silk slip and making it look effortless and chic, and I don’t think anyone would have thought that this was a nightgown at the party.

I love that she kept the vintage feel going with her statement necklace and delicate silver strappy heels. I simply can’t fault this look, as always she looks beautiful from head-to-toe and I adore her new lob haircut, super cute.

Now I’m not suggesting that it is OK to wear your silky nightie or pyjamas out, well that is unless you are a supermodel, but this style also comes in a shorter camisole version that you could wear underneath a shirt or dress so the négligée can peek through, or go bold and wear with jeans and a blazer for a chic, contemporary look. You might have to wait for it to get a little warmer though!!!

Are you tempted to wear your nightie out to a party? Or does it totally make you think of that episode from Friends when Rachel has to wear her lingerie out to dinner with her boyfriend’s parents?

Shop Her Style: Buy the exact, Rosie for Autograph silk floral lace long nightdress for £89

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Feb 14 2014

#ShareTheLove: Valentine’s Day With Marks and Spencer

ValentinesDay-M-&-S-2Valentine’s Day is always a non-starter in our household, as each year it always falls during London Fashion Week, so each season my other half gets replaced by catwalk shows, late nights, and deadlines, which turns me into a stressed out, very tired monster – not very romantic.

So this year, when Marks and Spencer got in touch and asked if I would like to get involved in their #ShareTheLove Valentine’s Day campaign, I thought why not do an early dine-in special before I turn into a stressed out fashion victim.

So this year’s M&S became our Valentine’s and sent us flowers, candles, chocolates, and food vouchers to have the perfect night. We decided to test out this year’s Gourmet Dine-in-for-Two menus, which is great value as for £20 you can pick a starter, a main course, a side dish, a dessert, and a bottle of wine, plus you get the cutest heart-shaped chocolates.

Everything from the starter to mains were delicious, but the best had to be the dreamy dessert, the chocolate and raspberry truffle bake, which when I say I can’t help but do the dulcet tones of M&S lady from the advert, much to the annoyance of my fiancé. It really was the most perfect end to a very relaxed night in before the madness of London Fashion Week.

How are you celebrating Valentine’s Day?

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The dine in for two for £20 offer is available from Tuesday 11 February until Sunday 16 February and is available in selected stores only.

**This post was done in collaboration with Marks and Spencer**

Sep 07 2013

My Style: ASOS Floral Dip-Dye Dress

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Before the fashion craziness of September, my boyfriend and I always try to get away for a mini-break, so last week we headed to Wales for a spot of relaxation at a spa in Anglesey. More to come on the amazing hotel, the treatments and the island, but as I haven’t blogged an outfit post in nearly a month, so I thought I would share with you one of my favourite looks from my holibob.

This floral dip-dye smock dress is from ASOS and I bought it on a whim as it was in the sale, it still is and is only £18, I like the shape and the idea of wearing florals without being too girlie and bright. The thinking was I could wear during the summer with bright accessories and then come winter I could layer up with tights, boots and a chunky cardigan.

For dinner at the hotel one night I decided to wear this beauty paired with my bright orange heels from Marks & Spencer, I got them for a wedding last year and they are super comfortable and I love the pop of colour with the burn-out floral design of the dress. As I don’t have an orange belt, seriously the only colour I don’t own, I went with my trusty flower clasp beauty from Dorothy Perkins as this dress really needs to be nipped in a little otherwise it looks a little unflattering.

Finishing off my look I kept my jewellery simple, mainly because we were away to relax not get dressed up, so I wore my trusty Fossil watch that my mum got me for my birthday and my new favourite piece of arm candy – this cute bow bracelet from Kate Spade.

There is something about this dress that I love, and I think it works against the gorgeous backdrop of Anglesey, as it makes the pop of colours in the flowers and palm trees look even more vibrant.

Are you a fan of floral dresses and would you wear this beautiful dip-dye number?

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My Style: Floral smock dress, ASOS // Belt, Dorothy Perkins // Watch, Fossil // Glasses, Karen Millen at Specsavers (c/o) // Bow bracelet, Kate Spade (c/o) // Orange heels, Marks & Spencer (c/o) //

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