Anyone else obsessed with buttons? I know, random thing for me to ask, but button-down is one of the hottest trends this summer, whether that’s buttons down your skirt, dress or even top – buttons are everywhere on the high street and online, that it felt only right to get involved. You guys know I’m always happy to take one for the team. OK, so I hear ya, buttons aren’t exactly new, but this summer they really are taking centrestage, buttons are much more just a fastener, they are this season’s simple-but-chic embellishment. I love how this button-down trend has given
Hands up if you are a little excited about autumn? I love this changing of the leaves season, all the shades of red and orange, the cosy knits, the sipping of hot chocolate by the fire, collecting conkers and acorns, as well as that dreamy moment of switching out the summer candles for pumpkin spice and the like!!! Autumn coming around also means new fashion trends and one that’s caught my eye has to be all those mustard vibes everywhere – from gorgeous coats to cool biker jackets, leather bags and the most beautiful pair of shoes that I need.
SHOP THE MUSTARD TREND
Spring/summer 2016 it seems is the season of the shoulders, as designers look to subtle sexy and effortlessly chic. The catwalks were filled with shoulder moments from off-the-shoulder tops to asymmetrical necklines, however, my favourite, a nod to the 90s has to be shoulder cutouts or as the kids are now calling it, the cold shoulder. Everyone from Christopher Kane, Issa, Rebecca Minkoff, Ellery and Proenza Schouler sent their models down the catwalk showing off their shoulders, and it’s hardly surprising as who doesn’t like their shoulders. Come on, if you had to name one unflattering part of your body, I bet
I love my skinny jeans and cigarette trousers, but I have to be honest I’m loving that retro wide-leg trouser styles are a current trend, I do love being comfortable and these have to be one of the most wearable trends out there, and so perfect for weekend get-togethers. I have been having a bit of a love affair of late with trousers, part of my step back from just wearing jeans 7-days a week, and I’m in love with how wide-leg trousers are both classic and contemporary, you can dress them up, wear them casually, and most of all
When I think pussy-bow blouses prim and proper 70s chic comes to mind, and if I’m honest a little fussy and out-dated, well the style has been reinvented for autumn/winter 2015. It’s no longer just reserved for ladylike looks it has more of a bohemian vibe and was seen on the catwalks at Gucci, Mother of Pearl, Chloé, Emilio Pucci, Bottega Veneta and Haider Ackermann. When I say reinvention, I don’t mean the style, the blouses are still rocking beautiful neck-ties, but the way in which they are being styled makes them fresh and modern. The boho vibe has seen