Posts tagged style
Posts tagged style
Coat trends may come and go but as far as we’re concerned, a mannish tailored coat is eternal. (Especially in timeless toffee and black.) We love the updates suggested here with the lipstick red 7/8th trousers, walkable heels and squashy clutch.
Vintage 90s photo showing that it’s not what you wear but how you wear it. The just-boyish-enough white shirt and loose-fit chinos represent Gap at its classic, affordable, best. We would add a delicate stacking ring and a charm necklace to add a little more personality…
Vintage Vogue shoot from the 1980s and has it dated? Not one bit. A fine knit navy sweater (fine enough to tuck in), loose linen trousers and chocolate loafers have just a hint of Katharine Hepburn masculine flair, offset with a defined waist and berry red lips.
Photo: Denis Piel.
Surely an ideal candidate for The Style Director ‘style icon’ status? She has our contemporary classic aesthetic down pat with a perfect-cut blazer, pristine white tee and outstanding accessories to make the whole look her own.
Bravo Vogue for choosing the wonderful Joan Burstein from London’s Browns boutique as its Today I’m Wearing blogger for July. Mrs B has been responsible for launching many a designer in the UK - Ralph Lauren for one - and still has an impeccable eye for personal style. We can’t wait for her daily updates…
How gorgeous is this clash of polka dots on polka dots? The complementary colours and different sizes of dot make it a perfect study in how to play with scale (and win)… Perfect prints to pep up a plain pencil skirt or slim pants.
Stella McCartney makes all-occasion city dressing so easy. This summer’s milky nude tailoring is cool and office-appropriate for the 9-5, yet doubles up for evenings and summer parties with just a few undone buttons, a metallic heel and a couple of cocktail rings.
A wonderful way to zhuzh up a simple masculine shirt: add a colour-coordinated Hermes scarf, tied in a bow…