Summer Legs

A leggy summer collage, ideas brewing. Putting together turquoise, greens, orange and black. Gucci buckles, Jimmy Choo sandals. Glamour glamour glamour. Thigh high boots. Palm trees poolside, all-in-one pieces, throw-on, effortless. “Beauty and femininity are ageless and can’t be contrived, and glamour, although the manufacturers won’t like this, cannot be manufactured. Not real glamour; it’s based on femininity.” – Marilyn Monroe “Glamour is an imaginative process that creates a specific emotional response: a sharp mixture of projection, longing, admiration, and aspiration. It evokes an audience’s hopes and dreams and makes them seem attainable, all the while maintaining enough distance to […]

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Work/Life Experience at GLAMOUR Magazine: Fashion Career Advice “to all struggling fashionistas”

Glamour magazine offices London

You hear over and over, “follow your passion, be true to yourself”, and frankly I am done with such phrases. What if you don’t yet know your exact passion? What if you don’t yet feel that you absolutely know your “self”, and you’re not convinced that it’s even possible? Because your “self” is always growing and changing, and you’re pretty sure that you were channeling Jessica Rabbit yesterday but have woken up this morning 100% Coachella-chic? It is difficult to be in limbo. Even if you’re failing at doing something, well – at least you’re definitely doing it. What I […]

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Charlotte Simone and Emma Brewin – Fur Connoisseurs

Fur is becoming a key trend this A/W ’15. We are seeing it everywhere: on the catwalk, on the street, to wear out in the winter snow, or to lounge in with nothing else on but your panties and heels. In the ‘What’s Trending’ post a few days back, it was noted how fur was finding its way into a considerable amount of collections this season, and NYFW continues to confirm this observation. A furious act of glamour against the horrific cold of A/W. Hallelujah. Charlotte Simone (charlottesimone.com) saw the possibilities of fur in 2011, and has since been creating accessories […]

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Valentine’s Moodboard + Wishlist

Currently obsessing over the Bossa Nova vibe more than usual. Here is a Valentine’s moodboard slash wishlist, including accompanying playlist, channelling glamorous and sweaty, drunken summer nights. Click on image to enlarge Coco Collar White Midi Dress by Boom Boom Boutique Lavish Alice Playsuit with Lace Up Sleeves @ ASOS D’Orsay Heels by Missguided Parais Evil Eye Bracelet by Eyelavish Rihanna’s huge drop hoops. Glacier cherry red day-glo lipgloss, teeth whitened. Palm trees along the street, outside an old and expensive apartment building, girls hanging from the balconies with pina coladas in their manicured hands. Lisa Evangelista staring up at the […]

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3 Looks I Love + What’s Trending

Adam Lippes High-low white knit, dusky pink fur shorts, mink satin lace-up heels. Burberry Prorsum Cropped leopard-print fur jacket, simple geo-print silk scarf, cropped black skinny trousers, fur and buckle detail handbag, leather peep-toe booties. Calvin Klein Tan cropped long-sleeve knit, nude fur tote bag with chain handle, nude suede mini skirt with suede belt. … To conclude, there is fur everywhere at the moment, but I feel that is simply an outcome of a bigger picture. A diverse and eclectic mixing of luxurious fabrics is the trend here. Texture texture texture. Contrasting colours are NOT happening at the minute – […]

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