Millennial Pink

Millennial Pink refers to a collection colours which have made their way into the zeitgeist thanks to recent collections from Valentino, Emilia Wickstead and Gucci to name a few.  Somewhere between Salmon and Barbie Pink but most certainly not Salmon or Barbie Pink, Millennial Pink is hard to pinpoint; here’s a collection of images which I think embody this year’s most charming colour trend.

All images via Pinterest; hover over image for link

Fashion Coffee Table Books

Mesmeric and inspiring, each with their own charm, I adore my coffee table books. My collection takes pride of place atop my chest of drawers in addition to a selection of framed prints and Vogue covers.

The three books which are speaking to me the most out of my collection as of now are;

  • Places to go People to see explores the world through the lens of Kate Spade
  • Chanel Catwalk delves into over 150 of Karl Lagerfeld’s Chanel Catwalks
  • Vogue 100 – A Century of Style showcases imagery from British Vogue’s 100 year legacy

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Kate Spade Places to go People to See £19.99

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Chanel Catwalk £46.88

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Vogue Vogue 100 – A Century of Style £26

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Instagram Stories – The Best

In an ever-changing social media landscape, the most successful brands are able to adapt their social media strategies with the launch of new features; such a situation has been presented recently with the introduction of Instagram Stories. In regards to fashion brands, Ted Baker and Kate Spade have risen to the top of the pack with their fun and interactive Instagram Stories.

Ted Baker

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Ted Baker are innovators of fun in every aspect which is portrayed in their use of Instagram Stories. Choosing to showcase the ‘Keeping up with the Bakers’ campaign as if flicking through TV channels is utterly fun and extremely clever. This interactive social media campaign integrates moving editorial images, witty puns, competitions and sounds. Utilising Instagram’s ‘See More’ feature ensures the capitalisation of customers through easy navigation to Ted’s website.

 

Kate Spade

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Whilst Ted Baker chose to use ‘Stories’ as a platform to share their Keeping up with the Bakers campaign, Kate Spade have opted to use the platform to showcase a different quote, fact or good deed everyday. Kate Spade’s use of Instagram stories is charming and mirrors the core essence of the brand, fitting in with their target customer who is ‘Quick, Curious, Playful and Strong’.

5 Years of Vogue

January 2017 marks a rather momentous anniversary for me… my 5 year Vogue anniversary. To celebrate this occasion, I have looked back fondly through my British Vogue collection to choose my top 10 covers.

No.10  March 2015- Giselle Bündchen wearing Chanel. Shot by Mario Testino
No.09   December 2015- Karlie Kloss wearing Elie Saab. Shot by Patrick Demarchelier
No.08  March 2013- Cara Delevingne wearing Giorgio Armani. Shot by Mario Testino
No.07  October 2015- Sienna Miller wearing Saint Laurent. Shot by Mario Testino
No.06 September 2012- Karlie Kloss wearing Jonathan Saunders. Shot by Mark Knight
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No.05  May 2014- Kate Moss wearing her Topshop namesake line. Shot by Craig McDean 
No.04 April 2015- Georgia May Jagger wearing Julien McDonald, Cara Delevingne wearing Jenny Packham and Suki Waterhouse wearing Valentino. Shot by Mario Testino
No.03   June 2016- The Duchess of Cambridge wearing Burberry. Shot by Josh Olins
No.02  December 2013- Kate Moss wearing Alexander McQueen. Shot by Tim Walker
No.01 February 2012- Arizona Muse wearing Vintage Prada. Shot by Patrick Demarchelier

Golden Globes 2017- Best Dressed

La La Land was the unequivocal winner of the evening, picking up a record seven Golden Globes however these women stole my heart as the winners of the red carpet…

Meryl Streep, Givenchy 
Blake Lively, Atelier Versace
Evan Rachel Wood, Altuzarra
Sarah Jessica Parker, Vera Wang
Emma Stone, Valentino 
Gina Rodriguez, Naeem Khan
Tracee Ellis Ross, Zuhair Murad
Naomie Harris, Armani Privé
Priyanka Chopra, Ralph Lauren 
Viola Davis, Michael Kors
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Reese Witherspoon, Versace 
Images all via Instagram

The Best of Fashion Month SS/17

With new creative directors, “See Now, Buy Now” and even a spot of catwalk dancing, fashion month didn’t fail to disappoint. After collating the best collections from each fashion week, here’s my take on the best 10 collections from all of the Spring Summer 2017 collections from fashion month.

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Rundowns of the best looks from each fashion week:

NYFW SS/17 Top 10

LFW SS/17 Top 10

MFW SS/17 Top 10

PFW SS/17 Top 10

 

All images via Vogue.co.uk

PFW SS/17 Top 10

The crème de la crème of the catwalks from the most exciting week in the fashion calendar. Though difficult, I managed to whittle down a plethora of designs to the 10 most covetable collections from Paris Fashion Week.

Dior SS/17
Haider Ackermann SS/17
Alexander McQueen SS/17
Sacai SS/17
Carven SS/17
Giambattista Valli SS/17
Balenciaga SS/17
Chanel SS/17
John Galliano SS/17
Valentino SS/17

And with that… fashion month is over!

All photos via Vogue.co.uk

LFW SS/17 Top 10

After much consideration here my top 10 SS/17 collections from London Fashion Week…

Erdem SS/17
Mary Katrantzou SS/17
Anya Hindmarch SS/17
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Mulberry SS/17
Temperley London SS/17
Emilia Wickstead SS/17
Versus Versace SS/17
Simone Rocha SS/17
Burberry SS/17
Christopher Kane SS/17

All images via Vogue.co.uk