All posts by Zoe Griffin

Celebrity Style Steal: Ellie Goulding’s Rock Chick Glamour

Ellie Goulding has an exciting summer ahead! She’s just released a new single called First Time with hot up and coming artist Kygo and is set to perform at the V Festival as well as several festivals across Europe. Plus she’s moved on from ex Dougie Poynter and has been seen out and about with a mystery man. It’s all happening for her in both work and play.

What we like about Ellie is that she always looks cool but it never looks like she’s tried too hard. Whether she’s wearing something formal for a party or something casual for a day of interviews in London, she looks like she’s comfortable and in control. She’s very much wearing the clothes rather than them swamping her and even though she sticks to classic colours like blacks and nudes, there’s always some unique detail and she always wears fabulous shoes.

Let’s take a closer look at a casual and a formal outfit to see how we can steal her rock chick style:

Casual Cool

For a day of interviews to promote her new single, Ellie dressed for the London heat in an outfit that made her look cool and kept her cool. It may be an all black outfit but it looks different thanks to the fringed hem on the shorts – just like the V by Very high waisted ripped hem shorts. These look lovely with a classic black v-neck t-shirt like the V by Very v-neck perfect t-shirt. Finish with some statement boots like Ellie’s with buckle embellishment – the River Island Western buckle boots are ideal.

An outfit like this could be worn for day or night – you wouldn’t look out of place in this due to the pretty heels which really do lengthen the legs. You could even wear this to a festival if you wear some flat Western boots instead of the heels. It’s a classic look that will ensure you don’t just fit in at any occasion, but you dazzle at it!

Classic Little Black Dress

Ellie’s an ambassador for Omega Watches and at their annual summer party, she dazzled in a lace black dress. Every girl needs a black dress like this in their wardrobe as it’s chic without being too fussy. The lace embellishment gives us all something to look at and the fact that it’s not lace all over means its more mesmerising. The Rare lace cut out long sleeve midi dress is like Ellie’s dress.

A dress like this deserves fabulous shoes and you can see that Ellie’s wearing a really pair of pointy ankle strap heels. They’re very similar to the V  by Very Ivy bow heeled shoe with pearl detail. If you like watches, why not try the gorgeous Omega preowned steel & rose gold constellation ladies silver dial watch?

Are you a fan of Ellie Goulding’s style? She shows that by picking simple and classic items and wearing them with statement footwear and accessories, we can all look stylish in an effortless way this summer.

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Radio 1’s Big Weekend: Festival Fashion

Radio 1 picked the perfect weekend to hold the first UK festival of the year – The Big Weekend. The weather in Hull – the UK City Of Culture 2017 – was scorching hot making it a mini version of Coachella. However, rather than boho chic outfits, the majority of festival goers opted for bright clothes with some even going for neon. Us Brits have our own style when it comes to festival fashion!

The Isle Of Wight Festival, Glastonbury, Wireless and V will be here before we know it now that the first festival has taken place. Hopefully, they’ll be equally sunny and bright so that we can wear some similarly bold outfits because just looking at clothes like this cheers us up! However, even if there is rain we can always pack a colourful or printed rain mac, right? The more it clashes the better.

If you need some motivation to dress a bit brighter this season, have a look at what these fabulous five female celebs wore at Radio 1’s Big Weekend:

Katy Perry

With her stunning short cropped hair, Katy made sure her clothes were just as cool as her haircut. In a silver dress and a silver jacket, Katy dazzled with her outfit as well as her performance. She was on fire and she knew it and looking down at her outfit would give her more confidence to perform with attitude. Wearing a bold outfit can make us feel braver.

Zara Larsson

You can never go wrong with denim at a festival and Zara looked fresh and pretty in her denim jacket and white t-shirt – a classic combination. Notice that the denim jacket is embroidered with some colourful fabric? Embroidery is a great way to experiment with colour and lots of celebs are wearing the trend right now. It just makes everything look prettier!

Lorde

Lorde looked absolutely stunning in a pink top and yellow trousers. This is such a summery outfit and Lorde looks fresh and fabulous in it. The wide leg trousers would keep her cool when she’s on stage and shows you don’t need to compromise on anything when it’s hot. You can wear as much colour as you want as long as your outfit is loose enough

Lana Del Ray

Lana channeled a vintage 1960s look with her printed mini dress and headband made out of the same material. Her multicolour mini dress has real character and she’s another great example of how you can retain your style even when the weather heats up. A mini dress not only looks lovely and feminine but keeps you cool as your legs are out and getting some air.

Little Mix

Little Mix were the best examples of dressing up brightly with outfits in various shades of neon green. This takes hi-vis to another level! It shows that black and green go really well together and just adds an extra element of fun to the event. If you can’t take risks at a festival, when can you?

Have you got any festival fun planned this year?

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Celebrity Style Steal: Dress Up And Down Like Rihanna

Rihanna is on fine form at the moment! She recently designed a luxury jewellery collection for Chopard, which she launched during the Cannes film festival before flying back to New York to visit a recording studio.  She’s at the top of her game in both the fashion and music worlds.

Despite being busy, Rihanna’s never looked better. Even though she doesn’t have much spare time to plan her outfits, she’s clearly employing someone to do it for her as she’s been looking polished and put together whether she’s dressed up for a night out or dressed down for a day of errands.

Her look is effortlessly cool – she wears the clothes rather than it looking like she’s trying too hard. If you want to do the same, Rihanna is a great style icon and it’s easier than you’d think to steal her style.

Copy Rihanna’s Casual Look

This is a classic rock chick outfit! She has the shades, the music t-shirt and the rock star skinny jeans and it looks fabulous on her. With the current heatwave, it’s finally t-shirt weather and every wardrobe needs a black t-shirt that can be worn with skinny jeans or a distressed denim skirt. The River Island lace panel jumbo tee is ideal. You can tuck it in if you prefer a more fitted look.

For black skinny jeans, the V by Very Macy high-waisted skinny jeans are really flattering as they skim the ankles and hug the hips and make our legs look longer, especially if worn with statement heels like the Miss KG Ferne printed heeled sandals. Make sure you finish this look with some super cool shades as no star would ever be seen without her sunnies. The Prada double brow bar catseye round sunglasses are similar to Rihanna’s.

 

Copy Rihanna’s Party Look

You can always trust Rihanna to make an entrance at a party and she did that in style in Cannes! The blue maxi dress that she’s wearing has a Victoriana style to it with some statement ruffles, which are like those on the pretty pastel blue V by Very frill neck maxi dress. A dress like this deserves some high heels to help you walk taller and with even more confidence. Rihanna did that in gold sandals, just like the V by Very Bella ankle strap minimal heeled sandals.

However, what really makes this look worthy of a celeb night out is the accessories. The Fiorelli multi-coloured preciosa crystal statement flower necklace is just as eye-catching as Rihanna’s and her drop earrings look like the V by Very Celia statement earrings.

What do you think of Rihanna’s style? Are you ready to look more like a rock star this summer?

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Cannes Film Festival 2017: Get The A’list Glamour

Cannes is the most decadent event in the movie calendar. While everyone gets dressed up for The Oscars, it’s for one night only whereas Cannes goes on for 10 days! Most stars stay for four or five days and go out every night plus there are lunch parties and yacht parties in the day. That’s a lot of outfits to get through!

We’ve found 10 of the most spectacular statement dresses worn this year by the stars on the red carpet to give us all some evening dress inspiration. If you want to make a celebrity entrance at a party this summer, here are 10 fabulous ways to do it.

Kendall Jenner

If you’re particularly proud of your accessories, like Kendall is with her million pound Chopard necklace, then a classic dress lets the accessories shine. Rather than opt for black, Kendall stands out in a strapless white maxi dress that flatters her figure and her skin tone. The dress may be a simple shape but it’s chic and elegant and looks super expensive because of the accessories.

Rihanna

She’s no stranger to flashing the flesh on the red carpet, but Rihanna can do formal just as well as she can do bold. She looked stunning in a black tulle maxi dress at the launch of her new jewellery collaboration with Chopard, every inch the true superstar she is. The shape of her black party dress is like something from the 1950s with the high waisted skirt emphasizing the smallest part of the waist and the A’line shape balancing out the fitted top half. Most of us think that a black bodycon dress is the most effective way to show off our figures but a dress that highlights our best parts like this can make us look better.

Kate Moss

The model has more than 25 years of experience on the catwalk, which she showed off at a charity catwalk show organised by Naomi Campbell. This gold dress with matching blazer is very popular among celebs as Katy Perry wore it to this year’s Brit Awards. If you can’t wear gold to a special event like Cannes, when can you?

Jourdan Dunn

Cannes is all about the bling and Jourdan showed how to wear it in style in a silver jumpsuit. This outfit is not for shy people but it will make you feel more confident when you put it on and see just how much you shine. Everyone will be asking where you got something like this from!

Bella Hadid

Wow! Bella looked simple but stunning on the opening night. This year, several stars went for dresses with thigh high splits and Bella’s was one of the best. The beige maxi dress fits her like a glove, draping itself around her sensational figure. Satin is a lovely material to wear to a formal event as it flows out as you move, making you look like a Princess.

Kristen Stewart

Kristen’s never been a girl to wear floaty dresses or anything overly feminine but she made an exception for Cannes in a maxi dress. However, it’s not a traditional maxi dress with its open front detail and strapless crop top. If you don’t want to conform, look for a dress that little bit different like this one and wear it with attitude. You’ll feel like you’ve been true to yourself and that will give you a lot of confidence.

Nicole Kidman

Nicole looked like a beautiful peacock in her green printed midi dress. The prom skirt highlights her slender physique and gives her a more womanly, curvy shape. If you’re wearing a dress like this, keep your hair down like Nicole’s done and it will soften the look and make you look pretty and girly – wearing your hair tied back would look too OTT.

Jessica Chastain

Jessica’s had a harder job than most stars in Cannes as she’s on the jury of the judging panel, which means premieres and parties every night for the duration of the festival. So far, she hasn’t put a foot wrong but one of her best outfits has to be this white maxi evening dress that complements her hair and skin tone perfectly. The simple shape of the dress and the cowl neck prevents it from looking too bridal and she keeps her makeup light and classic. What do you think of this look?

Kourtney Kardashian

Kourtney’s in Cannes with her new boyfriend Younes Bendjima and she’s loving her new life. You can see that she’s shining with happiness and her sequin mini dress just reflects this. Special occasions are the best time to wear sequins and we all deserve to shine, don’t we?

Uma Thurman

Uma’s dress is similar to Bella’s with its side split and strapless neckline. However, hers is more of a pastel pink colour which looks great with her skin tone and her classy blonde bob. Side splits and strapless detail is clearly in this season and when topped off with a shiny necklace will make us all feel like a million dollars.

Who do you think looked the most glam?

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Billboard Music Awards 2017: The Best Dressed Celebs

The Billboard Music Awards is as big a deal as The Grammys. Billboards are the US charts, which our Harry Styles is currently topping, and their awards honour the chart-topping artists that are the top of their game. This means all of our favourite singers attend the awards and after-party held in Las Vegas!

The good thing about the awards being held in May is it gives us amazing inspiration about what to wear for big summer nights out. The Grammys in February just can’t compete for that!

With glamorous celebs like Rita Ora,  Vanessa Hudgens and Bebe Rexha in attendance, there’s plenty to look at and admire. Some of these outfits are pretty easy for us to copy so we can make a VIP entrance on our nights out this summer. Let’s see how the stars made an impression:

Rita Ora

You can rely on Rita to walk the red carpet like she owns it and she walked it with attitude in a white blazer with an embellished black maxi skirt. The mesh detail of the skirt causes everyone to look twice, but she does follow the golden rule of keeping her top covered if she’s showing off her legs and derriere. It’s a bold look, but she knows she looks good. Wearing something like this is all about confidence!

Vanessa Hudgens

Vanessa kept things classy in a beige maxi dress, looking sweet, feminine and girly. This would be a great dress if you were a wedding guest this summer or had a formal ball to attend. The colour is ideal for this time of year, showing off your tan and adding a sunkissed glow, while making sure everyone sees you arrive.

Bebe Rexha

Sometimes, you just can’t beat a black dress, especially one that hugs every inch of your curves like Bebe Rexha’s did. This is a really simple look to copy and wear and one black dress like this will see you through hundreds of different social occasions as you can change your accessories and hair and make-up each time.

Lea Michele

The Glee actress also opted for a black maxi dress, but the mesh detail on her dress makes it stand out. If you like black but are worried you could look boring then detail like this will ensure your dress is a talking point. Lea hasn’t been in the spotlight recently, but a dress like this will help her make a comeback as she looks hot!

Hailee Steinfeld

The American singer gave everyone outfit envy in her stunning black and light blue midi dress. Now this is not an easy look to copy as the print of this dress is so unique. However, it does show that a classic bodycon dress in a unique colour will make everyone stop and stare. It’s a simple formula: bodycon + colour = a top look.

Nicole Scherzinger 

Nicole always dresses to get noticed on the red carpet and she definitely did that in a brown maxi dress. What do you think of this dress?

Kate Beckinsale

The British actress looked classy and elegant in a dark maxi dress embellished with a firework print. The dress flatters her figure without flashing too much flesh and the firework print is the way this dress makes her stand out. If you want to make an impression without showing off too much, this multicolour maxi dress is a chic way to do it.

Whose outfit do you most want to copy?

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BAFTA TV Awards: 10 Best Dressed Celebrities

The BAFTA TV Awards are a big deal as they’re voted for by the industry. The National TV Awards are chosen by the public, which is great for ratings, but being picked as the best by the TV industry bosses is better for long-lasting career success. Everyone’s on the edge of their seats, praying to win!

There are awards for all types of TV shows from soaps to sports to current affairs so we get to see a diverse range of celebs walk the red carpet outside the Royal Festival Hall on London’s Southbank. Their TV shows are all very different but one thing the stars have in common is they’ve dressed to get noticed. After the awards are over, networking takes place and looking good gives the stars the confidence to mingle – just like us!

These 10 celebrities looked especially lovely, giving us some inspiration about what colours and shapes really stand out when everyone’s dressed to impress:

Holly Willoughby

Holly was there to present an award for Best TV Moment but she would have won Best Fashion Moment in her mint green maxi dress. The colour looks beautiful with her blonde hair and bronzed skin and its the ideal time of year to wear pastels. This dress is perfect for summer weddings and proms.

Eleanor Tomlinson

The Poldark actress looked super glam in a silver maxi dress, which sparkled as she walked down the red carpet. A metallic dress will always get us noticed and show that we’re ready to party.

Scarlett Moffatt

It’s inspiring to see how well Scarlett has done since leaving Gogglebox. Now a TV presenter in her own right, she looked sleek and chic in a black lace midi dress. Just look at her smile. She’s hot and she knows it!

Laura Whitmore

Laura looked super summery in her strapless multicolour maxi dress, which was bright and cheerful. Laura’s got a lovely figure and this dress shows off her slender waist without flashing too much flesh, making her look classy.

Tess Daly

The Strictly Come Dancing host has an amazing wardrobe of maxi dresses which we see every single week when the TV series is on, so she went for a gorgeous beige midi dress for the awards do. The colour complements her skin, making her look bronzed and dewy and the pencil shape shows off her curves. Tess always gets it right when it comes to dresses.

Thandie Newton

Similar to Eleanor Tomlinson, Thandie shows that metallics never fail to make an impact. The Line Of Duty star is now used to awards ceremonies after being Oscar-nominated this year and she knows what she’s doing when it comes to dressing up by now. What do you think of this simple silver look?

Anna Friel

Anna’s in a new BBC drama called Broken alongside veteran actor Sean Bean and she’s dressing to let us all know she’s back! Her monochrome dress is so feminine that she looks doll-like and elegant. The vintage lace detail adds to the prettiness – she looks stunning.

Charlotte Riley

If a navy blue maxi dress wasn’t glam enough in its own right then the Peaky Blinders actress added sequins to the mix. These sequins caught the photographers’ flashbulbs and would also look brilliant on a dance floor. Sequins aren’t just for Christmas, they make us in the mood to party all year round!

Ella Eyre

It was impossible to miss Ella Eyre as in her bright pink prom dress. If you’re a girly girl and you want to wear pink, do it proudly and with attitude and you’ll impress everyone with your style. In this dress, Ella’s setting trends, not following fashion and you just can’t beat a bit of pink, can you?

Katie Piper

TV presenter Katie Piper had a real vampy edge in her full black strapless dress with purple lipstick. The way the dress flares out is truly eye catching but how you wear hair and make-up in a dress like this transforms it. If she’d done her hair in a slicked back bun this dress would have looked formal but with her messy hair and statement make-up, she gives it a rock chick vibe and looks sensational.

Who do you think stood out the most?

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Celebrity Style Steal: Suki Waterhouse’s Coolest Looks

Actress and model Suki Waterhouse has an exciting year ahead. With a fashion campaign for Italian designer Ferragamo and two movies scheduled for release at the end of this year, things have really fallen into place for her.

We can tell that she’s feeling confident and secure about the future by the way that she’s dressing as she seems to have an effortless edge when it comes to fashion. Although she puts an outfit together beautifully, she chooses practicality just as much as fashion and wears outfits that she could let her hair down and have fun in. She’s great inspiration for those of us who want outfits that we don’t have to worry about. When they’re on, they look stylish and they’ll stay that way night and day.

Suki’s style is actually really easy to copy as it relies on finding great quality items that you can mix and match and wear in different ways all season long. Let’s have a look at one of her best day outfits and one of her most pretty night time looks:

Casual Chic

For brunch at London hotspot Sexy Fish, Suki looked fresh and summery in a white vest top with this season’s on-trend trouser – the culotte. This is how to do fashion at 11am in the morning and if she wanted to go out to a bar later, she could stay in something like this.

To copy this look, start with the culottes that are like the Adidas Originals wide leg pants. Then for a white vest top, the V by Very crochet insert vest has a lovely detail around the neck that makes it that little bit more stylish than a plain vest. Finish with a cute shoulder bag like the V by Very quilted shoulder strap bag and some strappy sandals like the V  by Very strap sandals for some extra glamour.

Party Fashion

For a night out in London at a jewellery party, Suki showed that a jumpsuit can be just as striking as a dress. A blue jumpsuit is even more of a statement than a black jumpsuit and with its v-neck detail, Suki shows she’s ready to party. Her jumpsuit is like the Miss Selfridge utility jumpsuit.

With the v-neck detail, its good to make the most of the space to add some extra sparkle with a necklace. The Links of London sterling silver essential beaded necklace is ideal. Platform shoes will give you an extra bit of confidence and help you walk taller and with more attitude. Try the Glamorous cross strap sandals.

What do you think of Suki’s style?

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King Arthur Film Premiere: Red Carpet Style

Guy Ritchie’s epic film King Arthur has pushed back its release date several times, but it’s been worth the wait if last night’s premiere was anything to go by. Starring a selection of his celebrity friends including David Beckham and Cara Delevingne’s sister Poppy as well as his wife Jacqui Ritchie, there’s an all-star cast and no expense has been spared on the special effects either.

Some of the knights of the round table came out to celebrate the premiere, posing next to guests on the red carpet. We especially liked the one posing next to Charlie Hunnam which you can see at the end of this blog post as we couldn’t resist the opportunity to have a bit of eye candy and Charlie looks so handsome in his suit!

The actresses and female guests all went for maxi dresses for a glamorous evening look. Let’s have a closer look:

Poppy Delevingne

It’s her first big-budget film in years and Poppy made sure all eyes were on her on the red carpet in a slinky black maxi dress. Not only is the dress super flattering, but it means her pretty wavy hair and diamond choker get noticed, which add to the luxe effect of this look. If you have a clever way to accessorise, then black is a great colour to wear.

Annabelle Wallis

She’s usually in the press for being Coldplay’s Chris Martin’s girlfriend or for her role in British TV drama Peaky Blinders, but now British actress Annabelle Wallis has made it to Hollywood! She plays Maid Marian, the lady who sees King Arthur pull Excalibur from the lake and the role has given her a taste for more as she dressed to get noticed on the red carpet!

Her multi-coloured maxi dress has so many patterns, you just don’t know where to look. As she’s starring in a film with so many hot male actors, she needed as bold dress like this to make sure she got some attention.

Christina Milian

The American singer looked simply gorgeous in her green maxi dress that perfectly showed off her stunning figure. The best thing about green is that it’s not a common choice of dress, even though it flatters both brunettes and blondes. You’ll always make an entrance in a dress like this as people will notice you walk into a room and now summer’s here, we should all go brighter and have more fun with colour.

Guy and Jacqui Ritchie

Jacqui has a quintessentially British style and looked super chic at the premiere in an orange maxi dress that would have looked equally good for daytime. This is a dress that you could wear anywhere all summer long and with her hair swept back from her face, Jacqui looks young and pretty. Sometimes, the simpler the dress, the younger we look.

Gianna Simone

She’s an up and coming actress, best known for her part in Star Trek, but Gianna knows how to work the red carpet already. A loose monochrome maxi dress is ideal for this time of year as the floaty material will keep you cool all night long and the white part of the dress looks bright and uplifting. What do you think of this look?

And here’s a look at the main man – Charlie Hunnam – who’s playing Arthur

Look at that smile! Those teeth! Charlie is very much the macho hero in King Arthur and spends a lot of time with his top off. Although he looks magnificent in a suit, he looks even better in the film.

Whose red carpet style do you admire the most? This shows that there are several ways to do formal fashion – black and green can look equally stunning.

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MTV Movie Awards 2017: Best Dressed Celebs

You can always trust MTV to throw a super cool party! The MTV Movie awards did not disappoint and was a real A’list affair.

Held at The Shrine Auditorium in LA, the red carpet saw a never ending procession of glamorous stars posing for the world’s photographers. The event is broadcast live to countries around the world, which means the stars really have to get their outfits right or it will haunt them forever. The perfect dress could also dramatically improve an actress’s career if it catches the eye of an important casting director.

For those reasons, hours of preparation goes into finding the right red carpet dress. The stars spend the time researching so we don’t have to – we can just copy what works on them. Let’s see who looked the best at the awards:

Cara Delevingne 

Cara has a cool, edgy style and even when she’s wearing a dress she looks powerful and strong. In a classic black mini dress, she ensures that the attention is drawn to the statement pieces – the black over the knee boots and the blood red lipstick. She’s a top ambassador for British style, isn’t she?

Zendaya

The American singer-songwriter looked absolutely beautiful in a green maxi dress. This is elegant and feminine, especially with the lace detail. Lace is a lovely way to make an impact at a party, with no need to accessorise!

Jourdan Dunn

Jourdan ensured that there was no danger of wearing a similar outfit to anyone else in pink trousers with a red top. It’s bold but it’s also really summery and uplifting and with her hair big and flowing, she looks naturally pretty. Trousers like this are just as feminine as a skirt or dress.

Jasmine Sanders

The American model, who calls herself Golden Barbie, covered up more than usual in her tiger embellished tunic dress with over the knee boots. However, with a print like that there was no danger of her going unnoticed on the red carpet. At an event like the MTV Awards where models and actresses want to get noticed, wearing print will help them do just that.

Shay Mitchell

Jasmine wasn’t the only one to wear print as The Vampire Diaries star Shay Mitchell also wore it in maxi dress form. Shay looks much more elegant and classically pretty in her dress, with her hair down and sleek and glossy. If you want to give the impression of being a girl that’s sophisticated and classy, a maxi dress is always a great option.

Holland Roden

The Teen Wolf star looked stunning in her tassle dress. Not only did it turn heads as she walked down the red carpet but it’s a lot of fun to wear.  You could have some serious fun on the dancefloor in a dress like this!

Who do you think looked the best?

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Celebrity Style Steal: Selena Gomez Dressed Up And Down

Selena Gomez has come a long way since she was a child star on the Disney Channel. Now a pop princess with a chart-topping boyfriend – The Weeknd – she’s professional and polished. Whether she’s on the red carpet or nipping out to a restaurant for a spot to eat, she looks groomed and gorgeous.

Unlike some other stars in Hollywood, who dress older than they actually are, Selena remains cool, fresh and on trend. She likes to wear white to reflect her sunkissed skin but aside from that her fashion choices are laidback. Her outfits are uncomplicated, which means they’re easy for us to copy.

Let’s take a closer look at some recent looks – one night-time and one daytime:

Met Ball Gala Glamour

While some Met Ball Gala guests went OTT, Selena kept things simple and chic in a cream maxi dress, embellished with gold sparkles. With pretty beige sandals, also embellished with flowers, the look is feminine and elegant. This is a lovely maxi dress for a summer party or ball as it complements skin tone, reflects the light and floats out as you dance keeping you feeling cool as well as looking it. It’s similar to the V by Very sequin tulle maxi dress and would look beautiful with the V by Very Tallulah 3D flower embellished heeled sandals.

Dressed Down Chic

For a trip for a bite to eat with her friends, Selena looked stunning in her jeans and t-shirt. Cropped jeans are not only flattering as they lengthen legs, but they’re great for warmer spring and summer days. The Denim Supply Ralph Lauren cropped skinny jeans are a similar indigo blue colour to Selena’s and work well with a classic white t-shirt like the V by Very perfect scoop neck t-shirt. 

For the full Selena look, finish with white pumps like the V  by Very dotty knotted slider skate shoes and statement round shaped shades like the River Island sunglasses.

What do you think of Selena’s style?

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Harper’s Bazaar 150 Year Anniversary: Best Dressed

Fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar celebrated its 150th birthday in luxurious style with a party at The Ritz in London. Actresses, models and even politicians came together to celebrate the occasion – it was a place for everyone who’s interested in fashion to catch up and mingle.

Interestingly, two major fashion trends emerged on the night as guests either wore black / white or bold florals. Let’s have a closer look at how they styled it for some sophisticated party dress inspiration for occasions when you want to look elegant and classy:

Laura Carmichael

The former Downton Abbey actress mixed the classic colours of gold and black with her slinky sleeveless maxi dress. It’s an eye-catching dress so she keeps her hair and make-up simple so it doesn’t look like she’s tried too hard. Sometimes less really is more.

Jenna Coleman

The star of period drama Victoria looked like she was in the Victorian era in her white maxi dress. White is a hard colour to wear as it could end up looking bridal but Jenna pulls it off with the lace and mesh detail, which looks more rock star than romantic especially when worn with high black platform sandals.

Jessica Raine

The Call the Midwife and Line of Duty actress showed a brilliant way to wear florals with her blue and green maxi dress. Blue and green is so summery and contrasts beautifully with her dark hair.

Sarah Ann Macklin

She’s modelled for several high profile brands and when she’s off duty she looked equally stunning in a red maxi dress. If red wasn’t enough to get attention, she added florals to the mix. What do you think of this dress?

Victoria Pendleton

The ex-Olympic cyclist and Strictly Come Dancing contestant looked chic and pretty in a black maxi dress. With its simple shape and her hair in a simple bob, she looks cute and pretty. Black can be worn to any occasion and this dress would work well for day or night.

Samantha Cameron

As the wife of the ex-Prime Minister, Samantha Cameron looked smart and businesslike in a black blouse and black maxi skirt. A maxi skirt with a chic top can be a great alternative to a dress if you want something that’s just that little bit different.

Who do you think looked the most stylish?

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Met Ball Gala 2017: Top 10 Celeb Outfits

The Met Ball is the biggest night in fashion. It’s more spectacular than the Oscars as it brings together stars from music, acting, politics and fashion for one night only. Plus there’s always a theme so the stars are encouraged to step out of their comfort zones and this usually results in some spectacular sights.

This year, the theme was to wear bold, colourful outfits inspired by the architectural style of Japanese fashion designer Rei Kawakubo. It will cheer you up to look at what some of the stars wore and maybe give you some ideas about what to wear to make a statement.

Let’s have a closer look at the Top 10 most fabulously dressed celebrities:

(1) Rihanna

You can trust Rihanna to make a theme her own. She doesn’t just follow the theme, she re-invents it and she looks utterly fabulous. This isn’t the easiest red dress to wear, but it definitely follows the architectural style of the night.

(2) Kylie Jenner

This is Kylie’s second Met Ball Gala and she killed it in a gold dress. She also showed off a brand new hairstyle on the night, which got people talking. If you want to guarantee that people notice you, do something different with your hair as well as your dress…just in case.

(3) Cara Delevingne

She’s temporarily swapped fashion for acting but Cara Delevingne’s lost none of her inner style. She looked futuristic but elegant in a silver trouser suit with silver heels and her ice blonde hair sprayed silver. She could guarantee nobody else would have had an outfit like her when she put on this!

(4) Chrissy Teigen

Volume was one of the key features of Rei Kawakubo and Chrissy Teigen takes that and reinvents it in a feminine way in her monochrome maxi dress embellished with flowers. With a dress like this all you need to do with your hair is tie it in a simple bun as you want the dress to take center stage.

(5) Gisele Bundchen

Gisele wore one of the least adventurous dresses of the night, but she looked gorgeous in her grey maxi dress so she gets away with it. This is the eighth Met Ball Gala she’s attended with partner Tom Brady so she knows the event and feels she doesn’t have to try as much. This is effortless cool.

(6) Blake Lively

Blake looked sensational in her gold dress with blue feather train. The gold dress in itself would have been fabulous but the blue feathers make it fit the theme more and also make it more fun to wear as you randomly notice a blue trail following you throughout the night. Notice Blake’s ear-rings complement both elements of the dress as they’re blue and gold.

(7) Jennifer Lopez

JLo looked like a princess at the Gala in her blue maxi dress. She’s showed off a lot of her famously curvy figure in dresses in the past but she looks equally good when she’s wearing a formal dress like this. With her hair swept over one shoulder, she oozes old school Hollywood glamour.

(8) Sofia Coppola

The film director looked stunning in a classic gold dress which was simple but stylish. It’s chic, elegant and uncomplicated which is great for those of us who want to wear a dress rather than it wearing us.

(9) Ruth Negga

The Irish actress fitted in perfectly with the American movers and shakers – her white maxi dress with a delicate floral print was really attention grabbing with its splits on both sides. The colour perfectly complements her skin tone and the shape makes us look twice as it’s so unique, which fits the theme perfectly.

(10) Katy Perry

As the host of the ball, Katy had to look a little different and she certainly did that in a statement red maxi dress with matching headpiece. It’s not exactly pretty but she wanted to be fierce rather than feminine that night. What do you think?

Who do you think looked the best overall?

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