Vote for the best British fashion moment ever!

It’s almost time for London Fashion Week, and so we want to find the best British fashion moment of all time.

There are hundreds of British models, designers and style icons who have made their mark on the fashion world over the years, but which is the best?

These are our top 10 fashion moments that make us proud of British style. Vote below! (We certainly don’t need any excuse to look at dresses all day…)

1. Geri Halliwell’s union jack dress when performing with the Spice Girls at the 1997 Brit Awards
2. Liz Hurley’s safety pin dress at the 1994 premiere of ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’
3. Vivienne Westwood helps invent punk fashion with Malcolm Mclaren in 1974
4. Elizabeth Taylor’s record breaking $115.9 million jewellery auction in 2011
5. Twiggy becomes the first ever supermodel in the 1960s with her pixie haircut
6. Mary Quant redefines fashion and makes the mini skirt popular in London, 1965
7. The Duchess of Cambridge’s Sarah Burton designed wedding dress in 2011
8. Kate Moss’s effortless cool defining the 1990s, as she cemented her fashion leader roots in her laid back 90s slip dresses and challenged the high glamour model look
9. Naomi Campbell’s ground breaking Vogue covers: She was the first black cover girl since 1966 for British Vogue in ’87, then first for French Vogue in ’88, and first also for the huge September issue in the US in ’89.
10. Victoria Beckham’s fashion debut, modelling for Maria Grachvogel at London Fashion Week in 2000

Celeb Style At Burberry Fragrance Launch

Wearing a gorgeous perfume makes us all feel fantastic in just the same way that a lovely dress does. When you smell good, you feel confident and ready for anything. The celebrities realise the importance of this as they’re always launching their own fragrances or modelling for a designer perfume brand and now Downton Abbey and Cinderella actress Lily James is the face of a new Burberry scent.

To celebrate her new role, Lily hosted a party for all her celebrity friends at the five star London hotel, Claridges. As the scent was taken care of, the celebrities only had to make an effort with their outfits. They all looked stunning and the overall vibe was classy and sophisticated, reflecting the fact that it was held in one of London’s poshest hotels. The trend was for classic colours of black, white and red, which suited the formal occasion.

Lets have a closer look at the best celebrity outfits for some fabulous formal wear style inspiration:

Lily James

When it’s your party, you need to look and feel fantastic and Lily did just that in a black bardot midi dress with classic black heels. This is a feminine and elegant look. It’s a lot classier than a mini dress but not as prim as a maxi dress and the shape suits her perfectly as it emphasises her slim waist. If you want to make a sophisticated impression then a midi dress is the ideal choice.

Jenna Coleman

Jenna, who we’re soon to see tons more of on our TV screens as a young Queen Victoria, also wore a black midi dress. There’s definitely a trend going on there. However, hers was more of a party dress due to it’s daring plunge neckline. It shows she’s classy but she has a fun side. The formal black jacket is a good shout as it means that she can cover up if she feels like she’s flashing too much flesh for the occasion. This jacket would look equally good with jeans as it does her dress.

Gemma Chan

There’s nothing like wearing red to a party to get noticed and I love that Gemma’s is scarlet red. It’s like she’s loud and proud of that! However, it’s still appropriate for a formal occasion as its a maxi length so it’s a conservative shape but a super cool colour.

Cressida Bonas and Clara Paget

Prince Harry’s ex girlfriend went for a more striking monochrome look with slim leg black trousers and a crisp white shirt. This is formal wear with attitude. And she wasn’t the only one at the party to do this as stylist and TV presenter Clara Paget went for a trousers and shirt look too. As both accessorised with sky high heels, they looked sleek and in control. What do you think of this look?

Laura Carmichael

Lily’s Downton Abbey co-star went for a simple black top like the rest of the guests but she added a statement green skirt. Sometimes it is fun to do things a little differently. She knew people would be watching as its the first public appearance she’s made with fellow Downton cast mate Michael Fox and so she put on a show with her vibrant skirt. I like her way of thinking.

Are you going to any fancy parties soon? Which celebs outfit would you prefer to wear?

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V Festival 2016: Celebrity Style

V Festival is the hottest ticket in August – the acts are A’list and there are tons of celebs chilling at the festival site and watching the bands like the rest of us. It’s not every day that you get to see Rihanna up close on stage, and the fact that celebs like Laura Whitmore and Millie Mackintosh are in the front row and letting their hair down like the rest of us makes it so much more fun!

Most of the celebs had been planning their outfits for ages, knowing that cameras are everywhere at V. It’s the UK’s version of Coachella as everybody makes an effort to look fantastic, and the celebs in the VIP area have access to a beauty tent so that they can top up their make-up. They have no excuses for looking anything other than fabulous.

Looking at the celebs’ V festival outfits is great inspiration for the rest of the festivals like Bestival and it may make you want to go to V next year. If it does, I suggest looking at these gorgeous celebs who looked sensational. These are the eight standout outfits from the festival:

(1)  Rihanna

You had to know that Rihanna would bring attitude and give it her all. And it doesn’t get more fabulous than over the knee boots, a PU skirt and a PU jacket. You can always trust Rihanna to put on a show. If you ever get a chance to see her live, snap it up!

(2) Foxes

How fabulous is this bright red shirt? I love the fact that Foxes’ outfit is so simple and easy to wear, but she still has stage presence because the top is so bright. Sometimes all you need is one statement piece and you’ll look fantastic, no matter what you wear it with.

Laura Whitmore


Laura was busier than the acts as she was hosting MTV’s live coverage with Conor Maynard and running round to interview all the stars. With a job like that she needed to look pretty because she was on the TV, but it also had to be practical. Shorts are great for that as there’s no chance of a wardrobe malfunction and I spotted  the V by Very high waisted frill shorts are similar to Laura’s indigo ones. These would look lovely with a bomber jacket like the Glamorous floral print bomber jacket – Iayers are essential at a festival.

 (4) All Saints’ Shaznay Lewis

I love how Shaznay did double leather by wearing leather trousers with a biker jacket. As the trousers are loose-fitting, she looks super cool. All Saints may have formed in the 90s but Shaznay is still on trend in the 2010s now they’ve all reformed.

(5) Little Mix


The girl band showed off their unique styles but they had one thing in common – they all got their legs out and they’re all wearing ankle boots. For every festival, it’s useful to take ankle boots and wellies because you’ll be too hot in wellies if the sun makes an appearance.

(6) Millie Mackintosh


Millie looked very glamorous in a brown mini dress with  black leather jacket and black accessories. This is not a typical festival outfit as it’s so matchy matchy, but it just goes to show that as long as you have sensible footwear and an extra layer then you can be as girly and feminine as you want. I like that!

(7) Pixie Lott and Oliver Cheshire


Pixie is a regular at V as it’s held near where she’s from in Essex, so she’s used to picking gorgeous festival outfits. Her white shorts make her legs look lovely and tanned and they go brilliantly with a strapless top. What do you think?

(8) Ferne McCann


You have to hand it to Ferne – she took a fashion risk with her yellow outfit and blue boots. It looks like a costume from the recent Absolutely Fabulous movie. You can get away with something like this at a festival, because they’re a place you can experiment with fashion. You won’t see most of the people at the festival ever again so you can try new things.

Who wore  your fave V festival look?

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Celebrity Style Steal: Daisy Lowe Day And Night

It’s just been announced that Daisy Lowe will salsa her way into the next series of Strictly Come Dancing. This means the model will have access to a fabulous wardrobe of bold colours and sequins when the series starts next month. Sometimes the costumes are better than the actual dances, aren’t they?

Daisy has an advantage in the fashion stakes before the series has even started as she has a unique, comfortable but flawless style going on. This could be because  she’s been exposed to fashion from a young age through her mother Pearl Lowe, who was one of Kate Moss’s best friends. This means that she seems super confident with what she wears. Whether it’s a little black dress on a night out or some super cool dungarees for a day of shopping, Daisy walks with attitude and that will stand her in good stead to bring that little bit extra on the dancefloor. Just look at how she pouts and holds her hand on her hip on a night out.


Wearing a well-fitted LBD can help give you Daisy’s confidence. The River Island black slinky cami dress (above right) is very similar if you want a dress to help make you feel amazing when you walk into a room.

When you have a black dress, you do need some accessories to complete the look. Daisy has a red handbag like the Ted Baker geometric bow clutch bag and then some classic black heels like the Shoe Box Palma point court microsuede shoes.



So that’s the night sorted but what can you wear to make you feel fabulous in the day? Try something a bit different to jeans by wearing denim overalls and you’ll stand out from the crowd. Daisy’s fabulous dungarees are like the Levi’s heritage overalls in gold rush blue, which go perfectly with a white t-shirt like the New Balance accelerate short sleeve t-shirt. 

daisy dungarees

Again, this is a simple outfit so you need to think about your accessories. Daisy has some catseye sunglasses, which look like Michael Kors cats eye sunglasses (below left). She finishes the look in a rock chick way with some Converse Chuck Taylor hi-tops (below right).


What do you think of Daisy’s fashion sense? Do you think she’ll do well in Strictly?


V Festival: Best Celebrity Fashion Ever

The V Festival is like the UK’s version of Coachella. Because it’s possible to leave the campsite at night and stay in a hotel in town if you don’t want to camp, the fashion and beauty standards are  so much higher.

This year is the 21st anniversary of V Festival so it’s the ideal time to look at some of the best outfits worn to V by the celebs over the years. If you’re planning on going to V or to Bestival in September, you’ll get some inspiration about what to wear. It’s always beneficial to plan your outfits  in advance as you don’t want to get on site and panic. Keep everything as stress-free as possible by knowing in advance that you’ll look good and then you can start the party from the moment you arrive!

Our favourite V Festival outfits of all times are:

(1) Beyonce

Beyonce looked incredible in a blue jumpsuit, looking every inch like the strong, powerful woman that she is. Who run the world? Girls! Well, Beyonce definitely does in a jumpsuit like that.

(2) Katy Perry

Shorts are ideal for a festival and Katy looked super cute in her high-waisted black shorts. I also love her white sunglasses that add the rock star edge.

(3) Taylor Swift

Even before she hit the big time, when she was still in her country and western phase, Taylor looked stylish. The great thing about a fringe detail dress is that they shake when you move. Taylor’s dress is really similar to the V by Very fringe halterneck dress.

(4) Lily Allen

Leather and denim always go together and Lily is a shining example of that in her leather jacket and denim shorts. Both of those fabrics are super durable, which is important if you’re at a festival and plan to do a lot of partying!

(5) Rochelle Humes

Rochelle brought a bit of glamour to V by channeling the boho vibe. I love her brown midi skirt and the bardot top is so on trend right now!

(6) Pixie Lott

Pixie showed that you can still look pretty at a festival. A white dress is a great way to keep cool and can be worn with ankle boots or sandals, depending on the weather.

(7) Laura Whitmore

Layering is essential at festivals and Laura does it superbly in denim shorts and a floaty beige jacket. She often dresses to show off her legs, which is understandable. If you’re proud of a body part then you should dress to show it off.

(8) Millie Mackintosh

Millie often has a rock chick style and she stuck to her favourite look at V in black skinny jeans and a black t-shirt. You’ll look good and feel better if you stick to what suits you – don’t feel like you have to compromise just because you’re going somewhere new. Be yourself and you’ll ooze attitude.

(9) Foxes

I love this look as Foxes’ black trousers and crop top make it seem as if she’s going on a night out and then you see that she’s wearing black trainers so she’s really comfortable. The hat is awesome as it hides festival hair while making you look cool and interesting.

(10) Rita Ora

Sometimes you can really have fun with fashion at a festival as you’re in a place where not that many people know you. You can test it out on a festival crowd and then wear it again when you get home if it works. If not, no bother. I think Rita’s wild red outfit looks amazing though and the red lipstick tops it off perfectly.

What was your favourite outfit?

The V Festival 2016 line-up is star-studded with Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Sia, Tinie Tempah, The Kaiser Chiefs, Craig David, Fleur East and Example. We’ll bring you all the festival gossip in a separate blog post so you can see how who did what and what they wore!


Jennifer Lawrence: Top 5 Fashion Moments

She’s best known for playing teenager Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games but Jennifer Lawrence is now celebrating her 26th birthday. Happy birthday J-Law!

From the moment she fell up the stairs at the Oscars when collecting her Best Actress award for Silver Linings Playbook, to photos of her leaving nightclubs in the early hours of the morning – Jennifer looks like such a fun person to hang out with. She’s gorgeous and she’s a Hollywood star, but she comes across as a regular girl who’s done well and wants to make the most of every minute of her success.

In honour of her birthday, let’s have a look at 5 of the most fabulous outfits she’s ever worn. When she’s dressed up, she looks amazing!

(1) Oscars 2013: White Maxi Dress

Jennifer looked sweet and innocent in a white maxi dress, which made people bond with her when she fell up the steps and messed it up. Because she looks sweet and girly, rather than edgy we can all relate to her more – there’s nothing stand-offish about her. The white colour also flatters her skin tone, helping her get a golden glow that complements the colour of the Oscars statue.

(2) Golden Globes 2016: Red Maxi Dress

After a few years at the top of Hollywood, Jennifer has more attitude and she shows that off in a bold red maxi dress. At that award ceremony, she won a trophy for her role in Joy and she definitely should win a fashion award for that dress too. The shape’s so simple but the colour’s fantastic.

(3) David Letterman Appearance: Red Dress and Blazer

J-Law really suits red and so when she wants to make an impression it’s the colour she turns to. A red mini dress is more suitable for a night out than a TV appearance so she dressed it down with a black blazer. This is a clever way to  go from day to night as she’s ready to party when the blazer comes over.

(4) Oscars 2016: Black Feather Dress

Wow! As she’s got older, she’s taking more risks with fashion. She pulled it off in a black maxi dress with feather embellishment, holding her hand on her hip like she was proud of herself.  Arriving at an event in a dress with such embellishment causes people to stop and stare as there’s so much detail to look at.

(5) Serena premiere – Blazer Dress

Jennifer has great legs and when you’re happy with a body part you should dress to show it off! She looks awesome in a tuxedo blazer dress, which makes her look strong and in control as well as gorgeous.

As you can see, she looks like a star in mini dress, maxi dress and midi dresses as she wears everything with attitude! Which outfit do you like the most?

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Celebrity Style Steal: Rita Ora’s Red Look

Rita Ora’s proved her music ability and now she’s testing her fashion credentials by taking over from Tyra Banks on America’s Next Top Model. They’re big shoes to fill so she needs to make a bold, dramatic entrance. What better way to do that then with red?


When Rita does something, she does it properly and rather than being cautious about red she goes all out with a colour block red jumpsuit. This is a strong look and that reflects on her in a good way – it shows that she’s prepared to take risks and have some fun. Wearing something like this gives you confidence so even when you’re nervous about making an impression, a colour block look like red will give you more attitude.

Inspired by Rita, I’ve found a few different ways to go all out in red. One option is a jumpsuit like Rita’s like the Coast Raisa jumpsuit (above). Or why not try a maxi skirt? I love the V by Very pleated maxi skirt, which are almost as fabulous as the  V by Very smart chino trousers.


Now you’ll need some red tops to complete the colour block trend. The  V by Very lace insert jersey back blouse (above left) would go well with skirt or trousers, while you could wear the  V by Very jersey blazer (above right) with trousers for a look that shows you mean business.

Want a more smart casual alternative? The V by Very rib detail boxy jumper (below ) is both comfortable and cool due to it’s flattering shape.


But if you’re more of a dress person then there a plenty of ways to go all out in a completely red dress that will make everyone’s head turn. You’ll have all eyes on you – for the right reasons – in the Little Mistress embellished maxi dress with its fantastic neckline (below left). Or if you’re really adventurous, check out the Rare textured mesh bardot dress, with it’s stunning side detail – it’ll blow people’s minds. For girls on the go, the V by Very high neck ruffle dress will see you from day to night and you’ll be at the heart of the 60s trend.


Are you ready for red?

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David Brent: Life On The Road Premiere Fashion

The Office has to be one of the most iconic British comedy TV series of all times so there are high expectations for the film. Can the humour translate from the small screen to the big screen? And can  the characters cause enough drama to create a feature-length storyline?

Fortunately, the answer to both of these questions is yes if the reports from the film critics are anything to go by. For that reason, all the stars were in a celebratory mood at the film premiere as they were confident that the cinema audience would love it! The celeb guests at the premiere were all excited about watching it and dressed up for the occasion – there were some beautiful dresses.

This is a classic British movie and the premiere showed that us Brits can pick party dresses that stand out at a special occasion. Let’s have a closer look:

Emily Atack

Actress Emily Atack came to support her friends in a stunning white bodycon dress. It really complements her summer tan and stands out on a red carpet. This dress is perfect for a day at the races or a summer birthday party.

Katie Piper

TV presenter Katie went for a multicolour maxi dress that’s both fun and fabulous. When you wear something that’s a little bit different, it helps you strut into a room and Katie glowed with happiness as she walked the red carpet. The dark red lipstick finishes the look perfectly and gives her some attitude.

Anna Williamson

She may be pregnant, but that doesn’t mean TV presenter Anna Wiliamson can’t be fashionable. The black midi dress that she’s wearing is actually a regular dress but in a slightly larger size than normal. I love the mesh effect – what do you think?

Abbie Murphy

Abbie’s one of the stars of the film and she channeled old school Hollywood glamour at the premiere in a navy blue evening dress with a full skirt. When combined with classic black stilettos and an elegant low bun hairstyle, she looks super sophisticated. It’s a very feminine look.

Whose dress do you like the most? David Brent: Life On The Road is released on 19 August, so you can judge what it’s like for yourself.

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Brazilian Supermodel Style: Get The Look

There’s not just sport going on this summer in Rio – there’s a real party atmosphere to accompany it. The opening ceremony showed off what the country does well and touched on environmental issues like global warming and rising sea levels. What I enjoyed was that the country’s most stylish models played a key part of it.

Adriana Lima carried the symbolised torch, Alessandro Ambrosio covered it on NBC and Gisele Bundchen looked gorgeous as she played a role in the televised ceremony. Brazilian models always seem to look incredible – we can learn a lot from them. Let’s have a look at the hottest five Brazilian models and the roles some of them have played in the games for some inspiration:

Gisele Bundchen

Gisele looked fabulous in a silver maxi dress during the opening ceremony. She strutted down the catwalk putting her years of experience to good use. However, even if you have no model training, you still walk tall when you know you look fabulous and maxi dresses always help with that as they’re both formal and flattering.

Adriana Lima

Adriana was one of the torch bearers and she looked pretty in her sports kit, but even better in a long sleeve maxi dress at a party afterwards. I like a long sleeve maxi dress because it adds a bit of drama to a dress.

Alessandra Ambrosio

Alessandra shows that even models have to exercise to stay in shape – you can tell she does a lot of running as she’s light on her feet. I love her red trainers!

Ana Beatriz Barros

Victoria’s Secret Model Ana Beatriz Barros is always on the list of the Most Beautiful Women in the world and in her cream maxi dress I can see why. She’ll be watching some of the games and I can’t wait to see what casual clothes she wears as a spectator as they’re bound to be chic and stylish.

Izabel Goulart

Izabel was photographed at the airport arriving in Rio for the sporting action, but one of my favourite outfits she’s worn recently was a  gold dress at a film premiere. If you’ve got a bit of a tan (real or bottled from St Tropez) then gold will lift it out and give you a real glow. It’s a stunning colour!

Are you feeling ready to celebrate, Brazilian style? Whether you’re watching the sport or not, you can always use it as an excuse to party!

Zoe x

Celebrity Style Steal: Renee Zellweger’s Little Black Dress

Renee Zellweger’s soon to back on screen as  Bridget Jones’s Baby is released on 16th September, so she’s getting a bit of practice dressing up for all the premieres she’ll have to attend. The actress attended the Foreign Press Association’s banquet in Los Angeles, looking chic and sophisticated in a LBD.

The best thing about a little black dress is that you can wear it anywhere and never look out of place. It’s the first time Renee’s attended this banquet and she’s had ups and downs with the press, so this smart outfit shows that she’s trying to make amends. She looks stunning without being showy – this is a great outfit if you have someone special to impress.

What I like about Renee’s dress is that it has a unique hemline to give it a talking point and this is very similar to the V by Very plait back jersey dress. With this dress, you don’t need many accessories but you can see that Renee has a large ring on her index finger. It reminds me of the Love Cocktails pink sensation rose gold cocktail ring. She’s gone au naturel on the make-up, with gorgeous nude lips that can be achieved with something like the L’Oreal Paris Collection Eva nude.



Now look at a full-length photo and you can Renee’s finished the look with some classic black stilettos. They’re just like the Shoe Box Palma point court microsuede shoes.

Are you excited about the next Bridget Jones film? Renee seems in good shape for it!

Zoe x

Suicide Squad Premiere: Celeb Style

With supermodel Cara Delevingne starring in Suicide Squad, there were high hopes that the premiere would be a super glamorous affair. It certainly didn’t disappoint as star after star walked the red carpet in something fabulous. It was almost more like a catwalk show than a red carpet!

As Cara knows all the top designers personally, she could have chosen from hundreds of outfits but she definitely went for the best one she could. Her black dress with leather accessories made her stand out as the star of the film. While her co-star Margot Robbie looked lovely in a bold tiger print and floral maxi dress, Cara was cool in an understated way. She may have known it too as she walked the red carpet with her head held high and swung her hips with attitude in typical Cara style. It’s only when you feel good in an outfit that you have the confidence to do that.

Let’s have a closer look at what the stars wore, as it’s very inspiring if you’ve got any big nights out planned:

Cara Delevingne


Cara oozed attitude in a black mini dress, leather jacket and over the knee boots. She’s guaranteed to get a lot of criticism for changing from modelling to acting, and this is her way of saying ‘don’t mess’. Whatever the critics say about her, there’s no denying that she looks incredible. Talk about power dressing – I love it!

Margot Robbie


Margot was the perfect contrast to Cara in a girly white maxi dress. I wonder if they coordinated it so that Cara would be in black and Margot in white and they’d get more attention when they stood together. Margot looks feminine and summery – a white maxi dress is the ultimate in summer fashion as you can wear it from day to night.

Poppy Delevingne


Cara’s elder sister Poppy also had an understated outfit on as she didn’t want to upstage her sister. The bright kimono shows she’s made a bit of an effort but the rest of the outfit is low-key. This is a very flattering outfit as the shape and the colour of the kimono takes the eye away from your figure.

Georgia May Jagger


Georgia looked like a cartoon character come to life in a leather-look dress with her bright red hair.  She’s one of Cara’s best pals and she certainly made an effort to support her friend looking super sexy!

Laura Whitmore


Laura always looks incredible as she never follows the crowd and she stood out at the premiere in a trouser suit while most people were wearing dresses. What really makes this is the colour pop sleeves and super high heels – you just wouldn’t cross her in that outfit.

Nicola Roberts


The Girls Aloud singer kept it simple in a blue midi dress, which really flattered her figure. Sometimes, simple is best as you come across as cool without having tried too hard. What do you think?

Which red carpet outfit did you like the most? Suicide Squad starring Cara Delevingne and Margot Robbie alongside Will Smith and Jared Leto is out on 5 August.

Teen Choice Awards: Smart Maxi Skirts And Trousers

I love an awards ceremony as it gets lots of celebrities in one place and then we can really get a good look at some fabulous party outfits! At the Teen Choice awards in LA there was a great mix of stars – actresses, singers and models. The awards honour the biggest stars in music, movies, TV and fashion with the unique feature being that they were chosen by teen voters.

The winners are clearly in touch with what’s popular and fashionable right now as teen viewers are hard to please. And to appeal to the voters, all the celebs made an effort with their outfits and many seemed to be very imaginative. Rather than wearing maxi dresses, they experimented with maxi skirts, trousers and jumpsuits. They had to put more thought into these outfits and it was inspirational as it showed that you can look beyond a traditional maxi dress for a red carpet look.

If you’re not a dress person, you may be inspired by these super cool Teen Choice Awards outfits:

Jessica Alba

Jessica looks glowing in black trousers and a black crop top. You can tell that she feels comfortable and because of that she feels happy. This is a fantastic way to combine glamour and comfort.

Lea Michele

Lea looked gorgeous in a monochrome maxi skirt, which had a boho vibe to it. Black and white always stands out and even more so if it’s on a skirt rather than on a dress. Wearing a crop top and high waisted skirt draw attention to the slimmest part of the waist to create a stunning hourglass shape.

Chanel Iman

Model Chanel also opted for a maxi skirt and a crop top – models know what’s flattering and they wear it when they’re off duty. I love the gold colour, Chanel looks just radiant!

Gina Rodriguez

The Fast and the Furious actress had tons of attitude in a trouser suit. The bow at the neck adds a quirky edge while the black heels give a girly twist. When wearing a trouser suit, it’s all about the accessories to personalise the look. It allows you to really express your personality with your entrance and throughout the night. There are no restrictions when wearing a trouser suit – if you want to stand on your head on the dancefloor then you can!

Laverne Cox

The Orange is the New Black actress looked sensational in a long sleeve black jumpsuit. The belts at the waist highlight her slim waist and black is a really flattering colour. I like this look because Lauren looks edgy but also feminine. What do you think?

What do you prefer – the maxi skirt look or a style with smart trousers? It’s so refreshing to see alternatives to maxi dresses at an awards ceremony!

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Celebrity Style Steal: The Floral Trend

Florals instantly brighten up an outfit and make us feel more feminine and carefree! Just look at actress Isla Fisher (above left), who was photographed walking through London in a lovely floral midi dress.

She’s a busy mum-of-three, married to comedian Sacha Baron Cohen of Ali G and Borat fame, writes her own collection of kids’ books and looks incredible! The secret to this has to be having a lot of outfits that are easy to wear in the sense that they’re not too tight or restrictive, nor are they in light colours if you have kids, but that make you feel fantastic the moment they’re on. Florals do this as they’re so uplifting with the colours providing warmth so you look like you’ve made an effort even if you’ve just thrown the dress on in two minutes.

Florals suit everyone as they can be worn many ways. Here are three of my favourite ways:

(1) The bodycon floral


Pink flowers on a black dress go so well together and the lace on this Lipsy floral print lace strappy dress makes it so girly and gorgeous. This is how you’d wear the floral trend for a night out and it looks great on most shapes and sizes as the bodycon effect flatters all physiques and shows off womanly curves.  With this you don’t need to spend time looking for accessories as the dress does all the talking.

(2) The day dress floral


This Joe Browns tea for two dress is so easy to wear – it’s loose and flowy so it’d keep you cool but you can throw on a cute cardigan over the top and still look feminine. The colours on the tea dress brighten up the dress so you feel like you’re ready for anything – looking good makes us feel more positive.

(3) The prom dress floral


This is a way to wear the floral trend for a formal occasion like a wedding. It is a flattering shape as the cinched in waist and wide skirt creates an hourglass effect. The loose skirt also makes it cool for a summers day. What do you think of the V by Very bandeau panel floral prom dress above?

But to really look like a celebrity like Isla in a floral dress, you need some accessories like shoes and sunglasses. Isla’s berry shoes perfectly offset the floral colours, just like the Dune Mary Jane court shoes. The cute sunglasses are similar to the Michael Kors catseye sunglasses.


What do you think of the floral trend? I’m up for anything that saves time!

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Breakfast At Tiffany’s Press Night: Theatre Outfits

Pixie Lott has taken on the role of Holly Golightly in Breakfast At Tiffany’s on the West End stage and any new start calls for a celebration. As Pixie invited her friends and the world’s media to the official press night, she hosted a party in the bar afterwards.

Before coming to the West End stage, the show was tested on audiences around the UK and toured the country for a night or two at various venues. It was a sell-out everywhere, so there was a lot of hope and confidence for it’s West End transfer and Pixie hasn’t disappointed. She’s very sultry as Holly and when she sings, everyone in the audience sits still and stares.

Going to the theatre is always a treat, but sometimes it’s hard to work out what to wear. The goal should be to look sophisticated but you still want to look glamorous in case you have dinner or drinks after the show. As the stars at Pixie’s party did just that, it’s helpful to look at them for inspiration about what we can all wear to the theatre this summer:

Pixie Lott

It’s Pixie’s show and she made sure that everyone spotted her in a gorgeous sequin dress, that she matches with a gold bag. She knows she looks fantastic and that gives her confidence to pose. She doesn’t look at all stressed or nervous, even though she’s the host. When you look good, you can handle anything.

Jenni Falconer

Jenni looked absolutely incredible in a multi-colour jumpsuit. The strapless top shows off her figure to perfection. When a jumpsuit fits as well as this, it can look smarter than a dress. Plus people stop and stare as it’s more unique than a dress.

Rachel Stevens

Rachel looked lovely and feminine with a black going out top and black tailored trousers. Rachel is a mum of two and this is a very practical – but still pretty – outfit which you can wear with children or on a night out on your own. What do you think?

Jessica Wright

Now she’s left TOWIE, Jess seems to have grown into her own style and looked gorgeous in a red midi dress. She’s not flashing too much flesh, but the colour is fantastic so she grabs attention. This is classy enough for the theatre and you could wear it out afterwards – it’s very versatile.

Made In Chelsea’s Nicola Hughes

MiC’s Nicola isn’t from Chelsea and is from Northern Ireland, but she made love-rat Alex Mytton fall for her and then became an essential part of the storyline – clever girl! In a red mini dress like this, you can persuade anybody to do anything and it looks beautiful with strappy sandals. You could wear this to a club and to the theatre.

Are you going to any shows this year?

Who do you think wore the best ‘theatre outfit’?

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Revlon Masquerade Ball: Get The Celeb Look

Don’t you just love an excuse to dress up? The celebs had just that at Revlon cosmetics’ grand masquerade ball at the V&A museum, where the dress code was ‘dress to impress’.

Sometimes, it can be hard to decide just what to wear for a special occasion. There are so many gorgeous dresses – how can we pick just one? For this event, the celebs seemed to stick to the colours black and white, which are always striking. Also, the great thing about these colours is that they never ever go out of date so you can get a lot of wear out of them.

Let’s have a closer look at the celebrities’ gorgeous outfits at the Revlon masquerade ball:

Michelle Keegan


Michelle stood out for her fresh blonde hair, which made headlines in all the newspapers as it was such a shock. Because her hair was what got noticed, she didn’t want to detract from that with a colourful dress so she went for a lace black maxi dress. The lace shows she’s making an effort. It reminds me of the Rare lace top maxi dress.

Lydia Bright

Lydia showed off the tan she got while filming TOWIE’s Mallorca special in a white maxi dress. White makes everyone look more gorgeous in summer as it makes skin look brighter and healthier. What do you think?

Jessica Wright


Jessica looked stunning in a simple black dress, adding some extra length to her legs with some high black sandals. If you’ve gone to the effort with your hair and make-up, wearing a black dress emphasises that so you looked groomed and gorgeous. Jessica’s dress is very like the V by Very backless crochet trim dress.

Chloe Lewis

The Only Way is Essex star Chloe shows that a black jumpsuit looks just as elegant as a dress and looks super cool. I like how the trousers split so it keeps her legs cool on a ht summer’s day and gives everyone else something to look at. This is no ordinary jumpsuit and that’s because you don’t just get one style of jumpsuit – there are lace styles, halterneck styles and basically something to suit everyone.

Tanya Burr



Vlogger Tanya looked angelic and really pretty in a white maxi dress, which is so similar to the Rare lace top maxi dress. Because it’s cinched in at the waist, it gives her a lovely hourglass silhouette and the lacy top is really pretty. It shows you don’t have to flash lots of flesh to look amazing.

Which outfit do you prefer?

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Leonardo DiCaprio’s Party: Supermodel Fashion

Leonardo Di Caprio has hosted a party in the South of France every year since 2008 with all proceeds from a celeb charity auction benefiting his eco-charity – the Leonardo Di Caprio Foundation. The idea is that all his celeb pals pay to attend and donate prizes to the auction and they all raise a lot of money by bidding on the fantastic auction prizes.

The charity idea works as Leo has raised a huge $59 million for charity since 2008, but this event certainly puts the ‘fun’ into fundraising. Every single person that attends dresses to reflect the glamour of St Tropez, where the event is held. Leo’s girlfriend is a Victoria’s Secret model and she invited all her friends to this year’s event so it was full of models that know how to dress and have access to huge wardrobes.

Just looking at the photos of who attended and what they wore is inspiring, because the models there are on top of the trends and looked gorgeous. We don’t have to spend a fortune to copy their look, we just have to see what they wore. The best dressed were:

Petra Nemcova


Petra posted a photo to Instagram of herself looking stunning in a white maxi dress. White is a great colour for a summer party and in places like St Tropez they have dress codes that guests should only wear white. That wasn’t the case at Leo’s party but Petra had other guests wishing they’d worn white as the colour made everyone notice her and reflected her tan perfectly.

Joan Smalls and Doutzen Kroes


Joan (second from left) showed off her supermodel legs in a red dress and posted the photo above to her Instagram, showing that her ‘squad’ were the most beautiful. I particularly liked her pal Lily’s burned orange dress (centre). It’s a maxi dress, but the split up the side ensures that you’ll stay cool while dancing and feel gorgeous, knowing that you’re flashing a bit of flesh in a sophisticated way.

Lily Donaldson and Sophia Richie

lily-sophiaLily (left) flaunted her figure in a mesh and crochet black dress. It’s a brave move to go so sheer but Lily pulls it off as she walks round with attitude. If you can’t take risks to a special party like one hosted by Leonardo Di Caprio then when can you? Sometimes, you just have to be brave and I think Lily pulled it off. I was also impressed by Lionel Richie’s 17 year-old daughter Sophia, who wore a white jumpsuit. She’s got a similar look to Gigi Hadid – a star is in the making!

Mariah Carey


Mariah posted a snap on Instagram of herself with the party’s host Leo. She looked stunning in a black evening maxi dress that showed off her curves. Every girl needs a black dress in their wardrobe, something that makes you feel a million dollars and you can wear on multiple occasions. Mariah’s dress doesn’t have any embellishments so that means it’s timeless – it will never date and she could wear it again.

Kate Hudson


This isn’t the best photo of Kate that Petra Nemcova posted on Instagram, but I can tell that she would have looked fantastic in real-life in a white jumpsuit. Kate’s very sporty so she wants to show off her figure and she did just that. When you wear a jumpsuit, people do stop and stare so it’s a great way to get noticed and that puts you in the party mood. It’s a lot easier to dance in a jumpsuit than it is in a dress, so a jumpsuit is a great option if you’re planning on partying hard.

Whose glamorous look did you like most?

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Finding Dory Premiere: Blue Carpet Fashion

Finding Nemo was one of the most popular children’s films ever so the premiere for it’s sequel Finding Dory had lots of celebs fighting for tickets. Ellen De Generes – who voices the character of Dory – hung out with British TV presenters, sports personalities and singers. The movie really does appeal to everyone.

However, as it’s primarily aimed at children, the premiere took place on a Saturday morning, so we got to see celebs wearing smart casual clothes. Usually, we only see celebrities in glamorous evening-wear at premieres, so it was interesting to see what they wear at the weekend and get some inspiration. It was a warm day so pastels seemed to be the trend on the carpet outside the cinema, which was blue instead of red to reflect the colour of the sea.

Let’s have a look at the celebs in their pretty pastels:

Alesha Dixon

Alesha looked stunning in a pink coat, which meant she could keep the rest of her outfit simple with jeans and a white t-shirt. All you need is one statement coat and then wardrobe essentials and it looks cool, clean and crisp with virtually no effort at all.

Ellen De Generes 

Ellen went for a similar look, except she had a statement blazer rather than a coat. Florals are always good in summer and made her look bright and alert, which she needs right now given that she’s got to go around the World, having premieres in different cities. If you’re tired, a pastel top or jacket can disguise it.

Michelle Heaton

Michelle looked fresh and summery in a gorgeous yellow skirt. It’s loose and made from a lovely cotton material so it will keep her as cool as she looks and she’ll feel comfortable in it. You don’t need to suffer to look fabulous in summer. The more comfortable you are, the more confident you’ll be.

Rebecca Adlington

The Olympic medal winning swimmer looked really feminine in a blue midi dress, which almost matched the blue carpet. Blue is a lovely colour for summer as it’s bold and suits both brunettes and blondes. Rebecca’s midi dress would also work well at a summer wedding.

Alex Jones 

The One Show TV presenter looked pretty in a green day dress. It’s super casual and you could wear this from day to night. It would also look fantastic with flip flops for a picnic in the park as well as with heels for slightly more formal occasions. I love a dress that’s versatile!

Fleur East

Fleur has her own image and she doesn’t compromise. I admire that because you don’t have to wear pastels if you have an image that you want to maintain. Fleur’s image is that she’s a performer and a risk-taker and so she wore white ripped jeans and a white top. What do you think?

And who do you think looked the best in their smart casual outfits at the daytime premiere?

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Jason Bourne: Film Premiere Fashion

The Bourne Identity franchise is all about big-budget, high-drama, fast-paced action and glamour, so I was hoping for the same thing at the premiere of Jason Bourne – the prequel to the series. Happily, the premiere represented the film as Matt Damon invited his gorgeous celeb pals to walk down the red carpet with him and everyone dressed up to look the best they could.

All colours were bright with silver and pink dresses really standing out. Even if the weather isn’t fantastic, wearing a bright coloured dress helps to make us feel more cheerful when we look in the mirror. And it means people take notice when we walk into a party as colours make people look twice.

If you want to make your presence known at a summer event, have a look at these celebs for inspiration:

Alicia Vikander

Alicia looked stunning in a silver dress, which reflected both the photographers’ flashlights and the early evening sun. It’s very flattering against her skin as she looks fresh and alert and that’s because the colour has given her a boost. She’s the lead actress in the film so she had to wear something fabulous!

Luciana Barroso

Matt Damon’s wife showed that she wanted everyone to notice that she was with the leading man by wearing a hot pink maxi dress. It looks fantastic with her summer tan – it’s the ideal colour for summer and summer holidays in particular. Notice that she has gold heels as gold and pink look gorgeous together.

Julia Stiles

Julia’s also in the film, so she needed to get noticed and she certainly did that in a figure-hugging silver maxi dress. She looks mermaid-like with the fishtail bottom and the loose waves in her hair. With a dress like this you don’t need any accessories as the dress is enough of a statement in itself.

Lisa Snowdon

Lisa took bold to another level in a multi-colour jumpsuit! Talk about making a statement! The former model enjoys taking fashion risks and she pulls it off because she has a lot of attitude – posing on the red carpet with a hand on her hip. You can get away with a lot if you wear things with confidence.

Which bold outfit do you like best?

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Wireless Festival: Coolest Celeb Fashion

The Wireless Festival is slightly different to other festivals because it takes place in London. This means that most people go home – or to a hotel – each night so there’s plenty of grooming time. Everywhere you look there are seriously stylish people and you can tell that everyone’s put real effort and thought into their festival look.

I think it’s great that this festival takes place at the start of July because it’s great inspiration for the rest of the festivals this month and in August. We’ve at least 6 weeks of live music gigs left! What we can see from Wireless is that if you plan in advance and wear lots of layers, you can cope with rain or shine and bring some glamour and attitude to the festival site.

Just look at these gorgeous celebs for inspiration:

Alesha Dixon

Alesha looked stunning in ripped black skinny jeans with a black biker jacket. The pink trainers add a playful edge. You can’t wear heels at a festival so you need to find other ways to have fun with footwear and Alesha gets it so right!

Laura Whitmore

Laura looked super cool as she matched a girly tea dress and dainty ankle boots with a military style jacket. It’s like she’s saying she doesn’t need to be defined by one particular trend – she can do what she wants. Plus she’s warm and comfortable at the same time – what’s not to like?

Ashley Roberts

Festival style is all about layering and former Pussycat Doll Ashley is a great example of this with her denim jacket over a simple black vest top. I love the black ankle boots too – these would help her strut through the festival site with confidence. What do you think?

Lucy Watson

Like Alesha, Lucy showed that a biker jacket can work at a festival. Lucy’s look was more girly as she wore hers with a red mini dress and ankle boots with a slight heel! This is a lovely look for the first day of a festival, as you arrive fresh and ready to party. If you look great on the first day, you’re more likely to feel fantastic for the whole time.

Louisa Johnson

The X Factor winner may be new to the festival scene but she knows how to dress as she looked amazing in a multi-colour shirt dress. I love the tasseled gladiator sandals too. Watch out for more of Louisa towards the Autumn – she’s working hard on her music and developing her own unique image.

Vogue Williams

The Irish model / TV presenter and DJ wore pink trainers like Alesha – are we starting to see a trend here? Vogue’s also a great example of the layered look as she shows off her legs in some lovely black denim shorts but has a warm green military jacket for when the weather takes a turn. This look would see you from day to night and you would never have to stop partying, go back and find your tent and change and you’d be ready for anything in this look.

Which outfit can you see yourself wearing to a festival?

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Serpentine Gallery Party: Best Summer Dresses

The Serpentine Gallery summer party is one of the hottest tickets of the summer. Celebs beg, borrow or steal to get an invite because only the best celebs are at this event. When they get asked to attend the Serpentine’s summer party, it’s a sign they’ve made it. The night starts off outside in the grounds of Hyde Park and then moves inside with dancing inside the gallery until late.

However, the downside to attending exclusive parties is that there’s a lot of pressure to look good. Nobody wants to just show up, they want to look the best. However, it’s hard to pick one celeb from the stars that attended the summer party as many of them looked fantastic in their own individual way.

Let’s have a close look at some of the best dressed to help us make our minds up on summer party clothing:

Ellie Goulding

Ellie looked angelic in a white maxi dress. Normally she’s flashing the flesh in hotpants and a crop top, but she looked feminine, classy and slightly regal.

Kate Moss

Kate really stood out in a multicolour maxi dress. The supermodel doesn’t like to conform as she’d rather set the trends rather than follow them. If that’s the case then we all need multi colour maxi dresses this summer.

Fearne Cotton

The event was in Hyde Park and Fearne looked festival chic in her purple maxi dress. I like the halterneck top as it makes the shape of the dress more flattering and the belt detail highlights (and helps pull in) slim waists. Now shes’s not on the radio all the time, Fearne has more time to indulge in fashion and it shows.

Georgia May Jagger

Sequins aren’t just for Christmas! The sparkles in Georgia May’s sequin dress reflected the light and created cool shadows everywhere she walked. You can literally light up the dancefloor in a sequin dress and they really get you into a party mood.

Sienna Miller

Sienna kept things simple in a white maxi dress and it really works for her as it stands out for its simplicity. The colour flatters her skin tone and she just looks fresh and healthy. White is a lovely colour for summer as you just feel brighter and happier in it. Sometimes less really is more…

Naomi Campbell

Naomi also wore a sequin dress but she doesn’t do things by halves! Why were a mini dress when you can really make your presence known in a maxi dress? This is a fantastic dress for a prom or posh ball when you need to dress to impress. I’m certainly impressed by Naomi in this dress.

Laura Whitmore

Laura always looks lovely and she looked super pretty in a chiffon tea dress. At a summer party, a tea dress looks really classy. It’s especially good for warm weather as the loose fabric keeps you cool and it’s short sleeved so your arms can feel some breeze. This dress is ideal for weddings!

Donna Air

I know it’s not a dress but I think Donna looks pretty fabulous in a multi-colour jumpsuit. It’s something you need to wear with attitude as you are guaranteed to get noticed in this outfit.

Which outfit do you like most?

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Paris Fashion Week: Celeb Trends

Paris Fashion Week is the haute couture week, which is full of gorgeous dresses on the catwalk and on the FROW. While London is all about celebrating individual styles and New York is about chic tailoring, Paris celebrates femininity and glamour.

This means that even the celebs in the audience have to make an effort. It’s fantastic inspiration for summer party outfits and ideas for prom and ball dresses.

These are my top 5 celeb looks from Paris:

Lottie Moss

Kate Moss’s younger sister has definitely inherited the family’s fabulous dress sense. Lace dresses are so popular this season and she has a playful twist on the trend in a lace maxi dress. This is fresh, summery and looks sensational.

Mischa Barton

Mischa went for the colour block trend in a multi-colour maxi dress. I think she looks amazing. The colour is bright and uplifting and the loose maxi dress makes her feel cool and look cool at the same time.

Cate Blanchett

The American actress dazzled in a gorgeous black jumpsuit. I love how unique it is with the lovely satin material and the flared trousers. It shows that jumpsuits can be just as glamorous as evening dresses.

Bella Hadid

Gigi Hadid’s younger sister also went for lace,  but chose a lace midi dress and showed off a bit more flesh. However, lace has a teasing effect so it keeps you looking classy and Bella looks just beautiful in her black dress, doesn’t she? What do you think?

Jourdan Dunn

The British supermodel was a great ambassador for British fashion in a green maxi dress that complemented her skin tone perfectly. An olive shade of green is ideal for enhancing tans and works brilliantly with silver accessories. Well done, Jourdan!

Which celeb had the best outfit? It’s hard to pick just one, isn’t it?

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Absolutely Fabulous: Film Premiere Fashion

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie lived up to it’s name as the premiere in London’s Leicester Square was just fabulous. With all the stars from the movie dressed up and wearing bold colours, the night was a tribute to fun and fashion.

All the stars of the movie looked particularly good, probably because they wanted to dress to impress to show that it was their night. What they wore shows that if we all want to make an impression at summer parties then we need to wear colour.

Let’s have a closer look at the best dressed:

Stella McCartney and Kate Moss

Kate wore a bright green blouse underneath her black blazer and it contrasted perfectly with her blonde hair. The green colour also made her skin look more tanned. Meanwhile her pal Stella looked sensational in a blue dress. It’s eye-catching but it’s also feminine and pretty.

Kylie Minogue

Kylie made sure everyone saw her arrive and party in a red maxi dress. The colour is absolutely gorgeous, isn’t it? The maxi dress is so flattering as it’s cinched in round her waist so she looks even more petite, and the halterneck top gives her a lovely hourglass shape.

Abbey Clancy

Abbey went for a dress with attitude with her leather dress with white detail. Black and white monochrome always looks fantastic as black is slimming and white is a flattering colour next to the skin and it’s attention-grabbing. If you’re confident with your looks like Abbey, you’d want to attract attention and show off, wouldn’t you?

Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders

The stars of the night – Jennifer and Joanna – also wore striking bold outfits! Joanna’s trousers really stood out and Jennifer’s blue skirt was pretty fabulous. If you can’t dress up when it’s your party, then when can you? Pass the Bolly – those two should celebrate the fact they’ve filmed several series and a movie and are still in touch with the latest fashions and look amazing.

What do you think of the premiere outfits? Will you be watching the movie in the cinema from 1 July?

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