Why does the floor-skimming maxi dress continue to have such enduring appeal? You could say that it’s because your favourite celebrities are enamoured with them: Nicole Richie and her Rachel Zoe-styled friends continue to wear them as a uniform with oversized knitwear in the spring and oversized shades in the summer, and have done for what seems like years.
Monthly Archives: May 2012
Dramatic and elegant, daring and revealing – let’s discuss the most talked-about celebrity gowns of the moment. As worn by actresses Kristen Stewart, Eva Longoria, Freida Pinto, supermodel Anja Rubik and Dutchess Catherine Middleton.
This season, 1950s inspirations exerted a strong influence on ladies’ clothing styles and swimwear alike. Inspired by the decade’s swimming costumes, retro-chic beachwear is at the fashion frontline now, so work this key trend with a playful bikini. Two-piece with a sweetheart neckline and high-waisted bloomers? Yes please!
May I present the best spring 2012 ready-to-wear fashion shows. They were: Louis Vuitton – “gentle and kind, fragile but strong”, Antonio Berardi – ethereal mixed with edgy, Prada – fun-loving and retro, Chanel – sear-inspired and magical, and Givenchy’s fashion show – where good meets evil.
The breezy maxi skirt tops our list of summer essentials! Feminine, stylish, and comfortable, it delivers fresh summer style with vibrant colours, stripes and subtle sheerness. This makes it an easy perfect piece for both tropical vacation or city oasis. It dresses up with sparkly accessories (and flows elegantly when dancing too!) or down with flip-flops and a basic tee with ease. Have a look at the editor’s picks!
Embrace the first signs of summer and sport relaxed warm-weather look with the following must-have pieces: Hawaiian palm tree patterned leggings, ladylike white dress, summery straw bag, intriguing clear shoes, and flowy palazzo pants.
What are the latest nail trends for summer 2012? Ornate or crazy manicures are impressive, but at the end of the day, simplicity of a perfectly lacquered nail wins. Express yourself with a freshly polished manicure in the on-trend colour: tangerine tango, milky peach, pink-red, nude and pastel.