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Suffering a fashion finance famine? Check out our top sale picks from shopbop.com

If like the British weather your fashion fund is experiencing one of many droughts, then read on… No fashion girl should be deprived of the best clothes, shoes and accessories, and if we could, we’d petition to formally include this as a basic human right. (Utter dedication!) So, to ensure your fashion rights are duly fulfilled, without complete depletion of your bank balance, we virtually ventured into the deliciously kitted out sale section of favourite online shopping site, shopbop.com, to bring you this week’s fash bargains. Go ahead, shop your heart out!   1. Diane Von Furstenberg Raiko Jacket, £398.69 £289.58, shopbop.com 2. Marc by Marc Jacobs Gemma Margery Necklace, £159.47 £115.83, shopbop.com 3. Boutique 9 Phylicia High Heel Ankle Cuff Sandals, £86.53 £62.85, shopbop.com 4. Tucker High Waisted Shorts, £163.79 £118.97, shopbop.com 5. Torn by Ronny Kobo Quincy Hand Painted Sweater, £132.88 £96.53, shopbop.com 6. Theyskens’ Theory Anen Mini Flap Bag, £200.89 £149.51, shopbop.com 7. Anya Hindmarch Huxley Tote, £986.73 £716.09, shopbop.com 8. Marc by Marc Jacobs Upfront Suede Platform Sandals, £222.58 £161.63, shopbop.com 9. Made Her Think Stud Pendulum Spike Resin Earrings, £110.67 £80.36, shopbop.com 10. Theodora & Callum Mustique Platform Wedge Sandals, £238.54 £172.85, shopbop.com 11. Citrine by the Stones Triple Facette Ring, £231.14 £175.09, shopbop.com 12. Diane Von Furstenberg Tamika Dress, £213.26 £154.89, shopbop.com

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Get the Look: Rita Ora in Hussein Chalayan

Rita Ora first hit the MFL when she turned up at the Vivienne Westwood Red Label show at London Fashion Week looking super-cool in a tailored blue-grey trouser suit, red lippie and shades. Since then her retro-fabulous style has been catching our eye all over the place; from the Brit Awards to her evenings in London. Being Jay-Z’s latest protégée does nothing to harm her street cred, but we think her style merits its own respect.  Appearing at the NME Awards, Rita looked like a vision in white wearing a Hussein Chalayan trouser suit from the designer’s S/S 12 collection. She paired the masculine-inspired look with a spiked Christian Louboutin ‘Marquise’ Python Clutch and a gorgeous pair of nude B Brian Atwood ‘Bambola’ pumps. She might have looked a million bucks but, thankfully, we have tracked down pieces which will let you get the look for less. 1. Calling Apollo Jacket:This draped jacket from French Connection is the epitome of laid-back chic… £172, available at French Connection. 2. Farhi by Nicole Farhi White Stretch Trousers: These Nicole Farhi are a perfect summer staple and look just as good in the evening as in the day…£135, available at my-wardrobe. 3. Sultry High Platform Courts: We can’t believe these leg-lengthening nude pumps aren’t designer…£65, available at Topshop. 4. Diane Von Furstenberg Harper Clutch: Rock up the look with this Diane Von Furstenberg clutch. We love the metal hardware and tassel details… £355, available at Matches.

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Return of the Culotte!

Before embracing a revival of the 90’s culotte trend, we want you to remove all Brownie Guide uniform connotations from your mind. Yes, the culotte has been a form of uniform, even for schools, in the past, but its spring/summer 2012 revival made sure it was far from being tucked away under the school desk. Culottes made a serious comeback for the new season, spotted in striking blue and tangerine at Acne; with an athletic edge at Phillip Lim in the form of culotte shorts , whilst Jaeger London also flirted with the skirt- trouser go-between  Although slighlty intimidating at first sight, thanks to the wide hem and voluminous feel; culottes are the new season power buy, and can even be worn as two distinguishable looks – a super wide-leg trouser, or culotte. Keep it fresh and wear the culotte in more ways than one. Its versatility in terms of shape allows you to embrace more than one look, and ankle-grazing, knee length or full length culottes look equally on trend. We’ve picked out snap-up culotte buys that will definitely keep your fashion friends guessing whether it’s a skirt, short or trouser day.       M Missoni Culottes, £95, available at ASOS     Diane Von Furstenberg Saliana Culotte Shorts, £100, available at Matches     Rag & Bone Maxi Silk Culottes, £355, available at My Theresa       Whistles Ellie Soft Culotte, £67.50, available at ASOS   Pleat Front Culotte, £240, Jaeger London     Rare Pleated Chiffon Culottes, £12, available at ASOS     Daniela Gregis Wide Culotte, £544, available at farfetch

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Suffering a fashion finance famine? Check out our edit of this week’s best sale buys

It’s our favourite day of the week again, and there’s no better way to end this week with a sale bargain bang! Check out our Friday sale edit and get your fashionable mitts on these delicious goodies with an even tastier price tag. We’ve thrown in some embellishment as we’ve already confessed to our obsession with it, along with some super-desirable YSL metallic wedges. We’re suckers for summer pastels and wide-leg is the au courant trouser trend to sport. A pop of colour thanks to Burberry Prorsum and some serious finger ‘bling’ with Alexis Bittar’s statement ring will complete your week with sartorial perfection. We can’t wait to shop and still come back with our financial dignity, and bank card intact! From My Fashion Life HQ, Happy Fashionable Friday!   Yvana Embellished Top, £440 £176, available at Matches Alexis Bittar Druzy Droplet Gold Smoky Quartz Ring, £258 £77, available at My Wardrobe Palazzo Pants, £50 £15, available at ASOS Plastic Jacket by Boutique, £150 £75, available at Topshop Yves Saint Laurent Maggie 110 Wedges, £1,105 £555, available at My Theresa Suno Scattered Floral Print Skirt, £535 £214, available at Matches Burberry Prorsum Patent Leather Shoulder Bag, £695 £419, available at My Theresa Kara Bell Sleeve Shirt, £89 £55, available at Reiss

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Runway to Bedroom Mirror: Aquatic Affection

Create your own underwater odyssey with this season’s oceanic obsessions. Thanks to certain designers championing all things sea life, spring summer 2012 offered super-desirable, and highly wearable underwater inspired creations. Think Ariel Mermaid metallic, bright Nemo references and even the deep sea ice coolness of Jaws, as designers including Mary Katrantzou, Chanel and Versace introduced us to the fashion above sea-level. The conch shell clutch and fish gill-like qualities at Chanel had us dizzy, while Mary Katrantzou’s pixelated fish swimming across taffeta cocktail dresses made us want to dive into the delectable digi-prints. Stella McCartney’s ocean wave-edged printed jackets and slip dresses made us want to unashamedly surf on our aquatic high. Get on the trend surfboard with our top water world picks.   Anya Hindmarch Valorie Glitter Clutch, £325, available at My Theresa   Sportmax Fido Silk Sequin Kimono Blouse, £1,208 £604, available at Matches   Yves Saint Laurent Arty Glass Stone Ring, £159, available at My Theresa   Marc by Marc Jacobs Silver Flat Sandal, £244, available at My Wardrobe   Silver Strappy Maxi Dress, £38, available at Topshop ASOS Seedbead Wrapped Collar, £8, available at ASOS   Diane Von Furstenberg Wanata Top, £266, available at Matches   Alexis Bittar Pave Crystal Accented Woven Oval Earrings, £165, available at My Theresa   Pacific Star Bodycon Skirt, £20, Topshop     Reiss Kaylin Shell Hard Case Clutch, £110, available at Reiss

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Style Rescue: Is Emeli Sande stuck in a safe style rut?

OK, we get it. Emeli Sandé  has an unbreakable bond with dark clothes, and quite frankly, we’re here to destroy the peace. Oh, how we love this uber-talented, mohawk sporting songstress. Her vocals are magical and her superstar singer status was further cemented by landing the Critics Choice Award at this year’s BRIT Awards. Although the Heaven singer didn’t appear on stage to collect her impressive accolade, she made a rather unimpressive red carpet appearance in a drab, collared monochrome dress. Now cast your mind back to this year’s ELLE Style Awards and you will recall a rather criminally underdressed Emeli, again in a dull dress. Once is a mistake; twice is a sartorial crime! We’ve latched on to Emeli’s basic dress demands: full sleeved, knee length, no plunging necklines and subdued hues. We’re willing to let her carry on with the first three, but the subdued hues are a definite no-no. For such high prolife, fashion-centric events we expected Emeli to pull out all the ‘notice me’ stops – we know her amazing hair turns heads all by itself– as the dress is really what it’s all about. So we’ve done the honours of banishing Emeli’s boring dress choices by replacing them with three dresses from go-to online shopping destination, Matches – all of which she would approve, of course. Celeb life isn’t a Tim Burton movie, after all, and nor should your wardrobe be, Emeli!   Diane Von Furstenberg Blaire Dress, £395, available at Matches The Blaire dress boasts all the elements Emeli looks for in a dress: full sleeves, high neckline and a demure knee length hem. Even better that it comes in a season-appropriate pastel green and has a detachable waist-tie for better shape. Jonathan Saunders Avery Dress, £1,105, available at Matches  We’ve reluctantly let Emeli wander back into noir territory with this black dress, but Jonathan […]

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Suffering a fashion finance famine? Check out our edit of this week’s best sale buys

At My Fashion Life, we absolutely love the thrill of landing a good fashion bargain. Seeing as it’s Friday, and everyone’s super-excited for the weekend (we’re clearly ignoring the hazardous weather conditions outside!), we’ve decided to do the legwork for you by selecting the best sale bargains of the week and tempting you into parting with – although, not much of – your hard earned cash! Yes we know, the sport trend was huge for spring summer 2012, but you don’t have to sweat it out when it comes to your fashion fund! A treat with a neat price = sheer perfection! From punchy prints and flashing fluoros to snake prints and sandals with a sporty twist; our sale edit will help you stay stylish not skint. Come on fashion girls, why else do you graft so hard?! Balenciaga contrast-trim knitted dress, £1,005 £325, available at Matches Moto studded hotpants, £36 £20, available at Topshop Dee Desert boots £100 £40, available at French Connection Morning Mist bow shirt, £77 £38.50, available at French Connection Printed pleated midi skirt, £40 £15, available at Topshop TOUCH Snake bowling bag £189.90 £94.90, available at Mango Sporty zip vest, £45 £20, available at Karen Millen Tabitha Simmons Bertie canvas sandals, £739 £298, available at My Theresa Yvonne Sporre flower tunic shirt £289 £95, available at My Theresa Diane Von Furstenberg skinny Naples trousers, £271 £135, available at Matches

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Solange Style Edit: The Other stylish sibling

Forever mesmerised by older sister Beyonce’s otherworldly vocals, electric concerts and extravagant ninety-minute Oxford Street spending sprees, its high time we sat up and took notice of the waves younger sister Solange is making. Already a fashion frontrunner, FROW-ing at major international fashion shows and a super-successful DJ; Solange is clearly not one to live in her sister’s shadow. A frequenter on our best dressed radar; we’re not too interested in her rather impressive afro, or her sibling squabbles with mega star sister Bey over who looks the best in Louboutin’s latest offerings (yes, even super famous siblings argue!), but more her quirky take on fashion and how she always turns out looking incredibly stylish and unpredictably fresh. In honour of Solange’s delicious wardrobe and knack for pairing together the most unpredictable of fashion trends to make them look like they were meant to be, we’ve selected the best finds to achieve her style. Although, we can’t offer a superstar, mega rich sister or brother-in-law in our style edit, we can promise an enviable wardrobe that may just end up scoring you a FROW ticket. With London Fashion Week kicking off today (how convenient), you’d better get shopping, and fast! Rag & Bone Tuxedo Blazer, £389, My Theresa Joseph Indigo Leather Leggings, £675, available at My Wardrobe Diane Von Furstenberg Gelassia-Bis Sweater, £203, available at Matches Equipment DaddyEmbellished Silk Skirt, £265, available at Oxygen Boutique   HAYDEN Heeled Sandals with Ankle Strap, £50, available at ASOS Hard Lace Dress, £190, available at Karen Millen Dannijo Capucine Necklace in Neon, £325, available at Oxygen Boutique Chain Print Skirt, £28, available at Topshop Pierre Hardy Medium Cotton and Canvas, £115, available at Matches

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Fashion Calculator: Swap Antonio Federici Gelato for Diane Von Furstenberg’s neon pink Lytton clutch

Boutique ice cream is the stuff dreams are made of. But then again, so is the neon pink Lytton leather clutch from Diane Von Furstenberg. Although we’re being bombarded from every angle with the latest inspirations for next season, believe it or not, we still have a summer, and a summer wardrobe to get through. And, even though ice cream fits in well with summer temperatures, and, of course, with this season’s colour palette, we’re willing to give up this luxury for a satiating splash of neon. Banish the cold stuff to the supermarket freezer in favour of this party-perfect investment, in all its silver-tone signature twig clasp and detachable chain shoulder strap glory. Versatile and on-trend. Ice cream, what ice cream? 55 x Antonio Federici Gelato tubs @ £4.39 = Diane Von Furstenberg Neon pink Lytton clutch, £240, available at My Wardrobe

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