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The purse-friendly models: Alexa Chung for Vera Moda and Daisy Lowe for Peacocks… why?

Last Updated on 1st September 2011 Events in fashion often occur in twos. Two Kate’s got married in phenomenal dresses in the same year; two high-end designers recently collaborated with US department store Macy’s, and even fashion week happens twice. Even if I am leaning on exaggeration here, there’s a recent mirror image fashion event that just can’t go ignored: fashion’s darling and retro ambassador, Alexa Chung, being snapped up by Danish high street retailer Vera Moda, and fashion model Daisy Lowe posing for Peacocks. Two very beautiful women, with every designer at their beck and call, vying to get them to grace front row, or even better, walk the runway à la Lowe for Chanel. So why would they choose to ‘downgrade’ and represent the high street? It more than surprised me to learn Chung, who is rarely seen without her trademark mini Chanel bag and sporting nothing less than an offhand, vintage-inspired, thrown-together outfit, took on Vera Moda. She’s not exactly a self-confessed admirer of the retailer’s average designs, and I can’t envisage Chung in its creations, either. But Lowe’s venture into high street modelling is a little more understandable. Playing loyal to blood ties, Lowe is the face of her mother Pearl’s autumn/winter collection – her seventh – for purse-friendly retailer Peacocks, and looks a delectable vision in a range of vintage-inspired dresses. But motherly love aside, the question still arises: why Peacocks when PPQ are on tap for this 5’10” beauty? Quite ironically, in fashion terms, I see a ‘trend’ arising. High street mega-brand, H&M, snapped up world-leading models Freja Beha Erichsen, Anja Rubik and Raquel Zimmermann for their spring/summer and autumn/winter 2011 campaigns. Although appearing as a mutually beneficial alliance, frankly speaking they don’t need each other. The chosen models make mega-bucks from the biggest […]

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Is Alexa Chung getting a new reality fashion show?

Last Updated on 25th August 2011   She may be better known for her fashion credentials than her presenting skills nowadays, but it was never going to be long before Alexa Chung landed herself another TV gig. According to rumours, the style icon’s just got her own reality show on Lifetime, provisionally called 24-hour Catwalk.

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Alexa Chung parties at Madewell store opening

Last Updated on 8th November 2014 As if you need another reason to head to New York right now, last night Madewell opened its new store on Lower Fifth Avenue, where the coolest kids in fashion partied at a private soiree. The brand may not be big on British shores just yet, but stateside, as our US readers will know, J.Crew’s sister label is loved for its preppy downtown staples, and the celebs are as big a fans as any, not least Alexa Chung, whose debut collection for Madewell was an instant sell-out. Needless to say she was there to celebrate its biggest store yet in NYC’s cool shopping district, alongside fellow style-setters Julia Restoin-Roitfeld and Tennessee Thomas last night. We’re pretty jealous of you yanks right now, but hey, if it means we’re one step closer to getting a Madewell over here we’re all for it. [Elle UK]

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Who wore it best? Alexa Chung vs Karen Gillan in Orla Kiely

Two beauties, one dress; and the style-off continues, this time with a pretty organza boat neck dress by Orla Kiely. Dubbed the Queen of prints, Irish designer Orla Kiely has doused everything from kitchenware to handbags in her infectiously kitsch prints, and the cute contrasting flower trim around the neckline of this dress hasn’t gone unnoticed by two of the hottest style setters. Seen at Erdem’s AW11 show during London Fashion Week in February, Alexa Chung’s cutesy take on the Kiely dress won us over. Paired with black platform heels and a jumper tied around the neck, she exuded preppy cool, and with her signature tousled bob, Chanel handbag and minimal makeup, this look makes a perfect transition from day to night. But Doctor Who starlet Karen Gillan gave Alexa a run for her money just this month, working off-screen glamour as she attended the Doctor Who box set signing on April 8 in New York. The Brit beauty’s off-hand daytime look takes this pretty dress from cute to kickass. Karen added definition with a belted waist and solid punch of colour via her vibrant turquoise Miu Miu cross-body bag. Dewy makeup, a glossy red mane and brown ankle boots complete the look (although we do wish the bag was slung off the shoulder, rather than across her entire front). Whose dress-up are you digging? Cast your votes below! [poll id=”94″]

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Alexa Chung wears new season Mulberry in Korea

Last Updated on 20th October 2013 Iconic British brand Mulberry was undoubtedly inspired by blooming flowers and romantic secret gardens for its spring/summer 2011 collection, so on March 23rd it took its giant neon roses to the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Seoul, Korea, to present its sunshine-infused catwalk collection – and of course, Mulberry muse Alexa Chung came along for the ride.

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Get The Look: Alexa Chung Fashion Week special

Last Updated on 19th October 2013 Fashion Weeks across the four fashion capitals came to an end last week, bringing with them a fabulous host of AW11 offerings to lust after – not to mention providing the perfect opportunity for celebs to show off their most fashionable of outfits on the front row. And that’s where fashion favourite Alexa Chung comes in. A professional Frow-er, the model-come-presenter showcased a stunning selection of outfits at this season’s shows, and we’ve picked our favourites to recreate for you. See our top picks below to get Alexa’s fab front row style… Premium leather trousers, £250, available at Topshop. BUY NOW!; Ami Dans La Rue sweater, $107.50, available at shopbop. BUY NOW!; Leather saddle bag, £30, available at ASOS. BUY NOW!; Clarks Originals desert boot, £99, available at ASOS. BUY NOW! Whilst attending the Burberry show in London, Alexa opted for chic understated style – something she pulls off oh so well. Head over to Topshop to emulate her effortless edge with these stunning leather skinnies. Add a blue cable sweater from Shopbop and a turquoise saddle bag from ASOS, and you’re good to go. Isabella Oliver breton jumper dress, £95, available at Isabella Oliver. BUY NOW!; Warehouse mac, £85, available at House of Fraser. BUY NOW!; Fiorelli cross body bag, £35, available at Debenhams. BUY NOW!; Clarks Originals desert boot, £99, available at ASOS. BUY NOW! Next up at the Topshop Unique show, Ms. Chung chose to wear a classic British ensemble of breton stripes and a trench. To ooze English heritage chic like Alexa, pop over to House of Fraser to bag yourself this quintessential beige trench by Warehouse and layer over this breton striped dress from Isabella Olivier. Cream crochet kimono dress, £48, available at Topshop. BUY NOW!; Cotton melange tights, […]

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Elle Style Awards 2011 best dressed: Alexa Chung

Last Updated on 15th February 2011 Considering she was the host of the event it would have been wrong for Alexa Chung to not have made the best dressed list. And let’s face it, when does she not? Wearing a matching crop top and midi-length skirt by Yves Saint Laurent, Alexa stuck to what she does best by choosing an outfit inkeeping with the style she’s now famous for – girly, effortless and very, very cool. She finished off her look with black suede platforms, loosely waved hair and a simple gold pendant. Good work Alexa. But we want to know your thoughts – cast your vote below to have your say! [poll id=”25″]

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Get the look: Alexa Chung in Chanel Couture

Last Updated on 19th October 2013 For those fashionistas lucky enough to attend even one of the couture shows in Paris this week, good for you – we’re really not jealous at all. Ahem. But at least we get to spy on what they’re wearing, and today’s pick of the pretty crop is the cool and sophisticated Alexa Chung. Standing outside Chanel’s Paris store before its show yesterday afternoon, Ms. Chung chose to wear a quirky tuxedo dress from the label’s AW10 Couture collection – after all, she loves a bit of androgyny at the best of times – and luckily for fashion fans, achieving Alexa’s sweet style is easier than you might imagine. If, like us, you want to recreate this haute couture look at home, take a peek below – we’ve got it covered. Black Origami clutch bag, £28, available at Debenhams. Last but not least, complete Alexa’s outfit by delving into your arm candy dreams for an envelope clutch. Understated and simple, follow her handbag suit with this gorgeous black origami clutch from Debenhams – at £28, it’s a style-savvy steal. If you fancy living the high life like Ms. Chung, mimicking her wardrobe choices is a pretty good place to start, we reckon…

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Alexa Chung at Etam’s fashion show

Last Updated on 25th January 2011 Etam attracted quite the star-studded crowd at its latest lingerie launch in Paris’s Grand Palais yesterday – Kate Moss came (on the arm of YSL’s Stefano Pilati, no less) to watch boyfriend Jamie Hince perform with the Kills, Beth Ditto sang, as did Boy George and models Natalia Vodianova and Eva Herzigova sat front row – but one caught our discerning eye more than most: Alexa Chung. Swapping thigh-skimming hems for calf-swinging ones, Alexa wore a navy polka dot mid-length dress – fashion’s favourite finish thanks to its Seventies obsession – with a large rust-orange and white flower print and matching pannelled trim. And, becasue no one works a vintage-inspired look quite like Ms. Chung, she teamed her Seventies throw-back dress with a matching skinny belt with chunky black YSL platforms for a cool, contemporary twist. Is that a new darker ‘do we spy as well?

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Alexa Chung in Valentino

Alexa Chung has always remained a firm fashion favourite in the trend-setting celeb department with her cute and quirky style, but on the very rare occasion she gets it wrong, boy does she go some. Attending the New York premiere of Anne Hathaway’s latest movie, Love and Other Drugs, the TV presenter opted for a painterly Valentino frock – usually a fail-proof choice – but not on this occasion. We can’t quite put our finger on what is – after all, Valentino’s one of our all-time favourite fashion labels – that makes this Resort 2011 green floral sundress look so out of place on the former fashion model, but it might have something to do with the ill-fitting fabrics and awkward midi heels that make Alexa look old beyond her years. Have we just become too accustomed to her usual grunge-edged get-ups? Either way the dress itself is gorgeous, it’s just not so stunning on Ms. Chung – sorry Alexa.

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Alexa Chung in Valentino

Men’s magazine GQ held their 13th annual Men Of The Year Awards in London on Tuesday, and though the bash celebrates male achievements in the past year, it was the girls who stole the show on the red carpet. But it was TV presenter and fashionista Alexa Chung who turned heads with her fashion choice. Looking fabulous, Alexa wore a retro cream jacket and full skirt from Valentino, complete with floral embroidery and a cute bow-tie. We love this fashion-forward attire, but there’s something about the clashing silver Chanel boots Alexa chose to pair with her lady-like ensemble that we’re not too sure about.

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Top Stories this week: Alexa Chung, Lara Stone and more!

Last Updated on 19th October 2013 L CDFA 2010 Winners: The Lincoln Centre was the place to be earlier this week to witness one huge hotbed of fashion talent as the best names in the industry gathered in New York for one of the hottest tickets on the style calendar – the 2010 CDFAs. Read more here to find out who won what, and most importantly – what they were wearing. Lara Stone for Calvin Klein: Calvin Klein Inc. has just signed an exclusive deal with the Dutch model, making her the face of Calvin Klein Collection, CK Calvin Klein and Calvin Klein Jeans for AW10. If the previous faces of Calvin Klein are anything to go by – Kate Moss, Christy Turlington and Natalia Vodianova – then we think Lara has just scored the big one. Read more here. Princess Diana’s Dress goes for £192,000: When we told you that Princess Diana’s famous Emanuel designed dress was going up for auction we knew it would reach a pretty hefty amount, but we couldn’t have predicted it would reach a whopping £192, 000. Find out who the very lucky (and very rich) buyer was here. Alexa Chung for Lacoste: That Alexa Chung gets herself round when it comes to fronting campaigns/designing ranges/ presenting TV shows, and this time she’s set to be the face of the new Lacoste fragrance. We’re sure it smells great, but who cares! If it’s got Alexa’s face on it, they’ll buy it. Read more here. Net-a-Porter to launch Men’s Site: It’s been a great week for the men in our lives as the hugely successful e-tailer Net-a-Porter has announced that they will be launching a male counterpart after 10 years of bringing the best in fashion to women around the world. Now there’s no excuse […]

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Alexa Chung for Lacoste

Last Updated on 10th June 2010 Well what do you know, there’s another celebrity beauty campaign in the works, and this time it stars Britain’s very own style icon Alexa Chung – she’s just been announced as the face of a new Lacoste fragrance.

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Alexa Chung illustrates journal

So it turns out our favourite girl is more talented than we thought – sure, she looks ridiculously amazing at any given opportunity, she’s an ok TV presenter and her stint as designer for Madewell is, on appearance, pretty impressive, but did you know she draws too? And she’s quite good, at that.

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Alexa Chung for Madewell

It’s about time, really: after landing several ad campaigns and having a must-have Mulberry bag named after her, not to mention securing her status as a super-style icon, all-round cool girl Alexa Chung is delving into the world of design.

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Alexa Chung’s gorgeous arm candy!

It’s official , following her recent rise to the top of Vogue’s best-dressed list 2009, our favourite Brit fashion icon Alexa Chung is the most stylish girl in town. We’ve always been a fan of Alexa’s quirky style and laid back looks so we’re really pleased that she’s finally been granted fashion’s prestigious crown. There aren’t many girls that can carry off her effortless style or can match her ability to pair boyish brogues with girly dresses and still look glamourous , in short we heart Alexa.

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Top Stories This Week: Alexa Chung, Victoria Beckham and more!

Last Updated on 19th October 2013 Just in case you didn’t get enough of what’s happened in fashion over the past few days, then here’s a quick round up of the week’s top stories! Fashion’s Honours – The year began with celebrations for some of fashion’s finest figures as the Queen’s New Year Honours list was revealed. [More] Anya Hindmarch meets Barbour – Luxury accessory designer Anya Hindmarch is set to be joining forces with British outdoor brand Barbour to add an elegant twist to some of their classic coats. Now that sounds like the kind of outdoor jacket we’d want to been seen in. [More] Victoria Beckham to design menswear – Following her successful women’s clothing collections Victoria is rumoured to be adding a male line to her label. Who’s been put in charge of design for this new venture – her hubby David of course. Seriously is there no end to this golden couple’s talents? [More]

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Spotted! Taylor Momsen and Alexa Chung at New york Fashion Week

Last Updated on 15th September 2009 Could these two look any cooler? Gossip Girl’s 16-year-old star Taylor Momsen  graced the shows at New York’s Mercedes Benz Fashion Week looking ever the rock chick. Having played a set with her band The Pretty Reckless at Fashion’s Night Out earlier in the week in the West Village, Momsen let her bleached blonde hair down, taking to the shows in thigh-high socks and a complete outfit from Erin Wasson x RVCA.

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Alexa Chung lands DKNY Jeans campaign

Last Updated on 30th July 2009 Lily Allen a run for her money as Chanel’s next muse but it’s DKNY jeans who’ve snapped up Ms Chung. The brand has ditched Daisy Lowe who fronted the SS09 campaign in favour of Chung who can be seen in the AW09 collection posing on the streets of NY. Why Alexa? Speaking to Scott Schuman of The Sartorialist, the ads will be in a mag near you from August onwards.

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Alexa Chung is one well-dressed lady

Last Updated on 27th February 2009 The Shockwaves NME awards took place on Wednesday and there were some surprising winners and losers. But one winner we are most proud of is Alexa Chung. Nominated for Best Dressed the gorgeous lady was up against her own boyfriend Alex Turner, Brandon Flowers, Noel Gallagher and Noel Fielding. So not only did she beat her rockstar beau, but also won in an all male category. Well done Alexa! She is of course the most stylish of all those nominees, and well as a leader of the fashion pack a style winner every day. She turned up looking fabulous in a very cute black playsuit with lace ruffle collar and ankle boots. This is a girl who knows how to dress. But one woman who doesn’t know how to is Amy Winehouse, she was awarded the worst dressed award. I can’t say I’m hugely surprised, she has failed to be seen in clothes for a very long time. But it wasn’t just Alexa looking lovely at the awards, a special mention must go to style icon in the making Jaime Winstone who was seen in a fabulous hot pink mini and feathered ruff. Pixie looked as gorgeous as ever, true to her punky style she wore a very sexy pair of tights with a great studded leather jacket and framed handbag. Highlights from the awards will be shown on Channel 4 tonight at 7.30pm. If you want to see the full list of winners check out

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Is Alexa Chung, getting a New Look?

Last Updated on 1st February 2009 It’s hard to move these days without hearing “collaboration” or “celebrity modelling” [insert designer]”, being shouted from a penthouse rooftop. And now there is another possible collaboration on the horizon. ‘It’ girl of the fashion crowd, Alexa Chung has been hanging around the folks from high street chain New Look for a while now. Alexa was spotted at the Grazia accidently spied Alexa leaving a top-secret New Look photo shoot. If reports are correct then Alexa has been photographed by Matt Irwin and looks set to become the new face, not designer, of New Look’s Spring/Summer campaign. The collection is due to hit stores in March so you can expect the campaign images to be appearing in a magazine near you soon. It has still not been officially confirmed by New Look or Alexa, but all the signs are there. She’s sure to sizzle and I must say it is a relief not to be writing about another celeb turned designer story. Model turned TV presenter turned fashionista turned model is weirdly a refreshing change, so thank you Alexa.

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Love Your Style: Alexa Chung

Last Updated on 3rd September 2008 Take a helping of quirky, add a touch of high street, a hint of vintage and a pinch of designer and voilà….you have the infectious style of Alexa Chung. TV presenter, Alexa has a knack of knowing what truly suits her and always looks comfortable yet chic. She doesn’t try too hard and keeps it simple. We can’t help but love her style!

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Alexa, Lana, Elizabeth and Michelle attend fab Mulberry dinner at London’s snazzy Savile Club

Last Updated on 20th February 2012 Hosting a star-studded, lavish runway show was only part of what Mulberry had in store for its famous and fabulous guests during London Fashion Week. After the applause had stopped and the doors to the Claridge’s Ballroom had closed, Ronnie Cooke Newhouse and Emma Hill had a few hours to prepare to host an intimate dinner for 80 very lucky guests.  

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Top stories this week: Marni for H&M, Stella’s star-studded Christmas Light Switch On and have a sneak peek at Alexa’s new show!

Last Updated on 19th October 2013 H&M announce collaboration with Marni H&M get us all excited about another quite frankly amazeballs designer collaboration – this time with Marni. We’ll definitely be queuing up for this one! Read more here! Stella’s Star-studded Christmas light switch on Where would you find a Beatle, a Spice Girl and a Supermodel? It can only be at Stella McCartney’s annual Christmas Light switch on. Want to hear what Jennifer Saunders aka Edina Monsoon from Ab Fab had to say about Kate Moss? Read more here! Alexa’s new show When she’s not Front Row at the Shows looking absolutely adorable in anything from Christopher Kane to an old pair of dungarees (yes, she’s the only one who can pull that off!), what else does Alexa Chung do? Well she makes TV shows, of course! Want a sneak peak of her new offering, 24 hour catwalk? Yes, we thought you might! Read more here! On the first day of Christmas… Pinch, punch! This week saw the beginning of December, and of course, the launch of our 12 days of Christmas competition. Make sure you enter each day for your chance to win our array of festive treats from Reiss, Selfridges and a whole lot more! Read more here! Amy Winehouse Dress auctions for £43,000 An unquestionable legend of our generation, this week saw Amy Winehouse’s white dress worn on her Back to Black album cover sell for over £43,000, raising money for the Amy Winehouse Foundation. Read more here! Our Ed’s Christmas Picks Attention all savvy shoppers: there are just over 20 shopping days left until Christmas! Looking for gift inspiration? Then look no further: our Editor picks her top festive gifts. Read more here!

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Get Alexa’s everyday style with Superga

Iconic Italian brand Superga turns 100 this year, and to celebrate the success of its classic plimsoll, it’s bought super style icon Alexa Chung on board to front its latest campaign. Launched in 1911, these preppy pumps have a come a long way from the sandy beaches of Sicily and the city streets of Siena, proving to work just as well with flirty Fifties dresses as they do with downtime denim and classic capris. “I’m a fan of Superga because like anything I love how they’re classic, practical and elegant,” says Alexa. “Happy 100th birthday guys – I hope I’m that cool when I’m 100!” And you can be as cool as them both with the label’s classic white plimsoll – ever practical, it’ll take you from weekend gambols to garden parties galore. Your perfect simple spring shoe in a pump? We think so. Work cool classic style like Alexa and get your Superga plimsolls here, priced £40.

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Lunchtime buy: Mulberry Alexa bag

Ladies, stop what you’re doing. The Mulberry Alexa is BACK. That’s right, My-Wardrobe have got their hands on another load of the latest ‘it’ bags – as modelled above, by Alexa Chung herself – and they are selling like those proverbial hot cakes. The oak version has already sold out, so act fast if you fancy your very own Mulberry Alexa in black because we assure you, they are not going to be around for long. What are you waiting for? £695 from My-Wardrobe.

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Lunchtime buy: Mulberry Alexa bag

A few days ago, the much anticipated Mulberry Alexa arrived… and then sold out just when we thought we had our chance of nabbing the arm candy for 2010. Typical. The coveted bag is named after UK presenter-turned-style-icon Alexa Chung, as she follows the likes of Jane Birkin and Grace Kelly who each had bags named after them by French label Hermes. While the oversized Alexa in oak (the bag’s most popular colour) and the Alexa clutch has sold out, we’ve spotted this smaller version, which is still available on Net a Porter. The statement satchel is made from buffalo-leather and comes in a butter-yellow colour, featuring a long, detachable strap for across-the-body use. Not to your taste? Keep an eye out on Net a Porter for more stock of the oversized and clutch versions in oak and leopard-print, coming soon… Get your Mulberry Alexa in yellow buffalo leather, while you still can. £695 from Net a Porter.

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Lusting after The Mulberry Alexa!

Last Updated on 19th October 2013 Yes, we know, IT bags are so 2007. We’re not meant to want to splurge out on a must-have bag anymore – we’re supposed to go for discreet classics, or ‘stealth’ bags that look great but don’t shout too loudly or look too familiar. But there is one bag that had almost every fashion editor drooling at fashion week. And it’s certainly the first one that has ever made me contemplate joining a waiting list.

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Alexandra Shulman battles against size zero

Last Updated on 19th October 2013 At last! Alexandra Shulman, editor of British Vogue and, therefore, one of the most important individuals in the fashion world, has said what we’ve all been thinking. Yes, Shulman has spoken out against the ‘jutting bones and no breasts or hips look’ that designers have been increasingly pushing down the catwalks since the advent of the waif in the 90s. In a letter to a variety of fashion designers and houses – including Karl Lagerfeld, John Galliano, Prada, Versace, Yves Saint Laurent and Balenciaga – Shulman said that Vogue was being supplied with minuscule sample garments which forced them to hire tiny models which the magazine then had to airbrush to look larger and appeal to readers.

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Fresh Ways To Style The Classic Ankle Boot This Winter

Last Updated on 13th December 2016 For many of us, ankle boots are the ultimate winter footwear staple. They go with just about everything and can be dressed up or down with very little effort. Pair with jeans and an oversized coat for a casual daytime look, or team with a classic LBD to put a fresh twist on evening wear for the winter. There are countless ways to work this comfortable, statement piece into just about any outfit combination. A winter-appropriate take on evening wear Eveningwear is perhaps one of the most difficult ways to work the ankle boot, but it can be done with the right styling. Take a leaf out of Alexa Chung and Jessica Stein’s books by using boots to add a tough element to an otherwise feminine outfit. The more fanciful the dress the better, as the boots help to give this girly ensemble a cool, edgy vibe that stands high above the rest of the fashion pack. This look is particularly workable if you’re a little taller, as ankle boots make a welcome change to skyscraper heels.  If you still want to add some extra height, simply choose a boot with a platform or a statement heel – the tortoiseshell heel boots from Tu are perfect for making a statement on a budget. One thing’s for sure, the extra protection and structure you get from an ankle boot is certain to make the finished look extra comfortable. Keep it cosy with slouchy jumpers and midi skirts Much like dresses, skirts don’t typically lend themselves to being paired with boots that cut off at the ankle. If you style this the right way, you’re on to a winner – it’s a fresh look that was seen everywhere this London Fashion Week. The trick to making […]

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Nail Experts The Walker Sisters Share Their Top Tips For Success…

Last Updated on 8th July 2016 The brains behind the Rococco Nail collection (which is adored by both industry professionals and beauty lovers alike), sister duo, Ange and Vernice Walker are renowned experts in their field. Personally requested  by designer Roland Mouret to develop a polish exclusively for his autumn/winter 2012 collection, the Walker sisters consult and have worked with a number of top designers and celebs including Burberry, Alexa Chung, Kelly Rowland and Cheryl Cole. We spoke with Ange and Vernice about everything from how to achieve healthy nails and their top tip for success… What’s your morning routine? Ange: I usually wake up quite early each morning as I’m excited to get going with the current project. After a quick look at the emails I’ll take about an hour for myself; I enjoy aromatherapy baths or showers as these allow me to have some peaceful time and space to think about my plans for the day and get into a positive frame of mind! Clarins Bath and Shower Concentrate is toning, aromatic and invigorating and the Scholl Velvet Smooth Express Pedi Wet & Dry quickly buffs, massages and stimulates my feet. I have very sensitive skin on my face so try to be gentle. A mild cleanser followed by Chantecaille face and eye serum keeps things simple yet treated and I always use an SPF moisturiser to protect my skin. I don’t usually eat breakfast or anything before 10am but do love the ritual of making freshly squeezed lemon or ginger tea with a little honey to cleanse and wake up the senses. My work wardrobe consists of mainly dresses, jeans, and blazers and I only wear pieces that I feel great in. Vernice: My mornings can be so varied depending on what project we are working on. A few things […]

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Best Dressed At The CFDA Awards 2016: Jourdan Dunn, Rachel Zoe And More…

Last Updated on 5th June 2018 The fash pack came out to play last night at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City for The CFDA Awards (fashion’s equivalent of the Oscars). Naturally all of this season’s signature trends made an appearance on the red carpet – namely off-the-shoulder, slip dresses, cut-outs and glam-goth. And while there weren’t too many jaw dropping looks to choose from and quite a few fails (we couldn’t really quite get our heads around Ciara’s choice of outfit), there were some who made the best dressed cut…. Alexa Chung wearing Prabal Gurung Beyoncé wearing Givenchy Joan Smalls wearing Eddie Borgo Josephine Skriver wearing Sachin & Babi Jourdan Dunn wearing Jonathan Simkhai Kirsten Dunst wearing Rodarte Leandra Medine wearing Phillip Lim Naomi Campbell wearing Brandon Maxwell Rachel Zoe wearing custom Rachel Zoe Rosie Huntington-Whiteley wearing Michael Kors Who were your faves? [Images, Images]

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Barbour still reigns supreme

Last Updated on 26th March 2015 The Barbour jacket – it’s as quintessentially English as Big Ben and Pimms. While this iconic brand was once the uniform of rural aristocracy (think polo playing girls and pigeon shooting gents), a growing celebrity fan base including Kate Middleton, Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards, Alexa Chung and former boyfriend Alex Turner have made it both mainstream and seriously cool. The trend is showing no sign of losing its appeal. With everyone wearing theirs a little differently, the Barbour is not only a style must-have, but a very flexible one too. Countryside chic Princess Diana can be credited with single-handedly bring the Barbour jacket to the masses. Wearing a green Barbour for a more casual, relaxed look, she was the poster girl for the fabulous ‘Sloane Ranger’ look that would later lead to a rise in sales of not only Barbour but Harris Tweed and Hunter wellingtons. Still a strong look for strolling in the great outdoors, wear the green Barbour with a thick knit jumper and high-waisted tweeds. Girly cool Back in 2007 Lily was at the forefront of the new Barbour wave, wearing her waxed Barbour jacket over a hoody and bright pink dress throughout her performance at Glastonbury. Instantly making Barbour accessible and effortlessly cool, a whole host of celebs followed suit and built Barbour into their festival fashions, and later into urban wear too. Make like Fearne Cotton and Alexa Chung by teaming the classic black waxed Barbour with cord collar with short, girly dresses or A-line skirts. Smart and masculine And if you thought Barbour was just for the ladies, think again. When Daniel Craig donned the Beacon Heritage Sports Jacket in Skyfall, sales of the jacket soared as bloggers and internet fashionistas waxed lyrical about how an already hot Mr Bond […]

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The Victoria’s Secret Angels discuss what is sexy for 2014

Last Updated on 1st August 2014 The Victoria’s Secret Angels know a thing or two about being sexy; they are, after all, some of the sexiest women on the planet. So, as they know what to look for when it comes to being sexy, it makes perfect sense to trust them with the task of choosing the sexiest female stars of 2014. And once again, we think they’ve done a pretty cracking job. Well done, girls! Watch Candice Swanepoel, Martha Hunt, Lily Aldridge and Adam Levine’s new bride Behati Prinsloo discuss the sexiest women of the year. Blake Lively, Jessica Biel, Zooey Deschanel, Margot Robbie and even our very own home girl Alexa Chung rather unsurprisingly all make the list, but you’re going to have to watch the video below to see what title they were awarded – as well as who else joins them on the prestigious list. Do you agree or disagree with their choices?

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Candice Swanepoel for Free People, Vivienne Westwood’s Virgin Atlantic uniforms, and Stella McCartney confuses customers

Last Updated on 7th July 2014 Candice Swanepoel swaps the Angel wings and skimpy underwear for chunky knits in Free People pre-fall ad campaign! [Harper’s Bazaar] Not all of Stella McCartney’s customers know that her bags aren’t made of leather! [Refinery 29] George Bush hosts an Oscar de la Renta retrospective! [Fashionista] Vivienne Westwood unveils her Virgin Atlantic uniforms! [Telegraph] Pippa Middleton’s Royal Wedding bridesmaid dress was supposed to make her blend in, not stand out! [Vogue] Alexa Chung and Poppy Delevingne take a fashionable road trip! [Fashion Foie Gras] See how Christian Dior’s luxe new trainers were made, through the power of GIFs. [Marie Claire] Who is new model on the block Binx Walton? [Grazia]

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Lunchtime Buy: Superga 2750 Cotu Fashion Targets Breast Cancer Begonia Pink sneakers

Last Updated on 12th February 2018 You probably already know by now that Superga trainers are one of the coolest things to dress your feet in right now. Both Alexa Chung and Rita Ora have posed for the Italian brand in the past, and Suki Waterhouse has not only starred its newest ad campaigns, but has created a collection for it too. And in 2014, Alexa, Rita and Suki are three of the most style-savvy ladies of them all, wouldn’t you say? While browsing the Superga website (on our lunch break/out of office hours only, promise!) we came across these delightful Superga 2750 Cotu Fashion Targets Breast Cancer Begonia Pink sneakers which we are very tempted to snap up right now. They’re the perfect piece of footwear to wear in this country during the summer months, and can be teamed with everything from shorts to jeans to flirty summer dresses. The best thing about these trainers though is the fact that you won’t feel guilty about spending your money on what is essentially yet another pair of shoes, as 30% of the profits will go to Breakthrough Breast Cancer. A great cause if ever there was one. You don’t have long to snap these Superga 2750 Cotu Fashion Targets Breast Cancer Begonia Pink sneakers though, as they’ve only been made available for six weeks. Hurry! Superga 2750 Cotu Fashion Targets Breast Cancer Begonia Pink sneakers, £45

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Cara and Suki for Burberry, Diane Kruger’s Jason Wu bag, and a nude pregnant Erin O’Connor

Last Updated on 14th June 2014 Cara Delevingne, Suki Waterhouse and more famous faces pose for Burberry’s autumn/winter 2014 ad campaign! [Fashion Gone Rogue] Diane Kruger is working on her very own handbag with Jason Wu! [Telegraph] Is an Alexa Chung clothing line finally in the works? [Grazia] Lady Gaga has an interesting new hair do! [My Daily] A pregnant Erin O’Connor poses nude! [Harper’s Bazaar] Roksanda Ilincic celebrates the launch of her new store on London’s Mount Street! [Vogue] Happy 28thbirthday Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen! [Hello!]

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