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Monday Blues? The Dior AW17 Show will give you that much-needed boost

We already know that Maria Grazia Chiuri, wants us all to ‘be Feminists’, but for her AW17 collection; instead of emblazoning this message across instagrammable t-shirts, this was cleverly sown into the fabric of her seemingly sombre – and all blue -collection. Her message could be felt in the black panther inspired leather berets, the small […]

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beauty, Christian Dior, Dior, Dior show, fashion, fashion and beauty, fashion week, Paris Fashion Week, spring, spring beauty, spring style, Spring trends, Spring/Summer

2017: An Ode to Optimism

After a rocky 2016, it seems we are all committed to making 2017 a year of hope, togetherness and possibility. If 2016 was the apocalypse, then 2017 is the year we dust ourselves off, walk through the rubble and saunter off into the sunset. For SS17 it was surely no surprise then, that designers looked to […]

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Blush Tests – Dior’s Dark Lip

Hey guys, did you hear that in Autumn it’s a really cool and interesting idea to wear a dark lip? You heard it here first, OK? OK, I know, this is a boring idea and not exactly groundbreaking beauty journalism, but the Dior runway look made me feel excited about a dark lip for Fall, […]

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Blush Loves: Skinny Scarves, Hair Ties and Chokers

My favourite season is upon us and I have to say I’m rather happy to see my 15 deniers again. Autumn/Winter, for me is the time you can have the most fun with your style. My Autumn style tends to be a twist on old classics. Silk blouses, skinny jeans and fur coats never fail […]

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8 Easy Autumn/Winter Beauty Trends

Fashion month is coming to an end and whilst all the editors and digital viewers are getting to grips with what’s in store for next summer, I thought it was best to get you prepped for the coming season, Autumn/Winter. The catwalks showed an abundance of outlandish looks: cornrow crowns and feathered brows at Alexander McQueen […]

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Look of the day – Emma Watson, Poppy Delevigne and Olivia Palermo at Couture Fashion Week

The fash pack have once again descended on Paris, with bulging suitcases and summer tans, for Autumn/Winter‘s Couture Fashion Week. Screen legend Sophia Loren popped up, alongside new BFFs Valentino and Kim Kardashian. Balmain designer Olivier Rousteing used it as an opportunity to reveal his new Balmain army, which included in-demand newcomers Binx Walton and […]

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Look of the day – Rosie H-W at #Cannes and The best of the rest

Cannes continues not to disappoint in the style stakes. Last week was most definitely Blake Lively‘s, but British supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whitely has swiftly stolen her crown as Cannes’ best dressed. The model who was in town to promote Magnum and attend the star-studded Roberto Cavalli yacht bash (as you do), stunned on the red carpet in a […]

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Blush’s Top 3…Red Lipsticks

Classic and elegant, whilst being unsurpassably sexy, red lipstick is a classic that will never go out of style. Finding the perfect red is always tricky, so Blush sent Gosia out in search of the reds you can rely on.Chanel – Rouge Allure Lipstick in Coromandel If you are after the timeless Chanel appeal,  Chanel’s […]

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Dior Cruise ’15- Rihanna & Olivia Palermo – Look of the day

  Yesterday saw the first Cruise show of the season, staged by Dior. The show was an extravagant start to the season as attendees were whisked from Brooklyn in a Dior branded cruise ship (very fitting). The show itself was an extension of the seasons before with 1940s Dior style blazers reworked, painterly prints, and […]

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Best Dressed at The Met Ball 2014

The 2014 Met Ball was a return to glory. After the A-list struggled to get to grips with last year’s Punk theme, this year’s Charles James inspired-dress code was easy, it was all about gowns. The models did seem to take the crown this year. Naomi Campbell was out in Givenchy, Lily Donaldson in a […]

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Get the Look…Orange Lips at Rag & Bone

Spring is (kind of) here and it’s time for sunburst lips to take centre stage.    Tropical matte orange is one of the summer’s biggest beauty trends, thanks to the Brit boys at Rag & Bone.    It’s a one size fits all colour, no matter your skin tone or complexion, there’s a shade to […]

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Campaign Trailing – Marion Cotillard for Dior

Fashion’s love for all things ballet shows no signs of waning, as is evident in Dior‘s latest Ad Campaign. Marion Cotillard stars in the campaign as the continuing face of the Lady Dior handbag. We’ve seen Marion as a gutsy granny in La Vie en Rose, a wounded but fiesty whale trainer in Rust & […]

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Backstage Beauty – AW14 Beauty Trends to Wear Now and All Summer Long

Spring is intermittently in the air and though we are all looking forward to the blue eyeshadow and orange lips designers have decreed for Spring/Summer, it’s very hard to forget all of the gorgeous looks from the season we’ve just seen, Autumn/Winter.  I’ve had a browse around and it seems that A/W14 was thankfully very […]

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Best Dressed – Oscars 2014

Last night’s Oscars were, as always, a showcase of incredible gowns. Jennifer Lawrence was radiant in orange Dior, Lupita Nyong’o was ethereal in light blue plunging Prada and Kate Hudson oozed Oscar night in a caped plunging silver Atelier Versace gown.  Blush’s favourites however were the old guards.  Charlize Theron was exquisite in a sheer-strapped […]

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Maggie Gyllenhaal – Look of the day

Maggie Gyllenhaal, is one of my favourite Hollywood starlets, and has been since the days when her and Kirsten Dunst ruled the red carpet in the early noughties.  Once a major muse to Marc Jacobs and the Queen of Indie film, Gyllenhaal still manages to look so cute a decade later. The actress, who attended […]

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Next season now- Dior A/W13

Next season at Dior will be a futuristic affair.  Whilst Raf Simons prepared to present a more fantastical and surrealist collection, set against a backdrop of fluffy clouds and giant silver balls. Pat McGrath was backstage creating the perfect look to offset Raf’s cable-knit dogtooth separates. The easily achievable look of silver linings and fuchsia […]

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Look of the day – Oscars

This year’s Oscars were as glamorous as ever. From Adele channeling her signature sixties look in a black Jenny Packham gown to Rosie Huntington Whiteley showing off an edgier look in Chanel at their Pre-Oscar dinner, Hollywood’s rising stars more than rose to the occasion. Here are Blush’s favourites. Rosie in Chanel SS13 working a swept-over sidey and bright […]

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Rachel Weisz- Look of the day

Rachel Weisz aka Mrs Bond, gave Blake Lively a run for her money, whilst promoting The Bourne Legacy in New York yesterday. The British actress, who made her name in About a Boy, wore an emerald A/W ’12 Lanvin`shift and nude shoes for an appearance on Morning America. Effortlessly sexy, in barely there make-up, nude […]

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bare face, Bourne legacy, curls, Dior, Dior Couture, Lanvin, Louboutin, nude, nude lips, NYC, premiere, Rachel Weisz, Raf Simons, red lips

Rachel Weisz- Look of the day

Rachel Weisz aka Mrs Bond, gave Blake Lively a run for her money, whilst promoting The Bourne Legacy in New York yesterday. The British actress, who made her name in About a Boy, wore an emerald A/W ’12 Lanvin`shift and nude shoes for an appearance on Morning America. Effortlessly sexy, in barely there make-up, nude […]

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Micro trending -The fringe

Whilst recently perusing the pages of Vogue.it I came across a picture of model Melissa Stasiuk, the Argentinian model and new face of Dior’s A/W12 campaign.  This black and white image of Stasiuk is Helmut Lag cool, what with the leather and insouciant cigarette smoking, but it is her fringe that oozes swag. In light […]

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Carine Roitfeld for Dior

Raf Simons, continues to tease us with his plans as new Creative Director of Dior. The internet has been ignited by the image of Daria Strokous making her Dior debut in the brand’s new campaign, styled by the legend that is Carine.  Entitled Golden Jungle, the new campaign is a throw-back to the iconic images of […]

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Daphne for Dior

To mark the start of a new era at Dior, a new face had to be enlisted, and who is more Dior, more darling, than Daphne Grooeneveld? The Dutch doll, has been on my Muse list, since gracing the covers and pages of Love and I-D last May, and provides the perfect balance between innocence […]

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Campaign, Daphne Grooeneveld, Dior, Dior Addict

Daphne for Dior

To mark the start of a new era at Dior, a new face had to be enlisted, and who is more Dior, more darling, than Daphne Grooeneveld? The Dutch doll, has been on my Muse list, since gracing the covers and pages of Love and I-D last May, and provides the perfect balance between innocence […]

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barry m, blue mascara, boots, Dior, Joan Smalls, Selfridges

Blue Mascara

The mere notion of blue mascara brings me back to my matron (yes I had a matron!) sporting a blue rinse perm, blue eyeliner and blue mascara- it wasn’t a good look then, and until I saw this image of Joan Smalls, I didn’t think it would be now. Yet, the image of Joan in […]

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barry m, blue mascara, boots, Dior, Joan Smalls, Selfridges

Blue Mascara

The mere notion of blue mascara brings me back to my matron (yes I had a matron!) sporting a blue rinse perm, blue eyeliner and blue mascara- it wasn’t a good look then, and until I saw this image of Joan Smalls, I didn’t think it would be now. Yet, the image of Joan in […]

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