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How To Dress For Party Season, Without Looking “Party Season”

As winter creeps in, it’s time to wholeheartedly embrace glamour. Wrap up in plush velvets and cosy furs, show off in metallic finishes and sequinned gowns. Once you’ve bedeck yourself in feathers, drag your ensemble into 2018, with matte leathers, sharp suiting and whiter than white boots. Natasha Zinko, Velvet Bow Mules, £600, Browns Fashion […]

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The Summer Dress Edit

Humidity is in the air and that’s a good enough reason for us to get our legs out. Whether you’ve got summer weddings, festivals, or frolics in the park to plan for, we’ve got all of your dress needs covered. Rolla’s Bones, Floral Long Sleeve Dress, £110, Urban Outfitters Tommy Hilfiger, 90s Tank T-Shirt Dress, £70, Urban […]

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Coachella Inspired Festival Style

Coachella has spoken, the flower crown is finally dead! This year it’s all about throwing back to your favourite era, or tribe. Here are a few of our favourite Coachella-inspired looks, we’ll be channelling come June. –  70s Sister The Inspiration: Lais Ribeiro   What you’ll Need: Bell-Bottoms, (or even better – sequinned bellbottoms), Lamé, Big hair, […]

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Get the Look – Party Season Sequins

Nothing will get you in the mood to party faster than a dousing of sequins. Thankfully this NYE is the year to wear sequins without fear. Whether you’re off to the fireworks or partying it up at your friend’s pimped house, see in the New Year in style. The Inspiration: Get the Look: & Other Stories, Silver […]

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Get the Look – Glitter Lips

The trend started by Pat McGrath has been gathering pace as party season approaches. I missed out on McGrath’s kit, so I was very excited to try affordable alternative, Glitter Lips. Created by Beauty Boulevard of Dragon’s Den fame, Glitter Lips makes adopting the trend super easy. The Inspiration: The kits come with a lip […]

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Get the Look – Kim K @ the VMAs

Oh the VMAs. Is there a better awards ceremony in the world? Where else would you see a belly baring Britney shaking her thing with pet snake in tow; and there’s little doubt we’ll forget that Kanye T-Swift Beyonce-in-horror moment, that has become part of music history. This year was less controversial but definitely no […]

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Get the Look – Trans-seasonal Trenches and Dusters

I can’t count the number of times I’ve received compliments on my trench coat. Perhaps it’s because, it is not a trench in the traditional sense of the word, but more of a utilitarian duster. It billows in the wind, has handy zipper pockets and is a seasonless graphite. Over the last couple of weeks, […]

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Blush’s Favourite Film Heroines – Get the Look

From Zoolander’s pout to Scarlett O’Hara’s velvet curtain dress, motion picture has long provided us with iconic style moments. Costume designers fill audiences with the urge to emulate the complex, flawed and painfully stylish protagonists of the silver screen. Who doesn’t long to don their best jewellery and an LBD for casual breakfast window shopping […]

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Get the Look – Ballerina Style

What woman hasn’t felt the pull of ballet at some stage in her life? The music, the stage, the exquisite combination of femininity and strength; all pulled together with pretty French names, blush pinks and feathery layers of tulle. I first watched Swan Lake on Easter Sunday when I was five or six. High on […]

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Blush Tests: Glitter @ Burberry AW16

I’ll be honest: working with glitter fills me with dread. The shimmery forays of 11-year-old me come rushing back to mind whenever I see a twinkling eyeliner or lip. The sparkle reminds me too much of Claire’s Accessories, candy necklaces and scented gel pens for me to take it seriously. But when I saw Edie […]

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Blush Guide to Patches, Pins & Personalisation

Denim, leather and satin outerwear are back and this time, they’re personal. Nothing quite makes a mark like an embroidered monogram or swathing signature and with the rise of iron and sew-on patches and badges, we’re pretty inspired to get crafty this summer. Seen everywhere from runways and street style to festivals and sporting events, […]

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Get the Look – Nude Lips for Dark Skin

  Finding anything ‘nude’ coloured when you’re darker of skin can be a huge challenge. At my school, we were supposed to wear skin coloured tights; a requirement that lead to me either wearing orangey fake tan nylons or stockings that made me look as though I’d been dipped in sickly beige paint. When it […]

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Get the Look – Victoriana

White lace and layers of chiffon are nothing new for spring/summer, but this season designers went full throttle, showcasing an array of diaphanous gowns and Victorian inspired sleeves. Whether you’ll be teaming strict starchy whites with high waisted denim, or going all out in ankle grazing white Mille feuille, Blush writer Josie Johnson, shows you […]

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Get the Look – French Girl Style

Is there anything more perennially chic than French women? With their effortlessly tousled hair, poreless skin and minimalist style aesthetic, the French dominate in nonchalant beauty, saying ‘non’ to trends and ‘Don’t look at me’ to passers-by. French style is all about attitude, and with beauties like Lea Seydoux and Marine Vacth making a style […]

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Get the Look – French Braids

Summer is upon us and that means: fields, beaches and hair issues. Whilst I love the idea of beachy waves, we all know that the heat soon takes over and you end up wrapping your,  promptly frizzy do up into a bun, wishing you’d done it in the first place. Let’s be honest, holiday hair […]

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Get the Look – Break-up Make-up

  Breakups are the worst: but hell really hath no fury like a woman scorned (see Beyoncé’s LEMONADE for proof). Though we all might be used to sad skin and puffy eyes in the aftermath of heartbreak; as Queen B proves, there’s no reason you can’t look your best whilst feeling your worst. And so, […]

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Get the Look – SS16 Festival-Ready Hair Accessories

The flower crown is officially dead. Let’s be honest, it’s been done to death. The only way to get away with it now, is with natural flowers and single buds placed insouciantly just so. With the start of Coachella last weekend, (which is back again this weekend for round 2,) festival season is officially upon us. […]

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Get the Look – Ruffles and Romance

After summers of bum-cheek flashing and seventies throwbacks, this spring designers have come over all romantic. Perhaps it’s the current state of global affairs and the campaign of hate spewed by leaders and extremists, the world over, but this summer it’s all about peace, love and ruffles . For Spring/Summer 16 Vetements, Gucci and Marques Almeida led […]

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Get the Look – The Chelsea Blow Dry

As the Sloane Ranger rides back into fashion , thanks to this season’s penchant for a pie crust collar, Blush show you how to get that other Chelsea signature, the blow dry. – The Chelsea Blowdry mastered by the master that is Richard Ward, oozes sexiness and polish in equal measure. No small feat. The look which has become […]

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Get the Look – Spring Trainers

Whenever it’s time for me to buy a new pair of trainers, I find that I tend to become slightly obsessed. For about a month they’re top of my to do list and I physically can’t walk past a shoe store without having a cheeky peek. Most recently my obsession has been white Nike Air […]

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Get the Look – The Pun

If 2015 was the year of the half up half down ‘Hun’, this year it’s all about the Ponytail moonlighting as a Bun, or Pun as we’ve decided we’ll be calling it at Blush. Blush show you how to Get the Look. – As we finally get ready to wave goodbye to the cold, dark wintery nights and welcome the […]

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Get the Look – Rihanna’s Fenty x Puma Show #NYFW Beauty

A celebration of diversity and the beauty of individuality, Rihanna’s Fenty x Puma show was a welcome surprise. Rih’s Fenty show of super soft oversized hoodies and racy lace-up cut-outs were perfectly paired with pared back skin, swept back hair doused in white powder and Rihanna’s signature black lip; the ultimate antidote to ghostly white lashes.  Set […]

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Get the Look – The 90s Tracksuit

The tracksuit bottom is making a comeback. No longer reserved for garage videos and nostalgic I-D spreads, good old trackie b’s are back with a vengeance. Seen in their splendour on the Spring/Summer catwalk at Chloe, creative director Claire Waight Keller channelled the 90s Classic by teaming her red trackies with a classic rib necked tracksuit […]

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Get the Look – Smouldering Eyes at Versace

When it comes to sex, nobody sells it better than Versace. It’s full throttle and unabashed and that’s why we love it. For their Couture collection, that showed in Paris this week,  the Versace Atelier held no punches, with supermodels Joan Smalls, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Lara Stone and Adriana Lima walking alongside new heavyweights Gigi Hadid, Lineisy […]

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Get your Gladrags on – Get the Look – Partywear

It’s that time of year when at some point you will have to leave the house, brave the cold and remember how to walk in heels. Party season has a tendency to put the sartorial fear into the best of us, opening the floodgates for the many many questions we will have up to the moment […]

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Get the #Gold001 Look – Inspired by Pat McGrath

The fashion and beauty obsessives among you will no doubt have heard of legendary make-up artist Pat McGrath. The make-up maestro who’s been behind the scenes at the likes of Louis Vuitton, Prada and Dolce & Gabbana for over a decade, is finally following in the footsteps of her contemporaries Francois Nars and Charlotte Tilbury […]

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Get the Look – New Knits

Cosy, cropped, or cashmere – it’s time to perfect your knitwear game.  I’ve been struggling to find that perfect knit for weeks now and had resigned myself to lugging myself and my faux fur around London thanks to several unsuccess shopping trips; anyone who’s been on the tube in a fur know this isn’t easy, or […]

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We’re Suiting Up for Autumn – Get the Look

Thanks to Summer’s penchant for all things Seventies, suits have been witnessing a revival of late. After all, nothing says 1970s swagger like a Bianca-Jagger inspired two-piece. Whether you’ll be wearing yours white, wide-legged and belted, or a la Saint Laurent and super skinny; there’s a suit out there with your name on it. Spotted on the Autumn/Winter […]

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Get the Look – Lily Aldridge’s Seventies Summer

This week’s probably the last week, we can really get behind a summer trend. London rain isn’t helping, but as sad as it is to say, summer is drawing to a close. Whilst I’m still in need of a lot more tanning, there are so many beauty looks for next season I can’t wait to […]

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Get the Look – The White Jumpsuit

With a month left of sun it’s time to pull out all the stops. Wear that broderie anglaise playsuit that you’ve been far too precious with, or that bright sheer chiffon maxi you still haven’t found the right occasion for. Those high-waisted skinnies, can wait another month. I’m yet to actually purchase a jumpsuit; I […]

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Get the Look – The High Pony – inspired by Prada AW15

Weddings, festivals, raves and beach days, summer calls for a host of hairstyles, but there’s one that’s seen a resurgence this season- the humble high pony. A schoolgirl favourite, the high ponytail is the perfect low maintenance look. For day or night, nothing is more nonchalant. So versatile is the easy up-do that Lily James […]

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Get the Look – High Waisted Jeans

Ok so it’s actually boiling outside, but let’s be honest it’s not going to last. I’ve had a disturbing adoration for denim since Spring, but currently it’s not the oversized dark denim jackets, button up stonewashed midis or the very versatile denim shifts that are battling with my bank balance. Rather, my unquenchable thirst for […]

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Get the Look – Summer Blue Eyes

The idea of wearing bright blue eye shadow can be a pretty harrowing one. Unlike the wrong lipstick shade, eye make-up is pretty difficult to wipe off; once you’ve committed that’s it, there’s no going back unless you want to start all over again. So when I was sent the new Chanel eyeshadow in bright metallic […]

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Get the Look – Natural Beauty meets the Power Pout

So far for Spring Summer 15, there’s been a lot to love. Christopher Kane’s bare faced beauty and Givenchy’s mega wing are both ideal for the day, with the Balmain slick-back and Tom Ford’s sexpot bringing the glamour for the night. As it’s only June, I think it may be a little premature for beachy waves and sun-kissed skin; we’re kind of in […]

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Get the Look – Reflector Sunnies

It’s the weekend, yay! You’ll probably already be looking swag in your boxy jacket, neon and ghetto pigtails. There’s only one thing missing, shades. I’ve noticed a lot of reflector sunnies making the rounds of late: on the new supers at Coachella, the plethora of pool parties that come with living in LA,  and many a London rooftop rave. […]

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Get the Look – Bold Lips for Bank Holiday

It’s bank holiday weekend and even though BBC says it will be raining I refuse to accept it. I will be in a pub garden somewhere with my sunnies on sipping on a cold pint of cider and black (I’m a classy bird!) Wherever you’ll be, I think this four day weekend calls for a […]

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Get the Look – Joan Smalls Dark Glamour

Joan Smalls is officially the Queen of the dark red lip. The Puerto Rican Super, had us falling in love with berry lips a few years back, and she’s gone and done it again. After we recently declared our love for all things nude, Joan reignited our lust for oxblood red, at the launch of her True […]

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Blush Loves: Denim. Get the Look

At the moment I’m in a state of confusion. Inspired by Rihanna’s four five seconds video and her oversized Matthew Dolan Denim jackets, I want oversized denim everything. I want denim shifts, button-up skirts and shirts and I want it all now, with bare legs. But unless you’re living in sunny climes. It’s kind of a hard (and […]

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Get the Look – Rihanna Does Pretty at The Grammys

Rihanna stunned on the red carpet at last week’s Grammys and it wasn’t just due to her vintage rose giambattista valli couture gown. The Bajan superstar has been killing it recently with her creative looks: the Da Brat style braids and brown beige lipstick for the I-D cover and the swept back hair and metallic […]

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Get the Look – Tom Ford’s SS15 Sexpot

As my rather ‘proper’ retro bob begins its journey into a lob, I’ve been looking for a look to sex things up. It doesn’t get much sexier than Tom Ford’s SS15 woman, with her sequin nipple tasseled dress, shaggy hair and morning after makeup. Ford is always a safe bet when in search of something […]

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Get the look – Bare Beauty in Black

There’s nothing easier than black. Its elegant,it’s edgy, its prim. Its whatever you dress it up to be and that’s the beauty of it. Dressing it down with a fresh face couldn’t be chicher right now, as demonstrated by the always well turned out Julia Restoin-Roitfeld, Leigh Lezark and Poppy Delvingne who all rocked up […]

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Get the Look- Dior’s Futuristic Doll Eyes

See in the new year with Peter Phillips’ new look for Dior pre-fall 15. Models took to the runway in  coats constructed in exaggerated ideals, ankle skimming fur gilets worn atop long-sleeved sequinned and sparkly polo necks.  Though the elements remained the same – sheer sheath dresses,  knee high leather boots and quirky ski knits, […]

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Get the look -Anja Rubik’s Shearling

If you’re looking for Boxing day sales inspiration it doesn’t get much better than Anja Rubik‘s shearling coat. Shearling crept onto the catwalk this season at Prada, and shows no signs of going anywhere soon, thanks to the Pre-Fall collections of Calvin Klein, Burberry and Gucci. I literally fell in love at Coach on Bond […]

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Get the Look – Poppy’s Faux Fur and Leather Trousers

Whilst we wouldn’t advocate sunglasses in Winter, Poppy Delevingne’s style choices are another matter. The model and general girl about town, was spotted, unsurprisingly- about town, in two winter essentials: a black faux fur jacket and leather trousers. As party season approaches these are two wardrobe staples that you’ll find yourself using again and again. Pair […]

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Get the Look – Slicked-back Hair at Balmain

It’s Friday and you’ve got approximately twenty minutes to transform from exhausted desktop affixee, to decent looking member of society. Being eyed up in a bar when you have the morning’s make-up smeared somewhere along your temples, is never a nice feeling, so we’ve taken inspiration from the SS15 show of the new Tom Ford, […]

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Get the Look- Cara’s Bronze Eyes

You’ve probably already seen Cara’s latest campaign for Tom Ford’s Black Orchid. Whilst boys the world over are no doubt oogling her side boob, we’ve only got eyes for, Cara’s eyes. The young supermodel demonstrates the perfect party eyes, and brows and lips in the fragrance campaign. Whilst we love a blacked out smokey eye, […]

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