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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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Blush Styles: Workout Wear with Elle Sport & More

Maybe it’s Marathon Fomo, or the fact I’ve just moved next door to a Pure Gym; but I’ve been feeling rather sporty of late. Whilst I’m yet to extend my commitment to fitness, beyond walking to Soho, I have made the first crucial step: dressing the part. Deciding what to buy, when it comes to […]

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Spring Style Inspiration: Denim, Silk & Sportswear

It’s been a while since I’ve posted and I’ve been finding it very difficult to decide what my first dip back into the pond would be. I knew I wanted to create a GTL, but I couldn’t quite decide what to cover. My current style obsessions are: Denim (- it’s actually getting quite worrying how […]

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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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Blush Board: Party Time

It’s been a while since I’ve put together a Blush Board, so I thought I’d put all of my pinning to good use for a party-centric piece. There’s lots more to come on Slappshop.com, but in the meantime, here’s a little inspiration to keep you going!

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Blush Styles – Rocks and Ripped Jeans

I resisted the temptation of ripped jeans for quite some time and rather stupidly waited until September to buy them, so this is a short style piece on how to try and make ripped jeans work for Autumn Winter. Two other looks I loved that I haven’t had a chance to shoot yet are… fishnets […]

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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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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 – 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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“I Work Out.” Blush Styles – Activewear

I’ve recently moved to Chelsea, which is all very lovely, but it does come with its disadvantages. One of them being that whenever you tell anyone where you live they raise their eyebrows and say ‘ooh that’s posh!’ In a kind of weird judgey way, or call you a rich c u next Tuesday, which […]

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Blush Shoots – Spring Style

For the first time in what feels like forever, it seems that Spring is finally on its way. With two days in a row of sunshine, I think it’s finally safe to look ahead to sunnier days. Our fantastic contributor Giulia took to the roofs of London to shoot some of the season’s biggest trends […]

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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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Straight Outta Brick Lane. Blush Styles: Streetwear

The line between streetwear and sportswear is so fine, it’s a dot. I’ve always dabbled in both. As I made the move from awkward tomboy in baggy nike tracksuit bottoms and Adidas poppers, to trying to be a girl in skintight, cropped Abercrombie vest tops and JW trackies. At Uni I went through the denim mini […]

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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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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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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 – 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 – 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 -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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Blush’s Favourite Fashion & Beauty Looks from 2014

2014 has been a crazy year. In the beauty world we got to grips with make-up again after seasons of fuss free hair and make-up barely there. This year was all about the bronze eye, teenage kohl and layering up on lashes. On the streets seemingly every star was spotted in their monogrammed Burberry blanket […]

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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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Blush loves…ASOS

At Blush we celebrate the best beauty in fashion told from the London perspective, so it was little surprise when the retail giant that is ASOS, asked us to create an edit of our favourite pieces that best reflect London style now. London is all about mixing the high and low, the chic and shabby. We’re pretty […]

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Get the Look – Retro Modern

Perhaps I’m being inspired by my new sixties bob, or the AW14 shows of Paris, Milan and London have sub-consciously infiltrated my brain, but either way, I’m feeling very retro. And it seems its not just me. The High-St is playing host to more polo necks than I’ve ever seen; and what better to pair […]

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Look of the day – Gemma Arterton – Get the look

It may be still fairly warm but Gemma Arterton proved that it’s never too early for a leather skirt. The British actress gave a nod to the the very much still swinging sixties with a side-parted up do and Louboutin leopard print bag. Paying tribute to her fellow Brit brands, Arterton teamed a smart cream […]

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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 – Lily Aldridge and Sigrid Agren in Chanel

Chanel always draws in a stylish crowd and last night at their Tribeca Dinner was no exception. Whilst fashion darlings Joan Smalls and Julia Restoin Roitfeld were dressed impeccably, models Lily Aldridge -who has been on a sartorial role – and Sigrid Agren, face of Chanel Joallerie stole the show. Lily’s look couldn’t have been […]

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Look of the day – Kendall Jenner at #Coachella

Kendall Jenner has been on a roll. First she solidified her status as a fashion model, walking for Marc Jacobs and Giles for their Fall ’14 shows and hanging out with Cara Delvingne and Jourdan Dunn.    The Junior Jenner/Kardashian and her younger sister Kylie took to Coachella for round 2 this weekend.  Kendall once […]

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Look of the day – Lily Aldridge & Julia Restoin Roitfeld – Spring day and night

  Spring is in the air and if you were struggling with how to approach the new season for either day or night, Lily Aldridge and Julia Restoin Roitfeld are the perfect sources of inspiration. Victoria’s Secrets model, Lily Aldridge is the first I’ve seen do Marc Jacobs SS14 collection justice.   Lily Aldridge who […]

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Look of the day – Olivia Palermo

Olivia Palermo was out and about in New York this weekend, perfectly demonstrating that there are some pieces that never go out of style, irregardless of the season. Case in point, nautical stripes. Palermo worked the much celebrated summer staple, with formal men’s lace-ups, ripped blue skinnies and more stripes.  Breaking all rules, Palermo teamed […]

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Novel lines

Any BLUSH reader knows that eyeliner is going to be major this Autumn, and though at Prada we’ve seen the panda eyes and at Lanvin, the mega wing; There are so many options when it comes to eyeliner and Style.com’s recent beauty shoot is testament to that. These are by far my favourite looks. The ‘floating […]

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Novel lines

Any BLUSH reader knows that eyeliner is going to be major this Autumn, and though at Prada we’ve seen the panda eyes and at Lanvin, the mega wing; There are so many options when it comes to eyeliner and Style.com’s recent beauty shoot is testament to that. These are by far my favourite looks. The ‘floating […]

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