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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 – 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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Blush Loves…Bangs

Researching for an upcoming shoot, I found myself repeatedly pinning pictures of brunette girls with blunt bobs and fringes. I’ve always been a fan of the fringe- mainly because I can’t have one. I did try to cut one when I was about six, but an afro fringe doesn’t really work, at all. There are […]

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Get the Look – Neon

At this time of year there’s usually a micro trend that feeds into our collective subconscious and lets us know that summer’s on its way.  Last summer it was orange lipstick, this year it’s all about a flash of fluorescence. Neon has been popping up consistently since Gigi Hadid wore her colour-blocked triangle at the […]

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Blush Loves…Gingham

I must admit I love a bit of gingham. I have an old picture of me as a 90s 9-year-old giving the peace sign somewhere in Paris, wearing a tie waist gingham shirt and denim shorts. Whilst it may have been worryingly too close to Daisy Duke, whenever I look at that pic, I can’t […]

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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 – 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 – 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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Blush loves – The 80s

This summer, on his annual trip from HK to London, my dad tried to convince me that the eighties were making a comeback.  As we cruised down the motorway blaring his favourite 80s jams, and his compilation CD (how very retro!) played on, I had to admit (to myself, because it’s never wise to admit […]

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The Diary

So this week has been a work week. Lots of press days but lots of fun. The week started with the launch of the Trilogy Christmas collection, which was a very chic take on Christmas as they opted for painterly prints as opposed to kitsch Xmas merch, meaning that you can stock up and hand […]

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Get the Look – Anna Ewers’ Eyeliner

Anna Ewers oozed Bridgette Bardot cool backstage at the Sonia Rykiel SS15 show. The soon to be super’s look is easily achievable with tied back bed hair and lashings of kohl liner. The best I’ve tried in a while is HD Brows Kajal liner in Intense Black. The retractable kohl liner makes a welcome change from […]

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Blush Loves… Politics in Fashion

  If you’ve been watching the SS15 Fashion Week shows you’ll have no doubt noticed a wind of change. Chanel had their models marching with femi placards for their final walk and at Marc by Marc Jacobs, Katie and Luella sent out T-shirts calling for a New World System. Just the other week, Cara Delevingne […]

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Get the look – Over the Knee Boots at #PFW

Ever since I saw last winter’s Celine ads, I have been desperate for a pair of over the knee boots. I spent hours, days even, scouring the internet and running to random stores on my lunch break; I even went to Dune, which was random and surprisingly ok. Anyway, after a good fortnight of ferocious […]

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Backstage Beauty – Christopher Kane SS15

Monday at LFW is classically the day for the big dogs to show. Burberry wowed with painterly trenches, the fantastic James Bay and Kate and Cara on the front row, whilst Tom Ford gave a sexed up rock chic to challenge Hedi Slimane’s supremacy as the King of rock & roll. But as always, for […]

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