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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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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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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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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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All I Want for Chinese New Year is…

I’ve  always liked Chinese New Year. As well as being a fan of hong bao and the treats that lay within them, I love that each year has it’s own personality. Distinguished by animals, CNY brings more meaning to the new year than it just being ‘a new year.’ No ‘New Year New You’ malarkey here. CNY is […]

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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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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 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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“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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Get the Look: NYE SHINE

Take inspiration from Kate Moss, the Queen of the party, this NYE and go hard on sparkle. Nothing screams a celebration like glitter. So here are our top pieces to shine in, this NYE. The Shoes: Channel disco divas Diana Ross and Jerry Hall and opt for high voltage glamour. Team a jumpsuit with a velvet turban […]

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Look of the Day – Rihanna in Red Velvet

I’ve been going on about how velvet is the fabric of the season, for quite some time now and it’s nice to know that Rihanna’s been paying attention. The Bajan superstar has taken a break from teasing us about the release of her upcoming album, Anti (if teasing’s your thing, check below) and is back to doing what […]

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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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Blush Asks…Paulina Stepowska

Fashion Bloggers have long been a phenomenon- but I tend to find their style a bit samey. There is one blogger whose style I absolutely adore; edgy and laid-back, Paulina Stepowska manages to toe the line between tomboy and throwback like no other; and never seems like she’s trying too hard. For her bob alone […]

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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 – 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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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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Blush Asks…Hannah Newman

She’s a super stylist championing all that is whimsical and her recent work is currently being exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery, featuring yours truly. We pinned down the always on-point Hannah Newman to chat blue eyeliner and the best blusher for pale complexions. Name Hannah Newman Occupation Menswear Stylist Where do you buy your […]

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Look of the day – Kendall Jenner at the British Fashion Awards

Kendall Jenner stunned at the British Fashion Awards in London last night. The awards which were their starriest yet, saw Rihanna, Lana del Rey, Karlie Kloss and Joan Smalls walk the red carpet alongside regulars Kate Moss, Alexa Chung, Naomi Campbell and Pixie Geldof. Jenner joined Cara Delevingne, who was presented the model of the year award by her […]

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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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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 – Dakota Fanning and Zhanna Bianca in Venice

Dakota Fanning has come a long way since her “Creasy” days and whilst it is her baby sister, Elle, who is often seen killing it on the red carpet, it was nice to see the original Fanning asserting her sartorial authority. And there is no authority in fashion higher than Miuccia Prada, the queen of […]

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Look of the day – Rihanna

Dinner is always a tricky beast to master. LBD- classic, easy, red dress (for real va va voom) or jeans and a nice chiffon shirt for a ‘oh this old thing’ French vibe; all standard and fail safe options, but fuschia, that’s pretty bold. Obviously it had to be Rihanna popping out to dinner, in […]

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Clash your Mini with Your Mani

This season mini handbags ruled supreme, seen everywhere from Louis Vuitton in the form of luxe mini bucket bags, at Miu Miu and at Balenciaga as marbled mini handbags. Not only are they super cute, but they’re perfect for the countless festivals, park sessions and carnivals the Summer promises. 1.Kurt Geiger x Crabtree Kurt Geiger‘s […]

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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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