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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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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 – 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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Blush Guide to Chiang Mai

Heading to Bangkok? Blush writer Josie makes the case for Chiang Mai. After the oppressive heat and frenzied pace of Bangkok, a trip north to Chiang Mai is like a salve for the soul. A city hidden behind 13th century walls and moats, Chiang Mai is a lush oasis of calm. One can imagine Candice Swanepoel […]

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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 – 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 – 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: 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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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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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 – 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 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 – 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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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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Sunday Selection – Topshop’s Plummy Polish

Topshop’s Nail Polish in Middle Child, is a plummy purple, that you can’t help smile at. The thick formula glides on evenly and you could definitely get away with one coat, if you’re in a rush. Lightening up the deep greys and berries that tend to dominate the season, this rich bumble-berry, is as uplifting […]

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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- 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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Blush Loves…Christmas Gifts

It’s that time of year and Christmas is upon us. Many of he big brands have relinquished gift-sets for advent calendars this year. And whilst I love the idea of getting a new Jo Malone fragrance every day, it’s pretty risky business; much like buying a box of chocolates, I never want the nut and at […]

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Get the Look – Rihanna’s Dark Red Lipstick

Rihanna stunned last week, top to toe in Altuzurra SS15 pink gingham, but it was her uber dark red lips that caught our attention. I’ve been raving about berry lips since I got my hands on Topshop’s Beguiled years ago and it seems that every winter without fail we fall for the mysterious hue. Perhaps […]

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Blush Asks…Holly Swayne

Name Holly Swayne Occupation Fashion Journalist Where do you buy your beauty bits? Boots/Selfridges What product are you loving at the moment? Topshop Glow Pot (£9, Topshop) Which spa or salon do you have on speed dial? Blue Tit in Dalston What product can’t you live without? Boots own hair serum (£2.59, Boots) What do […]

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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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Get the Look – Grace Hartzel’s New School Glamour

I’ve been a huge Grace Hartzel fan since those first YSL ads; the fringe, the fur, the pout, she was the perfect poster child for Hedi Slimane‘s Rock and Roll revolution, at the helm of the huge Paris House that is Yves Saint Laurent. Keeping in line with the French vibe I’m currently mentally channeling, […]

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Sunday Selection – Topshop’s Metallic Nails

When it comes to winter nails nothing beats a classic red, but there are only so many shades of rouge you can play with before boredom hits. Metallic nails are nothing new, but admittedly I was a little late to the game, mainly as I had no idea where to start. Thankfully Topshop have come to […]

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Blush’s Top 3 Autumn Beauty Buys: The Lipstick, Liner & Lash Curler

Halloween is over, Bonfire night is looming and Christmas is on its way. I think it’s fair to say that winter is finally upon us. And to be honest, I’m glad. I can finally put down my tinted moisturiser and cream blush and leave that wholesome summer look behind. It’s time for thick scarves, tights […]

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Blush loves…lipstick

Summer calls for sunnies, so there’s little point spending hours perfecting your cat eye. A great lipstick is as transformative as it is strangely uplifting and the only thing anyone will see so you may as well pick a goody. My go to brands are Topshop (because they’re a bargain), Tom Ford (because they’re really […]

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All hail the robe

  It all started back in September when Jeremy Scott showed his first collection for Moschino. The Spongebob and McDonalds themed pieces were the talk of the town and went on to cover many an IPhone, but it was the towels that caught our attention; a strange sight to see on a catwalk for a […]

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Campaign Trailing – Ashish x Topshop

      Ok so this isn’t exactly a Campaign in the true sense of the word, but the images of socialite Mary Charteris modelling Ashish‘s newest collection for Topshop, are working Blush up into a frenzy that only a Balmain campaign can. In anticipation of the Ashish x Topshop launch on May 29th (only 9 […]

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Kate Moss x Topshop – The Party

Last night saw the much anticipated return of Kate Moss for Topshop. The Supermodel and her super friends pretty much shut down Oxford Street as thousands of fans went to sneak a peek of Moss and her latest Topshop offering. We’ve all seen the pics online, of the fringed dresses and jackets that have been […]

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