Thursday, 24 July 2014

Lovebox 2014

CHARLIE MAY jacket & shorts
ZARA top

SWAROVSKI jewellery
‘Treasure Moon’ necklace
‘Astrid’ pendant
‘mix’ ring
‘Purity’ bracelet
‘Tennis’ bracelet
‘Ready’ bangle
ZARA boots

Lovebox had us melting on what felt like the hottest day of the year, but I persistently wore my Charlie May jacket... Because it was part of the set and shorts suits never looks as good when they are separated. But, as promised, a more mixed up version of the preview post below, where the minimal Swarovski silver pieces overtook my current gold rush. Layered with the flower pendant and some more diamond-like stones had me giving the traditional festival bijou a run for their money. However in my head, a mix of metals dresses down even the most glamourous stones and with the soft cotton combo, I think this passes as a festival get-up.

Thank you Swarovski for a perfect day!
in collaboration with Swarovski
pictures by Tasha

Friday, 18 July 2014

Festival ready

SWAROVSKI ‘Treasure Moon’ necklace
SWAROVSKI ‘Mix’ rings
SWAROVSKI ‘Ready’ bangle
ACNE 'Tram' jacket
COS lace bra
LEVI’S shorts
H&M hat

Mid-July, it’s about time to hit the summer festivals. I’m not the most eager festival camper (count the wellies you’ve seen on my blog) but the city ones, with preferably a paved ground, do keep me a little curious. So, tomorrow, I’m heading out to Lovebox for what might be a thunder filled park day with good music and even better company. Jewelry wise, it’s usually a ‘more is more’ rule that applies, but I’m feeling the minimal, subtle approach this time around. I’ve teamed up with Swarovski for this seasons favorite picks. The pretty, pavĂ© set crystals in a simple bangle and pair of rings was somewhat of a given favorite, guaranteed to blend in nicely with my existing collection. However for someone that is, how should we put it, picky, about necklaces - the moon pendant works wonders (fighting the urge to say ‘like a charm’) to ad a little extra for tomorrow’s get-up. I might have to pile on the silver to not be completely out-staged by my 2011 self. See you there!
in collaboration with Swarovski
pictures by Stefanie

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Pool side

A little TBT to honor the epic Ibiza trip from last month!

Friday, 4 July 2014

Paint it rouge

ZARA top
DIOR ‘Mise en Dior’ earrings

VERA WANG Be Jeweled Rouge perfume

Warm summer nights might have me spending most of my time outdoors, may that be Ibiza or Helsinki, but when it came to illustration the ambiance of Vera Wang’s newest fragrance edition, Be Jeweled Rouge, nothing spells romance like a comfortably lazy hotel afternoon. Brace you're eyes as your witnessing me in duchess, satin silk, the combination of July and girly scents seems to work wonders. The berry heavy, vanilla scented, gemstone tinted fragrance is inspired by Ms. Wang’s jewelry range, if that does not have you joining me in a lovable, summery mood, then nothing will. I got dolled up in pink and pearls so it clearly worked for me.
Pictures by Zanita Whittington
In collaboration with Vera Wang

Saturday, 28 June 2014

Sunset dance

CELINE sunglasses

After our sunset dinner at a little island off the cost of Ibiza (yes this is what I wore for dinner and pretty much for the whole trip...)  Zanita managed to perfectly capture the mood we all where in. A few swirls before we took the boat back and ended up trying to dodge the jelly fish in the Mediterranean.
photos by Zanita

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

On location

In case you missed it.... I was in Ibiza last week. River Island flew a bunch of us out for something that could only be described as the best long weekend ever. We shot a styling video on this day, hence the head-to-toe RI outfit! Bikini top and culottes, and not a care in the world.
photos by Zanita

Monday, 23 June 2014

New talent unleashed

Backstage for Graduate Fashion Week / Nottingham Trent University

Last week I sat down at the charming Old Truman Brewery to watch Graduate Fashion Week showcase it’s freshest talent. I was a guest of Nottingham Trent University, but even with only one show to watch, I was overwhelmed with the talent and imagination that I witnessed that hour. All white ensembles and the mix of neutrals definitely got a whole new meaning as I was presented with layers, materials and shapes ensembling something that could only be described as a futuristic dream. Although my personal favorites tend to be on the simple side, 3D prints, laser cuts and turquoise fluff has never excited me this much. Time to rethink the daily dressing routine or at least where we invest our shopping spendings...