Month: March 2012

fashion inspiration: the hunger games

fashion inspiration: the hunger games

It’s not like me to miss a cult book but for some reason, The Hunger Games slipped right by me. That meant I was able to watch the film over the weekend with fresh eyes and while I was obviously impressed with the storyline, the […]

(almost) at the movies: twilight breaking dawn part 2

(almost) at the movies: twilight breaking dawn part 2

Ok, Twihards – this one is for you (and I know a lot of you must be closet fans because Twilight-related posts always get a lot of hits!) Here’s the first teaser trailer that gives you a look at freshly vamped-up Bella. Check it out […]

in the news: check out the new carrie bradshaw

in the news: check out the new carrie bradshaw

About six months ago, we got confirmation that the Sex and the City prequel, The Carrie Diaries, was being made by the CW. Now we get to see the first picture of young Carrie, played by AnnaSophia Robb – and she doesn’t look too bad! […]

and the winners are…

and the winners are…

Thanks to those who entered The Dernier Cri’s blogversary giveaway. Without further ado, the winners are… Mallori… wins a year’s subscription to Vogue Magazine Effie… wins a $50 iTunes voucher Janette… wins a $50 Anthropologie voucher Congratulations to the winners! You have been sent an […]

fashion inspiration: mad men

fashion inspiration: mad men

It seems no matter where you turn this week, everything is about Mad Men. The hit TV show is back on screens tomorrow night so where else could we look for our fashion inspiration this week? One of the best things about looking to Mad […]

in the news: h&m conscious glamour collection

in the news: h&m conscious glamour collection

Remember a couple of months ago when Michelle Williams turned up on the BAFTAs red carpet wearing (shock, horror) H&M? Well, it turns out her outfit actually comes from the retailer’s new Exclusive Glamour Conscious Collection. That’s right – red carpet just got affordable! I’m […]

lusting for: florals for spring

lusting for: florals for spring

Spring has sprung, my friends, can you believe it? The trees have buds, tulips are overflowing in the stores and I am overcome with a desire to deck myself out in pastels and florals (sometimes at the same time!) While Miranda Priestly may be sarcastic […]

lusting for: pinterest finds

lusting for: pinterest finds

I’m beginning to wonder if Pinterest is really such a good thing. Not only do I lose hours of my life looking at pretty pictures but I seem to find a whole lot more items that I “need”. One such discovery is the Robin Piccone […]

friday film: chanel’s little black jacket

friday film: chanel’s little black jacket

Since last week’s post about brand goggles, I’ve been thinking a lot about investment clothing vs trend clothing. I think there’s real merit to investing in classic items (a white silk blouse, a great pair of black pants, a gorgeous trench) but trend items are […]

fashion inspiration: downton abbey

fashion inspiration: downton abbey

Like the rest of the world, it seems, I have fallen in love with Downton Abbey. The moving storylines anchored by historical events, the interwoven lives of the Crawley family and their staff and, of course, the wit of the Dowager Countess caused me to […]

the dernier cri is 2 today… and you get the presents!

the dernier cri is 2 today… and you get the presents!

I can’t believe it’s already two years since The Dernier Cri began! It’s been a pleasure to welcome you here and to thank you for your support, I want to give you the birthday presents. That’s right… it’s giveaway time! This year, I have a […]

lusting for: the outnet clearance

lusting for: the outnet clearance

I love a good sale and for the next seven days, The Outnet is having a fabulous one! It’s a good chance to pick up some great quality wardrobe staples for a reasonable price, as well as pick up some trend pieces for pennies (well, […]