Tag: inspiration

fashion inspiration: the oc

fashion inspiration: the oc

Is it really ten whole years since The OC first graced our screens? Back before Gossip Girl, this was my first glimpse into the fashionable teenage lives of privileged, American society. Rather than bemoaning the passage of time (“am I really that old?”), it’s time […]

fashion inspiration: gangster squad

fashion inspiration: gangster squad

If it wasn’t for the risk to life, I’d sign up to be a 1940s gangster girl in a heartbeat – the clothes are fabulous! Here’s some tips for channeling your own underworld glam from the safety of your everyday life. Elegant formalwear: Who doesn’t […]

fashion inspiration: the great gatsby

fashion inspiration: the great gatsby

It’s still another five months before the film hits our screens, but designers are already taking inspiration from Baz Luhrman’s The Great Gatsby (noteably Gucci and Alberta Feretti). This is going to be a big look for fall so here are some ideas on how […]

fashion inspiration: the spice girls

fashion inspiration: the spice girls

When the Spice Girls hit the big time, I was the perfect (tween) age to love everything about them – their poppy music, their “girl power” message, and, of course, their fabulous outfits. This week, the band reunited to launch a West-End musical featuring their […]

fashion inspiration: new girl

fashion inspiration: new girl

One of my favourite new shows this year was New Girl. After watching the season finale last week, I’ve decided to combat my inevitable withdrawal from the show over the summer by injecting some Jess (Zooey Deschanel) style into my wardrobe. Almost everything Jess wears […]

fashion inspiration: the duchess of cambridge

fashion inspiration: the duchess of cambridge

It was a year ago today that Kate Middleton married Price William to become Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge – and a bone fide fashion icon. So who better to look to for today’s fashion inspiration than the most recent addition to the British royal family? […]

fashion inspiration: game of thrones

fashion inspiration: game of thrones

Every Sunday night, an epic battle is staged in our house. I want to watch Mad Men first, while the boy wants to go straight to Game of Thrones. While the violence of the HBO series is a bit much for me, the storyline is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]