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Weddind Fever – Four Fabulous Wedding looks for all Budgets

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Are your Saturdays in July and August packed with weddings and no idea what to wear? Don’t fret.  Check out these hot wedding guest outfits for whatever you have to spend….

The Country Wedding:

This Laura Ashley Dress is perfect for an English Country Wedding. And it's on sale too - was £90.00 now £47.25

The Beach Wedding:

Unusual Print and on Trend Maxi. This Warehouse dress will take you from the beach to the Dancefloor. £70.00

The City Wedding:

All out Ruffles for a City do. From ASOS BLACK Range £120.00

The Fashionista Wedding:

Blow the Budget for a Fashionista Wedding. All eyes will be on this RM by Roland Mouret number. £950

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June 16, 2010 at 6:32 pm

Style Crush – Diane Kruger

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Queen of the Red Carpet, Diane has been growing on me as a favourite in the fash pack. Always classic but way ahead of the game, she rarely puts a ballet slipper wrong when dressing for Celebrity do’s.

Her dressed down look is also pretty envible (not many who can pull off denim shorts on a bike). Not to mention the accessory that is Joshua Jackson.  Lucky girl.

Red Carpet hits:


Laid back cool:

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June 8, 2010 at 11:35 am

Fast Fashion – £100 Challenge

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The Challenge: An entire outfit  (including shoes for £100). C’est impossible I hear you cry! All available on the high street now – wear it by the weekend!

Dress – Candy Stripe by French Connection £75

Flats – AGOLD leather pumps by Faith reduced to £22

Cream Tights – Primark £1.50

OK, I know I blew most of the budget on the dress here but it’s totally worth it as you can easily adapt it for a party or the office as well this day time look.

If you have any spare cash for accessories then team with a cute cross body purse and an oversized bib necklace. Barber shop meets Alice in Wonderland!

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March 15, 2010 at 7:36 pm

Dresses: Romantics

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I’m currently on the hunt for a suitable dress for my sister’s wedding party in April.  Shouldn’t be too difficult given the runways were awash with whites, nudes, pastels – or a pop of coral at Stella McCartney – all in deluxe knots, ruffles and drapes.

My budget will push me to make my purchase from the high street, but I can’t decide on my favourite from these for inspiration.  I wonder what my sis would have to say if I turned up in something like the Viktor & Rolf illusion?

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March 1, 2010 at 7:58 pm

I need it now: Ivory Slip Dress

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I’ve been after something like this for ages. So many trends in one piece; white, lace, sheer, lingerie slip.  Love the black zip.  Really toughens it up. Would look fabulous worn with some scruffy old ankle boots for day and sky high neutral wedges for after dark.

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February 28, 2010 at 5:08 pm

Spring Trend – Gingham

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Christopher Kane’s SS 10 Collection introduced us to the modern gingham. I love the candied baby blues and pastel pinks combined with the more wearable navy and beiges.

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I am starting to bring in small amounts of gingham into my accessories now with some ribbon casually tied into a low pony.  It should look like you’ve been rolling around in a the hay….maybe at a Chanel hoedown.

Ribbon £3.50 for  3 metres  from a selection at John Lewis.

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February 28, 2010 at 10:33 am

I need it now: Nude Dress

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 Asymetrical Dress by American Apparel in Creme

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February 25, 2010 at 10:16 pm