All posts tagged: cos

Break the mould: Black and Navy

Have you ever styled an outfit to perfection and then instantly gasped in horror when you realise you have mixed navy and black? If the answer is yes then have nothing to fear. Black and navy blue are perfectly acceptable companions when it comes to piecing together an outfit. Say so long to the mysterious myth surrounding this colour combo, if you haven’t already – your style cred will not diminish, in fact, it will prosper. A mixture of navy and black creates an imbalance of a classical nature. As seasons pass, navy becomes the new black and then black becomes the new navy but the savvy fashion-goers betray the golden rules and simply wear the two classics at the same time. Not ground breaking fashion, I know, however the result is something extraordinarily basic and shows that some style rules are made to be broken. When I think of black and navy, I think of a Celine girl – edgy minimalism and always chic. Styling this trend? Tanned legs, red lips, little accessories – …

AW13: Designer Trends on the High Street

So every Fashion Week we watch creation after creation stream down the catwalks, trends for the season ahead being born before our eyes. As the season approaches and the weather changes, the High Street prepares for battle – which retailer will get it right and who can replicate our designer lusts the best so us common people can feel at least a little bit ‘high end’? The High Street is becoming increasingly in touch with High End fashion, allowing people to mix a dimension of luxury fashion within their everyday outfits without paying the hefty price tag. It’s revolutionizing the way in which we style ourselves, and most importantly giving us confidence to wear what we want. Whilst browsing street style, I constantly see girls in High Street replicas of certain designer trends that look unbelievably chic and nothing less than ‘designer’ worthy. Here’s some High End trends you can find on the High Street at the moment…   1. STELLA MCCARTNEY V MANGO: TAILORED PINSTRIPES Stella McCartney carries on her masculine/feminine vibe on the …