Showing posts from September, 2011

Falling in love with the Boy Trend

Mannish style first burst onto the society scene in the 1920s, when liberated women finally flung away their corsets, unbridled their breasts, cropped their hair and embraced the flatter, straighter styles. An androgynous vogue, slicked backed hair and men’s tuxedo jackets and trousers were an alternative to girly flapper frocks. In the 1930s, the German born, American actress and singer Marlena Deitrich epitomised this look in an iconic scene in the film 'Morocco'. Fast forward to 1993 and the look is adopted by Mother of Reinvention, Madonna, for her burlesque-inspired, VMA performance of "Bye Bye Baby”. Another screen goddess who broke the mould was Hollywood actress, Katharine Hepburn whose style was defined by smart tailored pieces and those much copied high-waisted, wide-legged trousers. She in turn inspired film actress Dianne Keaton, who won an Oscar for her role in Woody Allen’s Annie Hall in 1977. Her cookie mannish style has endured and her most notable wardrob

AUTUMN FASHION FORECAST - Peter Pan Collars & Polka Dots

Winging its way back to the 60s and ticking all the trend boxes is this Navy printed Peter Pan collar dress This navy printed dress from Red Herring features a white bird print design, a Peter Pan collar with a vintage lace trim, ruched short sleeves, a sash tie to the waist and a classic pleated skirt with a light flare. You may also like the Black Spotted Tunic dress and Black 60s knitted dress both in "Swinging London" Style. CLICK TO VIEW THE NEW RED HERRING COLLECTION AT DEBENHAMS

Tally Ho! Ride into the sunset in J Brand Jodphurs

Tipped as the hottest trouser since the Houlihan, are thrilled to announce the imminent arrival of J Brand’s much-anticipated jodhpur. Galloping onto fashion’s lust-list, work it for cool off-duty chic with indulgent knits and fierce sculpted shoes or man up in a sophisticated shirt and boyish blazer. Jodhpur available in Vintage Stallion and Black - Hurry we expect these to sell fast! J Brand Vintage Stallion Skinny Zip Ankle Jodhpur £273.00   CLICK TO VISIT STORE