Friday, 30 September 2016

Fashion Week - Bluegirl Spring Summer 2017

As the Fashion Week juggernaut rumbles on from New York to London, London to Milan it will continue in all its breath-taking glory to Paris. I have been watching the London Fashion Week live streams for a couple of years now, most notably, Burberry and Topshop. Topshop, I believe, was one of the first to do this with their Topshop Unique Collection and the new phenomenon that is "See Now "Buy Now" or in other words “From Runway to Retail”. If you missed the show you can catch up with the replay here. Use this link to shop the Catwalk Show

Absolutely loving Blugirl, the young Blumarine collection, see video below from Milan Fashion Week. There is definitely a South American vibe with models sashaying down the catwalk in Gaucho hats, a mix of macho and ultra-feminine mode.  Long cowboy style duster coats worn over chiffon flower-strewn dresses, gypsy style skirts, bold stripe trousers, mannish shirts and shorts.  A la mode off-the-shoulder tops - the look enhanced with shimmering drop earrings. 

About the Designer Anna Molinari, the designer and creative director of brand Blumarine, is also called "the queen of roses" because of her great love for these flowers.

If you missed the Fashion Week Live shows you can catch up with the replays here

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Celebrity Seen. Joanne Froggatt wears Roland Mouret, Blake TTD

From a lady’s maid to a lady! Here’s Joanne Froggatt looking super elegant wearing the Roland Mouret Blake TTD from the Autumn Winter 2016 Collection, In the past we’ve seen her downtrodden and dowdy in Downton but boy look at her now. Check out the award winning actress strutting her stuff on the red carpet at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Grants Banquet held at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel, Beverly Hills, on August 4th 2016. …… I’m sure Mrs. Patmore would say “She scrubs up well”

Roland Mouret Blake TTD dress - As seen on Joanne Froggatt

The Blake TTD by Roland Mouret combines check velvet jacquard with flattering stretch viscose for a unique day-to-dusk piece. With a Bardot neckline and elongated sleeves, this piece ushers inspiration from Victoria, updated for the 21st Century

Get the look
Roland Mouret Blake TTD dress - As seen on Joanne Froggatt

Wear with 
The final touch - a pair of soft suede  Sophia shoes, 
from Roland Mouret Autumn Winter 2016 Collection.
are a perfect match for this elegant dress

The Sophia shoes from Roland Mouret A/W16 Collection

"she has appeared as lady's maid Anna Bates in the period drama Downton Abbey. For this role, she has received three Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television in 2014.

Froggatt's early TV appearances include Coronation Street (1997–98), Bad Girls (1999), dinnerladies (1999) and A Touch of Frost (2003). She went on to star in the television films, Danielle Cable: Eye Witness (2003), See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006) and Murder in the Outback (2007), before winning the British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer for her leading role in the 2010 film In Our Name.

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