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Trending? Waistcoats and wide leg trousers

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Waistcoats and wide leg trousers seem to be the celebrity style at the moment. Waistcoats worn without tops with matching wide-leg trousers in pastel earthy subtle shades beige, pink and green. Option to wear with matching jacket, a very femanine look as opposed to the Boyfriend 90s trend which included mens tweed jackets worn over skinny jeans or velvet and hand knitted waistcoats with shirt and tie worn over midi denim skirts. 90s Throwbacks 👀Hand Knitted waistcoats 👀 Denim midi skirts (with thigh slit) 👀 Denim jackets 👀 Mens original Levi 501 (original boyfriend jeans) 👀 Denim Dungarees & Pinafore skirts 👀 Capri pants - Combat trousers 👀 Platform shoes - Cowboy boots - Doc Martins -- Ugg Boots   Girl power set the alternative style in music were the1990s wave of British girl groups including the Spice Girls and All Saints, across the pond Madonna was also very much in ‘vogue’. Battle of Brit Pop Take That versus Oasis, Blur and Pulp On the catwalk . The 'Big Six'

Aintree Grand National Ladies Day, Runners and Riders

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Good news for race goers that, unike Royal Ascot, there is no official dress code at Antree so gals can go for high fashion and furlong winning style, the more colourful dresses and flamboyant hats the better which is why its known as 'Fabulous Friday'. Looks like lots of high thigh slit sleek body hugging dresses and huge flower petal design hats are winning the day. The Iris inspired dark blue and yellow outfit was stunning. Also noticed the cute Black and white spot mini dress worn with a huge brim matching hat and a flora and fauna pink blossom print trouser suit teamed with a simple fascinator and butterfly design leather bag. . Meanwhile the guys can tone it down with suits or smart, trousers, shirt, waistcoat and tie ...or traditional equestrian style tweed jacket and (Peaky Blinders style) flat cap......or not. Ladies Day is held on a Friday, the second day of the Grand National. An exciting day, attended by the 'hoi palloi', celebrities, fashionistas and sporti

Time marches on for the Glitterati.

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The dreary conditions are keeping me in, although I will be heading out over Exmoor at the weekend looking for some atmospheric shots. Fashion goes out the window (but not colour co-ordination) as I don Bobble Hat, Hiking Boots, waterproof trousers, Thermal Vest, Fleece and Paramo Jacket. I am walking to keep warm and the moor looks dark and brooding with a glimmer of white above the snowline at this time of year. Amazingly between showers the sun comes out and a rainbow lights the way. I love the coast and countryside, its changing light when the moorland colour returns fleetingly.  Earlier in the month, I braved the outdoors (well out the front door) to shoot the Full Snow Moon. The moon,    a wonderful golden glowing star lighting up the sky. Three other starry events took place in February over the pond  January The 81st Golden Globe Awards was an awards ceremony for film and American television productions of 2023. It was broadcast live on 7th January 2024, from The Beverly Hilton

Oscars 2024: Watch LIVE as stars arrive on the red carpet

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" Watch live as stars arrive at the Oscars red carpet. The 96th Academy Awards are being hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and will feature stars including Emma Stone, Lily Gladstone, Colman Domingo, Cillian Murphy and more." ------  Oscars Red Carpet Best Dressed https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-13180123/Oscars-red-carpet-2024-Stars-like-Nikki-Bella-Laverne-Cox-Zuri-Hall.html

Spring notes. Red tights on the bright side.

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Another day cloaked in mist and rain but there is a bright light on the horizon. Red tights and red socks are trending for 2024.  Add a little colour pop to your outfit, looks particularly good with mannish boy tweed or herringbone tailoring paired with midi-skirts or if you prefer just a hint of red choose red socks and wear with trainers or brogues under suit trousers.  By the way the 40th Anniversary of London Fashion Week starts today The following note from the British Fashion Council " Discover the  provisional schedule  for London Fashion Week February 2024 as it celebrates the event's 40th anniversary, taking place from Friday 16th - Tuesday 20th February 2024. The schedule features both menswear and womenswear designers, with highlights including  BFC NEWGEN  recipients, iconic British luxury brand Burberry, as well as 16Arlington, Ahluwalia, David Koma, Dilara Findikoglu, dunhill, Emilia Wickstead, ERDEM, Eudon Choi, Fashion East, JW Anderson, KNWLS, Marques'Alme

Marc Jacobs | Spring Summer 2024 | Full Show

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Giorgio Armani Privè Spring Summer 2024 Fashion Show

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