Fashion galleries

Orange is the new black

By Tamara Corin, April 25, 2014

If ever a successful US sitcom title is more apt, it is now. The colour orange is not only taking over our screens but our wardrobes and makeup bags too. Vibrant hues from tangerine to more subtle burnt orange shades are everywhere. Casual coral is the nice go-between for a wearable colour that's on-trend and easily flatters. Team with dark navy for a punchy colour palette.

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Ear candy

By Tamara Corin, March 21, 2014

Earrings have long hovered somewhere between a teen staple and a fashion afterthought. This season, eaarrings are as big as they get. Boho glam chandeliers dazzled almost every catwalk as the latest coveted item to emerge from spring's jewellery trends. Your initial Pat Butcher territory is now officially cool and necessary to transform not only your clothes but your face too.

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Gilt-y pleasures

By Tamara Corin, March 7, 2014

Slinky chain mail, rich brocade and flashy silk are fabrics typically reserved for after-dark dressing. Designers however have repositioned metallic this season for acceptable daytime attire.

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If the shoe fits...

By Tamara Corin, February 28, 2014

Who knows a woman who can count the number of shoes she owns on her fingers? Same here! It all begins with the queen of Disney princesses, Cinderella, and her glass slipper, followed closely with Dorothy's ruby slippers and hours of our childhood spent tottering around in our mother's heels. Fast forward to adulthood and not much has changed.

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Brow-beaten no more

By Tamara Corin, February 21, 2014

I blame Brooke Shields. She's been rocking them for years. Bushy, hairy and bold, words rarely associated with beauty. But when it comes to brows, nowadays it seems the bushier the better. Think supermodel Cara Delevingne, she of the much-copied bold bodacious brow. She's created a career based almost exclusively on her dark brunette assets.

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Man up!

By Tamara Corin, January 20, 2014

This week has seen the fashionista pack flocking to London to celebrate menswear. Now in it's fourth season, London Collections: Men is the brainchild of the British Fashion Council, which quickly appreciated that British menswear, especially with its heritage and style, is way ahead of the game in both design and creativity.

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Get your kit on!

By Tamara Corin, January 20, 2014

Whether or not we celebrated Christmas, we're probably all guilty of a little over-indulging during the party season. It simply comes with the territory (and the great special offers on chocolates). But now with the new year-new you craze that's heavily upon us, it's time to step away from the couch and get moving - in style.

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Les Mis fashion

By Brigit Grant, January 10, 2013
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How to look lovely for longer - the products

By Brigit Grant, December 21, 2012

The products that will take you from day to night.

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Israeli shoe designer wows fashionistas

November 1, 2012

Move over Jimmy Choo and Christian Louboutin. Israeli shoe designer, Kobi Levi is putting the fun and fabulous back into footwear at Selfridges this month with his collection of themed stilettoes resembling everything from a shark baring its teeth to a half-peeled banana and a cup of coffee spilling on to the floor.

For the full story, see the link below

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