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Friday, 29 October 2010

Grey cardi


Another Friday,  another shoot and another comfy outfit. Grey t-shirt, boyfriend cardigan,  distressed denim and Wallis necklace - heels may soon be replaced by flats though. Come on twitter and get a little peak behind the scenes, today I am shooting the February shoot for Re Magazine- lips are seal but perhaps I'll let a few of my favorite buys for the new season...


Uniqlo cardigan, Joseph t-shirt, Mango jeans, Miu Miu shoes

Thursday, 28 October 2010

Leather skirt


Ever since I saw this shoot this summer, I couldn't wait to find my perfect leather skirt. Finally the right one (and affordable) made it's way to me in Zara. Today I am pairing it down with a simple black jumper and heels, but I'll also be wearing it with baggy knits, flats and denim.

Zara leather skirt and heels, Jigsaw jumper.


Follow me on twitter today- I'll be taking pics of my favorite Spring Summer items from the Notting Hill press days WITblog.

Wednesday, 27 October 2010

brrr.....


It's time to wrap up, it's so cold out there! Today I am out and about on press days and I am keeping it simple with a classic Max Mara camel coat, cashmere and leather gloves, patent heels and hands free bag. Thinking winter warmers, I'm loving these..

Camel coat £350 Jaeger
icon at My-wardrobe, Felt hat £25 at Top Shop,  Falke wool tights £27 at John Lewis 
Cashmere scarf £24.99 from Uniqlo
iconSheepskin gloves £520 YSL at Netaporter

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and then when the gloves come off..

The perfect pop of red: Essie Fishnet Stockings £9.50 from John Lewis 

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

Julie Adams does my WIT


My dear friend and talented photographer Julie Adams, offered to take my photo for WIT and I was absolutely thrilled at the prospect. I've always been a huge fan of Julie's photography which is is evocative, romantic but somewhat also full of strength and emotions.  On top of being a fantastic fashion photographer, Ive been lucky enough to go on holidays with her where her "snaps" here and there are always frame worthy. We share a big love for Italy where  I am from and where she lived, worked and got married. During her time there she traveled around and took amazing portraits of Italian women, that she then turned into a moving exhibition back in Sydney where she is based. I adore the portrait that she took of me yesterday... and I love it how she always captures my "naughty" side!
Thank you Julie xx


For my portrait I decided to wear a classic WIT outfit of stripes and cargo pants with a touch of bling and my grandmother's 40's fur cape. 

Vintage fur cape, Cos stripy t-shirt, YSL necklace, Chanel bag, Zara cargo pants and Miu Miu slingbacks

See Julie's work at www.julieadamsphotogrpaher.com

Monday, 25 October 2010

Winter LBD's


The perfect LBD should work both with a belted cardigan in the day or  onit's own at night. It looks great both with flats and high heels, looks stunning accessorised with  a statement necklace, belt or shoes. It's that versatile little number that you can throw on any given day and always makes you feel well dressed. My favorite LBD is this Burberry sample sale find and today I am styling it with leopard print accessories.

From the right:  Jospeh paneled dress £270 Joseph belted dress £295 By Malene Birger £219 and Theory £260 all at my-wardrobe.com

Burberry LBD, Boden belt, Primark ballerinas

What's your favorite LBD?
I would love to see it for my section "You're WIT today" send me your photos at wearingittoday@gmail.com
And take a look at the previous You're WIT section

Friday, 22 October 2010

Tricky one: harem trousers


Harem musts:
1- Always wear with high heels
2- If you are over 25, try pairing with a smart blazer
3- Opt for soft fabrics like cashmere, wool and jersey in darker colours- they drape better and are more slimming
4- For the day, keep them cool with a sweater and ankle boots
5- For the night, dress up with a high heeled courts and a fitted top

Not for everyone, but so comfy!

Petit Bateau top, Cos cashmere harem trousers, New Look ankle boots, YSL bag

... my selection of great buys coming soon. x

Thursday, 21 October 2010

Spotty dress


Buy or not buy? Buy or not buy? And in the end.. I bought and I loved!

Decision time: trying on the dress in the office and my new Zara shoes
From Twiterr last week

Joseph dress, Chanel bag and shoes

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Keep it simple


Little wool dress, little black shoes and little black bag.
Chic and simple. x
Joseph dress, Falke tights, YSL shoes and bag

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Going long


Yesterday, between one show room appointment and another, I walked by Zara and saw a wool maxi dress which reminded me that I had a very similar one from last year. Mine  is floor length, has pockets and looks great paired with lace up ankle shoe boot. Add in the comfort factor and I may invest in a few more..

HM wool dress, New Look lace up shoe-boots

Monday, 18 October 2010

Cashmere- a winter essential


Ever since discovering cashmere, I haven't been able to go back to regular wool. Call me princess, but the softness and luxe effect of a cashmere jumper is simply too much to leave behind. The high street has some great cashmere wools at fair prices, Marks and Spencers, Gap and Zara all have great ranges. But I get most of my cashmere from Uniqlo, in the winter their polo and round necks are virtually all I wear. I've built a basic range of navy, black, grey and black and then seasonally I buy something to add a pop of colour: this winter it was red and beige. Add a  statement necklace and it's done!
Petit Bateau cashmere jumper, Prada necklace, Cos trousers, RB loafers

The cardigans

The polo necks
 My favorite shapes
 

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Friday, 15 October 2010

Friday fix..



 ..with some of my favorite things: stripes, leopard print and a touch of scarlet. 
If money were no object, this is what I would buy today- every girl should dream a little!
Zara coat, Cos t-shirt, Marni skirt, ASOS ankle boots

Below:
YSL scarf, Tori Burch top, Alexander McQueen dress, Balmain coat, Miu Miu shoes, Mulberry bag

Thursday, 14 October 2010

Camel rhapsody


The Chloe and Stella McCartney shows were amongst of my favorite from A/W. The perfect mix of luxe fabrics, relaxed shapes and "work-friendly" looks. Today I am mixing soft shades of camel and beige to get the look, with an amazing high street buy: the Next rib long cardigan.

Next cardigan, Vintage silk blouse, Marni skirt, French Connection courts


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Next rib longline cardigan £35 (Worn by me)

Jaeger wool blend skirt £225  Day Birger blouse £ at Matches £118
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Jimmy Choo camel hel £315 at netaporter
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