The Aussie summer is heating up, and if it’s anything like last year, we’ve still got a few solid months of warm weather to go. Has your summer wardrobe got everything you need to get you through? Your summer closet needs to maximise adaptability and minimise perspiration. How to achieve this delicate balance? You need simple but chic basic pieces that can be easily mixed and matched, and will keep you comfortable as temperatures soar. From the perfect sundress and beachwear to formal wear for work, here are all the summer wardrobe essentials you need to ensure that you’ve got [...]
As we move from our 20′s through to our 30, 40′s and 50′s, our style should mature and move with us. Unfortunately, where fashion is concerned, age is not just a number. To look your best, it’s important to wear styles that accentuate your best features as you move through life. While the jeans may not be quite as tight, and the skirt length not as short, it doesn’t mean that you can’t look even more fresh, stylish and graceful at 40 than you did at 20. No matter what your age is, you can always dress to your own [...]
Whether you’re a guy or a gal, you may be wondering what’s the best way to look on-trend in 2017. Here’s our quick look at what to expect in the style stakes this year, with our 2017 fashion predictions for men and women. 2017 fashion trends for women In the pink Whether you’re male or female, one colour on the radar for 2017 is pink. From powder pink pastels to bubblegum pink, this is the colour that’s going to show that you’ve got your finger on the fashion pulse. An 80s revival While we’re not seeing a return to the [...]
Do you like to stay ahead of the fashion pack? Those who religiously monitor the latest in fashion trends often become the style envy of their friends. As well as thumbing through the glossies, if you want to stay ahead of the style game, there are a few events you need to get yourself to this year. Fashion events offer the opportunity to rub shoulders with Australia’s most well-known fashionistas, see the latest trends on the catwalk before everyone else does and get exclusive tips from fashion experts. They’re also a great excuse for a night out with friends in [...]
Deciding what to wear to a summer wedding can be both fun and a little bit daunting. Unless the wedding invitation specifically states a dress code, it can be difficult to work out how formal or casual your attire should be… and of course, you want to be staying cool and not sweating all your beautiful make-up off. But never fear: we’ve got the answers you need, with our quick guide to what to wear to every type of summer wedding. Adhering to dress codes Formal dress code If a summer wedding is held indoors to keep cool, the dress [...]
When it comes to fashion, who serves as your biggest source of inspiration? Your sister? A friend? Your mum? Colleagues? Your partner? Glossy magazines? Bloggers? For many women across the globe, some of the best fashion advice comes from none other than their celebrity idols. Those who spend so much time in the public eye simply have to be fashionable and creative with their style. Now while lots of female celebrities can certainly get things very wrong in the fashion department, there are many who are consistent trendsetters and have held ‘fashion icon’ status for years,
Image from @manmantra via Oxford Shop Instagram Guys always tend to look their smartest, their slickest and their sharpest when wearing a suit. Donning slick suits is why the infamous “Rat Pack” oozed style and class, why Conor McGregor always stands out at press events, and a key factor as to why James Bond is always such a hit with the ladies… well that, and his smooth one liners of course! However, sometimes guys can’t quite nail the look, and end up not appearing as impressive as they’d hoped to.
Images from @leatherandlattes via Oxford Instagram Oxford Shop Instagram Out of all of the clothing and attire in your closet, the most worn items are those you don on a 9 to 5 basis, 5 days a week – your office wear. As a result, many people find themselves in suits, blouses, blazers, shirts and suit skirts for most of the week. For others, it’s just another pair of jeans for another day at the office.
Image: Oxford Instagram Are you the kind of guy who struggles to find the correct outfit when it comes to dressing appropriately for the occasion? Do you find it easy to choose clothes for the corporate office, but struggle to find casual clothes that are on trend but not too scruffy? Have you nailed your weekend look but haven’t got a clue how to dress for a formal occasion? If you’re needing a little inspiration when it comes to creating a wardrobe that works for you, here’s the only 5 looks that you’ll ever need to ensure that you’re perfectly [...]
Image: Oxford Instagram We all want to look our best in our clothes, but what if you feel as though you have a few extra kilos to hide? Everybody has their off days, but instead of jumping into an unrealistic crash diet, we have learned some clever styling tricks to help you accentuate your best features and detract from those that you might feel less positive about. We’re going to show you how you can create the illusion of a slimmed down figure, simply by the way you dress. So without further ado, here’s our top 7 slimming style rules [...]