Style Inspiration: 10 Women’s Fashion Feeds to Follow on Instagram

Let’s be honest, the first thing most of us do when our alarm trills is pry our eyes open with the help of our little rectangular friends with their bright screens, so what better way to sort out what you’re going to wear that day than by scrolling through pictures of impeccably dressed women? Instagram has not only spawned a whole generation of people obsessed with taking filtered pictures of their daily jaunts, it has also created a handy visual portal for those of us who want to know how to “farshon”. Simply by following big name models, fashion houses [...]

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The Best Men’s Fashion Instagrammers

Hiding your penchant for glossy mags and scouring them for the latest fashion trends is a thing of the past with the handy technological advancement called Instagram. Thank god for Instagram. It’s given us pictures of brunch, selfies and the oft-abused hashtag, but what many men may not know is that there is a whole world of impeccably dressed ‘grammers out there taking impeccably filtered photos of outfits and accessories. You can stylestalk until your eyeballs dry out, all from the privacy of your smartphone – until you double-tap of course. So, closet fashionistas, here are the top ten impeccably [...]

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Style Icon: James Dean

James Dean made his name in the Fifties, as an actor and as possibly the sexiest man the world had ever seen. Sadly, Dean was killed in a head-on car crash at the age of just 24. That hasn’t stopped the world from acknowledging him as the epitome of cool, and he is repeatedly cited as a fashion influence, even today, almost sixty years after his death. Dean made just three films – Rebel Without a Cause, East of Eden and Giant – but a distinct and discrete look for each of his characters, plus a much-admired personal style, means [...]

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Style Icon: Dita Von Teese

Dita Von Teese is an American burlesque dancer, model, costume designer, entrepreneur, and occasional actress. However, what she is most famous for is her unique sense of style and ability to choose clothing that perfectly compliments her hourglass figure. What’s more, she’s an inspiration to the rest of us mere mortals that achieving Hollywood glamour doesn’t mean having a personal stylist or hair care specialist perfecting a look. Von Teese doesn’t work with a stylist and even dyes her own hair. She’s also not one for following the crowd. Her workout regime to maintain her womanly figure includes horse dressage [...]

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Style Icon: David Beckham

When it comes to fashion, very few men are as respected as footballer David Beckham. He is a man so confident in his masculinity that he is not afraid to try out new looks. From hoodies, chunky boots and leather to skimpy swimwear and sarongs, he’s worn it all. David Beckham is the ultimate masculine metrosexual. To dress like David Beckham, you first have to be willing to rotate your look and stay on top of the latest trends. Be adventurous and confident in your choices, and never be afraid to break all the style rules with something outrageous. Beckham [...]

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Style Icon: Miranda Kerr

She may be hitting the headlines for reasons other than her fashion of late, but Miranda Kerr has always turned heads with her flawless styling. Whether on the red carpet or strolling around the streets of New York, Miranda rarely puts a foot wrong, cementing her as one of Australia’s greatest style icons. When taking a closer look at Miranda’s fashion choices, there are a few things we can learn: 1. A simple dress looks great when it sports a bright colour Miranda loves to play with colour, and has mastered the art of blending simplicity with bold hues. When [...]

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Style Icon: Carey Mulligan

British actress Carey Mulligan has come a long way since she first appeared as Kitty in the 2005 movie Pride and Prejudice. Not only has she secured herself as a talented actress, she has grown to be one of the country’s best style icons. Carey Mulligan brings with her a touch of class that the paparazzi can’t get enough of. She’s a breath of fresh air compared to fame-hungry stars who battle it out with tweets of sexy bikini shots and selfies, and the 27 year old is confident in her unique style. Her elfin features are commonly displayed in [...]

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Style Icon: Audrey Hepburn

When you think of Audrey Hepburn, you’d be forgiven for thinking past her acting skills and her activist ways. For most, Audrey Hepburn is synonymous with the little black dress and her love of simple, elegant and perfectly tailored fashion. She embraced a simple colour palette yet was striking in everything she wore, and is considered one of the 20th Century’s finest style icons. An important element to Hepburn’s style was her confidence. Not one to shy away from pants and oozing assurance in all her sartorial choices, Hepburn taught women all over the world to be happy in their [...]

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Style Icon: Hugh Jackman

Is there anything that Hugh Jackman can’t do? Not only is he a fabulous Australian actor, singer, entertainer, father, husband and active fundraiser, he’s also one of Hollywood’s most respected style icons. Be it in a suit, sports pants, a tux or a T-shirt, Jackman always looks at his best but in a casual and comfortable way. He is the epitome of how men should dress. The Suit Jackman knows how to wear a suit and how to wear one well. Arriving at ‘The Wolverine’ premiere in London’s Leicester Square in July 2013, Jackman looked sophisticated yet simple in a [...]

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Style Icon: Brigitte Bardot

For retro style glamour you can’t go past Brigitte Bardot for inspiration. The French beauty defined a generation with her sensual and casually chic look. A model, activist and actress, having featured in over 50 films, Bardot was also a fashion icon of the 60s and 70s. She sparked plenty of trends and even has one named after her. Draw on Brigitte Bardot’s relaxed yet sexy style with our guide: Classic Bardot ensembles Bardot had an hourglass figure and she made the most of it. Stick with waisted styles to accentuate your curves. Try a simple white tee paired with [...]

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