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You Can Leave Your Hat On

So far the runways have been topped with hats. From Ralph Lauren to Burberry, Rachel Zoe and more, it appears there will be a humble hat to suit every head for Fall.

The old adage: ‘If you want to get ahead and get noticed, then get a hat’ will certainly come into play for Fall. As the most eye-catching accessory you can wear, a hat instantly draws attention to your face.

At Ralph Lauren the collection took inspiration from Downton Abbey and featured glamorous 1920’s accents. Classic cloche hats were the perfect exclamation points to iconic boy-for-girl suits (a la Coco Chanel). Meanwhile at Burberry, heritage herringbone and tweed hats echoed the 1930’s / 40’s English ‘Town and Fields’ inspiration.  While at Rachel Zoe it was the late 60’s which inspired various chic hat styles to appear on the Runway.

With vintage accents, a hat is a stylish & warm way to make an iconic statement for Fall…

Which is your favourite hat style?

Photos from style.com

Fashion

The Classic Trench Coat

Recently, I was invited by the gorgeous Bespoke RSVP to write for their blog. This is my first article for Bespoke RSVP on the classic trench coat – an essential must have piece in every woman’s wardrobe.

The trench coat is a wardrobe classic. Boasting an impressive history; countess ‘love affairs’ with the world’s most stylish; and a design based upon function and style – the trench coat is a true fashion icon…

>> Click here to read my article on The Classic Trench Coat

Photos from Burberry / emmawatson.com / google images

Beauty

Beauty Campaigns

The Best Of Beauty & Fragrance

A selection of the latest Beauty & Fragrance Campaigns…

Chloé brings in two fresh new faces for its eponymous fragrance campaign which was captured by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin. Mesmerising beauties Camille Rowe and Imogen Poots both pose nude with the iconic oversized bottles for the campaign (pictured above).

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While the initial shots revealed Rosie Huntington-Whiteley showing quite a bit of skin, the official campaign for the new ‘Burberry Body’ Fragrance sees her wearing the iconic Burberry trench. Shot by Mario Testino; Christopher Bailey said of choosing Huntington-Whiteley: “Rosie’s effortless style and her staggering beauty made her the natural choice as the first Burberry Body.” (pictured right)

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One of my favourite top models, Abbey Lee Kershaw is the face of Versace’s ‘Yellow Diamond’ campaign. Shot by Mario Testino, the campaign sees Kershaw’s ethereal beauty reflected and multiplied across the frame.

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Scarlett Johansson strikes a sultry pose amongst white sheets for the latest Dolce & Gabbana Beauty Campaign shot by Solve Sundsbo.

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The face of Tom Ford’s beauty line, Lara Stone also appears in the designer’s “Violet Blonde” Fragrance campaign. Shot by Mert & Marcus, Stone looks exquisite against the background of striking violets.

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Ginta Lapina features in the fall-winter campaign for Jill Stuart’s ‘Prism Carat Eyes’ range.

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Natalie Portman is positively glowing for Dior’s new range of make-up – ‘Diorskin Forever’– which focuses on achieving the perfect complexion.

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What is your favourite Beauty Brand & Campaign? xx

Photos from fashiongonerogue.com

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