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May 2013

Posted on May 31, 2013

Obsessed with star-print denim

Denim/ Rebel

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After weeks of heavy rain in Germany, we finally got the summer, today! Let’s celebrate the sun, blue sky and star print denim!

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The “stiletto star-print” jeans by Current/Elliottist is the most wanted skinny in terms of printed jeans. Everyone have been spotted wearing their star spangle jeans all around town. Fashion retailer Primark recognized this fact and voilá for 16 EURO you also can afford celeb’s favorite printed denim.

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Marion Cotillard in J Brand to Jessica Alba and Rachel Bilson, and Khloé Kardashian in Current/Elliot.

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The patriotic print, which would fuse perfectly into your Fourth of July style, is so versatile it will instantly jazz up any ensemble.

I wear Primark’s skinny star print jeans.

Posted on May 30, 2013

Trend: Block Midi Heel

Romantique

 

From top left to bottom right: Louis Vuittoon SS2013 heels, red ballet flast with midi heel from Russell & Bromley, metallic sandals with block midi heel from Attilio Giusti Leombruni, red pointy block heel shoes from Marc Jacobs

From top left to bottom right: Louis Vuittoon SS2013 heels, red ballet flast with midi heel from Russell & Bromley, metallic sandals with block midi heel from Attilio Giusti Leombruni, red pointy block heel shoes from Marc Jacobs

 

Luckily for us girls, heels don’t have to measure at a towering  12 cm. A cute and comfortable midi heel gives us just enough lift for that feminine feline walk without stumbling uncomfortably.

The square block midi heel nails the 60s trend perfectly, mix it with cool metallics and you are bang on trend!

 

Ballet flats with metallic  block midi heel from Hispanitas

Ballet flats from Hispanitas

I am wearing bendy  ballerinas from Hispanitas with metallic block style midi heel and cap.

Metallic Hispanitas block midi heels

I am wearing: Boucle summer tweed skirt in apricot from Max & Co, Broderie-Anglaise eyelet shirt with Peter Pan colour bought at TK Maxx, Ballet shoes with midi block heel from Hispanitas.

Alexa Chung Midi Heels

 Alexa Chung is a poster girl for the elegant block midi heel.

Are you a fan of midi heels are do you prefer classic flats? Or maybe you are a rebel heel lover?! (Rebel Heel = from 10 cm / 5 inches high onwards )

Posted on May 27, 2013

My favourite holiday dress

Accessoires/ Dresses/ Romantique

Polka Dot 60s dress

I’ve just came back from holiday after 8 days of sun and play in the Spanish sun near Malaga in Andalusia . A cheap and cheerful stay to recharge the batteries and take a break from London’s hectic and sometimes exhausting vibe. As usual, I packed in a last minute rush and threw random things in the suitcase, hoping I can mix and match when I’m there.  Like on most holidays, I did take back a few pieces I didn’t wear. An outfit I found myself reaching for again and again is the 60s Polka Dot A-line dress. It’s the perfect holiday key piece as it’s uncomplicated but chic, easy and casual but not sloppy:

The A-line mini dress  is my favourite dress shape as it’s so flattering and sexy. The graphic black and white pattern are great to show off a tan and it nails the monochrome trend as seen at Moschino SS 2013 at the same time.

My favourite accessoires with this dress are white sunglasses, creme coloured patent leather mini bag with chain strap and white / pink degrade wayfarers.

Max and Co Polka dot 60s dress

My creme coloured mini bag in patent leather is from MiSaKo. A handbag high street brand from Barcelona who designs amazingly trendy and classic handbags for affordable prices.

Pink and white candy coloured espadrilles from Bally with a small wedge and satin bows

Pink and white candy coloured espadrilles from Bally with a small wedge and satin bows

London and my desk are a million miles away!

London and my desk are a million miles away!

 

Posted on May 20, 2013

Best of Rebel’s Instagram Week

Rebel

See best of Rebel’s Instagram Week – Pics people liked most.

All the Pictures are taken by myself. Follow us on Instagram and see more pics…

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Streetstyle Copenhagen – #NewBalance#LouisVuitton

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Jenna Lyons Creative Director – #JCrew

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Louis Vuitton Store Westfield Shopping Centre, London – #Retail#Fashion#LouisVuitton

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Streetstyle Rebel, Hamburg – #Converse

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Louis Vuitton Store, Stuttgart – #Decoration#Retail

 

Posted on May 20, 2013

How to get Louis Vuitton’s Checks?

Rebel/ Wardrobe

I’m especially in love with the checkered looks!

For the Spring 2013 season, the most obsessed-over and photographed items are undoubtedly the checkerboard patterned dresses designed by Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton. So how did these Louis Vuitton checkered dresses become one of the most photographed pieces of the season?

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To start, the pattern is incredibly accessible and simple. It affords the wearer the appearance of making a high-fashion statement, but in an incredibly classic way.

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How to get Louis Vuitton’s Checks if you having a small budget like me? Hunting for ZARA’s yellow/white checkered top it’s so fun and playfull, combine to a classic pencil skirt and colourful heels.

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I’m lost in the 60’s, I’m feeling so Mad Men…so, Christina Hendricks…

Posted on May 16, 2013

Summer White Waffle Dress

Dresses/ Romantique/ Wardrobe
White cotton pique dress from Max & Co

White cotton pique dress from Max & Co

 

After all the colour pops of autumn and pattern clashes, I’m quite happy to slip into a calming, minimalstic white dress. For summer 2013, most designers opted for innocent whites: Romantic in broderie and lace as seen at Stella McCartney and Valentino or structured and sporty as seen at Chloe. A LWD Little White dress  is a summer staple.

I like white teamed with simplicity: Above I am wearing a white dress made from waffle Piqué for a structured shape and white piping paired with a black grosgrain belt. White is like a canvas so you can play with colourful belts, blazers and shoes or  stay in the white colour family for a cool white on white style.

white dresses 2013 Valentino, Simone Rocha, Marni, Chloe From top left to bottom right: White dresses at the runways for SS 2013: Valentino, Simone Rocha, Marni and Chloe

White sunglasses from Moschino, black patent flats from BCBG, dress and belt from Max & Co

White sunglasses from Moschino, black patent flats from BCBG, dress and belt from Max & Co

What are your favourite Summer Whites? Are you a romantic lace girl, a classic shift dress gal or a sporty Chloe-esque fashionista?

 

Posted on May 14, 2013

Crisp white statement collar

Accessoires/ Romantique
White collar from COS. Macaron necklace from Les Nereides.

White mock shirt collar from COS. Macaron necklace from Les Nereides.

 

Accessoires can make or break an outfit. And detachable collars are having a huge moment. They come in a variety of fabrics and textures: Bejewelled, in lace, with pearls or in sequins. Great to dress up a casual jumper for example.

If too much bling is not your thing, than the crisp white mock shirt I am wearing from COS with a scalloped collar is for you! I’m absolutely in love with it as I can pair with a dress or a jumper and the outfit always looks pulled together. The minimalist, clean white collar makes me look fresh even when teamed with  colours that usually make me look washed out (like the grey you see in the dress).

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I’m wearing: Collar from COS, Drop waist dress with silk pleats from Stefanel, pointy flats by BCBG and woven leather hobo handbag by Falorni.

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Rock an LBD with a jewelled collar or clash jewels with a casual jumper. The COS mock shirt looks like a bib and I needed a SA to explain to me how it works until the penny dropped.

COS collar and alphabet necklace by Les Nereides. Photo

COS collar and alphabet necklace by Les Nereides. Photo Les Nereides.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted on May 11, 2013

A-Line Mini LBD

Dresses/ Romantique/ Wardrobe
My black dress is by Italian dress expert  Max & Co

My black dress is by Italian dress expert Max & Co

 

“When French designer Christian Dior launched his groundbreaking A-Line collection in spring 1955, a new silhouette was born, one that has become a fashion staple ever since. Dior called it the A-Line because his dresses were narrow and fitted at the top, flaring out from the bust or waist in a straight line to the hem just above the knee, in a shape reminiscent of the letter “A”.  Vogue called it the most wanted silhouette in Paris”. (source book: “Bikinis, Bell-bottoms and Little Black dresses – 70 Great Fashion classics” by Kate Mulvey)

Every woman has at least one Little Black Dress in her wardrobe. I have a few for several occasions. The A-Line Mini dress is the perfect shape for my pear shaped body: It hides my tummy and bum but accentuates my legs and smaller upper body. The shape is clean and simple, with black contrast piping and a fluttery silk skirt for some girly appeal.

White lasercut bag from Alchimia. The perforated leather looks like lace, love the effect!

White lasercut bag from Alchimia. The perforated leather looks like lace, love the effect!

 

During the day, this is the perfect casual yet elegant day dress paired with flats and a big shopper tote. At night, I can dress it up with heels and a cute clutch.

Max and Co LBD babydoll

Pointy black patent leather flats with snake print detail from BCBG

As a dreamy dresser, I’m always up for a bit of embellishment, embroidery and frills!

Posted on May 9, 2013

Found: The Perfect Red High Heels

Shoes

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Attention shoe lovers: Prepare to be wooed by the sexiest red heels (maybe) ever made. Aren’t they just crying out for a fun-filled fling? I can see it now: Sturdy, seductive suitor seeks single female for a romantic romp. Must love dancing, parties, and short skirts. Long walks on the beach types need not apply. Think that sounds like you?

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“I never wear flats. My shoes are so high that sometimes when I step out of them, people look around in confusion and ask, “Where’d she go?” and I have to say, “I’m down here.” – Marian Keyes

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“If somebody steps on your shoes and ruins them, don’t freak out.. get a new pair of shoes. If you miss something, don’t freak out.. there’s nothing you can do to change it.. just move on” – Usher

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“What do women want? Shoes.”  I agree and woman want: Love, Bags, Career, a boyfriend, a husband………

Posted on May 6, 2013

French Chic Bouclé Dress

Dresses/ Wardrobe
Boucle Tweed Dress Max Co

Dress from Max & Co.

What is more quintessential Parisian chic than a Chanel inspired Bouclé dress? Classic and timeless, why not wear the popular Boucle jacket as a frock?! I am wearing a dress made of  what I would call “summer Bouclé”, a cotton basket weave . To let the striking dress take centre stage, I decided to pair it with simple shoes (Pretty Ballerina) and a brown kindergarten cross body bag (Moschino).

If you are afraid of looking too “madamy” and old fashioned in Bouclé / Tweed, team it with these clothes for a modern and fresh take:

  • Leather jacket or bomber jacket
  • Sneakers, chunky Oxfords (see Alexa Chung below) or cage sandals
  • Chose a relaxed fit with modern details like pockets
  • Tousled hair
This is an eternally flattering dress shape: Fitted bodice and flared skirt

This is an eternally flattering dress shape: Fitted bodice and flared skirt

Alexa Chung in a Chanel Boucle  dress

Alexa Chung in a Chanel Boucle dress

 

The round collar is decorated with sparkly jewel stones, so the accessories are already sorted! Plus, I’m striking two trends in one here

 

 

 

 

 

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