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Posted on September 22, 2015

London Fashion Week Part 2

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London Fashion Week September 2015 Jumpsuit

Day 2 at Fashion week: Another sparkling day in London, the sun soaked Soho’s alleys in a picture perfect warm autumn light; a photographers dream! My aim for the day was to mingle and network with fellow bloggers, creative enthusiasts and designers. Every year, LFW leaves me full of ideas and inspirations, newly found contacts, sometimes even friends.

On the street style front it was yet again the men who got all my style credits. Rocking classic style staples with a twist such as turtleneck jumpers, Oxford lace-ups with cork soles, velvet slippers & lots of 70s flair, tassels & mustard yellow.

On the ladies side of the equation, I was pleased to spot several pairs of Asos Pom Pom Mary Janes with midi heel. Fashionable yet comfortable, the shoes were definitely a fave for LFW visitors this year.

Enjoy the street style inspirations from London Fashion Week September 2015. So long, until February 2016!

London Fashion Week September 2015 Jumpsuit

What I was wearing:

An understated yet elegant jumpsuit, paired with a pink Chanel-esque tweed jacket was my outfit of choice. I knew I would probably go under in this subtle ensemble, yet I felt comfortable and let the accessories do the talking.

  • Cherry earrings by Les Nereides
  • Embellished straw coffa bag by Sicily Bag
  • Black jumpsuit by Max & Co
  • Pointy metallic strappy ballerinas by Max & Co
A common feature: Statement bag candy. Most preferred brands Saint Laurent and Chloe.

A common feature: Statement bag candy. Most preferred brands seen at LFW were  Saint Laurent and Chloe.

Little fashionistas start young in attention seeking

Little fashionistas start young in attention seeking

Glad to see the perennial winter staple, the duffle coat, at the Fashion week

Glad to see the perennial winter staple, the duffle coat, at the Fashion week

Chloe Drew bag, suede and lace.

Loving the texture clash here. Chloe Drew bag in Suede leather, suede leather skirt and lace top.

Londoners

Londoners

London Street Style Fashion Week September 2015 Golden Square

Soho’s Golden Square was the perfect respite from the hustle and bustle of Brewer Street, this years fashion week venue. Visitors without tickets could still follow the shows on the live screens whilst relaxing in sun loungers.

Camilla Elphick Pez heels

London-based footwear designer Camilla Elphick is known for her quirky, creative designs. These PEZ heels are edible!

London Street Style Fashion Week September 2015

Loving the clash of sweet feminine and masculine here: The flowing silhouette of the pink culottes and the coat paired with the minimalistic, structured bag and  masculine penny loafers.

These ladies remind me of a 70s tv show...hmm which one was it..

These ladies remind me of a 70s tv show…hmm which one was it.

Relaxed elegance in glitzy boyfriend denim, grey blazer and silver Roger Vivier pumps

Relaxed elegance in glitzy boyfriend denim, grey blazer and silver Roger Vivier pumps

LFW September 2015 Asos pom pom shoes

Asos pom pom shoes: Definitely a fave for LFW visitors this year.

Photo credits: All photos taken by me.

Posted on September 19, 2015

London Fashion Week 2015 in Soho – Best of Street Style

Featured/ London/ Romantique
The Fashion shows were screened live at Soho's Golden Square. A quiet place to relax from the hustle and bustle of Brewer Street.

The Fashion shows were screened live at Soho’s Golden Square. A quiet place to relax from the hustle and bustle of Brewer Street. Models wearing DELA ÉVA Bags. http://www.delaeva.com

For the last five years, the stately and elegant Somerset House was home to London Fashion week. This year, organisers shook things up by moving the event to a hip & trendy new venue. A parking lot in Soho’s Brewer Street is one of five venues housing the best that  British Fashion has to offer.

The new venue (or should I say venues) choice is a smart one: oozing with that independant, slightly alternative London flair. The shows are centred around the densely inhabited Soho district, home to many pubs, gay clubs, sex shops & even mountains of rubbish bags (which served as sofas for some visitors).

It was great fun to immerse ourselves in that flair. As always at LFW , there were a lot of attention seeking, crazy outfits that in my opinion, didn’t have too much to do with fashion. This year, the gentleman were the true winners of London’s street style prizes. Dapper in sharply tailored suits and British evergreen patterns such as glencheck, tartan & herringbone.

These guys have swag, right?

These guys have swagger, right?

Smile!

Smile!

 

Soho's small alleys spilling over with Fashion week visitors. A great vibe.

Soho’s small alleys spilling over with Fashion week visitors. A great vibe.

London Fashion Week Soho 2015 MAx Co Dress Sicily Bag

I’m wearing:

  • Geometric dress by Max & Co AW2016
  • Silver, strappy pointy flats by Max & Co
  • Embellished straw bag by Sicily Bag
Head to toe in autumnal burgundy

Head to toe in autumnal burgundy

The most seen sunglasses at LFW: Mirrored, round Ray Ban RB3447

The most seen sunglasses at LFW: Mirrored, round Ray Ban RB3447

Wearing Mr Romantique's rose tinted, mirrored RAy Ban aviators

Wearing Mr Romantique’s rose tinted, mirrored RAy Ban aviators

Posted on March 1, 2015

Best Street Style of LFW 2015

Beauty/ Coats/ London/ Romantique/ Skirts

 

LFW 2015 blue mirrored ray bans and pink lipstick

Oh London, you are beautiful, ugly, classy, tacky, hot, cold, conservative and crazy, all of this embodied in the audience visiting London Fashion Week. For me, the trotting around the shows is the real magnet to come to LFW: To be inspired, to soak up the creativity and to meet new interesting people. Enjoy my pictures taken of best and worst of LFW Street style.

Above: Mirrored blue aviator Ray Ban: Check. Heavily pigmented pink lipstick: Check. Must-have furry coat: Check. Effortless cool. I could never wear this combo but this stylish creative pulls it off to perfection.

LFW 2015 Street style head mask Wow, she has attitude. I love her expression while I’m pondering if the head mask it the new trend for 2015.

Street style LFW 2015 blue coat, hat, flats

I adore this look in all it’s simplicity: Snakeskin printed loafers, cream trousers, baby blue winter coat.

LFW Street Style 2015 pleated leather skirt, blue Nike LFW in February is freezing so getting a break from the chill  is essential to recharge batteries. The blue Nike trainers lend the black leather pleated skirt and the thick woolen tights some edge, while the silver puffer jacket keeps this Fashion-week-goer toasty.

 

LFW 2015 Street style blue Cos skirt

This skirt length is so difficult to pull off as it makes most people (including me!) look small and disproportionate. However this fashionista nailed it! Pointy heels elongate the leg and the ankle straps emphasise skinny ankles. Love the blue A-line skirt from COS.

 

 

Posted on February 22, 2015

London Fashion Week 2015

Coats/ Current Affairs/ Romantique/ Wardrobe

London Fashion Week Pink coat max and co, AgL shoes, minnie mouse ears

It’s the time of the year again for London Fashion week at Somerset House. Whilst the shows themselves are for invitation holders only, a lot of the action happens in the courtyard of Somerset House – via a huge live screen you can follow the shows, visit many of the side shows hosted by Topshop and River Island,  pop into a blow-out or braid bar or have a coffee at Tom’s diner to relax from all the excitement.

This year, I left Rebel in Hamburg as we just spent a sisterly weekend together in Paris. With Mr Romantique in tow, I threw on my favourite pink coat and Minnie Mouse ears. When going to London Fashion Week, I’m never trying to keep up with the fashionable London crowd – they are way to eccentric for me. Instead, I stay true to myself and wear what I would wear to the office. I do allow myself one fun, quirky accessory though. Last year, this was a pair of sequinned cat ears. This year, I’m following up with Minnie Mouse ears and a pink bow as the cherry on the cake.

I am wearing:

  • Pink pastel coat by Max & Co
  • Pink patent leather oxford lace-ups by AGL Attilio Giusti Leombruni
  • Chocolate brown leather pencil skirt by Ralph Lauren
  • Minnie Mouse glitter bow headband  by Claire’s accessories
  • Tortoise sunglasses by Prada
  • Merino tights by Falke

Stay tuned for a full run-down of my favourite LFW 2015 street style outfits.

The pink lace-ups are the perfect mix up feminine and masculine.

 

Minnie Mouse Glitter Bow headband Claire's accessories

 

LFW 2015 Somerset house pink coat chanel bag pink oxfords

 

LFW is a great way to meet like-minded bloggers and find inspiration in the many colourful outfits. This floral light blue coat is from ZARA.

 

ondon Fashion Week Pink coat max and co, AgL shoes, minnie mouse ears

 

ondon Fashion Week Pink coat max and co, AgL shoes, minnie mouse ears

Posted on September 13, 2014

London Fashion Week Street Style – Edit by Rebel

Current Affairs/ Rebel

London Fashion Week Sept 2014 street style colourblock

Here’s a selection of Rebel’s favourite street style outfits at London Fashion Week September 2014!

Street style 1 colour-block (above):

This photo is an absolute cracker! I love her expressive eyes and attitude. Red and pink colour blocking is a great example of  perennial style.

London Fashion Week Sept 2014 street style colourblock wearable chic

Street style 2 wearable chic:

These are  classic outfits which oozes class.  This is a style you can wear to the office: Comfy but stylish flats in sliver and monotone. Classic white blouse, pencil skirts and classic tote bags. Et voila, the ueber cool look is complete!

London Fashion Week Sept 2014 street style Man in red

Street style 3 Man in Red:

I don’t love the entire outfit but it contains a few details I’d love to have in my wardrobe. With the red Celine bag and the pink high heels, this fashionisto is dressed to kill! Romantique loves the cat ears.

London Fashion Week Sept 2014 street style Parisienne Street style 3 La Belle Italienne:

I ADORE the entire outfit of this lady. Her style represents everything that is effortless chic. Lace pencil skirt and pointy strappy heels. No loud colours, no frill. Just pure elegance. We bet this lady is not British but hails from Milan.

London Fashion Week Sept 2014 street style Black and white

Street style 4: Baccara “Yes Sir I can Boogie”

These two  remind me of the 70s band Baccara. The band consisted of two women, one always dressed in white, the other one always dressed in black.

This stylish duo has taken the trend into the here and now by accessorizing it with Miu Miu sun glasses (left), fur and polka dots.

London Fashion Week Sept 2014 street style lilac mustard

Street style 5: Purple pencil and mustard teddy clutch

Two things stand out for me in this outfit: The exceptionally well fitted purple pencil skirt and the mustard yellow teddy fur clutch. A hot combination of colours and fabrics.

Posted on September 13, 2014

London Fashion Week Sisters

Accessoires/ Blazer / Jackets/ Current Affairs/ Dresses/ Rebel/ Romantique

London Fashion Week september 2014 Streetstyle Romantique and Rebel

t’s fashion week in London!  Rebel flew in from Hamburg, especially for the occasion, which meant lots of “girly nonsense” time, as Mr Romantique disparagingly refers to our chatter.

Twice a year, this festival of style takes place at Somerset House – one of London’s major cultural venues in the heart of the city. You don’t need show tickets to enjoy the London Fashion Week atmosphere. The courtyard of Somerset house is open to the public.   British fashion is known for its classic heritage brands as well as edgy eccentric South East London style reflected by the many fashionistas flocking to LFW. Stay tuned for a full run-down of our favourite’s LFW outfits.

What to wear at London Fashion Week:

London is known for it’s gaudy, eclectic style, where everyone wants to stand out as unique. Rather than trying to keep up or even outdo the fashionistas, we dressed true to our own styles, picking wearable pieces that we might don in the office, whilst still looking slick.  For us, every day may as well be a fashion show! Rebel and I had lots of fun immersing ourselves in the eclectic London style mix, which we found to be a great source of inspiration.

 

Rebel is wearing:

  • Long pear necklace from Gabriele Frantzen
  • Skinny Jeans by Topshop
  • Blue sandals by Zara
  • Blue blazer with gold buttons by Tommy Hilfiger
  • red sunglasses by Paul Smith
  • Red lipstick: Ruby Woo by MAC

 

Romantique is wearing:

  • Bordeaux coloured dress and white Peter Pan colour by Max & Co
  • Leopard print pointy flats by BCBG
  • Macaron bracelet by N2 Les Nereides
  • Brown cross body bag by Moschino
  • Sunglasses wayfarer by Ray Ban
  • Red lipstick: Ruby Woo and Viva Glam by MAC

London Fashion Week september 2014 Streetstyle Romantique and Rebel

 

London Fashion Week september 2014 Streetstyle.

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The French photographer loved my little French school uniform outfit!

 

 

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