Fashion Folk

This season is all about everything folk fashion, from swinging 60’s bell sleeves to flowing flower power dresses, it is all about vintage inspired style. Burberry Prorsum presented warm, autumn tones on long folk dresses and ponchos while Chloe showed off the 70’s bell sleeve on tailored jackets and coats, Lanvin however updated the 70’s trend with sequins and fur but maintained the classic hippy look with loose fitting styles. But of course many of us can’t afford the designer brands that lead these trends in the world of fashion and so I have found some cheaper alternatives off the high street and online!

Missguided £25 Bell sleeve woven croptop in white 

This is a great look for any end of summer festival or holidays and it is simple to incorporate into an outfit. Either take inspiration from Missguided with a fringed suede skirt and shades or maybe go proper hippy chick with flared patterned trousers and some platform heels.

ASOS £21.00 (ON SALE) textured peg trousers in mixed folk print 

these peg trousers are a great way to add a bit of folk style into the office as you could pair these print comfy slouch pants with an oversized blazer and T-shirt for a relaxed work look or perfect for strolling along the beach in the evening with a simple crop and some gold accessories and sandals.


Topshop £59.00 Chiffon maxi dress by Oh My Love

This is an absolutely gorgeous dress with floral patterning and dramatic chiffon material which will help you make an entrance to any summer party. With the flowing material the dress would look amazing with lace up the leg sandals or for something a bit more dressy, chunky heels. But beware not to loose length off the dress with heels as it could turn it into an ankle swinging cut…not a good look!


River Island £68.00 Brown Faux Fur Gilet 

This trend is a must for AW15 style as fur coats, gilets and accessories have been seen all over the catwalks this year and so it may be time to invest in a staple faux fur piece for your wardrobe. This gilet reminds me of a coat seen on the AW15 Valentino runway and would look amazing with a similar outfit seen on the catwalk. Pair the jacket with flared black trousers and a high neck cream tucked in blouse and boots for an ultra cool city style with a folk twist.



The Fringe

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Fringing has been a trend seen on so many runways over the past few fashion weeks. Designers such as Alexander Wang, placed fringing on hemlines to create a cool rock chick look while Jonathan Saunders made use of folksy fringing for a more boho trend. Here are a few high street fringing picks I found to get the look!

27U03GNUD_2_largeTopshop Fringe Lace Top and Pencil Skirt: £140

A sweet and feminine look and a great take on a flapper style dress. Perfect for summer balls and cocktail parties.

5415444800110_092_d Urban Outfitters Urban Renewal Vintage One-of-a-Kind Cropped Fringe Jacket: £135

This is a really cool look and a great way to add a little rocknroll to any outfit, this one-of-a-kind jacket is a definite center piece for any cool summer look.

CASALNUOYO_37_RG_324 Aldo Leather Casalnuoyo Ankle Boots in Taupe: £130

A little bit more plain than some looks but this is a good hint of fringing without going to mad, but the taupe colour is a definite winner for me and i love how they could be worn with a floaty boho skirt or a good pair of skinny jeans.

image1xxl Asos Suede Fringed Shoulder Bag with Leather Strap: £38

A real bargain for a real leather bag and a must for the fringing trend as fringed accessories look amazing and add a real flair to any old outfit.

Top Coat

Top high st coats

Top high st coats

These are some of my top picks of this seasons coats to wrap up warm with this Autumn!

Top left – H&M’s draped coat in black looks amazing with a thick wooley jumper and jeans £39.99

Top right – Topshop’s Longline throw on coat in Camel (this seasons top shade) is great for both shopping days and evenings out £110.00

Bottom left – Zara’s yellow fur coat is a great statement piece with a zesty lemon shade to brighten up winter days and nights £69.99

Bottom right – Urban Outfitter’s on trend Parka in dark green looks fab on winter walks with a floral skirt, boots and tights £265

Print Perfect

Leopard print runways

Leopard print runways

Leopard prints have been seen on so many catwalks this year, from Chloe to Givenchy and Ashish and now all the high streets are showing their spots with leopard print skirts, coats and dresses to name a few. Here are a few items to look out for on a high street near you!

Cara Delevigne modelling Topshop Leopard print skirt

Cara Delevigne modelling Topshop Leopard print skirt

Missguided faux fur leopard print coat

Missguided faux fur leopard print coat

Brown leopard print snake Plimsolls from River Island

Brown leopard print snake Plimsolls from River Island

Moschino Barbie

Moschino Barbie
‘Come on Barbie let’s go party!’
It’s time to find our inner barbie girl and wow in zesty lemon Co-ords, stun in electric pink stilettos, backcomb our beehives and strut with a zingy lime clutch, this is Moschino Barbie style.

Denim Desire

Denim Desire
3 easy ways to wear denim and embrace this key trend.

Warehouse print top
$42 –

H M crop top
$5.75 –

Boyfriend jeans

Monki high waisted shorts
$41 –

Carvela Kurt Geiger yellow pumps
$170 –

River Island vegan shoes
$85 –

River Island black boots
$76 –

Rag Bone black hat

Ray-Ban sunglasses