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Dress to Impress this Wedding Season at Luisaviaroma

Shopping News April 16, 2013

It's almost wedding season which means time to dress to impress! The good news is Luisaviaroma makes dressing sensationally for a wedding easier than ever thanks to their incredible collection of women's and men's designer clothes and accessories. Beautiful coral and gold accents are top of our best dressed, wedding guest list, our perfect dress would be the Marcia Lucia Hohan silk tulle long dress (£1,047) teamed with a springtime peach Alexander McQueen skull clutch (£1,045). Men's dressing is also effortless at Luisaviaroma, shop a skinny tie and sharp Saint Laurent suit (£1,250). Shop the beautiful Luisaviaroma wedding edit.


In Pictures: Kate Middleton's Finest Hat Moments

Shopping News April 03, 2013

We can't wait to see the fantastic hats on display at the Grand National on Saturday and even if you're not going to the races, the wedding season is soon approaching which means you will need to shop a fab hat! When we think of celebrity hat wearers for stylish inspiration, our mind immediately turns to the Duchess of Cambridge. No stranger to prestigious events which require some pretty awesome head gear, we think she is the perfect ambassador of style when it comes to helping us pick our perfect hat. Kate Middleton relies on a number of milliners which she commissions to make her hat stand out from the crowd, however we have found some fab styles on the high street, one of our favourites is House of Fraser for their great selection of both modern and feminine designs. Browse Kate Middleton's finest hat moments along with hats available from House of Fraser below.

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Looks we Love: Metallic Evening Dresses

Shopping News March 08, 2013

Metallic is everywhere this SS'13 season! Metallic fabrics by nature look incredibly luxurious which is why they appear in so many designer collections. For spring, choose colourful metallics in peach, brown, blue and grey from designers such as Stella McCartney, Dolce & Gabbana, Balmain and Balenciaga. Metallic fabrics will also beautifully highlight a tan as Blake Lively demonstrates below. A lighter metallic like Blake's sensational silver Chanel evening gown also makes a great choice for a wedding if you're a guest or the bride! Shop a design close to Blake's by Rachel Comey (£549.77) and browse our favourite metallic evening dresses from Farfetch below.

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Oscar Worthy SS13 Collection from Miss Selfridge

Shopping News February 13, 2013

You know that feeling, when you see a collection and you want it all. And when that collection is from the high street? The good news is you can! Or at least invest in a few favourite pieces anyway. We will be doing exactly that because after an exclusive preview of the Miss Selfridge SS13 collection, we left with a seriously long wish-list. A gasp inducing medley of floaty, on-trend chiffon and delicately beaded dresses, the kind you could easily see an A-list actress accepting an Oscar in, we were seriously impressed. And the good news is these pieces have amazing wearability, trophy items which could be worn to a wedding on a beach, one particular dress we would even wear as a bride! Browse the Miss Selfridge Hollywood glam meets Ibiza beach collection available from April, below.

Anne Hathaway's Wedding Dress Revealed

wedding November 13, 2012

Anne Hathaway stars on the cover of this month's US Vogue. Inside, the actress reveals her wedding dress which was designed by the house of Valentino. The dress has a hint of pink at the bottom, but isn't as brightly coloured as Jessica Biel's bridal gown. Anne cut her hair for her role in Les Mis and decided to keep it, “I feel prettier, and much more myself.” You can shop Valentino dresses below.

Blake Lively to Reveal Wedding Photos

celebrity style October 18, 2012
Blake Lively recently surprised us all by getting married to Ryan Reynolds. Details of the ceremony have so far been pretty scarce, but it seems like we're soon going to get to see the dress! Blake and Ryan's wedding photos are going to appear in Martha Stewart Weddings in December.

Blake got married in a Marchesa dress and although we're yet to see any photos, the designer duo Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig have spoken a bit about the gown. "Blake is incredibly stylish, and she really knew what she wanted. It was very much how we do a lot of brides. We started with a lot of sketches, and we sat down and talked through the sketches until we came to the final dress…she just wanted it to be romantic and beautiful."

Martha Stewart helped Blake organise the wedding so it makes sense for her to print the photos. She commented on the big day, "[It was a] charming, charming wedding. Real people, real love. Just really nice and personal." We can't wait to see the photos! Are you intrigued to see what her dress was like?

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Save 15% on the Perfect Wedding Look at WishWantWear

Retailer Promotion August 06, 2012

Deciding what to wear as a wedding guest is a minefield. Everyone knows to avoid ivory and to steer clear of anything too revealing, but with the British weather being so unpredictable it is still hard to commit to a new outfit. Fortunately, WishWantWear allows you to hire a designer dress for a fraction of the price, meaning you'll be the belle of the ball (after the bride, of course). They offer dresses from a range of fab brands including Milly, Tibi, Temperley London, See by Chloe and Twenty8Twelve. You can also hire accessories including a few vintage Chanel bags!

We've even got a discount code meaning you'll save 15% on full price items. All you have to do is enter SHOPSTYLE15 at the checkout and you can start shopping here. The offer is valid from now until 15th September and cannot be used on delivery costs. Happy shopping!

Would You Get Married in Black?

wedding June 26, 2012

Earlier this year, the bridal catwalks were awash with new shades of wedding dresses. This means you no longer have to stick to the traditional ivory palette and could instead opt to get married in a black dress. Everyone knows that black is a more flattering shade, but it would also alter the mood and theme of your big day. We're intrigued, would you get married in black? If so, you can shop wedding dresses in this shade below.



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Top Ten: Grey Suits

Shopping News, Menswear June 14, 2012

For men, dressing for wedding season can become increasingly frustrating. You seem to end up wearing the same suit to every formal event throughout the summer and it can be difficult to create a unique look. This summer, there are a lot of grey suits available which may not be groundbreaking, but could give you enough of an edge to stand out. Mr. Start's grey double breasted suit (£695) is stylish and timeless. If double breasted isn't your style, then how about a classic three piece style(£795)? This would surely be worth the investment. You can shop more grey suits below.


What's Trending Now: Tiaras

Shopping News June 06, 2012

Okay so when we say trending, we mean it's actually the time of year when you're most likely be wearing a tiara - if you haven't used the Jubilee weekend as an excuse to crown yourself princess already! A tiara makes perfect sense this wedding, prom or summer ball season as they have the ability to take your outfit from something great to a dazzling head-turner. It's as much the design of a tiara that makes it look so special as it is the stones, so you can easily find an affordable fabulous headdress with less than a royal budget. Shop this perfectly princess look (on a budget) below.

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