SLIDERS: Fashions New Flat

Taking inspiration from the most famous athletic brands, Sliders seem to be gaining popularity .

Sure, they’re not the prettiest shoes in the world, but the pool slider is your footwear staple for the season!

In case you’ve banished all memories of the low-key shoe staple to the back of your mind, let me refresh your memory as to what the term ‘pool slider’ actually means. They’re the chunky soled, thick strapped shoe that used to be the ‘sole’ domain of Olympic swimmers. But, after being seen on countless runways, including Chloe, Gucci and many more, the pool slider is definitely back in vogue – and, thank goodness, have been given a fashion fab update for today’s market.

Here’s a look at few of my personal favorites:

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Miu Miu

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New Bags On The Block

The best part of welcoming a new season each year is to look out for the trends and latest offerings from some of our favourite desginers!

Today I’m all about the new bags on the block. Think Jimmy Choo, Bottega Veneta, Michael Kors and the works.

Here’s a look at my top 5 picks for Fall Winter’15:

1)Jimmy Choo: The Lockett

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2)Bottega Veneta: The Monaco

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3)Chloe:Faye Python shoulder Bag

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4)Gucci: Dionysus Blooms Coated Canvas Bag

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5)Michael Kors: Collins Stud

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Milan Diaries | Gucci

We’re back to my favorite city, Milan! It’s Milan Fashion Week and the streets have never looked more stylish – Fashionista’s from across the globe put their best foot forward in the fashion capital of the world!

The Streets, Bars, Restaurants – all of them breathed out fashion… Exactly how i love it!

Yesterday’s big show – GUCCI, was definitely a fashion moment, and it was most definitely Alessandro Michele’s moment. o-Alessandro_Michele_portrait__1739_low_Courtesy-of-Ronan-Gallagher-for-Gu..

Fashion loves a debut; consider all the unanswered questions: Would Michele take Gucci in the more daring direction? Or would it be more formal like his predecessor Frida Giannini?

The Collection comprised of colorful coats with fur cuffs and military leanings; fluttery, shapeless botanic print dresses; and unlined, skin-baring point d’esprit separates. Many of the pieces were pressed with creases at odd places—several inches above the hem of trousers, down the side of a jacket, or all over in the case of a blue plissé dress.

Here are some of my favorite looks from the show!

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Did you like Michele’s approach? Let me know in the comments below!

Dining In The Lap Of Luxury!

We all know about the ever so famous Armani and Cavalli restaurants all over the globe that never disappoint!

Wee, most recently, some of the most sort after brands in luxury, seemed to have joined this bandwagon as well!

Think PRADA, GUCCI, TOD’S & RALPH LAUREN to name a few..here’s a bit more to keep you updated:

Ralph Lauren  In 2014 they expanded with a POLO Cafe opened at the first POLO label dedicated flagship store in New York.

Tod’s opened a sophisticated bar concept at its Milan flagship store which is exclusively dedicated to men.

Prada acquired earlier this year an iconic Milanese patisserie, Pasticceria-Marchesi

Gucci launched a Gucci Cafe concept in Seoul in 2013, followed by a Gucci American Bar at its new men’s only flagship store in Milan in the Brera district.

Have a look…Which one do you want to visit next?

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Prada Buys A Large Slice Of Milanese Pastry Shop Pasticceria Marchesi

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Gucci Reinvents The Heritage Print

Italy’s most coveted fashion label, Gucci, has recently taken it upon themselves to educate consumers on the heritage of its infamous Flora print, as featured in their cruise 2015 collection.

What’s so different about this you may ask?

This entire campaign has been executed through digital marketing! Yes you heard that right!

As part of an exciting new initiative, Gucci has roped in Canadian artist Kris Knight to reinterpret the flowered pattern with a modern touch to present the garments as more than just clothing.

So here’s how this digital campaign was executed:

-Gucci sent an email to its newsletter subscribers with the subject line “Introducing Flora Knight: A modern vision for our legendary floral print.

-The body of the email, consists of a  click-through to view a video of Mr. Knight in his studio in Toronto. Which then redirects you to the gucci website.

-What follows is a voice over of Mr Knight describing his life in the countryside. He continues to explain the inspiration of the pastel color palette presented in Gucci’s Cruise’15 collection

Here’s a look at a sneak peak of the video & the latest from Gucci’s Cruise’15 collection:

To view the entire video click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvme6K-7iwo

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My Must Have’s: Cocktail Shoes

In order to complete that flawless evening look, one of the most important essential’s is a showstopper pair of stunning Cocktail Shoes.

Be it an evening Gown, a playsuit, a cocktail dress or even a blazer suit. A gorgeous pair of shoes can certainly up your glamour quotient a notch or two above.

Here’s a look at some of the most gorgeous shoes I’ve stumbled upon lately:

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Don’t you just want them ALL? I know I do!

The Corset Belt: Go From Flab to Fab

How to go from Flab to FAB?

Have i got your attention now ladies?

For all you women who shy away from that sexy bodycon dress, here’s an accessory that’s not only stylish, but also serves as a tummy cover up.

Say hello to the CORSET BELT, I absolutely LOVE how this glams up an outfit almost as instantly as it hides those bulges! Definitely a wardrobe must have!