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FLAIR FOR FLARES


FLARES

Calvin Klein Jumper / Raquel Allegra Tank / Frame Highwaist Flares / Alexander McQueen Cage Heels / Yves Saint Laurent Mini Crossbody / Kenzo Cut Out Earrings / Tom Ford Lipstick


Whether it’s couture, high end or high street, wherever you look, the 70’s trend is well and truly alive and here to stay. Yeap, they’re Ah ha ha ha stayin’ alive.

See what I did there.

You might be scared to take your first bellbottomed step into the flared universe and rightly so. This is one area that can go horribly, horribly wrong. Finding the right proportion is difficult, especially if you’re vertically challenged like me. A more high waisted fit will help elongate you while heels will be a necessity, which makes them not the most practical of jeans, but still a silhouette that can earn it’s place in your denim rotation.

They may not be everyone’s disco ticket, but they’re a good alternative shape, maybe a bench player that only really gets play time when the favourites need a break.

Your skinny jeans have been good to you, they’ve been there for every wardrobe emergency, indecisive outfit moment and the after thought of your outfit on more than one occasion. They’re tired, so give them a break and put a little flare into your life!


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JUST BE COOL


Be Cool


 It’s finally here, the last day of Winter, well technically as I write this, it’s the last hour of Winter. And after a beautifully warm Winter day, my apartment is already slightly, uncomfortably warm. I’m officially terrified for the heatwave that is Summer to cook me to a very sweaty and uncomfortable crisp.

Until then, tomorrow marks phase one of trans seasonal dressing.

Without really knowing if the days are going to hot, cold or lukewarm, my clothing options are without a doubt going to become slightly confused over the next few weeks. I’m talking beanies with t-shirts and coats with sandals confused. This phase is mostly spent feeling too cold to take layers off, but too warm to have any extra on.

The timing of phase two really varies depending when we have that first really unseasonably warm day. The day that causes girls everywhere to think “I could be wearing shorts today.” What happens next? A false sense of security that fools you into pulling out their denim cut offs only to spend a few extremely uncomfortable days being unnecessarily cold.

The third and final phase? That glorious day when you pull on your bikini for the first time in 9 months, dip your toes into the crystal clear ocean, only to go running and screaming away from the freezing cold torture that is the ocean in spring.

By then, the sweaty, humidity of Summer will be welcomed with open arms.


Rag bone JEAN white t shirt / Helmut Lang leather pants / Christian Louboutin red pumps / Vivienne Westwood leather handbag / Casio watch / Bobble hat / Ray-Ban aviator