The Thighs the Limit

 

Thigh high boots have long been associated with Julia Roberts’ character in ‘Pretty Woman’ and while I would never mind being mistaken for her, (not gonna happen) ‘working girl’ looks will not be on my list of styles to channel in the immediate future! With this is mind, finding the right pair of thigh high boots is a very delicate operation. You may have noticed that celebs from Miranda Kerr to Theresa May – YES, the home secretary, have all been rocking this seasons must have footwear. The thing is, Theresa May carries them off well, so as long as you know how to wear them, there’s a style to suit everyone.

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Theresa May and Miranda Kerr rocking the look.

 

 

We find the best and easiest way to wear thigh highs is with your most relaxed clothes, these boots do ALL the talking so the rest of your outfit can chill. Millie Mackintosh and Lily Aldridge, with her 3.1 Phillip Lim boots, nail it. 

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Millie Mackintosh and Lily Aldridge 

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3.1 Phillip Lim boots £520 

Kate Hudson and Penelope Cruz wear a suede style which can make the look much softer. Get their look with these styles from Opening Ceremony and ASOS. 

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Kate Hudson and Penelope Cruz 

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Opening Ceremony Boots £543 from MyTheresa.com and ASOS slouchy ‘Kayleigh’ boot with stud detail £75.

Kate Moss also fly’s the thigh boot flag for Stuart Weitzman’s new collection, which is available in a wide range of colours.

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Kate Moss looking super glam. Stuart Weitzman boots £425

 

Whatever you do, make sure they’re a snug fit on the leg, these boots can make your pins seem endless and slim as long as you get the fit right. Get it wrong, and you will add unnecessary bulk.

Miley Cyrus has a tiny frame and these boots do nothing to flatter her, the lack of clothing is also a massive example of how NOT to wear thigh highs – even if you are a global superstar. 

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Christina Miliani and Miley Cyrus venturing into the ‘no go zone’.

 

We love RiRi and she does carry the look well with her body suit from her own collection at River Island, but it is bordering on fancy dress – sorry! If you did want to try this look may we suggest the simple addition of some opaque tights? It’s chilly out there at the moment!

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RiRi on a night out with her thigh high numbers.

 

If your style is slightly tougher, take a leaf out of Gwen Stefani’s book and go for leather with a chunky heel against skinny jeans or combats for the ultimate in casual cool. We found a great version of Gwen’s from Topshop. 

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Gwen, as always looking fab and Topshop ‘Commander’ boots £150

 

For a completely vegan option without compromising on style, try Stella McCartney’s, perforated leather look, thigh high boots. Blake Lively strutted the red carpet in these at the beginning of the year and certainly made a statement. The really good news is that if you head over to Net-a-Porter, these exact boots are available to buy now and have been reduced from £715 to £429 a saving of 40%.

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Blake Lively on the red carpet. Stella McCartney boots on the runway

 

Good luck venturing into thigh high territory and we’d love it if you tweeted us your pictures of you in your boots and how you’ve styled yourselves @BangTidyStyling .

Jemma x

 

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It’s a Hat Trick

When it comes to hats, we at BangTidyStyling are huge fans.  As well as totally changing or creating a look, they hide a bad hair day and keep your head warm on frosty mornings (sometimes even we like to be practical!).

This Autumn/Winter we have seen three main contenders for the hat crown.

 

The Beanie: It’s functional, can be picked up really cheaply and there are a huge variety around. Wear it slouchy a la Emma Stone or upright for a 90s vibe as seen on bezzies Cara and Ri Ri.  A bright colour or pattern adds a pop to a dull winter day, neutral colours are easy to wear, or go for an embellished beanie to add a feminine edge to a traditionally masculine look.

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Above: Emma Stone and Rosie Huntingdon Whitely

Victoria Beckham sent huge over sized beanies down the runway, but our fave high street picks are from Pull and Bear and River Island.

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Above: Beanie by Victoria Beckham

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Above: Cara Delevingne

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Above: Rihanna

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Above: Pull and Bear £16 and River Island £18

 

 

The Seventies Floppy Hat: It’s just not going to go away and with celebs such as Rachel McAdams, Nicole Richie and Kate Moss making it look so good, it’s no surprise why. The floppy hat will add a little boho cool to your look.

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Above: Rachel McAdams, Nicole Richie and Kate Moss.

Below: Fashion favourite, Suki Waterhouse, pairs hers with a camel coat and short skirt for Farrah Fawcett sass.

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There are lots of great floppy hats around on the high street right now.

 

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Above: Miss Selfridge £28

Below: Whistles £60

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The Fedora: Adds some authority to your outfit.  Pair with a girly dress or coat for a strong feminine vibe. Mary-Kate Olsen knows how to work the look for the red carpet and preppy princess Ms Chung pairs hers with a Burberry trench.

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Above: Mary-Kate Olsen

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Above: Alexa Chung

Paul Smith have a good selection as do Topshop.

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Above: Paul Smith £85

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Above: Topshop £30

Whatever headgear makes you happy this season be sure it fits well.  Running across the road after your hat is stolen by a gust of wind is not such a good look. Amazon.co.uk do great hat adjusting pads you can add in for the perfect fit.

Helen x

 

Brit Gals Got It Covered

Last month we were lucky enough to be asked to create an exhibition for Intu Trafford Centre in conjunction with Vogue, as part of their 15 year anniversary celebrations. We recreated modern day takes on the past 15 years of British Vogue September covers. Which got me thinking, if you could choose any modern day British Vogue cover look what would it be and what do the Brit cover girls themselves think?

Alexa Chung on the October 2013 cover of Vogue, looks stunning in an off-white silk evening dress with black ribbon belt by Dior Haute Couture.  See below.

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One of my personal all time fave looks was her March 2010 cover, classic white shirt, black jacket and those Chanel clogs that sparked a trend for clogs galore, didn’t we all buy a variation?! See below.

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But what about the cover Star herself, what is her favourite Vogue Cover? It was March 1993, shot by Corinne Day, Kate Moss in a Chanel corset, Chung says “The ultimate waif on a cover that perfectly encapsulates that era.” See below.

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Kate Moss has graced a huge 32 Vogue covers in total. My favourite was in June 2012 wearing Versace, posing with a rope looking fierce and ready for the Olympic games that were about to commence.  See below.

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With such a huge amount of covers to her name, we have to give a mention to Moss channelling one of our favourite Brit men, Bowie, in May 2003. See below.

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And what about Ms Moss’ favourite cover look? Well as well as choosing the very same as Alexa (if i was her I’d probably pick one of me too!) she also favoured August 1991, which featured a high summer looking Linda Evangelista photographed by Patrick Demarchelier. See below.

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When it comes to Vogue girls, one of the most unlikely to grace the cover was Cheryl Cole. But with a total style turnaround and capturing the hearts of the nation via her X factor judging role and ditching her cheating hubby, she has now graced two covers. Here is her cover from September 2010. See below.

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Jemma’s favourite Brit cover girls include 2007 cover lovelies, Agness Dyne and Sophie Dahl.  In November 2007, Dahl wore a Louis Vuitton biker jacket and was photographed by Regan Cameron. Those signature pouting red lips and dark roots make her the ultimate brit blonde bombshell. See below.

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Agness Deyn, everyone’s favourite Yorkshire lass, was a the perfect summer cover girl, shot by Nick Knight, looking fresh and bright in June 2007. See below.

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We’d love to know your personal Vogue favourites so please leave a comment below or feel free to tweet us @bangtidystyling.

 

I hope you have enjoyed some of our favourite Vogue covers. Check out all the looks from our Intu Trafford Vogue cover exhibition on our instagram @bangtidystyling.

Helen x

 

Go with the Frow

When it comes to London Fashion Week who is sitting with who and wearing what on the front row is as important as the collections themselves. I for one can’t wait to see what the chosen ones are wearing on the frow (that’s front row to you and me). The frowers are usually a perfect blend of VIP, beauty, talent and what ever is hot right now. They are perfectly selected to create just the right amount of fabulousness. 

Here is my pick of the best frows of London Fashion Week 2013.

The Burberry show is always a hot ticket, and what a crowd it pulled in. Paloma Faith, Sienna Miller and Suki Waterhouse (some of our fave ladies here at Bang Tidy Styling) looked stunning as they watched the show. See below:

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Everyone’s favourite member of One Direction, Harry, was looking all re styled and grown up whilst having a little flirt with Sienna (lucky girl!) at the same show. See below:

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Topshop Unique’s show is always awash with celebrities and this year they out did themselves. Ellie Golding, Pixie Geldof, Daisy Lowe, Samantha Barks and Suki Waterhouse were a shimmering array of young starlets. See below:

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London Fashion Week staple, Kate Moss also attended with mini Moss, 10 year old, daughter, Lila. They both looked the epitome of cool. See below:

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Mossy and Co. looked engrossed as the show began. See below:

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Hot off their recent comeback hype, the original Sugababes, Siobhan Donaghy, Keisha Buchanan and Mutya Buena looked good at the PPQ presentation in prints and embellishment. See below:

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The Beckhams gleamed at they attended The LFW Global Fund and British Fashion Council Party arm in arm. See below:

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The pick of the crop this season belongs to Mulberry.  Actress Rebecca Hall, Alexa Chung and actor Douglas Booth looked positively perfect on the frow. See below:

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The right amount of elegance and style – just frowbulous!

Helen x

 

Club to Catwalk

 

A few weeks ago Helen and I were sent invites to check out the ‘Club to Catwalk’ exhibition at the V&A in South Kensington. This was right up our street, predominantly based on the 1980’s fashion and club scene, we were there before you could say ‘Karma chameleon’! 

It was an era when the underground club culture went far beyond the club doors reinventing fashion world wide. The V&A plays host to more than 90 outfit’s that are on display from design talents including John Galliano, Vivienne Westwood and Katherine Hamnett, together with accessories by Stephen Jones and Patrick Cox.

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Some pieces on display at the exhibiton 

 

The Catwalk section gives us a snapshot, of the most creative designers working in London in the 1980’s with a display of Blitz denim jackets. Other cases display a substantial amount of menswear by influential designers, Jasper Conran, Paul Smith and Willy Brown who dressed one of my fav 80’s bands, Duran Duran….oh yeah! 

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Duran Duran back in the day.

 

One of the best parts of this exhibition was ‘Bodymap’, founded in 1982 by Stevie Stewart and David Holah. Their blend of form fitting knits, layered stretch jersey and rhythmic print had, as one fashion editor puts it, ‘sprung from the streets, sharpened in the clubs’.

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Bodymap crew.

We also loved the John Galliano menswear ensembles from his 1985 Fallen Angel collection along with a pink muslin dress from 1986.

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A piece from the John Galliano ‘Fallen Angel’ collection.

 

The club goes hand in hand with the catwalk as it was the club where people of similar tastes, could mix and experiment, in a safe non-judgemental environment. Looks on display include the individual expression of Taboo, to the dance influenced looks of aciiiiiiiid house! Taboo got its name because ‘there’s nothing you can’t do there’. Leigh Bowery became the ringmaster of a carnivalesque nightspot where parodying the norms of everyday life and ‘fashion’ was encouraged. Clothes designed and worn by him are featured along with fetish wear by Pam Hogg and Vivienne Westwood.

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Leigh Bowery in some of his many flaymboyant outfits and with ‘Taboo’ regular, Boy George.

 

The atmosphere of friendly and fun clubs like Shoom and Spectrum began to be reflected in much more casual styles being worn, baggy t-shirts, dungarees and not forgetting a big yellow smiley!

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‘Party people’, spot a very young Clive Henry, far right!

 

You’ll notice there’s also a small club-like area within the space that streams music and film footage of clubs from the 1980’s compiled by Jeffery Hinton.

All-in-all this is a great little exhibition if you’re fanatical about fashion and how it’s strong fusion with music, made the 80’s a great era. Club to Catwlk is in conjunction with Toni&Guy and is just £5. You’ve also got a bit of time as it’s on until February 2014, to book visit www.vam.ac.uk or call 02079077073.

 

Rave safe kids!

Jemma x

 

Hair To Stay

Festival season seems nothing but a distant memory now, especially with the autumnal winds blowing their gusty force over us this last week.

While musical highlights for me (since you’re so interested) included: Rudimental at Bestival, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake at Wireless and of course the Rolling Stones at Glastonbury,  one thing I was very happy to see was the ‘Tigi’ pop-up hair salon. This little mecca of the most innovative hair stylists is, in a word, BRILLIANT. Hair can be tricky at the best of times but when you’re running from stage to stage to catch the acts that you love, along with jumping around in the mosh pits, it’s nice to know the hair is looking goooood!

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Some of the styling crew in action.

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Happy customers.

The Tigi pop-up hair salon is situated backstage and they will style/cut your hair exactly how you like. You’ll even bump into the odd celeb. We spotted The Saturday’s Molly King looking super stylish along with Pixie Lott and a plethora of other celebs with extra glam hair, including the stunning Laura Whitmore.

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Star Spotting!

With so many hair products on the market, Tigi itself being divided up into 3 brands. ‘Catwalk’ for the sophisticated woman leading a fashion savvy lifestyle, ‘S-Factor’ inspired by celebrity hair styles, smooth, shiny and glamorous or ‘Hair Reborn’ for the most discerning client who desires the ultimate in luxurious hair care performance. Whatever your styling needs be rest assured their highly skilled creative team will find the right products and looks for you!

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Tigi products (above) and satisfied customers striking a pose. 

 

 If you’d like your own taste of the ‘Tigi’ styling experience, follow this link below to find your nearest salon: http://www.tigiprofessional.com/en-gb/salons 

Jemma x

Summer’s Greatest Hits

So it’s officially Autumn and I’m still clinging to my sandals and bare legs because summer clothing is what I love. Give me floaty dresses and espadrilles over coats and boots any day. As we ease ourselves into cooler temperatures I am taking a look at the best dressed ladies of Summer 2013.

A talented Brit with bags of elegance and style is Anna Friel, pictured here in this uber feminine blue and white floral dress, she gets my vote for the best garden party dress:

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Always glamourous and on trend is actress and beauty Rachel Bilson, dressed in Marc Jacobs, she works relaxed formal wear to a tee:

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For laid back summer style, Amber Heard and Miranda Kerr know how to work it in floaty dresses, statement shades and Panama hats:

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The red carpet dress of the summer for me was super cute Carey Mulligan, pictured here with Baz Luhrmann at The Great Gatsby premiere, wearing Dior Haute Couture:

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Jemma and I love a good jumpsuit and US actress, Zoe Salanda made this Balmain denim dream look amazing:

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Jessica Stam oozed ladylike glamour in a checked dress with floral hem by Oscar De La Renta and peep toe platforms:

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Jemma’s best dressed ladies included the Queen of the Court, Kim Sears. She could do know wrong with her fashion choices, and that glossy mane, as she cheered on her Wimbledon hero, Andy Murray. Pictured here in a Victoria Beckham dress and Mulberry Willow bag:

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Jemma loves Suki Waterhouse’s style and she was definitely one of the summers coolest dressed, we adore her festival outfit choices, including this Glasto winning combo:

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I don’t think anyone can deny that the yummiest of all the Mummies (and another one of Jemma’s faves) this summer has to be Sienna Miller from festival to red carpet she always steals the show pictured here at Glastonbury and on the red carpet, in Matthew Williamson, at the TV BAFTAS:

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My newest girl crush has to be Lily Collins, with Phil Collins as her Dad, a glittering career in Hollywood ahead of her and a wardrobe to die for, she is definitely set to become a tour de force. Pictured below in a selection of red carpet looks:

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As you pull your favourite wooly jumpers on I hope these hotties have warmed up your day!

Helen x

David Bowie is?

 

When Helen and I got tickets to go to the ‘David Bowie is’ exhibition at South Kensington’s V&A museum we leapt at the chance (did we mention it was in partnership with Gucci?!) Bowie is the perfect fusion of pop, surrealism, fashion and creativity. With over 300 objects carefully selected and brought together for the first time by co-curators, Victoria Broackes and Geoffrey Marsh, we weren’t disappointed. Exhibits included everything from hand written lyrics, fashion, original costumes, photography and album artwork.

On arrival we excitedly collected our ‘Sennheiser’ audio guides which enhanced the experience to another dimension. They had been carefully developed to integrate all sound material into the tour so each exhibit and screen that was approached, would give you an experience that worked all your senses. Technical stuff ya!

So the fashion, WELL, here’s a small selection of our fav’s. The first iconic piece we were greeted with was the incredible Kansai Yamamoto striped bodysuit that was used for the Aladden Sane tour. Not able to initially afford original designs by Yamamoto, Bowie enlisted the help of friends Natasha Korniloff and Freddie Burretti, to create cheaper versions of Yamamoto’s signature body suits and platforms. Of course, after the success of Ziggy Stardust, Bowie approached Yamamoto and commissioned a set of even more flamboyant stage costumes for the Aladden Sane tour. These outfits, inspired by the style of Japanese samurai and kabuki actors are sculptural, eye-catching and quite simply outrageous! 

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Kansai Yamamoto striped bodysuit for the Aladden Sane tour with photograph by Masayoshi Sukita (1973)

Another incredibly eye catching piece was the Ziggy Stardust jumpsuit designed by Freddie Burretti. Worn when he performed, for the first time, the single ‘Starman’ from his album ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars’. This was a moment that changed rock music and youth culture forever. Appearing on national TV with bright orange hair and wearing a large quantity of make up, Bowie had taken inspiration from the ‘droogs’ street gang in Stanley Kubrick’s film adaptation of ‘A Clockwork Orange’.  Ziggy’s out of this world look and sexual ambiguity, created a shift in pop culture.

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Ziggy Stardust jumpsuit designed by Freddie Burretti.

 

One of the most iconic pieces for me was the Natasha Korniloff, ‘Pierrot’ costume, designed for the Scary Monsters…(and Super Creeps) album cover shoot, and of course, the Ashes to Ashes music video. It was there, right in front of me, shining with all its silvery glory.

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Pierrot costume by Natasha Korniloff with photograph by Brian Duffy (1980)

 

When you’re David Bowie you can collaborate with any fashion designer and that’s pretty much what he does. Having his pick of the fashion bunch he’s collaborated with everyone from Thierry Mugler, Issy Miyake, Hedi Slimane and Giorgio Armani but his partnership with Alexander McQueen when making the Union Jack coat is nothing short of iconic. It’s a fusion of punk aesthetic and expert tailoring learnt by McQueen in his Saville Row day’s. The coat was used for the ‘Earthling’ album cover in 1997 – the same year Spice Girl, Geri Halliwell, wore her iconic union jack dress to the Brit Awards, which begs the question, who copied who??

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Alexander McQueen Union Jack coat, photograph by Frank W Ockenfels (1997)

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Geri Halliwell in the now famous Union Jack dress at The Brits (1997)

 

As well as seeing all of this iconic fashion treasure we were treated (via our audio guides) to narrative by Bowie himself and old performance footage of the main man on Top of the Pops. It felt somewhat voyeuristic, almost like you were listening in on someone else’s conversation which is great as those who know me will be aware of the fact I’m super nosey! 

The final section celebrates Bowie as a pioneering performer both on stage and in film. An immersive audio-visual space projects some of Bowie’s most ambitious videos including DJ and The Hearts Filthy Lesson. David Bowie is, concludes with a display of striking performance and fashion photography, taken by photographers Helmut Newton, Herb Ritts and John Rowlands, all nicely juxtaposed with a collage of visual projections showing Bowie’s immense creative influence and presence in music, fashion and contemporary and visual culture. 

Perhaps one of the most recognisable images of Bowie is the photograph from the Aladden sane cover. This was Ziggy Stardust in all his glory, complete with ‘lighting flash’ design on the face, a look that has been copied by celebrities all over the world including Lady GAGA and Kate Moss on the cover of Vogue in May 2003.

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Kate Moss Vogue cover 2003, Lady GAGA and David Bowie on the Aladden Sane cover.

 

In a nutshell this exhibition is well worth a visit but you’ll have to get your skates on as it finishes on August 11th. Opening times are every day from 10am-17.45. If you don’t have a chance to make it down then make sure you do catch a specially made film for the David Bowie is exhibition, which can be viewed on the V&A Channel www.vam.ac.uk/channel featuring exclusive interviews with Daphne Guinness, Jeremy Deller and Thurston Moore.

If you’re reading this from Canada you’ll be happy to know David Bowie is, will tour to Art Gallery of Ontario from 25th September to 27th November 2013 followed by the Museum of Image and Sound, Sao Paulo from January 28th to 21st April 2014.

 

And finally…A live Nationwide Cinema Event: David Bowie is Happening Now, is actually happening on Tuesday 13th August nationwide across cinemas to celebrate the huge success of the exhibition. Click here for more info http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/d/david-bowie-is-happening-now-a-live-nationwide-cinema-event/ 

Lots to sing and dance about so on that note ‘Lets Dance’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4d7Wp9kKjA 

Jemma x

To Culotte or Not?

Whether you like it or not the culotte is back. If Hollywood’s golden girl Jennifer Lawrence, pop’s hottest starlet Rita Ora and super model turned actress Mila Jovovich are doing it, it means it’s in.  

At Couture Fashion Week numerous fashion editors and lovies were strutting along culotted up to the max and the trend was spotted on the runways of Marni, Etro and Rag and Bone.

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Above: Rita Ora wears Culottes by Topshop Boutique and Jennifer Lawrence wears Dior.

Though the thought of culottes reminds me slightly of my childhood Brownie uniform (not my finest fashion moment) this effortlessly chic silhouette is perfect for just about any occasion and they are surprisingly easy to wear. Imagine the benefits of a midi skirt with the added bonus of free movement and a sure-fire guarantee of no gust-of-wind Marilyn moments. If you are worried about how to style them just treat culottes as you would a midi skirt. The more accessible versions are of the floaty and not form-fitting, which you can wear now with sandals and a simple tee, and as we move into Autumn with a knee high boot and chunky jumper for a more retro look. Tailored options are great for the office, with a blazer and blouse, or take your culottes out on the town with a killer stiletto and slinky blouse. Short versions make a great alternative for those not quite ready to go the whole hog a la Miss Ora.

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Above: Actresses Leelee Sobieski and Mila Jovovich elegantly work the look.

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Above: Kourtney Kardashian does short culottes.

Here are our pick of the very best around:

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Asos scarf print culottes on sale at £20.

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Mid length tailored culottes at Topshop, £38.

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Camel Culottes by MSGM, £199.

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Floral print culottes by Topshop, £38.

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Navy blue wool culottes by Sophie Hulme, £300.

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Mini culottes by Asos, £12.

Go forth and drop it like it’s culotte!

Helen x

 

 

Celebrity Deuce

So he did it! Yes, Andy Murray, the man from Dunblane who since last year’s tennis final has warmed the nation’s hearts -only went and won the Wimbledon Men’s tennis final and for that we salute him! It’s events like this that really do bring the nation together and make you feel proud to be British. I was tensely glued to the screen throughout the final but I’d be lying if I said it was ALL down to the tennis….

 

This year the fashion pack were out in full force and whether they were seated in the players box or the Royal box ‘Centre Court’ should be re-named ‘Centre Catwalk’.

 

Kim Sears is now Wimbledon’s First Lady and let’s face it, she may play safe with her fashion choices but she never puts a fashion foot wrong. With a wardrobe that spans high street to high end and the Mulberry Willow bag that she’s rarely seen without, we’ll be seeing a lot more of Kim on our fashion pages methinks…Maybe a new Mulberry ‘Kim’ bag??

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Kim in the floral print, ‘ Zara’ dress that has virtually sold out and been very popular on various celebs ,including the likes of Holly Willoughby. The ‘Victoria Beckham’ mint lace dress, £925, that Kim wore to cheer on her partner to victory. Last shot, Kim in a monochrome look with a burst of summer sun with a bright orange jacket.

 

Although heavily pregnant Kate was watching from the comfort of her sofa this year, her sister Pippa made sure she was flying the Middleton style flag in a stripy ‘Temperley’ number with new squeeze Nico Jackson.

 

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One surprise of the day was Victoria Beckham’s, Louis Vuitton’s’ negligee dress. Quite a racy choice of outfit for an afternoon of sport in SW19, and not normally one to miss an opportunity of wearing one of her own creations. Still, she looked stunning as per!

 

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Novak Djokovic was a very gracious runner up and seeing his girlfriend, Jelena Ristic, congratulate Andy Murrays mum after his victory, I couldn’t help but let out a heart felt ‘awww’. Although her outfit on centre court couldn’t really compete with Kim Sears, the dress she wore that evening at Djokovic’s charity gala dinner beat everyone hands down!

 

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The navy and white stripes are so striking and the nip in at the waist gives the perfect silhouette. Also how amazing does Kate Hudson look in this black gothic creation? Nicely accessorised with her beau, ‘Muse’ frontman, Matt Bellamy and mum Goldie Hawn.

 

My personal fashion favourite of the day though has to be Suki Waterhouse, in a beautiful vintage Ossie Clark dress and retro style sunglasses. I LOVE IT. Her boyfriend isn’t bad either, although you’d be forgiven for thinking that her current partner, Bradley Cooper, was there with just his bromance buddy, Gerard Butler, Suki was in fact tentatively by his (other) side.

 

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Bradley and Gerard both dressed up for the event in their finest summer suits in this season’s, very popular pale shades of blue. 

 

Another popular suit colour trending for the men this year is pink, and Amir Khan did a fine job of showing off his Gatsby-esque  style in this ensemble with new wife Faryal.

 

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Although they had been performing the night before at London’s Hyde Park, ‘Rolling Stone’ Ronnie Wood covered up any signs of late night partying with these on trend, mirrored, Ray Ban ‘Aviators’. A staple in everyone’s wardrobe this year from Cara Delavingne to the fore-mentioned Ronnie. I will most definitely be purchasing a pair!

 

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Right I’m off to enjoy this sun while it lasts! (Please last)

 

Jemma x