Main rules for wedding guests outfits are NOT to wear white/ivory/cream and try not to upstage the bride.
Here are a few new season dresses from Debenhams - not ivory or cream but can't promise that you won't outshine everyone there including the bride.
Shine bright in a Pearce Fiona sunny yellow gown £120
Don't have to catch the bride's bouquet. Wear your own florals with this Debut prom style dress £99
Everything is peachy in this Debut gown £125
White/cream may be a no no but black is becoming very popular at weddings. Here is the ultimate Little Black Occassionwear Dress from Debut £190
Accessories complete the outfit.
And there are no rules saying you can't accessorize in white/ivory and cream
Embedded with Swarovski Crystals, the Dulciefrom STORMis
a delicate timepiece with a beautiful multi chain strap. This luxurious
watch features a highly polished strap and case, which complements the
sparkle of the crystals to make it a girls best friend. Available now
The ongoing collaboration
between photographer Viviane Sassen and Acne Studios sees a milestone
with a new series of images for the Spring/Summer 2014 collection.
exploration of the intersection between art and fashion is visualised in
images dominated by a strong contrast between white and primary
Viviane Sassen is one of the most progressive figures in contemporary fashion photography. Her innovative and slightly surreal
style challenges conventions and expands the boundaries of fashion.
In 2007 Sassen received the Prix de Rome and in 2011 she was awarded the International Centre of Photography Infinity Award
for Applied and Fashion Photography.
In 2013 she exhibited in the Central Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. In late 2012, the first Viviane Sassen retrospective
exhibition was launched at the Huis Marseille museum in Amsterdam and is still touring to new cities.
The images will premiere in Paris during fashion week, where they will be seen on kiosks all over the city
night, H&M Studio, the new name for H&M’s seasonal collection
of key pieces, presented its autumn 2014 catwalk show during Paris
fashion week. Held at the Grand Palais in front of 600 guests, including
Miranda Kerr, Jessica Alba and Solange Knowles, models such as Andreea
Diaconu, Joan Smalls, Izabel Goulart and Saskia wore the look of the
season: nonchalant attitude of the 21st century, mixing feminine with
The collection will be available in around 250 stores
worldwide, as well as online, from September 4, 2014.
mood of the collection was dominated by a mix of feminine with
masculine, with slip dresses and draped tops worn under men’s blazers,
biker and aviator jackets.
Fabrics included silk crepe, silk satin, fine
cashmere and velvet. Fake fur coats added texture with detailing from
sequin and stone embroidery.
the show, the historical Grand Palais was transformed into an abstract
cityscape, with graphic architectural lines and billboards punctuating
the space. At the head of the space was a stage, on which the upcoming
French star HollySiz gave a live performance throughout the show.
H&M Studio is the new name for
H&M’s key seasonal fashion collection. With its own dedicated design
team, each season H&M Studio will offer a limited-edition
collection of the hottest looks and statement pieces.
Actress Rose Byrne will be the next recipient of theWomen In Film Max Mara Face of the Future Award®in recognition of her outstanding acting achievement and embodiment
of style and grace. She will be honored at the 2014 Women In Film
Crystal + Lucy Awards® on Wednesday, June 11th at
Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, California.
Emmy and Golden
Globe nominated Rose Byrne has established herself as a rising star of
the big screen. In addition to starring on
the critically acclaimed television show "Damages" for five seasons,
Byrne's film credits include "Bridesmaids," "Get Him to the Greek,"
"Insidious," "Place Beyond the Pines" and "Troy."
She will next be seen in "Neighbors," "This is Where I Leave You," and
The Women In Film Max Mara Face of the Future Award®,
inaugurated at Women In Film’s 2006 Crystal + Lucy Awards®, is given to
an actress who is experiencing a turning point in her career
through her work in the film and television industries, through her
contributions to the community at large, in recognition of her
outstanding achievements, and her embodiment of style and grace. Past
recipients have been Hailee Steinfeld, ChloëGrace Moretz, Katie Holmes, Zoë Saldana, Elizabeth Banks, Ginnifer Goodwin, Emily Blunt and Maria Bello.
Danish brand Skagen has opened two new stand alone stores in London –
one in Westfield White City and the other in Westfield Stratford.
Providing an insight to the Danish lifestyle the brand stocks products
from watches and jewellery to leather bags and accessories. With a glass front,
the brand goes for stylish minimalism but defnintely not plain.
This season, designer Omar Mansoor synonymous to couture eveningwear decided
to show his newly launched prêt line at London Fashion Week, giving us all hope
of actually owning one of his creations.
For AW14 Mansoor chose a romantic colour palette of high contrasting
black, ivory and ruby red taking his inspiration from the traditional English
wedding colour scheme.
Combining eastern crafting techniques with western silhouettes, the
collection includes delicate embroidery, layers of sheer fabrics, asymmetrical
hemlines and dramatic necklines symbolising fun, and the celebration of beauty.
His prêt line includes the on trend jumpsuits with both full length
trousers and shorts. Fabrics used are silk jersey, crepes and sheer nets
blended with Lycra.
But mansoor can’t help adding one of his evening gowns in to the
Some of the collection are available at Amaka in London’s Westfield Designer Village
and Creativations Chelsea on London’s Fulham Road.
Contact Omar himself if you fancy owning one of his creations.
Get ready for your summer holidays and start checking out Debenhams' gorgeous swimwear:
Combining a pink floral design with a monochrome graphic print is Red Herring Aztec Tropical collection. Above is the bustier top £18, high waist bottoms £14, and matching Backpack £29.50
Colour blocking is Principles colour block swimsuit £30 and Triangles kaftan £39.50. The black panel at the side of the swimsuit gives the illusion of a slimmer body.
Reger by Janet Reger photo floral kimono £40, Photo floral top £29.50, Photo floral high waist bottoms with skirt £26
The first three swimwear kept to the light pink/coral colour palette whilst Butterfly by Matthew Williamson enters in to the tropical rain forest greens with its Leaf collection.
Bikinis are not just for the slimmer figure as the above Shadow twist bandeau top £29.50 and Shadow ruched bottoms £18 live up to its 'Gorgeous' name brand in plus sizes. Teamed with matching kimono.
All soon to be available from Debenhams stores and online:
Model and presenter Ashley James (of the Made in Chelsea fame) taking a break from all the catwalk shows and chilling out aboard the Shopcade party bus outside London Fashion Week Somerset House. Ashley's dress is from Mink Pink.
Conceptual artist Pandemonia looked fresh in spring green on the front row of the Basharatyan V catwalk show.But where's her dog Snowy??
All in white was milliner Tracy Rose on the front row waiting for the Zeynep Tosun show to begin.
At the J. JS Lee catwalk show, Tracy Rose, milliner and co-author of Fashion Fabulous London was looking fabulous herself in one of her creations - the Seashell hat with blue organza fabric attached representing the sea. Check out the matching sea shell handbag!
On the front row of the Ones To Watch show, conceptual artist Pandemonia and presenter Prince Cassius were also the ones to watch! Both were having a great hair day, but then again they always do! Pandemonia with a hint of pink and Prince with his amazing 'Fro style.
Classically trained Soprano Natalie Coyle was also on front row of the 'Ones To Watch'. She couldn't resist cuddling Pandemonia's dog Snowy.
The Made In Chelsea cast were out in full force at the Ong-Oaj Pairam show : Binky, Louise and Mark-Francis