We catch up with six style influencers from the US, Australia and the UK to find out what #TheOne coat is for each of them.
The Style Guide
Compared with the immediacy of, say, a thigh-grazing miniskirt, the allure of an ankle-length number is much more of a slow burn, especially if you’ve spent hours toning your pins in the Bikram studio. But once you break down how to style a maxi skirt, this length becomes even more versatile than its shorter sister.
From the moment the cosmopolitan Sarkies Brothers opened the doors of the celebrated Raffles hotel in 1887, Singapore has been a firm fixture on the itinerary of every intrepid traveller. Packing for your Singapore Holidays is, of course, one of the most important parts of your trip.
The four wardrobe changeovers required for the distinct seasons of the Northern Hemisphere don’t really apply Down Under and so the question of how to dress for Australian seasons can be inherently complex. Of course, there is a definite joy to be found in the more temperate yearly climate, but this also calls for some strategic forward planning.
The question of how to wear sneakers has become a refreshingly unexpected one. Although athleisure has been big business on the runways for awhile, designers are now fixing a more nuanced lens on the trend. Using appliquéd slip-on sneakers, for example, Alessandro Michele has shifted gears at Gucci to merely hint at sporty lines, rather than following the head-to-toe athletic approach.
To find out what #TheOne shoe is around the world, we took a walk with some of the fashion’s most stylish bloggers to find out what #TheOne shoe is for each of them.
We get it; really, we do. You’ve spent the past several seasons quietly amassing a wardrobe of black and white basics that are chic, versatile and, well, safe, and getting dressed has never been simpler. Now fashion’s recent monochrome moment is making way for vivid colours, and a closet full of Pantone brights can seem far more challenging.
As the Melbourne Fashion Festival 2017 came to an end, we invited four Australian Fashion and Lifestyle bloggers to give their view on the most coveted collections and trends from runway shows. And tell us who, in their opinion, the most cutting-edge Australian designers are right now.
How to go about packing for your London holiday? It’s a question surely being entertained by many more Australians following Qantas’ announcement of Australia’s very first direct flight to the UK. And it's a huge leap from the dark days of 1947 when Qantas launched its first flight to London,
Marlon Brando’s style was nothing if not authentic. His most characteristic style moment was, paradoxically, a time when no one in the world knew what he was wearing — the year was 1973, and the occasion was the Oscars, indeed, one of fashion’s biggest nights. Being called up to receive his award for Best Actor for his role in The Godfather, Brando was nowhere to be seen.
The question of how to wear velvet now feels a little like a 70s time warp, but it actually carries all the promise of a refreshingly new idea. This is because, as fashion charts increasingly experimental territory, designers have begun to reinterpret velvet for all seasons.
Metallic clothing might sound intimidating, but it can actually be incredibly stylish if balanced in just the right way. In fact, metallic fans have always approached these hues as if they were neutrals – because when you think about it, a metallic top does tend to anchor an outfit in much the same way that a white T-shirt does
Whether you’re driving cross-country or just across the border, putting together a road trip planner for your American adventure can help you develop a roster of relaxed pieces for the road. The ideal fashion for your US road trip will vary, of course, depending on whether you plan to explore historic landmarks on foot or simply stick to DJ duty in the passenger seat.
The return of hoop earrings is upon us. You remember them, don’t you? The gold hoops, small or large, dangling from every 90s icon’s ears. After building up steam since their muted comeback in 2012, the revival of the hoop earring trend has entered full swing
In his paean to the daily constitutional, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami quipped that ‘pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.' Running puts your body through hell — anyone who says it doesn’t isn’t doing it right, but making the right choices when deciding what to wear running can make a big difference.