Wednesday, 30 January 2013

HIGHSTREET WISHLIST: 3 WAYS TO WEAR...

I LOVE this playsuit that is new stock in Topshop! I think it's mix of soft floral print with the contrasting binding around the neck and sleeves is stunning. I have decided to show you how I would wear it with other highstreet, affordable items that are on my wish list!
 1. Playsuit from Topshop. 2. Silver strappy pumps from ASOS. 3. Boxy black blazer from French Connection. 4. Silver cuff twin pack from ASOS. 5. Metallic tote bag from Marks and Spencer. 6. Silver spiral necklace from ASOS.

 1. Playsuit from Topshop. 2. Baby pink Vans with tan suede lacing from ASOS. 3. Sheer panelled white socks from ASOS. 4. Lilac droplet necklace from ASOS. 5. Cream leather punch out shopper bag from ASOS. 6. Metallic twist cuff by Cheap Monday.
1. Playsuit from Topshop. 2. Black leather platform courts from Topshop. 3. Black PU gilet from Oasis. 4. Gold buckle bangles from Accessorize. 5. Black tote bag from Warehouse. 6. Mesh ring necklace from Warehouse.

Annabel Xx

All outfits were put together by me using photos from the sites linked.

LIFE DRAWING WORKSHOP

Last Friday we had an illustration tutor from London College of Fashion come to uni and hold a life drawing workshop for our Fashion course. We have these every so often to help free up our hand and improve our drawing skills. We experimented with charcoal, pastels, markers, pencils and watercolours. The models wore various layers so that we could try drawing the different textures. The tutor seemed particularly impressed with my watercolour images.






 My favourite piece.




Hope you like them!
Annabel Xx

Monday, 21 January 2013

IF I WAS A RICH GAL: 3 OUTFITS I WOULD ADORE

I often torture myself looking at expensive clothing on Net-a-Porter and FarFetch despite not being able to afford it! I thought I would share with you some outfits that I have put together and that I wish I could own!...
1. Biker Style Rain Jacket by Wanda Nylon. 2. Suede Croc Panel Jacket by Philipp Plein. 3. Bronze Print T-shirt by Theyskens' Theory. 4. Leather Mini Skirt - Balenciaga. 5. Chain Link Web Necklace by Arielle De Pinto. 6. Large Metallic Tote by Stella Mccartney.
I am obsessed with this transparent biker jacket! Personally I would wear it layered over another jacket, either a dark colour or a vibrant colour. Also I think this Theyskens' Theory bronze t-shirt is wicked!
1. Beige Cape Collared Jacket by Maison Martin Margeila. 2. Scalloped Ballet Pump by Chloé. 3. Oversized Motif T-shirt by Stella Mccartney. 4. White Straight Leg Trouser by Burberry London. 5. Horse Hair Necklace by Bjorg 6.  Gold Pyramid Bag by Jil Sander.
I love people who dare to wear white in Winter. So you don't find yourself blending into the snow, jazz it up with this Jil Sander gold bag and this Margeila cape jacket!
1. Petrol Lamb Skin Jacket by Balmain. 2. Glitter Chelsea Boot by Opening Ceremony 3. Ombre Chain Bracelet by Luv Aj. 4. Black Wax Jeans by Helmut Lang. 5. Sheer Panelled T-shirt by Alexander Wang. 6. Chain Edged Glitter Clutch by Stella Mccartney.
This Balmain jacket is a stunning colour! I am looking into teals and petrol colours for my current design project at uni, I think they're beautiful. The glitter accessories dress up the outfit for a casual night out.

If only I could afford these outfits! Would love your feedback on my styling.

Annabel Xx

All outfits were put together by me using photos from the sites linked.

Saturday, 19 January 2013

I LOVE: SKY FERREIRA FOR SAINT LAURENT

Heidi Slimane's photographs of Sky Ferreira for Saint Laurent's pre-fall 2013 are gorgeous! The black and white filter really defines the textures in the collection as well as Sky's beauty! Some stunning imagery.

Annabel Xx

FAVOURITE LOOKS FROM MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK BERLIN

Here are some of my favourite looks from Mercedes-Benz Berlin Fashion Week A/W13...
I love the mixture of prints in these too looks from Lala Berlin's collection, particularly the sheer panels.
Here are two gorgeous outfits from Kilian Kerner. I love this wine colour and his fabric manipulation is striking. Plus, those half hand leather gloves are to die for!
Some neutral colour schemes from Vladimir Karaleev. I was particularly impressed with the sheer sleeves as a feature and also the wood platform shoes!
Two pieces really stood out to me from Stephan Pelger's range. These are some gorgeous wide leg, brown leather trousers and a metallic biker style jacket with over volumised, puff shoulders.

I was very impressed with the collections on display at Berlin Fashion Week and i am excited for what is expected to come for A/W13! I will keep you updated with all my opinions and let me know what you think!

Annabel Xx

Photos from Style.com

Thursday, 17 January 2013

PICTURE UPDATE

My Singer sewing machine back at home.
New boots from the River Island sale.
New vintage winter boots.
Fur collar from my sisters vintage brand on ASOS, Vboutique.
My 'Do it Yourself' presentation at uni.
Photography of my cars oil spill. Reminds me of the holographic trend.
Fashion books in my room. 
Magazine stack as a lamp stand.
What I wore; Coat - River Island, Tartan scarf- vintage, Box bag - TK Maxx, Chain - H&M
Somerset House for Tim Walker's exhibition.
Fabric samples for my uni project from Berwick Street, Soho.
New pro marker colours and inks for my fashion project.
Fashion magazines from London.
New Benefit make-up.

Annabel Xx