Valentino Couture SS17: Graceful Dreams

image.jpegNow sole creative director for Valentino, Pierpaolo Piccioli produced an exquisite, and kind of contemporary first couture collection. A dignified, alluringly pure and wistful collection that oozed grace. It was the return of the Grecian Goddess – flat leather sandals, flowing hair and modest yet feminine floor length column gowns, detailed with the most delicate, airy pleats. Continue reading

Chanel Couture SS17: Shimmered Reflections

image.jpegThe phrase ‘Mirror, Mirror, on the wall’ comes to mind! Why wouldn’t you want to be surrounded by mirrors if you looked that divine?! I absolutely loved the cool colour theme of this collection – dusty pinks, pastel greens, pale lemons and dashes of vibrant purple (my new favourite colour combo may now be lemon and silver). However, the dominant colour was icy silver. Continue reading

Christian Dior Couture SS17: Wondrous Woodland

imageSpring has sprung! An ethereal, charming and romantic woodland suited for beautiful, mythical creatures (the dream setting for my future wedding!). With no distinct colour palette – there was earthy, dusty tones with monochrome black and white and hints of glistening metallics. It was as though it was a cycle of day and night in a fairytale garden, full of life. Continue reading

Golden Globes 2017

All that glitters isn’t gold… its shimmering silver (well, there was a fair amount of gold, too). The red carpet was however dominated by a shiny silver colour palette with hints of gold tones, citrus yellows and romantic rose pinks. There was also a lot of glitz at this year’s Golden Globes – sparkling embellishment and applique, statement jewellery, exposed shoulders and plunging necklines. Continue reading