Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Vanessa Willams Looking Stunning is Red

By: Favour Ajayi
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The very stylish 50 year-old former Desperate Housewife looks stunning in a red dress at the National Corporate Theatre Fund 2013 Awards Gala in New York on Monday night. 


The star looked stunning in a bright red dress by Azadeh which showed off her incredible figure to perfection as she posed next to social networker, George Takei. 



At 50, it probably isn't always easy to always get it right, but the actress who played Creative Director turn Editor-In-Chief of Mode Magazine, Wilhelmina Vivian Slater in the American TV Series Ugly Betty, always manage to look knock out, proving that one can never stop looking great even without botox.

You Go Girl !!! 




































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Friday, 26 April 2013

Spring Trend - Floral and Print. Make A Fashion Statement!

By: Favour Ajayi
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For me, Spring is finally here and this Spring everything from Floral to Panelled stripe, Checker print, Ombre print, Animal print and even Africa print happens to be everywhere. Even across the global fashion week for SS13, Collections from the likes of Gucci, Tom Ford, Burberry, Whithney Eve, David Korma, Ted Baker, Isabel Marant, Dries Van Noten, Hackett, Zegna and Diesel Black Gold included print or floral designs.

Ranging from print pants to skirts, trousers, dresses, top and blazers. Fortunately, with all this availability it can't be missed. Bear in mind that when a print skirt, pant or trouser has multiple colours (which is usually the case) it can be hard to understand the best way to wear your print outfit. Well, you just need to follow the tips below and you're on your way to making your own fashion statement. Celebrities have already taken this on board. Get inspiration from some of my favourite. 



Check out the selections below.


For Her...

Skirts
Fairground Let's Twist Again Tube Skirt (£69)



Les Prairies De Paris Pairs Paris Skirt in Africa Print (£170)



ASOS Pencil Skirt in Floral Baroque Print (£22)


ASOS Pencil Skirt in Panelled Stripe (£22)


ASOS Pencil Skirt in Aztec Ombre Print (£18)


Minkpink Take Me To Wakiki Mini Skirt (£28)






Shorts

Johann Earl Shorts in Print (35)



Grey Leopard Print Smart Short (£25)



Two Piece Print

Red Contrast Tile Jacquard Smart Short (£28)






Pants


Flower Print Trouser (£39.99, Zara)


River Island Printed Trousers (£30, www.asos.com)




Blazers

Free People Blazer in Floral Double Weave Fabric (£127, www.asos.com)





Denham Printed Clean Blazer (£249.99, www.asos.com)



ASOS Jacket in Mix Print (£55)





Dresses

Phase Eight Yoko Dress (£79.20, House of Fraser)




Yellow Paisley Midi Dress (£28, Miss Selfridge)





Tips to wearing your printed pants and skirts 
1. Match your shirt or top with your favourite colour from the pant or skirt.  
2. Wear a graphic tee with printed pants for a casual-chic look.
3. Match your shoes to the brightest colour in the pant.
4. Pair with neutral tops and shoes: black and/or chambray pair well with lots of different prints and colours, and a nude or black pump or boot works well with it too.


For Him...Blazers


Paul Smith Flower Print Blazer  (£1254, Farfetch)



Neil Barrett Navy Blue Bleached Stripes Print Blazer  ($1250, Ssense)


Jil Sander Hexagon Print Blazer (£975.24, Nordstrom)


Multi Floral Skinny Blazer  (£80, Topman)


ASOS Slim Fit Blazer With Embroidery (£65)





Trousers

Blue Palm Print Skinny Chinos (£36, Topman)


Edwin Japanse Printed 55 Chinos (£100, Urban Outfitters)


Wemoto Chinos in Hunter Camo (£65, www.asos.com)








ASOS Slim Chino With Print (£30)



Libertine Libertine Chino's wth All Over Boat Print (£95, www.asos.com)






Penfield Chino with Paisley Print (£75,www.asos.com)




Tips for wearing your print outfit
For a Smart-Casual Look:
1) Combine your print trouser with a blazer, shirt and smart shoes
2) Accessorize with items that add colour to your look but by all means keep it neutral if you're up for a bold statement.
This trend is going from strength to strength. So why wait? Make a statement this Spring.  


Got a picture of yourself dressed in print or floral, send it now to vernalmagazine@yahoo.com. Show off your spring style. You've got nothing to loose. 





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