Whenever I find myself in a fashion funk I tend to draw inspiration from magazines, celebs and the internet. One of my go to sources is the wardrobe of beautiful British it-girl Alexa Chung. Her effortless style revolves around her love of true vintage and vintage inspired pieces, denim, leather, floral and quirk. Requiring not a lot of dollars, I’ve put together five looks worthy of Miss Chung – remember you don’t need her budget to look effortlessly cool. THE NECK TIE By adding a feature “bow tie” to your blouse or shirt, you can bring your outfit up a notch and create a more chic, on trend look. Alexa has been spotted on more than one occasion rocking a “bow” string tie, and I honestly feel it gives off a certain kind of sexy yet intelligent vibe! I kept it simple by adding a neck tie to a black and white blouse and skinnies combo, adding a touch of sophistication to the look. It almost has a French vibe about it. No? Don’t have …
Women can be pretty amazing. I am so lucky to have a wonderful bunch around me, but it isn’t just those is my immediate circle that inspire me and push me to achieve. This isn’t a serious post about who has inspired me to become a better person or anything, because I can only credit my family and friends (and living) for that, this is a bit of a short and sweet fan girl post about celebs and people in the lime light who I draw from in my creative path, those who I feel can help change the world or who have already influenced the way I think about stuff. Basically a list of chicks who rock.
Just because it is getting cooler doesn’t mean style has to go out the window in favour of tracksuit pants and sloppy sweaters. Get off the couch, pop on something pretty and get out for a night on the town with your girls. Cold schmold, these gorgeous pieces will warm you up in flash!
The rebellious and uncensored Lily Allen dazzles on the cover of Elle UK this month.
I know I know, the Internet is going mad on the 2014 Oscars right now. I mean, come on, Ellen’s celeb studded selfie broke Twitter. #nofilter
photo courtesy of vogue australia