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What happens when one of your favourite brands is obsessed with the same TV show as you? A match made in heaven! H&M’s latest AW Studio collection reels in the ‘dream logic aesthetic of the cult series Twin Peaks’ as inspiration. Expect a mix of feminine statement pieces and wardrobe classics borrowed from the boys, you can spot some ’50s movie icons’ era-defining looks.
“With H&M Studio, we love the play between the feminine and masculine and this year we added a 50’s twist – there are ultra-feminine options combined with mannish details and super-classic pieces that invite you to create your own distinctive look,” says Pernilla Wohlfahrt, H&M’s Design Director.
With pieces like a sculpting wool dress and sturdy turn-up jeans, the collection lets you play with a variety of looks that not only brings the neo-noir element but lets you get creative with modern ways to pull them off.
Here are some of our favourite looks from their lookbook!
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Dial Up The Drama
Press pause on the off-shoulder trend and give high-impact sleeves a go. Embrace a bigger yet structured silhouette to add a twist to your everyday style.
1. Volume up
A white shirt is like a clean canvas, which you can use as a base to create your looks. Although minimal, the puffy-shoulder detail on this piece offers a feminine silhouette, and if you want to further jazz it up, layer on a plaid romper to balance out the look. If you’re petite, opt for a pair of platform heels to amp up your height.
Cutwork Embroidered Blouse, RM169.90, Zara | Checked Romper, RM99, Round Rimmed Sunglasses, RM25, And Shoulder Bag, RM99, All Forever 21 | Platform Heels, RM309, Pedro
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Taylor Hill in her messy topknot. — Picture via Instagram/@taylor_hill
LOS ANGELES, Aug 21 — The fashion world is officially on vacation, but luckily, the stars have been busy sharing their holiday looks with us mere mortals via social media. Today we’re taking a masterclass in laidback countryside cool from American model Taylor Hill.In this snap, the Victoria’s Secret star and Lancôme ambassador showcases the perfect barefaced beauty look for the last days of summer. A dewy complexion and natural, slightly messy brows offer up a relaxed, nonchalant look, while a flick of mascara and a matte lip stain pull things together.The real star of this look is Hill’s messy topknot — which continues its reign as the go-to style for perfecting that quintessential off-duty model look. She isn’t the only fashion star championing the high, messy bun — other well-known devotees include Hailey Baldwin, Bella Hadid and Elsa Hosk, amongst others (Baldwin even rocked the style on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year.)Channel Hill’s Nineties-inspired version with a preppy scrunchie for a relaxed, varsity-inspired style you can throw together before heading out to soak up the last of those summer rays. — AFP-Relaxnews [...]
Charles & Keith has created a capsule collection of beautiful bags and shoes with designs using embellishments such as sequins, faux gemstones and floral embroidery.
From satin flatforms and bow detail sliders to jacquard mules and embroidered wristlets, the collection is made up of polished, feminine styles that would complement modest and sophisticated outfits.
The campaign features Khaoula El Boumeshouli, who is a modest fashion style icon based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She is known as an outspoken advocate for female empowerment.
Admired for her casual yet polished style, she draws inspiration from the strong female role models around her, and always strives to set a good example for the young women who look up to her.
“I am mostly inspired by the women in my life – my mother, my sister, my aunts and friends. Being surrounded by such strong female role models have always empowered me,” she explains.
When it comes to fashion, she advises that one should always invest in quality basics and statement pieces to build the foundation of a versatile wardrobe that would remain relevant across seasons.
The Charles & Keith Eid Al-Adha capsule collection will only be available in selected countries, including Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, India, Indonesia, Libya, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. [...]
Devon Windsor picks a fun tropical print while on vacation. — Courtesy of Devon Windsor/Instagram
NEW YORK, Aug 21 — Taking advantage of a few peaceful moments before the excitement of September's fashion weeks, models and fashion icons are sharing snaps on social networks which offer their followers an ideal source of inspiration for summer hairstyles and makeup.With time running out before the first fashion week in New York, American top model Devon Windsor regaled Instagram with her vacation outfit covered in tropical flowers, just the thing to prolong the feel of summer.Many models are now headed back to the daily grind, but a recalcitrant few are still enjoying some last days of downtime before returning to the catwalk. Among them is Devon Windsor, who is enjoying a relaxing time at an unknown but clearly luxurious location.In vacation mode, the 24-year-old has opted for a joyful look that features must-have summer 2018 pieces and accessories. First there's the tropical print ensemble, covered in oversize flowers, a look which was one of the stars of the season.The American model has chosen a long-skirted and flouncy brassiere-top version that shows off her tan and flat stomach. The holiday look is completed by a straw hat and a cluster of bracelets on her right wrist.Though not as visible on the runways as some of her fellow models, Devon Windsor is very present in fashion advertising. Since the beginning of 2018, the native of St Louis, Missouri, has featured in campaigns for Juicy Couture Parfums, Moroccanoil, Zadig & Voltaire, and Elisabetta Franchi. — AFP-Relaxnews [...]
Chanel has announced its first line of makeup for men. — Picture courtesy of Chanel
PARIS, Aug 21 — Yesterday the French fashion and beauty house announced the launch of its first-ever dedicated line of makeup for men. Three initial “Boy de Chanel” essentials will be available in South Korea from September 1, 2018, and in the rest of the world from November 2018.Chanel's Boy division currently sells perfume and handbags.The new range, which will be composed of only a few products to begin with, will join the beauty house's extensive product lines for women.“By creating 'Boy de Chanel,' its first makeup line for men, Chanel reaffirms the ever-changing codes of an unchanging vision: Beauty is not a matter of gender; it is a matter of style,” said Chanel in a press release.At its launch, the “Boy de Chanel” makeup line will comprise three basics: A tinted foundation fluid, available in four shades, which is designed to disguise imperfections in a natural-looking manner, an almost-invisible lip balm that will protect and hydrate, and an eyebrow pencil that also comes in four shades.The products will go on sale from September 1 in South Korea, on the international market via www.chanel.com from November 2018, and in Chanel stores worldwide from January 2018. — AFP-Relaxnews [...]
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