Balmain a/w 2012-13 Fashionising for the Girl About Town…

Balmain -Winter 2012-13 Runway Show... 'It's over the top, I mean it's very very embellished. I don't know quite where you're going wearing those clothes, but if you have the life for it, I envy you.' Said Cindy Weby Clearly from Instyle Magazine at the Balmain's a/w 2012-13 runway show. As I begin to write this post I am realising how ironic and funny life can be...I am even deliberating the theory that life would have it that we are all literally walking talking contradiction – if you’re not, I know I definitely am. When I first began writing this post I had a future set out in front of me with my partner – marriage, children, a house in Sicily where I’d write my novel and buy beautiful clothes and a house in London where I’d come to see family and friends ...of course these are all ideals and I am summarising. Something happened in between the time I started writing this...
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Winter Sale Shopping – Essentials

Winter Wardrobe Addendum So...we near Christmas time slowly but surely and the sales are even closer on our heels. If you haven’t completed your winter wardrobe just yet, then the sales are the best time to make your wardrobe addendums. Don’t waste time buying anonymous garments unless you really need them. Polo necks, black t-shirts and vests can always be bought for less than £10 in shops like Zara, Hennes and Primark. There’s no point wasting sale shopping money on garments that remain relatively cheap throughout the season and aren’t making much of a statement. Look out for garments that might be considered a ‘Trend Piece’ that could possibly disappear this time next year. Gucci RTW- a/w 09/10 Sequined embellished garb, Blazers, Leggings and Evening tops - I always refrain from having too much going on on the upper part of my body – particularly in shiny, light reflecting materials, which can risk making you look like a sparkling elephant. I would look...
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