Monday, 30 August 2010

My Emmy Fashion Favourites...

These are my fashion picks from the 62nd Emmy awards, there were some really gorgeous gowns on the carpet but definitely not enough colour for my liking...

Clare Danes in Armani Privé

Maria Menounos in Ralph & Russo

Kim Kardashian in Marchesa

Heidi Kum in Marchesa

Nina Dobrev in Zuhair Murad Couture

Rose Bryne in Gucci

January Jones in Atelier Versace

Source: Wireimage & Getty Image

Monday, 23 August 2010

A View From Above

I finally arrived in Jordan last week and the flight was absolutely love - clear skies all the way.  I took a few snaps on route.


Matches Sale

I am abroad at the moment so sorry for the lack of attention to my blog...whilst having a bored moment I checked out the final clearance on the matches sale which you can currently receive another 25% off! Bargain!  Just enter 'LASTCHANCE' at the check out for this fabulous offer and you may get as lucky as me!

Black platforms by Yves Saint Laurent

Sunday, 15 August 2010

Chanel Autumn/Winter 10 Make Up

I was so excited yesterday because I managed to get my hands on the new Chanel nail colours 1 of which is already sold out!  I missed out on the best seller Nouvelle Vague last season because the nail polishes sell so quickly they are must have items for fashinistas.  Having the 'in' nail colour is a way of wearing a fashionable item without the designer price tag and it helps that you can say you are wearing Chanel on your nails!  

My favourite is the Paradoxal which is perfect for next season - it is a purply grey depending on the light and an instant way of updating a winter outfit.  The second colour is Jade Rose - this is a fleshy tone with a bit of shimmer; excellent way of elongating fingers.  There are more limited items in the new collection one being a nude eye liner to wear on the inner of the eye which I also got as it is less harsh than using a white.

Sorry for the poor photography!

I want to get some more items from the collection but I will wait until duty free tomorrow in the airport so I can splurge on more things than I actually need!


Monday, 9 August 2010

Amba Hudson-Skye Model Extraordinaire

Swimsuit by Melissa Odabash

If you have been watching Britain's Next Top Model on Living you would be familiar with a fabulous girl called Amba.  Amba is in fact one of my very good friends so I thought as she got UNFAIRLY evicted today I would reflect upon her time on BNTM and some of the shoots I have worked with her on (i.e. exploit her whilst she is still a bit famous!)

I do love the judges on BNTM but they made a comment about Amba not being able to use her body, please look at the photos below and just see how silly that sounds?!

Above are a collection of photograph courtesy of Living Well Tv and my own personal styling and photographic work.  Now not to blow my own trumpet but I like to think I contributed to her success - she will probably back me up on this...haha.  Amba is one of the most gorgeous girls and speaking from first hand experience a fantastic and professional model and I really hope BNTM will help propel her career.  I am so proud of you Doll...xx


Sunday, 8 August 2010

Jessica Biel

Wearing Giambattista Valli, Neil Lane Jewellery and Tiffany Clutch

Recently in the media many celebrities have been out in full force promoting their films at photo calls and premiers galore; but I am so glad because I can finally say that I love Jessica Biel; her style, beauty and especially how fabulous she has been looking recently.

Wearing Vionnet

In terms of make-up she has the ability to pull of natural make up with a glamourous look, its rather refreshing to see this instead of the usual huge amounts on make-up you see caked on people at these events.  With nude lips and very natural eyes it just all works so well together.

Wearing Giambattista Valli and Pierre Hardy Shoes

Her style has definitely improved; she has been wearing a lot of Giambattista Valli which I find has really been working for her, the outfits give a sense on Parisian femininity, my favourite being the red sheer dress worn to the London premier of the A-Team.  Having the dress sheer gives an understated sexiness with her being covered, without being covered.  If you get my meaning...

Finally, I am absolutely loving her hair.  She has finally moved away for the bleach blonde and chocolate brown and settled for a more natural light brown.  The ends and front are lightly dipped dyed in a dark blonde, which helps really softens the face and I love in this particular picture (above) how her hair it has been styled into a wavy tousled look.  Jessica is definitely my style crush!

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Saturday, 7 August 2010

Sketchbook Magazine Finale Event @ Kingly Court

These are some of the images that I took at the Sketchbook Magazine Finale Event.  I made a special commute on sunday afternoon so I could be at the event and it was well worth it.  The space at Kingly Court packed up very quickly and soon the table of beverages and especially the Ben's Cookies were disappearing rapidly.  This event was really great for all the artists, stylists, photographers who had collaborated within the space during the 2 weeks to come together to appreciate all the work.  A silent auction took place with all the fabulous artwork being sold for the charity The Princes Trust, and with a live band and some great people the party went on till late.  


The Supermarket Sarah wall - final touches are made

Art Director for Sketchbook STUDIO Amy Edgar

Supermarket Sarah wall with gorgeous vintage items from Vintage Academe
Jessica Hannan of Vintage Academe and Fashion Director Osman Ahmed

Rokit Vintage was giving out fabulous goodie bags at the event

Laura and Cleide

These were delicious! 

Richard Quinn fashion designer with his display of work

Wafa Al Obaidat Editor-In-Chief of Sketchbook Magazine

Ib Kamara of Fashion333

Love her Chanel ballerina shoes

Channel 5 Film Crew

Larry Bau with friend

I really did nothing to make her sneer at me like that :(

Auk Homme and Calum Knight

Jessica Hannan of Vintage Academe looking gorgeous

I loved this girls Louis Goldin for TopShop shoes

Wafa with writer Mariana Moyano

Supermarket Sarah looking fab and winning a best dressed Rokit goodie bag - looks like Osman has gained a moustache too

Ib Kamara with model Claudia Ornelas

Writer of mens fashion blog The Absolute Man looking gorgeous and I love their outfits