As the new season approaches and the winter blues begin to set in, the fashion elite are bubbling with anticipation and excitement over the chance to finally be able to add layers, texture and depth to their wardrobe, which the colder months can allow. This season takes inspiration from many themes, mostly drawing inspiration from the past whilst adding modern definition. For instance, a post World War II theme to make the most of a situation is evident.
From the moment the credits began to roll after the first Sex and the City film ended, we’ve all been eagerly anticipating the release of a fabulous sequel. Sex and the City 2 will undoubtedly be the most talked about film of 2010, but storyline aside, what we really want to know is what will they be wearing?!
The 50s and 60s marked a pivotal time for fashion consequent to the introduction of quiet, classic glamour portrayed by legendary queens of the silver screen. The understated and wholesome style of Grace Kelly, coupled with the classic and timeless look of Audrey Hepburn, defines an era whereby perfection and femininity were embraced in an approachable manner.
The constant pressure exerted upon us by the media and its images of size zero celebrities leads us falsely to believe that this is in fact how we should look ourselves. Furthermore, irrespective of whether you’re a size 8 or a size 28, everybody is consequently striving to be something they’re not. If your anything like I was, you’ve probably also got that dress tucked away at the back of your wardrobe.
Everyone's weight fluctuates. While not everyone can be a small size, the clothes you wear can make you look thinner, or (gasp) larger, it's your choice. You don't need to completely cover your body if you have extra weight, and not every tip will work for you. You have some great features, so accentuate them and accessorise.