Stylish In Cuffs

In my opinion (humble, of course), contrasting things like simple clothing and massive jewellery complimet each other very beautifuly.

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One of these bracelets – (from top to bottom) Azza Fahmy‘s The Pharaonic Tale Cuff Bracelet, Suhani Pittie‘s Gold Twig & Leaf Cuff, Jannijo‘s Doma bracelet – will add an exotic note to Topshop‘s Asymetric Botton Down Shirt, Zara‘s Ankle Cropped Trousers and La Botte Gardiane‘s Transat 2 sandals.

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Givenchy in Bonjour tristesse

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If your eyes are craving for a eternal beauty and impecabble chic treat them with old good movie “Bonjour tristesse” based on Francoise Sagan’s novel. Givenchy’s costumes add special charm to this film about love, carefree and selfish youth and life of high society.

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And here is the first proof that Hubert de Givenchy’s sense of style is timeless: bell-sleevs of Mylene Demongeout’s top came in fashion in 2016 when Melania Trump wore Roksanda Ilincic’s dress at the Republican National Convention.

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Hybrid of jacket and cape, in which Deborah Kerr is going to the beach is a perfect inspiration of a modern designer.
Bows are playing a leading roles in “Bonjour tristesse”.

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Bow makes Jean Seberg’s little black drees more sophisticated,

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turns simple casual top into cute and elegant piece,

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decorates decollete, waist and neck.

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Girls (lucky girls) with tiny waist can highlight it using Givenchy’s tricks with red sash

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or flap pockets below the waist.
P.S. Besides Givenchy’s clothing actresses are wearing Cartier’s jewellery

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and Hermes’ accessories.

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By the way, letters A and L on travel bag are not brand logo, but monogram of Deborah Kerr’s character – Anne Larson. And that’s what sense of style means to me: your clothes and accessessories draw attention to you, not to brands you’re wearing or size of your wallet.

Pearls are the girls best friends too

Modern fashionistas almost forgot about pearls and that’s their big mistake – these gems (real and imitation) reflect the light and bring luminous glow to your skin.

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That’s why genius artist Jan Vermeer decorated his most famous model with a pearl earring.

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True diva Audrey Hepburn shines in Bvlguri’s necklaces in Bloodline (to be honest, this movie movie is awful and even miss Hepburn’s charm and her stylish wardrobe and posh jewellery can’t save it).

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Pearls on Debora Kerr’s draw attention to her beautiful shoulders and dress in Bonjour tristesse (1958) and heroine of Janet Leigh uses them to make her simple sweater more elegant in Touch of Evil (1958).

So as you can see pearl necklces have a wonderful quality – you can wear them with all kinds of clothing – black-tie, office and casual.

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Any of these 4 pretty pieces can add a hint of feminine chic to your look (clockwise): Ben-Amun‘s Long Pearl Strand Neclace Chezh Glass Pearls and Swarowsky crystals, Crystal Leaf Marquise Cut Station Pearl NecklaceMastoloni‘s Multicolor Keshi Freshwater Pearl Necklace and Tasaki‘s Sliced Necklace.

Not sure that pearls and jeans suit each other?

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Here are Nectar De Stagni’Shark Teeth & Cultured Fresh Water Pearl NecklaceCheap Monday‘s Tight Pure Blue JeansFonnesbech‘s Ella Shirt White and Tieks‘ Biscotti Patent ballerinas for an inspiration.

And without any doubt pearls necklace is a perfect partner for a coctail or evening dress.

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If you want to look sexy and classy at the same time decorate Ali & Jay‘s grey Wan’t Be Silensed Sheath or Phase Eight‘s red Astrid Maxi Dress with necklaces from Tasaki‘s Sliced collection.

Want to look relaxed and feminine? Acessories yourself with small crossbody bags!

Most of the time I use big bags: I like them because I carry all my troubles my whole universe with me.

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But you know, watching Bloodline (1979) where Audrey Hepburn highlights her grace with help of small bags (and costume designer Enrico Sabbatini of course, his work is the best thing in this dull movie) I realized that with my “carry all on my shoulders” accessories I look like a very material creature who almost forgot about her gentle feminine side.

I think we girls should time after time remind ourselves that our strength is weakness. And going for a walk carring only mirror and lipstick is good way to do it.

Modern fashion industry offers us a huge selection of small bags for any budget and style.

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Henri Bendel‘s black Warren Street Micro CrossbodyValextra‘s orange Twist Crossbody ClutchPatricia Nash‘s Amatrice Mini Roll Bag Tooled Turquoise and Repetto‘s red Quadrille Oval Bag caught my short-sighted eye.

Disco Candy

You are young, able to dance and drink whole night long and New Year’s eve is around the corner? Dress yourself as a Disco Queen and go wild! Because in the blink of an eye you’ll notice that you prefer pyjamas, bed and silence to sexy clothes, dance floor and loud music.

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I guess Lena Hoschek‘s 3 quater sleeve Hepburn Jacket RoseUterque‘s Silver Laminated JeansJeffrey Campbell‘s Tynes pumps and Butler & Wilson‘s Crystal Flowers & Leaves Bracelet With Attached Ring and Swarowski Crystal Multi Animal Clutch Bag will look great on a party beast.

Sex Bomb In Town

If you’re in the mood to add some flame to your ordinary day, go for a red coat and bright accessories.

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Here are Lena Hoschek‘s Basic Instinct Coat HeatRoger Vivier‘s Trompette Ankle Boot in Leather and Anya Hindmarch‘s Giant Pixels Small Bathurst Satchel.

What can you cook from PU, cork, wool, denim and genuine leather

Fashion snobs often say that they will never wear bags made from polyurethane (PU) even under threat of death. But style is not about status and prestige, it’s about “this thing suits me, it’s really mine and I will wear it with aplomb”.

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Any of these 3 made from PU and cork Pixie Mood‘s bags – (from top to bottom) Claudia Crossbody Bag – Cream,  Ophelia Crossbody – Ruby Red and Bernice Drawstring Bag – Nude – will look pretty with Adriano Goldschmied‘s The Cara Short CoatThe Satin Prima cigarette jeans and Trippen‘s Knight f boots.