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Colour Block



Wonderful example of the block structured clothing making its way next year, mixing with the bright neon colour trend




I’ve chosen blue and pink to be inspired by as these were the most striking colours, in my opinion, that were on the runway.


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Bold blue block colour in film:

Wizard of Oz (1939)

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Bold pink colour in film:

Pretty in pink is a perfect example of how dressing in block shaped bold colours can work.


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Pastel Perfect 


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How would someone wear pastels if they were going on a romantic first date?



Pastels always remind me of the beautiful Marie Antoinette movie. How would she wear SS14 pastels in London is she lived there? Notting Hill… meet Marie Antoinette.

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The city has proven stressful for Marie, it’s time for a relaxing weekend away in the city of lights (and romance?!) PARIS.

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After a lovely break away in Paris, back to the city for Marie it is… here are her daily looks using pastels. (Night time, gym, dog walking, work)

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Artists that use pastels:

Vicente Romero

Such beautiful colouring, these images have wonderful flow and breath realism. Pastel colours dance grace and femininity.




My styling:



Sheer is here 




Celebrities in sheer





What I’ve styled using sheer clothing


Sheer reminds me of the transition between winer and spring/summer…

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Sheer used in film:

Clueless (1995): A mix of sophisticated and preppy

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Read Window (1954)

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My Styling:




Flowers on the Edge:


 Floral inspired outfits

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I’ve used SS14 inspired colours and clothing to make looks that are are interesting and unique.

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Here I’ve created looks that are influenced by the designs that were on the SS14 catwalk, mixed with my personal taste and what I feel would be a way I’d wear florals next season.

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Floral mood board

Outfits I’ve styled using florals:

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The ‘not so shy’ patterns


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In the media:

The Carrie Diaries is a ‘Sex in the city’ spin off tv show, based on Carrie as a teenager. The TV show was made in 2012/2013 and used bold colours and crazy patterns to replicate 80’s fashion.

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Sophisticated Safari


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Safari in film:

The fashion used in Out of Africa reminds me a lot of the SS14 safari trend, sophisticated and elegant all mixed together, an interesting combination if you actually think what dressed down typical safari clothes would really look like.

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Outfits I’ve styled:


Metallic Motion 


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Outfits I’ve styled:


Master post of ss14 styles I looked at