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05.12.17

Karlie Kloss hosts The Fashion Awards 2017

As the model host of The Fashion Awards 2017 on Monday (December 4) in London, Karlie Kloss complied with the celebration of multiple wardrobe changes that traversed a number of style eras.

For the red carpet, she wore a sweeping Vivienne Westwood Couture gown, elegantly draped and featuring the label’s signature corseted design. A dazzling finishing touch came by way of her Lorraine Schwartz jewels, notably the double-strand pendant necklace.

Up next, she took a Gucci Resort 2018 frock out for a spin. There was a lot of look here—from the pouf sleeves, to the metallic print, ruffled hem, and the red and black tie belt. So, the dress had me immediately wanting to remove the sash for starters.

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Ruth Wilson In Erdem – The Fashion Awards 2017

Ruth Wilson attended The Fashion Awards on Monday (December 4) in London.

The actress has never been a fashion follower, so I admire her for not going down the big gown route, however, I didn’t find this Erdem Spring 2018 look flattering.

We all know Ruth likes to take risks, and I usually applaud them in any form, but this is a no from me – especially with those shoes.

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Kate Bosworth In Erdem – The Late Late Show with James Corden

Kate Bosworth made a guest appearance on ‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’ to promote her new film, ‘The Long Road Home’.

The actress made a contemporary yet sensual statement wearing Erdem.

I love the cloqué fabric, chic bows and the simplicity of how the cut is sculpted with the nipped-in waist to create an hourglass silhouette.

In lieu of statement accessories, Kate completed her look with a red hot lip.

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Erin O’Connor celebrates receiving her MBE in Giles & Erdem

It was a very proud moment for Erin O’Connor who was honoured with an MBE for her services to fashion and charity yesterday (November 15), at an Investitures ceremony held at Buckingham Palace in London.

Investitures ceremony: Marrying formal elegance with plenty of style, the model wore Giles Deacon custom made coat. While the opulent detailing and military influences are apparent, the ruffles and peplum gives her coat a ladylike air. I’m sure the Queen was also rather taken by Erin’s veiled fascinator.

MBE Party: I love how Erin co-ordinated her MBE badge to her Erdem Spring 2018 brocade dress. Few could make those embellished opera gloves work, but as I often associate opera gloves with high status and a vintage era, they couldn’t have been a more perfect match to her look. When it comes to the printed pumps, I can’t say the love extends to this piece. But she looks fabulous as always.

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14.11.17

2017 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards Red Carpet Roundup

Many modes of so-called glamour were represented at the 2017 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on Monday (November 13) in Brooklyn, New York. Here’s a look at some of the other femmes in attendance.

Sailor Brinkley: Simple seduction was precisely what this ZAC Zac Posen Resort 2018 sequin slip gown was all about—with Sailor’s romantic ringlets to follow form.

Yolanda Hadid: For Yolanda, an LBD meant a long black dress in this Akris gown that smartly hinted at seduction in the keyhole detail and side slit.

Sofia Coppola: Fresh and snappy, this Michael Kors Collection Resort 2018 floral frock brought a boldly printed twist to Sofia’s comfortable, no-nonsense style.

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Carey Mulligan In Erdem – Harper’s Bazaar Women Of The Year Awards 2017

The Harper’s Bazaar Women Of The Year Awards 2017 on Thursday (November 2) in London also saw Carey Mulligan in the mix alongside Gemma Arterton, Hayley Atwell, and Jodie Foster.

I was immediately charmed by how this Erdem Spring 2018 plaid dress delivered a flirtatious twist on prim styling with its asymmetrical, off-the-shoulder neckline and flared, swing skirt.

While the look was in keeping with Carey’s safe-chic persona, the little bit of extra attitude here made all the difference.

A petal-pink clutch and a bouncy bob provided a modern, ladylike finish to the ensemble.

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Lucy Boynton In Erdem – ‘Murder On The Orient Express’ World Premiere

Lucy Boynton was also at the ‘Murder On The Orient Express’ London world premiere on Thursday (November 2), where Michelle Pfeiffer and Daisy Ridley were also in attendance.

Even though this embellished Erdem pouf dress hailed from the Spring 2018 collection, it had a darker floral allure that made it an ideal outing for the fall.

I really like the spike of the grass-green ribbon here, as it provided such an intriguing, regal splash to the brocade dress.

Whereas a streamlined heel would have provided a more traditionally chic finish, I even surprised myself by not entirely discrediting the chunky platform shoes. The contrasting printed footwear provided a directional, quirky twist on the look.

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