Are you looking for something different? Do you want pieces that will have heads turning and people asking where you shop? Shopping independently will ensure you stand-out from the crowd. Download frockadvisor to connect with your favourite boutiques and find fashion’s hidden gems today! Sometimes all you need is a statement jacket and you’re good to go. Camouflage is a versatile print and can easily be layered over a LBD or jeans and a basic t. We’re all for a modern take on military inspired pieces – and even though military is a trend that seems to be reinvented every season, we still love it. Khaki, green hues and army prints – we love them. Grab this jacket that will take you to the frontline this #AW from The Box Boutique and the clutch from the beloved Wolf & Badger. Cool, comfy and casual. What more could you want to wade off those Monday blues! This is the perfect layered look, it’s simple but in no way boring with the mixing of textures, from leather to chunky knit. Re-create this stunning street style look from (knit and shoes) Question Air and (leather pants) Wolf and Badger. The pinafore, if dungarees aren’t your thing, give it a go. Layer with a blouse and add knee high boots for a fresh and trendy take on this trend. Mix it up fabric-wise and choose denim or even corduroy. Get this look (Pinafore/Blouse): Om Diva, (Sunnies): Divine and (Boots): Fabucci. Leather and breton stripes WHAT A COMBO! Angelica Blick looks too cool in this simple yet super stylish look. A leather jacket is a wardrobe staple that everyone should have, it’s one of the most versatile pieces you can own. Breton stripes are a perennial pattern, one which everyone should own. Get this look from Beyond Retro (Leather jacket/ Hat) and 69B Boutique (Top/Clutch). Let’s go BANANAS for this fruity and fun look. Add a punchy pop to even the simplest of outfits with a graphic printed shirt. Add a pair of mirrored sunnies for an all-round eye-catching look! Grab this bunch at The Box Boutique! Photo Cred: Vanni Bassetti. Be bright and bold with a statement coat like this chic look from PFW. This bold duster style is an investment and it’s truly a standout piece. Keep it simple with a long-line skirt, a plain blouse and add minimalistic accessories. Grab these pieces from (Coat/Shoes/Clutch-bag): Wolf & Badger and (Skirt): Precious. Who wouldn’t want to emulate Esther Queck‘s effortlessly cool sense of style. She’s got masculine-chic down, for those ladies who feel like a trouser suit is too daring, keep it a little more feminine with a dress and jacket combo. Add a punchy scarf and some loafers for the perfect working week outfit. Put this look together with picks from Marc Cain and shoes from Fitzpatricks Shoes. CLASH-ion is so fashion! This AW micro-trend is one that you can start wearing now. Clashing prints – think polka dots, chevron, gingham, stripes and houndstooth – mix and match these throughout your outfit. This is a fun and fresh approach to dressing. Get this look from Om Diva (blouse), McElhinneys (skirt), Tights Dept (socks) and Fitzpatrick Shoes (heels). A denim jacket, a neck-scarf and sunnies add an injection of instant cool to any outfit. This double denim and simple shirt outfit has an Americana vibe – which we love! Steal these stylish pieces from Beyond Retro and Ursa. This Summer look is laid-back and cool but could easily be dressed up with the addition of heels and a blazer – a alternative workday outfit! These accessories from Wolf & Badger add a quirky edge, over-sized frames and a colourful headscarf are fun and have a distinct vintage feel. Steal this style from (Blouse/Short/Sandals): Style-Ikon and Wolf & Badger – two fabulous independent boutiques. Nothing beats a vintage pick to make you feel special and unique. More than likely it’s piece that nobody else will have – something you won’t find on the High Street! This floral beauty from Absolute Vintage is perfect for Summer but will transition into AW effortlessly. This is definitely a look that will take you from day through to night. Simple accessories are key, find them at a firm favourite indie, Wolf & Badger. Clogs are back. Don’t miss out on rocking a pair. Clunky, 70’s style clogs are a wardrobe must have. Love them or loathe them, there’s no denying that they are a statement piece. Choose a vintage inspired dress like CarolinesMode and add a trusty pair of clogs. A day to night and anywhere in-between look! Steal this style from (Dress): Precious (Clogs): Boxpark Marketplace. What’s easier than a simple Summer dress, booties and a hat? NOTHING! We swear by easy and effortless clothing choices for Summer dressing. Your time should be spent enjoying the sun! Ikat prints are fun and add a boho feel to an outfit. Negin Mirsalehi is a serious #GirlCrush of ours and she is the epitome of what Summer style should be – simple, fresh and chic! Steal this lovely look from (Dress): Iris, (Hat): Wolf & Badger, (Boots): KJS Laundry and (Bag): Anna. Double denim is the dream. We’re all over this trendy look from Collage Vintage. It’s the perfect example of cool, confident and chic dressing! Double denim is a great way to bring a work wear edge to a modern look. Steal this look from some of our favourite independent boutiques: (Shirt/Boots): Moda Mallow, (Jeans): Aida and (Betty & Biddy): Necklace. ALOHA! Keep it fun and fresh with crisp white jeans, a punchy patterned shirt and metallic shoes. We love a Hawaiian print shirt – they are full of life and vibrancy, perfect for a Summery look. They are having a moment again and are far from being seen as hideous and gaudy, so embrace them! Fashion houses from Prada to Saint Laurent even gave them some loving, by producing some Hawaiian inspired pieces. Steal this standout style with picks from (shirt): Beyond Retro, (jeans): Carraig Donn and (shoes): Miista. Keep it cool and casual for the workday week with this shady grey look. Relaxed layers and trainers will make you the belle of the bus on your morning commute! Steal this style from Funda Christophersen with boutique picks from (Jacket): Marc Cain, (Trousers): Anastasia and (Trainers): 69B. Nothing says laid-back chic than looking like you’ve nicked your boyfriend’s shirt! An over-sized shirt and jeans are comfortable and relaxed. French blogger, Adenorah looks effortlessly stylish and who wouldn’t want to look as good as her. Tomboy styles don’t have to be boyish. Steal this perfect weekend look from (Shirt/Jeans): Aida Shoreditch, (Bag): Question Air, (Belt): Marc Cain and (Shoes): Fitzpatricks.
TREND ALERT: fluffy, fur and shearling is back with a bang after being prominent on the AW15 Lanvin, Roksanda, Preen, Louis Vuitton and Stella McCartney runways. Ensure you’re winter wardrobe ready with these picks from leading independent boutiques (clockwise) Ursa, Marc Cain and Wolf&Badger. Curly sheep fur, faux fur, fuzzy style and shearling will keep you warm and ever so stylish this AW – they are practical and essential. For the daring of you, don’t be afraid to don a bolder, colourful piece of statement outerwear like the bomber from Ursa!
Donkey Cool keeps it cool, modern and casual in this relaxed look. A trench coat is a classic silhouette, one that really never will go out of style. An investment piece in any modern woman’s wardrobe. Re-invent it this A/W and choose a leather one, like this beauty from The Box Boutique. It’s such a transitional piece that can be worn throughout Spring and Summer, as an extra layer. Practical, ever stylish and wearable with pretty much everything, a trench should be a staple in your wardrobe. Steal this look from (Trench/Jeans): The Box Boutique and (Sunglasses): Ursa. Tar Mar is one of our favourite blogger gals, check out her blog and instagram for some serious style inspiration! Choose a midi in a punchy colour for a POP and toughen the look up with leather and chunky biker style boots – add a delicate touch with a statement necklace. Steal this style from (Skirt/Jacket): Wolf&Badger, (Boots): Aida and (Necklace): My Shining Armour. There’s nothing cooler than joggers incorporated into a dressier look. Feminine and chic, this look could be rocked for modern take on work week chic. We love these sequinned beauties from Marc Cain, dress them up or dress them down. They’ll be equally as great with a basic t and a pair of trainers too for an everyday sports luxe, trendy vibe. Joggers are coming out in many textures, choose from leather to silks. Steal this style with picks from Marc Cain (Joggers, Top, Blazer) and Fitzpatricks (Shoes). Re-create this crisp tailored and modern look! This outfit oozes self-confidence and style. We love mixing textures and proportions to add some interest. The cropped denim top and mirrored shades add a fun touch! Nowhere does street style quite like Paris and this look, albeit trendy would fit right in. Tailoring doesn’t have to be masculine, this outfit has a distinct feminine feel. Steal this style (Top): Moda Mallow, (Trousers/Shoes): Precious and (Sunglasses): Anna. Be bright and bold this Summer and stand-out from the crowd. This colour-blocking style with a pop of pattern is fun and fashion-forward. Steal this style from (Skirt/Skort and Bag): Wolf & Badger and (Top and Shoes): McElhinneys! For a fun and fresh everyday look perfect for the weekend – mix prints. Stripes and florals surprisingly look great together. Blogger Tina Sizonova has summer style down to tee! Steal this current and cool look from (Top): Question Air (Jacket/Skirt/Espadrilles): 69B and (Sunglasses): Wolf & Badger. Clashing prints and bold colours, what’s not to love? This daring look rocked by our fave fashion crusader Susie Bubble should acts as a 101 on how to rock prints and colour. She’s the queen of bold looks and her style is definitely one we want to emulate. Steal this look with help from (Top): Om Diva, (Skirt): Divine Boutique and (Shoes): Miista. Summer dressing can be darker, some people just don’t do colour and that’s ok #guilty! Mix navy and black – it’s not a fashion faux pas, if anything it’s the opposite. We’re a fan of playing with proportions and textures. Have fun with one-hue dressing! It’s not boring, trust us! LN-CC have some serious steals, check out their sale for some designer gems! frockadvisor HQ were drooling earlier. Find this look – LN-CC! We love a bit of 70’s revival with denim and leather but bring it back to the 21st Century with platform shoes. Always Judging is a blog we constantly will look to for style inspiration and lets be real, Courtney Trop is one cool girl. Steal her NYFW style from Marc Cain (jacket, skirt & shoes) and Divine Boutique (sunglasses). Embrace being a boho babe this summer! Cheesecloth dresses and embroidery are cute and casual, while mules will add a chic touch! Pandora Sykes nails this holiday look. Steal this style from two top independent boutiques (Dress/Anklet): Question Air and (Mules): Celestine Eleven. The wide leg trouser can be quite an intimidating silhouette, especially to us skinny-jean fiends. However, don’t be too confused by the masses of fabric, wide leg trousers have the potential to be super flattering and elongating. Don’t think that they are just for the taller of us, if you’re on the shorter side always add a heel. Keep it current and cool with a simple basic t and sandals – and you can’t go wrong with a statement necklace. Steal this style from My Blomquist from (Trouser, T, Sandals) McElhinneys and (Necklace) My Shining Armour. Wear statement footwear to add a bit of OOPMH to your look. This is a fail safe way of adding style to your look with ease. Grab these stand-out heels while you can at Fabucci, Wolf&Badger and Folkster. Here’s a blast from the past! Have a wardrobe deja vu and be a bootleg beauty with 70’s revival denim! Bootleg jeans are having a moment and for all of us skinny jeans devotees it may be a hard transition, but trust us, this is the silhouette your wardrobe is craving for SS15! For a haute hippy look pair bootleg jeans with a loose blouse and accessorise with fringe and a studded hat! Steal this look (Blouse): Moda Mallow (Jeans, Hat, Bag): Question Air. Keep it fresh, sophisticated and sexy this summer with off-the-shoulder styles. There’s nothing sexier than flaunting a bit of décolletage! This look will see you through many occasions – from the working week, a wedding or even a race-day look! This is a mature and age appropriate way to show off some skin while still keeping it sultry! Steal this style (Dress): Anastasia (Bag): Wolf&Badger (Shoes): Divine Striking chevron prints are classic Missoni! There’s a distinct 70’s vibe mixed with colour blocking and tribal hint, it’s perfect for summer dressing. Steal this style from (Dress): Anastasia and (Shoes): Anna We aren’t letting the co-ord trend go anywhere fast, we love it! Nothing beats statement separates worn together for a bold look! Co-ordinates can look super chic and are perfect for the working week, but they will also translate well in to a night look! These 2-in-1 pieces are great worn together or apart. Matchy printed sets are fun and fierce. This co-ord set from 69B is simply the bomb! Pair with heels and a clutch like these from Fabucci for a stylish take on work week chic! Khaki was a dominant colour on the SS15 catwalks, French Vogue even named it as one of their top trends. Ensure your outfit has a military influence with some cool, khaki pants. We love this trend, but would rather a subtle nod to military inspired pieces and happily give camouflage prints a miss! Steal this laid-back and modern look from some fashion forward independent boutiques (Top): Pia (Pant): Question Air (Belt): Marc Cain (Boots): Fabucci and (Sunglasses): Wolf&Badger Everyone needs a jumpsuit in their wardrobe. They are the perfect one-piece wonders! An outfit that’s complete by itself and easily complimented by adding simple accessories and of course who could fault the addition of a classic biker jacket. This utilitarian look is quite masculine and boyish, but not too much so! Recreate this look with choices from Anna Breton stripes are a perennial piece in every woman’s wardrobe, seemingly never capable of going out of style. We say invest in a basic, striped dress – a piece that will see you through many summers to come. There’s something cool and contemporary about a striped jersey dress paired with Birkenstocks, sunnies and a hat! It’s the perfect summer look! Steal this style (Hat/Sunglasses): Wolf&Badger (Birkenstocks/Dress): 69B. We’re dreaming of heading away and frockadvisor HQ are planning a city break! Will we head to Barcelona, or will it be Amsterdam, Stockholm or even Berlin? We just can’t decide. All we know is that we will be wardrobe ready! Keep it simple and classy with denim, a loose fitting shirt and sandals. Simplicity is key. Steal this style from some great independent boutiques – (Sunglasses/Sandals): Wolf&Badger (Blouse): Moda Mallow (Shorts): McElhinneys. Summer is all about laid-back bohemian vibes! This is the perfect look for the weekend or a city break. You shouldn’t have to think twice about your sartorial choices during these sunnier months, get out and enjoy the sun! Channel some happy, hippy vibes! Steal this style: (Bag/Sunglasses): Ursa (Dress/Sandals): Wolf&Badger We’re all for double denim, but it can be quite a bold choice! For a wearable take on the double denim trend, choose a patchwork skirt and keep the rest simple and chic! Recreate this cool and casual look with picks from Question Air (Skirt/Bag) and McElhinneys (Top/Boots) Biker style jackets are a classic choice, however add some oomph and bring it into the 21st century with fun colours! Turquoise is definitely one of our summer colour crushes! Simple and elegant dresses can look chic and cool layered with a biker. This is the perfect weekend look, ensuring you look hot to trot around the clock! Steal this look: Dress/Biker jacket/Shoes: Divine and Tote: Ally Cappelino Kimono style jackets are the perfect layering piece for summer! Airy, light and bursting with pattern and colour, what’s not to love? Pair with a simple jersey dress for a casual laid-back approach or jeans, a tank and heels for a look that will take you from day to night! It’s all about easy, effortless fashion choices! We love these boutique picks from some fabulous independent boutiques – Kimono/Bag: 69B and Sunglasses/bracelet: Divine Stand-out from the crowd with a statement midi-skirt. Big and bold prints are eye-catching and fun. They can take you from day to night and anywhere in between. Pair with a pair of boots to add a masculine touch and toughen up the look! Steal this style from with boutique picks! Skirt: Wolf & Badger Boots: Miista Tote bag: Kate Sheridan For a chic take on 90s grunge, pair white denim dungarees with strappy heels. The trusty dungaree is a refreshing take on a jumpsuit! Pair with a crop for a more daring look, or keep it cool and casual with a sweater. Steal this look with picks from some great indie boutiques. Dungarees/Shoes: Question Air Sunglasses: Divine Boutique Image/Cover image credit: le fashion image Get your Sunday bests on! We love a midi-skirt especially when it’s bright, bold and beautiful! Over-sized patterns are refreshing and modern, pair with a relaxed t-shirt, your fav sunnies (these chloe ones are on our wishlist) and some cut-out boots and you’re hot to trot! Sunglasses/Shoes: Divine Boutique Top: Bow and Pearl Boutique Skirt: Marc Cain For us simplicity is key! Be a one-hue wonder this summer and don’t be afraid to flash some flesh! Add interest to a basic look with statement patterned espadrilles and cool, mirrored shades! Summer dressing doesn’t have to be bold and bright to be eye-catching! Sunglasses: Wolf & Badger Espadrilles: House of Hackney Steal this bohemian inspired outfit with a distinct modern twist. An easy breezy maxi dress paired with cool accessories is all you need for a laid-back weekend look. We are loving double-strap Birkenstock sandals right now. They are hands down the comfiest footwear for summer! Hat & Maxi: Question Air boutique Bag & Birkenstocks: 69b Boutique Sunglasses: Wolf & Badger We’re having a serious colour crush on bright citrus hues, tangerines, blood oranges mix these with bold prints! Re-create this stand-out look with help from some great independent boutiques! Sunglasses: Betty and Biddy Top: Moda Mallow Blazer: Wolf & Badger Shoes: Fabucci Footwear