Monday, 29 September 2014

Autumnal Style- Creating your AW14 wardrobe

The Autumnal equinox has taken place meaning a transition into a new season.
Autumn is for new starts- back to university and work, and a whole new wardrobe.
Establishing a wardrobe suitable  for everyday wear can be a difficult task especially when all our favourite stores are yet to unleash their divine Winter pieces.
Here I have created five looks outlining some of the trends that we are beginning to see appear as we progress into the new season.

One thing you must remember is to have an open mind.
No longer are reds, browns and blacks Autumn/Winter colours. Colour overlap is one of the hottest things we find on any runway these days and it should therefore be embraced.
Think bold, vivid and bright whether this is using green and red or pinks and blues- the boundaries have faded and there is no longer such a thing as colour rule breaking.


Killer Knee highs
Trends: Winter shift dresses and knee high boots
Trendsetter: Miranda Kerr
                                           
Dress: Topshop, £45
Cropped jacket: Topshop, £55
Boots: River Island, £120
Bag: New Look, £25
Lipstick: Charlotte Tilsbury Love liberty matte revolution, £23

Tremendous Teal
Trend: Teal, pencil skirts and pointed courts
Trendsetter: Kim Kardashian
Top: Topshop, £36
Skirt: French Connection, £36
Shoes: Gianvito Rossi, £470
Bag: Mulberry, £1100
Nail Polish: Chanel Eastern light, £18


Tantalising Tartan
Trend: Tartan skirts/skorts, boots and winter reds
Trendsetter: Kate Middleton
                                 
Top: Topshop, £26
Skort: River Island, £30
Shoes: Pedro Garcia, £405
Bag: Next, £58 BUY HERE
Nail Polish: Giorgio Armani 400, £20
Pussybow perfection
Trend: Off duty blouses, jeans and flats
Trendsetter: Victoria Beckham

Blouse: Miss Selfridge, £28
Jeans: J Brand, £215
Shoes: Next, £32 BUY HERE
Bag: River Island, £40
Nail Polish: Nails Inc Warwick Avenue, £11

Priceless Prints
Trend: Printed trousers, fancy blouses and pointed courts
Trendsetter: Poppy Delevingne 

Blouse: Miss Selfridge, £28
Trousers: Topshop, £42
Shoes: River Island, £75
Bag: Accessorize, £29
Necklace: Orelia, £10

Which is your favourite look darlings? Be sure to let me know.
I cannot choose mine! 
I would simply wear them all. 
*All photos are from respected stated sites

Saturday, 27 September 2014

Seasonal overlap- Outfit of the day 26th September

                                       
Top & Skirt: River Island
Shoes: Topshop
Earrings: Next
Nails: Barry M gelly coconut
                                         

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Emma Watson- HeForShe U.N. address on Feminism

Emma Watson- U.N. Women's Goodwill ambassador and the most powerful source of global motivation in tackling gender equality.

No longer does feminism mean 'man hating'. Instead Watson's speech delivered on Saturday to kickstart the HeForShe campaign focused on the origins of gender inequality and aims to encourage men and boys to join in the fight against for Women's equality.


'I decided I was a feminist and this seemed uncomplicated to me. But my recent research has shown me that feminism has become an unpopular word. Apparently I am among the ranks of women whose expressions are seen as too strong, too aggressive, isolating, anti-men and, unattractive.
Why is the word such an uncomfortable one?
 I am from Britain and think it is right that as a woman I am paid the same as my male counterparts. I think it is right that I should be able to make decisions about my own body. I think it is right that women be involved on my behalf in the policies and decision-making of my country. I think it is right that socially I am afforded the same respect as men. But sadly I can say that there is no one country in the world where all women can expect to receive these rights.'

This darling actress is using her iconic status for change. Having previously laughed in the face of a statue of Turkey'sexist deputy Prime Minister this wonderful lady has attracted millions of viewers and broken the U.N. website all in the name of this worthy and passionate cause.

I myself agree with her statements. Whilst I consider myself a feminist I am no man hater and Emma has placed into words something that many of us are still exporing and we applaud her.

Take a look at her U.N. speech, it's life changing and thought provoking.
or watch HERE.

Emma Wore a gorgeous grey Dior dress. She looks so chic and so sophisticated. 

Monday, 22 September 2014

Alexander Wang AW14 Ready to wear- Estilo Tendances contribution

Indulge in Alexander's urban Autumn/Winter collection filled with class, sophistication and edge.

Click HERE for a read


Sunday, 14 September 2014

Saturday night city girl- Outfit of the day September 13th

Outfit of the day
I spent my night partying in the city to continue my 21st birthday celebrations.
I started AW14 off by wearing a monochrome Miss Selfridge playsuit, black New Look heels and my favourite Yves Saint Laurent red lipstick.
Autumn is my favourite season and I love this on trend combination with my espresso hair and berry nails.

Monday, 8 September 2014

Turning 21

Darlings, I am back!!
So I may have been a little MIA for the past week but I was busy celebrating my 21st birthday. I jet off to Ibiza for a few days of sun, sea and fabulous. Of course if I was going to miss the beginning of NYFW I made sure I was going to do it in style ... sipping cocktails and visiting to-die-for beaches.
Here is a little insight into my birthday week ...
Jetting off with River Island sunglasses, a blueberry gel mani and a few glasses of champagne.

We arrived on my favourite island of Ibiza and immediately went to get ready to party the night away with Paris Hilton at her Foam&Diamonds party at Amnesia. I wore a River Island pink cami and Topshop scalloped skort. 


We spent the days drinking cocktails and the nights clubbing with our favourite DJs at some of the worlds hottest superclubs. 
 
On our second night I returned to Pacha for David Guetta's F*** Me I'm Famous party, one of my favourite nights on the island. I wore a River Island white crop top and paired with with a gorgeous lime skort from New Look. 
Pacha is my favourite club in the world and the night was magical. 
                            If anyone knows me I am a sunseeker and Ibiza has some of the best beaches in the world. If any of you know the instagrams of travel bloggers and many famous faces they visit the island of Formentera and we did too ... any guesses why?
                                
                                       
Straight hair, don't care.
  Leaving Formentera for a two hour boat trip through the sunset. 

I was lucky enough to turn 21 at the strike of midnight on a beach in my favourite place in the world. I danced on the beach with one of my darlings friends, some would call me one very lucky girl. 
I awoke to a champagne breakfast on my last day, my birthday.
Waving goodbye to this island gets harder every time but my return is inevitable. 21 never felt so good and I spent my birthday in front of this amazing view. Here I am wearing a vibrant River Island playsuit and Lauren's Way wash off glow

 Most people would be devastated on their return from holiday however I did not have a chance. After a 3 hour delay and then a 3 hour flight my emotions were running high fuelled with birthday excitement, airport bordem and tiredness. These blues were soon vanished when I opened my birthday present.
In absolute shock I was greeted with the keys to a fabulous Fiat 500. Although these are my favourite cars I never thought I would be the owner never mind receive one as a present!   
Tonight I write my blogpost sat in my pyjamas with a glass of rose. The past few days have been hectic and crazy yet amazing and worthwhile. I will spend the next week celebrating my birthday in the city. Keep your eyes peeled via my instagram @tashaamorrish for more Ibiza snippets.

Follow Ooohlalaa it's fashion over the next month for daily fashion week updates. Over the next day I am preparing a highlight post from the first few days in which I missed. Daily blogging will commence on Tuesday 8th September with NYFW. 
Ciao darlings.

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Hello September- Fashion, the city & power

September was the month I was born and this year I turn 21 ! Unfortunately I will miss the beginning of NYFW as I am in Ibiza but darlings you know on my return I will be daily fixing you with the runways finest. Until then follow my instagram and twitter @tashaamorrish .


September is all about Virgos, the only star sign that is beholds the symbol of a woman (think girl power)

September means fashion week! Hello New York (4th-11th) , London (12h-16th), Milan (17th-23rd) and Paris (23th-1st Oct)!
Which means …
Cara, Karlie, Suki and Jourdan everywhere, Kendall (Jenner) domination, Marchesa takes London, and sitting anxiously in anticipation as we await another unpredictable Chanel runway.
September is also the major fashion magazine month. Although September issues come out in August they are filled with the hottest and latest AW campaigns preparing you for the new season.

September means the September issue, an insight into the world of Anna Wintour. It's a must watch my darlings.

September means the start of my final year at University, scary, daunting but I am oh so ready.

September is the month I get the keys to my brand new apartment!

September is a new season, new trends, new colours. Fall is my favourite season both in fashion and life.

September is the month for motivation, determination and success. Let all your aspirations be in reach.  Keep this in mind darlings, you will flourish in the month of September. Power and success go hand in hand and you are powerful.
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