But watch out, world woman is definitely not a hippie! accessories The world women's fashion trends of summer 2012 make complete with the right accessories. Grove necklaces and bracelets made of wood, beads, stones and feathers do well. Furthermore, a luxurious shoulder bag or backpack may...

May 12, 2011 Alexandra Owen is a great connoisseur of all things quirky and unique, and constantly has an eye for the beautiful and new. Her latest find and a perfect fit for her Wellington store is the hauntingly beautiful jewellery of Wellington-based artist Alexandra Dodds. Dodds's work...

Silver Lining Glasses Jordan Silver recently talked to New York Magazine about his trending forecast. "I think we're moving away from thick plastic eyeglasses into thinner, more nuanced frames. People still want plastic frames, but they want something a little more designed. We've also...

I know some people don't like them, but headbands are one of the easiest accessories to wear and it can help dress up or dress down any outfit. With varying thickness, materials, and overall styles, there are many possibilities for every outfit. You can find them at pretty much every store and...

There is an accessory that greatly changed our look of the cap, adding that extra dose of character and subtle mystery. Back to the charm of the Borstal hat unisex From the autumn-winter runway is now a successful return of the stylish hat with a flap to combine with masculine-cut suits (in...

Metallics are all the rage this fall. From nail polishes to shoes, silver, bronze and gold are hot, hot, hot. Skip Hop has picked up on this and has announced that they will be adding metallic Bronze and Graphite coloured bags to their Versa line. Priced at a reasonable $70.00, this new bag...

This Spring's biggest trend are platforms! From Chanel to Balenciaga to Marc Jacobs, every designer has opted to design the best platforms. I'm so in love with the strappy sandals platforms, pumps platforms and slippers. Let me say myself this trend might be the best ever, it's very...

And don't be put off if some are a high price point. Knowing the fashion world, they'll be high street versions hitting the market soon! Use this as a guide to what to look for, when it comes to fashion. For beauty, these products are not replaceable - they are the best of the best - and I...

Two of the biggest trends this season are the floral trend and the statement earrings trend. Leave it to Twisted Silver to design a fabulous pair of earrings, the "Mum" earrings to be exact, which encompass both of these lighthearted trends! The spring/summer 2012 season is playful and...

Sopheak Seng, Jack Yan Above Alexandra Owen's reopening on February 16. The French Film Festival kicked off at the Paramount Theatre last Thursday with La guerre est déclarée. Sponsored by L'Oréal, it runs till the 25th in Wellington, with more information at...

 

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