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31 Oct

How to wear sequins

Sequin season is here and so is my How to wear Sequins Guide! Sequins go hand-in-hand with Christmas and are categorically a wardrobe must-have given it’s now all the rage to wear daytime sequins as well as for your seasonal evening soirees.   The key is making your sequins work as hard as possible, especially if you’re feeling the budget pinch this Winter.  Wearing your sequins in multiple ways will help you feel glam, more of the time – releasing that all important feel-good dopamine hit.  Best ‘value for money’ brands at Elys Wimbledon for sequin season are Reiss, Mint Velvet and Forever New. So, how to wear Sequins? Here are my top tips for selecting your sartorial sequin...
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26 Feb

How to wear a jumpsuit

The Jumpsuit is having a moment, a very shiny, fashion moment.  But how to wear a jumpsuit? Well, it’s easier to wear than a boilersuit which tend to be baggy in all the wrong places, particularly if you are curvy and need structure in your fabrics.  The ‘jumpsuit’ actually started with a less than humble beginning, the term coined because of their literal use; sky divers and parachuters wearing them to ‘jump’ out of planes.  Not glamourous, not feminine, but dangerous, hard wearing purposeful pieces.  Fast forward to 2019, taking in the 70’s and 80’s vibes (plus a little Charlies Angels thrown in) along the way, we have todays modern version of the jumpsuit.  Simple and uncomplicated...
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19 Nov

Christmas Dress Edit

Are you totally over the little black Christmas dress? It's time to update your winter wardrobe with some frivolous festive outfits that are great value for money yet will secure your place on the best dressed list at your Christmas parties.  Yes! I've chosen my favourite sequin Christmas dress, however  the high street is brimming with more than just sparkle, there are elaborate scarf print designs, eye popping playsuits and sexy reds, so no-one has to play it safe this Christmas.  From Debenhams, to H&M to Monsoon there is literally something for everyone, whether you like block colour, bold patterns or mouthwatering sparkles.  Scroll down to shop the CHARLOTTE LOVES edit for the best in high street...
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