Office Blog Posts Tagged ‘Fashion’

Timberland – As Seen On Celebs

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Timberland is fast becoming the brand of the moment and even celebs are getting in on the action this winter.

The Premium 6 inch worker boot has always been a Timberland trademark style and this season we cant seem to get enough of it with all the new colourways and OFFICE exclusives.

This 90′s staple first became a fashion statement when the likes of All Saints and Aaliyah rocked them with baggy parachute pants and tight crop tops but now the cool kids of 2014 are making them their new fave footwear.

Mega stars like Rihanna, Jay-Z and the Kardashians are frequently seen in the cool yet practical Timberland boot and even getting the kids in on the action with little Blue Ivy and North West wearing mini versions.

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Wear a black mono pair like supermodel of the moment Cara Delevingne and pair with ripped skinny jeans, a warm jumper and leather biker jacket, for an easy to wear, off-duty look.

Glam it up like Khloe Kardashian with the OFFICE exclusive nutmeg gold pair and wear with some smart jeans and shirt for a dressed down dinner date.

Rihanna is the perfect Timberland girl as the style perfectly matches her urban wardrobe, dress like her with a pair of premium Authentic Shearling boots to keep cosy this winter.

Guys can get a bit of hip-hop inspiration from Jigga and Yeezy who like to wear their classic Premium 6 inch boot with baggy jeans and an oversized sweatshirt. As the boots are quite chunky, guys should stay away from pairing them with their old faithful skinny jeans and try a classic pair of 501′s.

 

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How to Wear Knee Boots

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

The cold days have arrived just when we had got used to having lovely warm weather well into Autumn. However with cold weather comes lots of layers, cosy knits and an excuse to wear all types of boot.

We will always love the transitional ankle boot but this winter we are taking things to new heights with knee high and over the knee boots. Taking influence from the 70s, this stand out style come in many forms, such as the equestrian inspired riding boot, the buckled biker and the sumptuous suede thigh high.

This season is all about keeping warm and premium leather, soft suede and shearling lining will help keep those legs a little cosier this winter.

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Make a style statement with the slouchy suede Nova thigh boot, great with high hemlines, thick jumper dresses and super skinny jeans.

Pair a classic riding boot like the cuffed All Out or polished Agent 2 with thick leggings and an oversized jumper. This smart boot never goes out of fashion and will take you through until next spring.

Channel a bit of Dolly Parton at Glasto and go for the Nevada fringe boot which looks cute worn with a prom style skirt and boyish sweatshirt.

Toughen up your everyday look with a biker like the Nifty buckle boot, wear with black skinnies, crisp, white shirt and this seasons must have blanket coat.

 

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SHOP OVER THE KNEE BOOTS

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Paris Fashion Week Roundup

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

The final week of high fashion is over and Paris proved itself to be a an epic finale.

We saw protesting women at Chanel, with cheeky model Cara Delevingne at the forefront leading a Pret-a-Porter army, including Giselle, Charlotte Free and Kendall Jenner.

Since Nicolas Ghesquière moved to Louis Vuitton, the clothes have gone slightly more youthful and his latest collection had models draped in schoolgirl-like silhouettes, dripping in sequins.

Never far from the front row, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were out in full force complete with their new addition North, who matched her parents outfits of course.

 

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Street style remained very Parisian with a lot of black, wide leg trousers, oversized shirts and circle mid skirts and the bloggers were out in their hundreds to capture moments from the closing fashion week.

Key trends to look out for in SS15 are cosmetic box hues of peach, mint and pink often in soft suede’s and exquisite sheers.

Pure, neutral tones and fluid silhouettes that create effortlessly feminine shapes.

70s styling is here to stay with plenty of flares and bold striped detailing.

 

 

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Monk shoes – How to Wear

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Over the years. men’s formal footwear choices have stayed simple and slick, with most opting for a classic brogue, a chisel toe lace up or a slightly daring winkle-picker.

Recently guys are getting a little more daring with their choices and the favourite silhouette of the moment seems to be the monk shoe. This Wall St style became popular in the 80s with the Jordan Belforts of the world and with 80s formal fashion coming back around, its only right that the footwear should follow.

 

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Premium monk shoes like the Poste Apparel and Giovanni are best paired with a 3 piece suit for the office or worn with smart trousers and a shirt/jumper for evenings out.

Slightly more casual styles like the Ask the Missus Hirst and Anarchy look good with dark wash denim, loose fitted tweed and thin knitwear.

 

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Vogue Fashion Night Out

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Last night the shopping mecca of Oxford Street hosted the annual Vogue Fashion Night Out and provided a flurry of events all along the famous London street.

To help celebrate the night the OFFICE Oxford Street East store offered customization on every pair of our best selling On Tops heel. Customers who bought a pair could take them to the customization booth where artist Adam Claridge would draw on his old school tattoo-like designs for a completely unique heel. Adam’s designs have featured in Vogue and celebrities and models are loving this young designer’s individual artistic style.

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There was also a Twitter competition where followers were given clues to find one of the customized heels on Oxford Street. When found the lucky person would win a £50 voucher and it didn’t take someone long to find it sneakily hidden in the shop.

As people came in to search for the shoe, we managed to capture some great street style from the trend setters who were out enjoying the fashion activities.

 

SHOP ON TOPS

 

Adam Claridge > http://www.adamclaridge.bigcartel.com/

 

 
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Milan Fashion Week Roundup

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

This last week saw Milan host its SS15 fashion week and it definitely gave us some exciting surprises along the way.

Model sensation and TV star, Kendall Jenner pounded the runaway for Dolce and Gabbana with a crowd of doppelgänger models beside her . The Italian designers took on Spain with a flamenco inspired collection in bold red, white and black. With strong religious undertones and bull fighter influences, this dominating collection had a powerful impact with Kendall at the helm.

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We saw Native American prints at Etro, boy cuts at Jil Sander and festival fever at Emilio Pucci, but the spotlight was most definitely taken over by Jeremy Scott’s Moschino collection.

Every little girl’s dream was realised as life sized Barbie dolls walked town the catwalk, wearing the outfits we dressed our dolls in growing up. Some of the favourites had to be fitness, beach and tourist Barbie and despite being a little tacky and over the top, we couldn’t help but wish we could dress up like that.

Milan Fashion Week tends to fully reflect the Italian designers that put it on the fashion map and Versace, Dolce & Gabbana and Prada will always remain at the forefront. But now with rebellious Moschino adding a sprinkle of Barbie pink in amongst some classic style, it has got us super excited for next season.

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Vans introduce Chlöe Howl

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Let’s be honest, Vans have always been pretty on-point at providing the perfect classic sneaker, but they’re also pretty good at finding the coolest emerging bands and artists. And with the opening of the ginormous House of Vans this summer, there’ll be plenty more of that coming from the original skate brand turned culture magnet. With a promise to fuel creative expression through music, art, film, fashion and, of course, skating, the free space in the original tunnels of Waterloo station is set to be a mecca for many. 

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Chloe reckons her friends will be at the front row in the mosh pit, gig after gig, “I didn’t know what to expect coming in here, but it’s such an amazing space –and it’s good to see all these things in one place, interacting in a way you don’t normally see. Where else can you skate, view art, watch a gig, followed by a movie, and grab a burger all in the same place? “I’m such a Vans girl, my style is ‘literally-just-got-out-of-bed’ – I look as if I’ve just grabbed my clothes off the bedroom floor! Team that with a pair of scruffed-up or, for smarter occasions, box-fresh Vans, and that’s me done. “Once I finish my album, in the autumn, I’m going to come knocking on the House’s door. This is exactly where I want to play my shows – the crowds will be so cool.”

Check out Chlöe’s latest track >

 

 

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Four Ways to Wear – As seen in the OFFICE Magazine

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

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Heavy Metal

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Metallics are here to stay, carrying over from summer but taking on a darker, inky sheen for the colder months.

This dissonance trend adds a subtle metallic detail to any outfit and the iridescent effect has a textural and dimensional quality that gives the shoes a luxe effect.

The pointed Strobe heel and Kicker Slip On look as if they have been dipped in a petrol pool with greens and purples shining through the hi-shine black. Pair with some denim, loose white tee and structured jacket.

 

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For a warmer tone, go for the Georgia Court or Vectra Brogue in deep bronze, great matched with tailored trousers or girly dresses and thick tights this Autumn.

Make sure you have a touch of dark metallic into your wardrobe this season to easily glam up the simplest of outfits.

 

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#LFWBlogFest with UGG Australia & Bip Ling

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Who better to give the bloggers of London a good wake up call to kick start LFW than blog superstar Bip Ling! Despite her New York jet lag the ever bopping Bip was on the DJ decks at 8am last Friday celebrating the start of LFW at an exclusive breakfast event hosted by Office and UGG Australia for the UK’s top bloggers.

A fashion connoisseur and frequent FROW’er, Bip loves London fashion week above any other as home to the most creative and exciting shows, where “everyone gets involved.”

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For three seasons now Bip has also been a part of the UGG Australia Creative Council; featuring in seasonal campaigns and working with the brand at events such as #LFWBlogFest and Vogue Fashion Night Out. Bip has been a fan of UGG since sixth form, when she wore her classics every day, and continues to grow with the brand as the range expands into fashion and casual silhouettes.

In conversation with Victoria White of Company magazine who hosted the event trend talk, Bip was asked what makes a blogger successful. As a game changer in the blogging world, with her creativity and unique sense of style, she puts it down to personality. “When you show your personality brands become interested in working with you because you stand for something.” Take note budding bloggers…

After the event Bip nipped home for a moment to herself and a bit of “mooching in my UGG classics” before hitting the shows. Check the Office blog later this week for a round up of Bip’s fashion week experience, and choice of shoes to go with her enviable outfits!

 

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