Office Blog Posts Tagged ‘Party’

adidas Supercolor Live event @ West Reservoir

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

On Thursday 2nd we headed to the adidas Originals x Pharrell Supercolor Live party to celebrate the launch of this amazing collection and rub shoulders with adidas’ biggest fans.

We spotted Example and sneaker bloggers sampling the great food and taking in the great views across the reservoir where a huge Supercolor sound stage was lit up in spectacular style.

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The people who were lucky enough to nab themselves a pair of Supercolor Superstars were there showing them off, which was great to see how people were styling all the different colours.

The performance of the evening was unfortunately not Pharrell but music was provided by the atmospheric sounds of Koreless on the decks. Accompanied by a terrific light show across the reservoir, it was visually delightful.

Selected colours of the adidas Originals x Pharrell Supercolor Superstars are still available online & in store.

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Superstar Girls: adidas Originals x Anti Agency Superstar Party

Friday, January 16th, 2015

On Tuesday night we were lucky enough to head down to the adidas Originals store in Carnaby Street to attend the Superstar girls party, marking the 45th anniversary of the Superstar trainer.

To celebrate the SS15 Superstar launch, adidas has teamed up with casting agency Anti-Agency to form a new girl gang of alternative models.

The trainer trend shows no signs of abating and with the creative help of a female-only studio, adidas Originals presents the new year’s big style movement, to celebrate the iconic footwear institution that is the Superstar.

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There was live music from PANES as well as a DJ set from the amazing Neneh Cherry (mum to Tyson Mcvey from PANES!). Digifairy set up a booth where you could play around, making your own Superstar GIFs and the Meringue Girls provided special Adidas-themed sweet treats of pastel, mermaid like wonderfulness.

We already have got our pair of Superstars ready to take on 2015, the year of the SUPERSTAR.

 

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NYE: To party or not to party?

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

 

Chilled house party

House parties can make the best New Year’s however a smart/casual dress code can sometimes prove difficult. With our Coven ankle boot you get the best of everything, comfortable, on trend and with gold detailing wear with rolled up jeans and a sparkly top for your laid back evening.

Loafers are all over the catwalk for next season so start the trend fashionably early by rocking them this NYE. Try metallic ones like our best selling Extravaganzas for the perfect dressed down party look. Team with a short girly dress a la Dakota Fanning.

 

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All glammed up

If getting glammed up is on your New Year agenda then you’ve come to the right place. Channel superstars like Rihanna and Rita Ora with our high heel Saintly Sole Sandals in festive colours like silver and burgundy. If you’re willing to brave the cold for this high fashion look then we applaud you!

The over the knee boot trend will continue well into 2015, ring in the New Year in style with our sleek, Neve boot. Wear with a plain, short dress like Nicole Scherzinger or leather leggings for extra warmth.

Fireworks & Cocoa

If over Christmas you out did yourself and just want an early night and some good, clean fun then it’s always good to throw on your old reliables! These classic Dr.Martens are perfect for watching the fireworks with a loved one, comfy and durable they’ll get you through hail, rain or (hopefully) snow!

If you still want to make an effort while retaining maximum comfort then why not ‘bling’ in the New Year with the Bailey Bling Ugg boot. Grab a cup of cocoa and get ready for the countdown!

 

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The Party Survival Guide

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

We have had the outfit planned for weeks and the venue picked but we want to make sure we are totally prepped with all the tips and fixes to ensure we have the best time at the Christmas party.

We decided to ask the ladies of OFFICE HQ for their party tips for going out-out and little tricks they cant live without when dancing the night away.

 

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1. Wear Bridget Jones pants at the start of the night, then carry a spare for later on when you want to ‘loosen up’ a little and let yourself go on the dance floor (our fave tip!)

2. Always carry some flats like the Butterfly Twists fold-able pumps in your bag for the end of the night

3. Spray your face with hairspray before you leave to seal your make up to your face, no more sweaty faces.

4. Never leave the house without mascara & lipstick

5. Pop some plasters in your bag, just in case you take an embarrassing tumble.

6. Schedule in regular loo trips with the girls throughout the night to have a gossip about guys

7. Always keep an eye out on anyone stuck in awkward conversation in the corner of the room – always nice to save a friend in need

8. Arrive fashionably late and leave at the peak of the party

9. Eye brightening eye drops, sting like hell but make your eyes dazzle! Pop in pre make-up.

10. On taxi journey home, make sure to divert via McDonalds or kebab shop (the ONLY way to end off a party night)

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Girls Night Out

Friday, November 7th, 2014

Finding the perfect shoe for going out-out with the girls can be tough especially when it is hard enough deciding what clothes to wear.

To help get you in the party mood and ready for the weekend, the girls in OFFICE HQ have selected their top statement shoes for the season that will go perfectly with your glam outfit.

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Points are the go to style and a wardrobe staple for winter. Wear a vampy style like the Strobe or Scorpio with a low backed dress and a fluffy clutch bag for the ultimate screen siren look. Your fail-safe is the On Tops pointed stiletto, with a rainbow of colours available you can have a pair to match every outfit.

If you prefer a more minimal shoe but a stand-out outfit then the Salvation sandal or Sophia are the ideal accompaniment to a sequin dress.

Make a statement with a glittery Sapphire platform sandal with jewel detailing. This style is best paired with a simple, one colour look to make the shoes really stand-out.

 

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Fabulous Flats

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

With party season about to kick off, we are all hitting the shops trying to find the perfect outfit to wear to the office Xmas party and all the other formal events we are sure to be attending this winter.

Finding the shoes to match the outfit is always tricky but our motto is to start with the shoes as its much easier to dress from the bottom upwards.

Not all ladies are keen on a pointed stiletto or a skyscraper platform and especially the taller girls who don’t want to tower above all their friends. You can still be just as fabulous in a pair of glam flats and we have selected our favourite statement pumps to get you in the party mood.

 

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If you favour plain coloured outfits with little fuss, you can make a statement with you shoes, adding a pop of colour, texture or premium finish. Pair an LBD with a pair of pointed metallic and pony-skin Vibe Loafers for a minimal, 60’s look.

For a more boyish look, wear an oversized sequin tee with some smart, black cigarette pants and stand out with a pair of leopard print Virtue Monk Shoes or some studded Vaughan Lace Ups.

For slightly more dressed down events in a casual bar or restaurant, add a flash of metallic or patent with the Verse Loafer or Karmen Ballet pump and match with some ripped, turned up jeans and a pastel, cashmere jumper.

For the girly girls who love a cami and a prom style tulle skirt, the zebra print Kwik Step Slipper and silver Vixen Point are the perfect accompaniment, adding a touch of ballerina elegance to a classic party look.

 

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House of Vans: Launch Party

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Last night we had the hottest ticket in town to the exclusive launch party to the House of Vans London in Waterloo. This amazing space is a creative hub for artists, musicians and skaters and some of the biggest names came out in support for this exciting new venue.

The OFFICE HQ gang got to hang with Steve Van Doren, the son of Vans co-founder Paul who was more than happy to show us around and chat about the iconic brand. The legendary Z-Boys Tony Alva and Christian Hosoi were there showing off their skills and enjoying the incredible music acts that performed throughout the night. These included Dinosaur Jr, Tempa T, Roots Manuva and the hip hop giants Public Enemy.

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As you walk in, you are greeted by a huge hall full of artwork and creative installations and at the back is the unique Vans lab which will play host to 4 artists at a time to create their work and eventually display in the art hall.

There is a a cosy cinema which will showcase a range docu-films and private screenings, a room with cabinets full of old Vans memorabilia, an 850 capacity music hall and of course the huge subterranean skate park.

Skaters can book a 2 hour skate/BMX session at http://houseofvanslondon.com/ for free and enjoy everything the venue has offer, including the in-house restaurant.

Last night was a true testament to the Vans ethos as the atmosphere was exciting, friendly and chilled and the venue proved itself as a great hub for anyone and everyone.

 

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LCM: Mens Collections & iD presents Moschino Party

Friday, June 20th, 2014

London Collections: Mens (LCM)  has now become a permanent fixture in our fashion calendar twice a year just like its womenswear counterpart LFW and the SS15 shows and presentations didn’t disappoint.

The menswear designers have made their mark and earned their own fashion week to showcase the best of what London has to offer, not to mention some international visitors from the likes of DKNY and Moschino.

From Burberry and Alexander McQueen we saw the classic tailoring they are famous for, slimmed down with ankle grazing trousers, light shades and styled with tennis shoes and runners.

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Things got a bit wild when Moschino hit the catwalk, with bright fizzy drink logos and bleached denim dominating the looks. Since loud and proud designer Jeremy Scott took over as creative director, Moschino has returned as the luxuriously tacky label we loved in the early ’90s and this week was Moschino men’s first ever showing in London.

We at OFFICE HQ were lucky enough to go along to the iD presents Moschino party as Calvin Klein model and style icon Aaron Frew’s date for the night.

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Celebs, bloggers and models were out in full force to support the Jeremy Scott’s first mens collection with Moschino and the party definitely raised the roof. We managed to rub shoulders with the likes of Lindsay Lohan, ASAP Rocky and Jeremy Scott himself, there was great music, a great atmosphere and we had an all round amazing time. Moschino sure know how to throw a party and we cant wait for next season!

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European festivals to try this summer

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

If you’re not thrilled by the Leeds and Reading line-ups, you’ve ‘done’ Bestival and you can’t get hold of Glasto tickets, why not swap your wellies for sandals and branch out and try one of the festivals which take place across Europe each summer?

We take a look at some of the hottest festivals on the continent taking place over the coming months.

 

Benicassim – July 17-20

Combine the festival experience with a beach holiday at Benicassim on the Spanish Costa del Azahar. There’ll be sun, sea, sand and some of our favourite artists including Lily Allen, Kasabian, Paul Weller, Tinie Tempah, Jake Bugg, Ellie Goulding AND the Manic Street Preachers.

FOR in Croatia – June 19-20

If you hate having to pick and choose between which act to watch the FOR In Croatia is the festival for you. None of the performances clash with one another, saving you from making some tricky decisions. There are also plenty of gaps in the schedule so you can enjoy the local beaches. This year’s line-up includes Klaxons, Mark Ronson, Factory Floor, Haim and Erol Alkan.

Primavera in Barcelona – May 29-31

Also hitting Spain this summer is Primavera, a must-play festival for any act that wants to be seen as successful. This year’s stellar line-up includes Queens of the Stone Age, Arcade Fire, The Pixies, Disclosure, Slowdive, Haim and Sky Ferreira.

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Szignet in Budapest – August 11-18

If you like your festivals big, then Szignet is the one for you. With stages spread over 50 venues and more than 200 performances across the weekend, it’s no wonder the event attracts almost 400,000 people from across the globe each year. This year the acts not to miss include Bastille and Calvin Harris.

Iceland Airwaves  – November 5-9

Who says festivals are just for the summer? You’ll have to wait until November to jet off to Reykjavik to enjoy Iceland Airwaves, but we promise it will be worth it. Spend your days in the hot springs before dancing away to performances by the likes of the Flaming Lips and East India Youth in the evenings.

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Red carpet roundup

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

 

This week on the red carpet it has been all about monochrome, flirty flapper dresses and of course some amazing shoes. We take a closer look at what the celebs have been wearing at some of this week’s A-list events, including the InStyle The Best of British Talent Party and the premiere of the Lego Movie.

 

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Sarah Harding showed us how to do head-to-toe prints perfectly at the Instyle event, teaming a black bird-patterned suit with a white shirt featuring a similar print. She added a splash of colour to the monochrome ensemble with a bold slash of red lipstick and a neon orange clutch. We’d have maybe been tempted to ditch the plain black heels in favour of something a bit brighter too…

 

Elizabeth Banks

Elizabeth Banks changed no fewer than four times on Wednesday as she promoted the Lego Movie in New York, but our favourite look was the flirty mini dress she wore to a screening of the film. The periwinkle blue number by David Koma featured a bold, glittering pattern on the top half and a kicked out skirt. She teamed the ensemble with some Jimmy Choo sandals and a Rauwolf clutch.

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From left to right: Naomie, Elizabeth, Mollie, Lily, Sarah

 

Naomie Harris

Naomie Harris brightened up the red carpet at the London Critics’ Circle Film Awards in a stunning pale yellow beaded flapper dress by Naeem Khan. She teamed the Great Gatsby-esque dress with some suitably 20’s-style t-bar silver sandals and a metallic clutch and wore her hair in soft waves to her shoulders.

 

Lily Aldridge

The prize for most dramatic dress of the week goes to Victoria’s Secret model Lily Aldridge who glided into the amfAR Gala in New York in a futuristic white dress by La Marque. The flowing gown featured a daringly low sweetheart neckline and billowing sleeves, with a full floor length skirt. Letting the dress do the talking, she kept accessories simple, adding just an open-ended Marc Alary choker, which we’ll definitely be searching for a high street version of.

 

Mollie King

Mollie King looked the epitome of elegance at the Instyle bash in a black and white lace print satin Dolce and Gabbana dress and black court shoes. She matched the dress with a super sleek up do and some barely there make up for a look that was effortlessly perfect and certainly provoked the green eyed monsters in us here at HQ!

What would you wear on the red carpet? Check out our range of high heels for a little inspiration…

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