Just like a polished white shirt, a pair of black pants can be your classic wardrobe stable. They are timeless as the little black dress. You can wear a pair of black pants in any occasion; and most importantly, black pants have incredible slimming effect.

If you think black pants are boring, think again. What can be more versatile and easier to mix and match than your little black pants?

Skinny jeans

If you are blessed to have perfect legs, flaunt them in a pair of black skinny jeans!

Suit pants

You can never go wrong with a pair of perfectly tailored black suit pants, even for Royal engagements.

Slightly flared pants

Track pants

I certainly can’t pull those track pants off but for those who are young and cool, they are great fashion statement.

Wide-leg pants

Cropped pants

High waisted pants

High waisted pants are the best remedy for shorter legs.

Overalls have come back big time. It used to be one of my favourite things to wear when I was in high school, even during the fresh years in Uni. But overalls are not just for teenagers, they are for everybody, regardless of the age. There are so many variations of overalls so choose however you want to wear them, fitted or relaxed.

Most common types of overall:

Different shades of Denim:


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What to wear with overall:

T shirts – short sleeve, half sleeve, sleeveless, long sleeve:

The choice is yours:)

Tank top:

Long sleeve button down/up shirt:

Off the shoulder shirt:

See-through shirts


Layering with jackets and coats:

What is your favourite Overall look?

So Duchess Meagan’s stylist really followed the pleating trend well. On her 37th birthday to a wedding, Megan stepped out in a dress featuring dark top and multicoloured pleating skirt. The dress was accessorised with a belt.

The pleating trend has been around for a couple of years now, but it’s not that easy to wear. How to get it right then? Here are a few tips on how to wear the pleating trend and create a trendy, on point look:

  1. Choose the right fabric.

You want the fabric to be flowy, not too thick or stiff, otherwise it’ll make you heavier than you actually are.

2. Colour coordination:

It’s very easy on the eyes to have matching coloured outfit including handbags and shoes. 🙂

3. Basic shirts with pleating skirt

Victoria Beckham is a huge fan of pleating skirt. Basic shirts + pleating skirt is great for creating a powerful yet feminine image. Heels and the little white shoes are both good for this combo.

4. Dark top + dark multicoloured pleating skirt


4. Cropped top + pleating skirt

5. Add a belt!

A basic shirt dangling outside a pleating skirt can make you look boxy and your legs look shorter. Adding a belt can instant accentuate your waist line and create a totally different look. Megan was wearing a dress but she smartly accessoried it with a belt creating a waist line that is not that obvious naturally.

6. Jacket + pleating skirt:

The great thing about pleating skirt is that it’s very versatile, can be worn in different seasons. Pleating skirt with a jacket on top is the perfect match for Spring and Autumn.

Spring and Summer are coming to southern hemisphere, are you ready to wear pleating skirts and dresses?

Today, more people than ever are traveling. And not just for work! Of the domestic trips taken in the past year alone, 74% were for leisure. Travel is a great way to expand your worldview, and the memories you make along the way are more than worth the trip. For anyone looking to get out and see exciting new destinations, the airport is an essential part of that journey. So why not make the most of this incredible journey and travel in style? Here are some style tips to help you make the most out of the first leg of your journey.

Wear Shoes You Can Slip In and Out Of

When planning any outfit, picking out the right pair of shoes is a must. You’ll likely have to take your shoes off when going through airport security. You want to have a pair of shoes you’re comfortable walking in, but you don’t want to hold up the security line because you can’t get those shoes off. Slip-on shoes like flats or clogs are best. You’re going to spend a lot of time walking around in these shoes, not only in the airport, but also exploring the fantastic place you’re traveling to. Investing in a good pair of shoes is a must for any style-savvy traveler.

Be Comfortable but Classy

You don’t have to dress like you’re going to a dinner party, but you also don’t want to dress like you just got out of bed. In the airport, you can get away with sweatpants and t-shirts, but you don’t want to pick out pieces that look ratty. Lighter fabrics like modal, cotton, and linen are best, especially if you’re traveling somewhere warm. When shopping for clothes, capris are a great alternative if sweatpants feel too casual, and you could even get away with a comfy dress. When traveling, you should also make sure to layer. The airport could be freezing cold, but when you get inside the airplane, it may feel like a sauna. Buy a cardigan that you can easily fold up and store in your bag when you don’t need it. 

The Hassle Is Worth It

Remember in a matter of hours, you’re going to be in a whole new place taking in incredible sights! If what you’re wearing helps you feel relaxed, you’re going to feel even more relaxed when you take off. Which is why picking out the right clothing to wear in an airport is so important. So between packing your checked bag and making sure you have your boarding pass, take a moment to figure out what you’re going to wear to the airport. It’s a small thing that will tremendously improve your travel experience.

Everybody changes. It’s part of life. While you may always have the same values, your interests will change, your taste will develop, and as a result, your style will grow. It’s just part of life. It’s the reason we always seem to look back on old photographs and always wonder what we were wearing or why we had our hair that way! Because back then, that was your style and how you chose to dress. But you went on to change and develop. Sometimes, you won’t even see this happening. You won’t really notice that your style is changing or that your fashion choices have evolved. But then sometimes, you will. Sometimes, you’ll feel as if your wardrobe just doesn’t suit you anymore, or the current phase of your life. When this is the case, your wardrobe will need a shakeup. So let’s see how you can adapt your wardrobe as you grow.

Keep Key Basics

First of all, you’re going to want to make sure that you load up on the wardrobe essentials. While your style may change and grow, it’s important to keep some of the basics in your wardrobe going. Think about things like jeans, a white shirt, a classic blazer, a white tee – all of the things that you know you can style well even as your personal tastes start to change.

Change Up Your Accessories

If you really feel like you need to change things as you’re growing, then change up your accessories. You’ll often find that the same kind of accessories really don’t always work as your style evolves. So, instead, you’re going to want to change your accessories as your style and tastes start to grow. You’ll often find that the next point really applies here too.

Invest In Classics

One of the best ways to really guide your style as you change, is to make sure that you are investing in classics. Here, you’re not only going to want to make sure that your basics are of a high quality, but you’ll want to focus on those key investment pieces too. Think about how investing in your accessories can be a great idea, as well as spending that little more on classic clothing pieces you’ll have forever.

Buy Quality

It’s also important to make sure that you are buying quality. Whether that’s women’s designer clothing or just better fabrics and qualities in whatever it is that you’re looking at all around. Because as you age, you will start to realize that you will want higher quality clothing that lasts.

Add & Remove As You Go

The key to making sure that your wardrobe is always developing in line with your own style and preferences is to make sure that you’re always adding in pieces. When you’re buying new pieces each season, your wardrobe will grow. As you start to notice that you don’t wear key things, you’ll then want to remove them as you go. By keeping up with this, you will find that you always have a wardrobe that adapts with you as you grow.

Has the time come for you to completely overhaul your approach to fashion? Your own personal style might be feeling a little crusty and dull by now, so making big changes could help you to get to where you want to be. There’s no reason why you can’t make yourself feel more
comfortable and more confident each and every day. So here are some signs that you really do need to overhaul your fashion right now.

You Spend Too Much Time Choosing Your Outfit Each Morning

That feeling you get when you head to your wardrobe and desperately try to find something that you want to wear is never fun. Not knowing what to wear and not feeling that anything in your
wardrobe is suitable or appealing is a sure sign that you need to overhaul things in this department sooner rather than later. And it’s something you should probably get started on today.

Your Clothes Don’t Fit You Any More

When you have a whole bunch of clothes that are all a bit too big or all a bit too small, you need to make changes ASAP. This proves that it’s been a long time since you last properly invested
in your wardrobe. After all, fashions changes, which means what kind of fit is in vogue changes too. Or maybe your body size has changed over the years but your wardrobe hasn’t caught up
yet. Either way, changes are required.

You Are Bored By What You Have

Boredom is always a sign that the time has come to make stylistic changes to your wardrobe.
What once seemed appealing to you might feel dull and boring now, and that’s only natural. Our opinions and preferences change, so you need to change your approach to style and fashion too.

You Have No Idea What’s Fashionable Today and What’s Not

If you have no idea at all what’s fashionable and what’s not right now, that’s a sure sign
that you need to completely overhaul your approach to style. Get back in touch with the world of fashion wear and see what people are wearing. Simply paying more attention to the people around you and what they’re wearing will have an impact. You can then use this to improve your own style.

You Haven’t Been on a Shopping Binge in a Long Time

If it’s been a long, long time since you went all out on a big clothes shopping binge, it might be time to go for it. As long as you have a budget in mind and don’t spend more than your able to,
this could be a really good thing for you. Your wardrobe will be immediate revitalised in one fell
swoop, and that’s got to be a good thing.

It’s up to you how you go about overhauling your wardrobe, but you should definitely do your best to make it happen. You will feel so much better about yourself when you love what you’re wearing, and you won’t spend so long choosing what to wear when you get out of bed each morning.

Has the time come for you to completely overhaul your approach to fashion? Your own personal
style might be feeling a little crusty and dull by now, so making big changes could help you to
get to where you want to be. There’s no reason why you can’t make yourself feel more
comfortable and more confident each and every day. So here are some signs that you really do
need to overhaul your fashion right now.
You Spend an Age Choosing Your Outfit E


Based on different body shapes (the pear shape, the apple shape, the hour glass, the rectangle shape and the OX legs, we can choose different types of skirts that at most suitable for us:

  1. The Pear Shape: The widest part of your body is around your hips and thighs.

A line skirts are the best for pear shape, either above the knee or over the knee.

The Apple Shape: You have a slim lower body and carry weight around your middle.

The key point for this body shape to show off your slimmer legs. Straight lined short skirts over the knees would be the most suitable style. To make the middle section appear less heavy, just put on a jacket.

The Hour Glass: If you are curvy with a tiny waist.

If you belong to this body type, wear high waist skirt to show off your enviable waist line. Length of skirt depends on your personal taste.

The Rectangle Shape – if you are long and lean.

To create the illusion of having lots of curves, wear ruffles, bows and skirts with embellishment details.

OX Legs: Everybody shape could have either O or X shaped legs.

If this bothers you, wear a midi or maxi pencil skirt with a side slit. Problem solved!

It’s one of the biggest ‘NOOOO’s that may happen to every girl. A broken nail. This super unpleasant situation can spoil a very important day or event, but, fortunately, there are some methods how to fix a cracked nail very fast.

First of all, it should be underlined that the best way to deal with the problem is to prevent it.  Why do nails break? One of the most common reasons is the influence of external factors such as rapid change of temperature (which is very common in winter). What is more, it’s not good if you pay too much attention to your manicure since the overuse of chemicals may cause dehydration as the consequence. One more important moment is that in order to avoid such unpleasant problem as fragile nails you should pay attention to the general condition of your body. Make sure that you get enough minerals and vitamins.

But if you already have a broken nail and very little time to fix it you still may try to do diy split nail repair. Just remember that your hands or feet should be perfectly clean without dirt or oils on it.

  1.   Special mending glue. If you are lucky enough to have your own manicure kit you may use special mending glue for broken nail. You need to apply the glue on the top of the nail and pay special attention to the zone of conjunction. But make sure to be very careful since this chemical may cause irritation or even allergic reaction.
  2.   Transparent nail polish or top coat. If you have a crack or the nail is slightly broken you can go without nail glue. You may try to apply a considerable amount of a clean nail polish or top coat if it’s strong enough, of course. It’s not the best way out, but it can really help you in an emergency.
  3.   Special paper. In nail kits you might come across special nail mending material. It’s a very thin, half-transparent fibrous piece of paper. All you need to do is to cut out a small piece of it, but I should be a little bit larger than the broken part of the nail. Apply it on the top of the nail, smooth and make sure here are no bubbles, buff and trim it. After that, apply nail glue (if you have) and cover it with a top coat or a transparent nail polish.
  4.   Tea bag/coffee filter. These are very DIY split nail repair methods but they really work. The procedure is very similar to the previous point. You need to cut a piece of the tea bag or coffee filter, apply it on the top of the nail and make sure it perfectly fits the nail. It may be a bit harder to do than in the previous case so you need to be very precise.
  5.   Tape. You may also try a regular tape to fix your broken nail. The biggest advantage of this method is that the tape is fully transparent and smooth. At the same time this material is very flexible so you need to deal it very carefully.

These are just 5 small tips not to fix your broken nail very easy and fast, but, anyway, it is always better to avoid such situation. So make sure that you get enough nutrients (especially, calcium). You shouldn’t overburden your nails with chemicals and super fancy design; finally, find your best length of nails and nail polishes (roal blue nails) so you will be able to enjoy your nice manicure without cracks and fractures.

There are lots of typical ways to improve your wellbeing, but one of the best ways has to be creating a garden oasis for you to relax in. Various studies have found that nature can make you happier, kinder and more creative, and it can also help to relax your mind and improve your overall wellbeing.

It doesn’t matter if you have a tiny garden or rolling acres of grassy land; either way it will be easy for you to create an outdoor space that can be a source of peace and relaxation.

Are you interested? If so, here are three tips to help you create a relaxing garden oasis.

garden oasis

Invest In A Water Feature

Installing an outdoor water feature is a great way to add beauty and a sense of calm to your garden. New research has even found that water features can have a positive impact on our physical and mental wellbeing, so a fountain is a great way to turn your garden into a relaxing oasis! Simply look for a stone, metal or glass fountain that suits the style of your garden.

Create Privacy With A Fragrant Flower Wall

One of the best ways to make your garden more peaceful is with a privacy wall to shut out neighbourhood sounds, such as the sound of cars starting or people talking. After all, most people find it difficult to imagine they are somewhere peaceful and relaxing when they are constantly being distracted by annoying sounds around them! Many people use a bamboo wall to create a privacy wall, and then they decorate the wall with beautiful, fragrant flowers like peonies and lavender. Clematis is also a great option as it is a flowering vine, so it can be used to completely cover the bamboo wall.

Add Lighting And Seating

The final step is adding some lighting and seating so that you can properly relax. Garden lights or fairy lights can be used to add a subtle, peaceful lighting effect, especially if you place the lights in the most beautiful areas of your garden, highlighting them when darkness falls. It is also useful to add some comfortable seating so that you can sit down and fully enjoy your garden oasis.

Transforming your garden into an oasis doesn’t have to be an expensive, time-consuming task. Simply follow these tips to transform your garden into a wellbeing retreat within a matter of days. 


People get involved with a radio control hobby in a few different ways. Some are immediately attracted to building and entering vessels into the many shows, exhibitions, and regattas held for hobbyists each year. Others begin with traditional model ships and find the hobby evolves to include RC model boats. Whether this is your first build or you are an expert model builder, you can find a high quality RC sailboat to add to your collection from Premier Ship Models.

Whether you are just getting started in the hobby or buying a new speed boat for an upcoming race, you can find a large selection of ready-made radio control boats at premiershipmodels.com.au. Premier Ship Models is committed to offering the highest quality RC boats and the best discounts whenever possible.

model ship

Types of RC Ships & Boats

When shopping for RC model boats, there are several factors to consider, such as the size and type of boat, how you plan to use it, and performance. Some types of models to consider include large RC boats, RC hull boats, gas powered boats, scale boats, race and speed boats. How do you plan to use the boat? The options for RC models include sailing for recreation, fun with a group of friends, or participating in a show or competition racing event.

There are many types of RC boats to choose from, such as tugboats, tankers, trawlers, power boats, catamarans, speed boats and racing boats. If you plan to race your boat, either with friends or in a competition, look for speed boats with aerodynamic designs for great performance on the water. Some racing boats require some skill and experience, as it can be challenging to keep the boat in the lane.

If you are more interested in enjoying sailing, rather than racing, an RC sailboat or RC yacht model may be the best option for you. There are different types and colors of sailboats and model yachts that are perfect for sailing on a pond. The Joysway Dragonforce yacht, Caribbean sailboats, and catamaran yachts always look great on the water.

Regardless of the type of ship or boat you intend to use, you want your boat to look great on the water and perform well. Choose quality RC boats from well-known and respected brand for reliable performance. Many RC model boats are sold ready to use, so you can get right out on the water. When selecting a boat, pay attention to product descriptions to make sure the model you are considering has the parts and accessories required to deliver the performance you want.

Performance and control are always important when using a model on the open water, but even more important when participating in a race or competition. Some models are equipped with safety gears and additional features that are designed to improve performance and enhance control.

These days every employee of any big or little company knows what the dress code is. And this concept turns into a huge issue when a businesswoman has to decide what to wear to work in winter.

Dropping temperatures, lack of sunshine, winds, snows, and rains make a sweater with deer or a duvet the perfect outfits of the season. Unfortunately, office dress code doesn’t allow styles like these. And here a lady is facing the challenge: how on Earth can I stay smart and on trend while keeping warm and cozy?

Luckily, today it’s quite easy to prevent winter weather send you into a style rut and create fantastic stylish silhouettes of office outfits.

So, what to do? How to share the focus between staying warm and looking on-point? Let’s figure it out and share some winter office outfit ideas!

  1. Knitted Dress

Winter dresses for work are an ideal option: they’re warm enough for falling temperatures and smart enough to fit in the office dress code. A wide range of silhouettes, fabrics, and textures are available on the market today. So, choose your favorite, add an accessory (like a brooch or a colorful scarf) and enjoy your awesome office outfit.
winter office outfit ideas knitted dress

  1. Wide Leg Trousers

Are you a fashionista? In this case, wide leg trousers paired with a striped blouse is definitely your cup of tea! The only rule to follow: if trousers are monotonous – the upper is patterned; if trousers are checkered, polka-dot, striped, and so on – the upper is as simple as possible.
winter office outfit ideas wide legged pants

  1. Coat Games

For a sleek work-to-weekend ensemble, opt for a cool coat of bold color, with an interesting print, or with some outstanding details. Play with combinations: pair the coat with straight jeans, classic trousers, or a pair of breeches.
winter office outfit ideas coat

  1. Maxi & Midi Skirts

Style an oversized knit sweater with a midi or maxi folded skirt and ankle-high boots, don’t forget about a button-down underneath, add some accessories – and voila: your winter office outfit is ready!

winter office outfit ideas maxi skirt

  1. A Sweater over a Shirt

Throw on a cozy black sweater over a classic white button-down shirt and adjust the outfits with maroon jeans or trousers for a daily winter office uniform.

winter office outfit ideas sweater over shirt

  1. Office Suit Twists

Spice up a typical suit; give it a cool spin by styling it with a simple tee, in different colors and fabrics combinations. Add heels, and you’ll be good to go.

office suit twist

  1. Pencil Skirt

Surprisingly, but a pencil skirt can become your style resolution during the cold season. It goes down, highlighting the beautiful lines of your body, it’s the perfect knee-length. Also, with the same skirt, you can look different every time due to changing a blouse or a shirt.

Advice: buy a skirt made of stretch fabric with a warm lining, as it won’t feel hot in the office as well as cold winds outdoor won’t be able to get under the skirt.

winter office outfit ideas add colors

  1. Add Colors

In winter, the crowd resembles a gray-black mass without any single pop of bright color. Be bold and choose a colorful side: beginning with your coat and finishing with accessories. As for the office, try to dilute the image with clothes of milky, pink, green, and maroon colors. If you’re brave enough, experiment with red – show the colleagues that the dull weather hasn’t enslaved your optimistic attitude.

winter office outfit ideas add colors red

  1. Experiment with Layering

Remember that layering is the key when it comes to your ideal office uniform for the winter period. Combine a blouse with a warm coat, jacket or waistcoat; wear a monotonous dress with a bright cardigan over it, tied with a narrow belt. As soon as you learn how to create multi layered outfits, you will find out that there are much more winter office options than you could even imagine.

winter office outfit ideas layering

  1. Borrowed From the Boys

And, finally, a tricky hint for girls: style a menswear-inspired blazer and trousers with your perfect super-warm sweater underneath. A pair of sleek stiletto boots will create a win-win masculine-meets-feminine contrast, which looks so sexy but feels so comfy.

Winter Office Outfit Ideas - borrowed from boys


We spend a lot of our lives in our work clothing. Whilst some dress codes are fairly restrictive, many smart casual dress codes offer a lot of freedom, and yet many of still choose to stick to the same drab clothes day in and day out. Spicing up your work wardrobe could help bring more excitement to your morning routine and could make you feel happier and more confident throughout the day. Here are just a few small ways that you can make your work outfit more exciting.

Try bold colours

There’s no need to settle for blacks, greys and beige. Many bright colours can still be made formal. Colour psychology could even help you to be better at your job – sky blue is often associate with good communication, whilst red is a colour of passion and power. Try opting for brightly coloured blouses and dresses. These can be a great statement piece. If you’re not brave enough to do this, you could simply try bold coloured shoes and a bag. It’s best to not be too matchy-matchy as this could give off a cartoonish vibe that ruins your professionalism (i.e. don’t opt for a yellow blouse, trousers and shoes).

Wear a watch

A watch is a great accessory that makes you appear more organised to clients. There are lots of trendy watches out there too choose from that don’t cost a lot. You could have a few watches to swap and change between or you could swap the strap every so often to vary things up. If you’re looking for a designer watch, you may be able to save money by shopping second hand.


Scarf out

Scarves are also great accessories that can help to make a bland outfit more exciting. There are lots of ways to wear a scarf to add some variation – you can add a French knot, turn it into a shawl and even use them as a headband. Experiments with different colours, textures and patterns.

Embrace bling

For a touch of sophistication, why not add some jewellery? Whilst you don’t want to go too blingy, it’s worth having a statement piece. This could be a big necklace or large earrings. Large bangles may get in the way whilst typing or clang distractingly so it may be worth keeping these subtle. Some workplaces may also have rules in place against facial jewellery such as nose rings (some workplaces may disallow jewellery altogether due to health and safety reasons if food is being handled or machinery is being used). Stay classy and project a sense of professionalism.

Give prints a go

Many prints can be incorporated into workplace attire. Floral designs are great for adding some energy and are generally classy. There’s also a recent trend for tartan print clothing. This can be made tasteful when incorporated into a single piece of clothing such as a scarf or a skirt. Stripes can also work well providing they’re not too big and bold, whilst chequered clothing may also work in some more laid-back work environments. As a rule, steer clear of leopard and animal prints however – you may be able to get away with the odd flourish, but too much could feel tacky.

Be seasonal

Keeping your clothing changing with the seasons can keep it feeling fresh. Much of this can be done through the colours you choose. Greens and browns work well in the autumn, whilst whites and pinks and blues can make you stand out in winter. You may be able to find patterns that reflect certain seasons such as blossom in spring and leafy patterns in the autumn. When it comes to footwear, this can also be made seasonal. The winter is a great time for taking out those thick and furry boots and finding new ways to match clothes with them. In summer meanwhile you can consider dolly shoes and gladiator sandals. Remember to keep these shoes within the formality of the workplace – many workplaces have strict rules when it comes to footwear.

There are only four months left of 2017 so now is as good a time as any to start looking ahead to the new year. After all, we only have four months to get our new wardrobes all ready!

So, what’s going to be a sartorial hit in 2018? I’ve been taking a look at all the latest catwalks and fashion shows and think that these are some of the biggest fashion trends that will sweep us all away next year!

fashionable 2018


Every season there seems to be a different colour that becomes extremely fashionable. Looking ahead to next year, it looks like silver is going to be the flavour of the year. Lots of shows recently have dressed up their models in some beautiful sterling silver garments – think glam bomber jackets and shiny silver maxi skirts. Of course, the colour won’t be used in such an avant garde way when it hits the high street shops, so expect to see it being added as small touches to the clothes you buy!

Double Denim

Just a few years ago, you might have been laughed at for walking down the street in double denim. But now that has all changed, and this look is very much en vogue. But you will find that denim jackets become a lot more sophisticated, and they could even lose their reputation as being an item of casual clothing. In 2018, they will be tailored and extremely elegant. And they will certainly go well with some dark denim jeans!

60s Folk

The 60s will be back in 2018 – in our wardrobes at least! The folk trend will see fashionistas clash their bright patterns and head towards a very trendy look. In fact, looking at these Indie and Harper bohemian necklaces, it looks like this folky look is already here in our shops! As well as clashing Bohemian patterns, you should also try and clash your materials. The double denim look won’t work well done in a folky fashion, that’s for sure, so stick to one or the other!

Fur And Feathers

The best way to make your clothes as comfy and cosy as possible? Add some fur and feathers! Thankfully, these are set to be huge in 2018. When it comes to feathers, look for clothes that use ostrich feathers, as these are set to be extremely popular. And as for your furs, they need to be bright and bold. It’s all about making a statement with your feathers and fur this year.

Office Wear

There’s nothing better than getting home from work and slipping into something a bit more comfortable than your office wear, right? Well, you might not get the chance next year! That’s because office wear looks like it could become very popular and might even become a trend in casual wear. So, don’t take off that suit just yet!

Hopefully, one of these coming trends looks interesting to you. But these aren’t the only trends set to take over 2018. Keep watching the catwalks for more insights of what is to come!

Oh hello Spring! Today is the 1st of September which means it’s officially Spring in Australia! So happy to know that Spring and Summer’s warm weather is not far from us as this Winter felt like an eternity. Battling with cold wind, I’ve been all wrapped up in black and different shades of grey coloured outfits in the last few months. It’s definitely time for a change. While it’s still really cold and I can’t change the weather, there’s always online shopping – a wardrobe update is due:).

Since I discovered this fabulous online fashion platform last year, Lyst’s been my go to place to check what’s on trend from different designers. With Australia’s increasing influence in the fashion industry, this time I’d share with you my pick from the following 5 best selling brands on Lyst:

4.C/meo Collective
5. Finders Keepers

Here’s a selection of my favourite products from the 5 brands – in no particular order:


  1. Quay Australia All My Love Cat Eye Sunglasses In Pink. Quay Eyewear is sunglasses label dedicated to the recreation of vintage styles. When it comes to sunglasses, I normally stick to my Ray Ban aviator, Karl Lagerfeld retro shades or Dior oversized frames. But those Pink Cat Eye sunglasses really caught my attention – how fun would that be to wear them! It must feel so good to see the world through a pair of rose coloured glasses!
  2. Finders Keepers Lucie Pants In Cherry. Over the years of experimenting, I’ve learned a few tricks to make my legs looks longer in pants:Wear high waisted pants; wear super long bootcut pants paired with super high heels/platforms or; wear cropped pants. Look how cute are those cropped parts from Lucie – they are flared with little splits at the front. The material is also heavy weight to help them stay in shape. Also available is the black color but do I really need another pair of black pants? Go cherry.
  3. C/meo Unstoppable Top. When it comes to choose lightweight tops, I always prefer cotton or silk for obvious reasons. They feel good on your skin and they are good for your skin! I was drawn to the beautiful shade of blue of this cotton shirt from C/Meo. The overall style is fairly simple with a very clean cut and no buttons on the front but check out those flared sleeves with tie details – love!
  4. Keepsake Women’s Pink Stay Close Long Sleeve Silk Top. I remember saying Pink flowers are the only pink things I like. But look at it now – I’ve picked a pink top in addition to a pair of pink sunglasses! Love this feminine long sleeve shirt with open shoulder and thick chocker detail. Guess what, it’s made of silk. Who could say no to that?

Tank tops used to be the cool thing to wear in past decades but they briefly went out of fashion over recent years. Well, now they are back with a bang – and with some wonderfully updated style sand designs. These tops are perfect for the summer, and they look stylish, casual, and chic. The versatility of these tops means that you can team them up with all sorts of other clothing to create a wonderful outfit for the summer.

Whether you want to sport a casual look for a fun day out or a smart casual look for the evening, a summer tank is the ideal addition to your wardrobe. Not only do these tops look stylish but they also offer comfort and a design that enables your skin to breathe during the warmer weather.

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Some great patterns to consider

When it comes to tank tops, there are various design patterns that you can choose from to suit your needs. You can create a range of different looks with tank tops in various designs, materials, and colours. So, let’s take a look at some of the top tank top patterns you can choose from:

  1. Classic design: The classic tank top may seem like a throwback to the 1970s but it is in fact a timeless style that has spanned the decades. With the classic pattern you can look forward to a chic look and a very versatile garment.
  1. Lace design: If you are looking to combine a classic look with a touch of added elegance, a lace pattern is a great option. You can choose complete lace with an opaque vest attached inside or just go for lace trims and detail. This provides the type of elegance you would expect at resources such as Lauraashley.com, which is known for elegant designs and styles.
  1. Cut out pattern: When it comes to summertime, cut out detailing on clothing can look great. In addition, it can help to keep you cool. You can opt for as much cut out detailing as you feel comfortable with for your tank top.
  1. Sequinned tank top: It can get very warm on summer evenings, so it is important look good but stay cool during nights out. A sequin tank top design will ensure that you look glamorous and glitzy but that you also benefit from staying cool throughout the night.
  1. Half sleeve tank top: Opting for a top with half sleeves is ideal for those that don’t necessarily like showing off their upper arms. You will still be able to look and feel cool during the summer but can cover up a little more.
  1. Tailored tank top: If you choose a tailored design for your tank top, you can add an extra element of chic. A tailored top will be ideal if you want to create a smart casual outfit for an evening out or more formal events during the summer.
  1. Loose fitting tank: For more casual days out, a loose fitting tank top design is the perfect choice. You can enjoy comfort and style with these tops, and you can even pop them over your swimsuit around the pool.
  1. Backless tank top: For those really sizzling days at the beach or out with friends, you can even go for a backless design for your tank top. You can make the most of the sunshine and warmth, get maximum air to your skin, yet still enjoy the elegance of a tank top.
  1. Fabric and knit tank top: A fabric and knit tank top is a great choice for the summer, as it keeps you feeling really cool during the warmer days. You can also look forward to comfort and choose from a range of fabrics to suit your tastes and preferences. You can have as little or much knitted detail as you like on the top.
  1. Knitted tank top: Of course, it can get a little cooler during the summer evening. This is the ideal time to wear your knitted tank top. It is ideal for the cooler evenings, as it will still allow your skin to breathe but will keep any summer chills at bay.
  1. Two-tone tank: Another style you might like is the two-tone tank top. This has one colour or design for the front and a different one for the back. You can go for similar designs or colours or you can choose ones that totally contrast to make your outfit really stand out.
  1. Cropped tanks: Fresh, young, and fun, cropped tanks are a great choice if you have the figure for it. They offer that cool, casual, hip look for the summer, and are great teamed with jeans, sweat pants and skirts.

With so many different styles, designs, and patterns to choose from, it is little wonder that tank tops are set to be the wardrobe staple for this summer. Whether you dress it up or dress it down, you will enjoy the great benefits of staying cool while looking great.