MR PORTER Joins Style Compare

MR PORTERHappy days! Designer menswear online retailer MR PORTER joins Style Compare and we happily welcome them into the fold. The recently launched brother website to NET-A-PORTER lives up to all the hype and is one of our favourite go-to online destinations for men who love and know their fashion. Fabulous clothes shopping aside we love the site’s amazing Style Directory – full of tips, information and inspiration, a fantastic stylepedia as well as MR PORTER’s very own style icon hall of fame – check out Steve McQueen rocking a single-breasted wool blazer and crew neck and take note! And should you need any further inspiration we’ve put together a few of our favourite looks (were money no object, of course!) from the current MR PORTER collection. Enjoy.

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27th May, 2011  8:41 pm | Posted by: | Menswear, New Arrivals, Style Compare | No Comments »

Get The Look: Off-duty celebs in Cannes

Gwen Stefani at CannesOf course Cannes is all about the red carpet, and wow there have been some stunning dresses and outfits – Milla Jovovich in Prada, Uma Thurman in Roland Mouret – but let’s face it not all of us have the world’s top designers fighting to dress us for movie premiers and super-yacht parties and anyway the really interesting outfits are the off-duty casual ones. Here’s a couple of our favourites and our take on the looks.

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26th May, 2011  7:19 pm | Posted by: | Celebrities, Latest Trends | No Comments »

House of Fraser 2-day Flash Sale – 40% off

Ladies Prada SunglassesStarting today House of Fraser is giving up to 40% off a range of brands including Ralph Lauren, Linea, Diesel and Carvela. Pick yourself up some fantastic bargains including Prada sunglasses (pictured), Biba leather shoulder handbags and 7 For All Mankind skinny jeans. It’s already started online, so hurry! Ends Friday 27th (inclusive.) To shop the sale now click here.

25th May, 2011  10:41 pm | Posted by: | SALE | No Comments »

Support Fashion Targets Breast Cancer UK

Fashion Targets Breast CancerTo date Fashion Targets Breast Cancer UK has raised more than £11.5million for Breakthrough Breast Cancer’s vital research, campaigning and education work. This year they have collaborated with top British retailers to produce a fantastic range of clothes and accessories. Show your support with a purchase – 30% of each item goes to the charity. Classic monochrome pieces and chic statement accessories – really there is something for everyone. Here are our favourite picks or you can check out the full range here.

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24th May, 2011  2:48 pm | Posted by: | Charity, Events | No Comments »

Style Compare to Launch #StyleSOS

DisneyRollerGirl

DisneyRollerGirl

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of the #StyleSOS, Twitter personal shopping. Yes, that’s right, as of next month every Thursday at 4pm you’ll be able to get online style advice straight from top fashion bloggers.

DisneyRollerGirl – recommended by Dazed & Confused, i-D and The Times to name just a few – will be kicking off proceedings on the @stylecompare Twitter feed on Thursday 2nd June.

You’ll be able to get tips and ideas for any look, budget or occasion. All you need to is email questions in advance to stylesos@stylecompare.co.uk or ask #StyleSOS on the day. Follow us on Twitter @stylecompare

We cannot wait to help out with all your style queries and dilemmas!

We hope to see you there!

Love,

The StyleCompare.co.uk team

When: Thursday 2 June, 4pm
Where: Twitter – Follow us @stylecompare and #StyleSOS
How: Email your style questions in advance to stylesos@stylecompare.co.uk with your Twitter name or ask #StyleSOS on the day.

23rd May, 2011  5:33 pm | Posted by: | Events, Style Compare | No Comments »

£100 for His & Her at my-wardrobe.com

Win £100 for Him & Her at my-wardrobe.com

It’s Fashion Friday, folks! This week we’ve giving away £100 for women and £100 for men to spend on designer goodies at the very chic my-wardrobe.com. Put it towards a fabulous bag or sunnies or check out my-wardrobe.com’s Holiday Special guide for inspiration. Find out how to win by visiting our Facebook page. And if that’s not enough – and you happen to be the best-dressed male you know – my-wardrobe.com is looking for Britain’s Best Dressed Real Man. The prize? A jaw-dropping £20,000 to spend on menswear. What are you waiting for?

20th May, 2011  11:50 pm | Posted by: | Fashion Friday | No Comments »

What’s Hot by Stylist’s Fashion Director Alexander Fullerton for my-wardrobe.com

Ah, this is a goodie. Four blissful minutes dedicated to one of our favourite topics – shoes. Stylist’s fashion director identifies the key styles for the summer – the sharp-pointed toe, block heel, natural wedge, simple sandal, 70s inspired platform and the cage. In short, bin the studded gladiators and get yourself on the waiting list for 3.1 Phillip Lim‘s sibide leather sandal, as worn by Alexa Chung at Coachella!

19th May, 2011  5:39 pm | Posted by: | Latest Trends, Video | No Comments »

Dorothy Perkins AW11 Press Day

Dorothy PerkinsA sneak peak of Dorothy Perkins‘ AW11 Press Day gives you the inside scoop on trends come the colder weather – from head to toe colour blocking and tuxedo jackets to 1920s art deco styling.

16th May, 2011  3:47 pm | Posted by: | Events, Video | No Comments »

Uniqlo arrives at Style Compare for Fashion Friday

http://www.stylecompare.co.uk/uniqloWhat better way to welcome in the spring than with the arrival of fabulous Japanese highstreet retailer Uniqlo? Much loved for their multi-coloured, well cut wardrobe staples, Uniqlo is also easy on the purse. Cotton tees for under a tenner, jeans for under twenty – yes, please!

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13th May, 2011  9:51 pm | Posted by: | Fashion Friday, New Arrivals | No Comments »

Colour Blocking: What is it and how to wear it

Jil Sander SS11

Jil Sander SS11

Unless you’ve had your head firmly in the sartorial sand over the last few months you can’t have failed to see that one of spring’s biggest trends is colour blocking. Brights and colour scream from every fashion magazine spread – solid blocks of colour worn on their own or combined with contrasting, complementing or clashing colour. It makes sense, it’s spring, the sun is out and we’re naturally drawn to feel-good eye-popping colour to confirm that winter is really over.

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12th May, 2011  4:46 pm | Posted by: | Latest Trends | No Comments »