Champion Trends for AW12

Key AW12 trends ThumbnailAlthough it’s only August, the fashion world is way ahead when it comes to seasonal wear.

We’ve all got our fingers and toes crossed for more great weather, but this is also the perfect time to get acquainted with top trends for AW12, making sure that every winter-wardrobe purchase we make is perfectly on trend.

Here are three key trends to watch for AW12…

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31st July, 2012  4:33 pm | Posted by: | Latest Trends | No Comments »

Fashion Friday: Win £100 to spend at my-wardrobe.com

Win £100 to spend at my-wardrobe this Fashion Friday ThumbnailIn this week’s Fashion Friday you could win £100 to spend at luxury retailer my-wardrobe.com. With an array of gorgeous designer threads from major names including Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westwood and Paul Smith you don’t want to miss out.

Whether you have a special event coming up or feel like looking fabulous during the day, my-wardrobe.com is an online boutique providing must-have fashion for real people. If you love to rock a statement piece, shop for dazzling dresses, show-stopping jackets, unique jeans and totally amazing tops.

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27th July, 2012  4:01 pm | Posted by: | Fashion Friday | No Comments »

Pleats Style Challenge Winner!

Style Challenge Pleats Winner Melissa from Media MarmaladeEach month we ask top UK fashion bloggers to style an on-trend item – and for this month’s Style Challenge we asked them to go to work on pleats. Each blogger picked a pleated item and styled it superbly to try and win your vote.

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26th July, 2012  4:48 pm | Posted by: | Style Challenge | 1 Comment »

Motel Rocks The Party Season

Motel Rocks AW12 Preview Press Day ThumbnailIf you thought the summer collection was smokin’, just wait until you see what Motel Rocks has on offer for autumn/winter; I popped down to the brand’s HQ in central London yesterday to have a peek at the AW12 collection and drool over some of the key party looks.

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20th July, 2012  4:02 pm | Posted by: | AW12 | No Comments »

Fashion Friday: Win £100 To Spend at Clarks

No outfit can be truly stylish without the perfect pair of shoes. This Fashion Friday you could win £100 to spend at Clarks, giving your shoe collection a new lease of life.

When we went to preview the AW12 collection, Clarks surprised us with eye-catching new styles, bold prints and collaborations with the likes of Harris Tweed and Trojan Records. With £100 to spend, you could find the perfect pair of glove-fitting heels, or maybe you fancy some classic Clarks desert boots, or a pair of timeless trainers? You could even spend your cash on accessories, like a new bag or purse.

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20th July, 2012  12:36 pm | Posted by: | Fashion Friday | No Comments »

Fashion Friday: Win £100 to Spend at All Saints

All Saints Fashion Friday ThumbnailThis Friday we’re going all grunge: If you’re a fan of the 90s-inspired look du jour, you could win £100 to spend on classic grunge-glam at All Saints.

You could spend your prize money on an iconic jacket or a signature rocked-up dress with layers and embellishments. All Saints always adds attitude to your style, and if you want to achieve the classic grunge-chic look try a gothic, graphic print tee worn with your oldest skinny jeans and highest heels.

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13th July, 2012  12:21 pm | Posted by: | Fashion Friday | 1 Comment »

Ted Baker’s Survival Of The Fittest AW12 Collection

Ted Baker's AW12 Collection Catwalk ShowThe summer may be slipping away, but in terms of fashion there is nothing more exciting than having a sneak peek at what the autumn/winter high street has to offer. Jo (Style Compare’s head of fashion) and I were invited to Ted Baker’s AW12 fashion preview, and we couldn’t wait to catch a glimpse of what Ted has in store for next season.

The theme for the new collection is ‘Survival of the Fittest’ and although the catwalk backdrop was woodland prints lit with soft green and blue tones, there were no muted winter colours and trends on show when the models took centre stage.

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11th July, 2012  5:04 pm | Posted by: | AW12, Events | No Comments »

Teenage Kicks Trend

Teenage kicks trend thumbnailSay hello to loose-fits, rock ‘n’ roll, leather and studs; it’s time to kick the delicate floral and pastel shades out the window and introduce some much-missed attitude to your wardrobe.

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9th July, 2012  5:08 pm | Posted by: | Latest Trends | 1 Comment »

Fashion Friday Win £100 to Spend at Motel Rocks

Win £100 to spend this Fashion Friday at Motel RocksIf you want to inject some life into your wardrobe without spending a penny, Style Compare has the answer:

In this week’s Fashion Friday competition you could win £100 to spend on flamboyant threads from Motel Rocks.

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6th July, 2012  4:57 pm | Posted by: | Fashion Friday | No Comments »

Style Challenge – Pleats

Style Challenge Pleats ThumbnailSo far we’ve seen top UK fashion bloggers style everything from floral prints to mega metallics, and we can now reveal what’s in store for July’s Style Challenge.

Once again we’ve head-hunted some of our favourite bloggers and invited them to pick and style an on-trend piece: this month they’re playing with pleats, and they’ve done a fantastic job with everything from pleated dresses to wide-legged box trousers.

Who styled pleats the best? You decide.

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3rd July, 2012  4:43 pm | Posted by: | Style Challenge | 20 Comments »