Category Archives: A glamorous life

A glamorous life

QUICK PICKS: Luscious news – October 30, 2014

FAREWELL OSCAR: Oscar de la Renta Goa embellished satin box clutch

Farewell Oscar: Oscar de la Renta Goa embellished satin box clutch

 

 

A quick look at some luscious-related items in the news at the moment…

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A LUSCIOUS TRIBUTE: Oscar de la Renta

PHOTO: Oscar de la Renta

 

UPDATED: A private funeral mass for Oscar de la Renta will be held on November 3, 2014 at 11am, at the Church of St Ignatius Loyola at Park Avenue and 84th Street in Manhattan. 

Like many who adore fashion, I was saddened to hear of the passing of Oscar de la Renta yesterday, aged 82.

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STYLE ICON: Amal Alamuddin Clooney


Amal Clooney style gallery

 

A NEW STYLE ICON HAD EMERGED: I was hesitant to give Amal Alamuddin Clooney a “style icon” title when I honestly hadn’t heard of her until recently when she represented Julian Assange from Wikileaks, and then became George Clooney’s fiancée (now wife – see photos from the wedding).

And I was worried that the label might be somehow demeaning considering her incredible credentials as a human rights barrister.

But who says that you can’t be clever and fashionable? She’s clearly embracing the ladylike styles I love, which means more to me than any Kardashian, and ought to be celebrated.

So here’s a tribute to Amal Alamuddin Clooney’s fashion as we’ve seen it so far…

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ROYALTY: Monaco royal family news

 

UPDATE: 

  • Princess Charlene is pregnant with twins (E Online).
  • Gucci celebrates the launch of their new cosmetics line with Monaco’s Charlotte Casiraghi (Gucci)
  • Pauline Ducruet, also of the Monaco princely family, is Lancaster’s new Ambassadress in Asia (PRNewsWire)

Keep reading for more about Monaco’s royal family…

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A GLAMOROUS LIFE: Embossed python accessories from GiGi New York

 

GiGi New York basics

 

Get organised with these glamorous embossed python accessories from GiGi New York via Graphic Image.
They’d make great gifts too.

FURTHER DETAILS/BUY HERE

Natasha xx

 

 

QUICK PICKS: Luscious news – October 7, 2014

 

PHOTO Blake Lively pregnant

 

QUICK PICKS NEWS AND GOSSIP: There’s a certain irony in following my post about infertility and childlessness with the news that Blake Lively is pregnant.

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RUNWAY: Valentino Spring 2015 RTW Collection

Valentino Spring 2015 RTW Collection

 

 

COLOURS, PATTERNS AND TEXTURES: Valentino Spring 2015 RTW Collection…

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RUNWAY: Elie Saab Spring 2015 RTW Collection


Elie Saab Spring 2015 RTW Collection

 

FROCKAGE: Elie Saab Spring 2015 RTW Collection…

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SHOP THIS LOOK: Inspired by Amal Alamuddin’s cream and navy wedding outfit by Stella McCartney


AMAL WEDDING OUTFIT: George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin at the signing the official wedding register

 

NAVY AND CREAM: I’m obsessed with the Stella McCartney cream pantsuit with navy trim, and large floppy hat, worn by Amal Alamuddin for her civil wedding ceremony in Venice, so it’s inspired me to track down some other lovely cream/navy items.

Take a look…

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LUSCIOUS POLL: Which Amal Alamuddin wedding weekend dress is your favourite (so far)?

Amal Alamuddin wedding

 

To see the dresses in more detail, check out this extensive post.

 

 

ALAMUDDIN WEDDING: White pantsuit and white floppy hat

 

Note: Poll updated to reflect the fabulous off white (or cream?) pantsuit and wide-brimmed hat Amal wore to the civil ceremony on Monday.

 

Which of the outfits worn publicly by Amal Alamuddin for her wedding weekend is your favourite?

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Natasha xx