More on our August Style Council Judges!

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Style Council Judges

 More on the August Style Council Judges | Photo Credits: Neely Reyes | Blonde Ambition | Jai’me Jan

Next week marks the announcement of the August #StyleBattle winners and so we thought we’d delve into the lives of our Style Council Judges, Neely Reyes, Jai’me Jan and DJ Blonde Ambition to find out just why they made the hit list for our August Style Council!

Neely Reyes – Founder and Director of Sapphires Model Management

Neely Reyes is the founder of the award-winning Sapphires Model Management, an agency that has worked with and provided models for some of the biggest names in the industry. Her client list includes brands such as Vivienne Westwood, Victoria Beckham, Rimmel, Chloé and NARS to name a few.

 

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Find out about her style inspo & what’s got her ticking this season….

What’s on your shopping list this season?

I am looking for a nice pair of high boots!

What do you think is the thing that makes people’s style really stand out?

The right amount of confidence.

What trends, if any are you loving this season?

I really like the tiny trunk handbags and also the modern Victorian trend, as I love lace and unusual sleeving!

Who are your fave designers?

I like so many but my all-time favourites are:

Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen, Valentino, Charlotte Olympia

Best high street brands?

ASOS, H&M, Topshop, Next

Whose style do you admire?

Jessica Biel, Jessica Pare, Jenna Dewan, Jessica Alba

Have you ever had a fashion faux pas?

I am sure I have had a few! I recently found a pic of these awful pointy boots I owned. When I say pointy I mean like sword pointy. I looked like a witch!

What’s your favourite piece in your wardrobe atm?

My Vivienne Westwood Orb Embellished Crocodile Effect Leather Tote and a velvet jacket I purchased from Monsoon. It is so comfortable.

What item could you not live without? Fashion/Beauty item…

My liquid eyeliner for sure!

Most famous person on your twitter/Instagram/in your phone book..

Channing Tatum on my Instagram and I wish he was in my phone book.

What inspires you?

My sisters, my mum, my co-directors Iain and Martin and my friends and colleagues.

 

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RU Ready for the August #StyleBattle™?!

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August #StyleBattle™

August #StyleBattle™ | Photo Credit:  lazy oaf | hypbeast | adrannaeho.tumbl

It’s August. It’s been hot for like forever, which can only mean one thing… our last #StyleBattle™ of the Summer is upon us!

We’re sure you know the routine by now… impress us with your look, we submit you to our expert style council and they then crown two winners.

This time around though we are cranking it up a gear and really piling on the pressure, as our August #StyleBattle™ we’re pretty confident, will be our best one yet!

We have totally pushed the boat out with the prize for starters! Exclusive VIP entry to our super top secret, completely awesome LFW event, plus tonnes of goodies from our pals at Boohoo and a celebrity inspired photo shoot and feature in NUE Magazine to cap it all off!

All you have to do is upload your look on the app, using the hashtag #StyleBattle for a chance to win. As usual, keep it clean, keep it full length and keep it stylish peeps! (For more rules and regulations, check out our full T&Cs here)

Right, without further ado, here’s who you need impress this month on our illustrious Style Council…

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