Presenting Style Council Judge… Sarah Ashcroft!

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We have a big old #fblogger crush on Sarah Ashcroft AKA That Pommie Girl right now! Judge on our illustrious Style Council for the August #StyleBattle she will be casting her expert eye over all your fashionable looks this month.

We took our stylish Style Council member to STK on The Strand for a delicious menu off mini burgers, triple cooked truffle chips (yes these do exist!) and macaroni cheese to get the lowdown of a day in the life of a fashion blogger!

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If only we could eat this everyday!

What have you been up to this week?

Last night I went to a Motel Vintage event at The Clapham Grand with a smaller group of bloggers to talk all things vintage, which was super fun! And tomorrow I’m heading to Birmingham to have a meeting for My Bandage Dress for whom I’m their ambassador.

What’s your most have accessory ATM?

I’m loving my Selfie Stick that Pretty Little Thing recently gave to me – it makes selfie life so much easier!

What’s next for you?

Well I’ve never been to London Fashion Week and this year I am really looking at going as there’s so many designers I admire! I really love Sophia Webster & would be so excited to head to her London Fashion Week event, so we shall see!

 

Check out Sarah’s newly released vlog below about her week out and about, including her date with us, plus her involvement with #StyleBattle and all the goodies from The Designer Store we sent her in our exclusive blogger box!

 

For the full lowdown, check out Sarah’s offish YouTube page here and see the vlog in its entirety! Also, want to know more about the pieces we sent her? Click the links in the description to find out more! 

RU Ready for the August #StyleBattle™?!

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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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Summer Nights: Shopcade Dates Sarah Ashcroft

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It’s mid July and most of us are about to be set free from school, uni or work to go on our annual holidays! We caught up with Fashion blogger Sarah Ashcroft over milkshake and cupcakes as she tells us her summer plans and how to stay stylish!

So… what are your summer plans, Sarah?

“I’m starting with Cape Verde with my boyfriend and then Turkey with the family. Plans are total relaxation! Sunbathing, laying by the pool and boat rides- though quad bikes have been scheduled in there at some point! I’m also keeping a summer style diary to keep the blog up-to-date”.

What summer trends are you loving right now?

“Everything pink! Loving pastels, co-ords, tropical prints and a bit of neon”

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Any summer survival tips you can share with us?

“No-one likes spending their holiday burning and having to dodge the sun. For the past few years I have had a few sessions on a sunbed before going away, which has really helped prepare my skin and get use to some exposure before hitting the sun!”

What’s your favourite drink in the summer?
“My favourite cocktail is an elderflower and cucumber Martini, though I enjoy a cold pint in the sunshine and I love a glass of champagne”.

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Shopcade Dates: Prettysickly

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Shopcade Dates: Prettysickly | Photo Credit: @fashionfabs

We took blogger, model and all rounded fashionista, Bee (AKA Prettysickly) from I Dress Myself blog for her fave food, sushi, to talk about the life of a blogger, her style and being part of the Shopcade Style Council!

After our California rolls and cocktails we got down to business with a quickfire Q&A. Find out about her style below!

1. How would you describe your style?

Minimal, fun and combined

2. What’s your favourite item in your wardrobe that you can’t live without?

My leather jacket!

3. What are your fave trends this Summer?

I don’t really know what’s trending tbh!

4. What are your fave 3 brands?

Zara, All Saints and Weekday

5. Give us one piece of fashion advice: 

Stick with your gut when dressing, if you think it goes, wear it!

Want to get Bee’s look from our Shopcade date? Then check it out below!






3 ways to wear leather shorts with Connie

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3 ways to wear leather shorts: 1: Black on Black | 2: Colour pop brights! | 3. Monochrome chic

One of our Faces from last month fashion blogger Constance Victoria, is a designer and photographer who, along with her friends, has created the brand Aztral.

constancefaceHere, Constance tells us three ways to wear her black leatherette shorts in time for Spring/Summer as well as a few more questions about her upcoming new collection currently being manufactured…


What inspires you and the design team?
The design team and I have been hugely inspired by a mixture of minimalist shapes and streetwear culture to come up with a cool and contemporary mix of the two. We are a home for modern style without the pretentious terms and conditions. East London imagination merges with monochrome silhouettes and simplicity to present fashion that sets a rebellious, yet polished outcome. We like to emulate a high fashion impression in an accessible, urban and adventurous way.

Sum up your style in three words.
Minimal, sporty, contemporary

What piece of style advice would you give to others? 
Wear what makes you feel good! Don’t worry about sticking to trends or fitting in with the fashion crowd. As long as you feel good in something then you probably look good too!

Constance’s 3 ways to wear: Leatherette Shorts

1. Black on black
When in doubt, head into the black zone! This all-in-black look will match any accessory. Gold was chosen for this look to keep it chic and simple. Wear with converse for a day time casual look for chilling in the park.

2. Colour pop brights!
Team the shorts with a pop of colour – I’m loving cobalt blue at the moment, and this jacket is perfect to pull on when the evening chill sets in. Spring bling and polkadots are ideal for this fresh look; perfect for a drink down the pub!

3. Monochrome chic
I’m loving stripes and sportswear so this is a perfect match! Team your of-the-moment varsity bomber with a turtleneck, our leatherette shorts and some slip on plimsolls.