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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The Goss Special: SAG Awards Fashion Round Up

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Photo Credits: @kaitlibrenn | Instagram @stylemeperfect | Instagram  @th3hungergame5 | Instagram

We’re still at the beginning of awards season, but after the Golden Globes and Critics Choice Awards gave us some uber memorable fashion moments (Emma Watson’s backless dress teamed with pants anyone?!) how would the SAG Awards fare in the style stakes?

Well, not bad at all Shopcaders! Here’s our pick of the best dressed this year…

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Who the Shopcade are you: Men’s winter edition with Hoon and Jean.

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It’s Madmen-ish. It’s chic. It’s Madmen chic.

Mad Men Fedora – £35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s better to invest in quality shades that’ll last you a lifetime than buying something you’ll graduate out of. And it better be Tom Ford.

Tom Ford – £243

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cravats are in and they’re definitely staying. I would go with a bit of a color on this one like this one from Aspinal of London.

Paisley Pure silk cravat – £90

 

 

 

 

This coat has everything I like: Great cut. Affordable. Long lasting. Japanese.

Uniqlo J+ Peacoat – £179.90

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I still don’t know why they’re called slim jeans. It’s called the right cut.

Nudie Jeans – £90

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nice chukka boots and I’m gone.

Ask the Missus Desert Boots – £64

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I grew up wearing duffle coats in Britanny! When the weather is windy and wet, it feels like a second skin!

Burberry duffle coat – $1,200

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The kind of jumper I love wearing while dowing a winter cheese and wine diner!

Ralph Lauren jumper – $270

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No need for words!

Ralph Lauren chambray shirt – $205

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best color, best cut, you want to get old with them!

Levis 501 – $44

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Technically and aesthetically the best shoes ever invented! Beauty!

Clarks Wallabees – $74.99