Thursday, 19 April 2018 11:12

What Summer Streetwear Trends to Expect

Streetwear is a massive global trend that is only getting bigger, luxury brands have started showing their plans for the summer of and a lot of new and current trends are going to be seen this summer.

Published in Trends

ModaLisboa
ModaLisboa No.50 (Photos by Eva Fydrych / Fashion Studio Magazine)

The biggest event in Portuguese fashion, Moda Lisboa, took place from 8 - 12 March 2017 at the newly renovated Pavilhão Carlos Lopes. This year, the fashion week celebrated its 50th edition and it won't be an exaggeration to say that it was better than ever before.

From all-black looks at Aleksandar Protic to futuristic plastic details at David Ferreira and Imauve, Autumn/Winter 2018-19 season will be highly inspiring, bold, and creative. Let's have a look at some of the most memorable fashion trends presented at the event!

1. New Romantic

1. New Romantic

Duarte, David Ferreira, Filipe Faísca © ModaLisboa | Photo: Ugo Camera

Pastels (often combined with darker colours), soft lines, white blouses, slip dresses, plush velvet, satin, lace up, puff sleeves, ruffles, and moody florals – that's New Romantics trend in a nutshell.

According to Fashion Snoops, "the New Romantic woman believes in leveraging the past to bring us closer to the future". Key accessories include pearl earrings, fishnet stockings, statement ring set, embellished mini bag, optical cat eye, and updated Mary Janes.

This fashion trend (shown mainly through clothes, not accessories) was present in many collections for Autumn/Winter 2018-19 including Duarte, Filipe Faísca, Carolina Machado, and Ricardo Preto.

2. Plastic Dreams

2. Plastic Dreams

David Ferreira (L,R), Imauve © ModaLisboa | Photo: Ugo Camera

"The most out-there trend of 2018 is transparency, or plastic to be particular", says The Guardian and we couldn't agree more.

From transparent boots at Imauve to ultra-bold tops at Luís Carvalho and see-through coats at David Ferreira, this futuristic trend seemed to be quite popular with Portuguese designers.

3. Statement (faux) Fur

3. Statement faux fur

David Ferreira (L,R), Imauve © ModaLisboa | Photo: Ugo Camera)

From fur trims, sleeves, collars, tippets, scarves and stoles, to statement jackets and coats – all (faux) fur lovers will be able to choose something for themselves next season.

Our favourite looks included elegant black fur details at David Ferreira, stylish white stoles at Imauve, and feminine coats at Luís Carvalho.

4. Black Is The New Black

4. Black is the new Black

Ricardo Preto, Dino Alves (R) © ModaLisboa | Photo: Ugo Camera

Classic black was seen in many Autumn/Winter 2018-19 collections including Aleksandar Protic who presented all-black looks, Federico Cina (black mixed with bright red), Isidro Paiva (black combined with white or brown), Carolina Machado (thigh high boots and black accessories), and David Ferreira (black fishnets and voluminous sleeves).

Eye-catching colour combinations such as black with golden beige and apricot orange could be seen at Dino Alves show. The versatile Autumn/Winter collection featured a lot of hats and colourful sunglasses as well.

5. Kaleidoscope Of Colours

5. Kaleidoscope of Colours

Gonçalo Peixoto, Awaytomars, Imauve © ModaLisboa | Photo: Ugo Camera

Some designers went in a totally opposite direction and presented bold colourful looks featuring colours traditionally associated with spring such as pink, bright red or yellow.

While in many of those collections colour was taking centre stage, some of them were also enriched with the use of unique prints and patterns (Awaytomars, Kolovrat).

If you are not sure how to wear this trend, there is only one rule that applies: use your imagination and mix various colours and patterns together. The brighter, the better!

Published in Eva Fydrych
Thursday, 29 March 2018 10:21

Dolce & Gabbana Autumn Winter 2018

The Dolce & Gabbana AW18.

Published in Fashion
Thursday, 29 March 2018 10:11

Dolce & Gabbana Spring Summer 2018

The Dolce & Gabbana Spring Summer 2018 Campaign Video, filmed in Venice.

Published in Fashion
Thursday, 29 March 2018 10:00

VALENTINO WOMEN'S SPRING/SUMMER 2018

Valentino campaign shot by the photographer’s duo Inez and Vinoodh departs from a glam and joyous mood for the Spring/Summer 18 collection by Pierpaolo Piccioli.

Published in Fashion

Saudi Arabian blogger and influencer Najla Abdulaziz, is set to host a private fashion show on 31st March 2018 at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, 61-65 Great Queen St, London WC2B 5DA to launch her debut clothing line.

Published in News
Monday, 19 March 2018 10:08

HYPE. partners with Samsung C&T UK

HYPE., the independent street label and international fashion retailer, has secured a major five-year services agreement with Samsung C&T UK (“Samsung”) which will see the multinational conglomerate provide the design-led brand with all back office and logistics operations from the end of March 2018.

Published in News
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 16:04

Holiday Wardrobe

Nothing like having an organised holiday checklist for your wardrobe style! We all want to look good in our holiday snaps, but we don’t really want the fuss of spending hours each day thinking of how to slay in those holiday photos. I picked some of my favourite staple pieces for a good holiday: easy to style; and effortlessly snap-worthy. I am currently in love with items from Mango and have picked items from there. enjoy!

kv holiday wardrobe

Published in Keji Ewuosho
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 10:56

5 Pool Party Outfits to Make a Splash In

5 Pool Party Outfits to Make a Splash In

The sun, the heat, the cocktail in your hand as you lounge by the pool, tanning your smooth, glowing body. There's nothing like a poolside party to remind you that life can be really easy and wonderful sometimes. With the warmer weather coming our way you're bound to get invited to a bunch of events, so how do you make the most out of them?

How do you show off some incredible style skills, feel comfortable, and still manage to swim a few laps and enjoy the cool water? Well, ladies, we've got you covered. Read on for some tips and outfit ideas!

1. Prep Your Face And Body First

Prep your face and body first

No outfit is going to look good if you're feeling insecure, so in order to avoid that, you first need to prep your face and body. A short workout right before the party will make your muscles look more defined and taut, and doing a full body scrub before rubbing in a lotion with sunscreen will give you that lovely, irresistible glow.

Your face is also important, and since makeup is a bit of a hassle at the poolside, we recommend good skincare because there's nothing like that natural summery radiance that can make you look pretty. Cleanse and tone your face, then use a serum to work as a beauty elixir and smooth the skin while also providing nourishing moisture. After this, apply sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 and you're done! If you really love makeup and can't imagine yourself going out without your face paint, we recommend a combo of BB cream, waterproof mascara, and a peachy lip gloss.

2. Boudoir Bombshell

Boudoir bombshell

Nothing screams bombshell like a high-waisted bathing suit, but to bring out the sex appeal even more, you want to pair that with a sheer dress. A nice wrap dress made of a see-through material that shows the outline of your sexy swimming suit is going to look hot, hot, hot! Flip flops don't really go with this look, so we recommend a pair of delicate-looking slippers to grace your feet, and some hoop earrings to dangle as the breeze blows. You can style your hair into a small bun and then use a colourful hair scarf for some added stylishness!

3. Boho Chic

Boho chic

A bikini paired with a long, flowy maxi dress and a giant straw hat is your perfect little hippie outfit. Pick a big bag to match the hat and wear some string sandals that you can twist around your legs. A row of plastic bangles is a great way to accessorize, and if you plan to wear sunglasses we recommend a nice pair of Lennon glasses.

4. Easy Stylishness With A Crop Top

Easy stylishness with a crop top

Pick a two-piece swimsuit with the upper part that looks like a cute crop top and you'll never have to worry about your outfit. Crop tops are simply way too fun and sweet on their own to need much work, so simply pair this with a patterned pair of shorts, some flip flops, and you're done! A long necklace could be a fun little detail to add, and if you need more of a cover-up, simply pull on a baggy, see-through blouse over it.

5. Turkish Vibes

Turkish vibes

What to do if you want to wear pants to the party but the idea of slipping into your jeans on 100-degree weather is already making you sweat? Well, go for a Turkish vibe and pick salwar pants made of a breezy material! It's the perfect summer garment because it's loose, it's comfy, and yet it looks great on anyone. Whether you wear it over your one-piece or a bikini it doesn't matter, and if you want, you can pair it with a gipsy-style off-the-shoulder kind of blouse.

6. From Poolside To A Night Out

From poolside to a night out

Coming to your pool party after a brunch with your parents? No problem! A t-shirt one-piece bathing suit can be your go-to (it's one of the most demure pieces you can find if you prefer to be covered up). Simply pull it on, wear a flouncy, silk A-line skirt over it, and pull on some sandals. A headscarf and simple bracelet are a great way to style it, and you can wear a brighter lipstick to top it off.

Even a pool party is a good opportunity to engage in some fun fashion! Pick a look that suits your style and make sure to rock it with a smile and a great dose of confidence!

Written by Sophia Smith

Published in FF Loves
Monday, 12 March 2018 07:47

7 Flattering Styles For Plus Sized Women

It is not new to the society that people only see women as beautiful if they have skinny or shapely bodies.

Published in Styling Tips
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