Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Brighten up these dreary days

I wouldn’t be a true Brit if I didn’t mention the weather and after three weeks of solid rain in the UK it just seems impossible to talk about anything else!  This time last year I was basking in the sizzling heat of Singapore and with so many of the team at SheerLuxe HQ jetting off to sunnier climes I’ve got the biggest urge to hop on a plane and escape it all.

Until that moment finally arrives (6 weeks on Monday!) and to brighten up these dreary days, I’ve been making my own wish list of key pieces for when the sun finally does decide to shine:

From J Brand
J Brand Neon Jeans – whatever colour you choose, a pair of neon jeans is an essential key piece if you want to look on trend over the coming months.

From Dune
Kat Maconie for Dune – we’re all a bit over excited at SL for the launch of this collaboration.  A good sandal seems hard to find this summer so I’m pretty excited about getting my hands on this pair.

From Iro
Iro Dylan Jacket – yes it comes with a pretty hefty price tag but I LOVE this brand!  And I love this jacket even more now I’ve just seen Gwyneth Paltrow – my secret girl crush – pictured wearing it with white jeans and flats. Simple but very effective.

From Ray Ban
Ray Ban Cat Eyes – this shape is definitely here to stay for another season.  I played it safe last year and opted for their classic wayfarers but this year I’m getting involved.

From Eugenia Kim

Eugenia Kim Trilby – As much as I love the sun my skin just doesn’t.  This summer I’m taking the sensible approach with a hat to keep the rays off and this is by far my favourite I’ve seen so far.

From Ribbon and Roses

Miss Pink Lady Scarf – another colour pop for the summer.  This would look great with a simple white tee and denim cut offs.

Happy shopping!

Laura x
Deputy Editor of SheerLuxe 

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My dog Nala
A glass of crisp white wine
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Monday, 7 May 2012


As Dolly Parton’s pelting out "working 9-5" downstairs (yes total closet Dolly fan… or not even closet really) I get endless emails from working girls… not the pretty woman, stand on a street corner in suspenders type, but asking me to suggest which Ribbon and Roses pieces would work for them and pass as office wear.

There is nothing more boring than a pair of Joseph black trousers teamed with a safe Thomas pink or TM Lewin for women shirt so here’s a quick guide which I hope will be acceptable for your office’s…and most importantly items which take you through to the well deserved glass of wine at the end of the day.
Silk ruffle dress
Navy patent ballet pumps
Blue linen Jacket
Blue lace blouse
Blue leaf silk skirt
Cream button back blouse

Please email marina@ribbonandroses.com for any help on sizing, delivery times etc
Some of the items above are in the sale so happy shopping!

Lots of love
Maz xx

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