October 24, 2011
How many times do you find yourself frantically rummaging through your messy pile of clothes every morning because you refuse to brave the day with bare legs. Instead, you find yourself opting for the classic trouser, shirt option you know will never do wrong. Satisfied with your great choice, you're standing in front of your door with the dilemma of which pair of shoes to wear with your trousers.
Great. Looks like you'll be late again trying to figure out what shoe to pair your outfit with. I know more than anyone how frustrating and difficult it is to find the perfect shoe with the perfect style pant. That's why we've dedicated a whole post in helping you style yourself better every morning you decide against baring your legs in the middle of autumn or spring and instead want to wear your favourite pair of pants.
Amy, assistant designer to Beau Coops models our latest AW12 press showroom pieces (Not to tease - but we've got some really amazing pieces from our showroom this season!)
The classic brogue amps up the preppy cool
Cardigan: Loft, Pants: Loft, shoes: Beau Coops for Karen Walker
Think school girl preppy with a cool hipster edge. These brogues will get you walking, with comfort, ease and style, and you gotta love the pink stitching detail!
The relaxed work pant with the ankle boot
Top: Twenty 8 Twelve, pants: Twenty 8 Twelve, Shoes: Beau Coops
For those days you want to look professional, yet still maintain your cool edge. Team with a printed silk top or blouse for utter perfection.
The statement ankle cut off trousers teamed with the latest season trends - pointy flats
Top: Loft, Pants: Twenty 8 Twelve, Shoes: Beau Coops
The basic, soft pull over helps to tone down bright pants and edgy flats. Still keeping it feminine and soft.
The skinny pants with the neutral pointy heels
Top: Just Cavalli, Pants: Twenty 8 Twelve, Shoes: Sempre Di
When you feel daring enough to pull on a pair of ankle cut skinny's on, you'll want to team them up with this season's latest trend of point heels. It allows to keep your outfit looking more proportioned and it'll accentuate the skinniest parts of your legs! (your ankles)
The point stilettos and the tuxedo flare
Top: Twenty 8 Twelve, Pants: Twenty 8 Twelve, Shoes: Sempre Di
To complement your tuxedo flare pants you'll definitely need a pair of skinny point stilettos to proportion your outfit. Beware: wearing a rounded toe heel will make you look footless! These Sempre Di heels are absolutely divine!
And me, (Hanah An) for photographing and writing this post.
October 19, 2011
Watch our latest exclusive footage behind the scenes and the making of, ANYONE LEFT IS LOST, SS11/12 collection set to hit stores now.
We see designer, Carrie Cooper and director of NMI Rocco Mascitelli travel through Europe, designing and sourcing the materials for Beau Coops shoes. We are invited to share with them their travels to Paris for shows and shoe fair meeting with clients and contacts.
We share insight to the exciting journey of the shoes from the design room to the shops all around the globe.
Also check it out on oystermag.com!
October 18, 2011
Twenty8Twelve AW12 is now being delivered into stores around Australia and New Zealand. The Autumn/Winter collection references French new wave cinema of the late 1950’s and early 1960’s. The beatnick look plays a strong part in inspiring the tailoring pieces. The monochromatic and cinematic tones are reflected in the colour palette. Girls dressed up as boys is a key look but subtle yet sexy underpieces in lace help to twist the look.
The collection also has a strong focus on tradition. References to military uniform, traditional weaves, details in menswear and classic tailoring are all apparent. This contrasts with the feminine prints, fabrications, tones and silhouettes. The heart print is key and is worn in with the sheepskin lined suede and knits.
Amongst the mix of masculine tailoring and soft feminine prints with touches of lace there is a feeling of the Rockabily era. Metal tipped collars and horse head buckle beld allude to cowboys and billies. Cotton lace mixed with wool gives a dressy feel to this weardrobe and contrasts with the smudge printed sandwashed silk habutai. Teddy style jackets and formal shirtings all contrast with a softer more girly debutante style.
October 18, 2011
How amazing does this editorial feature on Just Cavalli look in the latest Marie Claire (US – November 2011)
Featured here, we have 6 editorial pages on the re-vamp of the Just Cavalli range from SS12.
Check it out!