Sunday, July 09, 2006


This season is all about figure hugging clothes - showing your curves, particularly in the waist and bust. It's old fashioned feminine with a modern twist. Think of Audrey Hepburn in Sabrina when she comes back from France. Or Jackie Onnasis. This is a chance to dress classic and conservative while still looking sexy.

The following are the must haves in everyone's wardrobe this season:

  • Colours: Black, white, cream, grey, navy, red, purple, silver, gold, pastel pink, pastel blue
  • High waisted mini skirts
  • Pleated mini skirts
  • High collars
  • Black tights/leggings
  • Layers
  • Trench coats
  • Velvet
  • Capped sleeves
  • Cinched waists
  • Faux fur
  • Bare collarbones
  • Black, white and beige pumps/peep-toes
  • Bubble skirts and dresses
  • Pearls
  • Lace
  • Sequins
  • Bows
  • Ruffles
  • Floral
  • Knee and ankle length skirts
  • Red nails
  • Black gloves
  • Strapless dress
  • Satin
  • Stripes
  • Polka dots
  • Victorian style
  • Black clutch
  • Snakeskin
  • Sheer tops
  • Cropped jackets
  • Rosettes
  • Cardigans
  • Multi-textured
  • Waist belts
  • Bare legs