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Markus Lupfer Bodycon Dress, Kenzo Red Pink Black Patent Mini Bag and Terry de Havilland Red Marguerite Snake Platform Sandals

Markus Lupfer Bodycon Dress Markus Lupfer Bodycon Dress

There’s no two ways about it, this look is hot, hot, hot! With the centre piece being Markus Lupfer’s blistering body con dress, ably accompanied by the cutest mini bag from Kenzo and stylish platform sandals from Terry de Havilland, this is a scorching look, ideal for starlets who want to impress the world. Now, where’s my credit card?

Markus Lupfer Bodycon Dress

Markus Lupfer is taking the fashion world by storm this season, and the arrival of his styles at my-wardrobe.com is to be welcomed. The dress pictured on the left is a sexy bodycon mini dress, which cleverly incorporates a pink and red metallic insert panel to the front. However, the black side panels give the dress a shaped look and provide the illusion of a slimmer waist, which is to be welcomed!

Other features of the dress include a slightly scooped neck, short sleeves and an exposed silver tone zip fastening at the back.

Kenzo Red Pink and Black Mini Bag Kenzo Red Pink and Black Mini Bag

Kenzo Red Pink Black Patent Mini Bag

I love this Kenzo bag and I think it goes particularly well with the dress above, the colour of the panels reminscent of the colours in the front panel of the dress.

Made from patent leather, the bag adds a directional edge to your look. A mini satchel style, it features a branded magnetic clasp fastening on the front, a single top handle and a removable cross body strap.

The bag features patent leather panels in red, pink and black with a marbled effect. Inside, it is lined in black fabric and there is a zip fastening pocket. The bag features a Kenzo branded hang tag.

Terry de Havilland Red Marguerite Snake Platform Sandals Terry de Havilland Red Marguerite Snake Platform Sandals

Terry de Havilland Red Marguerite Snake Platform Sandals

Terry de Havilland has been designer shoes for years and is known as the master of the wedge heel. The shoes on the left are stiletto platform sandals made from a combination of red snake print patent leather and red suede. The toes are caged by a strappy design with a peep toe, and the shoes are held securely on the foot with a gold tone buckle fastening ankle strap.

The shoes certainly add a serving of glamour to the dress and bag above and are a great way to complete the look.

There is no need to over embellish this outfit with jewellery as it speaks for itself; simply add a pair of gold earrings and a matching bracelet or watch.

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Jonathan Saunders Circle Print Dress

Jonathan Saunders Circle Print Dress Jonathan Saunders Circle Print Dress

Jonathan Saunders Circle Print Dress Blues Jonathan Saunders Circle Print Dress in Blues

Jonathan Saunders Circle Print Dress in Reds or Blues

It can be difficult to find a dress suitable for an eye catching day wear look, but I must admit I have been completely won over by these two brand new graphic print designs from Jonathan Saunders.

Each dress is available in either “reds” – warmer shades including red, pink, yellow and brown and “blues” – cooler shades including blue, green, brown and nude.

The dresses have a bold graphic design yet you still manage to wear the dress – the dress doesn’t wear you.

It falls to about knee length on most people and is a pull on fit – the fabric is nice and stretchy for a sleek look, and the long sleeves are both warm and flattering.

Bag and Shoes?

Although I’ve described this dress as day wear, it’s more than capable of making the transition to evening wear, so your choice of bag and shoes will depend on the occasion.

Diane Von Furstenberg Harper Connect Shoulder Bag Diane Von Furstenberg Harper Connect Shoulder Bag

Daywear

For daywear, a sleek black shoulder tote and matching shoes will team well with either colour way. I rather like the new Harper Connect Shoulder Bag from Diane Von Furstenberg. It’s made from black suede with striking brushed gold hardware and features a contrast glossy lizard print leather insert to the flap over.

Ganni Fiona Suede Chelsea Boots Ganni Fiona Suede Chelsea Boots

I would team them with the Ganni Fiona Suede Chelsea Boots which are classic black suede ankle boots. The platform sole makes them more comfortable for day long wear  and their luxurious, preppy style would look great offset against the colours in the dresses.

Anya Hindmarch Flashing Lights Tiny Tim Micro Dancer Bag Anya Hindmarch Flashing Lights Tiny Tim Micro Dancer Bag

Evenwear

For an evening look, you’ll be wanting to add sparkle, glitz and glamour. I’ve been won over by the quirky Anya Hindmarch Flashing Lights Tiny Tim Micro Dancer Bag pictured on the right. This bag is ideal for party girls who want to really celebrate  when it’s party time. The reason? Well, the bag is  embedded with hidden coloured fairy lights – yes, really! All you have to do is switch them on to make your look most illuminating!

Terry de Haviland Gold Margaux Wedges Terry de Haviland Gold Margaux Wedges

Match the crinkle gold metallic leather of the Anya Hindmarch mini bag with the fabulous Terry De Havilland Margaux Wedges in gold. These shoes are ideal for a glamorous look and the gold hardware and swirl detail ensure that you remain one step ahead of the fashion pack. Also the wide platform sole makes them perfect for dancing the night away.

All the items pictured are available from my-wardrobe.com on the above links.

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LK Bennett Surrey Satin and Velvet Dress, Purple Clutch and Janna Platform Shoes

LK Bennett Surrey Satin and Velvet Dress LK Bennett Surrey Satin and Velvet Dress

This look is composed entirely from items on sale at LK Bennett, and the outfit is primarily suited to evening wear. It’s a combination of a turquoise dress (which, for die hards, is also available in black), a purple patent leather clutch and matching purple and red patent platform sandals.

LK Bennett Surrey Satin and Velvet Dress

This new season dress from LK Bennett is made from a viscose satin fabric, which is trimmed in crushed velvet around the waist and yoke. Sleeveless, the dress has a wide scoop neck and it falls to about knee length.

The velvet band around the waist is figure enhancing, highlighting a feminine shape.

Teamed with the clutch and shoes below, this is an evening wear dress, but you could wear it equally well during the day if you team it with court shoes and a smart blazer.

LK Bennett Avon Clutch LK Bennett Avon Clutch

LK Bennett Purple Avon Clutch

The LK Bennett Avon clutch is availalble in a cornucopia of colours but I’ve chosen purple for this look, as it contrasts well with the colour of the dress and is a heavenly match for the shoes.

The clutch is made from shiny patent leather and has a structured shape with a gold tone frame and clasp. The included chain strap gives you all the options you need to wear this smart clutch howsoever you choose.

LK Bennett Janna Platform Shoes LK Bennett Janna Platform Shoes

LK Bennett Janna Platform Shoes

The Janna platform sandals combine the luxury of red and purple patent leather with a polished gold buckle to make a great fashion statement. The shoes have a feminine touch with cross over straps to the toes, and the exposed platform sole mitigates the height of the the stiletto heel.

As an alternative to the Avon Clutch, the Frome Clutch – a flap over style – is also available to match these shoes.

 

Just Cavalli Leopard Dress, Raoul Marilyn Red Bag and See by Chloe Suede / Leather Ankle Boots

Just Cavalli Leopard Print and Black Dress Just Cavalli Leopard Print and Black Dress

This look is a smart daywear / transitional look. The leopard print on the Just Cavalli dress adds glamour, the bright red of the Raoul Marilyn bag adds a focal point and the See by Chloé black ankle boots are a smart yet charming way to complete the look.

Just Cavalli Leopard Print and Black Dress

This Just Cavalli dress is a combination of a leopard print top with black accents on the inside of the sleeves and cuffs, teamed with a black pleated skirt.

The top of dress is made from a blended wool and modal fabric, with a contrast fabric for the skirt. It is drop waisted with long sleeves, and falls to above the knee. It simply pulls on to fit.

Raoul Marilyn Red Leather Bag Raoul Marilyn Red Leather Bag

Raoul Marilyn Structured Red Shoulder Bag

When wearing more neutral or darker colours, it’s sometimes nice to have an accessory that acts as a focal point, like eye candy, to draw in the eye, and that’s exactly what this structured red Marilyn bag by the designer Raoul does.

The bag is both stylish and functional, with three interior compartments, three interior pockets (one of which is zip fastening) and it fastens with a shiny silver turnlock fastening on the front. The straps are long enough for you to carry the bag over your shoulder, or you can carry it in your hands or the crook of your elbow if you prefer.

See by Chloé Suede / Leather Ankle Boots

These boots are slick and are a different take on the standard black ankle boot, featuring a partly suede and partly leather upper. The forefoot is made from black leather, featuring pointed toes and a hint of an eye catching gleam is provided with the silver metal insert at the heel.

See by Chloe black leather and suede ankle boots See by Chloe Black Leather and Suede Ankle Boots

These boots have a zip up fastening at the back and a mid height (10cm) block heel. They are comfortable and ideal for day long wear, yet step up to the mark when it’s time to party.

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Vivienne Westwood Dahlia Red Dress, 3.1 Phillip Lim Bubble Clutch and Sam Edelman Niland Platforms

Vivienne Westwood Dahlia Red Dress Vivienne Westwood Dahlia Red Dress

This look is a 24/7, day thro’ to evening look which has as its centre piece the lipstick red Vivienne Westwood Dahlia Dress, accompanied by the 3.1 Phillip Lim Bubble Quilted Clutch and the Sam Edelman Niland Platforms, both in black.

Red and black is a dramatic and eye catching combination, ideal for wearing when you don’t have a second chance to make a first impression.

Vivienne Westwood Dahlia Red Dress

This sleeveless, above the knee dress is made from a stretchy jersey fabric which has a draped neckline. In true Anglomania style, the hemline is asymmetrical. The dress features a v back – which is not so low that you can’t wear a bra – and has a concealed back zip fastening.

I like this dress because it’s one of those 24 hour dresses which is ideal for style mavens on the go.

3.1 Phillip Lim Black Bubble Quilt Clutch 3.1 Phillip Lim Black Bubble Quilt Clutch

3.1 Phillip Lim Black Bubble Quilt Clutch

Don’t make the mistake of thinking that clutches are solely for evening wear. This new clutch from 3.1 Phillip Lim, with its gorgeously tactile finish and discrete gold hardware, is an oversized style which is also great for day wear too. The clutch is 38cm wide and it also has a zip pocket inside.

The bubble wrap effect is just on the front of the clutch – the reverse is plain black leather and there is a slip handle on the back so you can carry the bag in this way if you choose. You can also fold the top of the clutch forwards (if you haven’t over filled it) to display the contrasting black leather against the bubble leather.

Sam Edelman Black Niland Platform Court Shoes Sam Edelman Black Niland Platform Court Shoes

Sam Edelman Black Niland Platform Court Shoes

Sam Edelman has certainly become a popular shoe designer of late and the Niland is a classic style, which is frequently reintroduced, sometimes with variations to the colour or texture of the leather.

These shoes have a very high 5″ stiletto heel, which fortunately is mitigated by the equally impressive 1.5″ platform sole, so the shoes feel as though they just have 3.5″ heels. In a classic and timeless court style, Sam Edelman has added his signature originality by virtue of the the droplet shaped cut out detail at the toes, creating a more discrete version of a peep toe. Perhaps we should call it a glimpse toe!

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Michael Kors Silver Dress, Lulu Guinness Red Lips Clutch, Charlotte Olympia Silver Glitter Shoes

Michael Kors Silver Foil Print Dress Michael Kors Silver Foil Print Dress

Ramp up the glamour with opulent metallic evening tones. For this look, I’ve teamed the Michael Michael Kors silver body con bandage dress and Charlotte Olympia silver glitter shoes, accenting the look with the fabulously oversized Lulu Guinness red snakeskin clutch.

Michael Michael Kors Silver Foil Print BodyCon Dress

This dress is a sleeveless and stretchy body con bandage dress in a silver foil print design. The dress has a scooped neckline and falls to above the knee. I particularly like this dress as the fabric is stretch but firm, so it fits flatteringly over your curves and highlights your best bits. It fastens with a zip at the back and is also hand washable, which is more convenient than the many dry clean only dresses around at the moment.

Lulu Guinness Extra Large Red Snakeskin Lips Clutch Lulu Guinness Extra Large Red Snakeskin Lips Clutch

Lulu Guinness Extra Large Red Snakeskin Lips Clutch

Lulu Guinness snakeskin clutches have been around for a while now. They come out each year in different materials, colours and textures but the snakeskin ones are the most enduring. This one is different though – it’s extra large, and is 32cm wide – double the size of the original, and great for girls who need to carry a few more things around with them on a night out.

I’ve chosen the bag to go with this look, because the silver colour of the dress and shoes make the bag really stand out for a head turning finish.

Charlotte Olympia Silver Glitter Platform Shoes Charlotte Olympia Silver Glitter Platform Shoes

Charlotte Olympia Silver Glitter Platform Shoes

Glitter shoes are de rigeur for an glamorous evening ensemble, and nobody does them better than Charlotte Olympia.  These beauties, with their high glitter covered stiletto heels and undershot glitter covered platform sole will certainly add sparkle to any evening ensemble.

The heels are staggeringly high, measuring a full 6″, but their height is partially mitigated by the 1.2″ platform sole.

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