Black Tie Dress Code and Etiquette

While traditionally, an invite that stipulated a black tie dress code called for floor length ball gowns and sky high stilettos, fashion and modern elegance have taken a turn for the more casual – meaning navigating the dress code rules and regulations have, unfortunately, become even more confusing. In saying that, think of this as…

What to wear to the Night Races

Let the races begin! Night time races are something a little extra special than their daytime alternative because once the sun goes down, the real magic begins. A night time race meet is often more relaxed with a light hearted mood that also flows through to the dress code. When you first think of the…

Style Guide: What to wear to a wedding shower

Almost as important as the wedding outfit itself, what dress you wear to the wedding shower can make for a tricky decision. When picking the perfect frock, take cues from the location, weather and dress code, and of course, whatever you are going to feel comfortable and fun in. Whether you opt for the traditional party dress,…

Outdoor Weddings: What to Wear Guide

There is something quite magical about an outdoor wedding. Seated beneath the stars with white fairy lights throughout the evening or under the shimmering sky and sunshine throughout the day, there is no denying that an outdoor wedding is a wonderful way to celebrate the wedding of your nearest and dearest. There are a few…

Colour Coordinating Tips for Autumn

While each season is special and beautiful in its own way, there is a certain regal beauty to the rich warm tones of Autumn that always excite my romantic heart. As the leaves begin to change colour, it signifies a change in season and a time for a wardrobe overhaul as well. So how can you…

Cocktail Event Style Guide

Cocktail is the most common dress code that you are likely to come across for your upcoming events so lets get your style sorted! It covers a whole range of occasions and it is a style that people are more inclined to feel comfortable with than formal or black tie. Cocktail implies something less extravagant…

Hairstyle Ideas for a Winter Wedding

No matter who you are, Bride, Bridesmaid, Mother of the Bride or wedding guest, everyone wants to look their best at the big day. From top to toe, outfits are planned for months beforehand, and when it comes to the wedding day hairstyle, no one wants to have a head of fly-aways, barely-there curls or…

Gala Dinners Style Guide

Charity Gala events, while they are undoubtedly a wonderful opportunity to support a cause you are passionate about and give back to the community, sighting such an invitation can so often trigger an instant panic over what to wear. Formal, Black Tie, Black Tie Optional, theme, no theme; the dress code list goes on and on so it’s…