Platform Boots


Finding the best boots is essential at this time of year and platform shoes have been on (and off) the runways for several seasons now.. Platform boots can be a treasure for people who are a little bit on the extravagant side. But also for those of you who prefer the classy look you can find something suitable for you. Platform boots come in such a variety of styles and so they can fit many different looks. I prefer the platform to be high enough to equal out the slant of the foot so I get the height but not the angle of extreme discomfort you get from traditional heels.

Platform boots look especially good with light dresses or skirts. I like wearing platform boots with knee high socks or tights. It will add some rock’n’roll accent to your feminine image. Also you can wear them with shorts and jeans, jackets and pullovers. Keep it simple: The boots are striking on their own and don't require much else. 

What I will tell you is this. If you are considering, try them on. They are basically heeled slippers. Block heel, minimal foot arch and hefty platform plus a narrow ankle that disappears under your clothes. They make us look taller and our legs look slimmer, which is why we're taking tips from fashion bloggers and street style stars on how to style a pair for an edgy look.

Scroll through to see the runway and street style inspiration; then to shop our picks of platform boots!

PHOTO Adam Katz Sinding for W Magazine
Marc Jacobs runway - platform boot
Marc Jacobs - Stasha Glittered Snake-effect Leather Platform Boots 

Athousandchapters platform ankle boot with knee high socks

Platform boots with shorts, fishnet stockings and knee high socks
Stud with lace up front platform boot
Erin Wasson wears a black belted jumpsuit & black platform boots.

Eugenie from Feral Creature in the Mulder Platform Boot by Jeffrey Campbell 
Rita Ora certainly in chunky platform boots!

Y.R.U. Nightmare Reflective Platform Boot - ALEXANDER WANG Leather Platform Ankle Boots

Zando - Miss Black Natz Platform Boot Brown R 729 - ROBERT CLERGERIE Suede Platform Boots

Zando - PLUM SPINK Gusset Platform Ankle Boot Burgundy R 749

So, will you be bringing platform boots back into your rotation? Tell us why or why not in the comments!

Thank you so much for reading! Till' next time xo


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How to wear Long sleeve Dresses

Long-Sleeve Dresses Are Still Cute

Whether you’re a fan of the trend or not, there’s no denying that long sleeve dresses are everywhere this season. I love them because you can skip an extra layer like a cardigan or blazer, it is also a versatile addition to any woman's wardrobe. The long-sleeves are ideal for winter, as well as for transitional weather days. 

Long-sleeve dresses make for automatic outfits, keep you warm, and cover your arms if you happen to dislike them. Paired with tights, a chic coat and a pair of booties, a long-sleeve dress (or three) is essential for a balanced winter wardrobe. Check out my favourites here.

Zando - Utopia Long Sleeve Tie Front Dress Navy R 349
Zando - G Couture Knit Printed Dress Plum R 579
Styelbop - ZIMMERMANN Cotton Crochet Dress

Stylebop - BURBERRY Printed Silk Dress


Silk or cotton, velvet or lace, short or long, monochrome or patterned, the shops have all types of dress styles, you will surely find one to suit your style. Long sleeve dresses are definitely trending.

Long sleeves floral dress 
Giovanna Battaglia working white in Paris.
Chiara Ferragni in wide-brim hat and boho-print mini dress
Elegant Velvet Long Sleeve Maxi Dress
Tadashi Shoji Long-Sleeve Mixed-Media Dress, Ivory/Primrose
Dark florals are everywhere for fall

Street Style At Paris Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2017,
powder blue long sleeve handkerchief hem midi dress.
Dennis Basso Resort 2018 Fashion Show

Thank you so much for reading!
Till' next time xo


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Metallic: Swimwear trend

Metallics seem to be remaining strong for spring/summer '17. These high-shine shades look amazing with a tan and give you a seriously sexy poolside look. 

There's no shortage of slinky silver swimsuits, sexy gold bikinis, and streamlined sporty options on sale. The metallic sheen will reflect just the right amount of light to capture other people’s attention without totally blinding them.

Metallic: Swimwear

River Island print swimsuit
385 ZAR -

JustFab white platform sandals
515 ZAR -

JNB tan crossbody purse
475 ZAR -

Earring jewelry
41 870 ZAR -

Ray Ban ray ban eyewear
1 295 ZAR -

1928 bobby hair pin
230 ZAR -

Urban decay cosmetic
360 ZAR -

Nail polish
320 ZAR -

Beauty product
180 ZAR -

Pomeroy white home decor
1 475 ZAR -


Red Metallic One Piece Swimsuit

Playful Promises Metallic Scoop Back Swimsuit

Andorra Criss Cross Back Iridescent Swimsuit

available @ Forever 21

available @ Fashion Nova

New Look

Suboo Twist Gold Bikini Set (£68)

Wolf & Whistle Metallic Bikini Top (£20) and Bikini Bottoms (£12)

ZIMMERMANN Tulsi Off Shoulder One Piece Swimsuit

River Island Green metallic mermaid cross back swimsuit ($64)

stylish n trendier

KENDALL + KYLIE at Topshop Metallic Plunging One-Piece @ polyvore

available @ Monki
Gold metallic ring strappy swimsuit ($41)

Thank you so much for reading!
Till' next time xo

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