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A-Z Fashion Guide: Agnès B

By March 18, 2014 A-Z Fashion

Howdy folks! Today I have the very last part of letter ‘A’ from my A-Z Fashion Guide. Yes, I have actually done 3 of these posts now! To view them all, scroll up to my header, and click on A-Z Fashion, and voila! All of the posts will all be in a nice place, easy to get to! 😀 It’s just a quick one today, but I hope you enjoy it none the less!

agnes b a-z fashion guide french fashion designers Agnés was actually born Agnés Troublé (she means Trouble… aha) in Paris. At just 17 she joined Elle magazine as a junior editor, but shortly after she gave birth to twins and moved to Dorothee Bis as a designer and then left in 1964 to become a freelancer. Troublé opened her own store in 1975 where she sold clothing to a wide age group. Most of her designs were adapted from French work uniforms, but she also specialised in separates such as cardigans which had a rustic, worn in look. In 1981 she started to design for menswear, and then opened her first international store in New York in 1983. Agnés B is now an internationally renowned designer with maternity, footwear and cosmetic lines.

To me her designs now are very simple and chic, but have that sort of retro vibe running through them. I like the fact that all her collections are very wearable because it means they can match anybody’s fancies and are all very versatile. I chose a few pieces which are currently on the Agnés B site…

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 As I said the pieces are very simple, but some of them are gorgeous! I am in LOVE with the pastel blue coat, and it’s sophisticated shape. You will probably know that I am on a bit of a blouse ‘high’ so the blouse above definitely caught my eye! I love the print and shape of the dress (3) and how even though it is rather plain, it still looks so interesting. I think the t-shirt is really cool too, sort of illustrative but funky, and nobody can beat a bit of monochrome! The ‘Laura Dress’ (5) is also divine, especially the back of it which is open. Definitely a dress which you could wear to the beach at night time and drink back a few cocktails (my drink of choice would be a non-alcoholic Cinderella. If you have yet to drink it, then you are missing out!) The checked trousers are a really nice addition too. Simple, classy and very versatile, and could be worn with the t-shirt and coat, perfectly! Très jolie 😉

I hope you liked learning about this lovely french designer! The next part of my A-Z Fashion Guide will be beginning with B! If you have any guesses of what it could ‘B’ 😉 leave a comment below!

(Images via Pinterest & Agnès B) Lots of Love… Tolly Dolly Posh xx

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The White Pepper Summer Collection 2013

By July 23, 2013 Fashion

So, I don’t usually do ‘one brand’ focused posts, without it being a review, a wishlist etc, but today I am being very nice and doing one. The lovely people from The White Pepper sent me one of their summer magazines, and oh my. I have officially fallen in love. 0_0

the white pepper the white pepperEven from the cover, I think you can tell that The White Pepper is utterly gorgeous. I mean come on. Watermelon and white nail polish = perrrffff. Not only have they got the front cover covered – pahahaha – the inside is even more perrrffff. I love the fact they incorporate the trends with their own style, by using making everything very crisp and clean but adding quirky touches with fruits (pineapples for example). It sounds odd, but if you get your hands on this booklet of amazingness, then you will truly understand what I am trying to get at. I usually look at brands and think that they are the same as everyone else, but I think The White Pepper have something a little different, and I like it.

the white pepperThese above are a few scan in’s from the magazine. Just look at them. They all look like they could jump out the screen! I know that a lot of bloggers and people I speak to, LOVE The White Pepper, and I totally agree. If you are looking for your summer ball dress, but don’t want something to flashy, they have it. If you need something for work, they have it. If you just feel like treating yourself, you can. The prices are probably Topshop prices, so the higher end of the spectrum, but not so much that you will be penny-less (well, if you are me then you will be)! I now officially want these overalls, this mac, this twin set, also this blouse, and of course this skirtoh and maybe. I should probably stop now. Stop reading this now and just go and look for yourself. And I am very sorry if your bank account is empty by the time you re visit my blog… just so you know, I have warned you.

If you want to buy the 1st magazine you can just here! It’s FREE (excl. P&P)

(This is not a sponsored post. The White Pepper sent me the magazine but I did not have to review it. All views are a 100% honest.) Lots of Love… Tolly Dolly Posh xx

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Celebrity Style Captured: Jessica Alba

By August 26, 2012 General

Jessica Alba is a well known actress and she has great style, so here is how you can get her ‘Summer Casual’ look…

River Island Jade Coloured Jean £21.00 (ASOS), White Rolled Sleeve Shirt £25.00 (Topshop), Flourescent Pink Palmetto Women’s Classics £40.00 (TOMS), Cream Postal Print Long Scarf £16.00 (River Island), River Island Tassel Front Satchel £35.00 (ASOS) & Round Sunglasses with Metal Bridge Detail £12.00 (ASOS).

Lots of Love… Tolly Dolly Posh xx

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Outfit 36: The Jumpsuit

By August 21, 2012 General

I love Jumpsuits! I have one from Matalan, and it is amazing! They are very comfortable, and if you want to cover up then they are great! Not very practical at times though…

Two-tone Long Jumpsuit £39.99 (MANGO), HOLLYWOOD Heeled Sandals £40.00 (ASOS), Metal Frame Clutch Bag £18.00 (ASOS), Crop Back Collarless Blazer £65.00 (Topshop), Constellation Eye Palette £12.00 (Topshop) & Blush in Head Over Heels £6.00 (Topshop).

Lots of Love… Tolly Dolly Posh xx

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Outfit 34 & 35: Bike Ride

By August 12, 2012 General

One of my many favourite things, is bike riding. My brother is a mountain biker, and is in the Alps at the moment, riding. So, I thought I would do 2 outfits which are great for when your out on a summers day (not the British ones), and you just want a stroll in the park. One is for you older people, and one is for us girls!

Bleached Denim Leggings £22.00 (Topshop), 3/4 Sleeve Toile Print Shirt £38.00 (Topshop) & Sperry Bahama 2-Eye Canvas Boat Shoes £60.00 (ASOS).

Navy High Waisted Leggings £6.00, Coral Love Pink Burnout Tank Top £8.00, Navy Lace Up Boat Shoes £20.00 & Ecru Zebra Print Snood £6.00 (All from River Island).

Lots of Love… Tolly Dolly Posh xx

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Outfit 33

By August 11, 2012 General

This outfit is for those, who like a fresh summery look, to brighten up their lives! This style is very flowing, and quite basic. This look may not be in trend, but maybe it can make you keep the summery feel, as it looks like this glorious weather, will be coming to an end, next week!

 Floral Print Cutout Maxi Dress £59.00 (Topshop), Light Pink Pocket Blazer £40.00 (River Island), Gold Tone Multi Pack Bangles £16.00 (River Island), Dark Purple Wedge Shoes £19.99 (Newlook) & GOLD by Giles Jade Green Nail Polish £2.99 (Newlook).

Lots of Love… Tolly Dolly Posh xx

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Outfit 28: ‘To the Beach!’

By July 26, 2012 General

As the weather is good, and some of you may be still waiting to go away, here’s an outfit for you! Want to get a tan, then this should be perfect…

Miso Asymmetric Frill Bikini £10.00 (Republic), Crafted Dip Dye Hotpants £20.00 (Republic), Miso Neon Tie Front Shirt £15.00 (Republic) & Soludos Classic Espadrilles £25.00 (ASOS).

Bad news and good news about this outfit! Good news, all items from Republic are on Sale, meaning they’re cheaper. Bad news, all items in the Republic Sale, are slowly going, meaning not all sizes are there. So hurry!

Lots of Love… Tolly Dolly Posh xx

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A Perfect Picnic: What To Wear & What To Bring

By July 22, 2012 Fashion

With this amazing Summer Weather, I decided to do a post on What to Wear on a day out and What to Bring on a day out. Take a look…

 Pink Palm Tree Playsuit £38.00 (Topshop), Riot Lace Cut Out Sandals £80.00 (Topshop), Exaggerated Catseye Sunglasses £16.00 (Topshop), Union Jack Picnic Blanket £12.00 (John Lewis), Willow Picnic Hamper, Playnation 2 Person £55.00 (John Lewis) & Playnation Tiffin Boxes Set of 4 £20.00 (John Lewis). Lots of Love… Tolly Dolly Posh xx

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Official Holiday Check List for Summer 12′

By July 21, 2012 Fashion

Here is what you will need for this Summer Holiday! Including, Make-Up, Shoes, Outfits and Bikinis! Take a look…

1: Space Print Bikini £32.00 (Topshop)
2: Round Plastic Sunglasses £16.00 (Topshop)
3: No7 Hair Protect Spritz £6.50 (Boots)
4: Piz Buin In Sun Moisturising Sun Lotion SPF50 200ml £12.99 (Boots)
5: 17 Instant Glow Body Bronzer £4.99 (Boots)
6: TOMS Floral Canvas Flat Shoes £40.00 (ASOS)
7: Mid Wash Denim Studded Rip Short £50.00 (River Island)
8: Club L Chiffon Tie Top £18.00 (Republic)
9: Models Own Nail Varnish £5.00 (Republic)
10: Soul Cal Deluxe Trilby Hat £10.00 SALE (Republic)
11: Button Down Jumpsuit £19.99 (MANGO)

  Lots of Love… Tolly Dolly Posh xx

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