Runway Report: Prada Men's and Women's 2017

Runway Report: Prada Men's and Women's 2017

Prada Fall 2017 - Milan

Welcome to the fashion 21st century. After the huge shake up last year, we are now seeing almost all shows mixing things up by combining both women's and menswear. As January is host to mens collections, there was sure to be a number of shows, and we were not really sure as to what we would see. But, arguably one of the most (if not the most) influential brands within the fashion industry of today, Prada showed it's Autumn Winter 2017 collection last week in Milan, with retro 70s vibes and a more laid back, everyday feel. Here are some of our favourite looks from the show. Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Prada Fall 2017 Check out the furry footwear and other fur accessories. Also what about the wooden / bone / shell necklaces! We think it makes an interesting touch to the collection. Also models were spotted carrying their bags differently, and clutching them rather than making use of the straps.   What are your thoughts on the show, and on the mix up with both menswear and womenswear presented at the same time. Leave us some comments and share your opinion.

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Fashion Friday: Cashmere basics

Fashion Friday: Cashmere basics

Update your knitwear with Cashmere

Cashmere Invest in quality this year. Make that your moto! Save yourself money, time and help the environment by only investing in items that you will wear seasons and seasons to come. (and not just throw out when they're out of fashion) In this Fashion Friday, we help you with suggestions on how to overhaul your knitwear collection. And our knit of choice? Cashmere. Don't worry if you are on a bit of a tighter budget, again, it's about knowing where to look to find good value for money. Here are our top three picks.

cashmere1- Neutral cardigans.

These are great for all seasons really. And the neutral palette means they will go with almost anything. Cold outside in the winter, throw on and wear as some cosy loungewear. And in the summer, try throwing over a lace / silk camisole tucked into jeans, with a statement belt and some cute sandals (see inspiration photo). CashmereWe love this one from H&M. Being high street the price tag isn't too steep either.   £79.99 at H&M.  

Cashmere 2. Oversized Jumper

Easy to do. Get up, throw on! Try over a pair of textured or even leather jeans during the colder months or try over a pleated floaty skirt or shorts when it warms up. Also add some statement jewellery to take this to an evening look. Cashmere Try this beautiful stone coloured high neck jumper from Whistles. £140 (was £180) at Whistles.    


Cashmere3. The Jumper Dress

Trending right now are jumper dressed worn with knee high boots. This is a very easy look to do throughout winter and leading into spring. Simple, on trend and elegant. By opting for a cashmere version, a slight luxurious edge is added. We love this Jumper dress by CashmereH&M. Wear with a slip underneath for an added layer.   £59.99 at H&M.  

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