Obsessions: the ‘70s mini. Whistles - Whistles Muse: Emmanuelle Alt. No one epitomizes contemporary French cool quite like French Vogue Editor Emmanuelle Alt.
A favourite of street style bloggers, Alt has gained a cult like following for her signature look of wearable tailored basics with a hint of rock n' roll styling. With the spring/summer 2014 collections almost upon us, we take a look at the editor’s casual and effortless style, the perfect example of a modern women’s working wardrobe. Be inspired by uniform dressing - Alt’s go to look is a cropped skinny jean paired with a boyfriend shirt or casual tee, worn back with a tailored blazer and heels.
Functional and chic, try our Jet black skinny jean and Denim shirt, adding a dressier touch with our perfect version of the classic court shoe, the aptly named French 75 suede stiletto. If you want to smarten the look up, try our Lula tailored jacket - guaranteed to impress. Whistles - Whistles Muse: Jennifer Lawrence. We can think of a multitude of reasons why we love actress Jennifer Lawrence.
The Kentucky born star is talented, stylish and shares her unadulterated lust for carbs with anyone who will listen. Following her starring role as Katniss Everdeen in celluloid smash The Hunger Games, Lawrence has gone on to star in blockbusters including Silver Linings Playbook, X-Men: Days of Future Past and American Hustle, which is showing at cinemas worldwide now. Acting credentials aside, it was Lawrence’s trip up the steps when collecting her Oscar at last year’s awards that truly cemented our love for her. Refreshingly, the actress admitted that fantasising about cake was what broke her concentration and caused her to trip on her Dior dress. Undoubtedly the actress will glide effortlessly across the stage when she presents at the Golden Globes awards this Sunday... Fortunately, the super real actress exercises the same individuality when it comes to her wardrobe.
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Hardy swiftly became a distinguished icon of French youth culture. With a poem dedicated to her by Bob Dylan and publicly described by Mick Jagger as his ideal woman, Hardy’s effortlessly cool persona enamored many, and scored her various film roles, such as the 1966 classic Grand Prix. Whether she was wearing an all leather ensemble, preferred items were classic biker jackets with a matching trouser, an iconic miniskirt teamed with an oversized shirt or attending a-list events in a rule-breaking trouser suit, Hardy was always one step ahead, with that certain atypical French ease.
Rarely seen in pattern, Hardy focused on luxury basics, the quintessential sweater, the perfect-fit jean and her statement square-framed sunglasses. All finished with her trademark loose fringe and a slick of era-defining eyeliner. Whistles Muse: Charlotte Rampling. Whistles Muse: Sade Adu. Fresh out of Central Saint Martins, Sade developed her own menswear line before naturally her talent took her to music.
Her style however still retained a masculine balance, featuring oversized shirts and classic stonewash denim, which she used as a contrast to typical feminine styles. A look which we love and an inspiring approach to dressing. Besides the defining Sade look, the red lip, sleek high plait and oversize hoops that we have come to know and love, the singer was also a fan of the cropped turtleneck. Featuring elements of lace and a classic monochrome palette in the cropped shape. Her other chosen knitwear shape was also relaxed, oversized and slouchy, teamed with high waist denim for a pioneering look. Opt for our Girlfriend jean and Ella cropped knit for a defined look, which nods and pays homage to the timeless music legends style.
For further inspiration head to our favourite Radio station NTS to listen to Who's That Girl (Sade Special). Street style report. CSR code of conduct.
The team. Expansion. Garments. Finance. Collaboration. Jane. Menswear. Lookbooks/catwalks. Consumer. Whistles - Fashion Designer Encyclopedia - women, suits, shoes, style, new, body, history, footwear, collection. Established: by Lucille Lewin, in George Street, London, 1976.
Lewin studied fine art in South Africa, moved to the U.S., sold furniture in Cambridge, Massachusetts; joined Conran Group, London; worked for Harvey Nichols as a buyer, until 1976. Company History: In-house range of clothes introduced, 1985; stores in the UK and in-store boutiques at Harrods, Selfridges, and Fenwicks, all in London; began exporting to U.S., to Nordstrom, Big Drop, and Charivari; opened two stores in Japan; introduced acessories line; sought location for first U.S. store, 2000. Birmingham City University - Sign In. Birmingham City University - Sign In. The Business of Fashion.