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BACK TO BLACK AT LFW

February 23, 2017
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I know – I was all about embracing some lightness and colour just the other week, but let´s face it – black is classic. It´s chic. It´s edgy. And you can still totally play around within an all-black colour palette; just mix up different textures, such as lace, fur (faux, obviously), leather, suede, cotton – and be even more adventurous with the various styles, shapes and cuts. Who said black was boring? Point example being in one of my favourite looks from London Fashion Week…

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Mixing textures and shapes I did – with the cropped broderie lace top, boxy faux fur coat, suede heels, oversized cotton pants and miniature top-handle bag – elevating this all-black look, into fusion of elegant edge (my favourite combo).

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…I means, sleeves of DREAMS. Too bad it was a bit too chilly the first few days of LFW, to show them off properly (I was mostly huddled up underneath the dreamiest cropped faux fur jacket).

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LFW was great fun this year actually! I missed out on it last season, with the very valid excuse of being far too busy lapping up the sunshine in the Maldives (I mean, I would swap LFW for the beach any old day…). I definitely go through phases with LFW; from the fleeting anxiety and stresses of what to wear, the pressure of what tickets I get through (always a last minute thing) – not to mention, the expectation and anticipation to show up to as much as possible. Or at least it used to be like this. I definitely felt an air or change this season; what with social media, video and live streaming from all the shows – no longer making it so exclusive to attend in real person (although, a ticket to Burberry won´t ever go amiss).

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I am not usually one for showing off much skin; certainly not my stomach (cropped tops have never been my thing since the early teens) – but with these high waisted and relatively masculine, oversized trousers – I felt like I could subtly get away with that tiny hint of skin…

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Milly Top
Milly Coat
Milly Pants
Milly Bag
& Other Stories Heels
Celiné Sunglasses


Created in collaboration with Milly. All words, opinions, styling & creative direction are, as always, my own. 

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4 Comments

  • Reply Tatjana February 27, 2017 at 15:24

    The cropped top does make the difference, very elegant Anneli!
    I find oversized pants difficult to wear but showing a bit of skin does seem the smartest way to go about it.
    Have a great week!

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    • Reply Anneli Bush March 3, 2017 at 09:11

      Glad you like the look!

  • Reply Sophia March 2, 2017 at 23:22

    Love this look on you!

    • Reply Anneli Bush March 3, 2017 at 09:08

      Thank you!

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