From Rihanna’s iconic good-girl-gone-bad style to Idris Alba’s chic looks, there’s a lot to love in the world of celeb fashion. The good news is that it’s easy to dress like a celeb, using fashion items available at local fashion retailers.
Alia Motani, Creative Director and co-owner at Brands Luv U (BLU) house of fashion, shares her top tips to get the celeb look of your dreams, incorporating BLU’s own international fashion collections as inspiration.
Celeb fashionistas like J-Lo are putting a nostalgic twist on the classic denim dungaree, opting for lighter and more form-fitting one-pieces for a more feminine feel, paired with sneakers for street-style appeal.Get the look with this denim one-piece suit from BLU, featuring a rolled relaxed boyfriend cut. Add a pair of white GF Ferre sneakers with gold detail for an instant ‘Jenny from the block’ street look.
Channel your inner ‘bad girl’ with this laid-back look, perfect for a Sunday stroll through one of the city’s trendy hang-out spots. Layer a classic denim jacket over a white cotton V-neck T-shirt and a pair of dark-wash denim jeans. Always make sure the shades of denim you’re pairing differ slightly, while keeping in the same colour palette.Complete the look with these white leather moccasin slip-ons, the must-have Just Cavalli handbag in black, and this gorgeous pair of Gianni sunnies, all from BLU.
Glam queen Eva Longoria rocks this classic yet classy combo that can easily work at the office or for a quick catch-up lunch with friends. Add a cute pair of strappy heels, plush scarf and an understated tan-leather handbag for a chic almost-winter look that pops.Get Eva’s sexy celeb look at BLU, where you can slip into the sleek straight-cut Paige jeans, paired with the Takeshy Kurosawa shirt, stunning Stefanel high sandals and chunky Trussardi scarf. Accessorise like a boss with a soft tan-leather GF Ferre bag and vintage Super Lucia shades.
Who says a coffee run or errand can’t be a grand affair? Ditch the frumpy sweats and messy bun for a sultry and opulent look like Selena Gomez. There’s nothing quite like slinky silks and stunning strappy heels to make you feel like a million bucks. Add tousled, wind-swept hair and a few extravagant pieces of jewellery, just because you can.BLU has you covered with this exquisite silver-grey satin dress, paired with Italian leather fringed stiletto heels by Patrizia Pepe.
Visit www.brandsluvu.co.za to get your hands on South Africa’s trendiest range of designer fashion clothing, shoes and accessories – or pop by its Johannesburg store to browse the latest fashion, where you will also be treated to a personalised styling experience from Alia herself.
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