Fashion

Waving Goodbye to 2018 Trends

2018 was the year of the bum bag revival, of animal print and transparent accessories. We saw a lot of love for green, for velvet and the midi-skirt continued its reign. We saw collaborations aplenty, including the perennially popular William Morris prints making a highly coveted clothing line with high-street...
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Living Coral

When we enter into a new year, we find ourselves regaled with trend reports of the best colours to wear in 2019, or how to wear this year’s favourite shade. We see them filter through into our homes, accessories and wardrobes. Before long, hues of these most popular shades will...
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new year new suit

Whenever I wear my teal green suit I am often asked ‘Is that one of yours?’ The answer ‘yes’ is followed up with ‘but I thought you didn’t do trousers!’ Well it’s now official – we do. In typical Semple style, our trouser suits are contoured around the body so...
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The possibility of Vogue Africa

Vogue, which started as a weekly newspaper in 1892, is one of the most renowned fashion magazines of all time. Since it’s establishment in America, Vogue has subsequently seen the of establishment of British Vogue in 1916 and since then, it has extended it’s reach to almost every region of...
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Four Autumn Styles

When we think about fashion in the autumn months, our minds turn to cosy faux furs, rich plush velvets, traditional textured plaid and timeless soft wools. It is the season for wrapping up warm as the temperatures begin their descent and the sun decidedly sets a little bit earlier each...
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Footwear for Autumn

When it comes to the colder months, it seems we take more sartorial decisions into consideration for fear of being too cold or rained upon. Not only must we consider what coat or jacket we are going to take as we peruse the weather forecast, or whether or not to...
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Wearable Winter Warmers

With the clocks now well and truly back for many, it will now be dark both when your alarm goes off in the morning – meaning you will no doubt be getting ready with the sun only just starting to rise outside the window – and leaving work when it...
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Fast Fashion

They seem to be the two words on everyone’s lips at the moment. Fast fashion. With the recent reports highlighting the state of our planet – and what should happen if we don’t act – the world of fashion has had a rather serious knock too. With the rise of...
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Green with Envy

Popping into my favourite shops and having an evening scroll through online, it seems that in amongst the seasonal hues of browns and burgundy so prominent during autumn, there is a desire for green this year. From rich olives to opulent emeralds and pale sage to calming sea greens, this...
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What to wear to an off-season wedding

As we start to say hello to the colder and more temperamental climes of autumn, it got me thinking about outfits; and more specifically, outfits when it comes to a special occasion. September remains a popular month for weddings. Having just returned from one myself with another few already booked...
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