Gill Bowen's Blog (30)

Pistol Panties

Word on the street is that Pistol Panties will be launching a wild-west inspired pop-up store in March at Selfrdiges. The pop up shop will come kitted out with a rotating vintage carousel, unicorns and rainbow-coloured…
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Added by Gill Bowen on December 9, 2011 at 12:30 — No Comments

Polka Dots

Crushing on Polka dots today... they are just so cute and playful. Make sure you add some into your wardrobe... that is all. x …

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Added by Gill Bowen on December 8, 2011 at 9:30 — 1 Comment

Online Fashion Week

Vogue will host the world’s first online fashion week, hosting various retailers that will be offering exclusive, limited edition collections, content and competitions. It will run from today till Friday, 24 hours a day. For every purchase you make, you will also be able to choose a charity to benefit. 

The online fashion week kicks off today at 9am. Some of the designer labels participating include: Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Mulberry, Stella…
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Added by Gill Bowen on December 5, 2011 at 8:30 — No Comments

Black & White

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Added by Gill Bowen on December 2, 2011 at 13:30 — No Comments

Wardrobe Wild

 

Animal seems to be a trend that never actually goes away. It just seems to peak at certain times, now is once again that time. 



I need to admit that I have never…

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Added by Gill Bowen on November 30, 2011 at 15:30 — 5 Comments

Bright is Beautiful

 

Absolutely loving bright colours this Summer. Be sure to buy yourself bright colours to update your wardrobe. Don't be scared to grab the brightest items in the store, play with them in the change room pairing them with each other to come up with some head turning outfits. Nothing cheers me up more this summer than my green…

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Added by Gill Bowen on November 29, 2011 at 17:30 — 1 Comment

Marni for H&M

Marni will now be the next designer to collaborate with H&M. The founder of the Italian brand is Consuelo…
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Added by Gill Bowen on November 29, 2011 at 17:30 — No Comments

The Prettiness of Pastels

 

Just in case our wardrobes begin looking like fruit bowls with all the bright colour we are so in love with, the runways have began to introduce pastels. …



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Added by Gill Bowen on November 29, 2011 at 17:30 — 5 Comments

Tom Ford Summer Sunglasses Launch

 

On Thursday night I attended the launch of the Tom Ford Summer range. We were treated to snacks, drinks & the range to play with in front of the mirror :) …
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Added by Gill Bowen on November 23, 2011 at 18:00 — No Comments

Topshop Ashish Range

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Added by Gill Bowen on November 23, 2011 at 18:00 — No Comments

Synergy Live

 



Once again it's time for one of the best festivals in South Africa, Synergy Live 25- 27 November 2011 on Boschendal Wine Estate in Franschhoek. 





Here are some key looks on what to wear for the festival that I put together...…





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Added by Gill Bowen on November 23, 2011 at 18:00 — 1 Comment

H&M & Versace Collaboration

 

Once again H&M collaborates with a top designer to give us a taste of what it feels like to buy into luxury products. This time with Versace.

 

 

The range launched yesterday but there are…

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Added by Gill Bowen on November 20, 2011 at 18:30 — 1 Comment

Victoria's Secret Show 2011

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011 was recently live in New York (9th November), & will be aired on the 29th November. Just 17 days to go. It all began with a casting which you can watch …

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Added by Gill Bowen on November 12, 2011 at 22:30 — No Comments

Zara Launch in Sandton, South Africa...

I'm lucky enough to be one of those girls who has done tons of travelling around the globe and this is where my absolute love for fashion ignited, and it all started when I fell in love with European retailers, Zara was one of these retailers. Not only are they one of the best places for high street fashion, they…

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Added by Gill Bowen on November 11, 2011 at 22:00 — No Comments

Walk in Wardrobes...

So my boyfriend & I are trying to sell our house, and this idea all began when our current walk in cupboard became too small to share. So we are now looking to find a house with a room we can convert to a huuuge wardrobe (his and hers), among other things of course. But here are some pics I found for ideas, and have to share them with you...

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Added by Gill Bowen on October 19, 2011 at 19:30 — No Comments

Metallics

 

Metallics have found there way back onto the runway. And after searching for a pair of Gold coated denims online I found that Zara's have already all sold out. Metallics can make any outfit look sexy and smart and can be dressed up or down! River Island have the…

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Added by Gill Bowen on October 16, 2011 at 18:00 — No Comments

The Peter Pan

My love for these little peterpan collars is endless! I love how pretty, young and feminine they are. And you feel like such a lady when you put one on...

I just got myself a sewing machine & an over locker & the first thing I am going to attempt to make is a little peterpan…

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Added by Gill Bowen on October 11, 2011 at 18:30 — 3 Comments

Catch a falling star...

Loving how Stars are appearing on every possible item for our wardrobes...  I bought myself the sweetest pair of star earrings from Accessorize the other day! Here they are appearing on the D&G catwalk:…

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Added by Gill Bowen on October 10, 2011 at 22:30 — No Comments

Coldplay :)



So after a late night at work, and a very early morning, our knitwear strat is done & dusted & I got to leave work early :) In time to get home & get dressed and ready for Coldplay tonight :) SO EXCITED... here some looks for some inspiration on what to wear from celebrities & …

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Added by Gill Bowen on October 5, 2011 at 16:30 — No Comments

Long skirts

 

Somehow when I saw this trend emerging a while back I was a bit hesitant toward it, and my first thought that at 1.62 tall, I am FAR too short to be wearing long skirts. Especially with a pair of flat sandals in summer. But the colours and the way they draped just looked so beautiful!

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Added by Gill Bowen on October 3, 2011 at 19:00 — 2 Comments


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