Patterned Knitwear

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Fun knitted designs

A lot of male celebrities joined in with this fun trend

Even Bianca

Last night I was watching an episode of Eastenders, because I’m cool and hip, when I noticed the character Bianca sporting a black and pink patterned knitted cardigan. A few moments later my mum commented on the vibrant cardigan stating it looked ‘garish’.. I just laughed along but actually I thought it was really nice and was going to try and Google it after I found out if Max and Tanya were going to get back together.

During Autumn/Winter patterned cardigans became a trend, especially in menswear and with style icons like Tinie Tempah and Labrynth wearing the garments and I think they look retro and chic! I just hope I look more retro-chic than Bianca from Eastenders! I have even started to spot cardigans that are being styled inside-out, like the cardigan pictured right at the top. This gives the garment a vintage feel with the blurred patterns toning down the colours slightly and erasing the sharp knitted paterns, which I think works really well.

Leopard Print Accessories

Leopard print watch

Leopard Spiked Converse!

I have recently made two leopard print purchases and I wanted to share them to see if they are still seen as fashion forward or are a fashion faux-pas! Even if this was the case I am in love with leopard print and if I catch something in the corner of my eye in a shop that has this print, I will push over and elderly woman (not literally) to get to the item. This print seems to have made it’s way in clothing stores for a numerous amount of seasons, and I am grateful! However, are some people over this craze and ready to leave it in their closets until it becomes vintage fashion in another 20 years?

 

 

My Favourite Artists of the Moment

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I am always listening to the radio and picking up new tunes that I can’t stop listening to! I know I am late but I didn’t realise how incredible and moving Ed Sheeran‘s album ‘Gold Rush‘ actually is. He combines Urban Street with soft Indie and R ‘n’ B undertones that make an amazing sound, and his songs are telling stories that are hard to miss, unlike a lot of other music, you understand the message he is sending in his songs.

I recently started listening to American musician Macklemore who is just coming up in the music scene, I can’t stop listening to his song ‘Thrift Shop’ and it’s a great tune to go running to, or just dance around your bedroom to.

Other musicians that are making it on to my iPod are artists ASAP Rocky, with his debut album LongLiveASAP, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel and Professor Green, with his single ‘Remedy’, with the video including his girlfriend and fashion icon Millie Mackintosh.

I have recently stumbled across Miguel’s hit single ‘Adorn’ remixed with P Diddy and French Montana featuring. This is an excellent mix and one that you should definitely take the time to listen to if you are a fan of old school Bad Boy music.