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Style vs. Steal: Loewe Basket Bag

16th October, 2019

There’s no doubt that basket bags are a prominent trend this season. With its natural feel and relaxed vibe, it’s the perfect complementary piece to any spring look. The one basket bag that’s been high on people’s wish lists is the classic Loewe basket bag. And for good reason. The style embraces simplicity, dips its toe subtly into logomania with the leather brand plate on the bag and features beautiful leather accents.

If you’re looking for the perfect accessory to lift your spring wardrobe then consider this simple beauty. You’ll have it for years to come and it’s high on versatility and can easily be dressed up or down. If Loewe’s not in your price range, then never fear because there are still plenty of alternatives that will tick all the boxes.

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Style vs Steal: The Row Bare Sandal

18th September, 2019

If there’s one sandal style that you’ve no doubt seen everywhere it’s got to be The Row’s Bare sandal. The on trend heel is minimalist perfection. With it’s delicate straps and slight heel it’s the versatile shoe that will take you through spring/summer.

You can easily wear this style with everything from a dress to a skirt and shorts so you can poise yourself to live in them all summer. Plus it’s the perfect mixture of a dressy and casual heel so you can easily rock it for myriad occasions.

If you’re after a budget-friendly version then never fear, because I’ve rounded up a few options that will be friendly to your wallet.

Style vs Steal: Hermès Oran sandal

28th August, 2019

With glimpses of the warm weather that’s just around the corner, gorgeous summery sandals have been on my mind. And whilst there are definitely more styles available than days to wear them, if you’re in the market for a pair of summer slides that will be in vogue season after season then look no further than the classic Hermès Oran sandal.

Seen on many a fashion blogger, editor and celeb, the Oran’s beauty is in its simplicity. An unfussy design with sleek lines and an impressive versatility that will ensure that it will work back with numerous outfits. No doubt the durability factor is high when it comes to an Hermès piece, but it also comes with the price tag to match. If you’ve had your heart set on this style but your shopping budget isn’t quite ready for it, then you’re in luck because there are some great alternatives that are affordable, but have a similar sensibility. And to make it even easier, I’ve rounded up some shoppable options for you below.

Style vs Steal: The Chanel Slingback

31st July, 2019

If there’s one shoe that’s definitely been a constant on many an Insta scroll it’s the gorgeous two tone Chanel slingback. The classic style, with its cap toe and elegant block heel is the kind of shoe that will stand the test of time. Worn casually with a daytime look or at night with a dressy ensemble, it’s chameleonic nature make it a definite wardrobe addition worth considering. And whilst the Chanel version is gorgeous, it can also be a little budget prohibitive given it has a four figure price tag. So what’s a girl to do? The great thing is there are plenty of other options around that will suit your price point. So if you want to make like uber influencers Nicole Warne and Aimee Song, scroll down to shop some great alternatives to this most classic of pumps.

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