Tuesday 27 September 2016

Get the look: Laura Whitmore

Published 26/10/2015 | 02:30

Punkish edge: Laura Whitmore. Photo: Mike Marsland/WireImage.
Punkish edge: Laura Whitmore. Photo: Mike Marsland/WireImage.
€49.99, New Look.
€6.50, Dorothy Perkins.
€24.99, Bershka.
Ring, €16.50, Accessorize
€271, Weir and Sons
€773, Gianvito Rossi, Harvey Nichols
€69.95, Zara
€370, Bella Freud, Harvey Nichols
€468, DVF, Harvey Nichols

Trust the Whitmore to rethink the trench and give it a somewhat punkish edge. Not that we're knocking the classics, but it's always nice to see an alternative to the more usual 'I'm channelling Audrey Hepburn' take on the trench coat.

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Leather trousers, a fringed handbag (one of our favourite take-aways from the 70s trend) and a red lip all serve to make this a more updated, but still fairly timeless, way to do autumn's perennial classic.


Dear Stylemma,

I'm wondering if you can help me, please. I have a family wedding coming up, and I am wearing a royal-blue dress with some bronze beading on the top half of the dress. I'm looking everywhere for some nice bronze shoes to match the dress, as I think they would look better than royal-blue shoes. I'm a size five-and-a-half.

Reply: The Haphazard sandals in gold - which are part of the Asos Collection line - have stiletto heels, an ankle strap and two thin straps across the toes, and come in half sizes, are just €49.76, and would be a good choice. The Asos Southy, a pair of nude, pointy-toe courts, €35.55, could also work with your dress. And check out the Host sandal, also from Asos; these are a pair of bronze heels, with an ankle strap and one strap across the toes, €54.03.

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