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Arm up your collar
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GUEST BLOGGER: SOPHIA PHAN WRIST CANDY Covetable cuffs
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This month’s crunchy crystal trend
It’s month three of Her Fashion Box and we’ve been working harder than ever to bring you a seriously awesome box full of goodies and surprises! Packed full with three fashion accessories this month and four beauty partners, our May box has some bedazzlement for your neckline, some bling for your wrist and some class for your collar. We’re not light on beauty either! The UK’s favourite 200ml dry shampoo, a full size nail polish, one glamorous pair of falsies and Australia’s newest primer! We’re growing and evolving, listening to our lovely fans and customers every step of the way! We have a calendar packed full of gorgeous accessories coming up, each better than the lest, that we can not wait to bring you and once again we thank you for being part of it with Her Fashion Box! Stay tuned for a value packed June box as we delve into winter must-haves territory! HFB Team
MAY GUEST BLOGGER: SOPHIA PHAN Moulin Frock www.moulinfrock.com Sophia Phan is a 20-year-old journalist with a passion for all things pretty and peculiar. From fashion week to film screenings to the latest beauty releases, her popular blog, Moulin Frock! covers anything and everything. She’s hot right now and definitely one to watch.
“KEEP IT SIMPLE”
With a statement necklace like this, it’s best to keep the rest of your outfit understated and let the necklace speak for itself, so keep it simple. Give me a plain white tee, denim cut-offs, heeled ankle boots, a necklace and I’m all good to go!
3.1 Phillip Lim Isabel Marant
ROCK STEADY If there’s one thing you can never have enough of, it’s jewels. Birthday present jewels, antique jewels and the best kind - gift-to-self, just-because jewels. But we’re doing the gifting this month with a trio of embellished accessories you’re sure to love. Firstly, a crunchy collar necklace to keep you on-trend with this season’s jewel focus. At their recent shows, 3.1 Phillip Lim pimped out sweatshirts with pop-out gems, Isabel Marant went crazy for coloured rhinestones (her inspiration was Elvis) and Balmain encrusted opulent crystals and pearls on the bodices of dresses. Secondly, you’re getting a pair of super cool collar tips to give your button-ups some extra punch, and the final touch, a chic leather cuff to finish off any and every outfit. Jewels, jewels, jewels – pile them up, we say!
CLASSIC We’re guessing your closet is made up of the essentials: blazers, tees, LBD’s and neutral knitwear. When it comes to jewellery, you like pieces you can wear back with everything - so make this gold chain finished with dusky stones your new go-to. We’re seeing it with a grey tank and bleached boyfriend jeans for off-duty or a slick black suit and heels at the office.
Wayne Cooper Drop Waist Shirt Dress Betts Stacey Boots Colette by Colette Hayman Lace Clare Clutch
Honey & Beau Making An Entrance Dress
Feminine We know you love shiny, pretty things, and this delicate jewelled necklace makes a sweet statement. The threetiered crystals work a treat with sherbet tones and playful ruffles, and you can adjust the length to sync it with your neckline. Ladylike with lashings of gems: this oneâ€™s a keeper.
Honey & Beau Hunters Top Honey & Beau Street Style Skirt Calvin Klein Wedges
Honey & Beau Cheyenne Maxi Dress
TRENDY Cobalt is a major trend this season – we’re seeing hits of it on the runway, the streets and the A-list, and this electric statement piece is bang-on. Layer it over a graphic suit or leather dress - the oversized stones take the embellishment factor to the next level, while the chunky rope gives a casual twist. Rock it by day or after dark.
Honey & Beau Dakota Blazer & Pant Honey & Beau Hunter’s Top Betts Heartbreak Heels
Honey & Beau Street Style Jacket
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CUFFS AND COLLAR TIPS! Little accessories, big impact. Yes, itâ€™s the finishing details that make an outfit pop - whether itâ€™s a smart shirtdress at work or a cosy knit and jeans on the weekend, a look can always do with some revving up. Cue our fabulous May accessories...
Honey & Beau Aztec Shirt Dress Colette by Colette Hayman Maggie Envelope Clutch
THE COLLAR PIN
Honey & Beau Back In Black Shirt
These must-haves give any collared shirt an instant cool-over. For the Feminine types, we’ve found the perfect pearl-studded tips - add them to a pretty pink or floral blouse for look-again elegance. If your style MO is Trendy, we’re kitting you out with gold studs (just the thing to punk up a khaki jacket or bold striped button-up.) For the classics, these metallic arrow tips transform a chic monochrome shirt into a conversation starter.
THE LEATHER CUFF In soft leather with tough gold hardware, this simple cuff is the ultimate luxe accent. We’ve picked three colours to fit each style profile – black for Classic, white for Feminine and of-the-moment orange for Trendy. The timeless chain-link detail works around the clock – team it with a cocktail dress or leather pants, skinny jeans or a maxi. It’s anything-goes glam.
MAKE EVERY DAY A FABULOUS HAIR DAY! Refresh your locks in an instant. No water neccessary! The original cult dry shampoo, Batiste, gets a fun twist with a new scent and ultra-cute packaging. Number one dry shampoo brand in Australia*, this affordable hair refresher goes fruitalicious and seductively sweet with the new Cherry flavour! Go Wild with oriental notes of cocoa, vanilla and musk or turn heads with the flirty-feminine, Blush. It’s a morning time saver, and a sweet pick-me-up.
Cherry is for anyone that lov their look sweet, smooth an full of luscious retro flavou This fun new fragrance delivers a rich cherry scent it livens up your locks.
The essence of femininity, Blush is the floral, flirty way to turn heads. A few quick sprays instantly makes your hair feel clean, fresh and full of body and texture.
Wild is for daring girls who are in touch with their animal instinct. A feisty Oriental fragrance with loads of personality, it’s the perfect partner when you’re out on the town.
DRY SHAMPOO 200ML BENEFITS: Batiste Dry Shampoo banishes oily roots, giving dull, lifeless hair the makeover it needs without any water. A quick burst revitalises hair, adds body and texture and leaves it feeling clean and fresh too. Batiste is also a one-stop styling product, so skipping a shampoo is of no concern, just spray it in and youâ€™ve got clean hair ready to style.
Available from Priceline, Coles, David Jones and selected Pharmacies nationally.
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Shake it up vigorously before use and keeping the nozzle about 30cm from hair, spray into roots. Massage through with fingertips. Brush through and style as usual.
The HFB crew fell in love with Batiste Dry Shampoo on-set of our May Box shoot!
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LASHES CELEBRITIES LOVE, AND YOU WILL TOO! Gorgeous lashes arenâ€™t just for Supermodels anymore. Get longer, thicker, sexier lashes every day with easy-to-apply ARDELL Lashes. This internationally renowned brand has made it their mission to give women even more beautiful, unforgettable eyes. They have become the must-have, lash accessories for millions of women, including makeup artists and Hollywood A-listers.
Our make-up artist swears by Ardellâ€™s Individual lashes and used them on our May model, Ania for our shoot.
ARDELL offers lash styles to fit every mood, personality and lifestyle and we’ve given a unique pair to suit each of our classic, feminine and trendy girls. Try them out and enjoy the compliments!
BENEFITS: Premium quality and ultra-light. No clumps, no smudges and no smearing. They’re easy to apply and remove and guarantee lash security while protecting your own lashes and eyes.
ARDELL lashes look and feel natural.
HOW TO USE:
TIP: Place a mirror on the table and look down into the mirror to apply your lashes. It’s a great way to see what you’re doing while your eye is almost closed!
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EYELASH ADHESIVE RRP $6.99
Available at Priceline, Terry White, Discount Drug Stores and Independent Pharmacies.
Even, smooth and flawless skin is a cinch with NEW Designer Brands Pore Minimising Primer. Apply before foundation for long lasting, all day hold that eliminates the appearance of your pores for a silky-smooth effect. Packed full of skinfriendly ingredients, this brand new skin perfector is lightweight, non-irritating and stands up against some of the best.
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PORE-FECT, FLAWLESS SKIN MADE POSSIBLE
WHO SAYS YOU NEED TO SPEND BIG TO LOOK A MILLION BUCKS? This Australian brand was designed to give women the same high-end quality as the worldâ€™s leading brands at just a fraction of the price - from only $4.99.
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BENEFITS: This silky smooth 2-in-1 balm, with Vitamins C & E, Peptides, Green Tea, Aloe Vera and Sericite (a mineral used to boost radiance), will help banish the appearance of fine lines. It works to minimise the appearance of pores by filling in and protecting, and also to maximise make-up application by creating a flawless, even surface!
HOW-TO: Apply this silky, talc-free, oil-free and lightweight balm either under or over make-up to help it stay put! To use under make-up, apply to a cleansed and moisturised skin. Pat onto problem areas and gently blend into skin. To use over make-up, simply pat on gently over make-up and blend. It’s as simple as dab and blend for flawless perfection!
Available from Pharmacies & Price Attack stores. Check out the website to find your nearest store!
Don’t even think about swishing on mineral make-up or slapping on a face tint without priming first. Primer is the gobetween for skin and foundation. It stops foundation sinking into skin for a polished finish and helps make-up stay put.
I’ve fallen in love with the new Designer Brands Pore Minimising Primer. Yep, it’s truly up there with some of my all-time faves!
- MELINDA AYRE, BEAUTY EXPERT
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ACCESSORISE YOUR FINGERTIPS WITH LONDON’S COOLEST CULT COLOURS If Sex and the City has taught us anything (besides the obvious) it’s that your nails are just as important as your shoes, and boy are we happy to have found these little wonders! This London inspired range offers the latest colour trends from Europe in a world class salon formulation, at an affordable price!
Available in 30 shades!
The range includes a London hotspot inspired shade for every occasion whether you’re at work, out for a night on the town or lunching with the ladies.
For our Classic lasses we have Milky Mocha - understated and glamourous, this elegant shade is the perfect accompaniment to your crisp whites.
For our femme fetales we have Portobello - your go-to purple hue that’s perfect for any outfit.
For our Trendy types Buckingham Blue - The chicest way to fashion up your fingers and put a bright spin on this season’s playful prints.
BENEFITS: Polished London nail enamel is quick drying, has greater gloss and is chip resistant for an instant, long-lasting manicure. A full one coat coverage enamel with smooth application and fast setting surface takes only seconds to apply, gliding over the nail without pulling or streaking for an even and smooth application that dries to a flawless finish fit for a royal! Available from Discount Drug Stores and leading pharmacies.
DID YOU KNOW? Polished London is proud to be the nail polish industry’s “4 free” – No Toluene, Formaldehyde, Camphor or DBP. And how’s this for confidence in their products? They even provide their customers with a satisfaction guarantee!
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Photographer: Robin Hearfield Hair: Renee Sayed Makeup: Jess Chapman Stylist: Noelle Parisi Model: Ania Chiz, London Management Group Fashion copy: Tamara Davis Beauty copy: Julia Teen