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Ballet Bags from Nina Ricci

September 6, 2013

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Ballet Bags from Nina Ricci Leather doesn’t come much softer than Nina Ricci’s taupe deer tote. Inspired by the elegance of dance, this faultless piece tips the balance from classic to cool with suede trims and polished gold hardware. Detachable, adjustable shoulder strap Zipped top Luggage tag Protective feet Cow leather, Deer leather Height 27cm-10.25″ […]

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Ballet News Style Edit

July 25, 2013

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Ballet News Style Edit | Boden When the Boden catalogue thuds onto the mat (even in the middle of a thunderstorm, as it did today), it commands attention. The company has worked hard to bump up its image and offers a delicious range of clothing and accessories which are popular. That means you have to […]

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Limited Edition S/S 2013 collaboration not to be missed!

March 15, 2013

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Spring/Summer 2013 collaboration not to be missed! Last year, clothing company Uniqlo collaborated with English Heritage brand Laura Ashley to produce a sell-out Limited Edition range of t-shirts for summer. Today I want to highlight another collaboration between Uniqlo, this time with Copenhagen brand Green Gate, as the resulting products are essential literally – for this […]

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January Bites

January 5, 2013

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January Bites | Glitter is your ally You’re dressed head to foot in black. It’s January. The grey sky hangs barely above the grey pavement and you’re in no mood to hang about. This is exactly the time for some glitter. Doesn’t matter that black has become your go-to wardrobe comfort during this bleak month. You […]

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Ballet News Sequin Edit

December 21, 2012

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Ballet News Sequin Edit In the mood to sparkle ? This antique nude dress by All Saints is perfect. It’s easy to wear, dress up or dress down, and it’s a great flattering colour that will work with tons of things already in your wardrobe. It doesn’t require a lot of thought and it’s a dress that […]

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The Nutcracker Ballet | Cue Glitter

November 20, 2012

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The Nutcracker Ballet | Cue Glitter Everyone needs a pair of glittery shoes. They can lift your mood and have you skipping over the cobbles in a trice. I’ve found a wonderful pair that both you and your kids can wear… What’s more, these ballet shoe creations by French Sole are for a good cause […]

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Shivering Snowballs | How to do ballet style in winter

November 15, 2012

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How to do ballet style in winter It’s snowing, freezing and slushy. And you’re not a reindeer. You’d like to make it to the ballet without turning up looking like a shivering snowball.  Fear not; word reaches me that there is a solution, if you are fast! One of the (very) few things that dear […]

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It’s a sequin time of year…

November 7, 2012

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It’s a sequin time of year… At this time of year, whatever you’re wearing, day or night, it needs to be glittering and dazzling. It’s just that time of year. You need sequins. As it’s such a fab time of year I’m unashamedly blowing the budget with this Temperley Long Sleeved Amoret Dress at £2900 – […]

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Strictly, Sequins

October 9, 2012

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Strictly, Sequins As we a gripped by another Autumn of Strictly Come Dancing, one way to celebrate the season is to sparkle!  Boden has really upped its game this year and produced some truly covetable pieces.  Here’s my sequined edit. Is there anything better than a sequinned shoe ?  Wedges are comfortable and these gunmetal […]

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Olympian Gold for You

August 12, 2012

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Olympian Gold for You Who wouldn’t love to have a Gold medal around their neck this summer ? Well, as that may not be entirely possible for the majority of us, Miu Miu has come up with a truly fab alternative. You CAN have Gold, Silver or Bronze about your person this summer – and […]

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Ballet News Selects | summer yellow

July 28, 2012

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Ballet News Selects | summer yellow At the height of summer it seems only right to celebrate with yellow and all things golden – the Olympics are underway and who isn’t hoping for gold? This Ethereal Pleat Maxi Dress from Oasis ticks all the right boxes.  It’s suitably yellow, in fact it’s positively radiant and […]

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Ballet News goes dotty!

July 13, 2012

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Ballet News Selects….. Spots! A bit of fun today.  When it comes to ballet shoes, what could lift your spirits more than a dash of pink with over-sized white spots ? What I love about these shoes, besides the fun pattern, is that it extends around the base of the shoe – so often plimsolls […]

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Ballet News Selects … a bargain!

July 8, 2012

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Ballet News Selects … heading to a festival this summer ? I love the delicate fan print on this cream silk maxi dress by TopShop.  It’s so unusual to see a print that isn’t a butterfly, or huge flowers or something very abstract. This is clever and elegant and perfect relaxed summer wear, wherever you are […]

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Dressing for July & summer at the ballet

July 5, 2012

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Dressing for July Who knew ?  George at Asda and a luxury lace dress that is worth snapping up because it’s so versatile and, well, cheap ?  £25 to be precise. The dress is a lovely teal colour – which worked so perfectly on the Duchess of Cambridge when she wore that Jenny Packham dress […]

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Ballet News Selects…

July 3, 2012

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Ballet News Selects… Okay.  It’s well known that I’m a shoe-a-holic (found in the bottom of my Aunt’s wardrobe at a very tender age, surrounded by her wonderful and intriguing shoes) and so my research in this area is pretty extensive as you can imagine. But today I have to report that I’ve come across some truly bonkers […]

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Jete through July

June 27, 2012

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Ballet News suggests …. Jete through July With July just a skip away, I wanted to find one perfect dress that you could wear almost anywhere with the right accessories. With their floral lace flippy tunic, TopShop has hit the mark perfectly. It has a sense of structure but not too tailored or restrictive, and it’s also summery […]

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Can you resist… ?

June 7, 2012

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Can you resist ? It’s Prada If you buy one dress this month, make it one of these lovely frocks from Prada.  The middle one – the ‘postcard’ dress – is my favourite and is around £500. Perfect for a summer trip to the ballet! They are available in store only. As you can see […]

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Ballet News | Statement fashion

May 4, 2012

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Ballet News | Statement fashion.  Ohh, and a beauty gem too If there’s one jacket headed for headlines this summer, it’s this one. Get it while you can. M&S has come up trumps again with their Limited Collection Cotton Rich Floral Jacket. This versatile, cotton rich jacket is finished with a floral print, a key […]

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Ballet News Selects

April 23, 2012

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Ballet News Selects Today I want to share with you some of the gems I stumbled upon over the weekend.  I’ve selected a couple of new suppliers who have produced beautiful items in perfect colours for Spring.  This time, the fashion picks are casual. First up, Boden.  I know – it’s not the trendiest place […]

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Ballet News | Uniglo & Laura Ashley

April 11, 2012

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Ballet News | Uniglo collaborates with Laura Ashley Recently launched into Uniglo stores, these vintage inspired, feather-soft t-shirts and vest tops are a must-have. How am I going to weave them into a ballet theme ? I don’t know, and you know what ? I’m not going to try.  They are that good. I think they […]

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