It never hurts a girl to look more expensive than she actually is! So the savvy in me teamed up with gorgeous New York stylist behind Closet Style Life for tips. Angela is a pro at creating luscious new looks with the clothes already in your closet. A current member of her wardrobe, she wanted to revamp this killer oversized thrifted coat by doing a tone on tone look – one of her go to’s for looking like a million bucks on a budget. It’s fantastic for elongating the physique too. I invited Angela to come shopping with…

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Luxurious excess, jewels for days, flowly paisley tunics and big big shades. The bohemian babe is a look that designers and celebrities covet the world over and they have done for decades. So click through for my video on how to get the look on a budget. It’s as easy as saying Gucci Babouska #FashionHound

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Grandpa Chic

October 15th, 2014

Slouchy, slept in and seriously comfy. Just when you thought boyfriend jeans were the bomb I’m bringing in GRANDPA CHIC as the one to watch. An oversized cardigan is a sartorial license to languish in your PJ’s all day but when teamed with sleek jeans, heels and a statement bag it gets turned on its lazy little head. Thrift Stores are filled with large wooly wonders  – I found this one at the Salvation Army for $5, it’s beautiful quality and oh so soft. Wear it drapey and hanging off your shoulder for a whisper…

Burberry… Berry low

October 9th, 2014

 My immediate thought when I saw the Burberry painted trenches…was – I may pass out! It was true sartorial love, but baby I don’t have that kinda Benjamin.  My second thought was…I think I can recreate this with thrift.   First step – find a vintage or second hand coat that would work as a worthy canvas. My local Salvation Army store on 46th St really delivered – I found an authentic Aquascutum trench for $20! Second step – text my amazing artist friend Roxanne, ask her to bring her paints and come customise it with me. All…

Chanel Chic Cheap

October 7th, 2014

Famous for chic tweed jackets, layers of pretty pearls and the Parisian stripe…but what this iconic French label is also famous for is being super pricey. So click through Fashion Hounds and watch my video on how to get the Chanel aesthetic for a whole lot less. You’re welcome