Supre: loves a Statement Tee. We do too. Here you will find Tees in anoversized 80’s cut with statements such as ‘LOVE YOU’ and ‘THEWORLD IS YOURS’. If you wear this with a little minior with your Balenciaga jodpurs and blazer, the only thing you will beable to afford will be a Supre Tee for $20. Love the one with arrowsprinted across it. If you are long skinny legs and even if you don’t; butthink you do you will love wearing the denim short shorts $45.checkout the Marni inspired cotton coloured print shift dress - foryou special price - $50. Also available in grey/black for the lessadventurous. Buy their staple black 3/4 tights for $15. Love the whitelinen (or is it linen?) plunge neck cream shift. It is very minimaland simple and seriously Calvin Klein 08 collection. $50. Ditch the jewels andkeep it simple. You do not want to look like Paris Hilton. Ever. Thisdress even has a proper finish. Before you leave climb into the snazzyhigh waisted denim shorts $45 and wear them heels because no one I knowcan wear short without heels. Except Kate Moss. And I don’t actuallyknow her. Love the cute black Burberry inspired jeweled dress $50. There is also a gold v-neck drop waist dressto wear when you sail to Capri and lie around looking glamorous havingcocktails. Wear flat sandals with this to keep it totally modern $50.Just not on the yacht.
It’s all looking hippy dippy vintage. They have a theme around A Sundayat the markets. I don’t do markets. Except for furniture. I don’t go tovintage. Stinky. Perhaps this is why Sportsgirl have this collection.For people like moi. Best buy here without a doubt this week are thevery Miu Miu inspired silver bejewelled peep toe flats $99 www.sportsgirl.com.au Also buy the cool black T-bar heels ith a brass buckle and a coneheel $119. Also check out the footless tights on sale for just $4.95.Barganza. There are some high waist denim shorts $69. I am lookingforward to the day I don’t have to write ‘high waist ‘ when describingpieces. You think I mean when they are no longer in fashion. I meanwhen they are so acceptable I will not even have to point it out .Which is what I currently do with hipsters. Such an old fashioned wordnow. Other standout pieces here include the short chambray denim smockcap sleeve dress $89. Buy the white aviator sunglasses $29 and thesilver lurex mini dress with shoes string straps $99. Wear as a top ifyou have chunky dunky legs. I beg you. Smock tops are everywhere. Theyare not to be seen on anyone next winter. This is an order. You willend up having them staring back at you miserably every morning nextyear pleading for attention. Please do not go crazy overboard. It is awaste of money. We can’t have FiFi report subscribers wasting moneywhen they could be buying bags. Just buy one or two if you have to andbelt them in. I think a white one is fresh and nice. Buy that. It sayssummer $69. Check out the cute short black short, shorts if you thinkyou have the legs. As long as you’re happy $89. Love the black strawtrilby $69. For those who are sartorially challenged a trilby is a hat.Then keep reading The FiFi Report. You need to. These hats are perfectif you are off to the races. The Phantom races. Or just if you want tolook like Cameron Diaz. Good luck. The ticking stripe cotton trouserswith a wide leg and their own self belt are very 80’s. I like them $89.The silver Chloe style silver bag with plaited straps $69. It’s just acheap but chic little number that you buy, wear it, thrash it and wavegoodbye.
I spy a new awfully fabulous puff sleeve, voluminous, grey cottonbomber jacket, it has a hook and eye front and ¾ big loose poetssleeves, I love it $249. Hint: With any jacket/short/top that is big,puffy, and voluminous please keep the rest of your outfit lean andmean. Go for narrow pants or a sleek pencil skirt. Or short littleshorts. You want to balance it out so you don’t look like a big, fatMichelin Man who had 10 croissants for breakfasts and peanut butter andcream for lunch. Don’t tell me that it’s not every woman’s dream tolook slimmer. Why make yourself look bigger than you really are? Alsobuy the silky grey bomber jacket with elastic cuffs and hem $149 andthen the stone linen, short , 50’s couture jacket with blackoverstitching. A great piece that will be good for work and it doesn’tlook too corporate $89. What a price. Please explain. A sporty luxezip, jacket in a shiny nylon in black or cobalt blue with exposed zipsis cool. It has a hood that can be zipped away in the collar. Thisjacket will be good to wear next season with sexy heels. After thatyou can wear it for running or for bushwalking. Or for actually keepingout the rain. Whatever will they think of next The other great buy that’s very classic and tasteful: a cream silk cami with black straps andblack trim $79. In accessories buy the Prada esque peep toe silvershoes with a narrow heel $149 or the Prada style flat roman goldsandals $99.
There are many pieces here to take you now straight into summer. Bestbuys include the black smock dress with ¾ sleeves in a linen; a littleshort but cover those unattractive, fat, lumpy knees with leggings orblack opaques and you will be fine.$249. There is a plain version and aversion with a little lace embroidery on the neckline. Both are good.Love the red, navy or black racer back silk trapeze dress $99. Theantique cream cami with a black contrast trim is handy and chic $119.If you want to go for colour then just invest in the fab red or cobaltblue knit loose Tee shirts $99. Throw with navy, black or grey. Marnidid it and threw a red/pink Tee under a black patent or fur jacket; awhite belt and a taupe skirt. Look at it here www.style.comOutfit 52 and 59. This look can so easily be adapted for summer. Keepeverything neutral and in block colours just adding a dash of red orblue and a fab necklace. If you don’t want the knit then invest in asimple cotton Tee in red or grey marle $34. The sporty luxe zip jacketis a great buy. But I am repeating myself. You know you need to buy itespecially in the stone grey $199. It’s the new cardigan. Also buy thelong line tanks. They are very snug fit and come with a warning: Theywill show up every lump and bump and every almond croissant you everate. So be careful about wearing them alone. They are really forthrowing under jackets so you get a jolt of colour and a clean, neat,smooth line under the bulk. $24. They are long line so they aresupposed to hang up from under the jacket. And of course cover lurkingmuffin tops. In accessories you want the platform T bar patent wedgesthat have just about sold out in silver or black. Guess what? They arecomfortable. You can shop for hours in them. This is very important. Ilike the silver zip wallet $39 ish and the big standup Mulberry styletotes with brass buckles in camel $149. The flat sandals in silver area must buy and so are the patent ballet flats in red $99.
There is a sea of peep toes here. There are a few covered in dots; veryJulia Roberts in Pretty Woman. The style is called The Phantom. Perfectfor the phantom racing season $279. Go for the silver gold or black.Love the peep-toe black patent splice heel. Sexy with the subtlepatent bow on the front $269. I am usually scared of bows. So the wordsubtle is important here. Also check out the gold/bronze cross overstrap heel. It also comes in metallic black, and silver $279. Asilver shoe will instantly update your wardrobe. Please repeat afterme. Think of it as a neutral. Just add water. Buy the gold black andsilver ‘treasure’ heel, gorgeous with a patent tongue and a thick heel.That’s a patent tongue on the shoe not in your mouth. Your very ownpatent tongue would be very this season. Victoria Beckham probably hasone to match her shoes and bag. $269…. I must also point out howimportant the chunky stacked thick heel is this season. No spindly thinlittle heels this season (unless they are Lanvin and then you areexcused) you walk with something you can balance on when you have had achampagne or two.
Shoes, shoes, shoes. Oh how we love shoes. Perfect for a fat dayyou can always get into your favourite. The standout buys here, reportsexecutive FiFi Fashion Editor Kirsten, are the ‘Vogue’ heels (need Isay more?) with mustard and orange straps and black patent highlightsand a thick heel, very art deco $198. Your tongue will hang out even ifit’s not patent. Next we spy the ‘Marilyn’ black patent spike pumps.Very hot, veryMonroe (Midas are very good at naming shoes) $228. A greatversatile shoe for this season is the ‘Melissa’ mesh silver balletslipper; agreat twist to the classic ballet shoe $158. New in here is the’Salem’ black leather bag with plaited handles $199 and also the silverleatherkaysee silver bag $239. Favourite piece? The Perspex belt withblack patent leather trim. And it’s only $49. You could buy it with a nicelunch and shop too
KSUBI: You will be relieved to know that skinny legs are still in. Of coursethey are. If only you had them. But you will. Just stop eating. Thenbuy the red, blue and washed denim jeans to feel very young and cool.Go for the lighter breathable denim $254. Your jeans can breathe butyou can’t. fashion was never meant to be easy. If you want to be arockstar grab the toxic crusader high waist jean $265 - wild. The funlavender coloured fairy and dragon style ‘Mozart Retreat’ t-shirts $135are for those who need a retreat. You want the best staple item: thewhite cotton Henley shirts from $145. KSUBI has chanelled muse ErinWasson with their white slinky cotton jersey dress $220. Buy theweirdly named label called Romance was Born a sexy biker chic blackleather dress $550. You will be. From KSUBI’s collaboration with JeremyScott there is a kooky black knit dress with white eyes knitted on thefront $430. Love the Japanese label Tsumori Chisato - trained by(master) Issey Miyake. Tsumori has a must have tailored pea style largecollared coat $720 in black, white and cream and lots of chic littletunic dresses and tops from $490 - $640.
You cannot go wrong here. Everything is simply divine. Best buysinclude the latest Missoni drop; and if you are a bikini kind of girland you are already thinking about actually revealing your body inpublic (applause!) then you must have the pink signature cut bikini$450. Or buy the Delfina gorgeous silver and white daisy print bikiniwhich also comes in orange $300, with matching cotton embroideredshorts $270. Pretty. Then check out the classic Missoni knits in gold,cream and blue especially a most gorgeous V-plunge neckline summerdress. Buy the matching platforms $900. From Mathew Williamson youwant the fabulous black tunic with sequin detail. $2,600; or the blackshift with gold sequin detail $2,800 - think glamour, glamour, glamour.Think I didn’t want that new car anyway. Amy Smilovic from NYC has anamazing range called Tibi. Love the simple chic styling of her peacoatwith large arm frills (similar to Balenciagia’s) $1,395; and theperfect little plain coloured tunics(with meticulous detailing) about $600. Also check out the Dianevon Furstenberg silk lace print tunic top $465 and the classic wrapknits in various colours $1,200 -you cant go wrong. Wrap tops aregood for the weight challenged and for those with muffin top and muffinbottoms. Executive FiFi fashion editor Kirsten was so desperate to havethe suede platforms in black suede or navy silk with gold details $800she had to be dragged out of the store. She was then found in theCorner Shop sobbing over just about everything.
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So many labels, not enough time! We love it! Lenny has producedone off T-shirts customised by celebrities such as Kate Moss, JadeJagger, Gwyneth Paltrow and Diane von Furstenberg. Every cent producedfrom the sale of the T-Shirt is donated to Climate Change Research,prices start at $195. This is excellent news. I am getting sick ofwearing summer clothes all year. You want the divine Willow cobalt bluesilk bat wing dress $695 if you feeling a little edgy; or the KarenWalker outrageously nerdy round, black sunglasses $330. We all knowthat nerd is hot right now. The fashion challenged will be happy aboutthat. Hope for us all. Josh Goot is here as well (his clothes not theperson) which is a surprise. Cover your shocked face and stop wrinklingyour brow. Or apply ModelCo Erase Those Fine Lines and by the racer backmetallic mesh dress trimmed in orange $250 and same style grey marl topwith gold trim $175 w/ matching leggings $195. Yes please. Exec FiFifashion Editor Kirsten who is very stylish with a highly tuned fashionantennae (such as my good self) says that as far as jeans go Acne arestill the trophy winner $395 - $425 with 18th Ammendment high waistedink jeans $320 not far behind. Good for any behinds. However far backit goes. The piece that really caught our eye? The Biba black suedewedge with star print $695. Very dare, I say it, retro cool. Loverswimwear is here next month. So put that piece of chocolate down: Beststop eating right now.
How absolutely divine to return back to The Mothership. To pay respectsto the Queen. I find it’s most important to visit Prada at the end ofthe day. Nothing compares and all other clothes look horribly cheap anddisappointing in contrast. Also it’s most important to top up on theBotox because there is a lot to smile about here. It is the wintercollection as seen here at www.prada.com It is an astonishingly modern and inventive collection: It’s all aboutthe crazy, new, modern fabrics: melted wool, plastic and fake fur. Andit’s all about crazy colour combinations and mad footless knee highsocks. But you don’t cry; you don’t have to wear them. But you do haveto have the patent clutch bags $1600. In blush or grey. Ok buy in bothcolours. You want the grey or pink ombre shoes with angled heels, peeptoe and the ankle strap about $695. They are in all the magazines andare the shoe of the season. Which means you will wear them. OUT. Thelong green, fake furry coat is extraordinary also in a grey $3600 Buytwo. Grab the Prada Sport black hood zip jacket ( the original) $1300and the green ombre shaded, almost paint splattered pencil skirt $1800.You will adore the black crinkle zip parka $1600 and sob over the blackruched sleeveless dress with the same signature ombre, tie dye, shadingfrom black to blush $3900. You must have the black wool Tee that looksas if it has been ironed and the wool has melted $900 in black orblush. There is a rack of little black dresses that make you so happy.You can see why they are a classic. Divine. You must have the roundneck shift with the amazing sable fur sleeves.$3040 ( sorry littlesable). There is a black shift dresses with a sculptured black patenttiny trim $2060. You will fight your Black Amex and wrestle yourmastercard as it jumps out of your Birkin when you see the fabulousgrey knit cape/sweater. With a wide ruched neckline and puff sleeves$1800 it is simply delicious. As is the teal silk trench coat $2200.The box pleat skirt in the taffeta is quite fabulous in soft colours$1500. In the bags what can I say? There are a lot of ruched Guiffrebags obviously bought in for the Japanese tourists. But you want thedivine shoulder bags in soft grey or black with the double brass zipsalong the bottom $2800 ish and the gorgeous small clutch bags $1600. Isee hot pink patent pointy heels. You can only wear hot pink patentpointy toe heels if they are Prada. This is a case where they are soironically out they are back in. And if that if too intellectual foryou don’t worry; just keep reading The FiFi Report .