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Velvet – The Most Luxurious Trend of 2017

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For those of us at a certain age where the mere thought of velvet having made a return to fashion has the ability to send a shiver of dread down our spines. Images of looking like a back-up dancer in an ABBA video or an extra from an Austin Powers film can’t help but dance through our heads.

 However the sumptuous lushness of the material can add a touch of sophistication to any outfit. The trick to wearing velvet and not looking like a member of the Brady Bunch is…. just keep it simple. What is the easiest way to keep it simple I hear your ask. Just add a splash luxury with your shoes.

 Velvet is such a fabulously luxe material where a little goes a long way. You don’t have to dress from head to toe and you don’t have to go with the bold colours that are sashaying down the catwalk. You can keep it classy and elegant with basic black and greys.

Regie and Gael by Lipstick certainty add a touch of class to any outfit. The block heel makes them extremely comfortable and the ankle tie means you have stability all day long while also being flattering on any foot.

 For those of us who love to be a little more daring, try an over the knee boot (which is another major trend of the season). Skarlett by Lipstik and Ambrose by Therapy will definitely put the luxe factor into an outfit whilst adding a stamp of edginess.

 So for this season velvet is not just for the Kylie Jenners or the Gigi Hadids of the world. Banish the thought of Austin Powers whispering “yeah baby” in your ear and embrace the majestic opulence that is velvet.

Quick tip: caring for velvet. To keep your shoes looking fab you will need to give them a quick spray of Water and Stain Repellent every 4 or 5 wears.

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FSW Holiday Party Wear Guide For Him

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Men’s wear for this holiday season will be based on comfort and smart fashion, factoring the summer heat, we intend to keep it simple for occasions to wear for indoor or outdoor for holiday BBQs, beach party, cocktail drinks with office mates, and holiday dinner occasions.

The Laid Back Look
If you’re a laid back chap this is the style for you for attending outdoor parties. A pair of linen shirt with rolled up sleeves,  a nice pair chino shorts and casual canvas sneakers or thongs will do the look.

Laid Back Look Polyvore

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The Casual Look
Give your pair of jeans or chinos the outfit that you’re ready to party. Pair a nice button up shirt with a nice straight cut jeans with a belt. Match it with pair of tan lace up dress shoes, boat shoes or sneakers to celebrate the festive season in casual style!

Mens Casual Polyvore

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Shop Mcgregor, Deck + Jones here http://ow.ly/VAW4D

The Smart Casual Look
Wear a sports blazer jacket to match with a pair of chinos, and style it underneath with a loose collared shirt.   Your shoes can be versatile from wearing a pair of navy or tan lace shoes, slip on dress shoes or boat shoes.

Mens Smart Casual Polyvore

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