Sunday, 12 September 2010

Sunday Specials

A short one for you guys today.
As I'm writing this, it's really windy outside, and our tree is slowly polluting the neighbours garden with leaves. So I guess it's time to get my AW wardrobe sorted. Autumn is my favourite time of year and I always get so excited when dressing for it. I find autumn clothes so comfortable and so much fun to style (hello pretty boots and cute scarves).

Anyway, Henri Lloyd has just released it's AW10 collection and it looks fabulous. I can't wait to dress up like the girls in the lookbook. It has a lot of country and nautical influences and is heaven for someone who loves layering, yet wants to be protected from the weather. The collection is definitely very stylish and fashionable, but still functional for the winter.
The jackets from the collection are perfect for the upcoming winter weather. They look fabulous and are also enough to keep you warm and sheltered.
The collection is also very fitting with the nautical trend, which thankfully isn't going anywhere. Henri Lloyed has gorgeous high waisted trousers, and there are nautical details, such as gold buttons, throughout the collection. 
Outerwear is something I always struggle with though, but Henri Lloyd had hit the mark. I love the toggled Parka they have: definitely something to keep you warmed up.
 Here are my favourites from the lookbook:



Also, as you should know, I do love doing my bit for charity. Nothing gets me like a good cause. Anyway, Swarovski Elements, that American Cancer Society, Philips de Pury and 22 to the world's most well known designers are working together on an amazing campaign, to help find a cure for cancer. They've launched a '22Ways to Stay Black' project. The 22 designers, such as Armani and DVF, each designed custom LBD's, which were adorned with Swarovski Elements. The dresses will then be auctioned in New York, on the 20th September, with ALL the proceeds going to the American Cancer Society and La Ligue Contre le Cancer, in France.
You can check out a video about the campaign, as well as more information from it's Facebook Page.
Here are some of the dresses I would be bidding on if I could first, afford to get to New York for the event, and second, afford to bid on them:
(Designers names are written on the pictures).



Also, here's something for all of you on the job hunt. I do have a job now, but before, I was introduced to: When You Grow Up (WYGU). It's basically a careers and advice service that helps people get their dream job. It's definitely worth a sign up, especially if you're pursuing your dream job, or if you already have it.
It's a lot of fun to play around on the site and definitely give their personality test a go. It'll tell you what jobs you're suitable to do (I got psychologist and Politician), as well as a career's section that gives you key information about any career you're thinking about about getting into.
As you'll know, I have a Politics degree, and am really passionate about Politics itself. It's my dream to, one day, go back into that field, for a proper career, and I'm definitely going to use WYGU for that. I've started a video diary with them that will document my efforts, and you can check it out here.


Hope you're all having a relaxing Sunday.

Sherin xx

19 comments:

She Wore It Well said...

i like autumn too, you can wear all the warm stuff, without freezing to death, which is also a bonus ;)
x

Emma said...

LOVE autumn! (love winter even more), some of the stuff coming out is brilliant. I work for Whistles and I love our entire collection.

Interesting site, too - I'll definitely be giving it a look!

daisychain said...

Ohhh your making me excited for colder weather

Joanne Faith said...

I love summer, but I love autumn fashion more. :) I also love it when designers design for charity and those LBD's look quite stunning...

http://www.joannefaith.com

wardrobemag said...

Now that it's getting colder a parka like the one pictured would be nice!
Bhav
xx

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beingdena said...

Love these warm jackets...I'm looking for a super warm and nice one right now but haven't found anything yet. Will try Bicester village next week.

Dena xxx

Audrey Allure said...

Those images for those ads are amazing!

Cafe Fashionista said...

I am in LOVE with the Henri Lloyd lookbook - what a stunning collection!! :)

danniekate said...

verrrry highland chic, love it :)
yes indeed! come find me on friday/sat, we can be self conscious together :) xx

Clare said...

I am sad about summer ending but I am coming to terms with the fact that fall is coming so so soon.

Omgah that is SO cool that you are documenting your job search efforts. That will be AMAZING!

Nubiasnonsense said...

I like the coat with the furry hood. I really want one for fall/winter

Couture Carrie said...

Gorgeous post, darling!
Love those coats!

xoxox,
CC

Margaux. said...

Love the green coat

Kristin said...

Viva la fall...and fall fashion. I'm on the hunt for outerwear for my fashion week trip in Feb!

MarchMusings said...

Great fashion. Good luck on the job!

Tanvi said...

I am ready for a little cooler temperatures (but not TOO cold either!) Loving the jackets!

Katie said...

Hope you had a great weekend :)

Lee Oliveira said...

Great pieces.. The autumn dresses are a mix of soft and dark colours, making to a very interesting mixture
LOx

Fahion Meow said...

beautiful pictures

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