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    Spring Summer Trend 2018: Woven bags and accessories you need to get your hands on

    via @mowoblog Red hot trend alert! The woven bag trend isn’t going anywhere for Spring Summer 2018, in fact, we think the trend is getting stronger, as the weather gets warmer! Plain woven bags, coloured wovenbags, handpainted woven bags, woven bags with tassels, pom poms and all sorts of fringe, and made from all sorts of materials – straw, raffia, wicker etc… we count down the top 15 beautiful woven bags and accessories that we’re currently obsessed with, and you need to buy!

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    5 Emerging Fashion Designers that you need to know in 2018

    Instead of mindlessly browsing through the endless number of contemporary clothing brands online for hours, we’ve narrowed down 5 that you need to know about now. High-street and mainstream labels are so passe, what you really need to know these days is the emerging fashion designers that not everyone is wearing yet. These are now the new classic brands that every girl should have in their wardrobe to set you apart from the rest.

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    15 Summer Floral Dresses you must have now in 2018

    via @spell_byronbay We’re so inspired by the fabulous floral dresses at Spell from the previous post, that we wanted to highlight some more summer floral dresses that we’ve got our eyes on. If you want an alternative to Spell, what other emerging fashion brands are out there that also make beautiful floral print dresses? We scoured the internet for feminine florals & they weren’t too hard to find.

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    One of our favourite women’s clothing brands of the moment – Spell & the Gypsy Collective

    Amassing almost 1 million followers on Instagram, Spell & the Gypsy Collective has grown from a local Byron Bay brand to an international cult favourite on social media, known for its festival and resort bohemian-inspired clothing. The two sisters Isabella and Elizabeth Briedis started off selling jewellery at the local markets about a decade ago, and since then the brand has evolved into a complete lifestyle brand for the boho-inspired style, with spinoffs into bridal wear and children’s clothes, and is stocked at the top US e-commerce site likes Free People, Shopbop and Revolve. We take a deeper look into why we’re so obsessed with this brand lately:

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    Top 5 Designer Bag Brands you must have in 2018: Your new favourite cult bag brands

    The days of the affordable designer bag brands are here to stay! First there was Mansur Gavriel, which used their iconic bucket bag to launch their brand to cult status in 2013, and has since parlayed the online brand into a retail store and a ready-to-wear clothing collection. Now, there’s the ever-present Cult Gaia (and all it’s knock-offs) that keep popping up on your Instagram feeds. With a price point ranging from USD $128 to $300+ (the signature Ark bag is only USD$168), this brand plays in the space of a modern contemporary bag brand that appeals strongly to the Millenial generation by leveraging on social media.

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    Fashion Trends for Summer 2018: Polka Dots, Stripes, Gingham & Smocking

    We don’t know about you, but it’s getting hot in here! And by hot, we mean how hot are these clothes? We love, love, love a good print/texture, and in the summer, this means cute prints like polka dots, stripes, gingham and shirring in pretty pastel and lightweight fabrics like poplin, voile and gauze. Combined with the new take in 2018 with cutouts, cold shoulders and tie-front bows, you’ve got a fresh look on these warm weather staples.

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    Your favourite one shoulder tops on sale: Where to shop now

    We’ve been eyeing these one shoulder tops adorned with ruffles and bows online for a while now. And what’s better than to find most of them on sale finally! The off shoulder look was initially a deconstructed way to style the undone look while wearing your shirts, but brands have designed these one shoulder stops to help us get that nonchalant look effortlessly. Get to choose the best of the style from some of our favourite sites after being inspired by these girls:

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    9 Sexy Crop Tops for Summer for every budget

    With the warmer weather comes itsy bitsy crop tops that are perfect as we head towards sultry summer nights. Although it’s not a style for everyone, we like how the new crop top silhouette falls somewhere in between a bikini top and a bralette. Think seriously sexy tie-front or twisted tops that show off your midriff, and paired with a matching bottom like a skirt or pants, or even more fitted and sophisticated styles for an elegant cocktail party or event. We find you the 9 sexiest crop tops for your budget, but first let’s take some inspiration from these ladies:

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    How to Wear Belt Bags and Fanny Packs| Fashion Trends 2018

    Yup you heard it right, fanny packs are back in fashion! Of course these aren’t your 90s style fanny packs, but they’ve been upgraded and luxed up. Cue the parade of It girls like Kendall Jenner, Rocky Barnes, Aimee Song wearing the latest Gucci belt bag around their waist recently. But how does this fashion trend work for the rest of us? For anyone who isn’t a size 0-2 model or blogger, how can you pull off this look while still looking stylish and not adding bulk? We give you the lowdown on how to wear it in a stylish way that fits your body.

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    Our Guide to Some of the Best Online Fashion Shopping Sites 2018

    What can we say? We love shopping! Best of all, if it’s online shopping because of the convenience, the variety and sometimes the price, all in the comfort in our PJs. When we were still working full-time, we actually set aside a personal monthly clothing allowance just for online shopping, and explored several of the following e-commerce sites. We’ve decided to compile a list of sites that include some of the best online fashion shopping sites that we’ve come across.