Don’t forget that a little shine goes a long way in the holiday season. A glossy red lip when out and about lifts the spirits just as a glossy sauce dashed across a pud is
And as such silk is the effortless answer to what to wear to shimmer your way through any occasion, or even as an everyday style tonic. Soft to the touch, this flowing fabric whispers its sensuality rather than shouts. I would even go as far to say it is a wardrobe staple and a silk shirt, silk tee or tunic are pieces that you can wear with almost anything. A silk shirt with jeans – wear with cuffs pushed up, and an open neck is super sexy in a subtle way.
The tee works so well layered under cashmere or on its own with a long skirt for the evening. Then rock it up with the tunic shirt with neat leggings and an over-the-knee boot – go on we dare you! Or, if you’re not one to channel your inner rock chic, tie your tunic up in a slouchy bow at the front, cinch your waist and wear with a soft wide trouser – the satin-backed crepe design is great and you have an instantly chic and cool Hepburn look.
Go on and shine this holiday!
By Vanessa de Lisle - www.thefashioncupboard.com