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Monday Style Tip No.34

secure-plunging-necklines-with-fashion-tape

The key to owning that plunging neckline? Fashion tape and oodles of confidence.

Stylishly yours,

          Velvet  x

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Monday Style Tip No.34

 

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They’re basically the perfect earring

Stylishly yours,

          Velvet  x

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Monday Style Tip No.33

enhance curves with ruffles

Fashion is like magic, you can create an illusion of something that’s not really there! Wear ruffles or frills around your bust, hips or bum to create a curvier silhouette or balance out your heavier areas.

Stylishly yours,

          Velvet  x

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Monday Style Tip No.32

nude-heels lengthen legs

Nude heels really can give the illusion of longer legs. Personally I feel drab in nude, so I go for a fun texture like these glitter heels or a two tone style to make my nude shoes feel a bit more glam.

Stylishly yours,

          Velvet  x

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Pink Fur and Pouts

Pink Fur and Pouts

Pink fur
Pink beret 
Black lingerie

Imagine a Parisian cabaret performer – the type you’d find backstage at a smoky vintage nightclub, reading poetry and drinking espresso. She’s my inspiration for this shoot with Zandy J.

I had such fun styling this look. Searching for a contrast between sweet hyper-femininity and shameless sex appeal I met my old nemesis…pink. I’ve never been a pink lovin’ gal ( swearing off it for over a decade) but there was something about the soft sensuality of these fur cuffs that wouldn’t be ignored.

They made me feel vampy and playful all at once. Like a 1940’s man-eater cooing in the ear of a well dressed mob boss.

Oh la la…

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Outfit Details

Beret | Boohoo
Pink fur cuffs | Boohoo (worn over gloves)
Gloves | Tock Tick Vintage
Corset | Corset Story
Knickers | Kmart
Stockings | Voodoo
Shoes | Hijacked from my mothers collection

 

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All Photographs | Zandy J Pinup Photography
Model + Styling | Velvet DeCollete

I have to say my hair and makeup skills have come a long way in the last few years, but my naturally curly hair does not like humidity! Any lovelies willing to share their tips for keeping humid locks sleek and styled?

With Style & Sass,

Velvet DeCollete

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