In the words of TLC, the modern woman ‘don’t want no scrub’ and certainly won’t be relying on him to fund her magpie-like obsession with shiny statement pieces. So, when the VAUGHAN girls caught the first glimpse of those Saint Laurent boots we knew Noughties pop icons were in – and so was an equal helping of girl-band sass.
Sorry girls, these Saint Laurent babies will set you back $10k.
With an adolescence soundtracked by rap elegantee and hip hop chart toppers, millennials know a thing or two about how to channel their inner blinged-out babe - and we have a feeling fashion’s newest hires might have had their iTunes on shuffle when creating the accessories for AW18.
Whether intentional or not, no one can deny the seemingly obvious homage to Maria Carey opulence and Lil’ Kim sass throughout collections from Gucci, Isabel Marant et al. Resplendent with rhinestone detailing and lame overlays, blinding excess is micro-trend 101 for the style rich yet cash poor Sartorialist.
Working from the floor up with glitterball boots and iconic eyewear, for once it’s not about what you wear – but how you wear it. Unnerved by some of the eye-watering price tags available on the runway, thankfully prêt à porter is never too far behind - offering affordable alternatives to platinum prices that are suited to every budget.
We decided to meet our bank manager somewhere in the middle with this high shine outfit that celebrates front row glamour with ‘Jenny from the block’ urban edge.
Inspiration from a girl who knows how to shine... in our Martha wrap shirt, no less!
Inspired by Ms Yin/Ms Yang, we're loving the bling, be it in the aforementioned mega Saint Laurent boots, or even a sequin skirt that would thrill any maximalist.
Top to toe in striking referential trend pieces, we couldn’t help but dust off NOW '99 and dance around our kitchen lip syncing to Left Eye Lopez in this modern homage to RnB Grammy realness.
Join us, we guarantee you won’t regret it!