Which shoes for Boyfriend jeans? See the 20 possibilities here plus looks from bloggers around the world.

So, you’ve finally gotten on the Boyfriend jeans trend. Now what? Which shoes for Boyfriend jeans? Yeah, we hear you. Well, believe it or not, there are more types of footwear you can wear with these jeans other than just slip ons and sneakers. Yup! The key is to keep a distance between the edge of your jeans and your footwear and so show some skin. Avoid tucking in boyfriend jeans, that’ll look pretty weird. Our favourite match is definitely with brogues. How about you?

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So what makes boyfriend jeans so cool? Here are 5 reasons:

  • You don’t need to worry if they are ill-fitting. That is the whole idea, isn’t it?
  • They look fabulous with lots of footwear from sandals to cutout boots.
  • They are so versatile that by changing your shoes and top it determines your look.
  • They are low maintenance. Chuck them in the machine or keep them for years, your choice!
  • You can get them anywhere. From designers all the way to, well, to your man’s closet.

And some street style to inspire you.

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Anastacia Uliss from Ukraine who blogs at Owlsareawesome.com goes smart casual by adding a sleek blazer and soft chiffon blouse.

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Swiss bloggerKristina Bazan of Kayture keeps it simple yet soft with a knit top and peep toe high heels.

 

Marianela\Marianela Yanes from Spain goes for the romantic look with a floral eyelet and crochet top plus neutral pumps. See her blog at Marilynsclosetblog.com


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Australian blogger Micah Gianneli who blogs at Micahgianelli.com keeps her separates and accessories in all black and white for a minimalist look.


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Spanish blogger Zina Charkoplia. opts for a rugged yet clean look with a cropped black blazer with epaulets, an embellished clutch as well as aviators. She blogs at Fashionvibe.

Which one is your favourite look? Tell us in the comments.

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BEAUTY UPDATE | Rihanna and Brooke Shields collab with M.A.C, Phillip Lim x Nars and check out Clinique’s futuristic cleansing brush!

MAC has snapped up Brooke Shields – the original brow pin-up, if you will – for its latest Icon collaboration. In the Eighties, when everyone else was all about spiral curls, blue eyeshadow and heavily-applied blush, Shields stood out with her youthful, wholesome good looks, and the new collection’s focus on wearable nudes and natural-looking peach, pink and cherry shades reflects both her own beauty history and the industry’s current mood. Available from October, with prices starting at £12. [BRITISH VOGUE]

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Rihanna is back to launch Viva Glam II – a neutral mauve Lipstick and Lipglass in sharp contrast to the classic reds that she launched for the February incarnation of the collaboration.Breaking the news on Twitter herself – as she is known to do – Rihanna shared details of the products, which will launch in September with all profits going towards helping women, men and children affected by HIV and AIDS. Available from September 2014 at all MAC locations. [BRITISH VOGUE]

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Phillip Lim’s collaboration with Nars has arrived at last, with a collection of nine limited-edition nail colours including metallics, darks and classic nude, red and burgundy hues. 3.1 Phillip Lim For Nars Nail Shades in Hell-Bent, Wrong Turn and Anarchy, £15 each. Available at www.narscosmetics.co.uk.
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CLINIQUE’s launches the new Sonic System Purifying Cleansing Brush. It is aimed at revolutionising the way that women cleanse their skin just as its famed 3-Step Skin Care System did over 40 years ago, this time using the power of sonic vibrations and 35,000 tiny bristles to massage deep into the skin for a truly thorough cleanse. Available from end July.
That’s all for this week’s beauty update! Which new launch excites you the most? Ours has to be the brush. Lazy much?
Let’s keep in touch…

    

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FASHION EDITORIAL | Maja Salamon goes urban boho for Elle Poland cover

FASHION EDITORIAL – Polish model Maja Salamon graces the September cover of Elle Poland. The fresh faced beauty is decked in urban boho as her images are captured by Agata Pospieszynska in the dreamy fields of Portugal. Maja looks amazing in a mix of bohemian pieces and modern separates styled by fashion editor Ina Lekiewicz. Pawel Solis styled Maja’s hair with natural looking soft waves and makeup artiste Nana Benjamin  played with soft bronze on the eyelids and deep maroon on lips. We love the balance of her pure beauty with heavily textured and printed clothes.

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MODEL PROFILE – Maja Salamon

Full Name: Maja Salamon
Birth date: 5 October 1994
Birthplace: Wodzislaw Slaski, Poland
Ethnic Origin: Polish
Nickname: Pucek
Discovered: Poland
Best feature: Freckles
Favourite beauty product: Thermal Spring Water
Started modelling: For no paricular reason
Vital statistics: Height 177, Bust 81, Waist 58, Hips 85, Shoes 39, Eyes blue, Hair blonde

    

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DECOR | Make this DIY Plant Pot yourself in 3 easy steps with just paint and tape


Story by Temple & Webster Australia.

Sometimes you just don’t want to settle for the mass produced plant pots especially indoors. For all you home decor DIY enthusiasts, this one is for you. Australian home decor store Temple & Webster’s Stylist, Emmaly Stewart, made three chic DIY plant pots. Whether you love the soft hessian pot holder with a customised pattern, the rustic gold-leaf terracotta or the hard-edged masonry with copper feature, you can achieve it with less than $30 and a little elbow grease. But that in itself is the therapy. Right guys?

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We love all three pots created by T&W stylist Emmaly Stewart but we’re going to try and make the Copper Block Pot (far right). Follow this simple how-to guide below to create the Copper Block Pot below. But if you want to try all three, please visit Temple & Webster

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Copper Block Pot

You’ll need:

1 Besser Masonry block – ours was $2.05 from Bunnings
White paint
Masking tape
Paint brushes
Metallic paint – we used Matisse Structure in “metallic copper”

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Step 1 – Preparing the block

Directly on to the block, mark out your desired shape with masking tape. Don’t forget the top of the pot, which we marked diagonally. Double-layer the masking tape just in case the paint seeps through later.

 

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Step 2 – Paint the base layer

Fill in the area inside your masking tape stencil with white paint. You can use a paint brush to dab the paint on, helping it to cover the textured surface. Remove the tape and allow the paint to dry.

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Step 3 – Add metallic

When it’s dry, re-tape with masking tape inside the white painted area. We used the width of the masking tape as a guide to keep things straight. The idea is to create a white frame. Paint over the rest of the white shape with your metallic paint. For great coverage paint two layers, and then remove the masking tape. Voila!

 

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For more inspiring metallic ideas, visit Temple & Webster’s Metallics Pinterest board or shop their Metallics Collection

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