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Calvin Klein – F/W 2016

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Calvin Klein F/W 2016 campaign photographed by Tyrone Lebon.

I am……. in #mycalvins

Simple slogan = pure advertising genius.

Revamping the traditional Calvin Klein image, the brand has managed to bring itself out of the old and into the new age. A world of technology, social media and celebrity obsession.

The campaign invites us to become:

Kate

Grace

Epic

Over you

This emotional connection seems to grab the attention of everyone leaving Calvin Klein with an impressive increase in revenue = success! Hence a golden campaign capturing the essence of a brand not providing one with a product but rather a feeling.

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Louis Vuitton – Léa Seydoux

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The French actress Léa Seydoux stars in Louis Vuitton’s SS16 travel campaign shot by photographer Patrick Demarcatelier. Seydoux models the labels pre – Autumn Winter 16 collection to the backdrop of the modernist ranch Cuadra San Cristóbal designed by Mexican architect Luis Barragan.  Between the vibrantly coloured walls the IT girl of the moment,  Seydoux,  brings life to this sleek versatile collection.

The striking, unusual essence of this campaign furthers the collections wonder, fantasy and futuristic feel. Seydoux brings a certain glamour, natural elegance and classicism to a collection that is  fresh and modern. The contrasting elements within the campaign all seem to fit together creating effortless style. This why I am so excited about this campaign and to see what else Louis Vuitton has in store for the future!

Love Empire Eve xx


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Daybreaker

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Well, thats one thing ticked off my bucket list – a sunrise photoshoot. It was an absolutely breathtaking morning when my friend Lou and I decided to head out to Curl Curl beach bright and early on a Saturday.

For this shoot, I really wanted to capture who Lou was, bring out her individuality, her style, her loves, her personality – the beach was the perfect setting for this. In our ever-changing world of trends, technology, celebrities etc we often loose sight of whats real to us. We forget the beauty in our individuality, in our own style.

I hope you enjoy the photos and start thinking about what your style is. Special thanks to Lou for modelling and to Ally who assisted with the shoot.

Love Empire Eve xx

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Balmain Fall 16

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Balmain was an absolute showstopper at Paris Fashion Week. With a host of big names, Rousteing pulled out all the stops for the fall collection even turning brunettes to blonde and blondes to brunettes!

Oliver Rousteing within this collection embodied all the elements I adore within the fashion world and maybe thats why I loved the collection so so much! –  femininity, frivolity, richness of  paris, strong, modern classic looks combined with a pastel prettiness.

The exquisite detailing, fur, ruffles and strong design lines made for a wondrous collection that  captivated and intrigued audiences further into this powerhouse brand.

Love Empire Eve xoxo

Photography edited by me

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Power Play

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I’ve always been intrigued and inspired by power dressing, I mean it’s amazing what a good pair of tailored pants or a fitted suit jacket can do to enhance or change a certain style or look. Power dressing is in reality dressing more like men but how do you stay true to your own style? Stay true to being a women? The answer – make it your own! Mix and match different styles and trends with the power dressing essentials including tailored pants, suit jacket, business shirt etc.

However, think of women like Anna Wintour! She is an absolute goddess  within the  power dressing world because she makes it her own! Many of you I am sure are familiar with her  signature look – a pretty, feminine floral dress with the slick bob and of course those infamous black sunnies! Does she need to dress like a man to feel and be successful? I think not! Its really all about what you put on to make you feel powerful as well as feeling comfortable within your own skin – for me this is my true powerhouse outfit.

I decided I wanted to twist power dressing into something strong, feminine,  sophisticated and classic while adding a regal, military touch.

Love Empire Eve xoxo

Bec and Bridge Top

Colette Clutch

Lovisa Jewellery

Rubi Sunnies

Vintage Trousers

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Photography by Maya Valentin

Its a Seafolly Summer

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 Colour Crush

Tropical, bright shades are always the go for perfect Summer style.

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Bronzed Beauty

This colour combination of bright and black is definitely a great way to have a mix of two diverse styles.

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Kookai Top

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Blue Lagoon

These eye shades are my absolute summer essentials, especially for my colour eyes which are hazel/green. So if any of you have the same you should have a palette with these colours because they complement and really make green eyes pop.

Maybelline eyeliner (my favourite)

My own rings

MAC velvet teddy lipstick

Victorias Secret Body Shimmer

Lovisa Bangles

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Summer Classic

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Summer is here and I am so ready! I must admit that summer is definitely my favourite season. Summer to me mean beach, sunnies, hats, shorts, cotton dresses and overall comfortable fashions. I can get up throw on a beach dress and a pair of sunnies and be ready to go in 10 minutes (well almost).

This outfit is a classic, cool,  chic, comfortable summer look that is so easy to find in the stores. Ruffled tops are everywhere at the moment as a result of it being recently used within many  designers collections (Dion Lee, Balmain, Gucci, Ellery, Christopher Kane).

Hope this gives a bit of Summer outfit inspo!

Love Empire Eve xx

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My outfit is made up out of:

Glassons ruffle top – bought at Bondi markets

Cotton On shorts

Rubi sunnies

Replica Chanel  – given to me by a friend (in my fantasy I can afford a real one)

Helen Kaminski hat

Converse shoes

Lovisa  Jewellery

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Wild One

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Its time to bring out your inner wild side and try out some of these enchanting, strong, stand out looks! Why not give them a go! Hope you have as much fun looking at the photos as I did shooting them with my fabulous friend Carolina. Enjoy!

Love Empire Eve xoxo

Model – Carolina Clemmet

Photography / Make up / Hair – By me

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Bali Bliss

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Ok so Bali was amazing. The trip = humidity, colours, lovely people, tourists, swimming, flowers, yummy food, beaches, seafood, snorkelling, rainbow fish, shopping, bike rides, new flavours, monkeys, squirrels, birds, fish, hinduism, yoga, massage, fish spas, tanned skin, crazy roads and an overall incredible experience!

A photo can say a thousand words so I think I will leave it up to them to explain the rest of the trip, enjoy!

Love Empire Eve xoxo

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Favourite swimsuit from Blue Glue swimwear
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