Christophe Decarnin's modern, gritty reinvention of the classic French label Balmain has fashionistas in raptures, and the high street has been taking notice. Miss Selfridge have bought us a pretty good interpretation of the one-shoulder dress Lily Donaldson strutted down the runway in for Autumn / Winter, swapping silver for black to avoid the copycat claims. I've teamed it with shoes and a bangle that continue the tough, punky look of the collection with studs and rivets, and a silly clutch and quirky earrings to show a sense of humour (you should never take fashion too seriously)...


Black sequin detail one-shoulder dress £40 Miss Selfridge
Black strappy stud detail shoes £59.99 River Island
Heart-shaped black clutch bag with chain £30 Faith
Pyramid detail bangle £12
Cartoon eye stud earrings £36 Tatty Devine