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Outfit Picks - all articles - page 4 of 5

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Outfit Pick: Dorothy Perkins skirt

Click image to enlarge Looking smart but letting your personality shine through when dressing for a boring office job you hate can be a toughie, so this outfit goes out to all the people who have 'normal' jobs but... Read more »

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Outfit Pick: Rainy Days and Mondays - the most childish outfit on CQ yet!

I've been playing 'Rainy Days and Mondays' by The Carpenters a lot recently, and it's obviously inspired this rainy day outfit (yep, I know it's not Monday) which is also my way of sticking two fingers up to Liz Jones and her... Read more »

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Pick of the Blogs: Pop's 80's excess issue, Luella and zip socks

Click image to enlarge Pop's latest 80's excess-themed issue is out and Susie wants to know whether you prefer Agy, Jourdan, Amber, Natalia, Naomi or Oluchi. [ Style Bubble ] Jane's last day of the Shoe Challenge,... Read more »

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Outfit Pick: All Saint's photo tee

Click image to enlarge It's still warm but there are a few thundery showers, hence my outfit. A navy jersey skirt and cropped trench are updated with All Saint 's photo tee. A fun dinosaur brooch and frilly umbrella... Read more »

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Outfit Pick: Moschino Cheap & Chic skirt

Click image to enlarge My obsession with coral knows no bounds, hence this outfit which features a Moschino Cheap & Chic skirt. Grey looks great with coral and the loose fit of the men's tee makes the look a bit more... Read more »

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Outfit Pick: Pringle 1815 dress

Click on image to enlarge Pringle's two-tone dress is a gorgeous combination of colour, I added some chic grey heels to match and a dusky pink belt to mix things up a bit and add definition to the jersey.... Read more »

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Outfit Pick: Wiksten Made dress

It's no secret that I love Wiksten Made's clothing, the pretty simplicity is on a par with anything from A.P.C or Toast . I've teamed it with some quirky metallic brogues for a subdued but fun summer look. A burgundy... Read more »

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Outfit pick: Cheap Frills

I always think you can afford to invest in one part of an outfit if you stick to a budget for the rest. Hence this outfit is all about the jeans, a gorgeous skinny style with a light to dark fade down the leg, from James Jeans... Read more »

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Outfit Pick: Supremes badges

What better starting point for an outfit than a set of Supremes badges? The simple silk shift provides a chic foil to display the Mowtown divas and the varying tones of brown in the belt and the bag give a nicely fusty... Read more »

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Sale Outfit Pick: Bright on White

Items like Miss Selfridge's floral print, high waisted midi-skirt ( £15 in the sale ) are eye-catching enough that they call for a fairly simple backdrop. I've put it with a pink top from French Connection at Oli (£35)... Read more »

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Outfit Pick: Ok Coral

I think one of the keys to putting together an outfit is being a little bit unexpected. I love the girliness of Tracy Reese's crystal embellished satin sheath (£110 at Net-a-Porter) but the beige colour could easily wash... Read more »

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Outfit Pick: Candy Says vintage heels

I've picked out a summer outfit for all of you out there who aren't into florals, ruffles, flounces or lace. Put down your snakebite and black and check out the simple faded tee and jeans combo which is pepped up with... Read more »

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Outfit Pick: Dorothy Perkins dress

Dorothy Perkins' sweet dress forms the perfect base for a creamy, sweet outfit. Topshop's ice cream-hued heels and the darling Polaroid brooch carry on the fluffy, sugary theme while the perspex-handled Jil Sander bag... Read more »

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Outfit Pick: Harem pants a la Denise Huxtable from the Cosby Show

Whilst researching a post for Brandish I came across this Cosby show clip on You Tube which features Denise Huxtable looking amazing in a pair of red harem pants and a tuxedo jacket. Her style on the Cosby show... Read more »

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Outfit pick: A grey day on the boat!

[view this set and add to your faves on Polyvore ] Nautical (or 'Nauts' as team CQ have inexplicably shortened it to) has always been a bit of a problem trend for me.It's so easy to get the look wrong and end up looking... Read more »

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CQ goes mad for Polyvore!

Inspired by recent entries to our Style This feature, I've spent the afternoon rediscovering Polyvore , the community for creating outfits online. Back when I first started playing around with it the site was in its... Read more »

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Outfit Pick: Sex and the City movie outfit... for a night out with the girls!

In anticipation of Sex and the City: the movie world première in London next Monday, I have thrown together the perfect SATC outfit, for that special night out with the girls. A fashionable tribute to Carrie... Read more »

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Outfit pick: Boohoo gingham dress monochrome outfit

Florals are all over the high street, but what's a girl to do if flowery prints bring you up in a rash faster than you can say hayfever? Go monochrome in a simple and stylish outfit, starting with a cheap as chips dress... Read more »

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Outfit Pick: New Look floral dress

New Look's floral dress is a great transitional item, I've teamed it with a puff-shouldered jacket and tan ankle boots for a rainy spring outfit but come summer you can wear it with chunky platform sandals and gold... Read more »

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Outfit Pick: UK beach babe

Last week Naomi asked me to find her a beach outfit for the UK which is very different to your sarongs, bikinis and fake tan combos on your foreign beach holiday.I must admit finding a chunky knit in April was a toughie so... Read more »

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Outfit Pick: Mina dress

Mina's lacy dress is ruffly and floaty, just the thing to tap into this summer's romantic trend. Toughen it up with strappy wedge sandals and a leather jacket to keep off the chills. A bit of gold perks up the outfit in the... Read more »

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Outfit Pick: Warehouse candy stripe top

I'm in a bit of a neutrals mood at the moment, and Warehouse's stripy blouse is the perfect foil for a simple outfit. Sharp trousers and heels give a dose of smartness, and a rust coloured cardigan adds colour. Add a... Read more »

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Outfit Pick: Urban Outfitters chambray trousers

Chambray is a light summer alternative to jeans and this pair of trousers is really well cut despite the casual style. Teamed with a three tone top and white lace-ups it's a classically smart spring look. A printed bag... Read more »

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Outfit Pick: Sweet Valley High retro

We love a bit of Sweet Valley High nostalgia at Shiny Towers, and we hear that publisher Random House is dragging the twins out of the '80s and re-releasing the series this month in the US complete with fancy new covers .... Read more »

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Outfit pick: a dichroic look

I've always loved dichroic glass pendants, and when I saw Topshop's Giles-esque skirt, it really reminded me of the patterns you find in the fused glass charms. There was really only one thing for it. Outfit time! The necklace... Read more »

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Outfit Pick: Candy Says skirt

The Sartorialist has been snapping pics in Delhi, and I'm loving his shots. In particular his picture of a woman in a band tee which takes away from the twee-ness of the gorgeous printed skirt she's wearing. I replicated... Read more »

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Outfit Pick: Tina Kalivas dress

This outfit is kind of matchy matchy but when I saw the orange earrings I had to add them to the look. They go so well with the glossy, juicy bag and crossover sandals which nicely compete for attention with the... Read more »

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Outfit pick: Monochrome French Connection skirt

French Connection's skirt reminds me of toile de jouy and is the perfect starting point for a monochrome outfit. The charcoal grey top matches the socks and is crying out for the simple adornment of a the white sakura... Read more »