What chic find is Marion wearing?

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http://en.vogue.fr/fashion/fashion-news/articles/the-vogue-fashion-night-out-2012/14116 We love Marion and her chic Parisian style dressing. She manages to have that thrown together look with a t-shirt and shorts but her accessories are classic and sexy. She cant help but remind me of the beautiful Jane Birkin.

Beautiful sexy legs are very in fashion. The sandal is so feminine this season it is barely there but just enough to be a foots best friend. Marion is wearing t-shirt called “Dryclean only” from Bangkok, denim shorts from H&M. Strappy sandals by Barbara Bui and handbag is by Christian Dior. Her sunglases are from a market in Seol.

Visit Shoerazzi for a bit of a guide on the latest Spring/Summer 12 styles. I think it has to be said that you cant get much sexier than a quality strappy sandal. Let me emphasis though that quality is the word here. No point buying the look at under $100. Give this shoe a good part of your budget as it will take you far and you will be able to match it up with all the less expensive looks of  Zara, H&M and all the high street fashion brands. shttp://shoerazzi.com/

Get the strappy sandal look

Shop the look; Bassike do fantastic simple t-shirts in all colours so the top look is an easy chic find. However this season Bassike have more on offer with this Parisian style tunic available in cord; available at MyCatwalk; http://www.mycatwalk.com.au/stretch-cord-tunic-dress.html

or this tunic from Clements Ribeiro which we found at Shop Ghost which is a very retro style magazine directory for the best finds instore http://shopghost.com/shop-ghosts/the-get-packing/clements-ribeiro-printed-silk-dress/ They directed us to Net A Porter

http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/181634?cm_mmc=LinkshareUS-_-Custom-_-Link-_-Builder&siteID=Hy3bqNL2jtQ-PU5ZBG2wE53wL6V6P.mG8w

Shop for shorts at Shopbop; http://www.shopbop.com/actions/viewSearchResultsAction.action?query=denim+shorts&searchSuggestion=false&searchButton.x=0&searchButton.y=0

From Marion “A bientot” xxx

Recycled fashion

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Photography Terry Richardson for Vogue Paris

I am not obsessed with brands and am not keen at all on clothing that has logos all over it however I have to say that there is nothing like the quality of high end brands. They last forever in terms of quality and form if you buy them correctly. The best way to buy them is to go for the more classic pieces. You can be wearing Zara or any of the fast fashion brands and if you mix it with a pair of shoes, a bag, jacket or trouser from one of the luxury brands it will look a lot more chic! If your like me you don’t have a fortune to spend on clothes so you have to be clever and have some fun in the recylcled fashion stores of the world! The best one in Sydney is Di Nuovo in Paddington. They always have a fantastic selection of shoes and bags as well as great fashion clothing pieces. You can find a fantastic branded jacket for a tenth of the price and they are all in really good condition. It has brands from Chanel to Zimmerman. Check out their blog; http://dinuovo.tumblr.com/

If your in Milan you should visit Salvagente which is not recycled but it is the left over stock of the season. You can find every high end luxury brand there; Lanvin, Chloe, Balenciaga, Dolce & Gabbana and so on. They have three floors!! It is an absolute must to visit. They are in Via Fratelli Bronzetti 16, take a look at their web site for opening hours; http://www.salvagentemilano.it/

Photography by Terry Richardson for Vogue

In Hong Kong one of the best to visit is Button Hole in Soho, 58-60B Peel Street, Tel 28992069. In Paris I go regularly to Coiffeur Vintage, Rue de Rosiers 32 (vintage is a post to come!) but for luxury high end brands you need to go outside Paris to La Vallee Village in Marnes la Vallee. If you are in Switzerland you must go to Foxtown which is in Mendrisio (Switzerland) just over the boarder from Italy (great if you want to visit Lago di Como on the way). It is amazing! All the brands have their own stores and the prices are incredible. For information visit the web site; http://www.foxtown.ch